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The Great 48

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ends on 25 Jul 2018
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The Great 48 - Trek America
The Great 48 - Trek America
Rather poor
1 review
Starts
Miami
Destinations
+54
Ends
Seattle
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Highlights

  • Be impressed by the White House
  • Boogie in New Orleans
  • Stroll the Brooklyn Bridge in NYC
  • Wonder at the Grand Canyon
Age range
18 to 38 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
13
Transportation
Private Vehicle
Travel style
Discovery
Start in Miami and end in Seattle! With the discovery tour The Great 48, you have a 75 day tour package taking you through Miami, USA and 55 other destinations in USA. The Great 48 is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport and more.

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  • The Great 48 reviewer 1
    Written on September 28, 2015
    2.0 - Rather poor

    This should have been the trip of a lifetime but our tour leader was horrendous. A vile, bigoted, unknowledgeable nasty piece of work I've yet to meet. She completely ruined the experience for the majority on our trip. Casual racism, being disrespectful about native Americans and taking us to a homestay which involved sleeping on the floor of a house where animals urinated, coupled with horrendous hygiene while camping, being verbally abusive to Trekkers and generally knowing very little about the places we visited ensured that despite her being removed from the tour by her managers and her replacement being fantastic, the damage was already done and she completely soured what should have been an amazing experience. Trek America's aftercare consists of sticking two fingers up at you because they've already had your money. There are loads of other company's out there offering similar trips. Use one of them.
    Trek America commented on this review
    Many thanks for your feedback. As soon as we hear about any issues on our trips we react and try to resolve them. In the case on your Great 48 trip, once we heard of some negative feedback we acted very quickly to fix it, which it's great you recognised we did. Having been in business for 43 years and having carried thousands of very satisfied clients we are fully aware situations arise on trips and we hope to solve them in a timely manner when they do crop up from time to time.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Miami, Billies Swamp Safari
  2. Days 2-3: Savannah
  3. Day 4: Charleston
  4. Day 5: Asheville
  5. Days 6-7: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  6. Day 8: West Virginia
  7. Days 9-10: Washington, DC
  8. Days 11-12: Philadelphia, New York City
  9. Days 13-14: Boston
  10. Days 15-16: Acadia National Park
  11. Days 17-18: White Mountain National Forest
  12. Day 19: Green Mountains
  13. Day 20: Niagara Falls
  14. Day 21: Cleveland
  15. Days 22-23: Van Buren State Park
  16. Day 24: Indianapolis
  17. Day 25: Mammoth Cave National Park
  18. Days 26-27: Nashville
  19. Day 28: Birmingham
  20. Days 29-30: New Orleans
  21. Day 31: Tupelo
  22. Days 32-33: Clarksdale, Memphis
  23. Day 34: St. Louis
  24. Days 35-36: Chicago
  25. Day 37: Wisconsin Dells
  26. Day 38: Minneapolis
  27. Day 39: Des Moines, Kansas City
  28. Day 40: Oklahoma City
  29. Days 41-42: Dallas
  30. Day 43: Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  31. Days 44-45: Santa Fe
  32. Day 46: Great Sand Dunes National Park
  33. Days 47-48: Rocky Mountain National Park
  34. Days 49-50: Mount Rushmore
  35. Day 51: Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  36. Day 52: Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
  37. Days 53-54: Yellowstone National Park
  38. Day 55: Craters Of The Moon National Monument
  39. Day 56: Salt Lake City
  40. Days 57-58: Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point
  41. Day 59: Monument Valley
  42. Days 60-61: Grand Canyon National Park
  43. Days 62-63: Route 66, Las Vegas
  44. Days 64-65: Los Angeles
  45. Day 66: Santa Barbara
  46. Day 67: Monterey
  47. Days 68-69: Yosemite National Park
  48. Days 70-71: San Francisco
  49. Days 72-73: Redwood National Park
  50. Day 74: Portland
  51. Day 75: Seattle

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  • Guide

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  • Transport

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Meals

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  • Optional Extras
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Videos

  • Q&A: Trek America Oct 2014
  • Trek America: Adventures in North, Central and South America
  • A Day in the Life of a Trekker
Q&A: Trek America Oct 2014

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Location
Miami is the starting point and Seattle is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Trek America to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Trek America booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 September 2018 the full payment of $9,762 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $9762 for The Great 48, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 17,121 km.
  • Miami (USA)
  • 208 km
  • Key West (USA)
  • 840 km
  • Savannah (USA)
  • 469 km
  • Raleigh (USA)
  • 354 km
  • Asheville (USA)
  • 90 km
  • Great Smoky Mnts (USA)
  • 349 km
  • Charleston (USA)
  • 405 km
  • Washington DC (USA)
  • 145 km
  • Delaware City (USA)
  • 185 km
  • New York City (USA)
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