There’s a reason they say the West Coast is the best coast! From Seattle’s Space Needle, over the Golden Gate to the city of Angeles, the West Coast of America is home to the best all time bucket list attractions. Discover the best of the U.S. and explore Washington, Oregon and California on the open road against the backdrop of stunning coastal views on a Pacific Coast fly drive holiday with American Holidays, from €2089pp.
- Book with Confidence – 3 Free Changes & Free Cancellations
- Direct Flights from Dublin – Seattle, return from Los Angeles with Aer Lingus
- 10 nights accommodation in selected fly drive hotels
- 11 days car rental with fully inclusive insurance
- Based on 2 adults sharing | Travelling June 2021
- 1 bag per person roundtrip
Your adventure begins in the cultural city of Seattle, Washington. The Emerald City is renowned for the lively atmosphere of Pike Place to the charming original gold rush buildings of Pioneer Square but overall, it’s a modern vibrant city that is also relaxed and friendly, with a tech vibe that doesn’t take itself too seriously. The city’s skyline is one of the most iconic in the USA and the centrepiece is, without a doubt, the iconic Space Needle. Pay a visit to the observation deck to get the best views of the city – don’t forget your camera! Seattle is known as a world centre for coffee roasting so be sure to take some time to sample some as you enjoy the relaxed laid back vibe of the city or catch some of the city’s famous music scene. Feeling peckish? Take advantage of Seattle’s famous farm-to-table restaurant culture, you won’t be disappointed!
From here, hit the road for Portland, via Mt. Rainier National Park, one of the most outstanding scenic wonders of the Northwest, before heading across the Columbia River for a stop at Mt. St. Helens. This famous volcano which made headlines for its eruption back in 1980, is now a huge attraction home to lakes and plenty of activities for you to enjoy the great outdoors before hitting the road to Portland, Oregon.
Drive the dramatic Oregon coastline past the majestic Redwood National Park, home to some of the tallest trees in the world and breath in the fresh forest air!
Your epic road trip continues into California, the Golden State, where your first stop will be in San Francisco. Explore this beautiful hilly city on foot or on its iconic cable cars! Cycle from Fisherman’s Wharf across the Golden Gate and see some on San Francisco’s sophisticated neighbourhoods along the Way. Stop off for a coffee in the Marine before crossing the bridge and freewheeling down the other side to Sausalito to catch the ferry back to the city. Visit of the best interaction attractions in the world on Alcatraz, then head to the Mission for the best in Mexican food in local neighbourhood Tacqueria’s.
Your Pacific Coast fly drive continues through Central Coastal California. Enjoy sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, visit the beautiful towns of Carmel, Monterey and Santa Barbara and sample some of the best Californian wine in local wineries along the way before reaching your final destination, Los Angeles.
No trip to L.A. would be complete without a visit to the bright lights of Hollywood. Follow the stars down Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame, shop ‘til you drop on Rodeo Drive, enjoy sipping sophisticated cocktails in West Hollywood and Beverley Hills, hike to the iconic Hollywood sign or let your imagination soar at Griffith Observatory as you peer through telescopes, explore exhibitions and, of course, take in some stellar city views.
Finish the great adventure off by soaking up the sun in Santa Monica, only a metro ride from the city. This legendary area is famous for its warm waters, golden sand, numerous café’s, food markets, restaurants and great entertainment! Visit Third Street Promenade and enjoy street performers as well as a spot of shopping in some of your favourite big-name brands and high-street store!
What are you waiting for? Discover all this and more on a Pacific Coast Fly Drive Holiday with American Holidays, from €2089pp.
Remember, this is just a selection of what’s on offer!
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