There are so many hidden gems throughout the United States waiting to be explored. A guided tour is a great way to see these gems as well as popular destinations across the U.S.! We're dreaming about traveling to these destinations with Globus. Let's explore 3 Globus U.S. tours we are dreaming about!
Experience the beautiful scenery, rich history, and vibrant cultures of the South on this southern U.S. tour that begins and ends in Atlanta with overnights also in Charleston and Savannah. Also enjoy time in St. Simons Island, with its unspoiled beauty and beaches, laid-back lifestyle, and charming communities.
History comes to life during your visits to Atlanta’s Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, where you’ll learn more about the man and his legacy; Charleston’s Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens, America’s most photographed plantation and where you’ll tour the mansion, see the slave cabins, and visit the beautiful gardens; and Savannah’s American Prohibition Museum, bringing the roaring 20s to life. In Charleston, Globus has included a special Gullah luncheon, where you’ll learn about the rich history and culture of the Gullah people, the descendants of slaves who lived in the low country.
From the traditional southern food to the picturesque scenery and rich historic opportunities, this southern tour is a vacation of a lifetime!
Classic Fall Foliage
New England is known for its amazing fall foliage, and on this fall foliage tour you’ll have a chance to experience the spectacular beauty and historic places in this region. A sightseeing tour in Boston highlights landmarks that were pivotal to the United States’ history, and a visit to Cornelius Vanderbilt’s mansion, The Breakers, gives you a taste for life in a bygone era.
You’ll also see spectacular beauty and amazing fall foliage. In Maine, visit Acadia National Park, one of America’s most visited national parks and the first place in the United States to see the sunrise, where you’ll enjoy a local culinary delight at the historic waterfront Asticou Inn—a special experience offered by Globus. In New Hampshire, travel to the scenic White Mountains, New England’s greatest range and premier outdoor playground, and enjoy the Raven Interpretive Program. Take a beautiful drive through Franconia Notch, a New Hampshire region with breathtaking scenery, and along the Kancamagus Highway, well known as one of the country’s best fall foliage viewing areas.
With the gorgeous scenery, interesting historic sights, and fun adventures, it’s a vacation not to be missed!
America's Canyonlands Escapes
Now is your time to explore in America’s Canyonlands! On this Canyonlands escorted vacation, you’ll enjoy a night in fabulous Las Vegas, before embarking on an adventure through Bryce National Park, Zion National Park, Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, Monument Valley, and Grand Canyon National Park. See some of the West’s most iconic national parks on this guided tour of Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. Witness ever changing landscapes and spectacular scenery, and hear legendary stories of Native Americans, early explorers, ranchers and cowboys, and brave frontiersmen.
Visit Utah’s oldest and most visit national park, Zion National Park, to see the towering rock monoliths and eroded canyon walls cut by the Virgin River, and explore amazing Arches National Park. Stand at the edge of one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World—Grand Canyon National Park. Enjoy sightseeing and free time to take in the majestic landscape with time to wander along its rim. Toast your adventure with a farewell dinner to conclude your guided tour of America’s stunning southwestern national parks.
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Adventure is out there, and one of the best places to seek it is in the Northwest United States. Forests, mountains, oceans, waterfalls, vibrant cities and more are waiting to be explored in this part of North America! Where will you start?
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One of the great things about living in the Midwest is the easy access to so many different locations across the United States. Just a short drive or flight away is the Southeast United States, filled with so many gorgeous cities just waiting to be discovered by you. From mountains to beaches, small towns to major cities, you can find so many incredible sites in this area of our country. We've chosen five fantastic destinations in the Southeast for you to explore next!
These cities and more in the Southeast United States are waiting for you!
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Have you been interested in the idea of taking a relaxing river cruise? But they seem so far away, halfway across the country. Did you know that you can experience all of the luxury of a river cruise while staying in the U.S.? With American Queen Steamboat Company you can cruise along some of the major rivers across the United States! This is the perfect adventure for U.S. history buffs and those who love to try something new. Keep reading to learn about some of the amazing rivers you can explore with American Queen!
Lower Mississippi River Cruises
Upper Mississippi River Cruises
Ohio & Tennessee River Cruises
Columbia & Snake River Cruises
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Get ready to feel like you just walked onto the set of some of your favorite movies by spending your next vacation at Universal Studios! With two great destination options in Orlando, Florida and Hollywood, California, you'll have endless amounts of fun and activities to enjoy no matter which one you choose! Universal Studios is filled with multiple theme parks, including Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, Volcano Bay water park, and the CityWalk downtown district, plus lavish hotels to keep you close to the action.
Check out Universal Studios for yourself!
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Milwaukee is known as "The Brew City" and lives up to the name! It is home to a wide array of micro breweries to enjoy local brews as well as the headquarters for The Miller Brewing Company. Autumn is best time of year to visit Milwaukee. The leaves throughout Marquette University's sprawling campus transform to their beautiful fall colors. It is also the time for the city’s biggest arts event: the Milwaukee Film Festival.
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Cincinnati is a great destinations for families! You must visit the popular Cincinnati Zoo from leaping lemurs to enormous elephants, this zoo has so many animals for you to observe. If you're a sports fan, be sure to catch a Bengals, Reds, or Xaiver Musketeers game! Explore downtown Cincinnati to find fabulous local shops and restaurants. Make sure you try the famous Cincinnati-style chili while you're there!
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Another great city to visit in the Midwest is Chicago! Some of the must-sees include: Navy Pier, Cloud Gate (aka the Bean), and Willis Tower. Shop until you drop along the Magnificat Mile, where you will find the best shopping in the Windy City. There is also nothing like St. Patrick's Day in Chicago! There are celebrations all across town and they even dye the Chicago River emerald green!
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Discover the stunning wildlife waiting for you in this region. Observe animals such as leopard seals, humpback whales and penguins in their natural habitat.
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Antarctica is home to beautiful glaciers. Seeing them is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you will only find during your trip to Antarctica.
A Great Way to See Antarctica
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An expedition cruise is a great way to see this polar region. This helps you get up close to explore the natural beauty and wildlife. Check out our recent blog post about Hurtigruten, an expedition cruise line that specializes in Antarctica!
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Savor the bouquet and notes of the expertly paired glass of wine provided by the head sommelier and bite into a perfectly cooked and skillfully selected filet mignon at Prime 7. Savor every appetizer at Compass Rose like the perfectly balanced soft-poached egg with black truffle and be transported with the authentic and delectable dishes of Chartreuse, Sette Mari at La Veranda and Pacific Rim. Relax at the Pool Grill with friends after a full day of onshore adventures or simply enjoy the quiet and comfort of your suite with an impeccably prepared meal from the excellent 24-hour room service.
Embrace amazing opportunities in each port of call with more than 2,000 FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions across every region of the world. Indulge in any variety of interests, from the history and ancestry found at hundreds of UNESCO World Heritage Sites to the beauty and culture of present-day people experienced through their food, music and art.
Step into your elegant suite and discover comforts and amenities that rival the finest hotels and resorts around the globe. Every suite across Regent's five ships delivers incredible ocean views — 98% of which are enjoyed in the solace of a private balcony. They also include a separate sitting area, the heavenly comfort of our Elite Slumber™ beds, spacious closets, an interactive flat-screen TV with complimentary movies on demand, an included minibar stocked daily with your preferences, 24-hour room service and many other prime amenities inviting you to settle in, relax and enjoy your journey.
From destination experts on every voyage to discover more about the remarkable cultures and local wonders found in the different ports you visit. Expand your cooking skills aboard Seven Seas Splendor and Seven Seas Explorer with the amazing Culinary Arts Kitchen by taking specially designed classes led by expert chefs. On select voyages, you’ll also be enlightened by special interest lecturers from guest scientists like anthropologists and astronomers to authors and historians as they share their years of experience and expertise through engaging presentations.
Regent's outstanding attendants and butlers will maintain your suite just the way you like it, ensuring a fresh, warm and comfortable home is awaiting your return each day. The direction of the maître d’, the expertise of the chef, the guidance of the sommelier and the attentiveness of the wait staff will make each dining experience feel like a symphony of refined flavors and impeccable service. The officers pride themselves in providing a safe and smooth voyage and should you desire anything “off the menu,” the concierge staff awaits you, desiring to fulfill your every request.
Take your all-inclusive luxury travel to the next level by personalizing it. Select from a variety of enhancements like our Regent Choice Shore Excursions, immersive Land and Overland Programs, Pre- and Post-Cruise Hotel Programs and air upgrades. Embark on a specially-designed, luxury vacation that offers an experience unlike any other as you explore the cultures, sights and cuisines of your destination. Enjoy it all with every luxury included across air, land and sea.
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The thin section of land that connects North America with South America is known as Central America. Comprised of seven small countries, it's the perfect destination to experience gorgeous tropical locations without being far from home!
Known as "Mother Nature's Best Kept Secret", Belize is made up of jungles, waterfalls, Mayan ruins and caves. Belize has some of the best dive sites in the world just waiting to be explored! Some of its most well-known sites include the Blue Hole, a collapsed cave in the ocean that offers incredible diving; Lamanai, one of Belize's largest Maya sites that was settled around 900 B.C.; and Mountain Pine Ridge, a reserve with 300,000 acres of forest, caves and Thousand Foot Falls - the largest waterfall in Belize!
Costa Rica is one of the world's most bio-diverse counties and contains about 5% of the world's species. Perfect for nature lovers, you can experience amazing landscapes from beaches to mountains, to incredible rain and cloud forests. There are 121 volcanic formations in Costa Rica with seven of them still active, including Arenal Volcano, which is one of the 10 most active volcanoes in the world and a must-see destination while visiting. You'll want to be sure you also get the chance to experience Costa Rica's breathtaking natural hot springs and waterfalls, or even go on an exhilarating zip lining adventure!
Do you love to surf? If so, El Salvador needs to be on your list! It has incredible surf towns across its coastline that bring surfers from all over the world. Like Costa Rica, El Salvador is also full of volcanoes and is called "the Land of Volcanoes" with more than 20 volcanoes in the area with two of them still active. While visiting, check out Tazumal, El Salvador's most impressive Maya ruin from around 5000 B.C.; Playa El Tunco, a small beach town to hit some waves; and Suchitoto, a colonial city and cultural hub of El Salvador to experience the arts, delicious food and exciting festivals.
Located south of Costa Rica is Guatemala, filled with extraordinary landscapes and deep culture. When making your travel plans here, you'll definitely want to add these places to your list: Tikal National Park, the first mixed UNESCO World Heritage Site; Antigua, the former capital of Guatemala and the perfect place to grab a cup of authentic Guatemalan coffee; and Lake Atitlan, the deepest lake in Central America.
The heart of Central America is Honduras, which translates to "great depths" in Spanish for the deep waters along its coast. Not only that, but Honduras is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world, after the Great Barrier Reef. This makes a fantastic destination for snorkelers and divers alike! While visiting, you'll want to be sure to snorkel and dive at Utila, explore the Copan Ruins, white water raft along Rio Cangrejal, and view colorful wildlife in The Moskitia.
Nicaragua is the largest of the Central American countries and also has the largest area of primary-growth rainforest north of the Amazon. There are few ancient ruins left in Nicaragua, but picturesque colonial towns--like Granada and Leon--make up for it with their pastel-painted churches and vibrant local festivals. Must-do's in Nicaragua include Miraflor Nature Reserve to immerse yourself in native flora and fauna, a volcanic trek and go volcano-boarding on the black sand slopes of Cerro Negro, a ferry ride from Granada on Lake Nicaragua and snorkel off the Corn Islands and Pearl Keys.
Panama is most famously known for the Panama Canal, an engineering marvel that connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean that is not to be missed. Be sure to see this in action by visiting the Miraflores Locks to learn more about its incredible history. Other exciting adventures await you in Panama, including the Presidential Palace, the official residence of the country’s president and Amador Causeway, a breakwater connecting four islands for fantastic views.
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