Coast to Coast Camping Westbound

From$2549USD
Was $2999  — Savings of 15% on May. 31, 2014
23 days,New York to San Francisco
NUYF

Explore New York City and San Francisco, get wet on the Maid of the Mist, feel like a cowboy in Jackson, camp beside the Mississippi River, meet the presidents at Mount Rushmore, hike in beautiful national parks.

Yellowstone, the Badlands and Niagara Falls—once you’ve escaped the city limits, the US is a country defined by incredible wilderness. This affordable cross-country adventure keeps you on the ground between New York City, Chicago and San Francisco so you can experience what lies in between. Days feature magnificent sites like Yosemite and Old Faithful, while evenings offer experiences like cooking over a fire and camping in the great outdoors—imagine waking up beside the Mississippi. Travel coast to coast and embrace the soul of this great land.

What's Included

Free Wi-FiThis adventure boasts vans fitted with wi-fi for up to five users at a time. Check your email, upload a photo to Facebook, or send a tweet to your friends.
  • Entrance fees to all national and state parks with hiking and walking excursions. Orientation to Chicago. Maid of the Mist Tour (Niagara Falls). Beer factory tour and beer tasting (Milwaukee).
  • 17 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 15 dinners. (Allow USD200-250 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (4 nts), hostel (1 nt), participation camping (17 nts).
  • Air-conditioned private touring van, walking
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 13, avg 10.

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Offer valid for new bookings only with international air travel originating in North America added to a land booking. Not valid with any other discount, offer or promotion. Subject to availability. Must book by June 30, 2014, for travel by February 1, 2015. Subject to airline regulations and restrictions.

Day 1 New York City

Arrive at any time. Consider arriving early to see more of this city.

Day 2-3 New York/Newburgh/Finger Lakes (1B, 1L, 2D)

Dive into the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple on a brief orientation to the city with your CEO, then trade the big city for a campfire. Visit towering Taughannock Falls and opt to rent a canoe.

Day 4-5 Niagara Falls/Cleveland/Sandusky (2B, 2L, 2D)

Get wet on the Maid of the Mist boat tour, and be sure to check out the falls illuminated in the evening. Opt to tour the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

Day 6-7 Chicago (1B)

Orientation tour of the city, then stroll along the boardwalk of the Navy Pier or consider riding to the top of Willis (formerly Sears) Tower. Hit the town for some great music and nightlife.

Day 8-9 Wisconsin/Sioux Falls/Kennebec (1B, 1L, 2D)

Tour the Miller Brewing Company in Milwaukee and explore charming Madison, Wisconsin's state capitol, on the way to the campground on the banks of the Mississippi. Head west into the Great Plains, the lands of the Sioux, with a stop at the Devil's Gulch.

Day 10-12 Badlands National Park/Custer State Park (3B, 3L, 2D)

Check out the moon-like landscapes on the trails of the Badlands. Enjoy a night under the stars in this unique environment. Discover Wall Drug, a roadside wonder, before reaching the Black Hills. Dodge free-roaming bison herds while hiking in Custer SP. Visit Mount Rushmore and Keystone, the 'City of Gold'. Opt to witness a laser-light show at the Crazy Horse Memorial.

Day 13-14 Devil's Tower/Cody (2B, 1L, 2D)

Take a self-guided walking tour of the Wild West at Deadwood then marvel at the scenery of Spearfish Canyon. On the way to Cody, the 'rodeo capital of the world', drive through the Bighorn National Forest. Opt to visit an authentic rodeo (seasonal).

Day 15-16 Yellowstone National Park (2B, 2L, 2D)

Travel to Yellowstone, the park with the most wild animals in the US. Tour the Northern Loop to see Mammoth Hot Springs, Norris Geyser Basin and the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. Take the South Loop to Old Faithful and Lake Village. Free time for hikes and exploration.

Day 17-18 Grand Teton National Park/Jackson/Salt Lake (2B, 2L, 1D)

Enjoy the view of more than 12 peaks. Opt to visit the One Million Dollar Cowboy Bar or go rafting. See the sights of Salt Lake City on an orientation tour.

Day 19-21 Tonopah/Yosemite National Park (2B, 2L, 2D)

Travel the 'Loneliest Road in America' towards Tonopah. Check out one of the best night skies for some stargazing. Marvel at spectacular views of the park's peaks and granite domes. Hike to majestic waterfalls, lakes, meadows and amongst giant sequoias. Opt to rent a bike for a ride in Yosemite Valley.

Day 22 San Francisco (1B)

Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on your way into one of America's most popular cities. Take an optional cable car ride over the steep hills, rent a bike to explore the city on wheels or set sail to the setting sun.

Day 23 San Francisco

Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-tour accommodation to enjoy more of the city.

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