REGION 7 BIRTHPLACE OF ROUTE 66
OCTOBER 7-11, 2019
EMPIRE FAIRGROUNDS CAMPGROUND
by Myrna Rueff
Many people are surprised to learn that Springfield, Missouri is the Birthplace of Route 66, the 'Mother Road'.
The focus of this rally will be tracing the history behind the founding of Route 66 as well as visiting other Springfield highlights you might have missed on your way to Branson!
The Route 66 related points of interest we will visit include:
The Route 66 Springfield Visitors Center SpringfieldMO.org
The newly opened History Museum historymuseumonthesquare.org
A professionally guided bus tour of Route 66 sites, and the Route 66 Car Museum 66carmuseum.com.
The Springfield highlights we will visit include:
The Museum of Wildlife and National Aquarium wondersofwildlife.org at Bass Pro Shop (the original Bass Pro Shop and most visited Missouri tourist attraction)
Wilsons Creek Battlefield nps.gov (the first Civil War battle in Missouri) and the award winning Askinosie Chocolate Factory askinosie.com (named one of Forbes 25 Best Small Companies in America).
Camping 4 nights (need 50 amp adapters)
Pot-luck dinner first evening and guest speaker, 4 continental breakfasts, 2 days bus transportation, 1 lunch at Bass Pro Shop Hemingways Restaurant, 1 catered dinner at on site Boot Daddy Grill
Roadtrek with 1 person $265
Roadtrek with 2 persons $410
Each additional person $145
Registration/full refund for cancellation cut-off is Sept. 23rd.
Please register on-line at region7rally.org and mail check to Myrna Rueff. Her address is the website and listed below.
Questions? Myrna Rueff
12175 Shawnee Hills Rd.
Rolla, MO 65401
Email: email@example.com Phone: 573-465-8058