BEGINNING OF ROUTE 66: Chicago with Windy City Road Warrior Dave Clark David Clark , operates Windy City Road Warrior and offers walking tours of Chicago along Route 66. The first in a 3 part series features everything you need to know about starting (or ending) a Route 66 tour in Chicago, IL. Join
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BEGINNING OF ROUTE 66: Chicago with Windy City Road Warrior Dave Clark David Clark , operates Windy City Road Warrior and offers walking tours of Chicago along Route 66. The first in a 3 part series features everything you need to know about starting (or ending) a Route 66 tour in Chicago, IL. Join host Anthony Arno as he talks with Dave about: Earliest memory of Route 66 Favorite spots along ’66 Importance of urban stretches along the road Early entry into tourism Where does the road begin in Chicago? Tracking down the official beginning point Is there an end sign in Chicago? Must See Stops in Chicago Restaurants : The Berghoff Lou Mitchells The Castle Gas Station Buckingham Fountain Logistics of starting a Route 66 tour in Chicago Authentic Route 66 Hotels in Chicago The W-Hotel (formerly The Midland Hotel) The Club Quarters Hotel JW Marriott (former bank building) Hyatt Hotel (former Cook County Hospital building) Getting Chicagoans to embrace The Mother Road Traveling original alignments of 66 as you leave Chicago Alternate highways in Chicago Planning your first stops along Route 66 after departing Chicago Wilmington (Gemini Giant) Joliet Dwight Pontiac Lincoln Springfield Windy City Road Warrior Tours Website Monthly Zoom meetings Walking tours Published books Traveling by train along Route 66 in Illinois Value of repeat customers Importance of Route 66 WEBSITE: Windy City Road Warrior Facebook: Windy City Road Warrior Thank you to Route 66 Podcast & Scholarship supporters, including BUSINESS LEVEL Mid Point Cafe, Adrian, TX – Featuring both their Ugly Crust Pie and one of the most popular photo ops along Route 66, located exactly halfway between Chicago and Santa Monica in Adrian, Texas. Gilligan’s Route 66 Tours featuring tours of Route 66 in Ford Mustang convertibles, stays at historic Route 66 motels, and daily breakfast. Mary Beth Busutil – Florida Jim Crabtree – California Mike Fort Route 66 author and photographer – Shellee Graham and also my guest on Episode # 10 where she talks about her book, Tales from the Coral Court Motel. Kristin Haakenson – Washington Rich Havlik – Minnesota Mary Nicholson – Pennsylvania Brian Sawyer – Indiana And from the United Kingdom Charli Beeton Please consider supporting both The Route 66 Podcast and Scholarship Program. All supporters will receive an additional 15 minutes of conversation with David, where he talks about: Additional Chicago restaurants: Millers Pub Henry’s Drive In The best menu deals Additional Sites Castle Gas Station (Car Wash) Chicago Board of Trade Building Visiting non-Route 66 sites in Chicago Budget friendly Chicago Motels Ohio House Airport region hotels Early days of traveling and interest in Chicago Where are the vintage motels in Illinois? Past monthly Zoom Meetings featuring Route 66 Published book featuring Abraham Lincoln sites in Illinois Most interesting travelers along Route 66 Congratulations to this months Patreon winner, Charli Beeton, from the United Kingdom, who has won a copy of The Road Crews Songs from The Mother Road CD. For next month, one lucky Patreon winner will win a bag of Route 66 Chicago Sweet & Salty flavored snack mix.