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! After an included lunch en route, arrive to the capital of the USA, Washington D.C., in the late afternoon. Approximate Distance to DC: 375 km Estimated Travel Time to DC: 7 hrs (including stops)
Today is all about the capital 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. 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.
Travel through the Appalachian Mountains. See remains of the settlements along the journey, 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! Optional short hikes on the many trails throughout the park. Approximate Distance: 480 km Estimated Travel Time: 9 hrs (including stops)
Continuing to enjoy the scenery all the way to Nashville. Arrive in time to check out the nightlife and visit a real country cowboy bar. Approximate Distance: 575 km Estimated Travel Time: 8 hrs (including stops)
In the afternoon 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. Optional activities include visiting the National Civil Rights Museum (located where the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr took place in 1968) or visitng the Rock & Soul Museum. 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: 5 hrs (including stops)
Enjoy an orientation tour of New Orleans. Experience the city 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 goodbye! 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: 8 hrs (including stops)
Depart at any time.