Roll through Northern California’s famous wine country on the renowned Napa Valley Wine Train. Pass charming towns like Rutherford and St. Helena, and soak up the scenery of rolling hills, vineyards, and estates through large picture windows on the trip. Explore the restored vintage train cars, and then take a seat for a gourmet lunch or dinner freshly prepared by the train’s acclaimed on-board restaurant.
Ride the Napa Valley Wine Train, enjoy a gourmet lunch, and tour a vineyard on this tour from San Francisco. Travel through scenic wine country on this antique train, passing through Yountville, Rutherford, Oakville and St Helena as you dig in to a 3-course meal. Disembark at Grgich Hills Estate, Charles Krug Winery or Raymond Vineyards to receive a guided tour and taste the wines for which Napa is famous.
Taste the wine that put Napa Valley on the map and get an insider’s view of a legendary Napa Walley winery. Learn the story of the valley’s growth as a world-class wine destination, enjoy a gourmet lunch while surveying the property from a Wine Train and, finally, indulge in a private tour and tasting at Grgich Hills Estate, home of perhaps the best winemaker in the world.
Take a memorable ride through world-famous vineyards aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train, complete with a gourmet lunch. Settle into the gorgeously refurbished historic train and enjoy the passing scenery through large picture windows. Savor a three-course lunch in an antique dining car as you roll through the charming towns and sprawling vineyards of Napa Valley. Disembark at your choice of winery for a guided tour and tasting. It’s the most relaxing, elegant way to see Napa.
Jolly the Bear was left behind at the train station and has to get to Santa’s Workshop to be finished in time for Christmas Day! The little ones—and their Christmas spirit—are needed to help Jolly get to the North Pole so he can become an official Santa Train Conductor Bear!Join the Conductor, Santa, Jolly, and a cast of holiday friends on this magical journey to the North Pole. Enjoy visits with our special hosts, lots of fun and entertainment, and hot cocoa and cookies. As a special thanks for making Jolly’s Christmas wish come true, children get a toy Jolly Bear ornament from Santa to take home.
This combination tour features two adventures in one. First, have lunch on the Napa Valley Wine Train. Then enjoy private tours and tastings at two influential wineries. Visit Charles Krug Winery, the oldest winery in Napa Valley and home to the first tasting room in California, then head over to Raymond Vineyards, which features unique and opulent decor.
Reach Yosemite easily from the Bay Area on this small-group tour from San Francisco. Avoid the cost of a rental car; you'll travel by bus and train to the park, where entrance fees are included and you'll be provided with a written tour guide. You can use your four hours there however you like, exploring at your leisure, before your return transportation.
Spend two days and an overnight along the coast of California—making the most of your trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles—on this comprehensive tour. Avoid being stuck in traffic for hours and enjoy the luxury of train travel, lounge car and dining car included. Your overnight in Monterey is included, as well as guided sightseeing in all the must-see stops along the way.
Enjoy a guided tour and tasting at Raymond Vineyards, then board the vintage Napa Valley Wine Train for a scenic ride back to Napa. A multi-course, gourmet lunch will be served on white tablecloths in the train’s elegant dining car, where you can toast the occasion with private-label wine as you glide through wine country.
Take a ride on the Napa Valley Wine Train, including lunch, during this full-day tour from San Francisco. After transportation via ferry and shuttle from San Francisco, climb aboard the restored antique train to enjoy a gourmet, locally-sourced lunch and wine pairing. Travel through the Napa Valley's rolling vineyards for towards the charming town of St. Helena.
Enjoy an elegant meal in the Vista Dome car of the Napa Valley Wine Train during this scenic dining experience aboard a vintage train. Take in the views from the two-story Vista Dome while seated in a luxurious booth for lunch or dinner. Your chef serves a choice of gourmet dishes during your multi-course meal, and welcomes you aboard with a glass of California sparkling wine.
There are so many stories between the rows and rows of vines of the Napa Valley, but perhaps none as fascinating as the passion project of Dario Sattui, 4th generation winemaker and owner of V. Sattui Winery. After a gourmet lunch aboard the Wine Train, indulge in a private tour and tasting at the meticulously constructed Castello di Amorosa, a 13th-century medieval Tuscan castle and winery.
Experience Northern California’s wine country aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train on this tour from San Francisco. Getting from the city to wine country can sometimes be a hassle, but this tour takes care of all of the details: ferry from San Francisco to Vallejo, then overland shuttle to the wine train’s departure location. You’ll also get a gourmet lunch on board the train and private tours of the Charles Krug Winery and Raymond Vineyards.
A 3-day one-way California coast adventure from Los Angeles to San FranciscoAn exciting, fun filled 3-day experience that takes you from Los Angeles, the City of Angels, and heads north to discover the treasures on California’s Central Coast. You’ll enjoy highlights such as the Pacific Coast Highway Route 1, the extravagant Hearst Castle, quaint coastal Cambria and the award-winning Paso Robles Wine Country before ending your journey in San Francisco, the City by the Bay. You’re sure to fall in love with the dreamlike beauty of California’s Central Coast on this LA to SF tour.Available Options • From San Francisco to Los Angeles • From Los Angeles to San Francisco • As a 3-day getaway from San Francisco • As a 3-day getaway from Los Angeles
Escape Santa Barbara for the day as you live it up in Los Angeles on this full-day trip to the City of Angels by rail. Trade the traffic for a relaxing (and scenic) train ride to L.A. Once you arrive, you’ll explore the city aboard a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus, choosing among a range of museums, zoos and boat rides, plus explorations of famous neighborhoods like Santa Monica and Hollywood. Cap off your perfect day with an included 2-course meal at the Hard Rock Café with VIP priority seating.
With so much to see on the California coast, planning your own trip is often a daunting prospect. With this three-day coastal train tour, you don't need to plan a thing. Travel comfortably on the Coast Starlight train from San Francisco to Los Angeles, with several scenic stops along the way. As you head into Los Angeles, enjoy unparalleled coastal views, and upgrade to a dining car experience to end your tour in style.
This 2 hour round trip will take you from the Willits valley floor to the highest point on our rail line. During this trip you will pass through Tunnel #2 and descend into the redwood-thick Noyo River Canyon – an amazing ecological wonderland, and an excellent opportunity to discover the mighty giants that made Mendocino County famous.The train will stop briefly at Crowley while you enjoy the splendor of one of the oldest and most iconic trees along our route. The Wolf Tree was so named for the large growth off of one side – woodsman called these wolf trees because they choke out smaller trees and underbrush. Passengers are able to get off the train during our stop at Crowley, to better enjoy the views.You'll make the trip to Crowley on board one of our historic Diesel-Electric engines.
Transportation by Amtrak Coast Starlight and guided personal custom tour using full size sedan car or SUV. This is unique way of visiting one of the most scenic areas in the U.S. The driver guide will stop at places you wish to enjoy in Salinas, Monterey, Big Sur, Bixby Bridge, River Inn, Pfeiffer state park of Coastal Redwoods, Nepenthe and many other places. Enjoy snacks and drinks on Coast Starlight train.
Journey north to Napa via Ferry or bus from San Francisco to enjoy a blissful day in Wine Country. Taste the wine that put Napa Valley on the map and get the inside track to a true Napa Valley legend. The winery itself is simple, quaint, and charming. But it’s one of the Napa Valley’s most famous stories. If you haven’t heard of the 1976 Paris Tasting, you soon will. After a gourmet lunch aboard our elegant Wine Train, indulge in a private tour and tasting at Grgich Hills Estate, home of one of the greatest winemakers in the world.
Experience the best Latin food that Los Angeles has to offer on this walking tour of Boyle Heights and East LA. Led by a local guide, you’ll soak up the area’s Latin culture while sampling tamales, pupusas and more. Travel from hotspot to hotspot on the Metro Golden Line (ticket included with your tour) and discover the incredible food, hospitality, and family recipes of these top establishments.
Los Angeles is a sprawling city, with its top attractions spread far and wide. With this tour, pack in three city neighborhoods—Hollywood, Downtown, and Santa Monica—in one day. Avoid cramped tour buses and generic commentary, and get a more intimate view of LA by exploring at street level in the company of a guide.
Want to experience more of the real Los Angeles? On this tour you'll start the day in Hollywood and learn all about how and why the movie business first moved to this small town in the Wild West. There's a lot of history hidden in plain site in this most famous of neighborhoods and you'll learn about it all, as well as see the many iconic buildings that dot the storied Boulevard.Next you'll take the subway (ticket included) to downtown. This is where the city began in 1781 and it's the largest historic downtown of any major city in America. It has a lot of beautiful architecture, but it's definitely not a museum - it's the most dynamic and interesting part of the city (with the best restaurants and bars too).* Tour starts at 10am daily.* Travel on Los Angeles Metro is included in ticket price.*There’s a big range of food options and all types of diet can be accommodated (Vegetarian, Vegan etc).* 5% of ALL our revenue goes to Climate Cents, a local climate change organization.
Los Angeles is always changing and you’ll witness it on our Central Downtown LA tour. Thought LA doesn’t have a downtown? It does and it’s the most dynamic, interesting part of the city. Many tourists don't know of DTLA (as it’s known here), but Angelenos do and they’re voting with their feet, as every week new restaurants, bars, Apple stores and apartment blocks open here. Many people don’t realize it’s also the best-preserved historic downtown of any major city in America (with great architecture). Join our Central Downtown LA tour and learn about the neighborhood where the city was born. We also stop for lunch at Grand Central Market (one of the best places in the U.S. for food according to Bon Appetit).* Tour starts 1pm daily.* Children under 12 y.o. do not have to buy a ticket.* There’s a big range of food options and all types of diet can be accommodated (Vegetarian, Vegan etc).* 5% of ALL our revenue goes to Climate Cents, a local climate change organization.
This independent California pacific excursion is made possible by taking Amtrak Coast Starlight train from Anaheim or Los Angeles to Monterey, local three hour tour of Monterey Peninsula, spending a night there and then to San Francisco in two days. Comfortable seating also can enjoy dinning on the train.