The Great American Road Trip–New York To La

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: NUYA

From: £5949.00

See a side of the States that few Americans experience in their lifetime on a truly epic 53-day road trip through the country. You’ll embark on two comprehensive circuits along the East and West coasts with a flight in between to minimize long drives and maximize your time at the best highlights. What makes this journey even better is the company you’ll keep—a fine crew of worldly wanderers like yourself and a CEO taking care of all the little details.

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. Explore the French Quarter, and join the revellers on Bourbon Street ’til the early hours.

Day 12 New Orleans (1B)

Enjoy a free day to explore New Orleans.

Day 13 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 14 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 15 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 16 St. Augustine/Savannah (1B, 1L, 1D)

Head to historic Savannah, stopping en route in the oldest city in America, St. Augustine. Opt for a walk around the Bonaventure Cemetery and historic district of Savannah, or stroll through town admiring the architecture and oak trees covered in Spanish moss.

Day 17 Charleston/Myrtle Beach (1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel to the city of Charleston, known for its historic, romantic charm. Enjoy a few hours to explore the city before heading to Myrtle Beach for the night.

Day 18 Myrtle Beach/Washington D.C. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel to the US capital and wander the monuments by moonlight.

Day 19 Washington D.C. (1B)

Enjoy free time to explore.

Day 20 Washington D.C./New York (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 21 New York/Los Angeles

Hop on a flight to LA, and get ready to explore the highlights of the West.

Day 22 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 23 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 24 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 25 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 26 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 27 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 28 Las Vegas

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

Day 29 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 30 Bryce Canyon NP/Moab (1B, 1L, 1D)

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

Day 31 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 32 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 33 Glenwood Springs/Flaming Gorge Reservoir (1B, 1L, 1D)

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

Day 34 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 35 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 36 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, ...

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
14/04/2019 05/06/2019 21 £5949.00
12/05/2019 03/07/2019 21 £5949.00
09/06/2019 31/07/2019 19 £5949.00
07/07/2019 28/08/2019 20 £5949.00
04/08/2019 25/09/2019 22 £6199.00

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