Route 66 Plus Highway 1!

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Prices start from : £ 3,059
Travel between : 10 Sep 25 and 10 Sep 25
Rating : 4 Star Icon
Board Basis : Room Only
Duration : 22 nights
Book by : 31 Jul 24
Includes : International Flights with 23kgs Baggage
1 Night at Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown in a Deluxe Room on Room Only
21 Nights C25 Motorhome Rental including Unlimited Mileage Plus Package, Unlimited Generator, One Way Fee, Personal Kits & Provisioning Kits. Insurance is also included
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Detailed Itinerary

Highlights: Chicago - Springfield - Springfield Route 66 - Tulsa - Oklahoma City East - Elk City - Amarillo - Tucumcari - Albuquerque Central - Grand Canyon Williams - Kingman - Las Vegas Circus - Barstow Calico - Los Angeles - Santa Margarita - Santa Cruz Monterey Bay - San Francisco Petaluma


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Hotel Featured:
➤Silversmith Hotel 4*


Itinerary:
Wed 10 Sept 25: USA
➤Flights from London Heathrow Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport


Wed 10 Sep 25: Chicago
➤1 Night stay at Silversmith Hotel in a Deluxe Room on Room Only Basis


Thu 11 Sep 25: C25 Motorhome
➤C25 Motorhome
Pickup Location: Chicago (CHI) Return Location: San Francisco (SFO)
Pickup Date: 11 Sep 2025 Return Date: 2 Oct 2025
20% Early Booking Discount Included/On Request Confirmation Will Take 48-72 Hours
Rate Includes:
Unlimited Mileage Plus
Personal Kits
Provisioning Kits
Unlimited Generator
One Way Fee
Insurance is really important to everyone and we include it in your rental price. Your vehicle is also covered for accidental damage but please be aware there is a deductible excess, just as with your car insurance at home. For any damage to our vehicles, you may be charged up to $2500 dollars towards each damage claim. To reduce the excess to zero, you can purchase ZDP locally. This does not mean an automatic charge of $2500 for each claim; it means UP TO.. as an example if the damage repair cost is $50, that is all you will be charged. It is important to note that all insurance is invalidated if the vehicle is being driven contrary to the Rental Agreement signed at pick-up. $500 refundable security deposit. This will be charged to your credit card upon pick up Cruise America & Cruise Canada provides a Personal Kit with personal bedding and towels and a Kitchen Kit of pots and pans and crockery

Payable Locally:
Environment Fee $9.95USD
Preparation Fee $50.00USD
When you rent a vehicle from Cruise America or Cruise Canada, you are responsible for any and all loss or damage to the vehicle from any cause regardless of fault to a maximum of $2,500 per occurrence. When you purchase our Zero Damage Plan (ZDP), which is not insurance, you are relieved of the financial responsibility if the rented vehicle is damaged or stolen.
Benefits of Zero Damage Plan:
Covers all vehicle damage to the rented vehicle provided that the renter is not in violation of the Rental Agreement.
No need to file a claim with your auto insurance.
No deductible for you to pay Cruise America or Cruise Canada.
The purchase of ZDP is not mandatory and is optional.
You need to accept or decline the plan.
The cost in the Resort is $418.95


 


Thu 11 Sep 25: Route 66 Including Highway 1
➤ After a night or 2 enjoying the windy city it's time to make your way to the Cruise America rental location to collect your motorhome! You are heading for the Midwest of the USA & Springfield, IL. Welcome to Route 66 enjoy the museum, shops, and maybe dinner at a classic American diner! 200 miles Visit Lincoln's tomb & the Salem State Historic site, a reconstruction of an 1830s village where Abraham Lincoln spent his early adulthood


Fri 12 Sep 25:
➤Today you are heading for the banks of the Mississippi River & St Louis! No visit to St Louis would be complete without a visit to the country's tallest monument at 630 feet, The Gateway Arch, with its iconic, awe-inspiring shape. The Gateway Arch commemorates Thomas Jefferson and St. Louis's role in the westward expansion of the United States. Then travel onwards stopping off at Lone Elk Park to enjoy some wildlife viewing before a visit to Route 66 State Park! 125 miles Take a ride to the top of the iconic Gateway Arch. Enjoy some time viewing the wildlife at Lone Elk Park including bison, wild turkey, elk & deer. Finally, take time to visit Route 66 State Park and be sure to stop off at the visitor center, which has displays showcasing the road.


Sat 13 Sep 25:
➤Today you are heading through America's heartland and to Tulsa. Make sure you stop off in Joplin, once a hideout town of that famous duo, Bonnie & Clyde! Vibrant Tulsa was once known as the oil capital of the world and is now home to the world's largest collection of art and artifacts of the American West, superb collections of European art, and the fabulous Brady Arts District, where Tulsas reputation as a live music powerhouse - for jazz, folk, blues, rock and much more - is growing ever-stronger. 380 miles Visit the Philbrook and Gilcrease Museums, the Woody Guthrie Center, and the music bars and eating places of the Brady Arts District.


Sun 14 Sep 25:
➤Today is a short but memorable drive as you head out along legendary Route 66 to Oklahoma City. Much of the Mother Road is still negotiable, and it's a living museum of old motels, diners, iconic sights, and atmospheric attractions. In Oklahoma City, there's Western and Native American history and culture galore, the unique atmosphere of Stockyard City - the US largest working cattle market, and the riveting nightlife of Bricktown - alive with music, entertainment, and eating places. 110 miles En route, visit the Sapulpa Historical Museum, the Lincoln Motel, and Chandler's memorable Route 66 Interpretive Center. In OKC, check out the Western apparel stores in Stockyard City, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, the American Banjo Museum, and lively Bricktown.


Mon 15 Sep 25:
➤Another comfortable driving day out on Route 66 to Elk City, perhaps following a last drive around Oklahoma City and the pretty, bustling University town of Norman. This section of 66 is the beating heart of the Mother Road, littered with typical Oklahoma townships and unmissable delights - like the mouth-watering fried onion burgers in El Reno, historic Lucille's Roadhouse and Diner in Weatherford, and the two major Route 66 Museums in Clinton and Elk City. Also in Elk City is the vibrant, living history of preserved old buildings from the city's early days. 110 miles Visit Historic Fort Reno, the Mohawk Lodge Indian Store - one of few remaining Indian Trading Posts, Jiggs Smokehouse, and Elk City's Old Town Museum Complex.


Tue 16 Sep 25:
➤Today is a long drive as you leave Oklahoma and head for Texas on the way to Amarillo! But it will be well worth it as there is a lot to see and do. Definitely take time to visit Palo Duro (which is Spanish for hardwood) Canyon State Park the 2nd largest in the USA, once inhabited by the Apache, Cheyenne & Comanche and consisting of more than 20,000 acres. Whilst in Amarillo visit the American Quarter Horse Heritage Centre, Cadillac Ranch & the Route 66 historic district featuring antiques, boutiques, and eclectic dining. 325 miles Experience Palo Duro Canyon up close and personal, the way the cowboys did: On Horseback. The Old West Stables, located inside the canyon, offers guided tours. If you are heading to Cadillac Ranch be sure to grab some spray paint & enjoy creating your own piece of artwork!


Wed 17 Sep 25:
➤Today you are heading for the Americas Southwest & the gateway to New Mexico, Tucumcari. Get your picture taken in front of the Route 66 Roadside Attraction at the Convention Center or the world's largest mural devoted to Route 66 in the United States. Tour the town during the day to see the other wonderful murals located all over the city and at night to see those famous Route 66 Neon signs. Maybe take a trip to nearby Ute Lake or Conchas Lake State Parks and go picnicking, hiking, boating, or fishing. There are also numerous Scenic Byways to see the unique landscape and a variety of wildlife, including herds of antelope and deer, or maybe just relax at the poolside at your KOA campground. 160 miles Be sure to take lots of pictures of the famous Route 66 neon signs for the photo album!


Thu 18 Sep 25:
➤Today you are heading for Albuquerque the capital of New Mexico. En route take a scenic drive via Santa Fe National Forest to Santa Fe which is a world-class tourist destination and has long been a center for arts and culture. Due to sales, it now ranks as the USA's third-largest art market with nearly 300 galleries and dealers. American Indians inhabited New Mexico long before the Spanish and their timeless cultures, traditions, arts, and beliefs continue to enrich the state today. There are 19 pueblos located around the state, including the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos north of Santa Fe. Take a tour, and youll learn about Native America's heritage as well as contemporary cultures in New Mexico. 185 miles Visit an Indian pueblo and Santa Fe world-famous art galleries & art markets, Santa Fe is famous for its unique shopping, particularly for authentic creations you just won't find anywhere else!


Fri 19 Sep 25 - Sat 20 Sep 25:
➤It is a long drive today as you head for Williams KOA, the gateway to the Grand Canyon, where you are booked for two nights! En route be sure to stop off at Gallup, which some say is the Indian capital of the world because of its location in the center of Native American lands. Once you are at Williams KOA you have three choices for going to the Grand Canyon. Take the hours drive so you have all the home comforts; join the KOA van tour or arrive by rail on the Grand Canyon Railway. Your KOA hosts will help with reservations and taxis to the railway. At the campground, you can enjoy live Western music, hayrides, fun bike rentals, mini-golf, and horseback riding. 360 miles If you get the chance book and take a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon Journey Details(definitely not to be missed!) or maybe a jeep or rafting tour!


Sun 21 Sep 25:
➤Today there is no need to rush away from Williams so do spend the morning enjoying some of the activities they provide. The drive is 125 miles 82 more of them along world-famous Route 66 where we hope you will continue to get some kicks!! Head for Kingman KOA and unwind in the huge pool, high in the desert surrounded by the Hualapai (Hu-al-a-pie) Mountains. Nearby you can see traces of the pioneer wagon ruts that still mark the Fort Beale Wagon Trail. 125 miles A visit to the Route 66 Museum in Kingman is a must.


Mon 22 Sep 25 - Tue 23 Sep 25:
➤Enjoy the city that never sleeps Las Vegas! The campground next to Circus Circus is right on the Strip which is also home to New York & Paris! 100 miles Spend the day wandering the Strip and then enjoy one of the many world-class acts or shows like Cirque du Soleil. If time permits a visit to the Fremont Street experience is a must with free live entertainment and an amazing light show! TIP! Extend your stay for a few nights and head to Zion, Bryce Canyon, and the National Parks of Utah.


Wed 24 Sep 25:
➤Heading west, the first stop is another icon of the Colorado River the world-famous Hoover Dam on the border of Arizona and Nevada. Stop a while and stare at this man-made wonder before heading into Boulder City, then go south and skirt the Providence Mountains before diverting to the Mojave National Preserve. 155 miles Mojave National Preserve is the penultimate stop today, a desert solitude in Southern California, singing sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, Joshua tree forests, and carpets of wildflowers are all found at this 1.6 million acre park. A visit to its canyons, mountains, and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military outposts.


Thu 25 Sep 25 - Fri 26 Sep 25:
➤If you fancy some shopping then visit one of the two outlet malls and their 100 stores before heading off to explore the city of Angels. 115 miles Take a Beverly Hills Tour, experience Venice & Muscle Beach, head to Universal, Disneyland, or Knotts Berry Farm, and check out the stars on Hollywood Boulevard!


Sat 27 Sep 25:
➤Leaving Los Angeles today head north onto Route 101 you are on your way to stay at Santa Margarita Lake KOA. They call the area around Santa Barbara
Americas Riviera so their beaches & restaurants might make it a natural break on the way. 240 miles Visit Chumash Painted Cave to see some of the very
elaborate and colorful rock paintings that have survived for five hundred to a thousand years.


Sun 28 Sep 25:
➤Ready to get going towards Santa Cruz today? Please, be sure to stop at that well-known Folly, Hearst Castle, as you drive through San Simeon 65 miles into your journey. Take plenty of time to enjoy amazing coastal scenery through the Big Sur and Pebble Beach; enjoy a stop at Carmel or Monterey. 150 miles Visit Hearst castle and stop at Carmel or Monterey, enjoy the Slolife of laid-back southern California.


Mon 29 Sep 25 - Tue 30 Sep 25:
➤Today you cross the famous Golden Gate Bridge. You are heading for the Petaluma KOA, 34 miles north of that famous icon. A petting farm with cattle, sheep, donkeys, goats, and peacocks enhances the ranch atmosphere at this campground. Summertime fun includes an inflatable water slide; bounce house and sunset hayrides so plenty to do as well as the option to take guided tours of San Francisco, which depart daily from May through October. Enjoy a second night at Petaluma KOA. 115 miles Take some pictures of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and maybe even book one of the cycle ride tours over it! Ride the cable car and visit the notorious Alcatraz. Spend time enjoying the fantastic, dining, shopping, and nightlife of this vibrant city.


Wed 01 Oct 25:
➤If you can, stay a little longer and head to Yosemite. If your time is limited, one of the full-day excursions to Yosemite is well worthwhile. After breakfast head back to the Cruise America rental location in Newark, near San Francisco to return your home on wheels!


Thu 02 Oct 25: Departure


Prices & Departure:
Deposit £125pp
10 September 2025
➤Y79304 Heathrow Direct from £3059pp
➤Y79378 Manchester from £3239pp
➤Y79394 Glasgow from £3249pp


Other Dates Available: 6 May 2026
➤Y79323 Heathrow Direct from £3169pp
➤Y79381 Manchester from £3219pp
➤Y79382 Glasgow from £3339pp


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