Highlights of the West USA road trip
- Round trip
- 16 nights
- United States
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Explore the West USA highlights from Highway 1 to the Grand Canyon on the ultimate American road trip. Incl. hotels, car rental & return flights!
Pick up your car at the airport and get ready to experience the best of the magnificent West USA on a 2-week road trip you'll never forget. Soak up the chilled beaches and city life of Los Angeles, discover the magnificent beauty of Arizona from Zion to the Grand Canyon, and jump into the bright lights of Las Vegas. Hit the road again and continue on to Death Valley, San Francisco and the iconic Highway 1. With car rental, hotels and flights all taken care of, what are you waiting for? The ultimate West USA bucket-list road trip is waiting!
- Roundtrip: 15 nights in West USA
- Rental car
- 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! Upon arrival to LAX airport, pick up your rental car and hit the road for the first stop on your West USA road trip. With your first hotel located just a short 3 kilometre drive from the airport, check in after a long journey and shake off the jet lag. For a fanta...
Day 3-4: Palm Springs
On day 3 you'll travel 200 kilometres for more fun in the sun in beautiful Palm Springs. This ultimate desert playground is nestled at the base of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains in the desert of southern California, close by to the iconic Joshua Tree National Park. Check in to your nex...
Day 5: Scottsdale
Wake up early on day 5 for what will be one of your longest drives on your American road trip, cruising 450 kilometres east through ancient desert landscapes. Today you'll drive through the magnificent Coachella Valley before arriving in Arizona, home to Phoenix and Scottsdale. Make a full...
Day 6: Flagstaff
On day 6 you will head to another of Arizona's most picturesque cities: Flagstaff. The 250 kilometre road trip to Flagstaff is full of spectacular sights: visit Montezuma Castle National Monument and the town of Sedona on the way, and admire the majestic red rocks that rise high above the ...
Day 7: Grand Canyon & Bryce Canyon
Today your road trip continues toward perhaps the most iconic landmarks of the United States: the Grand Canyon. Pack a flask of coffee and hit the road for the 140 kilometre drive to get to the Grand Canyon Village before sunrise. Drive to a vantage point for a picnic breakfast, or head up to ...
Day 8: Zion National Park
After a great night's rest, on day 8 you will drive an easy 135 kilometres to the beautiful Zion National Park. Start your day with another drive through Bryce Canyon National Park to take a last look at its unique geology and dramatic landscapes, and continue to Zion by lunch! Utah's ...
Day 9-10: Las Vegas
Today you'll leave remote desert landscapes and charming western towns far behind and head to a city that needs no introduction: Las Vegas. With your hotel ideally located on the southern side of the famous Las Vegas Strip, check in, jump into the inviting hotel pool and get ready for a me...
Day 11: Death Valley
On day 11 you will drive from the bright lights of Las Vegas and start the longest leg of your West USA road trip. Today’s 700-kilometre-long journey west takes you to the lowest elevation in North America, Death Valley National Park. Here, the Mojave is at its most magnificent with geological...
Day 12-13: San Francisco
Today's drive of 360 kilometres takes you to one of the Western USA's favourite cities: San Francisco. From its hip bars, restaurants and art galleries to its iconic cityscape saturated with rolling fog, San Francisco is as varied as it is enchanting - it's not hard to see what mak...
Day 14: Cambria
On day 14, you will head 390 kilometres south on the iconic Highway 1, one of the most undeniably beautiful coastal stretches in the world. Running along the Pacific coastline of California and measuring over 1000 kilometres in its entirely, take your time to appreciate the journey. Along the ...
Day 15: Los Angeles
Get ready for picture-perfect views on the final day of your West Coast road trip, as you drive 360 kilometres back to Los Angeles. Upon arrival in LA, spend your last few hours in the USA as you please - whether that be picking up American souvenirs or simply enjoying the warm, summer sun bef...
- ESTA costs
- Entry permit to Canada - eTA costs: approx. £4 - payable online (for a Canada stopover only)
- All meals
- Fuel, parking and toll fees
- Rental car credit card deposit
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.
The main driver must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid driver's license. The main driver must have a credit card in their own name with a sufficient credit limit for the deposit. You will pick and up and drop off the rental car at the airport. Travellers should allow enough time to drive to the airport and return the rental car before the return flight.
An excess risk applies in the event of theft or damage. A credit card deposit is required upon arrival. Comprehensive insurance, non-life insurance, liability insurance, theft insurance and cover for glass, tires, floor and roof damage is included. You will receive all rental car information along with your travel documents.
Maximum 4 persons per room.
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.
You will receive your travel documents 5 days prior to departure at the latest
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.
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.
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.
The national currency of the United States of America is the US dollar (USD).