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The Grand American Journey

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A cross-country exploration of America, we head from Los Angeles to New York City, with every stop on our most comprehensive U.S. journey revealing more about its history, culture and beauty.

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      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      A cross-country exploration of America, we head from Los Angeles to New York City, with every stop on our most comprehensive U.S. journey revealing more about its history, culture and beauty.


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      Trip code: SAMR

      23 Nights

      accommodation

      10 Meals
      • 10 Breakfasts

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Badlands National Park
          Visit the rugged beauty of this National Park containing one of the world's richest fossil beds

        • Bryce Canyon
          See the stunning red hoodoos

        • Chicago
          Orientation tour and Iconic Breakfast at Lou Mitchell's where Presidents Obama and Bush have dined

        • Des Moines
          Visit Iowa's State Capitol building, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum and a stop at John Deere Pavilion and World Headquarters

        • Gettysburg
          Visit the Gettysburg Battlefield with a Local Specialist

        • Grand Canyon
          Marvel at one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World

        • Jackson
          Orientation of the historic town square and famed antler arches

        • Keystone
          See the massive Crazy Horse Memorial and the majestic Mount Rushmore

        • Los Angeles
          Orientation tour including Hollywood

        • New York
          Sightseeing with a Local Specialist

        • Niagara Falls
          Embark on a cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls

        • Sioux Falls
          See the waterfalls of Big Sioux River Falls Park

        • Washington, D.C.
          See many of the iconic buildings, monuments and memorials of D.C.

        • Yellowstone National Park
          Walk among the geysers, mudpots and hot springs

        • Zion National Park
          Marvel at gorgeous canyon country


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 10 Breakfasts


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      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

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        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • City orientation tours

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      The Grand American Journey

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive Los Angeles

      Welcome to Los Angeles, the "City of Angels." Relax at your hotel before you meet with your Travel Director this afternoon.

      Hotel
      Hilton Los Angeles Airport

      2. Los Angeles – Las Vegas (2 Nights)

      Visit famous Hollywood sites like TCL Chinese Theatre and the Walk of Fame at Hollywood and Highland before travelling through Beverly Hills, where maybe you'll spot a celebrity. Then depart for Las Vegas, where your evening is at leisure. Consider joining an optional "sights and lights" excursion showcasing the glitz of the city.

      Hotel
      Circus Circus Las Vegas

      3. Las Vegas Free Time

      A free day to enjoy Las Vegas with many optional activities.

      Optional Experiences

      Las Vegas Sights And Lights

      Join this exciting night on the town in the 'City That Never Sleeps!' You’ll be amazed by the brilliant Fremont Street Experience, see countless wedding chapels, and, of course, be awed by the most spectacular collection of casino hotels in the world. There will be plenty of stops along the way to see some of the most extravagant casinos and attractions, each trying to outdo the other. Be prepared for an evening that’s full of surprises! Approx. duration: 2.5 hours.

      Adult Price: US$36.00

      Hoover Dam Excursion and Mob Museum

      Depart Las Vegas with your Travel Director to one of the most famous modern marvels of our time- the Hoover Dam. First view the dam from the newly completed Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, the largest concrete arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere just completed in 2010. Stand 900 feet above the Colorado River and gaze in amazement at the largest dam of its time, holding back the United State’s largest man made reservoir, Lake Mead. Includes admission to the Visitor Center and the Powerplant tour. The visitor center features exhibits that highlight the history of the region and how the Hoover Dam was constructed and the Powerplant Tour offers exhibits and other media that provide a comprehensive view of the massive dam and its operations, as well as highlight many of the unique features around the site. Then visit the Mob Museum to explore the fascinating interactive exhibits, artifacts and digital experiences, learning more about the lives of Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, J. Edgar Hoover and many other criminals from Sin City and beyond. Approx. duration: 6 hours.

      Adult Price: US$66.00

      Hoover Dam Excursion

      Depart Las Vegas with your Travel Director to one of the most famous Modern Marvels of our time, the Hoover Dam. First view the dam from the newly complete Mike O' Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, the largest concrete arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere, just completed in 2010. Stand 900 feet above the Colorado River and gaze in amazement at the largest dam of its time, holding back the Unites State's largest man made reservoir, Lake Mead. Enter the base of Hoover dam on a guided tour and hear the vibrating hums of rushing water and Hydroelectric Turbines. Approx. duration: 4 hours.

      Adult Price: US$53.00

      Vegas! The Show

      Come and experience what is hailed as the only show in Vegas, about Vegas! VEGAS! The Show will take you by the hand back in time to experience the iconic stars and personalities that helped to define the soul that created the Sin City we know today! Featuring some of the most beautiful showgirls in Vegas, and some of the best voices in the country, you can hear all of the hits from your favorite stars while witnessing the greatest moments that helped define Las Vegas as the Entertainment Capital of the World. From the crooners of the Rat Pack to Sonny & Cher, Elvis Presley and so many more. Experience the iconic personalities that helped shape the story of one of the greatest cities on Earth. Backed by a live big band orchestra, "Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns", this is the only production that will recreate the class, sass and excitement of old Las Vegas right before your eyes! Approx. duration: 1.5 hours.

      Adult Price: US$86.00

      Vegas! The Show and Dinner

      Come and experience what is hailed as the only show in Vegas, about Vegas! VEGAS! The Show will take you by the hand back in time to experience the iconic stars and personalities that helped to define the soul that created the Sin City we know today! Featuring some of the most beautiful showgirls in Vegas, and some of the best voices in the country, you can hear all of the hits from your favorite stars while witnessing the greatest moments that helped define Las Vegas as the Entertainment Capital of the World. So don't hesitate, and come see for yourself why VEGAS! The Show was voted "Best Show in Las Vegas" by Broadway World! From the crooners of the Rat Pack to Sonny & Cher, Elvis Presley and so many more. Experience the iconic personalities that helped shape the story of one of the greatest cities on Earth. Backed by a live big band orchestra, "Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns", this is the only production that will recreate the class, sass and excitement of old Las Vegas right before your eyes! In addition enjoy a dinner buffet at Planet Hollywood's Spice Market Buffet. Approx. duration: 3 hours

      Adult Price: US$126.00

      4. Las Vegas – Grand Canyon – Williams

      Depart Las Vegas for the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon, a UNESCO site and explore the South Rim. While in the Grand Canyon, you can choose to see the majesty of the Canyon from flight in an optional flight seeing helicopter^ excursion.

      Hotel
      La Quinta Inn and Suites

      Optional Experiences

      North Canyon Tour Helicopter Flight

      Your tour takes you over the Kaibab National Forest and into the deepest portion of the Grand Canyon, through the Dragon Corridor, and continues to the North Rim, where you view the incredible geological differences between the North and South Rims. During your return to the South Rim, enjoy breathtaking views of temples, shrines and rock formations sculpted by time while flying above the widest portion of the mighty Colorado River. Subject to weather conditions. Flight duration: 25-30 minutes.

      Adult Price: US$219.00

      North Canyon Tour Helicopter Flight, Bell Aircraft (April 1 - October 31)

      Your tour takes you over the Kaibab National Forest and into the deepest portion of the Grand Canyon, through the Dragon Corridor, and continues to the North Rim, where you view the incredible geological differences between the North and South Rims. During your return to the South Rim, enjoy breathtaking views of temples, shrines and rock formations sculpted by time while flying above the widest portion of the mighty Colorado River. Subject to weather conditions. Flight duration: 25-30 min

      Adult Price: US$220.00

      Grand Kingdom EcoStar Helicopter Flight

      Fly the EC 130, the “newest and quietest” helicopters in the Grand Canyon with larger windows, and all seats facing forward. Embark on this 45-50 minute tour of the Eastern Grand Canyon that combines with the renowned beauty of The North Canyon tour. Enjoy spectacular views of the Painted Desert and Colorado River. Subject to weather conditions. Flight duration: 40-50 minutes.

      Adult Price: US$310.00

      Grand Discovery South Rim Airplane Tour

      The original air tour of the Grand Canyon and the best value! Board an ultra-quiet small aircraft for a 40-45 minute Grand Discovery flight over the Grand Canyon. The Vistaliner airplanes feature oversize windows that make every seat the best seat and allows for post card quality pictures! This tour covers the most famous and beautiful parts of the Grand Canyon including the Eastern Zuni Corridor, the Confluence and the North Rim and returns through the Western Dragon Corridor. Subject to weather conditions. Flight duration: 40-50 minutes.

      Adult Price: US$160.00

      5. Williams – Zion National Park– Bryce Canyon National Park

      Depart Williams for the towering cliffs of Zion National Park. Then, on to Bryce Canyon, home to the world's largest concentration of hoodoos, tall limestone spires that rise majestically from the desert floor.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Best Western Plus Ruby's Inn

      Optional Experiences

      Ebenezer's Dinner and Show

      Enjoy an unforgettable evening of old fashioned western fun, music and great cowboy food in Bryce Canyon! This is a favorite among visitors of Bryce Canyon who come from all over the world. A fun experience to enhance your visit to Bryce Canyon! Approx. duration: 2 hours

      Adult Price: US$39.00

      6. Bryce Canyon – Salt Lake City

      Leave the red rock canyons and travel north to Utah's capital. See the famed Temple Square, headquarters of the Mormon Church and home to the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

      Hotel
      Comfort Inn Downtown

      Optional Experiences

      Garden Tour and The Roof Restaurant

      Visit the world-renowned gardens surrounding Temple Square, the 35-acre headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These gardens include 250 flower beds, more than 165,000 bedding plants and over 700 varieties of plants from all over the world. After, enjoy dinner at The Roof Restaurant- Utah’s premier gourmet buffet located on the 10th floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building where you can take in breathtaking views of Temple Square and Downtown Salt Lake City. Approx. duration: 2 hours

      Adult Price: US$55.00

      7. Salt Lake City – Jackson

      Head to Jackson, known for their famous antler arches. Spend the evening at leisure or choose to partake in an evening of excitement by joining a wild west covered wagon dinner and show as an optional experience.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Virginian Lodge

      Optional Experiences

      *Snake River Float Trip Through Grand Teton National Park

      This gentle 10-mile float trip runs entirely within Grand Teton National Park, and covers the most scenic stretch of the Snake River in the Jackson Hole Valley. The Snake River is a lifeline to the park’s bison, elk, moose, beaver, pronghorn, deer, bear and 300 different species of birds, including osprey and eagles. Your experienced guide offers in-depth information on the geology of the Grand Tetons and the habitats of the animals you may see. Although we can’t guarantee multiple animal sightings, your chances of spotting wildlife on the Snake River – with its lush willows to feed on and deep-water pools for animals to swim in – are greater here than anywhere else in the park. Operates late May – mid Sep, subject to weather conditions. Approx. duration: 3 hours

      Adult Price: US$89.00

      Covered Wagon Cookout and Show - Seasonal

      Arriving at the Bar T-5, travel by horse drawn covered wagons, as you are swept away from the town of Jackson into beautiful Cache Creek Canyon. Keep your eyes open, you never know who you may encounter on the trail. As you pull into camp you can smell the sweet aroma of a Dutch oven dinner, to welcome your arrival. The dinner bell ringing only means one thing, dinner is ready! Enjoy this savory home cooked meal as much as you want until we reach the bottom of the pots. After dinner, the Bar T-5 Band takes the stage to entertain you with laughter and great hand clapping music. Complete your evening with a peaceful wagon ride out of the canyon, following the setting sun back into Jackson just as the old time cowboys did. Approx. duration: 3 hours

      Adult Price: US$58.00

      8. Jackson – Yellowstone (2 Nights)

      This morning, choose to join an optional river float trip^ excursion while in Jackson. Then, set out for majestic Yellowstone, the world's first National Park. Upon arrival at the National Park, marvel at a hidden volcano's power as it rises to the surface in colorful hot springs, mud pots, and geysers.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Gray Wolf Inn

      Optional Experiences

      Snake River Scenic Float Trip

      Cruise through the Snake River Range in a comfortable, secure ride. Travel past nesting areas of bald eagles and ospreys. Early morning is watering time—and the best viewing time—for native animals along the river such as waterfowl, moose, deer, and river otters. Bring your camera - you may spot a moose wading in a back eddy or an osprey diving in the river beneath the snow-capped Tetons. Binoculars and snacks provided for each boat. *Includes mandatory National Park fee. Approx. duration: 2 hours

      Adult Price: US$76.00

      9. Yellowstone Sightseeing

      Discover all the incredible features of Yellowstone with a full day of sightseeing. See the geysers, including famous Old Faithful, the thundering Yellowstone Falls, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and countless brilliantly coloured geothermal springs.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast

      10. Yellowstone – Cody – Sheridan

      Depart Yellowstone National Park for Cody where you will visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West with the world's largest collection of Western artefacts. This evening, arrive in Sheridan.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Best Western Sheridan Center

      11. Sheridan – Keystone (2 Nights)

      Head into the Black Hills of South Dakota to Devils Tower and the boomtown of Deadwood. Explore the town before the journey on to Keystone.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Ramada Keystone

      12. Black Hills Excursion

      Today, discover the massive Crazy Horse Memorial of the famed Lakota chief. Then, travel to the famous sculpture carved into the granite of Mount Rushmore, memorialising four of the U.S Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. For a truly memorable experience, consider an optional lighting ceremony of Mount Rushmore tonight.

      Optional Experiences

      Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

      Join a park ranger at Mount Rushmore’s outdoor amphitheater for this moving patriotic program and sculpture lighting ceremony. The program begins with a short inspirational talk, focusing on the presidents, patriotism and the nation’s history, and is followed by a 20 minute film, “Freedom: America’s Lasting Legacy.” Watch in wonder as the evening culminates in the slow exposure of light to the monument until it is fully illuminated. Be sure to bundle up as the evenings can be cool. Operates seasonally, starting at 9 p.m. Approx. duration: 4 hours

      Adult Price: US$26.00

      13. Keystone – Sioux Falls

      Travel through Badlands National Park on the way to Sioux Falls, stopping at two of America's most famous roadside attractions, Wall Drug and Corn Palace. See the waterfalls of Big Sioux River Falls Park.

      Hotel
      Best Western Plus Ramkota

      14. Sioux Falls – Des Moines

      Visit the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center before continuing to Winterset, home to the famed Bridges of Madison County.

      Hotel
      Holiday Inn Downtown at Mercy Campus

      15. Des Moines – Chicago (2 Nights)

      Today, visit Iowa's beautiful State Capitol Building, famous for its elaborate architecture and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum. Then it's on to Chicago with a stop at the John Deere Pavilion and World Headquarters.

      Hotel
      Claridge House

      16. Chicago Sightseeing

      Enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at Lou Mitchell's where everyone from US Presidents, athletes and actors have stopped to enjoy a meal. Embark on a sightseeing tour of Chicago, the birthplace of the skyscraper. Perhaps indulge in an optional architectural cruise on the Chicago River and visit the 360 Chicago Observation deck for unobstructed 360° views of the city.

      Meal(s)
      Iconic Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Tour of Chicago's 360 Building and Guided Architecture Tour on the Chicago River (including transportation)

      Conveniently located along Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile®, 360 CHICAGO (formerly known as the John Hancock Building) soars 1,000 feet above Lake Michigan and the city’s majestic skyline to offer visitors the most breathtaking views of downtown Chicago, the lakefront and four neighboring states. Next, glide smoothly along all three branches of the Chicago River and under 13 bridges. While aboard you will experience the best opportunity to photograph Chicago's world-class architecture. The unique perspective from the Chicago River is unbeatable; expert guides will share an insider’s glimpse into the buildings, architecture, and engineering that made Chicago famous as the birthplace of the skyscraper and home of modern American architecture. Nothing is more impressive than this world-renowned architecture as seen from the Chicago River! Approx. duration: 1 hour

      Adult Price: US$66.00

      Chicago Helicopter Experience - Evening

      Chicago glistens at night. Millions of lights dot the city — lining Lake Shore Drive, dancing on Buckingham Fountain, scattered across the skyscrapers. It’s nothing short of magical and the photo ops are truly endless. From your unique vantage point in our luxurious helicopter, your pilot will live-narrate your tour and you will be mesmerized by the spectacular light show below you. Flight duration: 30 mins

      Adult Price: US$169.00

      Chicago Helicopter Experience Daytime

      Take a daytime tour and see what it’s like to be eye-level with Chicago's iconic skyscrapers. Your pilot will live-narrate your tour as you take in the views from the comfort of our luxury helicopter. Flight duration: 30 mins

      Adult Price: US$149.00

      17. Chicago – Cleveland

      Travel to Cleveland, home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

      Hotel
      Hampton Inn Downtown

      18. Cleveland – Niagara Falls, Canada (2 Nights)

      This morning, cross the border to incredible Niagara Falls.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Best Western Plus Cairn Croft

      19. Niagara Falls Sightseeing

      Embark on a boat cruise to the base of the awe-inspiring Horseshoe Falls and marvel at this natural wonder.

      Optional Experiences

      Oh, Canada Eh? Dinner Show

      The original all-Canadian musical experience! Located in Niagara Falls, the award-winning Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show has entertained over 800,000 guests from around the world and is the seven-time winner of Niagara Falls Tourism's Attraction of the Year. Our two hour show features all-Canadian music; from maritime folk songs to modern pop. Come meet our singing Mountie, Hockey Player, Anne of Green Gables, Klondike Kitty and more. Full of laughs, this musical celebration of Canada will delight audiences of all ages. While you're enjoying the show, our performers serve our famous all-Canadian, family-style meal: French Canadian Pea Soup, Garden Salad, Fresh Bread, Alberta Grade Eh? Roast Beef, Lightly Battered and Fried Atlantic Haddock, Manitoba Roast Chicken, New Brunswick Vegetable Medley, PEI Potatoes and Maple Chocolate Cake for dessert. At what other restaurant are you served your dinner by a singing Mountie? A new, re-imagined version of the Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show is now on stage. This high energy production features over 65 songs from all-Canadian artists including music from Celine Dion, the Bare Naked Ladies, Shania Twain, Avril Lavigne & Paul Anka. Approx. duration: 2 hours.

      Adult Price: US$81.00

      Niagara on the Lake Excursion and Ice Wine Tasting

      Often touted as one of Ontario’s most beautiful towns, Niagara-on-the-Lake is a quaint little town of 15,000 people, nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario where the Niagara River opens out into the lake. This beautiful and historic town used to be home for Ontario’s parliament and it has the distinction of having the world’s first anti-slavery law passed here in 1793. The architecture dates back to when the town was originally known as Newark - the first capital of Upper Canada in 1792. Niagara-on-the-lake offers many interesting attractions on the main street and surrounding area. Take a walk up and down the main street, admire the colonial architecture and explore the many rustic shops and eateries of this historic town. Some highlights on the main street are the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Greaves Jams & Marmalades, boutique ice cream shops and many other little family run boutique shops and cafes. The climate and conditions in the Niagara region make it one of the best areas in Canada for growing fruit and making wines, so we visit a boutique winery to learn about and taste the famous “Icewine.” Elegant, silky, lush, decadent - wine critics wear out thesauruses describing Icewine. Year after year, the Icewines made by the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake take the top awards at competitions around the globe. Approx. duration: 2 hours

      Adult Price: US$25.00

      20. Niagara Falls – Pittsburgh

      Continue to Pittsburgh, the second largest city in Pennsylvania.

      Hotel
      Cambria Hotel and Suites Pittsburg-Downtown

      21. Pittsburgh – Gettysburg – Washington, D.C. (2 Nights)

      On the way to Washington, D.C., visit the site of the Gettysburg Battlefield and learn about the pivotal turning point in the Civil War with a Local Specialist. Enjoy the evening at leisure.

      Hotel
      Courtyard Washington DC/US Capitol

      22. Washington, D.C. Sightseeing and Free Time

      Join a city tour of Washington, D.C. and discover amazing memorials and monuments in the nation's capital city. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Washington Illumination Tour

      You’ll be wowed by this illuminated overview of the nation’s capital city at night! See the Capitol, the White House and the Jefferson Memorial. Visit the Kennedy Center for a rooftop walk and end the evening at the Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial. (Stops are subject to weather and local restrictions). Approx. duration: 2 hours

      Adult Price: US$40.00

      23. Washington, D.C. – Philadelphia – New York

      Make a stop in Philadelphia before arriving in dazzling New York City. While in New York, you could choose to visit the iconic Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center as an optional experience. This observation deck offers sweeping views of both Central Park and Manhattan's Midtown.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      The Paul Hotel, NYC

      Optional Experiences

      Top of the Rock Observation Deck Admission

      Top of the Rock Observation Deck is New York’s most breathtaking view! Take your time to take it all in - it’s a dramatic view of New York City you just can’t get anywhere else. Three floors of indoor and outdoor decks offer stunning panoramas of the city’s energy, wonder and beauty. Approx. duration: 1 hour

      Adult Price: US$41.00

      24. Depart New York

      Embark on a city tour with a Local Specialist before saying goodbye to your Travel Director and newfound friends.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Badlands National Park
          Visit the rugged beauty of this National Park containing one of the world's richest fossil beds

        • Bryce Canyon
          See the stunning red hoodoos

        • Chicago
          Orientation tour and Iconic Breakfast at Lou Mitchell's where Presidents Obama and Bush have dined

        • Des Moines
          Visit Iowa's State Capitol building, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum and a stop at John Deere Pavilion and World Headquarters

        • Gettysburg
          Visit the Gettysburg Battlefield with a Local Specialist

        • Grand Canyon
          Marvel at one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World

        • Jackson
          Orientation of the historic town square and famed antler arches

        • Keystone
          See the massive Crazy Horse Memorial and the majestic Mount Rushmore

        • Los Angeles
          Orientation tour including Hollywood

        • New York
          Sightseeing with a Local Specialist

        • Niagara Falls
          Embark on a cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls

        • Sioux Falls
          See the waterfalls of Big Sioux River Falls Park

        • Washington, D.C.
          See many of the iconic buildings, monuments and memorials of D.C.

        • Yellowstone National Park
          Walk among the geysers, mudpots and hot springs

        • Zion National Park
          Marvel at gorgeous canyon country


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 10 Breakfasts


      AmericaFromHollywoodToBroadway DiningHighlight 588653038 GE Sept19 1200x800

      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

      AmericaFromHollywoodToBroadway TravelHighlight 588653038 GE Sept19 1200x800
        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • City orientation tours

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

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