Yosemite, Monterey, San Francisco, Wine Country, Big Sur, California Coast, Hearst Castle, Los Angeles



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Parlor Car Tours
...Since 1924 

500 Sutter Street  #401
San Francisco, CA 94102   USA
Phone 415.474.7500  
Fax 415.673.1539  
US Toll Free 800.227.4250


Yosemite Tours, Monterey, Big Sur Coast, Hearst Castle, and the Wine Country of Sonoma and Napa.

California Parlor Car Tours, a San Francisco based company has operated quality motor coach tours since 1924 - going over highways to places where trains cannot go and driving is best left to locals who know. Tours along the California coast include a segment on the train through Santa Barbara coastal area and the restricted area of Vandenberg Air Force Base where space rockets are launched. Carefully planned trips of one to seven days, well chosen meal stops, essential sightseeing, tours, admission tickets and rooms at very good hotels and train tickets as needed are prearranged.

Combine day trips in San Francisco and Los Angeles with a night or two on the California coast to create a customized vacation. Tour operators offer many itineraries.  We hope you will give us a chance to serve you.
Image of Bixby Bridge on the Big Sur California Coast

Yosemite National Park As the winter had very little snow this summer the waterfalls are light and you see the granite rock formations otherwise not seen until later in the year.  Rooms are available at Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal at the Arch Rock Entrance, 14 miles west of the Valley. Transportation between Yosemite Valley and Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal by YARTS bus is included in the tour cost, takes about 25 minutes. This winter with the El Nino weather system heavy snows are expected resulting in full waterfalls. For 2015 rooms inside Yosemite Valley should be booked as soon as possible. Most dates up to end of September 2014 are sold out. Please secure your reservations now with a minimum deposit even for winter or next year to stay inside Yosemite Valley at The Yosemite Lodge at the Falls or at The Ahwahnee Hotel.  

Limited Availability on certain days.
Call us now at 415/474-7500 or toll free at 1-800-227-4250 or book online!

There are many small hotels and hostels with reasonable rates close to our office in the Union Square area on Post, Sutter and Bush Street near the cable car line and local bus lines. This is a nice safe and secure area with many shops, internet cafes and small restaurants. Please let us know the dates you want and the approximate rate you expect to pay.  We can then send suggestions of where to stay and what it would cost.

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For other personal individual travel arrangements please contact Customized Tour Service. For group travel and motor coach charters we work with many different companies in SAN FRANCISCO, LOS ANGELES, Monterey and San Luis Obispo. Please email details for quotation to our Group Department.
Para servicio en Espanol mande su email a o llame al 415 297 7075.  Gracias.

Reference in Australia: Peter Podesta, Classic Voyages Pty Ltd. Sydney
Tel/Fax: 61 2 92676661  www.classicvoyages.com.au
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This website developed by Kailesh Ramaiya. Updated by Chiaki Tanaka on - May 20, 2014.

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