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Gary Illinois (Route 66)

Gary, Illinois, is a small town located on the historic Route 66, which is also known as the “Main Street of America” or the “Mother Road.” Route 66 is a famous highway that stretches from Chicago, Illinois, to Santa Monica, California.

Route 66 Attractions in Gary Illinois

  1. Ambler’s Texaco Gas Station: This vintage gas station is one of the iconic landmarks along Route 66 in Gary. It has a classic design that reflects the architecture of the time when the highway was at its peak. While it may no longer be operational as a gas station, it serves as a reminder of the era when Route 66 was a bustling roadway.
  2. Gary’s Sugar Shack: This is a popular diner along Route 66 in Gary. It’s a great place to experience some classic American diner food and immerse yourself in the nostalgic atmosphere of the Mother Road. Diners like this were a common sight along Route 66 and played a significant role in its culture




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