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Trip Overview

Travel down the gorgeous California Coast as you venture from San Francisco to San Diego, with stops in Paso Robles and Los Angeles, on board Amtrak®. Enjoy an entertaining day of sightseeing in San Francisco on board a double-decker bus and hop off at your leisure. Tour the award-winning wineries of California's Central Coast in the amazing Paso Robles. Discover the beautiful and vast metropolis of the “City of Angels” while on your double-decker bus tour. And, last, but certainly not least, get to know San Diego with a relaxing narrated harbor cruise of the beautiful bay.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day of sightseeing on a hop-on / hop-off tour of San Francisco
  • Tour the award-winning wineries of California's Central Coast in Paso Robles
  • Explore Los Angeles on a hop-on / hop-off tour
  • Enjoy a sightseeing harbor cruise of the San Diego Bay

Package Also Includes:

  • One-way Amtrak from San Francisco to Paso Robles; Paso Robles to Los Angeles on the Coast Starlight®; Los Angeles to San Diego on the Pacific Surfliner® in Coach accommodations
  • 8 nights hotel accommodations
  • 3 meals included (1 dinner in San Francisco, 1 lunch in Paso Robles, 1 dinner in San Diego)

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN SAN FRANCISCO
Welcome to San Francisco! Enjoy a leisurely visit to San Francisco's most beloved attraction—Fisherman's Wharf. This waterfront community is rich in both culture and offers lots to see and do. Don't forget to stop by and see the famous sea lions as they bask and sing in the San Francisco sunshine. Enjoy a delicious dinner at the end of Pier 39 this evening. (Overnight in San Francisco) D

DAY 2 SAN FRANCISCO
Climb aboard a double-decker bus for your hop-on/hop-off tour of San Francisco! This excursion gives you the opportunity to see the most popular areas of this amazing city, like the Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, and Golden Gate Park. You can exit the bus at any of the stops to further explore any anything that piques your interest at your own pace. Or, you can sit back and relax as the tour guide takes you all over the city, while providing a fascinating narration of each sight. Visit popular districts like, Chinatown, North Beach, Union Square, the Civic Center, and more! (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 3 SAN FRANCISCO TO PASO ROBLES
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak to enjoy one of the most spectacular of all train routes, the Coast Starlight. This route links the greatest cities on the West Coast. The scenery along the route is truly gorgeous, so be sure to grab a window seat. From the dramatic peaks of the mountains to the fertile valleys to the long stretches of Pacific Ocean shoreline, this route provides a stunning backdrop for your scenic journey. Spend your free time this afternoon in Paso Robles, exploring a city famous known for its amazing hospitality and even more amazing wine. (Overnight in Paso Robles)

DAY 4 PASO ROBLES
Today is perfect for the wine lover! Enjoy a celebrated Paso Robles wineries tour, which includes visits to between 4 - 6 different award-winning wineries and a leisurely vineyard picnic lunch. Don't worry, you won't have to drive home. We shall chauffeur you to and from each winery. End your wine-filled day exploring the shops and restaurants in the charming town square. (Overnight in Paso Robles) L

DAY 5 PASO ROBLES TO LOS ANGELES
Board the train for a scenic ride from Paso Robles to Los Angeles. (Your ride to the City of Angels is included in your package.) Enjoy the magnificent Pacific Ocean views as you venture down the California Coast. Upon your arrival in the L.A., check into your hotel and enjoy a good night's sleep. (Overnight in Los Angeles)

DAY 6 LOS ANGELES
Welcome to the entertainment capital of the world! Board a double-decker bus for a narrated hop-on/hop-off tour of L.A. Stops include the iconic Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, Kodak Theatre, Paramount Studios, Hollywood & Vine, the Santa Monica Pier, the fabulous Fashion District, and many more! Get on and off as often as you like to further explore any of the sights at your own leisure. (Overnight in Los Angeles)

DAY 7 LOS ANGELES TO SAN DIEGO
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak to San Diego. Relax on the comfortable Pacific Surfliner as you continue your journey south along the magnificent Pacific Ocean coastline. (Overnight in San Diego)

DAY 8 SAN DIEGO
Welcome to the “birthplace” of California! Today you'll see San Diego from the “Big Bay” during a beautiful guided harbor cruise. Narrated tour highlights include the history of San Diego and over 50 different points of interest and iconic sights, like the Navy ships, aircraft carriers, the spectacular Coronado Bridge, the famous Star of India, historic ships of the Maritime Museum, Seaport Village, and the gorgeous downtown skyline. After your tour, relax and enjoy your included dinner at a popular restaurant in San Diego. (Overnight in San Diego) D

DAY 9 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SAN DIEGO

Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

The LA Hotel Downtown

Treat yourself to the gracious elegance and charm of the Los Angeles Marriott Downtown. Centrally located in the heart of the financial district, just blocks from many of the city's premier venues, their downtown Los Angeles hotel accommodations are your gateway to the best in business, arts, culture, sports, and entertainment.

Loews Hollywood Hotel

The Hollywood sign. The Hills. The Academy Awards. The Hollywood Walk of Fame. The city’s major movie studios. This is the stuff a classic visit to Hollywood is made of—and a stay at Loews Hollywood Hotel puts you right in the middle of all the action. Our hotel is the perfect place to unwind after a day of L.A sightseeing.

Residence Inn Los Angeles LA Live

Located in the heart of Los Angeles' vibrant entertainment district, the Residence Inn Los Angeles LA Live puts you steps away from the Staples Center, Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles Convention Center, and some of LA's premier restaurants.

Hampton Inn Paso Robles

Whether you're exploring acres of vineyards or enjoying healing hot springs, you're sure to have an unforgettable vacation at the Hampton Inn & Suites® Paso Robles hotel. Nestled in the coastal mountain range of central California, Paso Robles or “Pass of the Oaks” is home to more than 170 wineries, as well as a variety of other agricultural products.

La Bellasera Hotel & Suites

The La Bellasera Hotel & Suites, a luxury boutique hotel in Paso Robles, California, offers the perfect symmetry of comfort and elegance. Our focus is total quality in customer service, set in the tranquility of our full-service Paso Robles hotel. Influenced by a blend of Mediterranean and Italian architecture, the elegant accommodations at La Bellasera in Paso Robles capture and reflect the Central Coast area’s relaxed heritage and beauty.

Paso Robles Inn

From a stroll through our lush gardens and Koi-filled ponds to enjoying a glass of wine at our onsite lounge to taking a dip in our outdoor heated pool to reading a book from our Little Free Library, Paso Robles Inn is dedicated towards offering a variety of amenities and services that you’re unlikely to find at other Paso Robles, CA hotels.

Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

The Best Western Plus Bayside Inn is situated only minutes from San Diego Bay in San Diego, California. This hotel offers convenient access to many San Diego attractions including the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld® and Balboa

Loews Coronado Bay Resort

Located between the Pacific Ocean and Coronado Bay, Loews Coronado Bay Resort epitomizes the true Southern California lifestyle.

San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina

The San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina is adjacent to San Diego Convention Center and is located just 10 minutes from San Diego International Airport. The hotel’s guest rooms, pools, lobby and front drive have been completely renovated and refreshed.

Wyndham San Diego Bayside

With a premiere location close to the San Diego cruise ship terminal and the Gaslamp District, the Wyndham San Diego Bayside is unsurpassed among downtown hotels. Located in the heart of San Diego, this waterfront hotel makes it easy for travelers to enjoy attractions such as the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Legoland, Balboa Park and more.

Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf

Of all San Francisco hotels, Holiday Inn San Francisco Hotel Fisherman's Wharf has one of the best locations, central to the Californian shopping capital. The hotel is in among the bars, cafes, and the vast number of specialty shops in Fisherman's Wharf. Hotels here, in the liveliest part of San Francisco, are right next to Chinatown, Pier 39 and the Cable Cars.

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway

Holiday Inn® Golden Gateway is a full-service hotel in downtown San Francisco located between Nob Hill, Fisherman's Wharf, and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman's Wharf

When you are welcomed to Pier 2620 Hotel by our friendly associates, you'll find more than a comfortable place to stay. You'll find a community made up of staff, ready and willing to share our passion for San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf and the hotel with you.

Hotel Zephyr

The Hotel Zephyr offers a one-of-a-kind hotel experience in the heart of the city's most iconic tourist attractions. Bringing a new dimension to Fisherman's Wharf by offering a twist on accommodations as well as a playful personality, our waterfront property features 361 stylish waterfront guest quarters, many with personal balconies

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Discover the Downtown San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel which exudes an essence of modern luxury and the convenience of an extraordinary hotel in downtown San Francisco, CA. Just south of Market Street, this hotel in the SOMA district is next to the Moscone Convention Center and steps away from the Yerba Buena Gardens.

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Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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