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Atlantic Dream, New York to Miami - 14 Days
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Atlantic Dream, New York to Miami - 14 Days
Atlantic Dream, New York to Miami - 14 Days

Atlantic Dream, New York to Miami - 14 Days

Regular price £1,305.00 GBP

Introduction

This tour has almost everything crammed into 2 weeks! From the bustling excitement of the big cities, to historical Philadelphia and Washington DC to the dramatic Appalachian Mountains to long sandy beaches in Florida! Release your inner child in DisneyWorld, embrace the smooth music scene in the Deep South and if you are a thrill seeker you can white water raft down the rapids of the Ocoee River…and thats just the overview!

Trip Highlights

  • Swamp airboat ride  
  • Bike tour guided by a local guide of Washington DC, including White House, Smithsonian and the Lincoln Memorial
  • Wildlife watching in the Appalachian Mountains
  • Get your groove on and dance to home-grown country music in Nashville
  • Visit rock ’n’ roll Memphis, Elvis Presley’s homeland
  • Listen to Jazz and blues in the lively New Orleans
  • Dance the night away on the beautiful Panama City Beach
  • Top up your glowing tan in the mega-cool Miami

What's included

  • Private transportation with wifi 
  • All accommodation which included 10 nights camping and 3 hotel nights.
  • All camping equipment (not sleeping bag)
  • Services of tour leader

What's not included

  • Flights (Request a quote)
  • Travel insurance - We can help you with this
  • Some meals

Trip Notes

Day 1-2: New York, Philadelphia and Washington DC

After an early rise we will be heading out of the New York area and the first stop is Philadelphia to check out Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the famous steps that Rocky climbed, so recreate the Movie set…Cameras at the ready! After this, hit the Reading Terminal Market…pick up some local treats including a famous Philly Steak Sandwich…Yum! The next stop is Washington DC, see the infamous monument, built to commemorate George Washington. Explore the best of the historic city the next day by bike on an included bike tour tonight we can take advantage of the great nightlife in picturesque Georgetown.

Accommodation: Camping

Day 3: Appalachian Mountains

Wow! This is what you are going to saying and thinking today, just wonderful.This mega sized 1,500 mile mountain chain is home to the American black bear and of the Cherokee Indians. Although today is a long drive you will be rewarded with the breath-taking views of the Appalachian Mountains and vast greenery. Once we arrive you will have time for a short walk to stretch those legs and take in your beautiful surroundings. 

Accommodation: Camping

Day 4: Tennessee

It's time to get your groove on in the vibrant Deep South which is home to country music. Need more action? Well Ocoee River awaits and so does your raft…yes, whitewater rafting will get your adrenaline pumping! You will be traveling down the actual course used during the Centennial Olympic Games in 1996.

Accommodation: Camping

Day 5: Nashville

Nashville the Centre of Music… from Honkey Tonk to The Grand Ole Opry.This place is pumping in an Olde American style way! You will be side steppin’ your way from one country bar to the next. You will take a visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum which is home to the largest collection of country music in the world,Wow! Forget about hip hop or dub step…Country music is where it is at!

Accommodation: Hotel

For 2016 the tour will spend two nights in Nashville.

Day 6: Memphis

Memphis…What a place! With its rich heritage and history and colourful past. Why not take a visit to Graceland home to the famous Elvis Presley! Take a tour around his home and get inspired by his blues and rick and roll lifestyle. We shall take a visit to Sun studios, which many a famous musician have passed through. Memphis has waaaayyy more to offer than just music…what about the civil rights movement? We'll pay a visit to the National Civil Rights Museum located in the former Loraine Hotel, where we will see the place where Martin Luther King was assassinated. Tonight we will head to the infamous Beale Street, which really comes alive at night with its neon lights, love blues and soul performers on the street and lively bars to explore!

Accommodation: Camping

Day 7-8: New Orleans

New Orleans on the Mississippi River is known for its vibrant live music, jazz in particular. The city has many cultural influences from French, African and American. The French quarter is a little gem and has many cafes to sit and watch the world go by, or why not grab a Po-Boy, a bowl of Gumbo or some home cooked Jambalaya (we swear these are all foods!)? By night we will check out the bustling bars on Frenchman street and check out some live music!

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 9-10: Panama City Beach

Welcome to the beach baby! Here you will get your first taste of American-style beach livin’. Also known as the ‘Southern Riviera’ Panama City Beach is the place for lazy beach days and sun set cruises. The fun will continue into the evening where we will check out some of those famous beachfront bars of the Gulf of Mexico. Tomorrow will be a perfect day for you to rest on a Hammock and take in your stunning surroundings and why not enjoy an afternoon cocktail…go on you have deserve it!

Accommodation: Camping

For 2016, the 2 nights in Panama City Beach will be replaced by one night in Destin, Florida and an additional night in Nashville.

Day 11: Florida and Natural Springs

Florida, well you are in the Sunshine State so lap it up. Make the most of your time in paradise. Be a beach bum or grab a snorkel and check out the underwater world, take a trip to one of Florida’s many crystal clear natural springs or take a tube ring and float around watching the world go by.

Accommodation: Camping

Day 12-13: Orlando

Embrace you inner child as we hit up DisneyWorld, meet your favourite childhood stars…Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse? Whichever your favourite was, meet them all! Universal studios is our next stop where you can battle Voldemort, Catch the Snitch with Harry Potter… Orlando is jam packed with fun and it one big playground, so enjoy!

Day 14: Orlando and Miami

You need to get one last fix of the American beach life before you head home so take a stroll down to SoBe aka South Beach where all the cool kids hang out. South Beach is young, fun, and lively! The trip will end tonight at 17:00hrs, but why not stay on a night or two with your new-found friends and mingle with the locals? Sun- soaked Miami is definitely a place work an extra night or two. If you are planning to leave tonight please don’t book a flight that departs before 21:00hrs…Laters!

Reviews

Reviews

A Definite Unforgettable Experience!  

"The Friends I have made on these two weeks were the best! If it were not for Clayton (Our Trek Leader), I'm sure we would not have gotten so close. The Tour overall was well organised and carefully set out, I enjoyed the trip immensely and loved Clayton's enthusiasm through out the trip . Clayton also gave us another day in Nashville which was awesome as we had another day to recover from the night before :P (Great Thinking). If you are looking for a party this Trek should be on the top of the list! New Orleans is Great and Nashville is a blast :D Once you get to Miami you can Party as well,just be careful of the $45 giant cocktails that are around south beaches 'best' bars."
Jacinta, October 2015

 

A totally unforgettable experience!  

"Our tour leader was fantastic and enthusiastic. He has set the bar high for any future leaders that I may have! :) It was great to see many places of the East Coast that you wouldn't normally go to. White water rafting in Tennessee was fantastic. I also really enjoyed Nashville and New Orleans. Overall it is a jam packed tour but totally recommend!" 
katlovesusa, September 2015

 

Best time of my life  
"This trek is absoultely incredible, the places we saw were amazing and incomparable! The friends I made on the tour are friends for life. It was amazing having only 13 other passengers instead of a large bus like other tour comapanies. The tour leader was enthusiastic. Would definately do a trek america tour in the future!" 
Sophia, July 2015