Route 66: Springfield, IL to Chicago, IL

September 13, 2015 Categories Road Trips, Travel, USA

Miles driven: ~430 I started a little late today, but I wasn’t too worried since I was so close to the end. I hit the road and made my first stop in Atlanta, Illinois at the Tall Paul statue that used to be located in Cicero at the Bunyons restaurant. These are the kinds of … Continue reading Route 66: Springfield, IL to Chicago, IL

Route 66: Springfield, MO to Springfield, IL

September 12, 2015 Categories Road Trips, Travel, USA

Miles driven: 307.8 I’ve been in two Springfields today and I’ve yet to see any of the Simpsons. Granted, I didn’t see much of anything today. The only stop I made in Missouri was in St. Louis at the Arch. I’ve seen the Arch before, but today I went to the top of it. It’s … Continue reading Route 66: Springfield, MO to Springfield, IL