Discover a piece of North America your way with Trafalgar. Where every state, province and nation is different from the scenery, traditions, cuisine and personalities we’ll showcase this amazing continent at just the right pace for you.
Choose from a lively or relaxed pace guided holiday. Explore a region in depth or hop from one state to the next. Take the whole family along on one of our Family Experiences that are carefully designed for travel and exploration, fun and discovery. So you can mix entertainment and education with activities and dining hand-picked for families. Or take a Discovery trip that will have you exploring two or three states with wonderful insights into the area. Trafalgar’s Discovery style trips will provide an instant introduction to North America’s diversity and is faster paced.
Trafalgar’s Regional guided holidays take you deep inside a destination, helping you absorb the spirit and soul of a state, province or region like New England, and they also offer the wonderful Insider Experiences that enrich your stay. At Leisure options give guests longer stays, later starts and more free time to explore and make the destination their own.
A new travel style, introduced this year, is Hidden Journeys and this is for travellers who want to enjoy less visited places in a smaller group of no more than 24 guests. And to introduce you to Island Life Trafalgar has Hawaiian Time, guided holidays that promise the perfect balance of relaxed island pace, unique sights like Pearl Harbour and the Hawaii Volcanoes National park, and memorable Insider moments like walking through a volcanic lava tube.
Canada’s Rockies, a Regional guided holiday from R21 200 for 7 days
Grizzly bears, spectacular rock formations, thunderous waterfalls and the tranquil emerald waters of glacial lakes – take in the best of the Rocky Mountains in this in-depth exploration.
For Insider moments like finding out what to do if you come face-to-face with a bear in the Rockies – our wildlife expert also tells you about some of the 52 other types of mammal that roam Jasper National Park to strolling around Lake Louise, hearing how the water gets its emerald sparkle and about the area’s geology and history. Drive beneath snow-capped peaks, before venturing onto Athabasca Glacier on an Ice Explorer. You could even experience the thrill of the world’s largest rodeo with our Calgary Stampede option.
Taking in three national parks, the major metropolises of San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles, wine country, the ocean and deserts, this diverse trip crosses four extraordinary states.
Enjoy Insider moments such as meeting the chef, farmer and host who create your authentic Californian meal at stunning Stella Mare in Santa Barbara. A down-to-earth experience, you’re welcomed to an old sea captain’s house by Laurence, who owns a small orchard and created your menu. Her chef, Roth, gets one of you to make the salad dressing you’ll all enjoy, and one of her farmer friends brings the freshly picked salad ingredients. You’ll also meet an expert who teaches you the geology of the Grand Canyon in the vast majestic canyon itself.
The White House, Liberty Bell and Times Square – see some of the United States’ most famous landmarks in this gentle discovery of great American cities.
Enjoy Insider moments like hearing how an old recipe emerged from an attic to revolutionise America’s craft beer industry at Samuel Adams Brewery. Follow in the footsteps of U.S. presidents to stay at the longest continuously operating hotel in america. Pass through sculpted iron gates on your way to look around Cornelius Vanderbilt’s palatial mansion in Newport – the socialite called it his ‘cottage’. And, of course, see the iconic sights of Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York and Boston.
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