The Launching Pad Drive-In

810 E. Baltimore Street Wilmington, IL 60481
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The Launching Pad Restaurant on Route 66 is most known for the 30-foot tall spaceman, The Gemini Giant, that stands outside of it. The Launching Pad serves a great Route 66 inspired menu featuring ranging from the always popular hotdog to healthy options like gluten free pizza. Make sure to say hello to Holly or Tully!


Wilmington’s Gemini Giant Stands Tall in the History of Route 66

Scenes from Around the Corridor