Head south of San Francisco and you’ll find one of the most picturesque spots in North America – the Monterey Peninsula. With its high cliffs, sparkling Pacific beaches and large, native forests, California dreaming may have been invented here. Perched atop 22 beautifully manicured acres that border the 18-hole Pebble Beach Company’s Championship Del Monte Golf Course, Hyatt Regency Monterey sets a new standard for Monterey Bay hotels.

You can relax and take advantage of a host of luxurious amenities in the alluring spa and 24-hour fitness center. Spend an evening indulging your palette at the signature restaurant featuring tantalizing cuisine. From here, it’s just a few blocks to the beach, a mile to downtown Monterey and a few miles to Cannery Row – in short, all of Monterey can be your playground.

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Downtown San Francisco is rich in culture and beauty – and the Hyatt Regency San Francisco puts you right in the heart of the action! Or treat yourself to the premier choice among Union Square hotels – Grand Hyatt San Francisco. You’ll go on one of two superb tours – the City Tour will bring the city to life, and the double-decker bus tour grants you 48 hours to San Francisco’s most famous attractions!

The only Four-Diamond downtown San Francisco hotel located on the stunning Embarcadero waterfront, the Hyatt Regency San Francisco is only a few minutes from San Francisco’s landmarks. From the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, you can enjoy unequaled access to world-class shopping, Chinatown, museums, the theater and the many famous landmarks of this vibrant metropolis. With so many options, you may choose to wander through Chinatown, walk along Fisherman’s Wharf, shop in Union Square or board the cable cars for a riding tour of the city.

From Golden Gate Park to the Painted Ladies, Nob Hill to Haight Ashbury, there is so much to see and do in the City by the Bay! A highlight of the City Tour will be stopping at Twin Peaks, the highest point in the city, which offers an unparalleled 360-degree view! Your hop-on hop-off double-decker bus tour is your ticket to Alcatraz and 48 hours on all four of the San Francisco open-top bus tours! Choose from the Downtown loop, the Golden Gate Sausalito Loop, Golden Gate Park loop, and the Night loop. Learn about the incredible history of the Golden Gate Bridge, see San Francisco sparkle at night, visit the Japanese Tea Gardens and other sights in Golden Gate Park, and so much more! What was once a sleepy fishing village has become a dynamic and modern metropolis, so come and see what San Francisco has to offer!

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Napa Valley, California’s beloved wine country, is the perfect destination when you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and a stay at the Andaz Napa promises a stress-free vacation. Experience Napa in a whole new way at the sophisticated Andaz Napa, a boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown, which brings new life and a fresh attitude to the Napa Valley with its dynamic environment, creative comforts and natural elements. Then travel by horse-drawn carriage through the vineyards of Sonoma County to three award-winning Healdsburg-area wineries, including a cave tour, barrel sampling, and a 2.5-hour cross-country romantic adventure through creeks, over hills and along the vines.

Centrally located in the newly revitalized “West End” neighborhood, Andaz Napa provides an excellent downtown Napa hotel location to explore and discover all that this vibrant region has to offer. Andaz Napa is conveniently located just minutes from exciting local restaurants, art galleries, shopping and 15 local tasting rooms featuring some of the finest wines in California. From the low-key lounge/lobby and intuitive concierge service to the natural beauty of the gorgeous guestrooms, Andaz Napa offers an alluring escape from it all.

Indulge in an eclectic array of California’s finest wines and local produce at the Andaz’s culinary hotspots, which feature handcrafted dishes bursting with the fresh flavors of the region. Sip signature cocktails and engaging local wines at Mercantile Social or savor farm-to-table ingredients in the artisan entrees at Andaz Napa Farmers Table. Thoughtfully sourced and carefully served, the hotel’s creative culinary experiences offer a flavorful reflection of the bounty of the Napa Valley.

On a carriage drawn by two magnificent draft horses, travel through the vines and winding lanes to tastings at award-winning boutique wineries in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley. The tour begins with a guided stroll through the Gothic-style vaulted chambers of the Alexander Valley Vineyards’ wine cave filled with oak casks from which you will be offered a barrel tasting. After indulging in a delightful sampling of their wines, board the waiting carriage and set off on a 2.5-hour cross-country adventure through creeks and between grapevines to tastings at Soda Rock and Hanna wineries. Along the way, relax and socialize while enjoying the sights and smells of the picturesque vineyards and vistas of the coastal range.

You’ll visit family-owned wineries with award-winning wines, distinctive architecture and intriguing histories, where you’ll be offered premium tastings of diverse varietals, such as crisp sauvignon blancs and buttery chardonnays, spicy old-vine zinfandels and hearty cabernet sauvignons, all served with a casual and gracious hospitality. Gourmet snacks are provided to enjoy along the way, including locally sourced organic cheese and apples, seeded bread sticks, herbed nuts and dark chocolate. Non-spill wine cups are available to keep the party going while on the trail! The carriage has cushioned seats and provides a smooth, comfortable ride with a fringed shade top. You can even reach out and pick grapes from the vines along the narrow lanes without spilling a drop from your wine glass! Your coachman guide is informative and entertaining, with an insider?s view of local history, little-known facts, the life cycle of the vines and the winemaking process. The gentle steeds are the charismatic stars of the tour, and spending time with them will delight your soul and is sure to be a highlight of your vacation. This is more than a wine tour. It?s a romantic and thrilling adventure with an intimate backstage look into the world of California wine!


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Get a taste for the best of Northern California during your stays in lively San Francisco and the serene Sonoma Valley. The Fairmont San Francisco puts you in the middle of metropolitan excitement and is world-renowned for offering an awe-inspiring view of the city and the bay from high atop Nob Hill, while The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa provides you with the ultimate elegant oasis in the heart of California’s cherished wine country. Indulge in a private five-hour wine tour as you stroll through magnificent gardens and taste wines recognized as being among the best the world has to offer.

Centrally located, The Fairmont San Francisco luxury hotel is a short cable car trip from bustling Downtown, Financial District, Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf. The Fairmont San Francisco hotel is located at the only spot in San Francisco where each of the City’s cable car lines meet. Indulge in a leisurely stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge, or along the city’s streets to admire its unique architecture. Chinatown is a mere two blocks from the hotel, and is filled with exotic shops, restaurants, herbalists, produce markets and temples.

Set in the idyllic, world famous wine growing region abundant with local products, The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa features a signature Michelin award-winning restaurant, a treasured golf course set on 177 acres of rolling terrain, and one of the top spas in the country. For hundreds of years, ancient thermal mineral waters have graced the site of The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa. Today, the resort is proud to be one of the only luxury spa resorts in the country with its own source of thermal mineral water.

Guests will savor the fruits of the wine country on a personalized five-hour tour in a chauffeured luxury Sedan. Whether you are first-time visitors or veteran wine tasters, you’ll enjoy an enlightening, fun-filled day in this picturesque region. The informative winery tour will be customized based on your individual wine preferences.


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Napa is a picturesque destination, perfect for an escape from the drill of daily life. Enjoy local art along the Napa River Art Walk, wind through the breathtaking scenery, savor the bold flavors of fresh cuisine, tour charming wineries, picnic in radiant vineyards, sample exquisite wines, learn about California’s largest wine appellation and visit the Culinary Institute of America. All you have left to do is raise your glass to say “Cheers!”

The Meritage sits at the southern tip of Napa Valley, just a few minutes from the celebrated Carneros wine-growing region that straddles Napa and Sonoma counties, allowing you easy access to all of the magnificent wineries in the area. The wine country’s bounty is present in every detail at this resort, from the dining to the accommodations, and even at Spa Terra, where you can regain a healthful balance at this underground luxury spa at the heart of the Earth, with steam grottos, soaking pools, treatment alcoves and tranquil walls of water.

Enjoy a taste of the Culinary Institute of America. When you dine at the Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant, you’ll savor cuisine inspired by local ingredients, and a menu that features a bold interpretation of world flavors, daily hors d’oeuvre temptations, and an award-winning wine list.

Delight in the Chef’s Table experience at Long Meadow Ranch. Led by Estate Chef, you can visit the organic gardens, where you’ll be introduced to the full-circle farming practices and LMR’s delectable wines. After the tour you will return to the historic Logan-Ives house for an expertly prepared lunch menu.

Make time for a memorable wine tasting experience during a seated tasting on the rustic wrap-around porch of Frog’s Leap Winery. This seated tasting includes a flight of four wines as you overlook the market gardens and the Mayacamas Mountains to the west. Stroll on your own or join a guided tour of the gorgeous vineyards and winery.


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Sun-drenched, relaxed and nestled seductively between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Santa Barbara’s balmy weather, glorious beaches, crystal clear air, and serene landscapes have lured people to California’s Central Coast for centuries. A few days in Santa Barbara is the ideal escape for relaxation, a place where you can slow down and appreciate the good things in life. Then raise your glass to toast the beauty of the valley on your tour of four wineries!

Discover one of the finest hotels in Santa Barbara, California when you stay at Hyatt Santa Barbara. Built in 1931, this historic hotel welcomes guests with its casual elegance and first-rate service. Detailed with a fusion of Spanish Colonial architecture blended with modern conveniences, Hyatt Santa Barbara is a shining gateway to the city of Santa Barbara, also known as the American Riviera.

From State Street and the Santa Ynez Mountains to the Channel Islands and the wine country, Santa Barbara is one of America’s best-kept secrets. They call Santa Barbara the walking town, so get ready for strolling under the sunshine! Take the Waterfront Shuttle to State Street and then saunter to the many museums, art galleries, restaurants, and unique shops that await you. Stop off at Stearns Wharf and visit the Santa Barbara Beach Art Show held each Sunday. California’s famed wine country is a short drive away in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley.

It’s a grape to glass experience, so pull up your sleeves and whet your palette! Your fully guided education-centric excursion includes tastings at four wineries, a freshly made-to-order picnic lunch and a souvenir tasting glass. You’ll also receive a behind-the-scenes production and vineyard tour (not available to the general public), that will walk you through the process from grape to bottle. The tour offers an educational experience where you will learn not only about the history of the valley and what makes it unique, but you will explore the basics of production, organic growing and more, all with the personal attention and service that will make this an experience to remember.

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Escape to an Old World sanctuary in breathtaking Napa Valley at the idyllic Meritage Resort and Spa. Set against rolling hills, and featuring its own private vineyards, the Meritage has become known as a destination unto itself, boasting Tuscan-inspired guestrooms, seasonal farm-to-table cuisine in Siena restaurant, and wine tasting in the exquisite Estate Cave. You’ll enjoy a train ride and winery tour of the celebrated Grgich Hills Estate, which is the perfect compliment to your stay at the exquisite Meritage Resort.

The Meritage sits at the southern tip of Napa Valley, just a few minutes from the celebrated Carneros wine-growing region that straddles Napa and Sonoma counties, allowing you easy access to all of the magnificent wineries in the area. The wine country’s bounty is present in every detail at this resort, from the dining to the accommodations, and even at Spa Terra, where you can regain a healthful balance at this underground luxury spa at the heart of the Earth, with steam grottos, soaking pools, treatment alcoves and tranquil walls of water.

Wine lovers have made the pilgrimage to Grgich Hills Estate ever since Miljenko Mike Grgich’s Chardonnay beat the best of France at the famed 1976 Paris Tasting, allowing Mike to partner with Austin Hills to open this family owned and operated winery in 1977. Nestled in the heart of Napa Valley, the Grgich Hills Estate is an iconic winery that farms 366 acres naturally, without artificial pesticides or herbicides, and fuses passion with skill. Savor a gourmet three-course lunch in an elegant dining car en route to the Grgich Hills Winery before your one-hour private tour and tasting, which will be led by a member of the Grgich Hills staff. The dessert course awaits you aboard the train in the restored 1915 Pullman Lounge Car for the hour-long ride back to Napa station.

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No other sport in America evokes the passion of its fans like football! The Super Bowl has become the biggest sporting spectacle in the U.S., and is practically a national holiday. With more viewers, more parties, and more excitement than any other event on the annual sporting calendar, it’s no wonder this winner-takes-all game is watched all around the world. But no matter how big your TV screen is, or how many friends you entertain, nothing beats being in the stands, cheering with your fellow (or rival!) die-hard football fans, and reveling in the excitement first hand. Experience the drama and passion of the Super Bowl as the NFL’s conference champions battle to be called world champions!

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Escape to California’s cherished desert destination, Palm Springs, for the perfect golf getaway! The JW Marriott Desert Springs is your playground, and offers so many ways to make your vacation memorable. You’ll also get to play three rounds of golf at the Desert Springs Palm Course and Valley Course, as well as the championship Indian Wells Players Course!

You won’t believe you’re in the desert when you find yourself among the streams, waterways and picturesque lake at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. This playground filled with exotic birds and lush landscaping features serene boat cruises to fine dining venues, championship Ted Robinson-designed golf courses, and a state-of-the-art spa.

You’ll hit it off beautifully at Desert Springs’ two exceptional 18-hole championship courses, set against the towering backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains. Both the Palm and Valley courses were designed by acclaimed architect Ted Robinson, “King of Waterscapes” and have made Desert Springs the premier California golf resort that it is today. The John Fought-designed Players Course features a classic American design complete with sculpted bunkers in a style reminiscent of Riviera, Winged Foot and the brilliant golf courses created by Dr. Alistair Mackenzie near Melbourne, Australia. Most of the holes are oriented to take full advantage of jaw-dropping views of the San Jacinto, Santa Rosa and San Bernardino mountain ranges, and majestic Eisenhower Mountain stands sentinel to the south.

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Enjoy a break from the everyday in Santa Monica, close to the calm of the ocean and the buzz of Los Angeles. Both a seaside town and a bustling city, Santa Monica has something for everyone, from beach games to art galleries, nightclubs to theaters and concerts. Wind down at the end of your fun-filled days at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel, a haven that combines historic elegance with modern appointments to provide you with a perfect Southern California experience.

The Santa Monica Pier offers a variety of entertainment, dining, and shopping experiences, including lively street performers, a historic Carousel dating back to 1922, and the thrilling rides of Pacific Park. Nearby are the highlights of Beverly Hills and Hollywood, such as Grauman’s Chinese Theater, tours of NBC Studios, the beautiful Sunset Strip, live TV show tapings, and Universal Studios.

From the exquisitely manicured grounds to the casual elegance of the guestrooms, your senses will be stimulated by an experience of refined luxury at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel. The hotel has welcomed discriminating guests seeking privacy, comfort, and luxury for over a century, and the tradition continues today.

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