Your Tour Package Includes:
08 Nights Hotel Accommodation as detailed in the Day by Day Itinerary as described below. All Hotel Taxes and Service Charges. 08 Days Hertz Compact Rental Car, Including Unlimited Mileage, Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Liability Insurance Supplement (LIS), Taxes, Surcharges & Fees. An Explorer Kit containing Maps, Information, Driving Instructions, Mileage, Sights to See and Detailed Directions to your Hotels.
(B) Compact 2 or 4 dr. – Ford Focus or Similar CCAR / CDAR
# 2 Adults, 2 Children# 1 Large Suitcase,2 Small Suitcases# Air Conditioning# Duel Airbags# Standard for parties of 1 and 2
Rental Car Upgrades. Chose from a Convertible, Luxury Cars and from a Range of Vehicles with Off-Road Capability. Hertz Neverlost In-Car Navigation System. Extra Hotel Nights before and after your Tour, and en-route.
Fuel and Parking Charges. Admissions to Parks and Attractions unless otherwise stated.
Anaheim, Beverly Hills, Bryce Canyon National Park, California and Southwest Self Drive Tours, City, Country, Grand Canyon National Park, Hollywood, Lake Powell, Las Vegas, Laughlin, Los Angeles, Region, Sight, United States, Winter Sun, Zion National Park
- Arrive in Los Angeles, CA
- Day: 1
- 0 miles | 0 Km*
- Accommodations: (STD) Hacienda Hotel LAX or similar (1 night) (SUP) Hilton LAX or similar (1 night)
Arrive at the airport, pick-up your rental car and proceed to the hotel. Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the United States. Home to famous movie stars and the infamous landmark, the Hollywood sign, this city brimming with culture and happenings. This electric metropolis has many regions with distinct flavors and communities.
Accommodations: (STD) Hacienda Hotel LAX or similar (1 night) (SUP) Hilton LAX or similar (1 night)
- Los Angeles – Las Vegas, NV
- Day: 2
- 280 miles | 450.52 Km*
- Accommodations: (STD) Best Western Mardi Gras or similar (1 night) - (SUP)Tropicana Resort & Casino or similar (1 night)
Depart Los Angeles toward Las Vegas. Las Vegas has something to offer everyone; from the outrageous live shows to the excitement of casinos, the action never stops from morning to night. Stroll down Las Vegas Boulevard, also known as “the strip”; each hotel and casino has a distinctly different theme and all are wondrous displays. Take a trip up to the top of the Stratosphere hotel tower, the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. Enjoy dinner at the Top of the World, or simply admire the view from the observation deck. Visit any of the premier hotels including Caesars Palace, The Venetian and Paris for luxury shopping. If you’re searching for a bargain, drive to one of the outlet malls featuring designer names at discounted prices. Dining in Las Vegas is superior. World-renowned chefs have decided to make Vegas their kitchen and there is a restaurant nearby to satisfy any palette. Make sure not to miss the nightly fountain show at the Bellagio Hotel. Using a dramatic combination of music, water and light, the Bellagio delivers spectacular performances nightly with its majestic fountains. For a different side of Vegas, visit Fremont Street. This historic street features shops, restaurants and casinos but the main feature is the canopy screen that hangs above where more than 12 million lights put on a spectacular show.
Accommodations: (STD) Best Western Mardi Gras or similar (1 night)
(SUP)Tropicana Resort & Casino or similar (1 night)
- Las Vegas – Zion National Park – Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
- Day: 3
- 249 miles | 400.641 Km*
- Accommodations: (STD) Bryce View Lodge or similar (1 night) (SUP) Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon or similar (1 night)
Leave the excitement of Las Vegas behind and drive toward Zion National Park. You will be greeted by gigantic sandstone monoliths and hear the soft rush of the Virgin River. The Narrows are Zion’s famous slot canyons. These are narrow stone crevices formed with colorful stripes caused by years of water, wind and erosion. The result is a hiker’s paradise. In the park and along the river there are a variety of trails and paved pathways for explorers of all skill levels. In addition, there is a complimentary shuttle system that runs throughout the park. By utilizing this, you can visit the Zion’s other major attractions such as the Emerald Pools, Weeping Rock and Angels Landing. Stop at the Visitor Center for information on guided tours and park history. Continue on to Bryce for an overnight stay.
Accommodations: (STD) Bryce View Lodge or similar (1 night) (SUP) Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon or similar (1 night)
- Bryce Canyon National Park – Lake Powell, AZ
- Day: 4
- 163 miles | 262.267 Km*
- Accommodations: (STD) Best Western View of Lake Powell or similar (1 night) (SUP) Lake Powell Resort or similar (1 night)
This morning visit Bryce Canyon National Park. Bryce contains “amphitheatres” of colorful eroded rock formations. These spires of rock are called hoodoos. It is their uniqueness that sets Bryce apart from anywhere else. Light reflecting on the hoodoos at different times of day change the colorful scene of the park. Continue on toward Lake Powell, a body of deep blue water surrounded by -red cliff walls. Lake Powell is home to magnificent Rainbow Bridge, the largest natural bridge in the world. Accommodations: (STD) Best Western View of Lake Powell or similar (1 night) (SUP) Lake Powell Resort or similar (1 night)
- Lake Powell – Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
- Day: 5
- 145 miles | 233.305 Km*
- Accommodations: (STD & SUP) Grand Canyon Lodging* to be determined at time of booking, based on availability. - Excludes El Tovar Hotel - (1 night)
This morning take a three-hour boat tour t Navajo Canyon. Along the way you will see the Glen Canyon Dam among other such wonders. Leave Lake Powell behind and continue to Grand Canyon National Park. The overwhelming size and brilliant colors of the Grand Canyon easily make it one of the natural wonders of the world. The Grand Canyon was carved out by natural elements including the Colorado River over vast geological spans of time. The South Rim has an assortment of viewing areas that can be reached by shuttle or car. There are many paved and unpaved walkways along the rim. Visit the Bright Angel Lodge for an excellent vantage point. The lodge is historic landmark and also offers a gallery, restaurant, exhibits and great view. Guided hikes also leave from the lodge and talks are often offered by the park rangers. Accommodations: (STD & SUP) Grand Canyon Lodging* to be determined at time of booking, based on availability.
Excludes El Tovar Hotel – (1 night)
*We would strive to provide accommodations inside Grand Canyon National Park for early bookings. National Park lodging must be booked well in advance, especially for the summer months. National Park accommodations, while rustic, provide an incomparable experience and many added conveniences. The park’s free shuttle buses connect the lodges with restaurants, shops, visitor centers, scenic overlooks and trailheads. Later bookings will be accommodated just outside the National Park.
- Grand Canyon National Park – Laughlin, NV
- Day: 6
- 286 miles | 460.174 Km*
- Accommodations: (STD) Tropicana Express & Casino or similar (1 night) - (SUP) Aquarius Casino Resort or similar (1 night)
Explore some more of the Grand Canyon this morning before departing to Laughlin in the afternoon. Laughlin is a charming town perfect for an overnight stay for some shopping, dining and relaxing. A variety of lounges and bars offer live entertainment. Accommodations: (STD) Tropicana Express & Casino or similar (1 night)
(SUP) Aquarius Casino Resort or similar (1 night)
- Laughlin – Los Angeles, CA
- Day: 7
- 280 miles | 450.52 Km*
- Accommodations: (STD) Figueroa Hotel or similar (2 nights) (SUP) Angeleno Hotel or similar (2 nights)
Leave Laughlin in the morning and drive toward Los Angeles. Today, explore the City of Angels. Shop the famous Rodeo Drive, where luxury retail commands the street. Have lunch in Venice Beach, home to famous Muscle Beach, where the sand and surf are secondary to the livery scene of people that inhabit the sidewalk. Visit Santa Monica Pier, once known as the finish line of legendary Route 66. Santa Monica pier was built in 1916; it features an aquarium, an amusement park and the famous Hippodrome building, a mix of California, Byzantine and Moorish architecture that has been featured in many films.
Accommodations: (STD) Figueroa Hotel or similar (2 nights) (SUP) Angeleno Hotel or similar (2 nights)
- Los Angeles, CA
- Day: 8
- 0 miles | 0 Km*
Today you may choose to make your way to the neighboring city of Anaheim and visit the “Happiest place on earth”, Disneyland home to your favorite characters like Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. Here you will find entertainment for the young and the young at heart. Other options include taking a trolley tour to see the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. Or, for a behind the scenes look at movie making, visit Universal Studios. Tour the sets and cast yourself in the thrilling rides shows and attractions that bring the movies to life. In the evening, enjoy Universal City Walk, filled with restaurants and nightclubs.
* Mileage is approximate.
** Prices subject to change without notice. For up to date pricing, please submit a quote request.
Enjoy the natural beauty the United States has to offer by visiting three of the most scenic National Parks. Marvel at the Grand Canyon, the towering monoliths of Zion and the beautiful colors of Bryce Canyon. Enjoy the night life in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.