The Great American Road Trip–La To New York

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: NUAY

From: £5949.00

There’s no better way to do the US justice than a great American road trip. This 53-day tour hits all the marks, going coast-to-coast from bustling cities to incredible natural wonders, and charming small towns in between. Hike along geysers, waterfalls, and wildlife in Yosemite National Park, get weird among Portland’s artsy shops, indie breweries, and up-and-coming eateries, and join party revellers on New Orleans’ famed Bourbon Street. Epic road trips are made of this.

Day 1 Los Angeles

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Los Angeles/San Diego (1D)

Be on celebrity-watch while passing by a few popular sites on the way out of LA, California’s most glamorous city. In San Diego, visit Coronado Island or soak up the sun on Mission Beach. Opt to check out the Gaslamp Quarter District in the evening.

Day 3 San Diego/Lake Havasu City (1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel to Joshua Tree National Park, taking in the desert scenery and hundreds of Joshua trees, then cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River at Lake Havasu.

Day 4 Lake Havasu City/Grand Canyon (1B, 1L, 1D)

Continue to the Grand Canyon and explore this natural wonder. Enjoy sunset at the canyon rim.

Day 5 Grand Canyon (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a free day to discover the Grand Canyon. Opt to hike throughout the park, rent a bike, check out a museum or see the canyon from the sky by helicopter.

Day 6 Grand Canyon/Monument Valley (1B, 1L, 1D)

Drive along the southern rim of the canyon, then opt to discover one of the most majestic places on earth, Monument Valley, on an optional overnight excursion.

Day 7 Monument Valley/Las Vegas (1B)

Journey along famous Route 66, and explore the Las Vegas Strip in the evening. Opt to take a VIP party limo experience.

Day 8 Las Vegas

Free time in Las Vegas. Explore the strip, try your luck at a casino, or take in a glitzy show.

Day 9 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 10 Bryce Canyon NP/Moab (1B, 1L, 1D)

Explore Bryce Canyon and see its famous hoodoos. Drive along isolated Scenic Byway 12 to Moab.

Day 11 Moab (1B)

Hike through the surreal rock formations of Arches National Park before free time for optional€tivities. Opt to go rafting, mountain biking or on a Hummer tour. Catch a gorgeous sunset at Dead Horse Point State Park.

Day 12 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 13 Glenwood Springs/Flaming Gorge Reservoir (1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel to Wyoming and take in a spectacular sunset at Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

Day 14 Flaming Gorge Reservoir/Jackson (1B, 1L)

Travel to Jackson Hole, and choose to go whitewater rafting or horseback riding during a free afternoon. Tonight, opt to visit a cowboy bar for Western line dancing and live music.

Day 15 Jackson/Yellowstone National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Cross the Continental Divide to Yellowstone National Park, stopping to visit Grand Teton National Park en route. Enjoy the view of more than 12 peaks that make up this beautiful drive.

Day 16 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 17 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 18 Bozeman/Glacier National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel through the stunning Montana scenery to Glacier National Park. With over 20 glaciers and 200 lakes and streams, Glacier National Park is a must see. Choose from 730 miles of hiking trails to really enjoy this majestic park.

Day 19 Glacier National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Explore Glacier NP with its many glaciers, lakes and streams. Opt to drive Going-to-the-Sun Road and reach the Continental Divide.

Day 20 Glacier National Park/Coeur d’Alene (1B, 1L)

Continue west to beautiful Coeur D’Alene. Surrounded by over 50 lakes, this town is an outdoor haven. Opt to walk the floating boardwalk, go mountain biking, or take part in watersports on Lake Coeur d’Alene.

Day 21 Coeur d’Alene/Seattle (1B)

Travel through the state of Washington to Seattle.

Day 22 Seattle

Enjoy a free day in Seattle. Opt to visit Pike Place Market, the first Starbucks location, ride to the top of the Space Needle, or take a day trip to nearby Mt Rainier National Park.

Day 23 Seattle/Portland (1B)

Drive to the city of Portland. One of the most popular cities to visit north of California on the West Coast, Portland is artsy, funky and full of great eating and drinking options. Spend the afternoon getting to know this cool city.

Day 24 Portland/Bend (1B, 1L)

Enjoy a few final hours taking in the quirkiness of Portland before continuing on to Bend, consistently voted one of the best places to live in the US. Arrive in time to explore a bit of the town.

Day 25 Bend/Redwood National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Leave early to spend a few hours at gorgeous Crater Lake National Park. Enjoy a short hike in the area before continuing on to Redwood National Park, home to the tallest trees on Earth. Spend the afternoon taking in the gigantic coastal redwoods, and keep a keen eye for wildlife throughout the park.

Day 26 Redwood National Park/Napa Valley (1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel through California to beautiful Napa Valley. Opt for an afternoon wine tasting.

Day 27 Napa Valley/Lake Tahoe (1B, 1L, 1D)

Continue on to idyllic Lake Tahoe. Enjoy a free afternoon for hiking, lake€tivities or relaxing.

Day 28 Lake Tahoe/Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Marvel at the spectacular views of Yosemite National Park’s magnificent peaks and granite domes while enjoying one of most scenic drives in California: Tioga Pass!

Day 29 Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy free time in Yosemite National Park.

Day 30 Yosemite National Park/San Francisco (1B, 1L)

Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way into one of America’s most popular cities. Take an optional cable car ride over the steep hills, explore the city by bicycle or set sail into the setting sun.

Day 31 San Francisco

Enjoy a free day to explore San Francisco.

Day 32 San Francisco/Morro Bay (1D)

Visit Santa Cruz and go for a stroll along the boardwalk. Marvel at the beautiful coastline and mountain ranges of Big Sur along the Pacific coast. Arrive in time for sunset on Morro Bay.

Day 33 Morro Bay/Los Angeles (1B)

Travel along the stunning Pacific coast to the City of Angels. Be on the lookout for celebrities while passing a few popular sites on the way into California’s most glamorous city.

Day 34 Los Angeles/New York

Hop on a flight to the Big Apple, and get ready to explore the highlights of the East Coast.

Day 35 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 36 Finger Lakes/...

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
23/03/2019 14/05/2019 0 £5949.00
20/04/2019 11/06/2019 17 £5949.00
18/05/2019 09/07/2019 21 £5949.00
15/06/2019 06/08/2019 18 £5949.00
13/07/2019 03/09/2019 20 £5949.00
10/08/2019 01/10/2019 20 £6199.00

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