Wild West: Motorcycle Group Guided Tour

Explore the "Best of the West" on a Harley Davidson® in one of our three group guided tours:

1. Los Angeles - Las Vegas, 9 days [white markers]
2. Las Vegas - Los Angeles, 10 days [blue markers]
3. Los Angeles - Los Angeles, 17 days [full tour]

Enjoy the best of the Wild West on the back of your favorite motorcycle! Solitary deserts, vibrant cities, deep canyons and high mountains – the full 16 day guided motorcycle vacation has everything. You will see all the attractions of the South-West: Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Monument Valley, Death Valley, Yosemite, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco. When you have survived the Wild West you will have traveled over two thousand miles of fantastic roads and breathtaking scenery including the incomparable beauty of the California coastline on Highway 1 through Big Sur as the final leg of the tour.

You will join a group for this fixed itinerary. However we can add additional nights at the start or end of your holiday if you wish.

Includes flights from UK, Harley Davidson® Motorbike hire & accommodation
Fly into and out of Los Angeles or Las Vegas depending on tour
You’ll ride approximately 2550 miles on the full tour
 Full tour includes LA, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Yosemite, San Francisco, Las Vegas and many other locations!
Extra days can easily be added before or after the tour
Your full road trip pack and itinerary will be sent to you
Your entire package is ATOL protected
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Your Itinerary

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Day 1:
Begin in Los Angeles

Today your Wild West journey begins! Please take the shuttle bus to your Los Angeles airport hotel. There you will get to meet your fellow riders and Tour Leaders. Your guides will outline the entire tour in a formal Orientation Meeting, covering topics like safe group riding practices, weather, time-management, etc. Afterwards you have time at leisure to explore L.A.’s night life in Hollywood or Santa Monica or just get a goodnight sleep and get ready for the first day’s ride tomorrow! 

Fly into Los Angeles
 Los Angeles, CA
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Day 2:
Palm Springs

After our Welcome Breakfast the moment has come - you will get transferred to EagleRider in Los Angeles to pick-up your bike. After an orientation we head south and west to ride the winding mountain road down to Lake Elsinore. After lunch, the cool air bathes us as we wind our way up more mountainous roads into the San Bernardino National Forest, skirting the slopes of San Jacinto Mountain. Our descent into Palm Springs is spectacular, and we will enjoy our first night on the road among the Palm Trees and night life that make up this iconic town. 

 Approx 190 miles
Palm Springs, CA
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Day 3:
Joshua Tree NP & Route 66

Today we take a loop through Joshua Tree National Park an extraordinary park full of bizarre desert trees and fantastic rock formations. From here we descend into Twenty-Nine Palms and drop into the vastness of the Mojave Desert. From here, your trip gets legendary appeal, as we enter Historic Route 66 in at the famous Roys in Amboy. We will stay on RT 66 for the rest of the day as we cross the desert, and the state line, into Nevada, and arrive in Laughlin, where we overnight. 

Approx 230 miles
Laughlin, NV
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Day 4:
Grand Canyon

We continue our ride on legendary Route 66 into Arizona, stop for wild animals in Oatman and ride further on to Kingman, which is considered to be “The heart of Historic Route 66”, as it’s situated in the middle of the longest remaining stretch of the old “Mother Road”. From Kingman you head for Seligman, another one of the longest surviving stretches of Route 66, which heads off in a northern loop through the Hualapai Indian Reservation. After our lunch stop in Seligman we continue our ride towards the majestic Grand Canyon; be prepared for one of the greatest sights man has ever seen! 

 Approx 245 miles
 Grand Canyon, AZ

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Day 5:
Monument Valley

We spend the morning at the Grand Canyon then we’ll cruise along the South Rim. Now it’s off to the incredible Monument Valley. This is Navajo Country here a classic Wild West landscape of stark sandstone buttes and forbidding pinnacles of rock, poking from an endless expanse of drifting red sands. Only when you arrive at Monument Valley will you come to realize how much your perception of the West has in fact been shaped by this one spot. This evening we will be provided with the option to descend into the Valley itself and let our Navajo Guides treat us to stories of life in the heart of this spiritual wonderland. 

Approx 170 miles
 Kayenta, AZ
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Day 6:
Bryce Canyon NP

Today we will ride up to Mexican Hat, briefly a frenzied gold-mining camp, which takes its name from a riverside sandstone hoodoo – it actually looks like a sombrero! We ride on past the Valley of the Gods, where much of the movie “Thelma and Louise” was filmed, and cross the Colorado River where it pours into Lake Powell. We ride along the southern tip of Capitol Reef National Park, across aspen-covered peaks, along the buff-colored sandstones of the Devil’s Backbone, through the Escalante Wilderness, and finally to Bryce Canyon, where we overnight. This is a day you'll never forget!

Approx 340 miles
Bryce Canyon NP, UT
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Days 7-8:
Viva Las Vegas!

This morning there will be time to visit the amazing Bryce Canyon before we continue to Zion National Park. Besides seeing the most beautiful rock formations found anywhere on earth, you are in for a gorgeous ride here. Compared to Yosemite and the Grand Canyon, Zion exudes a stronger sense of nature. From Zion it is only a short ride into the neon and gambling oasis of Las Vegas where we will stay for the next two nights. 

LA - Las Vegas clients: You will depart on day 8 after one night in Las Vegas
Las Vegas - LA clients: You will arrive on Day 8 for one night in Las Vegas

Approx 250 miles
 Las Vegas, NV
 2 Nights
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Day 9:
Death Valley & Mammoth Lakes

From Las Vegas we head west and across Death Valley – one of the hottest places on earth! It’s almost entirely devoid of shade and its sculpted rock layers form deeply shadowed, eroded crevices at the foot of sharply silhouetted hills, their exotic mineral content turning ancient mudflats into rainbows of sunlit iridescence. After riding a series of mountain curves, you’ll arrive below sea level and find yourself right in the basin of Death Valley. From here we continue west, riding amazing roads that wind up and out of the Valley and onto the foothills of the magnificent Sierra Nevada Mountains. What a day!

Approx 315 miles
 Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Day 10:
Yosemite

Leaving Mammoth Lakes we continue our trip a little further north and then take the infamous Tioga Pass to cross Yosemite National Park. As you ride through the winding granite canyons…muscle flexing turns are rampant for the first several miles, and the road demands attention as you enter the mother of the mother of all National Parks. Yosemite conjures up thousands of images and raises expectations to dizzying heights and when you are there it is just as beautiful, wild, tame, rich, and sublime as you’d expect. We ride over to El Portal, where we overnight.

Approx 150 miles
 El Portal, CA
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Days 11-12:
San Francisco

Today we descend through California Gold Rush country. We’ll pass through small mining towns and set our sights on the coastal regions of Marin County, an unabashed introduction to Californian self-indulgence: a pleasure zone of conspicuous luxury and abundant natural beauty, with sunshine, sandy beaches, high mountains, and thick redwood forests, often ranked the wealthiest county in the US. From here, we head across this city’s most famous landmark - the Golden Gate Bridge! We’ll make our way to the heart of the city where we’ll spend the next two days exploring all that San Francisco has to offer. 

Approx 200 miles
 San Francisco, CA
 2 Nights
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Day 13:
Monterey

Today we head south on the legendary Pacific Coast Highway (Hwy 1) which hugs the rugged California coast of the Pacific Ocean – the beginning of one of the best motorcycle rides in the world! For the next couple of days, the coastline is simply spectacular and there are plenty of opportunities for great photo stops. Breathtaking views of the coves and inlets of the Pacific are yours en route to the seaside town of Monterey and its famous “Cannery Row.” Monterey is home to the world famous Laguna Seca Automobile and Motorcycle Racetrack and the spectacular “Aquarium of the Sea.” 

Approx 120 miles
 Monterey, CA
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Day 14:
Pismo Beach

We continue our ride on scenic Hwy 1, along the edge of the cliffs of the Big Sur Coast – 90 wild and undeveloped miles of rocky cliffs form a sublime landscape where redwood groves line river canyons and the Santa Lucia Mountains rise out of the blue-green Pacific. You'll cross bridges situated on gorges high above the raging Pacific surf, see artichoke fields perched precariously along rocky cliffs, stop for coffee and lunch, cruise past San Simeon, stop to see the Elephant Seal Rookery, wind through Cambria and Morro Bay and finally arrive at Pismo Beach. Truly a day's great ride! 

Approx 150 miles
 Pismo Beach, CA
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Day 15:
Los Angeles

Today we take Highway 101 and head towards Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean to our right, and the coastal mountains to our left. We begin our ride passing the vineyards then cruise through Santa Barbara and hug the coastline straight into Malibu, the infamous beach colony. Santa Monica is LA’s oldest and biggest resort – once a wild beachfront playground, it’s now a self-consciously liberal and healthy community. From here we will ride over to Hawthorne to return your motorcycles and transfer back to our hotel to get ready for a recap of this great adventure at our "Good-bye" dinner. 

Approx 225 miles
Los Angeles, CA
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Day 16:
Last morning in LA

Make the most of your final morning in Los Angeles today. We can recommend a bike ride from Santa Monica Pier to Venice Beach or perhaps you’d like to see the famous Hollywood sign or walk down Rodeo Drive. This evening you’ll catch your flight back to the UK.

Please let us know if you’d like another day or two in Los Angeles before you fly home. We can arrange for car or motorbike rental for the extra days.

 Fly out of Los Angeles
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Day 17 
Arrive back in UK

You’ll arrive back in the UK today. Thank you for booking your road trip with RouteTrip USA.

Arrive back in UK
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 Tour 1, Los Angeles - Las Vegas

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 Tour 2, Las Vegas - Los Angeles

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 Tour 3, Full tour: Los Angeles - Los Angeles

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