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California Coast and Yosemite Park
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Tour OperatorCaravan Tours
OfferOffer valid through 9/28/2017
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1San FranciscoSan Francisco, California : See the very best of the Golden State on a fun-filled one week vacation. Fly to San Francisco, the romantic city by the bay. Enjoy a relaxing two night stay at your hotel near Fisherman's Wharf. Rooms are available for check in after 3:00 p.m. Join Caravan for a 6:00 p.m. welcome briefing. Evening is at leisure to explore San Francisco.
Day 2San FranciscoMuir Woods, Wine Country : After breakfast, enjoy a brief morning sightseeing tour of San Francisco highlights. See Union Square, Chinatown and Nob Hill. Then, head over the Golden Gate Bridge, an engineering masterpiece. Next, visit Muir Woods National Monument. See majestic coastal redwood sequoia trees. Continue to Sonoma wine country. Enjoy a wine tasting at a local vineyard. On your return to San Francisco, stop at the Golden Gate Bridge Overlook. The remainder of your afternoon and evening are at leisure. You may wish to ride a historic cable car, cruise on San Francisco Bay, or dine and shop on Fisherman's Wharf. B
Day 3Yosemite National ParkYosemite National Park : Head east this morning into the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Pass through the historic gold mining towns of the great California Gold Rush. Arrive at Yosemite National Park. Established in 1890, Yosemite's 1,000 square mile park is an enduring legacy to the conservation efforts of naturalist John Muir, founder of the Sierra Club. Free time for lunch. Enjoy an open-air tram tour of the wonders of Yosemite Park. During this valley floor tour, your park ranger guide will describe Yosemite Valley's history, geology, and plant and animal life. Look for waterfalls, including Yosemite Falls and Bridalveil Falls. Marvel at the two towering granite monoliths known as Half Dome and El Capitan. The remainder of your afternoon is at leisure to explore Yosemite Park. Hike the nature trails through giant cedar, pine and fir trees or just simply relax in the splendor of Yosemite Park. Overnight at Yosemite View Lodge. B
Day 4Monterey BayMonterey, Big Sur, Carmel : This morning, pass through the fertile San Joaquin Valley and by the San Luis Reservoir, part of the vast California irrigation project. Visit Monterey, home of John Steinbeck, who chronicled the adventures of this colorful fishing village. Enjoy free time at Cannery Row. Next, wind along the coast on Pacific Grove's Sunset Drive. Then, enjoy Monterey's famous Seventeen Mile Drive. See natural wonders, including Seal Rock and the Lone Cypress. Drive by the Pebble Beach Golf Course. Next, a spectacular drive on the Big Sur, one of the world's most awe-inspiring coastal drives. On one side is the sparkling turquoise Pacific Ocean with its pounding surf, dramatic cliffs and endless horizon, and on the other is the Santa Lucia Mountain Range. Drive over Rocky Creek Bridge and Bixby Bridge. Photo stop at a Big Sur scenic viewpoint. Return north via the Big Sur for a second opportunity to see dramatic vistas. Drive through charming Carmel By The Sea. Overnight on Monterey Bay. B
Day 5Pismo BeachHearst Castle : This morning, stop and look for Elephant Seals resting along a Pacific Ocean beach. Then, enjoy a visit to Hearst Castle. During the 1920's and 1930's, politicians and Hollywood movie stars were frequent guests at William Randolph Hearst's castle. Movie star Cary Grant considered the pool one of the most romantic spots on earth. Continue south. Photo stop at Morro Bay, the Gibraltar of the Pacific. Overnight along the Central Coast, in Pismo Beach. B
Day 6Los AngelesSanta Barbara, Santa Monica : Morning visit to the historic Santa Barbara Mission. Sightseeing drive of downtown Santa Barbara. Photo stop at the Santa Barbara waterfront. Continue south along the Malibu coastline to Santa Monica. Free time to visit Santa Monica Pier, a backdrop for many Hollywood films and TV shows, including "Baywatch." Continue to your hotel, for a relaxing two night stay. Your hotel is in the fashionable West Side of Los Angeles, near Rodeo Drive and Beverly Hills. Evening at leisure. B
Day 7Los AngelesHollywood, Beverly Hills : Explore behind-the-scenes Hollywood on your morning visit to Sony Studios. The studio is home to the popular shows "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy," as well as many blockbuster movies, including "Spider-Man." Enjoy a rare glimpse of old Hollywood's glory days as you walk on sound stages where movie history was made. Then, continue to Hollywood. See the famous Hollywood sign in the hills above. Stop at the Chinese Theater (Grauman's). Here you see the imprints of Jimmy Durante's nose, John Wayne's fist, and Betty Grable's legs. Stroll Hollywood's most famous sidewalk, known as the Walk of Fame, where you see the stars of Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson and many more. See the dramatic entrance of the Dolby (Kodak) Theatre, home of the Academy Awards. Next, take the Sunset Strip to Beverly Hills and pass Rodeo Drive, America's most celebrated shopping district, only one mile from your hotel. Return to your hotel, the InterContinental Century City. The rest of your afternoon is at leisure. Farewell dinner tonight. BD
Day 8Los AngelesLos Angeles : Your tour ends after breakfast. Thanks for vacationing with Caravan. B
Dates/Pricing
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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
July 23, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
July 30, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
August 06, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
August 13, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
August 20, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
August 27, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
September 03, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
September 10, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
September 17, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
September 24, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
October 08, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
October 15, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
October 22, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
October 29, 2017$1,595.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
Lodging
Argonaut Hotel : San FranciscoYosemite View Lodge : Yosemite Park
Embassy Suites : Monterey BayHilton Garden Inn : Pismo Beach
InterContinental Century City : Los Angeles 
Disclaimer

Plus Taxes and Fees:
Double $269; Triple $239; Single $349

You can reserve space free for up to 3 days, then a $300 deposit per person is due. Full payment due 60 days prior to departure.

Airfare is not included or sold by Caravan.

Meals included are shown by:
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Tours


California Coast and Yosemite Park
From $1,395.00 (USD)
 
 
Thomas Travel & Cruise

P.O. Box 741122 • New Orleans, Louisiana 70174  Phone 504-398-0056

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