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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 hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. And, last, but certainly not least, get to know San Diego with a relaxing narrated harbor cruise of the beautiful bay.

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Francisco
  • Sightseeing winery tour of Paso Robles
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Los Angeles
  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Diego
  • Sightseeing harbor cruise of San Diego

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

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

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 with the group. (Overnight in San Francisco) D

DAY 2 SAN FRANCISCO
Climb on board 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 > 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 > LOS ANGELES
This morning, transfer to the station and board the train for a scenic ride from Paso Robles to Los Angeles on the Coast Starlight. (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 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 > SAN DIEGO
Travel to the station and board Amtrak to San Diego. Relax on the comfortable Pacific Surfliner® as you continue your journey south along the magnificent Pacific Ocean coastline. Upon arrival into San Diego, begin exploring the city on your multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. (Overnight in San Diego)

DAY 8 SAN DIEGO
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 the cruise continue on the hop-on, hop-off tour of the city. (Overnight in San Diego)

DAY 9 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SAN DIEGO

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

The LA Hotel Downtown

When you stay with us, you will find that while you are at the heart of the cultural, finance, and entertainment hub of Los Angeles Downtown, our hotel offers you a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city transforming into your home away from home.

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

Experience Hampton Inn & Suites Paso Robles, a Mediterranean-inspired destination on California’s scenic Central Coast.

Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

At Best Western Plus Bayside Inn we offer convenience with comfort and amazing service! Located in the heart of downtown San Diego just three blocks from the harbor and a block from Little Italy, our proximity to all downtown has to offer is perfect for site seeing or weekend getaways.

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

Located directly across from the picturesque San Diego bay and conveniently near downtown, the Wyndham San Diego Bayside hotel is the embodiment of the laid back California attitude.e.

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.

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

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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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