Las Vegas, Palm Springs & San Diego

Las Vegas, Palm Springs & San Diego

Love shopping, fantastic restaurants, beaches, entertainment and spas? Then you'll love this combination of Las Vegas, Palm Springs & San Diego. With relatively short driving distances between the three destinations, you'll enjoy a relaxed pace on this 10-day flexible fly-drive holiday.

There are plenty of attractions and sights from the casino's and bright lights of Las Vegas, upscale shopping, fine-dining, spas resorts and championship golf courses in the desert oasis of Palm Springs. The Pacific Coast city of San Diego offers vast parklands, sparkling white sand beaches, a year round warm climate and the lively entertainment district of the Gaslamp Quarter. 

And the scenery along the way is pretty spectacular too, with rugged mountain ranges, vast deserts and sand dunes of Mojave National Preserve and Joshua Tree National Park.

This fly-drive can be tailored to your requirements with hotel upgrades or continue along the Pacific Coast Highway stopping in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Carmel and San Francisco along the way.

Las Vegas Skyline
    DAY 01

    Travel To Las Vegas

    Las Vegas

    Board your flight and enjoy the in-flight entertainment on your journey to Las Vegas, Nevada. On arrival you will be transferred to you Las Vegas Hotel by stretch limousine, well when in Vegas you have to arrive in style. Accommodation Options

    Helicopter Flight Over Las Vegas
      DAY 02

      Las Vegas

      Las Vegas

      Las Vegas is known as the city that never sleeps, with round the clock dining, shopping, pool parties and dance clubs and of course casino's. Spend the day exploring the incredible themed hotels, dine in some of America's finest restaurants and head to the luxury shopping malls or outlet stores. In the evening you will board a Maverick Helicopter and take a 12 - 15 minute flight up and down the famous Las Vegas Strip. Accommodation Options

      Aerial View Of Las Vegas
        DAY 03

        Las Vegas

        Las Vegas

        A day at leisure in Las Vegas. You may choose to take a helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon or take in one of Las Vegas's spectacular Cirque du Soleil shows. There are plenty of other adventures to get your adrenaline pumping including ATV's tours through deserts or for a more sedate experience take a cruise on a Mississippi style paddle wheel boat on Lake Mead. You may wish to take an optional Jeep Safari to Death Valley National Park, the hottest and driest desert in the world. Accommodation Options

        Mojave Desert & Dunes
          DAY 04

          Las Vegas - Palm Springs (240 miles)

          Palm Springs

          Today pick up a rental car in Las Vegas and set off on your self-drive adventure. You may choose to take the longer route and join part of the Route 66 before turning off to Palm Springs or take the more direct route through the the middle of Mojave National Preserve. The Mojave Desert comprises woodland, canyons and rugged mountains. Look out for coyotes and jackrabbits along the way, if you pass through a few days after rain has fallen in the first few months of the year you may be rewarded wi Accommodation Options

          Palm Springs Palm Trees
            DAY 05

            Palm Springs

            Palm Springs

            Palm Springs is a bit of Hollywood glamour in a desert oasis, where there are more than 350 days of sunshine a year and winter temperatures rarely fall below 70's during the daytime. Here you can indulge in upscale shopping, fine dining, be pampered at one of the numerous spas or enjoy a leisurely game of golf on one of the championship golf courses. Palm Springs offers a vibrant night scene with chic cocktail bars, flamboyant cabaret acts, pool parties and nightclubs. Accommodation Options

            Joshua Tree National Park
              DAY 06

              Joshua Tree National Park

              Palm Springs

              Located to the east of Palm Springs are the stark desert landscapes and rugged mountains of the vast Joshua Tree National Park. Named after the spiky Joshua Tree, with its twisting branches and dagger like leaves, however uninviting the plant looks many insects and animals depend of it for food and shelter. A full day can be spent exploring this vast protected area, with some incredible views over Coachella Valley from Key Views, from here you can see the San Andreas Fault. Accommodation Options

              San Diego Waterfront
                DAY 07

                Palm Springs - San Diego (140 miles)

                San Diego

                Depart Palm Springs for a leisurely two and a half hour drive to San Diego. This Pacific Coast city boasts sparkling white sand beaches, picturesque parks and a year round warm climate. We have chosen the Kona Kai Resort & Spa in San Diego for its relaxed tropical ambiance and beautiful marina setting. San Diego is a great beach and city destination with plenty to offer including theme parks and a vibrant nightlife in the trendy Gaslamp Quarter. Accommodation Options

                Balboa Park's Casa de Balboa Building
                  DAY 08

                  San Diego

                  San Diego

                  Today enjoy a leisurely two hour cruise taking in the beautiful San Diego skyline, sail passed over 50 landmarks and learn about San Diego's military history. Look out for dolphins and playful sea lions. We recommend that you visit the vast Balboa Park, home to 15 museums, numerous lush gardens, performing arts at the Old Globe and remarkable architecture including the Casa de Balboa Building and San Diego Museum of Art. For a casual evening out, head for Coronado and stroll along Orange Avenue Accommodation Options

                  Gaslamp Quarter
                    DAY 09

                    San Diego

                    San Diego

                    If you are a beach lover, head over the Coronado Bridge to the charming seaside resort of Coronado where you can soak up the sun rays and enjoy the relaxed beach side ambiance. 20 minutes from downtown San Diego is the Las Americas Premium Outlet Mall where you can enjoy discounts of 25 - 65% on major designer and name brand stores. For a lively night out, the Gaslamp Quarter is the place to be, the historic heart of San Diego and premier entertainment district offering cuisines from around the world. Accommodation Options

                      DAY 10

                      San Diego - UK


                      Fly home today from San Diego or continue your journey in the USA with a visit to Los Angeles to visit Universal Studios Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive.
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