Join us for this incredible trip up the California coast with a visit and overnight in Yosemite National Park. You will travel to all the “must see” attractions from San Diego to San Francisco. View the beautiful scenery of the pacific coast with stops in San Juan Capistrano, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Pismo Beach, and Monterey/Carmel. Then onto Yosemite National Park for a for a special night’s stay. You adventure ends in San Francisco with a trip to Napa and dinner on Fisherman’s Warf.
Today board your flight bound for San Diego to begin your California Coast Tour. Upon arrival, meet your Tour Director to begin your two-night stay in San Diego. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner this evening.
Hotel: Hilton Mission Valley (or similar)
Today enjoy a San Diego City Tour including the historic Gaslamp District, the bustling Embarcadero, Balboa Park and historic Old Town - San Diego. The afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps join an optional excursion featuring the famous San Diego Zoo & a San Diego Harbor Cruise.
Hotel: Hilton Mission Valley (or similar)
This morning sit back and relax as you drive along parts of the Pacific Coast enroute to San Juan Capistrano. Visit the beautiful Mission San Juan Capistrano, one of the original missions built by the Spanish. Continue north for a panoramic Los Angeles City Tour featuring legendary Hollywood, Dolby Theatre, home of the glamorous Academy Awards, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Next, drive along the fabled Sunset Strip to the palm-lined streets of Beverly Hills and pricey Rodeo Drive.
Hotel: South Bay Beach Cities Area, Los Angeles (or similar)
This morning visit the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The state-of-the art museum takes you from Reagan’s early years to his time spent as a world leader. The library also features the Air Force One used by President Reagan. Later follow the Pacific Coast north to Santa Barbara, one of California’s most picturesque cities with spectacular Mediterranean architecture. Continue to the Pismo Beach area for your overnight stay.
Hotel: Cliffs Resort or Embassy Suites, Pismo Beach or San Luis Obispo (or similar)
Today travel to San Simeon, to enjoy a tour of Hearst Castle. Built on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific, the spectacular grounds and grandiose home feature the world-class art collection of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst. Then journey north along the spectacular Big Sur Coast, a route is nestled between the rocky coast and the Santa Lucia Mountains. Later this afternoon arrive in Monterey for a 2-night stay.
Hotel: Marriott or Hyatt, Monterey (or similar)
Today enjoy one of the most breathtaking coastlines in the world, scenic 17 Mile Drive, home to the famous Lone Cypress, Seal Rock and Pebble Beach Golf Course. Also, drive through and visit quaint Carmel to view tree-lined Ocean Avenue. Later travel to Old Monterey filled with historic buildings and where California’s statehood began in 1849. This afternoon enjoy time at your own pace to explore more of the seaside town of Monterey. Shop and eat in Cannery Row and Fisherman’s Wharf reflecting the city’s long history with the sea and maybe visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium
Hotel: Marriott or Hyatt, Monterey (or similar)
Journey inland through the fertile San Joaquin Valley, known as the breadbasket of California. Stop at a historic fruit stand for a chance to buy fresh-off-the- farm fruits. Climb into the wooded Sierra Nevada Mountains and arrive at Yosemite National Park. Enter the spectacular Yosemite Valley to view the giant iconic formations of El Capitan & Half Dome and breathtaking Yosemite Falls, the highest in North America. Enjoy a stroll and take in the immense beauty of this spectacular mountain setting. Enjoy dinner with your fellow travelers tonight.
Hotel: Yosemite View Lodge, Yosemite Area (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Travel through the Sierras into Gold Country. Step back in time and experience the days of the Gold Rush at historic Old Sacramento. Later drive into the famous Napa Valley, an area of spectacular scenery and home to some of the world’s best wineries. Stop for a Winery Tour & Tasting to sample the local product and learn about wine making. Continue southwest crossing the majestic Golden Gate Bridge to one of the world’s most amazing cities, San Francisco. Check in for your two-night stay in the “City by the Bay”.
Hotel: Zephyr or Holiday Inn - Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco (or similar)
This morning enjoy a San Francisco City Tour including Union Square, Chinatown and Pier 39, Pacific Heights, the rolling hills of the Presidio and Golden Gate Park. The afternoon is at leisure to explore America’s most romantic city or take an optional excursion to Muir Woods. Tonight enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers in San Francisco’s famous Fisherman’s Wharf.
Hotel: Zephyr or Holiday Inn - Fisherman’s Wharf,
San Francisco (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Today transfer to the airport for your flight home.
- Round-trip air from Milwaukee to San Diego and return from San Francisco, including current air taxes and fees
- Round-trip airport/hotel transfers
Nine Nights in First Class Hotels
- Two nights in San Diego
- One night in Los Angeles
- One night in Pismo Beach
- Two nights on Monterey/Carmel
- One night in Yosemite National Park
- Two nights in San Francisco
Includes hotel baggage handling for one bag per person including hotel porter gratuities.
- Deluxe Air-conditioned touring motorcoach for transportation and sightseeing
- Tour Highlights to include:
- San Diego City Tour
- Old Town – San Diego
- Mission San Juan Capistrano
- Los Angeles/Hollywood Tour
- Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills & Rodeo Drive
- Reagan Library & “Air Force One”
- Santa Barbara
- Hearst Castle
- Big Sur Coast
- Carmel & “17-Mile Drive”
- Yosemite National Park Tour
- Old Sacramento
- Napa Valley
- Winery Tour & Tasting
- San Francisco City Tour
- Professional local Tour Director
- Professional Tour Manager from Fox World Travel*
- Customized informative travel documents
- Nine breakfasts
- Three dinners including dinner on Fisherman’s Warf
Not included: Gratuities for Tour Director and Motorcoach Driver, airline baggage fees, meals (other than those included in the package), trip insurance and any items of a personal nature.
* Minimum group required for the Fox World Travel tour manager to participate. In the unlikely event the minimum number is not reached, the tour will still include a professional local guide in the destination. NOTE: hotels and daily itinerary are subject to change.
Single Supplement: $1,075.00
Initial Deposit: $500.00 per person
Final Payment Due: January 31, 2019
*Above base pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All air taxes and fees of $64.84 are included and subject to change.
Flights from Milwaukee are pending
The flights included in the air-inclusive package have not yet been announced, the identity of the carrier, which may include the carrier’s code-share partner, will be assigned and disclosed at a later date.
Flight schedules are subject to change and Fox has no control over flight changes, seat assignments, delays or cancellations. Tickets will be non-refundable once issued. Changes will be subject to a fee plus any fare difference. Additional restrictions may apply. Checked baggage fees may apply.
Pricing and flight options from other cities available upon request.
Cancellation and travel protection is strongly recommended. Fox World Travel offers several plans with Travel Guard Insurance. Details and rates can be obtained from your travel consultant.
- From date of deposit to January 31, 2019: Initial deposit of $400.00 per person
- February 1 to February 15, 2019: 50% package price + applicable airline fees
- February 16 to March 15, 2019: 75% package price cancellation fee + applicable airline fee
- March 16, 2019 to 0 days prior to travel: No refund
Airline tickets are non-refundable once ticketed.
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