These destinations are a match made in holiday heaven. With stopovers conveniently positioned either side of the gorgeous Islands of Hawaii, this itinerary is perfect to combine relaxation with some amazing cities.
Los Angeles is home to some of the most famous film locations in the world. From Beverly Hills to Hollywood, Rodeo Drive to Sunset Boulevard; Los Angeles pays homage to the world’s greatest entertainment industry. Yet there is so much more to this city than the movies. It has stunning beaches, a vibrant downtown community and fabulous theme parks including Disneyland®.
Then explore the Garden of Eden that is Hawaii. Immerse yourself in the majesty of the Polynesian island’s unique ecosystem. Learn how the world’s most remote landmass thrived with minimal contact from the outside world for thousands of years. Visit active volcanoes and soak in hot springs. And if you ever tire of trekking through this lush, tropical scenery, take your pick of one of the many extraordinary black, white or green beaches and soak up the Pacific sunshine.
The iconic golden gate bridge will have you in awe no matter how you chose to view it. Take the hop on hop off bus, hire a bike or walk along the vibrant red structure and then explore the attractions of pier 39. There is an abundance of cuisine on offer around the city for your sampling, from dungeness crab, bay shrimp, sourdough bread, clam chowder and abalone; Michelin star dining to food trucks.
- Visit iconic locations in Hollywood
- Enjoy sunsets on Malibu and Long Beach
- Drive along Sunset Boulevard to the Pacific Ocean
- Discover the beautiful ecosystem of Hawaii
- Visit the National Park of Volcanoes
- Stroll around Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39
- Enjoy Disneyland® and Universal Studios Hollywood®
- Visit the notorious former prison, Alcatraz
Start your Journey
Base yourself in Santa Monica, where you can dip your toes into the cool pacific ocean and relax on the golden sands. From here you can hire a bike and journey along over 20 miles of bike paths or jump aboard the metro and head into downtown LA for a sports game. This light-rail service covers off all the major hot spots of Los Angeles so you can see and do everything on your holiday wish list.
Find your favourite star on the Walk of Fame, shop til you drop on Rodeo Drive, scream as loud as you can on the rollercoasters in Universal Studios, or just relax on the gorgeous beach that is on your hotels doorstep. If you want to hire a car, you can also venture to other beaches along California's Golden Coast, such as Newport Beach in Orange County. Whatever you enjoy most on holiday, you'll be able to do it in Los Angeles.
One of the most beautiful, romantic and fascinating destinations in the world. Maui is home to lush rainforests and beautiful beaches. Try to spot whales on their migration route and take a scenic helicopter flight to marval at the beauty below you.
Explore the city by the bay by cable car, hop on hop off bus or by bike. Visit one of the most photgraphed locations in San Francisco, the painted ladies, backdropped by downtown skyscrapers and meander around fishermans wharf to buy your souvenirs and watch the sea lions basking in the sun. A must see of the city is the famous former federal prison of Alcatraz, where notorious convict Al Capone was once held. Journey across from the waterfront by ferry and tour the island at your own pace, but make sure you get your tickets in advance as they sell out fast!
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