Top tours to take in the USA

Published July 6th, 2015

The USA is a wonderful blend of cultures, from the deep-south to the Wild West, there’s mind-blowing scenery you won't find anywhere else in the world. The trouble with the US is knowing where to start and what to see, because it’s all so damn exciting! We’ve got the low-down on some of the best tours and destinations that will serve you up a good slice of the delicious pie that is America.

Yosemite National Park, California

The Golden States

See some of the USA’s most jaw-dropping landscapes, and dive straight in to the pioneer culture that epitomises this part of the country. The Golden states of California and Nevada are home to some of the most popular tourist destinations in the US, and with good reason. You can see many of famous sights in this little corner of America on a blazing trail of exploration that will take you to some of the country’s best cities, beaches, national parks and deserts. Immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of LA and tread in the footsteps of the stars in Hollywood, before heading out to the desert of Nevada and the bright lights of Las Vegas. Travel along the famous Route 66 to the out-of-this-world scenery of the Grand Canyon before heading north to the ridiculously beautiful Yosemite National Park. Finish up your epic tour in San Francisco, one of the world’s great cities, and explore the dark past of Alcatraz, the colourful city streets and the harbour with that famous bridge. Top Deck’s 14-day Coast To The Bay ticks all the boxes for this part of America.

Alcatraz, San Francisco
Fabulous Las Vegas

New York New York

If the Big Apple sits high on your must-see list and you have a limited amount of time, a tour can be the way to go. A local guide can take you to the best spots and tell you interesting facts and history as you go. Visit the best bits of the Lower East Side, see the city lit up by night from the Top of the Rock observation deck, stroll through Central Park, lose yourself in Chinatown and cruise the harbour. Topdeck’s 4-day I Love NYC Tour includes accommodation, a 7-day metro pass and a group leader to show you the sights and make the most of your stay.

The Big Apple

Road Trip USA

If you really want to see it all, there’s only one way to do it….. Road Trip it! West-to-East or East-to West, you’ll cross through a multitude of state lines, cultures and scenery. Los Angeles to New York via the southern states is a popular route, taking in the pioneer history of New Mexico, the vast size of just about everything in Texas, the heady charm of New Orleans, and the party spirit and beaches of Florida. From here, it’s time to head north through the nations capital and up to the city that never sleeps. Topdeck’s Road Trip USA tour takes in these and many other sites in 28-days. It’s a true bucket list tour!

Head out on the highway...

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Amy Dalgleish

Wanderlust pommie, currently living the dream in sunny Byron Bay.