California Dreaming

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Los Angeles Arrival

Transfer via shuttle bus to your hotel. Enjoy an evening at leisure.

Day 2

Los Angeles – Mojave Desert – Las Vegas

Meet your Tour Director and depart for Las Vegas, the glittering entertainment capital of the world, for non-stop fun, gambling and world-class entertainment.

Day 3

Las Vegas – Death Valley – Mammoth Lakes**

Today starts with a stop at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign where you may wish to capture your photo memory of Las Vegas. Having enjoyed glamorous Las Vegas, it will be a sharp contrast this afternoon to enter the quiet and extreme environment of Death Valley. Stop at Zabriskie Point and Furnace Creek Ranch before continuing across the valley and ascending the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the alpine resort town of Mammoth Lakes**. The area gained prominence as a gold mining town in the 19th century and today is renowned for the superior skiing terrain and staggeringly beautiful mountain vistas.

**Winter Routing: the Tioga Pass may be closed due to weather or road conditions, in which case you will overnight in Fresno or Visalia and a visit to Mammoth Lakes will not be possible (winter routing applies to all departures between October and May under normal snow conditions).

Day 4

Mammoth Lakes** – Yosemite

Arise with the morning sun and join us for an optional seasonal scenic gondola ride to the summit of Mammoth and enjoy a tasty breakfast as you survey a most stunning view of California from its desert floor to its lofty peaks. Next, your journey today brings you to the Tioga Pass** into the scenic wonderland of Yosemite National Park. Here, you will experience the valley floor and its splendors including the glacial-shaped granite formations of El Capitan, Half Dome, the magnificent Bridal Falls and Yosemite Falls. Overnight in nearby Modesto.

Day 5

Yosemite – San Francisco

Depart early this morning to arrive in San Francisco, one of the most beloved cities in America. “Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair". Enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour before arriving at your hotel. This evening take a memorable City by Night Tour (optional).

Day 6

San Francisco (Napa Valley optional)

Day at leisure! Your Tour Director is on hand to assist with making your plans for the day: perhaps a cable car ride to Fisherman’s Wharf where one may enjoy a “Taste of San Francisco”: local seafood, famous sourdough breads or decadent Ghiradelli’s Chocolate. Or take a stroll by Sea Lions’ Marina to watch them frolic. Be sure to gaze across the bay to Alcatraz island where “America’s Most Wanted” such as Al Capone and ”Machine Gun” Kelly were incarcerated. Or visit Union Square for a shopping stop at Macy’s Department Store. You also may choose to embark on a wine tasting tour to Napa Valley, world renowned for its fine wineries and beautiful scenery (optional).

Day 7

San Francisco Departure

Your tour ends on check out from your hotel. Your Tour Director is able to assist with transfers to San Francisco International airport if needed.

Prices, Dates, Hotels & Conditions

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DEPARTURES 2017 DEPARTURES 2018 DEPARTURES 2019 PRICE FROM
JAN 18 JAN 3 JAN 16 1188
FEB 15 FEB 17 FEB 6 1188
MAR 15, 22 MAR 7, 21 MAR 6, 20 1188
APR 12, 26 APR 18 - 1188
MAY 17, 24 MAY 2, 9, 23, 30 - 1188
JUNE 14, 21, 28 JUNE 13, 20, 27 - 1257
JULY 12, 19, 26 JULY 11, 18, 25 - 1257
AUG 2, 16, 23, 30 AUG 8, 15, 22, 29 - 1257
SEP 6, 13, 20 SEP 5, 12, 26 - 1257
OCT 4, 11, 18, 25 OCT 3, 17, 31 - 1257
NOV 8, 22 NOV 14, 28 - 1188
DEC 13 DEC 12, 26 - 1188

YOUR ESCORTED MOTORCOACH TOUR INCLUDES
- Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout
- Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach with onboard restroom facilities
- Hotel accommodations as specified or similar
- Sightseeing as specified
- Hotel taxes; service charges; and baggage (one suitcase per person)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT INCLUSIONS
- Walk to Yosemite National Park
- Sightseeing tour of San Francisco including Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf
- “Shop ‘til you drop” at discount designer outlets in Las Vegas
- Photo stop at the iconic Las Vegas Sign

NIGHT CITY HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
1 Los Angeles Holiday Inn Anaheim
2 Las Vegas Luxor Las Vegas
3 Mammoth Lakes Mammoth Mountain Inn or Picadilly Inn Shaw in Fresno (Winter)
4 Yosemite Area Ramada Modesto
5-6 San Francisco Hilton San Francisco Union Square

PRE & POST HOTELS
PRE: Los Angeles, Holiday Inn Anaheim
POST: San Francisco, Hilton San Francisco Union Square

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES
- “All-American” Picnic at a surprise destination en route
- Gondola ride to the summit of Mammoth for breakfast
- Cable Car ride in San Francisco
- Napa Valley day tour

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