Day 1 Los Angeles - Las Vegas - Kanab (469 miles)
Early in the morning, guests will be picked up in Los Angeles. We will pass through the Mojave Desert on our way to Las Vegas. Guests who plan to join the tour in Las Vegas should wait at the Circus Circus Sky Rise Tower at 3:00pm, nearby Starbucks on the 2nd floor. We will spend the night in Kanab, UT, where we will get the chance to have an authentic cowboy dinner.
Day 2 Kanab - Page - Antelope Canyon - Salt Lake City (350 miles)
This morning, we will drive by the Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Powell. Then we will visit the Lower Antelope Canyon. Next we will visit Horseshoe Bend. To wrap up the day, we will drive to Salt Lake City, where we will spend the night.
Day 3 Salt Lake City - Jackson Hole (196 miles)
Today, we will depart for Jackson Hole, WY, enjoying the beautiful, snowy view along the way. Elk Antler Arches Square is a must-see! We can enjoy a sleigh or wagon ride through the National Elk Refuge (depending on the amount of snowfall) and the stunning beauty of the snow-covered Grand Teton Mountains.
Day 4 Jackson Hole - Snow King Mountain - Grand Teton - West Yellowstone (66 miles)
In the morning, we will drive to Snow King Mountain to ride a gondola to the top, which is over 10,000 feet in elevation, providing a stunning view of the entire Jackson Valley and the beautiful Grand Tetons. In the afternoon, we will drive to Grand Teton National Park for sightseeing. We will spend the night in West Yellowstone.
Day 5 Yellowstone National Park - Fountain Paint Pot - Old Faithful - Salt Lake City (369 miles)
Today, we will ride a snow coach deep into Yellowstone to see the national park covered in a beautiful layer of snow. Because of the hot springs and all the other geothermal activity, the rivers never freeze. Steam rolls off the trees, making the whole area look like something out of a fairytale. We will get the chance to see the Old Faithful, Fountain Paint Pot, Biscuit Basin, Madison River Vally, local wildlife, and more! Then, we will spend the night in Salt Lake City.
Day 6 Salt Lake City - Las Vegas (420 miles)
In the morning, we will visit the Utah State Capitol and the Temple Square. In the afternoon we will travel to Las Vegas, where we will spend the night.
Day 7 Las Vegas - Grand Canyon West Rim - Las Vegas (541 miles)
Today we will visit the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. We will also have the option of taking a helicopter tour of the canyon. Afterwards, drive to Hoover Dam. we will return to Las Vegas for the night.
Day 8 Las Vegas - Barstow - Los Angeles (272 miles)
Before we leave Las Vegas, we will travel to the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and its Botanical Cactus Gardens. From Feb 15, 2020, we'll visit Seven Magic Mountains before stop in Barstow, CA, to visit the Tanger Outlets. We will arrive back in LA at night.
Day 9 Los Angeles - 17 Miles - San Francisco (437 miles)
We will depart from Los Angeles and head to the picturesque Monterey Peninsula, where gentle sea breezes, meandering coast, surging waves, bizarre rocks, adorable seals and sea lions rest on the beach. Then we will stop at a world first-class Golf course and resort to view the amazing ocean view. Afterwards we enjoy the scenery of the 17 Miles, which is truly breathtaking. We may also explore the newly opened Pebble Beach Visitor Center. Arrive in Bay Area in the evening and overnight.
Day 10 Berkeley - San Francisco City Tour - Modesto (105 miles)
We visit the campus of UC Berkeley in the morning. From the nostalgic campus, Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Straight can both be seen! Afterward, we'll drive to San Francisco, home to over 50 rolling hills and surrounded by water on 3 sides. Then we'll visit the Golden Gate Bridge before visiting Fisherman's Wharf. Here you can take an optional cruise on the San Francisco Bay (own expense). Next, we will visit Madame Tussaud or Exploratorium and then we'll visit the only building remaining from 1915 world's exposition, the Palace of Fine Arts. You may take a in-depth city tour at your own cost this afternoon. Stay overnight in Modesto.
Day 11 Modesto - Yosemite - Los Angeles (354 miles)
In the morning, we will depart from our hotel in San Francisco and drive to Yosemite National Park, where we will see the park's most notable landmarks, including El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls, and much more! Afterwards, we will drive to Los Angeles through California's Central Valley.