Day 1:San Francisco Arrival
Arrive into San Francisco International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Your ATI Tour Director will contact you in the evening.
Day 2:San Francisco
Take a city tour of San Francisco. Watch the fog swirl in through the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure, perhaps a cable car ride to Fisherman’s Wharf or take a stroll by Sea Lions’ Marina. Be sure to gaze across the bay to Alcatraz Island.
Day 3:San Francisco – Lake Tahoe – Sierra Nevada Mountains – Reno
Depart for Sacramento, the capital of the “Golden State.” A stop will be made in Old Town. Continue to gorgeous Lake Tahoe. In the afternoon you will visit Virginia City, and after, a short drive takes you to Reno and your hotel.
Day 4:Reno – Black Rock Desert – Twin Falls
Journey through the Black Rock Desert and across the plains of northern Nevada. Follow the Humboldt River and visit Elko. Cross the state line at Jackpot and enter Twin Falls.
Day 5:Twin Falls – Craters Of The Moon – YellowStone
Leaving Twin Falls, you will cross the Snake River; “The River of No Return”. Then visit Craters of the Moon National Monument. Arrive at Yellowstone National Park in the late afternoon, the nation’s first National Park.
Enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour of this immense geothermal wonderland.
Day 7:YellowStone – Grand Tetons – Jackson – Salt Lake City
This morning, you will journey to the Grand Teton National Park. Visit the Snake River Outlook and continue to Jackson Hole. Travel through southern Idaho to Salt Lake City and see the State Capitol building to visit the Temple Square and the Tabernacle before arriving at the hotel for the evening.
Day 8:Salt Lake City – Canyonlands N.P. – Moab
Heading south this morning, you’ll pass through Provo, en route to Canyonlands National Park. Visit some of the most scenic spots in the Island in the Sky mesa. Continue on to Moab for your stay tonight.
Day 9:Moab – Arches N.P. – Moab
Today we visit Arches National Park, one of Utah’s Mighty 5. This evening, enjoy an optional Jet Boat Float trip on the Mighty Colorado River.
Day 10:Moab – Capitol Reef – Bryce Canyon
Visit Capitol Reef National Park, a destination of extraordinary natural beauty. Continue to spectacular Bryce Canyon. This evening at leisure to gaze upon the spectacular night sky filled with sparkling stars and brilliant constellations if the weather permits.
Day 11:Bryce Canyon – Lake Powell – Grand Canyon – Flagstaff
Travel to stunning Lake Powell and after, cross the Colorado River and enter the Navajo Indian Reservation. Drive through the Painted Desert via Cameron Trading Post and arrive at the Grand Canyon, one of the 7 great natural wonders of the world. Stop at the rim to fully experience this mile-deep colorful canyon’s plunging gorges and rising spires formed by the mighty Colorado River. Overnight in Flagstaff.
Day 12:Flagstaff – Seligman / Route 66 – Las Vegas
Descend the high Coconino Plateau into the Mojave Desert. Along the way, pass through Seligman. Onward to Las Vegas, the dazzling “Entertainment Capital of the World.”
Day 13:Las Vegas (Death Valley Optional )
Day at leisure! Enjoy all that Las Vegas offers. In addition to shopping, bustling casinos, and Broadway-caliber shows, you might simply stroll the famous Strip or take an optional trip to Death Valley.
Day 14:Las Vegas – Mojave Desert – Beverly Hills – Los Angeles
Today starts with a stop at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign. Travel to Los Angeles via the Mojave Desert. Upon arrival in Los Angeles you will enjoy a tour that includes Hollywood, Sunset Strip and parts of Beverly Hills, before reaching your hotel.
Day 15:Los Angeles Departure
Transfer to the airport for your return flight.