USA Tours Excursion Brochure
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Come join USA Tours on an 11 day Cross Country Excursion
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Pikes Peak via the Cog Railway Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Mesa Verde National Park Grand Canyon National Park Evening Cruise of Las Vegas Sequoia National Park
Garden of the Gods Monument Great Sand Dunes National Park Four Corners National Monument Yosemite National Park 20 Mule Team Borax Museum Full day in San Francisco
Steam Boat Arabia Museum Badlands National Park Ride the 1880s Steam Train Cruise on Lake Coeur dAlene Mount Rushmore Memorial Crazy Horse Memorial
Corn Palace Wall Drug Old Faithful Geyser Yellowstone National Park Grand Teton National Park Glacier National Park
Shopping in Shipshewana, IN Great Shipwreck Museum Indianapolis Motor Speedway Toronto Waterfront Cruise Tour of Mackinac Island York Harbor Lighthouse
See all 5 Great Lakes RV Hall of Fame Museum Whitefish Point Lighthouse Casa Loma Castle Tour Ride the Maid of the Mist Full Day at Niagara Falls
Beale Street, Memphis Grand Ole Opry Show Smoky Mountains National Park Biltmore Mansion Tour Old Cape Henry Lighthouse Boardwalk at Virginia Beach
Jamestown Settlement Arlington National Cemetery US Capital Tour Mount Vernon Estate Tour Smithsonian Museums 3 Days in Washington DC
National WW I Museum United States Mint Tour Coors Golden Brewery Tour Rocky Mountain National Park Arches National Park Grand Staircase National Monument
Glen Canyon Dam Tour Antelope Canyon Tour Zion National Park Bryce Canyon National Park Canyonlands National Park Full Day in Salt Lake City
We head west from Missouri. Along the way well
drive past the Giant Wind Farms and the Flint Hills of
Kansas. Well also stop at the Cathedral on the Plains
before spending the night in Hays, Kansas.
This afternoon well arrive in Manitou Springs and ascend
Pikes Peak via the Cog Railway. After that, well drive
through the Garden of the Gods and see some amazing rock
formations. From here well travel to Canon City, CO where
we check into our hotel.
Today, well spend the morning at Royal Gorge Bridge
and Park. This afternoon we will visit the Great Sand
Dunes National Park and wonder - how did it get there?
Well end the day in Alamosa, CO.
We depart in the morning and head to Wolf Creek Pass
where well cross the Continental Divide. Next, well
travel to Durango, CO, and check into our hotel. Well
have time in the afternoon to shop in this neat old
Day 5 Today we travel to Mesa Verde National Park where
youll see cliff dwellings and other artifacts of a society that
lived here thousands of years ago. From here well go to
the Four Corners Monument and do a little shopping at the
local Indian shop. Our hotel tonight is in Tuba City, AZ.
Southwest National Park Tour
Day 6 Todays the day we visit the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon
National Park. We will have a picnic lunch and see a movie
about the park at the Grand Canyon Imax Theatre. From
here we will travel to Las Vegas, NV and see the beautiful
Fountains of Bellagio and drive the famous Las Vegas Strip.
Day 7 After a few more hours in Las Vegas we will travel on to
Bakersfield, CA. On the way, we will stop and visit the 20
Mule Team Borax Museum and learn about the challenges
of freight hauling in the desert before the railroad arrived.
This is one of the very special days as we see the giant
trees, mountains and canyons at Sequoia National Park.
We will also have a picnic lunch at a very beautiful lake in
the mountains. After spending most of the day here we
will head to our hotel in Fresno, CA.
Day 9 Today well spend most of the day seeing the beautiful
sights at Yosemite National Park, which is best known for
its waterfalls, deep valleys and ancient giant sequoia trees.
This afternoon, we will travel to our final destination in
San Francisco, CA.
Day 10 & 11 This is a free day in San Francisco, however, we will take
the bus to Fishermans Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge
and Chinatown in the morning. We will gather in the
evening and have a farewell dinner at one of the famous
restaurants on the Wharf . You will fly home on day 11.
The adventure begins! We travel from Missouri to Memphis, TN
where we will see the famous ducks swim in the beautiful
Peabody Hotel. This evening well take in the sites of downtown
Memphis where we'll walk along Beale Street, have dinner and
enjoy some local entertainment.
Today we head to the Country Music Capital of the World, Nashville, TN.
Well tour the historic Ryman Auditorium where well learn the history
of the Opry and stand on the same stage as famous performers of
yesteryear. To top the day off, we get to see a show at the Grand Ole
Opry before retiring to our nearby hotel.
On day 3 we take a scenic drive through the beautiful Smoky
Mountains National Park on our way to Asheville, SC, . Along
the way, we will take a short hike on the Appalachian Trail, stop
for pictures on the Continental Divide and take in the magnificent
overlooks on our way.
Well spend the day at the unbelievable Biltmore Mansion,
including their spectacular floral gardens and reflecting pools.
After our tour, we will travel to Raleigh, NC. Here we will visit
the Bentonville Battlefield; a National Historic Landmark where
the largest battle ever fought in North Carolina took place.
We continue east to Virginia Beach, VA. While here we will visit
the Old Cape Henry Lighthouse and tour the Adam Thoroughgood
House, possibly the oldest surviving colonial home in Virginia. We
will also shop the boardwalk and hang out at the beach for awhile,
maybe even get a tan.
Historic Williamsburg & Washington, DC
Day 10 &11
This morning well head to colonial Williamsburg, VA. After a guided
tour of the Burton Parish Episcopal Church, well picnic at Waller Mill
Park and Reservoir. In the afternoon well delve into more history at
the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center.
Another busy day awaits us! Our first stop is George Washingtons
Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens where well tour the
Mansion, a dozen original structures and Washingtons Tomb. This
afternoon well tour the US Capital and maybe see the President
walking down the halls. On our way to the hotel well stop by the
White House for a photo op.
Our last whole day in DC is a free day for you. You choose what
else you want to do and well help you get there and get back
this evening. You for sure want to check out 2 or 3 of the
Smithsonian Institute Museums. Day 11, you will fly home
with lots of pictures, memories and new friends.
This is the first of three days well spend in our nations capital.
Well start with Arlington National Cemetery for the changing
of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The Lincoln
Memorial, the Washington Monument and a few of the war
memorials are on the agenda for today.
Today, well continue our history lesson with a tour of the
Governors Palace, which during the Revolutionary War was the
executive mansion of Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson. Next
we will tour the Public Hospital Museum, which was the first
public building in North America devoted to the treatment of the
mentally ill. Well drive to Washington, DC this evening.
We begin our journey by heading east . The first stop on our
trip will be at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in
Springfield, IL. After our visit, we will head to Indianapolis,
IN, where well spend the night.
This morning we will visit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Museum and take a ride around the track. We will also visit
Grissam Air Museum to see many historic airplanes and other
Air Force memorabilia. Then, well travel to Elkhart, IN where
youll visit the RV Hall of Fame Museum and learn the history
of RVing from early 1913. Well end our day at Shipshewana, IN.
Youll have time this morning to explore some really neat
Amish stores before we drive out to the Guggisberg Cheese
Factory. Then well visit Menno-Hof and learn about the early
Christian church and some of the persecution that was
suffered. Well then travel to our hotel in Traverse City, MI.
We start the day with a Ferry Ride to Mackinac Island.
Once there, you will embark on a scenic carriage tour of
the island. Well sit on the largest porch in America at
the Grand Hotel and relax there a bit before some free
time for shopping or biking. Well spend the night in
St. Ignace, MI.
Today we travel to Sault Ste. Marie where we cross the border
into Canada. On the way w