• Motorcycle ride at sunset

EagleRider Wild West I Guided Motorcycle Tour

For any motorcyclist who’s ever dreamt of cruising down Route 66 and exploring the American Wild West, the EagleRider Wild West Guided Motorcycle Tour is a dream come true. From the bright lights of Los Angeles to the magnificent Grand Canyon, this very special trip takes you to some of the USA’s most iconic landmarks and through unrivalled natural beauty. 

Your seven night trip starts in exciting Los Angeles. You’ll have time to explore the famous sights before hitting the road the next day and heading to iconic Palm Springs, from where you’ll visit Joshua Tree National Park and witness the otherworldly landscapes of this magical spot.

On day three, it’s time to leave California and head to the state border, travelling along the legendary Route 66. Feel the freedom of the open road as you leave California to spend the night in Nevada, before carrying on to the ‘Grand Canyon State’ of Arizona the following day. The Grand Canyon is top of many ‘must-see once’ lists, and you’ll have ample time to explore this awe-inspiring natural wonder when cruising along the spectacular South Rim.

As your tour comes to an end, it’s time to head to the sacred ground of Monument Valley and beautiful Bryce Canyon and Zion Canyon, before riding on to fabulous Las Vegas to finish your trip beneath the dazzling city lights.

This incredible Wild West motorcycle tour itinerary has been carefully curated to give you the trip of a lifetime and the chance to experience some of the best motorcycle routes in the world.

Duration
8 days
Options
Group basis, Escorted
Start your journey
Louisville

Trip highlights

  • Cruise along America’s most famous highway, Route 66
  • Visit the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world
  • Explore the unique landscape of Joshua Tree National Park
  • Discover the sacred past of Monument Valley, with a Navajo guide

Get ready to start your Wild West adventure in fabulous Los Angeles. Take the shuttle to your hotel to meet your EagleRider guide and fellow riders. After the meet and greet, the evening is yours to spend how you like. Head to Hollywood for dinner or see the sights of the famous Santa Monica Pier. Or, if you’d prefer, relax and recover from your journey at the hotel - tomorrow’s going to be a busy day.

a group of palm trees next to a tree

It’s time to hit the highway and start your road trip of a lifetime. After breakfast, you’ll be taken to EagleRider in Los Angeles to collect your bike and attend orientation. Then you’ll ride to the beautiful blue waters of Lake Elsinore for lunch.

In the afternoon, your tour heads onwards to Palm Springs, along a spectacular route through the San Bernardino Forest and past the grand peaks of the San Jacinto Mountains. The day ends on a high, with more spectacular views as you descend into Palm Springs. You can spend the first evening of your trip relaxing and soaking up the atmosphere of the town.

Cable Car

It’s time to visit one of the most enchanting and mystical places on earth: Joshua Tree National Park. This vast desert is home to wacky trees, ancient rock formations and a moon-like landscape you won’t see anywhere else on earth.  

From here, it’s onwards past Twenty Nine Palms to see another equally remarkable landscape: the Mojave Desert. At this point, your trip takes a very special turn onto the road you’ve been waiting to ride on: the celebrated American highway, Route 66.

Your ride continues today along one of the oldest remaining stretches of the ‘mother road’ and what is known as the heart of Route 66, to the historic towns of Kingman and Seligman. 

Your afternoon is spent on this ride of a lifetime as you edge closer to the majestic Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. It’s so immense in size and scale it can only be seen to be believed.

a desert landscape with a sunset in the background

Rise early and spend the morning at the Grand Canyon savouring some of the most photographed views on the planet. After you’ve feasted on the sights of the vast canyon, you’ll cruise along the South Rim to exit the park and leave one natural wonder for another – Monument Valley.
Monument Valley is the quintessential American frontier landscape. The valley is home to impressive sandstone buttes that rise from the ground in vibrant hues of red and orange. The largest butte towers a massive 1,000 feet above the valley floor. For an unforgettable experience that will stay with you forever, you can take an optional tour of the valley led by a Navajo guide who will share stories of their people and the history of this sacred place.

Bryce Canyon National Park

Step back in time to the Gold Rush era. After spending the night in Monument Valley, you’ll travel to the former gold mining camp of Mexican Hat, cheerfully named after a large local rock that is shaped like a sombrero. After stopping here, you’ll ride past the Valley of the Gods and onto beautiful Lake Powell, which covers nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline and is dotted with water-filled canyons.
This afternoon is all about nature, as you ride along the tip of the Capitol Reef National Park, the rugged terrain of the Devil’s Backbone, and through the wilds of Escalante before stopping in Bryce Canyon to rest for the night.

Explore Bryce Canyon in the morning before riding onto the equally impressive Zion Canyon. Bryce Canyon is characterised by its impressive hoodoo, as tall spires of rock jut out of the ground like sandstone totem poles. Zion National Park is home to some of the most intricate, unique and beautiful rock formations in the world, and is known for its deep-red cliffs.

After exploring the terrain of Zion Canyon and Bryce Canyon, it’s time for your final ride. What better place to end your incredible American road trip than in Las Vegas? Here, you’ll enjoy a final farewell dinner with your fellow riders where you can reminisce with the people who have shared this most special experience with you.

a car driving down a street next to tall buildings with New York-New York Hotel and Casino in the background

Enjoy some last minute shopping or take some time to relax before boarding your flight back to the UK.

Included

  • International flights and airfare taxes
  • Cost of accommodation (double room based on two people sharing) for a total of 14 nights (alternative but similar accommodation may be used at certain times of the year)
  • Board basis: Breakfast on riding days
  • Guaranteed motorcycle choice
  • Experienced Tour Guide
  • Riding Jacket
  • Hosted Welcome Dinner
  • EagleRider Legendary Farewell Party
  • Custom Tour Completion Patch
  • National Park Entrance Fees
  • Hotel Parking Fees
  • Taxes

Not included

  • Visa arrangements and fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses, such as beverages, telephone calls, laundry, camera fees, spa and business facilities in the hotel
  • Gratuities for local guides and hotel staff
  • Meals (unless specified)
  • Optional attractions and excursions (unless specified)