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Luxury

Western Wonders

San Francisco to Las Vegas
17 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTUW17
  • Classic Journey
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Starlight Hike

Set out on an evening wilderness walk through Yosemite National Park with a local ranger and learn about the wildlife.

Private Tram Ride

At the border of the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, board a private tram with a ranger and experience its famed beauty

See Vegas Your Way

Choose from four incredible stage shows in Las Vegas, including resident Cirque du Soleil shows

Your Vacation Includes

  • The services of a dedicated American APT Tour Director
  • A Lake View Room at Lake Powell Resort
  • Sightseeing within five national parks
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 25 meals

Map & Itinerary

North America Map UTUW17 2019

San Francisco to Las Vegas

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Arrive in San Francisco and settle in before this evening’s Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, The Westin St Francis, San Francisco on Union Square

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  • Dinner

Take in the sights of San Francisco. Absorb the mist-shrouded waterfront along with vistas of Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge. In the afternoon, take a ferry to the prison-island of Alcatraz for a guided tour.

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  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Dine at one of the restaurants within your lodge.


Travel to Napa Valley for a wine tasting and tour at an iconic vineyard, then head to Yosemite National Park.

Stay: Two Nights, Yosemite National Park, Tenaya Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, set out on an evening wilderness walk with a local ranger. Under a starry sky, you’ll learn about the nocturnal habits of the region’s wildlife.


Board an open-air tram tour with a local ranger and see the granite monolith of Half Dome, the vertical face of El Capitan and thundering Yosemite Falls.

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  • Breakfast

Trade mountains for sea breezes as you head for Monterey. Journey along 17-Mile Drive, marvelling at Bird Rock and Cypress Point Lookout. Spend time in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Founded in 1880 as a popular seaside resort, with quaint Comstock cottages and a plethora of art galleries, it’s easy to see why.

Stay: InterContinental The Clement Monterey

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Experience a unique wine tasting while the winemaker regales you with their family history.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Mission Santa Barbara for an after-hours tour led by a resident Franciscan friar.


Visit the small village of Los Olivos in the heart of the central coast wine region. In Santa Barbara, you’ll visit the Spanish-Revival-style Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

Stay: Hyatt Santa Barbara

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Continue along the coast to the city of stars, Los Angeles. On arrival, set out on your Freedom of Choice sightseeing activity.

Stay: Two Nights, Los Angeles, Loews Hollywood Hotel

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  • Breakfast

Discover Los Angeles on a city tour. See the downtown area, City Hall and Disney Concert Hall. Marvel at Sunset Strip and scope out Beverly Hills, then head to Santa Monica and explore Venice Beach and the canal district.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel through Joshua Tree National Park before enjoying some time to explore the urban oasis of Palm Springs.

Stay: Hyatt Palm Springs

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  • Breakfast

Traverse the Mojave and Sonoran deserts en route to Scottsdale. Wander the Old Town before setting off towards Sedona.

Stay: Two Nights, Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps take in Sedona’s natural beauty and vibrant art community aboard a local trolley, or embark on a Pink Jeep adventure.


Discover Sedona your way with a selection of activities today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, enjoy dinner overlooking the Grand Canyon.


Travel through Oak Creek Canyon en route to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Perhaps take to the skies for panoramic views on a helicopter (own expense).

Stay: National Park Lodges

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Get up-close to native cultures during a traditional Navajo experience.


Perhaps enjoy a scenic flight from Monument Valley to Page (own expense). Continue to your resort in Lake Powell.

Stay: Two Nights, Lake Powell Resort in a Lake View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps explore the Lake Powell side of Antelope Canyon, or hike to Horseshoe Bend.


Start the day with a float trip down the Colorado River from the foot of the Glen Canyon Dam. This afternoon, choose your sightseeing activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Board a private tram along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.


Stop at Bryce Canyon National Park on the way to Zion National Park.

Stay: Springdale, Desert Pearl Inn at the entrance to Zion National Park

Daily :
  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Tonight, enjoy one of four spectacular stage shows.


Arrive in Las Vegas and take in a tour of the famous Las Vegas strip. The afternoon is at leisure before a Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Wynn Las Vegas

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

San Francisco Stay

The ideal introduction to your holiday, two nights at The Westin St Francis welcome you to the USA.

Lakeside Vistas

Soak up views of the stunning Lake Powell during a two-night stay

When in Vegas

Stay for one night in the Wynn Las Vegas, lit up by the dazzling lights of the boulvard.

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.