Virgin Holidays launches over 300 new experiences for travellers


Virgin Holidays has just announced a whopping 300 new experiences in North America in a bid to attract travellers.

The launch is one of Virgin Holidays' biggest produce announcements, who promises to provide more curated holidays that cater to a wider variety of tastes, so there's something for everyone.

Experiences will allow those travelling to the USA and Canada to easily explore like never before; be it from the window of a helicopter over the Grand Canyon, on horse-back through Central Park or riding a wave on a surfboard in Hawaii.

They are available in some of the most popular destinations across North America including; San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Las Vegas, Seattle, Palm Springs, Hawaii, Washington DC, Boston, Nashville, Memphis, Toronto, Vancouver and Whistler.

Joe Thompson, Managing Director of Virgin Holidays, said: “We’ve hand-selected some of the most jaw-dropping, mind-blowing, heart-racing experiences across North America which are set to make our range of holidays even more tailored and memorable than before. 

"Whether you’re after a taste of adventure, looking to add a splash of culture or create epic family experiences, Virgin Holidays offers unrivalled expertise in the North American market.”

Nothing adventured, nothing gained, right?

From street graffiti, to Segway tours, take a look at some of the best Virgin Holidays experiences available:

Hollywood Hills Hiking TourLos Angeles – from £42pp

Hike with an expert guide to the highest point in the Hollywood Hills to enjoy an unforgettable panorama of the majestic downtown skyscrapers, the glitter of Hollywood and the mansions of Beverly Hills.

Shopping with a personal stylistNew York City – from £218pp

Experience the thrill of shopping in the Big Apple with a personal stylist. This incredible tour highlights the city's most exclusive boutiques, landmark shops and luxury brands.

Taste of Pike Place Market TourSeattle – from £41pp

Take a food tour of Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market and enjoy eight diverse tastings. Become an insider foodie, sampling regional delights, whilst learning about the market’s storied past.

Whale Watching Victoria, Vancouver Island – from £61pp

Lead by an expert guide and marine biologist, keep a look-out for orcas, minke, grey whales, porpoises, and harbour seals on this exhilarating tour in a high-speed zodiac boat along the coast of Victoria.

Area 51 TourLas Vegas – from £149pp

Witness this infamous location on a full-day adventure from Las Vegas. Travel through atmospheric landscapes, see top-secret Janet Airlines, the mutant Joshua Tree Forest, mysterious Dry Lake, plus alien rock carvings and more.

Jail and Sail: Alcatraz Tour and Twilight Bay CruiseSan Francisco – from £85pp

Sail San Francisco Bay twice in one day, first to the notorious Alcatraz prison for a self-guided afternoon audio tour full of tales of colourful crime bosses and daring bust outs, and then on a two-hour twilight dinner cruise beneath both Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge as the city’s glorious skyline lights up.

Washington D.C. Segway Tour, Washington D.C - from £56pp

Why roam DC when you can glide it? Take to two wheels for a fascinating and unforgettable tour of the US capital. See the city’s most iconic sights, as you sail by the US Capitol Building, the White House, and the Lincoln Memorial to name a few.

Brooklyn Graffiti Lesson, New York – from £23pp

With inspiration from street art hotspots like the Bushwick Collective and the East Williamsburg murals, head to Brooklyn to hone your technical graffiti skills with the tutelage of a local artist.

Peak 2 Peak GondolaWhistler – from £34pp

The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola ride stretching between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains is actually record-breaking. The highest and longest gondola ride in the world, whisks you over the roof of British Columbia boasting otherworldly views of volcanic peaks, coastal rainforests and ancient glaciers.

Private Surf lesson, Santa Monica – from £126pp

Join your professional instructor at the legendary Santa Monica beach to catch the first wave, or perfect your turns, in this all-inclusive experience. Keep an eye out for dolphins, porpoises and whales too!

Top Gun and Air Combat ExperienceLas Vegas – from £268pp

Make your dream a reality and climb on board a stunt plane to experience what it’s like to be a fighter pilot. You’ll learn basic low-level manoeuvring and aerobatics including loops, rolls, stalls and more!

Elvis Presley Graceland VIP TourMemphis – from £67pp

No Memphis trip would be complete without popping in on Graceland. It’s worth getting the VIP tour as you’ll jump the line, as they say around here, and get access to exclusive VIP exhibits. The excellent audio tour offers commentary and stories by Elvis and his daughter Lisa Marie themselves, and you can peek at his gold records, fabulous costumes, the famous 1955 pink Cadillac, and visit the Meditation Garden where he and family members are laid to rest.

Tijuana Street Food Tour, San Diego – from £92pp

Take your taste buds on tour to the Mexican city of Tijuana and sample delicious street food for the day. This family friendly tour is led by an engaging local guide who’ll introduce you to this vibrant city through its lively street-food culture. Bring your appetite, and a camera!

Virgin Holidays experiences are available to add to North America now – visit a store today, or find out more by visiting

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