The Mother of All Road Trips: Route 66
Cruising through Illinois
Standard Oil Station, Odell, Illinois: This quiet town's restored 1932 station (left) is a Route 66 jewel filled with roadside memorabilia such as oil cans and pop bottles. If no one's around to give a tour, press the blue button for a recorded narrative about the station.
Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum, Pontiac, Illinois: Museums like this one in an old firehouse are the watercoolers of the road, the place to meet fellow travelers and pick up tips on what to see. Hang out here, and you'll quickly find a place in the road's community.