Trip reference number: NUOA
Trip Operator: G Adventures
Epic road trips are made of this: an all-encompassing 42-day exploration that takes you from the buzzing east coast to the laid-back west, stopping at incredible sites and highlights along the way. Give Mickey Mouse a high-five at Disney World, stand in awe of the bright lights in New York City’s Times Square, and marvel at Yosemite’s majestic waterfalls, lakes, and meadows. Hold onto your hats, folks — you’re in for one helluva ride.
Day 1 New Orleans
Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn’t stop until the sun comes up.
Day 2 New Orleans/Panama City Beach (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cross the state line into Florida and travel to Panama City Beach. This coastal town is surrounded by 27 miles of white sand beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy an afternoon on the beach and opt to hit the town this evening.
Day 3 Panama City Beach/Orlando (1B, 1L)
Travel to the home of ’The Most Magical Place on Earth’, Orlando. With great shopping, nightlife, and famous amusement parks like Disney World and Universal Studios, let your inner kid run wild!
Day 4 Orlando (1B)
Enjoy a full free day in Orlando. Opt to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World or discover the magical world of Harry Potter at Universal Studios.
Day 5 St. Augustine/Savannah (1B, 1L)
Head to historic Savannah, stopping en route in the oldest city in America, St. Augustine. Opt for a walk around the historic riverfront of Savannah, stroll through town admiring the architecture and oak trees covered in Spanish moss, or head out to Bonaventure Cemetery.
Day 6 Charleston/Holden Beach (1B, 1D)
Travel to the city of Charleston, known for its historic, romantic charm. Explore the cobblestone streets and pre-civil war houses, and look€ross the water to Fort Sumter, the location of the first shots of the Civil War. Opt to visit the Charleston City Market before heading up the coast to camp for the night.
Day 7 Holden Beach/Washington DC (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel to the US capital and tour the monuments by moonlight with your CEO.
Day 8 Washington DC (1B)
Enjoy free time to explore.
Day 9 Washington DC/New York City (1B, 1L)
Travel to New York, stopping in Philadelphia en route. Opt to visit Times Square, stroll Central Park, check out Greenwich Village, or experience the famous nightlife of New York.
Day 10 New York City/Los Angeles
Hop on a flight to LA, and get ready to explore the highlights of the West. Enjoy a free evening to explore Santa Monica, Venice Beach, or opt to head out in Hollywood.
Day 11 Los Angeles/San Diego
Be on celebrity-watch while passing by a few popular sites on the way out of LA, California’s most glamorous city. Cruise through Orange County and along the incredible Pacific coastline to the truly remarkable city San Diego. Sun, sand, food and fun awaits us in this beautiful beach city. In San Diego, soak up the sun on Mission Beach or try one of the many water sports California is known for.
In the evening, head to the Gaslamp Quarter District for dinner and live music. When the sun sets, watch the area come alive with numerous pubs and nightclubs.
Day 12 San Diego/Lake Havasu City (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel to Joshua Tree National Park, taking in the scenery of the Mojave and the Colorado deserts, massive rock formations, and thousands of Joshua trees. Take a short hike amongst the boulders and the regions distinctly unique flora. Later, cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River at Lake Havasu.
Day 13 Lake Havasu City/Grand Canyon (1B, 1D)
Hit the road to get some kicks on Route 66. Dive into historic Americana and enjoy lunch at a famous joint and see if you can spot all the movie memorabilia. Continue to the Grand Canyon and explore this natural wonder. Enjoy sunset at the canyon rim for a breathtaking experience at the Grand Canyon.
Day 14 Grand Canyon (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a free day to discover the Grand Canyon. Opt to hike throughout the park, rent a bike, or check out a museum.
Day 15 Grand Canyon/Monument Valley (1B, 1L)
Drive along the southern rim of the canyon taking in final sights of this grand park. Just outside the park, stop for breakfast at a local Navajo food truck supported by Planeterra. Then drive through the desert to discover one of the most majestic places on earth, Monument Valley.
Day 16 Monument Valley/Las Vegas (1B)
Break a sweat with a quick hike to majestic Horseshoe Bend. Continue the journey through Arizona, Utah and Nevada en route to Las Vegas. Opt to take a VIP party limo experience and explore the Las Vegas Strip in the evening.
Day 17 Las Vegas
Free time in Las Vegas. Explore the strip, try your luck at a casino, or take in a glitzy show.
Day 18 Las Vegas/Zion National Park (1L, 1D)
Travel past towering cliffs and massive canyon walls in Zion National Park. Hike diverse and exciting trails.
Day 19 Bryce Canyon NP/Moab (1B, 1L)
Rise early to explore Bryce Canyon and see its famous hoodoos. Drive along isolated Scenic Byway 12 thru Grand Escalante National Monument and Capitol Reef National Park en route to Moab.
Day 20 Moab (1B, 1D)
Enjoy a free morning in Moab to take full advantage of this adventure capital. Opt to go rafting, mountain biking, or on a Hummer tour through the surrounding natural playground. Regroup in the afternoon to hike through the surreal rock formations of Arches National Park. To cap off this packed day, catch a gorgeous sunset at Dead Horse Point State Park.
Day 21 Moab/Glenwood Springs (1B, 1L)
Travel to Glenwood Springs, Colorado, and opt to go for a hike at nearby Hanging Lake, rent a bike in Glenwood Canyon, or go for a swim in the world’s largest hot springs pool.
Day 22 Glenwood Springs/Flaming Gorge Reservoir (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel to Wyoming and take in a spectacular sunset at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Opt to hike along the canyon rim, or explore the reservoir shoreline by kayak. See how this canyon got its name while watching the sun reflect off the red canyon walls at sunset – don’t forget your camera! Get your views while hiking along the rim for multiple lookouts of the gorge.
Day 23 Flaming Gorge Reservoir/Jackson (1B, 1L)
Travel to Jackson Hole and marvel at the town square’s elk antler arches. Explore the countryside or take a horseback ride during a free afternoon. Tonight, enjoy a night out with a true wild western atmosphere and visit a cowboy bar to see and partake in a little Western line dancing at the Million Dollar Bar.
Day 24 Jackson/Yellowstone National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Spend the day visiting Grand Teton National Park. Take a hike or a swim and enjoy the view of more than 12 peaks that make up this park. On the beautiful drive, keep your eyes peeled for moose, bears, and more. Cross the Continental Divide en route to Yellowstone National Park, where we stop for the night.
Day 25 Yellowstone National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Spend the day exploring Yellowstone, the world’s first national park, and be in awe of the colourful geysers, powerful waterfalls, exciting wildlife, and contrasting scenic beauty around every corner. Discover the highlights of the Southern Loop.
Day 26 Yellowstone National Park/Bozeman (1B, 1L)
Spend the day exploring the highlights of the Northern Loop. Continue on to the university town of Bozeman, Montana. Enjoy free time to explore this evening.
Day 27 Bozeman/Glacier National Park (1L, 1D)
Travel through the stunning Montana...
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