Chicago to Springfield yesterday. Didn't have to go far out of Chicago to get to the sticks, and it's a long straight road so even about 30 miles outside of the city I could still look back and see the Sears Tower at the end of the street.
Most of the hotels on the outskirts of Chicago have jacuzzi suites. Seems to be a big selling point. Much of Old Route 66 through IL runs right alongside the original paved road, which has been left to just crumble apart naturally. Grain silos, train tracks, dollar beers at the small town bars, friendly people... and not a single Starbucks!
So far, no rain. Should be warmer today as I head for St Louis.
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