Day 1 San Francisco
Today we will gather in San Francisco at San Francisco International Airport. If you take a domestic flight will meet us in the "Level 1 Courtyard 4". If you take an international flight will meet us at the "International Terminal Bus Courtyard G". Please refer to the "Departure&Return" for more detailed information.
Day 2 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 3 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 5 Tour Options: Theme Parks, City Tour, or Shopping
Today, guests may choose any of the options listed above.
Day 6 Los Angeles - Las Vegas (270 miles)
In the morning, guests will be picked up in Los Angeles. We will depart LA for Las Vegas, passing through the San Bernardino Mountains and the Mojave Desert on our way.
Day 7 Las Vegas - Antelope Canyon - Lake Powell - Horseshoe Bend - Bryce Canyon (348 miles)
In the morning, we will visit the Lower Antelope Canyon, as well as the Lake Powell. Afterward, we will visit Horseshoe Bend, Glen Canyon Dam. Then, we will overnight in Bryce.
Day 8 Bryce Canyon - Zion National Park - Las Vegas (217 miles)
In the morning, we will take more time to explore Bryce Canyon National Park. From there, we will head to another of Utah's famous nature preserves, Zion National Park. After admiring the wonderful views of Zion's mountainous landscapes, we will drive into Nevada to Las Vegas, where we will spend the night. You may take a night tour of Las Vegas on your own expense.
Day 9 Las Vegas - Grand Canyon West Rim - Las Vegas (541 miles)
Today, we will stop at the Hoover Dam on the way to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. We will also have the option of taking a helicopter tour of the canyon. Afterwards, we will return to Las Vegas for the night.
Day 10 Las Vegas - Barstow - Los Angeles (272 miles)
In the morning, we will visit the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and admire its Botanical Cactus Garden. From Feb 15, 2020, we'll visit Seven Magic Mountains before stop in Barstow, CA, to visit 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.