Way back in 1972 we set off on the open road with a van full of young explorers and one mission: To see the real America, and have fun along the way. Today our ethos hasn't changed. We'll show you America's big highlights from bustling cities to jaw-dropping National Parks, and incredible places so hidden only locals like us know about them (but we're happy to share)!
TrekAmerica's distinctive style of adventure travel offers something different to your ordinary guided tour or package holiday. Every year thousands of young people from all over the world find that our small group tours offer a great value, easy and dependable and fun way to explore North America.
Do more than you ever dreamed possible and experience the best trips out there.
100% America, 100% Adventure.
Small groups of no more than 13 people
We believe that there is no better way to travel than in a small, informal group. Without an established backpacker network, travelling solo in the states can be quite lonely, and it's the shared experiences and the laughs along the way that make travelling with TrekAmerica so enjoyable. Small group tours offer a fun, safe and value for money way to travel.
Tours aimed at 18-38s
TrekAmerica tours are aimed at young international travellers aged 18 to 38, all with a sense of fun and a keen desire to explore. So whether you're travelling alone or with friends, you'll soon be surrounded with like-minded people of a similar age who will quickly become your new best mates. Half the fun is getting to know your fellow travellers and we guarantee the most diverse and undoubtedly fun groups in the business.
Helping you make the most of your time
Every tour is accompanied by a TrekAmerica Tour Leader. These are home-grown, knowledgeable and fun loving folks with a passion for showing you the real Americas. They'll drive you from A to B, feed you with as much local info as you need and arrange all your activities en route. Leave the hassles up to us and spend your time enjoying all the amazing places and activities.
Getting you further off the beaten path
TrekAmerica tours explore deep into the national, state and provincial parks, Native American lands and wilderness areas that are often difficult, if not impossible to reach on your own. With your tour leader to show you the way and your own private transportation, we are virtually self-sufficient while on the road and diversions off the beaten path are not just a dream, but a reality!
Loads of Fun, Freedom and Flexibility
Options and choice are a key part of TrekAmerica's style of travel and with interests and budgets as individual as our travellers, you're able to hang out with the group when you want or do your own thing. We'll show you where it's at and what to do, and the rest is up to you.
A choice of accommodation
You can choose from an original TrekAmerica camping tour for the all American outdoor experience or our range of Budget Lodging Tours (BLTs) if you prefer a bed and a roof over your head at night. On our camping tours we provide all the equipment you'll need apart from a sleeping bag! Whatever trip type you choose all your accommodation and transport is included in the price of your tour. (For 2013 camping tours, any en-route hotel nights are paid for locally during the tour)
Taking part and teamwork
When you travel with TrekAmerica you will be part of a team and you will need to help out with various simple tasks, whether this is loading and unloading the van or shopping for food. On camping trips you'll help out with the day to day camp duties, including setting up and breaking down camp, preparing group meals and washing up. Your Tour Leader will guide you and team spirit will make these daily chores easy and enjoyable!
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9 days from LAS VEGAS
USA West - Lodging
Wake up to Christmas at the Grand Canyon and go to sleep (or not) on New Year's Eve in Las Vegas! Mix in some hiking in the national parks, mountain biking in Moab and horseback riding in cowboy country for one heck of a way to finish off a year!
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21 days from NEW YORK AREA
Cross Country - Camping
This one's topped our charts for 40 years, thanks to its blend of Eastern energy and slow-paced Deep South charm mingled with mountains, canyons and deserts, before a laid-back West Coast sign off. Yes sir, this is one varied snapshot of the States.
Highlights: Our Most Popular Trek | Great Mix of EverythingView tour
14 days from LOS ANGELES
USA West - Camping
Mix it up with one potent California, Nevada and Arizona cocktail. The Pacific Coast sets an ultra mellow tone while a blend of adrenaline-fuelled cities adds real zest to the mix. Serve on the rocks; none beat those around the Sierra Nevada and Grand Canyon
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14 days from NEW YORK AREA
USA East - Camping
Start amidst the corridors of power then veer off the tourist paths. DC, Chicago and NYC are fast-paced, but we even the balance with soaring peaks, Great Lakes and Niagara Falls. Add a soundtrack of blues, country & western and you've got the East covered.
Highlights: Washington DC | Chicago | Niagara FallsView tour
80 days from MIAMI
Cross Country - Camping
Want to see it all? How about the chance to travel through the great 48 states of America's 50 in one delicious road trip extravaganza? Snake the continent taking in 19 National Parks, countless small towns and some of the craziest cities.
Highlights: Visit all 48 contiguous states of AmericaView tour