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.
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.
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.
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.
Excluded: Guided tour in Key West, meals, entrance fees.
Pick-up from Miami Beach hotels.
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.
Includes: Guided tour
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.
3-5 hours (hotel to hotel)
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.
9½ hours (hotel to hotel)
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.
4-4½ hours (hotel to hotel)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Includes: One day of admission, including all rides, shows and attractions.
Van or coach
Universal Studios is open 365 days a year; to arrange your visit speak to a Personal Travel Expert.
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.
Excluded: food and beverages which are available to buy on board.
Departure times vary depending on season, please speak to a Personal Travel Expert for details.
Departs from Long/Central Wharf.