SoCal Triangle

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

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
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

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!

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Your Itinerary

santa monica holiday
Days 1 - 3:
Begin in Santa Monica

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

 Fly into Los Angleles
 Santa Monica
 3 Nights
 3 star hotel
san diego holiday
Days 4 - 6:
Highway 1 & San Diego

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.

Approx 140 miles
 San Diego
 3 Nights
 3 star hotel
palm springs holiday
Day 7 - 9:
Palm Springs

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.

Approx 140 miles
 Palm Springs
 3 Nights
 4 star hotel
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Day 10:
Final Morning

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.

Approx 125 miles
Fly out of Los Angeles
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Day 11:
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
 Why not add extra days or some side trips to your holiday!
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 completely independent and have a wide choice of hotels. We can upgrade some or all of your hotels. Just ask us!

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