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On this 10-day adventure explore all the best Northern California has to offer. Start in San Francisco visiting Fisherman’s Wharf and its local shops and waterfront restaurants. Then head to world-famous Napa Valley to visit some of the top wineries. Head east and into the Sierra Nevada’s where you will have time to relax along the shores of Lake Tahoe. Then venture to Yosemite National Park with its waterfalls, granite cliffs and spectacular vistas before heading back to San Francisco.

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Francisco 
  • Sightseeing Cruise of San Francisco Bay  
  • Sightseeing tour of Yosemite National Park 

 

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES: 

  • 9 nights' hotel accommodations 
  • 7-day mid-size car rental  
  • 1 meal included (1 dinner) 
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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.

DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN SAN FRANCISCO 
Welcome to San Francisco! Check in to your hotel and being exploring this diverse city! (Overnight in San Francisco) 

 

DAY 2 SAN FRANCISCO 
Check out all San Francisco has to offer on your included hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Visit Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, Golden Gate Park and more. Later, get out on the water on a bay cruise taking you right under the Golden Gate bridge and around Alcatraz. (Overnight in San Francisco) D 

 

DAY 3 NAPA VALLEY 
Pick up your included car rental today and drive across the Golden Gate Bridge and through wine country as you make your way to Napa Valley. (Overnight in Napa) 

 

DAY 4 NAPA VALLEY 
Spend the day visiting some of the famous wineries of Napa and Sonoma Valley at your leisure. Take a stroll through downtown Napa and check out the local shops, restaurants and tasting rooms. (Overnight in Napa) 

 

DAY 5 LAKE TAHOE 

Make your way to South Lake Tahoe, nestled in the Sierra Nevada's. (Overnight in Lake Tahoe) 

 

 

DAY 6 LAKE TAHOE 

Enjoy a relaxing day on the beach, check out one of the many hiking trails, or have lunch lakeside at one of the restaurants. (Overnight in Lake Tahoe) 

 

 

DAY 7 YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK 
Take a scenic drive from Lake Tahoe through Yosemite National Park to your hotel. After check in, relax by the hotel or venture into Yosemite to start exploring. (Overnight in Yosemite) 

 

 

DAY 8 YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK 
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour that will take you all around the Yosemite Valley, visit Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Tunnel View and more! (Overnight in Yosemite) 

 

 

DAY 9 SAN FRANCISCO 
Today, be sure to check out any places you missed in Yosemite before heading back to San Francisco for your final night. (Overnight in San Francisco) 

 

 

DAY 10 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SAN FRANCISCO 

 

 

LEGEND FOR MEALS: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D -Dinner 

Kimpton Alton Hotel (Formerly Holiday Inn Fishermans 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.

Kimpton Alton Hotel (Formerly Holiday Inn Fishermans 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.

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

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

Park Central Hotel

Our newly re-imagined hotel elevates the standard of excellence in luxury hotels in San Francisco, while celebrating the timeless art of hospitality.

Park Central Hotel

Our newly re-imagined hotel elevates the standard of excellence in luxury hotels in San Francisco, while celebrating the timeless art of hospitality.

Yosemite Cedar Lodge

Friendly, affordable Cedar Lodge is the family choice for accommodations nearest Yosemite Valley. You'll find unique touches like whimsical carved bears throughout the Cedar Lodge property and the children will enjoy hunting for them using the Kid's Guide to Cedar Lodge provided at the front desk.

Yosemite View Lodge

Not every visitor to Yosemite National Park desires a dyed-in-the-wool camping experience underneath the stars. Some folks visiting Yosemite National Park dream of hotels—you know, the best of both worlds— luxurious accommodations and modern amenities coupled with close proximity to the wonders of wild nature waiting just around the corner at Yosemite National Park.

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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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