Embark on the ultimate American adventure experiencing two of its most popular cities, captivating New York and star-studded Los Angeles.
Take on two of the United States’ most famed cities on this unforgettable twin-centre adventure. Experience the ‘American dream’ in the Big Apple, where you can indulge in some serious retail therapy, sample the legendary New York street food and see some of the world’s most iconic landmarks. Pair New York with a trip to California’s most star-studded city, Los Angeles. Renowned for its celebrity culture and home to the Golden Era of movies, go behind the scenes in Hollywood, shop along dazzling Rodeo Drive or head to the coast to Santa Monica Beach for sun, sea and sand LA style!
No trip to New York is complete without taking in a view of the city that never sleeps. Take a wonder across the Brooklyn bridge which is an architectural delight, and marvel at the views of Manhattan. To see the city from up above there are a few options, with the Empire State building and the Rockefella Center being firm favourites.
New York is bursting at the seams with art and culture. There are museums at every corner, one of the most famous is MoMa - Museum Of Modern Art - and is definitely worth a visit. If music is your thing, you'll find live jazz and hip hop in funky underground bars, and then of course there are the bright lights of Broadway to keep you entertained.
With department stores like Macys and Saks, boutiques and outlets it's hard not to shop in New York. Here fashion reigns supreme, so start off with an empty suitcase and fill it up as you go along. In New York, you can also find unique jewelry, accessories and homewares. It's also great for vintage lovers, with thrift shops and markets waiting to be searched.
Despite being one of the biggest cities in the world, New York has plenty of opportunities to be at one with nature. Central Park is probably most famous, but there's also Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Head a little way out of Manhatten and you'll even find beaches, with Orchard Beach near the Bronx and Brighton Beach near Coney Island.
This is were the beautiful people live. Whatever you expect from Beverly Hills, it will not fail to disappoint. Wealth can be seen and felt everywhere. The House of Bijan, the worlds most expensive shop, lives here – you can't enter without a reservation, but it's always worth strolling past to spy the millionaire's cars parked outside. Beverly Hills is a great place for people watching, enjoy a walking tour or just pitch up in a café - you never know who you might see!
This is LA's best loved beach-side city. The vibe is funky, the people are cool and the beach is inviting. The creativity that oozes from this place is infectious, over 50% of the people that live here work in the arts. Visit the traditional all-American pier which is home to a solar powered Ferris wheel, arcades and diners and famously marks the end of Route 66.
Located in San Fernando Valley, this area is owned by Universal Studios Hollywood, making it LA's beating heart of entertainment. Take a tour of the world's largest working movie studio, and go behind the scenes of some of your favorite films. When the sun goes down, Universal CityWalk boasts the best in evening entertainment including restaurants, bars and live music.
For a break from the glossy streets and beautiful beaches – take a day out to step back in time and discover what LA was like 11,000 years ago. This was the era when saber-toothed tigers, big cats and sloths roamed the streets, and you can see the fossils to prove it. You'll get to see what a real tar pit looks like and meet Zed, a near complete skeleton of a Columbian Mammoth.
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We are one of the only UK tour operators to have a team based in Kissimmee, Orlando.
Our friendly team are available to all of our guests travelling to the USA, offering support, help, advice and a friendly face to anyone who needs it. Our team in Kissimmee includes locals, who can give you tips on the best places to shop or dine and British Expats who know the importance of a good cup of tea!
If you are staying in one of our villas, head to our Welcome Centre first where one of the team will give you your keys, directions and all the information you need to make your stay perfect.
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