Best of the West Fly Drive

Los Angeles • Palm Springs • Arizona • Grand Canyon National Park • Las Vegas • Yosemite National Park • San Francisco • California Coast

Best of the West Fly Drive
13 Nights From
€2749pp

California Dreaming

Embark on a captivating fly-drive escapade along the West Coast, commencing in Los Angeles. Your journey kicks off with sunny days and Palm Springs’ year-round allure, unfolding into the desert landscapes of Phoenix and Scottsdale. The Grand Canyon’s South Rim awaits, offering breathtaking viewpoints and trails. From the dazzling lights of Las Vegas to the lowest elevation in North America at Death Valley, this adventure is rich in contrasts. Traverse the High Sierra into natural wonders. Pause in vibrant San Francisco for a day of exploration before tracing the Pacific coastline through Highway 1, unveiling breathtaking views on your way to the trip’s culmination in Los Angeles.

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Coastal Wonders

Resume your West Coast odyssey, venturing south to Monterey via the scenic Highway 1. This twisting route promises awe-inspiring views of the Pacific coastline as you journey through Big Sur and the heart of the Central Coast. Take a nature break in Yosemite National Park, renowned for its waterfalls and majestic rock formations. Immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry of San Francisco before resuming your drive south. Follow the winding coastal roads to Ventura and loop back to Los Angeles, concluding your 13-night fly-drive adventure through the Best of the West.

Grand Canyon

What's included?

Travel
Flights

Return flights to Los Angeles

Flying with JetBlue
Flying from Dublin Airport

Baggage

1 checked bag per person roundtrip

Car Hire

14 days fully inclusive car hire

Accommodation
Fly Drive

13 NIGHTS accommodation in selected fly drive hotels

Offer Details

Based on 2 Adults sharing

Dates available Year round. This is an indicative price, please call us to quote you for your chosen date.

13 Nights From
€2749pp
Quote Reference number: 53267069

Your Adventure...

Los Angeles Arrival
Los Angeles - Palm Springs (237km)
Palm Springs - Phoenix/Scottsdale (430km)
Phoenix - Grand Canyon National Park (370km)
Grand Canyon National Park - Las Vegas (444km)
Las Vegas
Las Vegas - Death Valley National Park (224km)
Death Valley National Park - Yosemite National Park (525km)
Yosemite National Park - San Francisco (314km)
San Francisco (Napa Valley)
San Francisco - Monterey/Carmel (210km)
Monterey - Santa Barbara - Ventura (451km)
Ventura - Malibu - Santa Monica - Los Angeles (120km)
Depart Los Angeles
  • Arrive at Los Angeles International Airport and transfer independently to your hotel.

  • This morning, pick up your rental car and make your way south to Anaheim, Orange County’s headquarters for fun at Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm continuing east to Palm Springs.

  • Spend the morning lounging by the pool, walking along palm tree lined streets, or exploring countless shops, art galleries and museums before setting out east through the Coachella Valley to Phoenix and Scottsdale.

  • Today head north to Grand Canyon National Park, a natural wonder that you simply have to see to believe. Spend the day discovering the distinct South Rim of the Canyon.

  • Leave the grandeur of the Canyon behind as you head west today through Williams and Kingman, the heart of historic Route 66.

  • Enjoy a full day Las Vegas style. Walk the famous Las Vegas Strip lined with mega-resorts and flashing neon lights, place a bet at one of the many casinos, dine at world-class restaurants, catch the latest must-see show, shop designer boutiques, ride a rollercoaster, lay by the pool … the list goes on. With so much to do, 24 hours in a day hardly seems like enough.

  • Your journey takes you west to the lowest elevation in North America, Death Valley National Park. Here where the Mojave is at its most magnificent with geological history on full display in this rugged region of California.

  • This morning, travel north into the High Sierra where Tioga Road, the highest drivable pass in California, leads you into Yosemite National Park. Best known for its impressive waterfalls, grand meadows, and spectacular rock formations.
    **From early November to late May, Tioga Pass may be closed due to weather or road conditions, in which case you will need to drive the southern route

  • Leave the wonder of Yosemite behind as you journey west through Gold Rush-era attractions, California’s State Capital, Sacramento, and on to San Francisco.

  • With 49 square miles of amazing sights, scenes and destinations, there’s always plenty to do in San Francisco. Spend a full day exploring the beloved City by the Bay’s neighbourhoods including: Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, Union Square, Nob Hill, the Embarcadero/Financial District, and Golden Gate Park.

  • This morning, head south to Monterey along Highway 1 which offers breathtaking views of the Pacific coastline. Visit the quaint area of Carmel, and enjoy an exhilarating trip along 17-Mile Drive from Pacific Grove to Pebble Beach.

  • Continue south along central California’s scenic Pacific Coast Highway. This twisting, cliff-hugging route starts in Monterey and takes you through Big Sur along the heart of the Central Coast to Ventura. Located along the southern-most part of California’s Central Coast, Ventura is a classic beach town in a spectacular setting.

  • Today, travel further south through Oxnard, yet another beautiful stretch of coast in Malibu, and the seaside town of Santa Monica. Arrive in Los Angeles with enough time to glimpse some of the glitz and glamour of the City of Angels.

  • Return your rental car at Los Angeles International Airport prior to your departure