Crafting Unforgettable Journeys
Follow Route 66 to explore how Americans traveled from the 1920s through the 1960s. This historic route starts in Chicago and passes through eight states before ending in Los Angeles. On this trip down Route 66, you'll get to see several of the cities along the route, as well as many Route 66 museums, and step back in time to when the journey was part of the pleasure. These are just a few of the highlights of this Route 66 itinerary geared for budget-conscious travelers. Sit back, relax, and let us handle the driving and details so you can enjoy yourself!
This comprehensive map is designed to guide you through an exciting journey filled with remarkable destinations and captivating experiences.
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Each day has been meticulously designed to provide you with the finest possible experience. Each day is jam-packed with adventure and excitement, from touring ancient sights to sampling delectable local food. Join us as we go to some of the world's most fascinating sites.
CHICAGO Welcome to Chicago, the start of Route 66! Your Tour Director is on hand late
this afternoon to answer questions.
CHICAGO Known as the “Windy City,” Chicago is home to one of America’s tallest
buildings, legends such as Al Capone and his notorious gang, and countless jazz and
blues clubs. Get to know this exciting city on a morning sightseeing tour that includes the
sign marking the start of historic Route 66. This afternoon is at leisure. Ride the elevator
to the top of the Willis Tower, formally known as the Sears Tower, explore The Magnificent
Mile, or stroll along Navy Pier.
CHICAGO–PONTIAC–SPRINGFIELD This morning, immerse yourself in Route 66
memorabilia. Visit the Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum in Pontiac, housed in a historic
fire station. See the large maps that will sketch out your Route 66 adventure for the
coming days, and enjoy the nostalgic photos and postcards from the “Mother Road’s”
heyday. On to Springfield and the former home of President Abraham Lincoln. Visit the
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum.
SPRINGFIELD–ST. LOUIS Cross the mighty Mississippi River and continue to St. Louis,
“Gateway to the West.” Your orientation tour includes the towering Gateway Arch National
Park. Ascend to the top of the 630-foot-tall arch for a panoramic view of the city and river.
Then drive along an original stretch of Route 66 to savor some of Ted Drewes Frozen
ST. LOUIS–BRANSON Today, we travel through the Missouri countryside, then on to
Branson, known as The Live Music Capital of the World. You’ll have free time to explore
the historic downtown, situated along Lake Taneycomo. No visit to Branson is complete
without seeing a live performance, so join your Tour Director on tonight’s optional dinner
followed by a foot-stomping show.
BRANSON–TULSA–OKLAHOMA CITY This morning, leave the Ozarks and travel
through America’s “Bible Belt” into Cowboy Country. After a quick drive through Kansas,
enter Oklahoma, once known as Indian Territory. In Tulsa, see the “East Meets West”
sculpture that pays tribute to Cyrus Avery, “The Father of Route 66.” Later today, arrive in
OKLAHOMA CITY–ELK CITY–AMARILLO Start the day with a city sightseeing tour of
Oklahoma City, the capital and largest city in Oklahoma. From here, travel to Elk City and
visit the National Route 66 Museum. Take a journey through each of the eight states
Route 66 passes through—from Illinois all the way to California. Continue into the Texas
Panhandle and on to Amarillo, the Yellow Rose of Texas.
AMARILLO–TUCUMCARI–ALBUQUERQUE On the way out of Amarillo, see Cadillac
Ranch, a quirky art sculpture consisting of a collection of 10 Cadillacs. Before crossing
into New Mexico, reach Adrian, the halfway point on Route 66. Across the New Mexico
border, visit Russell’s Car Museum, featuring classic cars and memorabilia. Next, stop in
Tucumcari and shop for souvenirs at Teepee Curios. See the iconic Blue Swallow Motel
that has been serving travelers of Route 66 since 1939. Visit Central Avenue in
Albuquerque, where many of the original Route 66 buildings and businesses still stand.
Afterward, there’s free time in this original Spanish town with its fine parish church and
ALBUQUERQUE This morning, enjoy a leisurely breakfast or sunbathe in the New
Mexico sunshine. Consider an optional Albuquerque Trolley ride or a short walk to Old
Town, site of the city’s original settlement. Hone your bargaining skills with the local
craftsmen who line the square to sell their lovely silver and turquoise jewelry. After
exploring more of this atmospheric city, seize the chance to ride the world’s longest aerial
tramway up nearby Sandia Peak Mountain and witness spine-tingling views of the desert
floor, forests, and canyons below.
ALBUQUERQUE–ACOMA SKY CITY–GALLUP–WINSLOW–WILLIAMS This morning,
visit Acoma Sky City, home of the Pueblo Indians, situated on 367-foot-high sandstone
rock. It is considered to be the oldest continuously inhabited village in the United States.
Learn about this community and its inhabitants, and peruse Acoma pottery and jewelry.
Then, cross the Continental Divide and continue to Gallup, which claims a longtime
Hollywood connection. From classic westerns to the more recent Adventures of
Superman, the area has provided unequaled movie scenery. Then we’ll be “Standing on
the Corner of Winslow, Arizona”, the sleepy Route 66 town made famous by The Eagles
in their hit song “Take It Easy”. The next two nights are in Williams, gateway to the Grand
Canyon, and listed in the National Register for Historic Places. The Historic Downtown
District covers six square blocks and boasts a rich heritage that features the Old West
and Route 66.
WILLIAMS. EXCURSION TO GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK Deviate from Route
66 to see one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Grand Canyon National Park.
Wander along the canyon rim for breathtaking views and wildlife. Elk are frequently
spotted grazing in the forested areas on the South Rim. Perhaps join the optional
helicopter flightseeing tour? Return to Williams where the evening is free to explore the
historic Americana-style shops and restaurants dating back to the early 1900s, and home of Pete’s Route 66 Gas Station Museum, featuring highway memorabilia. Be sure to
appreciate the neon signs of the intact circa 1940s “Motel Row.”
WILLIAMS–SELIGMAN–LAS VEGAS Depart Williams for Seligman, home to the rebirth
of Route 66. Detour once again from Route 66 to visit the bright lights and excitement of
Las Vegas. An orientation tour upon arrival shows off many of the themed casino resorts
along the colorful “Strip.” This evening, join an optional night at a dazzling show featuring
top Vegas entertainment.
LAS VEGAS A day at leisure to relax by the pool or explore the legendary Las Vegas
Strip. Ride the world’s highest rollercoaster, float through a Venetian canal, or test your
luck at one of the many world-famous casinos—it’s all possible in Las Vegas. Don’t miss
downtown Las Vegas, where you’ll find the Fremont Street Experience, five city blocks
enclosed in a glass atrium and filled with dazzling lights, sounds, and action. A variety of
optional excursions are available, including a float trip through dramatic Black Canyon on
the Colorado River.
LAS VEGAS–VICTORVILLE–LOS ANGELES Today, depart the man-made oasis of Las
Vegas, and cross the Mojave Desert and the San Bernardino Mountains en route to Los
Angeles. Visit the California Route 66 Museum, which displays memories in such settings
as a 50’s diner, VW Love Bus and the 1917 Model T Ford. Overnight in Los Angeles, the
“City of Angels.”
LOS ANGELES Savor the exciting “City of Angels” on our morning tour of glamorous
Beverly Hills, Sunset Strip, Hollywood, and Santa Monica, the ending point of Route 66.
Return to Los Angeles where experience Hollywood behind the scenes on an optional
Warner Brothers Studio tour, shop for souvenirs or relax by the pool.
LOS ANGELES Your vacation ends this morning. You can extend your vacation with extra
nights and explore Los Angeles further. Your Tour Director will have suggestions.
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Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour
75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour
100% of total tour cost
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