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Featuring five scenic Amtrak routes through the Golden State

• Ride Amtrak’s San Joaquin, Surfliner (twice), Coast Starlight and Capitol Corridor trains
• SuperCoach III provides all transfers, city sightseeing and transports your luggage
• Enjoy an authentic Basque dinner in Bakersfield
• Lunch and tour at Union Station in
Los Angeles
• Tour San Diego by Old Town Trolley

  • Day 1

    Your train adventure begins with a transfer to the Sacramento Valley Station to meet an early morning departure of the San Joaquin. While your luggage travels on board SuperCoach III, you will enjoy a scenic ride through the Central Valley. Disembark in Hanford for lunch. A few miles to the south, discover one of California’s gems, Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park. A unique history awaits. Continue to Bakersfield, for your overnight accommodations and a filling Basque-style dinner. Hilton Garden Inn (L,D)

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    Day 2

    Travel by coach over Tejon Pass and the Grapevine into Los Angeles to enjoy a walking tour of LA’s Union Station with guides from the Los Angeles Conservancy. Lunch is also included at the station’s restaurant, Traxx. At 3pm, board the very comfortable Surfliner for the coastal route journey to San Diego, arriving late in the afternoon. Your hotel offers a nightly Manager’s Reception and daily cooked-to-order breakfast. Embassy Suites San Diego – 2 nights (FB,L)

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    Day 3

    The day is yours to take in the many sights and delights of San Diego. We’ll start with a private city tour on board an Old Town Trolley. Following the tour you have the opportunity to get off-and-on at many points of interest throughout the city including Old Town, Balboa Park and the waterfront. In the late afternoon, depart for Coronado Island with a stop at the beautiful Hotel Del Coronado before dinner at the historic Boathouse Restaurant, which overlooks the harbor. (FB,D)

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    Day 4

    Return to San Diego’s Amtrak station and reboard the Surfliner. Head north through Los Angeles and up the Pacific Coast. You’ll arrive in Santa Barbara in the mid-afternoon and transfer to Solvang via SuperCoach III. En route to your hotel, pause for dinner at The Hitchin’ Post, made famous in the movie Sideways. Your home tonight is located in the heart of California’s “Little Denmark.” Hotel Corque (FB,D)

  • Day 5

    Continue your discovery of Solvang’s many charms in the morning with a tour by horse-drawn trolley. Be sure to visit the shops and bakeries celebrating the community’s Danish heritage. Next, journey to San Luis Obispo by coach for lunch at the Apple Farm Inn, a true Sports Leisure favorite. Afterwards, board the Coast Starlight for a ride through the Salinas Valley with an evening arrival in San Jose. Hilton Hotel

  • Day 6

    A lavish Sunday Brunch at the historic Hayes Mansion serves as a wonderful final gathering just before boarding the Capitol Corridor for the return to Sacramento in the afternoon. Our fleet of limousines and sedans will be waiting at the Amtrak depot to return you home. (BR)

6 Days · 9 Meals

Your trip includes all accommodations, airfare from Sacramento*, all listed activities and the services of a Sports Leisure Tour Director

*If applicable. Not traveling from Sacramento? Not a problem, just give us a call.

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