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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.

 

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Our top itineraries for North America History and culture

Western Brook Pond Fjord Boat Tour, Gros Morne National Park

Newfoundland & Labrador's Viking Trail

10-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,920 pp incl. flights

A scenic self-drive across Newfoundland and Labrador, taking in the delights of the Viking Trail. Stay in charming seaside properties and lodge retreats in the heart of Atlantic Canada.

New Brunswick

Atlantic Canada: Rail to the Maritimes

15-day tailor-made holiday from £3,115 pp incl. flights

This charming journey takes you through Atlantic Canada's Maritime provinces, connecting quaint towns and coastal villages with scenic rail journeys pasting rolling hills and rugged cliffs.

Peggy's Cove Harbour, Nova Scotia

Culinary delights of Nova Scotia

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,685 pp incl. flights

Showcase Nova Scotia’s gastronomy on included meals and a lobster cruise, while taking in its spectacular scenery and historic intrigue on gorgeous drives and luxury stays.

The Icefields Parkway

Prairies & Rockies of Alberta and Saskatchewan

19-day self-drive from £2,285 pp incl. flights

Alongside Canada’s Rocky-Mountain highlights, this super-scenic road trip takes in the lesser-known charms of Alberta and Saskatchewan, showcasing everything from pioneer forts to mighty glaciers.

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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.

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