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North America History and culture

North America History & Culture Holidays

Introduction

North America has a wealth of historical sites and significant destinations that you can discover in both Canada and the USA.

The old part of Québec is a UNESCO World heritage site and is the only remaining walled city in North America. Explore on foot to get a sense of Vieux Quebec and be transported back in time. Montréal and Toronto also have fascinating developments to discover.

In the USA there are countless iconic, historical destinations, from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York to the Lincoln Memorial, Colonial Williamsburg, Mount Rushmore, the Charles River Esplanade in Boston and countless sites in Anchorage, Charleston New Orleans, Oahu, Philadelphia, Savannah and so forth.

In Canada the Inuit have a lengthy and important history that you can discover by visiting. Alternatively take in Vancouver's immigrant history and the story of the indigenous tribes here at the Museum of Anthropology. In the USA there are a number of sites dedicated to celebrating the American Indian and their impact on the country.

These are just a handful of the options available though. You can also tailor-make your history and culture holiday to North America by adding a city stay, activity and adventure holiday or other excursion; talk to a destination specialist to see what we can do for you.

Our top itineraries for North America History and culture

Ultimate New Brunswick Fly-Drive

10-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,860 pp incl. flights

This 10-day fly-drive is the ultimate adventure in Atlantic Canada's charming New Brunswick province, encompassing two of the region's most spectacular road trips. It's all done alongside boutique hotels, included transfers and car hire.

Alaska to Tokyo on Silversea

23-day stay & cruise from £5,620 pp incl. flights

Exclusive
cruise offer

Exclusive tailor-made cruise offer. Book by 31 July
Book by: 31 July 2018

This tailor-made itinerary contrasts Vancouver's natural wonders with city-slicking in Tokyo, exploring Alaska and Japan's epic landscapes in between. Stay in luxury hotels and on the spectacular Silver Shadow, where you'll enjoy opulent suites, endless amenities and all-inclusive dining.

Floe Edge Exploration in Arctic Canada

12-day tailor-made journey from £8,190 pp incl. flights

Explore the famous floe edge in May and June in Arctic Canada, where migratory animals come in their thousands alongside looming icebergs and glaciers in the Arctic Ocean. You'll stay in a tented base camp, skiing, hiking, kayaking, and enjoying wonderful photo opportunities.

Summer wildlife at Lac-à-L’eau-Claire

7-day tailor-made journey from £1,965 pp incl. flights

Comparing Québec’s European heritage with its spectacular natural world, you’ll begin in Montréal before heading out into the wilderness for bear and beaver viewing at a luxury countryside retreat.

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Top offers for North America History and culture

Alaska to Tokyo on Silversea

23-day stay & cruise from £5,620 pp incl. flights

Exclusive
cruise offer

Exclusive tailor-made cruise offer. Book by 31 July
Book by: 31 July 2018

This tailor-made itinerary contrasts Vancouver's natural wonders with city-slicking in Tokyo, exploring Alaska and Japan's epic landscapes in between. Stay in luxury hotels and on the spectacular Silver Shadow, where you'll enjoy opulent suites, endless amenities and all-inclusive dining.

New England Explorer on Silver Spirit

17-day stay and cruise from £6,110 pp incl. flights

Exclusive
cruise offer

Exclusive! Includes $250 on board spend and flights
Book by: 31 July 2018

After the city greats and stunning natural world of French and Atlantic Canada, the fall foliage and unique heritage of New England will see you to New York.

Best of Massachusetts & The Berkshires Self-Drive

10-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,710 pp

Special
offer

– Save up to £275 pp
Book by: 30 June 2018

From the rich history of Boston to the Lexington’s battlefields and the beautiful Berkshire Hills, this tailor-made fly-drive takes in the very best of America's Bay State.

American Queen Steamboat Cruise on the Mississippi

13-day tailor-made river cruise from £2,445 pp

Special
offer

Winter Festive Offer: discount on selected dates – Save up to £320 pp
Book by: 31 July 2018

Meander down the Mississippi on a river cruise, visiting a number of historic sights. Begin in Memphis and end in New Orleans as you experience some of the USA's finest music culture scene, including the birthplace of the King of the Blues – the late B.B. King.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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