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Yolo: Coast to Coast Road Trip Eastbound (NUFY)
Countries Visited: United States
Trip Style: Yolo - You're only young once, but you can be young-at-heart forever. That's the ethos that powers our Yolo trips; fast-paced and affordable trips designed with the 18-to-thirtysomething traveller in mind. Explore the world by day, stay up all night and do it all again somewhere new the next day with a collection of new best friends you'll want to keep in touch with for the rest of your life. You only live once. Make it count.
Service Level: Camping
  • Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences
  • Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout
  • Private transport to out-of-the-way places in order to keep your gear stowed and secure
    Trip Style: Yolo - You're only young once, but you can be young-at-heart forever. That's the ethos that powers our Yolo trips; fast-paced and affordable trips designed with the 18-to-thirtysomething traveller in mind. Explore the world by day, stay up all night and do it all again somewhere new the next day with a collection of new best friends you'll want to keep in touch with for the rest of your life. You only live once. Make it count.
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 22, avg 16.
    Meals Included: 18 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 10 dinners
    Accommodations: Not Availaible

    Highlights
    Stroll the hills of San Francisco, look for wildlife in Yosemite, party in Las Vegas and New Orleans, marvel at the Grand Canyon, relive history in Washington, DC, gaze at the New York skyline.

    Description
    Get out on the road and follow in the footsteps of Jack Kerouac to discover the real America. This ultimate coast-to-coast road trip connects you and your small group of fellow travellers to the iconic cities, natural wonders, national parks, and monuments that make this land great. Learn about Navajo culture in the Southwest and what the odds are in Las Vegas. Whether it's comfortable hotels in the cities or campsites in national parks, you'll always be close to the action. So slide on your cowboy boots in Texas and your dancing shoes in Nashville and Memphis - it's time to embrace the spirit of this land by hitting the open road.
  • Call (800) 563-6608 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13252596
    Tour OperatorG Adventures
    OfferOffer valid through 6/30/2017
    Duration
    23 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    Itinerary
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1San FranciscoDay 1 San Francisco
    Theres a lot to see and do in San Francisco, and we recommend spending extra time here if youd like to explore the city; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Haight-Ashbury, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fishermans Wharf, and the citys famous cable cars await you. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2Yosemite National ParkDay 2 San Francisco/Yosemite National Park (1D)
    Travel through Californias Sierra Nevada Mountains on the way to Yosemite National Park. Set up camp for the night and get ready for a full day of exploring the next day. Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 225km)
    Day 3Yosemite National ParkDay 3 Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Admire spectacular views of Yosemite National Parks magnificent peaks and granite domes. Yosemite has many trails to offer. Be inspired by this beautiful and amazing landscape and opt to rent a bike to better explore the Yosemite Valley. Included Activities: Yosemite National Park Visit
    Day 4BishopDay 4 Yosemite National Park/Bishop (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Marvel at the spectacular views of Yosemite National Parks magnificent peaks and granite domes while enjoying one of most scenic areas in California. Additional Notes: Note: we intend on using the Tioga Pass, a scenic route through the Sierra Nevada mountain range that connects Yosemite NP with Bishop. In the spring and autumn seasons, theres a chance that the pass will be closed due to poor weather conditions or even snow. In such a case, we use an alternate route south, and will spend the night in Lake Isabella instead of Bishop. The status of the road is monitored daily, and our travel plan for the area will be confirmed during the trip. Included Activities: Tioga Pass Drive Mono Lake Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (10.00 hour(s), 330km)
    Day 5Las VegasDay 5 Bishop/Las Vegas (1B, 1L)
    Visit one of the countrys most rugged landscapes, legendary Death Valley, the hottest and driest spot on earth and home to the lowest point in North America. Additional Notes: For the nights in Las Vegas, we stay close to the action in a hotel either at the end of or just a few blocks off the Strip. Included Activities: Death Valley National Park Visit Vegas Strip Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (10.00 hour(s), 590km)
    Day 6Las VegasDay 6 Las Vegas
    Full day to explore Las Vegas. Walk the strip and try your luck at the tables or slot machines. Or spend the day shopping, dining or poolside. In the evening, opt to see one of the wildly entertaining shows Vegas is known for.
    Day 7Grand Canyon National ParkDay 7 Las Vegas/Grand Canyon National Park (1D)
    Considered among natures most spectacular offerings, the Grand Canyon provides spectacular opportunities for exploration. Return to the campsite and recapture the experiences from this memorable day! Additional Notes: Note: If you have pre-booked the Grand Canyon Helicopter Ride you will enjoy your 45-50min ride over the canyon on either Day 7 or 8. This will be determined by the CEO. Included Activities: Grand Canyon Sunset Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 475km)
    Day 8Grand Canyon National ParkDay 8 Grand Canyon National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Enjoy a free day to discover the Grand Canyon. Opt to wander throughout the park and take a hike. Hire a bike, check out a museum or see the canyon from the sky by helicopter. Included Activities: Grand Canyon South Rim Visit
    Day 9Monument ValleyDay 9 Grand Canyon National Park/Monument Valley (1B, 1L)
    Take an optional jeep tour led by a Navajo guide through Monument Valley and be inspired by a night under the stars while camping in this magnificent atmosphere. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 290km)
    Day 10DurangoDay 10 Monument Valley/Durango (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Hike through history exploring Mesa Verde National Park, which offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Puebloans. Included Activities: Mesa Verde Guided Tour Transport: Approximate Distance to Durango: 315 km Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s))
    Day 11Santa FeDay 11 Durango/Santa Fe (1B, 1L)
    Continue the journey back in time and explore one of Americas oldest and most beautiful cities, Santa Fe. Take a stroll downtown and visit art galleries, or enjoy some world-famous roasted green chilies. Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 350km)
    Day 12CarlsbadDay 12 Santa Fe/Carlsbad (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Look for aliens at infamous Roswell en route to exploring the Carlsbad Caverns, dodging the 400,000 bats heading out to hunt at sunset. Included Activities: Explore Roswell Carlsbad Caverns Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 470km)
    Day 13AustinDay 13 Carlsbad/Austin (1B, 1L)
    Sit back and gaze at the scenery while travelling through the southern United States. Upon arrival in the Lonestar state, settle in at the campsite for a night under the stars. Transport: Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 764km)
    Day 14AustinDay 14 Austin (1B)
    Spend a free day in Austin. Opt to visit the SoCo area for thrift shopping, take a dip in the Barton natural pool, or let loose at a local country bar in the evening.
    Day 15New OrleansDay 15 Austin/New Orleans (1B)
    The CEO will point out a few things on the drive in, then get out and experience the city at its best. Transport: Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 820km)
    Day 16New OrleansDay 16 New Orleans (1B)
    New travellers may join you today for the rest of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.
    Day 17MemphisDay 17 New Orleans/Memphis (1B, 1L)
    Explore the birthplace of Rock n Roll, the Home of Blues, and the starting point of soul. Music legends, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and B.B. King, made their marks on Memphis. Optional activities include visiting the National Civil Rights Museum (located where the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr took place in 1968) or visiting the Rock `n' Soul Museum. Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 640km)
    Day 18NashvilleDay 18 Memphis/Nashville (1B, 1L, 1D)
    In the morning, opt to walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock `n' Roll at Elvis Presley's home, Graceland. If Graceland is not for you, enjoy the time to explore more of Memphis on your own. Travel to Nashville in time to check out the nightlife and visit a real country cowboy bar. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 380km)
    Day 19AppalachiaDay 19 Nashville/Appalachia (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Experience the Appalachian Mountains on the drive. The mountains are a perfect place to relax and to enjoy the fresh, clean air and see the true beauty of North America. Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 575km)
    Day 20Washington, DCDay 20 Appalachia/Washington, DC (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Continue on the Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park, a truly beautiful, historic national treasure. Standing on top of the peaks of Shenandoah National Park, gaze across the silent mountains. Its hard to believe Washington, DC is just a short distance away. Included Activities: Arlington Cemetery Visit Monuments by Moonlight Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 480km)
    Day 21Washington, DCDay 21 Washington, DC (1B)
    There is so much to see and do in Washington, DC that you cant see it all in one day. Take your time and spend a full day exploring this fascinating city.
    Day 22New YorkDay 22 Washington, DC/New York (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. Additional Notes: For our time in NYC, we stay close to the action in a hostel near the city centre. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 375km)
    Day 23New YorkDay 23 New York
    From the Statue of Liberty to Ground Zero to Chinatown, New York is full of things to do and see. We recommend spending extra time here; please speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Included Activities: Departure Day
    Dates/Pricing
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    DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
    June 17, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,649.00 (USD)Quote
    June 24, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 20; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    July 01, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 18; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    July 08, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    July 15, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    July 22, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 17; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    July 29, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    August 05, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 11; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    August 12, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    August 19, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 21; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    August 26, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    September 02, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 19; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,899.00 (USD)Quote
    September 09, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 19; Minimum Age: 18; 1 Adult$3,649.00 (USD)Quote
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    Yolo: Coast to Coast Road Trip Eastbound (NUFY)
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    Countries Visited: United StatesTrip Style: Yolo - You're only young once, but you can be young-at-heart forever. That's the ethos that powers our Yolo trips; fast-paced and affordable trips designed with the 18-to-thirtysomething traveller in mind.
     
     
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