Shirley, Illinois

Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup is a stop you have to make while traveling along route 66. It is a great place to learn about how maple syrup is made, and you get to see the whole process. At first, you park in the town and there you can take the shuttle to the farm. A small mom and pop farm, it is a great experience to learn about how it is made. On top of that, you get to see what trees maple syrup comes from, and how they make it. After that, you get to sample some of their delicious maple syrup. Once you try it, you will never want to buy another store brand. So when you go there, plan on buying a few cases of syrup to take home.