Southern Explorer

Discover the best cities of the Eastern USA from New York all the way to Miami on a 14-day journey, getting to the bottom of the American spirit with guided tours in every destination. The Southern Explorer trip is perfect for those who have a cultural inclination, making a stop at the country’s iconic cities of music, arts, and European heritage. Once you experience the plethora of sights in New York and Washington D.C., head inland, and pass through the grand Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. Taking in the views, arrive at the legendary music city Nashville and feel the country groove at its best. Memphis will change the tunes to blues and rock and roll, where you will get to trace the footsteps of the world’s most iconic musician, Elvis Presley. Revel in the unique and frisky culture of New Orleans and enjoy Florida’s modern attractions.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

14 Days

USA

New York / Miami

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

3-4 Star

Max 55

21+

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Discovery

April to October

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Visit a mixture of historic and cultural landmarks with your local guide in the most recognized cities of the eastern half of the USA in 14 days. 
  • Stay in the comfort of 3 & 4-star hotels with central locations and great facilities. Spend less time on the road with the carefully designed itinerary.
  • Wander among the historic symbols of Washington D.C. for a visual tour of America’s revolutionary history and learn the stories from your guide.
  • Spend a night in the mountainous town of Gatlinburg watching the night sky revolve over the Great Smoky Mountains. Feel free to explore the picturesque alleys of the town at your own pace.
  • Take an optional and very much-needed tour of Graceland, the famed home of Elvis, or feel the memory of countless musicians as you stroll down Beale Street in the legendary Memphis. 
  • You can choose to immerse in the local culture with an optional cruise on an authentic Mississippi River Boat. The quirky charm of New Orleans will put a spell on you over 2 nights.
  • Spend a free day in Orlando, pay a visit to Disneyland if you wish, and engage in the thumping atmosphere of the sun-kissed Miami beach.

Sights Visited on This Tour

Identified with the Blues heritage of the legendary Memphis, Tennessee, Beale Street is the focal point of the downtown, booming with music and activity at night.

Duke of Gloucester Street revives a corner from Colonial Williamsburg as a result of great efforts to redesign it, featuring a horse path and colonial houses.

The magnificent French Quarter is blazed with culture and history, with jazz clubs reverberating in the iconic Bourbon Street and arts thriving in the French Market.

One of the most abundant troves of nature and wildlife, The Smokies sprawl over 800 square miles between North Carolina and Tennessee.

The Gulf is almost entirely surrounded by Continental North America, huddling some of the coast’s finest beaches including the famous Pensacola beach.

Located in Philadelphia, the park serves as a symbol of the American Revolution and the values of democracy and freedom.

Today, Kennedy Space Center is more than an operation base for NASA, and constitutes one of the nation’s greatest historical landmarks.

The one and only music city, Nashville has been the main character in the country music scene of the US for decades, home to legendary venues and shows.

The F.B.I. headquarters in Washington D.C. offers an intriguing tour including interactive exhibits, layouts of famous cases, and information about the agency.

The White House has been the official seat of the president of the United States since the 1800s, an intriguing sight with layers of history and profound symbolism.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

4 & 3 star hotels

Meals

1 Breakfast

Transportation

A/C coach or mini-bus

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced tour leaders

Orientation Walks

Organised orientation walks at some of the towns visited

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel and coach Wi-Fi ( where available )

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on twin share occupancy. Double occupancy is also available on request, although double beds and room sizes are smaller in Japan. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a twin room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.

The below rates are for solo travellers, the 2 FOR 1 deal will be applied when you select 2 or more travellers during the booking process. Please also note that double beds in Japan tend to be smaller than in Europe.

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Accommodation

Martinique New York on Broadway
New York
4 Star

A stylish New York hotel where the facilities include an on-site restaurant & bar, a fitness center and comfortable rooms equipped with tea/ coffee maker.

Hilton Hotel
Washington
4 Star

Situated only 2 miles away from the White House and a few steps from the Dupont Circle Metro Station, Washington Hilton Hotel offers a very comfortable stay to its guests. The hotel features a fitness room, outdoor pool, a restaurant & bar.

Holiday Inn Tanglewood
Roanoke
3 Star

Situated only a couple of minutes away from the downtown Roanoke, Holiday Inn Tanglewood offers a comfortable stay to its guests. The hotel features an outdoor heated-pool, fitness center and restaurant.

Edgewater Hotel & Conference Center
Gatlinburg
3 Star

Located very close to the downtown, this charming Gatlinburg hotel offers a comfortable stay to passengers. Guests will have access to an indood & outdoor heated-pool, hot tub & fitness center during their visit.

The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel
Nashville
3 Star

The Inn at Opryland is a modern design Nashville hotel that features a heated indoor-pool, 24 hour fitness center and spacious rooms. The rooms are equipped with 37in/94cm flatscreen TV, mini fridge, coffee/tea maker and iron & ironing board.

Crowne Plaza Downtown
Memphis
3 Star

Crown Plaza is a contemporary hotel located in the heart of Memphis. The hotel features an outdoor pool, 24 hour fitness center, a restaurant-bar and spacious rooms.

Hilton Riverside
New Orleans
4 Star

Situated in the heart of New Orleans' business district, Hilton Riverside offers a pleasant & comfortable stay to guests. During their stay, passengers will have access to fitness center, outdoor pool & tennis court and restaurant & lounge bar.

Courtyard by Marriott
Pensacola
3 Star

The newly renovated Courtyard by Marriott Pensacola hotel features an indoor pool, 24 hour fitness center and an on-site restaurant/ bistro. The rooms include mini fridge, microwave, iron & ironing board & coffee/ tea maker.

Delta Hotels Orlando Celebration
Kissimmee
4 Star

Delta Celebration offers the guests a comfortable stay with 2 swimming pools, a fitness center, 4 restaurants offering varieties from different cuisines and a bar.

Holiday Inn Oceanfront
Miami Beach
3 Star

Holiday Inn Oceanfront is a stylish oceanfront hotel that offers a perfect location to its guests. The hotel features a pool, fitness center, restaurant and spacious rooms. The outdoor resort-like beach lounge can be used with a daily fee.

Accommodation
New York
Martinique New York on Broadway
4 Star
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Washington
Hilton Hotel
4 Star
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Roanoke
Holiday Inn Tanglewood
3 Star
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Gatlinburg
Edgewater Hotel & Conference Center
3 Star
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Nashville
The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel
3 Star
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Memphis
Crowne Plaza Downtown
3 Star
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New Orleans
Hilton Riverside
4 Star
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Pensacola
Courtyard by Marriott
3 Star
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Kissimmee
Delta Hotels Orlando Celebration
4 Star
Accommodation
Miami Beach
Holiday Inn Oceanfront
3 Star

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Visit a mixture of historic and cultural landmarks with your local guide in the most recognized cities of the eastern half of the USA in 14 days. 
  • Stay in the comfort of 3 & 4-star hotels with central locations and great facilities. Spend less time on the road with the carefully designed itinerary.
  • Wander among the historic symbols of Washington D.C. for a visual tour of America’s revolutionary history and learn the stories from your guide.
  • Spend a night in the mountainous town of Gatlinburg watching the night sky revolve over the Great Smoky Mountains. Feel free to explore the picturesque alleys of the town at your own pace.
  • Take an optional and very much-needed tour of Graceland, the famed home of Elvis, or feel the memory of countless musicians as you stroll down Beale Street in the legendary Memphis. 
  • You can choose to immerse in the local culture with an optional cruise on an authentic Mississippi River Boat. The quirky charm of New Orleans will put a spell on you over 2 nights.
  • Spend a free day in Orlando, pay a visit to Disneyland if you wish, and engage in the thumping atmosphere of the sun-kissed Miami beach.
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