World's Largest Route 66 Sign at Route 66 Motorheads Bar and Grill & Museum in Springfield, Illinois

World’s Largest Route 66 Sign in Springfield, Illinois

Looking for a unique Route 66 selfie you’ll find nowhere else on The Mother Road? Stand under the World’s Largest Route 66 Sign in Springfield, Illinois. Find it outside Route 66 Motorheads Bar and Grill & Museum! Pull into the restaurant’s parking lot and look up, way up, to find a 32-foot-by-32-foot aluminum Route 66 …

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Legends Neon Park at Route 66 Experience at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois

Route 66 Experience at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois

Experience the lights, sites, history, and energy of Illinois Route 66 in one convenient stroll. The Route 66 Experience at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois takes you through a Mother Road crash course with neon signs, photography exhibits, replicas, and more. The Route 66 Experience at the Illinois State Fairgrounds takes visitors on …

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3D Route 66 Shield Sculpture in Gardner, Illinois

3D Route 66 Shield Sculpture in Gardner, Illinois

Looking for some of the best selfie spots on Route 66? Look no further than the 3D Route 66 Shield Sculptures that have been cropping along the first 100 miles of The Mother Road. Stop at one or all of them for unique selfies, and be sure to pull over for this particular photo op …

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3D Route 66 Shield Sculpture in Dwight, Illinois

3D Route 66 Shield Sculpture in Dwight, Illinois

Get your pics on Route 66 at one of the 3D Route 66 Shield Sculptures that have popped up along the first 100 miles of The Mother Road. Stop at one or all of them for unique selfies, and be sure to pull over for this particular photo op at Ambler’s Texaco Gas Station in …

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Cow in the Corn Sculpture in Lincoln, Illinois Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Cow in the Corn Sculpture in Lincoln, Illinois

If you’re traveling Route 66 be sure to MOO-ve over and stop at this roadside attraction: the Cow in the Corn Sculpture in Lincoln, Illinois. This abstract sculpture was created by local Lincoln artist Moses Pinkerton and was built at the Hoffman School of Sculpture. It was erected in 2014. The 22-foot by 25-foot piece …

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Photos of the Cow on a Restaurant Roof in Brookfield, Illinois Roadside Attraction

Cow on a Restaurant Roof in Brookfield, Illinois

Growing up in Brookfield, Illinois there was one roadside attraction that anyone around would recognize: the fiberglass cow on a restaurant roof that served as a guidepoint and landmark for everyone in town. I grew up just a short distance from this cow and it was always a big part of my life, and was …

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Cigars & Stripes Muffler Man in Berwyn, Illinois Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Cigars & Stripes Muffler Man in Berwyn, Illinois

Muffler men roadside attractions were built to hold a variety of objects: American flags, mufflers, even hot dogs. This one was built to hold a cigar. And a chicken wing. And a bottle of hot sauce. Find the over-the-top Cigars & Stripes Muffler Man in Berwyn, Illinois watching over Route 66 from the top of …

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Mini Spindle Replica in Berwyn, Illinois Roadside Attraction

Mini Spindle Replica in Berwyn, Illinois

When anyone ever asks me what sparked my love of roadside attractions, I always say this: The Spindle. The crusty cars on a spike in a Berwyn shopping complex were a huge part of my childhood and sparked my curiosity for what other big weird things are out there. So much so that I still …

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Six on 66 Monument in Hamel, Illinois -Large Route 66 Shield Photo Op - Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Six on 66 Monument in Hamel, Illinois

Get your pics on Route 66. With the Route 66 centennial approaching in 2026, many communities across the route are embracing the spirit of the Mother Road by restoring the old and erecting the new. In Illinois, they’re going big with a collection of giant interactive Route 66 shield monuments that make the perfect backdrop …

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The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book - Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip! By Valerie Bromann

The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book

Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip!

BY Valerie Bromann

Enjoy fun games and challenges to pass the time on your next road trip and have a keepsake to look back on for years to come with this entertaining must-have for your next vacation.

The road trip you’ve been dreaming of starts here! Journal about your stops and get to know your fellow passengers with activities and exercises designed to pass the time and bring you closer together. Instead of “Are we there yet?” you’ll find yourself asking, “We’re there already?”. Complete with prompts you can turn to while driving between locations, this journal will one day be a memento of your life-changing trip.