Postcards of California

Take your time to explore and discover the Postcards of California travelling from Los Angeles along the central coast stopping in the beautiful town of Monterey, then onto Yosemite in the Sierra Mountains. End your California journey in San Francisco where you can ride a cable car to Union Square and walk down famous Lombard street.
Highlights & places to visit on your California postcard itinerary:
• Get closer to the stars at Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, the world’s most famous sidewalk
• Experience the magic of Disneyland‡, the Happiest Place on Earth
• Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest working movie studio, Universal Studios Hollywood‡
• Explore Santa Barbara, the American Riviera
• Experience California’s Central Coast splendor on Highway 1
• Explore the mysteries of Alcatraz Island‡
• Walk along the railings of San Francisco’s world famous Golden Gate Bridge
• Sample California’s tastiest wines in Sonoma/Napa Valley
• Glimpse the largest monoliths of exposed granite in Yosemite

Price Includes

• 7 nights hotel accommodation^^
• 8 DAYS AVIS Group C (Chevrolet Cruze or similar) car hire#
• Welcome kit with maps, brochures and itinerary

Season 1:
• From $1,375* per person twin share
Season 2:
• From $1,672* per person twin share
Season 3:
• From $1,729* per person twin share

Bonus

VALUE ADD

Upgrade Package
Season 1:
• From $1,486* per person twin share
Season 2:
• From $1,702* per person twin share
Season 3:
• From $1,990* per person twin share

Room/Cabin information

Room Type; Twin share 

Travel Dates

Season 1 valid for travel between:
1 November - 14 December 2020
Season 2 valid for travel between:
1 April - 30 June 2020
Season 3 valid for travel between:
1 July - 31 October 2020

Offer Ends

20 Feb 20,

Unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Destinations
Categories
Product itinerary

Itinerary

LOS ANGELES ARRIVAL
Day 1:
Arrive in beautiful Los Angeles, pick up your rental car and begin to explore the city. There’s so much to see from the beaches of Santa Monica
and Venice, to the Walk of Fame in Hollywood and numerous world-class museums.
Overnight:
Crowne Plaza LA Harbour (STANDARD PRICE) or Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Airport (UPGRADE PRICE).
LOS ANGELES - PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY - MALIBU - SANTA BARBARA - CENTRAL COAST
Day 2:
Start the day with a drive through Santa Monica and the famous beaches of Malibu. Continue up the coast to Santa Barbara, a beautiful
seaside community with its famous mission and palm-lined walkways. The harbor and wharf areas are great to explore on foot or rent a bike and see
even more. Further north, the classic beach towns of California’s Central Coast beg to be explored.
Overnight: Courtesy Inn San Simeon (STANDARD PRICE) OR Cambria Pines Lodge (UPGRADE PRICE)
Driving Distance: 184 MI / 296 KM
CENTRAL COAST – HIGHWAY 1 – MONTEREY/CARMEL
Day 3:
Continue north, and near San Luis Obispo join Highway 1 which is renowned as one of the most scenic roadways in the US. Enjoy more stunning views of the rugged coastline and the Pacific with a drive on the 17-Mile Scenic Drive, which passes through the famous Pebble Beach Golf Course.
Experience the quaint village of Carmel and the charming seaside town of Monterey.
Overnight:
Monterey Bay Travelodge (STANDARD PRICE) or Hilton Garden Inn Monterey (UPGRADE PRICE)
Driving Distance:
267 MI / 430 KM
MONTEREY/CARMEL - YOSEMITE
Day 4:
Start your day early and continue across California’s agricultural Central Valley before ascending into the mountains of the Sierra Nevada. Join highway 49 and travel south through California Gold country following in the footsteps of the thousands of gold seekers during the gold rush of 1949. Today this area’s streams and creeks are still considered some of the best for gold panning enthusiasts. Continue to Yosemite National Park.
Overnight:
Comfort Inn Yosemite Area (STANDARD PRICE) or Cedar Lodge (UPGRADE PRICE)
Driving Distance:
188 MI / 303 KM
YOSEMITE
Day 5:
A full day to explore. Yosemite National Park embraces some of the world’s most spectacular scenery and affords a wonderful collection of
waterfalls, meadows and forests, including groves of giant sequoias. Marvel at the sheer granite domes and cliffs that soar thousands of feet up from the valley floor. The massive glacial-shaped rock formations of El Capitan and Half Dome are the most famous landmarks of the park and keep a majestic watch over the valley.
Overnight: Comfort Inn Yosemite Area (STANDARD PRICE) or Cedar Lodge (UPGRADE PRICE)
YOSEMITE – SAN FRANCISCO
Day 6:
Today depart Yosemite and head for the city on the bay. This scenic drive will take you into the heart of San Francisco your base for the next
2 days.
Overnight: Hotel Whitcomb (STANDARD PRICE) or Cova Hotel (UPGRADE PRICE)
Driving Distance: 167 MI / 269 KM
SAN FRANCISCO
Day 7:
A full day at leisure to explore the City by the Bay. We strongly recommend time in Fisherman’s Wharf and a relaxing way to spend the afternoon is taking a ferry to Sausalito for a unique perspective on the skyline.
Overnight: Hotel Whitcomb (STANDARD PRICE) or Cova Hotel (UPGRADE PRICE)
SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTURE
Day 8:
Return your car at the airport before your departure flight.

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