10-Nights Americas Historic East With Washington Dc

On this East Coast tour, discover some of the historic national treasures prominent in America?s history. Step back in time in Jamestown settlement, the first permanent English settlement in the new world, and Colonial Williamsburg, where costumed villagers re-enact life in 18th -century Virginia. See the meeting place for Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and other patriots, and enjoy a Colonial-style dinner at a local tavern, where you?ll experience a re-created supper experience savored by 18th-century patriots. Visit Richmond?s St. John’s Church, where Patrick Henry proclaimed, “Give me liberty or give me death.” Tour Jefferson’s beautiful and imposing estate, Monticello, and visit George Washington?s restored home, Mount Vernon. Visit the sites of many famous battles, including Yorktown Historical Battlefield Park, where the British surrendered to Washington?s troops in 1781. Tour Gettysburg National Military Park, where you?ll hear about the Battle of 1863. Continue exploration at Valley Forge National Historic Site to see where Washington and his troops endured the harsh winter of 1777-1778. Also visit Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, where abolitionist John Brown and his “army of liberation” staged their fateful raid on a U.S. arsenal. This East Coast tour will also visit Washington DC and Philadelphia-with sightseeing tours highlighting the famous landmarks in each city. Throughout this East Coast tour, Globus has also included many special experiences. For example, learn about Shenandoah National Park?s history and lore from a local storyteller and hear an exclusive presentation by Ulysses S. Grant at Gettysburg.You?ve heard about the famous battles in American history-now?s your chance to see where some of them took place. You?ve heard about many of the historical landmarks in America?s oldest cities-now?s your chance to visit them. It?s a vacation of a lifetime!Special Event ? July 4th in Washington DC. The nation?s capital is the perfect place to celebrate American Independence Day. Festivities include a parade down Constitution Avenue, free concerts, and a spectacular fireworks presentation over the National Mall. Don?t forget to wear your red, white, and blue! Available on the June 25, 2018 departure.Included Features:WASHINGTON DC Sightseeing with a Local Guide; Old Town TrolleyMOUNT VERNON Visit George Washington?s home YORKTOWN Visit Yorktown Historical Battlefield WILLIAMSBURG [LF] Exclusive performance by professional historian; visit Colonial Williamsburg; Colonial-style dinner JAMESTOWN Visit Jamestown settlementRICHMOND Visit St. John?s Church MONTICELLOVisit Thomas Jefferson?s beloved homeSHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK SightseeingHARPERS FERRY Visit Harpers Ferry National Historic Park GETTYSBURG Visit Gettysburg National Military Park; [LF] Dobbin House Tavern experience; [LF] Ulysses S. Grant historical interpreter VALLEY FORGE Visit Valley Forge National Historic Park PHILADELPHIA Visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall; farewell dinner

1-Night Seattle The Edgewater

The shimmering city is behind you. Beautiful Elliott Bay is right at your feet. The Edgewater Hotel is Seattle’s only waterfront hotel, with dramatic views of Elliott Bay, the Olympic Mountains and the downtown skyline, and a location right on Pier 67 at the city’s dynamic doorstep.

11-Nights Boot Scoot N Blues Start Dallas end Orlando

Boot, Scoot 'n' Blues (Start Dallas, End Orlando)
Dust off those vintage cowboy boots and grab the expandable underwear – the deep South has come a-knockin’. Hipsters, history, rock ‘n’ roll, rhythm ‘n’ blues and southern fried everything are on the agenda as you explore the very best of the Southern states. Explore Austin’s vibing music scene, cook up some classic gumbo in New Orleans and visit the home of the King at Graceland. This trip is a musical mecca, a foodies idyll and a good old rootin’ tootin’ adventure all rolled into one.

Dallas/Ft Worth To Austin
See the state capital building, Moon Towers & The Driscoll Hotel See the University of Texas Visit Congress Street Feast on Texas BBQ
 
Houston To New Orleans
See the French Quarter, Jackson Square & the French Market
 
New Orleans
New Orleans School of Cooking
 
Memphis
Pay tribute to the 'King of Rock & Roll' at Elvis' home Graceland
 
Memphis To Nashville
Dinner & Music City Roots show
 
Nashville To Atlanta
Tour & tasting at Jack Daniel’s Distillery See CNN Centre, Atlanta Aquarium & the World of Coca Cola
 

 

Accommodation

11 nights in twin-share hotels

 
Food

14 meals: 9 breakfasts & 5 dinners.

 
Staff

An experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver team

 

 

9-Nights Spirit of the Desert The National Parks of the Southwest-Tauck World Discovery

Spirit of the Desert: The National Parks of the Southwest

The story of the spirit… "Spirit of the Desert" defies just one single definition. It's the spirit of the moment, a mood, a feeling harmonious with nature yet transcendent of earth and sky. It moves the senses to create, the mind and soul to soar, adventurers to be bold. And on this trip, co-created with documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan, you will become part of its amazing story. They hope this trip will lead you to a deeper appreciation of the parks, create a lasting memory, and help you feel for yourself the spirit of these special places and people.

Six national parks, two flightseeing adventures, 2 nights on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, talks with local experts, sunrise and sunset independent walks

9-Nights Americas Musical Heritage

On this Southern US tour, visit the cities and landmarks that have influenced America?s musical heritage-country, rock-n-roll, soul, blues, and jazz with Elvis Presley also thrown into the mix. Start in Nashville and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame; RCA Studio B, one of the country?s most important recording studios; and the Grand Ole Opry, where you have reserved seats. In Memphis, visit the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, celebrating the great Memphis soul music; Sun Studio, the most famous recording studio, which launched the careers of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and more; and Elvis Presley?s Graceland. Travel deep into the heart of the Mississippi Delta, the “Birthplace of the Blues,” and visit the Delta Blues Museum, dedicated to the blues. Other musical landmarks on this tour include the B.B. King Museum and the Louisiana Delta Music Museum, where you will learn more about Louisiana Delta musicians such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Mickey Gilley, and more. In New Orleans, visit the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park. But that?s not all?in addition to musical heritage, you?ll also have the opportunity to learn about life on a plantation and cruise through the swampy waterways of Atchafalaya Basin. Plus, Globus has arranged unique experiences for you throughout this Southern US tour. Enjoy a special lunch at Ground Zero Blues Club, owned by actor Morgan Freeman, and dinner at an antebellum mansion in Natchez. A special treat is the opportunity for you to make a recording at RCA Studio B that you can take home with you! It?s a vacation no music lover should miss!Included Features:NASHVILLESightseeing with a Local Guide including a visit to Honky Tonk Row; visit the Country Music Hall of Fame; [LF] visit and make a recording at RCA Studio B; reserved seats at the Grand Ole OpryMEMPHISVisit Sun Studios and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music; sightseeing tour with a Local Guide; visit GracelandCLARKSDALEVisit the Delta Blues Museum; [LF] lunch at Morgan Freeman?s Ground Zero Blues Club; Rock & Blues MuseumGREENWOODOrientation tour including sites from the movie The HelpINDIANOLAVisit the B.B. King MuseumNATCHEZEnjoy dinner at an [LF] antebellum mansionFROGMOREVisit a cotton plantation; Louisiana Delta Music MuseumLAFAYETTE[LF] Special program at Martin Accordions; cruise on the Atchafalaya BasinGREAT RIVER ROADGuided visit of Houmas House PlantationNEW ORLEANSSightseeing, farewell dinner

8-Nights Elvis and The Southern Sounds

If you are an Elvis Presley fan-or a music fan-don?t miss this Elvis tour featuring many of the places important in his life. From his hometown to his final burial place, this tour brings Elvis-and music-to life!Begin with an overnight in New Orleans, where your expert Local Guide knows the sights and sounds of the Old World City. From New Orleans, travel to Tupelo, Mississippi, to visit Elvis? Birthplace & Museum. This small, 2-room house was built by Elvis? father. Enjoy seeing memorabilia from Elvis? childhood. Stay three nights in Memphis, where your expert Local Guide knows Memphis? history, as well as the hard-to-find, hidden Elvis sites. In addition to guided sightseeing, your Memphis experience includes visits to the Stax Museum, dedicated to American Soul music; the Rock ?n? Soul Museum, tracing Memphis? cultural and musical past; and Sun Studio, probably the world?s most famous recording studio. Here, you?ll touch Elvis? first microphone and relive the studio?s history.You?ll also visit Graceland, Elvis? palatial estate, and walk through the same rooms he did. You?ll even board his private jet! Also visit the Meditation Garden, where Elvis went to reflect on life and where he is laid to rest. In Nashville, where you?ll spend three nights, visit Studio B, Nashville?s oldest surviving recording studio and where Elvis made 262 recordings. As one of country music?s most important recording studios, it is a must for any music fan. You?ll also visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, home to Elvis? “solid-gold” Cadillac, and the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, where you?ll see a show. You?ll also have a private performance and discussion with Johnny and June Cash?s only son, John Carter Cash. For Elvis fans and music lovers, this Elvis & the Southern Sounds tour designed for value-minded travelers is a once-in-a-lifetime vacation!Included Features:In New Orleans and Memphis; orientation tours in Tupelo and Nashville, Stax Museum, Rock ?n? Soul Museum, Sun Studio, Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, Graceland, private performance with John Carter Cash, Country Music Hall of Fame, Studio B, and reserved premier seating at the Grand Ole Opry.French Quarter.

5-Nights W Los Angeles Westwood

W Los Angeles West Beverly Hills

At the W Los Angeles Westwood, you can step outside to The Backyard and WET, the perfect escape from the sprawling city. Sip and savor under the sun, take a dip in the pool or retreat to an airy cabana surrounded by lush botanicals in this ultimate Los Angeles hideaway.

 

 

Land price is per person based on double occupancy for select travel dates noted.

Bonus: Wonderful suite, special rate

 

9-Nights Americas Musical Heritage

On this Southern US tour, visit the cities and landmarks that have influenced America?s musical heritage-country, rock-n-roll, soul, blues, and jazz with Elvis Presley also thrown into the mix. Start in Nashville and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame; RCA Studio B, one of the country?s most important recording studios; and the Grand Ole Opry, where you have reserved seats. In Memphis, visit the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, celebrating the great Memphis soul music; Sun Studio, the most famous recording studio, which launched the careers of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and more; and Elvis Presley?s Graceland. Travel deep into the heart of the Mississippi Delta, the “Birthplace of the Blues,” and visit the Delta Blues Museum, dedicated to the blues. Other musical landmarks on this tour include the B.B. King Museum and the Louisiana Delta Music Museum, where you will learn more about Louisiana Delta musicians such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Mickey Gilley, and more. In New Orleans, visit the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park. But that?s not all?in addition to musical heritage, you?ll also have the opportunity to learn about life on a plantation and cruise through the swampy waterways of Atchafalaya Basin. Plus, Globus has arranged unique experiences for you throughout this Southern US tour. Enjoy a special lunch at Ground Zero Blues Club, owned by actor Morgan Freeman, and dinner at an antebellum mansion in Natchez. A special treat is the opportunity for you to make a recording at RCA Studio B that you can take home with you! It?s a vacation no music lover should miss!Included Features:NASHVILLESightseeing with a Local Guide including a visit to Honky Tonk Row; visit the Country Music Hall of Fame; reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry; [LF] visit and make a recording at RCA Studio BMEMPHISVisit Sun Studios and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music; sightseeing tour with a Local Guide; visit GracelandCLARKSDALEVisit the Delta Blues Museum; [LF] lunch at Morgan Freeman?s Ground Zero Blues Club; Rock & Blues MuseumGREENWOODOrientation tour including sites from the movie The HelpINDIANOLAVisit the B.B. King MuseumNATCHEZnjoy dinner at an [LF] antebellum mansionFROGMOREVisit a cotton plantation; Louisiana Delta Music MuseumLAFAYETTE[LF] Special program at Martin Accordions; cruise on the Atchafalaya BasinGREAT RIVER ROADGuided visit of Houmas House PlantationNEW ORLEANSSightseeing, New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park; farewell dinner