Cut through the heart of the gigantic United States and hit the open road between two of its most iconic cities – New Orleans and New York. Snaking through the jaw-dropping Appalachian Mountains, via the nation's capital, this route encompasses everything from pioneer and political history to the musical legacies of Nashville and Memphis. Featuring a mix of camping and hotel accommodation, plenty of walking tours and more than a few museums, this overland odyssey has something for everyone, so jump aboard and get ready to explore one of the most fascinating nations on earth.

Highlights

Embark on a road trip through one of the most colourful, musical and hospitable parts of the US, cross stunning natural landscape, and end in ‘The Capital of the World’. Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans are notorious for their rich music and nightlife scenes. See live performances of blues, jazz, country and rock in celebrated music venues

With so much to see and do, the flexibility of this trip allows you to do what you want, when you want, without the restrictions of an overly packed itinerary

Washington DC was built with the blocks of American history. See its famous monuments and memorials lit up in lights, then by day discover the White House, Capitol Hill and the National Mall, and feel small next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln

Round off this trip in the perfect place – the Big Apple. Grab your new friends and get a slice of New York pizza, head to a Broadway show, or explore some of the city's famous landmarks and nightlife