Welcome to the official website of the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway!
The experiences you’ll find here are as unique, fun and memorable as the road is long. Route 66 defined a remarkable era in our nation’s history - and it lives on today in Illinois’ Route 66's many roadside attractions, museums, restaurants - and the shining ribbon of blacktop we call The Mother Road. Illinois' stretch of this mythic road boasts the highest density of kitschy, interesting things to do you'll find from here to California. So, join us for the far out journey that never ends on Illinois Route 66. It's closer than you think, right here in your own backyard. We look forward to seeing you on the Mother Road soon! Keep getting your kicks on Route 66!