Day 1 Los Angeles - Las Vegas - St. George (389 miles)
After morning pickup in Los Angeles, we will head to Las Vegas. On the way, we will travel across the San Bernardino National Forest and the Mojave Desert. When we arrive in Las Vegas, we will have a short time to explore before continuing to St. George, UT for the night. Guests joining the tour in Las Vegas should meet the guide by Starbucks located on 2nd floor in Skyrise Tower of Circus Circus Casino Las Vegas by 3:00pm.
Day 2 St. George - Antelope Canyon - Bryce Canyon - Provo (374 miles)
In the morning, we will visit the Lower Antelope Canyon. Then, we will drive to Bryce Canyon National Park and explore the area for a while before heading to Provo, UT, for the night.
Day 3 Provo - Jackson Hole - Grand Teton - Yellowstone (280 miles)
Today we will travel to Jackson Hole. Be sure to visit the Elk Antler Arches Square located in the center of Jackson! Afterwards, we will head to Grand Teton National Park. We will visit Yellowstone National Park in the afternoon, stopping at Grand Prismatic Spring, Old Faithful Geyser, the West Thumb Geyser Basin, and many more places. We will spend the night in West Yellowstone.
Day 4 Yellowstone - Sheridan (244 miles)
Today, we will travel to Yellowstone National Park, home to the world's largest super volcano and over 10,000 fascinating geothermal features like Norris Geyser, Upper Falls, Artist Point, Hayden Valley, Fishing Bridge, Mud Volcano and more! We will spend the night in Sheridan, WY.
Day 5 Sheridan - Devils Tower - Mt. Rushmore - Crazy Horse - Casper (526 miles)
In the morning, we will drive to Devil's Tower, the country's first national monument. Next, we will head to iconic Mount Rushmore, followed by the Crazy Horse National Monument. Later on, we will spend the night in Casper.
Day 6 Casper - Salt Lake City (408 miles)
Drive to Independent Rock State Historic Site this morning, then we will head to Salt Lake City, where we will visit the Utah State Capitol, the most expensive, luxurious state house in the U.S. We will also Temple Square. After that, stay in Miavale.
Day 7 Salt Lake City - Las Vegas (420 miles)
In the morning we will explore Great Salt Lake Marina, then travel to Las Vegas, where we will spend the night. Guests may take an optional night tour of the city.
Day 8 Las Vegas - Grand Canyon West Rim - Las Vegas (541 miles)
We will begin the day by travelling to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, where we will go to Eagle Point for a breathtaking view of the canyon and the Colorado River below the famous Skywalk Glass Bridge. We will also visit Guano Point. Guests will have the option of taking a helicopter tour of the canyon. On our way back to Las Vegas, we will pass by the Hoover Dam. We will spend the night in Vegas.
Day 9 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 11 Tour Options: Theme Parks, City Tour, or Shopping
Today, guests may choose any of the options listed above.
Day 12 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 13 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 14 Modesto - Yosemite - Los Angeles (364 miles)
In the morning we'll depart from the hotel towards Yosemite National Park. Giant trees, mountains, and sparkling streams and lakes, glacier-carved canyons, all these unique features make up Yosemite. Take a walk in the woods and enjoy the fresh forest air. After lunch, we'll travel across Central Valley of California, where over half of the fruits, nuts, and vegetables grown in the country are produced every year. In the evening we'll return to Los Angeles.
Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.