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30 days from £5,199 per person

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Taking in so many of America’s highlights on this epic journey of memories of music, historic landmarks, exciting cities and awe-inspiring scenery.

Summary

From the City of Angels to the Big Apple, this extraordinary holiday covers 17 states and more than 4,000 miles. Experience the drama of Las Vegas and the magnitude of the Grand Canyon. Journey through the Wild West lands of New Mexico and trace ‘Ol’ Man River’ from New Orleans to Memphis. Soak up Savannah and Charleston’s southern charm and see the sights in Washington DC and New York. Balanced with time to explore on your own, this really is the ultimate coast-to-coast adventure.

Your holiday includes:

18 excursions and visits

  • Tours of Los Angeles (local guide), Albuquerque, New Orleans, Atlanta, Washington DC and New York
  • Visit to Calico Ghost Town
  • Entrance to Grand Canyon National Park; Petrified Forest National Park; JFK Sixth Floor Museum; and Space Center Houston
  • Photo-stop at the Cadillac Ranch
  • Visit to Palo Duro Canyon State Park
  • Natchez Mansion
  • Entrance and audio tour of Graceland
  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Studio B
  • Savannah trolley tour
  • Charleston plantation visit

Plus:

  • 28 nights in hotels and 1 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • International flights. Prices are based on return flights with Virgin Atlantic from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports
  • 4 meals: 4 breakfasts (days 9 and 15-17)

Plus

  • Evening reception on day 8, with drinks and light appetisers
  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Titan tour manager
  • Travel in destination by coach (with Wi-Fi)
  • Porterage

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Grand American Coast to Coast


  • VIP Outbound1

    UK - Los Angeles (Anaheim)

    Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Los Angeles. On arrival, transfer to your hotel in Anaheim.

    Hilton Garden Inn Anaheim/Garden Grove (3-star)


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    Los Angeles

    Known as the ‘City of Angels’, Los Angeles, and more specifically Hollywood, was and still is, recognised as the home of film-making, iconic film stars and high society. Our guided tour includes the TCL Chinese Theatre, where the handprints of the stars are famously immortalised, as well as Sunset Boulevard and Rodeo Drive.

    The afternoon is free.

    • Guided tour of Los Angeles (morning)

    Hilton Garden Inn Anaheim/Garden Grove (3-star)


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    Las Vegas

    This morning our journey from coast to coast really begins. It will be a further 17 days before we reach Savannah by the Atlantic. The forested hills that surround Los Angeles give way to the stark yet beautiful landscapes of the Mojave Desert.

    We make a stop at Calico Ghost Town, an enjoyable reminder of the days when cowboys roamed its streets. Our destination is Las Vegas.

    • Visit Calico Ghost Town (morning)

    Luxor Las Vegas (3.5-star)


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    Las Vegas

    The hotels here are attractions in themselves with elaborate designs and themes, such as the canal complex at The Venetian or the Bellagio lobby ceiling spectacularly adorned with a huge piece of artwork by renowned glass sculptor Dale Chihuly.

    After a day at leisure, we recommend a stroll along The Strip at sunset as its dazzling lights come to life; be sure to see the impressive ‘dancing’ fountains that perform regularly outside the Bellagio Hotel; and maybe take in a world-class stage show.

    Luxor Las Vegas (3.5-star)


  • Grand Canyon - Williams

    An early start today as we journey to one of the world’s most inspiring natural wonders - the Grand Canyon. We arrive at the South Rim Visitor Center where you have free time to explore and take in the view from several vantage points. Those that wish can take an optional flight over the canyon.

    We continue to Williams, a town once on fabled Route 66 and where the nostalgia and spirit of that bygone era lives on.

    • Entrance to Grand Canyon National Park (afternoon)

    Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, Williams (3-star)


  • Albuquerque

    We stop at the Petrified Forest National Park - where fossilised trees, reptiles and dinosaurs provide clues to life 225 million years ago. In fact the Late Triassic fossils here are globally significant and attract geologists and palaeontologists from all over the world.

    Later, we cross into New Mexico passing through numerous native Indian Reservations to reach our hotel in Albuquerque.

    • Entrance to Petrified Forest National Park (morning)

    Best Western Rio Grande, Albuquerque (3-star)


  • Albuquerque

    We’ll acquaint ourselves with the ‘Duke City’ of Albuquerque, on a morning walking tour. One of the oldest towns in North America, it has thrived on the banks of the Rio Grande for centuries. Nearby pueblos were inhabited by early American Indian tribes and the Spanish Conquistadors also came here in search of gold.

    We’ll stroll through the streets and alleys of the Old Town - founded in 1706 - and learn of the southwest pioneers, the part it played in the Civil War, and of early merchants on the Santa Fe Trail. There’ll also be free time to enjoy the Old Town Plaza with over 150 stores and galleries. This afternoon is at leisure.

    • Tour of Albuquerque (morning)

    Best Western Rio Grande, Albuquerque (3-star)


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    Amarillo

    We set out on our way to Amarillo and cross the border into the cowboy state of Texas. Visit the spectacular Palo Duro Canyon State Park and see the half-buried cars at the much-photographed ‘Cadillac Ranch’.

    • Visit Palo Duro Canyon State Park (morning)
    • Photo-stop at the Cadillac Ranch (afternoon)

    Drury Inn & Suites, Amarillo (3-star)


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    Dallas/Fort Worth

    Travel to Dallas. We’ll stay overnight in Fort Worth, home to the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, which showcases the history of Texas’ famous livestock industry.

    Courtyard by Marriott Fort Worth Downtown/Blackstone (3.5-star)


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    Dallas/Fort Worth

    Dallas is a city offering a unique blend of south-western charm and cosmopolitan flair. This morning we visit the JFK Sixth Floor Museum which includes films, photographs and artefacts that chronicle the life, assassination and legacy of President John F Kennedy. The museum is so-named as it was here that a sniper’s rifle was found. Time is at leisure this afternoon to explore.

    • Entrance to JFK Sixth Floor Museum (morning)

    Courtyard by Marriott Fort Worth Downtown/Blackstone (3.5-star)


  • Houston

    This afternoon we visit Space Center Houston to see Building 30, the mission control room that monitored all Apollo missions including the historic Apollo 11 trip to the moon, and the International Space Station Gallery to learn more about this incredible orbiting laboratory.

    • Entrance to Space Center Houston (afternoon)

    Sheraton Suites Galleria, Houston (4-star)


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    New Orleans

    We reach Louisiana, and the inimitable New Orleans. The ‘Big Easy‘, as it’s known, is loved by so many for its colourful mix of cultures and bohemian atmosphere. The French Quarter is filled with sounds of jazz emanating from its countless bars and restaurants.

    Sheraton New Orleans (4-star)


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    New Orleans

    A local guide shows you some of New Orleans’ highlights this morning, including the French Quarter and Bourbon Street.

    The afternoon is yours to do as you please - why not take a ride on the St James streetcar or explore one of several excellent museums. Or simply while away the hours enjoying fabulous Creole and Cajun cuisine with a bourbon or cocktail, accompanied by the unique flavour of New Orleans jazz.

    • Tour of New Orleans (morning)

    Sheraton New Orleans (4-star)


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    Natchez

    We follow Ol’ Man River to Natchez, a central port for the cotton trade in the early 18th century. We visit one of the grand mansions that were built on the wealth of those days. Reminiscent of a film set from ‘Gone with the Wind’, they indicate the sumptuous scale of society life.

    • Visit a Natchez mansion

    Hotel Vue, Natchez (3-star)


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    Memphis

    Travel north through Mississippi to Tennessee and Memphis - home of Elvis Presley and WC Handy, known as ‘Father of the Blues’. A night here is not complete without a visit to the city’s famous Beale Street, which helped Elvis and many others launch their careers. Nearly all the bars here feature live music.

    Holiday Inn (3-star) or Hampton Inn Memphis-Beale Street (3-star)


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    Memphis

    A visit to legendary Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, is a highlight for many. Explore the mansion and grounds of his estate on a well-presented audio walking tour which has an emotional conclusion at his final resting place.

    As well as the mansion there are numerous museums, shops and eateries here, including the planes that he owned. Your entrance also includes the Automobile Museum. This afternoon is free to explore.

    • Entrance and audio tour of Graceland (morning)

    Holiday Inn (3-star) or Hampton Inn Memphis-Beale Street (3-star)


  • Nashville

    The musical theme continues as we travel to Nashville, New Orleans’ natural rival as Southern America’s great city of music. On arrival we visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, containing a vast collection of exhibits to illustrate country music’s story through the turn of two centuries.

    Our afternoon also includes a private tour of Studio B, one of the world’s most important recording studios where more than 35,000 songs were brought to life, including over 200 by Elvis Presley - there may even be the chance to participate in a group recording session.

    • Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Studio B (afternoon)

    Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville (4-star)


  • Nashville

    Today is at leisure to enjoy Nashville’s legendary culture. Maybe see the city’s very own Parthenon and find some music on Lower Broadway.

    Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville (4-star)


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    Chattanooga - Atlanta

    This morning we turn south once again, passing through Chattanooga, of Glenn Miller fame, on our way to Atlanta.

    Marriott Marquis, Atlanta (4-star)


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    Atlanta - Savannah

    Join an orientation tour this morning, including the Martin Luther King Memorial. Our route then takes us to Macon, a charming old American town, and on to Savannah, just a few miles from the Atlantic coast.

    • Tour of Atlanta (morning)

    Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District (3-star)


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    Savannah

    The best way to see Savannah’s historic district is on a guided trolley tour. Ours will take us through old Savannah and to the waterfront. Shady streets, green squares and historic buildings create one of the largest ‘old world’ areas in the country.

    • Savannah trolley tour (morning)

    Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District (3-star)


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    Charleston

    A leisurely start this morning before we depart Savannah. After a short stop in Beaufort, with its scenic waterfront and quaint shops, we continue to our hotel in Charleston.

    Courtyard Marriott, Charleston (3.5-star)


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    Charleston

    Built by the privileged upper section of society at a time of hugely profitable plantations, Charleston is a beautifully preserved architectural and historical treasure with its fantastic antebellum mansions and lovely gardens.

    We visit the magnificent Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, the oldest public gardens in America. The rest of the day is free.

    • Visit a Charleston plantation (morning)

    Courtyard Marriott, Charleston (3.5-star)


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    Raleigh

    Cross from South to North Carolina today, and our destination is Raleigh, the state capital city.

    Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown (3.5-star)


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    Washington DC

    We travel to the capital of the USA.

    Washington Marriott Georgetown (3.5-star) or Washington Marriott at Metro Center (4-star)


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    Washington DC

    A local guide takes us on a city tour which includes many famous monuments. View the imposing Capitol Building, with its distinctive white dome, the White House, home to every US President after George Washington, and the Lincoln Memorial where Martin Luther King delivered his famous “I have a dream” speech.

    This afternoon is yours to explore; the city is designed for the stroller, its famous Mall flanked by the buildings of the Smithsonian Institute - a complex of marvellous museums, where admission is free.

    • Tour of Washington DC (morning)

    Washington Marriott Georgetown (3.5-star) or Washington Marriott at Metro Center (4-star)


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    New York

    We enter Pennsylvania, passing the ‘City of Brotherly Love’, Philadelphia, before reaching our final destination - New York. We should arrive early afternoon and the remainder of the day is at leisure.

    New York Marriott East Side (4-star) or The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel (4-star)


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    New York

    This morning we’re joined by an expert local guide to see Times Square, the Empire State Building, Central Park, Wall Street and more.

    Spend the afternoon as you wish. Visit the ‘Top of the Rock’, the Rockefeller Center’s viewing gallery, where you can enjoy amazing views over Manhattan. Or take the Staten Island ferry for great photographs of the Statue of Liberty. Tonight, why not take in the lights of Times Square or dine out at one of the many fabulous restaurants.

    • Tour of New York (morning)

    New York Marriott East Side (4-star) or The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel (4-star)


  • Day 29 New York - In flight

    Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

    In flight


  • VIP Inbound

    Day 30 UK

    Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

    Arrive Home


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* Booking conditions for connecting flights to London: Connecting flights are subject to schedules and availability. Applicable supplements will be quoted once flight schedules become available, which may be after your initial booking date. Additional or higher non-refundable deposits may be payable for flights with low-cost airlines. Due to differing flight schedules, overnight accommodation may be required at an additional cost. It is not possible to transfer customers from Scotland to London airports by road, therefore connecting flights will be required. Free connecting flights not available on Essential Collection holidays.

Transfers to the airport, seaport or any other place of departure within the UK, where included in the price of your holiday, are a free-of-charge service.

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