Explore the Magnificent National Parks and Iconic Cities of the USA and Canada with Insight Vacations

Travellers have last chance for incredible savings of up to $826 per couple

TORONTO, Canada / April 16, 2014 / Insight Vacations (www.insightvacations.com), the leader of premium and luxury escorted journeys, takes travellers to the USA and Canada with its premium escorted journeys and Signature Experiences. From the majestic Rockies to the lush wineries, there is something for everyone in North America on an Insight vacation.

Guests can take advantage of an incredible, limited-time savings of up to $826* per couple to the USA and Canada with Insight Vacations by April 30, 2014.

"Some of the best places to visit for magnificent scenery, interesting history and vibrant culture can be right in our own backyard," said Cris David, president, Insight Vacations Canada. "We take guests to some of the most beautiful places in Canada and to our American neighbours to the south, who also have much to offer from a cultural and entertaining perspective."

America's Magnificent National Parks
America's Magnificent National Parks on this 15-day journey through the southwest states of the USA, with visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Signature Experiences that enhance each destination guests visit, and exclusive stays inside the Grand Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and Custer State Park. Guests will enjoy a cruise on Lake Powell through Antelope Canyon with its steep, sandstone walls, take a private Zion Canyon Shuttle with scenic sights and live commentary, and enjoy a fun ride through the Old West learning about the history aboard Kevin Costner's Original Deadwood Tour. After a visit to the Buffalo Bills Historical Center, built in honour of one of America's great western legends, Insight guests will experience a Dine-Around evening in the old cattle town of Billings, Montana, where they will choose from a selection of restaurants for a meal of local fare and good company in smaller groups. Guests will also go from nature to neon with a stopover in Las Vegas, and stay at premium property and celebrity hotspot, The Cosmopolitan which is located in the heart of the Strip.

Best of California
The lively and glamourous cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles contrast with the rugged beauty of the California coast and spectacular landscape of Yosemite National Park on Insight Vacations'
Best of California escorted journey, a nine-day trip around the Golden State. San Francisco invites guests to explore its many unique squares, from Union Square with its bustling activity to Alamo Square with its stately Victorian homes. Guests can also enjoy a spectacular cable car ride through the city, a must-do while in San Francisco. Wine country awaits for Insight guests, which they will journey to aboard the elegant Napa Valley Wine Train for a scenic afternoon ride accompanied by fine dining and wine tasting. Guests can take in the magnificent Yosemite Falls set in the National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, shop Ocean Avenue, and enjoy the scenic 17-Mile Drive to charming Monterey, where they will enjoy a Signature Dining experience at the Monterey Bay Aquarium with stunning views of the bay. An Insight city tour in Los Angeles gives guests the star treatment, offering ample photo opportunities of the infamous Hollywood Sign, an enjoyable stroll along the Walk of Fame, a private tour of the Dolby Theater, home to the Academy Awards ceremony, and a glittering Celebration Dinner at a popular LA restaurant.

Trans-Canada Odyssey
Insight Vacations showcases the best of Canada on its 15-day
Trans-Canada Odyssey, a Gold Luxury escorted journey that takes guests from Vancouver to Toronto and Niagara Falls. This journey kicks off with a lively Welcome Reception in vibrant Vancouver over a pleasant evening of dinner and wine, followed by a tour through Gastown, Chinatown, the eclectic community of English Bay, and Stanley Park with its famous totem poles the following day. Insight guests will enjoy a tasting of what are thought to be the best fruit and hybrid wines in the world, produced in the fertile Okanagan Valley. Through the Great Canadian Rockies, Insight guests will visit Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and Emerald Lake, some of Canada's most spectacular wilderness settings and breathtaking landscapes. On board VIA Rail's The Canadian, guests will enjoy comfortable accommodations and delicious meals as they speed past the stretch of prairies and forests studded with sparkling lakes. The journey winds down with a lovely afternoon cruise to the base of Niagara Falls, one of the world's great natural wonders before a quick stop to the picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake and a local winery for a taste of the region's fine vinos.

For more information, please visit www.insightvacations.com or contact your local travel agent.

About Insight Vacations
Insight Vacations (www.insightvacations.com) is the expert for Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, visiting all but one of the independent states in these regions and covering more of Europe than any other tour operator. Insight Vacations also offers the same legendary high standards and carefully curated itineraries in North America, India, Bhutan, Nepal and Morocco.

Insight guests enjoy more intimate groups limited to just 40 passengers, the services of an experienced tour director who acts as 'travelling concierge,' and expertly planned itineraries offering a range of Signature Experiences that provide a unique and revealing look into the history and culture of each destination. Guests also enjoy Signature Dining and Dine-Around Evenings and stay in select hotels that are centrally or scenically located.

For more than 35 years, Insight has designed its escorted journeys with care and an unwavering commitment to exceeding our guests' expectations. It is these differences that ensure every Insight vacation is smooth and hassle free, so guests have time to fully enjoy each destination.

Insight Vacations is a part of a joint initiative with The TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation established by The Travel Corporation to encourage sustainable tourism within our own family of brands and in the places we visit. To date, TreadRight has donated more than US$2 million to sustainable tourism projects around the world. To find out more about our work with TreadRight visit: www.treadright.org.

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*Terms & Conditions: Save up to $413 per person (up to $826 per couple) when you book an Insight Vacations 2014 USA & Canada escorted journey and pay in full by April 30, 2014.

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