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California Coast 3-Day Tour: Santa Barbara, Carmel, Yosemite

Take this 3-day tour from Los Angeles to see some of the top attractions in central and northern California! Travel in a comfortable van or motorcoach, and enjoy the spectacular coastline as you make stops in Santa Barbara, Solvang and Carmel. You'll then head to San Francisco for an overnight stay and a comprehensive tour of the beautiful City by the Bay.In San Francisco, take a bay cruise past Alcatraz Island and under the Golden Gate Bridge, and the enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city’s top attractions, including Union square, Chinatown and Nob Hill! Your next stop depends on the season. In the summer, you’ll head to Yosemite National Park; in the winter, when mountain roads are closed, you’ll visit Hearst Castle (beginning November 1). Both places offer plenty to see — in Yosemite, gaze in awe at the 1,200 square miles (3,100 sq km) of forests, lakes and waterfalls protected in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, or at Hearst Castle, be amazed by the majestic former residence of William Randolph Hearst. See the Itinerary field below for details on each day of the tour.

$146.44 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Santa Barbara Small-Group Wine Lovers Tour with Guide

Join Santa Barbara County wine experts for an amazing day! You will be joined by others, but the group will not exceed 12 guests per vehicle. Keeping groups small and personable allows access to the best selection of wineries, vineyards, cellars and tasting rooms in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. The tour includes pickup at your location (See Schedule and Pricing under Important Info for approximate timing), tasting fees at four custom-selected locations with a wonderful balance of wineries, vineyards, cellars, and/or tasting rooms, a delicious picnic lunch provided by New Frontiers Marketplace, plenty of bottled water and gratuities. There are no additional or hidden fees.The four locations are hand-picked by your guides. Each location will provide you with a flight of their current vintage releases. (All the tasting fees will be covered.) The tour host will explain the wineries' significance, history, varietals produced and other fun information to help engage you at each location. The group spends around 45-50 minutes at each winery, which is plenty of time to enjoy your tasting and make purchases at a relaxing pace. You'll stop for lunch around 12:30pm or 1:30pm depending on the route and winery selection. The lunch and tasting location stop is approximately 1.5 hours. After four locations you will be transported back to your hotel, typically around 4:30pm. Santa Barbara drop-offs are around 5:30pm-6:00pm.Lunches are provided by New Frontiers Marketplace located in beautiful Solvang. Featuring fresh, natural and organic ingredients containing no preservatives or additives. Many ingredients are grown and/or raised by local Santa Ynez Valley farmers!

$149.88 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private Group Wine Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country

Enjoy a trip to Santa Barbara wine country, in the comfort of a plush leather-seat sedan, SUV, Limo, private bus or a mini coach.This private, custom tour of Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez or Santa Rita Hills and the Lompoc Wine Ghetto allows you to relax, enjoy the day and company of friends while your knowledgeable chauffeur does the driving.Enjoy your tour according to your expectations for the day. Visit boutique wineries or go to some of the biggest name wineries in the area. As part of the tour, you will enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking beautiful vineyards and mountain views. This exceptional tour of Santa Barbara wine country allows you to have a worry-free experience as you enjoy premium wines that have made Santa Barbara world famous.Taste approximately twenty different wines from boutique wineries in Santa Barbara county. You will be provided with plenty of bottled water throughout your trip to make sure you fully enjoy those wines. Experience different growing regions in Santa Barbara, but you will easily come across the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay that have made Santa Barbara a premium wine lovers destination. After tasting at the four wineries, you may be able to visit the towns of Solvang and Los Olivos depending on time. Complimentary sparkling wine, and bottled water included in limousines. If you are interested in any barrel tastings, vineyards walks, production facility tours, or meet the wine maker tours, please inquire when booking.

$115 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Small-Group All-Inclusive Wine Tour from Solvang

Start with hotel pickup at the selected departure time from Lompoc, Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, or Los Alamos and set off for the Santa Ynez Valley. You will spend about 4 hours with your guide on all included group wine tour. Get comfortable and relax in your personal vehicle on the drive to 3 wineries in the Santa Ynez wine country. Spend about an hour at each one. Savor around six samples (three whites and three reds) at each stop. Tasting fees are included. Afterward, enjoy the convenience of return transport back to your accommodation.

$128.88 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private Wine Tasting Tour of Santa Ynez Valley

The central coast of California is one of the most diverse grape growing regions on the West Coast. Cool coastal breezes and hot inland temperatures combine over rugged hills and mountain to create dozens of microclimates suitable for a broad range of wine varietals such as delicate, thin-skinned Chardonnay to more tannic, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon.Your private Wine tour will begin with a pick-up at your hotel or vacation rental in Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos or Buellton. After meeting your driver and guide for the afternoon, you will make your way to the beautiful Santa Ynez valley wineries to begin your day among scenic vineyards and world-class wines. Learn how wine is made in a cellar in a private setting, where staff at a local winery will teach you about the art of growing grapes and the science behind fermentation. Enjoy a gorgeous picnic lunch overlooking vineyards while relaxing in the wonderful southern California weather. Throughout the day you will visit four different wineries, each with their own style of wine to share and unique story to tell. When you are done, your driver will drive you back to your hotel where you will depart, sleepy and satisfied, to make your way to dinner or off on another adventure of your own choosing.

$125 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private Wine Tasting Tour From Santa Ynez, Solvang or Buellton!

The central coast of California is one of the most diverse grape growing regions on the West Coast. Cool coastal breezes and hot inland temperatures combine over rugged hills and mountain to create dozens of microclimates suitable for a broad range of wine varietals such as delicate, thin-skinned Chardonnay to more tannic, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon.Your private Wine tour will begin with a pick-up at your hotel or vacation rental in Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos or Buellton. After meeting your driver and guide for the afternoon, you will make your way to the beautiful Santa Ynez valley wineries to begin your day among scenic vineyards and world-class wines. Learn how wine is made in a cellar in a private setting, where staff at a local winery will teach you about the art of growing grapes and the science behind fermentation. Enjoy a gorgeous picnic lunch overlooking vineyards while relaxing in the wonderful southern California weather. Throughout the day you will visit four different wineries, each with their own style of wine to share and unique story to tell. When you are done, your driver will drive you back to your hotel where you will depart, sleepy and satisfied, to make your way to dinner or off on another adventure of your own choosing.