Gleaning some great photography tips from Gary Arndt, stargazing in Los Angeles, meeting the Navajo in stunning Monument Valley, marvelling at the Grand Canyon, hiking in the beautiful Bryce Canyon and Zion national parks, rolling the dice in Las Vegas, snapping killer shots of Sin City by night.
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Save room in your luggage for extra memory cards, shutterbugs; on this trip, every second is a picture-perfect photo-op. From the majestic sweep of the Golden Gate Bridge to the rich ochre glow of Yosemite at sunset, your shutter-finger is destined to get one hell of a workout. Best of all, you’ll get expert guidance in photography, travel writing and adventuring from our Wanderer-in Resident Gary Arndt, founder of Everything Everywhere, the internet’s most-visited travel blog. Between the desolate desertscapes of Death Valley, Vegas’ neon luster and a jeep tour through Monument Valley with Navajo guides, the hardest decision you’ll have to make is which shot to frame first.
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Guided tour of San Francisco. In the afternoon drive to Yosemite National Park. Daily photography tips and photo opportunities during the best light of the day.
Take short hikes to majestic waterfalls, clear lakes, beautiful meadows or walk amongst giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park. Optional bike rentals in Yosemite Valley.
Continue exploring Yosemite in the morning on foot before driving to Bakersfield in the afternoon.
Visit one of the country's most rugged landscapes, the legendary Death Valley. Explore the City of Lights, Las Vegas with a guided tour along the famous Vegas Strip. Option to take a VIP limo experience or take in a show.
Full day to explore Las Vegas. Nighttime photography shoot of the city with Gary Arndt.
Visit Zion, Utah's oldest National Park. Spend time exploring towering cliffs and massive canyon walls hiking diverse and exciting trails. Arrive in Bryce Canyon and witness one of the most spectacular sunsets in the Southwest.
Explore Bryce Canyon National Park on trails among the amphitheaters and multi-coloured rock pinnacles called hoodoos before heading to Lake Powell. Option to enjoy a cowboy steak dinner and sunset horseback riding.
Visit the Glen Canyon Dam and take a short hike to the famous Horseshoe Bend, shaped by the Colorado River. Opt to visit breathtaking Antelope Canyon, full of photo ops and magical geologic formations. Discover one of the most majestic places on earth, Monument Valley. Explore this sacred place on a jeep tour led by a Navajo guide.
Continue to the Grand Canyon. Wander along trails, admire awe-inspiring views and have a pizza dinner at the rim of the Grand Canyon. Option to take a helicopter flight or watch the IMAX Grand Canyon movie.
In the morning cool off at Slide Rock State Park before reaching Sedona. Gaze through the windows of the past at the best-preserved cliff dwellings in North America, Montezuma Castle. In the evening, enjoy a night out in downtown Phoenix. Option to visit a cowboy bar.
Visit the Imperial Sand Dunes before heading to San Diego.
Visit Coronado Island and Balboa Park on a guided city tour. Option to visit Sea World or the San Diego Zoo, or take surf lessons and rent boogie boards.
Welcome to Los Angeles. See the stars on the most famous sidewalk in Hollywood on a guided city tour. Drive through Beverly Hills. Optional bike or rollerblade rental.
Depart at any time.