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Great Western American Adventure

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Glorious cities, wine country, dramatic canyons and coastal towns… this is truly a marvellous and diverse composition of the American West.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Beaches of Santa Barbara
  • Grand Canyon and Lake Powell cruise
  • Guided tour of Monument Valley
  • Zion Canyon with live commentary
  • Yosemite National Park

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Your Luxury Tour

Day 1: San Francisco, the city by the Bay

Welcome to California. On arrival at San Francisco International Airport, your transfer takes you to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Reception with drinks and a light meal.

Hotel: Westin St Francis San Francisco, 2 nights
Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Exploring San Francisco

Get ready for a fun-filled day exploring the city. Experience the bustling activity of Union Square, famous for its shopping, theatre and dining options. Head to the iconic Golden Gate Park. Rich in culture, the park boasts 10 lakes and more than 1,000 acres of land. This striking landmark is modelled on New York City’s Central Park and includes a wide range of show-stopping features. From a Japanese tea garden to its botanical garden and conservatory of flowers, you won’t be disappointed.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: A Taste of California’s Wine Country

Delve into San Francisco’s flower power history and revisit the ‘Summer of Love’ with a former hippie, your Local Expert. Tour Haight-Ashbury, the original iconic hippie district, where you’ll find colour and charm aplenty. Move on to California wine country, where you’ll walk through one of the state’s lush vineyards and enjoy a private wine tasting. End your day with a Highlight Dinner served with a local wine.

Hotel: The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 4: Yosemite National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Travel through California's Gold Country to Yosemite National Park. Explore the valley floor with its spectacular waterfalls, the imposing rock formations and abundant wildlife. At night, enjoy newly refurbished rooms at your hotel, located inside the park and close to North America's highest waterfall.

Hotel: Yosemite Valley Lodge
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Monterey, the Cradle of History

Drive down the Sierras and through the fertile San Joaquin Valley. Stop at Carmel-by-the-Sea, browse the art galleries and shops on Ocean Avenue before a relaxing drive across the Monterey Peninsula and along scenic 17-Mile Drive. Pass the famous Pebble Beach Golf Links and multi-million dollar mansions before arriving in charming Monterey. For your dining pleasure, you have a spectacular selection of local restaurants to choose from.

Hotel: InterContinental The Clement Monterey
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 6: Hearst Castle and The American Riviera

Head south to 'The Enchanted Hill', high above the ocean at San Simeon, for a guided tour of Hearst Castle, the grandiose estate of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst. Continue south to the resort town of Santa Barbara, often billed as the 'American Riviera'. Check in at your beachfront hotel.

Hotel: Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, Santa Barbara
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Santa Monica and The City of Angels

Visit and learn about the beautiful Mission Santa Barbara. Then journey along spectacular Santa Monica Bay, passing through glamorous Malibu on your way to Santa Monica where you can stroll the popular Third Street Promenade. Visit the stunning Getty Villa, a recreation of an ancient Roman country house. Continue on to your luxurious hotel.

Hotel: JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE, 2 nights
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: The Glitz and Glamour of L.A.

In the morning, spot the Hollywood Sign during your sightseeing tour and view Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Stroll along the Hollywood Walk of Fame and join a private tour of the Dolby Theatre, home to the Academy Awards ceremony. Spend the afternoon at the historic L.A. Farmers Market with a Local Expert to take you through the collection of restaurants and shops for a tasting taking time to explore on your own. In the evening, enjoy a Highlight Dinner of American comfort classics with a Southern twist at Engine Co 28, a renovated firehouse from 1912.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 9: Across the Mojave to Scottsdale

Travel across the Mojave Desert wilderness. Arrive in Scottsdale, where you can spend the afternoon relaxing at your idyllic resort and spa.

Hotel: Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Sedona and the Wonders of the Mighty Grand Canyon

Head north to the quaint bohemian colony of Sedona, where you can browse the stores and galleries, before travelling on to Grand Canyon National Park. Perhaps take an optional flightseeing tour by helicopter or plane over this natural wonder. Spend the night inside the park, enjoying the peace and quiet after the crowds have departed. During your stay, join a Local Expert for an informative presentation about the wonders of the Grand Canyon. In the evening, enjoy a Highlight Dinner in the Thunderbird Room while taking in the magnificent views.

Hotel: National Park Lodges, Grand Canyon
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 11: Glen Canyon and Lake Powell

Head to the historic Cameron Trading Post, featuring Southwest American Indian arts and crafts. The journey carries on through the colourful Painted Desert to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, where you board all-terrain vehicles for a guided tour of the valley floor, used as a backdrop for many Western Films. Stop at the Glen Canyon Dam to learn about its impact on the Colorado River before arriving at your lakefront resort.

Hotel: Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas, 2 nights
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 12: Leisurely Lake Powell

Relax and enjoy the resort's facilities or join an optional float trip down the scenic Colorado River. Take a leisurely cruise through at Antelope Canyon with its dramatic steep, sandstone walls.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 13: Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks

Head to the sandstone cliffs of Bryce Canyon National Park in Southern Utah. Here you will be met by pine trees and red rock pillars. You’ll take a leisurely walk along Sunset Point to view the great amphitheatres of odd-shaped monoliths, known as hoodoos, before travelling through on to the lush cliff-and-canyon landscape of Zion National Park. A day of sightseeing deserves some evening festivities. Join your Travel Director and new friends for a Celebration Dinner and wine to discuss your take on the ethereal characters of Utah’s famous canyon.

Hotel: Zion National Park Lodge
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 14: Zion to Las Vegas – From Nature to Neon

Depart the tranquil ambience of Zion National Park Lodge and board a private Zion Canyon Shuttle. Live commentary will take you through the scenic highlights of the park, followed by some downtime to explore on your own. Depart the natural beauty of the park to arrive in the bright lights and glamour of Las Vegas. With an array of shopping malls, live shows and dining opportunities, this dazzling destination is sure to entertain. And for those looking to hit the casinos, make sure you come with your poker face ready.

Hotel:ARIA Resort & Casino, Las Vegas
Meals: Breakfast

Day 15: Depart Las Vegas

It’s time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers as your adventure comes to an end with a departure transfer to Las Vegas International Airport.

Meals: Breakfast

15 Day Luxury Tour NOW - from £3,946

with flights from £4,451

OPTIONS

  • Add extra nights in San Francisco – from £181
  • Add extra nights in Denver – from £80
  • Choose to fly economy, premium, business or first class

DEPARTURE DATES

2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 August 2019
13, 20 & 27 September 2019
4 & 18 October 2019
10, 17 & 24 January 2020
7 & 24 February 2020
6 March 2020
10, 12, 14 & 17 April 2020
1, 5, 13 & 15 May 2020
4 & 18 June 2020
3 & 10 July 2020
21, 22 & 28 August 2020
4, 11, 18 & 25 September 2020
2, 9, 16 & 23 October 2020
8 & 15 January 2021
5, 12 & 19 February 2021
5 March 2021

Tours are subject to availability. Call 0333 234 0922 or enquire online to check your departure date

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**Early Bird Offer - Book by 28th February 2020 and save 10%. Valid on new bookings only for select departure. subject to availability, seasonal variations apply**

All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin room, and include meals where shown. Call Freedom America for departure dates and availability. Seasonal variations may apply - call 0333 234 0922 or enquire now for more details** Note: Itineraries may vary for tours departing from 1st April 2020 onwards.

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Your Touring Experience

First class luxury touring with the company of others. Our experienced guides will make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Your luxury tour includes:

  • Superb sightseeing, walks and activities
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach travel
  • 14 nights hotel accommodation
  • 14 breakfasts and 7 dinners
  • Expert tour director
  • Airport transfers and extra night options
  • Door to door UK transfers

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