OFFICIAL DESTINATION FOR NATIONAL ROAD TRIP DAY 2023
National Day Calendar is excited to announce Pontiac, IL, as the Official Destination for National Road Trip Day 2023. This year, National Road Trip Day is celebrated on Friday, May 26. National Road Trip Day honors the spirit of adventure and the open road, encouraging people to hit the road and explore the country.
Founder of National Day Calendar, Marlo Anderson, will lead a road trip through Illinois in celebration of National Road Trip Day, including the iconic Route 66. Other activities and events are also being planned in Pontiac for the celebration.
Why Pontiac, IL is the Official Destination?
Pontiac, IL, is a hidden gem located along the historic Route 66. The quaint town offers the perfect backdrop for a road trip with its historic landmarks, vintage shops, and unique restaurants. Pontiac is the perfect destination for anyone looking to experience the charm of small-town America and the nostalgia of Route 66.
JOIN US ON ROUTE 66
Join us for the ultimate road trip on May 26 as we travel on the iconic Route 66. Beginning at 11:00 a.m., join hundreds of classic and modern cars kick off the weekend event with an Official Destination Proclamation at Wally’s in Pontiac. Immediately after the Proclamation ceremony, we will be traveling along Route 66 and experiencing the hidden treasures along the way.
Here we go! Join National Day Calendar to celebrate National Road Trip Day on May 26 in Pontiac, IL! Come along as we take a road trip along Route 66 and explore the town’s unique attractions. Visit the Route 66 Museum to learn about the history of the Mother Road or check out the Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum to see vintage cars up close. Stop by the Livingston County War Museum to pay tribute to the brave men and women who served in the military. Finally, make sure to explore the town’s downtown area, filled with unique shops and restaurants that offer a taste of local culture.
6 PLACES TO VISIT IN PONTIAC, ILLINOIS
- Route 66 Museum
- Livingston County War Museum
- Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum
- Wally’s in Pontiac
- Pontiac’s 3 Swinging Bridges
- Murals on Main Street
Contact the Pontiac Tourism Office at 815-844-5847 or visit their website at visitpontiac.org for more information on visiting Pontiac. See you there!
About National Day Calendar
National Day Calendar is the authoritative source for fun, unusual, and unique National Days. Each day, National Day Calendar highlights a different National Day by promoting the celebration of everything from holidays, awareness days, quirky observances and celebrations of food, drink, and culture. National Day Calendar is dedicated to promoting positivity and inclusivity through celebrating the diversity of our nation and the world. For more information on National Day Calendar and upcoming events, visit nationaldaycalendar.com.
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