Historic Route 66 Overview

Travel the historic Route 66 from Chicago city to Los Angeles. Visit Las Vegas, travel to the Grand Canyon, enjoy the pleasant city of Santa Fe and see St Louis's Gateway Arch.

    • 14
    • STKS
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,009
      CAD $3,070
      AUD $3,189
      EUR €2,249
      GBP £1,879
      NZD $3,759
      ZAR R29,025
      CHF FR2,735
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Visit the USA and travel to Los Angeles on the historic Route 66

Grab your cowboy hat and hit the road on the historic Route 66 - America's most famous highway. Follow in the tyre-marks of settlers, cowboys, migrants and travellers on 'the main street of America' and learn about the importance of this pathway through America's heartland. From the green shores of the Great Lakes, watch the landscape gradually change from fertile farmlands to arid desert, eventually giving way to the celebrated beaches of the Californian coastline. Visit contemporary Chicago, loopy Las Vegas and electric Los Angeles and embark on the US road trip of a lifetime and discover why the historic Route 66 is one of North America's most celebrated journeys.

  • Admire the pueblo architecture of the quaint city of Santa Fe
  • Be awed by the glow of the Grand Canyon
  • Cruise down the Strip in electric Las Vegas
  • Feast on Chicago's famous deep-dish pizza
  • Have a Baywatch moment in sunny Santa Monica
  • Say 'yee-haw' in cowboy-clad Oklahoma City
  • Walk beneath St Louis' massive Gateway Arch
  • Wander the ancient ruins of Sky City

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Chicago, United States
  • Finish:

    Los Angeles, United States
  • Group size:

    Min 5 , Max 13
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (13 nts)
  • Transport:

    Van
  • Included activities:

    Acoma Indian Reservation & Sky City Pueblo, Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum

  • Notes:

    1. This trip starts at 7:30am on day 1 and finishes at 5pm on day 14. 2. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

  • Total price from

    USD $3,009
    CAD $3,070
    AUD $3,189
    EUR €2,249
    GBP £1,879
    NZD $3,759
    ZAR R29,025
    CHF FR2,735
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $214
    CAD $219
    AUD $227
    EUR €160
    GBP £134
    NZD $268
    ZAR R2,073
    CHF FR195
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Day 1 Chicago/Springfield

Explore the 'Windy City', a thriving metropolis on the shores of Lake Michigan. Arrive early to climb the gigantic Willis Tower, sample deep-dish pizza and browse Chicago's excellent collection of modern art.

Day 2 St Louis

A city of culture and history, gaze up at the inspiring 'Gateway Arch' that dominates the St Louis skyline.

Day 3 Branson

Get a taste of vintage Americana in this classic Route 66 stopover. Hoe-down with some country music, stroll the '76 Strip' or munch on a cheeseburger in one of Branson's many diners.

Days 4-5 Oklahoma City

Cross into cowboy country and experience Oklahoma's eclectic mix of city gardens and urban spaces or take an optional visit to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

Day 6 Amarillo

Stop by the official Route 66 museum before sitting down for meal at one of Amarillo's' sizzling steakhouses.

Days 7-8 Santa Fe

Visit New Mexico's historic and sophisticated capital - an energetic mix of cosmopolitan culture, uber-cool modern art and gourmet restaurants.

Day 9 Gallup

Swap modern art for ancient civilisations and make tracks to the Acoma Indian Reservation. Explore the ruins of 'Sky City' and learn about Native American culture in Gallup.

Days 10-11 Grand Canyon National Park

Take a worthy detour to the incredible Grand Canyon in Nevada. Choose to stroll the South Rim, take a scenic helicopter flight or simply watch the sun set over this extraordinary ecological marvel.

Days 12-13 Las Vegas

Cross the Hoover damn en route to the incongruous desert city of Las Vegas. See the cards fall on the Strip, indulge in a belly-bloating buffet or attend one of Las Vegas's famous shows.

Day 14 Los Angeles

Watch as Route 66 weaves into LA's frenzied freeway system and end the journey spotting surfers from Santa Monica Pier.
    • 14
    • STKS
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,009
      CAD $3,070
      AUD $3,189
      EUR €2,249
      GBP £1,879
      NZD $3,759
      ZAR R29,025
      CHF FR2,735
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Comfort
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