North America holiday highlights

Spend time in buzzing New York, with its museums, art galleries, theatres and iconic sights such as the Statue of Liberty, or stay in the elegant capital of Washington D.C. and catch an Old Town Trolley Tour to Capitol Hill and the White House.

Choose one of our exciting self-drives and roll through national parks such as Yosemite or New England in the autumn as the crispy leaves turn golden. You can record your own country track in Nashville, dance in the streets at the world famous Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, and get up close to incredible glaciers and fjords on a small ship cruise in Alaska.

In Florida, make dreams come true in Walt Disney World. Chill out on Miami’s beautiful beaches and be an astronaut for the day at the Kennedy Space Centre. Los Angeles is home to the chic shopping paradise of Rodeo Drive, body builders working out on Venice Beach and Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

Cycle over San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge and explore nearby Napa  Valley, one of the world’s finest wine regions. Experience the rusty-coloured colossal depths of the Grand Canyon, spend time on a ranch in Arizona and soak in the glamour of Las Vegas, wandering into fantasy hotels featuring pirate battles and volcanic explosions. For total beach relaxation, head to Hawaii and learn to surf on Waikiki Beach.

Dramatic landscapes, incredible wildlife and fascinating cities – explore Canada on a spectacular rail journey, fascinating coach tour or unforgettable self-drive. Wander down cobbled streets in the restored old city of Montréal. Sit in a sidewalk café listening to French-speaking locals chatter and discover Notre-Dame Basilica and the flower market that fills Place Jacques Cartier. In Vancouver, gaze out over the city and ocean from the top of Grouse Mountain, and, in Calgary, watch cowboys twirl their hats while riding bucking broncos during the famous Calgary Stampede.

Canada has some of the most astounding scenery in the world. Don’t miss Banff National Park and glistening Lake Louise. Drive to the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park and jump aboard the Ice Explorer for the chance to stand on the Athabasca Glacier. Knight Inlet Lodge in British Columbia is the perfect place to spot grizzly bears swiping for fish in the rushing rivers, and don’t miss Whistler and Victoria where you can have a go at white-water rafting, hiking and whalewatching.

Québec City is romantic and charming, with cobbled streets and beautiful historic buildings; and Toronto is Canada’s largest city, set on the shore of Lake Ontario – the best city view is from the CN Tower, one of the world’s tallest buildings. From Toronto you can visit the amazing Niagara Falls and get up close to the cascades.