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America's Glorious West 2020

18 Days from £2,674

​Experience some of the most incredible natural and man-made wonders on our ultimate tour of the west. Starting in Los Angeles, you'll see highlights including the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the TCL Chinese Theatre and have the chance to visit Universal Studios. Enjoy the glitz and glamour of Palm Springs, then take a journey through the Arizona Desert. A visit to the Grand Canyon is an amazing trip of a lifetime, and an optional helicopter flight comes highly recommended. You'll travel along a section of Route 66 to the neon-lit wonderland of Las Vegas before heading back to California through the Mojave Desert. The highlights keep on coming as you explore Yosemite National Park, cross San Francisco's famous Golden Gate Bridge, journey along 17 Mile Drive and take in glorious scenery en route to Long Beach.

Departure from: Jun 2020 - Sep 2020

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YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • ​Return flights from Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic
  • 14 nights in hotels of a great quality plus 1 night in flight
  • 10 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Welcome drink
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
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Included holiday highlights

  • ​Tours of Los Angeles and San Francisco
  • Orientation tour of Palm Springs
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Enjoy the glitz of Las Vegas
  • Explore Yosemite National Park
  • Enjoy a stop in pretty Sausalito
  • Dinner on Pier 39 in San Francisco​
  • Monterey and Carmel
  • 17 Mile Drive
  • Drive along the Californian Coastline

Your Itinerary

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Day 1 UK/Los Angeles

Depart on your scheduled flight to Los Angeles. On arrival we'll transfer you to your hotel, the base for your explorations of this exciting city.​

Day 2 Los Angeles

Once infamous for its smog, LA couldn't be more different these days, with plenty of green, open spaces and some of the most impressive sights of any Californian city. Your morning tour will give you the chance to experience many of its highlights including Hollywood, where you'll see brass stars embedded in the sidewalk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the famous Hollywood sign and the TCL Chinese Theatre. Here you'll be able to admire celebrity handprints, footprints and autographs etched into the concrete. Head along Sunset Boulevard, and look out for celebrity homes in Beverly Hills.
If you've always dreamed of visiting Universal Studios, why not come with us on an optional tour this afternoon. There's so much to see and do here, from thrilling rides to a behind-the-scenes tour.​

Day 3 Palm Springs

This morning you arrive in the desert oasis of Palm Springs, located at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains. Hollywood movie stars have been coming here for years and you'll soon see why on a short orientation tour. With its tree-lined boulevards and luxury hotels, there's a sense of glamour at every turn. What's more, it boasts more than 300 days of sunshine a year.
During a free afternoon you can make your own discoveries or simply relax by the pool.​

Day 4 Prescott

Sit back and take in the views today, as a long but rewarding journey takes you through the Arizona Desert to Precott. As the road stretches out for miles in front of you, admire the landscape of red sand, dramatic rock formations and towering cactus plants.​

Day 5 Grand Canyon

This is the day you visit a natural wonder that's on every traveller's wish list, the iconic Grand Canyon. Over a mile deep in parts and more than 14 miles wide, it stretches for an incredible 277 miles from end to end. Its scale is simply immense, and as you try to take it all in, you'll be mesmerised by the different colours of the rock. There are several different ways to view this spectacular gorge, including plenty of walking trails and scenic viewpoints. One of the best ways is, however, by air, and our optional helicopter flight gives you the chance to enjoy this thrilling experience.

Day 6 Las Vegas

You're going off in search of man-made wonders today. Travelling along a section of Route 66, you'll pass the immense Hoover Dam. This impressive feat of engineering was built in 1935 to provide hydroelectric power to California and Arizona, and is still one of the country's largest power plants. Declared a National Historic Landmark, it straddles the Arizona-Nevada border and towers more than 725 feet above the Colorado River, making it one of the world's tallest dams.
Later you'll arrive in the desert city of Las Vegas, which is stunning at night when it's illuminated by colourful neon lights.​

Day 7 Las Vegas

You can spend today exploring Las Vegas at your own pace. Just walking up and down the famous Strip will keep you entertained for hours. The hotels lining it really have the wow factor and come in all shapes and sizes. Spectacular sights include dancing fountains and a volcano that comes alive at night spewing fire and steam. You can stroll past a replica of the Great Sphynx of Giza or take a gondola ride on Las Vegas' version of Venice's Grand Canal. Step inside the hotels to discover a host of fantastic attractions ranging from shopping malls, cinemas and casinos to rollercoasters, theatres and even a shark aquarium. If you want to catch a show, join our optional excursion to see 'The Beatles Love' by Cirque du Soleil.​

Day 8 Selma

We head back to California today on a journey that takes us through the Mojave Desert, named after its original inhabitants, the Mohave tribe of Native Americans. Extending over 25,000 square miles, it is bordered by mountain ranges and is home to a wide variety of cacti. The most prominent plant species, however, is the Joshua tree, a spiky evergreen whose striking sight has made it a symbol of the desert. Few species of animal can survive in the harsh conditions here, but those that have adapted include the California desert tortoise, coyote, desert iguana, hummingbird and the western diamond rattlesnake.​

Day 9 Yosemite National Park

Today you're going to visit Yosemite National Park. In contrast to the dry deserts of previous days, here you'll see an abundance of waterfalls and lakes. Enjoy some free time to discover Yosemite Falls - one of the world's tallest waterfalls, and learn about the native Miwok Indians at the Indian Cultural Museum. As you explore the park, keep a look out for wildlife – you might see coyotes, falcons and even bears. Our journey then continues to the Gold Rush town of Mariposa.​

Day 10 San Francisco

Our sights are set on the vibrant city of San Francisco today. On the way we'll stop in the pretty city of Sausalito, where you might choose to enjoy lunch.
Our afternoon begins with the excitement of crossing the famous Golden Gate Bridge. Your tour of San Francisco then takes in numerous sights, from the iconic cable cars to the colony of sea lions in residence at Fisherman's Wharf.​

Day 11 San Francisco

Today you can set your own pace as you explore at leisure. Your hotel is in a great position, in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, so everything is within easy reach. You could take a stroll to Chinatown, where Grant Avenue is the city's oldest street, or take a cable car to see the sights.
You can also choose from a range of optional excursions. On offer is a helicopter ride over the city and under the bridge, or you might want to take to the water. The chance to sail by the former prison island of Alcatraz as you enjoy a cruise is just one recommendation.​

San Francisco offers a sparkling and cosmopolitan nightlife, and this evening we come together to enjoy a three course dinner at one of the restaurants located on Pier 39.  ​

Day 12 San Luis Obispo

There's a wonderful journey ahead today as we travel along 17 Mile Drive. Described as one of the most scenic drives in the world, the road winds its way through a forest of Cypress trees and along a dramatic stretch of rocky coastline dotted with fine sandy beaches.  As we make our way to San Luis Obispo, we'll stop at the waterfront city of Monterey and then at Carmel-by-the-Sea, with its lovely white-sand beach.​

Day 13 Long Beach

You'll experience even more beautiful scenery today as we head to Long Beach, an ocean-front city with an array of museums and shops.

Day 14 Long Beach

​You've a full day at leisure in Long Beach to spend just as you wish. You could choose to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific, which is home to more than 11,000 creatures, browse the eclectic selection of colourful bazaars and speciality shops.
Alternatively, why not join an optional excursion to Catalina Island. We'll reach Catalina by ferry, and step ashore on the island for a tour. Boasting a Mediterranean climate, white sands and swaying palms, this is the perfect paradise island and you'll have time at leisure to explore.​

Day 15 Los Angeles/UK

Today we'll transfer you to the airport in Los Angeles ready for your flight back to the UK.

Day 16 UK

You'll arrive back in the UK today.


Accommodation

Every hotel you will stay in on your holiday is hand-picked by us. We relish the challenge of finding the right accommodation for each and every tour, whether it's chosen for its location, its facilities or its downright quirkiness.

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Day 1 - 2 :

Hilton Garden Inn Burbank Downtown
This hotel has a lot to offer to its guests, relaxed rooms feature en-suite facilities, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Additional facilities include microwaves, minifridges and coffee-making facilities. Amongst other hotel facilities guests can find a restaurant, a gym and an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a sundeck with loungers.

Day 3 :

Palm Mountain Resort
The Palm Mountain Resort has an ideal setting in downtown Palm Springs, amongst some great restaurants, shops and boutiques.

Hotel facilities include an outdoor pool (typically open from May-Sept) and a spa. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning and a TV.

Day 4 - 5 :

Springhill Suites Prescott
Modern rooms feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels. There is also a tea/coffee-making facilities, a microwave and a minifridge located in each room. Other hotel facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub and a fitness centre.

Day 6 - 7 :

Harrah's Las Vegas
Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is situated at the heart of the Las Vegas strip.

With a range of different restaurants to choose from you’ll be spoilt for choice at this hotel. From a Steak house, to a Bar and Grill, and even an Oyster Bar. The hotel also has a Starbucks.

Why not enjoy a drink at the hotel bar if you want to unwind after exploring all day, the hotel bars have a choice of beers and cocktails for you to choose from. Or enjoy a poolside cocktail while you enjoy the warmer climates by the outdoor swimming pool if you choose to opt for some relaxation during your time here.

All hotel rooms are furnished with a mini-bar and a TV.

Other hotel facilities include: • Shops • Salon, located at the spa • Ben & Jerry's ice-cream parlour • Casino • Fitness centre with gym • Hotel bars

Day 8 :

Swan Court Holiday Inn
The Swan Court Holiday Inn Hotel is situated in Selma.

Hotel facilities include a restaurant and a lounge. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, hairdryer, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities and a TV.

Day 9 :

Best Western Plus Yosemite Way Station Motel
Situated close to Yosemite and Sierra's and in a fantastic small town location. Hotels facilities and amenities include a outdoor swimming pool, spa, airport shuttle, Wi-fi and private room facilities.

Day 10 - 11 :

Hotel Zephyr San Francisco
Hotel Zephyr is positioned in San Francisco's premier shopping, dining, and entertainment district; Fisherman's Wharf. Staying at the Hotel Zephyr makes it easy for you to explore the very best attractions of the San Francisco Bay Area. The hotel is one city block in size and is set between Beach Street and Jefferson Street on East-West Streets and between Mason and Powell Streets North-South. Guests can walk across the street to explore the world-famous Pier 39 to see the historic Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge in one seamless panoramic view. Or walk two blocks to catch a quick cable car ride to Union Square, North Beach, or Chinatown.

Day 12 :

La Cuesta Inn
La Cuesta Inn in San Luis Obispo is close to several beaches and within walking distance of the tempting boutique shops of downtown San Luis Obispo.

Hotel facilities include an outdoor pool (typically open May-Sept) and a lift. Bedrooms have private facilities, TV and Wi-Fi.

Day 13 - 14 :

Hotel Maya-A Double Tree by Hilton
With a stunning waterfront location situated across the harbour from Downtown Long Beach, close to the Queen Mary and set amidst a lush tropical landscape. This hotel has a restaurant, bar, fitness room, swimming pool and small beach area.


Dates and Prices

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3 days

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Wednesday 23 September 2020

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Prices are based on twin occupancy of a double or twin bedded room. Single occupancy supplements will apply. Travelsphere have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.

Optional Excursions

Experience even more of your destination by adding one or more optional excursions to your holiday before you set off. Right now is the perfect opportunity to do that – with everything booked and paid for you’ll have even more to get excited about and all you’ll need to think about while you’re away is having a great time.

By the way - look out for ‘Optional Excursion Packages’. For some holidays we’ve grouped a selection of excursions into a package which means you can make a saving when you book in advance.

Prices shown may vary according to departure date and are subject to change.  The full range of excursions will be detailed in your holiday information pack, sent approximately 15 weeks prior to departure.

USA - Palm Springs Tram

FROM £23

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world’s largest rotating tram car. It travels over 2.5 miles along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon, transporting riders to the wilderness of the Mt. San Jacinto State Park. During your approximately 10 minute journey, the tram cars rotate slowly, offering picturesque and spectacular vistas of the valley floor below. Once you reach the Mountain Station at 8,516ft you can enjoy two restaurants (at your own expense), observation decks, a natural history museum, two documentary theaters, gift shop and over 50 miles of hiking trails.

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USA - San Francisco Helicopter flight

FROM £160

Board a Bell Jet helicopter for an exciting adventure above San Francisco. Take in the renowned hills of San Francisco and its striking cityscape, see famous landmarks such as Alcatraz Island and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the spectacular bridges spanning the Bay. You will even soar underneath the famous Golden Gate Bridge itself – a once-in-a-lifetime experience! (Weather permitting). The flight will be made memorable and informative with a spontaneous narration from your professionally trained pilot. Return transportation included.

20 minute flight - Minimal walking - Once in a life time!

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USA - Las Vegas - Mob Museum

FROM £25

The Mob Museum, officially the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, is a history museum located in Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. Opened on February 14, 2012, the Mob Museum is dedicated to featuring the artifacts, stories, and history of organized crime in the United States, as well as the actions and initiatives by law enforcement to prevent such crimes. Enjoy an interactive journey bringing to life both sides of the story recalling crime and prevention in the USA.

Duration: 2-3 hours - moderate walking – historical experience.

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USA - Prebookable Package - LA - Universal Studios Hollywood / Vibrant Las Vegas by Night / San Francisco - Escape from the Rock cruise

FROM £146

USA - Prebookable Package - LA - Universal Studios Hollywood / Vibrant Las Vegas by Night / San Francisco - Escape from the Rock cruise

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USA - Las Vegas - The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil

FROM £125

Enjoy dinner and a show Las Vegas style! Eat at one of the city's restaurants before we sit down to the show of a lifetime. Set to an iconic soundtrack that now features Twist & Shout, The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil has been reinvigorated with vibrant new acts, costumes,
choreography and astounding projection technologies. With 360º seating, LOVE tells a unique story from every angle, while a three-time Grammy winning
soundtrack sets the backdrop for thrilling aerial acrobatics, colourful new imagery and re imagined choreography.  
Evening event - minimal walking - an unforgettable experience.

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USA - Catalina Island

FROM £120

Let us whisk you away to Catalina Island and the beautiful city of Avalon, a Mediterranean-like town just 22 miles off the coast of Southern California. Travel across the sea for about an hour in comfort and stye before we visit the beautiful city of Avalon. We take a bus ride through the town and hills as you learn the history and facts of the island. With breathtaking views, this tour will allow you see a side of the island you will never forget. We than visit a “Casino” which actually means gathering place in Italian, so enjoy a 45-minute guided tour through this Art Deco masterpiece that was built in the 1920’s. Prepare to be transported back in time as you enter the lobby of Avalon Theatre, which has been fully restored to its original grandeur, complete with art deco furniture, Tiffany-esque lights and curved ceilings adorned with gold-leaf accents. Feel the historic vibe of the world-famous ballroom where thousands once grooved to the sounds of big band music. Be sure to step out on the Casino’s Romance Promenade, which offers some of the most spectacular views of Avalon.

Full day - moderate walking - not to be missed

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USA - Vibrant Las Vegas by Night

FROM £20

Prepare to be absolutely dazzled by the city whose lights beat them all! Get into the mood of this unashamedly brash neon city as we “Cruise” the world-famous ‘Strip’ and downtown area. Soak up the razzle-dazzle from your comfortable air-conditioned coach as we show you the lights and stop for some fascinating sights along the way, all with fascinating facts about this glamorous modern oasis in the desert.

Evening Tour - Minimal Walking - Must See!

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USA - San Francisco - Escape from the Rock cruise

FROM £30

On this 90 minute cruise you will hear chilling tales of exciting escape attempts and unscripted accounts of life on the rock.
After you sail under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, you’ll circle Alcatraz Island and see every angle of this mysterious island. With thrilling sound effects and stories about famous inmates like Al Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, and Clyde Johnson’s famous escape attempt, you’ll have a clear picture of what life was like in this maximum-security prison when it was the most feared institution in the American penal system.

90 minute cruise – Minimal walking – A real experience

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USA - LA - Universal Studios - Prebookable Only

FROM £103

Find hours of action-packed entertainment all in one place: thrilling world-class movie-orientated rides and experiences, shows and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at CityWalk.
Go behind the scenes of a real working movie studio on the backlot tour and visit the areas where filming has taken place since 1915. It is a great way to explore the largest and busiest motion picture and TV studio in the world. There are also special shows throughout the day where stuntmen perform some of the death-defying action sequences at Waterworld, plus learn more about the secrets of special effects at the Special Effects stage. The latest additions to the studios include The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and The Walking Dead attraction based on the awarding winning TV Show.
Universal Studios Hollywood is the entertainment capital of L.A. and a must for all movie buffs.
Half Day - Moderate Walking - Action Packed Entertainment!

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USA - Canyon Spirit - flight over the Grand Canyon

FROM £226

The Canyon Spirit is a Grand Canyon helicopter tour that departs from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon taking you over the beautiful Kaibab National Forest, home to the world's largest ponderosa pine forest. Upon reaching the edge of the canyon, the South Rim gently drops away as the North Rim and eastern end of the canyon come into view - one of the most spectacular views in the entire canyon.

In the distance, it is possible to see the Painted Desert and the Desert View Watchtower designed by the Hopi Indians. Your journey continues as you follow the Colorado River upstream to where it merges with the Little Colorado River.

View Marble Canyon and Point Imperial as you fly through the canyon and climb above the North Rim. Experience fabulous bird's-eye views once on the North Rim, and then head south through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest part of the canyon.

As you cross over the Colorado River, you'll fly over the South Rim and the Kaibab National Forest landing back at the Grand Canyon Airport. This Grand Canyon South Rim tour will provide you with memories of a lifetime.

Please note: The maximum weight limit per person is 136.4 kilos / 21.43 stone. Anyone over this will be required to purchase an additional seat. Please advise your tour manager of your weight as they will need to pass this to Maverick, who have advised that guests with inaccurately stated body weights may be cancelled with no refund.

Your tour manager will need to gather everyone's weight at least 10 days ahead of the flight and advise Maverick. The combined weight of the guests must not exceed the limit for the helicopter or the flight cannot be confirmed.

Where possible please advise your weight at the time of booking the excursion.

This excursion has limited availability so booking in advance is recommended.

Duration: 45 – 50 minutes Minimal walking Spectacular views.

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Add-on

Take the opportunity to maximise your travel experience and extend your holiday with an add-on. The number of days shown is inclusive of the main tour and the price shown is in addition to the cost of the main tour:

America's Glorious West with Long Beach Add-on

Extend your holiday to 19 days from £199

Jun 2020 - Sep 2020 Departures

Extend your holiday with an extra two nights in Long Beach on the Queen Mary in Long Beach. Located close to Los Angeles, you'll have plenty of time to discover this waterfront city at your own pace.

Your extension includes

  • Scheduled flights, transfers and other transportation
  • 2 nights' accommodation on a bed-and-breakfast basis
  • Porterage

Please note: You will not be accompanied by a Tour Manager.

Your hotel

Soak up the ocean atmosphere in true style - your unique hotel in the famous Queen Mary, a retired marine liner. The deluxe stateroom with operable portholes include authentic art - deco mirror with inbuilt storage, hairdryer, private facilities, TV and Wi-Fi. A fitness centre and spa, boutiques and shops, bars and restaurants offering a choice of casual to fine dining.

Itinerary

DAYS 15 & 16 Long Beach
Relax and explore this beach city, which is close to Los Angeles, at your own pace. You will not be accompanied by a Tour Manager during these additional nights.

DAY 17 Long Beach/UK
Today you'll transfer to the airport in Los Angeles for your return flight back to the UK.

DAY 18 UK
You'll arrive in the UK today.​