HISTORIC ROUTE 66 - THE MOTHER ROAD
TAKE A JOURNEY BACK IN TIME ON AMERICA'S "MOTHER ROAD"
19 DAYS/18 NIGHTS and 9 ROUNDS OF CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF GUIDED TOUR WITH SUV, TRANSIT VAN OR MOTOR COACH
FROM CHICAGO TO SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA
DRIVE A LATE MODEL EXOTIC MUSCLE CAR OR A CLASSIC 1960s FORD MUSTANG
FOR TRAVELERS WITH LESS TIME WE OFFER YOU THE OPTION TO DRIVE HALF NOW AND HALF LATER TO/FROM ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Explore the iconic Route 66 as you travel from the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago to the golden beaches of Southern California. Not only will you travel through diverse landscapes and climates but you will step back in time to the exciting days of classic cars, roadside motels and live music venues. We provide vehicle, driver and guide throughout your journey so you will see everything Route 66 has to offer. Options include RV, SUV, sprinter van or motor coach with expert driver/guide. Better yet, join one of our guided tours as you drive a classic car (like like a 1966 Ford Mustang, classic Cadillac, or a ’57 Chevy Bel Air) or late model muscle car (like Mustang GT, Camaro SS, Corvette, Dodge Challenger SRT8, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Masarati, Range Rover, Audi, Cadillac Escalade). We lead the group in a classic car, and we have a fully equipped mobile shop with trailer, parts, and a classic car mechanic that follows the group. All you have to do is have fun, play championship golf and take a journey back in time!. We take care of the classic car rental, route, hotels, any worries, and anything that happens along the way.
We have many great golf courses along Route 66, so just let us know how many days you have and we'll customize a trip for you and your group no problem. Here's a sample 19 day/18 night itinerary with 9 rounds of golf. Although Route 66 ends at the Santa Monica pier in Los Angeles, some of our guests prefer to start out with a tour we arrange in Southern California (where our company is located) followed by your cruise along Route 66 in California as you head East on your journey to Chicago.
Can be done in reverse starting out in Los Angeles, California at Santa Monica Pier
DAY 1 - Chicago arrival
Golf Round 1 -Jackson Park Golf Club with optional round at Harborside International for travelers arriving a day earlier.
You arrive at Chicago International Airport where you will be met by your Route 66 guide, then cruise to your hotel near the start of Route 66 near East Adams Street. In Chicago you are in the biggest and most exciting of the Great Lake cities. Chicago has a skyline to rival any city – an amazing selection of top rated museums, restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs pay homage to the city’s strong jazz and blues heritage. If you arrive early enough on day 1, before hotel check-in, play golf at historic Jackson Park Golf Club built in 1899. This historic 18-hole golf course is the pride of the Chicago Park District. Mature hardwood trees protect the fairways and greens putting emphasis on accurate shots. If you arrive in Chicago a day or two earlier, we recommend you play an optional round of golf at Harborside International Golf Center. These two golf courses located only minutes from Chicago's Loop and offer the premier golf experience in the Chicagoland area. These are two of Golfweek's "Best Courses you can play in Illinois" and home to the most expansive driving range and practice facility.
If you want to start from the “official” beginning you can start your Route 66 journey from either Jackson Boulevard at Michigan Avenue or Jackson Boulevard at Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. These beginning points are just a couple of blocks apart.
Overnight in Chicago at the start of Route 66.
DAY 2 - Golf Round 2 Cog Hill
Chicago > Cog Hill > Pontiac > Springfield, IL
Chicago to Gog Hill Golf Club 28 miles 1 hour. Gog Hill to Springfield, IL, 188 miles
Drive less than one hour in early morning to Cog Hill Golf and Country Club, in Lemont, IL. Play 18 holes at Chicago's best since 1927 with four golf courses. Play the legendary Ravines Course. Since its opening in 1929, Course No. 2 has been referred to as the "RAVINES" course. The sporty, championship layout is routed through wooded, rolling terrain and challenges golfers with ravines on nearly half of the holes. Unique to the RAVINES course is the closing "19th hole." The challenging par-3 offers a testy putting surface and a memorable end the day's golf match. Cog Hill hosted the PGA Tour's BMW Championship 2009-2011 as well as 16 times when the tournament was known as the Western Open. Course Record by Tiger Woods with a 62 in 2009.
You are off on the ultimate American road trip. Parallel to I-55, the legendary Route 66 began its run right here, cutting through the state before running all the way to the Pacific Coast. Get a glimpse of the old-time diners and other Americana that still stand. From Chicago you head south, pass the old truck stop town of McLean, and roar through the coal-mining area of Illinois – along the Pontiac Trail towards Springfield, the Illinois state capital. In Pontiac, we will visit the Route 66 Hall of fame & Museum housed in a historic fire station - packed full with the finest memorabilia associated with the history of Route 66. Among the artifacts, you’ll find the bus and van of Route 66 icon, Bob Waldmire—a true legend of the Mother Road. Then, on to Springfield where we will spend the night enjoying the town. Memorial Day thru Labor Day, enjoy one of the few remaining outdoor Route 66 twin drive-in movie theaters. If you are lucky enough to be in Springfield September 27-29th, enjoy the Route 66 International Mother Road Festival. Over 1000 classic cars, hot music and free entertainment will roll into the heart of Springfield's historic downtown for this Route 66 celebration! Non-stop free musical entertainment on the Hot Rod stage all weekend!
In the morning, visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and some other famous Route 66 attractions.
Pay respects to Lincon's tomb and visit the New Salem State Historic Site where costumed guides re-create the 1830s town where the future President llived and worked.
Springfield, IL. > St. Louis, MO 124 miles 3 hours
Overnight in St. Louis
Cross the powerful Mississippi River and continue to St. Louis, "Gateway to the West".
Cross the mighty Mississippi River on our way to St. Louis, Missouri. We will stop at the "Old Chain of Rocks Bridge", which was part of the renowned Route 66 and crosses a scenic stretch of the Mississippi River. It links two states—Illinois and Missouri. The bridge is short and narrow, only 1 mile long by 24 feet wide, but it now carries bikes and pedestrians instead of cars across the river. Stop off at Lone Elk Park, a 546-acre wildlife management area serving as a preserve for bison, wild turkey, waterfowl, elk, and deer. Ten miles further on, stop at the Route 66 State Park. Opened in 1999, the park is a well known stopping point for all Route 66 travelers.
Day 4 - A full day of driving with some historic Route 66 stops along the way, particularly in Cuba, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri > Cuba, MO 85 miles
Cuba, MO > Springfield, Missouri 192 miles
Overnight in Springfield, Missouri at the Bass Pro Shops Angler's Lodge
Sights in Cuba include the famous Wagon Wheel Motel, Cafe and Gas Station. You will also visit the "Uptown Cuba Historic District" is listed on the National Register of Historic Places; and the Missouri legislature designated Cuba as the Route 66 Mural City recognizing the merits of "Viva Cuba's Outdoor Mural Project" which guided by the advice provided by a renown Canadian muralist, Michelle Loughery helped outline this project and actually painted two of the twelve murals on Route 66 corridor; they tell Cuba's history from 1857 and its link to US 66.
Overnight in Springfield, Missouri at the Bass Pro Shops Angler's Lodge.
Day 5 - Springfield activities followed by GOLF ROUND 3 - Ozarks National
Drive late morning to nearby Branson, Missouri in the beautiful Ozarks and home to some of the best golf, dinner shows and whiskey distilleries in the Country. Spend 2 night in Branson and play more golf and enjoy everything spectacular Branson has to offer.
GOLF ROUND 3 - Ozarks National
In the early morning, visit the Route 66 Classic Car Museum. Then visit the owner of Bass Pro Shop's, Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium and Bass Pro Shop's National Headquarters Iconic Store!
At noon, drive 20 minutes to Ozarks National Golf Club, Missouri’s first and only golf course designed by architect duo Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. Measuring 7,036 yards from the back tees, the course represents the terrain of the Ozarks with beautiful views. The 18-hole layout features challenging carries and a variety of visually appealing approach shots that are highlighted by the native habitat. The course also includes interesting features, such as a 400-foot wooden beam and plank bridge, which connects the tee box and fairway of the 13th hole that stands 60-feet above a flowing creek. Staring in the Fall of 2019, you can also play at Tiger Wood's only course on the U.S., Payne's Valley. Paying tribute to Ozarks-native and World Golf Hall of Fame member, Payne Stewart, Paynes Valley will be the first public-access golf course designed by 81-time PGA TOUR winner Tiger Woods and Woods-led golf course design firm, TGR Design. Set to open in fall 2019, the course will stand out with its inviting layout, pristine water features, large fairways and greens, and spectacular 19th hole… the Big Rock at Payne’s Valley™. Guided tours are ideal for the independent traveler who wants to enjoy a touring vacation without the hassle of planning and dealing with logistics. Packages include your choice of overnights stays at vintage motor court or upscale hotel accommodations, and a detailed day-by-day itinerary with lots of useful tips. Your Route 66 road trip will be meticulously planned by our professional staff and take you along the most scenic sites along the Mother Road as you play some of it's most beautiful and challenging golf courses.
Following golf, check in for 2 nights at the famous Big Cedar Lodge, America's premier wilderness resort, or the Branson Hilton. In the evening, have dinner and drinks on your own at the Top of the Rock. Or just enjoy the spectacular views of the Ozark Mountains. Branson also have over 50 rock, country and comedy evening shows to choose from on your own. Or spend the evening on a tour of local whiskey distilleries or wineries.
DAY 6 - Morning nature excursion at Top of the Rock followed by championship golf.
GOLF ROUND 4
Choice of two Golf Courses
GOLF OPTION 1 Top of the Rock Legends Par 3 Course and most spectacular driving range on the planet!
GOLF OPTION 2 - Buffalo Ridge Club
In the morning, experience the unforgettable two and a half mile journey on an electric cart as you explore the Top of the Rock Lost Canyon and Nature Trail. This dramatic trail was created to highlight stunning rock formations, waterfalls and views of Table Rock Lake. Don’t forget to stop at the Bat Bar for a fresh glass of lemonade.
Golf Option 1
Following morning nature excursion, drive 9 miles or 20 minutes to Hollister to Buffalo Ridge Springs Golf Club to play 18 incredible holes of golf as you watch the live buffalo grazing in the distance. Already acclaimed as the region’s top golf course, Buffalo Ridge has been transformed by the guiding hands of visionary conservationist Johnny Morris and renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio who have redesigned the course layout to bring players in close contact with nature, native grasses and free-ranging North American bison from nearby Dogwood Canyon Nature Park. The course has been rated the No. 1 Public Course in Missouri by Golf Magazine and has been named one of the Top 10 Missouri Courses by Golf Digest since 2001. The course holds a Golf Digest rating of 4.5 stars out of 5.
Golf Option 2 at Top of the Rock
Play Top of the Rock Golf famous 9 hole "Legends of Golf" Course, the first-ever par-3 course to be included in a professional championship, featuring nature and golf at its finest. Perched high above Table Rock Lake, the peaceful waterfalls, wandering creeks, bass-filled ponds and pristine lakes of Top of the Rock complete a true celebration of nature, the Ozarks and the game of golf. The experience includes Top of the Rock, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, and an Arnold Palmer-designed Practice Facility. Perched on the side of a bluff with a cascading waterfall, the Arnold Palmer Practice Facility is a breathtaking facility featuring 10 target greens, recessed lighting and multiple teeing decks that offer a one-of-a-kind experience. Arnie’s Barn, a magnificent 150-year-old barn was relocated from Arnold Palmer’s backyard in Latrobe, PA and is complete with historic photos and memorabilia from Palmer’s career achievements.
Enjoy sunset at Top of the Rock, then you are your own to attend over 50 evening shows in Branson or go on a whiskey trail tour to Missouri's most famous distilleries. For more than 50 years, live shows (and encores, of course!) have been a staple of Branson vacations. From rock and country music to hilarious comedy and amazing acrobats, Branson offers live entertainment variety to suit every taste!
Spend second night at Big Cedar Lodge or Branson Hilton. Rest up we have a long drive early tomorrow at we get back on Route 66 for our journey to Oklahoma City!
DAY 7 All driving back on Route 66 today Branson>Arcadia>Oklahoma City 320 miles
We will stop along the way to visit some Route 66 attractions in Oklahoma.
You will leave the Okarks and drive through America's "Bible Belt" into Cowboy and Indian Country. Afrter a quick drive thru Kansas, we will enter Oklahoma. In Arcadia, on historic Route 66, visit POPS landmark Diner and gas station. In the evening arrive and overnight a hotel in Oklahoma City. Evening on your own to explore the town! Today, the state has a large Native American Indian population – “Oklahoma” is the Choctaw word for “red man”. Further west you ride through El Reno – over the mile-long bridge, near Bridgeport and into Oklahoma City, the heart and soul of Route 66 country!
Before you cross the Missouri/Oklahoma state line, visit the town of Joplin. Those famous pictures of Bonnie and Clyde, she with pistol and cigar, were left behind here when the duo had to leave town in a hurry. Continue heading southwest and divert to Tulsa, the one time "Oil Capital of the World" where Gene Pitney was 'Only 24 Hours' from. Here too is the world's largest, most comprehensive collection of art and artifacts of the American West.
DAY 8 - GOLF ROUND 5 then drive to Amarillo, Texas
In the early morning drive 25 miles to Jimmie Austin Golf Club at Oklahoma City University in Norman. Play 18 holes of Championship golf.
In 1996, thanks to the generous contributions from OU supporters, especially that of namesake Jimmie Austin, an extensive renovation of the course was completed. World-renowned course architect Robert Cupp was chosen for the redesign, which remained true to features envisioned by Maxwell some 50 years earlier.Today, the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club continues to reflect the level of excellence for which The University of Oklahoma is well known. Working with Tripp Davis, golf course architect and member of the 1989 OU Men's National Championship Golf Team, the club completed major renovations to the course, infrastructure and facilities in 2017. In recognition of this excellence, the course has played host to the 1997 Oklahoma State Amateur and NCAA Regional, the Big 12 Women’s Championship in 1998 and 2010, and most notably the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship in 2009. The course hosted the 2013 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship and NCAA Regional Championships several times over the past 10 years. Prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience. The Norman golf course will challenge you while providing a relaxing, picturesque backdrop.
After golf, we will journey all afternoon and evening 278 miles to Amarillo, Texas. We will journey into the Panhandle, the southernmost portion of the Great Plains, often called “the real Texas”. It certainly fulfills the fantasy of what Texas should look like. Once the buffalo – and the natives – had been driven away from what was seen as perilous and uninhabitable frontier country, the Panhandle began to yield great natural resources in the 1870’s. Helium, oil as well as agriculture, brought wealth to the region and is home to some of the world’s largest ranches. Amarillo may seem cut off from the rest of Texas, but it stands on one of the great American cross-country routes – I-40 (once legendary Route 66), roughly 300 miles from Albuquerque and 250 miles west of Oklahoma City. Amarillo takes its name from Spanish and it means “yellow”, the color that is so characteristic to this region. Why don’t you enjoy dinner tonight at "The Big Texan Steakhouse".
Overnight in Amarillo, TX.
DAY 9 Amarillo to Santa Fe, New Mexico 278 miles 447 km
Today you leave Texas and are on your way into “The Land of Enchantment”, New Mexico. on the way out of Amarillo, we will see the famous Cadillac Ranch before leaving Texas. Stop at the ghost town of Glen Rio, where you can stand with one foot in New Mexico and the other one in Texas. With 4 states behind and 3 still ahead, you ride through the land of Commanche Indians and into Tucumcari, the biggest town between Albuquerque and Amarillo. Once we cross into New Mexico, we will visit Russell's Car Museum featuring classic cars and memorabilia. We will also stop in Tucumcari and shop for souvenirs at Teepee Curios, and see the neon signs of the Blue Swallow Motel that has been accommodating Route 66 travelers since 1936. We then head up into the high plains of Santa Fe in central New Mexico. Santa Fe is one of America’s oldest and most beautiful cities, and will be your base for the next two nights. Enjoy our hotel in Santa Fe close to the historic town square and mission.
DAY 10 Enjoy Santa Fe - Today is at leisure to rest and enjoy the distinctive flavor of this nearly 400-year-old city. The blend of cultures here becomes evident in the southwestern architectural style so closely associated with New Mexico’s capital city. Perhaps you would like to take a ride along the river valley to the old Native American Indian town of Taos, enjoy a sunrise hot air balloon ride, or play cowboy for a day on a horseback ride along a mountain or canyon trail.
DAY 11 - Drive 1 hour for GOLF ROUND 6 AT PAA-KO RIDGE
After golf drive 34 miles to overnight in Albuquerque. Enjoy the afternoon and evening in the town!
Paa-Ko Ridge, a 27 hole championship club is called by many as the best course in New Mexico. Some say its scenery rivals that of Pebble Beach! This course was rated at the #1 in the State and and the 20th best public golf course in America by Golf Digest.
Albuquerque to Gallup, New Mexico
138 miles 4 hours
Ride through Grants and along Cibola National Forest towards the famous Route 66 town of Gallup, an old railroad town and Indian stronghold. Overnight in Gallup, home of the famous El Rancho Motel, once a regular hangout for movie stars like William Bendix and Jane Fonda. El Rancho also has some cinema memorabilia worth seeing along with nearby Indian craft shops. You will also cross the Continental Divide on our way to Gallup.
DAY 13 - Gallup to Williams, Arizona 218 miles 350 km
From Gallup it’s only about half an hour to the Arizona border. Once you enter Arizona enjoy a very scenic ride through the Petrified Forest, a fossilized prehistoric forest of giant trees that has been unearthed by erosion. Just west of Petrified National Forest you get to Holbrook and Winslow, two old Route 66 towns that are kept alive by transcontinental truckers. Tonight we will stay in Williams, the northern Arizona community on historic Route 66 and is the regions hub for visits to the Grand Canyon.
Accommodations in the historic Route 66 center of Williams AZ for 2 nights.
DAY 14 - GOLF ROUND 7 Elephant Rocks, 15 minute drive from Williams
In the shadow of Bill Williams Mountain, Elephant Rocks at Williams is the perfect escape from the summer heat of the Valley. Nestled at 7000 feet above sea level, the course meanders its way through stands of large Ponderosa pines. There has been a course here since the 1920’s but it was not until 1990, when the course was reconfigured by Gary Panks, that its reputation grew. In 2000, Gary designed a further nine holes to make it a true championship challenge. Immediately after golf, we will drive one hour to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Today you will be able to visit one of the Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon comprises of layered rocks, cliffs, hills, and valleys and is among the earth’s greatest on-going geological spectacles. Today you will have plenty of time to ride along the rim and stop for amazing vistas and photos.
After golf, return to your hotel in Williams for the 2nd night. Tonight you will overnight in Williams where you can walk, dine and shop in this historic downtown on Route 66. Route 66 conjures up thoughts of rich history, soda fountains, neon lights, classic cars, and fun! Only in Williams, Arizona will you find a stretch of Route 66 with shopping, dining, lodging, and cowboy action- fun for the whole family. Route 66 is an experience, a feeling, a perception, a taste of sight & sound, and a mystery that can only be resolved by driving the pavement itself.
DAY 15 - Grand Canyon South Rim 1 hour drive from Williams
After Grand Canyon, drive in the afternoon to Laughlin, Nevada on the Colorado River. 190 miles 305 KM
Today you will be able to visit one of the Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon comprises of layered rocks, cliffs, hills, and valleys and is among the earth’s greatest on-going geological spectacles. Today you will have plenty of time to ride along the rim and stop for amazing vistas and photos.
Cruise down “Memory Lane” and head towards the town of Seligman, one of the longest surviving stretches of the “Mother Road”. From Seligman, Route 66 heads off on a northern loop through the Hualapai Indian Reservation and a dozens of quickly fading towns. From Seligman you stay on Route 66 all the way into Kingman. Leaving Kingman, stay on Route 66 via the Oatman Highway. Continue on Route 66 / Oatman Highway as you wind through the canyons surrounded by active and extinct gold mines. The town of Oatman is considered a living Ghost Town. Much of the village stays true to its heritage with staged gunfights and wild burros wandering the streets. Continue to the magical oasis in the dessert, Laughlin.
Overnight in your hotel on the Colorado River and enjoy casino action and great entertainment.
NOTE: Option to divert off Route 66 at visit Las Vegas instead of Laughlin. Just let us know your preference.
DAY 16 - Laughlin to Victorville, CA 215 miles 346 km
Overnight in Victorville in the historic district.
Today it’s off to California, the final state on your ride down legendary Route 66. Ride along the Mojave Desert, which offers some of the most dramatic scenery in Southern California…rolling with lush grasses, startling volcanic formations, large stands of Joshua trees, and even in some Pinyon pines. From the desert you get right into the cool pines of the San Gabriel Mountains. Head for Victorville, which is your base for tonight.
Stop on the way in historic Barstow. The City of Barstow was a mining center for the area as far back as the late 1800’s when it was known as Waterman Junction. On January 15, 1886, the Post Office there changed its name officially to Barstow Post Office.The original business district was more closely aligned with the current location of the Casa del Desierto Harvey House, which opened in 1911. In July of 1925 a “grand opening” event was held for the “newly rebuilt city” of Barstow along its current main street and path of Route 66. Barstow, itself, however, would not incorporate as a city until 1947. The Casa del Desierto was placed on the National register of Historic Places in 1975 and had a rededication ceremony in 1999. The Route 66 “Mother Road” Museum opened in this building on July 4, 2000, followed by the Western America Railroad Museum on February 17, 2001.
Main Street – Route 66 through town – is dotted with historic mom and pop hotels. The city is home to the first Del Taco restaurant, and also to Rosita’s Restaurant, which was opened in 1948 by Rosa Griego.
The community of Victorville was first settled by Jacob Nash Victor around 1885. Victor was a construction superintendent for the California Southern Railroad (which was associated with the Santa Fe Railroad) and the original name of the community was simply “Victor.” The city itself was incorporated as Victorville on September 21, 1962 and its population grew from around 8,000 at that time to nearly 100,000 by 2007. Perhaps the best-known landmark in Victorville is the building once known as the Red Rooster Cafe. The building now houses the California Route 66 Museum, which opened its doors on November 11, 1995, to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the Mother Road.
DAY 17 - Victorville to Pasadena 95 miles 158 km
Afternoon Golf Round 8 at Brookside in Pasadena, just a chip shot away from the famous Rose Bowl, located in the shadows of the San Gabriel Mountains. Beautiful Brookside Golf Club offers an outstanding combination: Two of the best layouts not only in Los Angeles but in all of Southern California. Designed by famed golf architect William P. Bell, the Brookside Golf Club boasts a 95 year golf tradition. The 36-hole complex is the oldest golf course in Los Angeles County and served as home to the Los Angeles Open in 1968, which was won by Billy Casper and hosted the LPGA in 1971, and the National Publinks Championship. Owned by the city of Pasadena, Brookside Golf Club features two 18-hole tracks: the C.W. Koiner Course, a par 72 measuring 7,104 yards, and the E.O. Nay Course, a par 70 measuring 6,025 yards. To hone your game, the facilities also include: the John Wells Pro Shop, two practice putting greens, a chipping area, practice bunker and a driving range providing everything you need for an exceptional golf experience.
Overnight in Old town Pasadena and enjoy great shops and restaurants all walking distance from your hotel.
DAY 18 - Pasadena to Rancho Park Golf Course in Los Angeles for GOLF ROUND 9 21 miles 34 KM
After golf drive 6 miles to Santa Monica Pier, the Official End of the Trail!
Close to end of Route 66 in LA at Rancho Park Golf Club. Rancho Park Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 71 championship course playing at 6,630 yards, designed by William Johnson and William P. Bell. Rancho Park opened with the 1949 U.S.G.A. Public Links Championship and has been host to eighteen Los Angeles Opens as well as numerous LPGA and Senior tour events between 1978 and 1994. The golf course is a challenging and undulating course requiring a great deal of skill. A variety of lies provide a challenge, especially on approach shots to smallish greens.
Continue to the Santa Monica Pier, the "OFFICIAL" end of Route 66. Look out for the "End of the Trail" sign on the pier and vintage Route 66 kiosk with one of the most knowledgeable experts on Route 66. Santa Monica is one of the oldest and largest LA’s resorts. Once a wild beachfront playground, it is now a self-consciously liberal and healthy community. Spend the evening sightseeing and enjoy Hollywood with the famous Chinese Theater, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, and much more. There is a sense of joy and elation at having completed a journey most people only dream about, and a sense of sadness at the thought of the ride having come to an end.
Overnight at beautiful Santa Monica beach.
Day 19- End of tour or stay more days to play other great golf courses in Southern California. The great news is that your next adventure with Emerald Tours is just a dream away, as we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Spend additional days in Southern California to play golf at nearby Trump National or stay and play many great resorts in nearby Orange County, home to our company. Emerald Tours can help with your arrangements for additional add-on days and more golf.