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San Francisco Area Scenic Tour

Calgary to San Francisco, Reno & Wendover - 14 Days

Day 1: Calgary to Kelowna

We start our today by travelling west through the Rocky Mountains, through several National Parks, Banff, Yoho, Glacier and Mt Revelstoke. We will stop for the night in Kelowna, BC. The next morning we will continue south and cross the border at Abbotsford. We will stop at the Duty Free Store before entering United States

Day 2: Kelowna to Seattle

We will be travelling south into the State of Washington. Our trek today will take us through Everett and on into Seattle for the evening.

Day 3: Seattle to Portland

This morning we will have a step on guide to take us on a tour of Seattle. We will make a stop at the famous Pike Place Market. Our Destination for this evening is Portland, Oregon. Portland is famous for its Rose Festival in June. Portland has views of beautiful mountain range. This morning you will visit the International Rose Test Gardens. Today we travel through Lincoln City, Newport - home of Oregon's largest fishing fleet on the Oregon coastline to Florence for the evening.

Day 4: Portland to Florence

While in Florence we will visit the old town which is a quaint fishing village restored in colorful themes of the Victorian era.

Day 5: Florance to Eureka

Today our travels will take us through the Dunes of Oregon - 40 miles of dunes, many over 300 feet high beginning in Florence and stretching to North Bend. We will continue to travel into California and into the heart of the giant redwoods. We will be traveling through the Giant Redwood Forest where you will see giant redwood trees that are 2000 years old, and tower at dizzying heights.

Day 6, 7, 8: Eureka to San Francisco

Today we will travel through the Sonoma Valley Wine Country. Sit back and relax and take in the scenery of groves of vineyards, where we will stop and take in some wine tasting at one of the local wineries. Upon arriving in San Francisco, we will explore the shops of Fisherman's Wharf including the famed Pier 39. We will also have the chance to enjoy a Cruise of San Francisco Bay, stop and take a close-up look and tour the historic and infamous prison, Alcatraz where we will also have a fantastic view of the Golden Gate Bridge. We will also have a step on guide that will provide a tour highlighting the city's most famous sites including PIER 39, Hiradelli Square, Union Square, Coit Tower, Nob Hill, and Chinatown. You will also have some free time to explore San Francisco on your own.

Day 9, 10: San Francisco to Sacramento

We will travel some of the most scenic parts of California. We will be able to explore the beautiful Napa Valley Wine Country, one of the most widely recognized wine regions of the world. For lunch we will ride and experience fantastic gourmet dining aboard the amazing Napa Valley Wine Train. We will be able to tour the train, view the chefs at work and visit the wine tasting car. Enjoy the elegance and attentive service as you travel through Napa Valley, a beautiful landscape of more than 150 years and home to more than 250 wineries. A step on guide will give us a city tour of Sacramento. We will have a tour of the State Capital, and have your cameras handy in case we see Arnold hard at work. We will then travel to one of Sacramento's hidden treasures in Lodi, which is just a short distance from Sacramento, and is the gateway to an emerging and exciting location of California Wine. Our time in Lodi will end with wine tasting at the Lodi Visitors Center.

Day 11: Sacramento to Reno

Today you will discover another one of California's wine regions, Amador County. Amador has 28 wineries located in the Sierra Nevada foothills Gold Country. All the wineries are located along scenic back roads in California's most picturesque rural settings. This afternoon we will continue to the state of Nevada where you will have a chance to try your luck.

Day 12: Reno to Wendover

Sit back and relax and take in the scenery as we journey through Nevada into Wendover for the evening, you will have another evening to try your luck at the tables or the slots.

Day 13: Wendover to Butte

Today we will leave the State of Nevada, and we travel east into Utah to Salt Lake City where we will turn north and head through Idaho and into Montana. Our stop this evening is Butte.

Day 14: Butte to Calgary

Today we are homeward bound to Calgary. We will stop at the Duty Free Shop in Sweetgrass and then cross the border into Canada. Today is our last day together as we remember our fond memories and bid farewell to our new friends and our fantastic adventure.

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