Trans-American Adventure

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Take a trip across America from sea to shining sea on a 24-day adventure to discover many of the iconic destinations of the United States. This affordable U.S. vacation begins in the Big Apple of New York City. Enjoy guided sightseeing of NYC’s famous attractions-Broadway, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Chinatown, Wall Street, and more. From New York, travel to the birthplace of Independence-Philadelphia, then to Washington DC, the nation’s capital. See the graves of John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery. Your expert Local Guide will show you the historic sites-the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, WWII Memorial, and more. Stop for photos at the White House and Capitol Hill. Pass through Pennsylvania Dutch country of lovely Amish farmland, through the home of Little League Baseball in Williamsport, and onto the Rainbow Bridge to Canada for a stay at the mammoth Niagara Falls. Explore the falls via sightseeing cruise and drive along Niagara Parkway, then cross the farmlands and vineyards of Ontario to arrive in Dearborn, Michigan. Visit the Henry Ford Museum in this Detroit suburb to learn about the history of the American automobile. Next, travel to Chicago, Illinois, for sightseeing in Lake Michigan’s "Windy City," then on to Minneapolis, Minnesota-"Land of 10,000 Lakes." Visit the largest shopping mall in the country, Mall of America, then venture through the farmlands of South Dakota and home of the Sioux Indian Nation. Drive through Fort Pierre National Grassland to see the prairie as it was when thunderous herds of buffalo roamed freely. Visit Badlands National Park, with its dramatic landscape carved by wind and water into steep canyons and towering rock spires amid its vast grasslands. In the Black Hills of South Dakota, visit Mount Rushmore to see the granite monument to four American presidents-Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt. Traverse the legendary cattle ranchland and the Bighorn Mountains to Cody, Wyoming-home of Buffalo Bill. Visit Yellowstone National Park with stunning views of Yellowstone Canyon and magnificent Lower Falls in America’s first National Park. Take in the spectacular wilderness in Yellowstone, abundant wildlife, and amazing thermal features, including the famed Old Faithful geyser. Visit the Wild West town of Jackson at the foot of the Grand Tetons, then continue into Utah to visit Salt Lake City. Continue into breathtaking Bryce Canyon and Zion national parks, with sandstone and limestone cliffs of ever-changing colors. Experience one of the Natural Wonders of the World at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. Take in the views from the canyon rim, then travel on to Las Vegas, Nevada, for an exciting visit to the "Vegas Strip"-lined with bright lights and casinos. Try your luck at blackjack or the "one-armed bandit" slot machines, then drive through the Mojave Desert and over the San Gabriel Mountains to Los Angeles, California. Enjoy sightseeing in the "The City of Angels," with a sightseeing tour of Tinseltown’s famous sites in Hollywood and Beverly Hills. From New York to L.A., and the historic frontiers in between, this affordable U.S. vacation is a trip for the history books!

About Cosmos
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One of the greatest things about a Cosmos escorted tour is the peace of mind it provides. We take care of all the details and include transportation, hotels, professional Tour Directors, sightseeing with knowledgeable Local Guides, and even occasional meals—so you can immerse yourself fully in your travel experience! With Cosmos, you enjoy the benefits and convenience of escorted travel, ample free time to explore your destination the way you want, and longer stays in key cities so that you can immerse yourself in the local culture. You can even personalize your vacation with a great choice of optional activities. Start packing and let Cosmos turn your travel dreams into reality!

TRANSPORTATION
Spectacular train rides, breathtaking cable-car ascents, cruise ships, scenic day ferries, private first-class motorcoaches (most with free Wi-Fi )—Cosmos offers a wonderful variety of transportation for a memorable travel experience. And with Cosmos, you never have to worry about getting to the ferry on time, buying tickets for the train, or waiting in long lines to take the cable car. Just sit back and enjoy the ride! Each itinerary lists daily travel distances in kilometers and miles, so you’ll see just how close each country and destination are to each other.

MEALS
When it comes to meals, Cosmos strikes a perfect balance. We include some meals to save you time and money, yet we also leave enough free time so you can sample gastronomic delights on your own.

SIGHTS AND SOUNDS
Our packages include guided sightseeing and scenic highlights that reveal the best of of each destination. See the must-see sites with knowledgeable Local Guides who will bring each destination to life.

SWEET DREAMS
After a day of traveling, you want to relax at a comfortable, clean, and attractive hotel. We select hotels with the best guestrooms, service, and food for the money, so you can rest easy knowing we've checked everything out before your check in.

FRIENDS IN LOCAL PLACES
At the heart of every great Cosmos tour are the friendly, knowledgeable folks who show you around and help you maximize your free time. We go to incredible lengths to find the most professional Tour Directors and Local Guides. With commentary delivered in English, our Tour Directors are multilingual so they can navigate the world with ease and give you the richest experience possible.

EXPLORE YOUR WAY
No one enjoys a vacation where every second is spent on a schedule. We build free time into every Cosmos vacation, so you can eat, shop, and explore the way you want. Your Tour Director can offer suggestions for things to see and do—or you can join one of our many outstanding optional excursions. Whether you’re into art, music, food, wine, or history, we give you the freedom to truly personalize your trip with optional excursions that are meaningful to you.

May 05, 2023 through
May 28, 2023
May 1, 2023 7:00 PM
23 Nights from
$4,452.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
May 12, 2023 through
Jul 14, 2023
Jul 10, 2023 7:00 PM
23 Nights from
$4,711.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included - 5 departures, various dates.
Aug 11, 2023 through
Aug 18, 2023
Aug 14, 2023 7:00 PM
23 Nights from
$4,522.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included - 2 departures, various dates.
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 New York City
2 New York City
3 New York City – Philadelphia – Washington Dc Area
4 Washington Dc Area
5 Washington Dc – Niagara Falls, Canada
6 Niagara Falls, Canada – Dearborn
7 Dearborn – Chicago
8 Chicago
9 Chicago – Madison – Minneapolis
10 Minneapolis. Excursion To The Mall Of America
11 Minneapolis – Mitchell – Oacoma
12 Oacoma – Badlands National Park – Mount Rushmore – Custer
13 Custer – Cody
14 Cody – Yellowstone National Park – West Yellowstone
15 West Yellowstone. Day Excursion To Yellowstone National Park
16 West Yellowstone – Jackson
17 Jackson – Salt Lake City
18 Salt Lake City – Bryce Canyon National Park – Cedar City
19 Cedar City – Zion National Park – Grand Canyon National Park
20 Grand Canyon National Park – Las Vegas
21 Las Vegas
22 Las Vegas – Los Angeles
23 Los Angeles
24 Los Angeles
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.