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Route 66
Rt. 66 Street Scene
Amarillo Cadillac Ranch
Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World
Route 66 Car Museum
Springfield Visitor Center
Ciityscape of Jordan Valley
Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven
Wonders of Wildlife Shipwreck Aquarium
Rt. 66 Blue Sage Gallery
Grand Canyon sunny day with blue sky
Grand Canyon National Park seen from Desert View
Grand Canyon Pink Jeep Tour
Grand Canyon sunset
Oklahoma City Bricktown evening
Oklahoma City Bricktown city view
Oklahoma City Skydance Bridge
Oklahoma City Capitol
ALBQ Internal Hot Balloon
Balloons lined up


October 3-19, 2018

Escort:  Ellen Matsumoto

  • Group round trip air via United Airlines

  • Seventeen day tour to California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois

  • Meals: Continental, full hot breakfast, or grab-to-go breakfast. Included meal designations:  B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, S-Snack.

  • Optional Group Deluxe Plan-travel protection coverage available for tour travel dates.

  • Pre-tour luncheon meeting AND a post-tour luncheon in Las Vegas

  • Request a tour brochure for details of this tour

Map courtesy of Art Von Ploennies

Route 66 Routing  1) Santa Monica, CA 2) Las Vegas, NV* 3) Kingman, AZ 4) Grand Canyon, AZ 5) Albuquerque, NM * 6) Amarillo, TX (Texas Panhandle) 7) Oklahoma City, OK 8) Springfield,-Branson, MO* 9) St. Louis-Chesterfield, MO* 10) Springfield, IL* 11)Chicago, IL  *2 nights

Tour Highlights:

  • Route 66 Destinations:  Santa Monica, CA; Oatman, Kingman, & Williams, AZ; Albuquerque, NM; Amarillo, TX (Texas Panhandle); Oklahoma City, OK; Springfied & St. Louis, MO; Springfield, Pontiac and Chicago, IL

  • Two-Nights in Las Vegas, Albuquerque, Springfield & St. Louis/Chesterfield, MO and Springfield, IL

  • Pink Jeep Grand Canyon National Park Desert View Sunset tour & The Hidden Secrets in IMAX

  • Special Event:  Albuquerque’s 47th International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta; limited space for optional hot air balloon ride

  • Mississippi River Oktoberfest Lunch & Cruise & Tram Ride to St. Louis’ Gateway Arch

  • Route 66 photo opportunities

Grand Canyon Tour in a Jeep® with an expert tour guide. See majestic Grandview and learn fun Canyon facts.  Includes Grand Canyon: Hidden Secrets IMAX movie tickets.

Route 66 Tour
Route 66 Tour

ALBQ Intl Hot Air Balloon

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Route 66 Tour
Route 66 Tour

ALBQ Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

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ALBQ Hot Air Balloon Fiesta
ALBQ Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

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Route 66 Tour
Route 66 Tour

ALBQ Intl Hot Air Balloon

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The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta presented by Canon is an annual festival of hot air balloons that takes place every October in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.  It is the largest gathering of balloons and balloonists in the world. For details on events, schedule, entertainment and photographs visit

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