18-to-Thirtysomethings: Best of the US Express (NUNZ)
Countries Visited: United States Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout Private transport to out-of-the-way places in order to keep your gear stowed and secure
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Camping
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 22, avg 16.
Meals Included: 10 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 7 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
See the sights of New York City, feel the beat in Memphis and Nashville, experience a Grand Canyon sunset, roll the dice in Vegas, hike in Yosemite, stroll the streets of San Francisco.
This whirlwind 18-day camping trip throughout the United States covers nearly every major cultural touchstone of this massive (and hugely exciting) destination. Experience the lights of NYCs Times Square, discover the Elvis fan in you at Graceland, mosey down noisy Bourbon Street in New Orleans, peer across the majesty of the Grand Canyon, and then walk down the crookedest street in the world in San Francisco, all the while camping out beneath a night sky that has had countless songs written about it. Come along and see the best of the USA the way it was meant to be seen.
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|Day 1||New York||Day 1 New York|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Finger Lakes||Day 2 New York/Finger Lakes (1D)|
Take a hike to explore this beautiful Finger Lakes region on foot, rent a kayak or paddleboard, or just relax by the lake. Opt to taste wine from one of the local vineyards. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
|Day 3||Niagara Falls||Day 3 Finger Lakes/Niagara Falls (1B, 1L, 1D)|
An exciting adventure awaits in Niagara Falls. Feel the rushing waters of the falls taking the famous "Maid of the Mist Boat Tour." Return after darkness settles over the Niagara region and witness the Falls illuminated in a rainbow of colour! Included Activities: Taughannock Falls Visit Maid of the Mist Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 190km)
|Day 4||Detroit||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. Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours, 600km)
|Day 5||Chicago||Day 5 Detroit/Chicago (1B)|
Continue west to Chicago. Theres 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 (formerly Sears) Tower, or hit the town for a night out with the group. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 450km)
|Day 6||Chicago||Day 6 Chicago|
Enjoy a free day to explore Chicago.
|Day 7||Louisville||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 dont forget to indulge in some BBQ and bourbon. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 475km)
|Day 8||Nashville||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. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours, 280km)
|Day 9||Nashville||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||Memphis||Day 10 Nashville/Memphis (1B, 1L)|
In the afternoon, opt to walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock `n' Roll at Elvis Presley's home, Graceland. See how the legend lived and discover videos, pictures, stage costumes, and much more. Then hear the music in Memphis, Tennessee! Explore the birthplace of Rock n Roll, Home of Blues, and the starting point of soul. Music legends, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and B.B. King, made their marks on Memphis. Opt to check out the National Civil Rights Museum, located where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 380km)
|Day 11||New Orleans||Day 11 Memphis/New Orleans (1B, 1L)|
The CEO will point out a few things on the drive in, then get out and experience the city at its best. Enjoy a night out with the group. Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours)
|Day 12||Los Angeles||Day 12 New Orleans/Los Angeles|
Hop on a flight to LA, and get ready to explore the highlights of the West. Additional Notes: Please note that there may be additional baggage fees for the internal flight if you are checking your bag. Transport: Plane
|Day 13||Lake Havasu||Day 13 Los Angeles/Lake Havasu (1D)|
Be on celebrity-watch while passing by a few popular sites on the way out of Californias most glamourous city. Hike among the boulders and famous Joshua trees, then cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River at Lake Havasu. Included Activities: Joshua Tree NP Hike Transport: Includes stops Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 435km)
|Day 14||Grand Canyon||Day 14 Lake Havasu/Grand Canyon (1B, 1L, 1D)|
In the morning, discover something unexpected, the London Bridge, in Lake Havasu City. Continue across vast desert landscapes to one of the earths greatest on-going geological spectacles: the Grand Canyon. Take short hikes at the most spectacular gorge in the world and enjoy a pizza dinner at the rim as you view the stunning sunset. Included Activities: London Bridge Visit Grand Canyon South Rim Visit Hiking Transport: Private Van with Wi-fi (9.00 hour(s))
|Day 15||Las Vegas||Day 15 Grand Canyon/Las Vegas (1B)|
For our night in Las Vegas, we stay close to the action in a hotel in the city centre. Included Activities: Vegas Strip Visit Transport: Includes stops along Route 66. Private Van with Wi-fi (9.00 hour(s), 480km)
|Day 16||Sierra Nevadas||Day 16 Las Vegas/Sierra Nevadas (1L, 1D)|
Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park. Included Activities: Death Valley National Park Visit Transport: Private Van with Wi-fi (7.00 hour(s), 450km)
|Day 17||Yosemite National Park||Day 17 Sierra Nevadas/Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
With a keen eye, you may be lucky enough to spot black bears, deer or coyotes. Additional Notes: We intend to use the Tioga Pass, a scenic a route through the Sierra Nevada mountain range that connects Bishop with Yosemite NP. In the spring and autumn seasons, theres a chance the pass will be closed due to poor weather conditions or even snow. In this case, we use an alternate route, and spend the night in Lake Isabella instead of Bishop. The status of the road is monitored daily, and our travel plan for the area will be confirmed during the trip. Included Activities: Yosemite National Park Visit Transport: Includes stops Private Van with Wi-fi (7.00 hour(s), 305km)
|Day 18||San Francisco||Day 18 Yosemite National Park/San Francisco (1B, 1L)|
Theres a lot to see and do in San Francisco, and we recommend spending extra time here if youd like to explore the city; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Haight-Ashbury, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fishermans Wharf and the citys famous cable cars await you. Additional Notes: If you are departing on arrival to San Francisco, you will not have enough time to participate in the Sunset Sailing extra. Post-tour accommodation is required to purchase this extra. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Includes stops Private Van with Wi-fi (6.00 hour(s), 225km)
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
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