Day 1: London - Los Angeles
Fly into California and pick up your hire car from Los Angeles airport. Drive into the city and settle into your hotel at the start of your fly drive adventure. Stay 2 nights at The Garland (or similar).
Day 2: Los Angeles
With so much on offer in Los Angeles, it will be difficult to cram it all in! Visit sunny Santa Monica and enjoy funfair action on the pier, or hire bikes and cycle down the boardwalk to Venice Beach, along with all the other locals. Spend the afternoon behind the scenes at Universal Studios Hollywood or shop with the stars along Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. In the evening, head to the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood and party until dawn at one of the famous hotel rooftop bars, or for a quieter experience; why not visit the stunning hilltop Getty Villa that affords fabulous views over the city.
Day 3-4: San Diego
Travel to San Diego – a city blessed with year round good weather and a wealth of attractions. On the way, why not stop at the Anza–Borrego State Park is the largest state park in California. It boasts miles of hiking trails; the park features wildflowers, palm groves, cacti and sweeping vistas. Then head onto San Diego, home to SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo and a great deal more besides. Stay 2 nights at the Dana on Mission Bay (or similar).
Day 5-6: Las Vegas
A dazzling city of neon lights awaits you amidst the desert landscapes of Nevada. Experience a fantastic combination of über deluxe hotels from the classic MGM Grand fronted by its magnificent golden lion, to the Roman Empire that is Caesars Palace and the pirate extravaganza at Treasure Island. Discover world class entertainment from Cirque du Soliel shows to the Blue Man Group, shopping galore and endless dining and nightlife that carries on till the early hours of the morning. It’s your opportunity to see and be seen in Las Vegas! Stay 2 nights at the New York, New York Hotel & Casino (or similar).
Day 7-8: - San Francisco
San Francisco is a diverse and vibrant city that boasts a beautiful location along the Pacific Coast of California. Discover a multicultural variety of neighbourhoods that gives this city is quirky nature, from the Hispanic flair of the Castro District to bustling Chinatown. During your stay, be sure to book in advance to take a ferry ride over to the infamous Alcatraz Island, the former penitentiary to some of the most notorious federal criminals of the 20th Century; and another worthwhile experience to try out is to hire a bicycle and ride over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge for fantastic photo opportunities of the city skyline. Stay 2 nights at the Hotel Carlton��(or similar).
Day 9: San Francisco - London
Spend another morning in San Francisco before making your way to the airport, droppnig off your hire car and catching an overnight flight back to the UK.(read more...)