Music, Mountains & Monuments Eastbound

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8 days,New Orleans to New York

Feel the beat in Memphis and New Orleans, drive through the Appalachian Mountains, visit American history in Washington DC, party it up in New York.

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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 Orleans to New York and everything in between. Embrace big city beats, Nashville grooves, and the traditional twang of the Appalachian Mountains. As always, centrally located hostels 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.

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 parks and national monuments with hiking and walking excursions
  • Orientation to Washington DC and New York City
  • Visit to Arlington Cemetery
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners. (Allow USD100-150 for meals not included.)
  • Air-conditioned private touring van, walking
  • 1 or 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout, depending on group size.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, avg 16.
  • Hotels/hostels (2 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (5 nts).
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Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from New York to New Orleans. See Music, Mountains & Monuments Westbound


Day 1New Orleans

Arrive at any time.

Day 2New Orleans/Memphis(1B, 1L)

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.

Day 3Memphis/Nashville(1B, 1L, 1D)

Take an optional tour of Graceland. Travel to the country music capital of the world and, at night, become immersed in local music in downtown Nashville.

Day 4Nashville/Appalachia(1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel the beautiful winding roads through the Appalachian Mountains and absorb their undisturbed natural beauty.

Day 5Appalachia/Washington DC(1B, 1L, 1D)

Pass through Shenandoah NP, and opt to take a short hike. Visit Arlington Cemetery, and arrive in the US capital in time to wander the monuments by moonlight.

Day 6Washington DC(1B)

Enjoy free time to explore.

Day 7Washington DC/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. Experience the famous nightlife of New York.

Day 8New York City

Depart at any time.

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