3-Day Central Coast Hearst Castle & Wine Tour - Los Angeles to San Francisco
A 3-day One-Way California Coast Adventure from Los Angeles to San Francisco
An exciting, fun filled 3-day experience that takes you from Los Angeles, the City of Angels, and heads north to discover the treasures on California’s Central Coast.
You’ll enjoy highlights such as the Pacific Coast Highway Route 1, the extravagant Hearst Castle, quaint coastal Cambria and the award-winning Paso Robles Wine Country before ending your journey in San Francisco, the City by the Bay.
You’re sure to fall in love with the dreamlike beauty of California’s Central Coast on this LA to SF tour.
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What's included :
- Train Tickets from Los Angeles to Oakland (San Francisco)
- Shuttle pick-up/drop-off from train station to hotel in Paso Robles
- Two nights of accommodation in Paso Robles (breakfast included)
- Hearst Castle Grand Rooms Tour Ticket
- Visit 2 local boutique wineries (tasting fees included)
- Visit Tin City (There’s so much to choose from, so your time here is at your own expense.)
- Entry/Admission - Union Station
- Entry/Admission - Hearst Castle
- Entry/Admission - Jack London Square
What's excluded :
- Your time in Tin City is at your own expense
- Lunch and Dinner
- Gratuity for your guide
- Entry/Admission - Cambria Historical Museum
- Entry/Admission - Paso Robles Wineries
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Union Station, 800 N Alameda St Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2177
This tour will start in the morning in the iconic Los Angeles Landmark, Union Station, a vibrant symbol of downtown’s renaissance.
From there you will board the Coast Starlight train from Los Angeles to San Francisco, which is widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes.
Once you board you can opt to make a lunch reservation in the dining car, which is an experience itself and highly recommended.
This is the most scenic part of the train trip with stunning coastal views. Sit back, relax and enjoy the unique up-close vantage on the Southern California seascape. You’ll pass through the coastline nicknamed “the American Riviera” of Santa Barbara.
Duration: 7 hours
Stop At: Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center, 1225 Park St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2234
You’ll arrive just before dinner in one of the Top 25 coolest towns in America, Paso Robles, where cowboy country meets world-class wine.
After you check-in to your hotel, you enjoy the evening at your leisure in Paso Robles.
You’ll have time to visit the charming downtown plaza, the local boutiques, art galleries, assortment of restaurants & cafes, winery tasting rooms, craft breweries, distilleries, cider houses, olive oil offerings and so much more!
Duration: 5 hours
Stop At: 750 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon, CA 93452-9740
On your second day you will enjoy the SLO CAL life on California’s Central Coast on a small-group Hearst Castle & Wine Country tour.
The tour will start off early for a picturesque drive to Hearst Castle where you will take the Grand Rooms tour of the main house and enjoy the castle free from the crowds.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Cambria Historical Museum, 2251 Center St, Cambria, CA 93428-3005
Afterwards, we’ll head over to the charming coastal town of Cambria, where you’ll have time to wander, enjoy the shops, art galleries & restaurants at your leisure (lunch is not included in the tour).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Paso Robles Wineries, 1835 Spring St, Paso Robles, CA 93446, USA
Finally, we will finish the day by heading over the stunning Santa Lucia mountains into Paso Robles Wine Country, where you’ll enjoy three unique and delightful wine tasting experiences before returning to your lodging. (tasting fees not included)
Duration: 4 hours
Stop At: Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607
Enjoy the morning and early afternoon at your leisure before boarding the Coast Starlight train to San Francisco in the early afternoon.
Once you board you can opt to make a dinner reservation in the dining car, which is an experience itself and highly recommended.
You’ll arrive in the evening (9:30pm) in the vibrant scenic waterfront destination, Jack London Square, finishing this 3-day tour.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Hearst Castle/California State Parks & Amtrak
Duration: 5 hours
Departure Point :Union Station, 800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
Departure Time :9:30 AM
Return Detail :Oakland Jack London Square, 245 2nd St, Oakland, CA 94607, USA
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- For our snacks: please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Children of all ages are welcome on the tour though drinking alcohol is not permitted for those under the age of 21. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 8 years old. Please bring a valid photo ID.
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. Wear comfortable shoes and bring layers as the weather is subject to sudden changes. Often, the coastal weather can be cool with some fog and Paso Robles can be much warmer with lots of sunshine. It’s also a good idea to bring sunscreen.
- By California law, any children under the age of 8 years old, as well as any children shorter than 4’9” must be secured in a car seat or booster seat. Toast Tours DOES NOT provide a car seat or booster seat, and it is your responsibility to provide this yourself. Children under the age of 8 years old will not be allowed on the vehicle if you do not have a car seat or booster seat.
- Carry-on baggage on the train is limited to 2 personal items, 14x11x7″ / 25lbs per item, and 2 bags, 28x22x14″ / 50lbs per bag, per passenger. You may be charged a baggage fee or denied boarding if your items exceed these limitations.
- Please note that the rooms booked on your tour are subject to change and may not be identical to those pictured.
- All cancellations and changes for this tour will be subject to a 100% per person fee.
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.