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Trip Highlights
Start Destination
Los Angeles
End Destination
Seattle
Itinerary
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Day 1
Arrive Los Angeles
Arrive in the spectacular city of Los Angeles and settle into your room before a Welcome Dinner.
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Day 2
Los Angeles, Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
This morning, enjoy a tour of this iconic city. Later, embark on your chosen Freedom of Choice Sightseeing activity. Perhaps explore Warner Bros. Studios during a VIP behind the scenes tour; sample the wares of the Original Farmers Market during a food and history walking tour; embark on a Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes walking tour; or take a bike tour of the movie stars’ homes.
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Day 3
Santa Barbara
Embark on a morning tour of Venice Beach and Santa Monica. Later, travel to Santa Barbara and enjoy a visit to the Santa Barbara Mission before time at leisure.
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Day 4
Carmel, Monterey
Today, journey along 17-Mile Drive, one of the most scenic drives in the world. Later, travel to Carmel and enjoy a walking tour of the enchanting Carmel-by-the-Sea before ending your day in the pretty coastal city of Monterey.
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Day 5
Yosemite National Park
Head to Yosemite National Park today, located in Central California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. See the breathtaking natural sights of Yosemite Valley during a private open-air tram tour accompanied by a local ranger, and see the granite monolith of Half Dome, the imposing vertical face of El Capitan, and the splendour of Yosemite Falls.
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Day 6
San Francisco
Journey to the cosmopolitan city of San Francisco today.
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Day 7
San Francisco
Enjoy a tour of the iconic sights of this incredible city, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks. Enjoy time at leisure to explore Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39 before embarking on a cruise to the prison-island of Alcatraz. On arrival here, you’ll learn about the history of the prison and its infamous inmates during a fascinating tour.
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Day 8
Napa Valley, Sonoma, Santa Rosa
Head towards wine country as you travel to Napa Valley. On arrival, board the Napa Valley Wine Train for an exhilarating journey through one of the world’s most famous wine valleys. Indulge in lunch aboard a vintage 1915-1917 Pullman Dining Car before relaxing in the Lounge Car. Savour the local wines and learn the art of wine tasting from your onboard expert. Gain insight into each vintage as you are whisked through the idyllic landscapes of the famous Napa Valley on this sensational journey. Disembark and head to Sonoma for time at leisure. Perhaps explore the historic town plaza, for a glimpse into the town’s Mexican colonial past. Continue on to Santa Rosa.
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Day 9
Humboldt State Park, Crescent City
This morning, head to the fascinating Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree and enjoy the novelty of this unusual attraction. Later, drive through the towering redwoods of the Humboldt State Park along the scenic Avenue of the Giants to Founder’s Grove. Here, admire the enormity of the surrounding redwoods, including the magnificent Dyerville Giant. Continue through the Redwood National Park towards Crescent City.
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Day 10
Oregon Coast, Gleneden Beach
Travel through Gold Beach, see Haystack Rock and enjoy stunning views of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area on your way to Gleneden beach today. This evening, dine on sublime fresh local seafood and traditional North American picnic fare as you enjoy a refined beach barbecue at Gleneden Beach. Savour salmon prepared in the style of the northwest coast’s native tribes as you dine beneath the stars in spectacular surrounds on the Oregon coast.
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Day 11
Portland
Today, travel to Lincoln City to enjoy a glass blowing demonstration. This afternoon, indulge in a delightful Farm to Fork Lunch at the quaint French Prairie Gardens before an insightful tour. Later, travel to Portland.
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Day 12
Portland
Known locally as the “city of roses” and renowned as one of the greenest cities in the USA, you’ll discover the fascinating history and intriguing architecture of Portland during a city tour today.
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Day 13
Seattle
Depart Portland this morning and head north across the state border into Washington. Stop and admire the towering peak of Mount Rainier as you enjoy a wonderfully scenic drive to the city of Seattle, nestled between the salt waters of Puget Sound and the fresh waters of Lake Washington.
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Day 14
Seattle, Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
This morning, you’ll enjoy a city tour that includes the Seattle Center, sights of the iconic Space Needle and Pioneer Square. Later, enjoy your chosen sightseeing activity. Perhaps head to Pike Place Market for a behind-the-scenes look at the lively people that work here and visit the world’s first Starbucks. Alternatively, embark on a tour of Seattle’s Locks; venture beneath the city’s sidewalks and streets during Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour; or take a private tour of the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum. This evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner.
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Day 15
Depart Seattle
Today, your holiday draws to a close as you are transferred to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
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Day 16
Arrive London
Arrive in the UK.
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