Yellowstone, the Badlands, and Niagara Falls once youve escaped the city limits, the US is a country defined by incredible wilderness. This affordable cross-country adventure keeps you on the ground between New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco so you can experience what lies in between. Days feature magnificent sites like Yosemite and Old Faithful, while evenings offer experiences like cooking over a fire and camping in the great outdoors imagine waking up beside the Mississippi. Travel coast to coast and embrace the soul of this great land.
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.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Dive into the hustle and bustle of NYC on a brief orientation to the city with the CEO, then trade in the big city for a campfire.
This tour departs New York City mid-day on Day 2.
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 112km)
Discover one of the highest waterfalls east of the Rocky Mountains, Taughannock Falls. Take a hike to explore this beautiful area on foot, rent a kayak or paddleboard, or just relax by the lake. Opt to taste wine from one of the local vineyards.
Taughannock Falls Visit
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 375km)
An exciting adventure awaits in Niagara Falls. Feel the rushing waters of the falls taking the famous "Maid of the Mist Boat Tour." Return after darkness settles over the Niagara region and witness the Falls illuminated in a rainbow of colour!
Maid of the Mist Tour
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 190km)
Travel to Sandusky and opt to catch some thrills at a local amusement park.
Approximate Distance to Sandusky: 430km (267 mi)
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))
Stop for lunch in the Amish community of Shipshewana before continuing on to Chicago. Walk along the river to Millennium Park, enjoy dazzling music, and stroll the boardwalk of the Navy Pier. Opt to ride to the top of the Willis (formerly Sears) Tower, then hit the town for a night out with the group.
Amish Community Visit
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 275km)
Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s), 240km)
Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of your adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.
Tour the Miller Brewing Company in Milwaukee and enjoy a beer tasting, then camp on the banks of the Mississippi River.
Miller Brewery Tour and Tasting
Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 535km)
Enjoy a free morning at the largest shopping mall in America – the Mall of America. Afterwards, venture into South Dakota and head into the Great Plains and lands of the Sioux.
Mall of America visit
Private Vehicle (10.00 hour(s), 500km)
Travel through the Badlands before reaching the Black Hills.
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 450km)
Explore the spectacular, bizarre, and moon-like landscape at Badlands National Park. Discover Wall Drug, an American roadside wonder before reaching the famous Black Hills in the heart of South Dakota. Then take the scenic route to Custer State Park.
Badlands National Park Visit
Wall Drug Visit
Approximate Distance to Custer: 250km (155 mi)
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))
Check out the larger than life ex-presidents of Mount Rushmore, tour around Crazy Horse Memorial, and stop off at Deadwood en route to Devils Tower in Wyoming.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Visit
Crazy Horse Memorial Visit
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 240km)
Check out the the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument en route to the university town of Bozeman, Montana.
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Visit
Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours, 650km)
Yellowstone is beyond special. Geysers, waterfalls, wildlife, and scenic beauty are around every corner just waiting to be explored. In fact, Yellowstone National Park is a super volcano with the world's largest active geyser field, boasting more than 10,000 geysers. The Park is also home to more wild animals than almost anywhere else in the U.S., including roaming bison, gray wolves, elk, black bears, and, of course, the famous grizzly bear.
Yellowstone Northern Loop Excursion
Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours, 220km)
Travel through some of the most famous landmarks of Yellowstone, including Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring, West Thumb, and Yellowstone Lake.
Yellowstone South Loop Excursion
Walking (4.00 hour(s))
Stop at Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park and take in the tranquil surroundings.
In the late afternoon, reach Jackson and marvel at the town square's elk antler arches. In the evening, enjoy a night out with a true wild western atmosphere at the One Million Dollar Bar.
For the Aug 11, 2017 departure we will be spending the day in Grand Teton NP before returning to Yellowstone NP for an additional night in the park.
Grand Teton National Park Visit
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 230km)
Choose to go whitewater rafting or horseback riding during a free morning, then cross the border into Idaho. Stop off at Shoshone Falls en route.
For the Aug 11, 2017 departure we will be travelling from Yellowstone NP to Twin Falls today, stopping in Jackson for a chance to see the solar eclipse.
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 410km)
Sit back and relax during a road trip day, crossing into Nevada. Enjoy the bright lights both in and outside the casinos in "The Biggest Little City in the World."
Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 740km)
Arrive to Lake Tahoe after a short drive. Enjoy a free afternoon for hiking, lake activities or relaxing.
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 110km)
With a keen eye and a little luck, spot black bears, deer or coyotes.
Tioga Pass Drive
Yosemite National Park Visit
Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 385km)
Full day to explore Yosemite National Park. Hike the many trails Yosemite has to offer and be inspired by this beautiful and amazing landscape. Option to rent bikes in Yosemite Valley.
Yosemite National Park Visit
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Arrive at one of the most iconic cities in the world: San Francisco. The CEO will point out some popular sites on the drive into town.
For the final night of the tour in San Francisco, stay close to the action in a hotel in the city centre.
Stay close to the action in a hotel in the city centre of San Francisco.
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 225km)
There's a lot to see and do in San Francisco. We recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore the city; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation.
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Trip Name: Coast to Coast Camping Westbound
Duration: 23 Days
From Price: 3074
Trip Code: 127036
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