Road Trip Weekend on 94.7 WLS!


Starting Friday, it’s a ROAD TRIP WEEKEND on 94.7 WLS! Looking to get out? Hit the open road? Feel the wind in your hair? Us too. Here are some nearby (ish) road trip destinations:


Hudson, Illinois

World’s largest square-knot

Granite City, Illinois

Giant clown head

Giant 10-person swing

Schaumburg, Illinois  

Half-buried giant woman

Volo, Illinois  

Bonnie and Clyde’s death car (Volo Auto museum)

Kankakee, Illinois 

#1 Dairy Queen franchise

Good fishing and mushroom hunting

Peoria, Illinois

Rooster in a top hat

Springfield, Illinois

Cozy Dog Drive In – Invention place of “hot dog on a stick”

Geneva, Illinois

Replica viking ship from the Chicago World’s Fair

Lincoln, Illinois

Worlds largest covered wagon

Morris, Illinois

R-Place Truck Stop – Try and eat the 4-pound Ethyl burger and get your photo on the wall

Starved Rock State Park, Illinois 

Great waterfalls.

Braidwood, Illinois

Polka Dot Drive-In

9-foot-tall Elvis Statue

Galena, Illinois

Main Street is charming and old-timey

Rockford, Illinois

Cheap Trick and the Sock Monkey Museum

Oglesby  or Utica, Illinois

Starved Rock State Park  and Matthiessen State Park

Eat at the Rootb eer Stand — a classic diner, floats and burgers!

Oak Park, Illinois 

For the Frank Lloyd Wright fanatics



Indiana Dunes

Take the “Three Dune” challenge

Wine tasting nearby.

South Bend, Indiana

Fighting Irish football HQ

South Bend Farmers’ Market



Holland, Mi 

Jet on a Stick

A real Dutch windmill

Warren Sand Dunes

South Haven, MI

Blue Moon Ice Cream in South Haven

Sandy beach, lots of wineries; and of course, a lighthouse

Michiana, Mi

Sandy beaches, wineries, antique-ing

Saugatuck, MI

The Human-powered ferry

Harbor town antics

Saugatuck Dunes State Park

Hike to the Mount Baldhead Park

Kalamazoo, MI

It’s fun to say “Kalamazoo!”

Pick expensive apples



Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Great sunset, Golfing,  Big Foot Beach State Park

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Pabst Blue Ribbon

The Harley-Davidson Museum

New Glarus, Wisconsin

It’s like Switzerland!

New Glarus Beer

Madison, Wisconsin

Get the cheesebread @ Farmer’s Market by the Capitol

Monroe, Wisconsin

Swiss Cheese Capital of the USA

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Kids love those big waterparks

Spring Green, WI

Frank Lloyd Wright summer home — Taliesin








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