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 Discover Moment: Chicago
  • 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

Day 1 New York City Arrive at any time. Additional Notes: Please note this trip leaves the city first thing the following morning. If you wish to spend time in New York City, speak to your sales agent about booking pre-accommodation. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 New York City/Finger Lakes (1D) Take a hike to explore this beautiful Finger Lakes region on foot, rent a kayak or paddleboard, or just relax by the lake. Opt to taste wine from one of the local vineyards. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
Day 3 Finger Lakes/Niagara Falls (1B, 1L, 1D) An exciting adventure awaits in Niagara Falls. Feel the rushing waters of the falls taking the famous "Maid of the Mist Boat Tour." Return after darkness settles over the Niagara region and witness the Falls illuminated in a rainbow of colour! Included Activities: Taughannock Falls Visit Maid of the Mist Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 190km)
Day 4 Niagara Falls/Detroit (1B, 1L) Stop in 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 afternoon to explore this up-and-coming destination. Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours, 600km)
Day 5 Detroit/Chicago (1B) 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. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 450km)
Day 6 Chicago (1B) Enjoy a free day to explore Chicago.
Day 7 Chicago/Louisville (1B, 1D) 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. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 475km)
Day 8 Louisville/Nashville (1B, 1L) Travel to the country music capital of the world. Opt to head out for live music and cowboy nightlife tonight. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours, 280km)
Day 9 Nashville (1B) Enjoy a free day in Nashville. Opt to visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, Johnny Cash Museum, or take in live music along the "Honky Tonk Highway".
Day 10 Nashville/Memphis (1B, 1L) In the afternoon, opt to walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll at Elvis Presley’s home, Graceland. See how the legend lived and discover videos, pictures, stage costumes, and much more. Then hear the music 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. Opt to check out the National Civil Rights Museum, located where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 380km)
Day 11 Memphis/New Orleans (1B, 1L) We recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to check out all of New Orleans' sights and sounds; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Additional Notes: Please note this trip ends on arrival to New Orleans. If you wish to spend the night in the city, speak to your sales agent about booking post-accommodation. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours)
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