San Francisco to New Orleans Plus

From San Francisco Bay to the Mississippi river – get ready for fun, food and adventure! Swap city for nature as you explore beautiful Yosemite. Let loose in ‘Sin City’, before checking out one of the world’s most impressive natural wonders – the Grand Canyon. Find wild west adventure at Monument Valley, and get a huge helping of music in Austin. Your journey ends in New Orleans – a city truly unlike anywhere else...

  • Duration: 13 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure:
  • For lovers of: Walking Tour, Sightseeing, Trekking, Parks & Nature Reserves
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Supplier Tour ID: XSO/208524
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: San Francisco, United States
  • Finishes: New Orleans, United States
  • Age requirement: 18 +
You will Visit
  • San Francisco
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Las Vegas
  • Monument Valley
  • Santa Fe
  • Amarillo
  • Austin
  • New Orleans



Day 1: San Francisco

San Francisco is the perfect place to start your tour – this cosmopolitan city is awash with things to do and lots of cool areas to explore. Today is an arrival day, and you’ll meet your guide and new travel companions at 18:00. Beforehand, why not walk the Golden Gate Bridge for incredible city skyline views, spot sea lions and sample the foodie delights at Pier 39, or take a stroll into the colourful Castro or hip Haight-Ashbury districts.

Meals Included: Meals paid locally


Day 2-3: Yosemite National Park

Swap city for nature, and get lost amongst the towering trees and granite peaks of California's beloved Yosemite National Park. Take some time exploring the valley on foot or by bike, or if you want more of an adventure, there are tons of incredible hikes to get stuck into. The ‘Mist Trail’ hike to Vernal and Nevada Falls is something special - not only will you see epic waterfalls but you might even spot some incredible wildlife – maybe even a bear!

Meals Included: Breakfast (x2) included

Optional Activities:

  • Bike rental US$12-$34
  • Float trip on the Merced River US$29


Day 4-5: Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas! Experience the buzz of 'Sin City' with a stroll down The Strip, or fly along Fremont Street on a zip wire. If you’ve got a head for heights, you can ride a roller coaster... on the top of the Stratosphere! If you just want to relax and take it all in, pool parties and cool bars are calling out to you, plus the delicious allure of an all you can eat buffet. And of course, there ain't no party like a TrekAmerica party, so we've included a private party bus for your group - so get those red cups at the ready.

Meals Included: Breakfast (x2) included

Optional Activities:

  • Clubs & casino shows from US$10
  • Get married in Las Vegas (not legally binding) US$220
  • Go karting US$45
  • Gun range US$20-$100
  • Helicopter flight US$124
  • Roller coasters US$25-$40


Day 6-7: Grand Canyon National Park

As soon as you lay eyes on this super special place, you'll want to give Mother Nature a well-deserved high five! Your first look at the Grand Canyon will be etched into your memory forever, and as you explore its paths and trails the epic-ness of this natural wonder will leave you breathless. Take to the sky on an optional helicopter flight to witness the monumental red-and-gold formations from up high – a true once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Meals Included: Breakfast (x2) included

Optional Activities:

  • Helicopter flight US$254-$284
  • IMAX Theater US$15


Day 8: Monument Valley

Stretching desert gives way to iconic vistas as you approach Monument Valley. Unleash your inner cowboy or cowgirl as you walk amongst the red rocks, and get to know the Navajo with a backroads tour led by a local for a true insight into their culture and history. 

Meals Included: Breakfast included


Day 9: Santa Fe

Say hello to sunny Santa Fe, the capital of New Mexico! Here, Mexican and American cultures meet in the worlds of architecture, culture, food and much more. Take in galleries, Navajo crafts, historic adobe buildings and a vibrant restaurant scene.

Meals Included: Breakfast included


Day 10: Amarillo

Step into the real Texas with its grasslands, rolling hills and sprawling valleys. Stop at Cadillac Ranch, a famous American roadside attraction with the classic cars half-buried nose-first in the ground. For years, visitors have been rocking up with a spray can and decorating the cars - now it's your turn. Everything's bigger in Texas, and that includes the Big Texan Steak Ranch along the old Route 66, and it’s time to chow down!

Meals Included: Breakfast included


Day 11-12: Austin

Famous for its live music and quirky charms, take some time getting to know the state capital of Texas. Discover why locals ‘Keep Austin Weird’ in the coffee shops, eccentric stores, restaurants, food trucks, trailers and festivals of South Congress district.

Meals Included: Breakfast (x2) included

Optional Activities:

  • Barton Springs US$4


Day 13: New Orleans

Your tour unfortunately has to end here – but the fun doesn’t have to stop, as we totally recommend you book an extra night or two to sample the New Orleans nightlife! This jazz-tastic town moves at its own pace and you'll find yourself embracing the laid-back vibes in no time.This tour ends at approximately 17:00. We can book you post-tour accommodation at our gateway hotel if required. If you are planning to fly tonight, please do not book a flight that departs before 21:00.

Meals Included: Breakfast included

  • Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader and driver
  • Private transportation with free Wi-Fi on board
  • All hotel accommodation included
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Hotel: 12
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Tour Highlights:
  • Cruise the Las Vegas Strip on a private party bus
  • Take in the famous scenery of Monument Valley on a Navajo guided tour
  • The sweet sounds of the Live Music Capital of the World: Austin
  • Awe-inspiring sunset / sunrise over the Grand Canyon
  • Spray your mark onto cars at the Cadillac Ranch
  • Admission to national parks & monuments – Yosemite, Monument Valley and Grand Canyon