Route 66

This drive takes you down Illinois’ stretch of the Mother Road. Begin your trip down memory lane on Jackson Drive at Lakeshore Drive  in Chicago, Illinois. Drive the old road out of the city and follow it through the heart of Illinois. Take in the first three hundred miles of the nearly twenty-five hundred mile route, enjoying the many roadside attractions along the way. This leg of Route 66 ends at the Historic Chain of Rocks Bridge at the Illinois, Missouri state line.

Length: 298 Miles
Drive Time: 9 Hours, 15 Minutes (Suggestion: Take a couple of days to enjoy the historic sites along the way)
Best Time to Visit: Spring – Fall


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