Golden West Adventure

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Come and explore the Golden West on this affordable vacation through California, Arizona, and Nevada. You’ll begin in Los Angeles for guided sightseeing in the "City of Angels." Take a drive through Hollywood and see the legendary TCL Chinese Theater, the Dolby Theater, and the Walk of Fame along Hollywood Boulevard. Stroll through Farmers Market, with more than 140 shops and eateries. Travel through the California desert to Palm Springs, and spend the night in this desert oasis. Continue on to Scottsdale in the arid Arizona climate, and visit Old Town where Western storefronts create an aura of the past. Visit the red-rock town of Sedona, and pass through scenic Oak Creek Canyon and the San Francisco Mountains for a day at the glorious Grand Canyon.

Cross the Mohave Desert for two nights in the bright lights of Las Vegas. Try your hand at the blackjack table, play the slot machines, or ask your Tour Director for expert suggestions for dining and shopping. Continue to majestic Yosemite National Park to explore its spectacular lakes, cascading waterfalls, giant sequoia trees, and giant granite domes.

On to the "Golden Gate City" of San Francisco for sightseeing, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Nob Hill, and Fisherman’s Wharf. Take in the spectacular seaside settings of Monterey and Carmel. Keep an eye out for sea lions and otters off the Old Fisherman’s Wharf, and visit Cannery Row-made famous by John Steinbeck’s novel. Spend free time visiting the outstanding Monterey Aquarium. Drive along legendary 17-Mile Drive to the storybook setting of Carmel by the Sea.

Take in the spectacular coastal scenery along the rugged stretch of Big Sur to visit Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park in the cathedral-like beauty of the California Redwoods. Visit the charming Danish village of Solvang with its Dutch windmills, bakeries, and restaurants. Travel further down the Pacific coastline to Santa Barbara for a photo stop at the historic mission and pier. Return to the L.A. area and stroll the boardwalk on the Santa Monica Pier. Celebrate with a walk on the beach to conclude your value-minded vacation in the American West!


About Cosmos
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An ordinary vacation is either left to chance or is exhaustingly overscheduled. An extraordinary vacation is called a Cosmos tour. We believe you should experience the very best of the destinations your expert Tour Director knows so well-with plenty of free time and personalized options just right for you. Choose Cosmos and do as much or as little as you please—at your pace and within your budget!

TRANSPORTATION
Spectacular train rides, breathtaking cable car a ...
Mar 31, 2023 through
Apr 28, 2023
Apr 24, 2023 7:00 PM
13 Nights from
$2,449.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included - 3 departures, various dates.
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May 12, 2023 through
Oct 06, 2023
Oct 2, 2023 7:00 PM
13 Nights from
$2,489.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included - 17 departures, various dates.
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Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.