Coast to Coast: from Orlando to Los Angeles

Come with us on this classic motorcycle tour that takes you across the United States of America.

Pricing

Price
Driver in a double room: €6,995.00 $7,781.64 ?
Socio/social in a double room: €4,295.00 $4,778.01 ?
Driver in single room: €8,395.00 $9,339.08 ?

Features

Features
Scheduled flight with renowned airline in economy class from/to Frankfurt to Orlando/Los Angeles (connecting flights possible)
All European and American aviation security charges
Kerosene surcharges Status 09/2017
Air traffic tax for departures ex Germany
19 overnight stays in good tourist / middle class hotels according to the travel programme
partial breakfast (mix of continental and American)
Motorcycle rental (BIG TWIN) for the period indicated incl. free miles, liability insurance
TOPSCHUTZ: LDW/CDW insurance (exclusion of liability for self-inflicted damage or theft) WITHOUT excess (In case of theft/tire damage the excess is up to a maximum of US$ 5000 on site and has to be paid by the customer in case of damage, after the tour the damage is submitted and the self-service costs are refunded after verification by our German re-insurer. INFO: Possible salvage/towing costs are not covered and have to be paid by the client in any case :-)
TOPSCHUTZ: 2 million Euro additional liability insurance
TOPSCHUTZ: Disclaimer for tyre damage
24 hours Roadside Assistance
DOT approved half-shell helmets
English speaking tour guide from/to Orlando/Los Angeles during the motorcycle tour by an experienced motorcycle guide
Escort vehicle with second guide during the whole motorcycle tour
Luggage transfer during the tour 1 piece of luggage of 23 kg each plus a small hand baggage (We would like to ask you to refrain from using hard-shell suitcases, because they cause problems during transport in the support vehicle)
welcome dinner
souvenir photo in DIN A-3 format
1 exclusive tour T-shirt per tour participant
Travel guide and maps
Not included features
Expenditure for personal needs
Hotel parking fees
Gasoline, oil
motorcycle, rainwear
Entrance fees for attractions or parks
Tips
Travel Insurance
Everything not listed under benefits
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Additional bookable lines:
Flight surcharge ex Germany from 100 EUR (daily updated prices, only bookable on request)
Flight surcharge ex Austria or Switzerland from 200 EUR (daily updated prices, only bookable on request)
Prices for other departure points on request
Surcharge for Rail & Fly in 2nd class EUR 85 per person

More details

More details
Duration: 21 days
Total distance: 5380 km
Minimum number of participants: 12 persons
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- Our machines -
Motorcycles at our partner EagleRider® - the vehicles at a glance sorted by class:
GRAND TOURING CLASS:
These Harley-Davidson® models are best equipped for longer rides or trips lasting several days. All Touring-Class machines are equipped with very comfortable seat backs for the passenger. These American motorcycles are very well balanced and easy to ride for an experienced rider. They offer a lot of space in the saddlebags and topcase. Please note: the models in this class can be booked by the rider for an additional 15 EUR/rental day.
Harley-Davidson® Electra Glide® Ultra
Harley-Davidson® Street Glide® Grand Touring
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TOURING CLASS:
These Harley-Davidson® models are also equipped for longer rides or trips lasting several days. All Touring Class machines are equipped with comfortable passenger seat backs, but without topcase and Touring seats. These American motorcycles are very well balanced and easy to ride for an experienced rider. They offer plenty of room in the saddlebags.
Harley-Davidson® Street Glide
Harley-Davidson® Road Glide®
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CLASSIC CLASS:
The quintessence of American bikes. These models have become famous through movies and enthusiasts around the world. Very easy to ride for people who are used to a smaller machine, sport or sport touring at home. Almost all models are available with passenger backrest and windshield. Excellent for long rides and tours, weekend trips, day trips and city tours.
Harley-Davidson® Road King®
Harley-Davidson® Heritage Softail®
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STREET CLASS:
The smallest class, but still capable of delivering plenty of power. Good for drivers of all experience levels. Super eye-catcher for day trips, weekend trips, city trips or short trips in the country. For longer journeys and tours they are conditionally suitable due to the lower tank content.
Harley-Davidson® Dyna Low Rider®
Harley-Davidson® Sportster® 1200 (Iron)
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TRIKE CLASS:
Some tours can also be driven in a HARLEY DAVISDON® TRI-GLIDE® ULTRA for an additional charge (min. 100 EUR/rental day). Appropriate experience is a basic requirement. Please ask us for it.
Harley-Davidson®TRI-Glide® Ultra
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Option motorcycle model warranty:
If the desired model is available, Eaglerider® will confirm the booking for the desired model, but Eaglerider® reserves the right to give you an alternative model from this category if your desired model is not available. This can happen, for example, if your previous renter returned the motorcycle with damage. If a certain model is very important to you, Eaglerider® guarantees this model for an extra charge of 100 EUR/one time per rental. In the unlikely event that this service does not work on site, you will get a motorcycle of the same category and this fee will be returned immediately.
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Security deposit: 750 USD
The deposit can only be paid by credit card
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1/2 double rooms can be booked on request; if a 1/2 double room is already available, we will confirm your booking. If the 1/2 double room is not yet available, we will confirm a single room first. As soon as we receive a booking for the second half of the room, we will immediately credit you with the single room supplement.
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For the takeover of the machines it is absolutely necessary to present a credit card (VISA / MASTERCARD or American Express).
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An honest word among bikers
With the following lines we would like to prepare you for the adventure of your life. You are either about to book one of the most beautiful types of travel, or you have already done so. The biggest difference between our holiday type and a general package tour is that you are actively involved. Riding a motorcycle is one of the most beautiful things in life. At least for us bikers. The main focus of the trip is motorcycling through unique landscapes. We have designed the programs in such a way that both driving fun and experience are available in sufficient quantity.
Team spirit and adaptation in the group are absolutely necessary, just as you need to bring a certain basic fitness and experience, so that we can reach the goal together, happy and healthy. If you have doubts about your health, fitness or experience, please contact us beforehand. We would like to achieve the optimal holiday experience for you as well.
The daily stages are on average 250 - 400 kilometres long. That sounds a lot, but cannot be compared with the same route in Europe, considering that often 80 kilometres without passing through a town and a whole day without traffic lights are on the programme. There are also traffic jams as good as never. We are rarely in the saddle for more than five hours during the whole day. We reach our daily destination between 16 - 18 o'clock, depending on the season. Depending on the weather or temperatures, we may have to get out a little earlier or reach our daily destination later. However, if we want to experience a picture book sunset with full intention, it will be a little later.
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Mobility: The offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Please contact us for more information.

Coast to Coast from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Coast. Orlando, Daytona Beach, New Orleans, San Antonio, Tombstone, Tucson, San Diego and Los Angeles, the Three Sisters, Big Bend National Park, Roy Bean, Wyatt Earp & Doc Holiday and Highway 1 are the highlights. He "rides" with us on a guided tour with one of our USA connoisseurs as his travel companion and the cult motorcycle brand "Harley-Davidson®" in general.

We have prepared a well-planned tour for you, which includes a good number of miles of motorcycle riding every day, but also includes the sights on the outskirts. The motorcycles for our guided tours are mostly from the program of Harley-Davidson® authorized rentals™. This means we have an excellent selection of the latest models, all of which are perfectly prepared for you. As a further advantage, the whole tour is accompanied by a van. The van will be used to store the necessary luggage during the tour and, depending on the availability of space, escorts can also ride along in the van - for you this means pure motorcycling!

Tour schedule:

Day 01 - Flight to Florida

Flight with a renowned scheduled airline from your chosen departure point to Orlando (connecting flights are available). Upon arrival, your guide will meet you at the airport and take you to a centrally located middle class hotel. Depending on your arrival time, the first meeting and tour briefing will take place in the evening, otherwise the next day. Overnight stay in Orlando.

Day 02 - Orlando - Theme parks - Kennedy Space Center

The day is at your free disposal today to settle in. You have the possibility to visit one of the many theme parks. The hotel offers a shuttle service to some of the parks. Overnight stay in Orlando.

OUR TOUR TIP: Day trip by bus to the Space Coast, to the top attraction, the Kennedy Space Center.

Day 03 - Daytona Beach 160 Km

After breakfast, the luggage is loaded into the support vehicle and transferred to the rental station. After completing the formalities and a short briefing you will take over your motorcycles and start your Harley® tour from the Atlantic to the Pacific. You leave Orlando in the morning. You will visit Destination Harley®, the largest shop of its kind in terms of surface area, where you will certainly be able to get one or two bargains. You will reach Daytona Beach in the late afternoon. Your hotel is located directly on the Atlantic Ocean and close to the famous Main Street. The Boot Hill Saloon, the Bank or Froggies are the hottest bars for fun in the evening. You can also visit the world famous Harley-Davidson®-Store near Main Street. Overnight stay in Daytona Beach.

Day 04 - St. Augustine - Central Florida - Gulf Coast 420 Km

Today the tour takes you along the coastal road A1A to the historic town of St. Augustine. This is the oldest city of the USA with 500 years and is also called the "Rothenburg of North America". Use the break there for a walk and have a look at the old town. You will continue through central Florida into the Panhandle, the pan style of the Sunshine State. You will follow endless orange groves, interrupted by lakes and cattle farms. In the late afternoon you will reach the Gulf Coast region where you will stay overnight in the Wakulla Springs/Crawford area.

Day 05 - Florida's Gulf Coast - Springbreak in Panama City - Alabama 435 Km

In the early morning we continue along the Gulf Coast and through the Panhandle of Florida. In Apalachicola, which is also the capital of oyster fishing in the USA, you make a somewhat longer stop. On the way you have the possibility to try your hand at oysters in all variations. Miles of pine forests alternate with marshland and swamp landscapes typical for the south. In Panama City Beach you will reach the main scene of the annual Spring Break (American college holidays). Passing Fort Walton Beach you will drive to Pensacola. The city became famous through the TV series "Pensacola - wings of steel". In the afternoon you will reach the border to the state, which became world-famous by one song, namely "Sweet Home...". Alabama. The overnight stay takes place in the Daphne area.

Day 06 - Alabamas & Mississippi Gulf Coast - New Orleans 250 Km

You will start in the morning on Highway 90, which also has the nickname "Route 66 of the South", in the direction of Mobile, Alabama. There you have the possibility to visit the destroyer USS Alabama and the Navy Museum. On this ship the movie "Alarm Stage Red" with Steven Seagal was shot in 1992. The gambling town Biloxi, which is already located in Missisippi, with the Hard Rock Cafe Hotel & Casino directly on the Gulf Coast, is one of your further stops. In the afternoon you will follow Highway 90 through the marshlands of Louisiana to New Orleans. Your hotel is located in the famous French Quarter. Use the evening to explore the nearby Bourbon Street. Overnight stay in New Orleans.

Day 07 - New Orleans - the "Big Easy" - Day at leisure

The day is at your leisure. In the morning you can take a tour of the French Quarter with your guide. This is combined with an optional paddle-steamer tour, where you will have a Southern Fried Lunch and music on the Mississippi River. Already a good introduction for "Nawlins", as the locals call you New Orleans. The afternoon and evening are at your leisure. Get some of the unique spices and sauces for home and visit the popular Bourbon Street again, which offers something for everyone with its countless live music offerings. Overnight stay in New Orleans.

Day 08 - Bayous - Tabasco manufacture - Texas 480 Km

Today it is time to say goodbye to "Nawlins". On the way out of town you will visit one of the unique cemeteries with the Hurricane Katrina Monument. Today the route leads you again through the wide marshland (Bayous) here in the south of the USA. You will visit Every Island and the Tabasco® production of these world famous sauces. The rest of the liaison stage takes you, always close to the coast, through Lousiana to the state of Texas. The overnight stay today will be in the Orange/Beaumont area.

Day 09 - Texas - Houston - San Antonio 480 Km

Today's route is a bridging stage and takes place on well-developed roads that will take you forward quickly. You will pass Houston and in the afternoon you will already reach the historic and through the Alamo famous San Antonio. Overnight stay in San Antonio.

Day 10 - San Antonio - Day at leisure

Rest day in San Antonio. Today you have time to explore this lively city. The famous riverwalk and a boat tour are absolutely worth seeing and experiencing. The Fort Alamo, where the old history comes to life again, should not be missed. If you are interested, you can optionally take a guided tour with us, which includes a city tour by bus, the Alamo, the riverwalk and a boat trip there. Overnight stay in San Antonio.

Day 11 - Texas Hill Country - the curvy sisters - the twisted sisters 370 km

Today will show you wild Texas at its best and is not for beginners. In the morning you ride the so-called three sisters or also as curvy sisters known top motorcycle course. The tour takes you past clear rivers and through Texas ranch country, sharp curves and hills that turn the tour into a rollercoaster ride. The right shirt is available at the motorcycle shop in Leakey. After a day full of bends you will reach your overnight stay in Del Rio directly at the Mexican border.

Day 12 - Pecos River - Rio Grande - Roy Bean - Big Bend National Park 460 km

Texas is twice the size of France and you will surely realize that today. Today the tour takes you along the Pecos and Rio Grande to Langtry, the place of work of Judge Roy Bean. Back in the wild Pecos County he exercised his judicial power in Jersey Lili's Saloon and brought many of the outlaws to the gallows. In the afternoon you reach the unique Big Bend National Park. There you visit the ghost town of Terlingua before you reach your overnight stay in Lajitas in the middle of this wild landscape. Overnight stay in Lajitas.

Day 13 - Big Bend National Park - El Paso 510 km

In the morning you follow the Rio Grande again, which marks the border to Mexico. This is a part of the Chihuahua Desert, with one of the richest biodiversity in the USA. Now we are heading very fast towards our destination El Paso, which you will reach in the late afternoon after a stop at the local Harley® shop. The Franklin Mountains are the southernmost foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Fort Bliss is the largest air defense center in the world, where German and NATO military personnel receive their training. Overnight stay in El Paso.

Day 14 - Wild West - Pancho Villa - Bisbee -Tombstone 450 Km

Arizona is the destination for today. You follow the tracks of the Mexican freedom fighter Pancho Villa and reach Bisbee, an old and still active mining town. In the afternoon you continue to Tombstone. Depending on your arrival time you will follow the tracks of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday and watch one of the shows. The Harley® shop there also sells the appropriate T-shirt and is the perfect souvenir for your home. Overnight stay in Tombstone.

Day 15 - OK Corral - Pima Air Museum - Tucson 160 km

In the morning the programme includes the OK Corral, the old cemetery, and the place itself, which brings the story of Virgil and WyattEarp, Doc Holiday and the Canton brothers back to life. This old western town will certainly leave its impressions on you. In the afternoon you have the opportunity to visit the Pima Air Museum, famous for its huge aircraft cemetery. Today you will stay overnight in Tucson, the second largest city in Arizona. In the evening you will have enough time to look around on the traces of today's Wild West along Broadway.

Day 16 - Saguaro cactus forests - Sonora Desert - Yuma 480 km

Today's stage will be a little longer than yesterday. However, due to the well developed roads you will quickly reach your destination for the day. In the morning you will cross Saguaro cactus forests, which can be found here in abundance in the Sonora Desert. These cacti grow over 20 meters high and are more than 500 years old. You continue to follow the American-Mexican border area, make a stop in the historic town of Ajo and reach the former provincial capital of the Yuma Terretory in the late afternoon. Overnight stay in Yuma.

Day 17 - California - San Diego 300 km

Before you leave Yuma, you will have the opportunity to visit the old Terretorial Prison on the Colorado River, which forms the border with Mexico. Through an interesting promontory landscape you will go to the state of California, to the old mission city of San Diego, which is already on the Pacific Ocean. If it fits in time, you will visit the Del Coronado Peninsula with the hotel of the same name, which became famous through the movie "Some like it hot" with Marylin Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, who did their mischief here. Your hotel is located near the historic Old Town, which you can easily explore on foot tonight. Overnight stay in San Diego.

Day 18 - San Diego - Highway 1 - Los Angeles 225 km

In the morning you leave San Diego to finish your tour along the famous Pacific Coast Highway 1. You follow the Coast Highway 1, which is also called "Panamericana" or "Dream Road of the World". Along the coast you will pass Long Beach and Palo Verdes before reaching Los Angeles. Late at noon you will drop off your bikes at our local rental station and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the afternoon is free for you to relax. Overnight stay in the Los Angeles/LAX area.

Day 19 - Los Angeles - Day at leisure

Today you have the day at your free disposal. In the morning you have the possibility to take part in a guided city tour with a local guide (optional, advance reservation required). You will be picked up from your hotel by bus and start your city tour to Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Downtown L.A. and Hollywood. The rest of the day is free for your last errands. You can review the tour with a dinner together and let it end. Overnight stay in the Los Angeles/LAX area.

Day 20 - Los Angeles and return flight to Europe

Today the morning is at your free disposal. During the day there will be a shuttle transfer to Los Angeles airport. Flight home with renowned scheduled airline

(transfer connection possible) back to the starting point of your journey.

Day 21 - Arrival in Europe

Arrival at your departure point in the morning. End of the journey.

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