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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)


25th Annual Spring Training in Arizona

4 nights in a luxurious Marriott Hotel, ballgames every day


A Coos Bay Christmas

First offered as a holiday excursion in 2013, it has been often requested by our Christmas crowd ever since, so we are pleased to bring A Coos Bay Christmas back for a return engagement.

This is an all-coach trip. Travel north to Ashland/Medford the first day. There’s a lunch break in Redding and tonight you’ll partake in the annual Christmas Feast at the Winchester Inn. The six-course meal comes with carolers and costumed staff.

The next morning (Christmas Eve), before departing for the coast, make an early morning visit to Harry & David’s. As is our Christmas shopping tradition, we have negotiated a little gift card to get you started on your expedition. Travel to the coast, stopping in Bandon at Washed Ashore, a most unique place that makes art out of ocean trash. At Cranberry Sweets, your sponsored-shopping activities continue. Finish the day at The Mill Casino/Hotel in Coos Bay. Dinner tonight is a Crab Fest (other options available), as the Dungeness season will have just started.

Christmas Day brings our legendary White Elephant Gift Exchange, an ecological tour of the area and a visit to Shore Acres State Park. Not only is there an interesting story, there is a wonderful display of Christmas lights. A holiday feast is planned.

The trip home takes you down the Oregon Coast, with shopping stops at Misty Meadows Jams and the House of Myrtlewood. Spend the night in Eureka and head home through the redwoods.


A Day at the Races

Our always popular Day at the Races includes a sumptuous buffet lunch and seating in the enclosed Turf Club at Golden Gate Fields by beautiful San Francisco Bay in Berkeley. Enjoy the races from a comfortable table with betting windows conveniently nearby and television monitors throughout the dining room. We’ll arrive to get settled before post time and the first race.

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.

November 7th - 12th
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