Insight VacationsDiscover the Magic of Northern California on a 7-Day Guided Tour in the U.S.
Savor the natural beauty and culinary delights of Northern California on a Limited-Edition Tour, traveling with a maximum of just 17 fellow guests. Beginning and ending in San Francisco, the City by the Bay, this trip will introduce you to its many delights, including the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Gaze at the towering Redwoods of the Muir Woods National Monument, learn about bees and mead at the Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes and visit charming Healdsburg. On the stunning Mendocino Coast, visit the Mendocino Headlands State Park with a guide, learn about preserving coastal ecosystems at the Botanical Gardens and admire the colors of Glass Beach. Unleash your senses wine tasting in Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley with some of the region's finest producers. With sustainable travel at the heart of your journey, dine on seasonal, locally sourced food and taste artisan cheeses or hand-crafted ales. Along the way, you'll discover all the best the region has to offer, including unique experiences and destinations not available to larger groups.
- Stylish Hand-Picked Hotels
- Authentic Dining: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners with wine
- Limited Edition Tours: Intimate group of no more than 17 guests on immersive regional explorations by Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans, specially designed for Insight Vacations
- Exclusive access to extraordinary sites, dining and hotels only available to smaller groups
- More immersive experiences
- A heightened degree of personalized service and private atmosphere
- Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols
- Make Travel Matter® Experiences: Mead tasting and picnic lunch; Mendocino Headlands State Park; Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden
San FranciscoBlessed with a viable fog-cooled and sun-kissed climate and a dramatic landscape, the San Francisco Bay Area is a visual feast where neither water nor hills are ever too far away. Add to this the cultural medley: Within every neighborhood, from Santa Cruz to Oakland to Mill Valley, a diversity of tastes and interest is thriving. See it in the cuisine, the bookstores, the arts, and the recreational opportunities. To embrace all San Francisco has to offer get out and explore. Walk the streets, drive across the Bay Bridge, go south down the peninsula to Silicon Valley and cruise along the San Mateo coast. Find great sights, museums, art, culture, and family fun attractions. There is a plethora of attractions and activities to satisfy the desires of every one who visits.
Santa RosaSanta Rosa is located in California's Sonoma County, and serves as the northwestern gateway to the famous Napa Valley and Sonoma Wine Country. Santa Rosa is home to several vineyards, and is also frequently visited for the famous redwood trees of Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve.
Mendocino CountyMendocino is best known for its spectacular scenery and distinctive wineries, although most people escape to Mendocino to relax.
Mendocino with its beautiful coastline and picturesque wineries, welcomes all adventurous romantics who travel the scenic path. Natural wonders abound, from the smallest to the tallest trees in the world -to- glass bottom beaches and the only oceanfront botanical gardens in the USA.
Stroll through beautiful oceanfront Victorian Villages with romantic Mendocino B&Bs, unusual boutiques and galleries, lively entertainment, fun activities, events and festivals like the Mendocino Crab & Wine Festival, award-winning restaurants and world famous Mendocino beers and local wine. The combination of cool coastal breezes, warm days and the fertile soils of the Mendocino Wine Country help produce world-renowned award winning Mendocino wines. Spend a relaxing day wine tasting along Highway 101 and 128 in a self guided tour or in a stretch limousine.
Napa/Sonoma Wine Region
Napa/Sonoma Wine RegionNapa Valley is home to premier wine producers, restaurants, resorts, spas and beautiful scenery. The mixture of climate and soil are virtually perfect for growing the type of grapes required to produce premium wines. As a result of this marriage of climate and soil, wineries were founded in the Napa Valley as early as the mid 1800's. Napa Valley consists of six towns with a total population of 115,000. Starting at the Northern end of the valley is Calistoga, moving south is St Helena, Rutherford, Oakville, Yountville and finally in the Southern tip is the city of Napa.
Sonoma County is perfect for a great vacation getaway, with beaches and surf, mountains and redwoods, the lush beauty of vineyards, upscale specialty shops, rich cultural arts, outdoor sports, and a dazzling selection of award-winning wineries, restaurants and lodgings. Experience wine country with a visit to Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery, in the heart of Dry Creek Valley. Stroll through famous gardens, then enjoy fine wines at beautiful Villa Fiore. Sonoma County’s specialty shops abound in distinctive art, antiques, home decor, gourmet foods, fashion and jewelry. Check out the historic town of Healdsburg, where boutiques and antique stores ring the shaded central plaza. Seasons of the vineyard offers irresistible gifts for home and garden. Sonoma County is as well known for its fresh, delicious foods as it is for its prestigious wines. In Santa Rosa, discover the vineyard-surrounded restaurant that put wine country cuisine on the map - enjoy the inspired seasonal menu of John Ash & Co., complemented by an award-winning wine list from the county's most prestigious wineries.
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All fares are quoted in US Dollars.