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14 day Self Drive
- Jaw-dropping sights of the Grand Canyon
- Ironic beauty of Death Valley
- Mind blowing Pacific coastline scenery
The Golden State of California is the back drop for this fantastic self drive tour. Take a huge bite of western highlights, visit charming cities and see nature at its most splendid, Yosemite, Grand Canyon and more! You?ll get it all, from celebs spotting to lazing on the beach, to mind blowing coastal scenery, you will love every second!
Day 1 – Los Angeles
Arrive in Los Angeles, the 'City of Angels' and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay in glamorous LA. Don't miss Grauman's Chinese Theatre and Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame.
Accommodation - Hacienda Hotel or similar
Day 2 – Los Angeles to Mojave Desert and Laughlin (305 miles)
Enjoy a morning briefing at your hotel to receive your full itinerary and driving directions before you hit the road, through the Mojave Desert, onto the refreshing waters of the Colorado River and the gambling oasis of Laughlin, Nevada.
Accommodation - Aquarius Casino Resort or similar
Day 3 – Laughlin to Kingman and Grand Canyon National Park (215 miles)
Climb the Colorado Plateau today to see one of America's most amazing sights, the Grand Canyon. Stroll along the canyon's rim and take your pick of viewpoints.
Accommodation - Holiday Inn Express - Grand Canyon or similar
Day 4 – Grand Canyon to Painted Desert and Monument Valley (207 miles)
Get ready to cross the Navajo Indian Reservation today to see the Painted Desert, before arriving in Monument Valley, with its incredible monoliths.
Accommodation - Kayenta Monument Valley Inn or similar
Day 5 – Monument Valley to Navajo Indian Reservation, Page and Lake Powell (108 miles)
Witness the red rock country disappearing as you chance upon the tranquil qzure waters of Lake Powell.
Accommodation - Super 8 Page or similar
Day 6 – Page to Lake Powell, Kanab and Bryce Canyon National Park (167 miles)
See another of America's great canyons today, Bryce Canyon. On the way, stop off at Kanab, once an old trading post and now known as 'Little Hollywood', having been the background for many of the greatest Western movies, before climbing Paunsagunt Plateau to Bryce Canyon. Follow one of the loop trails through the colourful rocks or drive between the many viewing points.
Accommodation - Bryce View Lodge or similar
Days 7 - 8 - Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas (236 miles)
Journey from Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas today. You'll follow the Virgin River, along the base of the massive canyon it created in Zion National Park, before arriving in - Vegas! Watch the dancing fountains outside The Bellagio.
Accommodation - Imperial Palace Hotel or similar
Day 9 – Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park (139 miles)
Leave Las Vegas behind and head to Death Valley - the driest, hottest and lowest place in North America.
Accommodation - Stovepipe Wells Village or similar
Day 10 – Death Valley National Park to Yosemite (350 miles)
Travel from stark Death Valley high into the Sierra Nevada Mountains, via Bishop, to the unforgettable Yosemite National Park, with its famous Bridalveil Falls and El Capitan and Half Dome rising from the valley floor.
Accommodation - Chukchansi Gold Resort Yosemite or similar
Day 11 – Yosemite National Park to Lake Tahoe (210 miles)
Drive through the Yosemite's lush meadows, past Nevada's Carson City and continue to the jewel in the Sierra Mountains, Lake Tahoe.
Accommodation - Montbleu Resort or similar
Days 12 - 13 - Lake Tahoe to San Francisco (230 miles)
Follow California's historic emigrant route to the state's capital, Sacramento. Then it's on to the exciting city of San Francisco.
Accommodation - Hotel Metropolis or similar
Day 14 – San Francisco
Make the most of your free time in San Francisco this morning before driving to the airport for your flight.
- 13 nights hotel accommodation
- Room Only
- Holiday prices are in £'s per person based on twin occupancy
The hotels named within each itinerary are subject to change based on room availability. If a listed hotel is not available for your chosen dates we will substitute it for another hotel of similar standard and location, which will be confirmed to you in your welcome pack at the first hotel. Prices do not include park entrance fees, ferry charges, one way car hire fees, vehicle parking fees, meals or excursions unless otherwise stated.
Holiday prices are in £'s per person based on twin occupancy.
Regional Departures available. Please contact our Travel Centre Team for details.
Supplements may apply. Alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of the year.
Prices can increase or decrease, you will be quoted the up to date price at the time of booking.
The itinerary shown is for 2013 departures and may vary for 2012 periods. Please contact reservations for more information.
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Call to book now!
0844 415 9880*