Historic Route 66: Artifacts, Eccentricities and Nostalgic Eats

ENRICHMN 3083, Course Code: 2577

Join award-winning author, John Weiss as he takes you on an exciting historical journey of Route 66! John will capture your attention with his amazing narration as he points out various landmarks and shares the stories of the nostalgic highway. Your tour will start in Pontiac where you will receive the red carpet treatment at the Route 66 Hall of Fame Museum complete with coffee and rolls. While in Pontiac, you will explore the picturesque Town Square, the War Museum and Route 66 photo display. You will also discover the Pontiac- Oakland Automobile Museum and the Waldmire Bus Home. Your tour will continue through five additional Route 66 towns, stopping along the way to visit museums, visitor centers, view historical icons, and walk a section of the historic road . Lunch will be in Atlanta, IL at the 1930s Palms Grill Cafe where we will enjoy a blue plate special and homemade pie. The day will wrap up in Lincoln, IL where we will see the watermelon site, the world's largest covered wagon, and the phone booth on the roof. Your day includes transportation, lunch, snacks and all admission fees/ gratuities. Sorry no refunds after 8/15.

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Friday from 8:00AM to 7:00PM

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