An epic East Coast experience awaits on this nine-day tour through bustling cities and stunning landscapes made by Mother Nature. Feel the mist of Niagara Falls on your face as you get up close to this natural wonder by boat, indulge in barbecue eats in Kentucky, and join the party on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street. It’s a flexible itinerary that you can customize with unique experiences at every stop, turning this road trip into one that you can make all your own.
Day 1 New York
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 New York/Finger Lakes (1D)
Enjoy a free morning in the Big Apple. Travel to the Finger Lakes region, and take in the natural beauty of the area. Opt to cool off in the lake, or sample wine from a local winery.
Day 3 Finger Lakes/Niagara Falls (1B, 1L, 1D)
Visit towering Taughannock Falls, before travelling to Niagara Falls. Get wet on the Maid of the Mist boat tour and be sure to check out the falls illuminated in the evening.
Day 4 Niagara Falls/Detroit (1B, 1L)
Stop in the city of Cleveland before continuing on to Detroit. Detroit is having a resurgence and is quickly transforming with new markets, distilleries, art galleries, and restaurants popping up. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore this up-and-coming destination.
Day 5 Detroit/Chicago (1B)
Continue west to Chicago. There’s tons to do in the Windy City – walk along the river to Millennium Park, enjoy dazzling music, and stroll the boardwalk of the Navy Pier. Opt to ride to the top of the Willis Tower, or hit the town for a night out with the group.
Day 6 Chicago
Enjoy a free day to explore Chicago.
Day 7 Chicago/Louisville (1L, 1D)
Follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to Louisville. Home of the Kentucky Derby, this city is a foodie haven filled with lively bars and farm-to-table restaurants. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore, and don’t forget to indulge in some BBQ and bourbon.
Day 8 Louisville/Nashville (1B, 1L)
Travel to the country music capital of the world. Opt to head out for live music and cowboy nightlife tonight.
Day 9 Nashville
Enjoy a free day in Nashville. Opt to visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, Johnny Cash Museum, or take in live music along the "Honky Tonk Highway".
Day 10 Nashville/Memphis (1B, 1L)
Explore the vibrant cultural and musical melting pot of Memphis. Take an optional tour of Graceland, opt to relive history at the National Civil Rights Museum, or tour the Rock ’n’ Soul Museum. Head to Beale Street at night for great food and live music.
Day 11 Memphis/New Orleans (1B, 1L)
Crank up the jazz and drive into the home of Mardi Gras. Trip ends upon arrival to New Orleans. Opt to explore the French Quarter, and join the revellers on Bourbon Street till the early hours.
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