Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

  • Los Angeles
  • Pismo Beach
  • Monterey / Carmel
  • Yosemite National Park
  • San Francisco
  • 7 nights from
  • £1,740 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-1000

Holiday Overview

Pacific Coast Highway - a superb California West Coast Road Trip Holiday


California is truly an incredible destination. Diverse, exciting and beautiful with amazing cities, incredible beaches and stunning parklands, all offering more ways to enjoy your vacation than anywhere in the world.


Start: Los Angeles

Finish:  San Francisco 

US States you will visit: California

Highlights of this trip are:

- Los Angeles - Hollywood, Beverley Hills and beautiful beaches

- The California Coast considered one of the most scenic routes in the US

- Yosemite Park, stunning natural beauty

- San Francisco - One of the US most interesting and cosmopolitan cities

Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip includes:

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Car Hire - Compact Car with GPS
  • Compact Car with Gold Cover - Unlimited mileage, Full tank of fuel, 3 additional drivers, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), $1 million liability coverage, Zero excess in the USA
  • 1 night accommodation in Los Angeles
  • 1 night accommodation in Pismo
  • 1 night accommodation in Monterey
  • 2 nights accommodation in Yosemite
  • 2 nights accommodation in San Francisco

Day 1 - Arrive in Los Angeles

Collect car and start to explore, see the beaches of Santa Monica, the mansions of Beverly Hills, or stroll down Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

Featured accommodation

Crowne Plaza LA Harbour


Day 2 - Pacific Coast Highway to Pismo 197 miles

Drive through Santa Monica and Malibu, continue to Santa Barbara, with its famous mission and palm-lined walkways. Overnight in Pismo Beach


Day 3 - Pismo to Monterey/Carmel 147 miles

Continue North and join Highway 1, renowned as one of the most scenic roadways in the US. Pass the famous Pebble Beach golf course and the quaint village of Carmel before arriving in Monterey.

Featured accommodation

Hilton Garden Inn Monterey


Day 4 - Monterey to Yosemite 178 miles

Start early, travel across California's agricultural Central Valley before ascending into the Sierra Nevada Mountains, through California's Gold country before arrival at majestic Yosemite.

Featured accommodation

Cedar Lodge


Day 5 - Yosemite

A full day to explore the giant sequoias and spectacular granite rock formations of Half Dome & El Capitan. Along with a "Tunnel View" photo opportunity.

Featured accommodation

Cedar Lodge


Day 6 - Yosemite to San Francisco 190 miles

Take the scenic drive to San Francisco, perhaps stopping at a Vineyard en route.

Featured accommodation

King George


Day 7 - San Francisco

A full day to explore San Francisco and all it has to offer, options include Alcatraz Island, Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square, or head just out of town crossing the Golden Gate Bridge to the charming village of Sausalito.

Featured accommodation

King George

Unmissable Experiences

San Francisco Experiences


Day 8 - Depart from San Francisco

Return Hire Car at the airport

USA Holiday Stopovers

Why not add in the 'Land of Fire and Ice' - Iceland -on your way to your holiday in the USA. We have put together a great stopover in Iceland for 2 or 3 nights which includes accommodation and the Golden Circle Trip which includes visits to the Gullfoss Waterfall, the geo thermal area of Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.

If you are travelling to the west coast of America, why not add a couple of nights stay in New York which includes accommodation and tickets for the 'Top of the Rock' observation platform for an iconic view of the city skyline. This can be done either on your way out or on the way back.

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