21 days New York to San Francisco
21 day USA Group Tour- The Full Coyote
Our flagship USA group tour takes in a huge number of the nation's highlights. Starting in New York and then taking in the East's historical cities and charming coastline before flying over to the West. A natural playground of Canyons, national parks and the Pacific coast awaits. This 3 week tour is jam-packed with unmissable attractions and cultural discoveries.
These 3 weeks will give you a real insight into the breadth and beauty of the United States. Packed with activities- you’ll visit the Grand Canyon, marvel at the NYC skyline, in-line skate on Venice Beach, surf in the Pacific Ocean, hike in Yosemite, cycle the Golden Gate Bridge to name just a few of the highlights on this incredible American adventure.
Including city centre hostels and a casino hotel in Las Vegas.
Local adventure leaders throughout the trip.
Includes a cross-country flight, Pacific coast train, buses and ferries.
19 activities included.
Optional activities can be added.
The Full Coyote Stops
The Full Coyote: USA Group Tour
Day 1- New York
Your Full Coyote USA group tour begins in the world’s most iconic city: New York. This buzzing metropolis has been the inspiration for so much popular culture and our adventure leaders will enable you to unlock the magic of The Big Apple. We will all take the ferry over to one of the city’s famous attractions: The Statue of Liberty. Marvel at the grandeur of this American symbol and grab the obligatory photo. Uncover the recent tragic events of 9/11 and admire the resilient spirit of the locals with a trip to the Freedom Tower and 9/11 Memorial. Wander across the striking Brooklyn Bridge before an evening bar-hopping through one of Brooklyn’s hippest districts: Williamsburg.
Day 2- New York
Start the day by walking the High Line and feeling like a true New Yorker and then savour the flavours of the Chelsea Market. Take in 5,000 years of world art, culture and history on the exclusive “Secrets of the MET” tour at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Tonight, enjoy a free night in the city.
Day 3- Washington D.C
Bid farewell to the “City that never sleeps” as we head over to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. Arriving there just in time for lunch, savour a delicious chill bowl at Obama’s favourite spot: Ben’s! Explore the historic and picturesque Georgetown, or go visit the Arlington National Cemetery.
Day 4- Washington D.C
We’ll guide you through the “Washington Revelations” tour and treasure trove of stellar sights with a city tour taking in the White House, Capitol Hill and the National Mall. There’s also a chance to check out the city’s museums including the African American History Museum and visit the Martin Luther King Memorial. After a busy, walking day; we’ll relax in the park before an evening at a local jazz bar or join our hostel’s board game night.
Day 5- Philadelphia
We’ll take the short train ride to Philadelphia. No trip to Philly would be complete without sampling the legendary Philly Cheese steaks and our favourite spot will not disappoint. Burn off those calories by doing the Rocky run up the steps of the Museum of Art and see the world-renowned Liberty Bell. That evening – we’ll head over to Fishtown where we’ll admire the urban art and take part in another quintessentially American activity: beer pong!
Day 6- Boston
Head up the coast towards Boston – a city packed with history, culture and great coffee! That evening, walk across the Boston Common to the North End (also known as Little Italy) for dinner and to try a world-famous cannoli from Mike’s Pastry. If you want, you can also catch a baseball game at iconic and historic Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox.
Day 7- Boston
Head out to the ocean for a spot of whale-watching. View these impressive sea creatures with awesome views of the harbour on your return to Boston. Having feasted your eyes on the ocean- now satisfy your taste buds with Lobster rolls in the heart of the city. Visit Harvard, America’s oldest university, and then gather for a group dinner.
Day 8- Fly to Las Vegas
Catch a flight (included in the price) to Las Vegas. This infamous den of vice, excitement and razzmatazz is home to some truly awe-inspiring hotels, casinos and plenty more. We’ll wander along the Strip and you can admire the neon majesty of the establishments lining the route. That night, we’ve splurged on the accomodation and it’s a night in a hotel on the Strip- live the Vegas lifestyle with an evening show, casino visit or dine out in the myriad of restaurant options!
Day 9- Las Vegas
Sleep in and then enjoy the Viva Las Vegas tour, see the Vegas sign, visit Area 15 and Fremont Street. Take in the downtown delights of Fremont Street with a trip to a microbrewery, more casinos and a delicious BBQ dinner. If understatement is your thing- then Vegas might not be for you- but it’s a great, unique and utterly American experience!
Day 10- Grand Canyon
From the big-city buzz to another slice of Americana with a trip from the bright lights to the remote grandeur of the Grand Canyon. En route, we check out the engineering marvel that is the Hoover Dam! We’ll drive along part of Route 66 and check out the rustic Seligman, birthplace of Route 66 and the inspiration for Cars by Disney-Pixar.
Day 11- Grand Canyon
An unforgettable day awaits as we step into the unknown with a full day out in the Canyon. Marvel at the majesty of the Canyon itself- a mile deep, 277 miles long and 18 miles wide- this National Park holds all the cards when it comes to mesmorising views. Discover the fascinating history of the Native American communities who lived here. Wander from one stunning panorama to the next and take incredible photos or soak up the surroundings. Please note you can walk at your own pace as the hikes themselves will not be guided but we’ll provide all the info and maps you need!
Day 12- Grand Canyon – Downtown Las Vegas
Bid farewell to the awesome grandeur of the Canyon, but first, try your hand at axe throwing or learn more about America’s complex relationship with guns during a visit to a shooting range. Enjoy lunch and shopping in the cowboy, hipster town of Williams, Arizona on Route 66. That evening we’ll stop off in downtown Vegas and you can check out the city’s local bar scene with a few of our favourite choices…
Day 13- Los Angeles
After a few days in the remote desert- it’s time for a taste of modern, city life in one of the world’s coolest cities: Los Angeles. See the sights and shops on the 3rd Street Promenade and grab dinner. Enjoy a sunset beach stroll and whilst at Santa Monica Pier- we’ll take part in the Coyote Trip Arcade Challenge!
Day 14- Los Angeles
We’ll start our time here with a volleyball lesson on the beach. Indulge in a classic California burger lunch! That afternoon- venture up the famous Hollywood sign and look down at the city beneath. An evening in the city starts with a wander down Hollywood Boulevard and spot the stars on the Walk of Fame. Watch the sunset over the city of angels and then explore the amazing Griffith Observatory.
Day 15- Los Angeles
Today – you can visit one of the city’s famous theme parks. The delights of Universal Studios or Disneyland await and both are jam-packed with entertainment, fun and a fair bit of magic! We can give you tips on the best rides, attractions and shows. Alternatively, we also arrange a chance to give something back to the LA community by volunteering with Heal the Bay, and help clean up the coastline.
Day 16- The Pacific Coast Highway- Santa Cruz
Another classic American trip awaits with a journey on the Pacific Coast Highway to Santa Cruz. This train along the coast is one of the world’s most scenic journeys and our end destination is another treat. Santa Cruz is a truly magnificent stop with an array of stunning beaches, relaxed vibes and Californian culture.
Day 17- Santa Cruz
Learn the art of surfing with a morning class out on the water. After riding the waves – or at worst, admiring the scenery from the board- head over to The Picnic Basket for a breakfast burrito. That afternoon- we’ve got time to enjoy the stellar setting. Wander along the boardwalk and take in the views or jump in the ocean. Epic views are a guarantee. Also try your hand at Mini Golf or ride some of the waterfront rides.
Day 18- San Francisco
Head to the iconic San Francisco! Stroll through the downtown streets with a guided tour and admire the city from atop some of the city’s steep streets. Enjoy dinner in Chinatown at the House of Nanking.
Day 19- San Francisco
One highlight of any San Francisco experience is venturing across the Golden Gate Bridge and marvelling at both the feat of engineering and the impressive view of the bridge. We’ll do this experience on bikes and stop off in Sausalito for lunch. Head back into town, by ferry and stroll through some of city’s most charming districts.
Day 20- Yosemite National Park – San Francisco
Get set for another totally different part of the state: Yosemite National Park. This park is home to dramatic waterfalls, forested beauty, still nature, majestic cliffs, abundant wildlife and a myriad of inspiring vistas. A place to absorb the magic of nature and we’ll immerse ourselves in the heart of this National Park.
Day 21- San Francisco
USA Group Tour – included activities
- “The Beast” Speed Boat to the Statue of Liberty
- ICONYC walking tour of NYC
- One World Trade Centre Observatory
- Secrets of the Met Tour at the Met Museum of Art
- “Washington Revelations” Walking Tour
- Whale watching
- Freedom Trail tour in Boston
- Viva Las Vegas Tour
- Grand Canyon entrance fees
- Axe throwing
- Arcade Challenge
- Beach Volleyball Class on Santa Monica Beach
- Griffith Observatory
- San Francisco walking tour
- Bike ride over Golden Gate Bridge
- Yosemite Hiking
A deposit is required to make a reservation for this USA group tour, with the balance due 70 days prior to departure (unless booking with one of our promotions, for which specific balance due dates may apply).
The deposit is 10% of the USA group tour price (unless stated otherwise). If you book on to our tours less than 70 days prior to departure, the full balance will be due within 3 days of booking.
No bookings can be accepted within 40 days of a trip departure date of our USA group tour.
The price of a single room upgrade for the USA group tour is £2,250 and a double room upgrade for the USA group tour is £1350 per room. This is because twins are the standard in various locations. We can arrange pre nights in New York and post nights in San Francisco as well. Please let us know at least 5 working days before the trip starts if you would like any of these extras adding onto your booking.