This is your opportunity to take the ultimate American road trip along Route 66, the Road of Dreams. Historic Route 66 in Illinois celebrates the beginning of the Mother Road. Route 66 was a highway created by the demands of rapidly changing America. What sets it apart from other roads is that it was America's first continuously paved highway from Chicago, Illinois, to Los Angeles, California, more than 2,400 miles all the way.
Once the definitive road that connected the country, Route 66 has now become a legend. Since 1926, this ribbon of asphalt and concrete has provided a unique way for travelers to follow their dreams of adventure. Many people say Route 66 is the most famous highway in the world. Most would also agree it was an important passageway that helped shape our countrys history and culture.
Today, Route 66 still offers an exciting experience, a chance for people around the world to discover America. No matter how many times you travel 66, you always find something new. When it comes to road trips, getting there is definitely half the fun! There's something mystical about it.