Day 1 – Arrive in Chicago
Day 2 – Chicago to Springfield, Illinois- 185 miles
Day 3 – Springfield, Illinois to Saint Louis- 175 miles
Day 4 – St Louis to Lebanon, MO – 153 miles
Day 5 – Lebanon to Tulsa, OK – 233 miles
Day 6 – Tulsa to Clinton OK – 191 miles
Day 7 – Clinton to Amarillo, TX – 176 miles
DAY 8 – Amarillo to Santa Fe, NM – 279 miles
Day 9 – Santa Fe, NM – Layover
Relax and enjoy this great town. We can take a short nice ride up into the beautiful mountains today. Or just enjoy a full day of rest and fun.
Day 10 – Santa Fe to Gallup – 199 miles
Day 11 – Gallup to Winslow, AZ
Ride out of Gallup today on Route 66 and stop at the Petrified Forest. We then work our way to Stand on a Corner in Winslow, Arizona where we arrive early today with plenty of time for pictures on the famous Rt 66 corner with you and your motorcycle. This is a relaxing day with an early arrival and an iconic destination.
Day 12 – Winslow to Grand Canyon National Park
We stay on top of the Canyon and watch the sunset the first night. The Grand Canyon. “That’s one big hole!”, enough said.
Day 13 – Grand Canyon to Williams, AZ – 51 miles
Day 14 – Williams to Laughlin, NV – 190 miles
Day 15 – Laughlin, NV to Las Vegas, NV – 97 miles
Day 16 – Las Vegas – Layover Day
Day 17 – Las Vegas, NV to Big Bear Lake (or Victorville), CA – 224 miles
We take a little Rt 66 excursion up into the amazing San Bernardino mountains. A last long hard ride through the desert, we are covered in desert dust. Our bikes are covered in road grime. They and we look and feel like we really did something. We have. Then a climb up into the twisty mountains brings us to an awaiting pool in the cool alpine town of Big Bear Lake.
Day 18 – Big Bear Lake (or Victorville) to Santa Monica Pier! – 113 miles
DAY 19 – Los Angeles Departure