6-Day Tour to Yosemite, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Zion, and LA from San Francisco. Explore the best of the American West on a 5-night, 1-way trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Yosemite National Park, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion National Park are just a few of the highlights you’ll see on your way through California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. San Francisco Bay Cruise and a Las Vegas Strip Tour are just two of the activities available.
- 6-day, 5-night tour from San Francisco to Las Vegas, Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, and LA
- See some of the most photographed landscapes of Yosemite National Park and Grand Canyon National Park
- Take a bay cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz Island
- Learn about the natural and cultural history of the region
- Accommodation and breakfast included in Modesto, Stevenson Ranch, Las Vegas, Page, and Kanab or Cedar City
- You’ll visit Hearst Castle instead of Yosemite in the winter months
- Tour ends in Los Angeles
Day 1 – SAN FRANCISCO – BAY CRUISE – GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE – CHINATOWN
San Francisco City Hall
Today we understand why San Francisco is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We start our tour walking on 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.
Walk along the waterfront shops on cobbled sidewalks and enjoy the sunshine, sea air, and ambiance
San 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.
Day 2 – MODESTO – YOSEMITE
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.
Continuation for a walk from the Yosemite Visitor Center to reach one of the highest waterfalls in North America (730 meters) Yosemite Falls.
Day 3 – STEVENSON RANCH – LAS VEGAS
Outlets at Barstow
Today’s route is east through the desert 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.
In 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, Luxor, Mirage, Paris, Venetian, Bellagio, 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.
Day 4 – LAS VEGAS – GRAND CANYON – PAGE
Grand Canyon National Park
We start the day traveling South East through the desert and through the Navajo Indian reservation before we come to the South Bank of “One of the 7 wonders of the world” the Grand Canyon. Tour along the south bank and learn how throughout the years the Colorado River carved its way down to the sea and created a wonderland for geologists. After lunch, we continue along the canyon east stopping at some of the many Indian market places to browse the handmade arts and crafts.
Grand Canyon Desert View Watchtower
An unusual stone tower designed by Mary Colter, in the style of Ancestral Puebloan towers. Spot the Colorado River turning north and the Painted Desert extending towards Navajo and Hopi Indian lands.
Grand Canyon Visitor Center South Rim
Across the plaza from the Visitor Center, for books, and a variety of Grand Canyon gifts
Day 5 – ANTELOPE CANYON – BRYCE CANYON
We 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. After our tour, we depart this amazing area and head west to Bryce Canyon home to the most amazing natural sculptures in the world.
Bryce Canyon National Park
Our tour will take us to see amazing rock and sand sculptures honed to perfection over thousands of years of rain wind and sunshine. Experience the unique changing of the colors during the sunset from one of the vista points in the park (this may change due to changing sunset times). After the visit, we head towards the town of Kanab. On certain departures, the tour will continue to Cedar City.
Day 6 – ZION PARK – LAS VEGAS – LOS ANGELES
Zion National Park
This park got its name from the Mormons that settled in the area. They gave it this name after claiming that visiting the park is like a religious experience, the majesty of the mountains and silence of the wilderness make you feel like you have been transported to another place. Tour the park and enjoy a short walking trail along the Virgin River that runs through the park, before leaving this amazing area for an early evening arrival in Las Vegas, an option for a late-night return to Los Angeles.
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Last Updated on April 11, 2022 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com