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66 & Buddy!



12 Nights

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

33 people




“66 & Buddy” is an incredible 13 day music themed holiday combining the history of Route 66 with a celebration of the life and career of the Legend that is Buddy Holly!

THE LEGEND LIVES ON – 60 Years on from “The day the music died!”

During this fantastic music tour, we’ll travel through Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma! We’ll enjoy the sights and sounds of wonderful cities and towns as we travel along America’s Mother Road – Route 66!

Then we’ll travel west through Amarillo before reaching Lubbock Texas, the home of mega star Buddy Holly! We’ll visit all the well known Buddy Holly sites in the area. As we travel to Clovis, New Mexico we’ll be listening to his music and sing along to the many hits he recorded in Norman Petty’s Music Studio!

This combination of perfectly planned sightseeing trips, live music experiences, fantastic attractions and loads of free time to explore the wonderful towns and cities you’ll visit – make Travelling Time’s Tours one of the best way to see the USA!

By joining one of our exclusive tours, you will enjoy short journeys between towns and cities in a comfortable vehicle suitable for your group size.  Both your knowledgeable driver and a member of the Travelling Time Team will be on hand to provide a deeper understanding of the landmarks and make sure that your trip is as enjoyable as possible. You wont have to study maps or use navigation systems – as you will travel around as our distinguished guest : exactly as you deserve!

On 66 & Buddy you will spend 2 Nights Dallas Texas,  2 Nights in Oklahoma City, 2 Nights in Tulsa Oklahoma, 1 Night in Amarillo, 1 Night in Lubbock Texas, 3 Nights in Fort Worth Texas – With visits to Clovis New Mexico, Littlefield (Waylon Jennings) and much more.

Fort Worth Longhorn Cattle


  • Return Flights from the UK
  • Airport to Hotel Transfer
  • 16 Meals
  • 2 Nights Dallas Texas
  • 2 Nights Oklahoma City
  • 2 Nights in Tulsa Oklahoma
  • 1 Night in Lubbock Texas
  • 1 Night Amarillo Texas
  • 3 Nights Fort Worth Texas

Also includes visits to Tishomingo & Sulphur Oklahoma, Route 66 Stops, Littlefield Texas & Clovis New Mexico


  • Escorted travel throughout
  • Travelling Time escorts and local guides
  • Welcome Meeting at Hotel


  • 12 breakfasts
  • 2 Group Lunches – in well-known locations
  • 1 Group Dinner


  • Day Trip to Clovis New Mexico and Norman Petty Recording Studio
  • Visit Littlefield Texas (Home of Waylon Jennings) & Waymore’s
  • Tour of Downtown Tulsa Oklahoma
  • Church Studio Tour
  • Oklahoma City Driving Tour
  • Oklahoma Stockyards
  • Rodeo Opry Show
  • Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock Texas
  • Buddy Holly Gravesite
  • Chickasaw Cultural Center
  • Cadillac Ranch & Palo Duro Canyon
  • Dealey Plaza & 6th Floor Museum
  • West Texas Wall of Fame
  • Visit Ole Red’s in Tishomingo
  • Fort Worth Stockyards & Billy Bob’s
  • And a few Travelling Time Surprises along the way!

*Travelling Time are please to take private group bookings for 66 & Buddy. If you are booking for your group – and these dates do not suit – please call our group department to check the availability of other available dates. (Minimum party size 8)

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*A £100 per person Deposit is required at the time of booking to secure your places.

Prices based on London Flights and 2 people sharing – Single Supplement Applies and other airports are available but may incur a small supplement.

66 & Buddy!

Join us on a journey along part of America’s Mother Road and celebrating the life of the Legend that is Buddy Holly!

*Travelling Time are pleased to take private group bookings for 66 & Buddy. If you are booking for your group – and our schedule departure dates do not suit – please call our group department to check the availability of alternative dates. (Minimum group size 8)

Please see the full day by day Itinerary below…

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Day 1 - Dallas Texas
Day 1 - Dallas Texas

Arrive in Dallas and meet your fellow travellers in the hotel bar for welcome drinks.

Day 2 - Dallas Texas
Day 2 - Dallas Texas

Today we will visit Dallas, and tour this wonderful city.
Self-Guided Tour Dealey Plaza and the 6th Floor Museum
Lunch on your own
Freetime in Downtown Dallas

Day 3 - Dallas to Lubbock Texas via Abilene
Day 3 - Dallas to Lubbock Texas via Abilene

Today we will leave Dallas for Lubbock Texas - the home of Buddy Holly!
On the way, we will stop for lunch at the wonderful city of Abilene, perhaps a photo opportunity or two awaits?
Then we'll check into our hotel before enjoying evening entertainment in Downtown Lubbock.

Day 4 - Lubbock
Day 4 - Lubbock

This morning we will visit The Buddy Holly Centre, The West Texas Wall of Fame and other Buddy Holly sites.
Our evening meal and entertainment will be in Downtown Lubbock.

Day 5 - Lubbock, Clovis & Amarillo
Day 5 - Lubbock, Clovis & Amarillo

After Breakfast we will be heading to Clovis New Mexico, we will make a pitstop at Waymore's in Littlefield (Home of Waylon Jennings) Then one of the many tour highlights is a private visit to the Norman Petty Recording Studio...Where Buddy Holly recorded some of his biggest hits.
From Clovis - we will make our way onto Route 66 and Amarillo.

Explore the nightlife of Amarillo!

Day 6 - Amarillo, Route 66 & OKC
Day 6 - Amarillo, Route 66 & OKC

After Breakfast Bring out your inner Banksy on a visit to the Cadillac Ranch before heading to the Palo Duro Canyon just outside of town. Then it is time to make our way along Route 66 to Oklahoma City.
We'll enjoy a driving tour of the city, before enjoying the nightlife in Bricktown!

Day 7 - Oklahoma City
Day 7 - Oklahoma City

After Breakfast we will visit the National Monument, The Cowboy Museum and visit OKC's Riverwalk before getting ready for our evening entertainment at the Oklahoma Stockyard's Rodeo Opry.
Followed by dinner in Cowtown!

Day 8 - Oklahoma City to Tulsa Oklahoma
Day 8 - Oklahoma City to Tulsa Oklahoma

After breakfast we will make our way to Tulsa Oklahoma further up Route 66!
We will have a tour of the downtown Art Decco District, the Woody Guthrie Museum and The Church Studio (Made famous by Leon Russell) before enjoying a night on the town.

Day 9 - Tulsa & Pawhuska Oklahoma
Day 9 - Tulsa & Pawhuska Oklahoma

After Breakfast we will travel through Osage Country to Pawhuska - home of the "Pioneer Woman" Ree Drummond. We will visit the Mercantile, look for some buffalo and explore this quaint little town. Then we'll make the short drive back to Tulsa, to enjoy a bit of Tulsan Nightlife!

Day 10 - Tulsa to Fort Worth Texas
Day 10 - Tulsa to Fort Worth Texas

After breakfast we will say goodbye to Tulsa and travel to Fort Worth Texas. On the way we will stop at the Chickasaw Cultural Center and then have lunch at Blake Shelton's Ole Red. We'll pay a visit to Blake's Mum's gift shop, and the Dawg Pound, before making our way to Fort Worth.

Day 11 - Dallas & Fort Worth Texas
Day 11 - Dallas & Fort Worth Texas

After Breakfast, we will visit the one and only "Southfork Ranch"
Then it will be Free Time in Fort Worth, before heading over to Billy Bobs for some entertainment at the worlds largest honky tonk!

Day 12 - Fort Worth Texas
Day 12 - Fort Worth Texas

Today it's a visit to Fort Worth's Stockyards - see a cattle drive and so much more!
Then this evening we will visit Sundance Square, and have a final dinner as a group.

Day 13 - Tour Ends
Day 13 - Tour Ends

Depart Hotel – for Dallas Fort Worth Airport (Overnight Flight - Return to the UK Day 14)


  • All itinerary admissions and attractions
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance fees
  • Daily Breakfasts
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Optional Extra Charges

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Why are your tours so expensive?
We don't feel our tours are expensive...we include loads of attractions and meals that most other companies do not, making Travelling Time's tours exceptional value for money! If you compare like for like you will see what we mean.
What is your cancellation policy?
Our deposits of £200pp are non- refundable. However under certain circumstances your deposit can be moved to a different date or tour (Subject to certain conditions) As a rule of thumb - If you have to cancel after your balance is paid, unfortunately this means you will have lost your money - as all of our suppliers will have been paid. Our full terms and conditions can bee found on the "About Us" page.
Will you send paperwork to us?
As soon as you book, you will receive paperwork relating to your tour booking. Confirmations, Receipts, ATOL Certificates etc. After your balance is paid, a further receipt and information form will be sent out to you. Then about 4 weeks prior to the tour, you will be sent a pack containing all your travel documents and a full itinerary.


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