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Los Angeles to Seattle Road Trip
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With so many hot spots in America's Western states, it can be hard to decide where to hit. So we've done all the hard work for you with a 21-day road trip that crosses a host of destinations off your list, keeping time and your budget in mind. Start off on a glamorous note with the glitz of Los Angeles and Las Vegas before venturing to incredible national parks (Joshua Tree, Zion, Grand Canyon). The best of the west awaits.

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  • Duration: 21 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: NUAS/127003
  • Starts: Los Angeles, United States
  • Finishes: Seattle, United States
  • Age requirement: 18 - 39
You will Visit
  • Los Angeles
  • San Diego
  • Lake Havasu City
  • Grand Canyon
  • Monument Valley
  • Las Vegas
  • Zion National Park
  • Moab
  • Glenwood Springs
  • Flaming Gorge Reservoir
  • Jackson
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Bozeman
  • Glacier National Park
  • Coeur d'Alene
  • Seattle

Itinerary

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Day 1: Los Angeles

Arrive at any time.
There's a lot to see and do in LA, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore Hollywood, Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica, Venice Beach and other hot spots around the city; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation.

Enjoy free time today in Santa Monica, where the hostel is located, and check out the famous pier or hit the beach.

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Day 2: Los Angeles/San Diego

Be on celebrity-watch while passing by a few popular sites on the way out of LA, California's most glamorous city. In San Diego, visit Coronado Island or soak up the sun on Mission Beach. Opt to check out the Gaslamp Quarter District in the evening.
Your CEO will point out a few famous neighbourhoods and landmarks on the drive out of town.

Cruise through Orange County and along the incredible Pacific coastline to the truly remarkable city San Diego. Sun, sand, food and fun awaits us in this beautiful beach city. When the sun sets, experience the Gaslamp Quarter District with numerous pubs and nightclubs.

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Day 3: San Diego/Lake Havasu City

Travel to Joshua Tree National Park, taking in the desert scenery and hundreds of Joshua trees, then cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River at Lake Havasu.

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Day 4: Lake Havasu City/Grand Canyon

Continue to the Grand Canyon and explore this natural wonder. Enjoy sunset at the canyon rim.
Charge up your camera batteries in time for this next breathtaking experience as we take Arizona's famous scenic drive through Oak Creek Canyon en route to the Grand Canyon.

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Day 5: Grand Canyon

Enjoy a free day to discover the Grand Canyon. Opt to hike throughout the park, rent a bike, check out a museum or see the canyon from the sky by helicopter.

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Day 6: Grand Canyon/Monument Valley

Drive along the southern rim of the canyon, then opt to discover one of the most majestic places on earth, Monument Valley, on an optional overnight excursion.
Take an optional jeep tour led by a Navajo guide through Monument Valley and be inspired by a night under the stars while camping in this magnificent atmosphere.

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Day 7: Monument Valley/Las Vegas

Journey along famous Route 66, and explore the Las Vegas Strip in the evening. Opt to take a VIP party limo experience.

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Day 8: Las Vegas

Free time in Las Vegas. Explore the strip, try your luck at a casino, or take in a glitzy show.
Full day to explore Las Vegas. Walk the strip and try your luck at the tables or slot machines. Or spend the day shopping, dining or poolside. In the evening opt to see one of the wildly entertaining shows Vegas is known for.

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Day 9: Las Vegas/Zion National Park

Travel past towering cliffs and massive canyon walls in Zion National Park. Hike diverse and exciting trails.
Boasting endless hiking possibilities, the region that the Virgin River has sculpted into a profound landscape masterpiece is a great setting to spend the afternoon. High plateaus, striking towers, temples, mesas, and the earth's tallest-known sheer sandstone walls surround visitors with their awe-inspiring beauty.

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Day 10: Bryce Canyon NP/Moab

Explore Bryce Canyon and see its famous hoodoos. Drive along isolated Scenic Byway 12 to Moab.

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Day 11: Moab

Hike through the surreal rock formations of Arches National Park before free time for optional activities. Opt to go rafting, mountain biking or on a Hummer tour. Catch a gorgeous sunset at Dead Horse Point State Park.
Explore Arches National Park, carved and shaped by eons of weathering and erosion. It contains the world's largest concentration of natural stone arches. Explore the park's viewpoints and hike to sandstone fins, massive balanced rocks, and soaring pinnacles.

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Day 12: Moab/Glenwood Springs

Travel to Glenwood Springs, Colorado, and opt to go for a hike at nearby Hanging Lake, rent a bike in Glenwood Canyon, or go for a swim in the world's largest hot springs pool.

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Day 13: Glenwood Springs/Flaming Gorge Reservoir

Travel to Wyoming and take in a spectacular sunset at Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
Continue on to the Utah-Wyoming border and stop at Flaming Gorge for the evening. See how this canyon got its name while watching the sun reflect off the red canyon walls at sunset – don't forget your camera!

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Day 14: Flaming Gorge Reservoir/Jackson

Travel to Jackson Hole, and choose to go whitewater rafting or horseback riding during a free afternoon. Tonight, opt to visit a cowboy bar for Western line dancing and live music.
In the afternoon, reach Jackson and marvel at the town square's elk antler arches. In the evening, enjoy a night out with a true wild western atmosphere at the One Million Dollar Bar.

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Day 15: Jackson/Yellowstone National Park

Cross the Continental Divide to Yellowstone National Park, stopping to visit Grand Teton National Park en route. Enjoy the view of more than 12 peaks that make up this beautiful drive.
Stop at Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park and take in the tranquil surroundings.

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Day 16: Yellowstone National Park

Spend the day exploring Yellowstone, the world's first national park, and be in awe of the colourful geysers, powerful waterfalls, exciting wildlife, and contrasting scenic beauty around every corner. Discover the highlights of the Southern Loop.
Yellowstone is beyond special. Geysers, waterfalls, wildlife, and scenic beauty are around every corner just waiting to be explored. In fact, Yellowstone National Park is a super volcano with the world's largest active geyser field, boasting more than 10,000 geysers. The Park is also home to more wild animals than almost anywhere else in the U.S., including roaming bison, gray wolves, elk, black bears, and, of course, the famous grizzly bear. Travel through some of the most famous landmarks of Yellowstone, including Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring, West Thumb, and Yellowstone Lake.

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Day 17: Yellowstone National Park/Bozeman

Spend the day exploring the highlights of the Northern Loop. Continue on to the university town of Bozeman, Montana. Enjoy free time to explore this evening.

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Day 18: Bozeman/Glacier National Park

Travel through the stunning Montana scenery to Glacier National Park. With over 20 glaciers and 200 lakes and streams, Glacier National Park is a must see. Choose from 730 miles of hiking trails to really enjoy this majestic park.

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Day 19: Glacier National Park

Explore Glacier NP with its many glaciers, lakes and streams. Opt to drive Going-to-the-Sun Road and reach the Continental Divide.

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Day 20: Glacier National Park/Coeur d'Alene

Continue west to beautiful Coeur D'Alene. Surrounded by over 50 lakes, this town is an outdoor haven. Opt to walk the floating boardwalk, go mountain biking, or take part in watersports on Lake Coeur d'Alene.

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Day 21: Coeur d'Alene/Seattle

Travel through the state of Washington to Seattle. Trip ends on arrival to Seattle.
There's a lot to see and do in Seattle, and we recommend booking post trip accommodation to spend extra time here if you'd like to explore the city.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Carte Blanche: Las Vegas
    • Entrance fees to all national and state parks with hiking and walking excursions
    • Sunset at the rim of the Grand Canyon
    • Free time in Las Vegas
    • Zion NP visit
    • Bryce Canyon NP visit
    • Arches NP visit
    • Grand Teton NP visit
    • Yellowstone NP visit
    • Glacier NP visit
    • Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/hostels (4 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (16 nts)
    • 17 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 12 dinners
    Transport
    • Air-conditioned private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • 1 or 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout, depending on group size
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Tour Highlights:
  • Spot celebs on the streets of LA
  • See sunset from the rim of the Grand Canyon
  • Venture along Route 66 to the Las Vegas Strip
  • Explore Yellowstone's colourful geysers and waterfalls
  • Witness the desert scenery and unique flora of Joshua Tree National Park
  • Snap photos of Bryce Canyon National Park's fascinating hoodoos
  • Hike past countless lakes and streams in Glacier National Park
  • Go bar-hopping in San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter district
  • Visit the outdoor haven of Coeur d'Alene and its 50+lakes