San Francisco, Monterey,

& Los Angeles

6 Days – 5 Nights


We customize our student tours to your
length of stay and requirements




Student Tours


There are numerous tour options that can be included or substituted for suggested features in this tour. Please contact us for more information.


Tour Includes:

  • 5 Nights accommodation
  • 5 Deluxe continental breakfasts
  • 6 Lunches
  • 6 Dinners
  • Full time escort
  • Motorcoach transportation
  • Taxes and gratuities (tips are included for escort and bus driver)


Day One

  • Afternoon arrival in San Francisco
  • Drive across the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Stop at the Marin Vista Point
  • This evening we will enjoy dinner in a local restaurant


Day Two

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Depart with our escort on a tour of San Francisco
    • Union Square
    • Chinatown
    • Japantown
    • Nob Hill
    • Haight-Ashbury and more
  • See the Mission Dolores and Basilica
  • Ride San Francisco’s famous Cable Cars
  • Walk down Lombard Street, known as the "crookedest street in the world. 
  • Twin Peaks, a spectacular panoramic vantage point to see all of San Francisco
  • Enjoy lunch included today
  • Boat Tour of San Francisco Bay. 
  • Visit Alcatraz Island (aka "The Rock")
  • Free time at Fisherman’s Wharf (admissions to attractions at Fisherman’s Wharf are not included but you may choose to visit any of the numerous attractions on your own)
  • Dinner included


Day Three

  • Monterey on California’s Pacific Coast
  • Walk through Cannery Row
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Enjoy lunch while at the aquarium
  • Drive by the Point Pinos Lighthouse
  • Continue south on Route 1 and each Big Sur
  • Cross Bixby Creek Bridge
  • Stop at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and take a scenic hike to Pfeiffer Falls
  • Dinner included


Day Four

  • Arrive at Hearst Castle and enjoy the Grand Rooms Tour.
  • 40-minute film Hearst Castle – Building the Dream, shown on a five-story screen
  • Enjoy lunch while at Hearst Castle.
  • Stop at the seal rookery at Piedras Blancas
  • See The Piedras Blancas lighthouse (exterior only)
  • Free time at the Santa Monica Pier
  • Dinner is included this evening while at the Pier


Day Five

  • Tour of Beverly Hills
  • Rodeo Drive
  • See numerous well-known restaurants, many frequented by movie stars
  • See the outside of posh hotels, such as The Beverly Hills Hotel ("The Pink Palace") and the Beverly Wilshire (where "Pretty Woman was filmed)
  • Drive by the  homes (and former homes) of movie stars and TV personalities
  • See the outside of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • See the outside of the Witch’s House known formally as "The Spadena House”
  • Visit the Greystone Mansion (exterior only), the largest house in Beverly Hills. Scenes from movies like Spiderman, X-Men, Indecent Proposal, What Women Want, and many others were filmed at the mansion.
  • Visit The Getty Center in Los Angeles
  • Lunch is included today at the museum
  • Free time at Universal CityWalk Hollywood, a three-block entertainment, dining and shopping promenade
  • Enjoy dinner this evening at Buca di Beppo
  • Visit the Griffith Observatory


Day Six

  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Photo opportunity of the Hollywood sign
  • Grauman's Chinese Theatre Tour
  • Visit the Farmers Market
  • Lunch included at the Farmers Market
  • Walk through the Chinatown District in Los Angeles. Visit a temple, an herbal shop, art galleries, antique stores, and more
  • Outside of the Los Angeles Union Station, a beautiful classic train station that it's often featured in films, including Blade Runner, Silver Streak and The Italian Job
  • Visit the Grammy Museum
  • Enjoy dinner this evening at the ESPN Zone
  • Arrive at the Airport for your flight home



Scholastic Journeys - 1939 High House Rd, Cary NC 27519 - 877-724-6064