Day 1 Los Angeles
Today, guests will gather in Los Angeles, where they will meet an official tour guide in the baggage claim area of LAX for domestic flights or at the exit gate for international flights. From there, they will transfer to the hotel for check-in. All who arrive before 2:00pm from International flight or 3:00pm from domestic flights can join an optional Night Tour of the city.
Day 3 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 4 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 5 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 6 Los Angeles - Las Vegas - Grand Canyon West (541 miles)
Today, we will depart for Las Vegas, passing through Mojave Desert and enjoy the barren landscape decorated by Joshua trees. Arrive in Las Vegas at noon for lunch. Later we will head to Grand Canyon West in the afternoon and stay in the cabin.
Day 7 Grand Canyon West - Antelope Canyon - Horseshoe Bend - Kanab (192 miles)
In the morning, we can watch sunrise. After breakfast we can take Helicopter and boat tour. Then, we will drive to Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend before heading to Kanab for the night.
Day 8 Kanab - Bryce Canyon - Salt Lake City - Pocatello (458 miles)
We will drive to Bryce Canyon this morning and travel to Salt Lake City in the afternoon and visit Temple Square and Great Salt Lake! Spend the night in Pocatello Idaho.
Day 9 Pocatello - Yellowstone (207 miles)
We will enter Yellowstone National Park this morning, where we will sightsee Grand Prismatic Spring, Fountain Paint Pots, Old Faithful Geyser, Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Artist Point, wildlife up close... Spend the night in Big Sky.
Day 10 Yellowstone - Grand Teton - Jackson Hole - Salt Lake City (330 miles)
We will continue to visit Yellowstone National Park in the morning. Next we will head to Grand Teton National Park. Afterwards, we will travel to Jackson Hole. Be sure to visit the Elk Antler Arches Square located in the center of Jackson! We will spend the night in Salt Lake City.
Day 11 Salt Lake City - Las Vegas (420 miles)
Drive to Capitol Hill this morning, and visit the Utah State Capitol! Arrive in Las Vegas in the afternoon. You may have some free time tonight, or go with our experienced tour guides to see the best of Las Vegas when night falls. Music fountain at Bellagio, Volcanic Eruption at Mirage, Grand Canal in Venetian, Neon Lights Sky at Fremont Street Downtown Las Vegas.
Day 12 Las Vegas - Barstow - Los Angeles (272 miles)
In the morning, we will visit the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and admire its Botanical Cactus Garden. On our way back to Los Angeles, we will stop at the Tanger Outlets. Afterward, we will continue to LA, where guests will transfer to the airport for their departure flights. Alternatively, guests can choose to depart from Las Vegas, but are required to arrange their own transportation to the airport. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding when to schedule flights.