Southern California Eco-tour
- Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
- Location: Channel islands, Ca
- Product code: EWGT-FSV28
Today you will leave the Arizona and travel to Long Beach California, with your guide providing information about the diverse areas that you will travel, Stopping for lunch along the way. Then our tour enters into the Greater Los Angeles region, for our destination city, Long Beach.
Our lodging for this evening is on the famous Queen Mary Ship, of Cunard and WWII fame. You may enjoy dinner at one of the fine restaurants aboard ship, or join our motorcoach to travel across the bay to Shoreline Village and its many dining establishments. (Dinner on your own)
Grab an early breakfast, then board for travel to Oxnard, where we will meet our Naturalist Guides and enjoy a whale watching cruise out to the pristine waters surrounding Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary.
On our return, enjoy lunch (on your own,) after which our tour will be travel to lovely Santa Barbara for a driving tour, and a visit to one of its historic buildings. Our stay will be at the Pepper Tree. Dinner on your own.
This morning visit the unique Danish community, Solvang, for shopping and delicious danish pastries, cookies, and more. Following our visit, our tour will continue along the scenic California Coast, stopping at the unique Madonna Inn for our included lunch.
Then we are off for a little more exploring, before checking into the Cavalier Oceanfront Resort. Dinner on your Own.
Following breakfast, we will visit the Monarch Butterfly Grove, home to one of the largest Monarch displays in the nation. Here we will learn about this fascinating butterfly and its migrations. Following our visit, we will return through beautiful California, to Long Beach and check into the Queen Mary for another night. Here you can explore more, pre-book a tour, or just relax. Dinner on your own.
Following breakfast (on your own) our tour departs for home.
(This tour can be paired with our California Presidents Weekend, which would include a day at Universal Studios) See our California Explorer Tour for more details)