We will leave Los Angeles in the morning and make our way to Las Vegas. Along the way, we will check the Mojave Desert-the largest desert in North America and home to unique trees such as the Joshua trees. We will stop by the State Line ‘Fashion Outlet’ or a bit of shopping and a quick lunch before proceeding to Las Vegas. After a brief stop in the exciting city of Las Vegas, we will proceed to St. George where we will spend the night.
In the morning, we will drive to the Colorado Plateau-the only desert plateau in the United States. While there, we will check out beautiful natural formations such s the arches, red rocks and mesas. We will then head to Glen Canyon where we will pay a visit to Lake Powell-the second largest artificial lake in the US which also marks the starting point of the magnificent Grand Canyon. We will pay a visit to the Antelope Canyon and Bryce Canyon National Park-both of which have amazing features to explore. Antelope Canyon is great for taking plenty of beautiful photos while Bryce Canyon is famous for its hoodoo rocks.
We will explore the beautiful small town of Jackson, Wyoming in the morning. The small town was a frontier town during the Western development. Leaving Jackson behind, we will make our way to the Grand Teton National Park–a bewitching park with beautiful snow covered mountain peaks and a beautiful collection of wildlife. Next will be a visit to the Yellowstone National Park where we will check out the Yellowstone Lake, Old Faith Geyser, Grand Prismatic Spring and Fountain Paint Pot –all of which are features that make the park an exciting place to visit!
We will continue with our visit to the Yellowstone National Park in the morning. We will pay a visit to the Norris Basin, the Yellowstone Canyon, Mud Volcano, Yellowstone Fall, Hayden Valley and Fishing Bridge. We will then proceed to the Buffalo Bill Dam and Shell Fall where we will enjoy bewitching views of the area.
We will check out the Devils Tower in the morning-the first monument in the country that was designated in 1906. We will then proceed to Mt Rushmore where we will check out the head carvings of some of America’s presidents-George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln among others. Next will be a visit to Crazy Horse where we will check out the largest mountain carvings in the world. The monuments in place are in honor of the hero that fought for freedom, Crazy Horse. We will spend the night in Casper.
We will drive through the beautiful Wyoming fields in the morning on our way to the Independence Rock. The rock is a historical landmark in the development of the Western frontier. The rock is found along the important Old Oregon Trail. It bears witness to the difficult journey made by the early pioneers. We will then make our way to Utah where we will check out the Olympic Village- the place where the main events of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games were held. We will then visit the State Capitol Building which will provide us with wonderful views of the city. We will also visit the Temple Square of Mormon Church and the Great Salt Lake while in Utah.
In the morning, we will drive to the exciting city of Las Vegas. Along the way, we will enjoy beautiful views of the Colorado Plateau. There is an optional night tour of the beautiful city of Las Vegas available. The tour will include visits to places such as the Venetian Casino’s indoor ‘sky dome, San Marcos Square, Luxor Hotel & Casino as well as ‘Old Town Las’ Vegas. It will also include famous shows such as DavidCopperfield’s Magic Show, the Vegas Show and Le Reve.
In the morning, we will make our way to the M&M Chocolate Factory and Cactus Garden. At the factory, we will learn the art of chocolate making and taste some delicious chocolates. We will visit the Cactus Garden-home to a number of cactus plants from all four US deserts. Afterwards, we will enjoy our lunch before proceeding to the Barstow Outlet for a bit of brand name shopping. We will return to Los Angeles in the evening.
Departure and Return Details
03:30 PM Stratosphere Casino Hotel Las Vegas (Buffet Area), 2000 Las Vegas Blvd S., Las Vegas, NV 89104
06:30 AM 99 Ranch Market, Irvine 15333 Culver Dr. #800, Irvine, CA 92604
06:45 AM The Hotel Fullerton 1500 S Raymond Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831 (Hotel guest only)
06:50 AM Days Inn Fountain Valley 9125 Recreation Circle, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
07:00 AM Arcadia Mall(In front of Cheesecake Factory) 400 S. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007,
07:00 AM Best Western Executive Rowland Heights, 18880 E. Gale Ave, Rowland Heights, CA 91748
07:00 AM Fairfield Inn Marriott Buena Park (Hotel guest only), 7828 Orangethorpe Ave., Buena Park, CA
07:15 AM 123 S. Lincoln Ave., Monterey Park, CA 91755 (Lincoln Plaza Hotel)
07:15 AM 99 Ranch Market Cerritos 17713 Pioneer Blvd, Artesia,CA 90701
07:15 AM Hilton Hotel , San Gabriel 225 W. Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776(Hotel Guests Only)
07:30 AM Bokai Garden Hotel, Rosemead ( Knights Inn ) 3633 N. Rosemead Blvd, CA 91170
07:30 AM Markland Hotel Best Western, Monterey Park 434 Potrero Grande Dr, Monterey Park, CA 91755(Hotel Guest Only)
07:45 AM Quality Inn Montebello ,7709 Telegraph Rd, Montebello, CA 90640,
08:00 A.M Ramada Inn Commerce(Hotel Guest Only) 7272 E. Gage Ave, Commerce, CA 90040
08:45 A.M Pacific Palm Resort Hotel(Hotel Guest Only) 1 Industry Hills Pkwy, City of Industry,CA 91744
09:00 AM Best Western Executive Rowland Heights 18880 E. Gale Ave, Rowland Heights, CA 91748
7:30 A M Comfort Suites Rosemead(Hotel Guest Only) 9488 Valley Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770
Entrance fees to various attractions are not included.