Give your child the ride of his life with a scenic road trip along the west coast of America.
The California Dreaming for the Family adventure begins with a flight to San Francisco, where three days can be spent exploring the city’s highlights including Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island while you reside at the Mandarin Oriental.
A couple of hours drive then takes you to the northern end of Big Sur where you can discover Hearst Castle and Julia Pfeiffer beach, followed by a relaxing night at the charming Anderson Inn.
Complete the last stretch to Los Angeles with a fun session rollerblading around Venice Beach or head to the local farmer’s markets.
A two-night stay at Shutters on the Beach is the ideal base from which to visit the original Disney theme park and Universal Studios.
Prices start from £8,420 for a family of four (two adults and two children under 12) including three nights at the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco, two nights at the Carmel Valley Ranch, one night at the Anderson Inn and two nights in Santa Monica at Shutters on the Beach, international flights and car hire.
For more details, Tel: 0208 682 5030; www.scottdunn.com