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CORONAVIRUS RESOURCE INFORMATION LINKS

Coronavirus
https://www.coronavirus.gov/

CDC Travel Page
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html

Small Business Administration
Paycheck Protection Program

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

Google News Feed - Coronavirus
https://www.google.com/search?q=coronavirus

Illinois Coronavirus
https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/

Traveler Services - Illinois Office of Tourism
https://www.enjoyillinois.com

Traveler Services - Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources
https://www2.illinois.gov/dnr/Pages/default.aspx

Traveler Services - Illinois Dept. of Transportation
http://www.idot.illinois.gov/

ILLINOIS ROUTE 66 EVENT CANCELLATIONS

Chicagoland’s NASCAR Cup Series race, originally set for June 21 at the 1.5-mile oval, has been reassigned to Darlington (S.C.) Raceway on May 17th, which will be the first live race since the series was halted March 13th by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Xfinity event set for June 20 at Chicagoland will now be held on May 19th at Darlington. The Gander RV & Outdoor Truck Series race (June 19) and the ARCA Menards Series event (June 18) will be reassigned later.

May 2 - Red Carpet Corridor
June 12-14 - Route 66 Association Motor Tour
July 18 & 19 Lincoln's Festival on Route 66
Aug 13-23 Illinois State Fair
Aug 22 - Berwyn Car Show
September 25-27 International Mother Road Festival
October 15-18 - Route 66 Miles of Possibility Conference



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On Friday, June 26th, many more tourism-related businesses will be allowed to re-open as they follow Illinois Phase 4 Guidelines (please refer to https://dceocovid19resources.com/restore-illinois/restore-illinois-phase-4/ for the official information).

To All businesses on Illinois Route 66: Please email us your plans to open! Include dates, hours, etc. Send your info to info@illinoisroute66.org so we can share it!
Stay 2 nights get 1 night free, leisure travel incentive program developed to attract visitors in an effort to rebuild hospitality and tourism industry in Springfield. The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, in conjunction with select Springfield Hotel & Lodging Association members have come together to offer travelers an incentive to make Springfield their destination of choice this summer for leisure road trips. Click Here for details.

Treat yourself! We know that you are antsy to get out of your house, explore, relax, and have some fun. Therefore, the Litchfield Tourism Office put together a safe Litchfield Getaway Package for you. This package is complete with HOTEL DISCOUNTS and OTHER PROMOTIONS! Click Here for details.




On Friday, May 29th, many tourism-related businesses will be allowed to re-open as they follow Illinois Phase 3 Guidelines. Click Here for details.

The Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway is excited to share VIRTUAL VISITS of Illinois Route 66 with you! Stay tuned weekdays on Facebook for our next video! Visit to see them all!
Drive-In Theaters

Two Illinois Route 66 Drive-In Movie Theaters Now Opening!

The Route 66 Drive in Theater in Springfield, and Skyview Drive-In in Litchfield are reopening this first week of May, with both venues showing movies starting Friday May 8th! Purchase Tickets: www.route66-drivein.com & www.litchfieldskyview.com.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
McLean Museum
MCLEAN COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY EXPANDS OUTREACH WHILE SHELTER IN PLACE CONTINUES

As the spread of COVID-19 became a reality, following the recommendations of health officials the Museum responded by closing our doors to the public the week of March 14. Since then the staff has been meeting regularly, using the Zoom App, and only essential staff have been working in short shifts on site to ensure facilities are sound and the archives and collections remain safe. The staff continues to communicate with members and community partners concerning event and programming rescheduling and cancellations.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Illinois State Museum

Share your Story: Illinois in the COVID-19 Pandemic

"We are living through an important moment in history, and we want to hear how it is affecting the people of Illinois. As COVID-19 changes life to a 'new normal,' the Illinois State Museum is asking you to share items that reflect your experience during the pandemic, for the benefit of future generations." - Illinois State Museum

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Illinois Route 66 Community & Coronavirus Resources (North to South)

CHICAGO

City of Chicago Coronavirus Response Center

O'Hare International Airport

Consulates - City of Chicago

Chicago Lodging Options

Traveler Services - Choose Chicago

BERWYN

City of Berwyn Coronavirus Information

MacNeal Hospital

Berwyn Development Corporation - Business Resources

Paisans Pizzeria - Member Restaurant

Berwyn Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Berwyn Community Member Profile

MCCOOK

Steak N Egger - Member Restaurant

COUNTRYSIDE

City of Countryside Coronavirus Information

Countryside Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Countryside Lodging Options

Countryside Community Member Profile

WILLOWBROOK

Village of Willowbrook Coronavirus Information

Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket - Member Restaurant

Willowbrook Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Willowbrook Lodging Options

Willowbrook Community Member Profile

ROMEOVILLE

Village of Romeoville Coronavirus Information

Romeoville Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Romeoville Lodging Options

Traveler Services - Heritage Corridor CVB

Romeoville Community Member Profile

PLAINFIELD

Village of Plainfield Coronavirus Information

Plainfield Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Information

Plainfield Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Plainfield Lodging Options

Traveler Services - Heritage Corridor CVB

Plainfield Community Member Profile


CHANNAHON

Village of Channahon Coronavirus Information


Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers Channahon

Channahon Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Channahon Lodging Options

Traveler Services - Heritage Corridor CVB

Channahon Community Member Profile


JOLIET

City of Joliet Coronavirus Information


AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet


Route 66 Food N Fuel - Member Services

Joliet Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Joliet Lodging Options

Traveler Services - Heritage Corridor CVB

Joliet Community Member Profile


WILMINGTON

City of Wilmington Coronavirus Information


Wilmington Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Heritage Corridor CVB

Wilmington Community Member Profile


BRAIDWOOD

City of Braidwood Coronavirus Information


Braidwood Healthcare Center

Braidwood Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Heritage Corridor CVB

Braidwood Community Member Profile


DWIGHT

Village of Dwight Coronavirus Information


Dwight Healthcare Center

Old Route 66 Family Restaurant - Member Restaurant

Dwight Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Dwight Lodging Options

Traveler Services - Village of Dwight

Dwight Community Member Profile


ODELL

Village of Odell Coronavirus Information


Odell Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Village of Odell

Odell Community Member Profile


PONTIAC

City of Pontiac Coronavirus Information


OSF Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center

Delongs' Casual Dining - Member Restaurant

Pontiac Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Pontiac Lodging Options

Traveler Services - Pontiac Tourism

Pontiac Community Member Profile


LEXINGTON

City of Lexington Coronavirus Information

Kelly's on 66 - Member Restaurant

Lexington Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Bloomington-Normal Area CVB

Lexington Community Member Profile


BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL

Town of Normal Coronavirus Information

City of Bloomington Coronavirus Information

BNPrepared - Bloomington-Normal COVID-19 Information

Advocate BroMenn Medical Center - Normal

OSF St. Joseph Medical Center - Bloomington

OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois - Bloomington

Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal

"Cruisin' with Lincoln on 66" Visitors Center - Member Curbside Sirup Pickup

Carl's Ice Cream - Member Restaurant


Grady's Pizza - Member Restaurant

The Lucca Grill - Member Restaurant

Fat Jacks Bar - Member Restaurant

Green Top Grocery - Member Food Services

Holiday Inn Express Bloomington - Lodging Member

DESTIHL Restaurants & Breweries - Member Restaurants

DESTIHL Hand Sanitizer - Member Services

Bloomington-Normal Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Normal Lodging Options

Bloomington Lodging Options

Traveler Services - Bloomington-Normal Area CVB

Bloomington-Normal Community Member Profile

FUNKS GROVE

Funks Grove Maple Sirup - Member Food Services

MCLEAN

Village of McLean Coronavirus Information

Hotel Arcadia - Lodging Member

McLean Lodging Options

McLean Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Bloomington-Normal Area CVB

McLean Community Member Profile

ATLANTA

City of Atlanta Coronavirus Information

Atlanta Lodging Options

Atlanta Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Logan County Tourism Bureau

Atlanta Community Member Profile


LINCOLN

City of Lincoln Coronavirus Information

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital

Sir Renna Tea - Member Food Services

Abe's Carmelcorn - Member Food Services

Spirited Republic/Limerick Brewing Company - Member Services

Café Billiards on Route 66 - Member Restaurant

Blue Dog Inn - Member Restaurant

Comfort Inn & Suites Lincoln - Lodging Member

Hampton Inn Lincoln - Lodging Member
 
Lincoln Lodging Options

Lincoln Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Logan County Tourism Bureau

Lincoln Community Member Profile
ELKHART

Village of Elkhart Coronavirus Information

Elkhart Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Logan County Tourism Bureau

Elkhart Community Member Profile


WILLIAMSVILLE

Village of Williamsville Coronavirus Information

Williamsville Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Springfield CVB

Williamsville Community Member Profile


SHERMAN

Village of Sherman Coronavirus Information

Sherman Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Springfield CVB

Sherman Community Member Profile


SPRINGFIELD

City of Springfield Coronavirus Information

Downtown Springfield, Inc. Coronavirus Information

HSHS St. John's Hospital

Memorial Medical Center

Prairie Heart Institute

St. John's Children's Hospital

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield

Cozy Dog Drive-In - Member Restaurant

Maldaner’s Restaurant - Member Restaurant


Route 66 Motorheads Bar & Grill  - Member Restaurant

Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery & Eatery - Member Restaurant

Wm. Van’s Coffee House - Member Restaurant

The Chili Parlor - Member Restaurant

Jungle Jim’s Cafe - Member Restaurant

Fulgenzi’s Pizza & Pasta - Member Restaurant

Nancy’s Pizza Springfield - Member Restaurant

Mario’s Italian Restaurant and Pizza - Member Restaurant

Ace Sign Company - Member Services

Carpenter Street Hotel - Lodging Member

Wyndham Springfield City Centre - Lodging Member

Inn at 835 Boutique Hotel - Lodging Member

Pasfield House Inn - Lodging Member

Springfield Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Springfield Lodging Options

Traveler Services - Springfield CVB

Springfield Community Member Profile

CHATHAM

Sangamo Brewing - Member Restaurant

Double J Campground & RV Park - Lodging Member

Traveler Services - Springfield CVB

THAYER

Village of Thayer Coronavirus Information

Thayer Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Thayer Community Member Profile

VIRDEN

City of Virden Coronavirus Information

Virden Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Virden Area Chamber of Commerce

Virden Community Member Profile

GIRARD

Doc’s Soda Fountain - Member Restaurant

Hidden Ridge at Otter Lake - Lodging Member

CARLINVILLE

City of Carlinville Coronavirus Information

Carlinville Area Hospital

Carlin Villa Motel - Lodging Member

Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center - Lodging Member

Carlinville Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Carlinville Chamber of Commerce

Carlinville Community Member Profile

RAYMOND

Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center - Lodging Member

LITCHFIELD

City of Litchfield Coronavirus Information

HSHS St. Francis Hospital Litchfield

Ariston Cafe - Member Restaurant

Jubelt’s Bakery - Member Restaurant

Nancy’s Pizza Litchfield - Member Restaurant

Niehaus Cycle Sales - Member Services

Litchfield National Bank - Member Services

Baymont Inn & Suites - Lodging Member

Hampton Inn Litchfield - Lodging Member

Holiday Inn Express & Suites West Litchfield  - Lodging Member

Kamper Kompanion - Lodging Member

Lake Lou Yaeger Park Campgrounds - Lodging Member

Litchfield Lodging Options

Litchfield Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Litchfield Tourism

Litchfield Community Member Profile

WILLIAMSON

The Cabins and Cottages at Shale Lake - Lodging Member

STAUNTON

City of Staunton Coronavirus Information

DeCamp Station - Member Restaurant

Mother Road Guest House B&B - Lodging Member

Staunton Lodging Options

Staunton Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Great Rivers & Routes Tourism

Staunton Community Member Profile

HAMEL

Village of Hamel Coronavirus Information

Weezy's - Member Restaurant

Hamel Lodging Options

Hamel Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com
 
Traveler Services - Great Rivers & Routes Tourism

Hamel Community Member Profile

EDWARDSVILLE

City of Edwardsville Coronavirus Information

Great Rivers & Routes Coronavirus Information

Edwardsville Lodging Options

Edwardsville Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Great Rivers & Routes Tourism

Edwardsville Community Member Profile

COLLINSVILLE

City of Collinsville Coronavirus Information

Great Rivers & Routes Coronavirus Information

Collinsville Lodging Options

Collinsville Delivery-Takeout Restaurants - tripadvisor.com

Traveler Services - Great Rivers & Routes Tourism

GRANITE CITY

Gateway Regional Medical Center

O’Brien Tire & Auto Care - Member Services



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