Think every trail in the Great American West has been blazed by now? Think again, partner. Spread€ross 21 glorious days, this trip takes you on an incredible loop from beautiful San Francisco and back again with stops in Yosemite, Las Vegas, San Diego, and LA along the way. In between, you’ll have the chance to take a dip in the Pacific, raft the Colorado River, hike the Grand Canyon, and stretch out under star-filled skies in the region’s top national parks. Three weeks of your life, a memory forever.
Day 1 San Francisco
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 San Francisco/Napa Valley (1D)
Enjoy a free morning in San Francisco. Opt to ride a cable car over the steep hills, check out Haight-Ashbury, or wander the streets. Later, trade in the city for the vineyards of beautiful Napa Valley and opt for a wine tasting.
Day 3 Napa Valley/Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Leave the Napa Valley behind, and head to beautiful Yosemite. Drive through the park to discover peaks, granite domes, giant sequoias, and majestic waterfalls before setting up camp.
Day 4 Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Use free time to explore by foot, bike or shuttle.
Day 5 Yosemite National Park/Sierra Nevadas (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a final morning in Yosemite. Marvel at majestic waterfalls, lakes, and meadows. Afternoon trip to Mono Lake; walk among the tufa towers.
Day 6 Sierra Nevadas/Las Vegas (1B, 1L)
Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park before travelling to Las Vegas. Spend the afternoon exploring the city, stroll along the famous Vegas Strip, or opt to take a VIP party limo experience.
Day 7 Las Vegas
Free time in Las Vegas. Explore the strip, try your luck at a casino, or take in a glitzy show.
Day 8 Las Vegas/Bryce Canyon National Park (1L, 1D)
Travel past towering cliffs and massive canyon walls in Zion National Park, and hike diverse and exciting trails (weather permitting).
Day 9 Bryce Canyon National Park/Moab (1B, 1L, 1D)
Explore Bryce Canyon and see its famous hoodoos before driving along isolated Scenic Byway 12 to Moab.
Day 10 Moab (1B)
Hike through the surreal rock formations of Arches National Park. Opt to go rafting, mountain biking or on a Hummer tour. Catch a gorgeous sunset at Dead Horse Point State Park.
Day 11 Moab/Monument Valley (1B, 1L)
Magnificent views await in Canyonlands National Park. Opt to discover one of the most majestic places on earth, Monument Valley.
Day 12 Monument Valley/Lake Powell (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel to Lake Powell and enjoy its deep blue water surrounded by orange-red cliff walls. Take a short hike to Horseshoe Bend, which is shaped by the Colorado River. Opt for a tour of Antelope Canyon.
Day 13 Lake Powell/Grand Canyon National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Continue to the Grand Canyon and explore this natural wonder. Enjoy sunset at the canyon rim.
Day 14 Grand Canyon National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy free time in Grand Canyon National Park.
Day 15 Grand Canyon National Park/Lake Havasu City (1B, 1D)
Say farewell to the Grand Canyon and continue to Lake Havasu. Check out the famous London Bridge or cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River.
Day 16 Lake Havasu City/San Diego (1B, 1L, 1D)
Visit Joshua Tree NP, then head to San Diego. Sun, sand, food, and fun all await in this beautiful beach city.
Day 17 San Diego (1B)
Enjoy free time in San Diego. Try the fish tacos the city is famous for, and check out the Old Town.
Day 18 San Diego/Los Angeles (1B)
Cruise along the incredible Pacific coastline then through Orange County to Los Angeles. Be on the lookout for celebrities while passing a few popular sites on the way into California’s most glamorous city.
Day 19 Los Angeles/Santa Barbara (1D)
Enjoy a free morning in LA. Later, travel up the coast to camp out in Santa Barbara.
Day 20 Santa Barbara/Santa Cruz (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel along Highway 1, which offers breathtaking views of the classic Californian coast. Explore Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and the impressive coastline of Big Sur. Follow the winding roads of the coast out of Big Sur to Santa Cruz for the night.
Day 21 Santa Cruz/San Francisco (1B)
Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way into one of America’s most popular cities. Trip ends upon arrival to San Francisco. Opt to explore by bicycle or set sail into the setting sun.
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