Is there a good chance of spotting wildlife?
Yes, there are some good opportunities for wildlife spotting along the way. With a little luck we get to see black bear and deer, as well as coyotes, snakes and small mammals in the desert. The bird life and the wildflowers are varied and interesting.
Spring offers fascinating desert wildflower blooms while autumn offers superb fall colours.
Karol Rogacki - Americas Operations
What are the American campsites like?
We will camp both at privately run, organised sites with toilet, washing and shower facilities, and at some relatively primitive sites (e.g. within the national park boundaries) with only basic toilets and tap water. While
camping, expect to have access to a hot shower every other day. Hot showers are included at some camping sites, other nights; the showers are charged for and cost between $1.50-3.00. Compared to Europe, campgrounds here tend to be slightly more basic with fewer amenities. National park campgrounds tend to be much more basic than the commercial sites in Europe. However this is done on purpose, as development is frowned upon as the national parks are supposed to protect the area for future use and not destroy the natural habitat by development.
Dan Cockburn - Product Manager
How expensive is eating out in the US?
On travelling days, we will have the opportunity to stop for lunch at inexpensive restaurants. We sometimes have the opportunity to take our evening meals in restaurants close to where we camp. For these meals and meals when staying in hotels, we suggest you allow about $200. On average breakfasts and lunches range from $6-$15, dinners from $15-$25, these figures were calculated without alcoholic beverages. Wine is approx $15-40 a bottle, beer $2-4.
Karol Rogacki - Americas Operations
I'm travelling via the US, do I need a visa?
Most clients are eligible to travel via the US under the US Visa Waiver Programme, however to do this you must register for an ETA (Electronic Travel Authority). This must be done prior to departure - more details can be found at www.exodus.co.uk/usvisa.
Rebecca Caldicott - Customer Operations
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