Continental USA Tours

America the beautiful is an accurate way to describe the lower 48 states-home to some of the most stunning natural beauty, thriving cities, and charming small towns in the world. Whether you want to hear great music in Dixieland, marvel at nature's grandeur on one of our National Parks tours, or just stick your toes into the warm waters of the Pacific in California, you'll find what you're looking for in our cruise and land tours below.

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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta & Southwestern Tour

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Details

This fall tour built around the breathtaking spectacle of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta has it all. Enjoy Native American culture, historical Western towns, and Roswell's out-of-this-world intrigue. You will never forget this winding journey through the wide vistas and endless skies of the Southwest's magnificent deserts.

The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is the world's biggest balloon festival, and the definition of a bucket list experience. Enjoy hundreds of colorful balloons soaring at once, floating over the picturesque Sandia Mountains in the quiet morning. The luminous, rich colors of the desert sunrise light up the sky while highly skilled pilots navigate up toward the heavens. In the evening After Glow event, walk among the balloons as propane burners twinkle and illuminate the aircrafts against the deep blue sky.

The tour runs in two directions, so you can discover the Southwest before or after the festival. Enjoy the great food and rich, complex history of this hidden corner of America. See the expansive sparkling desert of White Sands National Monument, and the quirky attractions of Roswell and Tombstone. Tour the otherworldly Carlsbad Caverns, and learn about Catholic Missions at San Xavier del Bac Mission. New Mexico and Arizona are waiting to be explored!

10 Days from $1499 (was $1749)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Autumn Leaves Tour

New England Vacation Package Details

Travel through the historic northeast during the peak of the fall foliage season. The vibrant oranges, yellows, and deep reds of the changing leaves are the stars of the show during this unforgettable fall foliage tour.

From New York City, travel through the extravagantly colorful Catskill Mountains to Cooperstown. Established in 1786, Cooperstown is baseball's birthplace and home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Your next stop is Niagara Falls. The thundering waterfalls that straddle the U.S.-Canadian border are spectacularly beautiful during the fall foliage season.

After crossing back into the U.S., weave through the beautiful Adirondacks. This glorious wilderness area is dotted with quaint towns and charming lakeside villages. Visit the White Mountains and Green Mountains on the way to the coastal views and rich foliage of Maine.

Continue south along the New England coast to visit historic Boston. Tour the sites frequented by America's founding fathers during the thrilling independence movement. See a famous Newport Mansion in Rhode Island, then head back to New York City. You will have time to see the major sights of the Big Apple on a panoramic city tour. The rainbow of Autumn colors you see on this tour will stay with you forever!

13 Days from $1799 (was $2049)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains

Blue Ridge Parkway & Smoky Mountains Tour Details

Experience the spectacular natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway on this unforgettable journey from the Appalachian Highlands through the Smoky Mountains, Kentucky Bluegrass Country, and all the way down to Music City, Tennessee.

8 Days from $1399 (was $1649)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Coastal Maine & Acadia

Maine Vacation Details

Spend a week falling in love with the beautiful state of Maine. Maine is affectionately called Vacationland thanks to its exceptional natural beauty, easy-going charm, exquisite cuisine, and the warm welcome it extends to all. Maine really is "The Way Life Should Be!"

7 Days from $1299 (was $1549)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Colorado & New Mexico Frontiers

Colorado Vacation Details

Travel through the mesmerizing landscape and rich history of Colorado and New Mexico on this spectacular journey through snow-capped mountains, endless sand dunes, lush forests, and ancient dwellings.

8 Days from $1299 (was $1549)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Crimson Canyons & Mesas National Parks Tour

National Parks Tour Details

Enjoy natural wonder after natural wonder on this unforgettable journey through the rugged beauty of six of America’s most spectacular national parks. From Las Vegas, your national parks tour begins with a stop at the Grand Canyon. Marvel at the sheer glory of the sunset over the South Rim, where you can watch the light slowly change across miles of red, orange, and purple rock. The countless layers formed over millions of years, and the dazzling sight of the canyon, with the slow-moving Colorado River that carved it flowing slowly far below, is some of the most iconic scenery in the world.

You’ll have the chance to visit Horseshoe Bend and stand 1,000 feet above the most dramatic curve of the entire Colorado River. At Zion National Park, enjoy the lush greenery and deep red sandstone canyon walls, then gaze up at the sandstone monoliths known as hoodoos at Bryce Canyon. Marvel at the ancient petroglyphs created by Native Americans thousands of years ago at Capital Reef National Park, then stroll under the natural sandstone bridges of Arches National Park. Finally, stand in awe of the breathtaking vistas of Canyonlands National Park, whose dramatic landscape is a fitting final park visit across four states and countless views that will take your breath away.

10 Days from $1499 (was $1749)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Historic Route 66

Route 66 Vacation Details

Get your kicks on a tour of the Mother Road, historic Route 66. America’s most famous road connected the country using miles of concrete, unique attractions, and an identity built on the ideals of freedom and individuality.

14 Days from $1999 (was $2249)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Historic Southern Coast

Historic Southern Coast Tour Details

Natural beauty, flavorful cuisine, a distinct culture, unique history, and more than a few dashes of good ol’ fashioned charm are part of this tour of the South. From Spanish forts to Revolutionary War strongholds, experience Southern history and hospitality in equal measure as you travel up the Southern coast!

8 Days from $1299 (was $1549)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Holy Lands & Aegean Cruise

Vacation Package Details

The ancient world comes alive on this spectacular cruise tour through four countries formed by the worlds's oldest civilizations.

Your journey begins in Greece, on the slopes of Mount Parnassus high above the Gulf of Corinth. Tour the ancient site of Delphi, where the world's most influential oracle made her history-altering prophecies. Then visit Piraeus, the classical history-filled port city of Athens. Its archaeological museum contains relics dating from as far back as the Bronze Age.

Your first stop aboard your cruise is Kusadasi. The Turkish city once held the famed Temple of Artemis, a Wonder of the Ancient World. Spend a day in Istanbul, the only city in the world that spans two continents. Stop at the tiny Greek island of Patmos, and see the UNESCO-listed cave where the Book of Revelation was penned.

Your next stop is the Israeli city of Ashdod, which houses the world's only museum dedicated to the mysterious Philistine culture. Continue to Haifa, overlooking the Mediterranean from the fertile ridge of Mount Carmel. Explore Limassol, home to many of Cyprus' most important archaeological sites including the centuries-old Limassol Castle. On the Greek Island of Rhodes, visit the fortified Old City and the Acropolis of Lindos, where the Colossus of Rhodes once stood.

After disembarking, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Athens, including its most famous site-the Acropolis. It is topped by the stunning 2,500-year-old Parthenon Temple, built to honor the goddess Athena. You'll always remember this ancient adventure!

14 Days from $2299 (was $2549)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Mackinac Island & Grand Hotel

Mackinac Island Vacation Details

Travel back to a time of bygone splendor at the Grand Hotel on Michigan’s Mackinac Island, the “Jewel of the Great Lakes.” The elegant and refined Grand Hotel has been the peak of luxury since 1887, and is just one of the many beautiful places you’ll see on this tour across Michigan and Illinois.

8 Days from $1999 (was $2249)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Rocky Mountains & Black Hills National Parks Tour

Rocky Mountains Vacation Details

Be captivated by America’s most beautiful western landscapes as you discover historic sites, visit uniquely charming towns, and take in endless vistas on a Rocky Mountains tour. Don’t miss this journey through the (formerly) Wild, Wild West and three breathtaking national parks.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming is both quaint and upscale. This ultimate cowboy town is surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains and dense wilderness; but it also happens to house fine art galleries and excellent dining and shopping. Next door to Jackson Hole, yet a world away, is Grand Teton National Park, whose tallest peak, Grand Teton, rises more than 7,000 feet into the clean air.

Yellowstone National Park, our nation’s first national park, is one of its most majestic. See pristine nature in Yellowstone, including the legendary Old Faithful. The geyser’s 20 daily eruptions earned it the nickname “Eternity’s Timepiece.”

The Black Hills of South Dakota are home to the frontier town of Deadwood, where countless infamous characters made and lost their fortunes. The massive stone carvings of the Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore National Monument must be seen to be believed.

Stop in Cheyenne, Wyoming, America’s “Rodeo and Railroad Capital.” Look at scenic mountains, impossibly clear lakes, and an abundance of wildlife at Rocky Mountains National Park. Natural beauty and frontier history make this tour a can’t-miss!

10 Days from $1499 (was $1749)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Rose Parade & Los Angeles Tour

Rose Parade Vacation Package Details

Be fully immersed in the pomp and circumstance of the 133rd Rose Parade on this unforgettable tour of the City of Angels. As the Rose Parade's largest tour operator, YMT provides an experience like no one else, and includes numerous special events.

Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for your Rose Parade & Los Angeles Tour!

5 Days from $999 (was $1249)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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The Blues Highway

The Blues Highway Tour Details

The mournful, joyful, soulful notes of the blues are the true heartbeat of America—and this tour celebrates every chord that created America’s signature sound. Immerse yourself in music as you visit the cities that defined the blues, from Chicago down to the Big Easy!

This program is currently sold out but new dates are coming soon! Call 877-332-6185 for more details.


Ultimate Canyons & Rocky Mountains National Parks Tour

Vacation Package Details

Discover the American West on this tour through 9 spectacular National Parks. The fascinating history, diverse landscapes, and stunning views on this itinerary will captivate you!

19 Days from $2998 (was $3248)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Ultimate Southern Coast & Blue Ridge

Introduction

From Spanish forts to Revolutionary War strongholds, experience Southern history and hospitality as you travel across the Historic South! The next half of your tour is a journey from the Appalachian Highlands through the Smokey Mountains, Kentucky Bluegrass Country, and Music City.

15 Days from $2798 (was $3048)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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