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Sample Itineraries for Private and Custom Tours


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Sample Itineraries for Private and Custom Tours


Looking for some inspiration for your ideal California tour? Below, find examples of some of the custom trips we have organized for private groups.

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Shorter Tours


Shorter Tours


SMALL GROUP BAY AREA DAY TOURS

Balancing a full roster of activities during your stay in San Francisco can be a daunting task. Instead of keeping track of a half-dozen different tour operators and a tight schedule, let us string together several days of touring the "Best of the Bay" for you. From the boldly Painted Ladies of Alamo Square to the tranquility of Muir Woods, from the Golden Gate Bridge to Golden Gate Park, you'll see it all with the same guide and your own private vehicle.

2-DAY CALIFORNIA COAST: San francisco to los angeles TOUR

Is our California Coast trip on your bucket list, but you don't have a full 3 days to see it? We have worked with travelers who are limited on time to get them through this incredible area with a 2-day tour package. You'll see the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pebble Beach, Carmel and Big Sur. There's even enough time for a tour at Hearst Castle. Let us worry about the timing as you make the most of a short trip. 

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3-Day Tour Ideas


3-Day Tour Ideas


REVERSE California Coast TOUR: Los angeles to San francisco

If our 3-day California Coast Tour sounds perfect to you, but you want to start your trip in Southern California and end in San Francisco, we might be able to help. We have run many "Northbound" trips, and we promise the scenery looks just as good as it does heading in the other direction! Northbound trips originating in Santa Barbara often end up priced the same as our standard California Coast Tour, but we can also arrange to start this tour from almost anywhere in the greater Los Angeles area.

FOOD AND WINE EXCLUSIVES

Are you a lover of all things edible and drinkable? Do you consider yourself a "foodie"? Do you love wine tastings, but prefer to avoid the crowds at the big-name wineries? We can satisfy your palate with farm tours, cheese samplings, and exclusive wine tastings from small, local producers. Our 3-day Wine Country Tour or Best of the Bay Tour are great starting points for highly personalized--and delicious--private tour options.

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Longer Excursions


Longer Excursions


THE GRAND CALIFORNIA TOUR

Maybe you'd love to travel to Big Sur, and through the Wine Country and the redwood forests of the North Coast, out to Yosemite and down to the desert around Palm Springs.... We can make all of that happen. We have designed custom itineraries of up to 2 weeks--let us show you the incredible variety of the Golden State! We know how to craft journeys that balance travel time with plenty of opportunities for personal exploration and relaxation.

NATIONAL PARKS explorer

The National Parks System has been called "America's Best Idea", and we are lucky in California to have nearly 30 unique park units that showcase the best of America's beauty, history and culture. How about a week-long tour that strings together the wonders of Yosemite Valley with the pristine seashores of Point Reyes and the stately redwoods of Muir Woods? Or get a little adventurous and travel to the desert parks of Death Valley and Joshua Tree. We can turn America's best idea into your best vacation ever.