Best Ultimate Route 66 road trips in U.S

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For a list of our recommended route, see our ultimate road trip itinerary.

For travelers who started their trip in California and headed east, the End Route 66 Sign is located one block away on the south side of East Jackson Boulevard.

Begin Route 66 Sign

Numerous thousands of Route 66 items and memorabilia can be found inside the Route 66 Association of Illinois Hall of Fame and Museum.

Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum

The Cozy Dog Drive In, which was founded in 1949 and is currently owned by Ed Waldmire Jr., offers Ed Waldmire Jr.

Cozy Dog Drive In

At Doc's Just Off 66, take a trip down memory lane while sipping on nostalgia.

Doc's Just Off 66

This retro gas station hasn't pumped petrol since 1991, but the old-fashioned location is still worth a visit.

Soulsby Service Station

75 years after it first opened as a lunch counter at a petrol station, Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket is still going strong thanks to its renowned fried chicken.

Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket

At its roadside Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup, the sirup and the family's renowned pure maple candies are sold. 

Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup

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