Route 66 – Most Miles by State

Route 66 starts in ‘The Windy City’ Chicago and passes through 8 States along it’s 2448 mile journey to Santa Monica Pier in California. In order of direction along Route 66 this is mileage each state has claim to fame of Route 66 ¬†Illinois – 301 miles. The starting/end point is Jackson Boulevard at Lake Shore Drive but the sign is on E Adams St … Continue reading Route 66 – Most Miles by State

Chicago River Ducky Derby

Away from the global pandemic and the confusing picture about international travel there was the annual Chicago Ducky Derby that is held on the Chicago River. Almost 70,000 rubber ducks with sunglasses are literally dumped into the Chicago River every August. Funds are raised to support the Special Olympics Illinois.¬† Crowds gather on River Walk between the Columbus and Michigan Avenue Bridges to see the … Continue reading Chicago River Ducky Derby