SoCal Triangle

11 day self-drive holiday around Southern California (SoCal)

This low mileage holiday is perfect for those who want to enjoy different parts of California without lots of driving. You’ll have three nights in each of these three cities; Los Angeles, San Diego and Palm Springs. You can enjoy the wonderful Joshua Tree National Park and the Pacific Coast Highway as you relax in SoCal.

All our road trips can be shortened or extra nights added or modified with upgraded hotels, car etc. We love building tailor made trips!

Includes flights from UK, car hire and accommodation
Fly in and out of Los Angeles
You’ll drive approximately 400 miles in total
 Includes Los Angeles, San Diego and Palm Springs
Your trip can be tailored to suit your needs. Extra days can easily be added or we can shorten the trip if preferred
Your full road trip pack and itinerary will be sent to you
Your entire package is ATOL protected
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Your Itinerary

santa monica holiday

Days 1 - 3:
Los Angeles (3 nights)

You’ll fly into LAX and head to nearby Santa Monica for your first three nights. There’s no shortage of things to do here; Hollywood, Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach… The list goes on but don’t worry, we’ll give you a great itinerary for your trip


Monica, CA

3 Star

san diego holiday

Days 4 - 6:
San Diego (3 nights)

Today you’ll drive south down Highway 1, the famous Pacific Coast Highway as far as San Diego where you’ll stay for another three nights. Enjoy the Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Zoo and maybe take a day trip into nearby Mexico from here.


San Diego,

3 Star

palm springs holiday

Days 7 - 9:
Palm Springs (3 nights)

Joshua Tree National Park and Coachella Valley Preserve are both near Palm Springs. You can also ride in the world’s largest rotating tramway which ascends 2500 metres and visit Elvis’ hideaway house in this wonderful resort city.


Springs, CA

4 Star

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Days 10 & 11:
Final Day & Fly Home

This morning you’ll head back to Los Angeles to catch your flight back to the UK. The journey is pleasant and takes around 2.5 hours. This evening you’ll catch your overnight flight back to the UK.




Fancy an upgrade?
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Our standard prices include a small family car, but you can hire a convertible or SUV. Take a look at your car choice here.

We are  independent and have a wide choice of hotels. Let us know if you’d like to upgrade any of your hotels.

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