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Sunshine States (Ex New Orleans) 2019/20 (14 Days, New Orleans to New York City or reverse)

From the landmark-filled US capital to the t-tapping energy of New Orleans, Orlando’s white-knuckle rides and the people-watching paradise that is Miami, this trip really ds have it all. Thankfully between all those buzzing stops, you get to enjoy a little down time in the ol’ South. And with a couple of days to laze by the beach, you’ll be more than ready to take on the mighty sunshine states. Let’s go!


Driving tour of Miami
Night illumination tour, Washington, DC
Airboat experience, Everglades
12 Breakfasts
12 Dinners
Tour Provider Topdeck
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $3,109
Start Location
New Orleans, USA
End Location
New Orleans, USA
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Tour departure dates
26 May 201908 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,799 
09 Jun 201922 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,799 
23 Jun 201906 Jul 20191AUD $3,799
07 Jul 201920 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,799 
21 Jul 201903 Aug 201910AUD $3,799
04 Aug 201917 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,799 
18 Aug 201931 Aug 20193AUD $3,799
01 Sep 201914 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,799 
15 Sep 201928 Sep 20198AUD $3,799
29 Sep 201912 Oct 201910AUD $3,799
20 Oct 201902 Nov 20197AUD $3,799
10 Nov 201923 Nov 20198AUD $3,239
17 Dec 201930 Dec 201910AUD $3,799
29 Dec 201911 Jan 20206AUD $3,799
19 Jan 202001 Feb 20208AUD $3,239
09 Feb 202022 Feb 20208AUD $3,239
Day 1: New Orleans, Louisiana
Meet the crew and get ready to get down, the New Orleans way. Tonight, a the legendary party vibes of Bourbon Street await, so arm yourself with a Hand Grenade cocktail and get those ts tapping. Meals: -Dinner
Day 2: 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 3: New Orleans to Panama City Beach, Florida
Today 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 4: Panama City Beach to Florida Gulf Coast
If Panama City Beach did the job of recharging your batteries, throw yourself into the nightlife at one of Florida Gulf Coast’s many beach bars. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 5: Florida Gulf Coast to Miami
Bienvenidos a Miami, where the weather is hot and the characters are colourful. Tonight we roll into the land of ice cream-toned art deco buildings and Cuban deliciousness. Included today: -Driving tour of Miami Meals: -Breakfast
Day 6: Miami
Take a trip to Little Havana to people-watch in the cafés, stroll by the pretty pastel houses or attempt to dodge the Speedo-clad skaters at South Beach. If you’re feeling a need for speed, why not hop on an optional speedboat ride? Whatever you do, make sure to work up an appetite – we’ve got an authentic Cuban dinner to look forward to this evening. Meals: -Dinner Optional activities: -Miami speedboat ride
Day 7: Miami to Orlando
Take an airboat tour, shoot across the Everglades and (almost) get tangled in the mangroves. This is the closest you’ll get to flying, without actually leaving the ground. After that, we’ll make a beeline for the candy floss and roller coasters of Orlando. Meals: -Breakfast Included today: -Everglades airboat experience
Day 8: Orlando
If you’ve got your swimmers, get splash-tastic at one of Orlando’s water parks or visit a galaxy that’s not so far, far away and check out the Star Wars attractions at Walt Disney World. If theme parks just aren’t your bag, there’s always wine bars, spas and shopping. Also an option: explore Kennedy Space Center. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Visit Walt Disney World -Visit Universal Studios Orlando -Visit Kennedy Space Center
Day 9: Orlando to Savannah, Georgia
Wave goodbye to the Magic Kingdom – you’re en route to the bona fide southern belle that is Savannah, so get ready to see plenty of 18th century buildings and dreamy tree-lined walkways. When you’re done looking around, why not have your own ‘life is like a box of chocolates’ moment at Forrest Gump’s bench? Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 10: 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 11: Savannah to Charlotte, North Carolina
Swap Savannah 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. Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner Optional activities: -Speedway tour
Day 12: Charlotte to Washington, District of Columbia
In our sights today: the bright lights of the US capital. Tomorrow you’ll have the chance to explore Washington by day, but tonight it’s all about crossing the Potomac River into DC and enjoying an illuminated tour of the capital’s monuments. The White House at night is a sight not to be missed, trust us. Included today: -Washington, DC Night Illumination Tour Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 13: 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 14: Washington, DC to New York City via Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
It’s time to leave the capital behind for a pitstop in Philly, complete with – you guessed it – a driving tour. For a bird’s eye view of the city, you can also choose to head up to the One Liberty Observation Deck. After Philadelphia, there’s just one stop left: NYC, where we officially sign off from Topdecker duty. Sob. Included today: -Driving tour of Philadelphia Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Entry to the One Liberty Observation Deck