The Historic Auto Attractions is an impressive 36,000 sq. ft museum filled with a collection of over 75 historic automobiles from popular films, to historical figures and happenings. An educational and fun attraction for the entire family.
The Historic Auto Attraction houses the largest collection of presidential and world leaders limousines, John Dillinger’s getaway car, Elvis Presley’s personal car, Indy cars, TV Land cars and movie cars such as the Batmobile. Kids will love the Turn-of-the-Century Room with old west style stage coach and other period vehicles.
Turn of the Century
Famous Cars & Stars
Kennedy “Day in Dallas”
The White House
Illinois Stock Car Hall of Fame
World of Speed
Large gift shop with unique gifts to take home. They offer group rates and a banquet area.
Visit their web site for more details, photos, events, exhibit information, hours to plan your visit.
Photos courtesy of Historic Auto Attractions
I-57 Dragstrip in Illinois is an outlaw 1/8th mile family owned track located in southern Illinois halfway between Missouri and Indiana. Racing super-pro, pro, footbrake, trophy, and jr dragsters. They run a bracket and points program on Saturday nights. Friday nights are test and tune and grudge racing. Best food and friendliest track in the Midwest.
Check out their web site to learn more about what’s going on at I-57 Dragstrip!
PO Box 663
Benton, IL 62812
6112 Hill City Rd.
Benton, IL 62812
Photo courtesy of I-57 Dragstrip
Lincoln Park Zoo located in verdant park offers visitors the ability to spend the day with a multitude of wildlife. Lions and tigers and bears and everything in between call the zoo their home.
The zoo attracts visitors from all over the world to watch at the gorillas, experience the tropical rain forests and many more animal habitats. Free everyday of the year and a great things to do to add to your list when in Chicago.
Visit their web site for hours and the happenings at the Lincoln Park Zoo
Open 7 days a week! Two movie screens.
Check out Skyview Drive In Theater, Belleville, Illinois web site for show times, movie listings, history of the drive in, admission prices, photos and more.
All window speakers have been eliminated at the drive-in. They are now broadcasting in FM stereo on both screens.
Photo courtesy of Skyview Drive-In Theater in Belleville, Illinois