Yolo: Music, Mountains & Monuments Westbound (NUNN)
Countries Visited: United States 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.
Service Level: Camping
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: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
Accommodations: Hostels (2 nts, multi-share), participation camping (5 nts).
Feel the beat in Memphis and Nashville, drive through the picturesque Appalachian Mountains, explore monuments in Washington DC, see the sights of New York City
Culture vultures, get ready to take flight on an incredible tour of American capitals - business, political, and musical. From Manhattan, follow the trail of independence to Washington, DC. And we dare you to try to stop your boots from shufflin in the music meccas of Memphis, Nashville, and New Orleans.
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|Day 1||New York||Day 1 New York|
Arrive to the joining hostel at any time. Welcome meeting at 7:00pm. From the Statue of Liberty to Ground Zero to Chinatown, New York City is full of things to do and see. We recommend spending extra time here; please speak to your sales agent to book pre-trip accommodation. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Washington, DC||Day 2 New York/Washington DC (1L, 1D)|
Dive into the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple on a brief orientation to the city with the CEO. Arrive at the capital of the USA, Washington DC, in the late afternoon. Additional Notes: This tour departs New York City mid-day on Day 2. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Monuments by Moonlight Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 375km)
|Day 3||Washington, DC||Day 3 Washington DC (1B)|
Today is all about the capital of the United States. There is so much to see and do in Washington DC that you cant see it all in one day. Take your time spending a full day exploring this fascinating city.
|Day 4||Appalachia||Day 4 Washington DC/Appalachia (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Standing on top of the peaks of Shenandoah National Park while gazing across the silent mountains, its hard to believe Washington DC is just a short distance away. Opt to take a short hike on the many trails throughout the park. Included Activities: Arlington Cemetery Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 480km)
|Day 5||Nashville||Day 5 Appalachia/Nashville (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Continue through the Appalachian Mountains, a perfect place to relax. Enjoy the fresh, clean air and see the true beauty of North America. Travel to the country music capital of the world, and be immersed in the local music scene in downtown Nashville at night. Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 575km)
|Day 6||Memphis||Day 6 Nashville/Memphis (1B, 1L)|
In the afternoon, opt to walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock `n' Roll at Elvis Presley's home, Graceland. See how the legend lived and discover videos, pictures, stage costumes, and much more. Then hear the music in Memphis, Tennessee! Explore the birthplace of Rock n Roll, 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. Opt to check out the National Civil Rights Museum, located where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 380km)
|Day 7||New Orleans||Day 7 Memphis/New Orleans (1B, 1L)|
The CEO will point out a few things on the drive in, then get out and experience the city at its best. Enjoy a night out with the group. Additional Notes: For our time in New Orleans, we stay close to the action in a hotel in the city centre (multi-share accommodation). Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 640km)
|Day 8||New Orleans||Day 8 New Orleans (1B)|
We recommend spending extra time here if youd like to check out all of New Orleans sights and sounds; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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