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Grand Northern NY-LA Sept 16th 2011

12 Oct 2010 Ky1987 said

Hey guys,<BR><BR>Ill be booking in for this tour in 4 weeks and was wanting to chat to anyone else who will be going on this tour?<BR><BR>Ill be in NY for 2 weeks before and in La for 1 Week after. <img src="" alt="Big Grin" width="15" height="15"><!--graemlin::D--><BR><BR><img src="" alt="Smiler" width="15" height="15"><!--graemlin::)--> Kylie
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  • 23 Jun 2011 Ky1987 said



    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

  • 6 Jul 2011 Emma said


    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!

  • 9 Jul 2011 Ky1987 said


    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?

  • 9 Jul 2011 Ky1987 said


    Hey Guys :)

    The facebook link is :

  • 10 Jul 2011 Emma said


    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?

  • 10 Jul 2011 Ky1987 said


    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

  • 11 Jul 2011 Explorer1239787 said


    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.

  • 11 Jul 2011 Ky1987 said


    Hey Explorer1239787,

    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?

  • 13 Jul 2011 Ky1987 said


    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 :)

  • 13 Jul 2011 RickiFan17 said


    How cool! You’ll have to fill us all in when you know :)

  • 19 Jul 2011 Ky1987 said


    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

  • 2 Aug 2011 MichaelGibbs88 said


    Hi all
    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


  • 2 Aug 2011 Ky1987 said


    Hi Michael,

    Working in the states will be so much fun, im jealous… So when do you fl into NYC?

    :) Kylie

  • 3 Aug 2011 MichaelGibbs88 said


    Hi Kylie

    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


  • 3 Aug 2011 Ky1987 said


    Fair enough… You will love New York.. In my opinion, best city in the world…

    :) I cant wait to get to NYC :D

  • 3 Aug 2011 RickiFan17 said


    Did you say Cocktails and Shopping in NYC Ky?

  • 8 Aug 2011 Ky1987 said


    Hell yeah shopping and cocktails lol…

  • 12 Aug 2011 Explorer1183513 said


    Hi Explorer1239787 im staying at the HI Hostel too from the 11th Sep

  • 18 Aug 2011 Ky1987 said


    Its getting close everyone :) 29 days until the tour starts :) 14 days until i leave for NYC :D

  • 18 Aug 2011 MichaelGibbs88 said


    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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