casino; Nightlife; Grand Canyon National Park; Oak Creek Canyon; Fremont Street; Adventure Tour of USA; Sightseeing Tour of USA; Gaslamp Quarter; Balboa Park; Coronado Bridge; Mission Beach; Cleveland National Forest; Sonoran Desert; Red Rock Country; Orange County; Pacific Coast;
Enjoy 8 Days Western Highlights tour featuring sightseeing and many activities in California, Arizona and Nevada. Start off this lovely trip in San Diego where you will drive through the O.C, take a scenic drive along the pacific coast, have a city sightseeing tour and and even see downtown, the ...Read Full Description
- Trip Length:
- 8 days
- Best Time to Go:
Sep 17, 2008 to Sep 24, 2008
Feb 18, 2009 to Feb 25, 2009
Aug 13, 2008 to Aug 20, 2008
Feb 04, 2009 to Feb 11, 2009
Dec 03, 2008 to Dec 10, 2008
Nov 19, 2008 to Nov 26, 2008
Aug 31, 2008 to Sep 07, 2008
Jul 09, 2008 to Jul 16, 2008
Dec 24, 2008 to Dec 31, 2008
Jul 16, 2008 to Jul 23, 2008
Jun 18, 2008 to Jun 25, 2008
Oct 20, 2008 to Oct 27, 2008
Jun 25, 2008 to Jul 02, 2008
Aug 27, 2008 to Sep 03, 2008
Oct 01, 2008 to Oct 08, 2008
Oct 08, 2008 to Oct 15, 2008
Aug 06, 2008 to Aug 13, 2008
Oct 15, 2008 to Oct 22, 2008
Jan 07, 2009 to Jan 14, 2009
Jan 19, 2009 to Jan 26, 2009
Jun 16, 2008 to Jun 23, 2008
Jul 06, 2008 to Jul 13, 2008
Mar 18, 2009 to Mar 25, 2009
Aug 03, 2008 to Aug 10, 2008
Jul 28, 2008 to Aug 04, 2008
Dec 17, 2008 to Dec 24, 2008
Sep 10, 2008 to Sep 17, 2008
Sep 24, 2008 to Oct 01, 2008
Nov 05, 2008 to Nov 12, 2008
Aug 17, 2008 to Aug 24, 2008
Mar 04, 2009 to Mar 11, 2009
Jul 23, 2008 to Jul 30, 2008
Dec 15, 2008 to Dec 22, 2008
Jul 20, 2008 to Jul 27, 2008
- Recommended for:
Infants (under 2)
Children (2 - 5)
Children (6 - 8)
Children (9 - 11)
Children (12 - 14)
Children (15 - 17)
Adults (18 - 20)
Adults (25 - 29)
Family Trip, Group Retreat, Trip Around the World
Detailed Trip Description
Enjoy 8 Days Western Highlights tour featuring sightseeing and many activities in California, Arizona and Nevada. Start off this lovely trip in San Diego where you will drive through the O.C, take a scenic drive along the pacific coast, have a city sightseeing tour and and even see downtown, the Gaslamp quarter and Balboa Park. Before you leave, cross the Coronado Bridge for a panorama of the city skyline and visit Mission Beach. Then cross the border to visit Tijuana, Mexico. Next it's on to Phoenix where you will take a scenic drive through Cleveland National Forest, see the Anza Borrego Desert and the Imperial Sand Dunes, and visit the cacti filled Sonoran Desert. Sedona is the next stop on this wonderfully exciting adventure. There, you can take a scenic drive through Red Rock Country, see brilliantly hued sandstone cliffs and rugged spires and you can even shop for Native American jewelry. Before you leave, don't forget to drive through beautiful Oak Creek Canyon. Go to the Grand Canyon to stay in the National Park, visit the Panoramic, hike and watch a spectacular sunset. Stop for photos and souvenirs on the famous Route 66. Once in Las Vegas you can have an evening Illumination tour including the famous Las Vegas 'Strip.' Then visit the Fremont Street Experience Light Show and the many casinos; now you can really begin to enjoy the nightlife!
Day 1 - San Diego
Los Angeles (Anaheim) to San Diego.
The Adventure Begins! Your morning begins with a warm welcome from your road crew and a short drive along the Pacific Coast to San Diego, where we'll introduce you to "America's Finest City" with a sightseeing tour, that includes downtown, the Gaslamp Quarter and Balboa Park.
We'll drive across the Coronado Bridge for great views of the San Diego skyline as we head south of the border to Tijuana, Mexico for shopping and lunch. Viva Mexico!
Tonight we'll enjoy the lively Gaslamp Quarter. ( Dinner )
Day 2 - San Diego
Fun in the Sun. Today you choose how to spend your day. Perhaps you'll want to visit the World Famous San Diego Zoo or hang out with the whale, Shamu, at Sea World!
This afternoon we'll head to Mission Beach to check out the So Cal beach scene. (weather permitting)
This evening experience some of San Diego's nightlife! ( Breakfast )
Day 3 - Phoenix
San Diego to Phoenix.
This morning we leave the beach life of Southern California and travel to the cacti filled Sonoran desert.
Today's drive is full of ever changing scenery, passing through Cleveland National Forest, Anza Borrego Desert and the Imperial Sand dunes.
After lunch it's on to Phoenix and our hotel in the university town of Tempe. ( Breakfast )
Day 4 - Grand Canyon
Phoenix to the Grand Canyon.
Today is filled with deserts, red rocks and the Grand Canyon!
This morning you'll have an opportunity to take a hot air balloon flight about the incredible Sonoran desert (optional). See the desert come alive as you float peacefully above.
Leaving Phoenix we journey to red rock country. You'll be awed by the brilliantly hued sandstone carved by sea and wind into cliffs and rugged spires. Get a closer look at the Sedona back country with an optional jeep ride.
Next stop is the Grand Canyon! Our modern cabins are located inside the National Park, just a short walk to the rim of the Grand Canyon. ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 5 - Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park.
A World Wonder. At over 1.6km (1 mile) deep and averaging 16km (10 miles) wide, it is easy to understand why the Grand Canyon is considered one of the world's seven natural wonders.
We have the entire day to hike and explore the national park.
Maybe take a sensational helicopter flight over the canyon (optional).
Don't miss the spectacular sunset at the Grand Canyon. ( Breakfast )
Day 6 - Las Vegas
Grand Canyon to Las Vegas.
On to Sin City! From quiet beauty to outrageous bright lights - Las Vegas awaits you! Tonight, we'll take a drive down the famous Vegas "Strip." You won't believe your eyes at this crazy place!
After the light show at Fremont Street, why not take in a Las Vegas cabaret show? (optional) ( Dinner )
Day 7 - Las Vegas
Vegas, Baby! Only in Las Vegas can you visit most of the world's largest hotels and casinos in one day, gamble while you swim, catapult 327 meters (1,081 feet) up in the air from the top of the Stratosphere Hotel, feel like you are in Venice, Egypt, New York, Ancient Rome, and Paris all at the same time, and party like a rock star 24 hours a day!
Get out there and do it all - or just lie by the pool and relax.
Tonight, party on at one of Las Vegas's premier hot spots! ( Breakfast )
Day 8 - Las Vegas
Say a final farewell to your new found friends, as your tour ends this morning. Remember... what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas!
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