Classic California Coast

13 days from £4,250pp

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13 days from £4,250pp

(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)

The holiday price excludes international flights. We are happy to quote flights separately based on your dates of travel and preferences.

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(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)


Overview & Highlights

From world-famous cities to world-class beaches, California is at the forefront of contemporary culture, so discover this incredible state with a road trip along the iconic Pacific Coast Highway. You’ll be starting in San Francisco, ending in San Diego and taking in key sights and experiences along the way.

First up is San Francisco. One of the world’s most famous cities, you’ll get to see it from the Golden Gate Bridge and the heart of the city’s centre. You’ll then continue to Monterey, well-known for its coastal beauty and marine life – which you’ll get to see on a whale watching tour – before you head down to the chic coastal town of Santa Barbara.

An overnight stay offers wine tasting and kayaking before you drive on to the City of Angels, Los Angeles. Take in its glittering sights while getting to know it’s impressive seaside neighbour, Santa Monica.

You’ll then depart the following morning for Surf City, USA: Huntington Beach. Relax on 16 miles of pure, uninterrupted coastline before heading to the sunny southern California metropolis of San Diego. Split your time between the city’s outstanding cultural attractions and the resort’s private beach. You’ll end your trip with a sunset sail and nearly two weeks’ worth of incredible memories.

Highlights and Included Excursions

  • Half-Day California Whale Watching Tour
  • Farmers Market Food & History Tour
The UK’s specialists in travel to San Francisco
Joshua Salter - Travel Expert

Things to Do

Places to Stay

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Monterey and Carmel-By-The-Sea
Huntington Beach and Orange County
California’s Central Coast
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Los Angeles
San Diego
Palm Trees California

Our expert's opinion

“A road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway is like a rite of passage for both Californians and visitors to the state. The drive is incredible – offering some of the most amazing views and so many memorable stops along the way. You’ll wish you had more time by the end of your trip!”

Dominique Kotsias - Product Manager

Dominique caught the North America travel bug when she was in her late teens and has travelled extensively throughout the USA and Canada, particularly drawn to the countries' outstanding natural beauty and wildlife. With over 10 years of product and marketing experience in North America, Dominique’s passion for the destination is infectious.


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