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Pacific Coast to Las Vegas Road Trip
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From natural wonders to classic North American culture, this 19-day road trip along America's West Coast hits all the highlights. You'll gain a new appreciation for Mother Nature standing at the foot of some of the tallest trees in the world in Redwood National Park. Then experience elevation on a different gradient gazing up the impossibly steep streets of San Francisco. This is your perfect journey along the Pacific.

  • Duration: 19 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Supplier Tour ID: NUSV/224040
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Seattle, United States
  • Finishes: Las Vegas, United States
  • Age requirement: 18 - 39
You will Visit
  • Seattle
  • Portland
  • Bend
  • Redwood National Park
  • Sonoma County
  • Lake Tahoe
  • Yosemite National Park
  • San Francisco
  • Morro Bay
  • Los Angeles
  • San Diego
  • Lake Havasu City
  • Grand Canyon
  • Monument Valley
  • Las Vegas

Itinerary

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Day 1: Seattle

Arrive at any time.
There's a lot to see and do in Seattle, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation.

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Day 2: Seattle/Portland

Drive to the city of Portland. One of the most popular cities to visit north of California on the West Coast, Portland is artsy, funky and full of great eating and drinking options. Spend the afternoon getting to know this cool city.

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Day 3: Portland/Bend

Enjoy a couple final hours taking in the quirkiness of Portland before continuing on to Bend, consistently voted one of the best places to live in the US. Arrive in time to explore a bit of the town. Opt to canoe, kayak or check out one of the region's famous breweries.

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Day 4: Bend/Redwood National Park

Leave early to take in the sights at gorgeous Crater Lake National Park. Stare in awe at the crystal blue waters of one of the most pristine lakes on earth before continuing on to Redwood National Park, home to the tallest trees on Earth. Spend the evening amongst the gigantic coastal redwoods, and keep a keen eye for wildlife throughout the park.

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Day 5: Redwood National Park/Sonoma County

Wake with the sun for a morning hike through mystic old growth forests. Travel down the coast before driving inland through California wine country. Opt for an afternoon wine tasting or relax amongst the vineyards en route before camping for the night outside of beautiful Napa Valley.

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Day 6: Sonoma County/Lake Tahoe

Continue on to idyllic Lake Tahoe, a jewel of the Sierra Nevadas. Known for it's crystal clear waters and sweeping mountain views, it is truly a nature-lover's paradise. Enjoy a free afternoon for hiking, lake activities or relaxing.

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Day 7: Lake Tahoe/Yosemite National Park

Marvel at the spectacular views of Yosemite National Park's magnificent peaks and granite domes while enjoying one of most scenic drives in California: Tioga Pass!
With a keen eye and a little luck, spot black bears, deer or coyotes.

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Day 8: Yosemite National Park

Enjoy free time in Yosemite National Park.
Full day to explore Yosemite National Park. Hike the many trails Yosemite has to offer and be inspired by this beautiful and amazing landscape. Option to rent bikes in Yosemite Valley.

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Day 9: Yosemite National Park/San Francisco

Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way into one of America's most popular cities. Take an optional cable car ride over the steep hills, explore the city by bicycle or pre book a sailing trip into the setting sun.
Arrive at one of the most iconic cities in the world: San Francisco. The CEO will point out some popular sites on the drive into town.

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Day 10: San Francisco

Enjoy a free day to explore San Francisco.

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Day 11: San Francisco/Morro Bay

Visit Santa Cruz and go for a stroll along the boardwalk. Marvel at the beautiful coastline and mountain ranges of Big Sur along the Pacific coast. Arrive in time for sunset on Morro Bay.
Crashing waves, rolling fog, and sheer rocky cliffs will make this journey down California's coast Highway 1 an unforgettable experience.

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Day 12: Morro Bay/Los Angeles

Travel along the stunning Pacific coast to the City of Angels. Be on the lookout for celebrities while passing a few popular sites on the way into California's most glamorous city.

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Day 13: Los Angeles

Enjoy a free day in LA. Opt to explore Hollywood, Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica, Venice Beach and other hot spots around the city.

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Day 14: Los Angeles/San Diego

Be on celebrity-watch while passing by a few popular sites on the way out of LA, California's most glamorous city. Cruise through Orange County and along the incredible Pacific coastline to the truly remarkable city San Diego. Sun, sand, food and fun awaits us in this beautiful beach city. In San Diego, soak up the sun on Mission Beach or try one of the many water sports California is known for.

In the evening, head to the Gaslamp Quarter District for dinner and live music. When the sun sets, watch the area come alive with numerous pubs and nightclubs.

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Day 15: San Diego/Lake Havasu City

Travel to Joshua Tree National Park, taking in the scenery of the Mojave and the Colorado deserts, massive rock formations, and thousands of Joshua trees. Take a short hike amongst the boulders and the regions distinctly unique flora. Later, cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River at Lake Havasu.

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Day 16: Lake Havasu City/Grand Canyon

Hit the road to get some kicks on Route 66. Dive into historic Americana and enjoy lunch at a famous joint and see if you can spot all the movie memorabilia. Continue to the Grand Canyon and explore this natural wonder. Enjoy sunset at the canyon rim for a breathtaking experience at the Grand Canyon.

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Day 17: Grand Canyon

Enjoy a free day to discover the Grand Canyon. Opt to hike throughout the park, rent a bike, check out a museum or pre-book a bird's eye view of the canyon by helicopter.

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Day 18: Grand Canyon/Monument Valley

Drive along the southern rim of the canyon taking in final sights of this grand park. Just outside the park, stop for breakfast at a local Navajo food truck supported by Planeterra. Then drive through the desert to discover one of the most majestic places on earth, Monument Valley. On an optional pre-booked overnight excursion, take a jeep tour led by a Navajo guide through Monument Valley and be inspired by a night under the stars while camping in this magnificent atmosphere.

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Day 19: Monument Valley/Las Vegas

Break a sweat with a quick hike to majestic Horseshoe Bend. Continue the journey through Arizona, Utah and Nevada en route to Las Vegas. Tour ends upon arrival to Las Vegas. Opt to take a VIP party limo experience and explore the Las Vegas Strip in the evening.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Your G for Good Moment: Native Grill Food Truck Breakfast Your Discover Moment: Yosemite National Park Your Discover Moment: San Francisco Your Discover Moment: Los Angeles
    • Entrance fees to all national parks, state parks, and national monuments with hiking and walking excursions
    • Crater Lake NP visit
    • Redwood NP visit
    • Tioga Pass (seasonal)
    • Yosemite NP visit
    • Elephant seal rookery stop
    • Pacific Coast Highway drive
    • Sunset at the rim of the Grand Canyon
    • Free time in Portland, Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, and Los Angeles
    • Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents while camping
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/hostels (5 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (13 nts)
    • 14 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 9 dinners
    Transport
    • Air-conditioned private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • 1 or 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout, depending on group size
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Tour Highlights:
  • Get a peek into Portland's quirky culture and artsy spirit
  • Trek through Yosemite National Park's peaks and domes
  • Stroll along the boardwalk of Santa Cruz
  • Journey along the famed Route 66 to the Las Vegas strip
  • Witness the towering sandstone buttes of Monument Valley
  • Look for celebrities in Los Angeles
  • Watch the sunset over the Grand Canyon
  • Sip on wine among the vineyards of California's Napa Valley
  • Marvel at the desert scenery and famous fauna of Joshua Tree National Park