The Main Street of America as it’s known, offers the perfect culinary entree to Americana’s smoky barbecue flavours. Be crowned a barbecue champ, after joining the race to make the best barbecue sauce from the spices on your picnic table, before two local families vote which is best. Savour the delights of a true American ‘pit master’, serving down-home dishes, from pulled pork to St Louis-style ribs.
There’s more to 15-day Route 66 tour than delicious culinary delights. If you fancy a bit of history, listen to the stories of the experiences of first responders and survivors from the 1995 Oklahoma tragedy that you’ll meet. Revisit the cowboy dreams of your childhood, with a tour of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum whose collection of Native American art and antique firearms will fascinate you.
Cross the world renown Mississippi River and go underground, enjoying the subterranean formations in Meramec Caverns, a former hideout of the infamous outlaw Jesse James.