USA Organised Trips

Alcatraz Tour, San Francisco

Take a trip over to San Francisco’s island prison of Alcatraz and listen to tales of former inmates on the not-to-be-missed audio guide. You’ll need to book your spot in advance as this is the most popular of the city’s iconic attractions. Alcatraz is bookable as part of a combination package with various sightseeing options, please speak to a Personal Travel Expert for details.

Best of DC VIP Tour

Skip the queues for a guided tour of the US Capitol Building before boarding a shuttle for a guided tour of DC’s famous landmarks. Enjoy views of The White House and visit iconic sites including the Washington Monument, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Lincoln Memorial before a cruise on the Potomac River (Mar 15-Oct 16 only). Enjoy priority entrance into the National Archives Building to see the original Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence and US Constitution.

Duration:

8 hours

Included/Excluded:

Includes: Entrance to US Capitol Building and the National Archives Building, guided tours, cruise on the Potomac River (Mar 15-Oct 16) and lunch.

NB Off-season (Oct 17 to Mar 16), in lieu of boat cruise, you will visit Pentagon City Mall.

Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas

Defying the laws of gravity, Cirque du Soleil shows feature jaw-dropping acrobatics and exotic dance forms. In KÀ - MGM Grand's show - follow the cast of 80 performers as they bring to life the story of imperial twins who are forced to separate to take a passage to self-discovery. Alternatively, wonder at the theatrical romance and acrobatic feats of the water-based performance of “O” at the hotel Bellagio. A cast of fantastical characters, including synchronised swimmers and trapeze artists, pay homage to the beauty of theatre – from street art to sumptuous operas. We can book tickets to the above shows as well as other performances like The Beatles LOVE, Mystére and R.U.N.

Start time: Dates on request

Florida Keys & Key West experience

Drive down the Florida Keys, stopping for photos at Key Largo before crossing the Seven-Mile Bridge. On arrival, you'll have three hours to explore the charming and colourful Key West. You can even embark on an optional guided tour. Take in the relaxed Caribbean atmosphere and perhaps visit the Key West Aquarium, Shipwreck Treasures Museum, Ernest Hemingway House Museum (where he is rumoured to have written A Farewell to Arms), or the Butterfly & Nature Conservancy.

Duration:

Full day

Start time: 6am-7am
Included/Excluded:

Excluded: Guided tour in Key West, meals, entrance fees.

Other information:

Departs daily.
Pick-up from Miami Beach hotels.

Future of Flight Boeing Factory Tour

Seattle is home to the world’s most famous plane manufacturer and at the Future of Flight Aviation Centre you can take a tour of the Boeing factory. Make sure you book your place in advance – this is one of the region’s most popular attractions.

Gettysburg Tour

Journey through Maryland’s countryside to the historic town of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania. At Farnsworth House experience a taste of life as a soldier during the Civil War in an encampment as you prepare for a day of battle. Follow a soldier to the attic for a sharpshooter’s view of Cemetery Hill and see relics from the battlefield. Visit the museum and the cyclorama, a unique experience featuring a 360-degree painting of the battle’s third day, before a two-hour battlefield tour.

Duration:

10½ hours

Included/Excluded:

Includes: Guided tour

Golden Eagle air tour from Boulder City

This speedy out-and-back flight is the perfect way to see the Grand Canyon if you’re short on time. You’ll take off from Boulder City airport, fly over Lake Mead and Hoover Dam on your way to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon and be back at your Vegas hotel all within four hours.

Duration:

3-5 hours (hotel to hotel)

Grand Canyon Deluxe air tour

Experience the epic vistas of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on this fixed-wing plane flight from Boulder City. Fly over Lake Mead and the Colorado River before landing at Grand Canyon airport. From here you’ll head into the National Park where you’ll have time to take a short walk along the rim trail, visit the shops in Grand Canyon Village or just relax on the canyon’s edge and enjoy the spectacular views. An upgrade to a helicopter flight is available.

Duration:

9½ hours (hotel to hotel)

Grand Celebration air tour

Raise a glass to your Las Vegas stay on this luxe Grand Canyon helicopter flight. You’ll be whisked to the airport by limo and set off on your flight over the desert. Dip down below the canyon’s West Rim and land on a plateau where a picnic lunch and glass of champers will be served. Then you’ll swoop down along The Strip as you return to the airport.

Duration:

4-4½ hours (hotel to hotel)

Imperial on Ecostar from Grand Canyon Airport

Depart from the national park’s airport, sweep over the treetops and wait for the moment when the earth seems to drop away as you fly over the canyon’s rim. Make this the first thing you do here: getting your first glimpse of the Grand Canyon from the air will take your breath away.

Little Havana Walking Tour (included in The Sightseeing Pass)

Take a wander through Miami's enchanting Latin American-influenced neighbourhood. This walking tour is conveniently included in the Miami Sightseeing Pass and gives you the chance to see some fascinating aspects of Little Havana up close. Try Cuban coffee and pastries, visit a cigar factory, learn more about Cuba-USA history at the famous Bay of Pigs monument and stop off at one of the oldest speakeasies in Miami.

Napa Valley Wine Train

One of the real highlights of a stay in the Napa Valley region is the chance to see the valley in style during a trip on the historic Napa Valley Wine Train which runs through the heart of the valley. Departing from Napa, the train travels north past the vineyards, wineries and towns of Yountville, Oakville and Rutherford on its final destination of St Helena before returning to Napa. There is a selection of tours available, please call for details.

Olympic Peninsula wilderness tour

Mountains, lakes, ancient rain forest and a beautiful Pacific coastline... the Olympic Peninsula has it all. This full day tour takes you from Seattle deep into the peninsula in the company of a naturalist guide. Visit the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, a spit on the northern coast of the peninsula. Next you will visit Olympic National Park, climbing up mountain roads to Hurricane Ridge where you can enjoy beautiful mountain scenery.

Duration:

Full day

Seattle harbour cruise

Experience Seattle from the water on this introductory cruise. Depart from the historic waterfront and enjoy a trip around the harbour, which is part of the beautiful Puget Sound. Witness the city skyline, including the iconic Space Needle, and the busy Port of Seattle. On a clear day you will also be able to see the snowcapped Mount Rainier and the Cascade and Olympic Mountain ranges. You may even spot some of the local marine wildlife.

Duration:

1 hour

Taste of Little Havana tour

Experience a taste of America’s most Cuban-influenced city. Visit Marlins Park or the Freedom Tower and admire some art and architecture. Indulge in a Cuban pastry and espresso, and learn to roll your own cigar at the Gran Habano factory. Meet a historian and collector of Cuban artwork and sip mojitos as you learn about his work to preserve Cuban paintings and cultural history. See the Bay of Pigs monument en route to a juice bar and soak up the culture on SW 8th Street.

Duration:

Half day

Other information:

Departs daily.

The Complete Pearl Harbour Tour, Oahu, Hawaii

Learn about Hawaii’s part in the Pacific War – a theatre of World War II between the Allies and Japan – with a visit to the active military base of Pearl Harbour. See the Battleship Missouri Memorial and the USS Arizona Memorial.

The Key West Sightseeing Pass

The Key West Sightseeing Pass lets you choose two or three options from a selection of activities, over a period of 30 days (from pass activation at the first attraction). Most are watersports based such as Hobie Cat sailing, kayaking and paddleboarding, but you can also hire a bike for the day or visit the quirky Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum.

The Las Vegas Sightseeing Pass

If you're planning to make the most of Las Vegas' many attractions, you can save money by getting The Las Vegas Sightseeing Pass. Pick a FLEX Pass and choose three, four, five or seven tours, tickets, entry fees and meal discounts from a selection of 20, or opt for a FLEX Premium Pass which adds a further 10 attractions to the list. The pass is valid for 30 days following its activation at the first place you visit.

The Los Angeles Sightseeing Pass

Buying a Los Angeles Sightseeing pass means you can save money on some of the city's most popular attractions. You can choose two to six attractions from a wide selection of tours, museum entrance fees,sightseeing cruises and a hop-on hop-off bus which has six routes through LA and its surrounding cities. Take a tour of Hollywood or Downtown Los Angeles, see the street art in Melrose, hear stories of Hollywood characters as you walk down Sunset Boulevard or go backstage at the Dolby Theatre, home of the annual Academy Awards.

The Miami Sightseeing Pass

Buy the Sightseeing Pass for great savings during your time in Miami. The FLEX Pass lets you pick two to six tours, tickets or entry fees to more than 30 top attractions over a period of 30 days (from pass activation at the first attraction). With the DAY Pass, you can visit as many attractions as you wish on one day or two to five consecutive days. Take a walking tour through the arty Wynwood neighbourhood or fascinating Little Havana, and check out a range of museums. The Pass also includes a 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket.

The Nashville Sightseeing Pass

Explore Nashville with The Sightseeing Pass. There's a FLEX Pass which allows you to pick three to seven tours, tickets or entry fees to a selection of the city's most popular attractions over a period of 30 days (from pass activation at the first attraction). With the DAY Pass, you can visit as many attractions as you wish on one day or two to four consecutive days. Choose the Gray Line Music City hop-on hop-off bus tour, visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take a Segway tour through Historic Downtown Franklin or try one of the city's various Escape Games.

The New Orleans Sightseeing Pass

Save on your exploration of New Orleans with The Sightseeing Pass. Choose the FLEX Pass for two to six tours, tickets or entry fees to a selection of the city's best attractions over a period of 30 days (from pass activation at the first attraction). With the DAY Pass, you can visit as many attractions as you wish on one day or two to five consecutive days. Choose a one day hop-on hop-off bus tour around the city, take a walking tour of the French Quarter, explore the New Orleans Botanical Garden or enjoy a Jazz Cruise down the Mississippi River on a traditional Paddlewheeler.

The New York Sightseeing Pass

Buying a New York Sightseeing Pass is a fantastic way to see everything that the Big Apple has to offer. The FLEX Pass lets you pick two to seven, 10 or 12 tours, tickets or entry fees to a selection of the city's most popular attractions, over a period of 30 days (from pass activation at the first attraction). With the DAY Pass, you can visit as many attractions as you wish on one day, two to seven or 10 consecutive days, with hop-on hop-off bus tours also included. Go to Top of the Rock at the Rockefeller Center, head out on food and walking tours, check out the High Line and see One World Observatory.

The San Francisco Sightseeing Pass

Save on your exploration of San Francisco with The Sightseeing Pass. There's a FLEX Pass which allows you to pick two to six tours, tickets or entry fees to a selection of the city's most popular museums over a period of 30 days (from pass activation at the first attraction). With the DAY Pass, you can visit as many attractions as you wish on one day or two to five consecutive days. There are walking tours of iconic districts such as Fisherman's Wharf, cruises on the Bay, bike rentals and a hop-on hop-off bus ticket.

The Washington D.C. Sightseeing Pass

Buying a Washington D.C. Sightseeing Pass is a good way to see more of the USA's capital. The FLEX Pass lets you pick two, three or four tours, tickets or entry fees to a selection of attractions, over a period of 30 days (from pass activation at the first attraction). With the DAY Pass, you can visit as many attractions as you wish on one, two or three consecutive days. Many attractions such as the numerous Smithsonian Museums are free but the Sightseeing Pass includes plenty of cool things to do and see. Visit the International Spy Museum, see famous monuments on a water taxi ride along the Potomac River, head to Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. or browse the landmarks on a self-guided bike tour. There's also a one day hop-on hop-off bus tour included.

Ultimate Southwest 3-in-1 from Page, Arizona

This one’s for the photographers: take off from Page and soar over Lake Powell and the perfectly curved Horseshoe Bend on your way to Tower Butte, where you’ll touch down for some pretty spectacular Glen Canyon views. Then meet a Navajo guide and step between the wave-like walls of Antelope Canyon.

Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles

Go behind the scenes on the world famous Studio Tour to explore where Hollywood movies are made, and then experience rides and shows that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies. Upgrade to a Front of Line Pass and you’ll also receive one-time priority access to all attractions. Or enjoy a full day of moviemaking magic with a specially trained guide on the VIP Experience.

Duration:

Full day

Start time: Park opening times vary seasonally
Included/Excluded:

Includes: One day of admission, including all rides, shows and attractions.

Transport details:

Van or coach

Other information:

Universal Studios is open 365 days a year; to arrange your visit speak to a Personal Travel Expert.

VIP Skywalk Express from Boulder City

Fly from Boulder to the West Rim and take a step off the canyon’s edge and on to the gravity-defying Skywalk. You’ll get front-of-the-line access to this glass-floored bridge which seems to float over 1200 metres above the floor of the Grand Canyon.

Walking Tour (numerous options included in The Sightseeing Pass)

Whether you're a first-timer or a veteran visitor to New York, a walking tour is an active and insightful way to take in the sights during your stay. You'll be able to explore some amazing places on foot, many of which are conveniently also included in the New York Sightseeing Pass. Check out graffiti and street art in Brooklyn, take in the bright lights of Broadway, visit established NYC neighbourhoods like Manhattan and Little Italy or discover newer haunts like Hudson Yards.

Whale Watching from Boston

Set out on a whale-watching adventure to the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and witness some of the Atlantic’s most incredible residents. Board a high-speed catamaran and head north to attempt to spot a variety of whale species including humpback and finback, as well as the friendly dolphins. Find out about whale behaviour, migration patterns and conservation status from the on-board naturalists. Cruises are also available from Cape Cod.

Duration:

3 hours

Included/Excluded:

Excluded: food and beverages which are available to buy on board.

Other information:

Departure times vary depending on season, please speak to a Personal Travel Expert for details.
Departs from Long/Central Wharf.

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