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Out on the road early so we could be clear of the Chicago freeway and get to Lou Mitchell's diner which started in 1923 and is regarded as the beginning of Route 66, for breakfast.
It's a very famous diner where many of the president's; actors; famous sports people etc have dined; several movies have been filmed with actors such as …
... barge pushed a loaded barge also 3 boats wide, to join the first one.
Okay it's not everyone's cup of tea, but we got fascinated by ships and locks 40+ years ago when we went to the UK by ship via the Panama Canal. Then while in the UK we went on a couple of Canal boat holidays and again we had fun entering the locks but they're a lot smaller so one physically opened and shut the ...
... is still there for a photo opportunity though. A little further up the road we stopped for a snack at the Polkerdot Drive In. They do great burgers etc, There was a McDonalds across the road, another sign of how the big multinationals want to cash in at the expense of small local businesses.
The old route sticks closely to the path of the railroad and you are never far from the sight of the I55 interstate. ...
Not a bad run compared to tomorrows trip - as we arrived early and before we could book in we went into down town Springfield and visited The Abraham Lincoln Museum - they may only have a short past compared to ours but they are very good at presenting it ! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfiel d,_Illinois http://www.visit-springfieldillinois.co m/Lincoln/Museum/ Glad we made the visit - especially as the Motel was out of the way, although clean and comfortable I wasn't ...
... Atlanta is also home to an octagonal-shape library building, a grain elevator museum and the Bunyon Giant who has been moved there from Cicero, Illinois. Next stop of the day was in Lincoln where it's town square contains an impressive courthouse before I was back on the road continuing through the small communities of Broadwell and Elkhart. In Williamsville I was able to take a loop through town ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBest Western Clearlake Plaza Springfield
Great hotel; fantastic breakfast - one of the best so far; in walking distance to everything you need. Lovely in door pool.
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