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Things to do in the USA

A remarkable place to explore, the USA is a gargantuan country with a vast array of options when it comes to things to see and do. Experience New York's diverse dining scene on a walking food tour of the city or immerse yourself in the rich musical heritage of Nashville with a Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour.

Away from the country’s famous metropolises you can soak up Western culture with a ranch stay, take a private guided walking tour of California's Yosemite National Park or head to New England where you can track moose and whale.

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Ideas for experiencing the USA

Experiences you have as you travel often hold the longest memories. As part of their research trips, our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the USA, and the best local guides. These activities reflect some of their best-loved experiences.

  • "O" Cirque du Soleil
    'O' Cirque Du Soleil

    "O" Cirque du Soleil

    Las Vegas

    "O" Cirque du Soleil

    The world famous Cirque du Soleil has been dazzling spectators for decades. Now, the "O" pays tribute to the acrobats, synchronised swimmers, divers performing in, on and above the water.

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  • Red Rock Canyon Rocky Gap 4x4 Adventure
    Pink jeep Red Rock Canyon Classic Rocky gap

    Red Rock Canyon Rocky Gap 4x4 Adventure

    Las Vegas

    Red Rock Canyon Rocky Gap 4x4 Adventure

    Taking approximately three hours, on this small group tour you will be driven in an open-air 4x4 from Las Vegas, to explore Red Rock Canyon.

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  • Lip Smacking Tours — Savours of the Strip
    Lip Smacking Tours - Savours of the Strip

    Lip Smacking Tours — Savours of the Strip

    Las Vegas

    Lip Smacking Tours — Savours of the Strip

    This evening tour takes you to some of the culinary highlights of dazzling Las Vegas. Being guided, you'll also get a valuable insight into the city itself.

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  • Jackson Wildlife Discovery Expedition
    A bison in Grand Teton National Park

    Jackson Wildlife Discovery Expedition

    Jackson - Grand Teton National Park

    Jackson Wildlife Discovery Expedition

    The full-day Wildlife Discovery Expedition offers numerous opportunities to view and learn about wildlife.

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  • Grand Canyon Flight
    Grand Canyon Helicopter Flight

    Grand Canyon Flight

    Las Vegas

    Grand Canyon Flight

    Perfect for the time-conscious traveller, this spectacular Maverick air-only excursion flies you through the Grand Canyon.

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  • Las Vegas Bright Lights 4x4 City Tour
    Las Vegas, Nevada

    Las Vegas Bright Lights 4x4 City Tour

    Las Vegas

    Las Vegas Bright Lights 4x4 City Tour

    Travelling in a customised pink, open-air jeep, your chauffeur-guide will show you the highlights of this neon city as well recounting some its history.

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  • Downtown and Brooklyn Tour
    The Brooklyn Bridge, New York

    Downtown and Brooklyn Tour

    New York

    Downtown and Brooklyn Tour

    Enjoy a fascinating half-day journey through Brooklyn's mosaic of ethnic neighbourhoods.

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  • Diamondback Gulch 4x4 Trip
    Sedona, USA

    Diamondback Gulch 4x4 Trip

    Sedona

    Diamondback Gulch 4x4 Trip

    Enjoy the rugged adventure of a thrilling 4x4 tour as you experience the timeless beauty of famous rock formations such as Capitol Butte, Chimney Rock, Lizard Head and Doe Mesa.

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  • Full Day Needles District 4x4 Tour
    Canyonlands National Park, Utah

    Full Day Needles District 4x4 Tour

    Moab

    Full Day Needles District 4x4 Tour

    This full day Needles 4x4 trip goes to a region of Canyonlands National Park which is, perhaps, one of the park's best -kept secrets.

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  • Ancient Ruin 4x4 Tour
    Sedona

    Ancient Ruin 4x4 Tour

    Sedona

    Ancient Ruin 4x4 Tour

    Extraordinary scenery abounds as you travel on this exciting three-hour 4x4 trip through spectacular canyon lands and towering red rock formations.

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  • Half Day Arches National Park 4x4 Tour
    Delicate Arch

    Half Day Arches National Park 4x4 Tour

    Moab

    Half Day Arches National Park 4x4 Tour

    This adventurous trip combines an interpretive trip of Arches National Park with an exciting 4x4 trip.

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  • Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon & Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour
    Cathedral Rock, Sedona

    Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon & Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

    Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon & Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

    Visit Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon, and enjoy a three-hour guided tour that includes a 50 minute helicopter tour over the deepest and widest part of the Grand Canyon.

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  • Navajo Canyons Adventure
    Traditional Navajo Hogans, Monument Valley

    Navajo Canyons Adventure

    Page

    Navajo Canyons Adventure

    This tour encompasses both Navajo and Antelope canyons for a "best of the south lake" experience.

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  • Grand Tetons Guided Hike
    Grand Teton National Park

    Grand Tetons Guided Hike

    Teton Village - Grand Teton National Park

    Grand Tetons Guided Hike

    Explore Grand Teton National Park on foot. Tours are customised based on your location at the time of the year, your interests, physical ability and wildlife in the area.

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  • Tombstone Day Tour from Scottsdale
    Stagecoach in Tombstone, Arizona

    Tombstone Day Tour from Scottsdale

    Tombstone Day Tour from Scottsdale

    This entertaining tour of Tombstone will give you the chance to relive the reality and legends of one of the West's most famous towns.

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  • Washington D.C. Monuments Cycling Tour
    National Mall in Washington D.C.

    Washington D.C. Monuments Cycling Tour

    Washington DC

    Washington D.C. Monuments Cycling Tour

    This three hour afternoon cycling tour is a fun and easy way to explore Washington D.C.s monuments and memorials on the National Mall and Potomac Tidal Basin.

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  • Scenic float - Grand Teton National Park
    Jackon Lake, Grand Teton National Park

    Scenic float - Grand Teton National Park

    Teton Village - Grand Teton National Park

    Scenic float - Grand Teton National Park

    The magnificent Teton Range sets the stage for this 3 hour long 13 mile Scenic Float trip.

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  • Amish Farmlands Tour
    Amish horse-drawn buggy

    Amish Farmlands Tour

    Lancaster

    Amish Farmlands Tour

    This fascinating tour takes you deep into the heart of the oldest Amish community in the world, which is situated amidst beautiful farmland.

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  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck
    The New York skyline

    Top of the Rock Observation Deck

    New York

    Top of the Rock Observation Deck

    Discover New York from 70 stories up in the city's only crystal-clear 360° observation deck at the top of the Rockefeller Building.

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  • Sedona with Broken Arrow Pink Jeep Trip from Scottsdale
    Broken Arrow Tour, Sedona

    Sedona with Broken Arrow Pink Jeep Trip from Scottsdale

    Sedona with Broken Arrow Pink Jeep Trip from Scottsdale

    Broken Arrow is Sedona's most popular off-road tour, taking in rock formations such as Chicken Point, Submarine Rock and the Staircase.

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  • Scenic Rim Tour 4x4 Trip
    Red Rock Country, Sedona

    Scenic Rim Tour 4x4 Trip

    Sedona

    Scenic Rim Tour 4x4 Trip

    During this three-hour 4x4 off-road tour you will ascend an amazing 2,000 feet to the very top of the Mogollon Rim.

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  • Bike the Greenway & Central Park Tour
    Central Park, New York

    Bike the Greenway & Central Park Tour

    New York

    Bike the Greenway & Central Park Tour

    Join a small group of fellow cyclists for an afternoon of exploring the sites of New York's Central Park.

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  • Imperial Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour
    The Grand Canyon

    Imperial Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

    Grand Canyon National Park

    Imperial Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

    Experience the best of the Grand Canyon on a one hour flight over its eastern edges.

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  • Empire State Building Observatory Ticket
    Empire State Building, New York

    Empire State Building Observatory Ticket

    New York

    Empire State Building Observatory Ticket

    Located on the 86th floor, 1,050 feet (320 metres) above the city's bustling streets, the Observatory offers panoramic views from within a glass-enclosed pavilion and from the surrounding open-air promenade.

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  • Washington D.C. Old Town Trolley Tour
    Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.

    Washington D.C. Old Town Trolley Tour

    Washington DC

    Washington D.C. Old Town Trolley Tour

    This is a tour taking in monuments, memorials, museums, picturesque scenery and magnificent architecture are abundant in Washington D.C.

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  • Sedona Day Tour from Scottsdale
    Sinaguan Indian ruins, Sedona

    Sedona Day Tour from Scottsdale

    Sedona Day Tour from Scottsdale

    This full day tour to Sedona gives you a chance to explore ancient Native American civilizations.

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  • Ruby's Horseback Rides
    Horse riding, Bryce Canyon National Park

    Ruby's Horseback Rides

    Bryce Canyon National Park

    Ruby's Horseback Rides

    If you are looking for a scenic tour of the Bryce Canyon area, this one-and-a-half-hour horse ride takes in the Dixie National Forest and the rim of Water Canyon Amphitheatre.

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  • Grand Canyon Helicopter & Jeep Tour
    Helicopter landing at the Grand Canyon

    Grand Canyon Helicopter & Jeep Tour

    Grand Canyon National Park

    Grand Canyon Helicopter & Jeep Tour

    This helicopter and jeep sunset safari puts the Grand Canyon just under your feet and shows its lively skyline before night fall.

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  • Bike the Brooklyn Bridge
    Liberty Island, New York

    Bike the Brooklyn Bridge

    New York

    Bike the Brooklyn Bridge

    This is a wonderful opportunity to pedal on a traffic-free bike path along the Hudson River, past famous landmarks and over the Brooklyn Bridge.

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  • Silver Cloud Non Landing Grand Canyon Helicopter Flight
    Helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon

    Silver Cloud Non Landing Grand Canyon Helicopter Flight

    Grand Canyon National Park

    Silver Cloud Non Landing Grand Canyon Helicopter Flight

    Perfect for the time-conscious traveller, this spectacular helicopter trip flies you through the Grand Canyon.

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  • North Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour
    Grand Canyon by Helicopter

    North Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

    Grand Canyon National Park

    North Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

    Fly over the widest and deepest portion of the Grand Canyon, known as its most geographically dynamic region.

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  • Jackson Scenic Float and Wildlife Expedition
    Wildlife viewing in Grand Teton National Park

    Jackson Scenic Float and Wildlife Expedition

    Jackson - Grand Teton National Park

    Jackson Scenic Float and Wildlife Expedition

    Enjoy a 4-hour Sunrise Wildlife Expedition followed by a scenic float trip on the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park.

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  • Cayote Canyons 4x4 Trip
    Broken Arrow Tour, Sedona

    Cayote Canyons 4x4 Trip

    Sedona

    Cayote Canyons 4x4 Trip

    Explore the rugged canyons and soaring red rock spires for which Sedona is famous on this exciting two hour 4x4 adventure.

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  • Wind Dancer Helicopter Trip with landing at Grand Canyon
    Helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon

    Wind Dancer Helicopter Trip with landing at Grand Canyon

    Grand Canyon National Park

    Wind Dancer Helicopter Trip with landing at Grand Canyon

    Take an amazing helicopter tour as you fly over Lake Mead, the famous Hoover Dam and Fortification Hill.

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  • Financial District Walking Tour
    Wall Street, New York

    Financial District Walking Tour

    New York

    Financial District Walking Tour

    This two-hour Saturday afternoon walking tour takes you through the oldest parts of New York City.

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  • Grand Canyon Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon from Scottsdale
    Helicopter flight in the Grand Canyon

    Grand Canyon Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon from Scottsdale

    Grand Canyon Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon from Scottsdale

    After departing the Scottsdale area, travel through the entire Sedona area, including uptown Sedona and the full length of Oak Creek Canyon.

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  • Half Day Island in the Sky 4x4 Tour
    Canyonlands National Park, USA

    Half Day Island in the Sky 4x4 Tour

    Moab

    Half Day Island in the Sky 4x4 Tour

    This Island in the Sky 4x4 excursion will give you a completely different taste of the wild canyonlands landscapes as you wind through a spectacular landscape with towering rocks and deep canyons.

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  • Hollywood Hills 2.5 hour Sunset Hike
    The Griffith Observatory and Los Angeles city skyline

    Hollywood Hills 2.5 hour Sunset Hike

    Los Angeles

    Hollywood Hills 2.5 hour Sunset Hike

    On this guided tour, you’ll learn about the history of Los Angeles, hike to the top of Mount Hollywood to watch the sunset over the city below and visit the Griffith Observatory.

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  • Hollywood Behind the Scenes Walking Tour
    Start of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, LA California

    Hollywood Behind the Scenes Walking Tour

    Los Angeles

    Hollywood Behind the Scenes Walking Tour

    Immerse yourself in the world of film-making and celebrities on this one-hour walking tour of Hollywood. During the walk you’ll visit the area’s key landmarks as well as lesser-known attractions.

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  • Electric Bicycle Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach
    Santa Monica beach bike path, LA California

    Electric Bicycle Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

    Los Angeles

    Electric Bicycle Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

    This guided tour takes you through the highlights of both Santa Monica and Venice Beach by electric bike.

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  • Private 1960s Cadillac Tour
    Santa Monica Beach

    Private 1960s Cadillac Tour

    Los Angeles

    Private 1960s Cadillac Tour

    Take in the sites of Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills and Venice Beach in a 1960s Cadillac on this privately-guided tour in Los Angeles.

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  • Universal Studios VIP Experience Tour
    Universal Studios

    Universal Studios VIP Experience Tour

    Los Angeles

    Universal Studios VIP Experience Tour

    With this VIP tour, you will be treated like a star from the moment you arrive at Universal Studios.

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  • Chinatown Walking Food Tour
    Chinatown, San Francisco

    Chinatown Walking Food Tour

    San Francisco

    Chinatown Walking Food Tour

    Learn about Chinese tea, explore the markets on Stockton Street, and see fortune cookies being made at the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory on this guided tour of San Francisco’s Chinatown.

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  • Bike the bay & Golden Gate Bridge
    Sausalito, San Francisco

    Bike the bay & Golden Gate Bridge

    San Francisco

    Bike the bay & Golden Gate Bridge

    This three hour tour begins in Fisherman’s Wharf where you will be provided with a current year model bike with front handlebar bag, rear gear rack, and city map.

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  • California Sunset Cruise
    Alcatraz island,

    California Sunset Cruise

    San Francisco

    California Sunset Cruise

    On this two hour cruise, enjoy sunset views and a light buffet that includes a complimentary drink.

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  • San Diego Old Town Trolley Tour
    Saint Francis Chapel, Balboa Park, San Diego

    San Diego Old Town Trolley Tour

    San Diego

    San Diego Old Town Trolley Tour

    San Diego offers an abundance of natural beauty, history and an array of cultural, iconic and entertaining attractions. One of the best ways to see it all is on board an Old Town Trolley Tour of San Diego.

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  • Broken Arrow 4x4 Tour
    Sedona Outback

    Broken Arrow 4x4 Tour

    Sedona

    Broken Arrow 4x4 Tour

    This exciting two-hour 4x4 off-road adventure leads you through and over Sedona's beautiful red rocks.

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  • San Francisco - Wine Country Tour
    Vineyard in the Sonoma Valley

    San Francisco - Wine Country Tour

    San Francisco

    San Francisco - Wine Country Tour

    Sonoma and Napa counties' Mediterranean climate makes them the premium wine grape-growing regions of the USA.

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  • Warner Brothers Tour
    Hollywood Sign, LA

    Warner Brothers Tour

    Los Angeles

    Warner Brothers Tour

    Go behind the scenes of your favourite shows and films at Warner Brothers, the world's busiest motion picture and television studios with a rare look into the world of entertainment.

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  • Private Surf Lesson
    Kapawui Surfing Excursion L.A. Venice Beach

    Private Surf Lesson

    Los Angeles

    Private Surf Lesson

    This is an opportunity to try a private surf lesson from an experienced instructor at the Kapowui Surf Club on Los Angeles's famous Santa Monica Beach.

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  • Pearl Harbor Tour
    Pearl Habor, Oahu, Hawaii

    Pearl Harbor Tour

    Oahu

    Pearl Harbor Tour

    On this guided tour of Pearl Harbor, you can gain a deeper understanding of the 1941 attack on the US naval base and visit the USS Arizona Memorial, which pays tribute to those who lost their lives.

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  • Mauna Kea Summit & Stars
    Mauna Kea Observatory

    Mauna Kea Summit & Stars

    The Big Island (Hawaii)

    Mauna Kea Summit & Stars

    Journeying to the summit of dormant volcano Mauna Kea for sunset, you can navigate the Hawaiian night sky by telescope under the expertise of your stargazing guide. On the way, you’ll see the lava flows of the volcanically shaped landscape.

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  • Manta Ray Night Snorkel
    Manta Ray Night Snorkel, Hawaii (Big Island)

    Manta Ray Night Snorkel

    The Big Island (Hawaii)

    Manta Ray Night Snorkel

    Manta rays feed most prolifically at night, and on this experience you can snorkel above them as they glide slowly through the waters around Hawaii scooping up plankton. The trip is led by a team of qualified guides.

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  • Captain Andy's Snorkel and Sail
    The Na Pali Cliffs, Kauai

    Captain Andy's Snorkel and Sail

    Kauai

    Captain Andy's Snorkel and Sail

    Take to the water on the Southern Star yacht, cruising along the Na Pali coastline off Kauai, to snorkel at one of Hawaii’s remoter snorkeling sites. The coast’s sheer cliffs, waterfalls and lava tubes are on display from the boat, as you sail by.

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  • Discover Molokini
    Hawaii Molokini crater

    Discover Molokini

    Maui

    Discover Molokini

    On this guided snorkeling trip to Molokini Crater and Makena, two prime spots in Hawaii, you can view tropical fish and turtles. You also have the opportunity to see whales and dolphins during January to March.

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  • Hawaii Big Island Private Guided Tour
    Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

    Hawaii Big Island Private Guided Tour

    The Big Island (Hawaii)

    Hawaii Big Island Private Guided Tour

    Accompanied by a local guide, you'll visit some of Hawaii Big Island’s volcanic sites on this private tour, as well as its beaches. The tour starts in Volcanoes National Park, viewing an active shield volcano, and can end on the coast.

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  • Kennebunkport food tour
    Kennebunkport

    Kennebunkport food tour

    Kennebunkport

    Kennebunkport food tour

    Embark on a culinary tour of Kennebunkport’s signature seafood and artisan fare. Taste your way around the town’s thriving food scene, taking in everything from whoopie pies (the state’s official sweet treat) and blueberry-filled doughnuts to lavender mead and fresh coffee.

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  • Mount Washington Cog Railway
    Steam Train and mountain views from the top of Mount Washington

    Mount Washington Cog Railway

    North Conway

    Mount Washington Cog Railway

    In 1869 the Mount Washington Cog Railway was completed and today visitors can, weather permitting, take the coal-fired train, or a newer, eco-friendly train, to the mountain's summit. This thrilling trip rewards all passengers with magnificent mountain views.

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  • 90 Minute Boston Harbor Historic Sightseeing Cruise
    Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

    90 Minute Boston Harbor Historic Sightseeing Cruise

    Boston

    90 Minute Boston Harbor Historic Sightseeing Cruise

    With this cruise you will be introduced to all the history, sights and lore that Boston Harbor has to offer.

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  • Sailing cruise on an America's cup yacht
    Newport Harbour Rhode Island

    Sailing cruise on an America's cup yacht

    Newport, Rhode Island

    Sailing cruise on an America's cup yacht

    Climb on board an America’s Cup yacht and feel the wind in your face as you sail the waters where the annual regatta customarily took place. From the teak deck, observe Newport’s maritime history, Gilded Age mansions and repaired lighthouses.

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  • Graceland Platinum Tour
    Graceland Mansion, Memphis

    Graceland Platinum Tour

    Memphis

    Graceland Platinum Tour

    Walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll at Elvis Presley’s home, Graceland Mansion.

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  • Savannah Old Town Trolley Tour
    Jones Street flags & spanish moss, Savannah, Georgia

    Savannah Old Town Trolley Tour

    Savannah

    Savannah Old Town Trolley Tour

    On the Old Town Trolley, visitors get an ideal mix of historical icons, local sights of interest and superb architectural landmarks.

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  • French Quarter Walking Tour
    French Quarter, New Orleans

    French Quarter Walking Tour

    New Orleans

    French Quarter Walking Tour

    Let your own 'local expert' unravel the mysteries of one of America's oldest and most unique living neighbourhoods.

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