Posts Tagged “Route 66”
Saint Louis is Getting Closer. After leaving the turkey tracks (which were on a side alignment), we came across Polly’s Restaurant. It seems like Polly’s is closed down.
Traveling to Saint Louis continued, we leave the cobblestone highway and we come upon this…
Let’s make this clear. There are two Springfields on Route 66 — Illinois and Missouri. We’re leaving the one in Illinois heading to Saint Louis, Missouri. Before we head out we are going to go to Lincoln’s Tomb.
Beyond Normal As we head southwest, beyond Normal, Illinois, we continue to find interesting things and people. Coming from Western New York where maple syrup is a staple food, it was fun to see a sugar house on Route 66. Funks Grove is best known for pictures of a barn with colorful Adirondack chairs (how…
What are the superlatives of Route 66 as Paul and I saw it?
Well, let us list them.
Now that we’re home, it is time to show you more details of our Route 66 Tour. This will be done in order. You will see more photos and commentary. I hope you enjoy it. We are starting in downtown Chicago.
After a trip of this magnitude, we have lessons to share. The lessons learned are categorized below. We hope this serves as a guide to others.
Cheyenne Last night we checked in to the Little America Hotel here in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It was exactly 40 years ago (October 1997) that I served as a missionary in Cheyenne for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It has changed a lot. The front desk recommended Rib & Chop for dinner. …
It’s a bittersweet feeling knowing we are reaching the end. Here we are. We’ve been on the road since Labor Day (Route 66 since 9/5/2017), and now we’ve reached the end.