CLC National Driving Tour, via Route 66 in Illinois and eastern Missouri
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Hosted by the West of the Lake and St. Louis Regions

6/25/2017 to 7/1/2017
When: Sunday, June 25, 2017
Where: Missouri
United States
Contact: Fred Butalla III
(815) 730-6044

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We are going to spend seven days traveling Illinois Route 66 from Chicago to St. Louis.  While the total distance is only around 300 miles, the sights and experiences will feel like you’ve traveled 3 times as far.  Join us, and learn what true Americana is all about!

  • Saturday, June 24 - Tour Kickoff
  • Sunday, June 25.  Rout3 66, the beginning. Bus Tour to Chicago. Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage, Navy Pier,
    Beller Museum and more, lunch and dinner included.
  • Monday, June 26 - Joliet, the City of Steel. Rialto Square Theater, Joliet Historical Museum, Joliet Prison
  • Tuesday, June 27 - Historic Pontiac. Vintage gas stations, Route 66 Hall of Fame, Pontiac-Oakland Museum
  • Wednesday, June 28 - Exploring Americana. McClean County Courthouse, David Davis Mansion, Atlanta only. Lunch included. Evening Cookout at Knights Action Park Only McClean County Courthouse, David Davis Mansion. Includes lunch/cookout.
  • Thursday, June 29 - Historic Carlinville or Exploring Lincoln.  Turkey Tracks, Million Dollar Courthouse, Anderson Mansion, Sears home only All listed on previous line. Includes dinner.  Lincoln Tomb/Museum, Dana-Thomas House, Our Lady of the Highway only All listed on previous line. Includes dinner.
  • Friday, June 30 - Crossing the Mighty Mississippi.  Rabbit Ranch, Chain of Rocks Bridge, Kirberg Collection, Hyman’s. Includes lunch/dinner.
  • Saturday, July 1 - Exploring St. Louis. Hunter Collection, Missouri History Museum, Museum of Transportation only

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