For over 30 years, TrekAmerica has been tempting travellers away from the 'package' holiday approach and into the world of active and exciting small group adventure US holidays. So why not challenge yourself...not your budget. Here are a few of Trek's US vacations.
Best of the East:
Experience the best of East on this 14 day tour of the cities, national parks, attractions and culture, and get 'off the beaten track' to the lesser known special places and people that make up this fascinating region of America.
From the scenic national parks of the Appalachian Mountains to the big-city sights and sounds of Chicago, the 18th century world of Amish country to the slow-paced life of the rural South.
Including: Guided Chicago Bike Tour; Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist cruise; Night time illumination tour of Washington D.C monuments; Scenic hikes; Sightseeing in Nashville; National parks - Shenandoah and the Great Smoky Mountains.
Westerner 3 BLT:
Take in the 'Best of the West' on this all-encompassing 18 day tour from the California coast to the red-rock Canyon Country of the desert southwest; experience all the big cities, the best national parks and everything in between. With a selection of some of the top national parks in America your adventure begins here!
Canyon Adventure (Southwest USA):
10 days, for 18-38 year olds only. This is one of our most adventurous trips. It offers a wide range of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, horse riding, Hummers and cowboy camping in some of the most spectacular settings in the Southwest. Explore, experience and discover the real America in the incomparable canyonlands of Arizona and Utah.
Las Vegas- Grand Canyon National Park - Monument Valley - Wild West Cowboy Camp - Canyonlands Nat'l Park - Arches Nat'l Park - Arches Nat'l Park - Bryce Canyon National Park - Zion NP - Las Vegas.
7 days, for 18-38 year olds only. Visit USA east coast highlights, from famous cities to scenic Appalachian forests and mountains, charming small-town flavour to wondrous Niagara Falls grandeur. Relive the rich history and experience the modern excitement and gentle beauty of this fascinating region.
Bus trip from New York - Washington DC - Niagara - Boston - New York
Cram a huge helping of the East into two fantastic weeks.
From New York City cabs to mountain forests, white-knuckle theme park rides to white-sand lounging, from soulful Deep South blues to Miami's feisty salsa beats, the sights and sounds are near endless.
Cross Country BLT (Budget Lodging holiday):
This 21 day trek offers a perfect balance between the busy cities and quiet National Parks. Start with a visit to the Nation's capital before experiencing the 'southern charm' of Memphis and New Orleans. Cross the prairies of Texas and spend the days exploring the National Parks of the southwest. Finish this holiday with the excitement of Las Vegas and San Diego before ending in Los Angeles. For 18-38 year olds only.
Southern Sun (camping):
21 days, for 18-38 year tourist only. This cross county tour' is our most popular US holidays for over 30 years - and no wonder why. This is the ultimate road trip!
Experience the fast paced East, the slow moving South and the laid back West with exciting activities such as whitewater rafting, horseback riding and hiking on offer - don't forget about the nightlife of New Orleans and Las Vegas! Departs at Los Angeles to New York or vice versa.
New York-Washington DC - Virginia - Tennessee - Alabama - New Orleans - Texas - San Antonio - Del Rio - Carlsbad National Park - Arizona/ New Mexico - Monument Valley - Grand Canyon Nat'l Park - Zion National Park - Las Vegas - Los Angeles.
A budget lodging 14 day adventure that gives you a glimpse of the best of the American West. Travel from Los Angeles through San Francisco, San Diego in California. Hike in Yosemite National Park, discover nature's handiwork displayed at its best in the marvelous Grand Canyon in Arizona. To top it off, all the glamour and nightlife you'd ever want awaits in Las Vegas in Nevada.
Westerner 2 (camping):
Over 14 days we travel USA from Hollywood to the Grand Canyon, San Diego to San Francisco and Las Vegas to Los Angeles, the fun never stops. Step into the Old West and gaze in awe at the depth and grandeur of one of the world's natural wonders - the Grand Canyon; stare in disbelief at the world's largest trees - the Giant Sequoias of Yosemite; and watch night become day as the sun sets on the Las Vegas Strip.
10 days from Los Angeles to to Los Angeles, here's a proper winter warmer that whisks you off to three great cities, whose vibes range from the downright easy going to 'anything goes'. With sun-doused deserts and water-chiselled canyons, wild west cowboy camps and California beaches also thrown into the mix, we promise one wild time.
Buckle up for no-holds-barred, 28 day epic trip around west of USA. This giant 'Pacific Dream' circuit crosses each of the nine states closest to the Pacific. Big forests, mighty canyons, sprawling cities and dramatic desert as far as the eye can see. There's nothing small about this tour.
Grand Canyon Rafting (motorised):
8 days camping, family with teens welcome. It has taken the Colorado River millions of years to create this immense desert canyon, but you can now experience the canyon in only 8 days on our first ever Grand Canyon motorised rafting trip. No previous rafting experience required! CAN'T SWIM?? No problem. Neither can many of the people who raft the Canyon. We will supply U.S. Coast Guard-approved life preservers; each person is required to wear one at all times aboard the boats.
Appalachian Trail Walk (starts from New York):
From the world famous Appalachian Trail to the lesser known Long Trail and other jewels of New England's state and national forests, the hike explores the highlights of New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and Massachusetts' mountains (Green Mtns, White Mtns and Boxter State Park). With guided daily hikes, including a visit to the most rugged peak in the Northeast, Mt. Washington, you will walk to your heart's content!
Best of the West:
From the Golden Gate Bridge and the giant Sequoias and granite peaks of Yosemite, this 18 day USA tour takes in the real 'Jewels in the Crown' of America's National Parks and monuments. With great hiking as well as horse riding, mountain biking, river rafting and a truly unique Navajo guided jeep tour of Monument Valley, this tour shows the true American spirit!
Histric Route 66 (starts from Chicago):
In 1938 Route 66, otherwise known as the 'Mother Road', became the first paved highway linking America from east to west, Chicago to Los Angeles. Immortalized in folklore, cinema and song, Route 66 has become an iconic symbol of the great American road trip; this 14 day tour is a classic journey of adventure, discovery and the freedom of the open road.
Deap South and Delta Blues (departing from Atlanta):
A 12 day music tour through America's cultural and musical heritage in places such as Nashville, Memphis, Clarksdale and New Orleans; travel back in time to the beginning of Country and Western music and the birth of the Blues. Learn how these unique musical genres sprung out of America's past and how they have influenced popular music today. Highlights including The Jack Daniels Distillery, Mississippi Riverboat dinner cruise, Beale Street blues bars, Mississippi River road, Elvis' Graceland Mansion, Civil Rights Museum, Cajun culture and cuisine, Party on Bourbon Street.
Canyon and Indian Lands (starts from Las Vegas):
This 7 day lodging tour visits the best National Parks and Native American lands that the American Southwest has to offer. Experience the peaceful side of Zion National Park, explore the unbelievable rock spires at Bryce Canyon, visit the home of the Navajo Indians at Monument Valley and finish the adventure with two days at the Grand Canyon.