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.

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. Spend a couple of days exploring Chicago before embarking on your adventure seeing the best Route 66 attractions through 9 states and 3 timezones. This trip also includes The Grand Canyon and two nights in fabulous Las Vegas.

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

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Route 66: Traditional Trail

Starting in Chicago, you’ll spend 3 nights enjoying this amazing city before heading along Route 66 through 8 US states. This itinerary sticks closely to the original route where possible plus a night near the Grand Canyon South Rim. This does not include Las Vegas.

19 nights from £2399 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

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Route 66: Ultimate Trip

You’ll drive the mother of all "Mother Road” trips over 23 days from Chicago to Santa Monica Pier. There’s also side trips to Monument Valley, the breathtaking Grand Canyon and you’ll have time to enjoy Las Vegas.

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

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Route 66: Pure 66

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Route 66 + 1 (Highway 1)

In this amazing three week trip, you’ll drive famous Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles via the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas, then as you finish at Santa Monica pier you’ll begin a short trip up the Pacific Coast Highway to San Francisco.

20 nights from £2399 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

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Route 66: Western Half

For a shorter trip, try Route 66 from Oklahoma to Los Angeles which is just over half of Route 66. You’ll travel on Route 66 through Oklahoma City, Amarillo, and Albuquerque on your way to Santa Monica Pier; the western terminus of this epic road.

12 nights from £1799 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

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Route 66: Eastern Half
New for 2020!

Another shorter trip is the Eastern Half of Route 66, from Chicago through to Oklahoma City. This trip will take you through Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma States before flying home from Dallas, Texas.

10 nights:
Call for a great price!

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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 departures before 1st June 2020 or after 1st October 2020 and cannot be modified.

14 nights fixed £1750 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

Included in Every Holiday

Fully Insured Car Hire
Any One-Way Car Rental Fees
Return Flights from the UK
Complimentary Airport Lounge Passes*
Handpicked Hotels
Personalised Itinerary

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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