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US Nort West  "the Cowboy Tour"

21 days - 6360 Km (3750 Miles)

The Northwest “Cowboy Tour” is a ride on amazing “back roads ” across America’s Great Northwest. The tour starts in Los Angeles and ends in Chicago.

We ride 6.360 km during 17 driving days on some of America’s best motorcycle roads; “The Loneliest Road in America” ​​( U.S. 50), Beartooth Highway (ranked # 1 among America’s best motorcycle roads), legendary Pacific Highway 1 ( ranked # 5 ), Wild West run, Black Hills Run and “Plains and Simple”. Spectacular scenery and fun attractions:Los Angeles, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Virginia City, Yellowstone, Old Faithful Geyser , Continental Divide, Cody, Buffalo Bill Museum, Black Hills, Sturgis, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer, Badlandsand much much more. In addition, we stay two nights in the legendary Biker-city Sturgis.

This is a 21 -day adventure for those who love motorcycle riding , unforgettable motorcycle roads and great adventures.

We begin the tour riding legendary Pacific Highway 1 while overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We stop in “Danish” Solvang, glamorous Santa Barbara and spend the night in San Francisco, so everyone gets plenty of time to experience this wonderful city .

From San Francisco we drive northeast to the fun and popular cowboy town Virginia City. We continue on “The Loneliest Road in America” ​​( U.S. 50), which we follow through Nevada and Utah until we get to Yellowstone National Park. Here the bison and buffalo run free, and the geyser Old Faithful Geysir have outbreaks approximately every hour . We spend much of the day riding amazing Beartooth Highway, which is ranked as the best motorcycle road in the United States. Guaranteed an experience you will not forget.

We get great rides on the Black Hills Run and visit Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer. These roads are perfect for riding a motorcycle. We continue through Badlands, Buffalo Bill’s Ranch, before riding the popular motorcycle road “Plain and simple”. Then we drive through Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Illinois before we come to our end-stop Chicago.



Note: This program is a guideline for activities and experiences on the tour. Deviations may occur, but we guarantee that our positive tour leaders will do their utmost to execute the program as described - as far as it is feasible and circumstances allow. We are continually working to improve the program, thus you may experience positive surprises.


ESTA Travel authorization

Remember that you need an "electronic pass" (which scans) and an entry permit to the U.S. It is your responsibility to apply well ahead of time. You easily apply for an electronic entry permit to the U.S. by clicking on the link here.


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.



Our Hotel/motel partners for tours are rated 3 stars and above.


Gasolin & oil

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



VIP motorcycle insurance is included in the tour price


Support van

Support van w/spare bike, luggage, cold drinks and 1st. aid kit.


Entrance fees

Entrance fees on museums and national parks are included.


MC Tour leader

Our tour leaders always ride on a motorcycle in front of the cortege.

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 friendly motels/hotels
  •    Daily breakfast included
  •    Customize your own tour

  •   Top ranked driving roads incl.
  •    Multilingual tour personnel
  •    Certified tour leader - on MC
  •    Ass. tour leader in support van
  •    Spare bike

  •   Detailed tour program/roadbook
  •    Welcome reception/dinner
  •    Farewell dinner party
  •     No hidden fees or charges
  •     No fuzz - just good times

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