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Southern California Charms

What do Californians do when they need a quick, quiet getaway? They pack their loudest plaids for Palm Springs and their fluffiest towels for Santa Barbara. This laid back tour of Southern California explores these popular Golden State getaways and more, getting you closer to the sunny stretches of coastline, the golden age of Hollywood, and the smaller towns that truly shine. Visit the 18th-century mission in San Juan Capistrano, tour the Rat Pack’s mid-century modern homes in Palm Springs, and taste today’s perfectly aged reds and whites in the picturesque wine regions of Temecula and Paso Robles (featured in the cult classic wine movie Sideways). You’ll also feel the wind in your hair on a Jeep tour through Joshua Tree National Park, the sand in your toes along San Diego’s 70 miles of beaches, and your inner movie star emerge as you strut down Rodeo Drive.

Highlights of Southern California Charms

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Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.

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Travelers Notes

We’ve prepared everything you need for the perfect vacation—from hand-selected hotels to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites. Your Globus Tour Director is always there to help you make the most out of your free time!

Headsets are provided throughout the tour.

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Southern California Charms

Small Group

Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select North America dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.

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Southern California Charms


Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 2 dinners


Day 1

ARRIVE IN LOS ANGELES/MARINA DEL REY Welcome to L.A.! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.

Day 2

MARINA DEL REY MARINA DEL REY Guided sightseeing includes Beverly Hills, Hollywood, the Sunset Strip, and admission to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. Free time this evening. (B)

Day 3

MARINA DEL REY–SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO–CORONADO SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO Visit Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano with a Local Guide followed by lunch at a local restaurant. Continue to the San Diego resort community of Coronado.
CORONADO Free time this evening. (B,L)

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Coronado with dinner at the historic Hotel del Coronado. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

Day 4

CORONADO. EXCURSION TO SAN DIEGO SAN DIEGO Sightseeing tour includes Coronado Island, the Gaslamp Quarter, Old Town, and a walking tour of Balboa Park with a Local Guide. [LF] Lunch and a margarita tasting at an Old Town restaurant. Free time this evening. (B,L)

Day 5

CORONADO–TEMECULA–PALM SPRINGS–PALM DESERT TEMECULA [LF] Tour and wine tasting at a popular local winery and vineyard.
PALM SPRINGS Sightseeing with a Local Guide highlighting the celebrities and their mid-century homes.
PALM DESERT Free time this evening at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa. (B)

Day 6

PALM DESERT. EXCURSION TO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK 4-wheel-drive Hummer tour to see Keys View, Cap Rock, and more.
PALM DESERT Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

Day 7

PALM DESERT–PASO ROBLES PALM DESERT Scenic drive through the fertile valley to Paso Robles, located in the Coastal Mountain’s vineyard and olive grove region.
PASO ROBLES Special dinner and wine tasting at the famed Allegretto Vineyard Resort. (B,D)

Day 8

PASO ROBLES–PISMO BEACH–SANTA BARBARA PASO ROBLES Free time this morning. Scenic drive through Los Padres National Forest and the Santa Lucia Mountains to Pismo Beach.
PISMO BEACH Free time followed by scenic drive to Santa Barbara.
SANTA BARBARA Free time this evening at a beachfront resort. (B)

Day 9

SANTA BARBARA SANTA BARBARA Sightseeing includes a guided tour of the Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens. Free time this evening. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant this evening. (B,D)

Day 10

LOS ANGELES Your vacation ends at Los Angeles International Airport or the Marina del Rey tour hotel for those with post-nights. Schedule departing flights after 1 pm. (B)


# Air Start Date Land Start Date Land End Date Land Only Price Discount Final Departure Code Status
1 2023-05-02 2023-05-02 2023-05-11 $3859 $0 $3859 AD30502 Not Available
2 2023-05-09 2023-05-09 2023-05-18 $4179 $0 $4179 AD30509K Not Available
3 2023-05-30 2023-05-30 2023-06-08 $3859 $0 $3859 AD30530 Not Available
4 2023-06-06 2023-06-06 2023-06-15 $3859 $0 $3859 AD30606 Not Available
5 2023-09-12 2023-09-12 2023-09-21 $4179 $0 $4179 AD30912K Not Available
6 2023-09-19 2023-09-19 2023-09-28 $3859 $0 $3859 AD30919 Not Available


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