Los Angeles to Seattle Itinerary

Tour America's west coast from LA to Seattle. Explore Joshua Tree National Park, witness the Grand Canyon, travel on Route 66 and visit Redwood, Crater Lake and Mt St Helens.

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Day 1 Los Angeles

Discover the glitz and glamour of sprawling Los Angeles county. Perhaps arrive early to enjoy a spot of sightseeing.
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Day 2 Joshua Tree National Park/Lake Havasu

Travel through the desert to Joshua Tree National Park. Cross the Colorado River near Lake Havasu, a hive for water sports.
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Day 3 Grand Canyon

Hike around the rim or into the Grand Canyon, or opt to take a helicopter flight for a spectacular bird's-eye view over the region.
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Days 4-5 Las Vegas

Drive down the famous Route 66, head out across the Mojave Desert and arrive in 'Sin City' - aka Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Day 6 Death Valley/Sierra Nevada

Journey to Sierra Nevada via the scorching landscape of Death Valley.
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Day 7 Yosemite National Park

Travel to the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains en route to the granite cliffs and cascading waters of Yosemite National Park.
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Day 8 San Francisco

Make tracks to San Fran - definitely one of the city highlights on this trip. In free time, visit Alcatraz, perhaps cycle across the Golden Gate Bridge or hop around experiencing the many fun tourist attractions in San Francisco.
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Day 9 Mendocino

The popular artist colony of Mendocino is famous for its ocean views.
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Day 10 Redwood National Park

Stroll the Avenue of Giants in Redwood National Park, a road lined with magnificent, ancient redwoods - some reaching 90 m.
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Day 11 Crater Lake National Park

See some of the best views of Crater Lake, a seemingly bottomless expanse.
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Day 12 Oregon Dunes

Continue north to the Oregon Dunes and explore these giant sand hills either by foot or, for the adventurous, by dune buggy.
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Day 13 Silver Falls State Park

Stop by Eugene, the lumber and wood-producing centre of Oregon. Set off on hikes among the forested canyons and waterfalls of Silver Falls.
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Day 14 Mt St Helens

Travel through Portland en route to the active Mt St Helens, which is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire.
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Day 15 Mt Rainier/Seattle

The adventure ends in the quirky city of Seattle - the 'birthplace of grunge'.