Wild West Wonders Overview
An action-packed tour covering highlights of western United States
Designed to rouse the adventurous spirit, this is an action-packed trip full of contrasting landscapes and experiences. Travel from the golden San Diego beaches to the dry deserts of Joshua Tree Park and Death Valley. This tour has it all - the neon lights of Las Vegas, the vast chasm of the Grand Canyon and the cultural sights in San Fran. See why the United States continues to be a country of cultural curiosity, full of diverse people and places.
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The California adventure begins in the atmospheric city of San Francisco.
Travel down the West Coast to Santa Cruz, a lively university town with a historic beachside boardwalk.
Continue south to Monterey and perhaps drop into the world-class aquarium to see sharks, sea otters and jellyfish frolic underwater.
Cruise down the rugged Californian coast to the well-heeled county of Santa Barbara, known for its pearly-white beaches and star-studded address book. Continue south to golden Los Angeles city.
Hang ten on the world-renowned San Diego beaches, visit a museum or two in Balboa Park or enjoy a meal in Little Italy.
Sit back and enjoy the ride through the deserts of southern California before visiting the enigmatic Joshua Tree National Park. The rock formations and mountain ranges here make for spectacular scenery.
Come sunset, the rich colours of the Grand Canyon's ancient rocks deepen as the night sky falls, creating a palette of moody hues that are sure to stir emotions.
Stop in Las Vegas, Nevada's glitzy oasis, where showgirls, cocktails and Elvis converge to form a hub of hedonism - and where fame and fortune are always on the cards!
Travel through one of the hottest deserts on the planet, Death Valley. Marvel as the canyon and mountain walls change colour with the sunlight.
Arrive in Yosemite National Park and be cooled by the mist from majestic waterfalls and gaze up at the soaring granite face of Half Dome.
Leave mountain vistas behind and return to beautiful, bayside San Francisco. Sightseeing in San Francisco is worth sticking around for, with iconic attractions such as spooky Alcatraz, the historic Golden Gate Bridge and a plethora of seafood restaurants.
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