The Capitol of Illinois is an Abraham Lincoln Historic Site, a Route 66 Destination, and a rising metropolitan area. It’s a perfect stop for a day trip for Mid-Westerners, or a great destination for Route 66 Travelers. Whether you’re a history buff or a craft beer enthusiast, there’s something for everyone in Springfield! … More 1-Day in Springfield, Illinois
The Blue Whale of Catoosa is so iconic to Route 66 that it was recently featured in a TV Commercial.
beam with pride every time this commercial comes on because it feels like a piece of my own journey is being shared with the world. We crossed paths with the Blue Whale of Catoosa back in 2016 on our second Route 66 adventure. … More Visiting a Route 66 Landmark: the Blue Whale of Catoosa
[Read Time: 2 Minutes, 20 Seconds] The Midpoint Cafe is a quick but memorable stop along Route 66 … More Visiting a Route 66 Landmark: The Midpoint Cafe in Texas
[Read Time: 3 minutes, 50 seconds] The Meteor Crater in Winslow Arizona on Route 66 is one you don’t hear about often, but is one of my favorites on Route 66 … More Visiting a Route 66 Landmark: the Meteor Crater in Arizona
Wigwam Village #6 in Holbrook, Arizona is an iconic Route 66 Motel that really holds true to it’s Historic Past. This Wigwam Village is notably the most well-kept of all three remaining Wigwam Villages, and it even has a museum inside the “Lobby” that takes visitors through the history of the Wigwam Motel and of the surrounding area. … More Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Wigwam Village #6 in Holbrook, Arizona
If you or a friend has visited a National Park in the past five years, odds are you’ve heard about the Passport Program. The Passport Program is huge right now. Signs, posters, and even t-shirts alert visitors of the program, and for good reason, because the Passport Program is changing the way that visitors see the National Parks. … More Why National Park Visitors are freaking out over the Passport Program (and why you should join them!)
[Read Time: 8 minutes, 53 seconds] With the recent popularity of the Passport Program, there is more awareness now than ever before about the smaller parks managed by or affiliated with the National Park Service. There are 90 parks in the United States that are “officially” designated National Historic Sites. Here’s what you need to know before you start visiting them! … More 8 Things to do to Guarantee You’ll get the Most out of Your First Visit to a National Historic Site