Head across one of the largest deserts in North America to Tucson, Arizona, for an authentic South Western experience; stop in at Tombstone, where you can discover the wild west with buildings dating back to the 1870s; Visit Taos Pueblo, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a National Historic Monument. 

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Drive the historic Route 66

Explore Mesa Verde National Park

Visit Tombstone, the town ‘Too Tough to Die’ and discover the Old West

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Day 1

Los Angeles

Arrive in Los Angeles, a sprawling metropolis and leading centre of entertainment, fashion and sports.

Day 2

Los Angeles - San Diego

Spend the day discovering LA before travelling south to San Diego where cool breezes, tranquil waters and kilometres of world-renowned beaches welcome visitors from all over the world.

Day 3

San Diego - Tuscon

Take time to enjoy San Diego’s beautiful surroundings before heading across one of the largest deserts in North America to Tucson, Arizona. Built upon a profound Native American, Spanish, Mexican and Old West foundation, Tucson offers visitors an authentic South Western experience.

Day 4

Tuscon - Las Cruces

Depart Tucson for Tombstone where you will find original buildings dating back to the 1870s and can catch a live gunfight. With the majestic Organ Mountains to the east and the mighty Rio Grande to the west, Las Cruceshas a mysterious presence. Its rich history haunts it still with reminders of Billy the Kid, who was sentenced to death in the area.

Day 5

Las Cruces - Santa Fe

Santa Fe, founded on the ruins of an abandoned Indian village, is the oldest capital in the US and remains one of the most picturesque cities in the state.

Day 6

Santa Fe - Durango

Depart Santa Fe for Taos whose landscape is a dramatic reminder that you are now surrounded by some of the most ancient land forms on earth. Visit Taos Pueblo, the only living Native American community designated both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a National Historic Landmark. Continue to Durango, Colorado’s year-round playground.

Day 7

Durango

Today you may choose to board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad for an unforgettable journey back in time. Originally constructed in 1882, and in continuous operation for 131 years, the railroad’s vintage steam locomotives let you relive the sights and sounds of yesteryear.

Day 8

Durango - Kayenta

This morning head west to Mesa Verde National Park, home to some of the best preserved cliff dwellings in the US. Continuing west, you’ll drive through the ‘four corners’, the only place in the US where four states intersect at one point: Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. Further west is Kayenta, gateway to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

Day 9

Kayenta - Williams

Depart early today for Grand Canyon National Park, a natural wonder that you simply have to see to believe.

Day 10

Williams - Las Vegas

Head west to Seligman, a small town located along Historic Route 66. From here travel along the longest remaining stretch of this historic route to one of Arizona’s hidden treasures, Kingman. Continue to Las Vegas, a desert oasis of neon lights.

Day 11

Williams - Las Vegas

See Day 10 for today's itinerary.

Day 12

Las Vegas - Los Angeles

Spectacular scenery surrounds you as you travel through the Mojave Desert, while a visit to Calico Ghost Town, an authentic Old West silver mining town, makes for an interesting stop on the journey to Los Angeles.

Day 13

Los Angeles

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