Tour of the USA - The Eastern Discovery Tour
Featuring: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida
From fast-paced Washington D.C. to the relaxed beauty of the southern states, this tour will give you a good taste of America.
Day 1 - Orlando to St. Augustine via the Kennedy Space Centre:
Your tour begins as we depart Orlando and head towards Cape Canaveral on the coast of Florida. You will have most of the day to explore Kennedy Space Centre. Your tour includes the Saturn V rocket, the history of the Apollo moon landing flights, views of the Space Shuttle Launch pads, and a preview glance at the International Space Station being assembled. We then head north to St. Augustine, the oldest city in North America, where we will make our home for the night. Hotel (D)
Day 2 - St. Augustine to Savannah:
You will have free time this morning to explore the old Spanish streets and sites of St. Augustine. We then travel into the state of Georgia to the waterfront town of Savannah. After an orientation tour of this historic town, there is time to stroll past the historic homes and gardens, and through the city squares that provide Savannah with it’s southern charm. Tonight, experience this city’s exciting nightlife along the banks of the Savannah River. Hotel (B)
Day 3 - Savannah to Raleigh:
Today we begin our journey north through South Carolina, on our way to the "Tar Heel" state of North Carolina. Tonight’s hotel is located in the state capital of Raleigh. Hotel (D)
Day 4 - Raleigh to Washington D.C.:
We make our way through Virginia to Washington D.C., the nation’s capital. This afternoon we will tour Arlington National Cemetery, including the changing of the guard, the Kennedy gravesites and the Challenger Memorial. Tonights fascinating illuminations tour of Washington D.C. will introduce us to the many sites of the city including the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and Vietnam Memorial. Hotel (B,D)
Day 5 and 6 - Washington D.C. at Leisure 2 days:
Two full days to explore everything that Washington D.C. has to offer. You can see the White House, Capitol Building, and Library of Congress. There is also plenty of time to visit the Smithsonian museums, such as The Museum of Natural History, the National Air and Space Museum, and the Museum of American History - just to name a few. Hotel (1B)(1D)
Day 7 - Washington D.C. to New York:
Before crossing the Potomac, you’ll have some time to see Annapolis – the capital of Maryland and home to the United States Naval Academy. We’ll have lunch in Philadelphia, where you can see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. We finally make our way to New York City, where your 24-day tour ends in the Big Apple late this afternoon.(B) Please Note: Do not book flights before 8:00 PM
Please Note: Do not book return flights before 8:00pm.
MEALS - 6 nights in special Contiki accommodation based on twin-share . Breakfasts (B) and Dinners (D) - as per itinerary
- Experienced, professional tour manager
& driver * Modern air-conditioned
coach with reclining seats * Free Contiki
Please note that this tour is only available for passengers aged 18 - 35 and does not include airfare.