Jack Kerouac’s statement that became a titular beatnik battlecry stands true to this day: “Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road”.
And, just as in 1940s America, the great USA road trip still leads to everything from the wildly welcoming historic cities of the Deep South up to the log cabin ranches that crouch among the Rockies.
We also know that it’s important to get good value from your travel. That’s why our exclusive offer of up to £100 free spending money and complimentary UK airport lounge access is still available, but only until the end of October.
Perhaps take full advantage with a trip out to South America where cruises follow pink dolphins into the Amazon Rainforest and Chile’s geographic drama unfolds over flamingo-studded deserts and Patagonia’s towering reaches.
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Discover America’s unique geography all the while staying in picturesque ranches and lodges on this self-drive tour. Starting in Salt Lake City, you'll take in the natural splendours of the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks before driving the Pacific West Coast to finish in Seattle.
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Book by: 30 November 2017
There's no better way to explore the USA than by car. The driving is easy with inexpensive fuel and excellent roads that link vibrant cities with wide-open spaces, spectacular countryside and breathtaking coastlines.
Discover a rich and innovative culture, history and heritage on this 15-day self-drive tour of the Deep South states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Combine the history of Quito and the unique biodiversity of the Amazon with perhaps the ultimate in wildlife-watching experiences – a luxury Galápagos cruise.
Introduce yourself to Peru’s colonial tapestry with its capital before delving further into the country’s rich history with Machu Picchu – the enigmatic poster child for the Sacred Valley’s lost Incan cities and stunning geography.