Feel the beat in Memphis and New Orleans, drive through the Appalachian Mountains, walk through American history in Washington DC, go all night in New York City.
From the Big Apple to the Big Easy, this roadtrip swings south along the East Coast and captures the best cities, historical monuments and beautiful scenery from New York to New Orleans and everything in between. Embrace big city beats, Nashville grooves and the traditional twang of the Appalachian Mountains. As always, centrally located hotels in the cities and campsites in the wilderness keep you in the heart of the action. Skip flying and discover country roots and the earthly delights that come with staying grounded.
- Entrance fees to all national parks and national monuments with hiking and walking excursions. Orientation to Washington DC and New York City. Visit to Arlington Cemetery.
- 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners. (Allow USD100-150 for meals not included.)
- Hotel (1 nt), hostel (multi-share 1 nt), participation camping (5 nts).
- Air-conditioned private touring van, walking
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
- Small group experience; Max 13, avg 10.
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This trip also runs in reverse from New York to New Orleans. See Music, Mountains & Monuments Westbound
Day 1 New Orleans
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Memphis(1L)
Opt to relive history at the National Civil Rights Museum, located where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated, tour of the Rock & Soul Museum or Elvis' Graceland and opt to see a live show on Beale Street at night.
Day 3 Memphis/Nashville (1B,1L,1D)
Free morning to further explore Memphis. By night, opt to be surrounded in country music at one of Nashville's local hangouts.
Day 4 Appalachia (1B,1L,1D)
Travel the beautiful winding roads through the Appalachian Mountains. Trek along one of the trails in the park.
Day 5-6 Shenandoah National Park/Washington DC (2B,1L,1D)
Pass through Shenandoah en route to DC. Visit Arlington Cemetery and enjoy an orientation walk of Washington DC. Visit the National Mall—home to 15 free museums including the Air and Space Museum.
Day 7 New York City (1B,1L)
Dive into the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple. Opt to visit Times Square, stroll Central Park or check out Greenwich Village. Check out the famous nightlife in NYC.
Day 8 New York City
Depart at any time.
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