Driving Historical Route 66: St Louis to Chicago

The last leg of our journey on Route 66 from Los Angeles to Chicago, was supposed to be driven on August 21st after the total solar eclipse, but things didn’t go quite as we had planned. Getting out of the park, where we watched the eclipse, was easy enough, but getting from Carbondale to St Louis, where the last leg of Route 66 would begin,…

Driving Historical Route 66: Oklahoma City through Kansas to St Louis

On the morning of August 18th, we woke up early to eat a last meal with Alex and Kevin before heading back on Route 66 again. It was sad to say goodbye to them, and we didn’t really want to leave, but all good things have to come to an end, and we really needed to be in southern Illinois in good time for the…