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Stay : USA by motorhome

Discover the wonders of the American West from the front row in your motorhome.


21 days tour 100% modifiable online on our Authentik USA road trip planner.

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Detail of the stay : USA by motorhome - 21 days

  • Pismo Beach
  • Kingman
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
  • Lake Powell
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas
  • Mammoth Lakes
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Napa
Day 1: San Francisco

Welcome to San Francisco, the most European (and most tolerant) of American cities.


San Francisco has so much to offer... To begin your stay, why not go to the top floor of the De Young Museum, where you can enjoy the best view of the city?


And a tour of Alcatraz prison at nightfall is a truly exceptional experience.

Day 2: San Francisco

Be sure to ride the famous cable car early in the morning to avoid the crowds: a truly iconic San Francisco experience.


Take the children to watch the sea lions at Fisherman's Wharf or the marine animals at the Bay Aquarium.


And at the end of the day, why not walk across the Golden Gate Bridge? The bridge at sunset is a truly magical moment!

Day 3: San Francisco / Monterey (136 km)

Spend the morning continuing your discovery of San Francisco before picking up your RV.


Then take scenic Route 1 (Highway 1) which runs along the Pacific coast, considered by some to be the most beautiful coastline in the world.


Your destination is Monterey, a typical California coastal town.


If there's one thing you don't want to miss in Monterey, it's the scenic 17-Mile Drive. This private road passes through one of the richest and most famous residential districts on the west coast.

Day 4: Monterey / California Coast (271 km)

Your road trip continues with Pismo Beach, known for its beaches and sand dunes.


Your day will be spent exploring the most scenic stretch of Route 1, between Carmel and San Simeon via Big Sur. You will want to stop often to take in the views.


At the end of the day, head for downtown Pismo Beach where you can enjoy a stroll along the beach after a good dinner at one of the area's many restaurants.

Day 5: California Coast / Los Angeles (240 km)

Set a course for the City of Angels, Los Angeles.


It's a well-known fact: L.A. beaches are legendary. Visit Santa Monica Beach for a touch of upscale chic: a great place to do some shopping.


Or head to Venice Beach with its more bohemian vibe. It's the artists' district of Los Angeles.

Day 6: Los Angeles

Today, get a look behind the scenes with a Hollywood movie studio tour. We recommend Universal Studios for families, or Warner Bros.


Along the way, discover the most beautiful neighborhoods in Beverly Hills, home to the biggest stars in Hollywood.

Day 7: Los Angeles / Kingman (570 km)
Steps: Kingman

Spend the morning enjoying Los Angeles and its attractions.


Today's destination is Kingman, the historic heart of Route 66.


Along the way, stop off in some of the small towns along Route 66 with their diners, motels, old-time gas pumps and vintage road signs.

Day 8: Kingman / Grand Canyon (275 km)

Today you head for South Rim in the eastern part of Grand Canyon National Park, the most spectacular section of the canyon.


Begin your discovery of the Grand Canyon at Mather Point, unquestionably the most beautiful viewpoint in the park. Despite the number of visitors, the silence is overwhelming before the majesty of the Grand Canyon.

Day 9: Grand Canyon

Don't miss Hermit Road in Grand Canyon National Park.


This road can be explored on foot and/or by shuttle bus. Follow the road to Mohave Point, a scenic overlook offering a breathtaking panoramic view to the west. You will literally feel as though you are floating over the Grand Canyon!


Desert View Drive at sunset is also spectacular. Lipan Point, in particular, is the perfect spot to enjoy colourful sunset vistas.

Day 10: Grand Canyon / Monument Valley (289 km)

The adventure continues with an iconic symbol of the Far West and the American western, Monument Valley.


Be sure to take the Monument Valley scenic drive, the best way to enjoy the beauty of these legendary landscapes. However, this dirt road is not recommended for RVs. You'll be better off hiring a Navajo guide who will drive you in a 4x4.


John Ford's Point is without a shadow of a doubt the most spectacular location in the region, and is also the most accessible. You'll have no reason to miss it!

Day 11: Monument Valley / Lake Powell (212 km)

Today you head for Lake Powell. The contrast between the clear blue waters of the lake and the surrounding stark red sandstone rocks is quite spectacular.


But just before reaching your destination, make a stop at Horseshoe Bend. It's a 30-minute round trip that will give you a breathtaking view of the Colorado River.


Antelope Canyon, a magnificent slot canyon at the end of Lake Powell, will leave you speechless with the play of light and colour on its walls.

Day 12: Lake Powell / Bryce Canyon (234 km)

Today's destination is Bryce Canyon, certainly one of the most spectacular parks in the southwestern United States.


Bryce Canyon National Park is a forest of sandstone spires and pillars (hoodoos) set in the hollow of a natural amphitheatre.

Day 13: Bryce Canyon

Spend the day discovering the natural beauty of Bryce Canyon.


Hiking enthusiasts won't want to miss the Queens Garden trail for a close look at the stone columns and arches. It's like being on a different planet!


At sunset, the views from Sunset Point are breathtaking as the park's features explode into a kaleidoscope of colours.

Day 14: Bryce Canyon / Zion (134 km)

Your route continues in the direction of Zion National Park.


Zion meant "paradise" to the Mormons who discovered this place, reflecting the strong impression left by these picture-perfect landscapes.


Take the Mount Carmel Highway, preferably from east to west, to enjoy the best views of the canyon.


A stop at Canyon Overlook is a must to admire the singular beauty of this remarkable park.




Day 15: Zion / Las Vegas (270 km)
Steps: Las Vegas

Today you head for the most eccentric destination in the western United States: Las Vegas.


Begin your stay with a visit to the top of the Stratosphere, which offers a panoramic view of the city.


Add to the enjoyment of your first evening by going to see the spectacular fountain show at the Bellagio Hotel. It's an iconic Las Vegas attraction.


For added convenience, it is possible to stay at a hotel on the Strip, where you will be able to park your RV.

Day 16: Las Vegas
Steps: Las Vegas

Consider yourself warned: nothing is too big, nothing is too beautiful... you're in Las Vegas, after all. Anything goes…or almost anything.


Take a walk along the Strip, a stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard lined with a thousand and one casinos and hotels, each one more flamboyant than the last. The most impressive are the Wynn, Treasure Island and The Venetian.

Day 17: Las Vegas / Mammoth Lakes (514 km)

Your destination today is Mammoth Lakes, a resort town nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, named after Mammoth Mountain and the basin of lakes in the valley.


This will be a day of contrasts as you drive from the desert to the snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada.


The scenery is simply breathtaking.

Day 18: Mammoth Lakes / Yosemite (174 km)

This morning, take the famous Tioga Road, a scenic high mountain road that runs through the northern section of Yosemite National Park, today's destination.


Make a stop at Tuolumne Meadows, the largest subalpine meadow in the Sierra Nevada. You won't have to walk far to find peace and serenity there.


Then make your way to the Yosemite Valley section. An easy 30-minute walk (round-trip) along the trail to Lower Yosemite Falls leads to postcard-worthy scenery.


Important note: If you are travelling between October and May, Tioga Road will be closed due to excessive snow at high altitudes. In this case, we will have to modify your route to pass further south.

Day 19: Yosemite

This morning, head back towards the valley and turn right at the first intersection to reach Tunnel View.


This scenic viewpoint offers a breathtaking panorama with views of Bridalveil Fall, Half Dome and El Capitan.


Finally, don't miss the impressive, winding drive to Glacier Point, which has arguably the most spectacular views in the park.

Day 20: Yosemite / Napa Valley (310 km)
Steps: Napa

This morning, set out to discover another well-known destination: Napa Valley.


Not only will you be closer to the RV drop-off location, but you will also be able to visit one of the many wineries in the area.


To make the most of your time in the valley of wine, don't hesitate to explore other travel alternatives: tours by bus, train or limousine are offered daily, allowing you to sample the wines without having to worry about driving your vehicle.



Day 21: Napa Valley / San Francisco (75 km)

Enjoy the final moments of your American vacation.


Return your RV and then head to the San Francisco airport, where you board your flight home.


It's time to say goodbye to the land of Uncle Sam, filled with beautiful memories that will last a lifetime!!!

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