Sturgis Stampede Motorcycle Tour
Are you ready to take part in the Sturgis Stampede self-guided motorcycle tour?
No other tour operator includes Asheville, Nashville and the Blue Ridge Parkway in one epic journey to motorcycle mecca. With great roads, late model motorcycles and incredible cities ahead— it’s time to ride!
Expect some top-notch musicians to play with Willie Nelson, Mötley Crüe, Bob Dylan, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Def Leppard all having performed here.
There’s no place like Nashville. You’ll eat at a 1940s speakeasy before heading downtown to listen to live music.
Wheels Through Time Museum
The greatest collection of Harley’s in the world with 300+ rare motorcycles, with related exhibits. Plus all the motorcycles start!
Blue Ridge Parkway
In the heart of the Smoky Mountains and coined as ‘America's most scenic road’ this stretch of road is one of the most beautiful in the world.
Sturgis Stampede Motorcycle
We will pick you up from Charlotte Airport and take you to our roadhouse in Woodlawn, Virginia.
WOODLAWN VA TO ASHEVILLE NC
You’re off and riding The Blue Ridge Parkway coined as Americas ‘most scenic road’. You’ll roll into Asheville late afternoon, this town has amazing music venues and microbreweries. We recommend trying the beer “taster trays” from one of the many craft breweries.
ASHEVILLE NC TO NASHVILLE TN
Today you’ll ride to the Wheels Through Time Museum with over 300+ rare motorcycles that are all running, you can ask the staff to start them if you like! It gets better though, today you are going to the country music capital of the world: Nashville Tennessee.
NASHVILLE FREE DAY
Sleep in today and go explore the city! There is so much to see from the Country Music Hall of Fame to the Ryman Auditorium known as the “mother church of country music” or visit the Parthenon, a full-scale replica of the original ancient building in Athens.
NASHVILLE TN TO ST LOUIS MO
This morning you’ll stop off at a family-run ma’ & pa’ diner for the best waffles in town. Next we will go to the Chain of Rocks Bridge which was used on Route 66 as the main highway to cross the river from 1936.
ST LOUIS MO TO DES MOINES IO
You’ll head to Des Moines today and stop off at the American Gothic Site. This building inspired the iconic 1930 painting by Grant Wood, showing a farmer and his wife standing in front of the building
DES MOINES IO TO SIOUX FALLS SD
You’ll start to see a few other bikers emerge from different directions as we all come together in a big group charging towards Sturgis!
SIOUX FALLS SD TO STURGIS BLACK HILLS RALLY
Today you head to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally! The magical Black Hills of the South will take us through rocky mountains and into motorcycle mecca! But wait, first you need to cross the entire state of South Dakota and Rapid City before joining the madness at the rally.
FRIDAY AT STURGIS BLACK HILLS RALLY
Say hello to the world's craziest motorcycle rally. Go for a ride downtown to take in the festivities, head off to see old cowboy memorabilia in Deadwood, or visit the massive presidential sculpture at Mount Rushmore. We also recommend taking a ride to Spearfish Canyon.
SATURDAY AT STURGIS BLACK HILLS RALLY
The party doesn't stop at Sturgis Bike Week 2021! Expect some top-notch musicians to play with Willie Nelson, Mötley Crüe, Bob Dylan, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Def Leppard all having performed here.
STURGIS SD TO LUSK WY
After the rally you’ll take a few backroads through national parks and Black Hills. Lusk is a cool little town and was once a hunting ground for American Indians.
LUSK WY TO DENVER CO
Your final ride today as we head into Denver, but what a beauty it is with many national parks along the way. Your farewell dinner is where we celebrate this incredible journey with a few awards over a nice steak. There will be plenty of stories to tell.
All great things must come to an end, but you'll be flying home as a true stampeder having conquered the Sturgis Bike Rally in 2021.
16-Day Route 66 Guided Tour Inclusions
|Price if Purchased individually||Sturgis Stampede|
|Late Model Motorcycle Rental||$2,100 / Person||Included|
|3 - 4 Star Hotel Accommodation||$2,690 /Person||Included|
|Fuel on riding days||$340||Included|
|One-way Shipping Fees||$550||Included|
|T-shirts, ride guide booklet and keepsakes||$80||Included|
|Buffalo Chip and Sturgis experiences||$450||Included|
|Total Tour Value||$6,580|
|Total Tour Price||$3,950|
|Total Savings||$2,630 USD|
|Meals Except when Specified|
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I was blown away by the scenery on this trip, to consider that we travel most of the continent is pretty impressive and the trip really brings up feelings of old American songs, they play over and over in your head as you ride through old shanty towns that time has forgotten. Highlights were the Grand Canyon, the Mojave desert and the Petrified Forest. The feeling of completing this trip is also something very special, you feel as though you are a part of a small community of riders who have taken the world’s most famous road. To Ben and Wayne, thank you, this was the greatest motorcycle trip I’ve ever taken!”
Route 66 Reborn
The route 66 motorcycle journey was amazing! Planet Chopper are a top notch outfit! From the moment we had our welcome dinner in Woodlawn to the final day in Santa Monica we were made to feel a part of their family and were completely free to do our thing. It was a great blend of freedom and expert planning. The trip was completed by my wife and I and we were happy we made the choice to take the guided trip as there was plenty of stuff we would have missed along the way plus the support vehicle gave us peace of mind and was a great place to leave our luggage and cameras. If you’re thinking about doing this trip just bloody well do it!
Route 66 Reborn
“Hello everyone, we are writing from Germany and want to talk about the journey we had with Planet Chopper for our honeymoon in September 2019 with Wayne and Ben as guides. First of all we would like to say the service and care was exceptional. The bikes were great too, ours was a Electra Glide, very comfy and lots of fun to ride. Wayne and Ben were very helpful with tips about riding and our daily briefing always had lots of information about the areas we were riding in. From start to finish this trip was amazing, 8 states, lots of scenery and so much history, our breath was taken away many times!”