Visiting: New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Williamsburg, Roanoke, Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg, Nashville, Memphis, Jackson, New Orleans, Gulf of Mexico, Pensacola, Orlando, Kennedy Space Center, Miami
Day 1 – Malta - New York
Meet the tour manager at Malta International Airport for your flight to New York. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Check in at the Dylan Hotel.
Day 2 - New York – Philadelphia – Washington D.C.
Transfer from New York to Washington, D.C. via Philadelphia, the birthplace of the nation, where you will stop to see Independence Mall and Liberty Bell. Check in at the Washington Hilton Hotel.
Day 3 - Washington D.C.
Enjoy a city tour with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or stroll the banks of the Potomac River.
Day 4 - Washington D.C. – Williamsburg – Roanoke
Depart this morning for Williamsburg, Virginia’s colonial capital. Walk along the Duke of Gloucester Street to visit some of the impressive public buildings, colonial houses and the College of William and Mary (admissions not included).Check in at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood.
Day 5 - Roanoke – Blue Ridge Parkway – Great Smoky Mountains - Gatlinburg
Travel along portions of Blue Ridge Parkway / mountains before entering the breathtaking scenery as you visit Great Smoky Mountains and National Park, before arrival in Gatlinburg in the afternoon. In the evening you can explore some of the unique restaurants on main street. Check in at the Edgewater Hotel & Conference Center.
Day 6 - Gatlinburg –– Nashville
Today continue through Knoxville the state`s third largest city before you arrive in the early afternoon in Music City USA Nashville. Check in at Inn at Opryland.
Day 7 - Nashville – Memphis
Travel across the countryside and arrive in Memphis, the city known for blues music, cotton and home of Sun Records. Take a city tour including Beale Street, the heart of the blues music scene. This afternoon, fans of “The King of Rock and Roll” have the opportunity to tour Graceland, former home of Elvis Presley (optional).Check in at the Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown
Day 8 - Memphis – Jackson – New Orleans
Today’s tour takes you to Mississippi, the Magnolia State. Pass through Jackson, the state capital, and continue to Louisiana and New Orleans, the home of the infamous Mardi Gras celebrations. Tonight, immerse yourself in Creole culture on board an authentic Mississippi Riverboat dinner cruise and enjoy the rhythms of a Dixieland jazz band (optional). Check in at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.
Day 9 - New Orleans
A full day at leisure to take in the French flavor and grandeur of New Orleans. Explore the French Quarter with its trademark wrought iron balconies overlooking the narrow, cobblestone streets. Stand atop one of the infamous New Orleans levees and gain the perspective of how these unique feats of architecture guard the city.
Day 10 - New Orleans – Gulf of Mexico – Pensacola
Travel along the Mississippi Gulf Coast through Mobile, AL to the city of Pensacola. Visit one of the top 10 rose gardens in America at the Bellingrath Home (admission included). While visiting Pensacola Beach, walk along side the swaying sea oats, dipping your toes in the warm waters of the emerald green Gulf of Mexico.Check in at The Courtyard Hotel by Marriott.
Day 11 - Pensacola – Orlando
Travel along the Florida panhandle to Ocala, known for thoroughbred horse ranches. Continue through central Florida, heart of America’s citrus industry, and on to Orlando for an evening arrival at your hotel. Check in at the Grand Hotel Celebration.
Day 12 – Orlando
Day at leisure. Revitalize by the pool or visit one of Orlando’s attractions: such as Disney World, Sea World, or Universal Studios (admissions not included).
Day 13 - Orlando – Kennedy Space Center – Miami
Visit Kennedy Space Center, home of America’s space program (admission included). Continue to the cultural melting pot of Miami Beach and check in at the Hilton Garden Inn Miami South Beach.
Day 14 – Miami
Miami city tour, taking in the iconic landmarks that make this famous city one of the most recognisable places in the world. Later transfer to the Airport for your flight to Malta.
Day 15 – Malta
Arrival in Malta