San Diego, Grand Canyon & Vegas
7 days with G Adventures Rating:
Day 1 Los Angeles
Arrive at any time.
There's a lot to see and do in LA, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore Hollywood, Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica, Venice Beach and other hot spots around the city; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Enjoy free time today in Santa Monica, where the hostel is located, and check out the famous pier or hit the beach.
Day 2 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.
Day 3 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. (B, L, D)
Day 4 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. (B, D)
Day 5 Grand Canyon
Enjoy a free day to discover the Grand Canyon. Opt to hike throughout the park, rent a bike, or check out a museum. (B, L, D)
Day 6 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. (B, L)
Day 7 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. (B, L)
All This Included
Kicks abound on Route 66 — come get yours. Nicknamed the Main Street of America, there’s nothing Norman Rockwell-esque on the stretch of highway you’ll travel on this trip. Burgers, longboards, and big-city shenanigans are the order of the day every day as you take in the sights and sounds of LA, San Diego, the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, and Vegas with an expert Chief Experience Officer (CEO) leading the way. If you’ve always longed to see the real American Southwest but never had the time or the money, well, you’re fresh out of excuses.
Hostel (1 nt, multi-share)
Participation camping (5 nts)
Grand Canyon: Mather Campground (or similar)
Monument Valley: Gouldings Campground (or similar)
San Diego: KOA San Diego (or similar)
Lake Havasu: River Island State Park Campground (or similar)
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