This multi centre Californian holiday highlights some of the best city stays on the West Coast!
Your first stop is the waterfront city of San Francisco. Take a cable car from Fisherman’s Wharf, known for its shops, restaurants and waterfront setting to Union Square the 2.6-acre public plaza in downtown San Francisco. Visit Alcatraz Island, now a National Park and find out how it has evolved over the years with an excellent self-guided audio tour. The ferry ride over is also a great opportunity to see the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
Next up is Los Angeles which offers a dazzling variety of attractions and world-famous amusements. Experience the thrill and excitement of world class theme parks at Disneyland and Universal Studios. Discover the bright lights and follow the stars on Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame. Soak up the sun on the beaches of Malibu or Santa Monica, or watch the sun go down over the city from the incredible grounds of the Getty Observatory.
Your last stop is San Diego which boasts the world-famous SeaWorld and San Diego Zoo for animal lovers and many great museums, such as the USS Midway Museum, for history fans. Balboa Park offers a great combination of green open spaces and cultural attractions and activities. With a massive collection of galleries, theatres, gardens, Spanish-inspired architecture and museums it is a great place to spend the day exploring.
San Francisco-Hop on one of San Francisco's vintage F-Line streetcars, and for $1.50 take a grand tour of downtown and Fisherman's Wharf by rail.
Los Angeles-LAs best burger chain has a secret menu known only to locals. And now you. In-n-Out Burger is a true LA phenom, as the cars jamming the drive-through can attest. Burgers, fries, soda, shakes thats all it offers under the yellow-and-red roof but fresh and simple works, as does the burgers tasty sauce.
San Diego-The Ocean Front Walk between the South Mission Jetty and Pacific Beach Point stretches 3 miles of pure, unadulterated SoCal beach scene is a great place to people watch.
Day 1-3 San Francisco
San Francisco Stay
Day 4-6 Los Angeles
Los Angeles Stay
Day 7-9 San Diego
San Diego Stay