Miles covered: 242
Driving time: 3 hrs. 40 min.
Locally Grown Gardens, Indianapolis, IN
Photo by Yelper Brittany S
Who says you can’t kick the day off with a slice of Indiana’s state sugar cream pie? Grab a cup of the chocolate-y coffee and oozing sugar cream pie at Locally Grown Gardens in the SoBro neighborhood. The reggae tunes playing overhead and caffeine kick are certain to jumpstart today’s four-hour drive.
Marvin’s, Greencastle, IN
Photo by Yelper Travis G
Two words: garlic cheeseburger. We know you just had breakfast, but Marvin’s is a Greencastle staple. Still hungry? Go big and order the cheese fries and mac bites.
Moonshine Store, Martinsville, IL
Photo by Yelper Steve M
Despite having only two residents and one building, this tiny Illinois town is famous for its burgers, “moonburgers” that is. No frills is the name of the game at Moonshine Store in Martinsville, Illinois.
Cathedral Basilica of St.Louis, St.Louis, MO
Photo by Yelper Jean K
This stop is dedicated to the history buffs and architecture junkies. More than 41.5 million glass pieces fill the chapels and sanctuary of Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis, making it one of the largest mosaic installations in the Western Hemisphere.
Napoleon’s Retreat, St.Louis, MO
Photo by Napoleon’s Retreat
You can’t leave St. Louis without visiting the historic Lafayette Square, so why not call it a night at Napoleon’s Retreat in the heart of this beautiful historic district? Fun fact: Lafayette Square is home to the largest collection of Victorian-era homes in the nation.
You can only know where you’re going if you know where you’ve been…
Relive Day 1 of our awesome American road trip!