Our fantastic run of special offers continues with a great American twin city adventure today, it's your chance to see the best of the south-west: San Diego and Phoenix.
America's south-west is often generalised by Los Angeles and Las Vegas, two incredible cities in their own right, but not entirely representative of a whole region. This trip will show you the incredibly vibrant San Diego and the rugged natural beauty of Phoenix.
You'll start your exciting week-and-a-bit by flying into San Diego, where you'll be best served by dropping off everything at your hotel, the fabulous 4* Hilton Resort and Spa, and heading out on one of the city's famous Old Town Trolley tours to get a genuine feel for the city and it's people.
In truth, San Diego is such a versatile holiday destination you'll be suitably catered for whatever mood you're in. Take advantage of 70 miles of spectacular beaches, go for some guilt-free shopping in La Jolla or discover the local wildlife with whale watching tours.
The city is also a tale of two parks, both offering very different experiences. You can head to Sea World for a day of aquatic entertainment with some incredible marine wildlife and you can also head to the inspirational Balboa Park, the largest cultural park in the US, home to 15 museums and San Diego Zoo.
Back at your hotel you can enjoy the finest in spa treatments, inspired by Asian culture, to recover from a day's exploring and adventuring (or even a day's relaxing!). You can also take advantage of the hotel's marvellous signature restaurant: Acqua which serves up a real Mediterranean treat - with a twist!
Moving on to Phoenix, your four day stay here should most certainly include a wander around the Desert Botanical Garden, a uniquely South-Western affair to see the beauty of desert plants. Phoenix is also home to an impressive selection of museums, including the Heard Museum (for Native American art and culture), the Phoenix Art Museum (for classic works) and SMOCA (for modern works of art).
However, Phoenix really comes into it's own when venturing the great outdoors. Hiking and biking are two of the best ways to see the remarkable local foliage and iconic outlines on the horizon. Or, for a more leisurely voyage, take a guided tour in a hot air balloon to see the city and a jeep tour to see the desert. Not authentic enough? Try a horseback ride through different mountain ranges in the area.
For more of a city break, downtown Phoenix has you covered. Sports fans can be spoilt with a visit to Chase Field to see the Diamondbacks in a traditional American ballpark, which is flanked by a host of great restaurants to grab a bite after the game. Shopping is also something to enjoy here, with a wide range of designer shops (both internationally and locally renowned) for you to enjoy, as well as excellent outdoor retail opportunities to make the most of the sun too.
Staying at the fabulous 5* Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa, you'll have the most relaxing of endings to this holiday as you're treated to food, comfort and service of the highest order. With a championship golf course, swimming pools, restaurants, a fitness centre and 39 acres of gardens; it's no wonder that this 86-year-old hotel has attracted presidents and celebrities throughout the decades.
With two nights completely free, a twin city trip to the US has seldom been more affordable. This offer is available until 5th May 2015. For more details click here or call our travel managers on 0844 251 0151