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Itinerary

Day 1 January 26, 2021 |  Fly to California

Cure the winter blues as you embark on a journey to Southern California. The colorful town of Palm Springs is a desert oasis with mid-century architecture and 60’s glamour that will take you to another time. We’ll check into our hotel in downtown Palm Springs and get to know our fellow travelers as we enjoy tonight’s welcome dinner. Meals: Dinner Included

Day 2 January 27, 2021 |   Palm Springs, CA

This morning we set out to enjoy a tour of Joshua Tree National Park. This unique park has adapted to the harsh desert climate and is the perfect habitat for ancient Joshua trees. Watch for wildlife and take in the panoramic views of the Coachella Valley as we explore some of the park’s 700,000 acres and enjoy a picnic lunch. We’ll return to Palm Springs tonight and board the Aerial Tramway, the world’s largest rotating tram car. Enjoy the spectacular vistas of the valley floor as you travel to the top of Mount San Jacinto for dinner. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 3 January 28, 2021 |   Palm Springs, CA

This morning we’ll board our deluxe motorcoach for a driving tour of Palm Springs. Our local guide will share stories of the town’s famous residents and introduce us to the history of how Palm Springs was transformed into a playground for the stars. Complete the tour with a visit to the fascinating Palm Springs Air Museum, home to one of the world’s largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft from Korea and Vietnam. The afternoon is yours to spend as you wish. Perhaps you want to relax by the pool or stroll along Palm Canyon Drive and look into the many shops and art galleries. Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 4 January 29, 2021 |   Palm Springs, CA

We say goodbye to Palm Springs this morning as we travel west along the Palms to Pines Scenic Byway and visit the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. We’ll stop for lunch in Temecula and visit a local vineyard. Continue on to San Diego and check into our hotel for the next three nights, where we’ll be just steps away from hundreds of restaurants and shops. Meals: Breakfast & Lunch Included

Day 5 January 30, 2021 |   Palm Springs, CA

This morning, a local guide will join us to explore San Diego. We’ll drive by Petco Park, home of the Padres baseball club, tour San Diego’s distinct neighborhoods, and visit Coronado Island for a view of the San Diego skyline. Our tour ends at Balboa Park, the nation’s largest urban cultural park. You’ll have the afternoon to explore the park’s major museums, performing arts venues, beautiful gardens, or the San Diego Zoo at your leisure. Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 6 January 31, 2021 |   Palm Springs, CA

This morning we’ll drive along the waterfront to Cabrillo National Monument. Walk to Old Point Loma Lighthouse or watch for migrating Pacific gray whales from one of the many overlooks. Lunch today is in Old Town, the first permanent Spanish settlement in California and home to several historic and cultural sights. After lunch, we’ll explore the floating USS Midway Museum and learn about the 225,000 sailors who have served on this vessel. We’ll take in the magic of San Diego from the water this evening as we enjoy a memorable dinner cruise along the San Diego Harbor. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 7 February 1, 2021 |   Home

The day has come for us to say “see you next time” to our fellow travelers. After breakfast, we’ll depart for the airport and our flight home. Meals: Breakfast Included

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Mode of Travel

Tour Highlights

  • Roundtrip Airfare from MSP
  • Airport Transportation from designated pickup points
    Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
  • 6 Nights Quality Accommodations
  • 11 Meals: 6 Breakfasts | 2 Lunches | 3 Dinners
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Itinerary Activity Admissions
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • Temecula Wine Country
  • Cabrillo National Monument
  • San Diego Touring
  • USS Midway Museum
  • San Diego Harbor Cruise

 

Pricing Per Person Cash, Check or Credit Card

Price Per Person

  • Dble-   $3,095
  • Triple-  $2,995
  • Single- $3,785

Roundtrip Airfare from MSP, Airport Transportation from designated pickup points, Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation, 6 Nights Quality Accommodations,  11 Meals: 6 Breakfasts | 2 Lunches | 3 Dinners, Professional Tour Manager, Itinerary Activity Admissions, Joshua Tree National Park, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Palm Springs Air Museum, Temecula Wine Country, Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego Touring, USS Midway Museum, San Diego Harbor Cruise

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

Government Issued ID is required for air travel. (Real ID or Passport)

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

Departure Date

1/26/21

Return Date

2/1/21

Government Issued ID will be required. (Real ID or Passport)

Activity Level: Moderate – Guests should be prepared to walk slightly longer distances, climb stairs and tolerate periods of standing, for example on city walks, sightseeing, or ship excursions. The daily pace and timing can fluctuate significantly between longer and shorter travel days, with additional activities possibly occurring in the early morning or evening.

 

Hosted by: Landmark Tours