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63 days from

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DEPARTS LOS ANGELES to LOS ANGELES
Trek Code:
TL
Destination:
Cross Country
Departs:
Mar-Aug
Accommodation:
Camping
Age Range:
18-38
Best of Trek:
  • > Cross 28 US states & 2 Canadian provinces
  • > Miami, Grand Canyon, Seattle & Chicago
  • > Explore Las Vegas, LA & San Francisco
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Tour Overview

How about more than two months dedicated to all things Stateside? Combining our Coast to Coast North and Coast to Coast South, there is only one word for this tour and that is `EPIC'. You'll cross 28 US States and 2 Canadian Provinces, see a multitude of the most sizzling national parks, big-hitting cities and have endless opportunities to see incredible wildlife. This is one all-encompassing adventure and there is no doubt about it you will go home with a whole heap of amazing memories.

Included Highlights
  • Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist cruise
  • New Orleans' Bourbon Street Jazz & Blues bars
  • Alien spotting in Roswell
  • Walk the Golden Gate Bridge & Haight-Ashbury
  • Scenic walks and hikes
  • Walk amongst Giant Sequoias in Yosemite
  • Visit the Amish community in Shipshewana, Indiana
  • Two nights in Key West on the Florida Keys
  • See the iconic granite faces at Mount Rushmore
  • Wildlife viewing opportunities
  • Tours of Philadelphia, Key West, Hollywood, LA & San Francisco
  • Two days hiking in the Colorado Rockies
  • Limousine tour of Las Vegas
  • Visit iconic Dead Horse Point & Horseshoe Bend
  • Hike amongst Giant Redwoods in Redwood National Park
  • Canada's stunning mountains & lakes
  • Explore the California Coast - Monterey, Big Sur & Santa Barbara
  • Sightseeing in Charleston, St. Augustine, Miami, Florida Keys, Santa Fe, Hollywood LA, Seattle, Chicago & Vancouver
  • National Parks - Carlsbad Caverns, Arches, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon, Bryce, Zion, Badlands, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier, Banff/Lake Louise, Redwood and Yosemite
  • Guided bike tour of Washington DC's Monuments
  • Visit the stunning Antelope Slot Canyon
  • Experience Austin, Texas, the music capital of America
  • Visit Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco
Plus you get...
  • Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader (leaders change mid tour)
  • Private transportation with free Wi-Fi (USA only)
  • All accommodation - 49 camping, 8 hotel & 5 hostel nights.
  • All camping equipment (except sleeping bag)
Free Wi-Fi on the road
Wi-Fi Enabled

You can now check your email and update Facebook, Twitter and TrekAmerica Live while on the road with our wi-fi enabled vehicles. (Maximum 5 users at a time. Fair usage restrictions may apply. Only available in USA).

Who travels with TrekAmerica?
Who travels with TrekAmerica

Our tours are aimed at young international travellers from around the world, aged 18 to 38, all with a sense of fun and a keen desire to explore. If you're travelling alone, don't worry... over 70% of our passengers are solo travellers and you'll soon be surrounded with like-minded people of a similar age who will quickly become your new best mates. Plus there are no single supplements.

Our tour price includes your own tour leader plus all transport and accommodation, so all you have to pay for are food, drinks and optional activities. Take a moment to add up all the costs of doing it yourself, and it soon becomes clear that a TrekAmerica trip offers fantastic value for money!

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Flexible Itinerary

Our routes have been carefully chosen to include the best night stops, highlights, and included experiences, but with lots of optional activities to choose from, stops at some of your leaders favourite places and occasional changes in local conditions no two Trek trips are ever the same so come ready for a unique adventure.

Optional Activities (paid locally)

There are loads of exciting optional activities for you to choose from during your trip giving you the flexibility to do the things you want to and leave out the things you don't. Below are the main optional activities for this trip, these can be arranged once you are on tour via your Tour Leader and are paid for locally.

  • > Theme Parks in Orlando US$50-$100
  • > New Orleans jazz clubs US$10-$20
  • > Mississippi steamboat ride US$60-$70
  • > Smithsonian National Museums US$FREE
  • > Grand Canyon helicopter flight US$254-$284
  • > Navajo guided 4x4 tour of Monument Valley US$45-$55
  • > Mountain biking in Moab US$45-$110
  • > Grand Canyon IMAX theater US$15
  • > Las Vegas clubs & casino shows US$10+
  • > Limo ride in Las Vegas US$25-$30
  • > Mountain biking in Jasper CAD$8-$75
  • > Aerial gondola/tramway in Banff CAD$38
  • > Seattle Space Needle US$21-$29
  • > Float trip on Colorado River US$43-$85
  • > Bike rental in Yosemite US$12-$32
  • > San Francisco cable car ride US$5-$13
  • > Willis Tower in Chicago US$18
  • > Cedar Point Amusement Park in Ohio US$36-$55
  • > Bike rental in Stanley Park CAD$10-$65
  • > New Orleans Voodoo & Graveyard tour US$20
  • > New Orleans School of Cooking US$25
  • > Cody Western Rodeo US$18
  • > Float trip on the Merced River in Yosemite US$30
  • > Bobby's Bike Hire in Chicago US$35
  • > Las Vegas rollercoasters US$4-$30
  • > Baseball game in San Francisco US$15-$40
  • > Western horseback riding at cowboy camp US$65
  • > Extreme off-road hummer tour in Moab US$79-$91
  • > San Francisco Bay sunset sailboat cruise US$40
  • > Chicago - Baseball Game US$15-$40
  • > Blues clubs in Chicago US$10-$45
  • > Sunset cruise at Panama City Beach US$50
  • > Canoeing on Lake Louise CAD$45 per hour
  • > Sulphur Mountain hot springs, Banff CAD$7
  • > Alligator swamp tour, New Orleans US$23-$49
  • > Visit the Alamo in San Antonio US$free
  • > Get married in Las Vegas (not legally binding) US$221
Tour Itinerary

As this tour departs at 0730 we recommend that you book pre-tour accommodation. Please request hotel details at the time of booking.

This tour also departs from New York area

  • Day 1-2: Los Angeles & Las Vegas

    Kick start your epic cross country American road trip in the 'City of Angels'. Visit Hollywood Boulevard for a stroll down the Walk of Fame and a photo of the gigantic Hollywood sign. For the more laid back vibe head to Venice Beach and see where all the cool kids hang out. This are about to get a whole hotter as you travel to desert city of Las Vegas. Cruise down "The Strip" in a super-stretch limo and afterwards indulge in an all-you-can eat buffet, take in a show or just watch the amazing crowds and neon signs as the glitzy hotels try to outdo each other with spectacular attractions. And if that's not enough, take a helicopter flight back down The Strip, or just gamble the night away in one of the world class casinos. Oh and don't forget, "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas."
    Accommodation: Hotels included

  • Day 3: Zion National Park

    Kick back and relax beside the gentle flow of the Virgin River, cutting its way between sheer red rock cliffs. For the best views in the park hike to the famous Angels Landing which offers 360 degrees of the entire park, it is definitely worth the effort. If you prefer to take the low road explore `The Narrows' with its soaring walls, sandstone grottos, natural springs, it truly is a unique experience with great views of Zion from the valley floor.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 4: Bryce Canyon National Park

    If you want awesome rock formations to gawk at then you're definitely in the right place. Famed for its hoodoos, you're in Bryce Canyon National Park. You're probably thinking "What's a hoodoo when it's at home?" Actually, hoodoos are weird and wonderful rock spires arranged in rows. "Mysterious", "breath-taking" and "out of this world" are only a few of the descriptions offered by past visitors to Bryce Canyon National Park. Native Americans believe these crazy shapes to be `Legend People' who were turned to stone for their sins, but we'll let you decide. For close up views you'll have plenty of time to take advantage of the park's incredible system of trails. Wherever you walk, you will encounter a kaleidoscope of colours and a fantasy land of rock spires that will leave you searching for your own way to describe this 'indescribable' place.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 5: Lake Powell & Antelope Canyon

    The scenery just keeps getting better with a stop at Antelope Canyon, explore incredible curved canyon walls, don't worry you're not being abducted they are just shafts of light coming down through the rocks, Antelope Canyon is one seriously incredible place. After all that exploring wash off the desert dust in the refreshing waters of Lake Powell. Straddling the border of Utah and Arizona, Lake Powell is desert paradise with a long list of things to do. Go for a swim in the crystal clear waters or simply sit by the shore and relax.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 6-7: Grand Canyon National Park

    Without a doubt one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the Southwest, Horseshoe Bend makes for an impressive stop. Just when the scenery seems unbeatable, journey to the Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. With two days you have more than enough time to hike the rim trails for those incredible views looking down into the vast desert canyons. Why not hike down the snaking trails to reveal a very different side, and become one of only 5% of visitors to venture inside, or opt for a flight over the Grand Canyon for a bird's eye view! The best bit? Perhaps awaking to the most stunning sunrise nature can summon as the rocks change colour in celebration of a new day.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 8: Monument Valley

    On the road again and off to one of North America's most iconic landscapes, used as the set for countless Western movies, including the recent remake of The Lone Ranger. Immerse yourself in the native culture on an optional guided jeep tour of the Navajo Reservation and back roads. As you marvel at the sight of towering buttes and mesas which dominate the awe-inspiring landscape during the day, wait till the sun goes down and you're swapping camp fire stories under a blanket of stars.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 9-10: Arches National Park

    With some 2,000 gravity defying sandstone arches striking a pose, Utah's undisputed adventure capital guarantees non-stop fun. With two days here you'll have plenty of time to explore this incredible place. Take a sunset stroll and watch as the sun sets over Delicate Arch or for the action lovers, hire a mountain bike for some adrenalin pumping cycling along Moab's slick rock path. For the ultimate adventure head down the Colorado River on an optional float trip and see this stunning place from a different perspective.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 11-12: Colorado Rocky Mountains

    Adventure is definitely well truly out there in the Colorado Rockies, so get out there and get amongst it. Walking and biking in the craggy scenery will blow your mind as you walk some of the worlds most loved hiking trails and if at the end of the day you're feeling a little tired, the nearby hot springs will provide you with some welcome relief for your weary bones.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 13: Santa Fe

    For all the art lovers out there Santa Fe is the one for you, visit Canyon Road, home to art galleries, cultural treasures such as hand-woven Navajo rugs, historic adobe buildings and a vibrant restaurant scene. Santa Fe will definitely win you over with its laid back charm and with tons of festivals and events throughout the year, you're bound to stumble upon something interesting.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 14: Carlsbad Caverns National Park

    Head on to New Mexico and Carlsbad Caverns National Park to explore one of the largest cave systems in the World. Gnarled limestone stalactites hang from the ceiling like icicles and stalagmites that look like twisting totem poles reach upwards, creating a unique and interesting experience for all who walk through this incredible place. Did you know that when bats fly out of their cave they always turn left? Put this fact to the test with an optional Bat Flight Amphitheatre visit tonight.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 15: West Texas

    The second biggest state has plenty of cacti, cowboys and southern hospitalities to offer, there really is nowhere else like it.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 16-17: Austin, Texas

    The music keeps on flowing as you arrive in Austin, another place which vies for the title of capital of America's music scene. Austin is an electric, cultural and artistic city which packs a punch. Live music can be heard almost any night of the week, so after a day of exploring, hit up the city for a dose of top shelf music and of course as the drinks start flowing, lots and lots of dancing.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 18: Louisiana, Texas

    As you leave Texas behind and enter Louisiana, you will be greeted with the distinctive sounds of zydeco music and the sweet, sweet smells of creole cuisine. Louisiana is a place where cultures merge and nature is right on your doorstep. Get up close and personal with gators and critters on our optional swamp tour and learn all about this unique eco-system.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 19-20: New Orleans

    Now we're talking all that jazz! Hear the real deal at Preservation Hall or do the Huckleberry Finn thing as you chug along the Mississippi River. New Orleans simmers with Deep South charm so grab a Po-Boy, a bowl of Gumbo or some home cooked Jambalaya and pull up a chair in the French Quarter to watch the world go by. If the food of the Deep South gets your mouth watering why not join a cookery course at the New Orleans School of Cookery. By night, explore the bars in Frenchman Street for live music and dancing without the crowds.
    Accommodation: Hotel included

  • Day 21-22: Panama City Beach

    After all the partying in New Orleans it's now time to chill out and what better place to do so than on 27 miles of pristine white sand beaches along the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy lazy beach days lying in a hammock or try your hand at windsurfing or jet skiing out in the water. Make sure you pack your dancing shoes as well as your flip-flops as you hit the hottest haunts on the Gulf Coast. So kick back and relax in this stunning, chilled out city.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 23-24: Orlando

    Embrace your inner child as you explore Orlando's theme and water parks. The thrills and excitement come in thick and fast as you hit up Disney's Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Wet `n Wild and Universal's Harry Potter World. Orlando is one big playground and after a full day satisfying your thirst for fun, you'll sleep like a baby.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 25-26: Key West

    Explore the crystal clear waters of Key West with some awesome snorkelling and diving opportunities. The amount of fun water based activities to get involved in here is endless. If you simply want to kick back and relax then you are definitely in the right place. End your day at the famous Mallory Square and let the celebrations commence as you watch the glowing pink and red sun set on what has been an awesome day.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 27: Miami

    The wonderful city of Miami beckons with miles of golden sand beaches and palm trees; it is easy to see why people flock here every year. Seek out SoBe (aka South Beach) and stroll along the art deco seafront or pose with the beautiful people on sugary sand and in ultra-cool nightspots, you'll never tire of seeing the palm trees blowing in the summer breeze.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 28: St Augustine & Daytona Beach

    St Augustine is more commonly known as the "Nation's Oldest City" and has a strong European influence. Wander down the narrow lanes, visit the many museums and explore some of the cities iconic landmarks such as the Plaza de la Constitucion and the `Fountain of Youth'. Next it's time to feel the sand between your toes on Daytona Beach, visit the famous pier and take stroll along the boardwalk where you'll find roller-coasters, a Ferris wheel and to top it off join your fellow trekkers for a sunset dinner.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 29: Charleston

    The oldest city in South Carolina, this places just oozes character and what better way to experience it than with a stroll along the coast. Take photos of the Morris Island Lighthouse that stands several hundred feet offshore or jump aboard an optional Charleston water taxi, where you could spot some interesting wildlife. Experience the ultimate taste of the south with a Charleston Nasty Biscuit; a chicken biscuit (which is actually more like a scone) covered in gravy. Sounds gross, right? But, we hear it's delicious and a favourite with the locals
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 30: Carolinas

    As mountain views morph into swamps, plantations and palms in this colourful area of the USA. Watch the beautiful scenery fly by your window before bonding with your new buddies and devouring s'mores around the campfire.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 31-32: Washington DC

    Then it's onto Washington DC for an introduction to the political, social and cultural history of the United States of America. Take time to explore the very best of America's capital city by people watching in one of the many green parks or explore the Smithsonian National Museum. Hit the bars and clubs of Georgetown and discover not only the treasures of this town by day, but also by night. A great way to pack in all of the city highlights is by renting a bike and riding around at your own pace.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 33-34: Philadelphia & New York Area

    Leaving the nations' capitol behind we travel onto Philadelphia where we have the chance to break a sweat climbing up the famous 'Rocky' steps, see the symbol of American independence the Liberty Bell and be amazed by Independence Hall. It was here that brave men gathered at the Pennsylvania State House and defied the King of England, an event which helped shape the U.S. Constitution and eventually created one unified nation. Why not hit the Reading Terminal Market to sample everything on offer or opt to tuck into a Philly cheese steak lunch. Then it's off to New York Area where we have the next two nights to explore New York City. Splurge along Fifth Ave, hit the top of the Empire State Building, or soak up the trendy, laidback vibe of Greenwich Village before heading back out west.
    Accommodation: Hotel included

  • Day 35: New York Area & Niagara Falls

    Departing the big city, the sensation of crashing water is stupendous at America's greatest national attraction, Niagara Falls. Wait `til you're down on the water aboard the included 'Maid of the Mist' cruise, where the cascades pound, churn and foam right before your eyes, now that's what you call a front row seat! Your leader will take you back to the falls at night where the show reveals the falls in a very different light.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 36: Cedar Point, Ohio & Lake Erie

    Then it's Ohio, where you can ask a "Buckeye" to tell you all about their state nut or how cool they think Cedar Point Amusement Park's rollercoasters are! But it's probably better to find out for yourself, ride the Millennium Force - the greatest roller coaster in the world! That's enough thrills and excitement for one day, so settle down for a night next to the beautiful Lake Erie.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 37-38: Shipshewana & Chicago

    We make a brief stop to Gary, Indiana for a photo of the house where Michael Jackson grew up, followed by a visit to the Amish community in Shipshewana who maintain a more traditional way of life. Then it is on to the `Windy City" home to some of the greatest blues music in America. Soar up Willis Tower for dizzying views over the Windy City. Trawl the upmarket malls of Magnificent Mile before taking to pedal power on the optional famous "Bobby's Bike Hike" tour. For awesome views of the city skyline head down to Lake Michigan and take in the laid back city vibes and then go and grab yourself a slice of Chicago's deep-dish pizza, you deserve it!
    Accommodation: Hostel included

  • Day 39: Wisconsin & Minnesota

    Wisconsin is known for cheese, and today and you'll have your first taste of Wisconsin before saying hello to the Jolly Green Giant Statue in Blue Earth. Head out across the great prairies of America's original western frontier, where resident coyotes may utter the occasional howl as you settle back for some shut-eye under canvas.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 40: Badlands National Park

    All signs lead to Wall Drug - the renowned drug store in the little frontier town of Wall, it's so big you need a map to get around and it's also your last stop before heading into the Badlands. Touching down here feels more like a moon landing due to the bizarre lunar landscape of low slung buttes, chiselled spires and saw tooth ridges. The rugged beauty draws in people from all over the world and you may even see bison, bighorn sheep and prairie dogs.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 41: Mount Rushmore

    It's not every day you get to see the faces of America's presidents peering out from the granite face of Mount Rushmore. The sculpture features presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln and it is pretty darn huge with 60 foot high faces, 500 feet up. Close by, another rock-carved epic is shaping up: the Crazy Horse monument, a memory to the famed Lakota Indian war leader, very impressive and a sight not to be missed.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 42: Cody

    Wild Wyoming is up next and you'll head to Cody in the heart of cowboy country. Embrace the cowboy roots, shake a leg and try some two-step as the buckin' bronco rears its massive head! Nothing says Wyoming more than a good dose of rodeo and a Stetson, so why not indulge yourself in a summer rodeo. Enjoy an included visit to Old Trail Cowboy Town.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 43-44: Yellowstone National Park

    Heading out of Montana straight into Wyoming the scenery just keeps on getting better as you reach Yellowstone National Park. View explosive geysers including `Old Faithful' and colourful waterfalls while exploring the world's oldest and most famous national park. There is an abundance of wildlife here so have your camera at the ready and if you're lucky you may spot bison, elk, and bears and if you're really lucky you may spot a wolf as they have recently been re-introduced to the park. There is no doubt about it the next couple of days in Yellowstone National Park will be awesome!
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 45-47: Montana & Glacier National Park

    This area sure adds a healthy dose of the wow factor. Montana is often referred to as 'Big Sky Country' because of its numerous stars, but it is also a trekkers' paradise. With two days in Glacier, you'll have plenty of time to explore the alpine meadows and shimmering lakes. With bear sightings possible and other awesome wildlife in an abundance, it won't just be the snow-capped mountains that leave you awe-struck.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 48-49: Banff National Park

    Packed full of show-stopping trails and incredible wildlife for you to enjoy, Banff, Canada's first national park is the crown jewel of the Canadian Rockies and it's no surprise it is a favourite with locals and tourists alike. If it's a relaxing time you're after, chill out by one of the picturesque lakes and the local hot springs or if you simply can't sit still, there are heaps of trails just waiting for you to explore.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 50-51: Lake Louise & British Columbia

    With the nickname like the "gem of the Rockies", Lake Louise is the real show stopper around these parts. The imposing chateau looks on as mountains cluster round the turquoise surface. We recommend you hike out to the Plain-of-Six-Glaciers or inspect the scene by paddle power on an optional canoe trip. Next head through British Columbia where you'll no doubt be impressed from the word go! In every direction you will see incredible scenery from mirrored lakes, snowy peaks and huge forests of conifer.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 52: Vancouver

    Along the highway, prime vistas escort you right into Vancouver. With its stunning combination of mountains and coastline, the city boasts outstanding views. Take to Stanley Park on two wheels, treat yourself to some moreish Maple Cookies and then head over to Prospect Point for the best views in town. Known for being a city rich in culture, why not head over to Gastown with its award-winning galleries and tons of cafes and restaurants serving delicious food?
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 53-54: Seattle

    Cross the border from one awesome city to the next, Seattle! Home of the iconic Space Needle, soar to the top and enjoy a bird's eye view of this cool city, on a clear day you may even be able to see Mount Rainier across the Puget Sound, in the distance. Visit Pike market where you can see market stall holders 'toss the Pike fish', visit chewing gum alley, or hit the nightlife which Seattle has come to be known for. It is also the founding city of Starbuck's coffee and has an abundance of other cool and quirky coffee shops, the perfect place for some people watching.
    Accommodation: Hostels included

  • Day 55: Florence, Oregon Coast

    The Florence Oregon Coast is the perfect place for relaxation and fun, stroll around the Old Town with its charming shops and cafes. You'll find beautiful evergreen forests, the sparkling Pacific Ocean and towering dunes for you to spend time climbing and rolling down. Take time out swimming and having fun in the Oregon sunshine, this place is delightful!
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 56-57: Redwood National Park

    Take in the stunning scenery as you drive up the Californian Coast to Redwood National Park .Get out and stretch those legs with a hike through Tall Trees Grove trail and keep an eye out for elk and bears who can be found hiding under the canopy of the Redwoods too. These trees are tall and are in fact the tallest trees on earth, so be prepared to spend a lot of time looking up. As you explore more of the park you might start to recognise the canyons covered in fern and moss from Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park 2: The Lost World, don't worry the dinosaurs are long gone. After an amazing day in Redwood National Park watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean on what is virtually your own private beach. Sounds like the perfect day, right?
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 58-59: San Francisco

    Come fog or shine this city is awesome! Start with a tour of Haight-Ashbury a street oozing with hippy vibes and plenty of quirky shops and cafes. Head down to Pier 39 to see the resident sea lions who flock there in their hundreds and then grab yourself a delicious crab roll at Fisherman's Wharf. The highlights keep coming thick and fast with an included trip to the city's most famous attraction, Alcatraz. Learn all about the prisoners who spent their lives trying to escape with a superb audio tour. You can't go all way to San Francisco without a stroll across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and better yet why not set sail on an optional sunset sail cruise for a different perspective of the famous bridge.
    Accommodation: Hotel included

  • Day 60-61: Yosemite National Park

    You won't know where to focus your gaze as you drive along winding roads that look out across the beautiful Sierra Nevada. The scenery you pass by will have you itching to get your hiking boots on and go explore. Yosemite National Park is nature's greatest back yard and with both easy and strenuous hikes you're bound to find a trail that suits your ability and whichever trail you choose you will be amazed at the magnificent waterfalls and epic cliff faces. Famous for its Giant Sequoias and abundance of incredible wildlife such as bears and coyotes, you should probably keep your camera to hand at all times. If that isn't enough you can even float down the Merced River on a rubber ring for a different perspective of this truly awesome place.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 62: Big Sur & California Coast

    As the highway snakes further south, get away from it all amongst the pristine wilderness of Big Sur as you stop for that iconic photo viewpoint of McWay Falls a stunning 80 foot waterfall that cascades directly onto its own private beach. End your penultimate day under a blanket of Californian stars, life doesn't get much better than this.
    Accommodation: Camping included

  • Day 63: Santa Barbara & Los Angeles

    Uncover more of the sparkling Californian coastline as you head down to Santa Barbara a beautiful town surrounded by mountains, rolling valleys and miles of gorgeous beach. With the Californian sun on your face you're off to Hollywood where you'll find the famous sign and Walk of Fame. Once you've finished hanging out with the stars make sure you check out the skate park at Venice Beach, the coolest place to be seen in LA. This epic tour ends upon reaching the hotel leaving you with a bag full of memories and new friends!

    This tour ends at approximately 17:00 hrs. 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 22:00 hrs.

Itinerary Notes

This trek operates in either direction from Los Angeles. The published itinerary shown here is for departures operating southbound first.

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Private Departures

For 8 or more travellers, we can organise a totally private departure just for you and your group. We can offer you a departure date of your choice on any of our published itineraries enabling friends, families or organizations to enjoy our classic 'Trek' style of travel. Can't find a trip that suits your needs exactly? Let us tailor one of our traditional trips, or even create a bespoke itinerary. We will work with you to plan your adventure and with the benefit of our in depth knowledge we can build you a unique experience within your budgets and bucket lists!

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Hotels Before and After your tour

Tours begin and end at designated hotels in the departure and arrival cities, starting at 7.30am (check your tour voucher for exact details) and finishing at around 5pm, so it's a great idea to book a room for the night before and after your tour. You can book hotels either online when you book your tour or by call our sales team.

Custom hotel

LOS ANGELES - CUSTOM HOTEL
This full service hotel close to LAX offers a sun deck/pool and 5 social lounges. Perfectly located for Santa Monica & Venice Beach.

  • Twin share: per person per night
      Matched with another traveller of the same sex.
       
    Full room: per room per night
      Single or double room for travellers on the same booking.

 

Book Flights

TrekAmerica's specialist flights department can offer UK customers a great airline fare to all of our Trek destinations.

Book Flights

We have preferred contracts with many international carriers and have secured some of the most competitive prices in the industry. We are also ATOL protected and IATA licensed.

Special offers are regularly available, so call us now on 0208 682 8920 or click below to request a flight quote by email.

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Travel Insurance

Before you join your tour you must be covered by adequate travel insurance.

Travel insurance

TrekAmerica can offer you comprehensive travel insurance which is completely tailored for your trip and is specially designed to include all the activities listed we do.

See our insurance page or download our insurance tips pdf for more information.


City Tours

If you're spending extra nights in our gateway cities before or after your trip, then make the most of your time by pre-booking a unique city sightseeing tours or experience before you go.

Los Angeles City Tours
  • LOS ANGELES
  • Choose from unique city tours led by local experts who are dedicated to taking you behind the scenes, flexible hop on hop off bus tours or a range of unique city experiences.

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