New York to New Orleans Plus

From taking a bite of the Big Apple to chowing down on Southern specialties in New Orleans, this tour gives you a real taste of the East and South East regions. Take in monuments and rollercoasters, beach life and bicycle tours. Whether it’s statues of former presidents or Mickey Mouse you want a selfie with, we’ve got it covered!

  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure:
  • For lovers of: Walking Tour, Sightseeing
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Supplier Tour ID: XNO/208529
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: New York City, United States
  • Finishes: New Orleans, United States
  • Age requirement: 18 +
You will Visit
  • New York City
  • Philadelphia
  • Washington
  • DC
  • Wilmington
  • Savannah
  • Orlando
  • Destin Beach
  • New Orleans



Day 1: New York City

Today is an arrival day and at 18:00 hrs you'll meet your tour leader and the Trekkers who'll be your travel companions. Before all the formalities and your first dinner as a group, make sure you go and explore the vibrant city streets of one of the world's most iconic cities. Grab a coffee over on the cool side of the bridge, Brooklyn; or simply marvel at all the lights and billboards in Times Square. With some of the most densely packed shopping, entertainment and nightlife districts in the USA, it's the city that just keeps on giving. There's a reason New York City is loved the world over and you're about to find out, so don't waste a second.

Meals Included: Meals paid locally


Day 2-3: Philadelphia - Washington, DC

In between the bright lights of NYC to the north and the grandeur of the capital to the south is Philadelphia; but don't underestimate this often-overlooked city, it definitely punches above its weight. Speaking of which, you may recognise Philadelphia from one of the most iconic movie moments in the award-winning movie Rocky. See the Liberty Bell and pay a visit to the Reading Terminal Market where you'll find heaps of stalls serving up some of the best grub in town. Tuck into a Philly cheesesteak for the ultimate mouth-wateringly good foodie experience! Your next East Coast pit stop is in America's capital, Washington DC. There's no better way to discover a city than with the help of a local expert, so we include a locally guided tour of the city monuments so you can get your head around the city's history. See the epic buildings of the Smithsonian Museums and the one and only White House.

Meals Included: Breakfast (x2) included

Optional Activities:

  • Philly cheesesteak US$10
  • Urban Adventures Monuments by Night tour US$56
  • Bike rental US$16-$75
  • Smithsonian National Museums FREE


Day 4: Wilmington

Today you’ll take a drive South to the port city of Wilmington, North Carolina. If you’re a craft beer fan, you’ll be ‘hopping’ with excitement at the city’s numerous ale trails and bottleshops. Wilmington mixes Southern influences such as antebellum homes and moss-covered oaks with a fresh, seaside town air and a buzzing nightlife.

Meals Included: Breakfast included

Optional Activities:

  • Wrightsville Beach visit FREE


Day 5: Savannah

Georgia’s oldest city is today’s destination, and you’ll have the chance to experience its Southern charm first hand. With over 20 historic squares, you’ll discover why Savannah was once the state’s colonial capital. Historic homes are found around every corner, beautiful fountains dance and the food and drink is exactly what you’d expect from the Deep South – delicious. History buffs, foodies and music fans will all be in their element.

Meals Included: Breakfast included

Optional Activities:

  • Historic Savannah Theatre US$37
  • Trolley tour US$32
  • First Africa Baptist Church FREE


Day 6-7: Orlando

Oh, Orlando. The place where big kids get their kicks, you’ve got a choice of attractions on your visit here. If you fancy recreating the magic of childhood, the fairytale world of Disney awaits. Don’t miss your selfie with Mickey and Minnie! At Universal Studios, film and television comes to life with Jurassic Park, The Simpsons and more – including the amazing recreations of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It’s one small step for you, one giant leap for your road trip if you choose to launch yourself into the Kennedy Space Centre.

Meals Included: Breakfast (x2) included

Optional Activities:

  • Disney World US$119
  • Universal Studios US$105
  • Kennedy Space Center US$50


Day 8: Destin Beach

Beach life is the way forward when it comes to Floridian ways, and Destin is one of the greatest of them all. Whip out your best swimwear and take a dip, or relax on the soft white sands.

Meals Included: Breakfast included


Day 9: New Orleans

Although you’ll say goodbye to your tour this evening, you’ll also be saying a big HELLO to the one and only New Orleans. Truly representative of the Deep South spirit, the ‘Big Easy’ is all about living the good life. We’re talking lip-smacking gumbo and jambalaya, the best jazz music in the world and striking architecture from a melting pot of influences. We recommend booking an extra night or two in the city, to stay and enjoy live music on Frenchmen Street or the hedonistic excitement of the infamous Bourbon Street.This tour ends at approximately 17:00. We can book you post-tour accommodation at our gateway hotel if required. If you are planning to fly tonight, please do not book a flight that departs before 21:00.

Meals Included: Breakfast included

  • Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader and driver
  • Private transportation with free Wi-Fi on board
  • All hotel accommodation included
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Hotel: 8
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Tour Highlights:
  • Washington D.C. Monuments Backroads tour
  • Climb Philadelphia's famous 'Rocky' steps & visit the Liberty Bell
  • The sweet sounds and awesome nightlife of New Orleans
  • Wander the historic streets of Savannah
  • Feel the squeaky sand beneath your feet in Destin