Old Log Cabin Restaurant

Old Log Cabin Restaurant is Rustic Dining on Route 66

Old Log Cabin Restaurant serves heaping helpings of home cooking and friendliness.

Pontiac Illinois

Get Your Kicks in Pontiac

Classic cars, Route 66 and free museums drive travelers to Pontiac.


Funk Farm Brings Maple Syrup From Tree to Tabletop

As operators of Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup Farm in Shirley, Illinois, Mike and Debby Funk bring syrup from the tree to your table.

Route 66 Car Show

Get Your Kicks in Springfield

Rev your engines for the Route 66 Mother Road Festival & Car Show in Springfield.

The Chicken Basket

Hungry Travelers Flock to Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket on Route 66

Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket restaurant caters to hungry travelers along iconic Route 66.

J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum in Atlanta, IL

Storing History at Hawes Grain Elevator Museum in Atlanta

Located just a block off historic Route 66, the J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum teaches visitors about agriculture, transportation and commerce at the turn of the 20th century with exhibits such as the farm-to-table journey of corn flakes.

Cozy Dog Drive-In in Springfield on Route 66

Cozy Dog Drive-In in Springfield Invented Corn Dogs on a Stick

The origin of corn dogs on a stick has an Illinois connection, tracing its roots to the Cozy Dog Drive-in on Route 66 in Springfield.

In the mid-1900s, talk of tearing down historic buildings in downtown Bloomington gave way to efforts to preserve and use them.

Travel Illinois: Bloomington

Celebrated for its excellent golfing opportunities, awe-inspiring architecture, rich history and expansive educational opportunities, Bloomington is the county seat of McLean County.