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California

California

Temple & Temple Tours is excited to bring you to sunny California!

Your trip begins in the heart of the Entertainment Industry, Los Angeles, where you will visit historic sites & neighbourhoods, and witness the burgeoning film & television industry first-hand with visits to all the major studios.

Participate in the taping of a live show! Take in world-class live performances every evening, as selected by the teachers. Enjoy a visit to Disneyland, Universal & Paramount Studios!

Then drive up the breath-taking Californian coast to the eclectic hills of San Francisco, with its famous Bay Area and streetcars. Visit Alcatraz! Learn about Flower Power and the 60's! Visit the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, and more!

Itinerary

DAY ONE:

  • Meet your Activities Director at the airport.  Check-in and clear U.S. Customs.
  • Depart for Los Angeles (LAX Airport).
  • Arrive and board your coach for a shuttle to your hotel.
  • Check in, then enjoy an orientation walking tour of the hotel area. You will see the historic Grauman's Chinese Theatre (the hottest spot for Hollywood movie premieres!), the Hollywood Bowl and Hollywood Boulevard. The group will be given time to purchase dinner during this tour.
  • Board your bus for a comedy club, where you will enjoy a comedy production.
  • Return to your hotel. Overnight.

DAY TWO:

  • Breakfast.
  • Enjoy a guided orientation driving tour of Los Angeles. You will see the lively beach culture of Santa Monica and Venice Beach, Hollywood (including the "Walk of Fame"), Beverly Hills (including the famous Rodeo Drive), and the Sunset Strip!
  • Enjoy the afternoon at Universal Studios where the greatest moments in television come to life! Experience the Terminator 2: 3D ride, ride to the moon with ET, see a live sea war in Waterworld, speed through time on Back to the Future and more! The group will be given time to purchase lunch here.
  • Return to your hotel to freshen up. The group will be given time to purchase dinner.
  • Board your bus for a shuttle to the theatre. Enjoy a live performance as selected by your teachers.
  • Return to your hotel. Overnight.

DAY THREE:

  • Breakfast.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the stars' homes. This tour will show you what one would see on the famous "Maps to the Stars' Homes"!
  • Enjoy a visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art (Cal Plaza Site) - this museum showcases art from 1940 to the present and is a sleek and geometric architectural marvel!
  • The group will be given time to purchase lunch.
  • Enjoy a visit to the J. Paul Getty Museum. "The Getty" is a $1-billion complex on all-marble grounds centered around a 3-acre Central Garden. Highlights include Van Gogh's "Irises," Impressionist paintings, Renaissance drawings, and one of the nation's best Rembrandt van Rijn collections.
  • Return to your hotel. The group will be given time to purchase  dinner.
  • Board your bus for a shuttle to the theatre. Enjoy a live theatre performance as selected by your teachers.
  • Return to your hotel. Overnight. 

DAY FOUR:

  • Breakfast.
  • Board your bus.  Depart for Disneyland! Enjoy a full day exploring the theme park. The group will be given time to purchase lunch and dinner here.
  • Board your bus and return to your hotel. Overnight. 

DAY FIVE:

  • Breakfast. After breakfast, the group will check out of the hotel and store luggage.
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of Warner Bros. Studios.
  • The group will be given time to purchase lunch.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of NBC Studios.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Paramount Studios.
  • The group will be given time for some souvenir shopping and to purchase dinner on Hollywood Boulevard.
  • Board your bus for Studio City!
  • Enjoy the taping of a show (pending availability).
  • Return to your hotel to load luggage onto your overnight bus.
  • Depart for San Francisco. Rest and meal stops will be made en route. 

DAY SIX:

  • Arrive in San Francisco! Store your luggage at the hotel for a later check-in.
  • Enjoy a guided driving tour of San Francisco. Highlights will include the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, and Haight-Ashbury (where the hippies and flower children of the late sixties rallied during the "Summer of Love").
  • The group wll be given time to purchase lunch and to explore the psychedelic and trendy shops and cafés of Haight-Ashbury. You may wish to check out the former homes of Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, and Charles Manson, or you may wish to go on the Flower Power Walking Tour (additional cost).
  • Return to your hotel. You may purchase your own dinner.
  • Board your bus for a shuttle to the theatre.
  • Enjoy a live theatre performance as selected by your teachers.
  • Return to your hotel. Overnight. 

DAY SEVEN:

  • Breakfast.
  • Board the streetcar for Pier 41.
  • Board the boat to Alcatraz!
  • Return to the mainland. You may wish to purchase lunch at Pier 39.
  • Enjoy a visit to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This museum has the largest collection of 20th Century Art west of New York.
  • The group will be given time to do some last-minute souvenir shopping.
  • Own arrangements for dinner.
  • Meet in the lobby to walk to the San Francisco Ballet, where you will enjoy a live ballet performance.
  • Return to your hotel. Overnight. 

DAY EIGHT:

  • Breakfast.
  • Check out of your hotel, load luggage, board bus and depart for San Francisco airport.
  • Check-in and board your flight home!

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