Day 1 Las Vegas
Pickup from the airport then we will head to the hotel for check-in. After checking in, there will be an optional night tour for those who wish to participate. Please see the "Departure" section for detailed airport pick-up time and location.
Day 2 Las Vegas - Grand Canyon West Rim - Las Vegas (541 miles)
We will begin the day by traveling to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, where we will visit Eagle Point for a breathtaking view of the canyon and the Colorado River below and the famous Skywalk Glass Bridge, followed by Guano Point. Guests will also have the opportunity to take a Helicopter Tour of the canyon. On our way back to Vegas, we will stop at the Hoover Dam. Afterward, guests will return to Las Vegas for the night.
Day 3 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 4 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 5 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 6 Modesto - Yosemite - Los Angeles (364 miles)
In the morning, we will depart from our hotel and drive to Yosemite National Park, where we will see famous landmarks like El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls, and much more. After lunch, we will travel across the Central Valley of California until we reach Los Angeles.
Day 8 Tour Options: Theme Parks, City Tour, or Shopping
Today, guests may choose any of the options listed above. Please note that guests who plan to fly out of Los Angeles today CANNOT take the San Diego City Tour or the SeaWorld San Diego or Legoland California options. After, we will transfer to LAX. See "Departure and Return Details" for information on when to book flights.