Across America Westbound Overview

This epic tour of America has the lot! From New York travel west via Washington, Nashville, New Orleans, Memphis, Las Vegas, San Francisco, LA and more.

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This coast to coast USA adventure has the LOT!

Take an adventure across the heart of the United States and discover the landscapes, cities and people that define modern America. Leave New York behind on this journey through New Orleans, Santa Fe and Las Vegas, and arrive in the shining lights of Los Angeles. See some of the country's most impressive natural features along the way - from Monument Valley to the Grand Canyon - while meeting the people who make this region such a special part of the world. Looking for the ultimate adventure holiday across the USA? This is it!

  • Listen to the Blues in Memphis
  • Peel back the many layers of New York City
  • Sample Creole cuisine in New Orleans
  • See the bizarre landscapes of Monument Valley
  • Stare over the rim into the Grand Canyon
  • Take in the bright lights of the Strip in Las Vegas
  • Travel across the arid southern California desert
  • Visit the home of country music Nashville, Tennessee

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    New York, United States
  • Finish:

    Los Angeles, United States
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 13
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

    Cabin (3 nts), Hostel (13 nts), Hotel (5 nts)
  • Transport:

    Private vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Grand Canyon National Park, Las Vegas Strip tour, Monument Valley National Tribal Park, Route 66, Saguaro National Park, White Sands National Monument

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1269kg pp per trip
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Day 1 New York

Loud, fast and pulsating with energy, New York City is the ideal spot to begin this across America tour. With so much awesome sightseeing in New York, its well worth staying a few extra days - or even weeks!

Days 2-3 Washington DC

Visit Philadelphia en route to the nation's capital. Discover the countless attractions in Washington DC, including the White House and Capitol Building, during a guided walking tour around the city.

Day 4 Appalachian Mountains

Cross the jagged Appalachian Mountains and stop by roadside trails for leisurely hikes along the way.

Day 5 Nashville

Keep cruisin' into the heart of Tennessee, Nashville. Country music fans can't afford to miss a visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame while here - home to Elvis' golden Cadillac.

Day 6 Memphis

Explore the 'Home of the Blues', Memphis. Attractions here come in all shapes and sizes but none of them are bigger than Graceland. Take a visit to Elvis Presley's impressive home or check out a blues club on Beale Street.

Days 7-8 New Orleans

The trip continues west today, heading to New Orleans in Louisiana. Get acquainted with the French Quarter or Bourbon Street, visit local shops and admire the grand Southern mansions.

Day 9 Houston

Visit an antebellum plantation home or take a Louisiana swamp tour en-route to Houston, Texas.

Day 10 Austin

Everything's bigger in cities in Texas, including the music, so get into the swing of this southern state by enjoying some live music along the Austin riverfront.

Day 11 Carlsbad Caverns

Hike into the gigantic Carlsbad Caverns, then witness thousands of bats swarm out of the cave and into the inky night sky.

Day 12 White Sands National Monument

Mounds of perfectly white sand dunes as far as the eye can see await at the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.

Day 13 Tombstone

Step back in time in Tombstone - the town that hosted the most famous gunfight in Old West history.

Day 14 Saguaro National Park/Phoenix

View Giant Saguaro cacti on a drive through Saguaro National Park.

Day 15 Monument Valley

Discover the weird and wonderful landscape of Monument Valley, the heart of the Navajo Indian Reserve and home to more than 200,000 members of the Navajo tribe.

Day 16 Lake Powell/Western Ranch

Take a dip in the warm, crystal clear waters of Lake Powell or simply laze on the sunny shores. Spend the night sleeping at a western ranch.

Day 17 Grand Canyon

Travel into the Grand Canyon National Park and explore the rim of this vast chasm. Perhaps opt for an unforgettable scenic flight for exhilarating views over the canyon and surrounding area.

Days 18-19 Las Vegas

Venture out across the arid deserts of southern California en route to America's jingling hip-pocket, Las Vegas, Nevada. Be dazzled by the neon signs that light up the Vegas Strip, see a show or dance the night away at an A-list club.

Days 20-21 San Diego

Make tracks through the Mojave Desert to San Diego. The climate, boardwalks and beaches in San Diego make this the perfect place to indulge in some outdoor activities. Use free time to soak up the sunshine, visit the city's world-famous zoo or relax at Mission Beach.

Day 22 Los Angeles

This across America adventure ends among the glamorous streets and skyscrapers of Los Angeles city.
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