The Sun Shines Brighter in Southern California
Warm sunshine, clear blue southwestern skies, swaying palm trees, desert mountains and Pacific Ocean views will greet us on this special extended, nine day trip to the best of Southern California! Experience the energy of Los Angeles's glitz and glamour, relax at the lush green oasis of Palm Springs, and marvel at the beautiful views along San Diego's coastline. Talk about your change of scenery - this trip will truly refresh the soul and rejuvenate the spirit. California, here we come!
Reagan Presidential Library
Nixon Presidential Library
Joshua Tree National Park
Tour Catalina Island
Dinner Aboard Queen Mary
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Warner Brother's Studio Tour
Mt. San Jacinto Aerial Tram
Sea World or San Diego Zoo
Palm Springs Renaissance Resort
Living Desert Museum
Scenic Pacific Coast Drive
Regularly scheduled flight to Los Angeles, CA. Explore Manhattan Beach on the Pacific Coast. Arrive at the Ayres Inn, Manhattan Beach for 4 nights. Dinner at Ayres Inn.
Breakfast at Ayres Inn. Discover how Hollywood was made on the iconic Warner Brothers Studios tram tour. Tour the stunning Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, CA. Dinner in area.
Breakfast at Ayres Inn. All aboard the ferry to the scenic Pacific paradise of Catalina Island. See the colorful local spots of Avalon on a guided tram tour and enjoy time to have lunch and shop. Guided tour of the Queen Mary featuring rarely seen sections of the ship. Fine dining aboard the Queen Mary.
Breakfast at Ayres Inn. Discover Los Angeles on a guided tour including: downtown LA, Olvera Street, enjoy a Churro from Churros Bakery, Disney Concert Hall, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Wilshire Boulevard, La Brea Tar Pits, lunch at the Farmer’s Market/Grove stroll iconic Hollywood’s Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood & Highlands complex & Dolby Theater. Head for the posh desert resort of Palm Springs, CA, the land of the rich & famous & long time haven to movie stars & millionaires! Check in to the lovely Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel for 2 nights. Dinner at Billy Reeds Restaurant, Palm Springs.
Breakfast at the Renaissance Hotel. Tour of Palm Springs with a local guide highlighting celebrity homes. Hear intriguing stories of the homes & their famous owners. Drive through the exclusive areas of Palm Springs along Frank Sinatra & Bob Hope Blvds and see the estates of the stars of yesteryear and the playgrounds of the elite. Visit to the Living Desert when the desert animals activity is best. Enjoy wildlife shows, tour & lunch. Take the world’s longest double-reversible single span aerial tramway up Mt. San Jacinto. Free time to explore Palm Springs and enjoy amenities at Palm Spring Renaissance Hotel.
Breakfast at Renaissance Hotel. Guided tour of Joshua Tree National Park with lunch included. Dinner at Kaiser Restaurant.
Breakfast at Renaissance Hotel. Experience the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California housing the Nixon Presidential Materials, the Nixon White House Tapes, as well as the Museum, Birthplace, & Helicopter. Travel along the Pacific Coast to San Diego. Guided tour of San Diego. Arrive at the Humphreys Half Moon Inn Resort situated on secluded Shelter Island. The lush grounds & tropical vibe provide a memorable 2 night stay.
Breakfast at Humpreys Half Moon Inn. Choose to spend your day at the San Diego Zoo or Sea World. Shuttles provided for your convenience to return to the resort to relax & enjoy the amenities. Dinner at Tom Hamms Lighthouse.
Breakfast at Humpreys Half Moon Inn. Flight to Chicago.
THE AMERICAN CLASSIC DIFFERENCE:
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR?
Free Home Pickup & Return
Private Group Airline Check-In
Round Trip Airfare & 1 Checked Bag
Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
8 Nights Deluxe Hotel Accommodations
16 Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 5 Dinners
All Attractions, Tours, Admissions
Luggage Handling Throughout Tour
All Tips & Taxes Included
American Classic Tour Director
READY TO JOIN US ON THIS AMERICAN CLASSIC TOUR?
DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: $4009.00
SINGLE OCCUPANCY: $4756.00
*Add optional Travel Guard Travel Insurance to your package:
Travel Guard’s Travel Insurance includes trip cancellation and interruption, emergency medical and transportation, and luggage insurance.
Insurance Rate Double Occupancy: $289.00
Insurance Rate Single Occupancy: $342.00
$1000.00 deposit per person with reservation. Final payment due 11/1/18. Refund Policy: Cancellations prior to or on 11/1/18 receive a full refund less a $50 cancel fee. Cancellations after 11/1/18 with insurance purchased, refunds will be processed through Travel Guard Insurance. Cancellations after 11/1/18 without insurance purchased, there is no refund.