RSS Feed

Related Articles

Related Categories

Follow in the footsteps of Billy Connolly with Titan’s ‘Historic Route 66’

17th September 2011 Print

A brand new four part ITV1 series starts this Thursday and sees Billy Connolly fulfil a lifelong dream of travelling the world’s most famous highway ‘Route 66’. Travellers have the chance to follow in his footsteps with Titan Travel’s 17 day ‘Historic Route 66’ tour along the 2,488 mile long road from Chicago to Long Beach.

The spirit of Route 66, immortalised in Bobby Troup’s 1946 classic (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 is ingrained in the American psyche. Nicknamed the ‘Mother Road’ by novelist John Steinbeck, this iconic highway between Chicago and Los Angeles represents America’s ideals of freedom and celebrates its love of the car.

Titan’s epic road trip takes travellers from Chicago all the way to Long Beach California discovering along the way gems such as the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, the original Route 66 span over the Mississippi River; the Museum of Transportation in St Louis; the ten half buried Cadillacs outside Amarillo and the extraordinary expanse of the Grand Canyon.

The tour is perfect for fans of retro Americana and costs from £2,195 per person with five departures in 2012. Cost includes flights, transfers, accommodation, various excursions as detailed in the itinerary and Titan’s exclusive VIP Home Departure Service.

For details or to book, visit