Newmarket Holidays’ Tour of America’s Golden West

Visit some of the most popular cities in America’s western states, including Hollywood, Monterey Bay, San Francisco and Las Vegas. In addition, this trip features a full-day visit to the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon. This 14-day air holiday begins in magnificent San Francisco, California’s famed “City by the Bay”. With pre-planned activities, optional guided tours and plenty of free time to see the sights, Newmarket Holidays makes this a great getaway at a terrific price.

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San Francisco

The city of San Francisco has been home to wandering artists, tech-savvy trendsetters and progressive reformers, addings to the city’s air of relaxed sophistication. Historic sights such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the working cable cars speak of the city’s staying power. Strolling the streets, travellers can enjoy Fisherman’s’ Wharf, Pier 39 and Ghirardelli Square, and no visitor should miss a visit to Chinatown. San Francisco is home to some of the finest eateries in the state; from fresh seafood to haute cuisine, there is something for everyone.

Monterey Bay

Famous Monterey Bay and Carmel-by-the-Sea are two extraordinary stops on the way to Southern California, connected by a picturesque 17-Mile Drive. Monterey  hosts the  wonderful Monterey Bay Aquarium, home to a mesmerising display of sea life, including sea cucumbers, jellyfish, bat rays and sharks. Carmel is an up-scale artists’ village filled with captivating shops.

Hollywood and Los Angeles

Don’t miss the star-studded visit to Hollywood, home of the famed Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A three-night stay in the metropolis of Los Angeles offers enough time to explore the sights and sample the local fare. This stop offers an optional tour to one of California’s most cherished waterfront cities. In addition to sparkling beaches, travellers can attend the San Diego Zoo and Sea World.

The Grand Canyon

Considered one of the planet’s greatest natural wonders, the Grand Canyon offers an absolutely breathtaking and awe-inspiring view of a gorge 446 km long and 1,800 metres deep – a spectacle that was 230 million years in the making. Choosing the optional helicopter tour will offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Flashy Las Vegas

A three-day stay in glitzy Las Vegas will test each traveller’s capacity for excitement. Music, magic and lights decorate the city that never sleeps. A tour to the Hoover Dam is also an option. This 78-year old marvel of engineering is a vastly popular tourist attraction in the U.S. The park offers walking tours and has a museum, but the best view is from a helicopter.

Home Again

This tour of some of America’s most beloved destinations is a memory-maker’s dream. Activities suitable for couples, families or friends are sure to keep cameras loaded with hundreds of photos, and travellers are sure to return home pleasantly exhausted. Booking this tour is as easy as placing a telephone call to Newmarket Holidays’ friendly Customer Service Team, or visiting the company’s website.

Newmarket Holidays / A ‘Wicked’ Weekend Break

Since 1983, the name Newmarket Holidays has been synonymous with great value-for-money guided holidays and escorted short breaks. Over the past thirty years, Newmarket Holidays have expanded their portfolio in order to offer their customers an even wider variety of choices than ever before, from day trips to sporting or musical events right through to three-week trips of a lifetime to Australia or the Far East. Among the more popular deals offered by Newmarket Holidays are the selection of theatre breaks to London’s West End. Each Newmarket Holidays trip includes return travel by either coach or rail depending on the break chosen, accommodation in a carefully selected three- or four-star hotel, tickets to the show of the customer’s choice, and the services of a Newmarket Holidays Tour Guide throughout the duration of the trip. Customers selecting the Newmarket Holidays Dine and Dance theatre trip will also experience an extravagant dinner and disco at their four-star hotel, after enjoying a matinee performance.

Newmarket HolidaysAll the prices quoted on the Newmarket Holidays website include the price of a standard ticket to see the hit musical, ‘Wicked’. Newmarket Holidays customers can choose from many shows being performed in the West End, and upgrade to a top-tier ticket for an additional supplement. Coach or rail travel to London is arranged by Newmarket Holidays from a series of national locations and all transfers to London City Centre are included where applicable.

‘Wicked’ tells the back story of the Wicked Witch of the West as first encountered in Frank L. Baum’s ‘The Wizard of Oz’. Based on the book by Gregory Maguire, ‘Wicked’ portrays Elphaba as a misunderstood rebel dealing with a lifetime of prejudice after being born with an unfortunate greenish tinge to her skin. She protests against the domination of the Oz ministry and the mistreatment, banishment and murder of talking Animals. The show tells the tale of Elphaba’s school days, including her reluctant yet burgeoning friendship with the airheaded Glinda, who will one day become the Good Witch of the North. While essentially a story about friendship, this tale has many darker and more political elements and should appeal to both children and adults alike.

Arranging a getaway with Newmarket Holidays

By approaching a reputable tour operator such as Newmarket Holidays, much of the hard work involved in vacation-planning is taken care of by an experienced team. With Newmarket Holidays the focus is on providing its customers with a seamless experience from start to finish.

Newmarket Holidays was founded in 1983 and since then has been creating holidays carefully designed to give customers the very best experience and value. Many customers find that it’s important to have peace of mind when organising a holiday, and with Newmarket Holidays fully bonded by ABTA and ATOL, and having won industry accolades such as ‘Best Tour Operator’ of coach holidays and holidays to Italy at the 2011 and 2012 British Travel Awards, customers can be assured that they’re in safe hands.

Newmarket Holidays pre-plans everything from the flights and accommodation to the daily activities. A range of holidays is available whether the customer is looking for a typical family holiday or a trip to a concert or sports event. Newmarket Holidays also offers group and educational trips depending on the needs of the customer.

Newmarket HolidaysNewmarket Holidays prides itself on providing a quality service at an affordable price.  Departing from the UK, customers can travel to a variety of destinations by plane, train, cruise ship or coach. Destinations include the UK, Europe and beyond. With Newmarket Holidays customers can choose from a range of holidays. They can take a trip to Ireland, exploring Donegal and the Giant’s Causeway, or catch some sun with a summer break to Italy. Those who want to go further afield can even explore the delights of China or visit the Taj Mahal in India.

Upon arrival at the destination, one of Newmarket Holidays’ Tour Managers will be on hand to give customers all the information they need, and to provide expert advice on the area. Many customers also take advantage of the itineraries available on their trip so that they can see all the best sights their destination has to offer.

Newmarket Holidays is a well-established company who take into account the requirements and budgets of their customers to advise them which holiday from the range will best meet the customer’s needs. Customers can contact the Customer Services Team for more information about planning their holiday.