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Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery was dedicated as the 117th national cemetery within the Depart...Details

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Autobahn Country Club

The Autobahn Country Club in Joliet is the 4th longest road course in the United States. Drive your ...Details


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Black Horizon Brewing Company

Black Horizon Brewing Company is a small nano-sized brewery in Willowbrook that features a variety o...Details

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Bowlero is the bowling/dining/nightlife destination that's stirrin' up fun for everyone in the Chica...Details

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BuckleDown Brewing

BuckleDown Brewing is a small Craft Brewery making bold, flavorful beers in Lyons, Illinois. The tap...Details

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Cathedral Area Preservation Association of Joliet (CAPA)

The Cathedral Area Preservation Association of Joliet was formed in 1981 by concerned neighbors look...Details


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Channahon Lanes

Channahon Lanes is your home for family fun and entertainment in Channahon, Illinois. Located in the...Details


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Chicagoland Speedway

Chicagoland Speedway located in Joliet on historic Route 66, is one of the United States premier aut...Details

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Children's Museum in Oak Lawn

The Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn has a mission of positively impacting a child's potential in life ...Details


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Cornell Amity Township Museum

The Cornell Amity Township Museum contains an endless amount of Cornell, Illinois historical items. ...Details


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Corvettes Unlimited

Corvettes Unlimited has been a pillar in the Joliet corvette owners community for 40 years. The goal...Details

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Escape Hour Room

You have 60 minutes. Can you figure out the clues to escape High Noon or Unsportsmanlike Conduct? Th...Details

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Gemini Giant

The Gemini Giant is one of the biggest attractions located along the Mother Road of Route 66 at the ...Details

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Harrah's Joliet Casino & Hotel

Harrah’s Casino & Hotel is your entertainment headquarters along the Des Plaines River in pictur...Details

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Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves

The Haunted Trails of Joliet is a unique, year-round “Halloween-themed” family entertainment center....Details

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Hickory Creek Brewing Company

Hickory Creek Brewing grows their own hops on their property -- Cascade, Willamette, and Centennial ...Details

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Hidden Lakes Historic Trout Farm

Hidden Lakes Historic Trout Farm, within the Bolingbrook Park District, offers a safe and beautiful ...Details

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Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Hidden Oaks Nature Center inspires curiosity and exploration of the natural world through interactiv...Details

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Hollywood Casino Joliet

The Hollywood Casino Joliet offers some of the best promotions in all of Chicagoland. Experience exc...Details

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Illinois Aviation Museum

The Illinois Aviation Museum at Bolingbrook is a group dedicated to advancing aviation and engineeri...Details


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Illinois Rock & Roll Museum

Coming in 2019 the Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66 is an organization created to honor a...Details


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Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum

Get a complete Route 66 Experience all under one roof! The Route 66 Association of Illinois Hall of...Details


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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Route 66 defined a remarkable era in our nation’s history and it lives on today in Illinois’ Route 6...Details

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Isle a la Cache Museum

The Isle a La Cache Museum is part of the Forest Preserve District of Will County in Romeoville, Ill...Details

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Joliet Area Historical Museum

The Joliet Area Historical Museum, in downtown Joliet, offers history buffs with a chance to relive ...Details


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Joliet Iron Works Historic Site

The 52-acre Joliet Iron Works Historic Site is part of the Forest Preserve District of Will County a...Details


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Lemont Area Historical Society

The Lemont Area Historical Society is a national landmark listed on the National Register of Histori...Details


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Metal Monkey Brewing

Metal Monkey Brewing is a micro-brewery in Romeoville, Illinois. Their tap room has seating for over...Details

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National Heritage Corridor Visitors Center: Civic Center Authority

The National Heritage Corridor Visitors Center: Civic Center Authority provides travelers with map a...Details


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Pelican Harbor Indoor/Outdoor Aquatic Park

Pelican Harbor Indoor/Outdoor Aquatic Park is Bolingbrook’s year-round place for family fun. There i...Details

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Riverfront Lanes

Riverfront Lanes are your home for family fun and entertainment in the Route 66 town of Wilmington. ...Details


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Route 66 Raceway

Route 66 Raceway is the World’s Premier Drag Racing facility located three miles south of I-80 on Hi...Details

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Skeleton Key Brewery

Skeleton Key Brewery is a micro and craft brewery incubator in Woodridge, Illinois. Skeleton Key Bre...Details

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The Forge

Located in historic Downtown Joliet, The Forge hosts a variety of concerts and events all year round...Details

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The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate

The Jacob Henry Mansion, a National Historic Landmark, is well known for its beauty and exceptional ...Details


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The Launching Pad Drive-In

The Launching Pad Restaurant on Route 66 is most known for the 30-foot tall spaceman, The Gemini Gia...Details

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Two Cell Jail

Gardner, IL's Two-Cell Jail built in 1906, is a popular photo spot on Route 66. It has been restored...Details

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Will County Historical Museum and Research Center

The building was the administrative offices of the waterway for the I&M Canal, in 1972 it was re...Details


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Wilmington Area Historical Society & Museum

History comes alive at the Wilmington Area Historical Society & Museum. The Wilmington Area Historic...Details


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