Adorned with small town charm and bustling megacities in equal measure, this colourful adventure on America’s east coast will take you from the moss-draped oak trees of Savannah to the modern metropolis of New York City - collecting pieces of America’s history at each stop along the way. Meander through this dreamy colonial corner of North America stopping at living history museums, leafy plantations, and the treasure trove of marvels that is the USA’s capital city, Washington DC.
We journey to Williamsburg, stopping en route at stunning Virginia Beach with its six-mile sandy beach and thriving 40-block boardwalk flanked with restaurants, cafés, and shops.
We continue our journey to Williamsburg. The former capital of the Virginia Colony until 1789, Williamsburg was England’s oldest, largest, richest, most populous colony and played a significant role in the American Revolution. You’ll notice plenty of European influence here - our first insight into the lifestyle of the first British settlers. We’ll stay here for two nights.
We look forward to a full day of exploration and historical discovery in the cities of Williamsburg and Jamestown today. We’ll visit Colonial Williamsburg - one of the largest and most comprehensive living-history museums in the USA. Nearby Jamestown is home to two compelling attractions; Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement. While in the area, we’ll learn about the first permanent English settlement in North America.
Marbled monuments and memorials, eclectic neighbourhoods, and high-profile politicos; Washington DC - ‘America’s front yard’ - is a real treasure trove of historic sites and neoclassical buildings. We’ll take a guided tour of the nation’s capital stopping by the Capitol Building, the White House, and the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument. We’ll stay for two nights.
Today is free. You might choose to join an excursion to Mount Vernon today to visit the beloved home of America’s first President, George Washington, and his wife Martha - a fantastic opportunity to gain an insight into the Washingtons’ daily life and of life on an 18th-century plantation.
In the afternoon perhaps explore the magnificent Smithsonian Institution - a collection of 17 museums and galleries home to the National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of African American history, and National Air and Space Museum to name just three. This evening, you can join an optional tour to see the city’s sites under the glow of moonlight.
We stop in Philadelphia en route to New York City. Here, we enjoy a guided tour and discover Independence National History Park, which includes the iconic Hall of Independence and Liberty Bell. We’ll continue on to the Big Apple.
Take a bite of the Big Apple today on a guided tour of the iconic sites. You’ll realise we’re a world away from where we started in Savannah as we take in all this bustling metropolis has to offer; Times Square, Rockefeller Plaza, 5th Avenue, Broadway, Central Park, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Chinatown and the Financial District. The afternoon is free to explore as you please.
A relaxing morning, before we transfer to the airport for your overnight return flight to the UK.
Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.
CNN is one the United States’ major news networks and today we’ll get a behind-the-scenes peak on our backstage tour. Once we’ve wrapped up at the studio, we leave Atlanta behind for a journey through the Georgia countryside to Savannah.
This famously beautiful city is a hub for creative types, but it’s the elegant 18th and 19th-century townhouses, brick ‘sidewalks’ and towering oak trees draped in Spanish moss that are likely to capture your heart…
Begin the day with a guided walking tour, taking in the city’s Civil War history, three centuries worth of architectural prowess, and an old-time candy shop on historic River Street. This afternoon is free to spend as you please.
We love a wander through Forsyth Park in the historic district. Dating back to the 1840s, this green corner is undeniably charming. It’s the perfect spot to get your camera clicking at that famous Spanish moss and iconic centrepiece fountain. Or perhaps just stop by one of the little cafes and watch the local life pass you by.
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your flight to Atlanta. On arrival we’ll transfer to our hotel.
This morning we cross the state line into South Carolina. We make a stop at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens en route - known as one of the most beautiful public gardens in America since it was founded in 1676.
It’s impossible not to imagine yourself in an earlier era today as we explore Charleston’s cobbled pathways lined with colonial mansions on our guided tour this morning.
This afternoon, there is an optional cruise in the harbour to see Fort Sumter, WWII aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, The Battery, and the Ravenal Bridge.
We arrive in Wilmington, North Carolina - the gateway to the Cape Fear Coast beaches. Enjoy a guided tour of the historic district and the gallery-lined boardwalk before checking into our hotel this afternoon.
Touring with Titan Travel
As one of the UK’s leading escorted holiday companies, Titan Travel offers an award-winning collection of holidays and tours in incredible destinations on all seven continents. In addition to scooping 20 British Travel Awards, 4 British Cruise Awards and a Telegraph Travel Award in 2018, the company won a Globe Travel Award and achieved Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended status in 2019, meaning you can have complete confidence in booking your escorted holiday and experiences with this great travel brand.
With a vast array of destination choices and so many carefully planned escorted tours available, it’s easy to find your perfect holiday with Titan Travel. The company does, in fact, offer over 400 exciting itineraries visiting around 100 destinations across Europe, Africa, Asia, Australasia, India, Sri Lanka, the Caribbean, the Middle East, North America, South America and Central America. And as your Titan Travel holiday includes a VIP door-to-door service, your escorted holiday starts and ends at your front door. This means planning your touring holiday is super easy, so the only hard part is choosing where to go!
One of the best things about Titan Travel is that they cover all holiday types and have something for everyone, from coach tours, escorted train and rail holiday tours and short UK breaks to Christmas holidays and a wide variety of river and ocean cruises. Whether you want to explore the Slovenian coast from the bow of a boat, see the monumental glaciers and snow-dusted mountains of the Alaskan fjords or even attend a traditional tea ceremony in Japan, Titan Travel boasts an unbeatable collection of touring holidays and unique solo and group travel experiences. Plus, you’ll have peace of mind that everything’s taken care of - including any airport transfers, excursions and chosen escorted tours.
If you want to travel on your own, Titan Travel welcomes thousands of single travellers every year and offers escorted holidays that are reserved exclusively for solo guests, like trips to Russia, escapes to Portugal, rail journeys in Switzerland and Greek island-hopping adventures. Not only will you discover new destinations but you’ll also meet new people and make unforgettable memories while fulfilling your solo travel wishes. Titan Travel also offers small group escorted tours so that you can meet like-minded travellers and enjoy a more intimate and social atmosphere on your holiday. Small group tours are limited to 25 travellers and include South Africa safari adventures, Thailand and Cambodia discovery tours and cruising to the temples and villages in Burma.
No matter which type of escorted touring holiday you pick, your Titan Travel holiday is ABTA and ATOL protected and the brand’s price promise protects you against any price drops after you’ve made a booking. What’s more, Titan Travel uses experienced tour managers and expert local guides who will ensure you don’t miss a thing while visiting a new destination.