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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Stories & News from Illinois Route 66

Red Carpet Corridor Festival

Annual Red Carpet Corridor Expands to Two Days on the First Weekend of May and Adds
Bloomington-Normal Communities to the Route 66 Event!

Joliet, IL – The 16th Annual Illinois Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor has expanded to Saturday and Sunday on the ...
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Great Rivers & Routes 2023 Annual Tourism Summit

Great Rivers & Routes Annual Summit – Tourism Bureau is Ready to Shine

(Alton, IL- Feb. 9, 2023) With tourism on the rebound in southwest Illinois, it is now time for the region ...
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Byway Project Funds

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Project Funds 2023 Announcement

In February of 2023, the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway announced the latest round of the Byway Project Funds program ...
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Gigantar, the World’s Largest Hand Sculpted Guitar, Arrives in Joliet

As part of the $1.5 million IL DCEO Route 66 Grant that Heritage Corridor Destinations was awarded last year, a ...
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