Arrive into Los Angeles and transfer to your hotel. In the evening, you’ll meet with your group and tour guide at a welcome reception.
Overnight: Beverly Hills Marriott
Los Angeles – San Diego
Travel to San Diego this morning and enjoy some time to get to know this city with a tour of the Victorian Gaslamp Quarter and Old Town, as well as the quaint gardens and Spanish colonial-style museums. There will be some free time in the afternoon to enjoy the area before joining your group for dinner in the evening.
Overnight: Embasy Suites San Diego Bay - Downtown (Breakfast and dinner included)
San Diego – Scottsdale
Journey east towards the Sonoran Desert and keep a lookout for the unique saguaro cacti which dot this landscape. In the afternoon, arrive in the desert playground of Scottsdale where you’ll have the evening at leisure.
Overnight: Embassy Suites Phoenix - Scottsdale (Breakfast included)
Scottsdale – Sedona – Grand Canyon National Park
Make your way through the pine groves of the Coconino National Forest on your way to Sedona – be sure to get your camera ready when you venture near the Oak Creek Canyon, with its towering red cliffs and crystalline pools. In the afternoon, you’ll arrive at the Grand Canyon where you’ll meet with a local guide who will invite you to learn more about the fascinating geology of this natural wonder.
Overnight: National Park Lodges (Breakfast included)
Grand Canyon – Las Vegas
Leave the stunning scenery of the Grand Canyon this morning to make your way towards Las Vegas – transfer to your hotel in the heart of The Strip and enjoy a high-end buffet in the evening for dinner.
Overnight: (Breakfast included) Harrahs Las Vegas
Today is a free day in one of the most spectacular locations in America – the choices are endless, from visiting the casinos and shopping spots to taking an optional experience at the Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that spans the Colorado River. You could take a ride on the observation wheel for amazing views over Vegas or simply relax by the pool.
Overnight: (Breakfast and Dinner included) Harrahs Las Vegas
Las Vegas – Mammoth Lakes
Depart from Las Vegas today and make your way through the Mojave Desert to the Mammoth Lakes, set on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The evening is at leisure to enjoy the area and the hotel facilities*.
*If the weather conditions cause the Tioga Pass to be closed, typically between October and May, the overnight stay will be in Fresno at The Doubletree.
Overnight: (Breakfast included) Mammoth Mountain Inn
Mammoth Lakes – Yosemite National Park
Descend from the Sierra Nevada Mountains through the Tioga Pass (weather permitting) into the Yosemite Valley where you’ll pass the Bridal Veil and Yosemite Falls. Head to El Capitan and Half Dome and then spend the afternoon exploring at your own pace.
Overnight: Best Western Plus Yosemite Way Station (Breakfast included)
Yosemite National Park – Napa – Sonoma – San Francisco
Head north today to Sonoma where you’ll visit a family-owned winery for an exclusive tour and wine tasting session. Afterwards, you’ll travel through Napa’s scenic vineyard-studded landscape to cross the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco. In the evening there’ll be a regionally-inspired meal with your group.
Overnight: (Breakfast and dinner included) The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
Enjoy a morning sightseeing from Fisherman's Wharf to Golden Gate Park. Then in the afternoon you have time to explore further at your own pace.
Overnight: (Breakfast included) The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
San Francisco – Monterey
The morning is yours to spend as you like in San Francisco before heading to Monterey along the rugged coastline. This evening you'll "connet with locals" for a delicious farm to table dinner.
Overnight: (Breakfast and Dinner included) Hotel Pacific
Monterey and Carmel-by-the-sea
This morning you'll explore the quaint village of Carmel-by-the-Sea where you can go shopping, wander along the water’s edge or enjoy a delicious coffee in one of the charming cafés. Cruise along the famous 17-Mile Drive, past the Lone Cypress Tree and Pebble Beach Golf Links, to spend the remainder of your day at the historic waterfront district of Cannery Row in Monterey.
Overnight: (Breakfast included) Hotel Pacific
Monterey – Santa Barbara
Journey south towards Santa Barbara for your overnight stay. In the evening, there will be a delicious farewell dinner for you and your group to toast your trip, where you’ll be treated to a farm-to-table dining experience using seasonal local ingredients.
Overnight: (Breakfast and dinner included) Hilton Santa Barabara Beachfront Resort
Santa Barbara – Los Angeles
Head south from Santa Barbara’s golden beaches to Hollywood to see the iconic sign, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and the Walk of Fame. Journey along Sunset Boulevard and through Beverly Hills as you bid farewell to Los Angeles on your way to the airport for your departing flight.
Airport arrival will be at 2:30 p.m, please be aware when booking your flights