Route 66 2017 Highlights

TOUR 1 – LOS ANGELES TO CHICAGO,
DEPARTS 17 AUGUST 2017

TOUR 2 – NEW YORK TO LOS ANGELES,
DEPARTS 19 SEPTEMBER 2017

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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Route 66 Start/End Point
Our RV Park is at the Hollywood Casino, Joliet, located around 20 miles from the city. It is here the group gathers for welcome or farewell dinners with drinks provided.

PONTIAC, ILLINOIS

Route 66 Hall of Fame
The group will stop for several hours at Pontiac en-route to/from Chatham IL. We visit the Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum; view the many Route 66 murals around town and the bus and Van belonging to Route 66 Artist Bob Waldmire.

ST LOUIS MISSOURI

Chain of Ponds Bridge
Must sees at St Louis include the Arch and on Old Route 66 The Chain of Rocks Bridge.

MERAMEC CAVERNS /FANNING

Billed as Jessie James hideout it is another must see on Route 66. It is on this section we stop to view the world’s largest Rocking Chair at Fanning

OKLAHOMA CITY

Will Rogers Memorial
At Oklahoma local attractions include the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial and The Softball Hall of Fame.

 

CLAREMORE

At Claremore the group will visit the Will Rogers Memorial honouring the famous 1930’s cowboy, movie star, performer and social commentator.

AMARILLO TEXAS

Big Texan Steak House & Cadillac Ranch
Here we have a group dinner at the Big Texan Steak House. You can have a 72 oz steak with all the trimmings FREE if you eat it in under an hour. Amarillo is also home to the Cadillac Ranch an artistic display not far from our campground.

SANTA ROSA , NEW MEXICO

Santa Rosa Route 66 Auto Museum,
On this tour you will see the remnants of many Route 66 towns that did not survive the arrival of the freeway. However, Santa Rosa is one town that did survive. The Auto Museum is privately owned and features hotrods, custom cars and restored vintage cars.

HOLBROOK, ARIZONA

Petrified Forest National Park
Located just off Route 66 the park features a colourful array of fossilized logs from pre-dinosaur days

THE GRAND CANYON, ARIZONA

We deviate off Route 66 to visit one of the wonders of the world. Our campground is within the National Park South Rim. Shuttle buses regularly depart from the entrance providing free transport to the various viewing points.

WILLIAMS AND SELIGMAN, ARIZONA

Both these towns are located on historic Route 66 on an 80 mile preserved stretch of the old highway. These towns provide a great opportunity for photos with restored gas stations, diners and souvenir shops.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

No visit to this part of the world would be complete without a visit to the world’s entertainment capital. Join your tour leaders as they explore the strip or downtown ending up at Freemont Street for the Laser Light Show.

BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA

Mother Road Museum & California Route 66 Museum
These are the start end points on a 36 miles self drive Route 66 tour from Barstow to Victorville . For many the higlight will be the Group Brealfast at Peggy Sues 1950’s Diner

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA

Disney Land, Route 66 Start /End Points.
Our RV Park is located at Anaheim not far from Disney Land and the many other attractions.

Welcome/Farewell dinners are held here. The plaque marking the start/end point of Route 66 is located at Santa Monica some distance from our campground and is best reached from LAX hotels.

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