Palm Springs, California

Western Highlights Escorted Tour

Western Highlights Escorted Coach Tour

10 night coach tour from £1,489 per person
including flights, escorted tour and accommodation 

Explore the iconic sights of America’s West on this 10 night escorted coach tour that takes you from San Francisco to Los Angeles, including time to explore both cities, a visit to the Grand Canyon and a few days enjoying the bright lights of Las Vegas.
After your amazing trip exploring the West, we’ve included a number of suggested add on packages – you might like to relax on the LA beach after your tour, or perhaps you’d like to take in a driving holiday of the Pacific Coast, fly to paradise in Hawaii or spend some time in incredible New York – the choice is yours!


Single package from: £1,969
Double package from: £1,489
(Prices shown per person)

Dates: Year Round – See right column for tour start dates

Your holiday includes

  • Scheduled Flights
  • UK & US Airport taxes
  • Luxury air conditioned coach transportation and experienced tour director for duration of tour
  • Accommodation – 10 nights

Travel Insurance

This is essential and not included. Should you need to purchase cover, we offer comprehensive cover at an additional cost. Please contact us for details.

Day 1

Arrive at San Francisco International Airport and transfer independently to your hotel. Your ATI Tour Director will meet you this afternoon.

The Park Central San Francisco

Day 2

This morning, join a half-day city tour which includes Union Square, the Civic Center and Fisherman’s Wharf. From the top of Twin Peaks, enjoy the spectacular view and see for yourself why many consider San Francisco the most beautiful city in America. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in “the City by the Bay”, perhaps a cable car ride to Fisherman’s Wharf where one may enjoy a “Taste of San Francisco”: local seafood, famous sourdough breads or decadent Ghiradelli’s Chocolate. Or take a stroll by Sea Lions’ Marina to observe them frolic and play. Be sure to gaze across the bay to Alcatraz Island where “America’s Most Wanted” such as Al Capone and “Machine Gun” Kelly were incarcerated. Or visit Union Square for a shopping stop at Macy’s Department Store. Your ATI Tour Director will be on hand to assist you in planning your next two days in the city.

The Park Central San Francisco

Day 3

Join an optional tour to Monterey and Carmel. Travel along the Pacific Coast to the Monterey Bay Peninsula. Visit Cannery Row, made famous by the John Steinbeck novel. Your optional package includes admission to the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, showcasing some 200 exhibits on marine life and one of the most respected aquariums in the world. Continue on the 17-Mile Drive, admiring the natural scenery and gorgeous homes. Enjoy time in the charming community of Carmel, known for its art galleries and shops before returning to San Francisco.

The Park Central San Francisco

Day 4

Join the group for an included all day adventure to Yosemite National Park. Known for its magnificent waterfalls, granite peaks and remarkable wildlife, Yosemite is one of America’s favourite National Parks. We will explore the park by motorcoach, but you will also have time on the valley floor to enjoy the spectacular scenery and enjoy an included all American picnic. This evening enjoy an included reception with your tour director and fellow passengers.

Hotel Piccadilly

Day 5

Today, travel through the Mojave Desert on your way to Las Vegas. A late afternoon arrival in the dazzling “Entertainment Capital of the World” will give you enough time to start enjoying this fantastic city right away. Your ATI Tour Director will assist you in arranging all you want to do whether it is shopping, seeing a show, enjoying the fine dining, or joining an optional evening tour.

Luxor Hotel & Casino

Day 6

This morning we stop at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign where you may wish to capture a photo memory of Las Vegas before making your way to an included day trip to the Grand Canyon. On the way, admire the beauty of Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the U.S. formed by the Hoover Dam. At the Grand Canyon, you will have time to explore the views on your own and if you choose, join an optional helicopter trip over the canyon, a rafting trip on the Colorado, or walk on the Skywalk platform.

Luxor Hotel & Casino

Day 7

The day is yours to choose how you spend it. Maybe do a little shopping at one of the fine shopping outlets in Las Vegas, lounge by the pool, or join an optional tour. One of the possibilities would be a full day trip to Zion National Park. Zion is known for its majestic canyons, waterfalls, and amazing wildlife. Your day visit will include a guided walk as well as an All-American picnic lunch.

Luxor Hotel & Casino

Day 8

Today your journey takes you from Las Vegas through Palm Springs, the winter playground for Hollywood royalty, with its lively downtown area and immaculately kept golf courses at the base of the rugged San Jacinto Mountains. This city in the desert was once known as the winter retreat of stars like Frank Sinatra, Jane Russell and Elvis Presley. Today it is a flourishing resort town with great shops, restaurants and year round desert climate. A sea of wind turbines mark the entrance to this desert oasis. Along the way you will pass through Indio, home to the International Date Festival due to the abundance of this crop in the Coachella Valley. In the late afternoon, arrive in Los Angeles.

Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel

Day 9

This morning, you will enjoy a comprehensive city tour of Los Angeles including the hip Santa Monica, glamorous Hollywood and posh Beverly Hills. You will be able to stop by the “finish line” of Historic Route 66, see an iconic Californian lifeguard tower made famous by “Baywatch”, walk on the boulevard of stars and take a great photo of the famous Hollywood sign. The afternoon is yours to explore more on your own or join an optional excursion to Universal Studios where you will learn all about how movies are made.

Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel

Day 10

Today enjoy an optional full day excursion to San Diego. Travel south through San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente to San Diego, the second largest city in California. San Diego enjoys year round mild weather and a location on the San Diego Bay. Enjoy a city tour including the historic Old Town, the Gas Lamp district, and the bay front picturesque Seaport Village. For a different view of the city, you can join an optional cruise on the bay before returning to Los Angeles in the late afternoon.

Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel

Day 11

“That’s a wrap!” The escorted tour finishes today, so with Complete North America you have a number of options – click any of the options below to view our suggested extensions to the 10 night tour.

Suggested Extensions

Return to the U.K. from Los Angeles on a choice of non-stop flights after completing the 10 night tour as detailed in this itinerary.

Add to basic price from Single £425 / Double £245pp
Stay where you are at the Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel or perhaps re-locate to one the world famous beach resorts in the area such as Newport Beach, Santa Monica.

How about a ‘S’mores’ experience at Huntington Beach? Public fire pits along the beach can be used for this long-standing American tradition of roasting marshmallows over the fire and creating a sandwich between two crackers and a layer of chocolate. Kits are widely available in resort.

Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbour Hotel

Add to basic price from Single £796 / Double £396pp
We will arrange a fully inclusive car rental for you from a nearby location, including free GPS so you can easily find your way and also provide 4 nights accommodation, so you can meander along one of the most stunning coastal roads in the world.

Please note you will fly back from San Francisco airport.

Santa Barbara Best Western Peppertree Inn– 1 night
Pismo Beach – SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel – 1 night
Monterey – Monterey Tides – 2 nights

Add to basic price from Single £1,370 / Double £1,010pp
Fly to the islands of Aloha! Our add-on packages include trans-pacific flights. transfers and a traditional ‘Lei flower greeting’. Choose from the vibrancy of Waikiki Beach or the more laid back tropical ‘Valley Isle’ of Maui with arguably the best beaches in the world.

Whatever your preference we can make it happen with deals at a choice of hotels and special upgrade rates to full ocean view rooms. Additional tours can be arranged to see such attractions as the Pearl Harbour Museum.

Ohana Waikiki Hotel

Other hotel options offered all with ocean view upgrade offers available:

Hilton Waikiki
Outrigger Waikiki

Kaanapali Beach Hotel
Royal Lahania
Hyatt Regency

Kauai Beach Resort
Aston Islander on the Beach
Grand Hyatt Kauai

Big Island
Royal Kona Resort
Sheraton Keahou Beach
Hilton Waikoloa

Add to basic price from Single £1,020 / £550pp
Our package includes all flights, New York airport transfers and 4 nights accommodation at the Stewart Hotel, a perfectly positioned Midtown Manhattan hotel. We’ve suggested 4 nights to really appreciate this iconic city but we can arrange the duration that best suits you. We can book a wide choice of tours and attraction tickets for you prior to departure.

Stewart Hotel

Map (AT)

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a welcome reception where you will meet your fellow travellers
  • Take in the sights and sounds of the City by the Bay, San Francisco, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, and Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Feel the mists of the magnificent falls at Yosemite National Park (weather permitting)
  • Traverse the Mojave Desert and see its indigenous Joshua Tree
  • Enjoy leisure time for shopping, gambling, eating, or all of the above in glitzy Las Vegas
  • Post an Instagram of yourself at the iconic “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign
  • Witness the man-made majesty of Hoover Dam, the tallest in the United States
  • Enjoy a full day excursion to the west Rim of the Grand Canyon, taking in its natural majesty
  • Discover the famed mid-century architecture relaxed vibes of “Hollywood’s desert retreat”
    during a visit to Palm Springs
  • Stroll the Hollywood Walk of Fame and find your favourite celebrity’s star
  • Get a glimpse of all the glamour Los Angeles has to offer with stops at some of its most
    famous spots

Optional Experiences

  • Hop on board a cable car during an extensive night tour of San Francisco and enjoy dinner tonight in the “City by the Bay”
  • Ride a bike across the Golden Gate Bridge with vast views of the San Francisco Bay
  • Escape from the city to experience the natural beauty of Muir Woods and the quaint coastal hamlet of Sausalito
  • Take a full day excursion to experience the charm of Monterey and Carmel, traversing portions of the famed 17 Mile drive in Pebble Beach
  • Experience the glitz and glam of Las Vegas during an extensive evening tour
  • Enjoy more of the excitement that Vegas has to offer with a dinner show
  • Discover the vast majesty of the Grand Canyon from above with helicopter flight
  • Fulfil a thrill seeker’s dream by walking above the Grand Canyon over the glass floors of the Skywalk
  • Take a full day excursion from Las Vegas to experience the unparalleled natural beauty of Zion National Park
  • Enjoy thrilling rides and a bit of Hollywood history during a half-day visit to Universal Studios
  • Experience the coastal vibes of San Diego with a full day sightseeing tour of the city, including lunch

Special Breakfast+ Package £199pp

10 x Breakfasts
1 x All you can eat buffet (All day) Las Vegas

Day 1: San Francisco

Day 2: San Francisco
American Breakfast

Day 3: San Francisco (Monterey/Carmel Optional)
American Breakfast

Day 4: San Francisco – Yosemite – Fresno
American Breakfast

Day 5: Fresno – Las Vegas

Day 6: Las Vegas – Grand Canyon – Las Vegas
American Breakfast

Day 7: Las Vegas (Zion National Park Optional)
All you can eat buffet (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Day 8: Las Vegas – Palm Springs – Los Angeles
American Breakfast

Day 9: Los Angeles
American Breakfast

Day 10: Los Angeles – San Diego – Los Angeles
American Breakfast

Day 11: LAX
American Breakfast

Tour Start Dates

23 Apr 2021
07 May 2021
27 May 2021
11 Jun 2021
25 Jun 2021
09 Jul 2021
23 Jul 2021
06 Aug 2021
20 Aug 2021
03 Sep 2021
10 Sep 2021
01 Oct 2021
15 Oct 2021
19 Nov 2021
10 Dec 2021
07 Jan 2022
04 Feb 2022
04 Mar 2022

Why Book With C.N.A?

  • All holidays ATOL protected.
  • Tailored itinerary to suit you.
  • Choice of airlines & departure points.
  • Deals on flight upgrades.
  • Low booking deposit.

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