This classic two week fly-drive of California, Arizona and Nevada is sure to tick all your holiday boxes. You’ll experience one of the USA’s most scenic drives along the Pacific Coast Highway, view El Capitan in Yosemite National Park and gaze in wonder at the mighty Grand Canyon. The bright lights of Las Vegas and the eerie lunar landscape of Death Valley is sure to captivate you. Don’t miss a visit to Alcatraz during your stay in San Francisco and end your fly-drive adventure hanging out with the stars in Hollywood.
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Distance: 147 miles
A visit to the Elvis Presley Honeymoon House is highly recommended, as too is a jeep tour of the San Andreas Fault . If you're not afraid of heights then consider a trip on the remarkable Palm Springs Aerial Tramway for incredible views over the valley below.
Distance: 267 miles
The internationally acclaimed Heard Museum is one of the best places to experience the myriad cultures and art of American Indians of the Southwest and is located in adjoining Phoenix.
Old Town Scottsdale is a great place for a stroll around, with its old fashioned stores and western art galleries all evoking the old cowboy era. Whilst the modern River Walk area of Scottsdale offers upmarket eateries and trendy bars.
Distance: 230 miles
Let Bon Voyage make dinner reservations for you at THE place to dine in the Canyon, and pre-book a helicopter trip over the canyon, one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World.
Distance: 276 miles
Rise and shine early today! You won't want to miss sunrise over the Grand Canyon, it will truly be one of the highlights of your holiday.
Drive along a section of historic Route 66, through Williams and Kingman, to one of the world's greatest man-made structures, the Hoover Dam. Take time out to do the behind the scenes tour of this monumental feat of engineering.
Continue your drive to Las Vegas, the city that literally has to be seen to be believed, it goes from strength to strength as the mega resort destination that made its name through gambling, glitz and glamour. Now attracting over 40 million visitors a year, even our most cynical customers are captivated by this larger-than-life destination.
Delightfully O.T.T - Las Vegas will amaze you! Enjoy breakfast in Paris, lunch in Venice and dinner in New York. Spend the day strolling the iconic Las Vegas Strip and taking in the sights. In the evening treat yourself to an award-winning show, or take a helicopter ride along the neon-lit Strip. Fancy renewing your vows with Elvis as a witness? We can make that happen, this is Vegas after all!
Distance: 139 miles
Death Valley is the largest national park outside Alaska at over 5,000 sq. miles. It also holds the record for the hottest, driest and lowest point in America. This is a land of sand dunes, colourful canyons, extinct volcanic craters, towering mountains and an abundance of wildlife.
Death Valley also harbours some of the darkest night skies in the USA, and has been designated International Dark Sky Park status. Come here to gaze in awe at the Milky Way, track a meteor shower or follow a lunar eclipse.
Distance: 326 miles
Distance: 195 miles
This City by the Bay is just about everyone's favourite American city. San Francisco delights in being different from its California neighbours. Even the climate, frequent fog in summer and rain in winter, belies the state's image for golden beaches and sunshine. Quaint small-scale streets, superb restaurants and extensive parks afford a European air and turreted houses line pretty tree lined avenues. If time allows, be sure to hire a bike and ride across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
Head to Chinatown for lunch then some afternoon shopping, before evening on a dinner cruise around San Francisco Bay. Call Bon Voyage who can help you plan and arrange your ideal day to make the most of what San Francisco has to offer.
Distance: 230 miles
En route enjoy a stunning coastline view on famous 17-Mile Drive, stop for lunch in pretty Carmel-by-the-Sea and spend time relaxing on the white-sand beach here before checking into your hotel.
Keep your eyes peeled, if you're lucky you'll be able to spot whales along the coast too.
Distance: 130 miles
Continue your journey south along one of the USA's most scenic roads - The Pacific Coast Highway. Stop at Pismo Beach or Santa Maria for lunch on your way to a region of the California coast referred to as the American Riviera, and the delightful Moorish seaside resort of Santa Barbara.
Distance: 70 miles
Santa Monica Beach is where Los Angeles hits the Pacific Ocean and is home to the famous Santa Monica Pier, the official end of legendary Route 66. Enjoy strolling or roller-skating along the beach, a spot of shopping at Santa Monica Place, or hop on a double-decker sightseeing bus which will take you to all the attractions in nearby Hollywood, Beverly Hills and bohemian Venice Beach.
Call the travel experts at Bon Voyage who will talk through your options with you to create your ideal West Coast America adventure.