California Fly Drive

  • San Francisco
  • Sonoma
  • Lake Tahoe
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Death Valley
  • Los Angeles
  • San Diego
  • 11 nights from
  • £1,845 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-1211

Holiday Overview

California Fly Drive

 

Enjoy some of the best things California has to offer on this amazing road trip. Commence in San Francisco, home to Alcatraz and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, before venturing into Californian wine country and the alpine resort of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy time in Yosemite with its stunning landscapes before visiting Death Valley, the worlds hottest place. Turn back to the coast and the metropolis of Los Angeles before finishing your adventure in laid back San Diego.

Start: San Francisco / End San Diego (can be done in reverse)

US States you will visit: California

Highlights of this trip are:

- Stunning natural beauty in Yosemite Park, Lake Tahoe & Death Valley

-San Francisco - One of the US most interesting and cosmopolitan cities

- Los Angeles - Hollywood, Beverley Hills and beautiful beaches

- Vibrant, yet mellow San Diego

California Fly Drive includes:

  • Return flights from the UK
  • 2 nights accommodation San Francisco
  • Compact Car with Gold Cover - Unlimited mileage, Full tank of fuel, 3 additional drivers, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), $1 million liability coverage, Zero excess in the USA
  • 1 night wine country accommodation
  • 1 night Lake Tahoe accommodation
  • 2 nights Yosemite accommodation
  • 1 night Death Valley accommodation
  • 2 nights Los Angeles accommodation
  • 2 nights San Diego accommodation
1

Day 1 - UK San Francisco

Take the transatlatinc flight to San Franciso. Check into your chosen hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure

Featured accommodation

Hotel Whitcomb

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The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

2

Day 2 - San Francisco

A full day to explore San Francisco and all it has to offer, options include Alcatraz Island (we strongly recommend pre booking this), Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square, or head just out of town crossing the Golden Gate Bridge to the charming village of Sausalito

Featured accommodation

Hotel Whitcomb

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The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

3

Day 3 - San Francisco - California Winelands

Pick up your rental car and take the short drive to the Napa/Sonoma wine region. Perhaps visit a vineyard or two and enjoy the area's fine cuisine and wine pairing opportuities

Featured accommodation

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country

4

Day 4 - Lake Tahoe

Continue inland to Lake Tahoe where California and Nevada meet, discover this pristine jewel of nature surrounded by the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

Featured accommodation

Hotel Becket, Trademark Collection by Wyndham

5

Day 5 - Yosemite

Turn South and head to the High Sierra Mountains of Yosemite, famed for its sheer granite cliffs, waterfalls and giant Sequoia Trees.

Featured accommodation

Yosemite View Lodge

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Day 6 - Yosemite

Enjoy a full day exploring the natural beauty of Yosemite. Take one of the many trails or drive to one of the lookouts to marvel at the vistas

Featured accommodation

Yosemite View Lodge

7

Day 7 - Yosemite - Death Valley

Onwards to Death Valley. Sitting at 86 metes below sea level Death Valley is one of the hottest places in the world, a land of rugged beauty and extremes

Featured accommodation

Death Valley Inn

8

Day 8 - Death Valley - Los Angeles

Today return to the Pacific Coast and Los Angeles, an exciting metropolis that needs no introduction

Featured accommodation

Andaz West Hollywood

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Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

9

Day 9 - Los Angeles

Spend a full day in Los Angeles. Perhaps visit one of the famous theme parks, or take a drive around Beverley Hills and Hollywood for some star spotting. Induldge in some retail therapy or maybe enjoy some time on one of the cities many beaches

Featured accommodation

Andaz West Hollywood

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Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

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Day 10 - Los Angeles - San Diego

Continue South to the lad back city of San Diego, famous for its beaches, theme parks and zoo. Tonight perhaps visit the entertainment centre of the Gas Lamp Quarter and check out the great restaurants and bars. 

Featured accommodation

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

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The US Grant

11

Day 11 - San Diego

A full day of leisure in San Diego. Enjoy the beach, cusine and laid back Californian lifestyle.

Featured accommodation

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

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The US Grant

12

Day 12 - Return to the UK

Spend the last day at leisure, before dropping your car at the airport for the homeward flight.

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