Roadtrip America Eastbound Overview

Traverse the United States on an American road trip from San Francisco to New York via Las Vegas, Houston, New Orleans, Memphis and Nashville.

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Take a road trip across America from San Francisco to New York.

Up for a cross-country journey? Then sign up for this road trip adventure from San Francisco to New York City, with plenty of big-name stops in between. Discover some of America's greatest national parks, live it up in Las Vegas, feel dwarfed by the Grand Canyon and discover a vibrant blend of musical traditions in New Orleans, Memphis and Nashville. From sprawling cities and iconic sights to remote desert ruins and natural phenomena, this epic trip promises fantastic experiences and grand adventures by the bucket load.

  • Be awed by the sheer size of the Grand Canyon
  • Discover some of America's best national parks
  • Drive through Death Valley
  • Explore the monuments and museums of Washington DC
  • Roll dice in Las Vegas
  • Sing the blues or croon some country tunes in Nashville
  • Visit New Orleans - the birthplace of jazz
  • Walk in the footsteps of Elvis Presley in Memphis

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    San Francisco, United States
  • Finish:

    New York, United States
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 13
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with facilities) (16 nts), Hostel (3 nts), Hotel (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Private vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Aztec Ruins National Monument, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Death Valley National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Las Vegas Strip tour, Mesa Verde National Park, Monument Valley National Tribal Park, Route 66, Yosemite National Park

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1294kg pp per trip
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Roadtrip America Eastbound Summary

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Day 1 San Francisco

Get acquainted with America's postcard-perfect bay city. Arrive early and perhaps infiltrate the infamous Alcatraz prison.

Days 2-3 Yosemite National Park

Discover huge cliffs, sparkling waterfalls and iconic wildlife in Yosemite National Park.

Day 4 Sierra Nevada

Pitch a tent among the towering mountains and racing streams that characterise the dramatic Sierra Nevada.

Days 5-6 Death Valley/Las Vegas

Travel through desolate Death Valley on the way to the bright lights of 'Sin City'.

Days 7-8 Grand Canyon

Discover one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, a dramatic fissure in the earth that is up to 1.6 km deep. With photo opportunities galore and the option of a scenic flight, the Grand Canyon is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Day 9 Monument Valley

Journey through spectacular desert scenery to reach Monument Valley, part of the largest Indian Reservation in the US.

Day 10 Mesa Verde National Park

See the sombrero-shaped rock formation of Mexican Hat and travel to Mesa Verde, best known for its cliff dwellings.

Day 11 Aztec Ruins National Monument/Santa Fe

Explore the sandstone pueblo of the Aztec Ruins National Monument before camping overnight in Santa Fe.

Day 12 Carlsbad Caverns National Park

As the sun sets, perhaps witness a noisy exodus of bats from one of the largest caverns in the world.

Day 13 San Antonio

Why not choose to visit the Alamo, a reconstructed 18th-century fort.

Day 14 Houston

Spend the morning exploring downtown San Antonio and the famous Alamo before setting up camp near Houston.

Days 15-16 New Orleans

Straddling the Mississippi, New Orleans is famous for its cuisine, architecture and as the birthplace of jazz. Explore the French Quarter, soaking up the lively atmosphere on Bourbon Street.

Day 17 Memphis

Perhaps visit Elvis Presley's Graceland in the 'Home of the Blues'.

Day 18 Nashville

Get ready for some more music in the hard rocking city of Nashville.

Day 19 Appalachian Mountains

Spend a night camping in the dramatic surroundings of the Appalachian Mountains.

Days 20-21 Washington DC

Admire DC's famous buildings, grand avenues and quiet parks.

Day 22 New York

Visit Philly, where Thomas Jefferson declared Independence in 1776, before ending the adventure in fast-paced New York.
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