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California Sightseeing

California Sightseeing

California, here we come! This exceptional itinerary features truly outstanding sightseeing enroute to the Golden State. The excitement of Las Vegas...the majesty of the Grand Canyon...the awe-inspiring views along the California coast...every day offers something special and unique.

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This bucket-list holiday features memorable sightseeing, including Arizona & The Grand Canyon, the bright lights of Las Vegas, The National Cowboy Museum in Oklahoma City, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Morro Bay, the historic Queen Mary Hotel, wine tasting in Napa Valley, a visit to Hearst Castle, San Francisco, an excursion to the Redwood Forest, Reno, Salt Lake City, and much more.

 

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Day One

We meet our travelling companions this morning and get to know each other as we begin our travels westward. We spend the night just south of Chicago.

Day Two

As we travel through Illinois this morning, we will travel alongside the historic and famous Route 66. We arrive in St. Louis this afternoon, "the gateway to the west". Ride to the top of the city’s most identifiable landmark, the Gateway Arch, for a bird’s eye view of this lovely city. An optional casino excursion will be offered this evening.

Day Three

A scenic drive takes us through the heart of Missouri today. Since Missouri is known for its many spectacular caves, we will stop in Springfield to tour Fantastic Caverns. Continuing on, we spend the night in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Day Four

This morning we will visit The National Cowboy Museum. The museum is America’s premier institution of Western history, art and culture. Founded in 1955, the museum in Oklahoma City collects, preserves and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts. Afterwards, we make our way further west, crossing into Texas. We spend the night in Amarillo.

Day Five

We continue to trace Route 66 through New Mexico, stopping to enjoy Old Town Albuquerque this afternoon. A scenic drive takes us to Gallup, just east of the Arizona border, where we will spend the night.

Day Six

Our journey takes us into Arizona this morning, where we will see spectacular Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon. This beautiful area is considered by many to be even more stunning than the Grand Canyon! We’ll let you be the judge. The gorgeous red rock formations are simply amazing. We spend the night in Flagstaff.

Day Seven

Get ready for more breathtaking scenery today, as we visit the famous Grand Canyon. Enjoy an IMAX presentation, then see the canyon for yourself. Take some time to enjoy the sights, and don’t forget your camera!

Day Eight

After a beautiful drive we arrive in Las Vegas this afternoon. Take some time to explore the "strip", and try your luck at one of the many lavish casinos.

Day Nine

njoy an entire day at leisure in Las Vegas. Take in a show, visit Fremont Street, see the amazing casinos...the choice is yours.

Day Ten

We check in to our home for the next two nights, the historic Queen Mary Hotel. Docked permanently in Long Beach and recently renovated, this hotel is something you will never forget. The history is incredible, and walking the ship brings the stories of her eventful past and colourful history to life.

Day Eleven

A guided tour of Los Angeles this morning will highlight all of the city’s most impressive sights. In the afternoon we will enjoy a guided tour of the Queen Mary where you have the chance to step back in time aboard one of the most famous ocean liners in history.

Day Twelve

As we travel up the coast, we stop at Solvang to enjoy this lovely international village. The dramatic scenery along the highway is truly breathtaking. We spend the night at a lovely waterfront hotel in Morro Bay this evening.

Day Thirteen

A short drive north takes us to the astounding Hearst Castle. This sprawling estate will amaze you, as you enjoy a fully guided tour of the property. We continue our drive along the coast to Monterey, where we spend the night.

Day Fourteen

We continue up the coast this morning and then board an historic steam train for an exciting excursion into the Redwood Forest. Enjoy the scenery of this beautiful park, followed by a barbecue lunch. This afternoon, we continue to San Francisco where we spend the next three nights.

Day Fifteen

A local guide joins us this morning to show us the sights in the beautiful city of San Francisco. This afternoon, we will take a boat cruise of San Francisco Bay and circle around infamous Alcatraz. Take some time this afternoon to explore Fisherman’s Wharf, or perhaps ride the rails on the city’s famous cable cars.

Day Sixteen

We take a trip into exquisite Napa Valley for a tour of a local vineyard with wine tasting. This area is world famous for its exquisite wines. We return to San Francisco for the night.

Day Seventeen

We leave the coast and travel east through California today, and into Nevada. A drive through the Eldorado National Forest brings us around the shores of Lake Tahoe. We stop in historic Virginia City, where you can see Nevada as it was over 150 years ago. Arriving in Reno this afternoon, try your luck at one of the many casinos in the area, and enjoy some of Reno’s vibrant nightlife.

Day Eighteen

Sit back and relax today, and enjoy the scenery from the coach. We drive across Nevada, taking in everything from forests to deserts. We cross into Utah, and settle in for two nights in gorgeous Salt Lake City, nestled between Great Salt Lake and the Wasatch Mountain Range.

Day Nineteen

We have the thrilling opportunity this morning to hear the incredible Mormon Tabernacle Choir perform at the impressive Temple Square. Then, we have a guided city tour of Salt Lake City, including many Olympic sites from the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Day Twenty

A beautiful drive takes us through scenic Wyoming today. We venture across the Great Divide Basin, and through the Rocky Mountains, as we make our way to the western rodeo city of Cheyenne.

Day Twenty-One

We continue our journey eastward today, making our way through Nebraska. We spend the night in Omaha, also home to the famous village of Boys Town. This area has been functioning for almost 90 years, offering social and educational programs.

Day Twenty-Two

We drive through the agriculturally rich state of Iowa today, and cross the mighty Mississippi River as we travel into Illinois. We spend our final night together south of Chicago, and enjoy a farewell dinner this evening.

Day Twenty-Three

We return home today with many new friends, and wonderful memories of our grand adventure.

Price Includes

  • Round trip airfare to California

  • Luxury motor coach transportation

  • 22 nights accommodation

  • 17 breakfasts

  • Guided tours of San Francisco, Los Angeles, The Queen Mary and Salt Lake City

  • Napa Valley winery tour and tasting

  • Admission to the National Cowboy Hall of Fame & Museum

  • Fantastic Caverns

  • IMAX Theatre at the Grand Canyon

  • Admission to Hearst Castle

  • Train ride and barbecue lunch in the Redwood Forest

  • Boat cruise in San Francisco

  • Farewell dinner

 

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Acton Tim Hortons Acton, 318 Queen Street, Tim Hortons
Ajax Super 8 Motel Ajax, 210 Westney Road South, Super 8 Motel
Super 8 Motel
Alliston Tim Hortons Alliston, 157A Young St Industrial Pkwy, Tim's
@ Hwy 89
Ancaster Tim Hortons Ancaster, 1180 Brant County Hwy 2, Tim Hortons
(Hwy 53 & Hwy 2)
Arthur Tim Hortons Arthur, 8008 Wellington Rd 109, Tim Horton's
(Wellngton County 109 & Hwy 6)
Aurora McDonalds Aurora, 2 Allaura Blvd, McDonald's
Aylmer Tim Hortons Aylmer, 374 John St N @ Hwy 73, Tim Hortons
Barrie Quality Inn Barrie, 55 Hart Drive, Quality Inn
(formerly the Travelodge)
Beamsville Tim Hortons Beamsville, 5005 South Service Road,Tim Hortons
(Ontario St @ QEW)
Blenheim Tim Hortons Blenheim, 79 Talbot Street W, Tim Hortons
Bolton Tim Hortons Bolton, 20 Queen Street N, Tim Hortons
(@ King Street)
Bowmanville Best Western Bowmanville, 160 Liberty St S, Best Western
(401 at Liberty Street exit)
Bradford Country Style Bradford, 396 Holland St W, Country Style
(near Melbourne Dr)
Brampton Tim Hortons Brampton, 202 County Court Blvd, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 10
Brantford Comfort Inn Brantford, 58 King George Rd, Comfort Inn
Burlington Holiday Inn Burlington, 3063 S Service Road, Holiday Inn Hotel
& Conference Centre
Caledonia Tim Hortons Caledonia, 360 Argyle St S, Tim Hortons
across from Zehrs at Celtic Drive
Cambridge Tim Hortons Cambridge, 150 Holiday Inn Drive, Tim Hortons
at the back of the Tim Hortons lot
Chatham Travelodge Chatham, 555 Bloomfield Rd, Travelodge
Chatsworth Coffe Time Chatsworth, 113 Garafraxa St, Coffee Time Donuts
Chesley Post Office Chesley Post Office, 120 First Ave S
Clifford Village Variety Clifford, 19 Elora St, N, Village Variety,
@ Hwy 9
Clinton Tim Hortons Clinton, 300 Ontario St S, Hwy 8, Tim Hortons
Hwy 8
Collingwood Tim Hortons Collingwood, 281 First St, Tim Hortons
Delhi Tim Hortons Delhi, 526 James St, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 3
Dundas Freshii Dundas, 101 Osler Drive, Freshii
University Plaza
Durham Tim Hortons Durham, 317 Garafraxa St S, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 6
Elmira Tim Hortons Elmira, 305 Arthur St S, Tim Hortons
Exeter Tim Hortons Exeter, 153 Main St N, Tim Hortons
Fergus Tim Hortons Fergus, 850 Tower St S, Tim Hortons
Forest Tim Hortons Forest, 80 King St E, Tim Hortons
Fort Erie Clarion Inn Fort Erie, 1485 Garrison Road, Clarion Inn
Georgetown Tim Hortons Georgetown, 320 Guelph Street, Tim Horton's
across from Canadian Tire
Goderich Zehrs Goderich, 35400 Huron Road, Hwy 8, Zehrs
Grand Bend Tim Hortons Grand Bend, 39 Ontario St, Tim Hortons
Grimsby Gateway Niagara Grimsby, 424 S Service Rd, Gateway Niagara
Information Centre
Guelph - Holiday Inn Guelph, 601 Scottsdale Drive, Holiday Inn
@ Stone Road W, Front Entrance
Guelph-Tim Hortons Guelph, 386 Speedvale Ave E, Tim Hortons
@ Stevenson
Hamilton Sheraton Hotel Hamilton, 116 King St W, Sheraton Hotel
Hanover Macs Hanover, 189 10th Street, Mac's
Hwy 4 across from Norm's Rest
Harriston LCBO Harriston, 2 Queen St South, LCBO
Hepworth Tim Hortons Hepworth, 456 Bruce Street, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 6
Ingersoll Comfort Inn Ingersoll, 20 Samnah Cres, Comfort Inn
Exit 216 off 401
Innisfil Sandycove Acres Innisfil, 2 Weeping Willow Dr The Wheel Sandycove
'The Wheel' Sandycove Acres
Jarvis Tim Hortons Jarvis, 2120 Main St N, Tim Horton's
Keswick Food Basics Keswick, 199 Simcoe Avenue, Food Basics
corner of Metro & Simcoe
Kincardine Tim Hortons Kincardine, 814 Durham St, Tim Hortons
Sobeys Plaza Hwy 21
Kitchener GCH Kitchener, 353 Manitou Drive,
Great Canadian Holidays
Listowel Tim Hortons Listowel, 836 Wallace Ave N, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 23
London Ramada Inn London, 817 Exeter Rd, Ramada Inn
Front Entrance
Lucknow Marys Family Rest Lucknow, 763 Campbell Street, Mary's Family Rest.
@ Hwy 86
Markdale Macs Markdale, 50 Toronto Street N, Mac's
@ Hwy 10
Markham (Unionville) Markham, (Unionville) McDonald's 3760 Hwy 7 East
At Kennedy Rd
Markham McDonalds Markham (Unionville) McDonald's 5225 Hwy 7
@ McCowan Rd
Meaford Tim Hortons Meaford, 291 Sykes St S, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 26
Midland Tim Hortons Midland, Hwy 93 Penetanguishine Rd,Tim Hortons
(Huronia Mall)
Mildmay Macs Store Mildmay, 5 Elora St, Mac's Store
Hwy 9 across from the Shell Station
Milton Tim Hortons/Wendys Milton, 80 Market Drive, Tim Hortons/Wendy's
Milverton Mini Mart Milverton, 5 Main St S, Mini Mart
Mississauga Hilton Mississauga, 6750 Mississauga Rd, Hilton
Mississauga Sandman Mississauga Sandman, 5400 Dixie Rd,
Sandman Signature Hotel
Mississauga Tim Hortons Mississauga, 1375 Southdown Rd, Tim Hortons
South of QEW at Truscott Rd
Mitchell Tim Hortons Mitchell, 235 Ontario St, Tim Hortons
Morriston Car Pool Lot Morriston, Hwy 6 south of the Hwy 401, Carpool Lot
Google maps: HW 401 -Queen St/Brock Rd S (Hwy 6)
Mount Forest Tim Hortons Mount Forest 319 Main St South, Tim Hortons
Hwy 89 at Hwy 6
New Hamburg Tim Hortons New Hamburg, 374 Hamilton Road, Tim Hortons
Newmarket Tim Hortons Newmarket, 17725 Yonge Street, Tim Hortons
North of Davis Opposite CDN Tire
Niagara Falls Tim Hortons Niagara Falls, 3930 Montrose Road, Tim Hortons
Thorold Stone Rd at QEW
Oakville McDonalds Oakville, 375 Iroquois Shore Road, McDonalds
N of QEW, E off Trafalgar
Orangeville Tim Hortons Orangeville, 100-5th Ave, Tim Hortons
N of Hwy 9 off Hwy 10
Orillia Quality Inn Orillia, 201 Woodside Drive, Quality Inn
Oshawa BW Plus Durham Oshawa, 559 Bloor Street West, Best Western Plus
Best Western Plus Durham Hotel
Owen Sound Quality Inn Owen Sound, 950 6th Street East, Quality INN
Pickering Tim Hortons Pickering, 742 Kingston Road, Tim Hortons
(E of Whites Road North of 401)
Port Colborne Tim Hortons Port Colborne, 197 Main Street East, Tim Hortons
(Hwy 3 & Regional Road 140)
Port Dover Tim Hortons Port Dover, 1 St. Andrew Street, Tim Hortons
Port Elgin Tim Hortons Port Elgin, 618 Gustavus Road, Tim Hortons
(Hwy 21)
Port Perry Tim Hortons Port Perry, 1889 Scugog Street, Tim Hortons
Reeces Corners LCBO Reeces Corners, 4475 London Line, LCBO
(East side of the LCBO plaza)
Richmond Hill Tim Hortons Richmond Hill, 9184 Yonge St, Tim Hortons
(South of 16th Ave @ Spruce St)
Ridgetown Daniels Service Ridgetown, 21180 Victoria Road, Daniels Service
(Ridgetwon Exit off 401)
Sarnia Pt.Edward Comfort Sarnia (Pt. Edward) 815 Mara Street, Comfort Inn
Seaforth Tim Hortons Seaforth, 54 Goderich Street East, Tim Hortons
Shelburne Tim Hortons Shelburne, 802 Main Street East, Tim Hortons
Simcoe Travelodge Simcoe, 385 Queensway W Travelodge
Southampton Tim Hortons Southampton, 142 Emerald Street, Tim Hortons
St Catharines Best Wester St Catharines, 2 North Service Road, Best Western
(Lake St At QEW)
St Marys Stone Willow Inn St Mary's, 940 Queen St E, Stone Willow Inn
St Thomas Tim Hortons St Thomas, 995 Talbot Steet East @ 1st, Tim Horton
Staff Staff
Stayner Tim Hortons Stayner, 201 Main St, Tim Hortons
Hwy 26 and Airport Rd
Stoney Creek Burger King Stoney Creek, 210 Centennial Pkwy N, Burger King
Stouffville McDonalds Stouffville, 28 Sandiford Drive, McDonalds
(Main St At Sandale)
Stratford Queens Inn Stratford, 161 Ontario Street, Queens Inn
(at Waterloo St)
Strathroy Tim Hortons Strathroy, 28630 Centre Road, Tim Hortons
TBA-GCH TBA-GCH
Thornbury Tim Hortons Thornbury, 48 Arthur Steet West, Tim Hortons
Tillsonburg Tim Hortons Tillsonburg, 560 Broadway Street, Tim Hortons
(near North St)
Toronto Airport Delta Toronto, 655 Dixon Road, Delta Hotels by Marriott
(formerly International Plaza)
Toronto Tim Hortons Toronto 4 Lebovic Ave @ Eglinton E, Tim Hortons
(E of Pharmacy)
Toronto York Mills Toronto, 10 York Mills Road, York Mills Centre
(northeast corner Yonge & York Mills)
Toronto, Etobicoke Toronto, 3300 Bloor St W, Bloor/Islington Place
(entrance on Aberfolyle Cres)
Toronto, Scarborough Toronto, 50 Estate Drive, Holiday Inn
(off Progress & Markham
Tottenham Tecumseth Tottenham, 1A Varga Court, Tecumseth Pines Club
1 Tecumseth Pines Drive (SEE NOTES)
Tottenham Tim Hortons Tottenham, 130 Queen Street North Tim Hortons
(#10)
Uxbridge Coffee Time Uxbridge 25 Brock St & Toronto St Coffee Time
Walkerton Tim Hortons Walkerton, 10 MacNab Street ,Tim Hortons
Wasaga Beach Tim Hortons Wasaga Beach 1271 Mosley st @ River Rd Tim Hortons
Waterdown Tim Hortons Waterdown 255 Dundas St E, Waterdown Shopping Ctr
corner of Dundas & Hamilton St N
Waterloo Tim Hortons Waterloo, Tim Hortons, 94 Bridgeport Rd E @ Weber
*no parking available*
Welland Best Value Inn Welland, 1030 Niagara St, Canadas Best Value Inn
Whitby Tim Hortons Whitby, 1 Paisley Court off Brock St N, Tim Horton
off of 401
Wiarton Tim Hortons Wiarton, 445 Berford St, Tim Hortons
Wingham Tim Hortons Wingham, 33 Josephine St (Hwy 4 and Hwy 86) Tim's
Woodbridge McDonalds Woodbridge, 4535 Hwy 7 McDonalds
at Pine Valley
Woodstock TA Travel Woodstock, 535 Mill St, TA Travel Centre
(Exit 230 on 401)

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