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MULTI-CENTRE FLY-DRIVE EXPERIENCE
WESTERN VALUES
Palm Bryce San San
Los Angeles Springs Laughlin Flagstaff Page Canyon Las Vegas Fresno Francisco Simeon Los Angeles
147 miles 260 miles
NUMBER OF DAYS
14 DAYS
DAY 1: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
147 miles
191 miles
170 miles 240 miles
PRICES FROM
450 miles
260 miles 290 miles 250 miles
YOUR ITINERARY INCLUDES
FREE airport to hotel transfer on arrival FREE car satellite navigation FREE tank of fuel
FREE personalised roadbook
DAY 10: FRESNO – YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK – SAN FRANCISCO
(260 miles)
Drive north into the High Sierra and to Yosemite National Park, with its impressive waterfalls, rolling meadows and awesome rock formations. Then head west to the redwood forests of Muir Woods and on to San Francisco.
Hotel: Good Hotel
DAY 11: SAN FRANCISCO
The day is yours to see the sights of one of America’s most beautiful cities, including Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, Union Square, Nob Hill and Golden Gate Park.
Hotel: Good Hotel
DAY 12: SAN FRANCISCO – MONTEREY/CARMEL – SAN SIMEON
(290 miles)
Head south and take the stunning 17-Mile Drive along the California coast between Monterey and Carmel, before continuing through oak-studded hills to arrive in San Simeon, home to Hearst Castle. Hotel: Courtesy Inn San Simeon
DAY 13: SAN SIMEON – SANTA BARBARA –
LOS ANGELES AREA
(250 miles)
Continue south, through Pismo Beach and stopping at the quaint Danish community of Solvang.
Then it’s on to Santa Barbara, often described as the American Riviera, before arriving back in Anaheim. Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites Anaheim Resort
DAY 14: LOS ANGELES
It’s your last day and although you’re in the
Los Angeles area, make sure you leave plenty of time to return your rental car at the airport before flying home or continuing with your travel plans.
On arrival into Los Angeles, make your way to your hotel, where the rest of the day is free.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor
DAY 2: LOS ANGELES – ANAHEIM –
PALM SPRINGS
(147 miles)
Collect your rental car, then drive to Anaheim, where you could visit the very first Disneyland theme park, or Knott’s Berry Farm amusement park, before heading out to the San Jacinto mountains and the desert playground of Palm Springs.
Hotel: Quality Inn Palm Springs
DAY 3: PALM SPRINGS – JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK – LAUGHLIN, NEVADA
(260 miles)
Head east through the Coachella Valley to Joshua Tree National Park, a land shaped by the extremes of the weather, where many hiking trails showcase the unexpected beauty of the desert. The day ends in Laughlin, bordered by rugged desert and the Colorado River.
Hotel: Aquarius Hotel
DAY 4: LAUGHLIN – WILLIAMS –
FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA
(147 miles)
Join Route 66 and drive to Seligman along the longest stretch that remains of this historic route. Visit Grand Canyon Caverns before arriving into Williams, the gateway to the Grand Canyon. Hotel: Days Inn Flagstaff – West Route 66
DAY 5: FLAGSTAFF – GRAND CANYON – PAGE/LAKE POWELL
(191 miles)
Spend the day exploring the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, stop at one of the numerous look-lout points or walk part of the Rim Trail before travelling through the Navajo Nation Indian Reservation on your way to beautiful Lake Powell.
Hotel: Page Boy Motel
13 nights / 14 days – from £1437pp
Based on 2 people travelling
Price includes return flights from London
Hotel accommodation as stated
Compact sized car rental – Inclusive car rental insurance
DAY 6: LAKE POWELL/PAGE –
BRYCE CANYON, UTAH
(170 miles)
Head west to Kanab before driving north to Bryce Canyon, famous for its unique geology and the thousands of colourful limestone rock spires known as ‘hoodoos’.
Hotel: Bryce View Lodge
DAY 7: BRYCE CANYON – ZION NATIONAL PARK – LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
(240 miles)
Spend the morning exploring more of Bryce Canyon before driving to Zion National Park, known for its incredible canyons and spectacular views, and where you can follow the paths of ancient native people and gaze at massive sandstone cliffs.
Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino
DAY 8: LAS VEGAS
Las Vegas needs no introduction, a desert oasis where you can walk the famous Strip, place a bet at one of the many casinos, ride a rooftop rollercoaster or be entertained at a world-class show.
Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino
DAY 9: LAS VEGAS – DEATH VALLEY – FRESNO, CALIFORNIA
(450 miles)
Your journey now takes you to Death Valley,
the lowest point in North America, and where the Mojave Desert is at its most magnificent. Continue through the Panamint Mountains to the holiday playground of Fresno.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dinuba West
Ref: 257267
usairtours.co.uk/nationalparks
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