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San Francisco Monterey
126 miles
NUMBER OF DAYS
12 DAYS
DAY 1: SAN FRANCISCO
246 miles
San Simeon Anaheim Las Vegas
208 miles 280 miles
PRICES FROM
11 nights / 12 days – from £1699pp
Based on 2 people travelling
Price includes return flights from London
Hotel accommodation as stated
Compact sized car rental – Inclusive car rental insurance
DAY 5: MONTEREY/CARMEL – SAN SIMEON
(246 miles)
Today is probably the most scenic of your entire journey as you continue south along the spectacular coastline, through the Big Sur peninsula, and on to San Simeon, where you should make time to visit Hearst Castle.
Hotel: Courtesy Inn (Upgrade: Oxford Suites)
DAY 6: SAN SIMEON – SOLVANG – MALIBU – ANAHEIM
(208 miles)
Further south still lies the quaint town of Solvang, the influence of the Danish settlers who founded it still very much alive. Take a look at famous Malibu Beach and if you have time, visit Universal Studios before ending the day in Anaheim, 45 minutes south of Los Angeles.
Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites Anaheim Resort (Upgrade: Hilton Anaheim)
DAY 7: ANAHEIM
Today is free, and if you’ve never been to a Disney Theme Park, now’s your chance. Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom of Disneyland remains one of Southern California’s top attractions, offering entertainment and excitement for young and old alike.
Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites Anaheim Resort (Upgrade: Hilton Anaheim)
DAY 8: LOS ANGELES AREA –
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
(280 miles)
Head east through the Mojave Desert to visit Calico Ghost Town, before continuing on through the rugged landscape to Las Vegas, where the neon lights, 24-hour entertainment and world-class dining await.
Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino (Upgrade: Luxor)
336 miles
San Diego Los Angeles
120 miles
On arrival in San Francisco, make your way to your centrally located hotel, where the rest of the day is yours to settle in and have a wander around. Hotel: Hotel Metropolis
(Upgrade: Best Western Plus Americania)
DAY 2: SAN FRANCISCO
Today is free to discover some of San Francisco’s highlights. Browse the markets of Fisherman’s Wharf, walk the hilly streets and visit Chinatown, the Japan Center and Embarcadero, looking out for the island of Alcatraz as it glares back at you across the bay.
Hotel: Hotel Metropolis
(Upgrade: Best Western Plus Americania)
DAY 3: SAN FRANCISCO
This morning, we recommend collecting your rental car and making the 2-hour drive to Napa Valley, the more scenic route taking you over the Golden Gate Bridge. Napa’s rolling California Hills are considered to be the premier wine growing region in the United States.
Hotel: Hotel Metropolis
(Upgrade: Best Western Plus Americania)
DAY 4: SAN FRANCISCO – MONTEREY/CARMEL (126 miles)
This morning, head south from San Francisco to Monterey, with its own Fisherman’s Wharf and historic Cannery Row. Then take the famed 17-mile drive to Carmel, marvelling at the magnificent coastline before visiting Carmel’s 18th-century Mission.
Hotel: Chaminade Resort & Spa, Santa Cruz (Upgrade: Hilton Garden Inn, Monterey)
YOUR ITINERARY INCLUDES
FREE airport to hotel transfer on arrival FREE car satellite navigation FREE tank of fuel
FREE personalised roadbook
DAY 9: LAS VEGAS (GRAND CANYON OPTIONAL)
Don’t miss the chance to visit one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and the drive via Lake Mead to the awesome 277-mile Grand Canyon with the mighty Colorado River below, is worth every minute.
Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino (Upgrade: Luxor Hotel & Casino)
DAY 10: LAS VEGAS – SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (336 miles)
Drive south past Lake Elsinore to the picturesque town of Temecula, then through rolling hills and vineyards on your way to San Diego, popular for its year-round sparkling weather and relaxed way of life.
Hotel: Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld
(Upgrade: Sheraton Mission Valley)
DAY 11: SAN DIEGO
Today is free to visit attractions such as Balboa Park, the delightful Old Town, SeaWorld, which is the largest park in the world devoted to marine life, Coronado Beach, the San Diego Zoo, and Seaport Village.
Hotel: Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld
(Upgrade: Sheraton Mission Valley)
DAY 12: SAN DIEGO – LOS ANGELES
(120 miles)
Today your journey ends and you can choose between flying home or onwards from San Diego or making the 21⁄2-hour drive north back to
Los Angeles.
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