This Tiny Drive In May Just Be The Best Kept Secret In Illinois
There’s an old restaurant in Illinois that is so well-loved it has infiltrated the hearts of locals for many generations. This tiny drive in restaurant in Pekin is a quick blast from the past everyone will enjoy whether they’re 5 or 55.
Here is a classic fast-food paradise that belongs on your bucket list of nostalgic spots to eat. Check it out:
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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Cranwill’s Rootbeer Stand is located at 5409, 1713 S 2nd St., Pekin, IL 61554, and you can get more information on its Facebook page.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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