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Pony Express / USA

Motorcycle Tour Pony Express USA

 

The Route:

arrow down Day 1: Los Angeles

Motorcycle Tour Pony Express Welcome Dinner

Welcome to Los Angeles. After a transfer to your hotel, meet your fellow travellers at a Welcome Drink and Dinner in the evening.

arrow down Day 2: Los Angeles > Morro Bay

Solvang

After collecting our Harley-Davidson Motorycles from the rental office we start our trip north along Highway 1 and eventually reach Malibu. We then head into central valley farmlands of California and the coastal hills of the Los Padres National Forest. Travelling through beautiful countryside, we stop at Santa Barbara's Stearns Wharf for lunch before visiting Solvang, the "Danish capital of America", where you will see windmills, horse drawn carriages, horse ranches, and wineries. We continue north through lush green hills, farmland, and cattle ranches before reaching Morro Bay.

arrow down Day 3: Morro Bay > San Francisco

Point Pinos Lighthouse, California

In the morning we continue our ride with the Pacific Ocean on the left and the majestic Santa Lucia mountains on the right. This is the Big Sur, or "El Sur Grande", a wonderfully scenic region that we cover during today's ride. We stop at Point Pinos Lighthouse, the entrance to Monterey Bay. Our journey continues through Castroville, where Norma Jean (Marilyn Monroe) was once crowned Artichoke Queen. Finally we reach Half Moon Bay and Pacifica, where we head north toward San Francisco and our hotel.

arrow down Day 4: San Francisco > South Lake Tahoe

Golden Gate Bridge

We start the day by riding over the Golden Gate Bridge and a photo stop. Passing Sacramento we travel to Placerville, a gold rush town, and then on to Camino in the heart of the El Dorado Wine Country. Our route now takes us through the Eldorado National Forest and into South Lake Tahoe and Stateline, where the California - Nevada State Line can be found. If you feel like trying your luck, Stateline has many world-class casinos.

arrow down Day 5: South Lake Tahoe > Ely

Austin, Highway 50

Our day begins with a journey through the Toiyabe National Forest toward Genoa, the oldest permanent settlement in Nevada and one of the most attractive villages in the American West. From Genoa, we continue north to Carson City. Our destination for the night is Ely, on Highway 50, the loneliest road in the USA...

arrow down Day 6: Ely > Salt Lake City

Highway 50, loneliest road in the USA

Today we are riding through the Salt Lake Desert to the Mormon Capital, to Salt Lake City.

arrow down Day 7: Salt Lake City > Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls, USA

Next to our hotel in Idaho Falls we visit the famous water falls and relax for the next day.

arrow down Day 8: Idaho Falls > Cody

Yellowstone National Park

Early in the morning we leave for the Yellow Stone National Park and spend the whole day in this area. Accommodation is in Cody - for a good reason.

arrow down Day 9: Cody > Gering

Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody

Before leaving the western town Cody, we visit the Buffalo Bill Museum and learn more about the real Wild West of the USA. On our way we stop at Devil's Half Acre and visit the famous Fort Casper.

arrow down Day 10: Gering > Kearney

Chimney Rock

Today we learn more about Scotts Bluff, the Chimney Rock National Park and an Original Pony Express Station in Gothenburg.

arrow down Day 11: Kearney > Des Moines

Pony Express Station, Gothenburg

Our ride leads us to Fort Kearney before arriving in Des Moines, our overnight stay for the night.

arrow down Day 12: Des Moines > Chicago

Virginia City, Nevada

On our last day "on the road" we riding straight to Chicago, return our Harley-Davidsons to the rental office and transfer to our hotel. In the evening we gather for our Farewell Dinner and to reminisce.

Please note that the above tour description applies for GUIDED TOURS.

Pricing

Join us for this Reuthers dream tour from Los Angeles to Chicago and learn more about the historic Pony Express Trail.

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