Membership

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Please take a moment to view our member profiles and learn about those
businesses that support the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway.

Litchfield, Illinois - July 17, 2017: Point of interest on Route 66. The Ariston Cafe was founded by Pete Adam, a greek immigrant in 1924. This establishment is a popular stop for route 66 travelers.

Whether your business or attraction is geared specifically for the Route 66 traveler or just happens to be in a community along the 400+ miles of the Mother Road in Illinois, you need the benefits of being associated with one of the most popular destinations in the state. Illinois Route 66 generates millions in revenue annually and your business or attraction deserves a piece of the action! Travelers from all over the world will visit you as long as you are prominently on their radar screen, and that’s where a membership with the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway can really help gain you the exposure that you need. Think out of the box and take advantage of the fact that your business or attraction, whatever it is, is lucky enough to be in one of the 90 Route 66 communities in Illinois! Let the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway give you the tools to stand out among other destinations, which will generate more revenue for you!

Benefits of Membership & Annual Membership DUES

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Now's the time to help secure our heritage!

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resurgence of this great old road and preserve it for generations.
Become an Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Member Today!

Benefits of Membership

  • Premier Listing in the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Visitors Guide
  • Premier Listing on Interactive Illinois Route 66 Map and App
  • Featured Member on illinoisroute66.org 1x/year
  • Featured Member on Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Facebook Page 1x/year
  • Featured Member in Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Newsletter 1x/year
  • Listing on Membership page of illinoisroute66.org with live link
  • Web Photo Gallery & Description on Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway’s SmugMug Account
  • Unlimited News and Event Submissions on our Social Pages, Website, Map & App
  • An Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Sign for display
  • An Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Window Cling for display
  • An Illinois Route 66 Guest Book for your location
  • Yearly Opportunities to Receive Project Funds from the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway
  • Eligible to participate in Byway Awards program
  • Members-Only Communication via Private Byway Member Platform
  • Benefit of state and local advocacy for and promotion of the Byway
  • Liaison with Local, State & Federal Agencies; IDOT, FHA, IOT, NPS, DCEO, IDNR
  • Opportunity to promote a unified, and therefore stronger voice in the promotion of Illinois Route 66 as a tourism destination

Annual Dues for Businesses & Attractions

  • Small Business (50 or less employees): $150
  • Large Business (51 or more employees): $250

Annual Dues for Communities, CVB & Chamber of Commerce

  • Population up to 30,000: $250
  • Population 30,001 – 75,000: $500
  • Population over 75,001: $1,000

Annual Dues for Individual & Family

  • Individual: $25
  • Family: $35

When you join the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway as an individual or family, you will become a member of Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway and your membership will play a critical role in protecting The Mother Road in Illinois.  As a member, you will receive an Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Window Cling, a decorative Route 66 License Plate, a subscription to our digital newsletter and the benefit of knowing every dollar of your dues will go to preserving and promoting The Mother Road in Illinios.

DWIGHT, IL - USA - JULY 16: Old Texaco gas station in Route 66 on July 16, 2017, in Dwight, Illinois.