Enjoy sun, culture, wine, and perhaps even celebrities on this California Dreamin’ train tour up the Golden State’s breathtaking coast. This trip of a lifetime kicks off in Los Angeles with tours of Rodeo Drive and Beverly Hills.
Then, you’ll head to Santa Barbara, land of glorious beaches, for some fun in the sun. Treat your palate with delicious wine in the vineyards of Paso Robles. Spend a day touring the architectural wonder, Hearst Castle. Finally, experience beautiful San Francisco with a deluxe sightseeing tour, which includes the Japanese Tea Garden, Fisherman’s Wharf, and of course, the Golden Gate Bridge. This tour of the California coast is one you won’t want to miss!
Los Angeles > Santa Barbara > Paso Robles > San Francisco (9 Days, 8 Nights)
• Sightseeing tour of the hottest Hollywood star’s homes
• View Santa Barbara aboard a trolley tour
• Take a tour of at least four California Wineries including a picnic lunch at a vineyard in Paso Robles
• Visit Hearst Castle on a special tour of one of the largest historic museums in the U.S.
• Experience the sights and wonder of San Francisco on a hop-on / hop-off sightseeing tour
Tour Package Also Includes:
• One-way Amtrak from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara; Santa Barbara to Paso Robles; Paso Robles to San Francisco on Coast Starlight in Coach accommodations’
• Round-trip transportation from Paso Robles Amtrak station to Paso Robles hotel
• 8 nights hotel accommodations
• 2 meals included (1 lunch in Paso Robles, 1 dinner in San Francisco)
DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN LOS ANGELES
Welcome to the “City of Angels”! After your arrival, transfer on your own to your hotel and explore the city many stars call home. (Overnight in Los Angeles)
DAY 2 LOS ANGELES
What better way to see the neighborhoods of Hollywood than on a trolley ride? Your guided tour on an open air vintage-looking trolley will be an exciting and enjoyable experience that you will never forget! In Beverly Hills and Bel-Air you’ll find there’s no place like home for stars like Tom Cruise, Ozzie Ozbourne, Madonna, Jackie Chan, Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie and many more! (Overnight in Los Angeles)
DAY 3 LOS ANGELES TO SANTA BARBARA (Train departs at 12:25 and arrives into Santa Barbara at 1500)
Early this morning, transfer on your own and board Amtrak® to Santa Barbara. Widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes, the Coast Starlight links the greatest cities on the West Coast. The scenery along the Coast Starlight route is unsurpassed as you travel along the coast of the Pacific Ocean. When you arrive in Santa Barbara, transfer to your hotel that afternoon and enjoy exploring the beauty of this coastal town. (Overnight in Santa Barbara)
DAY 4 SANTA BARBARA
Today you will take a Santa Barbara trolley tour. Discover the enchanting seaside Spanish paradise known as Santa Barbara through a unique fully narrated tour aboard one of the open-air nostalgic trolley cars. Visit local hot spots as well as tourist phenomena such as the Santa Barbara Courthouse, Santa Barbara Zoo, Museum of Natural History, Old Town, and Old Mission. After the tour, take in some of Santa Barbara’s great shopping and chic restaurants. (Overnight in Santa Barbara)
DAY 5 SANTA BARBARA TO PASO ROBLESn(Train departs at 12:40 and arrives into Paso Robles at 16:47)
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak® to Paso Robles, one of California’s hidden gems. The fertile valleys and long stretches of Pacific Ocean shoreline provide a stunning backdrop for your journey on the Coast Starlight. Upon arriving in Paso Robles, board your included transfer to your hotel, then spend some time shopping and eating in the quaint town square. (Overnight in Paso Robles)
DAY 6 PASO ROBLES AND THE VINEYARDS
Today, enjoy a celebrated Paso Robles wineries tour that includes a vineyard picnic lunch and visit 4 – 6 wineries. End your day exploring the shops and restaurants in the charming town square. (Overnight in Paso Robles)
Lunch is Included
DAY 7 PASO ROBLES TO SAN FRANCISCO (Train departs at 16:37 and arrives into San Francisco at 22:30)
Today’s highlight includes a day tour of Hearst Castle. This beautiful mansion “La Casa Grande” was created from the dreams of William Randolph Hearst. Your transfer to Amtrak is included today where you will board the train to San Francisco. Upon arrival in Emeryville you will have a short motorcoach transfer across the bay to San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. (Overnight in San Francisco)
DAY 8 SAN FRANCISCO
This morning you will take a deluxe sightseeing tour of the city. Highlights include the Opera House, Old Mission Dolores, the Japanese Tea Garden, San Francisco Bay, Fisherman’s Wharf and, of course, the Golden Gate Bridge. This evening, dinner in Fisherman’s Wharf is included with your stay. (Overnight in San Francisco)
Dinner is Included
DAY 9 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SAN FRANCISCO
Los Angeles: The L.A. Downtown Hotel
Santa Barbara: Best Western + Peppertree Inn
Paso Robles: Hampton Inn Paso Robles
San Francisco: Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf
PRICE from = £1650 per person (based on two sharing)
This tour operates on a regular basis throughout the year, please contact us to check availability on 0191 246 0708
Train Upgrade Price:
Upgrade is per person in double.
Roomette = £150 per person
Bedroom = £250 per person
This great tour can be book now for a deposit of just £99 per person – however please remember deposits are Non Refundable
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