You Must Visit These 9 Bizarre Route 66 Attractions In Illinois

Many who take the classic Route 66 road trip begin in Chicago, at the highway’s easternmost point. So, many towns throughout Illinois have gotten creative in trying to attract tourists along the way. Here are some of the strangest attractions you’ll find when traveling via Route 66 in Illinois:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever taken a trip down Route 66? Tell us about it in the comments. If you’re looking for more great road trips, check out 10 Unforgettable Road Trips to Take in Illinois Before You Die.