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California tours

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in California, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well.

  • La Jolla, San Diego

    San Diego short break

    California
    • Stay on Coronado Island, one of the top places to walk to and relax on the beach.

    • Kayak along the California coastline taking in the natural caves and marine wildlife.

    • Explore the USS Midway Museum.

    • Enjoy a variety of small shops and restaurants on Coronado Island.

    5 days from CAD1,795pp

  • Joshua Tree National Park

    Palm Springs short break

    California
    • Take a ride up the Aerial Tramway for a bird's-eye view of Palm Springs.

    • Explore the homes of the rich and famous on an architecture tour of Palm Springs.

    • Spend a day discovering the unique landscape of Joshua Tree National Park.

    • Visit the infamous San Andreas Fault.

    5 days from CAD2,205pp

  • Cheshire Cat Facade

    Cheshire Cat Inn break

    California
    • The B&B has four private onsite cottages with fully equipped kitchens.
    • The inn is situated a short walk from the main retail district in Santa Barbara.
    • A huge variety of fresh, homemade dishes for breakfast.
    • An ideal location for exploring, only five minutes to the beach and 20 minutes to the Old Mission.
    • Each room is unique, with either views over mountains and beach or fireplaces and Jacuzzi baths.

    7 days from CAD2,790pp

  • Yosemite National Park

    Yosemite National Park short break

    California
    • Cycle over Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito.

    • Take a walk with a local guide and learn about different neighborhoods in San Francisco.

    • Enjoy a full day of privately guided hiking in Yosemite National Park.

    • Try rock climbing in Yosemite National Park.

    6 days from CAD3,215pp

  • Whales, Hawaii

    Hawaii highlights self-drive tour

    Hawaii and California
    • Explore Maui's white-sand beaches.

    • Experience the heat of Kilauea Volcano.

    • Snorkel with sea turtles, whales and dolphins.

    • Between January and March you can also take a boat trip on the Pacific Ocean to see majestic humpback whales at sunrise.

    12 days from CAD4,995pp

  • Post Ranch Inn - Jade Pool

    Post Ranch Inn break

    California
    • Enjoy dinner with stunning ocean views at the award-winning Sierra Mar restaurant.
    • The hotel only has 39 rooms for a cozy feel with exquisite service.
    • Enjoy the serene natural beauty of the area with a guided hike or in house stargazing.
    • The style of the hotel is both elegant and natural, combining organic materials and modern design.
    • The best views over the Pacific Ocean can be enjoyed from the cliff top basking pools.

    7 days from CAD11,830pp

  • Ranch at Rock Creek, Phillipsburg, MT

    Luxury ranch & beach

    California
    • Spend five nights at a luxury ranch in a pristine valley in Montana.

    • Try out a variety of activities at the ranch, including horseback riding, fly-fishing for cutthroat trout, and mountain biking.

    • Unwind by relaxing in a cliff-side resort overlooking Laguna Beach.

    9 days from CAD15,120pp

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