Cross Country USA Tour Highlights
- NEW YORK CITY.
Welcome to the “Big Apple!” Time at leisure. Your Tour Director is available to answer any questions.
- NEW YORK CITY.
This morning your sightseeing tour takes in New York City’s major attractions, including Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, City Hall, Wall Street, and Trinity Church. Afternoon is at leisure
- NEW YORK CITY-PHILADELPHIA-WASHINGTON DC AREA.
Heading south you travel through New Jersey to Philadelphia, the birthplace of the United States. You have time in Philadelphia to visit the sights before travelling to Washington DC
- WASHINGTON DC AREA.
Today we visit the beautiful Arlington National Cemetery, the resting place for many American heroes. The capital offers many sights for your half-day tour with a Local Guide featuring Capitol Hill, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, Arlington National Cemetery, and other well-known sights.
- WASHINGTON DC-NIAGARA FALLS.
Travelling north through Pennsylvania Dutch Country, home of the Amish and Mennonite religious sects. Then, along the Susquehanna River to Williamsport, the birthplace of Little League baseball and site of the league’s annual “World Series.”Cross the Rainbow Bridge to Canada and arrive at Niagara Falls, Ontario, for your overnight stay.
- NIAGARA FALLS-DEARBORN AREA.
This morning you join a sightseeing cruise of Niagara Falls for amazing close-up views from the base of the falls. Head southwest and cross the farmlands and vineyards of Ontario. NOTE:The Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favourable weather and/or river conditions. If unfavourable conditions exist, a walking tour of the scenic tunnels will be substituted. Last day of operation for the 2015 season is October 24.
- DEARBORN AREA-CHICAGO.
A visit to the Henry Ford Museum starts your day.You reach Chicago, America’s third-largest city, in the late afternoon. City sightseeing includes all the major landmarks of the “Windy City.”
Day of leisure to explore as you wish, many optional tours are available for you.
- CHICAGO-WISCONSIN DELLS-MINNEAPOLIS.
Upon arrival Wisconsin you will enjoy an included an included boat trip in an unique amphibious vessel. Next, Minnesota – the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.” Drive through St. Paul, Minneapolis’ twin city, before reaching your overnight hotel.In the evening an optional Mississippi River dinner cruise is available.
- MINNEAPOLIS. EXCURSION TO MALL OF AMERICA.
Travel into the rich farmlands of South Dakota, homeland of the great Sioux Indian Nation. Overnight in Pierre, the state’s capital.
- PIERRE-BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK-MOUNT RUSHMORE-KEYSTONE.
Drive through Fort Pierre National Grassland to see the prairie as it once was when only buffalo and the Sioux Indians occupied the land. Next is Badlands National Park, then head deep into the Black Hills and behold the granite faces of Mount Rushmore, a giant monument to four American presidents – Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt. (CB)
Head through the rich, mountainous country to Buffalo. Drive past Sheridan, the scene of many fierce battles between the U.S. Cavalry and the Sioux, Cheyenne, and Crow Indians. Then, climb over the Bighorn Mountains en route to the overnight stop in Buffalo Bill’s frontier town of Cody.
- CODY-YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK.
Through Shoshone National Forest to Yellowstone National Park. Follow Grand Loop Road to Artist Point with magnificent views of Yellowstone Canyon and the stupendous Lower Falls, nearly twice the height of Niagara.
- YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK- GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK-JACKSON.
This morning, return to Yellowstone National Park and visit the bubbling mud paint pots, the reliable “blow” of Old Faithful, Yellowstone’s great geyser, and West Thumb geyser basin. Head south into Grand Teton National Park, one of America’s last preserves of wild solitude. Its 4,200-metre-high (13,770-foot-high) ridges are crested with snow most of the year. Stroll along the shores of beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake before ending the day in the Wild West town of Jackson. An optional barbecue cookout and Wild West show is available this evening. (CB)
- JACKSON-SALT LAKE CITY.
Leaving Jackson you drive to Salt Lake City, Utah’s vibrant capital. Set on the edge of Great Salt Lake Desert, this centre of the Mormon religion is where Brigham Young declared to his followers, “This is the place.” An included sightseeing tour shows you the capital of Utah. (CB)
- SALT LAKE CITY-BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK-CEDAR CITY.
Through the sagebrush landscape of southern Utah to Bryce Canyon National Park with its breathtaking sandstone and limestone cliffs and ever-changing colours. Head west through Dixie National Forest to Cedar City for your overnight.
- CEDAR CITY-ZION NATIONAL PARK-GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK.
First stop is Zion National Park, a landscape that was carved out by rushing streams over a period of a million years. Through Kaibab National Forest to the less visited North Rim of the Grand Canyon, where you’ll marvel at the stunning views of the flame-coloured walls plunging 1,463 metres (4,800 feet) into the Colorado River. The evening is free. (CB)
- GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK-LAS VEGAS.
Travel to Las Vegas, the resort town famed for its buzzing energy. The afternoon is at leisure to explore as you wish..
- LAS VEGAS.
A free day to explore Las Vegas. Optional tours to the Hoover Dam are available.
- LAS VEGAS-CALICO-LOS ANGELES.
Into California today with a stop at Calico Ghost Town to relive the wild, tough days when miners struck it rich. Through the Mojave Desert and over the San Gabriel Mountains to Los Angeles.
- LOS ANGELES.
The day commences with a sightseeing tour of the worlds “Capital of Glamour.” You’ll drive to Hollywood, see the footprints of the stars at the TCL Chinese Theatre, and famous Hollywood Bowl. Then, on to elegant Beverly Hills followed by a drive down Sunset Strip. You may consider an optional tour to Universal Studios in the afternoon.
- LOS ANGELES.
The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Los Angeles International Airport are included.
07 July 17 – Cost $4530.00pp – Twin Share – LIMITED AVAILABILITY
09 , 18, 25 August 17 – Cost $4490.00pp – Twin Share
01, 08 September 17 – Cost $4490.00pp – Twin Share
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