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Trafalgar The Grand American Journey Reverse Summer 2019 (SRMR)

24 Days from New York City to Los Angeles (CA) Print
Tour Style: CostSaver
America's CostSaver 2019
Visits: New York City, White House, Gettysburg, Pittsburgh, Niagara Falls (ON), Niagara on the Lake, Cleveland (OH), Chicago, Montpelier (ID), Interior, Sioux Falls, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Rapid City, Devils Tower, Deadwood, Keystone (SD), Sheridan, Cody, West Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, Salt Lake City, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Los Angeles (CA), USA, Canada

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

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Visit the rugged beauty of this National Park containing one of the world's richest fossil beds
  • See the stunning red hoodoos
  • Orientation tour and Iconic Breakfast at Lou Mitchell's where Presidents Obama and Bush have dined
  • Visit Iowa's State Capitol building, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum and a stop at John Deere Pavilion and World Headquarters
  • Visit the Gettysburg Battlefield with a Local Specialist
  • Marvel at one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World
  • Orientation of the historic town square and famed antler arches
  • See the massive Crazy Horse Memorial and the majestic Mount Rushmore
  • Orientation tour including Hollywood
  • Sightseeing with a Local Specialist
  • Embark on a cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls
  • See the waterfalls of Big Sioux River Falls Park
  • See many of the iconic buildings, monuments and memorials of D.C.
  • Walk among the geysers, mudpots and hot springs
  • Marvel at gorgeous canyon country

Dining Highlights

  • 9 Breakfasts

First class travel Highlights

  • 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

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day: 1 Arrive New York
Welcome to New York City, at 2:00 p.m. meet your Travel Director in your hotel lobby for a sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. The evening is yours to explore the Big Apple.
Day: 2 New York – Philadelphia – Washington, D.C. (2 Nights)
Bid farewell to New York and stop in Philadelphia, the City of Brother Love, on the way to Washington D.C., the nation's Capital. The evening is yours to enjoy at leisure.Continental Breakfast
Day: 3 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. Continental Breakfast
Day: 4 Washington, D.C. – Gettysburg – Pittsburgh
On the way to Pittsburgh, visit the Gettysburg Battlefield and learn about the pivotal turning point in the Civil War with a Local Specialist. Enjoy your evening at leisure.Continental Breakfast
Day: 5 Pittsburgh – Niagara Falls, Canada (2 Nights)
This morning, cross the border to head to incredible Niagara Falls.
Day: 6 Niagara Falls Sightseeing
Embark on a boat cruise to the base of the awe-inspiring Horseshoe Falls and marvel at this natural wonder.
Day: 7 Niagara Falls, Canada – Cleveland
Travel to Cleveland, birthplace of legendary actor and comedian Bob Hope.Continental Breakfast
Day: 8 Cleveland – Chicago
Say goodbye to Cleveland and head to Chicago, the Windy City. Tonight is yours to explore this Metropolitan City. Continental Breakfast
Day: 9 Chicago Free Time
Enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at Lou Mitchell's where everyone from US Presidents, athletes and actors have stopped to enjoy a meal. The rest of the day is yours to discover Chicago at your leisure. Browse the shops along the Magnificent Mile, visit the Field Museum or maybe take an optional visit to the 360 Chicago Observation deck for unobstructed 360° views of the city.Iconic Breakfast
Day: 10 Chicago – Des Moines
Travel to Des Moines, the State Capital of Iowa. On the way you will enjoy stops at the John Deere Pavilion and World Headquarters and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum.
Day: 11 Des Moines – Sioux Falls
Today, visit Iowa's beautiful State Capitol Building - famous for its elaborate architecture. Later make a stop in Winterset, Iowa - home to the famed Bridges of Madison County as featured in the hit blockbuster film. Then, take some time to explore at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.Continental Breakfast
Day: 12 Sioux Falls – Keystone (2 Nights)
This morning, see the waterfalls of Big Sioux River Falls Park. Then travel through Badlands National Park, stopping at two of America's most famous roadside attractions: Wall Drug and Corn Palace.
Day: 13 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.
Day: 14 Rapid City – Sheridan
Head deeper into the Black Hills of South Dakota to explore the boomtown of Deadwood before travelling on to Wyoming to see Devils Tower. Watch the rolling hills of pass your window as you journey on to Sheridan. Continental Breakfast
Day: 15 Sheridan – Cody – Yellowstone (2 Nights)
Depart Sheridan for Cody where you have an opportunity to visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West with the world's largest collection of Western artefacts. This evening arrive in Yellowstone National Park. Continental Breakfast
Day: 16 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. Continental Breakfast
Day: 17 Yellowstone – Grand Teton NP - Jackson
Today it's off to Jackson, home to the famous antler arches in the historic town square. Spend the evening at leisure or enjoy an optional Chuckwagon dinner. Continental Breakfast
Day: 18 Jackson – Salt Lake City
Leave the quaint pioneer town and travel south to Utah's capital. See the famed Temple Square, headquarters to the Mormon Church and home to the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir.Continental Breakfast
Day: 19 Salt Lake City – Bryce Canyon
Today it is onward to Bryce Canyon, home to the world's largest concentration of hoodoos - tall, limestone spires that rise majestically from the desert floor.
Day: 20 Bryce Canyon – Zion National Park – Williams
Depart Bryce Canyon for the towering cliffs of Zion National Park before heading to your hotel in Williams, Arizona. Continental Breakfast
Day: 21 Williams – Grand Canyon – Las Vegas (2 Nights)
Upon leaving Williams stop at the Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Explore the Grand Canyon South Rim. Later, have the opportunity to take an optional helicopter flight for unique views above the Grand Canyon. This evening you will arrive in Las Vegas, with the evening at leisure.
Day: 22 Las Vegas Free Time
A full free day to take in all that Las Vegas has to offer. Perhaps spend your morning with an optional excursion to the Hoover Dam, or this evening watch the only show in Vegas, about Vegas - "Vegas, The Show".
Day: 23 Las Vegas – Los Angeles
This morning depart Las Vegas and head to Los Angeles. The evening is yours to explore at leisure.
Day: 24 Depart Los Angeles
Before you bid farewell to your newfound friends, join your Travel Director for a sightseeing tour of Los Angeles.

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