3 SAN FRANCISCO Walk across the famous Golden Gate Bridge See the sights: Fisherman’s Wharf area, ride the cable cars, Lombard Street, Union SquareBay Cruise or Alcatraz Island tour / cruiseVisit the beautiful Seaside Town of Monterey and the Monterey Bay Aquarium
4 SAN FRANCISCO FUN FACTS Nickname: “The City by the Bay”Population: 3.2 millionNFL Team: The 49ersSan Francisco on film: Bullitt, Vertigo, The Princess Diaries, Mrs Doubtfire, The Rock, The Social Network, Milk, Full House (TV)‘Frisco food: clam chowder, Rice-A-Roni, fortune cookies, sourdoughSan Francisco was the hub of the Beat Generation and is prominent in Jack Kerouac’s novels On The Road and Dharma BumsMost densely populated city in the US after New York
5 Old Town - Historical & Cultural Tour SAN DIEGOCity Tour - includes a trip across the landmark Coronado Bridge, USS Midway and Mission Beach one of California’s premiere surf beach.Sea World - See Shamu in the Killer whale Show, plus sea lions, dolphins, penguin encounter, shark exhibit and petting poolsOld Town - Historical & Cultural TourSan Diego Zoo - One of the world’s most exciting Zoo’s - home to over 4000 animals
6 SAN DIEGO FUN FACTS “America’s Finest City” Population: 1.3 million NBL Team: San Diego PadresMovies set in San Diego: Almost Famous, Anchorman, Bring It OnFamous San Diegans: Dr Seuss, Blink 182, Jason Mraz, Adam LambertSan Diego is the 8th biggest city in the USAIncorporated in 1850, San Diego is “The Birthplace of California”Located right next door to MexicoSan Diego is known for its lovely year-round weatherThe city is a major base for the US Navy
7 PHOENIX (extra $250)pp. Known as “The Valley of the Sun” Grand Canyon Tour - 5 Stops made along the rim of the Grand CanyonTour around the Red Rock CountryPhoenix Zoo - home to more than 1300 animals
8 PHOENIX PHUN PHACTS Nicknames: “Valley of the Sun” Population: 4.2 million (metro)NBA Team: Phoenix SunsPhamous Phoenicians: Emma Stone, Jordin Sparks, Stephanie MeyerWatch: Stagecoach (1939), Three Amigos (1986), Twilight (2008)Phoenix has a subtropical desert climate similar to BaghdadMany of the saguaro cacti you will see around are hundreds of years old, and can hold up to 1 tonne of water!The State of Arizona celebrated its 100th birthday in 2012
9 VALDOSTA (extra $250 pp.)Experience Southern Georgian hospitality at its best.Tour around Pebble Hill Plantation - Historical homestead rich in Art & HistoryKennedy Space Centre - experience interactive simulators, live shows & massive rockets !Castillo de San Marcos. Built in 1642 by the Spanish to protect from English expansionHas the worlds largest pirate artefacts & interactive exhibitsAlbany Civil Rights Institute - Tells the story of the civil rights movement in Southwest GeorgiaChehaw Wild Animal Park - Boasting 55 species of wild animals
10 VALDOSTA FUN FACTS Nicknames: “The Azalea City” Population: 55,000 Famous Georgians: Cee Lo, Dakota Fanning, OutKast,T.I., John Mayer, Kanye West, Ryan Seacrest, Martin Luther King JrRead/Watch: Gone with the Wind, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Last Song, The Colour Purple, The Vampire Diaries (filmed in Georgia)State Food: peaches, pecans, BBQ, grits, cornbread, fried chickenSport: Valdosta is home to the “winningest” high school football team in the USA. Go Wildcats!