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5 edition of Traveling the new, historic Route 66 of Illinois found in the catalog.

Traveling the new, historic Route 66 of Illinois

by John Weiss

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by A.O. Motivation Programs in Frankfort, IL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • United States Highway 66
    • Subjects:
    • Historic sites -- Illinois -- Guidebooks.,
    • Illinois -- Guidebooks.,
    • United States Highway 66 -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Other titlesNew, historic Route 66 of Illinois
      Statementby John Weiss.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF542 .W45 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination94 p. :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL708646M
      ISBN 100960457631
      LC Control Number97071517

      Several motels and hotels on Route 66 claim to have hosted Elvis Presley. Such is the case of the Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven in Springfield, Missouri. Entered in the National Register of Historic Buildings, the establishment offers light wood "cottage-cabins", in an U-shape setup as customary, and proclaims in a giant billboard along the.   Route 66 starts in Chicago and continues through the states of Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and ends in California. There are numerous attractions throughout these great states along the route, .

        A Route 66 road trip is a driving adventure along what is probably the most famous road in the world. Historic Route 66 spans over 2, miles and crosses 8 states, starting in Chicago, Illinois and terminating at the Pacific Coast in Santa Monica, California. Given its “66” designation in , it became a well-traveled highway, bringing. You Must Visit These 9 Bizarre Route 66 Attractions In Illinois. Many who take the classic Route 66 road trip begin in Chicago, at the highway’s easternmost point. So, many towns throughout Illinois have gotten creative in trying to attract tourists along the way.

        Weiss says he has sold more t copies of his book, "Traveling the New, Historic Route 66 of Illinois," many out of the trunk of his . Books that honor a part of American History and serve as educational tools or travel guides for Route The Mother Road. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.


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66 paved, at a time when much of the route across the country was still a gravel or dirt road. Map showing approximate Route 66 location from Chicago to St. Louis, Missouri. Map of Missouri Route Miles.