California Coast


California Coast


Los Angeles → Santa Barbara → Solvang → Hearst Castle → Los Angeles

Depart north up the spectacular California Coast to the first stop in Santa Barbara. Visit a Spanish Mission and learn how these religious outposts were key in the development of the entire region. Then we visit the harbor and amazing sandy beaches, it will be easy to understand why movie stars and the rich and famous make this area their home.

We continue north to Solvang, an Authentic Danish village with European architecture stroll down the main street and browse in the local shops. After our visit we continue to the world famous Hearst Castle. Built by the newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst, Art treasures can be found in every room of Hearst Castle.

Antique ceilings, Greek vases dating from 800 B.C., rare oriental carpets, and myriad works of art can be seen throughout William Randolph Hearst’s vast home see why the castle served as a playground for the rich and famous for the first half of the 20th century.


Departure & Return Location

Los Angeles Starbucks Coffee Shop Farmers Market
Corner of Fairfax Blvd and 3rd St (Google Map)


Four Points Sheraton Culver City
5990 Green Valley Circle, Culver City (Google Map)


Departure Time

6:30 am – Los Angeles Starbucks Coffee Shop  

7:00 am – Sheraton Four Points Culver City 

Tour Includes

  • Air conditioned bus or van

  • Professional tour guide

  • Sightseeing in Santa Barbara and Solvang

  • Entrance to Hearst Castle

Tour Excludes

  • No meals are included with this excursion