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America~s Coasts Road Trip - Westbound Adventure Tour

US & Canada

  • United States

Epic road trips are made of this: an all-encompassing 42-day exploration that takes you from the buzzing east coast to the laid-back west, stopping at incredible sites and highlights along the way. Give Mickey Mouse a high-five at Disney World, stand in awe of the bright lights in New York City's Times Square, and marvel at Yosemite's majestic waterfalls, lakes, and meadows. Hold onto your hats, folks ' you're in for one helluva ride.


Highlights

Revel in the party spirit of New Orleans' Bourbon Street, Keep your eyes peeled for celebs on the streets of LA, Be dazzled by the bright lights of the Las Vegas strip, Spot iconic American wildlife in Yellowstone National Park


What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Native Grill Food Truck Breakfast Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Washington DC Your Discover Moment: Las Vegas Your Discover Moment: Seattle Your Discover Moment: Yosemite National Park Your Discover Moment: San Francisco. Entrance fees to all national and state parks with hiking and walking excursions. St Augustine visit. Charleston visit. Monuments by Moonlight (Washington DC). Philadelphia stop. Sunset at the rim of the Grand Canyon. Zion NP visit. Bryce Canyon NP visit. Arches NP visit. Grand Teton NP visit. Yellowstone NP visit. Glacier NP visit. Crater Lake NP visit. Redwood NP visit. Tioga Pass (seasonal). Yosemite NP visit. Elephant seal rookery stop. Pacific Coast Highway drive. Free time in Panama City Beach, Orlando, Washington DC, Las Vegas, Seattle, Portland, Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe and San Francisco. Self
inflating mattresses and dome tents while camping. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels/hostels (10 nt, multi
share), participation camping (31 nts).


Meals Included

33 breakfasts, 26 lunches, 19 dinners


Transport

Air
conditioned private vehicle, plane, walking.


About our Transportation

We use 25
passenger vehicles perfect for cross
country road trips on our 18
to
Thirtysomethings tours in the United States. Our new fleet of more cushy vehicles give travellers all the comfort of a big coach bus, but with a small
group experience. They put rider wellbeing first and foremost, with high
backed bucket seats and built
in headrests for all seats on board, huge 92cm
tall (36 in) windows that make every seat a window seat, an aisle way with enough headroom for most of stand upright, sliding seats that free up more shoulder room while on the road, A/C, charging stations, wi
fi, and loads of other features. We use a trailer to carry luggage and camping equipment. These are durable vehicles that allow us to drive on most types of roads in North America. This is not a physically demanding journey. However, please take note of the travel times and distances in the itinerary. Despite some of the long days, most clients feel that the diversity of the North American landscape, culture and wildlife are all well worth the experience! A typical day of driving will include about six hours driving by one of the CEOs and two to five hours of stops along the way. Keep in mind that North America is a really big place ' New York to New Orleans alone is the equivalent of driving across most of Europe, and we cover that much ground in a single week. Driving time is the perfect opportunity to catch up on sleep, relax, and swap stories with your fellow travellers. While we try to travel into and out of cities during non
rush hour times, heavy traffic is a reality of some of the places we visit. As a result, some drives may be a bit longer than listed in the day
to
day itineraries. Bring your patience and a smile, and we'll get through it!


Group Leader

1 or 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout, depending on group size.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. For days in the outdoors, we recommend the use of lightweight, breathable, moisture
wicking fabrics made of wool or synthetic fibers. Cotton is not recommended for days spent hiking as it does not allow for heat or moisture to enter or escape, and it will not dry easily once wet. We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium
sized suitcase if you prefer. Heavy luggage is not recommended for the health of the CEO, who will take a lead in loading the storage trailer. Due to space in the trailer, we will not be able to accommodate more than one piece of main luggage per person. A good size day
pack (20
35L) is also essential to carry your personal gear for the day, as access to luggage between destinations will be limited. This daypack will be used to carry your personal gear for the day, your lunch and a water bottle. The American west is generally known for warm weather, but temperatures do vary significantly in the mountain and desert areas especially. The day time temperature could exceed 30 C, while the night time temperatures do regularly decrease to single digits, or even possible below freezing. It is therefore important to pack clothes for warm days and cool evenings
a light jacket is necessary. Seasonal temperature ranges: March
May ; September to December:
7 C to +30 C June ' August: 0 C to + 35 C Additionally, a set of smart casual clothes is also advisable.

Day 1 New Orleans

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 2 New Orleans/Panama City Beach

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 3 Panama City Beach/Orlando

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 4 Orlando

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 5 St. Augustine/Savannah

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 6 Charleston/Myrtle Beach

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 7 Myrtle Beach/Washington DC

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 8 Washington DC

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 9 Washington DC/New York City

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 10 New York City/Los Angeles

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 11 Los Angeles/San Diego

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 12 San Diego/Lake Havasu City

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 13 Lake Havasu City/Grand Canyon

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 14 Grand Canyon

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 15 Grand Canyon/Monument Valley

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 16 Monument Valley/Las Vegas

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 17 Las Vegas

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 18 Las Vegas/Zion National Park

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 19 Bryce Canyon NP/Moab

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 20 Moab

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 21 Moab/Glenwood Springs

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 22 Glenwood Springs/Flaming Gorge Reservoir

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 23 Flaming Gorge Reservoir/Jackson

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 24 Jackson/Yellowstone National Park

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 25 Yellowstone National Park

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 26 Yellowstone National Park/Bozeman

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 27 Bozeman/Glacier National Park

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 28 Glacier National Park

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 29 Glacier National Park/Coeur d~Alene

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 30 Coeur d~Alene/Seattle

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 31 Seattle

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 32 Seattle/Portland

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 33 Portland/Bend

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 34 Bend/Redwood National Park

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 35 Redwood National Park/Sonoma County

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 36 Sonoma County/South Lake Tahoe

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 37 South Lake Tahoe/Yosemite National Park

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 38 Yosemite National Park

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 39 Yosemite National Park/San Francisco

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 40 San Francisco

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 41 San Francisco/Morro Bay

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Day 42 Morro Bay/Los Angeles

Arrive at any time. After the welcome meeting, opt to check out the Jazz on Frenchman Street or the chaos of Bourbon Street in a city that doesn't stop until the sun comes up.

For the night in New Orleans, we stay in a hotel close to the city centre. If you would like to see all of the popular sites of this vibrant city, we recommend you book pre-tour accommodation.

Details

Duration: 42 Days

Trip Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Service Level: Camping

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max:



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