Where are the rest stops on I-55 in Illinois?

My husband and I are planning a road trip mostly following Route 66, from Chicago all the way to Santa Monica. We split up our planning by different states, but I can’t find the rest stops on I-55 in Illinois. There seems to be some conflicting information online. Where are the rest stops on I-55 in Illinois?

Find out if you’re getting ripped off on your car insurance in less than two minutes.
No spam · No long forms · No fees
Find savings (100% Free)
rating white
3.5k Ratings
Answer provided by
Matt Terzi
Answered on Jul 15, 2022
First off, that sounds like an epic road trip! Route 66 has mostly been converted to interstates today, like I-55 through Illinois, but it’s still an incredible drive and still the undisputed king of the ultimate American road trips.
There are five rest stops along I-55 in Illinois. Going from north to south, these include northbound and southbound stops in the following areas before reaching St. Louis:
  • Limestone—mile marker 194
  • Funk’s Grove—mile marker 149
  • Rail Splitter—mile marker 104
  • Coalfield—mile marker 64
  • Homestead—mile marker 27
Illinois has fairly clean, safe, and nice-looking rest areas, especially along I-55. And there are plenty of towns along the way, including the city of Springfield where you can find some great hotels and excellent food, too.
Before heading out on your road trip, ensure you have the best car insurance policy Jerry. Jerry is best known as America’s best-rated insurance super app, saving millions of drivers an average of over $800 per year on car insurance.

Here to save on car and home insurance? Great, you do that. We’ll do everything else.

Sign up in under a minute.
No need to fill out forms or shop around. Sign up in 45 seconds to start saving. Jerry does the rest.
Jerry collects and analyzes your current coverage.
Say hello to Jerry, your new insurance agent. We’ll contact your insurance company, review your current plan, then find the coverage that fits your needs and saves you money.
Get the best options before your renewal.
Jerry does all the picky, busy work by comparing prices and coverage from more than 50+ insurance companies. We compare what we find to your current policy and offer you the three best options before every renewal.

Easiest way to compare and buy car insurance

√
No long forms
√
No spam or unwanted phone calls
√
Quotes from top insurance companies
Find insurance savings — it's 100% free