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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. 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.

EL NINO and LA NINA   Due to very light snows as of mid February it appears that the snow melt will be earlier with full waterfalls in the months of April and May.  Late June onwards we may not see many waterfalls. Now is the time to book your tour to Yosemite so you can stay inside Yosemite Valley at The Yosemite Lodge by the Falls or at The Ahwahnee Hotel or Curry Village.  Rooms are also available at Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal at the Arch Rock Entrance.  On the south entrance rooms can be booked at the historic WAWONA Hotel and the modern Tenaya Lodge in Fish Camp. You can also stay in Oakhurst. It would be best to make your reservations as soon as possible.

Yosemite One day Tour - $129 special !
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

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This website developed by Kailesh Ramaiya. Updated by Chiaki Tanaka on - February 5, 2013.
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