USA: Bright lights and big skies (3 Weeks)
Day 1-3 Santa Fe
Become one with nature and visit Santa Fe’s mountain country, where you can discover the jaw-dropping Native American Pueblos. You’ll see traditional adobe architecture lining crooked streets, many of which date from the time of the first Spanish colonists. Visit the most famous of these, the Palace of the Governors, which is also the oldest building in the whole of the USA.
Transfers to Albequrque 1h00m1h31m
Day 4-6 Albequrque
Drift over to the Rio Grande and witness the one-of-a-kind Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Experience the city’s history in Old Town, which dates back to 1706 and was founded by Spanish Colonists. Trace Albuquerque’s roots even further back to the Pueblo Indians when you take a tour of their traditional adobe buildings.
Transfers to Flagstaff 4h41m3h40m5h06m
Day 7-8 Flagstaff
Experience a wide range of landscapes near Flagstaff; from desert to ponderosa pine forests to mountain ranges, you’ll find variety as well as beauty. Hike to the top of Humphrey’s Peak, Arizona’s tallest mountain, and visit Wupatki National Monument to see the mysterious, ancient cliff dwellings of the Native Americans.
Transfers to Sedona 0h43m
Day 9-11 Sedona
Feast your eyes on nature’s beauty: red sandstone rock formations, pine forests and steep canyons all grace the landscape around Sedona. Red Rock State Park is the prime area for hiking and exploring, as dramatic scenery abounds. Take a trail among the rocks, bird-watch or simply pack a picnic.
Transfers to Grand Canyon 2h02m
Day 12 Grand Canyon
Treat yourself to the jaw- dropping view of one of America’s awe inspiring natural attractions: the Grand Canyon. Head to Mather Point Overlook on the south rim to get the classic outlook over this unique land formation, hike the Kaibab trail and take a mule ride. Whether you camp on the South or North Rim, or stay in a picturesque lodge you’ll agree this was a once in a lifetime trip.
Transfers to Las Vegas 4h11m
Day 13-16 Las Vegas
Experience the Strip in all its glory: hop from casino to casino under the famous neon lights. Ride a gondola at the Venetian, seek your thrills on the roller coaster at New York, New York and try your luck at the tables in Caesar’s Palace. Don’t forget to pay a visit to Fremont Street in the revitalised downtown district, as well as the neon bone yard which forms the final resting place for all those unwanted signs.
Transfers to Los Angeles 3h51m1h00m