Welcome to my Hometown Tourist Project! Throughout the year we have been going all over the country and even up into Canada meeting new bloggers and their hometowns!
Today I am pleased to introduce you to Stacey who blogs at Love, Laughter and Luggage. Stacey’s blog is about family fun while traveling and making adventure happen!
But, today Stacey is going to introduce us to her hometown of Joplin, MO. If you’re a fan of Route 66, you’ll want to stay tuned for all the fun things to do in Joplin!
Hometown Tourist Project Week # 31 ~ Joplin, Missouri
By: Stacey Billingsley
If you’ve heard the lyrics to the famous “Get Your Kicks, On Route 66,” then you know a little bit about the town I call home. The song has had a little bit of a revival since Disney’s Cars came out. After a couple of verses, the lyrics state, “It goes from St. Louis, Joplin, Missouri, Oklahoma City looks oh so pretty.” And the list of places along the highway goes on.
Joplin really is a special place, and its history and association with Route 66 is just the beginning. You can follow bits of Route 66 through and out of town, but that’s not the only thing to do here. So, keep reading and you’ll want to visit Joplin!