This fantastic fly-drive holiday includes 2 nights in San Francisco, 1 night in Monterey, 1 night in San Simeon, 2 nights in Santa Barbara, 2 nights in Los Angeles and 2 nights in San Diego.
We are currently offering £200 per person discount aswell as a FREE compact car with fully inclusive insurance.
We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.
48-hour Double Decker All Loops Plus Alcatraz, £65pp - Enjoy four tours of San Francisco's most famous sites, with unlimited hop-on and hop-off privileges! Stops include: Fisherman's Wharf -Located on the northern waterfront and best known for Pier 39, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, the Cannery Shopping Centre, Ghirardelli Square and the Wax Museum.
2-Day Go San Francisco Card, £60pp - The perfect way to save on your San Francisco vacation. Go San Francisco Card includes: FREE general admission to over 45 San Francisco attractions and tours including: SFMOMA, Full-day Deluxe Wine Country Tour, Golden Gate Bay Cruise, Legion of Honour, Asian Art Museum, Full-day Monterey and Carmel Tour, Six Flags Marine World, California Academy of Sciences - Steinhart Aquarium, Bay City Bike Rentals, Wine Tastings.
San Francisco Golden Gate Bay Cruise, £23pp - Relax and enjoy San Francisco Bay in comfort as you leisurely sail from Fisherman’s Wharf, taking in views of some of the city’s most iconic landmarks. Sail under the famous Golden Gate Bridge which stands 746 feet high and spans 4,200-feet across the Bay. Also see historic Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco National Maritime Park, Angel Island and enjoy close-up views of Alcatraz Island, the former prison home to some of America’s most infamous criminals.
Full Day Wine Country Tour, £45pp - On the Wine Country Tour, discover Napa Valley, Sonoma and all that the Northern California wine country has to offer. We provide a full-day winery tour departing from San Francisco. From the beautiful scenery to the famous wineries of California´s wine region, Sonoma and Napa counties Mediterranean climate makes them the premium wine-grape growing provinces of North America.
Full Day Yosemite Bus Tour by Coach, £99pp – Situated 180 miles from San Francisco, Yosemite National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty, shaped by the power of glaciers. Although it is best known for its high cliffs and stunning waterfalls, you will also find deep valleys, grand meadows, beautiful forests and vast wilderness areas within its boundaries.
San Francisco Dinner Cruise, £95pp - A great way to end the day in San Francisco! When the sun sets and city lights twinkle from the Bay Bridge to the Golden Gate, board relaxing dinner-dance cruise on the San Francisco Bay and enjoy a delicious 4-course dinner as the famous skyline drifts slowly past.
Day Trip to Monterey and Carmel, £79pp - Discover one of the most dramatic coastlines in the world as you travel along Highway 1 to historic Monterey and laid back Carmel-by-the-Sea. Follow the winding Highway 1 along the stunning California coastline which features one spectacular view after another.
San Francisco Urban Safari, £90pp - The San Francisco Urban Safari features "off-the-beaten-track" sightseeing adventures through San Francisco. Expeditions artfully combine visits to renowned sites and landmarks of San Francisco...with journeys to alleys, murals, movie locations, and historical and architectural sites. All conducted with humour and a ton of fun! Enjoy this unique and unforgettable 4-hour “Off-the-Beaten-Track” highly personalized tour of San Francisco.
3-Day Go Los Angeles Card, £96pp - An unbeatable deal including admission to the following: Universal Studios Hollywood - 3 day admission with the purchase of a 3 day, 5 day or 7 day card. Legoland California, Wild Rivers Waterpark, Grapeline Wine Country Tours, Discovery Science Center, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana Zoo, The Music Center, Museum of Contemporary Art Grand Avenue, Red Line Inside Contemporary Downtown LA Tour, Red Line Inside Historic Downtown LA Tour, Hollywood Museum, Guinness World Records Museum, Hollywood Wax Museum, Kodak Theatre Guided Tour, Red Line Hollywood Behind the Scenes Tour, Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Santa Monica Pier Museum, Aquarium of the Pacific, Santa Monica Museum of Art, and many more special offers.
Night Tour Los Angeles, £52pp - The 'Entertainment Capital of the World' has a varied nightlife including night clubs, cabarets, jazz, rock, blues, and country and westerns. The clubs offer a diverse mix of live bands and recorded music on different nights. The comedy clubs are also very popular in Los Angeles. Sunset Boulevard (with its famous 'Sunset Strip') still boasts some of the best clubs in the area but is by no means the only area of fashion.
Universal Studios Hollywood, £49pp - Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place: Universal Studios Hollywood. With thrilling park rides and shows, a real working movie studio and L.A's best shops, restaurants and all-new cinemas at CityWalk, Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that is fun for the whole family. *All this and more, only at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A*.
Los Angeles and Hollywood Experience, £49pp - Experience the highlights of Los Angeles during this one-of-a kind tour! You will view of Los Angeles most fascinating and historical landmarks while taking in the sites of some of the favourite TV shows and movies. You will have the possibility to walk in the footsteps of some of Hollywood's most renowned celebrities at the Chinese Theatre, or explore trendy Venice Beach and Santa Monica's 3rd street promenade with its many café's and unique shops.
Hollywood Walk OF Fame CityPass, £45pp - New Walk of Fame CityPass includes 4 famous attractions Red Line Tours Hollywood Behind- the-Scenes, Starline Tours of Hollywood, Madame Tussauds Hollywood and choice between Kodak Theatre Guided Tour or The Hollywood Museum all located within 2 walking blocks on the Walk of Fame.
2-Day Disneyland California Hopper Ticket, £115pp - Use your Disney Hopper ticket to experience the timeless magic and fantasy of the Disneyland Park, then ‘hop’ to Disney’s California Adventure Park – a joyous celebration of the Golden State. Disney Park Hopper Tickets are great value for money and the best way to see everything that Disneyland Resort in California has to offer. The park hopper tickets provides guests with admission to both Disney's California Adventure Park and Disneyland Resort including back-and-forth admittance to both parks on the same day ('park-hopping').
Hollywood City Tour Plus Movie Star Homes, £56pp – See the movie stars’ homes in Beverly Hills and exclusive Holmby Hills and Hollywood’s most famous sites on this half day city tour. Your tour starts with a narrated tour of Hollywood, accompanied by an expert driver/guide see Grauman's Chinese Theatre with its celebrity foot and hand prints and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Also see the historic Hollywood Bowl and the Hollywood Sign before heading to Beverly Hills and exclusive Holmby Hills to see the mansions of your favourite movie stars such as Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Jennifer Aniston, David and Victoria Beckham Christina Aguilera and Courtney Cox and dozens more as well as legends such as Madonna, Ozzy Osborne, Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra.
Warner Bros. Studios VIP tour, £55pp – Go behind the scenes and on to the sets of your favourite TV shows and movies at the Warner Bros. Motion Picture and Television Studio - the world’s busiest motion picture and television studio - on this exclusive 4-hour tour. Gain access to back lot streets and sound stages and entrance to both the Warner Bros. Museum and the Transportation Museum. This is a small group tour for an intimate experience with no more than 12 persons in a group and you will tour the Warner Bros. Studios by private electric cart accompanied by a VIP tour guide. You’ll walk on the set of television shows like The Ellen Show, The Mentalist and Two and a Half Men (depending on availability) and there is a chance to sit on the couch from hit TV show ‘Friends’ as you visit a recreated set of ‘Central Perk'.
San Diego Zoo safari park, £40 per person - Set foot inside the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and you're transported to an exotic Serengeti safari! Head to your Africa Tram Safari for an exciting expedition and guided tour to see the animals as they roam the huge field exhibits. Also, experience Cheetah Run and see just how fast the spotted cats can move.
Go San Diego Card, £66 per person - Enjoy San Diego's biggest and most comprehensive sightseeing experience with the Go San Diego Card. You'll get full access to over 50 of San Diego's top attractions and tours. Beat the queues at the top sights, and make great savings with special discounts choose from 1, 3, 5 or 7 day cards! You can visit as many attractions as you want per day on your card. Just choose how many consecutive days you want go sightseeing.
Go San Diego Card includes full free admission to LEGOLAND California, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, USS Midway Museum, San Diego Harbour Excursions and whale watch , Birch Aquarium, Knott's Berry Farm, Knott's Soak City, Belmont Park, Miramar Speed Circuit, bike and kayak rentals, all the museums in Balboa Park such as the Air and Space Museum, Natural History Museum, and Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, Temecula Wine Tasting Tour with Grapeline Tours, Miramar Speed Circuit Race, Petco Park Tour, Rock Bottom Brewery Tour, Guided tour to Tijuana, Mexico, with Contactours Coronado and so much more!
Legoland California hoppa tickets, £85 per person - This all-in-one ticket gives you admission to three different theme parks for the price of one: Legoland California with more than 60 rides, shows and attractions for all the family; Sea Life Aquarium, a child-focussed adult friendly experience of the aquatic world and Legoland Water Park, a splash-filled, interactive fun time for the entire family. A 1 Day Legoland California Resort Hopper includes one time admission to Legoland California,Sea Life Aquarium and Legoland Water Park; all visits must be completed on the same day. 2 day Legoland California Resort Hopper Ticket includes two day admissions to Legoland, Sea Life and Legoland Water Park; second visit must be completed within 9 days of the first visit.
San Diego Seal Tour, £30 per person - Is it a boat? Is it a bus? It's San Diego's original amphibious sea and land adventure! Do not miss this exciting, entertaining adventure of a lifetime to see America's Finest City as you have never seen it before.
This 90-minute, fully narrated seal tour departs from two locations, Seaport Village on Harbor Drive or next to the Star of India, at the Maritime Museum. We'll wind our way through San Diego's picturesque streets before splashing down for a cruise through the waters of San Diego Harbour.
Experience the history and ecological wonders of San Diego in the comfort and safety of our virtually unsinkable Hydra-Terras. Here you will learn first-hand about the area's rich military history and glide through the waters that are home to sea lions, brown pelicans and several other wildlife species. Our amphibious vehicles, driven by our experienced captains, are specially designed and built to navigate on sea and land. Each one is Coast Guard approved and meets all passenger vehicle and department of transportation requirements to ensure safety and comfort for all.
Don't miss this exciting, entertaining adventure of a lifetime: we'll pass Point Loma with its beautiful mansions lining the shore, the North Island Naval Air Station, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the Marine Mammal Training Centre, Shelter Island, the Maritime Museum where the Star of India, the oldest active sailing vessel in the world, is docked, the U.S.S. Midway, Lindbergh Field – San Diego's international airport , Seaport Village, Shelter Island and many other San Diego attractions.
San Diego Harbor Tour, £20 per person - Take a 1- or 2-hour relaxing cruise around the harbour and bay of San Diego as you enjoy unforgettable views of America's Finest City. This fully narrated harbour cruise will take you past the US Naval fleet, the famous Coronado Bay Bridge, San Diego's bustling shipyards and the Star of India, the oldest iron-hulled sailing ship still afloat. Take the 2-hour harbour cruise for the full tour; if you only have time for the 1-hour option, choose between either the north or south bay departures. On the north bay cruise, see North Island Naval Air Station, Harbor and Shelter islands, the Naval Submarine Base and Cabrillo National Monument. The south bay cruise will take you to see the Star of India, the US Navy surface fleet, the Coronado Bay Bridge and busy shipyards. If you're lucky you may even get to see seals and sea-lions basking on the rocks. The vessels feature comfortable indoor and outdoor seating, pleasant sun decks, and you can purchase food and beverages from the galley below. The tours run daily, all year round.
USS Midway Museum, £15 per person - The USS Midway Museum is an unforgettable adventure for the entire family. Go to sea without leaving port! Explore more than 60 exhibits with a collection of 27 restored aircraft. Located in down-town San Diego, this historic naval aircraft carrier museum is a once in a lifetime opportunity for visitors of all ages. The USS Midway saw service between 1945 and 1992 and was the largest ship in the world for a decade with a crew numbering over 4500. Experience life at sea without leaving port. Find out for yourself what it was like to live in this this floating a city at sea. Admission also includes a self-guided audio tour, featuring USS Midway veterans as narrators. Naturally, located in Navy Town USA, a visit to the Midway is uniquely San Diego!
Day by Day
Day 1 London to San Francisco
Fly from the UK to San Francisco. Once you have arrived pick up your car and drive to your hotel. The remainder of your day is free to explore San Francisco.
Day 2 San Francisco
You have a full day to explore this fantastic city. You can also pre-book with The Internet Traveller a 48 hour hop-on hop-off Bus Tour with Alcatraz admission. This combination package takes you to 20 key points of interest all around San Francisco including Pier 39, the Golden Gate Bridge, the famous Painted Ladies and also take a ferry across the bay to visit the most famous sight of all, Alcatraz.
Day 3 San Francisco to Monterey
After breakfast start your drive down the beautiful California coast. Head south on Highway 1 and stop in Pescadero to visit Big Basin Redwoods Station Park. Continue on to Monterey. When you have arrived check into your hotel for the night and enjoy the evening at leisure.
Day 4 Monterey to San Simeon
Perhaps begin the day with stunning 17-Mile Drive, offering spectacular views of the rugged California coast. Continue to San Simeon, home to Hearst Castle, the opulent mansion of wealthy newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst. You may want to take a tour and enjoy a stroll through the impressive 123-acre estate.
Day 5 San Simeon to Santa Barbara
Continue south today and consider visiting Solvang, where Denmark has been recreated with charming buildings and windmills. Enjoy browsing the many shops and art galleries, sampling freshly made Danish pastries, or perhaps a bicycle or Segway tour of the town. End your day in Santa Barbara, known as the “American Riviera”, where you will spend 2 nights.
Day 6 Santa Barbara
You have a full day to explore Santa Barbara and the surrounding area. You may choose to visit the famous Santa Barbara Mission, shop for unique gifts in the water front neighbourhood of the Funk Zone, enjoy a leisurely stroll on the beach, or explore nearby wine country.
Day 7 Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
Continue you journey. Arrive in Los Angeles and check into your hotel for the next two nights. enjoy the afternoon and evening at leisure.
Day 8 Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California’s largest city has a huge variety of shops, restaurants, nightlife as well as popular galleries, theatres and sporting venues. Why not take a trip to Beverly Hills and Hollywood today to sample the shopping and see how the rich and famous live.
Day 9 Los Angeles to San Diego
Today, drive south to San Diego. Along the way, perhaps stop at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach or the Mission at San Juan Capistrano. Once you have arrived check into hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure.
Day 10 San Diego
The area of and around San Diego is surrounded by beautiful beaches, fabulous attractions, golf courses peaceful parks. You have a full day at leisure which will be well spent exploring the different areas around San Diego and a must is the Gaslamp Quarter where you’ll find first class shopping, dining and entertainment in this lively historic area.
Day 11 San Diego to London
There is time in the morning for some last minute shopping or sightseeing before driving to the airport to board your overnight direct flight from San Diego to London.
Day 12 London
Arrive back in the UK after enjoying what was hopefully a fantastic holiday!