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Join Lisa Rambo from June 18 - 25, 2016 for a tour of the California Coast & Yosemite!  
To reserve your seat, please register below or email mkenney@defineddestinations.com

California Coast & Yosemite Itinerary:

 Lisa will be sharing lots stories of her time on the 'Biggest Loser' ranch! She is excited to walk those same grounds with you!! This California trip will cover a lot of her favorite California places from her time she spent living there before BL!  She will also be sure to share her personal journey through staying fit at home with her family, as well as tips and suggestions to living a healthy and fit lifestyle that you can bring home to your family."

 Day One: 

 Welcome to Los Angeles, California

 Welcome to California! On arrival at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), your airport transfer takes you toyour hotel. At 6.00 pm, join your host Lisa Rambo and Tour Director for a Welcome Drink and an opportunity get to know each other over a pleasant evening. 

Overnight in Los Angeles (LAX property)


 Welcome Drink hosted by Lisa Rambo

Day Two:  

Hollywood, Warner Brothers & Beverly Hills Tour

This morning, we’ll see the Hollywood Sign during your sightseeing tour, view Grauman's Chinese Theater and walk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Later, we experience an exciting Warner Brothers Studio Tour where we tour the famous ‘back lot’.  Tonight we gather for an included Welcome Dinner hosted by Lisa Rambo and your Tour Director!

Overnight in Los Angeles


Breakfast & Welcome Dinner Reception

Day Four: 

Hearst Castle and Pacific Coast Highway

This morning we travel one of the world’s most beautiful highways (Pacific Coast Highway 1).  We stop in the coastal town of San Simeon, for a guided tour of Hearst Castle - the stunning estate of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst. We continue north along the Big Sur where we enjoy stunning vistas before arriving in the seaside town of Monterey.

Overnight in Monterey



Day Five: 

Monterey Aquarium , 17 Mile Drive & Yosemite

This morning we explore the Monterey Peninsula along scenic 17-Mile Drive. We will pass the famous Pebble Beach Golf Course while enjoying the rugged coastline.  Later, we visit possibly one of the greatest aquariums – Monterey Bay Aquarium.  Later we cross the fertile San Joaquin Valley before arriving in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and our hotel near Yosemite National Park. 

Overnight in the Yosemite National Park area


Breakfast & Dinner

Day Six: 

Yosemite National Park

Today we tour Yosemite National Park. Explore the valley floor with its spectacular waterfalls, impressive rock formations of El Capitan and Half Dome and plentiful wildlife. We enjoy a National Park led valley tram tour before having some free time to explore Yosemite’s excellent trails or relax for shopping and free time.  Later this afternoon we travel through California's Gold Country and the Sierra Nevada’s before arriving in the ‘City by the Bay’ – San Francisco!

Overnight in downtown San Francisco



Day Seven:

San Francisco Tour & Bay Cruise

We take the morning to tour the sights San Francisco - the bustling activity in Union Square and the beautiful Golden Gate Park, China town, North Beach, Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square before seeing the city during a cruise of San Francisco Bay.   Later, join Lisa for an unforgettable historic cable car ride through the streets of San Francisco.  Tonight we gather for a delicious farewell dinner!

Overnight in downtown San Francisco


Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day Eight: 

Flights Home from San Francisco

Tour Pricing:

$3199 (per person based on two people sharing a room - land only)

$3899 (for one person in the room - land only)

Triple and quad room pricing available upon request

  • $300 fully-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.  The deposit must be in form of a check as credit cards are not accepted for deposits but can be used for making final payments.  Please fill out registration form below for further details.  Note the deposit is refundalbe up until final payment.

  • Final Payment:  March 18, 2016

Tour Particulars:
  • Airfare is not included in the tour price
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary are not included and are on own  
  • Do not book airfare until the tour has been confirmed that it will operate (the tour will be confirmed at or before final payment (April 2016)
  • Hotel airport transfers are not included in the tour price
  • This tour does not include Travel Protection
  • Hotels are at least 4* outside of accommodations in the Yosemite area

Day Three: 

Santa Barbara & Shell Beach

This morning we depart LA before making a visit to the King Gillette Ranch where Lisa stayed during her time in California while shooting ‘Biggest Loser’.  Later we visit the beautiful Mission Santa Barbara and learn about the chain of 21 missions along California's El Camino Real. Enjoy free time to stroll along the popular State Street for shopping and lunch. This afternoon we check into our comfortable accommodations in the Shell Beach area.

Overnight in Shell Beach area


Breakfast & Dinner

Itinerary Highlights:

  • Traveling with 'Biggest Loser' Contestant Lisa Rambo

  • Beverly Hills & Hollywood City Tour

  • Warner Brothers Studio tour

  • King Gillette Ranch 

  • Santa Barbara Mission

  • Hearst Castle Tour

  • Big Sur Coastline on Historic Pacific Coast Hwy 1

  • Coastal Redwood Trees

  • Monterey 

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium tour

  • 17 Mile Drive

  • San Joaquin Valley (Central Valley)

  • Yosemite National Park

  • Yosemite Valley Tram Tour

  • San Francisco City Tour

  • San Francisco Bay Cruise

Included Meals:

  • 10 Meals including Daily Breakfast

  • Welcome & Farewell Dinner Receptions with tour Host Lisa Rambo