2 Days   17 Miles Scenic Drive, Carmel, Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf, Roaring Camp, Steam Train & Gilroy Premium Outlet

Highlights:This two days itinerary will visit 17 Miles and Roaring Camp.See California's towering costal redwood forests from the historic Roaring Camp Railroads. Mountain man Isaac Graham settled here in the 1830s and later established the first saw mill and distillery in the West. Soon Graham's settlement became notorious as a "wild and roaring camp".

Departure: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Itinerary

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Day 1:   Bay Area - Monterey Bay - Fisherman's Wharf - Aquarium - 17 Mile Scenic Drive - Carmel
Experience the beauty of the California coastline while driving through 17 Miles Scenic Drive. Views of Seal Rock, the majestic Cypress Point, Pebble Beach, Fisherman's Warf, and the small charming town of Carmel highlight this area. Browse along the streets of Carmel and enjoy some of the best specialty shops and art galleries that Carmel has to offer. Visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Inside the aquarium learn about the great canyon that lies inside Monterey Bay. It is one of the deepest underwater canyons along the continental United States.
Hotel: Ramada Inn Gilroy OR Similar

Day 2:   Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf – Roaring Camp – Gilroy Fashion Outlet - Bay Area
Motor high to Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz is located on the northern edge of the Monterey Bay, about 72 miles south of San Francisco. It is known for its moderate climate, the natural beauty of its coastline and redwood forests. The Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf is the longest pier on the West Coast, offers the best in seaside shopping, dining and recreation. You'll find everything from handmade arts & crafts to beach apparel, outdoor fresh fish markets to fine dining.
We will continue to visit Bear Mountain area and stop by visiting Roaring Camp, you can stroll around the Redwood Trees and take a one hour steam train tour (admission excluded) inside the park. Your wonderful forest trip starts by riding this 19th century steam train. It is a journey back to another of the time. Next, visit California's largest designer clothes factory outlet - The Gilroy Premium Outlets, where every day a large number of foreign tourists come visit. The Gilroy Premium Outlets covers a very large area, with a total of A, B, C, D, four main shopping areas; which have more than 100 major sporting goods shops, casual clothing, designer fashion, children's clothing, leather goods, an much more! It's the perfect place to buy gifts for you and your friends & family.
Then return back to Bay Area.


Bus Pickup Schedule and Locations
LocationMap & Driving DirectionsTime
Lassen Tours Office San Francisco 07:30AM
Red Roof Inn SFO Red Roof Inn SFO 8:00 AM
Oakland Angel Feet Reflexology 8:15 AM
Cupertino Marina Food Supermarket 9:00 AM
Milpitas Ulferts Center 9:30 AM

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