Route 66 Travel & Attraction Research

RT 66, important part of the history of travel in the U.S. A few years ago, I had the opportunity to drive a large part of Route 66. I hope to be able to do it again very soon. The Mother Road, as Rt 66 is also known as, opened … Continue reading

Leavenworth, KS: Chapel of the Veterans

FREE HOURS: Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. NOTES: *This is on the grounds of the Eisenhower VA Medical Center. LOCATION: 4101 S 4th St Leavenworth, Kansas PHONE: WEBSITE: City of Leavenworth, KS Convention & Visitors Bureau: Explore – Chapel of the Veterans

Galena, KS: Cars on the Route (formerly Four Women on the Route)

FREE to visit HOURS: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. NOTES: *They have the tow truck outside, that for trademark reasons they call Tow Tater, that inspired the character “Tow Mater” for the movie “Cars”. *They also have other vehicles outside that have been restored to resemble other … Continue reading

Independence, KS: Little House on the Prairie Museum

COST: Adults: $3.00 Children: $1.00 HOURS: April – October Daily: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. NOTES: *The cabin is a reconstruction of the cabin that Laura & the Ingalls family lived in, but is located on the spot the original house was built. *You can see the, now covered, well … Continue reading

Hutchinson, KS: Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center

______________________ COST: All Access Pass Seniors 60 years & up: $23.00 Adults: $26.00 Children ages 4-12 years: $17.00 +TAX There are other options on admission price HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. There … Continue reading