Southern California - so much to do and see, an excellent climate year-round and the spectacular scenery of coastline and desert.
LOS ANGELES (1 night). We’ll see many landmarks of Los Angeles and Hollywood such as Walt Disney Hall, old downtown LA, Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills and we’ll visit the Getty Centre with it’s world class Art collection, stunning views and unique architecture.
DANA POINT (9 nights) The seaside town of Dana Point is ideally located between Los Angeles and San Diego on the California Riviera. Set in a natural cove between dramatic cliffs and the clear waters of the Pacific, it is the perfect place to enjoy strolling in the parks along the shoreline and enjoying the beauty of the ocean. The town hosts a large marina with yachts and pleasure boats- some offering whale watching, as well as 2 tropical-style shopping villages with many restaurants. We will stay at the Marina Inn – a charming hotel with a relaxed atmosphere, perfectly situated close to the water, shops and restaurants. The spacious rooms offer either a balcony or patio close to the heated swimming pool.
Touring Highlights on the California Riviera
• Laguna and Newport Beach
• The Mission Inn Festival of Lights
• A trolley tour of San Diego
• Historic San Juan Capistrano.
PALM SPRINGS (5 nights). This oasis in the desert, popular for its’ healing mineral waters has became a retreat for many. From Hollywood stars to US Presidents, the “Rich and Famous” continue to find the unique location of Palm Spring’s surrounded by splendid mountains, canyons and palm trees, along with its warm and balmy year-round weather, a wonderful place to visit.
Touring Highlights from Palm Springs
• “Rich and Famous” tour
• Indian Canyons
• Joshua Tree National Park