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Grand Southern LA-NY tips & highlights

1 Aug 2012 Emma asked


Hey everyone!

Just wondering if anyone who has done the Grand Southern tour from LA to NY can give me some tips, or even better if you have a diary or something that you kept from your tour? I really want to make the most of the tour and do as much as possible.

Thank you!! :)

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  • 16 Aug 2012 chloelouise20 said


    I’m doing this too in jan! Would love to get some advice too!

  • 23 Sep 2012 Jay said


    What departure date chloelouise20? I’m on the 10th Jan :)

  • 23 Sep 2012 chloelouise20 said


    The next one along .. the 31st Jan..
    You getting excited yet?

  • 24 Sep 2012 Jay said


    I feel like I’m going to vibrate out of my skin with excitement! You?
    Did you book extra time before/after the tour? I have 4 days in LA before, but I don’t really know what to do.

  • 24 Sep 2012 chloelouise20 said


    Yeah that sounds about right Haha as you going alone? ..
    Yeah I have 3 days in la. And then 11 in new York .. which I think might be too long somedays and others I worry I won’t be long enough Haha
    Don’t gave anything planned for either places as such but I know I want to see Hollywood and all that and I want to go to an ice hockey game in new York but that’s all I’ve got so far lol

  • 24 Sep 2012 Jay said


    Yep, solo :D I have 10 days in NYC, I won’t have any trouble filling that, but I don’t know what to do with my time in LA!

  • 24 Sep 2012 chloelouise20 said


    Fantastic! Sounds like we are doing practically the same thing! .. yeah I’m not sure on la .. probably won’t go to Disney land because we are going to Orlando .. probably just sightsee I guess .. I’m staying at a hostel too tho so Im figuring people there will get together and do dome things

  • 25 Sep 2012 Jay said


    Yeah, the hostel might make things easier for you :)
    Just discoverd I can get a train to Long Beach for $3, little over an hour. Stops right at the aquarium, near the water. That’ll fill a day!

  • 25 Sep 2012 chloelouise20 said


    Oh that’s cool .. is that on a website?

  • 28 Sep 2012 Jay said

    It’s a really good site, with maps, route planners, prices etc

  • 16 Oct 2012 Melanie said


    Jay I’m on your same tour and thinking on going to l.a earlier, we could meet up and go sight seeing together before the tour starts

  • 18 Nov 2012 Lil Lynchy said

    Lil Lynchy

    Jay and Melanie, im on the same tour as you guys. I cant believe how fast its coming up, I cant wait-if you have fb ass me!/emma.lynch.5205 then we can get talking.

  • 23 Dec 2012 Jay said


    I think a meet up would be awesome! Still have no idea what to do in LA :(

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