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Route 66 Fly Drive Holiday

  • Chicago
  • St Louis
  • Springfield
  • Oklahoma City
  • Amarillo
  • Albuquerque
  • Holbrook
  • Williams
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • 15 nights from
  • £2,045 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-999

Holiday Overview

The Historic Route 66 - the iconic USA Fly Drive Holiday

 

Travel one of the world's most famous roads and get your kicks on Route 66, spanning 2400 miles, eight states and three time zones. Nostalgia lovers treasure Route 66's long, colourful history and small town ambiance. Getting there isn't half the fun, it's all the fun! 

Duration: 16 days / 15 nights

Start: Chicago

Finish:  Los Angeles

US States you will visit: Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California.

Highlights of this holiday are:

- The big city buzz of Chicago

- The Cadillac Ranch

- Historic Santa Fe

- The Grand Canyon

- Las Vegas

- Los Angeles

Route 66 Fly Drive Holiday includes:

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Car Hire - Compact Car with GPS
  • Compact Car with Gold Cover - Unlimited mileage, Full tank of fuel, 3 additional drivers, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), $1 million liability coverage, Zero excess in the USA
  • 2 nights accommodation in Chicago
  • 1 night accommodation in St Louis
  • 1 night accommodation in Springfield
  • 1 night accommodation in Oklahoma
  • 1 night accommodation in Amarillo
  • 3 nights Accommodation in Albuquerque
  • 1 night accommodation in Holbrook
  • 1 night accommodation in Williams
  • 2 nights accommodation in Las Vegas
  • 2 nights accommodation in Los Angeles
1

Day 1 - Arrive in Chicago

Arrive in Chicago and independently transfer to hotel

Featured accommodation

Raffaello Hotel Chicago

2

Day 2 - Chicago - Explore the Windy City

Day at leisure to explore Chicago, perhaps grab breakfast at Lou Mitchells a route 66 Icon, or stroll along the lakefront. In the evening vist one of Chicago's Blues Bars.

Featured accommodation

Raffaello Hotel Chicago

3

Day 3 - Chicago - St Louis 297 miles

Pick up your chosen car and embark on Route 66

Featured accommodation

Courtyard St Louis Downtown

4

Day 4 - St Louis - Springfield 216 miles

Continue through the Ozark Highlands to Springfield, En Route stop at Meramec Caverns, an extensive set of Limestone caves once used as a hiding place by the outlaw Jessie James.

Featured accommodation

Vib Best Western Springfield

5

Day 5 - Springfield - Oklahoma 286 miles

Travel onwards to Oklahoma, via Tulsa and the Cyrus Avery Route 66 Memorial Bridge. Once in Oklahoma check out the old Route 66 motels gas stations and vintage buildings.

Featured accommodation

Sheraton Downtown Oklahoma City

6

Day 6 - Oklahoma - Amarillo 260 miles

Continue to Amarillo, located in the flat plains of Texas, stop at the Route 66 museum in Clinton and the resorted Phillips 66 gas stations in McLean and Groom

Featured accommodation

Holiday Inn Express Amarillo

7

Day 7 - Amarillo - Albuquerque 289 miles

Head onwards past the famous Cadillac Ranch onto the Midpoint Café, in Adrian perhaps sampling one of their famous "ugly crust" pies.

Featured accommodation

Fairfield Inn Marriott

8

Day 8 - Albuquerque

Spend the day exploring Albuquerque, a treasure trove of Route 66 landmarks. The Old Town offers a taste of New Mexico's Spanish colonial past and the Indian Pueblo Cultural Centre traces the history of the regions Native Americans.

Featured accommodation

Fairfield Inn Marriott

9

Day 9 - Albuquerque

Take a side trip to the charming and picturesque city of Santa Fe,   Santa Fe is the nations oldest State Capital and full of history, take in one of the cities art galleries and enjoy a meal in one of Santa Fe's many restaurants.

Featured accommodation

Fairfield Inn Marriott

10

Day 10 - Albuquerque - Holbrook 233 miles

Head onwards to Arizona, stop off at the Petrified Forest National Park, the only National Park on Route 66, enjoy a sunset over the Painted Desert from Kachina Point before arriving in Holbrook.

Featured accommodation

Super 8 Wyndham

11

Day 11 - Holbrook - Wiiliams 123 miles

Continue onwards to Meteor City, pass through Flagstaff and Williams onto the awe inspiring Grand Canyon, spend the day at the South Rim, walk part of the Rim Trail and visit a photo hot spot, before returning to Williams for the night.

Featured accommodation

Ramada by Wyndham

12

Day 12 - Williams - Las Vegas 220 miles

Next stop the bright lights of Las Vegas, drive through Seligman and Kingman where old Route 66 cafes and motels still flourish. Visit the Hoover Dam beforearriving in Las Vegas

Featured accommodation

Luxor

13

Day 13 - Las Vegas

Enjoy a full day of leisure in Las Vegas, walk along the famous strip, dine in world class restaurants, take in the latest show and perhaps try your luck in one of the many casinos that are synonymous with Las Vegas

Featured accommodation

Luxor

14

Day 14 - Las Vegas - Los Angeles 270 miles

Drive through the Mojave Desert and stop at Calico, an old silver mine Ghost Town continue through Pasadena, Hollywood and Beverley Hills, before arriving at the "end of the trail" sign at Santa Monica Pier

Featured accommodation

Hilton Anaheim

15

Day 15 - Los Angeles

A full day of leisure in L.A. Visit Hollywood and the walk of fame perhaps do some Star spotting in Beverly Hills, or visit one of L.A.s famous theme parks

Featured accommodation

Hilton Anaheim

16

Day 16 - Depart from Los Angeles

 

Return your rental car at Los Angeles Airport prior to departure

USA Holiday Stopovers

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If you are travelling to the west coast of America, why not add a couple of nights stay in New York which includes accommodation and tickets for the 'Top of the Rock' observation platform for an iconic view of the city skyline. This can be done either on your way out or on the way back.

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