New Orleans to New York Plus

Take it easy in the East, as big city life beckons! Visit some of the most vibrant urban jungles, from the Southern hospitality of New Orleans to the world’s most famous city – New York, of course! Discover music and food in Memphis and Nashville, and experience hip Chicago and its trademark deep dish pizza. We’ll take you off the beaten track to a city with a well-known cartoon namesake, as well as fun roadside stop-offs along the way.

  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Walking Tour, Sightseeing
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Supplier Tour ID: XON/208526
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: New Orleans, United States
  • Finishes: New York City, United States
  • Age requirement: 18 +
You will Visit
  • New Orleans
  • Memphis
  • Nashville
  • Chicago
  • Cleveland
  • New York City



Day 1: New Orleans

Love eating, drinking and dancing? You're in for a treat in New Orleans so be sure to arrive a few days early to experience this unforgettable city. Your tour begins here with a welcome meeting at 18:00, where you’ll say hello to your tour leader and new travel buddies. Until then, spice up your life (or at least, your holiday) with some lip-smacking Cajun and Creole grub, take a steamboat ride down the Mississippi River or relax to the sounds of jazz in the French Quarter. There aren't many places in the world like New Orleans, so enjoy every minute!

Meals Included: Meals paid locally


Day 2-3: Memphis

Music and meat lovers rejoice, you're in Memphis baby! Memphis is the birthplace of rock 'n' roll, so head down Beale Street where music is literally playing around every corner. A visit to Graceland is essential, so head to the place that Elvis called home and the second most visited home in the USA after the White House. To see a different side of Memphis, visit the National Civil Rights Museum located in the former Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Make sure you get a taste of authentic Memphis BBQ!

Meals Included: Breakfast (x2) included

Optional Activities:

  • Civil Rights Museum US$19
  • Rock 'n' Soul Museum US$12
  • Stax Museum of American Soul Music US$12
  • Sun Studio US$14
  • Visit the Peabody Hotel FREE
  • Elvis Experience US$44
  • Graceland entrance only US$35


Day 4-5: Nashville

After embracing the blues and rock’n’roll in Memphis, the perfect next stop is Nashville, the undisputed home of country music. Experience musical history with a visit to the world-famous Grand Ole Opry and The Country Music Hall of Fame. If you're looking for a rocking party make sure you join us for a night in the Wildhorse Saloon – the perfect spot to spend an evening becoming line dancing legends. Drop into a buzzing Broadway bar for a drink and a dance – yee ha!

Meals Included: Breakfast (x2) included

Optional Activities:

  • Country line dancing US$10
  • Country Music Hall of Fame US$25-$40
  • Country western saloons US$varies
  • Grand Ole Opry US$32-$90
  • Johnny Cash Museum US$19
  • Ryman Auditorium tour US$20-$30


Day 6-7: Chicago

You're in the 'Windy City', the home of the Magnificent Mile, steely skyscrapers and North America's tallest building, the Willis Tower. The moment you arrive you'll be itching to explore and the best way to do it is on two wheels! We've included a 'Bobby's Bike Hike' tour so you can make sure you don't waste any time in seeing all the sights of this awesome city. Build up an appetite as Chicago's also the home of delicious deep-dish pizza – make sure you grab yourself a slice!

Meals Included: Breakfast (x2) included

Optional Activities:

  • Baseball game from US$20
  • Blues clubs from US$6
  • Museums US$18-$50
  • Willis Tower US$23
  • Scenic helicopter flight for 15-17 minutes US$125


Day 8: Cleveland

Nope – we haven’t just gone all Family Guy obsessed on you! Cleveland is a lively yet off-the-beaten-track city, just waiting for you to explore! Here, grit meets sophistication and here you'll find some top restaurants and great nightlife. Pay a visit to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, where you can learn about the evolution of a musical phenomenon - featuring Michael Jackson's infamous glove!

Meals Included: Breakfast included


Day 9: New York City

On your final day, make your way to the city so good they named it twice – New York, New York! Your tour may be coming to an end, but why not book up some extra nights to explore the city! Towering skyscrapers, the bright lights of Times Square, super cool Brooklyn and Lady Liberty all beckon…This tour ends at approximately 17:00. We can book you post-tour accommodation at our gateway hotel if required. If you are planning to fly tonight, please do not book a flight that departs before 21:00.

Meals Included: Breakfast included

  • Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader and driver
  • Private transportation with free Wi-Fi on board
  • All hotel accommodation included
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Budget Lodging: 2, Hotel: 6
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Tour Highlights:
  • 'Bobby’s Bike Hike’ tour in Chicago
  • Check out the live music in the home of country, Nashville
  • Get lost in American history in Memphis
  • Soak up the lively vibe in New Orleans