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This tour is part of our new Active Lifestyle Tour Series – Specifically Designed for the Active Traveler

Itinerary

Day 1 & 2 | March 19 & 20| Flight to San Francisco, CA

Today board your motrcoach for transportation to Minneapolis where we will have an overnight stay prior to your flight bound for the Bay Area to begin your California Rail Discovery. Upon arrival meet your Tour Director and transfer to your hotel to begin a three night stay in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, San Francisco. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers. San Francisco * Dinner Included

Day 2 | March 21 | San Francisco, CA

Today enjoy a San Francisco City Tour featuring the Civic Center area, China Town, Golden Gate Park, Union Square, Seal Rocks, Pacific Heights and Pier 39. Experience a San Francisco Bay Cruise featuring views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the city’s skyline. Enjoy the rest of the day and evening at your leisure in San Francisco. San Francisco * Breakfast Included

Day 3 | March 22 | San Francisco, CA

This morning cross the Golden Gate Bridge to visit the picturesque city of Sausalito, where you can browse the numerous art galleries and shops. From Sausalito the views looking back at the San Francisco Bay Area are spectacular. This afternoon enter California’s most popular wine region for a Winery Tour & Tasting to sample the famous local product and learn about wine making. Later travel to Sacramento, California’s capital and River City, to check into your hotel for a two-night stay. Sacramento * Breakfast Included

Day 4 | March 23 | San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA

After breakfast travel north to California’s famous Napa Valley where hundreds of wineries prosper. Later board the luxurious Napa Valley Wine Train to enjoy a Wine Tasting and lunch on board as you roll through this incredibly scenic wine country. Then motor coach to Sacramento, California’s capital and river city for an overnight stay. Enjoy time to wander in Old Town Sacramento. The commercial hub of the Gold Rush Era is today filled with shops, restaurants and entertainment venues yet retains 1800’s charm with original storefronts and wooden sidewalks. Sacramento * Breakfast & Lunch Included

Day 5 | March 24 | Sacramento, CA to Lake Tahoe, NV

Today board an Amtrak Train for a Sierra Nevada Rail Journey through the beautiful snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains to the Reno/Lake Tahoe area. Reboard your motor coach and drive to the spectacular year round resort area of Lake Tahoe where you will spend the next two evenings in the popular South Lake Tahoe/Stateline area. Lake Tahoe * Breakfast Included

Day 6 | March 25 | Lake Tahoe, NV

This morning travel through historic Carson City, capital of the Silver State of Nevada enroute to visit Virginia City, site of the Comstock Lode and once the richest place in the world. The famous Old West town was once the west’s mining metropolis and featured notable residents Mark Twain & Bret Harte. Later enjoy a Lake Tahoe Paddlewheeler Cruise for spectacular views of picturesque Emerald Bay & the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains. Tonight’s farewell dinner will be at a popular local restaurant. Lake Tahoe * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 7 | March 26 | Lake Tahoe, NV to Home

Today transfer to the Sacramento airport & return home with wonderful memories of your California Rail Discovery. Breakfast Included

Video (Itinerary Subject to change)

Mode of Travel  

Pricing Per Person Check or Credit Card

  • $3,400 – Double
  • $3,335 – Triple
  • $4,415 – Single

Tour Price Includes: Round trip Transfers by Southwest Tour and Travel from Guaranteed Departure Points, Round-Trip Airfare, Round trip Airport Transfers in California, Pre-Night Hotel Accommodations in Eagan, MN, Southwest Tours’ Tour Director, Hotel Accommodations, Tours and Meals as Noted

Items Not Included in Tour Price:  Airport Baggage Fees, Travel Protection and Gratuities

Pricing Per Person Check or Credit Card

  • $3,500 – Double
  • $3,435 – Triple
  • $4,545 – Single

Tour Price Includes: Round trip Transfers by Southwest Tour and Travel from Guaranteed Departure Points, Round-Trip Airfare, Round trip Airport Transfers in California, Pre-Night Hotel Accommodations in Eagan, MN, Southwest Tours’ Tour Director, Hotel Accommodations, Tours and Meals as Noted

Items Not Included in Tour Price:  Airport Baggage Fees, Travel Protection and Gratuities

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Itinerary, Pricing and Availability are subject to change without notice. Tours are subject to energy surcharges and other factors beyond our control.

Departure Date

03/19/2019

Return Date

03/26/2019

In 2018, residents from MN, MT, ME and MO will need to have either a Real ID or Passport to fly. Standard Drivers Licenses and other forms of identification will not be accepted. If you have questions, please contact our office directly.

Tour Highlights

  • Napa Valley Wine Train With Wine Tasting & Lunch
  • Sierra Nevada Rail Journey
  • San Francisco City Tour
  • San Francisco Bay Cruise
  • Sausalito
  • Lake Tahoe Paddlewheeler Cruise
  • Winery Tour & Tasting
  • Old Town Sacramento
  • Virginia City
  • 6 Breakfasts / 1 Lunch / 2 Dinners
Hosted by Southwest Tour and Travel Tour Director (Activity Level: Moderately Active) This tour has some full days mixed with some leisure days. You must be able to walk short distances, stand for a period of time and climb stairs. Can customize activity level.