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A Route 66 Weekend in Springfield

Cutting through Illinois is a 300-mile stretch of Route 66 that still captures the imaginations of travelers from around the world. The midway point of Route 66 in Illinois is the state capital, Springfield – home to a variety of …



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Alton’s Treasures

My second day in Alton, Illinois was just as eventful as the first. At the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Hartford, I was surrounded by the past and learned all about the excursions of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark …