Carpenter Street Hotel

525 North 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois, 62702, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Springfield

Joliet To Springfield 163 Miles

A travel blog entry by katey252

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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 ...

Route 66 from Bloomington, IL to Springfield, IL

A travel blog entry by snicoll

7

... two different versions of Route 66. I continued through Sherman and into the north side of the state capital Springfield. Without stopping in Springfield I took the 1930s route which leaves town using 4 miles of I-55 before becoming the frontage road to the interstate. Litchfield is the largest of the towns on the 1930s route south of Springfield and contains one of the few remaining drive-in theatres ...

Cozy Dogs and Big Abe

A travel blog entry by brisbird

10

... oldest service station on Route 66 but it was closed. We then did a drive-by the Route 66 Drive In, and on the way spotted a place called Texas Roadhouse which looked like an ideal place to return to for dinner. This turned out to be just like the old Lone Star a Restaurants at home, even down to peanuts in their shells that they stopped serving at home (no workplace health and safety here!). After dinner we headed for our ...

Day 4 Kitsch and nostalgia in Illinois

A travel blog entry by jjkaine

5

... food stop opened in 1946, the Gemini Giant at Wilmington, two brilliantly restored gas stations and a maple sirup (correct sp!) shop which marked the halfway point in Illinois.

200 miles took nearly 6 hours due to regular photo ops and diversions. We arrived in the State Capital exhausted but elated. We had driven on the right in our automatic Chevy, negotiated Stop signs (everyone stops and then takes turns!) and were delighted to be on the road on our journey. What an excellent ...

1st day on the road

A travel blog entry by robert6290

... lol each does their own job!! Car is totally awesome has all the gadgets and is high up to see out of and is so comfortable! Change the Lexus for a ford I don't think so! Once we got out of the city within a few miles we were starting to see countryside but only in small spells. We started heading to Springfield on the 66 route which is approx 200 miles today but sat nav on interstate 60miles weird but cool. Made a few wrong turns and had to do ...

     

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