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Featuring a Two-Night Stay at the Apple Farm Inn, Surprise Sightseeing on the Central Coast, Coast Starlight Train

Tour Dates: October 17 - 19, 2021
Limited Space

3 Day Package
3 Meals Included
New Itinerary

Price:
$689 Per Person / Double Occupancy
$839 Per Person / Single Occupancy

Additional Departure Dates:

Experience some mystery and intrigue on California’s Central Coast during a delightful time of year. On this three-day getaway we’ll travel by train along the coast and enjoy a two-night stay at the charming, “country rustic” Apple Farm Inn in San Luis Obispo. In addition, we’ve included some new experiences that you have never encountered with Good Times Travel – most likely, you may not even know of their existence – but you’ll assuredly be pleasantly surprised!

Tour Highlights:
  • Enjoy a two-night stay at the Apple Farm Inn – the elegant, “country rustic,” Victorian-style inn that blends the country charm of yester- year with all of the modern comforts of today including a seating nook and fireplace in every cozy and comfy room, a heated pool, gift shop, restaurant, bakery and a nightly wine tasting reception
  • Explore the back roads of the Central Coast with surprise sightseeing to unique destinations never before featured by Good Times Travel
     
  • Enjoy a five-hour rail journey along the California coast from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo aboard Amtrak’s deluxe Coast Starlight train, featuring a dining car and observation car for spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Vandenberg Air Force Base

 
Fine Hotels / Great Locations:

  • Nights 1-2: Apple Farm Inn – San Luis Obispo, CA
Day By Day Itinerary:
Day 1
Sunday, 10/17/2021 - Coastal Train Ride
We set out from our departure points this morning for the tranquility of California's Central Coast. We'll travel by deluxe motorcoach to downtown Los Angeles’ Union Station to board Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train for a memorable five-hour rail journey along California’s spectacular coastline and through its fertile valleys to San Luis Obispo. We’ll travel along Point Conception and through Vandenberg Air Force Base where you’ll see the launch complexes and beautiful undeveloped coastline only visible by train. You are free to move around the train, get lunch from the snack bar or enjoy a waiter-served lunch on your own in the dining car (based on availability). Check out the view from the observation car or just relax in your reclining seat. Upon arrival in San Luis Obispo, our motorcoach will be waiting to take us the short distance to the charming Apple Farm Inn – our accommodations for the next two nights. Nestled by San Luis Obispo Creek and surrounded by rolling hills, the Apple Farm Inn is a “country rustic,” AAA Four Diamond, Victorian-style inn situated among a lush, quiet garden setting. The Inn blends the country charm of yesteryear with all of the modern comforts of today including a seating nook and fireplace in every comfy cozy room and a heated pool year round. Enjoy time to explore the grounds which feature strolling pathways through lush gardens, a working waterwheel attached to an authentic mill house and apple trees with apples to pick! The gift shop is full of wonderful treasures including home decorations, trinkets, and novelty items. The bakery features fresh baked cookies, eclairs, lemon bars, pies and their famous hot apple dumplings that are ooey gooey, delicious, and have just the right amount of sweetness. Enjoy the Inn’s complimentary wine reception prior to dinner on your own at the Apple Farm Inn Restaurant – the warm and inviting farmhouse-inspired restaurant that exudes country charm and rustic elegance thanks to vintage Americana decorations.
Day 2
Monday, 10/18/2021 - Surprise Sightseeing on the Central Coast
Following an included breakfast at the Inn, we’ll begin our exploration of this area. We’ll explore the back roads of the Central Coast and visit several unique destinations. Let the guessing begin as the destinations will remain a secret and will only be revealed just prior to arrival. But rest assured these destinations have never before been featured by Good Times Travel. Enjoy an included lunch during the day.
Breakfast
Lunch
Day 3
Tuesday, 10/19/2021 - Surprise Sightseeing, Journey Home
After an included breakfast this morning at the Apple Farm Inn, we’ll begin our journey south with additional surprise sightseeing enroute. Returning to our drop-off points this evening, we’ll all relish in the memories of our journey relaxing on the Coast Starlight Train and at the Apple Farm Inn while exploring California’s beautiful Central Coast on this memorable mystery getaway.
Breakfast

Tour Inclusions:

  • 2 Nights deluxe hotel accommodations
  • 3 Meals: 1 lunch, 2 breakfasts
  • Comprehensive sightseeing and services of a professional Good Times Travel tour director
  • Admissions per itinerary
  • Transportation on a deluxe touring motorcoach and aboard Amtrak's deluxe Coast Starlight train
  • Luggage handling throughout the tour


Additional Information:

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