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$456 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2 days California Coast and Hearst Castle Tour from Los Angeles to San Francisco

This enjoyable trip transportation is by AMTRAK Long Distance train and small vehicle from Wine Wrangler. Our customers like this arrangement instead of a bus or a van tour. Day 1 - 9:00 a.m. Check in at Los Angeles Union Station for AMTRAK Coast Starlight train # 14 leaving at 10:10. Riding through San Fernando Valley you reach Pacific Coast at Ventura and continue on Santa Barbara Coast through the restricted Vandenberg Air Force Base from which rockets are launched.  On through strawberry fields, small coastal towns and vineyards you reach San Luis Obispo at 3:30 or Paso Robles at 4:45.  Short cab ride to your hotel. Day 2 - 7:40 a.m. Pick up by Wine Wrangler with a driver/guide in a small vehicle for a trip to Pacific Coast through Morro Bay to San Simeon for a 2 hour tour of Hearst Castle and then Elephant Seal Rookery with a picnic lunch.  Return to San Luis Obispo to board Coast Starlight train leaving at 3:30.  ride through Paso Robles, Camp Roberts, then along Salinas River past oil fields and vineyards.  Riding through the valley a brief stop in Salinas then through fields of artichokes and strawberries to Moss Landing.  See the unique Elkhorn Slough of Monterey Bay.  The train crosses the San Andreas Fault Line near Gilroy and comes through San Jose and Silicon Valley to marshlands of ecological bird sanctuaries in the marshes of San Francisco Bay.  Arriving in Oakland around 9:30 you are transferred to San Francisco.  The time you spend on this trip and the places you see will remain in your memory for a long time.

$456 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2 days California Coast and Hearst Castle Tour from San Francisco to Los Angeles

This enjoyable trip transportation is by AMTRAK Long Distance train and small vehicle from Wine Wrangler. Our customers like this arrangement instead of a bus or a van tour. Day 1 - 8:00 a.m. Transfer from San Francisco to AMTRAK Coast Starlight train # 14 leaving at 8:50. Riding through San Jose, and Salinas you reach Paso Robles at 1:45 or San Luis Obispo at 3:20.  Short cab ride to your hotel. Day 2 - 7:40 a.m. Pick up by Wine Wrangler with a driver/guide in a small vehicle for a trip to Pacific Coast through Morro Bay to San Simeon for a 2 hour tour of Hearst Castle and then Elephant Seal Rookery with a picnic lunch.  Return to San Luis Obispo to board Coast Starlight train leaving at 3:30.  Enjoy the train ride watching miles of Vandenberg Air Force Base and Santa Barbara Coast. Turning inland at Ventura the urban sprawl takes over and the metropolis of Los Angeles emerges above the night sky. Reaching The Union Station by 9:00 you can take a cab to your destination. The time you spend on this trip and the places you see will remain in your memory for a long time.