Visit The Gemini Giant On Route 66 At The Launching Pad, A Newly Reopened Restaurant In Illinois
Come view the Gemini Giant. Situated outside of an iconic restaurant in northeast Illinois, this unique statue is a Route 66 roadside attraction that belongs on every Illinoisans’ bucket list. Whether to see this unique monument or to grab a tasty meal, it is worth a trip from any corner of the state to visit this place. 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/
For more details about The Launching Pad, check out its website or Facebook page. If you’ve ever seen the Gemini Giant, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.
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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