Experience the miracles of nature and man in one fun two day package. See the towering granite cliffs and stalwart pines of Yosemite. Spend time exploring Americas tallest waterfall, Yosemite falls. Marvel at the vistas that caused early explorers to call Yosemite theincomparable valley. After an evening in Fresno, it‘s a sunrise journey through America‘s most fertile agricultural region to the windswept central coast. Looming off of the mountain cliffs is your morning destination, Hearst Castle. Experienced State of California employees will lead you through every detail of decadence and luxurious elegance of William Randolph Hearst’s sprawling ranch above the clouds on La Cuesta Encantada.
ItineraryDay 1: Bay Area - Yosemite - FresnoStop At: Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CaliforniaFrom waterfalls that drop thousands of feet, and endless mountain ridges, Yosemite National Park can be considered one of the most famous scenic spots in the Western United States. Arrive in Yosemite National Park in the afternoon. Highlights include: Tunnel View, Bridal Veil Falls, El Captain, Merced River, Yosemite Falls, Half Dome. Overnight stay in Fresno.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Piccadilly Inn Airport Fresno or similarDay 2: Fresno - Hearst Castle - Bay AreaStop At: Hearst Castle, San Simeon, San Luis Obispo County, CaliforniaVisit Hearst Castle in San Simeon, once the home of the media mogul William Randolph Hearst. The construction of the castle began in 1920 and was not yet completed when Hearst passed away in 1951. This castle, with its private zoo and celebrated antiques, occupies an area of 137 acres. In 1958, Hearst’s children donated the castle to the state of California, and it became a public treasure.Then return back to Bay Area.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.