Ultimate road trip West USA
- Round trip
- 21 nights
- United States
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Experience the best of the United States on a road trip from California to Arizona, Utah & Nevada. Incl. car hire, hotel, breakfast & return flights!
Window down, volume up, the California breeze rushing through your hair: welcome to the ultimate American road trip. On this road trip of the fantastic West Coast of the USA, cruise the long open roads of California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada. Walk down the Walk of Fame in Hollywood and see breathtaking natural landscapes in the Grand Canyon, Yosemite National Park and Death Valley. Party in Las Vegas, soak up the cool, cultured atmosphere of San Fransico, and drive along the iconic coastline of Highway 1. What are you waiting for? Book your USA adventure and get ready for an unforgettable road trip!
- Round trip in California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada, USA: 20 nights
- Rental car
- Guide book with tips and experiences on route
- Return flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester to Los Angeles
- Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.
Day 1-2: Los Angeles
Welcome to the United States! First stop: Los Angeles, City of Angels. After picking up your rental car at the airport, you will drive to your first hotel, where you spend the next two nights. Shake off the jetlag and soak up the sun: discover the famous Hollywood Hills, spot the rich and famo...
Day 3-4: San Diego
On day three, your West Coast USA road trip really begins. Today's drive takes you 190 kilometres south to the city of San Diego, famous for its laid-back atmosphere and mile-long sandy beaches along the Pacific Coast. Make a historic stop on the road at San Juan Capistrano Mission, one of...
Day 5: Palm Springs
Spend the morning enjoying the sun in San Diego before jumping in the car and heading north-east to Palm Springs. After a breezy 210 kilometre drive, chill by the pool at your Palm Springs hotel or stroll through the streets lined with cosy cafes, shops, galleries and museums. For a great view...
Day 6: Phoenix & Scottsdale
Today you drive through the Coachella Valley before arriving in the state of Arizona, home to Phoenix and Scottsdale. Today will be one of your longest drives, cruising 450 kilometres through ancient desert landscapes. Pack a picnic, plug in your music and get ready for an iconic American road...
Day 7: The Grand Canyon
Today your road trip continues toward perhaps the most iconic natural wonder of the entire United States: the Grand Canyon. The 250 kilometre road trip is full of spectacular sights: visit Montezuma Castle National Monument and the picturesque town of Sedona, where you can admire the majestic ...
Day 8-9: Lake Powell
On day 8, get up with the crack of dawn and make your way to the epic Grand Canyon as the morning sun creeps over the horizon. Spend the rest of the morning exploring this spectacular natural wonder - from driving to a vantage point for a picnic breakfast, or heading up to one of the view towe...
Day 10: Bryce Canyon
Today, you cross the border to Utah, and on to Bryce Canyon on a fantastic 240-kilometre drive. Along the way, make a stop at the city of Kanab, where the air is filled with the scent of cedar and sage. You will head north to the impressive Bryce Canyon National Park, a world-renowned nature r...
Day 11-12: Zion & Las Vegas
Bid farewell to Bryce Canyon on day 11, and drive on toward Utah's oldest national park, Zion National Park. Famous for its spectacular canyons and vantage points, the park is the perfect starting point for a day of exploration. When you're ready, it's time to get back on the road ...
Day 13: Death Valley
On day 13 you will drive from the bright lights of Las Vegas and get back on the open road to Death Valley National Park. You will be greeted by the Mohave Desert, characterised by its enticingly rugged landscape. Head to Zabriskie Point for spectacular views - particularly just before sunset ...
Day 14-15: Yosemite National Park
At over 600 kilometres, the next stint of your journey is the longest, but with Yosemite National Park waiting at the end, it's just another exciting part of the trip. Take a full day to drive from Death Valley to Yosemite and make a few stops on the way: from the Sequoia National Park hom...
Day 16-17: San Francisco
After a few days in the wonders of Yosemite, today it's time to head back to civilisation. You will drive 310 kilometres to San Francisco, where you will spend the next two nights. Take a stroll down Fisherman's Wharf and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, and visit the former prison islan...
Day 18: Highway 1
On day 18, you will head south on the iconic Highway 1, one of the most undeniably beautiful coastal stretches in the world. Along the way, stop at the charming beach towns of Monterey or Carmel - a slight detour to the famous 17 Mile Drive in Monterey Bay is recommended! Continue along the co...
Day 19: Ventura Beach
Today you head to Ventura Beach, the southernmost part of the central California coast. Along the way, you drive through the surf town of Pismo Beach and along the 'American Riviera' at Santa Barbara. Spend your time in Ventura Beach hanging out at the world-famous beach, hip neighbour...
Day 20: Santa Monica & Los Angeles
Get ready for picture-perfect views on the final day of your west coast road trip, as you drive 120 kilometres past Oxnard, Malibu's coastline, and the seaside town of Santa Monica. Upon arrival in LA, spend your last few hours in the USA as you please - whether that be picking up American...
- Visa (ESTA)
- Entry permit to Canada - eTA costs: approx. £4 - payable online (for a Canada stopover only)
- Fuel, parking & toll costs
If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
You will receive all rental car information along with your travel documents. Please note that a credit card deposit is required upon arrival.
Maximum 3 persons per room.
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.
On the basis of two full-paying adults, a discount for children may be offered dependent on the chosen travel dates and length of stay. You will see the applicable discount in the final booking process. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.
Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.
Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.
Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.
Your passport must be valid for the entire duration of your stay. For more information, visit the official gov.uk website.
For travel in the USA up to 90 days, British Citizens need to apply for an ESTA. This must be done online at least 72 hours before departure.
|Stop over in Canada||
If you are entering or passing through Canada by air, an Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) is required. Travellers can apply for an eTA online and the fee is approximately £4. It is advisable to apply as early as possible before travelling. Please note that having an eTA does not guarantee entry into Canada, and the final decision remains with Canadian border staff. For up to date information, visit the official gov.uk website or the relevant embassy.
All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. No vaccinations are usually recommended for travel to the USA. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.
The national currency of the United States of America is the US dollar (USD).
During this trip, transport and excursions could be in groups of international travellers.
The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
In case the above mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest.