USA and Canada Vacation Packages
From the Pacific to the Atlantic and everywhere in between, the US and Canada offer unparalleled beauty, fascinating sights, and so much more. Whether you're exploring the stunning Canadian national parks in the west, such as the popular Banff National Park in Alberta, or taking in the vibrant, autumn colors on a tour through New England, our land and cruise tours offer something for everyone.
Explore roadside attractions on Historic Route 66 or watch the hot air balloons soar through the sky in Albuquerque. Get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life with an escape to historic Mackinac Island in northern Michigan. If food is a must on your travel to-do list, discover the culinary treasures and unique eats that the South is known for on the southern coast tour. Cruise the world famous Inside Passage and Gulf of Alaska as you embark on an Alaskan Cruise. Abundant wildlife dots the landscape in Canada's Jasper National Park.
You don't have to travel far to discover magnificent landscapes in the continental US and Canada. Join us on a land tour or land and cruise tour to uncover the vast beauty and richness of North America.
Alaska Cruise & Canadian Rockies
Alaska Cruise Vacation Package Details
Experience the best of both worlds on this journey through the Canadian Rockies and along the dramatically beautiful Alaskan coast.
Surrounded by towering mountains, lushly forested Banff National Park is home to Canada’s “diamond in the wilderness,” Lake Louise. The turquoise, glacier fed waters are so vibrantly blue and clear that Lake Louise seems to be lit from within. Take an excursion on to the Athabasca Glacier at the bottom of the Columbia Icefield, an experience visitors cherish and won’t soon forget. Enjoy a tour and free time in charming Vancouver, Canada’s foodie paradise.
Cruise past spectacular glaciers in the Gulf of Alaska and Glacier Bay, and look out for whales and sea lions swimming in the labyrinth of bays and fjords of the Inside Passage. Walk amongst the world’s largest collection of totem poles in Ketchikan, nicknamed the “salmon capital of the world.” Travel back to the gold rush in Skagway, where bootlegging, brothels, and vices of all sorts once boomed. Journey through pristine, raw, unforgettably beautiful scenery on this spectacular Canadian Rockies and Alaska cruise tour.
Alaska Northern Lights
Alaska Northern Lights Tour Details
One of nature’s most spectacular displays, the aurora borealis are an ethereal display of lights across the night sky—and this tour will take you deep into Alaska to catch sight of them. Experience the best of Alaska’s wildlife and scenery, and spend time hunting for the Northern Lights.
Alaskan Discovery Tour
Alaska Land Tour Details
This is the real Alaska. Take an Alaska tour of the stunning sites that locals love, and that leaves visitors with memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Your journey begins in beautiful Fairbanks. Discover the story of one of Alaska's biggest gold rushes on a visit to the restored Gold Dredge #8. Then, fall in love with Denali National Park on a tour that uncovers the history, culture, and natural environment of this breathtaking 6-million-acre wilderness. Continue to Anchorage, the coastal city that half of Alaskans call home.
Cross the Kenai Peninsula to Homer, the "Halibut Capital of the World." Then take a full day catamaran cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park. See marine wildlife, coastal fjords and islands, lush forests, and magnificent tidewater glaciers. Enjoy the views while eating like royalty on an included Alaskan salmon and prime rib lunch buffet.
EXTEND THIS VACATION WITH A 7-NIGHT INSIDE PASSAGE CRUISE!
Your Alaskan journey doesn't have to end! Add a 7-night Inside Passage cruise to your itinerary. From Whittier, board the ms Noordam and cruise through Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Ketchikan, the Inside Passage, and Vancouver. Click here to view this extended itinerary option.
Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for your Alaskan Discovery Tour!
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!
Autumn Leaves Tour
Autumn Leaves Vacation Details
Traverse 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.
Start your trip with a city tour of the Big Apple’s major sights. Your scenic autumnal circuit begins when you head northward to see the colors in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Your trip includes stops at key highlights along the way including one of the famous Newport Mansions, the sandy beaches of Cape Cod and the historic landmarks of Boston.
Travel along the New England coast to Maine, full of natural splendor and charm. Enjoy a drive along Kancamagus Highway, a national scenic byway of covered bridges and waterfalls. Witness the vibrant colors within Franconia Notch State Park, Flume Gorge, and Lake Placid. Conclude your day in Vermont’s Green Mountains.
After crossing into Canada, true vacation highlights are a cruise through the heart of 1,000 Islands, and experiencing the power of the breathtaking Niagara Falls. The trip ends in Toronto where you will see towering skyscrapers, a bustling harbor and more on a scenic city tour. The rainbow of Autumn colors you see on this tour will stay with you forever.
Best of Eastern Canada
Vacation Package Details
Eastern Canada offers much of the charm and sophistication of Europe in a delightful setting much closer to home. Experience the natural beauty, history, and culture of Canada's vast provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
Your trip begins with a city tour of Toronto, a cultural melting pot on the shores of Lake Ontario, See towering skyscrapers, 19th century warehouses, a bustling harbor, and more. One of the city's most unusual sights is Casa Loma, a Gothic castle built in the early 1900s in the center of midtown Toronto.
From the city, travel to Niagara Falls for a leisurely day at one of the most famous waterfalls in the world. On the picturesque Thousand Islands, take a guided boat cruise through narrow channels, over historic sunken wrecks, and past magnificent summer mansions.
Canada's sophisticated riverside capital city of Ottawa is renowned for its Gothic monuments, world-class museums, and bountiful green spaces. Next, enjoy the European flair of Quebec City. It was one of North America's earliest French settlements, and has maintained its mother country's je ne sais quoi since the 1690s. Discover even more of the country's past at the Canadian Museum of History.
Your journey ends in Montreal. The charming UNESCO City of Design dates back to the 17th century, and is the largest French speaking city outside of Europe.
Best of Hawaii Four-Island Tour
Hawaii Vacation Package Details
Enjoy our always popular 4 island Hawaii vacation package. It’s packed with fun, and you’ll enjoy the friendly, knowledgeable guidance of local Tour Director whose years of experience make them the best guides in all of Hawaii!
Start in Oahu with three days of fun and relaxation. There is plenty of time to unwind on your own in between memorable activities like the Pearl Harbor Tour, where you will learn about the day that would live in infamy. Poignant and powerful, take the site in and pay your respects before visiting the National Cemetery of the Pacific.
Continue to the Big Island where you will come to appreciate all the gifts the rich soil and tropical environment provide. Explore Volcanoes National Park and stroll along a black sand beach.
Next, take a quick flight to Kauai, nicknamed the "Garden Isle" for its daily rainbows and vibrantly green rainforests. Visit the spectacular Opaekaa Falls, and take a blissful riverboat cruise on the Wailua River down to the tropical Fern Grotto.
Your tour concludes on Maui, Hawaii’s second largest island. Take a sightseeing tour with stops in Iao Valley and Lahaina, the enjoy this golfer’s paradise at your leisure, ending with a scrumptious Hawaiian Farewell Breakfast.
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 Nashville, the Music City, through the Kentucky Bluegrass Country, Smoky Mountains, to the Appalachian Highlands ending in the Queen City, Charlotte, North Carolina.
California and National Parks
California Tour Details
Get to know the real California on this scenic guided tour. Soak in magnificent vistas, sunny beaches, the culture of San Francisco, the glamour of Los Angeles, and the awe-inspiring majesty of the most popular national parks in California. You can also add an extension to continue your journey to San Diego.
You can’t help falling in love with San Francisco. You’ll understand why people consider it one of California’s most scenic and culturally vibrant cities when you see the Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, and Coit Tower.
To experience the majesty of nature, you can’t do better than Yosemite. Granite rock formations like Half Dome, and the pristine Yosemite Valley, are so beautiful they’ll take your breath away. Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks are next door neighbors with matching sets of towering redwood groves. The world’s tallest trees are surrounded by over 1,000 miles of stunning wilderness.
If you’re a beach person, Santa Barbara is a dream come true. Southern California’s easygoing charm is at its brightest in this sunny retreat. Los Angeles, the hometown of the entertainment industry and a capital of glitz and glamour, truly needs no introduction. From the Sunset Strip and the Hollywood Walk of Fame to the world-famous Santa Monica Pier, the City of Angels is more than ready for its closeup. Experience it all on this tour of California and its most popular national parks.
Canadian Rockies Tour
Canadian Rockies Vacation Package Details
A beautiful landscape awaits you in the Canadian Rockies. Pack your bags and join YMT Vacations on a Canadian Rockies tour. See forests, lakes, Native American history, and the snowcapped peaks of this towering mountain range.
Visit tiny Elk Island National Park, an idyllic park that helped save Canada’s once critically endangered population of bison. After enjoying one of the smallest parks in the Canadian Rockies, continue to its largest. Jasper National Park is a place where mountains and meadows spread out for miles. Next, travel via the Icefields Parkway to the magnificent Athabasca Glacier. After walking on the frozen face of a glacier, gaze out at the dazzling blue glacial-fed waters of Lake Louise in Banff National Park. Banff is widely considered the prettiest park in Canada. It’s a serenely beautiful ecosystem full of waterfalls and lush forests.
See a rainbow of wildflowers at Waterton Lakes National Park, and enjoy the breathtaking vistas of Flathead Lake. Take the Going to the Sun Road through Glacier National Park, and learn about the native Blackfoot people at the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. More Native American and frontier history await you at Fort Macleod, your final stop before your Canadian vacation ends in Calgary.
Colorado & New Mexico Frontiers
Colorado Vacation Details
Travel through the mesmerizing landscape and rich history of Colorado and New Mexico, and visit two National Parks and two National Monuments, on this spectacular journey through snow-capped mountains, endless sand dunes, lush forests, and ancient dwellings.
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.
Grand Alaskan Cruise & Tour
Alaska Vacation Package Details
Rugged, remote, and so beautiful it takes your breath away, the wilds of the Frontier State come alive on this guided Alaskan cruise tour. Experience the best that Alaska has to offer, from a 2-night stay in Denali National Park to dramatic calving glaciers along the Inside Passage.
Your Alaska cruise begins aboard a Holland America Line cruise ship. There you will explore Alaska’s most famous sea lane including one of the most glorious sights in the world: the Inside Passage. Spend days in quintessential Alaskan towns like the classic gold rush town of Skagway, the state capital of Juneau, and stilt-bound Ketchikan. Pass through the pristine beauty of Glacier Bay National Park, and the majesty of Hubbard Glacier.
Your land tour includes a visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center near Anchorage. After a picturesque journey from Talkeetna, spend time exploring Denali, one of the world’s greatest wilderness frontiers.
Your dedicated naturalist guide will tell you about its landscape, geology, and past. Be on the lookout for Alaska’s Big Five: grizzly bears, caribou, moose, Dall Sheep, and wolves. Next take a scenic drive down the George Parks Highway to Fairbanks, the largest city in Alaska’s interior. Learn the rich history of the “Golden Heart City” as a gold rush boomtown.
Hawaiian Islands Cruise & Tour
Hawaii Cruise Details
Our Hawaii cruise offers you the ultimate affordable way to fall in love with the Islands’ beautiful beaches, magnificent views, and exquisite cuisine. Experience the four major islands of Maui, the Big Island of Hawaii, Kauai and Oahu, from the comfort of Norwegian Cruise Line’s incredible Pride of America. This ship has fantastic amenities, including live nightly entertainment and more than 15 restaurants.
Your tour starts on Oahu, known as the “Meeting Place” because of its abundance of unique opportunities for fun. Unwind on your own on Waikiki Beach in between memorable activities including the Pearl Harbor Experience, where you will learn about the day that would live in infamy and pay your respects at the heart-wrenching the National Cemetery of the Pacific.
As you cruise through the warm sea from island to island, learn about Hawaiian culture onboard through the eyes of local ambassadors. Stop by the old whaling town of Lahaina on Maui. Stroll through Hilo and Kona on the Big Island’s “Gold Coast.”
Nawiliwili, Kauai is home of the Garden Isle’s most spectacular canyons, cliffs and waterfalls. Finally, a special afternoon trip along the breathtaking Na Pali Coast is a final highlight and not to be missed.
Heart of Texas & New Orleans
Vacation Package Details
Experience the charm of New Orleans and the Lone Star State on this incredible southern state tour up the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the heart of Texas. Enjoy the must-see history, culture, sights, and experiences of this colorful region.
Let the good times roll in New Orleans, whose delicious cuisine is best enjoyed in the gorgeous garden setting of the Court of the Two Sisters. Mardi Gras, jazz, and creole food are quintessential parts of the “Big Easy” experience.
Is everything bigger in Texas? The Lone Star State certainly gives you reason to think so. Houston is known as the Space City, and its expansive Johnson Space Center will show you why. If you remember the Alamo, you know all about San Antonio. Discover both, and maybe try in some of San Antonio’s renowned Tex-Mex food.
Austin is known for its quirky culture and live music scene. While there you’ll also have the chance to explore the LBJ Presidential Library. Then your Dallas city tour includes a visit to the Dealey Plaza Museum, overlooking the place where President Kennedy was shot, it provides fascinating insight into the tragedy.
You can’t leave Texas without seeing a ranch, and Southfork Ranch in Dallas is the most famous in the world! The real-life location of the Ewing Mansion and ranch from the TV show Dallas is as fabulous and elaborate as you could dream of. On this guided tour you’ll enjoy the must-see history, culture, sights, and experiences of this colorful region.
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.
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. Experience Southern history and hospitality in equal measure as you travel down the Southern coast!
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.
Majestic Alaska Cruise & Tour
Alaska Vacation Details
Leave no sight unseen on this Alaskan vacation! Start off with gold mining in Fairbanks, wildlife in majestic Denali, colorful coastal villages, and a cruise through Kenai Fjords. Then, sail aboard the ms Noordam—passing stunning glaciers and pristine coastline, with the spectacularly scenic Inside Passage for a grand finale.
Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for your Majestic Alaska Cruise & Tour!
New England & Canadian Maritimes Cruise and Tour
New England & Canada Cruise Details
Explore New England and Coastal Canada's most famous and fascinating sites during the colorful Autumn season. Stunning natural beauty, vibrant history, and some of the world's best seafood are all waiting for you on this glorious New England and Canada cruise.
First, experience the best of Boston. Fall in love with New England's largest city on a memorable tour. Boston is rich with history and famous for its tough yet sophisticated culture. From there, travel to the playground of America's wealthiest Golden Age families-Newport, Rhode Island. Visit a Newport Mansion, then see Cape Cod and Rutland, Vermont. Drive through the spectacular Green Mountains to Montreal and Quebec City. Both of these French speaking Canadian cities feel distinctly European.
Board your cruise ship and set off for the Maritime Provinces! Prince Edward Island is a mecca for fans of Anne of Green Gables, while Nova Scotia is teeming with pirate history. Continue down the coast to Maine. Eat a lobster roll in Portland, and we recommend visiting Acadia National Park during your time in Bar Harbor. Your final stop is Boston, where you will disembark and head for home.
New Orleans & Western Caribbean Cruise
Vacation Package Details
Laissez les bon temps rouler — or let the good times roll — in the lively and historic city of New Orleans, then embark for paradise on a relaxing Western Caribbean cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Breakaway. Warm weather, flavorful cuisine and the good life await!
Panama Canal Cruise & Coastal California
Cruise Through Panama Canal Details
Take a Panama Canal cruise to witness for yourself one of history’s most impressive feats of engineering—and some of California, Mexico, and Central America’s prettiest scenery. You really can have it all on this unforgettable cruise and land tour!
Your guided cruise tour begins with a stop in Cartagena, a stunning UNESCO-listed city on the Caribbean coast. From there, you’ll be awed as you cross over the legendary Panama Canal, the 51-mile passage connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
On the Pacific side, you’ll have plenty of time to relax and soak up the rays in sunny beach towns and resort cities from Costa Rica to Mexico.
Your cruise ends in Los Angeles, where you begin you tour up the California coast. You won’t find a more dazzling spot than ritzy Santa Barbara. Known as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is renowned for its Spanish mission-style architecture and clear ocean views.
Continuing north, you can sample a Danish pastry in Solvang in the picturesque Santa Ynez Valley, and look out for playful dolphins along Pismo Beach. History lovers will enjoy visiting the fishermen’s community of Monterey, where historical buildings bring early California to life. Wrap up your journey in the “City by the Bay.” San Francisco is full of iconic architecture including the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, and the Victorian Painted Ladies.
Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for this incredible guided tour.
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!
Rose Parade & Coastal California Tour
Rose Parade Vacation Package Details
Fully immerse yourself in the pomp and circumstance of the 134th Rose Parade, then take the scenic route up the California coast to San Francisco.
Los Angeles is abuzz in the days leading up to the Rose Parade, and you'll be in the middle of the excitement. You'll enjoy behind-the-scenes access to the float barn where the flower-covered stars of the parade are getting their finishing touches by a huge team of volunteers. Add to that a private presentation and dinner with the Tournament of Roses Committee, and you'll be an expert by the time the parade begins. The day of the Rose Parade, your grandstand seats are perfectly placed for optimum parade viewing.
The excitement of the Rose Parade will fade into the background as you travel up the coast to scenic beachside towns and landmarks, including Santa Barbara, Pismo Beach, and Monterey. One of the grandest homes in the world, Hearst Castle, overlooks the waves in San Simeon. Is it any wonder that presidents and Golden Age movie stars looked forward to an invite?
Your journey ends in San Francisco with a tour of Alcatraz, the world's most notorious prison, followed by a tour of city's top landmarks. This is a New Year adventure you'll never forget!
Rose Parade & Los Angeles Tour
Rose Parade Vacation Package Details
Experience the spectacular stagecraft and creativity of the 134th Rose Parade, the perfect way to ring in the new year. There is plenty to do in the City of Angels in the days leading up to the Rose Parade, from watching the sun set over the Pacific to taking a stroll down the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Join in the excitement of the Rose Parade by taking a behind-the-scenes look at the floats. It’s a flurry of activity in the Rose Parade Event Tent, where dedicated teams are putting the final touches on the massive flower-covered floats. YMT guests are also invited to a private event with the Tournament of Roses Committee. Learn the history and traditions of the parade from the legendary White Suiters, the exclusive team of volunteers who make the parade possible.
When it’s finally time for the parade, you’ll be front and center for all the fun. YMT’s grandstand seats line the central stretch of the parade route. Watch jubilant marching bands, equestrian units, the celebrity Grand Marshal, and the world’s most elaborate floats pass by from some of the best seats in the house. What a way to welcome 2023!
Sights Of The Pacific Northwest
Pacific Northwest Vacation
The Pacific Northwest is as famous for its natural beauty as its sophisticated yet quirky cities-experience the best of both worlds on this journey from Seattle to San Francisco. From the Cascade Mountains to Pike's Place and the Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the ultimate coastal road trip through the Pacific Northwest.
Ultimate Autumn Leaves & Eastern Canada
Experience the vibrant autumnal colors of New England and Eastern Canada during the peak fall foliage season. From New York to Ontario, visit historic sites and cultural landmarks while surrounded by renowned natural beauty.
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!
Ultimate Southern Coast & Blue Ridge
Experience a journey from the Appalachian Highlands through the Smoky Mountains, Kentucky Bluegrass Country, and Music City. The next half of your tour is a journey across the Historic South.