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 Wereldreizen Reisverhalen : West USA

CaliforniŽ, Arizona, Utah & Nevada


In March/April 1998 we traveled through a few states of West USA.
After visiting Florida in 1997 we really wanted to see more of the United States.
We choose to fly United Airlines because of their new plane, the Boeing 777 (with little TV-screens in every seat).
But first we thought of what things we wanted to see. That did result in the route you see below. 

California, Arizona, Utah, Nevada

(if you click on the day-number you go directly to that day of the tripreport!!!)

We had to decide if we wanted to book the car and hotels in Holland or in the States.
Therefore we searched for prices of car rentals like Alamo, Hertz and Budget. Alamo had the best offer. After that we looked up the prices on Internet. It seemed that if you book online in the States it is more expensive than booking in Holland. So we decided to book the car and hotels in Holland.

The following links were very helpful:

Day From To Miles What to see/do
1 Amsterdam LA airport - Flying
2 LA Airport Anaheim 30 Disneyland
3 Anaheim Lake Havasu 320 Joshua Tree Nat. Monument
4 Lake Havasu Tusayan 230 route 66
5 Tusayan - - Grand Canyon
6 Tusayan Blanding 290 Monument Valley
7 Blanding Bryce Canyon 305 Capitol Reef Nat. Park
8 Bryce - - Bryce Canyon
9 Bryce St. George 120 Zion National Park
10 St. George Las Vegas 125 -
11 Las Vegas - - Sightseeing
12 Las Vegas - - Gambling
13 Las Vegas Bakersfield 370 Death Valley
14 Bakersfield Oakhurst 160 Sequoia Nat. Park
15 Oakhurst - - Yosemite Nat. Park
16 Oakhurst San Francisco 190 Golden Gate Bridge
17 San Francisco - - Sightseeing
18 San Francisco San Luis Obispo 270 Coast route/ Carmel Valley
19 San Luis Obispo Ventura 160 Santa Barabara
20 Ventura Los Angeles 80 Beverly Hills
21 Los Angeles - - Universal Studios
22 LA Airport Amsterdam - Flying home
free brochures of lot's of places in the world
findings places and making routes
booking hotels online
Disneyland Anaheim

Los Angeles Forecast

Many thanks to Denise from Australia who helped me with this trip report!


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