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Discover San Francisco

Discover San Francisco

4 days / 3 nights
Departs daily
From Los Angeles or Portland

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Travel aboard Amtrak’s Coast Starlight in Sleeper Class.

  • San Francisco, CA and the west coast of California
  • 3 Nights at the Fairmont San Francisco

Day 1 — Vancouver / Amtrak / Seattle / Amtrak

Early morning departure aboard Amtrak’s bus service has you travel south down into Washington state with mid-morning arrival into Seattle. Continue with Amtrak service aboard the Coast Starlight in Sleeper Class mid-morning. Amtrak’s Coast Starlight provides both roomette and bedroom options for your comfort and well prepared meal service in the dining car. Head down to the Pacific Parlour Car for coffee and conversation this evening. You may be able to enjoy a wine tasting or theatre tonight. Lunch & dinner served aboard Amtrak. Overnight Amtrak

Day 2, 3, 4 — Amtrak / Emeryville / Amtrak / San Francisco

Arrival into Emeryville this morning with Amtrak bus service taking you to the cosmopolitan city of San Francisco. Your Fairmont accommodation provides the perfect starting point to begin your exploration of this lovely coastal city.

San Francisco has much to offer in the way of sightseeing and exploration. Visit the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, and Fisherman’s wharf where you will find an assortment of kiosks, and cuisine sure to please any traveller. Pier 15 offers the Exploratorium where you will find a large number of diverse exhibits designed to educate and entertain. Visit Golden Gate Park, the Japanese Tea Garden, or Chinatown, the largest in location in the USA.

Day 5 — San Francisco / Amtrak / Emeryville / Amtrak

Evening departure on Amtrak’s bus service to Emeryville. Continue north on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train in Sleeper Class. Settle in for a restful night sleep while looking out your picture window as the scenery passes by. Overnight Amtrak

Day 6 — Amtrak / Seattle/ Amtrak / Vancouver

Your day is filled with leisure to enjoy all that the Coast Starlight has to offer including meal service, Pacific Parlour Car, and friends new and old. Arrival into Seattle tonight, continuing with Amtrak’s bus service to Vancouver. Arrival into Vancouver late tonight.

Price Includes

  • Transportation and transfers, as described.
  • Select sightseeing, activities, and admissions, as described (Seasonal Availability).
  • Meals as described.
  • Accommodation as described.
  • Not included — any items not listed such as but not limited to meals (other than listed); baggage handling; gratuities; travel insurance; personal expenses; custom tour add-ons.

2018 Canadian dollar prices — per guest, double occupancy in hotels • Senior = 60 years and better.

2018 Season
January 1 – December 31
Priced from: TBD
Average summer price: TBD
Pricing for accommodation and rail travel varies considerably throughout the year, please call for further details.
John Steel Rail Tours

222–901 West 3rd Street
North Vancouver, BC
Canada V7P 3P9 • BC Licence #2042-5

Toll free reservations 1-800-988-5778

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