US vacations 2020 & 2021
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With practical guidance, our flexibility promise and inspirational tools for travel planning, you can book with confidence with Audley.
Our specialists know the country inside out and can lead you to experiences you won’t find in a guidebook. Soar over the Grand Canyon by helicopter or surf Hawaii’s waves. Ride on horseback through rolling countryside on a traditional Montana ranch or see the New Mexico scenery that inspired Georgia O’Keeffe’s work. Search for whales off Monterey’s coast or revel in Utah’s red-rock landscapes. Travel at your own pace, in your own style, with the confidence that we’ll show you the best options, wherever you go.
Suggested tours for the US
These tours give you a starting point for what your trip to the US could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favorite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.
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- 100% tailor-made tours
- Fully protected travel
- Established for over 20 years
- 98% of our clients would recommend us
Best time to visit
Our specialists advise on the best months to visit the US, including information about climate, events and festivals.
Practical tips for traveling to the US, from social protocols to guidance on money matters, with a link to the latest government travel advice.
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The US in pictures
Our expert guides to traveling in the US
Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to the US. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate the US at its best.
There’s more to Hawaii than just beaches, according to US specialist Gillian. With six main islands to discover, you can spend your days exploring ever-changing volcanic landscapes, snorkeling with manta rays, taking a helicopter flight over cliffs, and soaking up the Polynesian culture.
Hawaii is known for its powdery beaches and swaying palms, but the islands of this tropical archipelago have much more to offer. One of the best ways to experience Hawaii away from the crowds is on a fly-drive tour, giving you the flexibility and freedom to immerse yourself in the culture and history of the Aloha state at your own pace.
There’s more to the Deep South than the food, music and culture of Louisiana and Tennessee. US specialist Molly ventured farther east to the less-visited states of Georgia, and North and South Carolina. Here, you can balance historical cities with beach relaxation and mountain scenery.
Pick the right self-drive vacation in the US for you with our travel guide that looks at some the best drives across America. You’ll find ideas for where to stop along your journey to enjoy this vast country’s national parks, cities, wildlife and history.
Everyone has heard of the Grand Canyon, but how can you get the most out of your visit? US specialist Ross provides advice and answers common questions about exploring the canyon, as well as sharing his own experiences.
Located in Wyoming and extending into Montana and Idaho, Yellowstone is America's oldest and largest national park. Here you can experience the world-famous geothermal features, abundant wildlife, lakes, rivers and canyons, as well as hiking and other outdoor activities.
Ranch stays, glamping in national parks, Hawaiian feasts and Yellowstone’s steaming geysers: the US is packed with enough experiences to fill several family photo albums. US specialist Shannon shares her pick of things to see and do on your next family trip.
The US is so huge that it can be hard to narrow down your options when you’re planning a trip. We’ve drawn up a guide to helping you decide which regions to visit, depending on your individual interests.
As a honeymoon destination, the United States has a lot to offer. US specialist, Carl, picks some of his top choices, from exploring San Francisco and driving the Pacific Coast Highway to staying on a ranch in the Rocky Mountain states and experiencing the swamplands and culture of Louisiana.