Chicago-New Orleans - 18 days
Experience the world´s biggest blues festival in Chicago, Elvis in Graceland, Sun Studio, Memphis, Nashville, the mekka of whiskey, New Orleans and much more on the famous Highway 61. The Blues & Country Tour is one of our most popular road trips.
Chicago Blues Festival
We always try to schedule the road trip in time for the yearly blues festival in Chicago.
Read more about the blues festival
Choose between riding a Harley-Davidson bike, a car or in a bus.
If you want to drive or ride a car, you book your car yourself and get a reduced price on the road trip. You can travel 2-7 people, depending on the size of the car you choose. Click on the details tab abovefor more information about bikes and cars.
Route 66 International is the original Route 66 tour company who started arranging these road trips in 2003. Today, we are the world’s largest Route 66 tour operator who offers quality, safety and the best and most experienced tour guides.
Read more about the company here »
Participant testimonials from past blues tours:
John Audun Antonsen`s blog post from the Blues Tour 2013:
A message from Lillian Lund, also from 2013:
“Hei! Er nå kommet hjem etter en fantastisk bluestur med kjempedyktige guider i Kjell og Michael, så nå gleder vi oss til Australiaturen og ikke minst turene til neste år, Thailand, Canada og Alaska!
Blues and Country Tour
Chicago – New Orleans
Duration: 18 days
Flight and transportation:
Direct flight from Oslo-Chicago or book your own flight to a reduced tour price.
Important information prior to the trip
Ride a bike, a car or a bus
When riding a car with us on Route 66, you book your car yourself and get a reduced price on the road trip. We recommend booking your car at Alamo Car Rentals.
Read more about our bikes
Read more about renting cars
Read more about our bus tours on Route 66
We reserve the right to change our programs and schedules.
Read about our terms and conditions
Your choice of travel dates
Please check below so you have added the correct travel date before continuing adding transportation, excursions and flight.
Choose transportation, excursions and flight
Choose whether you want to ride a motorcycle, car or a bus. If you want to ride a motorcycle, you will leave a first and a second hand choice.
If you choose to drive a car, you pay passenger price rent the car on your own. If you are going any of our U.S tours, we recommend booking your car at Alamo Car Rentals.
Read more about the bikes and car rental here.
Main traveler choices
These choices will only apply to the main traveler
Choose type of motorcycle
If you have chosen above to ride a motorcycle, make a first and a second hand choice of bike here.
Read more about the bikes here
First hand choice
Second hand choice
Choice of flight
If you choose to book the flight yourself from your nearest airport, please wait to book the flight until the travel date is finally confirmed. We as tour organizer can not be held responsible if you have booked the flight before the travel date is confirmed. More information in our terms and conditions
Route 66 USA T-shirt
Everybody who rides with us get a t-shirt for free. Choose your size below.
Original Route 66 Jacket (Optional)
Buy the Original Route 66 Jacket is our own, uniquely designed for Route 66 International and mainly sold to you who participate on our Route 66 USA tours. Read more about the jacket
Add traveler and traveler companion(s)
Add main traveler any traveling companions. The person/persons you fill in as traveling companions will each get an email with their own traveling information. For this reason, you must not use the same email adress for the main traveler as the traveling companions. Make sure to fill in each traveling companions own email adress.
Summary and checkout
Please check that all booking information is correct in the summary below before proceeding to the payment checkout.
Tour guides and tour dates
Which tour guide leads which tour?
See tour dates, schedules and codes here