Historic Route 66 Overview

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,939
      CAD $3,109
      AUD $3,109
      EUR €2,159
      GBP £1,729
      NZD $3,459
      ZAR R31,140
      CHF FR2,590
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View earlier Historic Route 66.

Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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
  • Learn about the historic Route 66 in Amarillo
  • Say 'yee-haw' in cowboy-clad Oklahoma City
  • Walk beneath St Louis' massive Gateway Arch

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 (12 nts)
  • Transport:

    Van
  • Included activities:

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

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    543kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This trip is run by our experienced sister company, Grand American Adventures. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip. 3. This trip starts at 7:30am on day 1 and finishes at 5pm on day 13. 4. 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 $2,939
    CAD $3,109
    AUD $3,109
    EUR €2,159
    GBP £1,729
    NZD $3,459
    ZAR R31,140
    CHF FR2,590
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $226
    CAD $239
    AUD $239
    EUR €166
    GBP £133
    NZD $266
    ZAR R2,395
    CHF FR199
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Historic Route 66 Summary

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Day 1 Chicago/Springfield

Depart Chicago early in the morning for Springfield, where Abraham Lincoln once made his home.

Day 2 St Louis

Welcome to this 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.

Day 7 Santa Fe

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

Day 8 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 9-10 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 11-12 Las Vegas

Cross the Hoover Dam 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 13 Los Angeles

Watch as Route 66 weaves into LA's frenzied freeway system and end the journey spotting surfers from Santa Monica Pier.
    • 13
    • STKS
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,939
      CAD $3,109
      AUD $3,109
      EUR €2,159
      GBP £1,729
      NZD $3,459
      ZAR R31,140
      CHF FR2,590
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Comfort
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