OUR USA HOLIDAYS
The greatest attraction during any holiday in America is the incredible diversity this country has to offer. The nation is home to dynamic cities and small towns that vary dramatically from region to region and the awe-inspiring National Parks are unparalleled for their majesty. The Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Arches and Glacier National Parks compete for your attention with the iconic sights and culture of San Francisco, Boston and New Orleans.
Eastern energy, slow-paced deep southern charm and the laid back lifestyle of the west coast combine to create an incredible melting pot of virtually anything. Swathes of mountain forests, rivers, canyons and cacti studded deserts come together with the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, rich Native American culture and that cowboy spirit, for an amazingly varied America holiday experience.
Yellowstone National Park Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is the world's first National Park. It is so large that its boundaries cross the borders of three states, including Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. Yellowstone boosts one of the highest concentrations of geothermal activity on the planet, including the famous Old Faithful geyser. A fire ravaged the park in the 1980s, and it is now a living monument to the regenerating power of mother-nature, supporting an incredible array of wildlife, including Grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk.
Grand Canyon National Park Situated in Arizona, it is difficult to grasp the incredible spectacle and sheer size of the Grand Canyon, which has been gradually carved away by the Colorado River. Standing on the rim of this 277 mile long, 16 mile wide and up to 1 mile deep canyon, you'll struggle to comprehend its immense scale. We highly recommend a scenic flight over the canyon or the IMAX Theater for a unique perspective of this natural wonder, and no USA holiday is complete without walking below the rim on one of the many trails.
Monument Valley The magic and myth of the Navajo people lives on in Monument Valley, at the heart of the Navajo Nation. You can explore this spectacular valley with its incredible array of rock formations on an optional guided 4x4 tour, or relax around the campfire and let their fascinating culture come to life through traditional song and dance. Its iconic landscape of red sandstone monoliths has been the backdrop of countless western movies and it exudes and almost spiritual beauty at sunset or sunrise.
Las Vegas, Nevada 'Sin City' is the fastest growing city in the United States and the most populated city in Nevada. Known as the "entertainment capital of the world" it is home to rollercoasters, top restaurants and world-class shows. A classic American holiday photo beneath the iconic Las Vegas sign is a must, before indulging in the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas Strip. If it's gambling you want, you have come to the right place, with the highest concentration of casino's on the planet and the Bellagio Fountain display is a spectacular finale to a great night out on the town.
San Francisco, California The 'City by the Bay' is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The compact downtown allows easy access to many of the city's charms such as Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, Alcatraz Island and the world famous Golden Gate Bridge. But also make sure to check out the hippy-hangout of Haight Ashbury and Golden Gate Park. And don't miss the experience of riding on one of San Francisco's classic cable cars, a great way to get around, or a take trip up Coit Tower for fantastic views across the city.
Featured holidays in America
18 days | USA West | Camping
This adventure takes in the real 'Jewels in the Crown' of America's National Parks. With great hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, rafting and a truly unique Navajo guided jeep tour of Monument Valley, this tour shows the true American spirit.
Highlights: 7 National Parks | Great Hikes & ActivitiesView tour
14 days | Cross Country | Hotels
Immortalized in folklore, cinema and song, Route 66, otherwise known as the 'Mother Road', has become an iconic symbol of the great American road trip; a journey of adventure, discovery and the freedom of the open road.
Highlights: Classic Americana Culture | Grand CanyonView tour
12 days | USA South | Hotels
A journey through America's cultural and musical heritage; back in time to the beginning of Country and Western and the birth of the Blues. Learn how these unique genres sprung out of America's past and how they've influenced popular music today.
Highlights: New Orleans | Nashville | MemphisView tour
13 days | USA West | Hotels
From the 'City by the Bay' to the 'City of Angels', explore the man-made and natural wonders of the west. Yosemite Valley, Las Vegas Boulevard and the Grand Canyon are rivalled only by the power and beauty of the Navajo's sacred Monument Valley.
Highlights: Yosemite | Zion | Bryce | Grand CanyonView tour
12 days | USA / Canada | Hotels
Rugged, unspoilt and off the tourist trail, Northern New England and Canada's Maritime Provinces reveal their unique charm, rich history and hidden secrets to the more intrepid traveller.
Highlights: Acadia National Park | Prince Edward IslandView tour
16 days | USA West | Hotels
Supplying comfort and amenities in remote destinations, explore the crowned jewels of America's National Parks. Enjoy active days, scenic landscapes and restful nights in beautiful historic lodges within Yosemite, Yellowstone, Zion and the Grand Canyon.
Highlights: Historic Lodges | 7 National ParksView tour