Don’t Miss These Popular Experiences in North America with Busabout

22 October, 2019

Exploring Monument Valley on tour with Busabout

Set off on an adventure across North America with Busabout in 2020 where epic road trips and fun filled itineraries beckon. You’ll have plenty of free time and flexibility to tailor your own holiday, as well as a bunch of must see highlights featured in your tour. Here are just some popular experiences you can tick off the list in USA and Canada with Busabout.

Grand Canyon, USA

Watch Sunset over the Grand Canyon

There’s no denying it – this place is just as ‘grand’ as it claims to be. Spend a full day exploring this incredible landscape with a series of hikes or choose to take in its sheer enormity from the sky. Optional scenic flights and helicopter rides are available to give you a whole new outlook and tick off this bucket list experience in style. No matter how you spend your day, it is hard to rival the goose bumps that seeing the sun setting over one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World induces.

Find the experience: Wild West & City Lights (14 Day Guided Tour from LA to New Orleans)

Washington D.C., USA

Take a Bike Tour around Washington D.C.

Saddle up and join an optional bike tour around Washington D.C. where you can take in the iconic highlights from handlebar height. You will feel like you are in a movie set as you cycle through these familiar streets, home to the White House, the Capitol Building, the Washington and Lincoln Memorials and so much more. Taking in the sights by bike allows you to cover a lot of ground with ease, and you’ll definitely have earned an enjoyable dinner and drinks with the crew.

Find the experience: Southeast Adventure (15 Day Guided Tour from New York to Fort Worth)

BBQ Feast

Devour Traditional Texas BBQ

During your time in Texas you can indulge your inner history buff, your cowboy obsession (if you come home without a cowboy hat or new boots we will be surprised), and your tastebuds. Keep your stretchy pants at the top of your suitcase for your stop in Amarillo. Here you can visit the Big Texan Steak Ranch and take on the 72-ounce (2kg) Steak Challenge – you’ll get it for free if you can polish it off in under an hour! You’ll also have time to check out the other BBQ joints around town for that classically Texan experience that you (and your palate) have been dreaming about.

Find the experience: West to East Roadtrip (22 Day Guided Tour from LA to New York)

Cadillac Ranch, USA

Visit Cadillac Ranch

Cadillac Ranch is an iconic stop as you pass through Amarillo. A unique tribute to the pinnacle of classic American automobiles, this art installation wears the mark of ‘artists’ from around the globe. Visitors are welcome to add their colourful flair to the ten Cadillacs that sit partly buried off the highway – so grab your spray paint, get creative, and add your contribution to a part of American history!

Find the experience: Wild West Adventure (8 Day Guided Tour from Fort Worth to Los Angeles)

Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls

See Niagara Falls from Both Sides

Both Canada and USA lay claim to some pretty incredible views of one of the best known highlights of North America. Check out Niagara Falls from Canada, where you can choose to take an optional Maid of the Mist cruise to the base of the thundering walls of water. USA welcomes you across the border and puts on a show of her own, with more epic views to showcase this impressive display of nature.  

Find the experience: East USA and Canada Adventure (11 Day Guided Tour, New York Round Trip)

Sampling Poutine in Montreal, Canada

Enjoy a Food Truck Crawl of Montreal

Home to a vibrant food scene, you certainly won’t leave Montreal hungry (but we recommend you arrive with plenty of room in your stomach!). Here you can indulge in an array of popular dishes showcasing a variety of cuisines, including those with a hearty French influence. Join a guided food truck and microbrewery crawl to showcase some of Montreal’s foodie favourites – a welcome introduction to the culinary culture here. Armed with local insights on the classics to order, you’ll have no trouble whiling away more time in the many eateries on offer.

Find the experience: Northeast Highlights (8 Day Guided Tour from New York to Montreal)

Sightseeing in Las Vegas with Busabout

Party on a Las Vegas Rooftop

If the neon lights and buzzing atmosphere of Las Vegas tempt you, then you can’t pass up the chance to join your fellow travellers at a rooftop bar to take it all in. Kick off a fun filled night high above the city where you can plan your casino blitz and narrow down which show will be your top pick for night number two. There is nothing quite like Las Vegas, and your guide will know just how to make the most of your time here.    

Find the experience: Best of the West (9 Day Guided Tour from Los Angeles to Fort Worth)

Bourbon Street, New Orleans, USA

Check out New Orleans' French Quarter

There is something special about the atmosphere of New Orleans’ French Quarter, courtesy of the lively street performers and the crooning jazz that echoes from the jazz clubs. With soulful streets, delicious restaurants and cocktails to indulge in and music that will leave you in awe, it’s a must see during a tour of USA. Don’t miss tasting a beignet pastry from the iconic Cafe du Monde while you are here!

Find the experience: Southeast Trail (11 Day Guided Tour from New York to New Orleans)

Marvelling at Antelope Canyon in USA with Busabout

Camp in USA’s National Parks

Delve deeper and explore further into USA’s National Parks on a camping tour. Spend days taking in breathtaking landscapes, from the ancient foothills of Zion National Park and the incredible colours of Antelope Canyon to the sandstone rock formations of Monument Valley and the epic Grand Canyon. Enjoy hikes through incredible scenery by day, then camp out under the vast starry skies and share a BBQ dinner with newfound friends in the evening. What a way to travel!

Find the experience: Western National Parks Adventure (3 Day Guided Tour, Las Vegas Round Trip)

Roadtripping Route 66 with Busabout

Quintessential Route 66 Pitstop

Make a pitstop at a classic Route 66 town – Williams. Home to rustic saloons illuminated by typical neon-signs, it is the perfect base from which to sightsee the iconic Grand Canyon while coming home to a true American classic. This somewhat sleepy hub along Route 66 has a warm friendly charm that makes a stay incredibly enjoyable – and you can tick of a quintessential pitstop along this iconic route!  

Find the experience: Big Easy to LA (12 Day Guided Tour from New Orleans to Los Angeles)

Save on USA trips with Busabout's Earlybird Deal

Want to tick some of these experiences (and more!) off your bucket list? You can save 10% on North American adventures with Busabout until 18 December 2019, so there is no time like the present! Conditions apply.

Natasha Goncalves
Natasha Goncalves Global Journeys