National Plan for Vacation Day – January 25, 2022

Don’t let the cold weather and snow stop you from exploring the Heritage Corridor! We make it easy for you to plan a road trip with you and your family to discover new adventures. Experience the many quaint downtowns, hiking along the trails and of course all of the tasty food and treats in-between.

Grab your bags, pack your car and head out on a family vacation! It’s time to experience an unforgettable adventure this winter.

Here are three trip ideas you can plan today:

Two Days Along the First Hundred Miles of Route 66

The Mother Road. America's Main Street. Route 66. The road that symbolizes freedom and the days of cruising from Chicago to LA, stopping and mom and pop diners, roadside attractions, and stores of every variety. Start your journey with two days along The First Hundred Miles.

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One and a Half Day I&M Canal History Tour

The Illinois and Michigan Canal played a huge part in forming today's midwestern cities, from Lemont down to LaSalle, the history is celebrated daily. Start your trip by learning about the early days in Illinois, visit museums, hear speakers, and explore the famous Old Joliet Prison with stops for food made from the heart!

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Two Days in Starved Rock Country

A visit to Starved Rock State Park consists of many sights to behold, including breathtaking views of its many canyons and awe-inspiring scenes of eagles flying during the winter month. The area known as Starved Rock Country contains so much more!

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scene from the corridor