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Customer Reviews of our California Coast & Yosemite tour

We currently have 133 reviews of this tour. These reviews are completely unsolicited, and they were not paid for in any way. These are simply the kind words of some of our satisfied customers.

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“Our tour director was very knowledgeable and enjoyable. He was very conscientious about ensuring luggage was delivered to the appropriate rooms. He handled all special needs promptly. Our driver was terrific. He is an excellent driver. We always felt totally safe with him, and he has a sense of humor. He responded quickly to any requests. It would be great to go on another tour with them both. They work very well together.”

Mr. & Mrs. R.A., Silverdale, Washington

“I enjoyed the tour very much. It was well organized. I would consider Caravan in the future. I was well pleased. All persons on tour were very friendly.”

Mr. C.L., Zelienople, Pennsylvania

“The whole trip was great and I’ll have the pictures and memories that will last me forever. I can’t wait to go on another Caravan tour in the future.”

Ms. P.L., Lodi, New Jersey

“We were very pleased with this tour and hope to take more in the future.”

Mr. & Mrs. J.P., Lake Worth, Florida

“The tour was very well run. Our tour director was a superb guide and our driver was topnotch!”

Mr. & Mrs. G.S., Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

“All were clean and well maintained. Hotels were in great locations. All meals were really nice in a nice atmosphere. There was plenty to eat. You get an A+. This was the best trip I believe I’ve taken. We saw so much! Great group! I will do another tour with Caravan. The entire tour was a ten. Thanks again!”

Mr. & Mrs. D.S., Columbus, Georgia

“The hotels were nice. Each supplied a nice breakfast, plus something extra. Admired our tour director’s great English accent and knowledge of the territory plus his sense of humor. Appreciated the bottled water available on the bus. Most enjoyable tour with a good variety of places and activities.”

Ms. M.O., Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

“I loved the tour. We had a wonderful group. Everyone got along and they were always on time. We will definitely take another tour in the years to come.”

Mr. & Mrs. L.F., Halifax, Massachusetts

“All in all, for the time we had, we really saw a great deal of California. No regrets at all for choosing Caravan.”

Ms. M.S., San Antonio, Texas

“I simply cannot believe that you can offer such a quality experience as the tour we enjoyed for the prices you charge!! This trip was truly beyond a good travel was an unbelievable STEAL! Rest assured, we will travel with you again and recommend at every opportunity. Thank you very much for providing such a fine vacation experience.”

Ms. J.R., Audubon, New Jersey

“My expectations were met and exceeded everyday. There was a good balance of schedule and free time. Loved San Francisco, Carmel, 17-Mile Drive, redwood grove, I loved it all! This was my first Caravan tour and I thoroughly enjoyed it. We are already considering what our next tour should be!”

Mr. & Mrs. D.H., Westchester, Ohio

“Had a great time. This was my second Caravan trip and I will go again. Very well organized!”

Ms. D.T., Sterling Heights, Michigan

“I really had a great time. Everything was taken care of for me. Just having luggage delivered and picked up made such a difference. I would definitely take another trip.”

Mr. & Mrs. A.B., Lynn, Massachusetts

“Thank you for a well coordinated tour. I think you are a first class company and won’t hesitate to recommend you to others.”

Mr. & Mrs. R.N., Greenwood, Indiana

“Was amazed at how much we got to see, enjoyed everything. I especially liked San Francisco and Yosemite and the redwood grove.”

Mr. & Mrs. R.D., Lawrence, Massachusetts

“The hotels were in excellent locations. For example, near Fisherman’s Wharf and Yosemite Lodge between the mountains, loved swimming in the outdoor pool with such a view! This is one of the best tours. There were so many highlights that were so diverse and interesting, I find it difficult to pick out the best one. Will be checking out your other tours.”

Ms. A.D., Greenport, New York

“We have traveled with Caravan before and hope to do it again. We have recommended this trip to our friends. Our tour director was attentive to the needs and desires of the group. He enjoyed seeing California and sharing his love for California. Excellent in his job! Caravan does a great job with this tour. I have recommended it to several people.”

Mr. & Mrs. G.S., Virginia Beach, Virginia

“We had a great time. Are considering the Canadian Rockies and Glacier Park next year.”

Mr. & Mrs. E.L., Orangeville, Pennsylvania

“Our tour director could not have done a better job. Everything ran very smoothly due to his diligence. He was very knowledgeable making for a richer travel experience. Everyone on the tour was very happy with his guidance. Will definitely recommend Caravan to friends.”

Mrs. B.T., Rutherford, New Jersey

“Our tour director was a wonderful wealth of information and caring. This was my second tour this summer. I have been very impressed with Caravan and its employees.”

Ms. C.S., Mesa, Arizona

“We’ve been telling all of our friends what a great trip it was. It is the best trip on which I’ve been for the hotels where we stayed.”

Mr. & Mrs. A.B., Glenmont, New York

“All our breakfasts were very good, better than any other tour we have taken. You may have more people to take this trip next year from people I’ve told about your trip.”

Mr. & Mrs. F.T., Glenmont, New York

“I felt it was a well-planned tour. Very pleased, on the whole, with sights, comfort and food.”

Ms. E.B., Wheaton, Illinois

“All of our meals were good and served nicely. I especially enjoyed the breakfast buffets, nice variety of choices and all had fresh fruit. Great, nice variety of activities and scenic sights. Our tour director was charming, had a great personality and kept everything fun and upbeat! He was very knowledgeable of the area and provided good information as well. I loved this trip and would highly recommend Caravan Tours to friends.”

Mr. & Mrs. W.F., Elkhart, Indiana

“Appreciated having water available on the motor coach. All in all, the tour was well worth the money and we would recommend your company to friends.”

Mr. & Mrs. J.N., Amityville, New York

“The trip was outstanding from the costs, to the tour director, the driver, the bus, the food, the lodging, the sights and everything involved.”

Mr. & Mrs. D.B., Fairhope, Alabama

“We loved the trip. We had great fun, made new friends and are planning another Caravan vacation soon. Great job! Please keep us informed by mail of upcoming trips.”

Mr. B.D., Stickney, Illinois

“Overall, I loved this trip and am amazed at how many places we went in one week! California is gorgeous and breathtaking. I would go again!”

Miss M.T., Oshkosh, Wisconsin

“As a first time tour traveler, I was exceedingly impressed. Our director was first-rate and so were the accommodations, meals and tour stops all combined to make this a most memorable trip for my daughter and me.”

Mrs. J.T., Oshkosh, Wisconsin

“Very good value. Would certainly recommend Caravan and intend to go again next year to Yellowstone with Caravan. Would like to see international tours in the future.”

Mr. & Mrs. D.G., Manasquan, New Jersey

“We feel the price was very economical according to the quality of housing and meals. Thanks for a wonderful vacation and special memories! We have told many of our friends to try out Caravan for their next vacation! The hotels were excellent! Very nice buffet breakfasts. Our tour director was so informative on every topic. He seemed to know every nook of the tour! We learned so much about culture/agriculture/architecture/ personalities, etc.”

Mr. & Mrs. R.W., Dobson, North Carolina

“An excellent vacation, I’ve been recommending Caravan to all my friends. You will be seeing me again!”

Ms. A.P.,, Boston, Massachusetts

“The tour was well organized. The tour director was attentive and competent.”

Mr. P.R., Brookline, Massachusetts

“The hotels had very nice accommodations, appreciated the location of the San Francisco hotel. The sights and activities were super -- kept us busy! We appreciate the mornings and afternoons that Caravan slips into allowing us to ‘do our own thing.’ Our driver was superb! Great skills in traffic and in ‘the boondocks’ of Big Sur. Once again, extremely happy with Caravan. Did their Canadian Rockies tour.... checking into Yellowstone for next year.”

Mr. & Mrs. M.S., Shawnee Mission, Kansas

“Having water on the bus was really appreciated. I also liked the way seats were rotated. It was fair and time saving, much better than other similar tours I’ve done. We’re looking forward to our next Caravan trip....”

Mr. & Mrs. R.A., Ocean, New Jersey

“The hotels were very nice and in the mainstream of the activities. The food was delicious. All selections were great. I liked the buffet breakfast as well. I was very impressed with the comfortable ride and views from the big windows. What else can I say?”

Mr. & Mrs. H.R., Castle Hayne, North Carolina

“Other people on tour are your best ambassadors for taking another Caravan tour. Most of the people had been on Caravan before us. This was our first, but not our last.”

Mr. & Mrs. J.K., Green Valley, Arizona

“This was my first tour with Caravan. I have gone with other tour companies in the past. Caravan is great. I had a wonderful vacation! Hope to take more tours with you!”

Ms. E.S., Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

“The hotels were great choices. Our location made it easy to walk around (San Francisco) especially. Monterey was great! Enjoyed the Winery, ....and Pier 39. This was my second Caravan tour and we are planning a third trip next year. Thank you!”

Mr. & Mrs. J.R., Birmingham, Alabama

“Our tour director was very approachable. He maintained his schedule and tour obligations and at the same time was attentive to meeting his passengers’ needs. Made us all feel special as individuals.”

Mrs. C.M., Harrison, New York

“Excellent tour, would have paid far more with other tours and wouldn’t have received nearly the same value, education or experience.”

Mr. & Mrs. J.B., Williamsburg, Virginia

“This is our third trip with Caravan Tours. We have done Costa Rica, the National Parks and this tour. We are very pleased with Caravan. You get a quality tour for a reasonable price. We have recommended and sent at least twelve other couples to use your tour company. All of them thanked us for our recommendations.”

Mr. & Mrs. J.H.. Harrison, New York

“All the hotels and services I had were excellent and the food variety was wonderful. I recommend this tour to all that have never gone on a Caravan tour.”

Mr. V.C., Minneapolis, Minnesota

“First time on a motor coach tour and first time with Caravan Tours. We had a great time. Everything was great. It makes us want to book another tour, and we probably will.”

Mr. & Mrs. D.F., Lockport, New York

“The sightseeing and activities were pretty well paced. Very good itinerary. Our tour director was the best! We’ve been on a number of tours in Europe and the States and our tour director is the upper echelon. He is charming, well informed, well read and very efficient. We would recommend and sign up for another Caravan tour! We would like the Canadian Rockies/Glacier National Park tour in the future.”

Mr. & Mrs. G.W., Sewell, New Jersey

“The hotels all met our needs quite nicely. They were clean and they supplied the necessary items to make our stay enjoyable. The meals were good. The breakfasts were better than expected. The dinners were well-planned and tasted great. I think the planning that went into this trip certainly made possible for us to see a lot of interesting country as well.”

Ms. M.T., Gonzales, Louisiana

“I really had a most enjoyable time. I will recommend Caravan to my friends. I could not ask for a more informed, polite tour director. He made my trip wonderful!”

Ms. S.C., High Point, North Carolina

“Enjoyed our trip very much. The price was also very reasonable which was why we chose Caravan, and yet you had us in great hotels with good food!”

Mr. & Mrs. D.S., Omaha, Nebraska

“I waited thirty-nine years to see the California Coast. It was a dream come true.”

Mr. & Mrs. J.H., North Port, Florida

“Wonderful experience. The tour director made everyone feel welcome and a part of the group.”

Mrs. P.M., Hendersonville, North Carolina

“The trip was well worth the money. I would consider going with Caravan Tours again.”

Mr. & Mrs. G.H., Saint Anthony, Indiana

“My husband and I could relax more because he didn’t have to drive and I didn’t have to be stressed about telling him where to drive and park. It was great to have everything planned ahead of time on the attractions and times we needed to be there, what to see, what to do. It was a fantastic vacation, the best one we ever had!”

Mr. & Mrs. A.P., Waterloo, Illinois

“All around excellent tour! We packed in all the important sights and sounds of the West Coast as advertised and more! Would recommend this tour to anyone. Handed out the Caravan booklet to several of our neighbors.”

Mr. & Mrs. T.P., North Canton, Ohio

“Caravan Tours does an excellent job in their planning, selecting knowledgeable tour guides and superb locations. From the coast itself to the luxurious resorts to the meals, all of it is of superior quality. Definitely the best tour for the money spent! We’d definitely choose Caravan Tours again in the future! ”

Ms. Y.H., Alexandria, Virginia

“I heard many people on the bus say that they thought that they were getting a good return for the money spent on the trip, and I agree with their opinion.”

Mr. & Mrs. L.S., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

“We had a great time! It was our first tour. We took an Alaskan cruise two years ago, but had never done a trip like this one. It was so easy. We didn’t have to worry about traffic and finding a place to stay. I thought it was a terrific value for everything we got to do. We definitely would consider another Caravan tour. This is the best way to take a vacation. This way I can just enjoy the sights and sound of some place different and not have the worries of making sure about the hotels and driving. Excellent job Caravan!”

Mr. & Mrs. T.B., Holland, Ohio

“Enjoyed all the meals, even the breakfasts. The final night was very enjoyable. Our tour director was very pleasant and very knowledgeable. Used games and handouts to make our trip more enjoyable. We feel the tour was excellent for the price. We were impressed.”

Mr. & Mrs. G.D., Belvidere, New Jersey

“Our tour director was excellent. He was very informative. Not only about the tour, but also he was in depth on the history of various places. I would recommend this tour very much.”

Mr. & Mrs. G.D., Belvidere, New Jersey

“We are very pleased with Caravan Tours. We have used other tour lines but for the cost, you can’t be beat. You are even better than the more expensive tours. Thank you! I don’t see how you do it for the price. Will be back!”

Mr. & Mrs. C.S., Apopka, Florida

“Great experience, good value. I’ve already suggested it to friends.”

Mr. & Mrs. G.N., St. James City, Florida

“I feel you give excellent quality for the money. This is my second trip and look forward to getting your next year’s catalog!”

Ms. J.L., Totowa, New Jersey

“The tour of the Coast was wonderful. I will definitely use your company again. Thank you!”

Mrs. M.C., Garden City, New York

“This was my first time in California. The tour sampled many places. Yosemite was spectacular! Our tour director was very well informed. He not only knew the important facts about the places we saw, but also so much interesting trivia. This was my third Caravan tour. I hope to be able to take more of them. Thanks for a great time!”

Mrs. B.F., Morganville, New Jersey

“All in all, I would recommend Caravan to friends. Good tour for the money. Excellent hotels.”

Ms. J.G., Hillsboro, Ohio

“Everything was great! Everything met or exceeded all of our expectations. We plan to take at least two or more of your tours in the coming years. Thanks for a wonderful experience!”

Mr. & Mrs. H.V., Bradenton, Florida

“Very well organized and very enjoyable trip. We would try another Caravan tour. We enjoyed most having everything planned ahead of time for us and still having some free time as well.”

Mr. & Mrs. P.Z., Painesville, Ohio

“This was a very good tour, lots to see and enjoyed free time. It was very safe and easy to get around at all stops.”

Ms. R.F., Balvwinsville, New York

“We had a great tour director. He was very informative, always telling us the best places to eat, go and see. He also made the drive a lot of fun. The Caravan tour was awesome. The places we stayed were great and the sites were fantastic. I would do another tour hands down!”

Miss C.B., Totowa, New Jersey

“Our family have many wonderful memories of the California Coast and Yosemite Park thanks to Caravan! This was my first tour and I found it very enjoyable. Caravan had everything down. All I had to do was show up.”

Mr. & Mrs. F.B., Totowa, New Jersey

“Caravan Tours was a wonderful experience. I would recommend it to anyone. I hope to try other tours offered by Caravan.”

Ms. M.P., Valrico, Florida

“This is my second trip with Caravan and I loved them both. Can’t wait for my next trip.”

Ms. R.A., Sunrise, Florida

“Yosemite was a real highlight!”

Mr. & Mrs. R.M., Dayton, Ohio

“We’re return’Caravaners’ Looking forward to next year and a trip to Yellowstone with Caravan.”

Mr. & Mrs. R.L., Midlothian, Illinois

“Our second tour with Caravan and enjoyed both. Nice people, good tour directors, very interesting. Logistics were handled well.”

Mr. & Mrs. R.C., Rose Valley, Pennsylvania

“I appreciated drinking water being provided by driver and tour director. Thanks for a very nice and memorable vacation!”

Mr. & Mrs. RAH., Syracuse, Indiana

“I will consider Caravan for another tour in the future.”

Ms. I.J., Houston, Texas

“Loved the water. It’s a great tour.”

Ms. A.G., Beaver, Pennsylvania

“This was our second trip with you and are planning another one next year and more after that. We have traveled all over the world and on cruise tours (we love cruising), but Caravan tours are rated with the best.”

Mr. & Mrs. R.P., Butler, Pennsylvania

“Having never gone on a bus tour before, I was so impressed with it. It was a quite enjoyable trip that we could not have gotten together by ourselves. We truly had a ball! We have recommended you to everyone we have talked to since we came back. This was a trip I will never forget! Thank you! We truly enjoyed the entire trip. Our tour director did an excellent job. The tour exposed us to many many neat things that we could not have enjoyed in the limited time we have for vacations. We were also very thankful of being a part of such a group. Truly a once in a lifetime trip!”

Mr. & Mrs. J.F., Schnellville, Indiana

“All hotels were great choices.... All meals were yummy and tasty. Salmon was my favorite. The trip was well planned and I got to see just about all that I wanted to see. Thanks for a great trip. I will certainly recommend it to all my friends.”

Ms. A.Z., Westminster, Maryland

“Don’t be hesitant about booking a vacation with Caravan. They are far better at what they do than much of the competition out there and our experience was a very pleasant one. Their clients seem to be a good mixture of age and background and all became friends within the time of the tour. Five-star recommendation from both me and my partner who accompanied me. We will definitely use Caravan in the future.”

Mr. S.W., Burstwick, Yorkshire United Kingdom

“I enjoyed the entire trip and Yosemite Park was beautiful and the wine tasting was fun. I have already shared your catalog with friends and I plan to take another Caravan next spring. I will look forward to the next tour.”

Ms. M.J., Houston, Texas

“What can one say? Terrific! Extremely well informed, knowledgeable, funny and caring. Performed well in pressure situations and kept the entire group interactive Anyone considering a tour should experience the quality and knowledge of a tour director that truly cares about the well being of his group. A tour company that selects good hotels in convenient locations. A tour that includes a late model reliable and safe motor coach with a professional driver...all at a very affordable price! Thank you Caravan!”

Mr. & Mrs. M.W., Land O’ Lakes, Florida

“I was thrilled with the entire trip. Excellent choices of sightseeing, photo stops, experienced driver and tour director, wonderful breakfast buffets and generally good food. What a wonderful vacation for me and my ten-year-old grandson who accompanied me. We will have lasting memories forever.”

Ms. B.A., Westwego, Louisiana

“This tour there was so much to see that I would like to go back and spend more time in some places like the Yosemite Waterfalls-awesome! Winery - Yum! Highway One - Incredible! Golden Gate Bridge - Way Cool! ”

Mr. & Mrs. J.G., Boynton Beach, Florida

“Enjoyed everything about the tour. So much to see, very educational. Our tour director was very knowledgeable about all our stops. I hope our group can have him again on another tour. On the motor coach, we had plenty of water on hand and plenty of leg room. This is the only way to travel. Everything is done for you.”

Ms. J.O., Jacksonville, Florida

“Highly recommend this wonderful trip. Words cannot describe the beauty of this part of the country--breathtaking, delicious and awesome. The tour was perfectly organized down to every last detail and packs so much into eight days. So impressive! The tour director and driver were complete professionals who made the trip the success it was. We’ve never done an escorted tour, but would do it again with Caravan next year. Hopefully we could have the same tour director and driver.”

Mr. & Mrs. J.S., Hamilton Square, New Jersey

“Thank you for many stunning sights and wonderful memories. We will definitely travel with Caravan again.”

Mr. & Mrs. R.S., Cypress, Texas

“I’ve traveled with at least ten other tour companies, some high-end and most moderately priced. As far as tour value goes, Caravan can’t be beat.”

Mr. & Mrs. J.E., Clark, New Jersey

“These Caravan tours are the best you can get for such a reasonable price. We have never been disappointed with anything on these tours. The choices are always awesome on the hotels and sightseeing. We look forward to more Caravan tours in the future! I love the fact that everything is included, no optionals, which means the price you see is what you are charged!”

Ms. B.H., Owensboro, Kentucky

“This is a wonderful trip. We recommended Caravan Tours to our friends and four of them went to Yellowstone last year and they had a good time. We found nothing about the tour to complain.”

Mr. & Mrs. C.W., Morristown, Tennessee

“We went as a group of eight! We are planning out our next Caravan Tour to Mount Rushmore and our number has grown to fourteen at this point due to our comments and photos from our last trip. We have and will continue to highly recommend Caravan Tours for the accommodations, sightseeing, and professional employees associated with the company.”

Mr. & Mrs. L.B., Jacksonville, Florida

“Being our first motor coach tour, we enjoyed it very much. The other folks were super. Made lots of new friends. I am sure anyone would enjoy every minute of this tour. I am still trying to figure out how Caravan Tours can do this at such a fantastic price! ”

Mr. & Mrs. J.H., White River Junction, Vermont

“We cannot say enough good things about our tour director. He was very knowledgeable, entertaining, very organized, always pleasant and could not do enough to make our trip very enjoyable. Another very good quality was that he also gave us some quiet time when we just rode and enjoyed the scenery. This tour is very exciting, comfortable, entertaining and we would certainly recommend it to everyone. We will be using this company again. Thanks so much for a wonderful vacation!”

Mr. & Mrs. C.K., Chesterfield, Missouri

“The tour director was great! Very friendly, knowledgeable, very accommodating, helpful and just always a source of strength in all situations. I absolutely loved San Francisco and Carmel/Monterey! I would definitely do another tour with Caravan. Everything has been so well thought, all highlights are hit and everything is taken care of for you. You get to just enjoy the experience!”

Ms. S.H., West Chester, Ohio

“The hotels were all excellent, a good value for the tour. The locations were all very good. We would recommend this Caravan tour to everyone. Would also consider traveling with them again.”

Mr. & Mrs. R.M., Commack, New York

“I would recommend this tour to others, and I would go on another of Caravan’s tours after experiencing this one.”

Ms. M.B., Aurora, Colorado

“I had never been on a Caravan tour, in fact I had never heard of Caravan. I discovered the company and the tour while searching the internet. I will not hesitate to go on another Caravan tour, and have already recommended Caravan to friends. The reasonable price made the tour a great bargain.”

Mr. & Mrs. W.R., Rockville, Connecticut

“Our tour director was one of the best I’ve ever met. I have traveled on other trips and never encountered such a good tour director. He was personable, intelligent and really excited about the beauty of Yosemite! We’ve never had a tour director before who tried so hard to get to know all the tour members. He did his job extremely well. The meals were great! Food was delicious and plentiful at breakfasts and dinners. We saw so much! Did so much! Appreciated so much beauty! This was our third trip with Caravan and I must say you do a fantastic job. One of the best tour companies we have encountered. So much enjoyment for your money!”

Mr. & Mrs. G.S., Saint Peters, Missouri

“This is a worthwhile tour to get a good view of different parts of California. Well worth the money. No way would we have stayed in those hotels had we not been on a tour. Accommodations were a welcome luxury.”

Mr. & Mrs. R.M., Greensburg, Pennsylvania

“The meals in general were quite good. There was excellent pace and good variety of activities. We were able to see a lot in a relatively short period of time without killing ourselves. Our tour director did an excellent job. He really went out of his way to accommodate people. Great value for the money! It was a well-planned and executed tour. We plan to travel with you again in the future.”

Mr. & Mrs. S.A., Carbondale, Illinois

“We had an excellent tour director. He was extremely patient and he took very good care of us. Always explained things and gave us quite an insight into the places we visited. Never seemed to lose his composure or be upset about anything. Never admonished anyone for being late or asking questions. Very pleasant experience. Second trip that I have taken with Caravan, and I highly recommend it to anyone. Well worth the cost.”

Ms. C.G., Sterling Heights, Michigan

“We loved Caravan! We are already planning another trip next fall. We have told all our friends about you. You are better than higher priced tours!”

Mrs. V.J., Washington, D.C.

“Very nice. It is the best tour I’ve been on!”

Ms. M.R., Royal Oak, Michigan

“Our tour director was fantastic. He arranged for some lovely rooms for us because we were on our was very much appreciated. Thank you for making our honeymoon unforgettable. It was absolutely perfect!”

Mr. & Mrs. L.M., Chesterfield, Missouri

“You’ve done a great job at building relationships at the hotels as it is obvious that Caravan guests receive excellent services. The sightseeing activities were fabulous. You scheduled just enough activity and combined it with free time. The tour guide did an outstanding job in his narration of the sights, history, trivia and more (his jokes were always funny and tasteful!). My favorite sights were San Francisco, GG Bridge and Sonoma, Yosemite and Carmel. LA sights were breathtaking.”

Mr. & Mrs. A.M., Temple Terrace, Florida

“Our tour director was excellent. He made the trip very worthwhile. We really got our money’s worth. He was very informative and had a great sense of humor. We had never done a bus tour before and we found the best. We’d recommend it to anyone. We plan to take another with Caravan.”

Mr. & Mrs. W.J., Falls Church, Virginia

“San Francisco, so much to see. The tours were great, boat ride was wonderful and there was time to explore more of the town, people, shops and visit with others on the tour. That made the time fly by.”

Ms. S.H., Orange, California

“This is my second Caravan tour, and Caravan always puts us in hotels that are CLEAN. That alone very much helps to make the tours enjoyable. They had excellent breakfast buffets in all hotels. The provided evening meals were uniformly outstanding. Magnificent scenery, I could hang out in Monterey forever!”

Mr. RAH., Whitewater, Wisconsin

“When my husband said we’d been booked for a ‘tour,’ I was a bit skeptical. But, this was the best trip we have ever taken, great hotels, the best sights, and strangers that were very well behaved. I could not have planned it better.”

Mr. and Mrs. P. M., Temple Terrace, Florida

“Caravan Tours was unknown to me until 2006. You sure know how to put a trip together. We had a great time! It was our first tour. We took an Alaskan cruise two years ago, but had never done a trip like this one. It was so easy. We didn’t have to worry about traffic and finding a place to stay, etc. I thought it was a terrific value for everything we got to do.”

Mr. and Mrs., T. B., Holland, Ohio

“Caravan is an excellent tour operator. Very professional. We will return to use its services.”

Mr. and Mrs., A. M., Miami, Florida

“I can see why John Muir was so in love with Yosemite. You can just sit in one spot and be kept busy all day. We saw so much in such a short period of time, a fantastic tour.”

Mr. and Mrs., Saint Peters, Missouri

“This was my first Caravan tour. I have travelled with several other tour companies, and by far this was the best experience.”

Mr. D. M., Monroe, Michigan

“I am amazed at how great the accommodations were... how can Caravan do that!”

Ms. T. H., Orange, California

“It was our first tour with Caravan, and the tour director and driver did a great job. Caravan Tours is the way to go. Thanks.”

Mr. and Mrs. P. V. D., Weymouth, Massachusetts

“My first and not my last Caravan tour. Had read some reviews prior to booking. I was more than pleased and would recommend Caravan to anyone.”

Ms. B. A., Westwego, Louisiana

“We met so many wonderful and friendly people. Everyone seemed to mingle very well. A tour director can “make or break” your trip. Yours definitely made ours a wonderful experience with not hassles, no worries.”

Mr. and Mrs. M. S., Sidney, Ohio

“I feel Caravan did a great job with the money we paid in securing these types of hotels. Makes me feel that myself and my clients certainly got their “bang for the buck.” Don’t know how you did it. I tried pricing this whole tip myself. Couldn’t come close to your price. Keep up the good work!”

Mr. and Mrs. J. C, Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

“Caravan - just keep doing what you are doing!”

Mr. S. W., Yorkshire, England

“Wonderful hotels. Clean, everything was at my fingertips. I saw so much more than I ever expected to see. Our weather was beautiful every day. The rest and photo stops were wonderful. Every consideration was given to us. Your tour director could not do enough to please. He was dedicated, outgoing, friendly, easy to talk to, always available. I would definitely take another trip with Caravan. I will tell my family and friends what a delightful trip it was for all.”

Ms. A.M., Newburgh, New York

“Your tour director was very comfortable to be with. Have already recommended Caravan and this trip to others. We had already been to most of the stops, not on a tour, some of them twice, but really enjoyed all the tour.”

Mr. and Mrs. E.B., North Port, Florida

“All hotels were excellent, clean, accessible, very nicely furnished, and the services provided were more than adequate. Your Caravan tour director was more than a tour director. He was a walking encyclopedia, amusing, helpful, kind, considerate and very accommodating. Your driver was the best I have ever encountered in all my many travels, exceptionally skilled. Both your tour director and driver went out of their way to make our trip most memorable, they are to be highly commended.”

Mr. and Mrs. A.C., Bloomfield, New Jersey

“Rooms were spacious and comfortable, first rate. Your sightseeing and activities were excellent, well planned. Your tour director was knowledgeable, professional and kind. The whole trip was excellent. Having all included in the price makes the trip more enjoyable.”

Ms. M.J., Washington, D.C.

“Your sightseeing and activities were exceptionally good choices, more than anticipated, well balanced and timed efficiently by your tour director. Thoughtful presentations, very interesting at all times. We have traveled a great deal. This was one of our very best tours – well planned. Your tour director was the best, most well informed tour director that we have had the pleasure to travel with. Thank you.”

Mr. and Mrs. N.O., Chicago, Illinois

“Your tour director is A+ for his knowledge and people skills. All your local guides were excellent and interacted well with people. All in all, we had a wonderful time and would use Caravan again.”

Mr. and Mrs. T. M., Strongsville, Ohio

“The accommodations at all the places we stayed were great. There was a great variety of activities, something for everyone. Your tour director was excellent. He was very informative, always available, and made the trip very enjoyable. For our first motorcoach tour this was a great experience. Very well organized and a great time.”

Mr. and Mrs. M.E., South Effingham, New Hampshire

“Caravan always chooses great hotels. Your tour director was terrific, well organized and knowledgeable of the entire area.”

Mr. and Mrs. J.S., Hudson, Wisconsin

“Your attentive staff, the special hotels, and California itself – all added up to a special experience.”

Mr. and Mrs. E. S., Melbourne, Florida

“Your tour director was excellent. He is remarkable, very informative, very helpful and very caring. He was a true gentleman. We had a marvelous time. Thanks for everything.”

Mr. and Mrs. L. C., Pompton Plains, New Jersey

“A very, very wonderful vacation. Your tour director, bus driver and hotels were great. Caravan gave a great vacation. Thank you.”

Mrs. L. B., Bloomingdale, New Jersey

“I enjoyed all the sightseeing. It will stay with me for years to come. This was my second trip with Caravan. I invited five friends to come with me. We all had a marvelous time. I like the way your company takes care of even the smallest detail. Thanks!”

Mrs. M. H., Washington, D.C.

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2019 Departure Dates

Apr 7**, 14**, 21**, 28**
May 5*, 19*
Jun 2*, 9*, 16, 30
Aug 25
Sep 1, 8, 22, 29
Oct 6, 13, 20, 27

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2019 Price Per Person - $U.S.

Room Type Super Value Great Value Special Value
Double $ 1695 $ 1795 $ 1895
Triple 1595 1695 1795
Single 2375 2475 2575

Plus Taxes and Fees:
Double $297; Triple $259; Single $397

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