Iconic Route 66
13-night bucket-list trip
Drive through a piece of American history. Route 66 is commonly known as the “The Mother Road” and was established in the year 1926. This quintessential cross-country road trip was fast becoming popular after being featured in the film Easy Rider which debut in 1969. This mega trip will start in Chicago and end in Los Angeles. The longest stretch of the road trip takes place in Oklahoma where
Bucket-List Trip Highlights:
- Stops along Chicago
- Springfield Illinois
- Springfield Missouri
- Oklahoma, Amarillo
- Grand Canyon
- Las Vegas
- Los Angeles
This 13-night tour includes flights, Car Hire & hotel stays
We appreciate that 2,400 miles is a lot of land to cover, therefore why not upgrade your car to a comfortable and stylish mustang. Or for thrill seekers dare to take the route on a Harley Davidson. A route 66 trip is completely flexible and can be catered to your dream experience.
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Chicago is full of surprises and is simply a magnificent destination that caters to every kind of traveller. No matter what time of year, visitors in search of a city break will love Chicago's legendary lake front, world-class museums, innovative architecture, hot clubs, award-winning restaurants and unsurpassed shopping options. In the heart of the Midwest, Chicago boasts soaring skyscrapers, 77 colourful neighbourhoods, 42 kilometres of lakefront with 26 beaches and 580 parks and green spaces. Take a trip up to Willis Towers Sky deck to witness "The Ledge" - four all-glass bays extending off the west side of the 103rd floor for a completely unique view of the city. When the summer sun arrives, Chicago restaurants and bars take sustenance to the streets, offering patio and garden seating throughout the city. Piccolo Sogno, Corosh, The Park Grill and Puck's at The MCA are few al fresco favourites. If it is music you have come for, you’ll find everything from live music venues to outdoor events like Millennium Park concerts, Lollapalooza and the Chicago Blues and Jazz Festivals. For nightlife, head to the many cocktail lounges, sports bars or dance clubs that dot the entertainment landscape.
Nowhere else can you find a more complete and authentic collection of Abraham Lincoln sites that let you step back in time to walk in the legendary president’s footsteps. Explore the nostalgia of Route 66 or take in the grandeur of the Frank Lloyd-Wright designed Dana-Thomas House. Enjoy farm-to-table restaurants, then shop ‘til you drop at local boutiques, art galleries and antique shops. At the end of your day relax at one of our classic hotels or romantic bed & breakfasts.
Known as "The Cultural Centre of the Ozarks", the city of Springfield lies in the southwestern part of the state of Missouri, about 50 miles north of the Arkansas border. The city is home to Missouri State University, and also home to Ozarks Technical Community College, and Drury and Evangel Universities. Springfield is served by Interstate 44 which leads to St. Louis (215 miles to the northeast). Other major highways serving the city include U.S. Routes 60, 65, and 160, and Missouri State Highway 13. Portions of historic U.S. Route 66 still exist in parts of the city. The county seat of Greene County, Springfield is situated just 45 miles north of the major tourist and entertainment destination of Branson.
Oklahoma is a midwestern U.S. state whose diverse landscape includes the Great Plains, mountains, lakes and forests. Oklahoma City, the capital, is home to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, recognizing the state’s pioneer history, and the Bricktown entertainment district, popular for dining and nightlife. From forests to sand dunes to rolling prairies to cypress swamps, Oklahoma has more diverse terrain per square mile than any other state. It also contains the headquarters of 39 Native American nations, the most drivable miles of Route 66, world-class Western art museums and real-life cowboys and cowgirls who you can watch in action at the Oklahoma City Stockyards’ twice-weekly auctions.
Amarillo offers a true Western heritage, a unique geographical area with wide open spaces and breath-taking sunrises and sunsets. Amarillo is also a gateway to Palo Duro Canyon, America's second largest canyon. With its relatively mild climate, the city is rated as having some of the cleanest air in the country. Indians, conquistadors, buffalo hunters, settlers, cowboys, adventurers, lawmen, gunfighters, and the railroad all contributed in many ways to the development and growth of the area. That heritage is still felt here, where "cowboy" is still an honorable profession. Here you can enjoy the very best of the Old and New West! Founded in 1887, the city charter was adopted in 1913.
Immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of Albuquerque, rooted in centuries of history. Soak in its blue skies and sun that shines 310 days a year-perfect for outdoor activities. Breathe in the high desert air scented with sage and piñon, and you'll understand why Albuquerque is a destination like no other. There are a variety of things to do in Albuquerque. Whether you're visiting one of the 14 beautiful golf courses, taking a hot-air balloon flight over the scenic Rio Grande Valley, mountain biking in the Sandia Mountains, hiking among dormant volcanoes, horseback riding along the river or strolling through Old Town, you'll find Albuquerque offers a real breath of fresh air.
Nestled in spectacular red rock beauty and located along historic Route 66, Gallup offers enticing outdoor adventures, awe-inspiring arts and rich culture rooted in Native American tradition and its People. It is the perfect destination for international travellers looking for something different, for families, and for those seeking new thrills. Gallup is a real, authentic western town. Feel the heat of hot air balloons, hot cars, and hot Harleys with our Route 66 Freedom Ride, Flight, and Cruise event on the last weekend of July.
Vast, magnificent and inarguably beautiful, the Grand Canyon is easily Arizona’s most distinguishable landmark – and a natural wonder that you simply must see to believe. Stretching 277 miles from end to end, steep, rocky walls descend more than a mile to the canyon’s floor, where the wild Colorado River traces a swift course southwest. Many visitors utilize Flagstaff, a Ponderosa Pine-covered mountain town, as a gateway to the Grand Canyon. Other natural features include the saguaro cactus-filled Sonoran Desert and the rugged formations of Red Rock State Park.
Las Vegas is widely regarded as the Entertainment Capital of the World and remains one of the top holiday destinations for UK travellers. Set in the Mohave Desert, Las Vegas is famous for its opulent casino hotels, fantastic shows and of course its 24-hour entertainment and gambling. It's known as Sin City for good reason! Las Vegas has been inextricably associated with legendary shows and entertainers. Say "Las Vegas Holidays" and it's likely that showgirls in elaborate headdresses and Elvis impersonators will come to mind. In addition to the iconic Las Vegas entertainment staples, the destination offers a line-up of award-winning magicians, Broadway productions and world-renowned concert headlines. From elaborately themed nightclubs to the new wave of trendy, ultra-chic lounges sweeping the Strip - visitors know when they step out in Las Vegas, it will be an experience they won't forget!
Los Angeles "City of Angels" is as much an idea as it is a physical city and covers an area of 6500 square miles. With ten major shopping districts, an incredible variety of dance, music, theatre, theme parks, professional sporting events, television and motion picture production, L.A. is the undisputed "Entertainment Capital of the World". LA runs deeper than her blonde beaches, rolling hills and beemers-for-days would have you believe. She’s a myth. A beacon for countless small-town dreamers, rockers and risk-takers, an open-minded angel who encourages her people to live and let live without judgement or shame where it has given us the like of Quentin Tarantino, Jim Morrison and Serena Williams just to name a few.
At Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown, you're in the heart of downtown Chicago, Illinois, surrounded by shopping and entertainment venues. Located on State Street between Ohio and Ontario Streets, we're three blocks west of Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile, and convenient to the Loop, the financial district and popular attractions. A block away is the free seasonal Navy Pier trolley and subway, linking to local attractions and both Midway and O'Hare airports. A great choice in Chicago hotels, this downtown all-suites property is convenient to Boeing, the Chicago Board of Trade, City Hall, IBM, Prudential Plaza and Willis Tower.
Welcome to the Land of Lincoln, Illinois’ Capital City and home to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Springfield. They welcome guests traveling the Route 66 trail coming to see Abraham Lincoln’s Home National Historic Site and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Other nearby attractions include Scheels shopping and Knight’s Action Park with Caribbean Water Adventure. The hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi, parking, and 24-hour business center. Maintain your workout routine at our 24-hour fitness center, go for a swim in indoor pool, or relax in our hot tub and dry sauna. Each room is equipped with a microwave, mini-refrigerator, Keurig, 43” adjustable mount TV, and numerous plug outlets at desk level.
Experience an award-winning Springfield, MO hotel on Americas most legendary highway Route 66. Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven features updated accommodations that honour the past while pampering travellers with modern amenities. Their guest rooms are smoke-free and have everything you need to feel at home including free high-speed Internet, cable TVs, DVD players, coffee makers, refrigerators and microwaves. When youre ready to explore restaurants youll find several family restaurants and cafes nearby serving casual American fare, crepes and Mexican food.
Comfort Inn & Suites West I-40 is located right off I-40, giving you easy access to downtown Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma State Capitol, only 15 minutes away. Whether you’re traveling for business or visiting the capital city for another reason, this hotel is the perfect place to enjoy a good night’s sleep. You can start your day with a free hearty and healthy breakfast in their breakfast room, then get in a good workout in their fitness centre. Take advantage of the many things to do in Oklahoma City, from sports to cultural opportunities to family fun. Thrill-seekers will love Frontier City theme park, just 20 minutes from the hotel.
Stay at one of the Route 66 hotels in Albuquerque, NM, Old Town when you want easy access to the charming sites and convention centre in Albuquerque. The Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn is conveniently located near several attractions and business sites, making it the perfect choice for leisure and business travellers looking from a comfortable hotel near Old Town. Enjoy the rich culture and wealth of dining and shopping options within minutes of the property. All the rooms and suites are designed with your needs in mind. You’ll also enjoy deluxe amenities including concierge service, an outdoor heated pool and a fitness centre.
When you stay at the El Rancho Hotel, you will be sleeping in a room where a movie star slept. But the hotel is not just about movie stars. You’ll be following in the footsteps of Americans who have travelled West, in hopes of a better life. Route 66 is the road most travelled by dreamers looking for a better life and the El Rancho is one of the cornerstones of that Westward Journey. The most important experience of all is yours. At El Rancho Hotel, you will be giving yourself the opportunity to live your own Southwest experience in one of the most authentic places in the Region. You will give yourself the chance to explore unforgettable National Parks, and feel the American Spirit. You will give yourself the chance to discover churches that date back to the Conquistadors or the chance to sit on a Mesa, far from the rest of the world, overlooking a picture-perfect sunset on your own journey.
Escape to the grandeur of the Grand Canyon where sunlight dances on canyon walls and towering sandstone sculptures cast long shadows. Located one mile from the South entrance of Grand Canyon National Park, and 7 miles from the South Rim, this hotel puts you within minutes of America's breath-taking natural wonder. Enjoy a morning canyon hike and a lazy afternoon lounging by their pool or soaking in the hot tub. Return to the canyon rim in time to catch the vibrant sunset. After your adventures, relax with the family in one-bedroom suites and deluxe guestrooms beautifully decorated in Southwestern style. Discover a destination where you are free to relax, explore and discover.
The most iconic hotel on the Las Vegas Strip is home to comfortably appointed rooms in both of its soaring Towers, as well as unique pyramid rooms with slanted windows. Experience incredible new heights of pleasure at Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Featuring 4,402 guest rooms including 442 suites, a 120,000 square foot open-air casino floor, and the best in Las Vegas dining, shows, nightlife and more, Luxor has a little bit of something for everyone.
The Miyako Hotel Los Angeles has captured the quintessential elegance and hospitality of Japan within a full-service American hotel in the heart of exciting Downtown Los Angeles. Enter the warm and inviting atmosphere of urban magnificence at its best. Our courteous and attentive staff will look after your every need, whether your stay is for business or leisure. From the first cheerful “Welcome to Miyako!” it will be clear that this property was designed for the ultimate comfort, entertainment and well-being of every guest. This hotel is conveniently located near train stations, business centres, entertainment and other Downtown LA attractions.