USA Coast To Coast

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Introduction

Experience America’s greatest cities as well as the majestic Grand Canyon on this 16-day journey. Travel from the bright lights of New York to the Nation’s Capital then on to Chicago’s great architecture and eventually ending in the famous San Francisco Bay. Along the way, you will get to visit the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. You will also get to explore the great attractions in Hollywood such as the Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Sign, and Rodeo Drive. Your journey includes the very best of America!

 

Please note: – This is a suggested itinerary only and is intended to give an overview of what is possible. All of our holiday itineraries are fully customisable and can be tailor-made to suit your own individual requirements.  If you would like to start in a different destination, use specific hotel accommodation, include an extra night here, a side-trip there and/or include tickets to an event please let your Discover North America travel specialist know. They’ll also book you the best value flights to ensure a seamless holiday experience.

 

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Itinerary

DAY 1 ARRIVE NEW YORK CITY

Welcome to New York City! Today is free for you to relax or explore the city on your own. The bustling “Big Apple” has many great activities and attractions for you to experience. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 2 NEW YORK CITY

Today you will get to explore the city on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour! Use your pass to transport you to all of the major attractions around Manhattan such as Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the American Museum of Natural History. With the ability to get on and off at your pleasure, there is no telling how much you can do and see in New York. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 3 NEW YORK CITY

Continue to explore with your hop-on, hop-off tour. You also have admission to either the Empire State Building Observatory or access to the Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center. Then head over to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island to experience some truly iconic American landmarks. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 4 WASHINGTON, DC

This morning, board Amtrak's Northeast Regional route to head down to Washington, DC. Upon arrival begin to explore the city. Use your hop-on, hop-off tour to stop at any of the exciting attractions around the Nation's Capital. Stops include any of the popular Smithsonian Museums, the White House, and the US Capital Building. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 5 WASHINGTON, DC

Today you can continue your journey around the city and take time to stroll around the National Mall. Then tonight visit the major monuments on an evening tour that will take you to the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and many more as they are illuminated against the night sky. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 6 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK

This morning is yours to enjoy the city. This afternoon board Amtrak's Capitol Limited route for your overnight trip to Chicago. Sit back and relax as the train makes its way to the Midwest. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 7 CHICAGO

Welcome to the Windy City! Check into your hotel and begin exploring the city. Stop by Navy Pier, stroll through Millennium Park and visit the Bean, or enjoy shopping along the Magnificent Mile. Your hop-on, hop-off tour will bring you to all of Chicago's fantastic locations. (Overnight in Chicago)

DAY 8 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK

This afternoon board Amtrak and the Southwest Chief to journey south towards the Grand Canyon. Sit back and enjoy as the heartland of the country unfolds before you. The journey will take you through the plains, deep forests, wheat fields, and the desert. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 9 WILLIAMS

This evening the train will arrive in Williams. Check into your hotel and settle in for the night. Tomorrow you will get to visit the Grand Canyon! (Overnight in Williams)

DAY 10 GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK

Today wake up and board the famous Grand Canyon Railway for a trip to the South Rim of the Canyon. Enjoy beautiful sights as your travel through one of the largest expanses of ponderosa pine forest in North America before reaching the Canyon itself. Upon arrival enjoy a guided tour of the region that stops for multiple picture-taking opportunities. (Overnight in the Grand Canyon)

DAY 11 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK

This morning is open for you to explore around the South Rim on your own. Later in the afternoon, board the Grand Canyon Railway to travel back to Williams. Board an evening departure onboard the Southwest Chief westbound to California! (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 12 LOS ANGELES

Welcome to Los Angeles! You have the entire day to explore Hollywood with a hop-on, hop-off tour of the city. Your tour will take you to all of the famous Hollywood attractions such as the Hollywood Sign, Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica Beach, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The day is yours to enjoy! (Overnight in Los Angeles)

DAY 13 LOS ANGELES TO SAN FRANCISCO

This morning you will board the Coast Starlight for your journey up to Los Angeles. Enjoy this scenic ride on the train as you head north, following along the beautiful Pacific Ocean as you make your way up along the coast. Tonight, settle in to your hotel for your stay in San Francisco. (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 14 SAN FRANCISCO

Today you can explore San Francisco with a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing pass. Your tour will bring you to important San Francisco landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, and Union Square. Enjoy your time traveling around the city! (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 15 SAN FRANCISCO

Continue to enjoy San Francisco and hit all of the stops you missed yesterday on your tour. Visit Pier 39 to experience the fun attractions, restaurants, and famous sea lions. Experience the nation's oldest Chinatown or enjoy your tour around San Francisco's varied neighborhoods as you are treated to a full tour of the “City by the Bay”. (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 16 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SAN FRANCISCO

Discover North America can arrange extra nights in San Francisco and trip extensions. Please call us for more details