Take a dip in the Colorado River, stargaze in Los Angeles, experience a Grand Canyon sunset, roll the dice in Las Vegas, camp under the stars, stroll the hills of San Francisco, hike in Yosemite.
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LA, San Francisco, Vegas, the Grand Canyon—they might as well rename this whole region ‘The American Best.’ Steel yourself for 8 days of 24-hour thrills as you dive headfirst into the best the West has to offer. Scour the streets of classic American cities in search of the classic American meal—the venerable hamburger—then escape the grid to camp and explore in Yosemite and the Grand Canyon. Add in a streetwise local CEO to keep you headed in the right direction and you’re all set for a whirlwind adventure you won’t soon forget, if ever.
- Entrance fees to all national parks with hiking and walking excursions. Orientation to Los Angeles. Visit the London Bridge in Lake Havasu City. Sunset at the rim of the Grand Canyon. Visit secluded hot springs (Bishop).
- 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners. (Allow USD150-200 for meals not included.)
- Hotels (3 nts), participation camping (4 nts).
- Air-conditioned private touring van, walking
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
- Small group experience; Max 13, avg 10.
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Offer valid for new bookings only with international air travel originating in North America added to a land booking. Not valid with any other discount, offer or promotion. Subject to availability. Must book by June 30, 2014, for travel by February 1, 2015. Subject to airline regulations and restrictions.
This trip also runs in reverse from San Francisco to Los Angeles. See San Francisco to Los Angeles Express
Day 1 Los Angeles
Arrive at any time. Consider booking pre-night accommodation if you'd like to see all of the popular sights in the area.
Day 2 Joshua Tree National Park/Lake Havasu (1D)
Be on the lookout for celebrities as you pass by a few popular sites on your way out of California's most glamourous city. Hike among the boulders and famous Joshua trees, then cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River at Lake Havasu.
Day 3 Grand Canyon National Park (1B,1L,1D)
Visit the mighty Grand Canyon. Take short hikes and enjoy a pizza dinner at the edge of the canyon at sunset.
Day 4 Grand Canyon National Park/Las Vegas (1B)
Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the Grand Canyon with an optional helicopter flight. Travel Route 66 and stop at a wacky burger joint, then explore Las Vegas along the strip and opt for a VIP limo experience.
Day 5 Death Valley National Park/Bishop (1L,1D)
Visit the hottest, driest and lowest point in North America: Death Valley. Stargaze at secluded hot springs.
Day 6 Yosemite National Park (1B,1L,1D)
Marvel at spectacular views, hike to majestic waterfalls, lakes, meadows and amongst giant sequoias.
Day 7 San Francisco (1B,1L)
Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on your way into one of America's most popular cities. Opt to take a cable car ride over the steep hills, rent a bike to explore the city on wheels, or set sail to the setting sun.
Day 8 San Francisco
Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-tour accommodation to enjoy more of the city.
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