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12-Day Theme Parks, San Francisco and Yellowstone Tour from Los Angeles - SF Out

  • Tour code: 552-2335
  • Available: Tue (Apr 24 - Oct 2); Sat (May 12 - Aug 11)
  • Depart from: Los Angeles, CA
  • Duration: 12 Days 11 Nights
From USD$1408

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Highlights:

Visit Yellowstone, WY, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, SD, Lake Tahoe, NV, Grand Teton National Park, WY, Casper, WY, Devils Tower, WY. Inclusions: 11 nights hotel accommodations, All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

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  • San Francisco Out

Pricing Details

Single: $2178
Double (/Person): $1408
Third Person Adult: $298
Child (Age 2-9): $298
Fourth Person Adult: $958
Child (Age 2-9): $958

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Discounted details:
    • Price have been adjusted to reflect the discount
    • Cancellation of 3rd discounted passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure.
    • No-show (or late cancellation) of 3rd discounted passenger will be no refund for the reserved bus seat.
  • San Francisco Hotel Surcharge: Due to convention in San Francisco (check-in dates in Bay Area on Jan 29-31, Mar 19-22, Apr 15-19, May 17-21, Jul 9-11, Aug 8-10, Sep 23-27, Oct 3-5, 12-15, 27-31 and Nov 1, 9-11), Hotel may not available and we will find other hotels. Please note surcharge may apply, we will notify you of any price change and await your acceptance.
  • A separate seat is required for child who is 0-8 yrs old. Please bring it on your own or rent it from us, the rental fee for the safety seat is $25/person/day.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Los Angeles
  • Day 2 Tour Options: Choose from Disneyland OR San Diego City Tour
  • Day 2 Tour Options: Choose from Disneyland OR San Diego City Tour
  • Day 3 Tour Options: Choose from Universal Studios OR Los Angles City Tour
  • Day 3 Tour Options: Choose from Universal Studios OR Los Angles City Tour
  • Day 4 Los Angeles - San Francisco(384 miles)
  • Day 5 San Francisco - Sacramento - Wendover(618 miles)
  • Day 6 Wendover - Casper(530 miles)
  • Day 7 Casper - Crazy Horse - Mount Rushmore - Devils Tower - Gillette(366 miles)
  • Day 8 Gillette - Yellowstone National Park(251 miles)
  • Day 9 Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson Hole - Salt Lake City(262 miles)
  • Day 10 Salt Lake City - The Bonneville Salt Flats - Reno(438 miles)
  • Day 11 Reno - Lake Tahoe - San Francisco(190 miles)
  • Day 12 San Francisco City Tour - Transfer out
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Day 1 Los Angeles

Today, guests can meet the tour guide at the baggage claim area for domestic flights or the arrival hall for international flights at LAX between 9:00am and 10:00pm to transfer to the hotel. Guests who arrive outside of this time frame will have to pay a transfer fee (1st and 2nd person will have to pay $75; 3rd person and up will have to pay $10 per person).
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Select La Mirada or Knott's Berry Farm Hotel or similar

Day 2 Tour Options: Choose from Disneyland OR San Diego City Tour

Option 1:

Los Angeles - Disneyland

From the mind of Walt Disney, enjoy a full day in Disneyland- a theme park suitable for all ages.

One of the largest cities in the United States, LA is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its famous Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like the Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all!

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    California's Disneyland Park is the only theme park to be built under the watchful eye of Walt Disney himself. The "happiest place on Earth" is an 85-acre compound home to eight smaller theme "lands" and the famous Disneyland Resort.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $95; Adult (Peak Season) $119; Adult (Regular ticket) $105; Child (3-9 yrs, Under 48 inches, Peak Season) $113; Child (3-9 yrs, Over 48 inches, Regular ticket) $99; Child (3-9 yrs, Over 48 inches, Value ticke) $89|Duration: Approx. 12 Hours
Option 2:

Los Angeles - San Diego

(120 miles)
At 9:00am we will depart from the hotel and drive South along the Pacific Ocean heading to sunny San Diego, the second largest city in California. We will first stop by the U.S. Naval compound in San Diego harbor. Docked at Navy Pier is the USS Midway, the longest-serving aircraft carrier in U.S. Naval history from 1945 to 1997.
After lunch, we will go to Coronado Island and visit the Hotel Del Coronado. This world-famous luxury hotel was built in the Wooden Victorian style in the 1800s, and has since become a National Landmark. It has been in numerous films and has hosted presidents, royal families, and leaders from around the world.
Next we will move on to another National Landmark, Balboa Park. Enjoy the luscious botanical gardens and Spanish architecture lining the long promenades. After, we will visit Old Town San Diego, where you will feel as if you stepped back in time as you walk among the classic Mexican Pueblos and shops offering many Latin American souvenirs and handicrafts.
In the evening we will drive back to Los Angeles along the Golden Coast; if you are lucky you may catch a sunset. We will return to the hotel by 7:30PM.

One of the largest cities in the country is San Diego, California. This beautiful city sits on the Pacific Ocean in southern California, not far from the Mexican border. Come visit SeaWorld, or just enjoy the sights and sounds!

  • Always Available
    Take a day trip to San Diego to see the sights of this magnificent city, which represents a cross-section of American, Spanish, and Mexican cultures. Enjoy the warm weather and beautiful architecture.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $68; Child (2-12 yrs) $58
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Select La Mirada or Knott's Berry Farm Hotel or similar
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Day 3 Tour Options: Choose from Universal Studios OR Los Angles City Tour

Option 1:

Universal Studios

Experience movie magic at its best. The Universal Studios Hollywood has attractions including Shrek and Jurassic Park, with various shows and performances throughout the day. Get an inside look at the sets and uncover the behind-the-scenes secrets of legendary films in the studio tour.

One of the largest cities in the United States, LA is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its famous Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like the Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all!

  • Always Visit
    The Universal Studios, is located in Hollywood, capital of the American film industry. The studio-themed park has attractions that include behind-the-scenes tours of movie sets, as well as rides based on your favorite films.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $105; Adult (peak season) $110; Child (3-9 yrs) $99; Child (3-9 yrs, peak season) $104|Duration: Approx. 8 Hours
Option 2:

Los Angeles

(14 miles)
Guests who select this option will embark on a full-day tour of Los Angeles, seeing the Santa Monica Pier, Rodeo Drive, the Original Los Angeles Farmers Market, US Bank Tower, OUE Skyspace. Then we will pass by Walk of Fame, Music Fountain, Disney Concert Hall, Angels FlightStaples Center, University of Southern California.

Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, US. Santa Monica is home to executives and Hollywood celebrities amongst others and it is a mixture of very affluent, single-family neighborhoods, renters, surfers, young professionals, and students.

  • Always Visit
    This large pier in Santa Monica, California is an iconic and historic waterfront amusement park. It first opened in 1909. The building that houses its 1920s carousel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

One of the largest cities in the United States, LA is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its famous Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like the Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all!

  • Always Visit
    OUE Skyspace Los Angeles is California's tallest open-air observation deck and a must-see destination for panoramic, 360-degree views of Los Angeles.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $22|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00am - 9:00pm
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    Spend the day seeing some of the most exciting, popular locations in Los Angeles, home of the biggest celebrities. You will get to see many diverse parts of the city, from Santa Monica to Hollywood.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $58; Child (2-12 yrs) $53
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    Get on California's tallest open-air observation deck and transparent glass slide in the air 1000 feet above the city of Los Angeles, to overlook the scenery of the city.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $33; Child (5-12 yrs) $27; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $30
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    Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills the name of both a street and a shopping district known for its upscale shops. Seekers of haute couture the world over head to this three-block stretch outside Los Angeles.
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    The Original Los Angeles Farmers Market traces its origins to 1934, and is still going strong today. It is now more than just an area for farmers to sell produce-- the area is also home to shops and restaurants.
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    The US Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles, California is the tallest building in the state and tallest tallest in the US west of the Mississippi River. The building is relatively young, having been completed in 1989.
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn or Knott's Berry Farm Hotel or similar
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Day 4 Los Angeles - San Francisco(384 miles)

Upon departing Los Angeles, our first destination is the Pyramid Lake (except Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year) where we will visit the museum to see records of the four great ancient floods and modern conservation of the lake. Then we will stop at the outlets at Tejon Ranch. We will arrive in San Francisco in the evening.

One of the largest cities in the United States, LA is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its famous Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like the Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all!

  • Always Visit
    A reservoir formed by Pyramid Dam on Piru Creek in the eastern San Emigdio Mountains, near Castaic, Southern California. It is a part of the West Branch California Aqueduct, which is a part of the California State Water Project. Its water is fed by the system after being pumped up from the San Joaquin Valley and through the Tehachapi Mountains.

  • Always Visit
    These outlet malls, north of Los Angeles, is wonderful place to find discount prices from some of the biggest names in retail, such as Aeropostale, Fossil, H&M, J. Crew, Polo Ralph Lauren, and much more!
    Opening Hours: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Standard Hotel: Red Roof Inn SFO or similar
Dulexe Hotel: Hilton SFO/Double tree by Hilton hotel SFO/Hilton Garden Inn SFO/Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Day 5 San Francisco - Sacramento - Wendover(618 miles)

Today we will visit the California State Capital - Sacramento. Founded in 1849, Sacramento was at the heart of the gold rush, Pony Express and first continental railroad. In the afternoon we will head through the famous Donner Pass and enter Nevada - nicknamed the Silver State. We will stay overnight in Wendover.

Founded in 1849, Sacramento was at the heart of the gold rush, Pony Express, and first trans-continental railroad. Today it serves as the capital of the state of California and one of its most important cities.

  • Always Visit
    At the State Capitol, the past, present and future of California interact with equal force. The building serves as both a museum and the state's working seat of government. Visitors to the Capitol can at once experience California's rich history and witness the making of history through the modern lawmaking process.
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn Wendover

Day 6 Wendover - Casper(530 miles)

We will travel through the Great Salt Desert in the morning. The saline lake covers an area of around 1,700 square miles, but is subject to substantial fluctuations. In the afternoon we will drive along the Emigration Canyon into Echo Canyon, visit the once traveled Oregon Trail. The trail represents the only corridor to the West. The highlights of the trail also includes: the historical landmarks of Independence Rock, Devil's Gate. Overnight stay in Casper.

  • Always Visit
    This granite monolith sits in the Independence Rock State Historic Site in central Wyoming. The rock served as an important landmark for those travelling west via the Oregon Trail in the middle of the 19th century.
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    The Devil's Gate is a natural rock formation that served as an important landmark on the Oregon Trail and helped guide pioneers westward across the barren United States of the 19th century.
Standard Hotel: Parkway Plaza Hotel

Day 7 Casper - Crazy Horse - Mount Rushmore - Devils Tower - Gillette(366 miles)

Today we will visit Crazy Horse Memorial in the morning. Then we will visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Next we will continue to Devil's Tower National Monument and spend the night in Gillette.

Crazy Horse Memorial is the world's largest sculpture-in-progress, and frequent drilling and mountain blasts make each visit unique. When completed, Crazy Horse Memorial will stand 563 feet tall by 641 feet long.

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    This in-construction monument to famous Native American war hero Crazy Horse is currently being carved into the side of Thunderhead Mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The completed sculpture would be the largest in the world.

This famous United States monument in the Black Hills of western South Dakota depicts the busts of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. The 60-foot tall statues are carved right into the side of the mountains.

The first declared United States National Monument. It'is an igneous intrusion or laccolith located in the Black Hills near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County. A monolithic rock formation that rises 1,267 feet above the surrounding land and was once the neck of an active volcano.

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    This massive monolith in the Black Hills of Wyoming was the nation's first national monument, anointed by Teddy Roosevelt in 1906. In recent years, climbing the rock has become popular. The stone column is considered sacred by many Native Americans.
Standard Hotel: Ramada Hotel Gillette or similar

Day 8 Gillette - Yellowstone National Park(251 miles)

Today, we will visit Yellowstone National Park, the oldest in the U.S., where we will see the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone Falls, Mud Volcano, and Mammoth Hot Springs. There is also a diverse array of wildlife that inhabits the park, including elk, moose, and bears. We will spend the night in West Yellowstone.

The largest, oldest, and most famous national park displays a fascinating scenery of hot springs, geysers, canyons & waterfalls, and nature everywhere you look!

  • Always Visit
    The Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River in Wyoming are the largest by volume in the Rocky Mountains of the western United States, and they stand more than 300 feet tall-- almost twice as high as Niagara Falls.
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    This impressive gap in the earth in the first large canyon on the Yellowstone River. It is 24 miles long, and can reach a quarter-mile in depth and 3/4 a mile in width. It is gorgeously colored.
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    This large complex of hot springs is impressive both for its unique beauty as well as its scale. Formed hundreds of thousands of years ago by volcanic and seismic activity, these springs are one of Yellowstone's most popular spots.
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    The Mud Volcano blew itself apart in the early 20th century, but visitors can still see the impressive crater and other geothermal features in the surrounding area, such as the Mud Cauldron, Black Dragon's Caldron, and Dragon's Mouth Spring.
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    Located a quarter-mile upstream of the larger Lower Falls, the Upper Yellowstone River Falls plunge 109 feet down an eroded lava cliff into the basin below. The area below the falls has been subject to heavier erosion than above.
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    The third largest hot spring in the world, the Grand Prismatic Hot Spring gets its color from bacteria around its rim that feed off of the mineral-rich water. In the summer months, the hot spring is a vivid red-orange shade.
Standard Hotel: Yellowstone Country Inn or Dude & Roundup or Travelers Lodge or similar

Day 9 Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson Hole - Salt Lake City(262 miles)

After breakfast, we will continue exploring Yellowstone National Park, making a stop at Old Faithful. Then, we will drive along the Snake River to reach Grand Teton National Park, where we will have some time to see this breathtaking landscape. After a stop in Jackson Hole, WY, we will drive to Salt Lake City, where we will spend the night.

The largest, oldest, and most famous national park displays a fascinating scenery of hot springs, geysers, canyons & waterfalls, and nature everywhere you look!

  • Always Visit
    Old Faithful is a cone geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. It is one of the park's most well-known natural features, and is famous for its predictability. It generally erupts every 91 minutes.

Grand Teton National Park is is located in the Rocky Mountains, Northwest Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park is noted for its stunning mountain vistas, its shimmering alpine lakes and its abundant wildlife.

Standard Hotel: Red Lion Inn downtown/Four Points hotel Airport in Salt Lake City or similar

Day 10 Salt Lake City - The Bonneville Salt Flats - Reno(438 miles)

Visit Utah State Capitol Building and Temple Square. Then we will head to the Bonneville Salt Flats, a land of thick crust of salty soil. Arrive in Reno, Nevada in the afternoon, the city known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", is the birthplace of the gaming corporation Harrah's Entertainment. Overnight stay in Reno.

Utah's gorgeous capital city sits amidst the mountains of the American Southwest on the shores of the breathtaking Great Salt Lake. The city is steeped in history and architecture in addition to wondrous vistas and scenery.

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    The home of all of the governmental processes for the state of Utah, the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. The building is done in the ornate neoclassical revival style, purposefully reminiscent of the nation capitol in DC.
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    Approximately ten acres in size, Temple Square is the center of religious activity for the Church of Latter Day Saints, housing the Temple and Tabernacle that are central to the religion.

Tooele is a city in Utah, approximately 30 minutes west of Salt Lake City. It offers stunning views of the nearby Oquirrh Mountains and Great Salt Lake. The Tooele Arts festival is a popular annual event that attracts many artists and musicians.

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    One of the prominent salt flats in western hemisphere, and considered the twin sister of Bolivia's Solar de Uyuni, the Bonneville Salt Flats are a favorite among photographers who enjoy mountain range scenery. Given its flat terrain, the area is known for speed trials available to the public throughout the summer and fall.

West Coast is inspirational for its scenery and lifestyle. desert landscapes, lush forests and windswept bays provide the backdrop to huge cities and sprawling suburbs.Whether you're looking for art, entertainment, history or culture, West Coast USA truly has it all.

Standard Hotel: Harrah's Hotel and Casino in Reno or similar

Day 11 Reno - Lake Tahoe - San Francisco(190 miles)

In the morning, we will leave Reno and head to gorgeous Lake Tahoe, where we will be able to take a boat tour. In the afternoon, we will continue on our way to San Francisco.

The scenic Lake Tahoe nestled in the crook of California is the largest alpine lake in North America. In addition to being a wonderful place to swim, fish, and boat, Lake Tahoe features winter activities like skiing and snowboarding.

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    Enjoy a boat ride across the largest alpine lake in North America. Lake Tahoe Cruises offer a unique view of the surrounding Sierra Nevada and an up-close experience of the lake's crystalline waters. Cruises are a ticket to relaxation.
Standard Hotel: Red Roof Inn SFO or similar
Dulexe Hotel: Hilton SFO/Double tree by Hilton hotel SFO/Hilton Garden Inn SFO/Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Day 12 San Francisco City Tour - Transfer out

Discover America's most picturesque and culturally diverse city - San Francisco. Highlights include: Civic Center, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, Fisherman's Wharf, Market Street and Chinatown. After the tour, we will transfer you to San Francisco airport.

San Francisco, the heart of central California's Bay Area, is famous for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, its unique culture, and its position at the forefront of technological innovation. Beautiful weather and waterfront views await visitors as well!

  • Always Visit
    San Francisco's center of government, the Civic Center is comprised of two large plazas and City Hall, which is recognizable because of it's gilded dome rooftop. The Center also features the San Francisco Library and the Asian Art Museum.
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    The Twin Peaks of San Francisco - Eureka and Noe - are two tall hills near the city's center, each roughly 922 feet tall, that offer stunning views of this beautiful city and the surrounding Bay Area.
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    The fifth most-visited park in the US, San Francisco's Golden Gate Park stretches three miles from the waterfront into the city center, and is a perfect spot to relax after exploring this beautiful city.
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    You would be hard-pressed to name a more iconic bridge than San Francisco's Golden Gate, which connects the city to the peninsula north across the water. This massive suspension bridge is a red-orange symbol of California.
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    With its plethora of shops, museums, restaurants, and so much more, it is no wonder why this San Francisco neighborhood has become a popular tourist destination, complete with a wax museum, and aquarium, and Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum.
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    Market Street is an important major road in San Francisco, and has been the location of many important events in the city, usually parades. It has been compared to New York City's Broadway in terms of importance and effect.
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    The grandiosely-named Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California is a huge, ornate outdoor structure that is part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Its amazing architecture has made it popular for weddings and photography.
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    San Francisco's incredibly famous Chinatown neighborhood in the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese community outside of Asia. Established in 1848, this once-small enclave has grown to over 100,000 residents and draws tons of tourists annually.
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    Take a boat ride around one of the most famous and historical bays in the United States, the famous San Francisco Bay. Guests can enjoy the scenic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Angel Island.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $32; Child (5-17 yrs) $22|Opening Hours: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

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Itinerary Variations
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

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