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
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 RV Holiday includes:
- Return Flights from the UK
- 2 nights accommodation in Chicago on arrival
- Your choice of RV, Motorhome or Campervan
Day 1 - Chicago
Arrive into Chicago and make your way to your hotel.
Raffaello Hotel Chicago
Day 2 - Explore Chicago
Today is at leisure to explore Chicago. you could grab some breakfast at Lou Mitchells - a route 66 Icon, or perhaps have a wander along the lakefront. In the evening visit one of Chicago's Blues Bars.
Raffaello Hotel Chicago
Day 3 - Chicago - St Louis
Collect your chosen RV and head out onto Route 66
Day 4 - St Louis - Springfield
Head through the Ozark Highlands to Springfield, En route, why not stop stop at Meramec Caverns, an extensive set of limestone caves once used as a hiding place by the outlaw Jessie James
Day 5 - Springfield - Oklahoma City
Today you 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.
Day 6 - Oklahoma - Amarillo
Continue on to Amarillo which is located in the flat plains of Texas. Stop at the Route 66 museum in Clinton and the restored Phillips 66 gas stations in McLean and Groom
Day 7 - Amarillo - Albuquerque
Head onwards past the famous Cadillac Ranch onto the Midpoint Café, in Adrian perhaps sampling one of their famous "ugly crust" pies.
Day 8 - Alburquerque
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.
Day 9 - Alburquerque
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.
Day 10 - Albuquerque - Holbrook
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.
Day 11 - Holbrook - Williams
Today you will continue onwards to Meteor City, passing 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.
Day 12 - Williams - Las Vegas
Next stop are the bright lights of Las Vegas. Drive through Seligman and Kingman where old Route 66 cafes and motels still flourish. Visit the Hoover Dam before arriving in Las Vegas.
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
Day 14 - Las Vegas - Los Angeles
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.
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
Day 16 - Depart from Los Angeles
Return your RV and depart from Los Angeles airport
Extend your RV holiday and head up the north to San Franciso along the iconic Pacific Coast Highway. - Give us a call
Raffaello Hotel Chicago
Raffaello Chicago offers boutique accommodations centrally located on Michigan Avenue and the famed Magnificent Mile in the heart of the Gold Coast. The hotel offers modern amenities with rooftop terraces, surrounded by all that downtown Chicago has to offer. The trademark personalized service from the warm staff ensures your downtown Chicago stay will be memorable. We are at your service at the Raffaello.
Route 66 Road
Route 66 Road Sign
St Louis Arch
Route 66 Mural - view on our route 66 fly drive holiday
Los Angeles Beach
USA Holiday Stopovers
Why not add in the 'Land of the Midnight Sun' - Iceland -on your way to your holiday in the USA. We have put together a great stopover in Iceland for 2 or 3 nights which includes accommodation and the Golden Circle Trip which includes visits to the Gullfoss Waterfall, the geo thermal area of Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.
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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