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I was excited about taking a full day trip. I ended up being the only person on this trip. This should have been a wonderful experience, as it should have felt like a private tour. The driver was very hard to understand, he kept trying...More
It was such a long tour, yet it went by so fast. There was so much to see that I wish it lasted even longer. Solvang was an awesome little town and the view from Hearst Castle was worth it alone! I recommend this tour...More
Went on this tour and it's worth every penny spent. The tour guides were very informative and knowledgeable. We had to change guides and buses once we started off our 4th day of the tour.
The first part covers more of the Californian coastal towns...More
There is something for everyone at Huntington Beach. You can take a yoga class on the beach or take a walk or a run then have lunch on any one of the fabulous restaurants facing the beautiful blue ocean. There are wall to wall bars,...More
Huntinton Beach used to be an amazing bohemian, dun place to live and play. Now it has been ruined by gentrification and large RVs. Ashame really. I was lucky to grow up there in the 50s-80s before ot was ruined by money and too many...More
I loved this tour and our tour guide Giovanni was very knowledgeable about every stop along the tour we made and he made sure we were comfortable on the tour. We even had time to tour an extra site on the tour. This tour is...More
I have lived in Los Angeles County for about forty year now and decided to take this tour. The tour guide was great, very informative. I learned things about LA that I did not know. Love Santa Barbara but have never been to Solvang or...More
We did three trips with them.
Firstly to Solvang, Santa Barbara and Hurst castle. This was a long 14 hour day so allow a free day to recover. The trip was fabulous
Secondly a 3 day trip to Solvang, Santa Barbara, San Francisco and Yosemite...More
Thank Peter R
EmpireVacationsInc, Public Relations Manager at Empire Vacations Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018
Thank you for your kind words.
It was a pleasure having you on the bus.
We hope to be able to service you again.
you can use this tour group but they only pick up at 2 places as per their web site .You can contact them on email as I did to find out alternate pick ups. It is a great trip but be aware of the long day 12 -14 hours. Also... More
you can use this tour group but they only pick up at 2 places as per their web site .You can contact them on email as I did to find out alternate pick ups. It is a great trip but be aware of the long day 12 -14 hours. Also take your own lunch as the Hurst castle café is expensive for ordinary food.