We'll visit the campus of UC Berkeley in the morning.
Then hop on the world's last manually operated cable car system Cable Car.
Pets are not allowed on the buses with the exception of trained service animals that allow disabled customers to perform necessary activities. He is so helpful, caring for his co passengers and has loads of patience. I agree with most of the reviews that this tour is geared towards Chinese travelers.
If you would rather have a roommate, you can find a travel companion through Take Tours by posting your requirements here. For guidance, the check-in luggage must not exceed 62 inches when adding the total exterior dimensions of the piece (length width height). I live in Los Angeles and have been to San Francisco numerous times.
If someone is interested in traveling with you, you can co-ordinate this directly with the person. You can book a separate one way bus service from Yosemite to San Francisco: Yosemite National Park: pm Yosemite Lodge Select Arrival San Francisco: pm Fisherman Wharf One way is $85. There are two double beds in one room if there are two to four persons living in one room. If you have much extra luggage, you can inform us the luggage you have and we can help you double check. In the past I have done both: driving to SF from LA and taking a plane there. During this long Valentine's weekend I thought I would try this tour as it appeared like a very cheap option.
We will drive along 17 Miles, a scenic highway that hugs the coast along a stretch of California's Highway 1.
Then, we will have the option to visit the Monterey Aquarium, a must-see for all visitors, and a home to over 6500 species of marine life including colorful fishes and deep-sea monsters. Guests will be dropped off, bringing an end to this tour.
Ladies, have some paper napkins with you as many restrooms don't have any, only the hand driers, which have been proven to blow the germs all over you (as per Dr. Optional tours are okay for first time travelers as it is a great way to see the city.
But you will not have a chance to ride a cable car, which is a must in my opinion for first time travelers :) Also we didn't visit Chinatown, but since I have been there before, it was not a problem for me.
We will stop in Santa Barbara, CA to sightsee a bit and later at the Denmark Village in Solvang, CA.
After touring Solvang, we will continue on to San Francisco.
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We will depart from the hotel today and head to beautiful little town of Felton in the California Coast Mountains, and enjoy an amazing ride on Roaring Camp Steam Train through the California Redwood Forest.