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NUNF - New Orleans to San Francisco Road Trip

Bats in Texas, aliens in Roswell, pretty much everything else in San Francisco get off the well-worn tourist trail and really discover the South and West of the United States. After leaving fabulous New Orleans, you'll explore some of the most incredible natural wonders anywhere the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Yosemite then trade wildlife for nightlife in Las Vegas. It's the ultimate roadtrip. Now, let's get rolling.


Entrance fees to all national parks with hiking and walking excursions
Orientation to Las Vegas
Guided tour of the cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde
Carlsbad Caverns visit
Death Valley visit
Sunset at the rim of the Grand Canyon
Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents while camping
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $0
Start Location
New Orleans, United States
End Location
San Francisco, United States
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Fast and Fun
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Day 1 - New Orleans
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - New Orleans/Austin
Drive across Louisiana into Texas and take in the scenery on the way to Austin.
Day 3 - Austin
Spend a free day in Austin. Opt to visit the SoCo area for thrift shopping, take a dip in the Barton natural pool, or let loose at a local country bar in the evening.
Day 4 - Austin/Carlsbad
Explore Carlsbad Caverns, dodging the 400,000 bats heading out to hunt at sunset.
Day 5 - Carlsbad/Santa Fe
Stop by infamous Roswell before taking in Southwest culture in Santa Fe.
Day 6 - Santa Fe/Mesa Verde National Park
Explore Santa Fe in the morning before travelling towards Mesa Verde National Park for the night.
Day 7 - Mesa Verde National Park/Monument Valley
Wind up the side of a mountain through Mesa Verde National Park's rocky slopes and inspiring vistas. Hike to ancient cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde. Opt to discover one of the most majestic places on earth, Monument Valley.
Day 8 - Monument Valley/Grand Canyon
Hike the trails of the Grand Canyon before enjoying a sunset at the rim.
Day 9 - Grand Canyon
Free time in Grand Canyon NP.
Day 10 - Grand Canyon/Las Vegas
Travel Route 66 and stop at a wacky burger joint. Explore Las Vegas and stroll along the famous Vegas Strip. Take an optional VIP party limo.
Day 11 - Las Vegas
Free time in Las Vegas.
Day 12 - Las Vegas/Death Valley
Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park.
Day 13 - Death Valley/Yosemite National Park
Morning trip to Mono Lake; walk among the tufa towers. Discover Yosemite's peaks, granite domes, and giant sequoias. Marvel at majestic waterfalls, lakes, and meadows.
Day 14 - Yosemite National Park
Enjoy free time in Yosemite NP for hiking and exploring.
Day 15 - Yosemite National Park/San Francisco
Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way into one of America's most popular cities. Trip ends upon arrival to San Francisco. Take an optional cable car ride over the steep hills or set sail into the setting sun.