California – Aug 27 – Sep 4, 2019
San Francisco – Yosemite – Lake Tahoe – Reno
Optional Purdue Football Game
Tuesday, August 27 – September 4, 2019
$2,689.00 per person double
$2,419.00 per person triple
$2,289.00 per person quad
$3,589.00 per person single
EARLY BIRD: Deduct $50.00 per person if paid in full by May 24, 2019.
Includes Motorcoach & Airline transportation, 8 nights lodging, luggage handling at hotels, 11 meals (8-breakfasts & 3-lunches), admissions per itinerary, checked luggage fee charged by the airlines and Imperial Escort.
Our group space is on hold until June 25, 2019. Please book and pay in full prior to this date to secure space with our group. Any reservations made after that date are subject to a possible price increase.
Cancellation penalties begin on June 25, 2019.
We’ll travel by motorcoach to Chicago where we’ll board a nonstop flight to San Francisco.
Holiday Inn Express Fisherman’s Wharf – Spend 2 nights in the heart of the Wharf district!
San Francisco City Sightseeing – Enjoy the day exploring San Francisco at your own pace aboard a narrated open top bus! Explore the city’s landmarks and attractions with 32 stops along the way. Your ticket allows you to hop on and hop off throughout the day.
Yosemite National Park – See all the highlights at Yosemite, as we learn about the history, flora, and fauna throughout the park during a 2-hour Valley Floor narrated tram tour. Enjoy an included lunch at Yosemite Valley Lodge.
Overnight at the Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe – Located at the water’s edge in South Lake Tahoe surrounded by breathtaking views.
M.S. Dixie II Paddlewheeler – Enjoy a Scenic Cruise on Lake Tahoe offering fabulous photo opportunities, sunshine, and fresh Lake Tahoe air. As you cruise to Emerald Bay, you’ll learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history.
2 nights at Harrah’s Reno Hotel & Casino – A complete destination with everything you want for fun! Located in the heart of downtown Reno, you’ll be within walking distance to additional casinos, restaurants, shops, the Truckee River and more.
Artesa Vineyards & Winery – Built into a hilltop within the Carneros Appellation near the town of Napa, the tasting room overlooks a breathtaking panoramic vista of hills and vineyards. Enjoy a tour and tasting at one of North America’s most outstanding sites of innovative architecture, spectacular views and artisan winemaking.
California State Railroad Museum – See the history of the California railways from immaculately restored engines and cars to exciting exhibits that bring the railroad to life.
Old Sacramento – A unique State Historic Park, it is perched right on the banks of the beautiful Sacramento River. Explore the shops & attractions.
Santa Cruz – Visit the Santa Cruz Wharf and get out on the Monterey Bay without getting wet. Extending nearly 2,800 feet into the bay, the 113-year old structure—the longest pier on the Pacific shore—feels like a ship at sea.
The Town of Roaring Camp – Nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains, visit this re-creation of an 1880’s logging town. Marvel at the giant redwoods, the tallest living things on earth.
Roaring Camp Railroads – Ride into the Past on a 19th Century Steam Train. Travel over trestles, through towering redwood groves and up a winding narrow-gauge grade to the summit of Bear Mountain as the conductor narrates the history of Roaring Camp, the railroad and the forest.
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park – Take a leisurely walk along the Redwood Grove Loop Trail.
Optional Purdue Football Game – See our Purdue Boilermakers take on the Nevada Wolf Pack at Mackay Stadium in Reno, NV. Ticket cost additional. Transportation to the game is included.
We’ll return from San Francisco aboard a nonstop flight to Chicago where we’ll meet our Imperial motorcoach for the return to Lafayette.