California Dreamin': Monterey, Yosemite & Napa
Apr 15, 2024 - Apr 22, 2024 8 Days
This is the essence of Northern California, from fine wine and freshly caught seafood to vibrant cities and nature on an epic scale. Discover Monterey’s Fisherman’s Wharf, Old Sacramento and Pier 39 in San Francisco. Witness the stunning views along 17-Mile Drive. Meet a local farmer and taste his farm’s produce. Marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Yosemite National Park. Glide on the pristine waters of Lake Tahoe on a classic yacht. Sip local wines in Napa Valley and enjoy a farm-to-table lunch. Embrace the laid-back life of the Golden State.
Scenic 17-Mile Drive •
Yosemite National Park •
Choice on Tour •
Lake Tahoe Scenic Cruise •
Napa Valley Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting •
This tour has optional extension - Post Tour 2-Night San Francisco
Monterey, California - Tour Begins
From the rugged coastline of the Pacific Ocean to Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoe to Napa Valley, the scenery, history, and culture of northern California is unparalleled. Your tour opens in Monterey, a seaside city with a rich history and gorgeous scenery.
Breakfast & Dinner Monterey Marriott
The morning is yours to relax or explore this charming city independently. Perhaps you’ll visit the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium* or walk along Monterey’s Path of History – a self-guided tour of the city’s historic landmarks. This afternoon, the scenery of your dreams comes alive as you travel along the famed 17-Mile Drive to Carmel. See the Lone Cypress Tree, Seal Rock, and prestigious Pebble Beach Golf Course before relaxing over dinner at a local restaurant.
Monterey - Oakdale - Tuolumne (Yosemite)
Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner The Hotel at Black Oak Casino Resort
Travel east through California’s Central Valley and along the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Stop in Oakdale, where almond and walnut orchards dot the landscape. Meet up with a local farmer, who will show you around town and bring you to his small farm where you’ll enjoy a taste of central California. Continue on to historic Tuolumne, a gateway to Yosemite National Park and your home for the next two nights.
Tuolumne - Yosemite National Park - Tuolumne
Breakfast The Hotel at Black Oak Casino Resort
Dramatic waterfalls to soaring granite peaks, Yosemite will leave you in awe. Enjoy a scenic drive to the gates of the national park, where you’ll travel by coach through Yosemite’s unrivaled landscapes with an expert guide. Natural wonders abound as you stand before El Capitan, and take in breathtaking vistas including Half Dome, Tunnel View and Yosemite Falls.
Tuolumne - Sacramento
Breakfast & Dinner Hyatt Regency Sacramento
Arrive in Sacramento, enjoying time on your own for lunch in Old Sacramento – a historic Gold Rush-era neighborhood filled with over 60 restored buildings, wooden sidewalks, and antique gas lamps. Then, it’s your choice! Visit the California State Railroad Museum and explore the detailed exhibits with a guide -OR- peruse a collection of Californian art and European master drawings on a guided tour of the Crocker Art Museum. Dinner is included tonight at a local restaurant.
Sacramento - Lake Tahoe - Sacramento
Breakfast Hyatt Regency Sacramento
Travel over the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the resort town of Lake Tahoe. Board a classic yacht-style vessel for a narrated cruise of Lake Tahoe’s pristine waters. Discover the history of the area and explore the enclosed and open-air decks for ideal places to snap photos of the dynamic landscape and breathe in the fresh air.
Sacramento - Napa Valley - San Francisco
Breakfast & Lunch Hotel RIU Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
The iconic rolling vineyards of Napa Valley welcome you today. Tour the grounds of a vineyard while learning about the wine-making process before enjoying a private tasting and a delicious farewell lunch. Raise a glass of locally produced wine and toast to your California adventure. Tonight, enjoy an evening to explore San Francisco as you please.
San Francisco - Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close today, leaving you with many pleasant memories.
##### Your Tour Includes
- 4 Handpicked Accommodations
- 12 Meals
- 2 Choice on Tour Options
| $2,999Double $3,799 | Single plus airfare and travel insurance |
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Deposit: $1000. Full payment 60 days before depature. Travel Insurance recommended.
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