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Road Trip USA (ex. New York) 2019/20 (25 Days, 25 Days, New York City to Los Angeles or reverse)

They say life's a highway so what better way to grab it by the cojones than to head out on the ultimate road trip through the US of A? Hop on the party machine, chow down on supersized cuisine and live out your American dreams in the likes of California, Arizona, Texas, Florida and New York City. This action-packed American adventure will definitely be an experience to write home about.

Inclusions

Day trip to Grand Canyon National Park
Historic Stockyards, Fort Worth
Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo
Navajo Jeep tour, Monument Valley
NASA Space Center, Houston
Ranch visit, Durango
Night illumination tour, Washington, DC
Airboat experience, Everglades
Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas
Party bus, Las Vegas
22 Breakfasts
22 Lunches
22 Dinners
Tour Provider Topdeck
Number of Days
25
Price From
AUD $5,319
Start Location
New York City, USA
End Location
New York City, USA
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
18-39
Physical Rating
Mild
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
12 May 201905 Jun 20198AUD $5,319
26 May 201919 Jun 201937AUD $5,319
09 Jun 201903 Jul 201936AUD $6,249
23 Jun 201917 Jul 201936AUD $6,249
07 Jul 201931 Jul 201934AUD $6,249
21 Jul 201914 Aug 201945AUD $6,249
04 Aug 201928 Aug 201937AUD $6,249
18 Aug 201911 Sep 201945AUD $6,249
01 Sep 201925 Sep 201940AUD $6,249
15 Sep 201909 Oct 201944AUD $6,249
29 Sep 201923 Oct 201941AUD $6,249
13 Oct 201906 Nov 201943AUD $6,249
03 Nov 201927 Nov 201945AUD $6,249
24 Nov 201918 Dec 201938AUD $5,319
02 Jan 202026 Jan 202043AUD $6,249
12 Jan 202005 Feb 202045AUD $6,249
02 Feb 202026 Feb 202045AUD $5,319
23 Feb 202018 Mar 202045AUD $5,319
ItineraryExpand
Day 1: New York City to Washington, District of Columbia
Meet with the gang bright and early in NYC before we hit the road to Philadelphia. Note: cheesesteak recommended. Tonight, see Washington all lit up on an illumination tour and make the most of your night with a chance to bond with the crew over dinner. Included today: -Driving tour of Philadelphia -Washington, DC Night Illumination Tour Meals: -Dinner Optional activities: -Entry to the One Liberty Observation Deck
Day 2: Washington, D.C.
‘Gram yourself in front of some of the USA’s most iconic buildings, recreate famous movie moments, play spot the senator... Today you can get a real feel for the powerhouse that is DC. Get your bearings and tick off all the must-see places with an optional segway or bike tour. However you travel, this is the place to clue yourself up on all things American history and visit some of the many memorials, monuments and museums. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Bike or segway tour of Washington, DC
Day 3: Washington, D.C. to Charlotte, North Carolina
Swap the capital for North Carolina’s biggest city. Take it easy with a stroll around Charlotte’s museums and sample some old-school foodie classics, or opt in to go fast and furious on a Speedway tour. Included today: -Speedway tour Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 4: Charlotte to Savannah, Georgia, South Carolina
Sample the charm of Charleston, then prepare to recreate that ‘life is like a box of chocolates’ scene on Forrest Gump’s bench: we’re going to Savannah. Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 5: Savannah
Today’s optionals: slow the pace with a Slow Ride pub crawl, or get your spine tingling with a ghost tour (if you dare). Not to scare you, but Savannah is one of America's most haunted cities – so keep your eye out for spooks as you visit a selection of haunted and historic houses, all while hearing bone-chilling tales of of ghosts and ghouls. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Slow Ride pub crawl -Savannah ghost tour
Day 6: Savannah to Orlando, Florida
Roll into Orlando today, where there’s year-round sunshine and a certain friendly mouse reigns supreme. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 7: Orlando
Opt in to spend the day with the characters you loved as a kid at Walt Disney World – or, for the thrill-seeking option, make sure you check out Universal Studios to unleash your inner movie buff. Did we mention you can also go to the Kennedy Space Center today if you so choose? So. Many. Options. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Visit Walt Disney World -Visit Universal Studios Orlando -Visit the Kennedy Space Center
Day 8: Orlando to Miami
B’bye Magic Kingdom and mouse ears, we’re off for an Everglades airboat tour on the way to Miami. After a driving tour of the city, you can thank Miami’s distinct Latin flair for our seriously tasty dinner. Included today: -Driving tour of Miami -Everglades airboat experience Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 21: Durango
You’ve got a free day in Durango, so make it count. There’s a whole bunch of exciting optionals to choose from – or if you’d rather slow the pace, you could simply spot prairie dogs and gaze at the cracking scenery from the Durango Silverton steam train. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Horse riding (summer only) -Whitewater rafting (summer only) -Ziplining (summer only) -Chuckwagon Dinner Show -Mountain bike tour (summer only) -Snowmobile tour (winter only)
Day 22: Durango to Grand Canyon region, Arizona
Today feels like a Navajo jeep tour kind of day. One that gs through Monument Valley. Even though it’s a bumpy ride, you'd be forgiven for wanting to miss the bus, especially once you learn the stories of the mesas from our Navajo guide. Tonight: the Grand Canyon awaits. Included today: -Entry to Monument Valley Tribal Park -Monument Valley Navajo Jeep tour Meals: -Breakfast -Lunch -Dinner
Day 23: Grand Canyon to Las Vegas, Nevada
Today we’re rolling from the red stripes of the Grand Canyon (where you could take to the skies on an optional heli-tour) to The Strip in Vegas, where we’ve got a driving tour all lined up. When the sun sets, don your finest outfits – it’s time to board the party bus. Afterwards, there’s some optional club entry to take advantage of. Don’t mind if we do! Included today: -Entry to Grand Canyon National Park -Driving tour of the Las Vegas Strip Meals: -Breakfast Optional Activities: -Heli-tour over the Grand Canyon -Club entry
Day 9: Miami
Take a trip to Little Havana to people-watch in the cafés, stroll by pretty pastel houses and dodge the Speedo-clad skaters of South Beach, or take an optional speed boat trip. After an authentic Cuban dinner, see Miami come to life at night (if this place could get more lively) and join a club crawl. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Miami speedboat ride
Day 11: Florida Gulf Coast to Panama City Beach
‘Gators, begone! We’re off to seek out turquoise waters and sandy beaches. At Panama City Beach you can while away the afternoon shopping, exploring or just plain lying around doing very little. Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 10: Miami to Florida Gulf Coast
Ease into things in Florida’s Gulf Coast by throwing yourself into the nightlife at one of its many beach bars. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 20: Albuquerque to Durango, Colorado
Wanna get that adrenaline pumping? Durango’s the place to do it, so feel free to get involved in some optional whitewater rafting on the Animas River today. Less bumpy options include hiking, biking and ziplining. Afterwards, zip up your boots – we’re off to visit a ranch. Anyone for some tasty homegrown eats? Included today: -Ranch visit, Durango Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 12: Panama City Beach to New Orleans, Louisiana
A relaxing day by the beach will just about ready you for the awesome assault on the senses that is New Orleans. Music lovers will be spoilt for choice with all of the city’s jazz clubs and dancing spots. Foodies will have a hard time picking between gumbo and po-boys, jambalaya and muffulettas, beignets and bananas Foster. Maybe just try ‘em all. Tonight, the legendary party vibes of Bourbon Street await, so arm yourself with a Hand Grenade cocktail and get those ts tapping. Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 19: Amarillo to Albuquerque, New Mexico
Feeling artistic? Good. It’s time to channel Banksy at Cadillac Ranch (an art installation of half-buried Cadillacs) on Route 66. You’ll get to crack out the spray paint and get creative on the tailfins of these all-American automobiles. Next up: Albuquerque (the home of Breaking Bad). Included today: -Spray paint cadillacs at Cadillac Ranch Meals: -Breakfast
Day 13: New Orleans
Today’s the day to tick off any leftover items on your ‘things I MUST do in the Bayou’ list. Swing dance in NOLA, creep yourself out in one of the ‘Cities of the Dead’, find out what a steam calliope sounds like, or just have a taste of true New Orleans crawfish. Today’s optionals? We’re glad you asked. Choose from a swamp tour, a cooking demo or a paddleboat cruise. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Cooking demonstration -Swamp tour -Paddleboat cruise
Day 17: Austin to Dallas/Fort Worth
First today, we’ll pay a visit to The Sixth Floor Museum – the fateful place where JFK was shot. Afterwards, we’re off to Dallas and the Fort Worth Historic Stockyards for a step back in time to the Wild West. From its original brick walkways to its wooden corrals, Fort Worth has it all. Tonight, we highly recommend Billy Bob’s Texas – the World’s Largest Honky Tonk. This enormous dancehall has over 30 bars and can hold up to 6,000 people! Time to get your two step on. Included today: -Entry to The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas -Visit Fort Worth Historic Stockyards Meals: -Breakfast
Day 16: Austin
The city is yours today. Hello thrift shopping, Airstream cuisine (cooler than regular food trucks) nudists, boot scooters, cheese makers and a cathedral of junk. When you’re done with the weird, there’s Zilker Park and SoCo to check out. Be sure to hit 6th Street tonight for a live music smorgasbord. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 15: Lake Charles to Austin, Texas
Reawaken those childhood dreams of riding in a rocket at the Houston Space Center before we rock up in Austin. Tonight: feast on a Texan BBQ. Included today: -Visit Houston Space Center (home of NASA) -Driving tour of Austin Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 14: New Orleans to Lake Charles
On our way to Lake Charles we’ll make a pit stop at Baton Rouge, where there’s an orientation tour on the cards. Included today: -Orientation tour of Baton Rouge Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 24: Las Vegas
Anything gs in Vegas. Our suggestions? Well, you could go high with an optional heli-tour over The Strip, ride the High Roller Observation Wheel or visit a shooting range. Whatever you choose, just remember to save some energy for one last Sin City night out. Meals: -Dinner Optional activities: -Heli-tour over the Las Vegas Strip -Ride the High Roller Observation Wheel -Visit a shooting range
Day 18: Dallas/Fort Worth to Amarillo
Amarillo is a ‘go big or go home’ kinda place. See someone take the 72oz steak challenge at a Texan steakhouse for proof. Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 25: Las Vegas to Los Angeles, California
Wipe away the last traces of glitter and board the coach – it’s time to head back to La La Land, where this trip wraps up.