Why should you explore the USA with us?

Get the insider’s take on the world’s most diverse and energetic country.

Since 2005, we’ve helped our clients discover life-changing experiences across the vastness of America. From the beaches of New England to the parks of California, this is a vast country. But it’s also our own back yard: a sprawling universe of 10 million square kilometres. It’s our job to help you find your perfect piece of it. 

As a Virtuoso member, we’ve earned a reputation for creating unbeatable bespoke trips and experiences. We have the access, knowledge, and insight to cut the queues and to get you on the list. Throughout your Black Tomato trip, you’ll benefit from our Travel Expert’s insider knowledge. But you’ll also receive a truly personalized itinerary, 24/7 support, special relationships with hotels, and award-winning experiences. So let’s get out there. 

Key facts

  • Population Population 328,000,000
  • Capital Capital Washington DC
  • Currency Currency US Dollar
  • Language Language English
  • Time Difference Time Difference GMT - 5 to - 8
  • Best time Best time Apr - Oct

Example Itineraries

These are simply suggestions for the kind of vacation you might have. Yours will be tailored, altered, and refined until it matches you completely.

Utah: A Luxury Adventure in the American Southwest

Contrary to their common perception, adventures need not require you to travel to far-flung places and take weeks off work. No, some of the best adventures are those that are that bit closer to home. Those that don't req...

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Alaska: An Adventurous Luxury Vacation in the Wilderness

No matter where you go in Alaska, you can guarantee it will be jaw-droppingly scenic. Towering mountain ranges, plunging river canyons and expansive ice fields; everything here is on a grander scale. And that extends to ...

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California:The Ultimate Luxury West Coast Discovery

We’re big fans of iconic road trips, and when we think of California, we can’t help but picture ourselves cruising along Highway One, seeing the sunset in the wing-mirror, humming along to The Beach Boys. Sound like ...

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Maui and Kauai: A Luxury Vacation in Hawaii

The original island paradise, there's something just so enchanting about Hawaii. Peppering the Pacific Ocean with emerald-hued isles that simultaneously boast wild coastlines with fiery volcanoes and pristine beaches fri...

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New England: A Coastal Adventure for all the Family

From the gateway city of Boston to the mountains of Maine, the sugar-white sand beaches of Nantucket Island and the deep American history of Newport; New England has no shortage of charm. Six states, each with their ow...

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Charleston: a charming cultural journey

Discover the magic of South Carolina as we lead you on a five-night jaunt around Charleston. Rich in food, history, art and nature - around every corner Charleston has a story to discover. From horse-drawn carriages to s...

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Utah, Colorado & Wyoming: A Wild West Road Trip

Embark on the drive of a lifetime through the heart of Western USA with Black Tomato and discover the freedom of the open road and some of our favourite luxury lodges. You’ll start this epic 13 night trip in the iconic...

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EATER Journeys: East Village, NYC

As luxury travel experts, we know a thing or two about getting around the world in style. That's why we've combined our round-the-world travel expertise with the culinary insight of Eater. This slice-by-slice tour of Ne...

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Napa & Sonoma: A Luxurious Taste of the West Coast

Nothing says the weekend like indulging in some gourmet cuisine. Saturday night reservations at your favourite restaurant, what could be better? How about packing a bag and heading up to Northern California to the undisp...

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Wyoming: Wild West Adventures in Yellowstone & Grand Teton

River rafting, hiking and horseback exploration through the heart of the Wild West Step back in time and experience true American history in Wyoming. Home to Yellowstone and the rugged mountains of Grand Teton National ...

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New England: A Gourmet-Fuelled Road Trip

In no other country but the US can you travel so extensively, and all without a passport. New England, tucked away up in the northeast of America, is our go-to getaway for the ultimate foodie road trip. Our in-house USA ...

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Florida: A Sun-Kissed Miami Road Trip

Road trips are quite the favourite here at Black Tomato, and our travel experts know exactly how to create the perfect one. You’ll start things off in glam Miami before cruising up the coast to the natural beauty of Fl...

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Aspen: A Winter Family Getaway

Touch town at Denver’s International Airport, and allow yourself to be whisked off into the mountains for the first three nights of your family winter adventure, starting at The Little Nell. It’s one of our ultimate ...

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Washington State: Natural Beauty & City Slicking

Hear that? It’s the Emerald City calling your name. The entirety of Seattle and its surrounding areas are filled with greenery, giving it its well-deserved nickname. 6,000 acres of parks are found within the city limit...

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What to see & do in The USA

Can’t see it here? No problem. Just ask, and we’ll get to work. 

Ride out in the High Rockies

Evocative and dramatic, Dunton Hot Springs is a romantic 1800s ghost town of renovated cabins set in its own alpine vall...

Evocative and dramatic, Dunton Hot Springs is a romantic 1800s ghost town of renovated cabins set in its own alpine valley. From here, you can enjoy some of the most dramatic horse riding in America. Explore snow-dusted tracks. Ford tumbling rivers. Experience the west in all its majesty and freedom. 

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SNORKEL FOR MANTAS IN HAWAII

By night, the warm waters off Keauhou Bay come alive with a mass of graceful manta rays. With some of the creatures ...

By night, the warm waters off Keauhou Bay come alive with a mass of graceful manta rays. With some of the creatures growing up to 16ft in length, you’ll join certified guides and crew to experience this truly spectacular nocturnal ballet – witnessing some of nature’s most stunning creatures in their own underwater realm. 

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TRAVERSE RANCH COUNTRY

Here, at Paws Up Ranch, you’ll encounter 37,000 acres of pristine wilderness and parkland. Only it’s private. Loca...

Here, at Paws Up Ranch, you’ll encounter 37,000 acres of pristine wilderness and parkland. Only it’s private. Located in vast tracts of jaw-dropping scenery, you can experience everything from white-water rafting and horseback trails to fly fishing and clay shooting. A true taste of old America wrapped up with unbeatable modern luxury. 

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CULTURE AND INDULGENCE IN THE 'HOLY CITY'

The so-called ‘Holy City’ offers a true taste of the new old America. Its charming colonial architecture and cob...

The so-called ‘Holy City’ offers a true taste of the new old America. Its charming colonial architecture and cobbled streets are properly thronged with on-trend wine bars, distilleries, retail and restaurants. Plantation gardens, Louisiana grill, oysters and antebellum charm. We’ll introduce you to the pick of the bunch. 

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SAIL THE WATERS OF LAKE POWELL

Travel by speedboat across one of the world’s greatest and largest lakes. Framed by towering buttes and ochre massifs,...

Travel by speedboat across one of the world’s greatest and largest lakes. Framed by towering buttes and ochre massifs, the region has, since 1869, drawn adventurous sailors and adventurers to its iconic landscapes – including photogenic Antelope Canyon to the Rainbow Bridge National Monument.  

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Napa Valley, USA

VINEYARDS OF NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

Enjoy simple pleasures done differently. You don’t need to visit Napa Valley to drink its legendary Cabernet Sauvignon...

Enjoy simple pleasures done differently. You don’t need to visit Napa Valley to drink its legendary Cabernet Sauvignon, but it does taste better when sipped amongst its sweeping vineyards with your own personal sommelier. Jump the waiting list to score the best seat in the house at Yountville’s celebrated three-Michelin-starred restaurant, The French Laundry, where Thomas Keller’s signature oysters and pearls will take you to gastronomical paradise.

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Humpback whales in Alaska

EXPLORE THE WILDERNESS OF ALASKA

Immerse yourself in the rawness of Alaska where wilderness means uncharted territory and mountains with no name. Feel re...

Immerse yourself in the rawness of Alaska where wilderness means uncharted territory and mountains with no name. Feel reborn as you hike the mysterious terrain surrounding Ultima Thule Lodge with a local expert. Marvel the neon green aurora from a bespoke luxury Blink campsite or take in the world-class view of the Don Sheldon Amphitheater from the exclusive Sheldon Chalet which can accommodate just 10 people at a time. Our Alaska experience will fuel conversation for a lifetime of dinner parties.

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HIKE THE NARROWS

The towering red walls of Zion National Park are the stuff of legend. On this thrilling hike, you’ll traverse the cour...

The towering red walls of Zion National Park are the stuff of legend. On this thrilling hike, you’ll traverse the course of the North Fork river; a stunning gorge of monumental sandstone, smudged in trails of orange, purple, and black. The full route can take two days, seeing you camp within the bounds of its ancient embrace. 

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CAMP OUT IN ZION

If we do one thing, it’s that we do things differently. With Black Tomato’s luxury camping service Blink, we can se...

If we do one thing, it’s that we do things differently. With Black Tomato’s luxury camping service Blink, we can set up a luxurious, all-inclusive amp within the bounds of this most majestic of National Parksincluding at the quiet north rim of the Grand Canyon itself. Check out our award-winning Blink service for more. 

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Sheldon Chalet, Alaska

Sheldon Chalet, Alaska

Privacy is taken to new heights at the 6,000ft high Sheldon Chalet in Alaska. Sitting pretty above the snow-capped panor...

Privacy is taken to new heights at the 6,000ft high Sheldon Chalet in Alaska. Sitting pretty above the snow-capped panorama of Denali National Park, this luxury chalet features just five guest rooms, all geared towards first-class service. Whether you seek adventure or disconnection, you’ll find it all amongst the pristine wilderness. Once back, expect gourmet dinners comprising of locally sourced produce and world-beating wines, before retiring to the comforts of your room where fur throws and contemplative views of the vast snowy tundra come as standard.

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With our award-winning Blink service, we can create luxurious, all-inclusive camps in some of America’s most dramatic and majestic landscapes. From Utah’s Moab — with rafting and riverside relaxation — to the fringes of Zion, with its colossal and breathtaking canyons. Inquire today, and we’ll create your own piece of serenity and seclusion in the great American outdoors.

 

Top Locations in The USA

If we were forced to choose, that is.

California

Live it up in Hollywood. Pair things down in Napa.

We’ve sunk deep roots on the sunshine coast – a Black Tomato favourite. A client obsession. We can organise everything from private tours of iconic Kunde Winery, set up a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the Napa Valley, set you up with an expert Conservancy Ranger in Yosemite, and see you off whale watching in Monterey with your private Zodiac boat. One of our private drivers will help you to connect the dots. Breathe deep. 

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

The West

Lose yourself in America’s iconic heartlands

Rugged, independent, and remote. Embark on an expertly curated journey through the very heart of the USA. Stay at the incomparable Amangiri or newly opened (and adjacent) Camp Sarika. Walk the footsteps of the Navajo in Monument Valley. Trek the stately Colorado Rockies. And live out your western fantasies at the renovated ghost town of Dunton Hot Springs. This is where real life begins.

Colonial street in Charleston

Charleston

Explore the ‘new, old’ heart of antebellum America

It’s historic, yes – and charming. But this South Carolina city is fit to bursting with on-trend eateries, award-winning wineries, mouth-watering distilleries and world-class hotels. Shake the trail-dust off and indulge yourself on gourmet dining, historic antebellum gardens, easygoing café culture and world-class bars. We’ll ensure you always have a seat at the table. 

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