Szczegóły trasy

  • Days 1-2 New York Area, Philadelphia & Washington DC

    Heading out of the New York area, the first stop is Philadelphia to check out the Liberty Bell, Independence Halls and the famous 'Rocky' steps. So grab your camera and recreate a piece of movie history! If all that running has got you hungry, you can hit the Reading Terminal Market to bargain for local treats or grab yourself a Philly cheese steak - one of the many famous local specialties and not to be missed! Washington DC is next on the agenda and we recommend heading into the centre as the sun sets for an illuminated view of the monuments. It makes for a spectacular first evening and a perfect introduction to the grandeur of the nation's capital. Explore the best of this historic city the next day with an included bike tour then take advantage of the great nightlife in picturesque Georgetown. Accommodation: Camping included

  • Days 3 Appalachian Mountains

    It's time to be awe-struck as you enter the Appalachian Mountains, a place full of natural beauty. This super-sized, 1,500 mile mountain chain is also home to the American Black Bear and former haunt of the Cherokee Indians! Although today is primarily a long drive day, you are rewarded by views of the Appalachian Mountains and dense greenery that this area is so well-known for. There is time for a short walk, so get out and stretch those legs in some of America's most beautiful scenery. You'll soon realise why people flock here in their thousands every year! Accommodation: Camping included For 2017 departures this day will visit and stay overnight in Shenandoah National Park.

  • Days 4 Tennessee

    It's time for some excitement as you enter the vibrant and eclectic Deep South. This is the home of country music so make sure you get your vocals at the ready because you'll be singing along in no time. Want more action? Don a lifejacket, grip a paddle and bounce along a churning stretch of white-water for pure adrenalin down the Ocoee River, which is the actual course used during the Centennial Olympic Games in 1996. Accommodation: Camping included

  • Days 5-6 Nashville

    From honky-tonk bars to The Grand Ole Opry, they don't call Nashville the 'centre of the music world' for nothing! This place is full life and you'll be hot footing your way from one country bar to the next. Find out all about the history of music at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, home to the largest collection of country music in the world. Before you know it you'll be telling the whole world how much you love country music. 2016 Accommodation: Hostel included 2017 Accommodation: Camping included For those travelling on the 16th August, 2017 departure, you'll join millions of people around the United States to see nature's grandest show, a total eclipse of the sun. This is a rare opportunity to view this celestial wonder. Nashville is one of the best places to witness this event so it's a good thing that you'll be there on this day! The eclipse is a certainty but weather is a factor and despite advertising a suggested itinerary for the day prior to the eclipse, it is important this be used as a guideline only in order to pick a site with a greater chance of visibility.

  • Days 7 Memphis

    Located near the Mississippi River, Memphis has a long and colourful past. Why not visit Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley? Elvis had a huge influence on country, blues and rock 'n' roll music, and his former home is the second-most visited private home in the USA after the White House. Visit Sun Studios, the home of rock 'n' roll since 1950 and a place many a great name has passed through. There's more to Memphis than just music, pay a visit to the National Civil Rights Museum located in the former Lorraine Hotel and see the place where Martin Luther King was assassinated. In the evening head over to legendary Beale Street which really comes alive at night with neon-lit signs, live street performers and soul and blues music at every turn. Accommodation: Camping included

  • Days 8-9 New Orleans

    You've arrived in the legendary 'Big Easy'! Enjoy an included tour through the swamps in search of gators! Head to the iconic Preservation Hall where they have live bands and jazz concerts almost every evening. Then it's time for a chug along the Mississippi River, Huckleberry Finn style. New Orleans simmers with Deep South charm and the food here is some of the tastiest around, so grab a po-boy, a bowl of gumbo or some home cooked jambalaya and pull up a chair in the French Quarter to watch the world go by. If the food of the Deep South gets your mouth watering why not join a cookery class at the New Orleans School of Cookery? By night, explore the bars in Frenchman Street for live music and dancing without the crowds. Accommodation: Apartment included

  • Days 10 Destin, Florida

    Get your first taste of American beach life as you laze on the white sandy beaches of Destin on Florida's Emerald Coast. If you've been dreaming of lazy beach days and sunset cruises, then you'll fall head over heels for this place. Pull out your dancing shoes as the party spirit simmers into the small hours at the famous beach front clubs, perfection! Accommodation: Camping included

  • Days 11 Florida & Natural Springs

    You're in the 'Sunshine State' so why not make the most of it and head to the beach and top up that tan of yours? You might as well make the most of your time in paradise! If you've had enough of lazing about on the sandy beaches, grab your snorkel and head to one of Florida's many crystal clear natural springs or better yet hop on a tube and just float around this unbelievable place. Accommodation: Camping included

  • Days 12-13 Orlando

    Embrace your inner kid with an optional visit to Disney World. Meet your childhood hero, Mickey Mouse, or if that isn't your thing battle Voldemort at Universal Studios' Harry Potter World or cross the final frontier at Kennedy Space Center, both of which are out of this world. Orlando is one big playground and after a full day satisfying your thirst for fun, you'll sleep like a baby. Accommodation: Camping included

  • Days 14 Orlando & Miami

    Before you head home, make sure you get your last fix of sandy beaches and glorious sunshine down at SoBe (aka South Beach). Stroll the art deco seafront, or if you're staying on for another night pose with the beautiful people in ultra-cool nightspots as you celebrate a fantastic trip. Be sure to spend a few extra days in this sun-soaked city to mingle with the locals and salsa the night away! This tour ends at approximately 17:00 hrs. We can book you post-tour accommodation at our gateway hotel if required. If you are planning to fly tonight, please do not book a flight that departs before 21:00 hrs.