Your Dream Journey California’s Couple Getaway

Andrew Harper Travel Journey Overview


San Francisco, Sonoma, Yosemite National Park, Big Sur

Duration: 8 Days

Starting at: $12,587 per person

With its forests filled with redwoods taller than skyscrapers and Sequoias wider than your car, cities kissed by ocean shoreline on one side and ragged mountains on the others, and cross-country roads that teeter on the edge of sea cliffs, California has earned its place in the spotlight. Through our partner, Revealed America, an Andrew Harper Travel advisor will customize your unforgettable journey through Northern California.  

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Day 1 SAN FRANCISCO

Upon arrival in San Francisco, secure your rental car and drive to your overnight accommodations. Located north of San Francisco in the hub of the Russian River Valley, the Farmhouse Inn is a luxurious fifth generation family owned bed and breakfast that offers guests an authentic California wine country experience. The Inn features a Michelin starred restaurant and a luxurious spa and is only minutes away from hundreds of wineries and world-class restaurants.

Stay Overnight Farmhouse Inn

Farmhouse Inn

Sophisticated family-owned country-style inn in the Russian River Valley, offering 25 lodgings in the main house, adjacent farmworkers’ cottages and barn buildings.

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Day 2 SONOMA

Sonoma Valley’s amazing range of terroir and micro climates distinguishes itself as one of the most diverse wine grape-growing regions in the world. The Pacific coastline, redwood forests, fertile valleys, and mountains produce an array of exceptional wines. Your private driver-guide will take you to specially arranged tastings at three outstanding locations. The entire day will be spent exploring the best of the wine country. This tour can be completely customized to fit your interests, and wineries will be confirmed in accordance with your varietal preferences. In late afternoon, relax at your hotel and partake in a tranquil spa treatment before delighting in dinner.

Stay Overnight Farmhouse Inn

Farmhouse Inn

Sophisticated family-owned country-style inn in the Russian River Valley, offering 25 lodgings in the main house, adjacent farmworkers’ cottages and barn buildings.

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Day 3 YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

After checking out of your hotel in the morning, you will continue four hours to Yosemite National Park. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel for the night. Spend the remainder of your day at leisure by relaxing at your hotel's spa facilities and taking advantage of the numerous amenities.

Enjoy an overnight stay at a 5-star accommodation. Contact an Andrew Harper Travel advisor for more information.

Day 4 YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

Today enjoy a full day tour highlighting the wonders of Yosemite National Park with your guide. Witness the majestic major waterfalls and rock formations of Yosemite Valley, and portions of the high country. In addition, your guide will point out little-known treasures, off-the-beaten-path trails, and the best sites that fit your interests. In the evening, return to your hotel and relish in the rest of your evening relaxing.

Enjoy an overnight stay at a 5-star accommodation. Contact an Andrew Harper Travel advisor for more information.

Day 5 YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

Meet your guide this morning for a half-day private guided hike in a grove of Giant Sequoias. Spend the morning with the largest living things on earth as your guide teaches you about the history and ecology of these beautiful giant trees. You will return to your hotel around lunchtime and the rest of the day is yours to explore the many beauties and delights of Yosemite. Your guide will be an invaluable resource for finding the best places to discover this afternoon.

Enjoy an overnight stay at a 5-star accommodation. Contact an Andrew Harper Travel advisor for more information.

Day 6 BIG SUR

After checking out of your hotel this morning, continue on a four hour drive to your overnight accommodations in Big Sur. High atop the cliffs of Big Sur, 1200 feet above the Pacific Ocean, sits Post Ranch Inn, a sanctuary for the soul. Ideal for romance, relaxation and rejuvenation, this Big Sur resort is the ultimate destination for a luxurious escape. The Wine Spectator Grand-Award winning Sierra Mar restaurant offers exquisite dining with a menu that changes daily, complimentary gourmet breakfast buffet and a spectacular setting with endless ocean views. Guests can relax by the pools and take in the splendid views; unwind with an in-room massage, spa treatment and yoga class.

Stay Overnight Post Ranch Inn

Post Ranch Inn

Unique coastal resort set along a bluff directly above the Pacific in Big Sur, 45 minutes south of Carmel.

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Day 7 BIG SUR

Today you will have a full day free to relax and enjoy Post Ranch Inn and Big Sur. Enjoy one or more of the complimentary activities including daily yoga, guided nature hikes, stargazing, and garden tours. Or check out the Post Ranch Spa that has a wide variety of massages, treatments, intuitive healing arts sessions, or specialized therapies.

Stay Overnight Post Ranch Inn

Post Ranch Inn

Unique coastal resort set along a bluff directly above the Pacific in Big Sur, 45 minutes south of Carmel.

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Day 8 SAN FRANCISCO - Departure

After checking out of your hotel this morning drive to San Francisco to the airport. Here you will return your rental car and board your homebound flight.

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing, except where noted. Room categories, dates of travel and change to services will affect the price. Dollar conversions shown will fluctuate throughout the year. Contact the Andrew Harper Travel Office to customize this itinerary to fit your needs.