Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, 90802
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 90001
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, 3911 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1207LOS ANGELES COLISEUMThe Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is an American sports stadium located in the Exposition Park. The stadium serves as the home to the University of Southern California (USC) Trojans football team.The Coliseum is the first stadium to have hosted the Summer Olympic Games twice, in 1932 and 1984.DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELESUnlike other large cities, many people visit Los Angeles without ever setting foot Downtown. That’s a shame, since Downtown LA is rich with historic architecture and cultural attractions, not to mention sports and entertainment complexes. This slide show gives you a preview of some of the cool things to do in Downtown Los Angeles that are worth a visit.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Griffith Observatory, 2800 E. Observatory Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90027-1299GRIFFITH PARK OBSERVATORY,Hollywood Sign:The observatory is a popular tourist attraction with an excellent view of the Hollywood Sign, and an extensive array of space and science-related displays.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Blvd at Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028WALK OF FAME (Hollywood Blvd)Grauman's Chinese Theatre -The Hollywood Walk of Fame -- Kodak Theater, (Home of the Oscars)- The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel ,and many more famous places too numerous to list...Since the first star was awarded to Joanne Woodward, in 1960, celebrities and fictional characters that have contributed to the entertainment industry here have recognized with a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.There are now more than 2,300 of these five-pointed bronze stars including some of the most recent honorees such as Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx and Forrest Whitaker and The Munchkins, stars of the 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Sunset Plaza, The 8600 Block of Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069Lunch at Mel's Diner:The ultimate 50’s dining experience! George Lucas filmed scenes for American Graffiti at a Mel’s Diner. The one on Sunset Strip, where we stop for lunch on the full-day tour, is still a great place for celebrity spotting!You don’t “have” to have lunch here – but why wouldn’t you want to? You just might recognize someone famous at the next table. Don’t let their clever disguise (Rayban(tm) sunglasses) fool you! Dine with the stars! (lunch is not included).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CaliforniaBeverly Hills, Rodeo Drive: This is a city where the pawn shops are called “collateral lenders,” and make quick loans on Mercedes and Ferraris instead of toasters. This is a city where some of the clothing stores require customers to make advance reservations to shop, and where shoppers may routinely drop $100,000 or more in a single visit to a boutique on Rodeo Drive or Wilshire Blvd. A city where the post office offers valet parking. This town’s “Sister City” is none other than Cannes, France.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CaliforniaSanta Monica Beach: Follow America’s most famous cross country highway to the Pacific Ocean, and you will find yourself at the Santa Monica Pier.Designed as a pleasure palace and park a century ago, currently this restored family playground is gearing up for its 100th Gala in 2009.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA 90291Venice Beach: Hilary Duff shot a video here, Jim Morrison and the Doors and bandleader Benny Goodman both got their careers started here, and now it is the place actors Jane Fonda, Viggo Mortensen and Elijah Wood call home.It’s Venice Beach, the free-spirited beach resort town beloved for its Bohemian character, boutiques, street performers, artists, fortune tellers on the boardwalk and as a stellar place for people-watching (not to mention star-gazing)!Muscle beach and much more....Due to Venice Beach city conditions, we might substitute Venice Beach to Fisherman's Village in Marina Del Rey.Duration: 45 minutes
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#32 mi / 51 km round-trip About“The best way to experience LA!” Yes! That is what USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and ABC-TV have all called this amazing adventure. This experience begins on the legendary and very well-known Route 66 in West Hollywood, then goes through Beverly Hills and Bel-Air to have a panorama of the extravagant and incredible palaces the Hollywood stars call home. Up next are LA’s world-famous beach towns of Santa Monica, Venice & Marina Del Rey. Not stopping at that, you’ll bike through Culver City for a bike-by of the historic movie studios that put the City of Angels on the world map. There is time to rest with several breaks, including lunch on the beach and several walking tours along the way. This 32-mile, 6-hour excursion, which lets you enjoy the very best of LA leaving no sight unseen is definitely worthy of “bucket list” inclusion. Length: 5 hours / 32 miles. Includes a walking tour of Greystone Mansion. Includes several rest breaks and a 30-minute stop for lunch (lunch is $15), estimated return time is 4:00.Fitness Level: Moderate to mildly challenging. Some hills but nothing to worry about (it's called Beverly Hills for a reason!). Average fitness level required. You must be comfortable on a bike. Distance: 32 miles / 51 kilometers What is Provided- Expert tour guide- High-end hybrid bike (of course)- Safety equipment (helmet & vest)- Bottle of water What to Bring- Comfortable shirt and shorts/pants- Jacket/Windbreaker or Sweatshirt (weather depending)- Closed-toe shoes- $15 for lunch- Don't Forget Your Camera!*Note: We can provide storage while you are on the tour if needed.*
#12 mi / 19 km round-tripAboutThis is the ULTIMATE HOLLYWOOD EXPERIENCE that leaves no site unseen. You’ll pedal past Tinsel town’s most storied landmarks, from the Walk of Fame and iconic Capitol Records Building to Paramount Pictures’ twin archways. Designed for cyclists of every level, this 3-hour biking adventure also takes you by the estates of Hancock Park, the Original Farmers Market, the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, CBS Television City, Grauman’s Chinese Theater, the Dolby Theater (home to the Oscars) as well as multiple filming locations and architecturally significant landmarks. Length: 3 hours. Includes multiple walking tours and breaks. Fitness Level: Easy, no hills. Includes several walking tours and breaks. You must be comfortable on a bike. Distance: 12 mi / 19 km What is Provided- Expert tour guide- High-end city bike (of course)- Safety equipment (helmet & vest)- Water bottle What to Bring- Comfortable shirt and shorts/pants- Jacket/Windbreaker or Sweatshirt (weather depending)- Closed-toe shoes- Camera*Note: We can provide storage while you are on the tour.*
ItineraryDay 1: LOS ANGELES – SANTA BARBARA – 17 MILE DRIVE – CARMELStop At: Old Mission Santa Barbara, 2201 Laguna St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3611SUMMER ITINERARY: Depart north up the spectacular California Coast to the first stop in Santa Barbara. Visit a Spanish Mission and learn how these religious outposts were key in the development of the entire region. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Solvang Visitor Center, 1637-1639 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang, CA 93463, USA(SUMMER) Continue to Solvang, a quaint Danish community to browse in the local shops. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Cannery Row & Wave Streets 700 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940(SUMMER) After our visit we visit the town of Carmel home to the actor Clint Eastwood. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: 17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove, Monterey, CA 93953(SUMMER) We head north to world famous Route #1 where we get to see the spectacular California coast line up close. (small vehicles will travel on route 1 only while full size coaches will travel through 17 mile drive exclusively)Enjoy some free time to stroll in town before departing to reach our hotel for overnight.Duration: 1 hourStop At: 219 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3581WINTER ROUTE: Depart north up the spectacular California Coast to our first stop in Santa Barbara. We explore the heart of downtown at the "state street promenade" after enjoying the architectural beauty of the promenade we visit the beaches and Stearns wharf enjoying a beautiful view of the ocean.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Old Mission Santa Barbara, 2201 Laguna St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3611(WINTER) We finish our visit to Santa Barbara at the Spanish Mission, and learn how these religious outposts were key to developing this entire region.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Solvang, Solvang, California(WINTER) Our trip continues up to Solvang, a quaint community known as the "Danish capital of America." Here we enjoy the Danish style architecture while browsing local shops and restaurants.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Silicon Valley, CA(WINTER) After our lunch break we travel north through Silicon Valley before departing for our hotel for the evening.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: San Francisco – La Quinta Inn & SuitesDay 2: SAN FRANCISCO – BAY CRUISE – GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE – CHINATOWNStop At: San Francisco City Hall, 1 Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102-9991Today we understand why San Francisco is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We start our tour walking on the Lombard Street and then at the Fisherman’s Wharf with a cruise in the world-famous bay, under the Golden Gate Bridge and around the notorious Alcatraz Island.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Downtown Sausalito, Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965, USAWalk along the waterfront shops on cobbled sidewalks and enjoy the sunshine, sea air, and ambianceDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Twin Peaks, Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CaliforniaHead for the top of Twin Peaks. These two hills rise almost 1000 feet above the City and sit just about in its geographical center. This is the best San Francisco view.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Chinatown, Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108San Francisco's Chinatown is the oldest one in North America and covers 24 city blocks.This neighborhood is one of the most popular attractions in San Francisco.Duration: 45 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Modesto – Best Western Palm Court Inn (In Winter Monterey/Holiday Inn hotel)Day 3: SAN FRANCISCO – YOSEMITEStop At: Yosemite Valley, 9035 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389-9912SUMMER ROUTE: We head east through the farmlands of the Joaquin Valley to Yosemite National Park. This 1,200-square mile wonderland of forests, lakes and waterfalls is located in the Sierra Nevada. Stop at El Capitan, Bridal-Veil Falls, and Half Dome.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389(SUMMER) Continuation for a walk from the Yosemite Visitor Center to reach one of the highest waterfalls in North America (730 meters) Yosemite Falls.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cannery Row & Wave Streets 700 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940WINTER ROUTE: We start the day with a tour of Monterrey to include the wharf and Cannery Row. What was once a row of Sardine factories along the wharf is now a picturesque haven for people to enjoy a leisurely day while exploring its rich historyDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Carmel, Carmel, Monterey County, California(WINTER) We continue our tour of the beautiful California coast with a visit to the town of Carmel-by-the-sea, home to actor/director/mayor Clint Eastwood.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: 17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove, Monterey, CA 93953(WINTER) We will then travel south returning back to Los Angeles. On the way we will either travel along the California coast itself on scenic Route #1 (small vehicles only) or visit the Acclaimed 17-Mile drive (full size buses only) for a stunning view of the coast.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Comfort Suites Stevenson RanchDay 4: STEVENSON RANCH – LAS VEGASStop At: Outlets at Barstow, 2796 Tanger Way, Barstow, CA 92311-9414Today’s route is east through the dessert and Death Valley to arrive at the gambling capital of the world: Las Vegas. We stop for lunch at the outlet mall in Barstow, which is filled with all the famous brand names like, Levi’s, Nike, Reebok, Timberland, Ralph Lauren and more.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: The Strip, S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109In the evening we take a tour of the strip to see some of the truly amazing hotels and fantasies that are built in the middle of the desert, such as Caesar’s Palace, Mirage, Luxor, Paris, Mandalay Bay, New York New York, Treasure Island and more. Finish off the evening at one of the many shows or try your hand at one of the many casinos’, who knows maybe lady luck will be smiling on you tonight.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Linq hotelDay 5: LAS VEGAS – HOOVER DAMStop At: Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109After a leisurely breakfast, we leave Las Vegas and make our way to the Hoover Dam, understand how this man-made phenomenon was built and what it did to the area. After our visit, we head back to Las Vegas for a free afternoon to enjoy some of the many and unique attractions or popular shows that the city has to offer. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Hoover Dam Bypass, U.S. Route 93, Las Vegas, NVThe Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge spans the Colorado River between the states of Arizona and Nevada.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: LINQ HotelDay 6: LAS VEGAS – SEDONAStop At: Chapel of the Holy Cross, 780 Chapel Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336-7064We start the day travelling across the Mojave Desert, and head up the Colorado Plateau and historic route 66, before arriving to Sedona. Known as the jewel of the desert and considered as one of the most beautiful places in America. Drive the breathtaking scenic Oak Creek Canyon that descends 2000 feet (610 meters) to the valley floor. We stop for photos of the red rocks and surroundings at the Oak Creek Canyon overlook, and the slide rock state park. Enjoy a lunch break in Sedona where you can browse authentic Indian arts and crafts stores together with unique boutiques and galleries.After our break we head out to the surrounding desert to visit the Chapel of the Holy Cross ( self-guided visit using local stuttle service), and enjoy panoramic views of the Sedona red rock formations including Bell Rock, Courthouse Butte and Cathedral rock.In the late afternoon we depart the Sedona area to Flagstaff for overnight.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Bell Rock, 4999 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86351-8995Short, sweet and simply stunning, the Bell Rock Pathway may be the most popular trail and one of the easiest of all the walk-ways and hikes in the Sedona area.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Cathedral Rock, Yavapai County, Sedona, AZ 86351//Duration: 10 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Quality Inn View of Lake Powell - AZDay 7: SEDONA – MONUMENT VALLEY – HORSESHOE BENDStop At: Horseshoe Bend, Mile Marker 545, Highway 89, Page, AZ 86040We start the day by heading to the mighty Colorado River, for a visit to “Horseshoe Bend” a spectacular sight unique to this region of the country.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Monument Valley – Highway 163 Scenic Drive, Monument Valley, UTWe continue the day heading into Monument valley, one of the Iconic symbols of the American West and one of the most majestic and photographed points in the world. Deep in the heart of the Navajo nation lies this majestic park, which consists of sandstone masterpieces that tower from 400 – 1000 feet (up to 300 meters) around these sandstonetowers you can find mesas buttes shrubs and trees. Our visit starts with a jeep tour with led by Navajo Indians. The tour will take you down into the valley and you will experience firsthand why the Navajo call this land “like no other place on earth”. Duration: 3 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Days Inn KanabDay 8: ANTELOPE CANYON – VALLEY OF FIRE – LAS VEGASStop At: Antelope Canyon, Navajo Tribal Park, Page, AZ 86040We start the day where “The water runs through the rocks” as per the local Navajo folklore. We tour the lower Antelope Canyon and visit the spectacular dunes created by the wind, water and sand; words are not enough to describe these formations created by Mother Nature.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Valley of Fire State Park, 29450 Valley of Fire Hwy, Overton, NV 89040After our tour we depart this amazing area and start making our way back to Las Vegas, along the way we stop for a lunch break and then visit the “Valley of Fire” named for the magnificent red sandstone formations created from shifting sands and dunes during the age of the dinosaurs more than 150 million years ago.Our visit is timed to be able to see the appearance of the valley being on “fire” when reflecting the powerful sun’s rays into the valley (weather permitting).Depart the Park for an early evening arrival in Las Vegas.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.