Los Angeles to San Francisco Express

From$1299USD
8 days,Los Angeles to San Francisco
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Stargaze in Los Angeles, experience a Grand Canyon sunset, roll the dice in Las Vegas, camp under the stars, stroll the streets of San Francisco, hike in Yosemite.

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 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.

What's Included

Free Wi-FiThis adventure boasts vans fitted with wi-fi for up to five users at a time. Check your email, upload a photo to Facebook, or send a tweet to your friends.
  • Entrance fees to all national parks with hiking and walking excursions
  • Visit the London Bridge in Lake Havasu
  • Sunset at the rim of the Grand Canyon
  • Visit secluded hot springs (Bishop)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners. (Allow USD150-200 for meals not included.)
  • Air-conditioned private touring van, walking
  • 1 or 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout, depending on group size.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, avg 16.
  • Hotels/hostels (3 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (4 nts).

Add to Your Experience

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

The Grand Canyon helicopter ride is a must! Enjoy a bird's-eye view as you fly over the canyon, taking in the stark contrast of the the blue-green Colorado River against the thousand shades of red rock found in the canyon. From above you can fully appreciate the greatness of the gorge and see why it is one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

Muir Woods & Sonoma Wine Country Tour

Make the most of your time on the West Coast and be blown away by the tallest trees in the world, the Coastal Redwoods. Wander through the paths between the trees and marvel at their size, then head to Sonoma wine country and enjoy a relaxing afternoon tasting some of California’s famous wine.

Napa & Sonoma Valley Wine Tour

Wine enthusiasts shouldn't miss this tour that includes visits to both the famous Napa and Sonoma Valleys. On this educational tour, you'll walk through the vineyards, view the wine caves, and watch a wine-making demonstration. There'll also be plenty of time to taste the nectar of the gods!

Alternative Trips

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Places Visited

Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from San Francisco to Los Angeles. See San Francisco to Los Angeles Express

Itinerary

Day 1Los Angeles

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Los Angeles/Lake Havasu(1D)

Be on celebrity-lookout lookout while passing by a few popular sites on the 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 3Lake Havasu/Grand Canyon(1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit the mighty Grand Canyon. Take short hikes and enjoy sunset at the edge of the canyon.

Day 4Grand Canyon/Las Vegas(1B)

Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the Grand Canyon with an optional helicopter flight. Travel Route 66, then explore Las Vegas along the strip and opt for a VIP party limo experience.

Day 5Las Vegas/Bishop(1L, 1D)

Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley NP. In the evening, opt to stargaze at a secluded hot spring.

Day 6Bishop/Yosemite National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Discover Yosemite's peaks, granite domes and giant sequoias. Marvel at majestic waterfalls, lakes and meadows.

Day 7Yosemite National Park/San Francisco(1B, 1L)

Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the 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 into the setting sun.

Day 8San Francisco

Depart at any time.

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