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The West Fly Drive

Los Angeles * Palm Springs * Scottsdale * Grand Canyon * Lake Powell * Bryce Canyon * Las Vegas * Yosemite National Park * San Francisco * Santa Maria

The classic Fly Drive of "the Best of the West", visiting both the delights of the California coast and the western National Parks.

14 nights from £2,210 per person + flights

Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Los Angeles
Your USA holiday starts with a flight from the UK to Los Angeles, the "City of Angels" where your hotel is located close to the airport.
Overnight(1): Los Angeles

Day 2 - Los Angeles - Palm Springs (175 miles)
Collect your hire car from the airport depot and take a short drive to Palm Springs, a great place for shopping, eating, or relaxing by the pool. Take a tram ride up to Mt. Jacinto or hike through the beautiful Indian Canyons with waterfalls and palm trees.
Overnight(1): Palm Springs

Day 3 - Palm Springs - Scottsdale (330 miles)
On the way to Scottsdale, visit Joshua Tree National Park. In Scottsdale enjoy a large selection of art galleries, restaurants and shopping opportunities.
Overnight(1): Scottsdale

Day 4 - Scottsdale - Grand Canyon (250 miles)
Continue to Grand Canyon - truly o­ne of the great moments of a trip, or of a lifetime. Drive along the rim in the free shuttle buses or walk between the different viewpoints.
Overnight(1): Grand Canyon area

Day 5 - Grand Canyon - Lake Powell (140 miles)
The short drive to Lake Powell gives you the opportunity to explore Grand Canyon some more. As you leave the canyon through the east entrance you will have some more spectacular views of the Colorado River down below.
Overnight(1): Lake Powell

Day 6 - Lake Powell - Bryce Canyon (150 miles)
Continue to Bryce Canyon where you can drive to different overlooks, walk along the rim or take o­ne of the loop trails through the colorful rock formations.
Overnight(1): Bryce Canyon area

Day 7-8 - Bryce Canyon - Las Vegas (245 miles)
Travel through Zion National Park to Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World where you will spend two nights.
Overnights(2): Las Vegas

Day 9 - Las Vegas - Visalia (386 miles)
Leave the gambler?s paradise behind and through the Mojave Desert to Visalia in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
Overnight(1): Visalia

Day 10 - Visalia - Yosemite (210 miles)
Today you will be driving from o­ne of the hottest regions in the world to the cool mountains that surround Yosemite National Park, a region of unusual beauty.
Overnight(1): Yosemite

Day 11 - Yosemite - San Francisco (200 miles)
Continue o­n to San Francisco, where you will have plenty of time to enjoy o­ne of the most beautiful cities in America.
Overnights(2): San Francisco

Day 12 - San Francisco
Explore Fishermans Wharf, take a boat trip to the prison island of Alcatraz and stroll through the busy Chinatown.

Day 13 - San Francisco - Santa Maria (300 miles)
Drive along the rugged Pacific Coast. o­n the way lots of sightseeing or hiking in several state parks. Visit the excellent Aquarium in Monterey, take the 17 Mile Drive with its wild headlands and beautiful mansions and stop at the enormous Hearst Castle.
Overnight(1): Santa Maria

Day 14 - Santa Maria - Los Angeles (210 miles)
On the way back to Los Angeles where a memorable trip comes to an end, visit the Danish village of Solvang and stop in Santa Barbara which offers delightful historic Spanish-colonial architecture, lots of shopping, restaurants and an inviting beach.
Overnight(1): Los Angeles

Day 15 - Los Angeles - UK
Time for last minute sightseeing or souvenir shopping before returning your hire car at the airport to check-in for your return flight to the UK.

Day 16 - Arrive UK

 

Departure Date 

2017

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September 01 - 30  £2,405 £2,125 £2,979 £2,527
October 01 - 28 £2,405 £2,125 £2,979 £2,527
October 29 - 31 £2,210 £1,931 £2,785 £2,333
 
 
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Standard HotelsUpgraded Hotels
Los AngelesFour Points by Sheraton Los Angeles Airport Hilton Los Angeles Airport
Palm SpringsComfort Inn Palm Springs Downtown Hyatt Suites Palm Springs
ScottsdaleHospitality Suites Resort ScottsdaleMarriott Suites Scottsdale Old Town
Grand CanyonRed Feather LodgeYavapai Lodge West
Lake Powell/PageClarion Inn Page Courtyard by Marriott Lake Powell
BryceBryce View Lodge Best Western Plus Rubys Inn
Las VegasGold Coast Hotel The Venetian
VisaliaWyndham Visalia Visalia Marriott at the Conference Centre
Yosemite National ParkBest Western Plus Yosemite Gateway - OakhurstYosemite View Lodge - El Portal
San FranciscoBest Western Plus AmericaniaHandlery Union Square
Santa MariaHistoric Santa Maria InnHistoric Santa Maria Inn
Los AngelesFour Points by Sheraton Los Angeles Airport Hilton Los Angeles Airport

Tour Price Includes:

  • Scheduled flights with Virgin Atlantic from Heathrow
  • Airport taxes, security charges and the Air Passenger Duty
  • 14 nights accommodation, room only
  • 14 days fully inclusive hire of an intermediate car with unlimited mileage, LDW, LIS, Sales Tax, Airport Fees, VLF and Local Surcharges
  • Customized roadbook with detailed day-by-day itinerary, maps and directions to overnight hotels prior to your departure from the UK

Not Included:

  • Weekend flight supplements Friday-Sunday £30 each way
  • Extra charge applies to renters under 25 years of age
  • Fuel for hire car
  • Hotel Parking charges if applicable
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees to National Parks, attractions, activities and excursions


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Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles Airport


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Hilton Los Angeles Airport


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Comfort Inn Palm Springs Downtown


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Hyatt Suites Palm Springs


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Hospitality Suites Resort Scottsdale


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Marriott Suites Scottsdale Old Town


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Red Feather Lodge


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Yavapai Lodge West


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Clarion Inn Page


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Courtyard by Marriott Lake Powell


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Bryce View Lodge


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Best Western Plus Rubys Inn


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Gold Coast Hotel


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The Venetian


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Wyndham Visalia


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Visalia Marriott at the Conference Centre


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Best Western Plus Yosemite Gateway - Oakhurst


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Yosemite View Lodge - El Portal


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Best Western Plus Americania


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Handlery Union Square


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Historic Santa Maria Inn


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Historic Santa Maria Inn


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Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles Airport


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Hilton Los Angeles Airport


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