West Coast is the name, chillaxing is the game. All the glory of a slow-paced sun-soaked life paired with the electric energy of the cities, a USA West Coast tour will tease you, please you, and entice you to the max. Who can resist golden-sandy beaches, palm trees and vast deserts in hues of red and orange? While the scenic views of LA and San Diego will turn any nature-hater into a hiking enthusiast, the Californian vineyards will transform you from wine-lover to expert, whilst the Native American culture that routes the landscape in history will have you utterly transfixed. Not only will a West Coast tour of America set your soul alight, it will likely reignite your zest for life too, awakening your taste buds in the process.
Whether it’s navigating the shops that lie in the desert oasis of Phoenix, embodying the glitzy ‘Viva Las Vegas’ lifestyle in the casinos of Sin City, or getting creative with the freethinkers of San Francisco, the city where boho meets tech, every sight, sound and experience will offer you a new perspective of the American dream. And don’t even get us started on the food: locally sourced ingredients infused with Latin and Asian influences permeate the culinary scene, served of course with a side of Cali’s finest wine. Basically, all the best ingredients to get you salivating.
What’s the West Coast’s best feature? It’s simple: the pure, untampered natural beauty of the region. For West-Coasters, an affiliation with the great outdoors isn’t just a hobby, it’s a way of life, and really can you blame them? With the serenity of Bass Lake, the magic of the starry sky above Yosemite National Park and the iconic Joshua Trees of the Mojave Desert all waiting to be explored, it ain’t a West Coast adventure without a nature blockbuster happening every single day of your trip. And who can overlook the Grand Canyon, an unfathomable natural wonder that will have you pondering your place in the world as you marvel at its size and beauty. Travelling the USA’s West Coast will reinvigorate you, inspire you, and no doubt move you to the core. Don’t believe us? Come see for yourself.
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Sure, you can marvel at the Grand Canyon from the safety of the ground, but if you’re feeling a little more adventurous why not opt for a helicopter ride to capture this dramatic scenery by air? A birds-eye view will grant you with stunning panoramas of the hidden gorges, rivers and bends you simply can’t see from the viewpoints, and you’ll experience the once in a lifetime feeling of gliding over the middle of the Canyon itself, with nothing but vast red-rock valley below you. Nothing will bring you closer to the Grand Canyon than this VIP style sightseeing tour, 100% worth every penny.
Welcome to LA, where glamour meets grit. There’s no better way to get to know this city than a full day packed with Hollywood glamour, Beverly Hills celeb-spotting and some serious beach action on the Californian Coast. Perhaps you’ll rent a bike and dodge fitness fanatics along the shore, take a scenic stroll down Santa Monica Boulevard, or even visit your fave movie stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? Whether you’re after culture, surfing, architecture or Disney, one thing we can all agree on is a quick (or, y’know, leisurely) stop at a Mexican street food stall…
What do you get if you combine burritos with music? An absolute whale of a time, that’s what. The set up is simple: 26 of the hottest bands, a myriad of local food vendors, and blissful vibes all round. Food tastings, other-worldly burrito creations and of-course cocktails will have the good times rolling throughout the evening.
It may take place in Sin City, but this festival is all about love and life. Hailed as the festival of positivity, Life is Beautiful seeks to encourage its participants to find beauty in themselves and the surroundings. If you’ve been lacking a little inspiration in your life, this is the festival to get your groove back.
This is one of the world’s biggest electronic dance festivals and prides itself on being a celebration not just of music, but of love, life and art. This isn’t just a festival, it’s an interactive experience where performance, music and community coexist. Oh, and a lot of dancing, of course…
This Las Vegas spin-off of the popular Rio de Janeiro festival is the party of the year (at least, it is if you’re into rock music.) This is the festival where the passionate street-party spirit of Rio meets the glitzy glamour of Sin City, all to the sweet sounds of the world’s finest rock stars.
The West Coast isn’t all sunshine, beaches and tacos. It has a pretty impressive roster of museums; from the wacky and obscure, to the super informative. With these 5 museums, you’ll unearth the nations mob history, hang out with your favourite celebrities and get dazzled by Sin City’s neon signage.
What do you think of when you picture Las Vegas? The signs, of course. Cameras at the ready, this museum epitomises all of the neon glitz and glamour that sets Las Vegas apart from the rest. The outdoor exhibition space hosts over 200 colourful signs, all of which are more than worthy of a spot on your insta.