USA Holidays 2016, 2017, Abercrombie & Kent

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The United States of America epitomises glamour. Big, bold, unashamed glamour. Where else can you find some of the world's most exclusive restaurants, flamboyant hotels and iconic sporting events, laid out on a stage that's synonymous with the all-American image, from its plunging canyons and sweeping landscapes to its cosmopolitan cities and fashionable boutiques. Fast-paced, at once wild and refined, and with some of the most beautiful natural wonders on the planet, North America is abundant with once in a lifetime sights that create amazing journeys. The colossal Grand Canyon cuts a magnificent swathe down the west coast, cleaving desert from the verdant centre. In the south west the Florida Keys pepper the azure seas with palm-studded islets and creamy beaches, while the north is carpeted in savannah scenes that are straight out of Little House on the Prairie. And away from the natural beauty (and it is plentiful), you'll have access to some of the world's most mesmerising metropolises, from the political powerhouse that is Washington D.C to the incomparable splendour of New York with all its fascinating contrasts. It's also a fantastic beach destination: California is replete with surfing hotspots and the great serpent of Highway 1 that uncoils along the coastline. New England is perfectly preppy, Hawaii laid-back luau cool and the Carolinas unspoilt and packed with southern charm. Each of the 50 states is characterised by its own flavour, from grits in Texas to the famous New York hotdog, you can take your taste buds on an adventure of their own.

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When it comes to the USA, our returning travellers' highlights come thick and fast: on a sunset horse ride in Arizona, trotted around a corner to find we'd arranged a desert 'cook out' with live band; an impromptu microbrewery tour in Oregon after our guide, Kieron, noted his group's interest in - there's no other way of saying this - enjoying a tipple; and snorkelling with manatee in Florida's Crystal River: "I was petrified at first, but when I calmed down, it was incredible". 

How do you start to tackle the myriad charms, adventures and tastes of the USA? You're looking at a country with everything from tropical beaches kissed by awe-inspiring surf, empty arctic tundra and desert worthy of a Hollywood movie, along with some of the planet's most sophisticated cities.

The solution is to trust our superb, highly experienced North American team to inform and advise you, before drawing up a perfectly pitched, creative itinerary. With the very best guides and long-established contacts, we can arrange seamless travel across the vast country, highlighting its iconic sights and personal holiday priorities, while offering exclusive insider experiences: tours of private art collections, visits to civil war battlefields with renowned historians, wine tasting with owners of boutique vineyards, driving vintage Mustang convertibles on the Pacific Coastal Highway...

We'll help you discover New England's colonial architecture and beautiful coastal villages, Florida's white powder sand, laid-back Keys and sprawling Everglades - guests have emailed us about the thrill of feeding alligators from their airboats - and the Appalachian Trail's magnificent landscapes (we suggest a short hike rather than the entire 2,180 miles).

You'll find some of the world's most gorgeous national parks from the Great Smoky Mountains forests to Yellowstone's geysers and Canyonlands' mesas, to Yosemite's waterfalls. You can head west for Hawaii's legendary surf, south for Louisiana's bayous and north for Alaska's glaciers, volcanoes and bears. Link any of them together and you've a memorable holiday road trip including Highway One linking Los Angeles and San Francisco, Highway 61 between New Orleans and Minnesota - the 'Blues Highway' - and US1 from Miami to Key West.

And, of course, there are the cities: from New York's dynamism and Chicago's architecture to Portland's cafes and San Francisco's hills. We could go on, but as Americans say 'enough already'. It's all waiting for you and with A&K, it's all possible.

Talk to one of our experts today about our luxury and tailor made USA Holidays 2016, 2017.



Our experts can tailor-make the perfect holiday to suit your individual requirements, however, if you need inspiration or a starting point, below are some of our suggested trips and experiences:

South West Family Explorer

Nights: 12 | from £4,880pp

A family adventure that packs a punch, taking in iconic sites, camping and guided tours. Let the kids rule wild in the wild west and the adults experience... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Highlights of the South West

Nights: 11 | from £3,980pp

A self-drive tour of America’s South West that contrasts the spectacular natural beauty of Sedona, the Grand Canyon and Zion, culminating at the neon... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Highlights of Georgia and Carolinas

Nights: 9 | from £2,150pp

Explore the Antebellum heritage on this charming self-drive tour. Starting in Atlanta and ending in Asheville. Enjoy the open roads, the magnificent scenery... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Classic Deep South

Nights: 13 | from £2,550pp

Meander through Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana on this classic road trip that enables you to absorb the history, ambience and musical heritage... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Highlights of Florida Keys

Nights: 8 | from £2,370pp

Visit the turtle hospital and see how they rescue and care for sea turtles, dine at the end of the Historic Seven Mile Bridge and experience the boutiques,... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Below are some of our suggested places to stay:

Amangiri

Canyon Point, Utah

As you approach the Amangiri, you'll notice that the resort is difficult to spot. Architecturally, it has been designed to blend into the landscape with...Find out more

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Mandarin Oriental New York

New York, New York

Situated high above Columbus Circle, the hotel's central position means you are never far from the eclectic mix of culture and shopping that New York...Find out more

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The Resort at Pelican Hill

Newport Beach, California

The Resort at Pelican Hill is the perfect spot to choose for a family looking to explore Southern California from a relaxing base with the very best activities...Find out more

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Family Holidays | Honeymoons

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Post Ranch Inn

Big Sur, California

The rustic elegance that forms The Post Ranch Inn (sister hotel to Cavello Point in Sausalito) comes with some of the best views in America. Two private...Find out more

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The Resort at Paws Up

Greenough, Montana

Imagine being surrounded by pristine wilderness, breathtaking vistas hear only the hooves of horses and the cattle moving in the distance. Your private...Find out more

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Holland America: A cruise through Canada and New England

Nights: 9 | from £2,280pp

Feast on delicious Maine lobster, discover the charms of very French Quebec, cruise along the St Lawrence River and enjoy the stunning scenery of New... Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

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Holland America: Exploring Alaska

Nights: 9 | from £3,595pp

A journey that contrasts the contemporary sophistication of glittering Vancouver with Alaska’s rugged and remote coastal wilderness, with dose of Gold... Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

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Regent SevenSeas: Alaska Cruise (Vancouver - Alaska - Vancouver)

Nights: 7 | from £5,680pp

Alaska is one of the world’s most spectacular cruise destinations; on this 7-day cruise you’ll be amongst sensational scenery and a rich variety of wildlife,... Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

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Regent SevenSeas: North America Cruise 2017 (San Francisco - Alaska - Vancouver)

Nights: 11 | from £4,980pp

Set sail on one of the most magical cruise itineraries in the world, to experience the incredible scenery and wildlife-filled waters of Alaska. Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

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Charlotte, Vicki, Heidi and Rod are experts in designing the perfect holiday in the USA and Canada to suit your personal needs, interests and budget. Their intimate knowledge of our hotels and resorts featured in our portfolio, together with our own network of offices throughout the region, allows us to offer unique in-depth knowledge, unparalleled insider access and the VIP service for which Abercrombie & Kent is renowned.

Read about our lastest experiences in North America in our Travel Blog pages.

To find out more about our North America team, click on the consultant links below or call them on 01242 547 717 or enquire online


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