logoHistoric Route 66 turn-by-turn description for Illinois

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Some states have kept the 66 designation for parts of the highway

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Illinois

As Route 66 doesn't appear on modern maps anymore, one needs a good description before heading out on the old 2-lane highway.

Select the starting point and direction you'd like to travel below:

westboundeastbound
from the start in Chicagofrom Missouri
Chicago-Gardner
Gardner-Bloomingtonstatewide eastbound
Bloomington-Springfield
Springfield-Saint-Louis
off to Missourito the end in Chicago

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Printing this description can take a lot of time, so you might want to consider buying commercially available alternatives such as the 8 map set and the EZ66 guide to take along on your trip.

Route 66 Adventure Handbook: Turbocharged Fourth Edition

Drew Knowles

$13.56

The Art of Cars

Suzanne Fitzgerald Wallis, Michael Wallis, John Lasseter

$31.17

Here It Is! The Route 66 Map Series

Jim Ross & Jerry McClanahan

$10.84

Route 66: Season 1, Vol. 2

$7.99