12 Day Self Drive

Golden California

Visit California's famous cities and quaint coastal towns

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Explore California's incredibly scenic Pacific towns; little gems that dot the coast as you cruise down the Pacific Coast Highway 1. Cycle the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and see the noisy sea lions at Fisherman's Wharf, walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame and sip cocktails in celeb hangouts in Hollywood and Beverly Hills before taking a quick jaunt to Las Vegas for some exciting nightlife or a once-in-a-lifetime trip out to the Grand Canyon. Travel onto San Diego to experience life in this laid back west coast city; relaxing on the gorgeous beaches and toasting s'mores around a beach bonfire while you reminisce on your adventures, before flying home after your wonderful California self drive holiday.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
  • 17 Mile Drive's The Lone Cypress
  • San Diego's Old Town, the birthplace of California
  • California Pacific Highway 1
  • Vibrant Las Vegas
  • TCL Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Sample Itinerary Summary

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12 days
Guide Price
£3,009 per person
Price based on
Based on 19 March 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with American Airlines, room only in San Francisco, Monterey, San Simeon, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Diego. Based on 2 adults sharing a Standard Double Room and including car hire.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for an itinerary like this. The price will vary based on many elements including exchange rates, and your choice of accommodation, duration, departure date, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Private basis
  • San Francisco

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit famous Alcatraz
    • Ride a cable car through the streets
    • Explore Fishermans Wharf
  • Pacific Coast

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Majestic Pacific Coast views
    • Take the picturesque 17 Mile Drive
    • Visit Hearst Castle
  • Los Angeles

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit the Beaches of Los Angeles
    • Shop in Beverly Hills
    • Take a VIP Tour of Universal Studios
  • Las Vegas

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Ride the thrill rides at the top of The Stratosphere
    • Attend one of the many famous and unique Las Vegas shows
    • Explore the 4 mile Las Vegas Strip
  • San Diego

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Relax on Coronado Beach
    • Explore the historic Gaslamp Quarter
    • Visit San Diego Zoo