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Your California journey begins in Beverly Hills

Tauck’s ultimate California tour begins at Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills at 5:30 PM. A transfer is included from Los Angeles International Airport to Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, an urban oasis of understated...


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Discover Downtown Los Angeles

Because Southern Californians have a legendary passion for cars, you’ll begin exploring the dynamic city of Los Angeles with a tour of the historic automobiles, Hollywood cars, hot rods, and altogether extraordinary vehicles at the Petersen Automotive...


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Beverly Hills, Reagan Library & Santa Barbara

Enjoy a tour through Beverly Hills, along Sunset Boulevard, and to the TCL Chinese Theatre movie palace on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where you’ll see the handprints of many celebrities; Groucho Marx left an imprint of his cigar, Jimmy Durante...


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Santa Barbara’s Old Mission & Botanic Garden

Go on a guided tour of 18th-century Old Mission Santa Barbara, home to an active Franciscan parish for more than 200 years. On a city tour, get a feel for the quiet beach community of Santa Barbara, long a celebrity hideaway, and visit the 1929 Courthouse,...


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Savoring California’s Central Coast

Get ready for scenic delights as you pass through rolling hills on this morning’s road trip. Entering the Central California wine region, you’ll find microclimates where morning fog and ocean breezes encourage varieties such as pinot noir...


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Hearst Castle & the Big Sur Coastline

Drive along stunning Pacific Coast Highway 1 to San Simeon and Hearst Castle, a national and California Historical Landmark designed by revered California architect Julia Morgan. This elaborate estate created for newspaper magnate William Randolph...


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The Monterey Peninsula & Carmel-by-the-Sea

Today’s tour of the Monterey Peninsula takes in the beauty of Pacific Grove, famed 17-Mile Drive, and Pebble Beach, before you arrive in Carmel-by-the-Sea, which was named one of the “most romantic cities of the world” by Travel...


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The Central Valley to Yosemite National Park

Agriculture takes center stage as you leave the coast and drive through the fertile farms, orchards, and vineyards of California’s Central Valley en route to Yosemite National Park. Abundant sunshine, superb soil, and year-round growing conditions...


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The wonders of Yosemite National Park

Sometimes called a “freak of nature,” Yosemite Valley is only seven miles long and less than a mile wide. Yet contained within its sheer, high walls is an astonishing array of natural treasures – world-famous cliffs like El Capitan...


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Gold Rush Country to San Francisco

On your way from Yosemite to San Francisco, visit Jamestown for lunch at the historic National Hotel built during the height of the Gold Rush. Arrive in San Francisco late this afternoon, with time to rest, relax, or explore the area surrounding Union...


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Inimitable San Francisco

A sightseeing tour takes you up and down San Francisco’s hills with views of San Francisco Bay as you see Chinatown and the Marina District, rows of Victorian gingerbread houses, and Coit Tower. Go for a walk along the Golden Gate Bridge –...


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Journey home

Your Tauck California tour ends in San Francisco. Fly home anytime. A transfer from The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square to the San Francisco International Airport is included; you should allow a minimum of two hours...


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