Historic Route 66 Itinerary

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.

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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.
Route 66 highway sign, USA

Grand Canyon landscape under blue skies, Nevada

Joshua Tree National Park, Nevada

Redwoods of California, USA

Los Angeles Boulevard, USA

Day 1 Chicago/Springfield

Depart Chicago early in the morning for Springfield, where Abraham Lincoln once made his home.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Day 6 Amarillo

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