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Duration: 63 days
Trip code: TN
Head Stateside for a road trip of epic proportions! Buckle up for 63 action-packed days of city sights, natural wonders and the great open road! This trip does it all - from the bright lights of Washington and Miami, to the mighty Grand Canyon and Mount Rushmore, and the exquisite National Parks of Yellowstone and Yosemite, plus a host of charming and bizarre American towns in between! You’ll be travelling with a group of fellow road-trippers and an expert guide, while staying in roadside hostels and campsites under huge American skies.
Embark on an epic road trip and see it all from coast to coast and back again! Experience awe-inspiring landscapes and super-cool cities as you travel across country with a group and guide!
Please note: Some departure dates operate this itinerary in reverse, heading north to Niagara Falls first. This tour can also be booked to depart from Los Angeles. Please contact us for more details.
Day 1-2: New York Area - Philadelphia & Washington DC. Meet your group just outside New York and begin your trip! Explore Philadelphia and discover the monuments of Washington DC on an included bike tour.
Day 3: Carolinas. Plunge south to the shifting landscapes of North and South Carolina..
Day 4: Charleston. Discover South Carolina’s oldest city.
Day 5: St Augustine. Next stop is St. Augustine, affectionately referred to as the ‘Nation’s Oldest City’.
Day 6-7: Miami. Pull on your shades and stroll down the palm tree-lined avenues and long sandy beaches of Miami.
Day 8-9: Key West. Cross over to the alternative island of Key West.
Day 10-11: Orlando. Enjoy two exciting days of ride-hopping and thrill-seeking in Orlando.
Day 12: Destin Beach. Slow down the pace with a dreamy day on Destin Beach.
Day 13-14: New Orleans. Home of the Mardi Gras, this colourful city is famous for its easy going atmosphere and its love of good food, good drink and good music.
Day 15: Louisiana & Texas. Head into the Bayou and enjoy the hospitality, food and music of this southern state.
Day 16-17: Austin. Feel the rhythm of this electric city as you discover toe-tapping saloons and artistic cocktail bars.
Day 18: West Texas. Expect open plains, rocky valleys and clustered cacti as you roll through West Texas – whip-crackin’ cowboy territory!
Day 19: Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Head underground in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, one of the largest cave networks in the world and a true natural wonder.
Day 20: Santa Fe & Roswell. Cruise through Canyon Road to pick up some gorgeous arts and crafts and then keep your eye out for aliens in Roswell!
Day 21-22: Colorado Rockies. Spend your days hiking the mountain trails and drinking in jaw-dropping hillside views.
Day 23-24: Moab/Arches National Park. This incredible orange desert is home to two things: staggering rock formations and adrenaline pumping activities. Make the most of both!
Day 25: Monument Valley. Pull on your Stetson and prepare for the epic cowboy landscapes of Monument Valley. Join an optional guided Najavo 4x4 tour for a different perspective on the valley.
Day 26-26: Grand Canyon National Park. Hike along the rim trails and peer down the edge of this mighty canyon. Watch the sunset and sunrise in this gorgeous place.
Day 28: Antelope Canyon – Lake Powell. Drink in the views from the stunning Horseshoe Bend viewpoint, and then stop off at the beautifully bizzare Antelope Canyon. Then cool off with a dip in Lake Powell.
Day 29: Bryce Canyon National Park. Trek through the trails and bask in the stunning canyon colours of this incredible National Park.
Day 30: Zion National Park. Check out the patchwork of orange stone and green trees in Zion National Park. Delve into the Narrows to feel the might of nature soaring all around you.
Day 31-32: Las Vegas. Vegas Baby! Hop into a limo for an included VIP cruise through the city and then cash in your chips at the casino.
Day 33-34: Los Angeles. Keep your eyes peeled for celebs as your roll into the gleaming streets of LA. Wander the walk of fame, get a pic next to the iconic Hollywood sign and explore chilled-out Venice Beach!
Day 35: Santa Barbara – California Coast. Continue up the stunning Californian Coast to the white walls and red roofs of Santa Barbara.
Day 36-37: Yosemite National Park. Drive into the exquisite surrounding of Yosemite National Park and spend two days wandering through sweeping forests, climbing rocky mountain slopes and chilling on the banks of gentle streams.
Day 38-39: San Francisco. Roll into the crazy-cool city of San Fran. Enjoy an included tour of Haight-Ashbury, a hotspot of hippie and quirky vibes. Don’t miss sunset on the iconic Golden Gate Bridge – a San Fran must!
Day 40-41: Redwood National Park. Get away from the bustle of city living and enter the leafy wonderland of Redwood National Park.
Day 42: Florence. Enjoy the calm beaches of Florence, Oregon, and drink in the gorgeous ocean views.
Day 43-44: Seattle. Now for the cosmopolitan cool of Seattle. At night, the city is brimming with funky live music. Get out there and dance!
Day 45: Vancouver. Welcome to Canada! Cross the border and drive into Vancouver, a gorgeous blend of mountains and coastline.
Day 46-47: British Columbia – Lake Louise. More epic scenery on the menu today as you drive through British Columbia. Your destination, Lake Louise, is simply stunning.
Day 48-49: Banff National Park. Today you’re heading for Banff, a picture-postcard landscape of dramatic mountains and perfect mirrored lakes.
Day 50-52: Glacier National Park. Return to the USA and the gorgeous Glacier National Park. Pull on your hiking boots and go exploring!
Day 53-54: Yellowstone National Park. Glorious Yellowstone is next, with its explosive geysers, multi-coloured waterfalls and roaming herds of bison and elk.
Day 55: Cody. Step back in time today with a visit to the Old West town of Cody. Soak up the cowboy vibes with a drink in the saloon.
Day 56: Mount Rushmore. Stare into the faces of four of the nation’s best-loved presidents chiselled into the cliffs of Mount Rushmore.
Day 57: Badlands National Park. Discover the otherworldly landscapes of Badlands National Park. Like the surface of the moon, this area is all bizarre rock valleys, jagged spires and undulating peaks and troughs.
Day 58: South Dakota – Minnesota. Beat on through the prairies of Minnesota and make camp, listening out for the wandering howls of resident coyotes.
Day 59-60: Chicago. Welcome to the Windy City! Famous for its delicious pizza and smoky blues, this city is a must for the American road tripper.
Day 61: Cedar Point. Sample a more traditional way of life with a visit to an Amish community in Shipshewana and then move on for some Ohio thrills at Cedar Point Amusement Park!
Day 62: Niagara Falls. Witness the epic force of the Niagara Falls on an included ‘Maid of the Mist’ boat cruise that takes you right up to the waterfalls!
Day 63: Niagara Falls – New York Area. Your tour ends today at your finishing point at 5pm. Why not get to know New York City on our I Love NYC trip?