California Coast by Rail

San Francisco • Paso Robles • Los Angeles • San Diego

Travel down the gorgeous California Coast as you venture from San Francisco to San Diego, with stops in Paso Robles and Los Angeles, aboard Amtrak®.
Enjoy an entertaining day of sightseeing in San Francisco on board a double-decker bus and hop off at your leisure. Tour the award-winning wineries of California’s Central Coast in the amazing Paso Robles. Discover the beautiful and vast metropolis of the “City of Angels” while on hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. And, last, but certainly not least, get to know San Diego with a relaxing narrated harbor cruise of the beautiful bay.
From €2529pp

What's Included

  • Flights from Dublin to San Francisco and return from San Diego to Dublin
  • 8 NIGHTS hotel accommodations
  • Multiple sightseeing tours
  • Based on 2 adults sharing, travelling in March 2018
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Staff Tips

San Francisco-Hop on one of San Francisco's vintage F-Line streetcars, and for $1.50 take a grand tour of downtown and Fisherman's Wharf by rail.

Shannon Harris

Travel Expert

Los Angeles-LA’s best burger chain has a secret menu known only to locals. And now you. In-n-Out Burger is a true LA phenom, as the cars jamming the drive-through can attest. Burgers, fries, soda, shakes – that’s all it offers under the yellow-and-red roof but fresh and simple works, as does the burgers’ tasty sauce.

Mary Oman

Travel Expert

San Diego-The Ocean Front Walk between the South Mission Jetty and Pacific Beach Point stretches 3 miles of pure, unadulterated SoCal beach scene is a great place to people watch.

Diane Williams

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Your Journey Begins in San Francisco
San Francisco
San Francisco to Paso Robles
Paso Robles
Paso Robles to Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Los Angeles to San Diego
San Diego
Your Journey Ends in San Diego
  • Day 1 Your Journey Begins in San Francisco

    Welcome to San Francisco! Enjoy a leisurely visit to San Francisco's most beloved attraction—Fisherman's Wharf. This waterfront community is rich in both culture and offers lots to see and do. Don't forget to stop by and see the famous sea lions as they bask and sing in the San Francisco sunshine. Enjoy a delicious dinner at the end of Pier 39 with the group.
    (Overnight in San Francisco)
    Hotel: Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf or similar

  • Day 2 San Francisco

    Climb on board a double-decker bus for your hop-on, hop-off tour of San Francisco! This excursion gives you the opportunity to see the most popular areas of this amazing city, like the Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, and Golden Gate Park. You can exit the bus at any of the stops to further explore any anything that piques your interest at your own pace. Or, you can sit back and relax as the tour guide takes you all over the city, while providing a fascinating narration of each sight. Visit popular districts like, Chinatown, North Beach, Union Square, the Civic Center, and more!
    (Overnight in San Francisco)
    Hotel: Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf or similar

  • Day 3 San Francisco to Paso Robles

    Transfer on your own and board Amtrak® to enjoy one of the most spectacular of all train routes, the Coast Starlight®. This route links the greatest cities on the West Coast. The scenery along the route is truly gorgeous, so be sure to grab a window seat. From the dramatic peaks of the mountains to the fertile valleys to the long stretches of Pacific Ocean shoreline, this route provides a stunning backdrop for your scenic journey. Spend your free time this afternoon in Paso Robles, exploring a city famous known for its amazing hospitality and even more amazing wine.
    (Overnight in Paso Robles)
    Hotel: Hampton Inn Paso Robles

  • Day 4 Paso Robles

    Today is perfect for the wine lover! Enjoy a celebrated Paso Robles wineries tour, which includes visits to between 4 - 6 different award-winning wineries and a leisurely vineyard picnic lunch. Don't worry, you won't have to drive home. We shall chauffeur you to and from each winery. End your wine-filled day exploring the shops and restaurants in the charming town square.
    (Overnight in Paso Robles)
    Hotel: Hampton Inn Paso Robles

  • Day 5 Paso Robles to Los Angeles

    This morning, transfer to the station and board the train for a scenic ride from Paso Robles to Los Angeles on the Coast Starlight. (Your ride to the City of Angels is included in your package.) Enjoy the magnificent Pacific Ocean views as you venture down the California Coast. Upon your arrival in L.A., check into your hotel and enjoy a good night's sleep. (Overnight in Los Angeles)
    Hotel: The L.A Hotel downtown or similar

  • Day 6 Los Angeles

    Welcome to the entertainment capital of the world! Board a double-decker bus for a narrated hop-on/hop-off tour of L.A. Stops include the iconic Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, Kodak Theatre, Paramount Studios, Hollywood & Vine, the Santa Monica Pier, the fabulous Fashion District, and many more! Get on and off as often as you like to further explore any of the sights at your own leisure.
    (Overnight in Los Angeles)
    Hotel: The L.A Hotel downtown or similar

  • Day 7 Los Angeles to San Diego

    Travel to the station and board Amtrak to San Diego. Relax on the comfortable Pacific Surfliner® as you continue your journey south along the magnificent Pacific Ocean coastline. Upon arrival into San Diego, begin exploring the city on your multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour.
    (Overnight in San Diego)
    Hotel: Wyndham San Diego Bayside

  • Day 8 San Diego

    Today you'll see San Diego from the “Big Bay” during a beautiful guided harbor cruise. Narrated tour highlights include the history of San Diego and over 50 different points of interest and iconic sights, like the Navy ships, aircraft carriers, the spectacular Coronado Bridge, the famous Star of India, historic ships of the Maritime Museum, Seaport Village, and the gorgeous downtown skyline. After the cruise continue on the hop-on, hop-off tour of the city.
    (Overnight in San Diego)
    Hotel: Wyndham San Diego Bayside

  • Day 9 Your Journey Ends in San Diego

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