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Wild West Day Trip from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride

Wild West Day Trip from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride

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Go back in time to the old Wild West on this tour from South Lake Tahoe to Virginia City, Nevada, including a train ride on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. With a guide, you’ll start your day trip by minibus, driving along part of the Pony Express. When you reach Virginia City, a National Historic Landmark District, take a 6.5-mile round-trip train ride before enjoying free time in town to explore at your leisure, perhaps visiting museums or a historical saloon.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.67
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$66.67
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Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Lunch, Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tours

Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Lunch, Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tours

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Take a memorable ride through world-famous vineyards aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train, complete with a gourmet lunch. Settle into the gorgeously refurbished historic train and enjoy the passing scenery through large picture windows. Savor a three-course lunch in an antique dining car as you roll through the charming towns and sprawling vineyards of Napa Valley. Disembark at your choice of winery for a guided tour and tasting. It’s the most relaxing, elegant way to see Napa.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$233.16
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$233.16
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Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Lunch

Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Lunch

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Roll through Northern California’s famous wine country on the renowned Napa Valley Wine Train. Pass charming towns like Rutherford and St. Helena, and soak up the scenery of rolling hills, vineyards, and estates through large picture windows on the trip. Explore the restored vintage train cars, and then take a seat for a gourmet lunch or dinner freshly prepared by the train’s acclaimed on-board restaurant.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$164.20
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$164.20
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Napa Valley Wine Train from San Francisco: Gourmet Lunch, Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour

Napa Valley Wine Train from San Francisco: Gourmet Lunch, Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour

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Ride the Napa Valley Wine Train, enjoy a gourmet lunch, and tour a vineyard on this tour from San Francisco. Travel through scenic wine country on this antique train, passing through Yountville, Rutherford, Oakville and St Helena as you dig in to a 3-course meal. Disembark at Grgich Hills Estate, Charles Krug Winery or Raymond Vineyards to receive a guided tour and taste the wines for which Napa is famous.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$328.65
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$328.65
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Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Lunch and Transport from San Francisco

Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Lunch and Transport from San Francisco

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Take a ride on the Napa Valley Wine Train, including lunch, during this full-day tour from San Francisco. After transportation via ferry and shuttle from San Francisco, climb aboard the restored antique train to enjoy a gourmet, locally-sourced lunch and wine pairing. Travel through the Napa Valley's rolling vineyards for towards the charming town of St. Helena.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$259.69
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$259.69
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Napa Valley Wine Train Vista Dome Lunch Car

Napa Valley Wine Train Vista Dome Lunch Car

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Enjoy an elegant meal in the Vista Dome car of the Napa Valley Wine Train during this scenic dining experience aboard a vintage train. Take in the views from the two-story Vista Dome while seated in a luxurious booth for lunch or dinner. Your chef serves a choice of gourmet dishes during your multi-course meal, and welcomes you aboard with a glass of California sparkling wine.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$242.62
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$242.62
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Skunk Train: Wolf Tree Turn from Willits

Skunk Train: Wolf Tree Turn from Willits

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This 2 hour round trip will take you from the Willits valley floor to the highest point on our rail line. During this trip you will pass through Tunnel #2 and descend into the redwood-thick Noyo River Canyon – an amazing ecological wonderland, and an excellent opportunity to discover the mighty giants that made Mendocino County famous. The train will stop briefly at Crowley while you enjoy the splendor of one of the oldest and most iconic trees along our route. The Wolf Tree was so named for the large growth off of one side – woodsman called these wolf trees because they choke out smaller trees and underbrush. Passengers are able to get off the train during our stop at Crowley, to better enjoy the views. You'll make the trip to Crowley on board one of our historic Diesel-Electric engines.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.95
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$49.95

Mendocino County: 1 hours Skunk Train Pudding Creek Train Ride Tour

Mendocino County: 1 hours Skunk Train Pudding Creek Train Ride Tour

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Take a historic sightseeing train ride along the Pudding Creek Estuary and take in the natural beauty and abundant wildlife Pass through Giant Coast Redwoods and learn about the history and ecology of the area Ride on historic trains on some of the first tracks ever laid down by the California Western Railroad in 1885 See logging history brought to life on an incredible model railroad that has over 1,300 feet of track
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$166.00
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$166.00

Financial district tour San Francisco

Financial district tour San Francisco

Sushi Britto and financial district sight seeing, shopping etc. School and university visiting. The equivalent of the Empire State Building in New York City, the Transamerica Pyramid is the tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline. Built in 1972, this historic building is an amazing sight and a must-see for anyone new to San Francisco (or any locals wanting to revisit a historic sight from their hometown)!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Yosemite and Glacier Point Tour from San Francisco by Amtrak

Yosemite and Glacier Point Tour from San Francisco by Amtrak

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If you have a couple of days to spare in San Francisco, head to the mountains on an overnight tour to Yosemite National Park by train. You'll travel by Amtrak to Fresno to spend the night before exploring the natural attractions of the park the next day, from El Capitan and Half Dome to Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite Falls, Glacier Point, Yosemite Valley Chapel, and Sentinel Bridge.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.00
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$16.00
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Private Elegant & Sophisticated Wine Food Pairing Experience from San Francisco

Private Elegant & Sophisticated Wine Food Pairing Experience from San Francisco

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Choose quality over quantity - our goal is to exceed your expectation! 100% Local San Francisco Accredited & Established Business Since 2004 100% Glowing Feedback Including TripAdvisor, BBB + A rating & More 100% Peace of Mind; Hassle-Free Booking & Worry-Free Tour Packages 100% Trusted, Licensed and Bonded Local Tour Operator Since 2004 100% Tailor-Made Custom Tours & Freedom to Customize a La Carte Unique Itineraries & Lifetime 5-Star Experiences Guaranteed High Level & First-Class Services - No hidden Fees & Satisfaction Guaranteed Superior & Awards Including TripAdvisor, BBB A+ Rating, Gold Award of Business Credibility Trust + SF Travel & Convention Bureau Award & More Authentic Tour Experiences and Unique Destinations Unavailable Elsewhere Family-Friendly Tour Operator + Local Passionate & Fun-loving Multilingual Tour Guides Luxury Vehicles, Go Where You Want to Go & Travel at Your Pace High-Profile VIP Clients; Top Travel Custom Services Specialist
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  • 8 hours
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$719.00
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$719.00
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Private Napa Wine Train Glamorous Dining Experience from San Francisco

Private Napa Wine Train Glamorous Dining Experience from San Francisco

Choose quality over quantity - our goal is to exceed your expectation! 100% Local San Francisco Accredited & Established Business Since 2004 100% Glowing Feedback Including TripAdvisor, BBB + A rating & More 100% Peace of Mind; Hassle-Free Booking & Worry-Free Tour Packages 100% Trusted, Licensed and Bonded Local Tour Operator Since 2004 100% Tailor-Made Custom Tours & Freedom to Customize a La Carte Unique Itineraries & Lifetime 5-Star Experiences Guaranteed High Level & First-Class Services - No hidden Fees & Satisfaction Guaranteed Superior & Awards Including TripAdvisor, BBB A+ Rating, Gold Award of Business Credibility Trust + SF Travel & Convention Bureau Award & More Authentic Tour Experiences and Unique Destinations Unavailable Elsewhere Family-Friendly Tour Operator + Local Passionate & Fun-loving Multilingual Tour Guides Luxury Vehicles, Go Where You Want to Go & Travel at Your Pace High-Profile VIP Clients; Top Travel Custom Services Specialist
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  • 8 hours
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$673.00
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$673.00
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 San Francisco City Half-Day Private Custom Tour

San Francisco City Half-Day Private Custom Tour

Choose quality over quantity - our goal is to exceed your expectation! 100% Local San Francisco Accredited & Established Business Since 2004 100% Glowing Feedback Including TripAdvisor, BBB + A rating & More 100% Peace of Mind; Hassle-Free Booking & Worry-Free Tour Packages 100% Trusted, Licensed and Bonded Local Tour Operator Since 2004 100% Tailor-Made Custom Tours & Freedom to Customize a La Carte Unique Itineraries & Lifetime 5-Star Experiences Guaranteed High Level & First-Class Services - No hidden Fees & Satisfaction Guaranteed Superior & Awards Including TripAdvisor, BBB A+ Rating, Gold Award of Business Credibility Trust + SF Travel & Convention Bureau Award & More Authentic Tour Experiences and Unique Destinations Unavailable Elsewhere Family-Friendly Tour Operator + Local Passionate & Fun-loving Multilingual Tour Guides Luxury Vehicles, Go Where You Want to Go & Travel at Your Pace High-Profile VIP Clients; Top Travel Custom Services Specialist
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  • 4 hours
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$320.00
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$320.00
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Santa Barbara to Los Angeles Day Trip by Rail

Santa Barbara to Los Angeles Day Trip by Rail

Escape Santa Barbara for the day as you live it up in Los Angeles on this full-day trip to the City of Angels by rail. Trade the traffic for a relaxing (and scenic) train ride to L.A. Once you arrive, you’ll explore the city aboard a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus, choosing among a range of museums, zoos and boat rides, plus explorations of famous neighborhoods like Santa Monica and Hollywood. Cap off your perfect day with an included 2-course meal at the Hard Rock Café with VIP priority seating.
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  • 1 day
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$259.00
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$259.00

Big Sur Monterey California Pacific Coast One Day Tour

Big Sur Monterey California Pacific Coast One Day Tour

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Transportation by Amtrak Coast Starlight and guided personal custom tour using full size sedan car or SUV. This is unique way of visiting one of the most scenic areas in the U.S. The driver guide will stop at places you wish to enjoy in Salinas, Monterey, Big Sur, Bixby Bridge, River Inn, Pfeiffer state park of Coastal Redwoods, Nepenthe and many other places. Enjoy snacks and drinks on Coast Starlight train.
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$278.50
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$278.50
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California Coast Tour - 2 Days from Los Angeles to San Francisco via Monterey

California Coast Tour - 2 Days from Los Angeles to San Francisco via Monterey

This independent California pacific excursion is made possible by taking Amtrak Coast Starlight train from Anaheim or Los Angeles to Monterey, local three hour tour of Monterey Peninsula, spending a night there and then to San Francisco in two days. Comfortable seating also can enjoy dinning on the train.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$451.00
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$451.00
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California Coast Tour - 2 Days from San Francisco to Los Angeles via Monterey

California Coast Tour - 2 Days from San Francisco to Los Angeles via Monterey

Spend two days and an overnight along the coast of California—making the most of your trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles—on this comprehensive tour. Avoid being stuck in traffic for hours and enjoy the luxury of train travel, lounge car and dining car included. Your overnight in Monterey is included, as well as guided sightseeing in all the must-see stops along the way.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$451.00
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$451.00
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Yosemite One Day Trip 4 Hours in Park by Train and Bus

Yosemite One Day Trip 4 Hours in Park by Train and Bus

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Reach Yosemite easily from the Bay Area on this small-group tour from San Francisco. Avoid the cost of a rental car; you'll travel by bus and train to the park, where entrance fees are included and you'll be provided with a written tour guide. You can use your four hours there however you like, exploring at your leisure, before your return transportation.
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  • 15 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.00
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$149.00

2 days California Coast and Hearst Castle Tour from Los Angeles to San Francisco

2 days California Coast and Hearst Castle Tour from Los Angeles to San Francisco

Far from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles this 2 day trip takes you to California of early 20th Century. Paso Robles a small idyllic quintessential historic town in an agricultural valley and cattle country that now rivals most wine country regions of California. On the second morning a ride to the coast at San Simeon and Julia Morgan's classic building high atop the hill looking at The Pacific Ocean, Built in the 1920s and 30s for William Randolph Hearst it has incredible art collection of the newspaper and mining tycoon. Unwittingly called a "Castle" it is a masterpiece of Greco Roman and Art Deco architecture of the American school.
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  • 2 days
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$476.00
Price varies by group size
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$476.00
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2 days California Coast and Hearst Castle Tour from San Francisco to Los Angeles

2 days California Coast and Hearst Castle Tour from San Francisco to Los Angeles

This 2 day trip takes you to California of early 20th Century. Small idyllic quintessential historic town in an agricultural valley and cattle country that now rivals most wine country regions of California. On the second morning a ride to the coast at San Simeon and Julia Morgan's classic building high atop the hill looking at The Pacific Ocean, Built in the 1920s and 30s for William Randolph Hearst it has incredible art collection of the newspaper and mining tycoon. Unwittingly called a "Castle" it is a masterpiece of Greco Roman and Art Deco architecture of the American school.
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  • 2 days
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$476.00
Price varies by group size
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$476.00
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Reel to Real: Hollywood & Downtown LA Tour

Reel to Real: Hollywood & Downtown LA Tour

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First-time visitors can uncover the history and culture of Los Angeles on this walking tour through two must-see neighborhoods: Hollywood and Downtown Los Angeles. Learn about the beginnings of the movie business, see famed Tinseltown sights, and spot the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the TCL Chinese Theater. Then you're whisked via metro to enjoy the art nouveau elegance of LA's bustling downtown before breaking for lunch—at your own expense—at one of the city's foodie hubs, Grand Central Market.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00

LA in a Day Tour

LA in a Day Tour

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Los Angeles is a sprawling city, with its top attractions spread far and wide. With this tour, pack in three city neighborhoods—Hollywood, Downtown, and Santa Monica—in one day. Avoid cramped tour buses and generic commentary, and get a more intimate view of LA by exploring at street level in the company of a guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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$115.00

Central Downtown LA Tour

Central Downtown LA Tour

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Los Angeles is always changing and you’ll witness it on our Central Downtown LA tour. Thought LA doesn’t have a downtown? It does and it’s the most dynamic, interesting part of the city. Many tourists don't know of DTLA (as it’s known here), but Angelenos do and they’re voting with their feet, as every week new restaurants, bars, Apple stores and apartment blocks open here. Many people don’t realize it’s also the best-preserved historic downtown of any major city in America (with great architecture). Join our Central Downtown LA tour and learn about the neighborhood where the city was born. We also stop for lunch at Grand Central Market (one of the best places in the U.S. for food according to Bon Appetit). * Tour starts 1pm daily * Children under 12 y.o. gain free entry * There’s a big range of food options and all types of diet can be accommodated (vegan, gluten-free etc)
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Dinner

Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Dinner

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Leave the designated driving to the train conductor during this dinner ride on the Napa Valley Wine Train. Sit back in your seat on the refurbished Pullman train car from 1915-1917 and dig in to a meal crafted by Executive Chef Donald Young at your private table. You'll get scenic views of Napa towns such as Yountville, Oakville, and Rutherford on the way to St. Helena.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$174.81
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$174.81
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