San Francisco to Los Angeles Express
7 days with G Adventures Rating:
Restricted to Ages 18-39
Day 1 San Francisco
Arrive at any time.
There's a lot to see and do in San Francisco, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore the city. Haight-Ashbury, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, and the city's famous cable cars all await.
Day 2 San Francisco/Yosemite National Park
Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way out of one of America's most popular cities. Drive into the Sierras amongst the beautiful mountains.
Travel through California's Sierra Nevada Mountains on the way to Yosemite National Park. (D)
Day 3 Yosemite National Park/Sierra Nevadas
Set off on a hike through beautiful scenery, such as waterfalls and giant sequoias. Drive through Tioga Pass (seasonal) and take in scenic views of Yosemite's Valley. Marvel at spectacular views of Yosemite National Park's magnificent peaks and granite domes and enjoy one of most scenic areas in California. (B, L, D)
Day 4 Sierra Nevadas/Las Vegas
Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park. Explore the Las Vegas Strip in the evening. Take an optional VIP party limo ride. (B, L)
Day 5 Las Vegas/Grand Canyon
Travel Route 66 and cruise towards the Grand Canyon and take in a sunset at the canyon's edge.
Considered to be among nature's most spectacular offerings, the Grand Canyon provides spectacular opportunities for exploration. Return to the campsite, huddle around the campfire and recapture the experiences from this memorable day! (D)
Day 6 Grand Canyon/Lake Havasu
Hike around the grandest of canyons or pre-book a bird's-eye view of the Grand Canyon with an optional helicopter flight. Continue to Lake Havasu and cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River. (B, L, D)
Day 7 Lake Havasu/Los Angeles
Take a short hike in Joshua Tree National Park amongst the boulders and famous Joshua trees. Be on celebrity-watch while passing by a few popular sites on the drive into California's most glamorous city. Trip ends upon arrival to Los Angeles.
Enjoy free time this afternoon in Santa Monica, and check out the famous pier or hit the beach. (B, L)
All This Included
Las Vegas, San Francisco, LA, and the quest for the perfect burger – all that’s missing from this quintessentially American experience is a ballgame and Mom’s apple pie. Promising unfiltered fun from dawn to dusk in some of the West’s best locales, this trip mixes downtown excitement with all-natural, full-contact thrills exploring the Grand Canyon and camping under the stars in Yosemite National Park. All this in just one reasonably priced week? This is America, the land of opportunity! Believe in the impossible.
Hotels/hostels (2 nights, some multi-share)
Las Vegas: Golden Nugget Las Vegas (or similar)
San Francisco: HI San Francisco City Center Hostel (or similar)
Participation camping (4 nights)
Yosemite National Park: Indian Flats Campground (or similar)
Bishop: Browns Town Campground (or similar)
Grand Canyon: Mather Campground (or similar)
Lake Havasu: River Island State Park Campground (or similar)
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