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West Coast Explorer Fly Drive

Seattle * Portland * Crescent City * Eureka * San Francisco * Monterey * San Simeon * Los Angeles *

Drive the Northwest Pacific Coast from Seattle in Washington State through the State of Oregon and the bay city of San Francisco to the city of Los Angeles.

11 days from £2,344 per person sharing inc flights 

Itinerary

Day 01 - UK - Seattle
Following your United Airlines flights to Seattle via Chicago or Washington, pick up your rental car from the airport and make your way into the city.  Make time this afternoon to visit the Space
Needle or the superb Explore Music Project before enjoying dinner and coffee at one of Seattle’s excellent restaurants.
Overnight(1): Seattle

Day 02 - Seattle - Mt. Rainier National Park - Mt. St. Helens - Portland (269 miles)
Depart Seattle today en route to Mt. Rainier National Park, one of the outstanding scenic wonders of the Northwest. Cross the Columbia River for a stop at Mt. St. Helens that will reveal the devastation created by the 1980 eruption of this active volcano. Continue to Portland in the evening.
Overnight(1): Portland

Day 3 - Portland - Oregon Dunes - Redwood National Park (350 miles)
The dramatic, desolate coastline of Oregon has created panoramic vistas and picturesque images for you to enjoy today. The peaceful drive through ever-changing terrain will take you through small towns which reflect the essence of Oregon and the American Spirit. May we suggest packing a picnic and pulling off the highway at one of the many trails you will find along the way.
Overnight(1): Crescent City

Day 4 - Redwood National Park - Eureka (230 miles)
Pass former Russian fishing settlements as you continue your drive south today. The giant redwoods are protected in state and national parks that collectively are a World Heritage site. 
Overnight(1): Eureka

Day 5 - Eureka - San Francisco (170 miles)
Follow the coastline of California south to the village of Mendocino. The town of Mendocino is a Historic Preservation District on the National Register of Historic Places with a superb coastal setting and is the perfect place to linger before continuing South to San Francisco. There will be time to explore the city this evening
Overnights(2): San Francisco

Day 6 - San Francisco
Enjoy a wonderful day touring the city. See places like Union Square, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Fisherman’s Wharf, where you can take a short boat trip to tour infamous Alcatraz Island.

Day 7 - San Francisco - Monterey/Carmel (124 miles)
Today’s drive takes you down the California coast to Monterey. Stroll along Fisherman’s Wharf and Cannery Row before continuing along the stunning landscape of 17-Mile Drive en route to the village of Carmel.
Overnight(1): Monterey

Day 8 - Monterey/Carmel - Big Sur - Central Coast (240 miles)
Follow Pacific Coast Highway south along the Big Sur Peninsula. On the way enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean pounding the cliffs and rocks below. Why not take time to visit Hearst Castle and learn about its fascinating history. Overnight in the heart of California’s central coast.
Overnight(1): Pismo Beach / San Simeon

Day 9 - Central Coast - Santa Barbara - Malibu - Santa Monica - Los Angeles (234 miles)
Continue south today passing through Santa Barbara, yet another beautiful stretch of coast in Malibu and the seaside town of Santa Monica prior to arriving in Los Angeles.
Overnights(2): Los Angeles

Day 10 - Los Angeles
A full day to explore the City of Angels. Check out Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Go behind the scenes at Universal Studios Hollywood, or head to Anaheim’s ever-popular and original Disneyland Park.

Day 11 - Los Angeles - UK
Return your car to the airport before your departure flight.

Day 12 - Arrive UK

 
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01 May - 31 May £2365 £2045 £2411 £2098 Quote
01 June - 21 June £2365 £2045 £2601 £2222 Quote
22 June - 30 June £2627 £2292 £2864 £2469 Quote
01 July - 31 July £2737 £2268 £2864 £2469 Quote
01 Aug - 16 Aug £2737 £2268 £2864 £2469 Quote
17 Aug - 31 Aug £2522 £2053 £2648 £2254 Quote
01 Sep - 30 Sep £2475 £2021 £2601 £2222 Quote
01 Oct - 19 Oct £2344 £2034 £2411 £2098 Quote

Standard HotelsUpgraded Hotels
SeattleQuality Inn & Suites Seattle CentreMayflower Park Hotel
PortlandJupiter Hotel - Portland Benson Hotel
Redwood National Park Best Western Plus Northwoods Inn Best Western Plus Northwoods Inn
EurekaBest Western Humboldt InnBest Western Humboldt Inn
San FranciscoHotel MetropolisBest Western Plus Americania
MontereyChaminade Resort & Spa - MontereyHilton Garden Inn Monterey
California Central Coast Silver Surf MotelSea Crest Resort
Los AngelesHoliday Inn Los Angeles Gateway-Torrance Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel

Tour Price Includes:

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

Not Included:

  • Fuel for hire car
  • Hotel Parking charges if applicable
  • One way drop fee of $300 plus tax payable locally.
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees to National Parks, attractions, activities and excursions
  • Weekend flight supplements Friday- Sunday £24 each way


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Quality Inn & Suites Seattle Centre


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Jupiter Hotel - Portland


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Benson Hotel


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Best Western Plus Northwoods Inn


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Best Western Plus Northwoods Inn


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Hotel Metropolis


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Best Western Plus Americania


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Chaminade Resort & Spa - Monterey


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Silver Surf Motel


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Sea Crest Resort


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Holiday Inn Los Angeles Gateway-Torrance


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Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel


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