Pacific Coast Explorer

Day 1 - Los Angeles. Welcome to the "City of Angels." Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
Day 2 - Los Angeles. This morning, tour Los Angeles and visit the TCL Chinese Theatre, where nearly 200 movie stars have left their handprints and footprints, and see the popular Hollywood Walk of Fame. The remainder of your day is free for your own exploration. Visit Hollywood and the Hollywood History Museum, located in the old Max Factor Building. Stroll Olvera Street, the heart of the original Spanish Mission, or visit the Getty Center with its wonderful art collection. This evening, your Tour Director will have plenty of suggestions for dining and shopping.
Day 3 - Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Solvang - San Luis Obispo. Leave the "Motion Picture Capital of the World" behind as you follow the shoreline from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara. The Spanish influence is apparent in Santa Barbara with its quaint whitewashed and tile-roofed buildings. Visit the impressive 200-year-old MISSION with its world-famous twin bell towers. Afterward, enjoy a stroll along the wharf and lunch on your own. Up next: Solvang, where Denmark has been recreated with picturesque buildings and windmills. Free time to browse through the charming shops featuring Danish imports and rich pastries.
Day 4 - San Luis Obispo - San Simeon - Carmel - 17-Mile Drive - Monterey. This morning journey to HEARST CASTLE, the opulent mansion of wealthy newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst. See the splendid antiques, art treasures, and exotic possessions. Afterwards, we'll travel along the scenic Big Sur Coast Highway before making our way to the resort town of Carmel, a popular haven for writers, artists, and celebrities. Another high point on today's journey is the beautiful 17-MILE DRIVE, with views of famous Pebble Beach Golf Course and the tenacious Lone Cypress. Next, travel to Monterey, made famous by John Steinbeck's Cannery Row. (CB)
Day 5 - Monterey - San Francisco. This morning, leave the Monterey coast behind and journey up the peninsula to San Francisco, the "City by the Bay." Upon arrival, a sightseeing tour includes the breathtaking Golden Gate Bridge and bustling Fisherman's Wharf. Afterward, take a boat trip to [FP] ALCATRAZ PRISON and learn the history of this notorious former prison. (CB)

NOTE:
The National Park Service requires we disclose that the value of the Alcatraz Prison visit is US$31.
Day 6 - San Francisco. The day is free for independent exploration. Perhaps return to Fisherman's Wharf to enjoy its stores, markets, and excellent waterside eateries; stroll along Grant Street; or maybe take a cable car ride. Tonight, join our optional evening out with dinner at Fisherman's Wharf followed by an illumination tour of San Francisco.
Day 7 - San Francisco - Wine Country - Eureka. Leave San Francisco and cross over the magnificent [FP] Golden Gate Bridge. Head north into the wine-growing valley of Sonoma. Enjoy a guided tour and WINE TASTING at one of the well-known wineries. Afterward, travel the AVENUE OF THE GIANTS. This world-famous scenic drive is a 31-mile portion of Highway 101 with 51,222 acres of redwood groves.
Day 8 - Eureka - Redwood National Park - Bandon-by-the-Sea - Coos Bay Area. Travel the coastal highway through [FP] REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK with its majestic sequoias, then drive to the seacoast town of Bandon-by-the-Sea. A sightseeing tour will show you its beauty and charm, and includes a photo stop at the Bandon Lighthouse. (CB)
Day 9 - Coos Bay Area - Florence - Newport. Today is all about scenic beauty at a leisurely pace. First is the quaint town of Florence, one of Oregon's most beautiful and charming cities along the coast. Time on your own to explore historic Old Town with its shops, boutiques, and coffee houses. From Florence, continue north through the SIUSLAW NATIONAL FOREST past popular beach resorts to one of Oregon's favorite vacation spots"Newport on pretty Yaquina Bay. Late this afternoon, join the optional outing and visit the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
Day 10 - Newport - Tillamook - Portland. For a taste of the dramatic Oregon coastline we follow the Three Capes Scenic Route to Tillamook. Enjoy a break in Tillamook, best known for its famous cheese and tasty saltwater taffy, before heading to Portland, Oregon's largest city. A sightseeing tour shows why Portland is better known as the "City of Roses" with its numerous parks and beautiful flower gardens. Visit the largest rose garden in the U.S."WASHINGTON PARK INTERNATIONAL ROSE TEST GARDEN.
Day 11 - Portland - Seattle. Today, cross the majestic Columbia River and head north into Washington State to the VOLCANO VISITORS CENTER to learn of the dramatic eruption of Mount St. Helens. Then, weather permitting, see ice-clad dormant volcano [FP] Mount Rainier before reaching Seattle. This afternoon's sightseeing includes the Seattle Center, site of the 1962 World Fair and the 605-foot-high Space Needle, and a stop at the colorful Pike Place Market.
Day 12 - Seattle. The day is free for you to explore the "Emerald City." Perhaps take a sightseeing tour that soaks up the Asian flavor of the International District. Explore downtown, take a ferry across Puget Sound, or just relax and experience the spectacular views of Elliott Bay and enjoy fresh seafood.
Day 13 - Seattle. The trip ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers are provided to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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  Tour Name   Pacific Coast Explorer
  Tour Code  
8570
  Tour Duration    13 Days
  Start City:   San Diego
  End City:   Seattle
  Price From   USD $2,269.00   See in Cart
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    Prices based on double room occupancy.

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    $1,035

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    $205

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Features

  • City Highlights
  • Sightseeing:
    In Los Angeles, San Francisco, Wine Country, Bandon-by-the-Sea, Portland, and Seattle; TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Santa Barbara Mission, Hearst Castle, Alcatraz, included wine tasting, International Rose Test Garden at Washington Park, and Volcano Visitors Center. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
  • Guides
  • Services of a professional Tour Director.
  • Launch Date
  • 09/15/15 8:00pm
  • Meals
  • 3 continental breakfasts
  • Scenic Highlights
  • Scenic Highlights:
    Santa Barbara, Solvang, San Simeon, 17-Mile Drive, Monterey, Cannery Row, Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Nob Hill, Sonoma, Avenue of the Giants, Redwood National Park, Bandon Lighthouse, Siuslaw National Forest, Newport, Yaquina Bay, Three Capes Scenic Route, and the Columbia River.
  • Title
  • Pacific Coast Explorer
  • Transportation
  • Transportation:
    Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
 

Hotels

    LOS ANGELES L.A. Hotel Downtown (D)
    SAN LUIS OBISPO Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel (MF)
    MONTEREY Days Inn Monterey Downtown (ST)
    SAN FRANCISCO Marriott Marquis (SF)
    EUREKA Best Western Plus Humboldt Bay Inn (F)
    COOS BAY AREA Mill Casino Hotel (F)
    NEWPORT Shilo Inn Oceanfront Resort (ST)
    PORTLAND Doubletree by Hilton Portland (F) / Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center (F) on departure May 2
    SEATTLE Best Western Plus Executive Inn (F)
 
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