Pacific Coast Road Trip

Pacific Coast Road Trip


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Sat, Sep 28, 2019
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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Stand in awe under redwoods (the tallest trees on the planet), Hike along the edge of idyllic Lake Tahoe, Catch a cable car on the streets of San Francisco, Soak in sweeping coastlines of Big Sur

From bright city lights to sites in the great outdoors, this 12-day road trip takes you through the best of America's West Coast. Get funky in Portland's artsy shops and eateries, trek through Yosemite's trails, and spot celebs on the streets of LA (or just live your most glamorous Hollywood life for a day). Enjoy free time along the way to explore each destination in the way that suits you best.

Day 1: Seattle
Arrive at any time.
Activity: Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards.
Accommodation: Hostelling International Seattle at the American Hotel (or similar)

Day 2: Seattle/Portland
Drive to the city of Portland. One of the most popular cities to visit north of California on the West Coast, Portland is artsy, funky and full of great eating and drinking options. Spend the afternoon getting to know this cool city.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Free Time: Enjoy free time to discover this quirky city. Opt to eat at one of the many famous food trucks, take a food tour, stop by local breweries, visit Washington Park, or go shopping - the options are endless!
Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 3: Portland/Bend
After enjoying the quirkiness of Portland, continue on to Bend, consistently voted one of the best places to live in the US. Arrive in time to explore a bit of the town. Opt to canoe, kayak or check out one of the region's famous breweries.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Free Time: Enjoy free time in Bend. Opt to go kayaking on the Deschutes River or visit a local brewery.
Meal(s): Breakfast Lunch

Day 4: Bend/Redwood National Park
Leave early to take in the sights at gorgeous Crater Lake National Park. Stare in awe at the crystal blue waters of one of the most pristine lakes on earth before continuing on to Redwood National Park, home to the tallest trees on Earth. Spend the evening amongst the gigantic coastal redwoods, and keep a keen eye for wildlife throughout the park.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Activity: Considered by scientists to be the cleanest and clearest large body of water in the world, and the deepest lake in the U.S. at 1943 ft, Crater Lake is sure to impress. The lake rests in a dormant volcano - explore this National Park and its many viewpoints. Get sweaty on a steep hike before opting to jump into the crystal clear lake for a quick swim or stay on the rim and gaze at the sapphire waters below.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Meal(s): Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 5: Redwood National Park/Sonoma County
Wake with the sun for a morning hike through mystic old growth forests. Travel down the coast before driving inland through California wine country. Opt for an afternoon wine tasting or relax amongst the vineyards en route before camping for the night outside of beautiful Napa Valley.
Activity: Prepare to be awed by the tallest trees in the world. The coastal redwoods of this National Park have been standing here for thousands of years, with the tallest standing over 107m (350 ft) tall! Enjoy time to explore and take in these ancient giants.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Free Time: Enjoy free time to discover stunning California Wine Country. Visit a winery for a tasting or relax amongst the vineyards.
Accommodation: KOA Petaluma (or similar)
Meal(s): Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 6: Sonoma County/Lake Tahoe
Continue on to idyllic Lake Tahoe, a jewel of the Sierra Nevadas. Known for it's crystal clear waters and sweeping mountain views, it is truly a nature-lover's paradise. Enjoy a free afternoon for hiking, lake activities or relaxing.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Accommodation: The Campground by the Lake (or similar)
Meal(s): Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 7: Lake Tahoe/Yosemite National Park
Marvel at the spectacular views of Yosemite National Park's magnificent peaks and granite domes while enjoying one of most scenic drives in California: Tioga Pass!
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Activity: Take this scenic route through the Sierra Nevada mountain range connecting Bishop with the Yosemite Valley floor. Pass by lakes, meadows, and groves, and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife along the way. (Seasonal July through mid October.)
Activity: Picturesque valleys, vast wilderness, powerful waterfalls, elusive wildlife, ancient sequoias and more than 16 types of granite make up this internationally recognized national park. Hike the trails, get up close to ancient rock formations and take panoramic photos of this gorgeous landscape. Keep an eye out for black bears, deer, and coyotes.
Accommodation: Indian Flats Campground (or similar)
Meal(s): Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 8: Yosemite National Park
Enjoy free time in Yosemite National Park.
Activity: Picturesque valleys, vast wilderness, powerful waterfalls, elusive wildlife, ancient sequoias and more than 16 types of granite make up this internationally recognized national park. Hike the trails, get up close to ancient rock formations and take panoramic photos of this gorgeous landscape. Keep an eye out for black bears, deer, and coyotes.
Free Time: Get out and become one with nature.
Accommodation: Indian Flats Campground (or similar)
Meal(s): Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 9: Yosemite National Park/San Francisco
Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way into one of America's most popular cities. Take an optional cable car ride over the steep hills or explore the city by bicycle.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Free Time: Get out and explore San Francisco.
Accommodation: HI San Francisco City Center Hostel (or similar)
Meal(s): Breakfast Lunch

Day 10: San Francisco
Enjoy a free day to explore San Francisco.
Free Time: There's plenty to see and do in San Francisco, and we wanted to make sure that you had some time to take it all in. Feel free to relax or try optional activities like a cable car ride, sunset sailing around the San Francisco Bay, and a visit to Alcatraz. Your CEO has more ideas if you need them. Just ask!
Accommodation: HI San Francisco City Center Hostel (or similar)

Day 11: San Francisco/Morro Bay
Visit Santa Cruz and go for a stroll along the boardwalk. Marvel at the beautiful coastline and mountain ranges of Big Sur along the Pacific coast. Arrive in time for sunset on Morro Bay.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Activity: The PCH, California's Highway 1, travels more than 650 miles along California's coastline. See seaside towns, dramatic vistas and waves crash into where the cliffs meet the shore. Marvel at Big Sur, past famous bridges and lighthouses. Get out and stretch, take some photos, and even opt to feel the sand between your toes. Check out the sounds and smells of the elephant seals at Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery. Enjoy the day soaking in part of the most beautiful coastline this National Scenic Byway has to offer.
Activity: Marvel at this coastline consistently overflowing with marine-life. Once hunted for their blubber to the point close to extinction, elephant seals are now back in droves. Throughout the year, more than 17,000 elephant seals show up on this stretch of beach to give birth, breed, and moult. Bring your camera and capture some memorable moments.
Accommodation: Morro Bay State Park Campground (or similar)
Meal(s): Dinner

Day 12: Morro Bay/Los Angeles
Travel along the stunning Pacific coast to the City of Angels. Trip ends upon arrival to Los Angeles.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Activity: Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with any onward travel arrangements you require.
Meal(s): Breakfast

Please Note: This tour is only applicable for 18 to 30 year olds.

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Inclusions

Meals Included
9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners

Transport
Air-conditioned private vehicle, walking.

Inclusions
Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Yosemite National Park Your Discover Moment: San Francisco. Entrance fees to all national parks, state parks, and national monuments with hiking and walking excursions. Crater Lake National Park visit. Redwood National Park visit. Tioga Pass (seasonal). Yosemite National Park visit. Elephant seal rookery stop. Pacific Coast Highway drive. Free time in Portland, Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe and San Francisco. Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents while camping. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

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Accommodations

Hotels/hostels (3 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (8 nts).

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.


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