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America's Western Wonders

USA & Canada
  • Duration: 16 days
  • Board Basis: Mixed Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUSSAWW

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air

​The highlights keep on coming on this epic tour of America's stunning west coast. Stay in the renowned cities of Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco, visit American icons the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park, and drive along Route 66 and the Pacific Coast Highway.

​The highlights keep on coming on this epic tour of America's stunning west coast. Stay in the renowned cities of Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco, visit American icons the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park, and drive along Route 66 and the Pacific Coast Highway.

PRICE FROM ? £3799 per person
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What's Included

  • ​Just You Tour Manager as your host
  • Return flights from Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic
  • Use of an airport lounge in the UK
  • 14 nights in hotels of a good standard plus 1 night in flight
  • 14 breakfasts

PLUS…

  • Specialist Local Guide
  • Welcome drink & farewell get-together
  • Overseas transfers & other transportation
  • Porterage
  • Dedicated Just You representative to greet you at all UK airports​
  • ​City tours of Los Angeles and San Diego
  • Dinner cruise around San Diego Bay
  • Santa Monica
  • Visit the iconic Grand Canyon
  • Explore Yosemite National Park
  • Sausalito
  • San Francisco city tour
  • Visit Monterey and Carmel
  • Drive along the scenic 17 Mile Drive​

Not Included

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 UK/Los Angeles
  • ​Fly to Los Angeles today, where you'll stay for two nights. Join your travelling companions for an included drink this evening.​
  • DAY 2 Los Angeles
  • We'll get to know Los Angeles today on an included morning sightseeing tour of this sprawling city. Highlights include Hollywood, where we'll see the TCL Chinese Theatre, whose courtyard features the hand and footprints of more than 200 stars of stage and screen. This afternoon we offer an optional excursion to Universal Studios, an exciting theme park where movies are brought to life during behind-the-scenes tours and on thrilling rides.​
  • DAY 3 San Diego
  • ​This morning we'll visit the chic coastal resort of Santa Monica, where you can take a stroll along the 100-year-old pier, a landmark which is lined with attractions including its famous Ferris wheel, before we continue to San Diego. After free time for lunch, we include a tour of this delightful Spanish-influenced city, and this evening we'll gather to enjoy a dinner cruise around San Diego Bay.​
  • DAY 4 Scottsdale
  • ​Today begins with a drive through spectacular desert scenery and across the border into Arizona. Our journey takes us to Phoenix – the 'Valley of the Sun' – and Scottsdale, where we stay overnight. Why not join our optional visit to Rustler's Rooste, a traditional western steakhouse, for dinner this evening.​
  • DAY 5 Flagstaff
  • ​We'll head into Northern Arizona today on our way to the former Wild West town of Flagstaff, where we'll stay tonight. En route we'll make a stop in the fashionable artists' town of Sedona, where you can explore at your own pace, or perhaps you'll choose to join an optional tour by Jeep to admire the stunning red sandstone formations that the area is known for.​
  • DAY 6 Grand Canyon
  • ​You'll tick off an incredible highlight of your holiday today, with a visit to the magnificent Grand Canyon. This spectacular 14-mile-wide gorge is a sight to behold, and one way to view it is from the air on a scenic optional flight. However you choose to spend your time here, you are guaranteed a day to remember.
  • DAY 7 Las Vegas
  • ​We're heading westwards to Las Vegas today, and part of our journey is on the iconic Route 66. We'll also get to see the mighty Hoover Dam – a 20th century marvel of engineering and a spectacular sight. On arrival in the dazzling neon-lit desert city of Las Vegas settle in at your hotel, located on the famous Strip, and maybe choose to join an optional 'Nighttime in Las Vegas' tour.​
  • DAY 8 Las Vegas
  • ​Today is free for you to explore Las Vegas at leisure. Take a stroll up and down the Strip and dip into the hotels that line it – from the dancing fountains outside the Bellagio to the gondolas that traverse the 'Grand Canal' at the Venetian, there is so much to see and do.
  • DAY 9 Selma
  • ​Take in views of the arid landscape of the Mojave Desert today as we drive back into California, for an overnight stay in Selma.
  • DAY 10 Yosemite National Park
  • ​Yosemite National Park is best known for its abundance of waterfalls but during your full day here you'll see so much spectacular scenery, from deep valleys and dramatic mountain peaks to ancient sequoias and towering granite monoliths. We'll stay overnight in Mariposa before heading to San Francisco for a two-night stay.​
  • DAY 11 San Francisco
  • ​En route to San Francisco, we'll pause at the pretty, waterfront community of Sausalito. With a great selection of restaurants, you'll be spoilt for choice if you want a spot of lunch. We'll then cross the iconic Golden Gate Bridge for an afternoon sightseeing tour of beautiful 'city by the bay' San Francisco.
  • DAY 12 San Francisco
  • ​We've left today free so you can enjoy this fabulous city at leisure – maybe explore via one of the famous cable cars. We also offer a full range of optional excursions if you'd like to see more. You could take a thrilling helicopter ride over and under the Golden Gate Bridge, or join an 'Escape from the Rock' cruise, which takes in the former island prison Alcatraz.
  • DAY 13 Monterey
  • ​The picturesque Monterey Peninsula is our destination today, where an optional visit to the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium is a must. Here, more than 35,000 creatures, from otters and penguins to jellyfish and sharks, live in one of the world's leading ocean conservation organisations.​
  • DAY 14 Santa Barbara
  • A drive along one of America's most famous and picturesque routes, the Pacific Coast Highway, takes us to Carmel, where we'll take the scenic 17 Mile Drive through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove. Our final destination is the up-market coastal town of Santa Barbara, where we stay tonight.​
  • DAYS 15 & 16 Los Angeles to UK
  • ​We'll transfer to the airport in Los Angeles on day 15 for our return flight back to the UK, arriving on day 16.​
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Accommodation

    • Hilton Garden Inn Burbank Downtown
    • This hotel has a lot to offer to its guests, relaxed rooms feature en-suite facilities, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Additional facilities include microwaves, minifridges and coffee-making facilities. Amongst other hotel facilities guests can find a restaurant, a gym and an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a sundeck with loungers.
    • Crowne Plaza San Diego Mission Valley
    • This modern hotel has a casual restaurant, a Pacific-inspired lounge, exercise room, a hot tub and a heated outdoor pool with a waterfall. Rooms come with free Wi-Fi and flat-screens, as well as room service and sleep kits.
    • CIVANA Carefree
    • CIVANA Carefree is situated in the desert within reach of Scottsdale. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, lounge, spa and a swimming pool. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, tea/coffee-making facilities and a TV.
    • Doubletree by Hilton Flagstaff
    • The Doubletree by Hilton Flagstaff boasts a lovely location near downtown Flagstaff.

      Hotel facilities include a restaurant, lounge/bar, outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre. Bedrooms have private facilities, TV, air-conditioning, iron and coffee-maker.
    • Tropicana Las Vegas
    • Located on the Strip, you will stay at the Tropicana Las Vegas. Hotel facilities include restaurant, bar, casino and pool. Bedrooms have private facilities.
    • Holiday Inn Selma - Swancourt
    • The Swan Court Holiday Inn Hotel is situated in Selma.

      Hotel facilities include a restaurant and a lounge. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, hairdryer, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities and a TV.
    • Best Western Plus Yosemite Way Station Motel
    • Situated close to Yosemite and Sierra's and in a fantastic small town location. Hotels facilities and amenities include a outdoor swimming pool, spa, airport shuttle, Wi-fi and private room facilities.
    • Hotel Zephyr
    • Hotel Zephyr is positioned in San Francisco's premier shopping, dining, and entertainment district; Fisherman's Wharf. Staying at the Hotel Zephyr makes it easy for you to explore the very best attractions of the San Francisco Bay Area. The hotel is one city block in size and is set between Beach Street and Jefferson Street on East-West Streets and between Mason and Powell Streets North-South. Guests can walk across the street to explore the world-famous Pier 39 to see the historic Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge in one seamless panoramic view. Or walk two blocks to catch a quick cable car ride to Union Square, North Beach, or Chinatown.
    • Hotel Pacific
    • Hotel Pacific is ideally located in downtown Monterey.

      Hotel facilities include a breakfast room. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities and a TV.
    • Best Western Plus Pepper Tree
    • The Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn is a relaxed, Mediterranean style hotel located on five acres of gardens. The hotel is just minutes from downtown Santa Barbara and a variety of shops and restaurants. Hotel amenities include a restaurant, cocktail lounge, two heated pools, two whirlpools and an exercise room. Rooms feature Hacienda-style furnishings, air conditioning, fridge, microwave, wall safe and flat-screen TV’s. Free Wi-Fi is also available.
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Optional Excursions

  • ​Universal Studios
  • Dinner at Rustler's Rooste steakhouse
  • Jeep tour in Sedona
  • 'Nighttime in Las Vegas'
  • Flight over the Grand Canyon
  • Helicopter flight over San Francisco
  • 'Escape from the Rock' cruise
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium​
  • San Francisco evening tour including dinner

Pre-bookable excursions: Universal Studios, Las Vegas by night and 'Escape from the Rock' cruise can be pre-booked as a package.

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Further Information

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