5-Day Wild West Tour From Los AngelesProduct ID: 9145
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- Enjoy the views on your journey along the California Coast
- Cruise on San Francisco Bay for views of Alactraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge
- Explore the amazing Yosemite Park, 1,200 square mile of forests (Summer)
- Travel back in time when you arrive at the famous Hearst Castle (Winter)
- Visit "Sin City:" Las Vegas and see the lights, roulettes and attractions
- Tour the Hoover Dam, a modern engineering marvel
- Find bargains at the outlet mall
- Try your luck on the slot machines
Day 1 Monday
Departing north, travel along the spectacular and scenic California Coast to Santa Barbara. Visit a Spanish Mission and learn how these religious outposts were key in the development of the entire region. Continue to Solvang, a quaint Danish community, and browse in the local shops.
Your trip continues along Highway 1 through Big Sur to charming Carmel, home to actor Clint Eastwood. Enjoy some free time to stroll through town before heading on to Silicon Valley for overnight.
Overnight: Santa Clara – La Quinta Inn & Suites
Day 2 Tuesday
See for yourself why San Francisco is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Start your day at the Fisherman’s Wharf with a cruise on the world famous San Francisco Bay, under the Golden Gate Bridge and around the notorious Alcatraz Island.
Visit Pier 39 for a leisurely lunch and a peek at the sea lions before an afternoon tour that takes in all the city’s famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, Chinatown and the magnificent Nob Hill neighborhood, home to the rich and famous. Our tour ends with a night view of the city from the Bay Bridge.
Modesto – Park Inn Hotel (in Winter Monterey/Holiday Inn Hotel)
Day 3 Wednesday
Today’s route goes through farmlands of the Joaquin Valley to Yosemite National Park. This 1,200 square mile wonderland of forests, lakes and waterfalls is located in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Stop at El Capitan, Bridal-Veil Falls, Half Dome and to continue for a walk from the Yosemite Visitor Center to reach the highest waterfalls in North America: the 730 meters Yosemite Falls.
In the winter depart south to route no 1, for a visit to the world famous Hearst Castle, built by the newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst. Tour the famous house filled with antiques and see why the castle served as a playground for the rich and famous for the first half of the 20th century. In the evening, drive south towards Las Vegas.
Overnight at the Comfort Suites Stevenson Ranch
Day 4 Thursday
Today’s route is east through the dessert and Death Valley to arrive in the "Entertainment Capital of the World", Las Vegas.
On the way to Las Vegas you will stop for lunch at the outlet mall in Barstow, which is filled with famous brand name stores like, Levi’s, Nike, Reebok, Timberland and more.
In the evening, take a tour of the Las Vegas Strip to see some of the truly amazing hotels and fantasies that are built in the middle of the desert, such as Caesar’s Palace, Mirage, Luxor, Paris, Mandalay Bay, New York New York, Treasure Island and more. Finish off the evening at one of the many shows or try your hand at one of the many casinos.
Overnight: Linq Hotel
Day 5 Friday
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before leaving Las Vegas on your way way to Hoover Dam, one of the great engineering marvels of the modern world. Learn how this man made phenomenon was built and its impact on the area. After your visit head west, with a stop at the state line for one last chance to win big on the slot machines, before returning to Los Angeles.
- Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
- 4-night hotel accommodation
- Entry fees
- Food and drinks
- Optional/additional activities
Your tour departs form either the Starbuck's Coffee Shop at the Farmers Market on the corner of Fairfax Boulevard and 3rd Street at 06:30 or 4 Points Sheraton Culver City, 5990 Green Valley Circle, Culver City at 07:00. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure time. (Open in Google Maps)
Product ID: 9145