USA, Canada and Central America 2019: Coastal California with Yosemite National Park Summer 2019

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: USA, Canada and Central America 2019

Embark on an epic road trip from Tinseltown to San Francisco, tracing lush green vineyards and olive groves, the Giant Sequoias and the romantic Riviera of North America.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City Tour in Los Angeles, San Francisco
  • Scenic Drive along Highway 1, 17-Mile Drive
  • See spectacular Half Dome, Golden Gate Bridge
  • Visit Hollywood, Santa Monica, Malibu, Santa Barbara, Paso Robles, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey, Yosemite National Park, Mariposa, Napa and Sonoma Valleys, San Francisco
Dining Highlights
  • 9 full breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 5 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
10 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1Los AngelesArrive Los Angeles (2 Nights): Seek inspiration in the creative energy that radiates from LA's sun-kissed boulevards - your launch pad to an effortlessly delivered road trip through California's iconic cities and sights. Connect with your Travel Director and fellow travel companions this evening, kick-starting your adventure at a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Beverly Hills Marriott
Day 2Los AngelesLos Angeles Sightseeing: Join your Local Specialist?for a guided walking tour past Tinseltown's most famous icons: TCL Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. See the Hollywood sign and drive past Rodeo Drive, then spend the rest of the day at leisure.Full Breakfast
Day 3Santa BarbaraLos Angeles - Santa Monica - Santa Barbara: Set your watch to Southern Californian time and head to Santa Monica for a brief brush with its beachy culture, before making your way up the coast to idyllic Santa Barbara. Discover the city's Spanish colonial heritage, winding past Mediterranean-style white stucco buildings with red-tile roofs - the Pacific on one side, the Santa Ynez Mountains on the other. Visit Mission Santa Barbara, one of the 21 missions founded by the Spaniards along El Camino Real. This evening, enjoy a Regional Meal dinner at a local restaurant.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
Day 4MontereySanta Barbara - Paso Robles - Monterey (2 Nights): Continue north to Paso Robles where we'll Connect with Locals on an olive farm. Stroll through the olive groves with a glass of local wine, learn about the process of making olive oil, then enjoy a delicious Be My Guest meal.Full Breakfast, Lunch
Portola Hotel and Spa at Monterey Bay
Day 5MontereyMonterey Sightseeing: Gain a deeper understanding of Monterey's strong coastal heritage during a tour of the Monterey Peninsula, featuring Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf, Pacific Grove and the famed 17-Mile Drive. View the iconic Lone Cypress Tree on the coast of Pebble Beach, before arriving in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The giant redwoods herald our arrival at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park where we'll enjoy a relaxed stroll. Dinner this evening is a Regional Meal enjoyed at a local restaurant. Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 6YosemiteMonterey - Yosemite: Delve into the grassroots story of Earthbound Organic Farms in Carmel Valley, where we'll meet our Local Specialists for a tour and tasting and explore the difference between organic and conventional farming. Savour the leafy texture of freshly picked salads "grown and cultivated organically with care" before you ascend the western slopes of the Sierra Nevadas through Gold Rush country. Take a step back in time, passing Victorian-era townships and saloons, arriving in Yosemite late afternoon. Full Breakfast, Dinner
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
Day 7MariposaYosemite National Park - Mariposa: The UNESCO-listed Yosemite National Park takes centre stage today. We stop at the Giant Sequoias, dating back thousands of years, then board a valley floor tram tour with a national park Local Specialist. Discover the spectacular and wild landscape of Yosemite Valley, the misty splendour of Bridal Veil and the wonders of El Capitan and Half Dome. Reconnect with nature, spending your afternoon surrounded by pristine surrounds. Full Breakfast
BW Plus Yosemite Way Station
Day 8San FranciscoMariposa - Napa and Sonoma Valleys - San Francisco (2 Nights): Celebrate the vibrant wine country of Northern California, enjoying lunch at leisure in Napa's Oxbow Public Market. We join a Local Specialist for a rare opportunity to craft our own perfect combination of Carignane, Petite Sirah and Zinfandel at Ravenswood Winery. Crossing the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, arrive in San Francisco, our home for the next two nights. Full Breakfast
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Day 9San FranciscoSan Francisco Sightseeing: Embark on an exploration of the 'City by the Bay' and its iconic sights, from Fisherman's Wharf and Golden Gate Park to fashionable Union Square. The colourful Farmer's Market is our final stop this morning where we can indulge in the Bay Area's best artisan foods and fresh farm produce. Spend the rest of the afternoon navigating the city's cosmopolitan neighbourhoods, then join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 10San FranciscoDepart San Francisco: We conclude our California journey with a transfer to San Francisco International Airport or consider extending your stay at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. Full Breakfast

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