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Pontiac looks at how to draw millennial tourists

Pontiac looks at how to draw millennial tourists

The city of Pontiac, Illinois, is doing a great job attracting tourists from the baby-boom generation because of its Route 66 and other museums. But, according to the Pontiac Daily Leader, the city now is investigating how to draw tourists…

A closer look at the Route 66 Experience design

A closer look at the Route 66 Experience design

A few hours after I filed the story about the impending announcement Wednesday about the Route 66 Experience museum complex in Tulsa, I received architect renderings of the building that’s set to open sometime in 2018. As you can see,…

Tulsa Route 66 museum’s opening finally has a date

Tulsa Route 66 museum’s opening finally has a date

The Route 66 Experience museum near┬áthe banks of the Arkansas River in Tulsa has been in the planning stages for more than a decade. Now, according to the Tulsa World, the city will announce plans later today to have what…

Selfies on 66 campaign offers prizes

.@ILRoute66 wants your Route 66 selfies. Post shots to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram w/ #MyIL66 http://t.co/UgbYxDl4kK pic.twitter.com/cuFsKKI1LZ — The Daily Journal (@TDJnews) May 6, 2015 The Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway is encouraging travelers to post self-portrait photos with Route 66…

New Bloomington center already makes big impact

New Bloomington center already makes big impact

The new Route 66 Visitors Center in downtown Bloomington, Illinois, has been open less than two weeks, but the local convention and visitors bureau says it’s already made a big effect on the local economy. According to a report by…

A typical day on the Santa Monica Pier

A typical day on the Santa Monica Pier

If you hold any lingering doubts whether the “66: End of the Trail” sign on the Santa Monica Pier is an attraction, check out how many people use it as a photo op during this time-lapse video. END OF TRAIL…

Boutique soon will open in Milk Bottle Building

Boutique soon will open in Milk Bottle Building

Prairie Gothic, a boutique store based in Guthrie, Oklahoma, next month will open a second location inside the historic Milk Bottle Building in Oklahoma City, reported The Oklahoman newspaper. The mother-daughter team Christie and Shirley Clifford own the store, which…

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