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Grand Northern NY-LA Sept 16th 2011
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Yeah i am really looking forward to it as i did the Grand Southern in 09 and i really enjoyed it… The wait is killing me though lol… 10 weeks until i fly out… ;D
Hi – I’m Emma from Adelaide, and I’ve just booked in to do the North by North East tour (NY-Chicago) departing Sept 16, which means I’ll be on the same trip as you guys until Sept 28. Im super excited! I only wish they’d make it a definite departure already!
Hi Emma ,
So excited :) We have a facebook page if you want to join…
Contiki Grand Northern NY-LA 16th Sept 2011
Oh and it became a definate departure today… Sooooo happy and excited :P So when do you fly into New York?
Hey Guys :)
The facebook link is :
Thanks Kylie. So excited that its finally a definite departure. It has totally made my weekend! I fly in to NY on the 12th Sept, and will be doing the NY Explorer on the 13th before our trip. What about you?
ill be flying into NY on the 2nd Sept, doing the NY Explorer on the 6th and then pretty much on my lonesome until we leave :)
Im doing the NY Explorer on the 6th because my bestie finishes her Grand Southern the day before that so im doing the tour with her.. :)
Soooo excited :P
I land in NY on the 13th.. in the arvo. I have such a short amount of time, NY doesn’t sleep so neither will I! I’ll be staying at the HI Hostel if anyone is interested in exploring.
I would love to explore… By then i will have been there for 11 days so i might have some cool places to show off :P Is there anything in particular you want to do and see in your 2 days there?
Apparently my travel documents came in to my travel agent on Saturday so she will be sending them to me… Im so excited to see where we will be staying onm our trip :)
How cool! You’ll have to fill us all in when you know :)
Ok so the Hotels we are going to are :
16th Sept for 2 nights – Ramada Boston
18th sept for 2 nights – Hotel Voyager, Quebec City
20th Sept for 2 nights – Sandman Hotel Longueuil, Montreal
22nd Sept for 3 nights – Hilton Garden Inn, Toronto
25th Sept for 1 night – Comfort Inn Dowton, Cleveland
26th Sept for 2 nights – Best Western Grant Park, Chicago
28th Sept for 1 night – Econo Lodge, Madison
29th Sept for 1 night – Baymont Inn and Suites, Sioux Falls
30th Sept for 2 nights – Mt Rushmore Washington Inn, Keystone
2nd Oct for 1 night – Buffalo Bill Antler Inn, Cody
3rd Oct for 2 nights – pending confirmation, West Yellowstone
5th OCt for 1 night – Howard Johnson Express Inn, Salt Lake City
6th Oct for 2 nights – Four Seasons Motel, Kanab
8th Oct for 2 nights – Harrahs, Las Vegas
I have booked this tour as well its my first time to America and i will be working for a couple a weeks in Alabama before the tour then spending a couple of days in LA after as well then i fly back to NY to do the NY uncovered tour on the 18th of October
Working in the states will be so much fun, im jealous… So when do you fl into NYC?
Unfortunately because of work i can only fly to NYC the day before the tour the 15th so thats why im going to fly back to NYC after we finish In LA
Fair enough… You will love New York.. In my opinion, best city in the world…
:) I cant wait to get to NYC :D
Did you say Cocktails and Shopping in NYC Ky?
Hell yeah shopping and cocktails lol…
Hi Explorer1239787 im staying at the HI Hostel too from the 11th Sep
Its getting close everyone :) 29 days until the tour starts :) 14 days until i leave for NYC :D
Yeah it sure is I’m looking forward to some cooler weather Alabama is way too hot this time of the year and so humid Are any of you staying at the skyline hotel the night before we leave i fly into NYC on the 15th and haven’t booked a hotel yet i was thinking it’s probably easier to stay there
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