Arrive to our joining hotel at any time. Welcome meeting in the evening.
With a skyline that’s recognizable worldwide and more than 8.3 million people from all corners of the globe who call it home, New York City is a one-of-a-kind destination. Each of the five boroughs has its own distinctive flavor, while individual neighborhoods, streets and even single blocks maintain identities all their own. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, there’s always something new to see and do. From world-class dining to shopping to nightlife to culture, New York City’s streets pulsate with an unmistakable rhythm that attracts more than 45 million visitors annually: and you are one of them! Then discover the path of American History in Philadelphia. Visit Independence Hall and explore the facts and myth surrounding the Liberty Bell, the symbol of freedom. In the late afternoon arrive in the Capitol of the USA: Washington DC! Approximate Distance to Philadelphia: 150 km ; Approximate Distance Philadelphia to DC: 190 km Estimated Travel Time to Philadelphia: 2 hrs ; Estimated Travel Time Philadelphia to DC: 2 hrs
Today is all about the Capitol of the United States. There is so much to see and do in Washington DC that you can't see it all in one day. Take your time as you spend a full day exploring this fascinating city. Tour the National Monuments and Memorials including the White House, Washington Monument, Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial. Visit the National Mall that includes 15 museums such as the Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of Natural History. Later take a walk through Georgetown. After the sun set over Washington DC experience a truly magnificent night as the Monuments illuminate over the National Mall. Take a moment of silence as you gaze into the eternal flame of John F Kennedy's grave at the Arlington Cemetery and pay respect to the many other fallen soldiers around you.
Experience America's favorite drive: The Blue Ridge Parkway through the Appalachian Mountains! See remains of the settlements along the Parkway, learn their history as we take our time exploring this fabulous drive! The Mountains are a perfect place to relax and to enjoy the fresh, clean air and see the true beauty of North America! Standing on top of the peaks of Shenandoah National Park, gazing across the silent mountains, it's hard to believe we are just a short distance away from Washington DC! Approximate Distance: 480 km Estimated Travel Time: 5.5 hrs
Continuing on the Blue Ridge Parkway we reach Nashville. Go to the most famous recording studio in the world, Sun Studio! Visit Grand Ole Opry, the show that made country music famous and where unforgettable moments happen! Check out the nightlife and visit real country cowboy bars. Approximate Distance: 575 km Estimated Travel Time: 6 hrs
In the morning walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll at Elvis Presley’s home, Graceland (optional). See how the legend lived and discover videos, pictures, stage costumes and much more. Then Hear the beat in Memphis, Tennessee! Explore the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll, Home of Blues and the starting point of soul. Music Legends including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and B.B.King made their marks on Memphis. Relive history at the National Civil Rights Museum, located where the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr took place in 1968. Optional visit to the Rock & Soul Museum. Enjoy another must-see attraction, "The Peabody Hotel" with the now famous Peabody Duck March! In the evening stroll one of America's most famous streets: Beale Street with it's live entertainment! Approximate Distance: 380 km Estimated Travel Time: 3.5 hrs
Enjoy a guided city tour in New Orleans, and take an optional visit to a world famous plantations. Experience New Orleans at its best. Party in the French Quarter till the early hours, dance to great jazz bands and try out delicious Creole food. Enjoy a last dinner our with the group before it's time to say good bye! For our night in final night in New Orleans, we stay close to the action in a hotel in the city center. Approximate Distance: 640 km Estimated Travel Time: 6.5 hrs
Depart at any time.