|Day 1||Monday, 12/31/2018 - Travel back to a bygone era of style, service and supreme comfort! Upon boarding our first-class, fully restored, vintage rail car, return to the art-deco elegance of the 1930’s. Savor gourmet meals & unlimited cocktail bar, served on fine china & linen by an attentive staff. Settle back & be pampered as the diverse scenery of California drifts by your window in the panoramic dome car. It’s a sentimental journey you’ll remember forever. All Aboard! |
New Year's Eve / Private Rail Car Train to Monterey
Our Home Pick-up service will transport you from your home to the Los Angeles Union Station to board our first-class, vintage rail car, the Silver Lariat. Enjoy the beautiful California scenery from the domed observation car. A full lunch, plus early dinner and a New Year’s celebration en route to Salinas. Enjoy an open bar plus wine on board the train. Upon your evening arrival, transfer by coach to your Monterey hotel, conveniently located right on Cannery Row and surrounded by many restaurants, shopping, & attractions.
|Day 2||Tuesday, 1/1/2019 - New Year's Day / 17 Mile Drive |
Morning tour of the Monterey Bay Peninsula including Pacific Grove, the world famous 17-Mile Scenic Drive, and Pebble Beach Lodge. Return to Monterey for an included seafood lunch on Fisherman’s Wharf. Next, visit the historic Old Custom House and tour Colton Hall, where the California state constitution was adopted. Return to your hotel for a free evening or join your tour manager for an optional dinner on Cannery Row.
|Day 3||Wednesday, 1/2/2019 - Salinas Steinbeck Museum / Fisherman’s Wharf Lunch |
Motor east to the lettuce capital of the world, Salinas. Tour through the fascinating John Steinbeck Museum and learn about this great American author who wrote such books as Of Mice and Men, Cannery Row, Grapes of Wrath, and East of Eden. Return to Monterey for lunch at a fine local restaurant. Then drive to nearby Carmel Village with time to browse the shops & art galleries of this quaint oceanfront town. As usual, you may join your tour manager for an optional dinner tonight.
|Day 4||Thursday, 1/3/2019 - Free Time / Fly Home from San Jose |
Enjoy a morning walking tour of Old Historic Monterey and visit an 1800’s adobe building. Then transfer to the San Jose airport for the short flight home. Home shuttle is included back to your home.
San Antonio or Austin
Phoenix, Las Vegas or Albuquerque
5-Day Tour - December 30, 2018-January 3, 2019
Includes Round Trip Home Pick-up, Round Trip Air, Transfers &
Pre-night in a Los Angeles hotel
Austin & San Antonio $2,099pp Double $2,539 Single
Phoenix, Las Vegas & ABQ $1,949pp Double $2,389 Single