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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

PO Box 1799 Springfield, IL 62705

Route 66 defined a remarkable era in our nation’s history and it lives on today in Illinois’ Route 66’s many roadside attractions, museums, restaurants, and the shiny blacktop referred to as the ‘Mother Road’. Route 66 is the most famous road in America. . Illinois’ stretch of this mythic road boasts the highest density of kitschy, interesting things to do you’ll find from here to California. Throughout the year there are many events happening along Route 66 for the entire family to enjoy. The experiences along Route 66 are fun and memorable, so jump in the car and take the journey that never ends on Illinois Route 66.

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