2013 North America

2013 North America CAD

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40 North America › United States TOP SELLER Coast to Coast Road Trip Eastbound HIGHLIGHTS Grand Canyon National Park Trek surrounded by awe-inspiring views, taking in the ›› Strolling the hills of San Francisco ›› looking for wildlife in Yosemite ›› breaking a sweat in Death Valley ›› partying in Las Vegas and New Orleans ›› marvelling at the Grand Canyon and the cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde ›› watching bats in flight at Carlsbad Caverns ›› living history in Philadelphia and Washington, DC ›› setting eyes on the skyline of New York City 'Grandest of Canyons'. Take to the skies on an optional helicopter flight for a bird's-eye view of the canyon. (1B,2L,2D) Days 9-10 Monument Valley/Mesa Verde NP/Durango Learn about Navajo culture and consider an optional 4x4 excursion with a Navajo guide. Explore the lives of the ancestral Pueblo people on a guided hike to cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde. (2B,2L,1D) Days 11-12 Santa Fe/Carlsbad Take in southwest culture in Santa Fe. Explore the Carlsbad Caverns on a guided tour, dodging the 400,000 bats heading out to hunt at sunset. (2B,1L,1D) Days 13-14 San Antonio/The Alamo/Houston Cool off in the clear waters of Paradise Canyon, check out historic San Antonio and the Alamo. (2B,2L,2D) Days 15-16 New Orleans Listen to some jazz tunes on an orientation tour of New Orleans. Take an optional swamp tour or What's Included cruise the Mississippi on a steamboat. Make sure you don't miss a night out on Bourbon Street. Accommodations Hotels (5 nts), hostel (1 nt), participation camping (16 nts) Transport (1B) Days 17-18 Memphis/Nashville Relive history at the National Civil Rights Museum— Air-conditioned private touring van, walking Group Size Max 13, avg 10 Group Leader located where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Opt to tour the Rock & Soul Museum, take CEO throughout Meals Included 16 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 13 dinners. Allow USD200- in a live show on Beale Street, tour Elvis' Graceland or visit the Grand Ole Opry. Indulge in some 300 for meals not included. country bar nightlife in Nashville. (1B,1L,2D) Day 19 Appalachia Travel the beautiful winding Itinerary Days 20-21 Shenandoah NP/Washington DC Pass through Shenandoah en route to DC. Get out on the road and follow in the footsteps of Jack Kerouac to discover the real America. Explore the capital of the US and the city that the President calls home. Tour the monuments and This ultimate coast-to-coast road trip connects you and your small group of fellow travellers to visit the National Mall and its many free museums. (2B,1L,1D) Day 22 Philadelphia/New the iconic cities, natural wonders, national parks and monuments that make this land great. York City Visit Independence Hall in Philly, then head to NYC to explore the downtown. Take in Learn about Navajo culture in the Southwest and what the odds are in Las Vegas. Whether it's views of the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and Ground Zero. Do it up on a final night comfortable hotels in the cities or campsites in national parks, you'll always be close to the action. in the Big Apple. (1B) Day 23 New York City Depart at any time. roads through the Appalachian Mountains. Trek along one of the trails in the park. (1B,1L,1D) So slide on your cowboy boots in Texas and your dancing shoes in Nashville and Memphis—it's time to embrace the spirit of this land by hitting the open road. Trip Dates Typically departs every Saturday, April – September. Day 1 San Francisco Arrive at any time. Days 2-3 Yosemite NP Enjoy an orientation tour of San Francisco. Then head to Yosemite to marvel at spectacular views of the park's peaks and granite domes. HIke to majestic waterfalls, lakes and meadows and walk amongst giant sequoias. (1B,1L,2D) Day 4 Bishop Awe at the spectacular scenery along the Tioga Pass. Marvel at tufa rock towers at Mono Lake. Soak it up in secluded hot springs. (1B,1L,1D) Days 5-6 Death Add to your Experience Coast to Coast Camping Westbound: Prefer to take the northern route? Check out our 'Coast to Coast Camping Westbound' tour. See trip NUYF on page 38. Valley NP/Las Vegas Visit the hottest, driest and lowest point in North America: Death Valley. Explore Las Vegas along the famous Vegas Strip. Optional VIP limo ride. (1B,1L) Days 7-8 Dates and prices are subject to change. For booking, availability, and detailed itineraries, consult your travel agent or check online.

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