Best of the USA Tour–New York to New York

Resort: Best of the USA Tour–New York to New York
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: United States
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From hip hop to country fiddles, Yankee accents to a western drawl, businessmen in power suits and ranchers in cowboy hats the US is one heck of a country. And if youve got the time, this our ultimate American tour is the best way to explore the iconic cities, the legendary national parks, national monuments, and wide-open spaces. Centrally located hostels in the cities and campsites in the wilderness keep you in the heart of the action no matter where you are.

Itineraries

Day 1
New York City

Arrive at any time. Consider arriving a few days early to see more of this famous city.

Day 2
New York CityNewburgh

Spend the morning exploring the Big Apple before heading to Newburgh.

Day 3
NewburghFinger Lakes

Enjoy a day out in nature taking in the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes region. Visit towering Taughannock Falls, cool off in the lake, or sample wine from a local winery.

Day 4
Finger LakesNiagara Falls

Get wet on the Maid of the Mist boat tour, and be sure to check out the falls illuminated in the evening.

Day 5
Niagara FallsSandusky

Travel to Sandusky and opt to catch some thrills at a local amusement park.

Day 6
SanduskyChicago

Stop for lunch in the Amish community of Shipshewana before continuing on to Chicago.

Day 7
Chicago

Free time to explore Chicago.

Day 8
ChicagoFrontenac

Tour the Miller Brewing Company in Milwaukee and enjoy a beer tasting, then camp on the banks of the Mississippi River.

Day 9
FrontenacSioux Falls

Enjoy a free morning at the largest shopping mall in America the Mall of America. Afterwards, venture into South Dakota and head into the Great Plains and lands of the Sioux.

Day 10
Sioux FallsBadlands National Park

Travel through the Badlands before reaching the Black Hills.

Day 11
Badlands National ParkCuster State Park

Discover moon-like landscapes on the trails of the Badlands, then drive to Custer SP. Dodge free-roaming bison herds while exploring Custer’s diverse lands.

Day 12
Custer State ParkDevils Tower

Check out the larger than life ex-presidents of Mount Rushmore, tour around Crazy Horse Memorial, and stop off at Deadwood en route to Devils Tower in Wyoming.

Day 13
Devils TowerBozeman

Check out the the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument en route to the university town of Bozeman, Montana.

Day 14
BozemanYellowstone National Park

Travel to Yellowstone, the world’s first national park, and be in awe of the colourful geysers, powerful waterfalls, exciting wildlife, and contrasting scenic beauty around every corner.

Day 15
Yellowstone National Park

Spend the day exploring the highlights of the Southern Loop.

Day 16
Yellowstone National ParkJackson

Cross the Continental Divide en route to Grand Teton National Park. Enjoy the view of more than 12 peaks that make up this beautiful drive. Opt to visit a cowboy bar for Western line dancing and live music.

Day 17
JacksonTwin Falls

Choose to go whitewater rafting or horseback riding during a free morning, then cross the border into Idaho. Stop off at Shoshone Falls en route.

Day 18
Twin FallsReno

Sit back and relax during a road trip day, crossing into Nevada. Enjoy the bright lights both in and outside the casinos in The Biggest Little City in the World.

Day 19
RenoLake Tahoe

Arrive to Lake Tahoe after a short drive. Enjoy a free afternoon for hiking, lake activities or relaxing.

Day 20
Lake TahoeYosemite National Park

Marvel at the spectacular views of Yosemite National Park’s magnificent peaks and granite domes while enjoying one of most scenic drives in California: Tioga Pass!

Day 21
Yosemite National Park

Enjoy free time in Yosemite National Park.

Day 22
Yosemite National ParkSan Francisco

Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way into one of America’s most popular cities. Take an optional cable car ride over the steep hills, explore the city by bicycle or set sail into the setting sun.

Day 23
San FranciscoYosemite National Park

Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way out of one of America’s most popular cities. Drive into the Sierra Nevada Mountains and set up camp.

Day 24
Yosemite National Park

Enjoy a free day in Yosemite National Park.

Day 25
Yosemite National ParkDeath Valley

Awe at the spectacular scenery along the Tioga Pass. Marvel at tufa rock towers at Mono Lake.

Day 26
Death ValleyLas Vegas

Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park. Explore Las Vegas and stroll along the famous Vegas Strip. Take an optional VIP party limo.

Day 27
Las Vegas

Free time in Las Vegas.

Day 28
Las VegasGrand Canyon National Park

Travel Route 66, then arrive at the beautiful Grand Canyon and take in the sunset from the canyon’s edge.

Day 29
Grand Canyon National Park

Enjoy free time in Grand Canyon NP.

Day 30
Grand Canyon National ParkMonument Valley

Drive along the southern rim of the canyon, then opt to discover one of the most majestic places on earth, Monument Valley, on an optional overnight excursion.

Day 31
Monument ValleyMesa Verde National Park

Wind up the side of a mountain through Mesa Verde National Park’s rocky slopes and inspiring vistas. Hike to ancient cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde.

Day 32
Mesa Verde National ParkSanta Fe

Travel to Santa Fe and dive into the Southwest culture in this historic city.

Day 33
Santa FeCarlsbad

Look for aliens at infamous Roswell en route to exploring the Carlsbad Caverns, dodging the 400,000 bats heading out to hunt at sunset.

Day 34
CarlsbadAustin

Cross into the state of Texas, the birthplace of Tex-Mex food, 10-gallon hats, and Western movies.

Day 35
Austin

Spend a free day in Austin. Opt to visit the SoCo area for thrift shopping, take a dip in the Barton natural pool, or let loose at a local country bar in the evening.

Day 36
AustinNew Orleans

Crank up the jazz and drive into the home of Mardi Gras. Explore the French Quarter, and join the revellers on Bourbon Street ’til the early hours.

Day 37
New Orleans

Enjoy a free day to explore New Orleans.

Day 38
New OrleansMemphis

Explore the vibrant cultural and musical melting pot of Memphis. Take an optional tour of Graceland, opt to relive history at the National Civil Rights Museum, or tour the Rock n Soul Museum. Head to Beale Street at night for great food and live music.

Day 39
MemphisNashville

Take an optional tour of Graceland. Travel to the country music capital of the world and become immersed in local music in downtown Nashville.

Day 40
NashvilleAppalachia

Travel the beautiful winding roads through the Appalachian Mountains and absorb their undisturbed natural beauty.

Day 41
AppalachiaWashington DC

Pass through Shenandoah National Park, and opt to take a short hike. Arrive in the US capital in time to wander the monuments by moonlight.

Day 42
Washington DC

Enjoy free time to explore.

Day 43
Washington DCNew York City

Travel to New York, where the trip ends upon arrival. Opt to visit Times Square, stroll Central Park, check out Greenwich Village, or experience the famous nightlife of New York.

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