14 Days/13 Nights – Gateway: Los Angeles

1, 2 & 3: Los Angeles, CA

Welcome to Los Angeles! Tour Hollywood and see the stars on the sidewalks; take a trip to Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm and try dim sum in Chinatown. A favorite trip is a visit to Universal Studios where the shows and rides offer a fun experience.

3 nights Los Angeles, CA

4 & 5: To Las Vegas, NV (270 mi/450 km)

Drive to fabulous Las Vegas where you can spend a whole day just exploring the Resort Hotels! From Paris to New York, and from the Venetian to Luxor, each hotel could be considered a theme park. The shopping is amazing and the shows are world-class. Relax and enjoy!

2 nights Las Vegas, NV

6: Fresno, CA (396 mi/660 km)

Drive to Fresno where you can visit the Discovery Center – a hands-on science museum and outdoor education center. Features include Native American exhibits, a cactus garden, worm farms, ponds and a greenhouse.

1 night Fresno, CA.

7 & 8: Yosemite National Park (91 mi/146 km)

Spend most of a day in spectacular Yosemite National park where your camera can hardly do justice to the amazing scenery. For a breathtaking view, especially at sunset, include 3,200ft Glacier Point, located on top of an almost sheer cliff.

2 nights San Francisco, CA

9 & 10: San Francisco (206 mi/330 km))

Head for San Francisco for a two night stay. Explore Fisherman’s Wharf, take a trip to Alcatraz Island, see the world-famous sea lions at Pier 39, and the Aquarium. Spend time in Golden Gate Park and ride the famous cable cars.

2 nights San Francisco, CA

11 & 12: Carmel/Monterey (116 mi/193 km)

Head south along the California Coast to the beautiful, scenic Monterey Peninsular. In pretty Carmel there are numerous shops, art galleries and restaurants and perhaps also find time to visit world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Course.

2 nights Carmel/Monterey, CA

13: To Santa Barbara, CA (241 mi/401 km)

Today a fantastic drive along the Big Sur coast; stop in San Luis Obispo to see the mission and perhaps visit fabulous Hearst Castle. You will also be charmed by Santa Barbara’s many Spanish-Moorish Revival buildings lining cobbled streets.

1 night Santa Barbara, CA

14: To Los Angeles and Home (96 mi/160 km)

End a fascinating tour at Los Angeles Airport for your flight home..

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