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CHICAGO TO THE GOLDEN GATE

  • Duration: 14 Days/13 Nights
    Hotel : 4
    Departures: May: 17 - Jun:7 - Jul: 5 - Aug:2&23 - Sep:6&27
    Begins/Ends: Begins Chicago - Ends Chicago
    Itinerary: CHICAGO - MISSISSIPPI RIVER - SIOUX CITY - BADLANDS - MT. RUSHMORE - DEADWOOD/ RAPID CITY - BIGHORN MOUNTAINS - CODY - YELLOWSTONE - GRAND TETON - SALT LAKE CITY -BRYCE CANYON - LAKE POWELL - GRAND CANYON - FLAGSTAFF - SELIGMAN/ROUTE 66 - LAS VEGAS - MOJAVE DESERT - BEVERLY HILLS - LOS ANGERLES - SANTA BARBARA -CENTRAL COAST - CAMEL - SAN FRANCISCO

    50,590,000 VNĐ

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DETAILED ITINERARY

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1

Ngày 1: Chicago Arrival

Arrive in Chicago and transfer independently to your hotel where you will meet with your ATI Tour Director in the evening.

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2

Ngày 2: Chicago

Today we will enjoy a short tour of the city's highlights including Lake Shore Drive, the Magnificent Mile and Navy Pier. The Windy City's stunning high rise architecture and one of the world's tallest buildings, the Willis Tower (admission not included), provide a dramatic backdrop for this cultural and financial center. The rest of the day is at leisure.

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3

Ngày 3: Chicago - Mississippi River Crossing - Sioux City

Travel through Midwest farm country abundant in corn fields, wheat fields and dairy farms. Then we cross the mighty Mississippi River and travel into the state of Iowa to arrive just as Lewis and Clark did 200 years ago on the banks of the Missouri River. Overnight in Sioux City.

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Ngày 4: Sioux city - Badlands - Mt. rushmore - Deadwood/Rapid city

Travel westward through the grasslands of South Dakota and onwards to Badlands National Park, once home to the buffalo and antelope, and filled with strange shaped and colorful rock formations. Then we continue on to the Black Hills, sacred to the Plains Indians and home to Mount Rushmore, an enormous monument to four of the great presidents of America: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt. Spend an evening at leisure.

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5

Ngày 5: Deadwood/Rapid City - Bighorn Mountains - Cody

Enter the "Equality State," Wyoming, which has twelve mountain ranges intermixed with deserts and rolling grasslands, and continue to Cody for the night. **If overnight in Cody is not possible due to weather or adverse road conditions in Yellowstone, overnight will be in Billings/Livingston, Montana.

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Ngày 6: Day 6: Cody - Yellowstone

Drive past the mountains in Wyoming to Yellowstone, America's first National Park, and enjoy a sightseeing tour of this immense geothermal wonderland including: geysers, waterfalls, wildlife and canyons. Highlights will include Yellowstone Lake, Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone Canyon's majestic falls, and the beautiful Hayden Valley.

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7

Ngày 7: Yellowstone - Grand Teton - Salt Lake City

Travel through Grand Teton National Park (weather permitting) and see awesome mountain peaks towering over 13,000 ft. (4,000 meters). Visit the Snake River Outlook and try your eye at capturing the stunning landscape made famous by Ansel Adam's iconic shot. This prairie land is home to wild buffalo (Tatonka!), moose and elk. Later, arrive in the Mormon State of Utah and take a short city tour of its capital, Salt Lake City. The followers of Brigham Young built one of the best-planned cities in the country. See the State Capital building and visit famed Temple Square and the Tabernacle before arriving at the hotel for the evening. May we suggest dinner at the Rooftop Restaurant for panoramic views of Temple Square (optional).

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Ngày 8: Bryce Canyon - Lake Powell - Grand Canyon - Flagstaff

Depart Bryce Canyon this morning and journey to stunning Lake Powell, where crystal blue water laps against towering red-rock canyon walls. Lake Powell is the second-largest man- made lake in America, and one in a series of lakes formed by the damming of the Colorado River. Then visit colossal Grand Canyon National Park, one of the seven great natural wonders of the world. Stop at the East Rim to fully experience this mile-deep canyon's plunging gorges, rising spires, extinct volcanoes and, below the rim, the winding Colorado River. Overnight in Flagstaff, a famed stop on Historic Route 66.

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Ngày 9: Flagstaff - Seligman/Route 66 - Las Vegas

This morning depart Flagstaff and travel on to Las Vegas, the dazzling "Entertainment Capital of the World." Along the way, pass through Seligman, a town built along the famed Route 66 that looks as if it were frozen in time sixty years ago. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to explore the famous Las Vegas Strip.

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Ngày 10: Las Vegas - Mojave Desert - Beverly Hills - Los Angeles

Travel to Los Angeles via the Mojave Desert, home of the world's tallest thermometer, at 134 feet (41 meters) high. Clusters of unique Joshua trees dot the mountainous landscape. Upon arrival in Los Angeles you will enjoy a tour through the City of Angels including star studded Hollywood, Sunset Strip and parts of Beverly Hills, before reaching your hotel.

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Ngày 11: Los Angeles

Today we suggest an optional full-day tour visiting the world's largest movie studio and theme park: Universal Studios, where Hollywood puts you so close you can hear the cameras rolling. Get an inside look at the sets and uncover the behind the scenes secrets of legendary films or perhaps, for the more adventurous, take one of the Studio's feature rides including Jurassic Park and Revenge of the Mummy. A universe of excitement awaits in one of California's premier attractions.

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Ngày 12: Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Central Coast

Leave Los Angeles in the morning and travel north through one of California’s favorite vacation spots, Santa Barbara, where palm-lined walkways border white sandy beaches. The city is famous for its mission and Spanish heritage. Along the way, stop at an iconic California lifeguard tower made famous in Baywatch. Continue along the coast to Shell/Pismo Beach.

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Ngày 13: Central Coast - Carmel/Monterey - San Francisco

Dip your toes in the cool, refreshing waters of the Pacific during an early morning beach stroll, then we leave Shell/Pismo Beach and make our way north to Carmel, home of actor/director Clint Eastwood. Enjoy browsing the shops and galleries of this famous artists' colony. Traveling further north, visit MontereyOld FishermanWharf. Stroll the Pier to Cannery Row, brought to fame by John Steinbeck’s novel. In the afternoon pass the fertile valleys of Castroville and Santa Clara en route to San Francisco, the City by the Bay.Tour concludes upon arrival at the hotel.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Cities     

Hotels

Location

Chicago

Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center (3 star)

3500 Midwest Road

Oak Brook, IL 60523, US

Sioux city

Marina Inn Hotel & Conference Center (3 star)

 

4th & B Streets

South Sioux City, NE 68776, US

Deadwood/Rapid city

Best Western Ramkota Hotel (3 star)

 

2111 La Crosse Street

Rapid City, SD 57709, US

Cody

Buffalo Bill Village – Cabins (2 star)

1701 Sheridan Avenue

Cody, WY 82414, US

Yellowstone

Gray Wolf Inn & Suites (3 star)

 

250 South Canyon Street

West Yellowstone, MT 59758, US

Salt Lake City

Hotel RL Salt Lake City (3 star)

161 West 600 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84101, US

Bryce canyon

Bryce View Lodge (2 star)

105 E Center Street

Bryce Canyon, UT 84764, US

Flagstaff

Days Hotel Flagstaff (2 star)

2200 East Butler Avenue

Flagstaff, AZ 86004, US

Las Vegas

Luxor Hotel & Casino (4 star)

3900 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV 89119, US

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Airport Marriott (4 star)

5855 West Century Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90045, US

Central Coast

Holiday Inn Express Solvang - Santa Ynez Valley

1455 Mission Drive

Solvang, CA 93463, US

 

SET DEPARTURES

May

17th

June

7th

July

5th

August

2nd& 23rd

September

6th& 27th

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

A. INCLUSIONS:

- Guided tour of Temple Square in Salt Lake City

- Take a walk along the rim of Bryce Canyon National Park

- Travel along Route 66 and stop in the historic town of Seligman

- “Shop ‘til you drop” at designer discount outlets in Las Vegas

- Enjoy a city tour of Los Angeles including a  tour of the stars in the sidewalk (Walk of Fame)

- Stop at an iconic California lifeguard tower

- Early morning stroll along Shell/Pismo Beach

- Visit the famous Cannery Row in Monterey and shops of Carmel

B. OPTIOPNAL EXPERIENCES

- Architectural river cruise in Chicago

- Visit the Willis Skydeck

- Santa Monica visit with dinner

- Tour Universal Studios and learn how movies are made

- “All-American” Picnic at a surprise destination en route

 

PRICES & HOTELS & INCLUSIONS
JOINING INSTRUCTIONS

1. HOTEL:

- Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook HillsResort

- 3500 Midwest Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

- Phone: 1+ (630) 850-5555

 

2. AIRPORT TRANSFER:

- Shuttle: GO Airport Express is available to transport passengers from the airport to their hotel. One-way seat-in fare per person is approximately USD $35. For instructions on how to get to GO Airport Express after you land, please call 1+ (888) 284-3826 or visit www.airportexpress.com.

- Taxi: Independent taxi service is available to transport passengers from the airport to their hotel. Approximate fare should not exceed USD $65 - $75, plus any toll charges that may apply. Passengers should secure rate before hiring.

 

3. HOTEL ARRIVAL & TOUR COMMENCEMENT:

- Day 1 (Wednesday): Upon arrival, passengers should check-in at the front desk of the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and identify themselves as participants of ATI’s The Great American Crossing/Chicago to The Golden Gate Motorcoach Tour. In the evening, passengers will be contacted by ATI’s Tour Director.

- Day 2 (Thursday): Meet the tour guide and the group in the hotel lobby as indicated by the Tour Director upon arrival to join a short city tour. The rest of the day is at leisure and ATI’s Tour Director can assist with securing optional tours.

- Day 3 (Friday): ATI’s Chicago to The Golden Gate Motorcoach Tour departs for Sioux City at 7:30 am. Passengers should meet ATI’s Tour Director in the lobby of the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort with their luggage at 7:00 am.

 

4. TOUR CONCLUSION:

- Day 14 (Tuesday): ATI’s Chicago to The Golden Gate Motorcoach Tour concludes upon arrival at the Hotel Carlton San Francisco at approximately 6:00 pm.

 

5. AIRPORT TRANSFER:

Seat-in shuttle and independent taxi service is available to transport passengers from their hotel to the airport. If needed, ATI’s Tour Director can assist with securing transportation to the airport.


* Final hotel list will be available 30 days prior to departure.