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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

America's Glorious West

USA & Canada
  • Duration: 15 days
  • Board Basis: Mixed Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TTRAUGW

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air

​Experience some of the most incredible natural and man-made wonders on our ultimate tour of the west.

​Experience some of the most incredible natural and man-made wonders on our ultimate tour of the west.

PRICE FROM ? £2499 per person
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What's Included

  • ​Return flights from Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic
  • 13 nights room only in hotels of a good standard plus 1 night in flight
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
  • ​Tours of Los Angeles and San Francisco
  • Orientation tour of Palm Springs
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Enjoy the glitz of Las Vegas
  • Explore Yosemite National Park
  • Enjoy a stop in pretty Sausalito
  • Monterey and Carmel
  • 17 Mile Drive
  • Drive along the Californian Coastline

Not Included

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 UK/Los Angeles
  • Depart on your scheduled flight to Los Angeles. On arrival we'll transfer you to your hotel, the base for your explorations of this exciting city.​
  • DAY 2 Los Angeles
  • Experience LA today on a morning tour of highlights including Hollywood and Grauman's Chinese Theatre, where you'll see celebrity handprints, footprints and autographs etched into the concrete. If you've always dreamed of visiting Universal Studios, why not come with us on an optional tour this afternoon.
  • DAY 3 Palm Springs
  • This morning you arrive in the desert oasis of Palm Springs, located at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains. Hollywood movie stars have been coming here for years and you'll soon see why on a short orientation tour. With its tree-lined boulevards and luxury hotels, there's a sense of glamour at every turn. What's more, it boasts more than 300 days of sunshine a year. During a free afternoon you can make your own discoveries or simply relax by the pool.​
  • DAY 4 Flagstaff
  • Sit back and take in the views today, as a long but rewarding journey takes you through the Arizona Desert to Flagstaff.​
  • DAY 5 Grand Canyon
  • This is the day you visit a natural wonder that's on most traveller's wish list, the iconic Grand Canyon. Over a mile deep in parts and more than 14 miles wide, it stretches for an incredible 277 miles from end to end. Its scale is simply immense and as you try to take it all in, you'll be mesmerised by the different colours of the rock. There are several different ways to view this spectacular gorge, including plenty of walking trails and scenic viewpoints. One of the best ways is, however, by air, and our optional helicopter flight gives you the chance to enjoy this thrilling experience. We'll stay in Flagstaff again this evening.​
  • DAY 6 Las Vegas
  • You're going off in search of man-made wonders today. Passing along a section of Route 66, you'll see the impressive Hoover Dam, built in 1935 and still one of the country's largest power plants. Later you'll arrive in the neon-lit desert city of Las Vegas.​
  • DAY 7 Las Vegas
  • You've a day in Las Vegas to do as you please. Just taking a walk up and down the famous Strip is an event, as you pop into the enormous themed hotels that line it. Inside you'll find immense shopping centres, glitzy casinos, theatres and much more. If you want non-stop entertainment, it's right here!​
  • DAY 8 Selma
  • We head back to California today on a journey that takes us through the Mojave Desert. Look out for Joshua trees, this is the only place in the world where these spiky evergreens grow, and they're a striking sight. We'll stay in Selma overnight.​
  • DAY 9 Yosemite National Park
  • Today you're going to visit Yosemite National Park. In contrast to the dry deserts of previous days, here you'll see an abundance of waterfalls and lakes. Enjoy some free time to discover Yosemite Falls - one of the world's tallest waterfalls, and learn about the native Miwok Indians at the Indian Cultural Museum. As you explore the park, keep a look out for wildlife – you might see coyotes, falcons and even bears. Our journey then continues to the Gold Rush town of Mariposa.​
  • DAY 10 San Francisco
  • Our sights are set on the vibrant city of San Francisco today. On the way we'll stop in the pretty city of Sausalito, where you might choose to enjoy lunch. Our afternoon begins with the excitement of crossing the famous Golden Gate Bridge. Your tour of San Francisco then takes in numerous sights, from the iconic cable cars to the colony of sea lions in residence at Fisherman's Wharf.​
  • DAY 11 San Francisco
  • Today you can set your own pace as you explore at leisure. Your hotel is in a great position, in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, so everything is within easy reach. You could take a stroll to Chinatown, where Grant Avenue is the city's oldest street, or take a cable car to see the sights. You can also choose from a range of optional excursions. On offer is a helicopter ride over the city and under the bridge, or you might want to take to the water. The chance to discover the former prison island of Alcatraz on a cruise is just one recommendation.​
  • DAY 12 San Luis Obispo
  • There's a wonderful journey ahead today as we travel along 17 Mile Drive. Described as one of the most scenic drives in the world, the road winds its way through a forest of Cypress trees and along a dramatic stretch of rocky coastline dotted with fine sandy beaches.  As we make our way to San Luis Obispo, we'll stop at the waterfront city of Monterey and then at Carmel-by-the-Sea, with its lovely white-sand beach.​
  • DAY 13 Long Beach
  • You'll experience even more beautiful scenery today as we take to the road on our way to Long Beach. The gorgeous beaches and majestic mountains of Santa Barbara are stunning, so relax and take it all in.​
  • DAY 14 Los Angeles/UK
  • Today we'll transfer you to the airport in Los Angeles ready for your flight back to the UK.
  • DAY 15 UK
  • You'll arrive in the UK today.
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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.
    • Palm Mountain Resort & Spa
    • The Palm Mountain Resort has an ideal setting in downtown Palm Springs, amongst some great restaurants, shops and boutiques.

      Hotel facilities include an outdoor pool (typically open from May-Sept) and a spa. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning 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.
    • Harrah's Las Vegas
    • Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is situated at the heart of the Las Vegas strip.

      With a range of different restaurants to choose from you’ll be spoilt for choice at this hotel. From a Steak house, to a Bar and Grill, and even an Oyster Bar. The hotel also has a Starbucks.

      Why not enjoy a drink at the hotel bar if you want to unwind after exploring all day, the hotel bars have a choice of beers and cocktails for you to choose from. Or enjoy a poolside cocktail while you enjoy the warmer climates by the outdoor swimming pool if you choose to opt for some relaxation during your time here.

      All hotel rooms are furnished with a mini-bar and a TV.

      Other hotel facilities include: • Shops • Salon, located at the spa • Ben & Jerrys ice-cream parlour • Casino • Fitness centre with gym • Hotel bars
    • 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 San Francisco
    • 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.
    • La Cuesta Inn
    • La Cuesta Inn in San Luis Obispo is close to several beaches and within walking distance of the tempting boutique shops of downtown San Luis Obispo.

      Hotel facilities include an outdoor pool (typically open May-Sept) and a lift. Bedrooms have private facilities, TV and Wi-Fi.
    • Courtyard by Marriott Long Beach Downtown
    • Located in the heart of the East Village Arts District, this newly renovated hotel offers nautically inspired guest rooms. All rooms come with luxury Marriott bedding, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and flat-panel TVs with premium cable channels. There is also a restaurant; James Republic, serving modern California coastal cuisine for breakfast and dinner, as well as a pool and fitness center.
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Optional Excursions

  • ​Discover Universal Studios – the ultimate Hollywood experience
  • Experience Las Vegas at its best - at night
  • Take an amazing flight over the Grand Canyon
  • Take a helicopter flight over San Francisco
  • Learn about Alcatraz on an 'Escape from the Rock' cruise

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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