Christmas In Monterey
5 DAYS – DEPARTS December 23, 2017
monterey  hearst castle
Highlights
8 Meals
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive
Cannery Row
Carmel
Hearst Castle

Price Per Person
$1533 Share-basis*
$335 Single Supplement
$300 Deposit with balance due November 8, 2017.


Day 1: Santa Maria
Board your deluxe Lin Lines motor coach and stop in charming Ventura Harbor for lunch on your own. Then continue through Santa Barbara Wine Country before arriving in Santa Maria for dinner and overnight at the Holiday Inn Santa Maria. (D)

Day 2: Monterey / Hearst Castle
Head to incredible Hearst Castle, built by millionaire William Randolph Hearst with furnishings and art from all over the world. You’ll view the exciting wide-screen film “Hearst Castle – Building the Dream” before a guided tour of a portion of the magnificent estate. Then, continue on to Monterey for the next two nights at the Monterey Tides Hotel. Enjoy a special Christmas Eve Dinner in your hotel. (B, D)

Day 3: Merry Christmas / Carmel / 17-Mile Drive
Today you’ll learn some of the romance and history of the Monterey Peninsula as you travel along the famous “17-Mile Drive.” Enjoy some of the delights of Carmel before returning to Monterey for time on your own to explore the famous Cannery Row which so inspired novelist and local resident John Steinbeck. Many of the original canneries of Steinbeck’s era have been restored as shops and restaurants. Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with a delightful Brunch in your hotel. (B, D)

Day 4: Paso Robles
Discover Monterey Bay’s hidden world as you visit the fascinating Monterey Bay Aquarium, housed in one of the early canneries. Continue on to Paso Robles for an overnight and Farewell Dinner at the historic Paso Robles Inn. (B, D)

Day 5: Home
After a leisurely breakfast, head home with exceptional vacation memories. (B)