Chicago to Los Angeles tour along Route 66

Hello. If you'd like to chat about this holiday or need help finding one we're very happy to help. Rosy & team.

01273 823 700

Map

Check dates, prices & availability

Date
Price
Basis
19 Aug 2017
£ 2589
excluding flights
Full
 
Vouchers
Accepted

Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Chicago to Los Angeles tour along Route 66

We are committed to offering low impact tours that benefit both the places and communities we visit as well as our travellers. It is important for us all to be aware of the delicate balance that exists in the variety of natural wonders you will visit. National Parks and monuments, archaeological sites and other sensitive areas should and must be treated with respect.

We have created a 'Travellers' Code of Conduct' to help prepare and inform our groups of the various positive or negative effects they could have on a destination. The code includes tips on everything from handling wildlife encounters to how you can help to conserve precious natural resources. Our tour leaders will explain this code of conduct during the first night’s orientation talk and encourage you to follow it throughout the tour.

Safety viewing glasses will be provided to all travellers and spares will be on hand. Your tour leader will ensure a leave no trace policy is enforced.

This code includes following the ‘Leave No Trace’ ethic, this is an international campaign that is designed to help us minimise the impact on the National Parks and other wilderness areas that we visit. Some key guidelines we follow include keeping to existing trails, staying in official campgrounds and disposing of all waste responsibly and recycling whatever we can.

We are proud supporters of the American Hiking Society, which champions conservation issues in the United States and represents millions of hikers committed to preserving America’s vast network of hiking trails and their surrounding ecosystems.

Whenever possible, we use local accommodation and activity providers. We also shop locally for groceries, eat in small family-run restaurants and visit local shops whenever possible. This all brings economic benefit to the local communities that we visit.

In 1938 Route 66 became the first paved highway linking the USA from east to west. It was a powerful and iconic symbol of the great American road trip. Creation of the Interstate and bypass signalled the decline of businesses and towns along the Route 66. This tour invests a significant amount of time and money utilising services and businesses to keep this historic stretch of road from crumbling into the past.

Popular similar holidays

New York State holiday, USA

New York State holiday, USA

Discover the best of New York State on this tailor made tour

From £1920 13 days including UK flights

Small group camping holiday in America

Small group camping holiday in America

Explore the delights of the National Park system

From £1789 - £1879 13 days excluding flights

Texas small group holiday, America

Texas small group holiday, America

Enjoy the wide-open spaces and colourful characters

From £2299 - £2419 10 days excluding flights

National Parks holiday in USA, Seattle to Los Angeles

National Parks holiday in USA, Seattle to Los Angeles

An incredible journey escaping into the American outdoors

From £1469 - £1609 14 days excluding flights

Convert currencies