TOP

Superb Southern Explorer USA


  

 DISCOVER MORE  


 
26TH JULY - 9TH AUGUST

15 DAYS

VISITING: NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA, WASHINGTON, WILLIAMSBURG, ROANOKE, BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY, GATLINBURG, GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS, NASHVILLE, MEMPHIS, JACKSON, NEW ORLEANS, GULF OF MEXICO, PENSACOLA, ORLANDO, KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, MIAMI

 

VISA REQUIRED

 

Southern USA, the Dixieland, the American South: This is one of the most diverse and distinct areas of the United States. Tennessee is the unofficial music capital in Southern USA. For music lovers, this is one of the best places to visit in Southern USA. Where else will you find an entire theme park dedicated to Dolly Parton or the home of Elvis Presley? All these states have music in their soul and are set against the backdrop of rivers, waterfalls and mountain ranges. Caribbean, African, Canadian and French influences inform these states’ culture. You’ll find experimental food, amazing music, and incredible architecture.

 

Day 1

Malta - New York

Meet the tour manager at Malta International Airport for your flight to New York. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Check in at the Dylan Hotel.

 

Day 2

New York – Philadelphia - Washington D.C.

Transfer from New York to Washington, D.C. via Philadelphia, the birthplace of the nation, where you will stop to see Independence Mall and Liberty Bell. Check in at the Washington Hilton Hotel.

 

Day 3

Washington D.C

Enjoy a city tour with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or stroll the banks of the Potomac River.

 

Day 4

Washington D.C. – Williamsburg – Roanoke

Depart this morning for Williamsburg, Virginia’s colonial capital. Walk along the Duke of Gloucester Street to visit some of the impressive public buildings, colonial houses and the College of William and Mary (admissions not included). Check in at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood.

 

Day 5

Roanoke – Blue Ridge Parkway – Gatlinburg

Travel along portions of Blue Ridge Parkway before an afternoon arrival in Gatlinburg, nicknamed the “Heart of the Smokies”. Check in at the Edgewater Hotel & Conference Center.

 

Day 6

Gatlinburg – Great Smoky Mountains – Nashville

Enjoy the breathtaking scenery as you visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Continue through Knoxville to Nashville, capital of Tennessee and home to country music. Check in at Inn at Opryland.

 

Day 7

Nashville – Memphis

Travel across the countryside and arrive in Memphis, the city known for blues music, cotton and home of Sun Records. Take a city tour including Beale Street, the heart of the blues music scene

 

Day 7

Graceland

This afternoon, fans of “The King of Rock and Roll” have the opportunity to tour Graceland, former home of Elvis Presley (optional). Check in at the Guest House at Graceland

 

Day 8

Memphis – Jackson – New Orleans

Today’s tour takes you to Mississippi, the Magnolia State. Pass through Jackson, the state capital, and continue to Louisiana and New Orleans, the home of the infamous Mardi Gras celebrations. Tonight, immerse yourself in Creole culture on board an authentic Mississippi Riverboat dinner cruise and enjoy the rhythms of a Dixieland jazz band (optional). Check in at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

 

Day 9

New Orleans

A full day at leisure to take in the French flavor and grandeur of New Orleans. Explore the French Quarter with its trademark wrought iron balconies overlooking the narrow, cobblestone streets. Stand atop one of the infamous New Orleans levees and gain the perspective of how these unique feats of architecture guard the city.

 

Day 10

New Orleans – Gulf of Mexico – Pensacola

Travel along the Mississippi Gulf Coast through Mobile, AL to the city of Pensacola. Visit one of the top 10 rose gardens in America at the Bellingrath Home (admission included). While visiting Pensacola Beach, walk alongside the swaying sea oats, dipping your toes in the warm waters of the emerald green Gulf of Mexico. Check in at The Courtyard Hotel by Marriott.

 

Day 11

Pensacola – Orlando

Travel along the Florida panhandle to Ocala, known for thoroughbred horse ranches. Continue through central Florida, heart of America’s citrus industry, and on to Orlando for an evening arrival at your hotel. Check in at the Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive.

 

Day 12

Orlando

Day at leisure. Revitalize by the pool or visit one of Orlando’s attractions: such as Disney World, Sea World, or Universal Studios (admissions not included).

 

Day 13

Orlando – Kennedy Space Center – Miami

Visit Kennedy Space Center, home of America’s space program (admission included). Continue to the cultural melting pot of Miami Beach and check in at the Hilton Garden Inn Miami South Beach.

 

Day 14/15

Miami

Miami city tour, taking in the iconic landmarks that make this famous city one of the most recognisable places in the world. Later transfer to the Airport for your flight to Malta.

 

Day 15

Arrival in Malta.

 

OUR PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • RETURN INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS MALTA/NEW YORK/ MIAMI/MALTA

  • AIRLINE TAXES AND FUEL CHARGES

  • 13 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION

  • ALL TRANSFERS

  • DELUXE AIR CONDITIONED MOTOR COACH WITH ON BOARD RESTROOM FACILITIES

  • ALL EXCURSIONS AS PER ITINERARY

  • SERVICES OF A PROFESSIONAL TOUR MANAGER THROUGHOUT

  • COMPREHENSIVE GUIDED SIGHTSEEING

  • ACTIVE ITINERARY WITH UNIQUE CULTURAL FEATURES

  • SERVICES OF AN EXPERIENCED ROCS TRAVEL TOUR MANAGER

 

  

PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON
QUAD SHARING 2399
TRIPLE SHARING 2499
TWIN SHARING 2699
SINGLE 3299
1ST AND 2ND CHILD 1799


 Request a Quote



All bookings are subject to our general information, booking conditions and information. 
Photographs of rooms are indicative of room type available. Facilities described may be seasonal. 
Rates are per person and include: return flights, accommodation as stated and airline taxes. 
Fuel surcharge may apply. Special offers applicable only in specific periods. Prices may vary without notice. 

For a full list of terms and conditions kindly visit www.rocsgrp.com/travel/terms.  
For a more detailed descirption, full details of facilities and supplements, please refer to our website. E&OE.

 

GALLERY