18-to-Thirtysomethings: Music, Mountains & Monuments Eastbound (NUOY)
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Camping
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 22, avg 16.
Meals Included: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
Accommodations: Hotels/hostels (2 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (5 nts).
Feel the beat in Memphis and New Orleans, drive through the Appalachian Mountains, learn about American history in Washington DC, party it up in New York.
From the Big Easy to the Big Apple, this road trip swings north along the East Coast and captures the best cities, historical monuments, and beautiful scenery from New Orleans to New York and everything in between. Embrace big city beats, Nashville grooves, and the traditional twang of the Appalachian Mountains. As always, centrally-located hostels in the cities and campsites in the wilderness keep you in the heart of the action. Skip flying and discover country roots and the earthly delights that come with staying grounded.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 6/30/2018
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||New Orleans||Day 1 New Orleans|
For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre with multi-share accommodation. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Memphis||Day 2 New Orleans/Memphis (1B, 1L)|
Explore the birthplace of Rock n Roll, the Home of Blues, and the starting point of soul. Music legends, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and B.B. King, made their marks on Memphis. Optional activities include visiting the National Civil Rights Museum (located where the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr took place in 1968) or visiting the Rock `n' Soul Museum. Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 640km)
|Day 3||Nashville||Day 3 Memphis/Nashville (1B, 1L, 1D)|
In the morning, opt to walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock `n' Roll at Elvis Presley's home, Graceland. If Graceland is not for you, enjoy the time to explore more of Memphis on your own. Travel to Nashville in time to check out the nightlife and visit a real country cowboy bar. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 380km)
|Day 4||Appalachia||Day 4 Nashville/Appalachia (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Experience the Appalachian Mountains on the drive. The mountains are a perfect place to relax and to enjoy the fresh, clean air and see the true beauty of North America. Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 575km)
|Day 5||Washington DC||Day 5 Appalachia/Washington DC (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Continue on the Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park, a truly beautiful, historic national treasure. Standing on top of the peaks of Shenandoah National Park, gaze across the silent mountains. Its hard to believe Washington DC is just a short distance away. Included Activities: Arlington Cemetery Visit Monuments by Moonlight Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 480km)
|Day 6||Washington DC||Day 6 Washington DC (1B)|
There is so much to see and do in Washington DC that you cant see it all in one day. Take your time and spend a full day exploring this fascinating city.
|Day 7||New York||Day 7 Washington DC/New York (1B, 1L)|
Dive into the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple. Opt to visit Times Square, stroll Central Park or check out Greenwich Village. Experience the famous nightlife of New York. Additional Notes: For our time in NYC, we stay close to the action in a hostel near the city centre. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 375km)
|Day 8||New York||Day 8 New York|
From the Statue of Liberty to Ground Zero to Chinatown, New York City is full of things to do and see. We recommend spending extra time here; please speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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