2018 USA & Canada trips – Experience the moments that matter
Discover the true depth of this magnificent continent as we take you on adventures from city to coastline, through fascinating cultural melting pots and magical landscapes.
Take your pick from 43 unique itineraries, and we’ll plan the rest. Our magical experiences cover the length and breadth of North America, taking you deeper into your chosen destination. Discover incredible National Parks, admire the snowy peaks of Alaska and immerse yourself in the buzz of New York City.
Meet authentic locals like Brian, a renowned sommelier, who will share some of his wine-making secrets as you taste the fruity richness of Oregon’s famous Pinot Noir amid beautiful vistas. Let us connect you to the real USA and Canada.
Book your 2018 experience now and save 10%*
Eastern & Southern USA
Immerse yourself in this gentle discovery of great American cities. Visit the Charleston Tree Planation, enjoy a homemade Pennsylvanian lunch with three generations of Amish family or experience Southern hospitality while dancing to the pulsating beats of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
Landscapes and legends draw people to the West, where a good day includes vineyard wine-sipping, cowboy history, and sunset dining. Sample olive oil on a local farm and learn how it is produced amid the rolling green hills of Paso Robles in California.
National Parks & Canyon Country
Admire the raw beauty and vastness of the Grand Canyon, the rugged desert landscapes of Arizona, in search of wildlife in the Hayden Valley. Walk among the sizzling geysers and the soothing hot springs of the Yellowstone National Park.
Canada & Alaska
Go on an epic exploration of snow-capped peaks and stunning waterfalls. Travel through Alaska’s sheer wildness, soaring mountain ranges, rushing rivers and see caribou migrating through the vast valleys. Enjoy an exhilarating journey into the Canadian Rockies where you can walk on, feel and drink from the jaw-dropping Athabasca Glacier.
Soak up panoramic views of the deep blue waters and soaring cliff faces, while travelling around this stunning archipelago. Imagine the rumble of earth beneath your feet as you experience the magnitude of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Learn about Maui cuisine as you become hunters and gatherers on O’o Farm surrounded by the lush forests of Waipoli.
Savour the rich history on offer in Hawaii, and visit Honolulu, Kona and Maui on this Country Explorer trip.
*€1030 saving per couple (€515 per person) based on maximum 10% Early Payment Discount saving on Contrasts of Canada departing between 16 April – 10 September 2018. Available on selected holidays – see itinerary pages for each trip discount. Can be combined with other brochure discounts where applicable, does not apply to extra nights’ accommodation, optional extensions, airfares, flight supplements and surcharges, taxes and fees, airport transfers and any cruise portion of a holiday. A deposit of €100 is required on booking and the full amount must be paid by 30 November 2017 to qualify. Subject to availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Other conditions apply.