California & Hawaii: Golden State Road Trip & Paradise in Polynesia
Day 1 - Los Angeles
Today's the day! Your USA trip begins with a flight to Los Angeles. On arrival you'll pick up your hire car and head into town.
Day 2 - Los Angeles
We've included an LA pass in your trip, meaning you can explore some of the city's most iconic sights at no extra cost.
These include (among many others): Universal Studios, The Hollywood Sign, the Chinese Theatre and the SoFi Stadium.
Day 3 -Santa Barbara
Hop in your hire car today and hit the road north!
Your destination is stunning Santa Barbara today. Enjoy sunset looking towards the pacific before a stroll along the main street which is dotted with wine bars and cozy restaurants!
Day 4 - San Luis Obispo
Next, it's the tiny historic town of San Luis Obispo. This chronically overlooked spot is a gem with palm-fringed streets and cute buildings, great food and relaxed vibes.
'SLO' makes for a brilliant overnight stop en route north.
Day 5 - Monterey/Carmel
Work your way north before coming to one of the most famous stretches of road in the US! Known as 'Big Sur', this pacific highway route is known for its beautiful uninterrupted views of the ocean all along the winding highway.
Tonight is at leisure in the quaint are of Monterey & Carmel.
Day 6 - Monterey/Carmel
Monterey is known for its world famous aquarium, fresh seafood, and wildlife spotting opportunities.
Today we've arranged for you to head out on a small group excursion to see some of the worlds largest mammals, whales! If lucky you might spot an Orca, better known as the 'Killer Whale'.
Day 7 - San Francisco
Cosmopolitan, welcoming, San Francisco is the last stop on your epic Cali road trip.
You'll drop off your hire car in town before heading to your boutique hotel.
Day 8 - San Francisco
There's so much to do here in the city itself and in the wider Bay area. The city itself is home to the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 38, Alcatraz and one of the most important LGBTQ+ districts in the country, Known as the Castro.
Outside the city, the small coastal community of Sausalito is well worth a visit, as are the vineyards and wineries of nearby Napa. We can arrange all this and much more.
Day 9 - Maui, Hawaii
Leave the mainland behind as you head over the Pacific to the youngest state in the US, Hawaii!
You'll be staying at a resort located right on the golden sands of Maui.
Day 10 - Maui, Hawaii
At leisure to relax on the beach or explore the islands.
Day 11 - Maui, Hawaii
Maui is blessed with natural wonders on sea and on land. If you're a fan of a hike head inland to soak in rainforests and tumbling waterfalls.
Day 12 - Maui, Hawaii
Today we have arranged a real treat: a day out with an expert local guide to discover the very best places to go snorkelling.
You'll see all sorts of tropical fish and larger creatures such as Turtles, Dolphins and even sharks.
Day 13 - Maui, Hawaii
Your last day at leisure on Maui. Have a wonderful day looking back over everything you've experienced.
As part of our included concierge service, we can arrange dinner reservations in advance should you wish. For more details, speak to your Destination Specialist.
Day 14 - Overnight Flight
Today you'll head back to the airport for your onward flight.