I live and work near Historic Route 66. I thought this would be a good opportunity to start a local’s guide to places along Route 66. So, if you are getting your Kicks on Route 66 starting in Chicago going toward California, read below for some insider tips.
Jaszy’s Java coffee shop, www.jaszysjava.com
Pedestrian Bridge linking down town and North Island Park
Gemini Giant , http://www.legendsofamerica.com/il-wilimington.html
The classic 1950’s diner with great ice cream. Check out what I say about The Polk-a-Dot