Pacific Coast Explorer
About Los Angeles, California
From San Diego to Seattle, this vacation highlights the Pacific Coast’s beauty and most exciting cities. Start your trip in San Diego, California’s second-largest city, with a sightseeing tour and time to explore the city on your own. Then head to Los Angeles, home to musical and film celebrities, and tour some of Los Angeles’ most popular sites. Enjoy the shoreline from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara, where you’ll visit the 200-year-old mission, then head to Solvang, where Denmark has been recreated.On your way to San Francisco, stop at Hearst Castle, the opulent mansion of wealthy newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst—with splendid antiques, art treasures, and exotic possessions purchased at an estimated $50 million. Enjoy beautiful views along 17-Mile Drive near Monterey. Continue to San Francisco, famous for its cable cars and steep streets, and spend two overnights. See the city’s famous landmarks on your sightseeing tour, take a boat ride to infamous Alcatraz Prison, and enjoy time to explore on your own. Of course, a trip to this area would not be complete without a stop in the wine-growing valley of Sonoma. Enjoy a guided tour and wine tasting at one of the well-known Sonoma wineries. Then view the world’s tallest trees in spectacular Redwood National Park and along Avenue of the Giants before heading north into Oregon. Enjoy some of Oregon’s beautiful coastal towns, including Bandon-by-the-Sea, Coos Bay, Florence, Tillamook, and Newport. In Portland, Oregon’s largest city, your sightseeing tour shows you why Portland is better known as the “City of Roses”—with its numerous parks and beautiful flower gardens. Then head to Seattle and enjoy a sightseeing tour including the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and more. If you want to see the amazing cities and beautiful sites along the Pacific Coast, this vacation is for you!
Sightseeing:In San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Wine Country, Bandon-by-the-Sea, Portland, and Seattle; TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Walk of Fame, 200-year-old Mission, Hearst Castle, Alcatraz, included wine tasting, Oregon Coast Aquarium, International Rose Test Garden at Washington Park, and Volcano Visitors Center.
SAN DIEGO Wyndham Garden San Diego (F)LOS ANGELES Sportsmen’s Lodge Hotel (F)SAN LUIS OBISPO Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel (MF)MONTEREY Monterey Downtown Days Inn (ST)SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco Marriott Marquis (SF)EUREKA Best Western Humboldt Bay Inn (F)COOS BAY Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay (F)NEWPORT Shilo Inn Oceanfront Resort (ST)PORTLAND Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown (F)SEATTLE Best Western Plus Executive Inn (F)
3 continental breakfasts (CB)
Transportation:Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.