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American Heritage

Enjoy this multi-day tour and discover the country's heritage as you embark upon a journey that brings to you the shining emblems of the United States. From New York's iconic sights to Washington's majestic monuments, marvel at historical and archaeological delights. Spot a variety of wild animals in Florida’s Everglades, and Shenandoah National Park. Relish scenic drive during the trip.

 

Tour Nights

  • New York: 2 nights
  • Washington: 2 nights
  • Shenandoah National Park: 1 nights
  • Roanoke: 1 nights
  • Cherokee: 1 nights
  • Charleston: 1 nights
  • Savannah: 1 nights
  • St. Augustine: 1 nights
  • Orlando: 2 nights
  • Sarasota: 1 nights
  • Miami: 2 nights
  • Tour CodeTour code: AWUSFD09
  • Accommodation GradeAccommodation Grade
  • Private TourPrivate Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Walk or run in Central Park
  • View the Statue of Liberty from Battery Park
  • Bring history lessons from school to life in historic Philadelphia, the Birthplace of Freedom
  • See the Liberty Bell and Declaration of Independence
  • Delight in DC's celebrated monuments and memorials showcasing the history of the U.S.
  • Capture a photo of the White House
  • Pass Monticello, the house Thomas Jefferson built for himself and his family
  • Hike one of the many trails along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park
  • Experience outstanding scenery along "America's Favorite Drive", the Blueridge Parkway
  • View the deep blue haze of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Stroll down Charleston's quaint alleyways or trot through the streets in a carriage
  • Stand where the first shot of the Civil War was fired
  • Explore Savannah's beautifully preserved historic neighborhoods
  • Travel along the southeastern coastline of Georgia, home to the area's first European settler
  • Visit St. Augustine, the nation's oldest permanently occupied European settlement
  • Sip the Fountain of Youth waters and hear the history behind its legendary benefits
  • Immerse yourself in world-famous theme parks and unforgettable adventure in Orlando
  • Embrace the maritime history of the Tampa Bay area
  • Experience an abundance of sun, sand and water in Sarasota
  • Escape into the wilds of Florida on the Tamiami Trail Scenic Byway
  • Explore Florida's Everglades, a subtropical refuge to a unique array of wildlife
  • Discover South Beach, Miami's hot spot for fun

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 New York Arrival
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    Today, arrive in New York City, known as the Big Apple. Transfer independently to the hotel.

  • Day 2 New York
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    A full day is yours to explore this exciting city, filled with people, famous sights, and skyscrapers. See the Statue of Liberty, Fifth Avenue, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, The United Nations, and much more.

  • Day 3 Driving Distance
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    Collect your rental car this morning and start your drive southwest to Philadelphia, home of Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and Ben Franklin. Your destination this evening is the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.

  • Day 4 Washington, D.C.
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    The broad streets of America’s seat of government enhance the dramatic effect of Washington’s memorable monuments: The Lincoln Memorial, The Jefferson Memorial, and The White House. On The National Mall, the Smithsonian’s complex of museums is a repository for the nation’s historic treasures.

  • Day 5 Driving Distance
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    Explore Virginia’s colonial and Civil War heritage. Visit the site of the strategic Battle of Bull Run, where the historical influence of America’s founders is reflected in its institutions and architecture. Pass by Thomas Jefferson’s home in Monticello before ascending to the highlands of Shenandoah National Park for the night.

  • Day 6 Driving Distance
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    Today, follow the crest of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, which in the summer have a distinctly bluish cast. Then continue along the lush, green Shenandoah Valley en route to your destination tonight, Roanoke, Virginia.

  • Day 7 Driving Distance
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    Spend a full day enjoying the mountain scenery while driving south along the spine of the Blue Ridge Mountains into the state of North Carolina. In the afternoon, visit the Smoky Mountains, famous for the distinctive blue haze which cloaks them. Pass through the ancestral homeland of the Cherokee Indians.

  • Day 8 Driving Distance
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    The destination today is historic Charleston, a city built for walking. Take a leisurely stroll through the historic district and note its unsurpassed Antebellum architecture. It was in Charleston that early shots of the Civil War were fired, starting a four-year battle that ended with the defeat of the Confederate States and the reemergence of the United States as one nation.

  • Day 9 Driving Distance
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    After leaving historic Charleston, many people choose to visit the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Drive south to the port city of Savannah. The historic district of Old Savannah has been beautifully restored, recreating the gracious atmosphere of the Antebellum South.

  • Day 10 Driving Distance
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    Follow the lush, semi-tropical coastline of Georgia, and see the influence of 18th century English settlers in the charming architecture of Brunswick. Pass Jacksonville en route to St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States. Time this evening to wander the streets of St. Augustine and enjoy a relaxing dinner.

  • Day 11 Driving Distance
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    Searching for the Fountain of Youth, Ponce de Leon landed here in 1513, and that eternal search continues today by sun worshippers on Florida’s beaches. Join them this morning, or explore the Spanish heritage of the city before driving south along the coast to Orlando.

  • Day 12 Orlando
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    Enjoy a full day exploring the entertainment complex of Walt Disney World Resort - home to the Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, and Disney–MGM Studios, or experience Disney’s wildest adventure yet, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. (Admissions not included)

  • Day 13 Driving Distance
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    Make the short drive to the western shores of Florida and Tampa Bay, which sheltered the pirates and buccaneers of a bygone era. The stunning natural beauty of Sarasota is enhanced by the barrier islands, known as "keys," lying just offshore.

  • Day 14 Driving Distance
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    Follow the Tamiami Trail and drive through the heart of the largest sub–tropical wilderness in North America, the Everglades. The watery River of Grasses is a sanctuary for a myriad of birds and animals. East of the Everglades, the sandy beaches of South Florida await you.

  • Day 15 Miami
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    A full day at leisure in Miami to explore South Beach or to shop at the many superb malls. Spend your last evening in lovely South Beach. Dine or dance the night away.

  • Day 16 Miami Departure
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    Return your rental car today before your departing flight.

Hotels

  • Capitol Skyline Hotel
    Capitol Skyline Hotel
    Star Rating Washington
  • Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview
    Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview
    Star Rating Charleston
  • Best Western Plus Savannah Historic District
    Best Western Plus Savannah Historic District
    Star Rating Savannah
  • Champions World Resort
    Champions World Resort
    Star Rating Orlando
  • The Skyline Hotel Manhattan
    The Skyline Hotel Manhattan
    Star Rating New York
  • Best Western Intown Of Luray
    Best Western Intown Of Luray
    Star Rating Virginia
  • Holiday Inn Tanglewood
    Holiday Inn Tanglewood
    Star Rating Roanoke
  • Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center
    Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center
    Star Rating Gatlinburg
  • Lexington Hotel - Miami Beach
    Lexington Hotel - Miami Beach
    Star Rating Miami
  • Ramada Waterfront Sarasota
    Ramada Waterfront Sarasota
    Star Rating Sarasota

Capitol Skyline Hotel Star Rating

Washington
  • Capitol Skyline Hotel

The Capitol Skyline Hotel is easily accessed from the Navy Yard Metro and Interstates 95, 295, 395 and 495, is 1 mile or 5 Metro stops from the Washington Convention Center and 4 miles from Reagan Washington National Airport.

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Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview Star Rating

Charleston
  • Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview

Providing free shuttle service within a 2-mile (3.2km) radius and an on-site restaurant, this hotel located in Charleston, South Carolina is only a short distance from Charleston International Airport.

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Best Western Plus Savannah Historic District Star Rating

Savannah
  • Best Western Plus Savannah Historic District

Located in Savannah’s Historic District. The dining, shopping and nightlife of River Street is 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Old Fort Jackson is less than 5 miles away.

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Champions World Resort Star Rating

Orlando
  • Champions World Resort

The Champions World Resort is ideally situated only 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from SeaWorld, Universal Studios and the many parks of Walt Disney World.

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The Skyline Hotel Manhattan Star Rating

New York
  • The Skyline Hotel Manhattan

Times Square and the Theatre District are within 15 minutes' walk from the hotel. The 50th Street Subway Station is close to The Skyline and provides access to the attractions of Manhattan. The Jacob K. Javitz Convention Cent

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Best Western Intown Of Luray Star Rating

Virginia
  • Best Western Intown Of Luray

Guests staying at this Luray, VA hotel will enjoy views of the Blue Ridge Mountain. Luray Caverns Golf Course is 4.8 kilometer from the hotel. The Garden Maze at Luray Caverns and Luray Valley Museum are also within 2 kilomet

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Holiday Inn Tanglewood Star Rating

Roanoke
  • Holiday Inn Tanglewood

The Holiday Inn® Tanglewood - Roanoke hotel has a picturesque location.Holiday Inn Tanglewood Hotel is the perfect place to experience Roanoke (VA) and its surroundings. With its location just 8 km from the city center and 12

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Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center Star Rating

Gatlinburg
  • Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 1.5 km away from the property. Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies is 5 minutes’ walk from the property. The Space Needle, an observation tower, and the Mountain Mall are each 450 m awa

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Lexington Hotel - Miami Beach Star Rating

Miami
  • Lexington Hotel - Miami Beach

Hotel is just steps away from the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean, white sand beach, and such exclusive South Beach hot spots as the iconic LIV Night Club. Nearby attractions include Jungle Island, Miami Children's Mus

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Ramada Waterfront Sarasota Star Rating

Sarasota
  • Ramada Waterfront Sarasota

Make your visit to Sarasota a rejuvenating experience at Ramada Sarasota hotel. Located off Route 41 on the Sarasota Bay waterfront and near Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, we are just minutes from beautiful white s

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What's Included?

  • Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout
  • Hotel accommodations as specified or similar
  • Sightseeing as specified
  • Hotel taxes, service charges, and baggage (one suitcase per person)

What's not Included?

  • International flights.
  • Visa fees.
  • Any personal expenses such as: phone calls, laundry, drinks, etc...
  • Any optional Tours or Meals unspecified in the above tour program.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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