Richly diverse in terms of landscape, food, peoples and cultures, the Americas have it all; from the snow-capped peaks in the North to the boardwalks & beaches in the South one could spend weeks exploring and hardly scratch the surface. So where does one start?
For those whose time is precious, and holiday time even more so, we cannot recommend Luxury Gold’s award-winning escorted journeys highly enough. With exclusive VIP events and private access, you'll taste only the finest flavours, and relax in the best hotels, while passionate local experts take you to places that are far beyond the ordinary.
If you haven't watched the video above please do so for an insight into what you can expect, then scroll down as we have featured a handful of Luxury Gold holidays, each of which is available with a 7.5% saving before 28 February 2018.
Majesty of the Rockies With Rocky Moutaineer Gold Leaf
From $9,654pp Twin Share
Spend 14 days travelling in luxurious comfort by road and rail to the most dazzling national parks, glaciers and historic villages of Western Canada and Alaska. Savour delicious local cuisine in trendy Vancouver and meet passionate Local Experts, as you discover Mother Nature’s bounties from the Rockies.
In Banff enjoy a private meeting with a Royal Canadian Mountie to learn about the service and hear his personal stories.
Travel in a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the icy slopes of the Athabasca Glacier.
Cruise along the crystal-clear, reflective waters of Maligne Lake, Canada’s most famous lake. Prepare for a breathtaking display of nature’s beauty as you learn how early French Traders navigated waters crowned by snow-laden peaks and nestled between glaciers.
Indulgence in Eastern Canada
From $6,530pp Twin Share
English and French cultures fuse into this romantic 8 day journey through the picturesque and historic cities of Eastern Canada. From high-rise Toronto to the thundering thrills of Niagara Falls, and quality time spent in the beautiful cities of Ottawa and Quebec, this Luxury Gold journey is a mixture of excitement, culture and quaint charm.
Greet the howling spray, wind and thunder at the base of the Niagara Falls on-board your cruise.
In Quebec City, as a guest at the iconic, luxury Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, enjoy an exclusive guided tour of this historic building, learn about the history of the château, and gain access to areas not accessible to the general public.
While in Ottawa meet a retired member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, colloquially known as 'The Mounties', and learn first-hand about Canada's iconic national police force.
The Sumptuous Soul of America
From $7,950*pp Twin Share
Two of life’s greatest pleasures - music and food - are at the forefront of this sensual journey through the American heartland. Start in Chicago, a great food city also known for its jazz and blues. Travel south to the musical meccas of Nashville and Memphis. Then head down through the Mississippi Delta and on to zesty New Orleans. You'll enjoy:
In Nashville visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and get a private behind the scenes look at the songwriting process with a local songwriter and singer.
Learn to make the signature drink of the South, the Mint Julep, before an elegant, four-course Southern dinner.
The Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel connects you to the unmistakable sound, culture and history of the blues, whilst offering you a soothing and relaxing retreat.
From $5,134pp Twin Share
Step into the heartland of soul music, as you spend 9 days travelling from Nashville through Memphis on to New Orleans. Take your reserved seat at the world-famous Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and enjoy a private meeting and tour alongside Elvis’ close friend at Graceland, Memphis. Along the way, you’ll meet local singers and songwriters, taste the region’s renowned cuisine and experience southern hospitality at its best.
Highlights of this holiday include:
While in Nashville join the ranks of superstar musicians like Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson and record a song at legendary Studio B, take home the recording as a truly unique souvenir.
In New Orleans discover the flair of Creole cuisine during a live demonstration and cooking class, followed by a special Highlight Dinner.
From $4,805pp Twin Share
Like a chapter out of ‘Gone With the Wind,’ this romantic 8 day journey showcases historic antebellum plantations, exclusive island resorts and the sultry romance of Charleston and Savannah. Learn about the region’s tumultuous history from Local Experts and experience the charms of southern hospitality.
Pleasures of this trip include:
See a demonstration of the delicate art of creating Charleston Sweetgrass Baskets, a traditional southern handicraft.
Experience the upper-class lifestyle of 19th century Savannah, during a guided tour of Owens-Thomas House.
Explore Biltmore Estate with a Local Expert for a private, after-hours insight into the daily lives of the elite Vanderbilt family and immerse yourself in an age of elegance marked by generous hospitality.