Destinations

California, Southwest USA

There's a reason that this stretch of America is held in such high regard by those with creative leanings and from the climate and the beaches to the laid back lifestyle, this is your chance to find out what all the fuss is about.
Overview

California Tours

California ToursThe coastline of Southwest USA is indeed a remarkable place and an absolute magnet for creative types searching for inspiration and like-minded souls.

Of course, you don't have to be a writer or a painter or even an actor to enjoy California and from the unique and expansive national parks to the city landmarks that are known the world over, this is an incredible location and a 'must visit' at least once in a lifetime. 

Big Sur, Pacific swells and some of the best clam chowder you'll ever taste - if you're dreaming of California, then welcome to the club. 

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California, Southwest USA

Highlights & Activities

California Tour Highlights

Yosemite National Park
This is an absolute haven for hikers with over 800 miles of recognised trails from which to choose from against a backdrop of waterfalls, canyons and some of the most fantastical forests that you're ever likely to encounter.
Death Valley National Park
One of the world’s hottest, driest and lowest places, don’t let the name put you off – Death Valley is packed with stunning landscapes to awe and amaze. Colourful rocks, sand dunes and salt flats are all found right here.
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Follow Highway One south through Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and you'll discover some quintessential Californian coastal scenery. Basking sea lions and lone cypress trees make an iconic image depicting trips to California.
San Francisco
California boasts some of the world's hottest cities in every sense imaginable and no trip is complete without at least checking out San Francisco. The Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf are a must. This west-coast heavyweight has got the lot.
Los Angeles
Spend some time star-spotting on your way along Hollywood Boulevard in the glitzy ‘City of Angels’. Head to Beverly Hills for a spot of designer shopping, or simply relax and take in the lively local buzz of Venice Beach.
Lake Tahoe
As the largest lake of its kind in North America it's no surprise that the shores of Lake Tahoe provide endless biking and hiking trails within a seriously scenic setting. As you'd imagine, water sports are pretty popular too.
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