Enjoy The Atlantic Coast

Enjoy The Atlantic Coast. 19 days/18 nights. Start: New York - End: Fort Lauderdale.

  • Day 01: New York - arrival - transfer on your own - checkin
  • Day 02: New York - Full free day - Exploration at your rythm
  • Day 03: New York – Philadelphia – Washington
  • Day 04: Washington D.C.
  • Day 05: Washington – Norfolk/Virginia Beach
  • Day 06: Norfolk/Virginia Beach
  • Day 07: Norfolk/Virginia Beach - Wilmington
  • Day 08: Wilmington – Charleston
  • Day 09: Charleston
  • Day 10: Charleston - Savannah
  • Day 11: Savannah
  • Day 12: Savannah - St. Augustine
  • Day 13: St. Augustine – Orlando
  • Day 14: Orlando - free day at leisure
  • Day 15: Orlando
  • Day 16: Orlando – Fort Lauderdale
  • Day 17: Fort Lauderdale
  • Day 18: Departure Fort Lauderdale
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day 1

New York - arrival - transfer on your own - checkin

1 Day

25 km

After arrival at the airport, transfer (not included) to the hotel. Free time for a first introduction.

 

day 2

New York - Full free day - Exploration at your rythm

1 Day

15 km

Enough time in the city to explore the greatness: Broadway & Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, several famous musea, beautiful shops on 5th Avenue, Empire State Building, Ground Zero, a boat trip with the ferry to the Statue of Liberty, and much more.

 

day 3

New York – Philadelphia – Washington

1 Day

385 km

Today, you pick up the car at Newark Airport and travel south to Philadelphia for a quick visit to this charming city, the cradle of the American independence. You can find the famous 'Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Penn’s Landing and much more here. This stage of the journey ends in Washington, where you stay two nights.

 

day 4

Washington D.C.

1 Day

20 km

Today you will have a chance to explore more of the nation’s capitol. Visit the city’s most famous sites which are mostly concentrated along the National Mall, often called the “Nation’s Front Yard”; it expands from the Lincoln Memorial on the Potomac to the Capitol Building and Supreme Court on Capitol Hill. Along the Mall are the majority of the 18 museums which comprise the Smithsonian Institution, the War Memorials, and the Washington Monument which offers rides to the top of the obelisk and lies south of the illustrious White House. Other points of interest are Arlington National Cemetery, the Library of Congress, the National Cathedral, and the National Zoo. Of course, there is more to Washington than historical site-seeing. Washington has also developed an active nightlife. Besides the world-class restaurants, you can see Broadway shows, Washingtononly political satires, and live music of all types. At the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, you can catch live theater and music performances.

 

Today’s Suggested Optional Experience NEWSEUM GENERAL ADMISSION (DCA-NEWS): The Newseum’s 250,000-square-foot news museum offers visitors a state-of-the-art experience that blends news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits. Each of the seven levels in this magnificent building is packed with interactive exhibits that explore how news affects our shared experience of historic moments. Whether you have just a few hours or want to spend all day, you’ll find something for everyone in the family in the Newseum’s 15 theaters and 15 galleries.

day 5

Washington – Norfolk/Virginia Beach

1 Day

350 km

You continue your journey to Richmond, ‘Capital of the Confederacy’, and Williamsburg, where the time stood still 200 years ago. The colonial town offers a tour around and in the historic houses to relive the life of a pioneer. Through Norfolk, with the stunning Mariners Museum, you reach Virginia Beach.

 

day 6

Norfolk/Virginia Beach

1 Day

Kilometers of long, sandy beaches and a boardwalk of 3 km welcomes you to Virginia Beach. Enjoy a relaxing day in the sun, near the sea and beach. Taste the splendid local fish restaurants and cocktails at the cozy little cafees. 

 

 

day 7

Norfolk/Virginia Beach - Wilmington

1 Day

480 km

Right across the border from Virginia to North Carolina, you reach the region of the Outer Banks. It offers serveral little islands, fishersmans villages, beaches, lighthouses and lakes. It is a favourite decor for many film directors. Further to Wilmington, an important harbour and worth a visit to the Chandler’s Wharf, the Cotton Exchange, the Train Museum and across the bridge you will find the USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial, a memorial in remembrance of the veterans of the Second World War.

 

day 8

Wilmington – Charleston

1 Day

295 km

You travel South along the coastline, across the border with South Carolina to Myrtle Beach, with spectacular beaches and a vibrant atmosphere during summer. Via Georgetown and the refreshing Francis Marion National Forest, you reach Charleston, the oldest city of the state.

day 9

Charleston

1 Day

50 km

Known for its countless constructions from Colonial times, picturesque squares and beautiful beaches, makes Charleston an attractive city all year round. Visit a few attractions around town such as Patriots Point with the worlds biggest marine museum, Fort Sumter – a federal forttification situated in the harbour, Boone Hall Plantation – a former cotton plant and Magnolia Plantation for its gardens and plantation houses. 

day 10

Charleston - Savannah

1 Day

250 km

Along the broad coastline of South Caroline, you travel ahead to Hilton Head Island. Enjoy several relaxing hours or participate in one of the countless recrational activities. In the afternaoon, you reach Savannah, one of the finest and most attractive cities in the South of the States. Make some time for a long walk in the historic streets near the river.

 

 

day 11

Savannah

1 Day

30 km

Beautiful squares, many historic houses and wonderful gardens contribute to the charme of this nice city. The best way to discover the city is by foot - visit the James Fripp House, the Owens-Thomas House, the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, City Hall, ect.

day 12

Savannah - St. Augustine

1 Day

300 km

On the schedule for today, you drive South to Brunswick and the border with Florida. While passing, the Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation is absolutely worth a visit and you can take a little side road to Jekyll Island to make a long walk at the beach. Though the industial Jacksonville, you get to St. Augustine, the oldest town in America.

day 13

St. Augustine – Orlando

1 Day

180 km

Discover the charme of the ‘Oldest House’, the 'Oldest Store Museum’, the star shaped fortification Castillo de San Marcos, the City Hall, and more. Along the coastline, you wander South to Daytona Beach, where the famous ‘Speedway’ and the ‘Museum of Speed’ are worth a visit. In Orlando, the most popular attraction parks in Florida are ready to be explored.

 

day 14

Orlando - free day at leisure

1 Day

10 km

A day to never to forget... You can choose from a range of activities: Visit the fantasy world of Magic Kingdom, learn more about humanity, nature, technology and science in the Epcot Center, go on a safari in Animal Kingdom, an immersion in the wonderfun Sea World or enjoy the 'Universal Studios' and the neighboring 'Island of Adventure. 

 

day 15

Orlando

1 Day

Two days, never to forget... You can choose from a range of activities: Visit the fantasy world of Magic Kingdom, learn more about humanity, nature, technology and science in the Epcot Center, go on a safari in Animal Kingdom, an immersion in the wonderfun Sea World or enjoy the 'Universal Studios' and the neighboring 'Island of Adventure. 

day 16

Orlando – Fort Lauderdale

1 Day

385 km

You leave Orlando and return to the sea towards Kennedy Space Center. Visit of the space centre with the facilities of the Nasa, the Spaceport USA complex, a simulation of a space flight in the Astronaut Hall of Fame, etc. Then, along the coast Atlantic, direction Fort Lauderdale where you discover a lively and cosmopolitan city.

day 17

Fort Lauderdale

1 Day

Relax by the pool, time for shopping or for a refreshing swim in the sea. Or visit one of the many attractions in Miami: Vizcaya Castle, the Miami Aquarium, Coral Castle, a boat trip on the Intercoastal Waterway and much more.

day 18

Departure Fort Lauderdale

1 Day

The en of this wonderful journey. Drop off the rental car at the airport and return flight. Prolongation possible with supplement. 

 

 

Standard hotels (0USST24A)
is available starting at 3549 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 01.05.22 - 31.05.22 01.06.22 - 30.06.22 01.07.22 - 31.07.22 01.08.22 - 17.08.22 18.08.22 - 31.08.22 01.09.22 - 31.10.22
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 3311 3452 3222 3222 3222 3503
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 3639 3780 3549 3549 3549 3831
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 2089 2191 2082 2082 2082 2176
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 2637 2752 2598 2598 2598 2765
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 7246 7526 7067 7067 7067 7629
per child in parents room 2 - 12 (DACHD12) 26 26 26 26 26 26
per childr in parents room 13 - 17 (DACHD18) 460 460 522 522 522 460
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 245 245 245 245 245 245

Included

  • Hotelaccomodation based on lodging + local sales taxes, as per itinerary and as per chosen hotel category.
  • Car rental with GPS, adapted to the number of persons in the car, one driver.  Extra drivers and/or underage drivers can be added with supplement.
    • Single: Economy except if the car is brought back to another city than the one it started from, than Compact.
    • Double/Twin: Compact
    • Triple: Intermediate
    • Quadruple and 2x double rooms: Fullsize.
  • Any other car rental category can be provided with the appropriate price adjustment.
  • Only for selfdrives booked as published: roadbook with description of day by day itinerary. (Only available in Dutch and French)
  • Local roadmap of the State or Province (Canda), or a road atlas if the trip brings you through different states.

Not Included

All services NOT mentioned such as: 

  • International passport and charges for ESTA = USA and or ETA = Canada.
  • Airline tickets, airport taxes, fuel surcharge, security fee, and more.
  • Meals at the hotels except if confirmed differently at time of confirmation.
  • Resort fees, Urban fees, Facility fees and other fees charged by some hotels and to be paid locally.
  • Eventual cost for a (new) Belgian - European drivers licence, if the current one does not state "Drivers Licence" in English.
  • Warrant/Security Deposit/Guarantee cost for rental cars, motorhomes, motorbikes, hotels and more.
  • Fuel for the vehicles and parking costs. 
  • Charges for tollroads en toll bridges
  • Insurances (cancellation insurance, travel and assistance insurance, luggage insurance, etc).
  • Admissions to the national parks, to attractions, extra excursions, etc.
  • All personal expenses (Food & Drinks), souvenirs and more. 

Good To Know

FLIGHTS:

Wings ‘n Wheels is offering a large choice of European and American carriers which operates daily flights to and from the USA and Canada, starting from Brussels and as well as from the main airports in neighboring countries.

International and eventual domestic flights are not included. Airlines work with flexible prices and availability does change quickly. Use the contact form below and send it to your travel agent (enter your postal code or city name or the name of your travel agency) and indicate accurately your travel dates (departure and return) together with the surname (family name), first name and date of birth of each traveler and Wings ‘n Wheels will search for the best deals, considering itinerary and pricing.

A-LA-CARTE   -  TAILOR MADE:

All self-drive itineraries can be amended and tailormade “ à la carte” to your wishes.

CARRENTAL - DRIVERS LICENCE:

It is mandatory to present a NATIONAL driving licence with on the front side "Driving Licence". An international drivers licence is a translation only and not a valid document to rent a vehicle.