A small contingent of his blog readers met Boyi Ouyang near Jackson and Michigan Avenue as he wheeled his bag to a stop near the sign that marks the end of Route 66.
The project will allow drivers of electric cars to zoom along the 300-mile stretch from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River near St. Louis.
Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
Set a date to go exploring some of the most breathtakingly beautiful scenery in America. Many of the most romantic scenery locations in America can be found on exotic islands, nestled among the mountains and along historic highways.
An historian and guardian of Route 66 says the historic mother road to the pacific shore is getting swamped by trucks using a massive logistic center in tiny Elwood Illinois, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
There’s not much better than seeing America on a bicycle. Here are just five of the best bike destinations in America.
The following are five of America’s legendary drives, listed as National Scenic Byways or All-American Roads to embark on a memorable journey.
Starting on the Pacific and heading east, check out part one of our state-to-state guide to America’s roadside attractions!
One local tour guide tells CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan about Chicago’s connection to the Mother Road that linked the east and west coasts.