See a few more things you absolutely must do in Chicago.More Ideas
- Route 66484 KM / 301 MILES
Take a nostalgic trip down the Mother Road.
See the world’s biggest catsup bottle and other wonderfully weird attractions that are as iconic as the road itself.More Kitsch
Diners & Drive-Thrus
Grab a bite to eat at meticulously restored diners every bit as American as the apple pie they lovingly serve up daily.More Diners
Get an up-close look at muscle cars and finned convertibles restored to their original glory.More Cars
Like Route 66?
See videos and must-see recommendations for your Route 66 road trip.More Ideas
- Springfield322 KM / 200 MILES
Home to legendary Route 66 and Abraham Lincoln.
Americana meets American history as you explore Abe Lincoln’s home, law offices and presidential museum. Visit a bygone era at Route 66 festivals, iconic diners, and a drive-in movie theater.SEE SITES
Get a closer look at the places that honor one of America’s most cherished presidents.More Ideas
- Alton & Grafton142 KM / 88 MILES
Alton & Grafton
Welcome to Mississippi River Country.
Great River Road
Take in the sweeping beauty and historic sites along one of America’s most scenic byways.See Sites
Shopping & Wineries
Explore quaint towns forgotten by time and bustling with antique shops and wineries.See Sites
Tours & Hauntings
Gaze out at migrating eagles, or tour one of the most haunted towns in America.See Sites
- Peoria266 KM / 165 MILES
Explore a bustling river town.
Paddle down the Illinois River on a steamboat. Then explore a festive riverfront that’s home to everything from faraway galaxies to a Caterpillar truck the size of a small house.SEE SITES
- Galena248 KM / 154 MILES
Experience the romance of Small-Town America.
Galena has been named one of the most romantic small towns in America. See for yourself while strolling a 19th-century Main Street filled with art galleries, antiques, wineries and exquisite dining.SEE SITES
- Rockford245 KM / 152 MILES
Discover outdoor and indoor wonders.
Explore pre-historic dinos. Stroll through a Japanese garden. Go kayaking or play a round of golf. Then visit the majestic Coronado Theatre, home to performances by America’s top entertainers.SEE SITES
Let the adventure begin.
Do the whole trip or just part of it. Either way, travel partners can help you plan the Fly/Drive Illinois Holiday that’s right for you.SEE PARTNERS