Staunton is a very well-known stop in the southern portion of Route 66. It is the home of a new Route 66 mural and Byway interpretive exhibit. It is also famous Country Classic Cars (classic car dealership), Decamp Station (a roadhouse diner) and Henry's Ra66it Ranch, an iconic collection of VW Rabbits and the furry kind as well!
Staunton is located on the ITS-Route 66 Bike Trail with the Trailhead located at Duda Park. There's a Farmer’s Market from May through October for local farmers, artists and crafters to display and sell their goods. The Municipal Band provides public concerts and performs at city functions. The Staunton Public Library is located within the Municipal Building on Main Street. The Macoupin Economic Development Partnership will soon be calling Staunton home. Come visit and see what “Small towns used to be.”