Visit a number of California’s most famous art museums and galleries, relax on California’s beautiful and vibrant beaches & explore the bright lights and sights of exciting Los Angeles
Day 1 & 2: San Francisco, California
Upon arrival you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel in downtown San Francisco, the SW Boutique Hotel, where you will stay for 2 nights on a bed & breakfast basis. The rest of the day will be free to spend at leisure, allowing you to relax at the hotel or wander around town.
The next morning you will visit the Museum of Modern Art, with the afternoon free for sightseeing in the city centre. We would recommend riding a historic street car around the city, visiting iconic Chinatown, the impressive Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Zoo and infamous Alcatraz Island, which used to be home to one of the United States’ toughest prisons. A city tour can also be organised.
Day 3: Pismo Beach, California
This morning you will depart for Pismo Beach, travelling via San Jose and Monterey, with a lunch-break and a wander around in Carmel. Upon arrival into Pismo you will check-in to Hilton Garden Inn for one night. The rest of the day will be at leisure, allowing you to explore the town or try one of the activities on offer in town.
Pismo Beach offers a myriad of activities including surfing, cycling, walking through the Monarch Butterfly Grove, tennis, bowling and hiking. It is renowned for its miles of beautiful, clean beaches, and interesting tidal pools, coves, and caves. There is also a 1200-foot pier for sightseeing, walking, fishing and watching the sunset.
Hilton Garden Inn has spacious, comfortable rooms, an excellent restaurant, a large swimming pool and rooms are equipped with all modern amenities, such as air-conditioning and satellite-TV.
Day 4: Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, California
After breakfast the next morning you will be driven to Santa Monica, where you will spend 4 nights in Comfort Inn, near the iconic Santa Monica Pier and a short drive from downtown LA.
Over the next few days you will be taken to visit Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Paramount Pictures Studio tour, The Getty Centre, Museum of Contemporary Art and The Geffen Contemporary. There will also be a lot of free time to allow you to relax on Santa Monica beach, visit Hollywood, impressive Los Angeles Zoo, go whale and dolphin-watching, try some surfing lessons and do some shopping.