Shirley, IL: Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup

______________________ FREE to visit; but you know you are going to want to buy something 🙂 HOURS: While sirup is available Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NOTES: *Open & has sirup typically from March until … Continue reading

Red Oak II, MO: Recreated Town from bygone days

______________________ FREE to visit NOTES: *Like a step back in time, recreation of an old time town; includes a lot of old buildings such as a blacksmith shop, feed & seed store, church, schoolhouse, homes, and an original Phillip’s 66 Station that was located on route 66 LOCATION: “county loop … Continue reading

Braidwood, IL: Polk-a-Dot Drive In

Neat looking 50’s style drive-in that is along old Route 66. Being as the restaurant was closed when I was there, I can’t tell you how their food tastes. Even closed, my daughter & granddaughters enjoyed this as a place to stretch their legs & take pictures. There are various … Continue reading