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Discover the vibrant urban allure of the United States on our 20 invigorating city tours for 2024. Surrounded by the rich history and diverse culture of America's cities, our United States city tours offer an immersive journey that seamlessly blends architecture, history, and local flavors, providing a profound insight into this remarkable destination. Over a span of 6 to 17 days, you will explore the heart and soul of the United States, renowned for its iconic landmarks and bustling cityscapes. With tours starting at $3,475 to $35,220, join us on a trip that uncovers the magic of America's urban landscape. Contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Visit historic Memphis, Tennessee
$5,499
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Heart of the Delta

New Orleans to Memphis - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Mississippi
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
  • Get a taste of Cajun cuisine
  • Discover Civil War history
  • See the historic homes of Natchez
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / Memphis
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Immerse yourself in the history and heritage of the Mississippi River on this 12-day voyage from New Orleans to Memphis. Soak up the rich French and Acadian cultures that infuse the Lower Mississippi, and be inspired by the stories of famed musicians and Civil Rights heroes. Savor delicious Cajun …
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Monument Valley
$5,060
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Grand National Parks: Las Vegas to LA

10 Day Itinerary
  • Discover Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Hike to Emerald Pools in Zion Park
  • Enjoy a traditional Navajo meal
  • See the Grand Canyon
Starts / Ends:
Alexis Park Resort / The Georgian Hotel
Activities:
Camping, Hiking, Local Market Visits, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Explore the desert from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, with the Grand Canyon in between. From the flash and glam of Las Vegas to the serenity of Zion, this tour through some of the best national parks in the United States takes you from Sin City to the City of Angels. Take a walk among the hoodoos of …
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Wander through the historic French Quarter
$3,999
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New Orleans & Southern Charms

8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Mississippi
  • Enjoy Cajun and Creole cuisine
  • Indulge in New Orleans' music
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • See the historic homes of Natchez
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Lower Mississippi overflows with charm, history and hospitality. Wander historic estates, and visit notable Civil War sites. Explore the bustling French-influenced port cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Sway to the tempos of Dixieland jazz, gospel and blues. Savor gourmet Cajun and Creole …
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Fireweed blooms before majestic Denali
$5,600
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Denali and Talkeetna Wilderness Rail Adventure

7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Denali National Park
  • Guided hikes and kayak excursions
  • Wildlife Encounters
  • Discover historic Talkeetna
Starts / Ends:
Anchorage / Anchorage
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Urban Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This fully-escorted Denali National Park and Talkeetna exploration stays true to the spirit of adventure. Put your boots to the ground and experience an unmatched, up-close, and hands-on 7-day experience in Alaska's interior. Travel by bus and first class rail as you travel cabin to rustic …
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Admire beautiful Alaskan landscapes
$5,490
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Best of Alaska

10 Day Itinerary
  • Experience the scenery of Alaska
  • Explore Denali National Park.
  • Discover Seward's bustling harbors
  • Cruise in Prince William Sound
Starts / Ends:
Anchorage / Anchorage
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Urban Exploration, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Prepare to be captivated by Alaska's breathtaking beauty on this ten-day adventure. Travel from Anchorage to the Kenai Peninsula through forests, around mountain ranges, and along the magnificent seashore. Explore the Denali National Park's pristine woodlands, keeping an eye out for …
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Mackinac Island, Michigan
$6,980
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A Voyage Along the Great Lakes – with Smithsonian Journeys

Milwaukee - Toronto - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Champlain
  • Explore the five Great Lakes
  • Visit charming Mackinac Island
  • Learn about Native American history
  • Visit the Niagara Falls
  • Cruise Biosphere Reserve of Georgia
Starts / Ends:
Milwaukee / Toronto
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail aboardLeChamplainfor an8-day cruiseto discoverthe Great Lakesamidst the splendid colors of autumn.Depart fromMilwaukee, Wisconsin, the United States’ “brew city,” and begin your voyage by sailing the length ofLake Michigan, a veritable inland sea, following in the …
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Visit historic Memphis, Tennessee
$5,190
Savings
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Lower Mississippi River Cruise

Memphis - New Orleans - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Symphony
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover the cultures of the delta
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 9-day cruise aboard the American Symphonyfrom Memphis to New Orleans, navigating the mighty Mississippi River. Explore Memphis' musical legacy and vibrant culture before cruising through days of enchanting river views. Vicksburg unfolds its Civil War history, Natchez …
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Memphis, Tennesse, USA downtown cityscape at dusk over Beale Street
$5,190
Savings
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Lower Mississippi River Cruise

Memphis - New Orleans - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Melody
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover the cultures of the delta
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 9-day cruise aboard the American Melodyfrom Memphis to New Orleans, navigating the mighty Mississippi River. Explore Memphis' musical legacy and vibrant culture before cruising through days of enchanting river views. Vicksburg unfolds its Civil War history, Natchez …
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Visit Louisiana's capital city of Baton Rouge
$4,530
Savings
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Lower Mississippi River Cruise

Memphis - New Orleans - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Heritage
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover the cultures of the delta
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 9-day cruise aboard the American Heritagefrom Memphis to New Orleans, navigating the mighty Mississippi River. Explore Memphis' musical legacy and vibrant culture before cruising through days of enchanting river views. Vicksburg unfolds its Civil War history, Natchez …
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Death Valley National Park
$3,940
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Hiking the best of Death Valley and Joshua Tree

Los Angeles - Las Vegas - 6 Day Itinerary
  • Hike Death Valley National Park
  • Explore Joshua Tree National Park
  • Discover Darwin Falls and Lost Palm
  • Follow the Golden Canyon Trail
Starts / Ends:
Las Vegas / Las Vegas
Activities:
Hiking, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Challenging
Hike across some of North America's most renowned National Parks on a five-day excursion that begins in Los Angeles and ends in Badwater Basin. On this tour, visit Skull Rock, dine at a 1940s movie set, hike to a hidden oasis deep in Joshua Tree National Park, and uncover one of Death …
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Visit Louisiana's capital city of Baton Rouge
$3,475
Savings
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Historic Mississippi River Cruise

New Orleans Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard American Heritage
  • Explore the antebellum of Natchez
  • Visit historic Civil War sites
  • Discover Oak Alley's historic charm
  • Visit charming ports and cities
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / New Orleans
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
Board American Heritage for this 8-day cruise along the Mississippi River. Explore unique sites and attractions, admiring the beauty of the world on a roundtrip river cruise from New Orleans. Uncover the history of Oak Alley Plantation, Baton Rouge's dynamic blend of history and modernity, and …
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Mississippi River, St. Paul Minnesota
$5,545
Savings
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Upper Mississippi River

St. Louis, MO to St. Paul, MN - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Melody
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
  • See Mark Twain's hometown, Hannibal
  • Witness wildlife and nature
  • Admire local artwork in Red Wing
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / Red Wing
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a cruise along the Upper Mississippi River, exploring St. Louis, Alton, Hannibal, Muscatine, Dubuque, Winona, and Red Wing. Visit Mark Twain's home, witness diverse landscapes, and enjoy expert-guided tours. Adapt to the river's character as you relax on lounges, decks, or …
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Visit Louisiana's capital city of Baton Rouge
$4,530
Savings
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Lower Mississippi River Cruise

New Orleans - Memphis - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Heritage
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover the cultures of the delta
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / Memphis
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 9-day cruise aboard the American Heritage from New Orleans to Memphis. Explore New Orleans with its culinary delights, music, and culture. Sail the Mississippi River, visit historic sites, and enjoy onboard entertainment. Explore plantations, museums, swamps, and antebellum homes. …
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Beautiful seascapes in Maine
$6,640
Savings
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Maine Coast & Harbors Cruise

Roundtrip Portland - 8 Day Itinerary aboard American Glory
  • Visit Bucksport
  • Visit Camden in Maine
  • Visit Bar Harbor
  • Visit Cape Elizabeth
Starts / Ends:
Portland / Portland
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
On this 8-day Maine Coast & Harbors Cruise roundtrip Portland aboard the American Glory, explore Maine's breathtaking coastline, framed by a backdrop of mountains teeming with native wildlife. Immerse in the region's maritime heritage in a trip past the grand homes of sea captains and …
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Explore historic New Orleans
$4,190
Savings
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Historic Mississippi River Cruise

New Orleans Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard American Melody
  • Explore the antebellum of Natchez
  • Visit historic Civil War sites
  • Discover Oak Alley's historic charm
  • Visit charming ports and cities
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / New Orleans
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
Board American Melody for this 8-day cruise along the Mississippi River. Explore unique sites and attractions, admiring the beauty of the world on a roundtrip river cruise from New Orleans. Uncover the history of Oak Alley Plantation, Baton Rouge's dynamic blend of history and modernity, and …
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Beautiful Toronto Skyline
$10,270
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Expedition in the heart of the American Great Lakes

Milwaukee - Toronto - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Champlain
  • Discover Lakes of North America
  • Enjoy exceptional sailing
  • See the Niagara Falls
  • Visit Mackinac Island
Starts / Ends:
Milwaukee / Toronto
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail aboardLe Champlainfor a 11-dayexpedition cruiseto explore the natural and cultural treasures oftheGreat Lakes of North America, surrounded by flamboyant nature painted in the colors of the Indian summer. Departing fromMilwaukee, you will sail onLake Michigan, a veritable inland sea, and …
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Skyscrapers skyline of Milwaukee and Lake Michigan, W
$6,980
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Great Lakes of North America: Milwaukee to Toronto

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Admire Milwaukee's architecture
  • Sail across charming landscapes
  • Learn about Native American history
  • Discover Niagara Falls
Starts / Ends:
Lake Huron / Great Lakes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
Le Bellot's 8-day cruise around the Great Lakes of North America takes you into the colorful essence of the Indian summer. Begin your journey in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, following in the footsteps of the early settlers, trappers, and Native Americans, before sailing on Lake Michigan, a genuine …
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Relax in beautiful Halifax
$12,312
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St Lawrence River and Nova Scotia - Canada's lifeline amidst Indian summer colors

Toronto to Boston - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Hanseatic Inspiration
  • Experience vibrant sea of colors
  • Enjoy Montreal & Quebec
  • Explore shores through hikes & tour
  • Seven locks in St. Lawrence River
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Boston
Activities:
Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 16-day cruise from Toronto to Bar Harbor, experiencing a captivating journey through iconic cities and landscapes. Navigate the St. Lawrence River, witnessing a remarkable lock adventure with seven daytime passages. Explore Montreal's European charm and Quebec's rich cultural …
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