route 66 road trip

 Drive through 8 US States along the legendary Route 66

Few things are as well known as Route 66. Often known as “The Mother Road” or “Main Street of America”, Route 66 was established in 1926 and soon became a busy route from Chicago to Los Angeles covering almost 2500 miles.

Route 66 is a trip like no other, it isn’t as much about reaching the destination, it is more about the journey itself and the people you meet on the way. You’ll drive through ghost towns which are now just a shadow of their former glory, you’ll drive narrow and rough roads and you’ll eat and perhaps stay in some restored buildings along the route which existed back in its heyday. We don’t just sell this holiday, we help you experience it to the fullest

Despite many tour operators including Las Vegas in their Route 66 trips, this city was never part of the "Mother Road". We have a great selection of trips which take routes as close as possible to the original “Main Street of America” and other ones which do also include Las Vegas. Most of these itineraries also include a side trip to the Grand Canyon which is just 60 miles north of the Mother Road.

Here are a few of our standard trips. Remember - All our road trips can be shortened or extra nights added to suit your own requirements. We love building tailor made trips!

Which Route 66 Trip is right for me?
  • I want to see the best parts of Route 66, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon in about 2 weeks:
    Route 66 Tourist Trail 

  • I want to stick as closely to the old Route 66 highway as possible. I’d like to see the Grand Canyon too:
    Route 66 Traditional Trail

  • I have about 3 weeks and want to see as much as possible including the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas:
    Route 66 Ultimate Trip

I want a two week trip seeing some of Route 66, Grand Canyon and Las Vegas:
Route 66 West Half

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Route 66: Tourist Trail
  • Our most popular Route 66 trip. Drive from Chicago to LA via the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas. See the best of Route 66 in this 2 week trip.

16 days from £1999 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

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Route 66: Traditional Trail

In this longer trip, you’ll stick closely to Route 66 at a slower pace. It does include the Grand Canyon but not Las Vegas, instead you’ll drive through the Black Mountains to LA. 

21 days from £2499 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

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Route 66: Ultimate Trip

Drive Route 66 trip at a slower pace with this trip. Includes Monument Valley, Grand Canyon and Las Vegas.

23 days from £2599 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

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Route 66 + 1 (Highway 1)

This Route 66 holiday includes the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas. You’ll also spend a few days driving up the Pacific Coast Highway (US-1) to San Francisco

22 days from £2499 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

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Route 66: Pure 66

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Route 66: Western Half

Enjoy the Western section of Route 66 from Oklahoma to LA. You’ll drive over half the route and also visit the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas.

14 days from £1899 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

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Route 66: Eastern Half

This is the first section of Route 66 from Chicago to Oklahoma. You’ll drive just under half of Route 66.

12 days from £1699 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

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Route 66 Lite

Limited time offer...

In this “lite” version of our Route 66 trip you’ll drive from Chicago to LA via the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas. This trip is only available for after 1st October 2020 or before 1 June 2021 and cannot be modified.

16 days fixed £1850 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

Included in Every Holiday
  • Fully Insured Car Hire

  • Any One-Way Car Rental Fees

  • Return Flights from the UK

  • Outbound Airport Lounge Access

    Handpicked Hotels

    Personalised Itinerary

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  • We take your financial protection seriously. RouteTrip USA hold ATOL Licence 11486 and from the moment you pay your deposit and secure your trip, your entire holiday package will be fully protected. We are also members of the Travel Vault to ensure full compliance with the UK The Package Travel, Package Tours Regulations 1992

Your Travel Pack
  • Before you leave for your trip, we'll send you a fully personalised travel pack including full itinerary, vouchers for your flights, car and hotels, your airport VIP lounge passes, luggage labels and straps and a USA mobile phone with SatNav* all in a handy wallet.

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All per person prices (pp) shown on this website are based on two adults sharing. Where hotel ratings are shown, these are US ratings, half stars are rounded up to the next full star. RouteTrip USA and RouteTrip are registered trademarks of RouteTrip USA Ltd. *T&Cs Apply. **Subject to availability. ***Refundable deposit required