Take a journey on the Illinois Lincoln Highway, a 179 mile National Scenic Byway. From the Indiana border, west toward the mighty MIssissippi, you will find an adventure filled with variety, rich in history and heritage. As you travel the Lincoln Highway route across northern Illinois, take the time to discover each communities' unique culture and special offerings and find a past era woven together with the present.
We put in a new exhibit at the
Joliet Area Historical Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center! Click on the images below to see larger views.