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In California you can pioneer or pamper. The glitz and glamour of the cities, sun drenched coastline with its beaches and restaurants, and the clear lakes and fresh air of the mountains give California a clear advantage if you're looking for a trip that has everything.

Self Drive

Driving the state is one of the very best ways to get the most out of the coast, desert, national parks and the cities. During the summer, a convertible is the way to go. Highway 1 along the coast is one the world's best drives and Los Angeles is the home of the freeway. We can arrange a car for you and your family and put together a fantastic self drive itinerary, allowing you to pick up your car in one location and drop it off in another. We will arrange all of your accommodation and provide you with clear information and maps to ensure you have the very best driving adventure. Talk to us about arranging a self drive trip in California.

Pricing
At A&K all of our journeys are individually tailored to suit your needs and timescale. However, as a guide, an 11 day luxury California holiday will cost from £2,955 per person based on two adults sharing with flights from the UK and subject to availability.

Talk to one of our experts today so they can design your perfect California Holidays 2016, 2017.



Our experts can tailor-make the perfect holiday to suit your individual requirements, however, if you need inspiration or a starting point, below are some of our suggested trips and experiences:

Classic Pacific Northwest

Nights: 16 | from £5,350pp

Explosive mountains, Pacific-bashed shores, craft beers, fine wines, hip cities and a million acres of wilderness – the USA’s Pacific Northwest mixes... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Adventure & Culture

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Florida Family Fun

Nights: 10 | from £3,600pp

Experience the Sunshine State like no other with this exhilarating itinerary including luxurious beaches, family friendly attractions and of course sunshine. Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Family Holidays

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Highlights of Yellowstone & Grand Teton

Nights: 10 | from £3,580pp

Absorb mesmerising scenery and look out for wildlife as you explore two of America’s most dramatic National Parks on this invigorating self-drive tour... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Safari & Wildlife | Adventure & Culture

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Cuba and South America by Private Jet with special guest Geoffrey Kent

Nights: 22 | from £66,779pp

Experience South America’s unique peoples and places on this journey around the continent by private jet, joined in person by A&K founder Geoffrey Kent... Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

Special Interest

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Tropics to the Arctic 2017

Nights: 25 | from £90,250pp

Set out on a globe-spanning journey designed by A&K's pioneering founder Geoffrey Kent. Sample exotic destinations ranging from Easter Island and the... Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

Special Interest

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Below are some of our suggested places to stay:

Auberge Du Soleil

Terraced down the hillside with views of the Napa Valley, all accommodation at Auberge du Soleil feature Mediterranean-inspired decor with original contemporary... Find out more

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Avalon Hotel

With a modern take on Hollywood Regency style, the Avalon Palm Springs has been a statement of Californian glamour since its origins in the 1930s. Deluxe... Find out more

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Bardessono

Bardessono is a stunning hotel situated in the epicentre of Yountville and within easy reach of the many Napa and Sonoma Valley wineries. With a strong... Find out more

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Belmond El Encanto

A laidback ocean retreat in Santa Barbara with striking original 1920s architecture, stay at Belmond El Encanto and you'll be sharing with a Californian... Find out more

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Beverly Hills Hotel

Steeped in Hollywood history, the Beverly Hills Hotel is surrounded by 12 acres of lush gardens. Choose one of the classic pink bungalows for the ultimate... Find out more

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View a selection of our top offers:

Grammy Awards, Los Angeles

United States

VIP Grammy - Awards Package
Attend the most important and glamourous event in music, the 58th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, live in Los Angeles on the 15th February 2016. Our exclusive package includes two Bronze level tickets, access to the celebrity filled after show party, staying at the Beverly Hills Hotel for 3 nights from the 14th February, luxury private airport transfers and 12 hours driver service on Grammy Day. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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Loews Boston Back Bay

United States

Complimentary night
Book a 4 night stay at Loews Boston Back Bay and receive 1 night complimentary. Valid for travel 1st January - 28th February 2016, excludes 22nd - 24th February 2016. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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Charlotte, Vicki, Heidi and Rod are experts in designing the perfect holiday in the USA and Canada to suit your personal needs, interests and budget. Their intimate knowledge of our hotels and resorts featured in our portfolio, together with our own network of offices throughout the region, allows us to offer unique in-depth knowledge, unparalleled insider access and the VIP service for which Abercrombie & Kent is renowned.

Read about our lastest experiences in North America in our Travel Blog pages.

To find out more about our North America team, click on the consultant links below or call them on 01242 547 717 or enquire online


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At 38 times the size of the UK, there is always a part of the country having great weather. The peak season is from June to September.

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British Airways fly to all the major cities in the States.

Flying time

7-12 hours

Time difference

From -5 to -10 hours behind GMT

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