Follow legendary Route 66 and see how Americans traveled from the 1920s through the 1960s. Known as the “Mother Road,” this historic route begins in Chicago and ends in Los Angeles. Now a preserved piece of history, its original purpose was to connect rural and urban communities to main streets, providing freedom of travel. On this vacation, you’ll get the opportunity to travel to some of the cities along Route 66.</BR></BR>Start your trip in Chicago and stop in Springfield, St. Louis, Branson, Oklahoma City, Amarillo, Albuquerque, Flagstaff, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. A few of the many highlights along the way include the Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum in Pontiac, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, St. Louis’ Gateway Arch, the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, the Route 66 Auto Museum in Santa Rosa, the Barstow Route 66 Museum, and various Route 66 icons. The tour also deviates from Route 66, so you can see breathtaking scenery at the Grand Canyon and experience the excitement of Las Vegas.
Sightseeing:In Chicago, Oklahoma City, and Los Angeles; orientation in St. Louis, Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Gateway Arch, Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, Route 66 Auto Museum, and Barstow Route 66 Museum. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
CHICAGO Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro (F)SPRINGFIELD Wyndham Springfield City Centre (F)ST. LOUIS Pear Tree Inn Union Station (ST)BRANSON Comfort Inn at Thousand Hills (ST)OKLAHOMA CITY Best Western Plus Saddleback Inn (F)AMARILLO Drury Inn & Suites Amarillo (ST)ALBUQUERQUE Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn (ST)FLAGSTAFF Drury Inn & Suites Flagstaff (ST)GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK Grand Canyon National Park Lodges (NP)LAS VEGAS Harrah’s Las Vegas (F)LOS ANGELES L.A. Hotel Downtown (D)
5 continental breakfasts
NOTE:On vacations that include an overnight stay in Las Vegas, at least one member of the traveling party must be 21 years of age or older.
Transportation:Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.