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  • American Grandeurs

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: Grandeur describes this trip beautifully. The scenery is magnificent throughout but comes in flavours ranging from majestic and spectacular to, merely, breathtaking. Rocky Mountain National Park, Yellowstone, Bryce Canyon and Monument Valley are all in there while glimpses of the Old West can be found in Cortes and Durango. You can also enter the Garden of the Gods and admire pueblos and artisan enclaves in Taos and Santa Fe.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,160
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • American Heritage

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: An amazing two-week trip that starts with the exhilarating pace of New York and ends with a little art deco and the gorgeous white sandy beaches of Miami. Washington provides truly capital moments while Orlando offers fun and entertainment galore. For stunning scenery, there’s Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Great Smoky Mountains, and plenty of history can be discovered in Charleston, Savannah, and St. Augustine.
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,107
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • American Historic Highways

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: Your journey opens with New York, New England, and New France (that’s Canada’s Québec City and Montréal, of course) but also visits Gettysburg, Washington, and Philadelphia, all deeply rooted in history. Ottawa, Toronto, and the Niagara peninsula, all in a region once called Upper Canada, are prominent features as well before you return to the Big Apple. A trip not just for history buffs, but offering captivating scenery, excellent culinary opportunities, and entertainment.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,346
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Self-Drives
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  • Artisan Adventures in the Wild Northwest

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: Enjoy an exhilarating journey that starts in the City by the Bay and travels north through breathtaking parts of Oregon until you reach Seattle in the state of Washington. It’s a trip packed with spellbinding landscapes such as the Avenue of the Giants, thirty-one miles of magnificent Redwood trees, the spectacular Oregon Dunes and Columbia River Gorge. In between you can discover stops for world-class wine and excellent cheese-making in Sonoma County, quaint towns and artists’ enclaves with amazing craft breweries and tasty seafood from Puget Sound, once you are in Seattle.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,084
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives
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  • Bluegrass and Bourbon Trail

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: Memphis and Nashville are your musical bookends on this trip with plenty of musical attractions, from the Stax Museum of Soul to Graceland or the Grand Old Opry trying to get your attention. Country and a little Bluegrass get on the menu when you visit Gatlinburg and realize that Dolly Parton’s place is only 20 minutes away, with the gorgeous Great Smoky Mountains providing a perfect backdrop. Once in Kentucky, Bluegrass is in full focus, plus there is the Jack Daniels Distillery and world-renowned Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,776
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Canyon Adventure

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: Allow yourself to be dazzled by the neon night sky of Las Vegas, America’s greatest lightshow and compare it to the sparkling stars when you look at the brilliant constellations displayed above you at Bryce Canyon. On this trip you can visit all of Utah’s Mighty Five as well as the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mesa Verde National Park. To top it all off drive through Monument Valley, the most iconic image of the American West.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,380
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives
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  • Cities and Canyons

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: Bookended by Las Vegas and San Francisco, this is a trip that combines fantastic urban experiences with breathtaking landscapes of unimaginable shapes, sizes and colours. Drive the largest remaining stretch of Route 66 enroute to the Grand Canyon, followed by an opportunity to see Utah’s ‘Mighty Five’. Add Monument Valley and Yosemite and you have material for several dinner parties.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,090
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Civil War Battlegrounds

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Manassas, Fredericksburg, Richmond, and Gettysburg are famous names known to every Civil War buff. While visiting these battlefields offers an intimate view into dramatic historic events, the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park provides the spectacular scenery to make this a most enjoyable trip. Start and end this trip soaking up the special atmosphere of Washington. D.C.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,230
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Coasts and Mountains of the South

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: The American South is rich in mesmerizing scenery, history and graceful, often enthralling, architecture. The Great Smoky Mountains rising along the border of Tennessee and North Carolina are simply stunning and the beaches between Charleston and Savannah are delightful. Both cities also offer dazzling samples of antebellum architecture and plenty of history to go with it. Atlanta and Charlotte add the bigger city glamour, but Asheville might be the surprise of the trip.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,232
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Colonial America

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: The Lincoln Memorial, Gettysburg, Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Philadelphia conjure up much of the colonial history you encounter on this trip while excellent museums await your visit to fill in or add to your knowledge of events and places. Magnificent scenery come courtesy of Shenandoah National Park, the Skyline Drive, one of America's most scenic routes, and the Eastern Shore, the longest stretch of wild coastline remaining on the entire East Coast. Of course, there’s also Chesapeake Bay blue crab and Philly cheesesteak.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,031
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Self-Drives
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  • Heartland of America

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: The drive from Texas to Colorado, through America’s heartland, is entertaining, exhilarating and packed with captivating discoveries. Bookended between Dallas and Denver, familiar sounding names such as Tulsa, Wichita and Dodge City are part of your trip as is the longest drivable stretch of Route 66, through Oklahoma. Wyatt Earp and Buffalo Bill Cody come to mind here and there, but the magnificent vistas provided by snow-capped mountains, brilliant blue skies and towering rock formations in Colorado might leave the deepest impression.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,894
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Historic Route 66

    FIRST-CLASS |SELF DRIVE: Still a bucket list item for many, Route 66 has an allure that suggests freedom, America’s wide-open spaces, supported by a rollcall of cities immortalized in the song (Get your Kicks) On Route 66. Chicago kicks it off in style before you, ideally, walk the last few blocks towards Santa Monica Pier where it ends. The Grand Canyon provides a moment of drama, but Route 66 purists will delight in all the old Route 66 motels, gas stations and vintage buildings that are featured along the entire trip. A road trip like no other
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,709
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Self-Drives
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  • Lone Star Trail

    FIRST CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: A fascinating journey around Texas and New Mexico, filled with history, great cities, and awesome landscapes. Let gleaming skyscrapers dazzle you in Dallas and Houston, experience New Mexico’s desert scapes and delight in the historical charm of San Antonio and Santa Fe. Realize the close proximity to Mexico when you visit El Paso, offering a taste of the best of two worlds.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,221
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • New England Explorer

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Enjoy a perfect week in New England. Encounter history around every corner, from Boston’s Freedom Trail, the witches in Salem to the original pilgrims and the Mayflower II in Plymouth. Add to that the breathtaking scenery of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington, the Green Mountains of Vermont and, of course, magnificent Cape Cod.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,264
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Pacific Northwest Wine Trail

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: Approach this trip with grape expectations. Napa will be the most recognizable name to many, but wine connoisseurs will also know about Rogue Valley and Willamette Valley in Oregon. The possible wine tastings on this trip are endless. Tasting rooms are on outdoor terraces, chateaus, on the Napa Valley Wine Train, in historic hotels and on splendid lawns, but wherever they are breathtaking views are always on the menu. So are gourmet cheeses, spreads, salamis, charcuteries, truffles, and fresh baked breads that invariably accompany wine pairings. Yes, there are other pursuits to make this journey to remember. The mineral hot springs and historic mud baths of the Silverado Trail, a hike to the summit of Mount St. Helena, a visit to stunning Crater Lake National Park and lunch in Sausalito.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,029
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Postcards Of California

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: What can you say about driving Highway One from San Francisco to Los Angeles, except that you absolutely must do it at least once. Driving south, with the Pacific at your right, the views opening ahead of you are breathtaking. The stretch between Carmel and San Simeone is delightfully rugged and dramatic, but is soon followed by whimsical tiny beach enclaves, worth a quick stop. 17-Mile Drive, Big Sur, Santa Barbara, and Malibu add their iconic names to a truly exquisite trip.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,387
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Self-Drives
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  • Quaint New England Towns

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A delightful itinerary around New England that starts and ends in Boston, but reveals the beauty of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont through its enchanting small towns. The scenery is breathtaking throughout, with stunning coastal areas, including Cape Cod, and the magnificent White and Green Mountains. There’s the witches of Salem, Norman Rockwell’s home, the famous ‘Covered Bridges’, a replica of the Mayflower, lighthouses and the Mystic Pizza restaurant.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,656
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Rhythms of the River Chicago to New Orleans

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A trip along a fascinating route down south to New Orleans, full of fabulous landscapes, wonderful local culinary experiences, and plenty of history. But it’s the final layer that makes this trip very special: music. From Chicago you are heading out on Route 66, a drive immortalized by the famous (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66. St. Louis boasts the National Blues Museum while Nashville and New Orleans are, naturally, prominently featured. But it’s places like Clarksdale, Cleveland, and Natchez along the Mississippi Blues Trail, that might strike a special chord.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,460
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Rhythms of the River Minneapolis to New Orleans

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A trip along a fascinating route down south to New Orleans, full of fabulous landscapes, wonderful local culinary experiences, and plenty of history. But it’s the final layer that makes this trip very special: music. Prince and Elvis figure in Minneapolis and Memphis, respectively, while Nashville and New Orleans are, naturally, prominently featured. But it’s places like Clarksdale, Cleveland, and Natchez along the Mississippi Blues Trail, that will strike a special chord.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,487
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Rock 'N Roll, Rockets and Elvis

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: Music plays a large part in this itinerary, with Memphis and Nashville proudly displaying their Rock’n’roll, Blues and Country chops. Plus, a chance to see two of the world’s famous recording studios in Memphis and Muscle Shoals. Lest we forget, there’s Graceland and Tupelo, famous home, and original birthplace of Elvis, respectively. If rockets are more your thing, the largest space museum in the world in Huntsville is a must-see, while Lynchburg, Tennessee is synonymous with the Jack Daniels distillery. Start and finish your trip in lively Atlanta, a modern metropolis, rich in history.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,723
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Rocky Mountains & The Great Plains

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: Dazzling Mountain scenery and the trail of the Buffalo provide the widescreen panoramas, while visits to Mount Rushmore and the Little Big Horn Battlefield add the special nuances to this trip. Enjoy Denver, Vail, and Grand Junction, wait for Old Faithful to erupt in Yellowstone and take in the spectacular views of the Badlands in South Dakota.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,457
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives
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  • Route 66 & Texas Hill Country

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A superb combination of unique cities in Texas and New Mexico with the existing parts of Route 66 is the focus of this trip. Bookended by the impressive skyscrapers of Dallas and the delightful cowboy roots of Fort Worth, Oklahoma City makes for an intriguing stop as do New Mexico’s Amarillo and Santa Fe, introducing a captivating desert vibe. Roswell beckons you to stop at its UFO Museum, and back in Texas you can look forward to a bewildering choice of live music venues in the great city of Austin.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,669
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • The Civil Rights History Trail

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A trip full of captivating scenery and rich southern ambience, but fully focused on an, often, chilling theme: the Civil Rights History Trail. It’s a thought-provoking journey as you visit places such as Oxford, Jackson, Selma, Scottsboro, and Montgomery, but also Atlanta and Memphis, two cities that are forever associated with Martin Luther King Jr. The trip tells a story that must be told and reveals fascinating details at every stop. Memphis and Nashville, both eminent musical capitals of the south, provide engaging moments to round out the trip.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,035
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • The Great Lakes

    MODERATE| SELF DRIVE: A terrific trip introducing you to four of the Great Lakes. From Chicago, north along the shores of Lake Michigan to the point where it meets Lake Huron. Down to Detroit along Lake Erie into Canada and Lake Ontario until you close the loop driving the southern shores of Lake Erie back to Chicago. Milwaukee, famous for brewing and Mackinac Island, steeped in history are stops enroute, as are Niagara Falls and Toronto. The Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland is worth a visit before returning to the ‘Windy City’.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,549
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • The Great West

    DELUXE | SELF-DRIVE: The name of this trip says it all. Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Las Vegas provide urban atmosphere and glitz, while the vistas you encounter at the Grand Canyon, Bryce, Zion, Yosemite, and Death Valley are a dazzling mix of breathtaking and enchanting. Add intriguing drives through desert landscapes and a delightful coastal journey along the Pacific.
    Duration:
    21 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,674
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives
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