New York to New Orleans Road Trip

18-to-Thirtysomethings, New York City to New Orleans

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An epic East Coast experience awaits on this nine-day tour through bustling cities and stunning landscapes. Feel the mist of Niagara Falls on your face as you get up close to this natural wonder, indulge in barbecue eats in Kentucky, and join the party on New Orleans' Bourbon Street. It's a flexible itinerary that you can customize with unique experiences at every stop, turning this road trip into one that you can make all your own.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends Your Discover Moment: Chicago Your Discover Moment: Nashville
  • Taughannock Falls visit
  • Maid of the Mist tour
  • Cleveland stop
  • Free time in Detroit, Chicago, Louisville, Nashville, and Memphis
  • Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents while camping
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Witness detroit's thriving art scene
  • Get blown away by the windy city
  • Follow kentucky's bourbon trail
  • Experience cowboy nightlife in nashville
  • Explore new orleans' french quarter

Itinerary

New York City Arrive at any time. Towering skyscrapers, flashing lights, and a pulsing energy you can’t quite escape from. First impressions matter so get to know New York City the right way; after dark with your CEO and group. Roam through the crowds, take in the sounds, the smells, and gear up for a good time in the Big Apple. Journey through the Hamilton Heights neighbourhood in Brooklyn in search of the perfect enclave to sip a cocktail, maybe two, and have some laughs with your newest adventure pals.
New York City/Finger Lakes Travel to the Finger Lakes region, and take in the natural beauty of the area. Opt to cool off in the lake, or sample wine from a local winery.
Finger Lakes/Niagara Falls Visit towering Taughannock Falls, before travelling to Niagara Falls. Get wet on the Maid of the Mist boat tour and be sure to check out the falls illuminated in the evening.
Niagara Falls/Detroit Drive along Lake Erie, through the city of Cleveland before continuing on to Detroit. Detroit is having a resurgence and is quickly transforming with new markets, distilleries, art galleries, and restaurants popping up. Enjoy a free evening to explore this up-and-coming destination.
Detroit/Chicago Continue west to Chicago. There's tons to do in the Windy City – walk along the river to Millennium Park, enjoy dazzling music, and stroll the boardwalk of the Navy Pier. Opt to ride to the top of the Willis Tower, or hit the town for a night out with the group.
Chicago Enjoy a free day to explore Chicago.
Chicago/Louisville Follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to Louisville. Home of the Kentucky Derby, this city is a foodie haven filled with lively bars and farm-to-table restaurants. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore, and don't forget to indulge in some BBQ and bourbon.
Louisville/Nashville Travel to the country music capital of the world. Head out for live music, line dancing, and cowboy nightlife tonight. Keep your eyes peeled for some of country music's biggest stars.
Nashville Enjoy a free day in Nashville. Opt to visit the Grand Ole Opry, Country Music Hall of Fame, Johnny Cash Museum, or take in live music along the "Honky Tonk Highway".
Nashville/Memphis Explore the vibrant cultural and musical melting pot of Memphis. Take an optional tour of Graceland, opt to relive history at the National Civil Rights Museum, or tour the Rock 'n' Soul Museum. Head to Beale Street at night for great food and live music.
Memphis/New Orleans Crank up the jazz and drive into the home of Mardi Gras. Trip ends upon arrival to New Orleans. Opt to explore the French Quarter, and join the revellers on Bourbon Street till the early hours.
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