15 Days   Los Angeles, Disneyland (or San Diego), Universal Studios, Yellowstone National Park, Mt. Rushmore, Reno, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, Oregon & Crater Lake National Park

Tour Code: LAX/YMOR15

Departure: Every Tuesday (April - September)

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15 Days   Los Angeles, Disneyland (or San Diego), Universal Studios, Yellowstone National Park, Mt. Rushmore, Reno, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, Oregon & Crater Lake National Park Lassen Tours Printable
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Day 1:   Hometown - Los Angeles
We will transfer you in and check you into the hotel.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Select La Mirada or Knott's Berry Farm Hotel or similar

Day 2:   You may choose to go to [Disneyland] or to [San Diego city tour] today
Disneyland
From the mind of Walt Disney, enjoy a full day in Disneyland- a theme park suitable for all ages.
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San Diego City Tour
In the morning, drive along the deep blue Pacific Ocean from the hotel to the second largest city in California, San Diego. This Southern Californian city is known for its U.S. Pacific Fleet naval base; containing a huge number & variety of warships that are anchored in the bay. We will cross the port from downtown by way of the San Diego Bay Bridge onto the beautiful & tranquil Coronado Island. From the center of the island you have expansive views overlooking downtown San Diego, giving you a spectacular overview of the city's architecture. Heading back to downtown, you will pass the Hotel del Coronado. This world-famous luxury hotel was built in the Wooden Victorian style in the 1800s, and has since become a National Landmark. Many world leaders and celebrities have been frequent visitors. After lunch the tour will visit the Navy Memorial Park where you can take pictures of the aircraft carriers. If you want to board one, a ticket must be purchased at the passenger's own expense. After, visit Balboa Park and enjoy the luscious botanical gardens and Spanish Baroque architecture lining the long promenades. Finally we will reach the birthplace of California - Old Town, where you will feel as if you stepped back in time as you walk among the classic Mexican Pueblos and shops offering many Latin American souvenirs and handicrafts.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Select La Mirada or Knott's Berry Farm Hotel or similar

Day 3:   Universal Studios
Experience movie magic at its best. The studio theme park has attractions including Shrek and Jurassic Park, with various shows and performances throughout the day. Get an inside look at the sets and uncover the behind-the-scenes secrets of legendary films in the studio tour.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Select La Mirada or Knott's Berry Farm Hotel or similar

Day 4:   LA - Pyramid Lake -- The Outlets at Tejon Ranch - SF
Upon departing Los Angeles, the first destination is the Pyramid Lake (except Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year). Experience the most important commodity in California; the abundant amount of water, cruising boats, and the mirror like reflection, will give you a refreshing view on the importance of water to the survival of life. Visit the museum to see records of the four great ancient floods and modern conservation of the lake. Then stop by the Outlets at Tejon Ranch to satisfy all your brand name shopping needs. Arrive in the Bay Area in the afternoon.
Hotel: Red Roof Inn SFO or similar

Day 5:   Bay Area – Sacramento - Elko
Visit the California State Capital - Sacramento. Founded in 1849, Sacramento was at the heart of the gold rush, Pony Express and first continental railroad. In the afternoon head through the famous Donner Pass and enter Nevada - nicknamed the Silver State. Overnight stay in Elko.
Hotel: Red Lion Hotel Elko or similar

Day 6:   Elko – Salt Lake - Oregon Trail - Casper
Through the Great Salt Desert in the morning, the saline lake covers an area of around 1,700 square miles, but is subject to substantial fluctuations. Along the Emigration Canyon into Echo Canyon, visit the once traveled Oregon Trail. The trail represents the only corridor to the West. 1843 was known as "The great migration" and over the next 25 years more than a half million people went west on the Trail. The highlights of the trail also includes: the historical landmarks of Independence Rock, Devil's Gate. Overnight stay in Casper.
Hotel: Parkway Plaza Hotel or similar

Day 7:   Casper – Crazy Horse Memorial - Mount Rushmore – Devil’s Tower National Monument --Gillette
Travel to Crazy Horse Memorial in the morning. You will witness the world's largest mountain sculpture in progress.
Rising over 563 feet high, Crazy Horse
has come to represent the freedom of the Native American spirit. Then visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial, a monumental granite sculpture by Gutzon Borglum. The monument represents the first 150 years of the history of the United States of America with 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of former United States presidents : George Washington , Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. Thereafter tour Bear country USA, a unique drive-thru wildlife park featuring North American wildlife such as bears, wolves, elk, buffalo in their natural environment. Continue to Devil’s Tower National Monument. ‘Bear Lodge’ was the Native American name for the Tower. This 865 foot column- a remnant of a volcanic eruption was renamed in 1875 by a scientific team escorted by Col. Richard I. Dodge. Overnight stay in Gillette.
Hotel: La Quinta Gillette or similar

Day 8:   Gillette – Little Bighorn Battlefield - Yellowstone National Park
Visit the Little Bighorn Battlefield and learn about how General George Custer and his forces were defeated by Sioux warriors on 25 June 1876. It was the biggest victory won by American Indians against the US Army but it was also a turning point for their way of life. Continue on to Yellowstone National Park, the first and oldest National Park in the United States. Highlights include: Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Falls, Mud Volcano, Mammoth Hot Springs. There are also various wildlife that inhabits the Park from bison, elk, moose, and bear. Over night stay in West Yellowstone.
Hotel: Yellowstone Country Inn; Dude & Roundup; Travelers Lodge; or similar

Day 9:   Yellowstone National Park – Grand Teton National Park – Salt Lake City
Continue visit Yellowstone National Park: the Old Faithful Geyser, Rainbow Pool. Continue to Grand Teton National Park. The tallest peak rises to 13,770 feet. Twelve of the peaks in Teton reach above 12,000 feet and support a dozen mountain glaciers. In the afternoon visit the state of Wyoming and visit the western town of Jackson Hole. Arches made of elk antlers decorate the central plaza in this town with plenty of shops and restaurants around the area. Over night stay in Salt Lake City.
Hotel: Red Lion Inn downtown or Four Points Airport or similar

Day 10:   Salt Lake City – The Bonneville Salt Flats - Reno
Visit Utah State Capitol Building and historical Temple Square. Then travel to Salt Flats, a land of thick crust of salty soil. It looks like a magical wonderland covered with snow. The famous Bonneville Speedway is located in the western portion of the flats, where the world land speed records have been broken many times. The first transcontinental telephone line was also completed in the area. Arrive in Reno in the afternoon, the city known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", is the birthplace of the gaming corporation Harrah's Entertainment. Overnight stay in Reno.
Hotel: Harrah's Casino Hotel or similar

Day 11:   Reno – Virginia City - Lake Tahoe – Bay Area
Depart Reno for Virginia City, a national historical landmark district, where the discovery of Comstock lode in 1859 turned the town into a hustling and bustling site. Thousands of people rushed here to make their fortune and among them are: Ralston & Crocker, founder of California bank; George Hearst, father of William Hearst; and Stanford, president of Central Pacific Railroad. At one time Virginia City was the richest place on earth and more money was produced here than the entire California Gold Rush. It is also here that Samuel Clemens adopted his famous pen name “Mark Twain” while working for a local new paper. Stroll the authentic wooden boardwalk, you will be overwhelmed by the senses and charms of the old west that will endure for many generations to come. Then continue to beautiful Lake Tahoe bordering Nevada and California. The clear blue water surrounded by majestic mountains will take your breath away. Head back to the Bay Area in the afternoon.
Hotel: Red Roof Inn SFO or similar

Day 12:   San Francisco - Napa Valley - Redwood National Forest - Eureka
Head north and drive through California's wine country - Napa Valley on the way to the Redwood National Forest. The forest is home to world's tallest trees: old-growth coast redwoods. The trees can live to be 2000 years old and grow to over 300 feet tall. Spruce, hemlock, douglas-fir, berry bushes, and sword ferns create a multiple canopied understory that towers over all visitors. In the afternoon, enter the Redwood National Forest as highlights include: Chandelier Tree, Tree Shop, Founder's Tree Grove, and the Avenue of Giants. Overnight stay in Eureka.
Hotel: Red Lion Hotel or similar

Day 13:   Eureka - Crater Lake - Klamath Falls
Visit Crater Lake National Park. The lake was formed after the collapse of Mount Mazama -an ancient volcano that erupted approximately 7,700 years ago. The lake is 6 miles long, 4 miles wide and 1932 feet deep. Overnight stay in Klamath Falls.
Hotel: Days Inn or similar

Day 14:   Klamath Falls - Mount Shasta View Point - McArthur-Burney Falls - San Francisco
Driving through the picturesque Klamath river basin, you will arrive at foothills of Mt Shasta. At the elevation of 14,179 feet, it is the highest peak in Northern California covered by snow all year round. Then continue to visit Burney Falls once described as "Eighth wonder of the world" by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is unique in that much of the falls comes out of the middle of the face of the cliff. Burney Falls is not the highest or largest, but definitely one of the most beautiful waterfalls on our planet. Head back to Bay Area after the tour.
Hotel: Red Roof Inn SFO or similar

Day 15:   San Francisco City Tour - Transfer out
Discover one of America's most picturesque and culturally diverse cities - San Francisco. Highlights include the Civic Center, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, Fisherman's Wharf, Market Street and Chinatown.
After the tour, we will transfer you to the San Francisco airport.
** Please arrange your air-ticket departure from San Francisco (SFO) airport after 8pm.


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Date(s)Double Occupancy3rd Person4th PersonSingle RoomChildInfant
2017: Apr 29 - Sep 30
Every Tuesday
171885811582598same as adult25/day
Notes:

Tour Fare Includes:
* Hotels
* Los Angeles Airport transfer service (one way from LAX)

   - Airport pickup service 9am-10pm, beyond this schedule, additional charge (one way) : 1st & 2nd person $75, the 3rd person and up additional $10 per person.
* After tour drop off at San Francisco Airport (SFO)
   - Please arrange your air-ticket departure from San Francisco (SFO) airport after 8pm.

Tour Fare Excludes:
* Mandatory Admission Fee: $100 Per Person for Great Salt Lake,Devil's Tower, Mount Rushmore,Yellowstone National Park admission, Crazy Horse, Little Big Horn, Virginia City,Grand Teton National Park admission
* Meal
* Theme Parks admissions
* Optional tours(Mandatory admissions must purchase from Lassentours)

Optional Tours:
* Disneyland : Prices are subject to the official website.
* San Diego city tour - Adult $68, Child (2-12) $58
* Universal Studios : Prices are subject to the official website.
* San Francisco Bay Cruise - Adult (18+) $28, Child (5-17) $20

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Pick-up Points:
* Domestic flights: Baggage claim
* International flights: Arrival Hall
* Without flight: Please meet at terminal 7 the UA baggage claim #1.

Remarks:
* For passengers encountering flight delays to while transiting at another airport, it would be necessary to call our office: 800-910-9888 to let us know the status of the flight to ensure a smooth transfer in.
* Hotel rooms are typically designed and equipped for two travelers. They usually feature a queen- or king-sized bed or two double beds, which are meant to provide adequate comfort for two travelers.
* 3rd person, 4th person or child must share with the 1st & 2nd travelers in the same room (2 double beds). Extra beds, extra items and services (such as extra toiletries and towels) will not be provided.
* Hotels limit occupancy based on local or state fire codes, no more than 4 people to occupy a hotel room, regardless of the ages of the occupants.
* Child fare: for children 2 years of age and above, occupying the same room with 2 adults.
* Children under 2 years old will be charged $25 per day for mandatory General Liability Insurance. It is also to guarantee a seat for the child. If the parents prefer to hold the child, it is considered as forfeiting the seat, but the $25 Per day General Liability Insurance will still be charged.

Cancellations and Policies, please refer to: Terms of Service

15 Days   Los Angeles, Disneyland (or San Diego), Universal Studios, Yellowstone National Park, Mt. Rushmore, Reno, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, Oregon & Crater Lake National Park
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