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Route 66: Chicago - Los Angeles

18 days - 4000 km (2485 miles)

The tour program describes the main attractions for the 19-day tour on the world famous, old, legendary and historic U.S. Route 66, also known as "The Mother Road". Route 66 has throughout history been the road for migrants, dreamers, desperadoes and a whole generation of holidaymakers, who explored the road to the west. The 1950s were the Route 66's peak. Thousands of cars drove "bumper-to-bumper" to experience the western emigration route. Hotels, motels, and the "new America" grew up everywhere.

Much of Route 66's original roads, restaurants, gas stations, and nostalgic landmarks are preserved just as they were in the 50's. Hence the famous and nostalgic Route 66 is a heaven for motorcycle riding.

Note: The first Route 66 tour in June each year is one day longer because it includes the Chicago Blues Festival (the world's largest). The same goes for the last Route 66 tour in May, starting in Los Angeles and ending with the Chicago Blues Festival.


Specialists on Route 66

We are specialists on Route 66!  For you this means that we are the Nordic tour operator which drives most extensively on the original Historic Route 66 and which has the most comprehensive tour program on Historic Route 66. Over several years our Route 66 tours have been ranked highest in the market among customers.

Focus on enjoyment & camaraderie

At JoyRides we believe that good experiences and camaraderie are at least as important as the journey. Our goal is to fill your tour bag with as many positive memories as possible, so you go home with a big smile on your face. And with friends you didn’t have before you started the trip.


Included in the tour price:


MC/Car rental

Choose between several models of Harley-Davidson and Indian MC.



Shared double room on 2/3 star motels and above is included.


Gasoline & oil

Gas and oil are included for all motorcycles on all our tours.



Motorcycle loss damage waiver is included in the tour price.


Support van*

Support van  with guest-luggage, water and 1st. aid kit, equipment.


Entrance fees

Entrance fees on museums and national parks are included.


MC Tour leader*

Experienced Tour leader on a motorcycle in front of the cortege.

* Depends on the number of participants on the tour.

Not included in the tour price: Airfare, food and drinks. Gasoline is not included in tours by car.

Included in the JoyRides' experience:

  •   Perfectly maintained motorcycles
  •    Fuel on all riding days (MC)
  •    MC friendly motels/hotels
  •    Unlimited milage for vehicle

  •   Top ranked driving roads incl.
  •    Multilingual tour personnel
  •    Authorized Touring Specialist
  •    MC roads/back roads specialist

  •   Detailed Tour program/roadbook
  •    Helmet rental included
  •     No hidden fees or charges
  •     Best Price Guarantee

Prices (USD)

DRIVER 1MC/Car in shared room:
From $5 295
DRIVER 1MC/Car in single room:
From $6 245
PASSENGER in shared room:
From $2 995
PASSENGER in single room:
From $3 945

Book tour

Tour category Date from Date to Booking deadline Status
Historic Route 66 - Westbound (Chicago - LA) 04.05.2019 21.05.2019 14.04.2019 Deadline exeeded
Historic Route 66 - Westbound (Chicago - LA) - Blues 07.06.2019 24.06.2019 08.04.2019 Deadline exeeded
Historic Route 66 - Westbound (Chicago - LA) 10.08.2019 27.08.2019 21.07.2019 Book
Historic Route 66 - Westbound (Chicago - LA) 11.09.2019 28.09.2019 22.08.2019 Book
Historic Route 66 - Westbound (Chicago - LA) 06.05.2020 23.05.2020 16.04.2020 Book
Historic Route 66 - Westbound (Chicago - LA) - Blues 05.06.2020 22.06.2020 06.04.2020 Book
Historic Route 66 - Westbound (Chicago - LA) 07.07.2020 24.07.2020 17.06.2020 Book
Historic Route 66 - Westbound (Chicago - LA) 08.10.2020 25.10.2020 18.09.2020 Book
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