WHERE THE MOTHER ROAD BEGINS

Since 1926

Route 66 defined a remarkable era in our nation’s history – and it lives on today in Illinois' many Route 66 roadside attractions, museums, and restaurants – it's the shining ribbon of blacktop we call 'The Mother Road'.

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Featured Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Member

Springfield, IL

Alive! On 66 was born out of out love for all things Plants and Route 66! We are pursing this passion is a cool garage in the parking lot of Route 66 Motorheads Bar & Grill in Springfield. We wanted to expand on the already cool Motorheads experience so we created a space to inspire locals traveling the Route and tourist alike to feel Alive!…embrace color and the power of nature!

You’ll find unique goods and gifts handcrafted by artisans around the world. In fact, about 75% of our shop is small batch and handcrafted items. This includes Route 66 items, home decor, art and women’s accessories. And of course rare and fascinating house plants to enliven your space as well as tropicals and containers for your outside summer oasis. We can’t wait to see you in our little oasis here in Springfield.

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Events & Festivals on Illinois Route 66

McLean County Arts Center – January-July 2024 Exhibitions

McLean County Arts Center 601 N East St., Bloomington, IL, United States

The McLean County Arts Center promotes the appreciation, study, cultivation, development, & practice of the Arts, including a wide variety of new exhibits throughout the year. CURRENT EXHIBITIONS January 12-February…

Buzz Bomb Brewing Company – Open Mic with ZAK

Buzz Bomb Brewing 406 East Adams Street, Springfield, IL, United States

Buzz Bomb Brewing Company - Open Mic hosted by ZAK, come out and show off your talents! Sign up when you show up. Dates are Wednesdays, January 17 and February…

2024 Music at the Museum Series – Joliet Area Historical Museum

Joliet Area Historical Museum 204 N Ottawa St, Joliet, IL, United States

New 2024 Music at the Museum Indoor Concert Series performances are now scheduled at the Joliet Area Historical Museum. Great Moments In Vinyl tribute to The British Invasion Sat Jan…