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North American Travel: Explore Your Own Backyard

Posted October 28, 2016

In addition to our incredible journeys to exotic destinations - you'll also find amazing North American travel opportunities that provide a unique and immersive experience. You'll do more than just visit these U.S. destinations - you'll get up-close-and-personal with the local culture. As they say, some of life's greatest adventures lie in your very own backyard.


For an unforgettable wilderness excursion, you may enjoy the Alaskan Wilderness Adventure. You begin your journey in Anchorage, and from there you'll take a seaplane to Winterlake Lodge. At the lodge, you'll enjoy a refreshing mix of sporty excursions and relaxing pursuits - go hiking or kayaking, then enjoy an afternoon yoga session.

Another stop on the Alaska trip is Tutka Bay Lodge. At this rugged locale, you can try your hand at fly fishing. If you're more of the indoor type, take a cooking class or hit the hot tub. Although Alaska is known for its untamed beauty, there are some decidedly elegant touches on this amazing North American travel experience.

Alaska is filled with expansive scenic views across the state

If you're a wine lover, the Napa and Sonoma journey offers the quintessential experience. This is a trip especially designed for connoisseurs; you won't just taste the wine, you'll delve into the finer points of California viticulture. The first stop is Meadowood Resort, where you'll learn about winemaking and enjoy an amazing dinner at the resort's acclaimed restaurant.

Wine country in Napa and Sonoma is a perfect idea for a relaxing getaway

In Sonoma, you'll visit The Fork - a culinary education center located at the Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company. Following a leisurely walking tour of the grounds, you'll be treated to a cheese tasting session, followed by some of the finest seafood in the area. Although wine is the main attraction, guests are invited to delight in amazing scenery and culinary delights as well.

The Cox & Kings New Orleans experience provides unparalleled luxury and culture unlike any other American city journey. A walking tour of the historic French Quarter is first on the itinerary, where you'll discover amazing opportunities for shopping and dining. In the evening, you'll be immersed in the iconic sounds of live jazz - and even get to meet one of the city's jazz legends!

Seeing a live jazz show in New Orleans is a can't miss experience

The best way to experience the rich history of New Orleans is through interactions with locals, ornate architecture and amazing amenities and hospitality. After each busy day you'll settle into plush accommodations in this dazzling waterfront city.

The Big Apple is a top destination - and for good reason. In addition to its storied history, this city boasts a vibrant energy you won't find anywhere else in the world. Cox & Kings' Behind the Scenes of the Big Apple journey takes you to some lesser-known destinations in New York City, including locally-loved shopping and dining hotspots.

The High Line in New York, opened in 2009, is one of the best urban developments in recent years

You'll dive into the Chelsea art world and enjoy visits to amazing galleries. Your evening will be spent on Broadway, where you'll be given a behind-the-scenes look at the glamorous world of NYC theater. This trip is sure to provide a unique view of New York City and all it has to offer.