Top 5 Summer Road Trips to Take in Your Honda CR-V in Illinois

Published: 05-23-2023

Honda Dealers Blog Post

Summer is just around the corner, and it's the perfect time to take your Honda CR-V out for a spin on the open road.

Central Illinois is home to some of the country's most scenic and picturesque routes, so we've compiled a list of the top 5 summer road trips to take in your Honda CR-V.

The Great River Road

You can enjoy stunning views of the Mississippi River from various overlooks and witness the local wildlife in the river's backwaters. You can also visit attractions like the National Great Rivers Museum and the Mississippi Palisades State Park.

The Lincoln Highway

This historic route has unique shops, restaurants, and museums. You can visit iconic landmarks like the Lincoln Statue in Dixon, the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore, and the Lincoln Theater in Decatur.

Route 66

This iconic highway has quirky roadside attractions like the Pink Elephant in Livingston and the World's Largest Catsup Bottle in Collinsville. You can also enjoy scenic views of Illinois' countryside and visit historic landmarks like the Chain of Rocks Bridge.

Shawnee Hills Scenic Byway

This scenic route will take you through small towns and natural wonders like the Little Grand Canyon, where you can hike and enjoy breathtaking views. You can also stop at local wineries and taste Southern Illinois' best wines.

Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive

This drive is incredibly scenic in the fall when the trees turn vibrant colors. You can explore historic sites like the Dickson Mounds Museum and shop for unique gifts and antiques at local markets.

Visit us soon if you are located in Illinois!

Pack your bags, hit the road, and explore the beauty and history of Central Illinois in your Honda vehicle!

If you have any questions about servicing or storing your Honda for hiking and other outdoor activities in Peoria and neighboring areas, don't hesitate to contact your nearest Central Illinois Honda Dealer. We would be happy to help you plan your trip and ensure that your vehicle is ready for the road ahead.

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