14 Day Eastern Discovery

Contiki Guided Tour starting in New Orleans and finishing in New York

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Contiki's 14 Day Eastern Discovery. Contiki's Eastern America tour will give you action and adventure, as well as time to chill out and unwind. From the relaxed beauty of the Southern States to the fast-paced lifestyle of the Northern hotspots, get a good taste of America! While...read more
Overview
Operator: Contiki
Type: Guided Tour (Affordable)
Style: Discoverer
Max Group Size: 51
Duration: 14 Days
From: New Orleans to New York
Tour Code: GSLE
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: USA
Our Price From:
$ 2,999
Per Person ($AU)
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Arrive New Orleans
Welcome to the first day of what might just be the best two weeks of your life. It's time to fully immerse yourself in New Orleans with a whole day to yourself. Start out at Cafe Du Monde for a tasty beignet, and pick up some treasures at the French Market. This diverse city has so much going on; visit the Garden District, spend a few hours in the soul kitchens and jazz clubs of the French Quarter or even hang out in Jackson Square with the musicians, artists and fortunetellers. There's a cooking school on offer for those keen to whip up some Gumbo, jambalaya and creole creations.
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New Orleans To Panama City Beach Via Mobile
There's some coach relaxation time today, which means we're on the road again. We will be travelling though Southern Mississippi and onto Panama City Beach. Hello coastal views...

Arriving in to the heat of Florida today we soak up some sun with an overnight stop at one of "The World's Most Beautiful Beaches" - Panama City Beach, testing out the hype with a dip in the clear blue waters.
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Panama City Beach To Orlando
With its white sand and aqua blue water, this beach is popular all year round with just about everyone from families to spring breakers. But all good things must come to an end, so onwards we go.
Orlando was once a farming town but has since undergone a transformation into the most visited place in Florida. It is now home to the happiest place on earth, Disney World. Walt Disney's imagination was instrumental in turning this place into the fun, fantasy and amusement-loving spot that it is today. Savvy shoppers, this place has many an outlet mall just waiting for you to flex your credit card in - think rock-bottom prices on Nike, Ray-Ban, Lululemon and more - so prepare to do some serious bank balance damage.
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Orlando
How you spend today is entirely up to you. Will you be downing butterbeer in the Three Broomsticks at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Straining your vocal chords on slides with gradients that shouldn't be legal at a water park? Or cuddling up to childhood friends like Minnie and Mickey at one of Disney World's four parks? Whatever your choice, it's sure to be a ripper of a day, and seeing as most parks also offer themed bars and clubs, it techically doesn't have to end.
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Orlando To Miami
We'll bid adieu to the happy times had in Orlando with many fun memories and Mickey Mouse memorabilia as we move onto the sweet, sweet heat of marvellous Miami.
Hot, loud and fabulously flashy, Miami will knock your socks off. This character driven place has so many diverse neighbourhoods, each with their own unique culture. We'll cruise downtown, taking in the Miami Heat basketball arena and the outdoor shopping mecca, Bayside Marketplace. Why not go a little Miami Vice on a Thriller speedboat tour of the bay? After experiencing a slice of the city's Cuban side with a mouthwatering dinner tonight (on us), take a stroll down the super cool South Beach and peruse the art deco buildings and bright neon lights, finishing up with a night of dancing amidst Miami's uber fun club scene. Want to make it a night to really remember? Opt for our boat party and cruise around Miami harbour, spending your evening like a celebrity.
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Miami
You'll discover energetic Miami today with free time to do as you please. This urban tropical paradise is a fabulous place to people watch, so head down to Ocean Avenue and drink it all in. Swimming, bike riding tours or museum visits are also on the cards this afternoon. Little Havana is a must see with Cuban flavours to taste, dominoes to be played and salsa music to be danced to. Tonight, get into the nighttime vibes once again, because well, why not?
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Miami To Cocoa Beach
We may be leaving Miami, but we're not done with Florida yet. After 2 days of high-energy exploring, we'll venture to Cocoa Beach for a little R&R.
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Cocoa Beach To St. Augustine Via Kennedy Space Center
Today we'll swing by our friends at NASA for some intergalactic exploration, before arriving in the quaint beaches & quiet allure of America's oldest inhabited city. As romantic as it is charming, we'll peruse the cobblestone streets to the Spanish Quarter.
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St. Augustine To Savannah
Adios St. Augustine, it's been real nice. But we must push on to freewheeling Savannah where the southern charm will certainly be turned on for you and your fellow globe roamers.
Spared from the destruction of the Civil War, this stunning place still retains its original city squares and mansions, all in mint condition. You will have the chance to visit the beautiful Forsyth Park where oak trees covered in moss stand tall about the grounds, whist sub-tropical plants and flowers grow beneath. As the sun goes down, enjoy the nightlife this evening with a waterfront dining experience complete with the crew.
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Savannah To Raleigh Via Charleston
The southern hospitality is second to none in the delightful Savannah, and after a good rest and some great food its back aboard the coach (is it starting to feel like home yet?) where we travel to Charleston, SC before arriving at our home for the night, Raleigh, situated in the state of North Carolina.
Charleston, the birthplace of the dance craze of the same name. Here, horse and carriages are the norm and the 'low country' favourite of shrimp and grits are menu regulars, which should be high priority on your agenda today. Learn some facts from our Local Guide, and visit a historical rice plantation. Later, more beautiful 17th Century buildings will excite the architecture enthusiasts as we stroll along stunning Church Street and the waterside promenade, visiting the 200 year old market.
We pull up the brakes for an over night stop in North Carolina's capital city of Raleigh. Get some good zzz's here before we head on tomorrow for a big day of travel and some more sight seeing.
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Raleigh To Washington Dc Via Richmond
This morning we leave Raleigh behind and cross over the border into Richmond for a fine slice of history.

Welcome to this mighty nation's capital, world travellers. It is the very core of the USA's political world and is packed full of museums, monuments and some of the most important history in the country. Enjoy an overview of presidential history at the Lincoln Memorial, famous for being the spot where Martin Luther King gave his 'I have a dream' speech. With our Trip Manager leading the charge, we'll cruise on the coach under the city's glow, stopping for photos and talks along the way at the most iconic monuments.
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Washington D.C.
With two full days to get around the capital, you'll not only take in the political history of Washington D.C. including the Arlington Cemetery and JFK's grave, but you will also get to stop in some of the buzzing neighbourhoods around town. It's a fascinating city with so much to see, but a stand out spot is Georgetown, D.C.'s oldest area, where you'll find hip galleries, boutiques and oodles of different cuisines. Later on, grab a drink and settle into one of many laid-back lounge bars in the trendy district of Adams-Morgan.
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Washington Dc To New York City Via Philadelphia
Leaving the capital in our wake, we continue on the road to NYC, stopping off for a visit in Philadelphia.
Wassup Philly! Here we'll check out Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was signed, and you'll see the historic Liberty Bell - Philadelphia's main landmark - that weighs in at a whopping 2080lb (944kg). Make sure you save room for the local specialty - Philly cheese steak - before channelling Rocky on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Get some rest on the coach this afternoon, NYC is calling...
Start spreading the news, we're leaving today, to be a part of it in old New York. That's right ladies and gents, your trips comes to an end today so say adios to your Trip Manager and all your new pals. Time to start planning your next holiday, eh! Reunion in Europe perhaps?
Contiki Inclusions
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Sightseeing Highlights
  • Wander through vibrant Art Deco period architecture & party like a rockstar in a city famous for it's nightlife
  • Visit the Smithsonian Museums of Natural History, Air & Space and American History
  • Visit John F. Kennedy's Grave & the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery; See the Changing of the Guard
Accommodation
  • We always provide comfortable accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere - think comfy, centrally located hotels and the best crew to travel with.
Included Meals
  • We'll get 14 of your meals and you get the rest. You can refuel over breakfast and grab some authentic American dinners from us but you'll also get an opportunity to sample some of this country's cuisine. You'll taste it all - from greasy burgers to gourmet fare.
Your Tour Guides
  • Don't worry, your Trip Manager and Driver will show you the ropes, not to mention all your new travel mates. Whether providing local knowledge or lols, our team members are people you can trust.
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included
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Average Age: 18-35 years only
Types: Coach Tours
Max Group Size(s): 50
Budget: Low Cost
Destinations: Canada & Alaska, Europe & Egypt, South & Central America, UK & Ireland, USA, Asia, Africa, Australia & New Zealand
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