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3-Day California Coast Tour: Santa Barbara, San Francisco and Yosemite

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    What to Expect
    Don’t limit your California trip to just Los Angeles and San Francisco. Instead, take this 3-day, 2-night trip through some of the state’s most beautiful coastal towns and gorgeous outdoor scenery, offering a great chance to get a taste for the legendary beauty of the Golden State.
    Begin your trip on the morning of your first day from either the Los Angeles Farmer’s Market or the Four Points by Sheraton in Culver City. Your drive will wind its way out of the urban grid of L.A. and snake its way along the Southern California coast to Santa Barbara, a one-time site of a colonial Spanish mission. Head next to Solvang, a charming community with a strong Danish heritage that is evident in its architecture, stores and bakeries. You’ll then continue your drive along the jaw-dropping California coast, passing through Carmel-by-the-Sea before ending your day in Santa Clara near the Bay Area’s Silicon Valley.
    Spend day two exploring lovely San Francisco, including a cruise from Fisherman’s Wharf to visit the Golden Gate Bridge and circle the notorious prison on the island Alcatraz. Spend your afternoon on a sightseeing tour to explore the city’s numerous historical sights and diverse neighborhoods.
    Your day three itinerary depends on the season, with those visitors joining in the summer months heading to Yosemite National Park, while those visitors who join in the winter continuing to Hearst Castle (for trips after November 1st). Both sites offer an incredible wealth of terrain and attractions to explore. Finish your California trip back in Los Angeles in the evening.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We recently visited LA and took this 3 day tour to cover the key places in California at the shortest possible time. We were 4 people (2 kids) and did some research about best travel experience to avoid complaining by the kids. Based on the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank glodad
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My 13yrs old Son and I planned a jam packed vacation to see as much of California that we could in our 8 days. Booking this tour was one of the best things we did! We were literally all over the place. Saw so much!...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Pearly07
    Reviewed June 2, 2019

    A perfect tour! Day 1 with numerous stops at many places (even more than described at itinerary) along the West Coast. Day 2 all day long at San Francisco, where we managed again to see more than described. Day 3 Yosemite - amazing! Our main...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    MikeEmpire, Public Relations Manager at Empire Vacations Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2019

    Hi Girts, Thank you for taking the time to review our trip. We hope to see you again! Mike Amadeo Team

    Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

    My Wife and I absolutely loved our trip/tour. Lots to see in a short amount of time. Our tour guide (Luca) was amazing at giving details of the areas we visited and also helped with taking photos. I would definitely recommend this tour.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    2  Thank robdawg007
    Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

    My family and I took this 3-day California Coast Tour in December and 5 stars are honestly not enough to describe what an incredible experience it was. Our live and multilingual tour guide, Dorit, was personable, professional and extremely knowledgeable. She truly made our time...More

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    May 7, 2019|
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    Response from _maka1620 | Reviewed this property |
    So sorry for the misinformation, lunch on the first day was not included in the total cost of the tour.
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