What's not to love? Exemplary colleges & lots of sun!
Please check your tour's information sheet for exact details related to the itinerary and fees. Due to fluctuations in hotel rates and event details, each tour may vary slightly from this Tour Overview.
SF Bay Area | Los Angeles | San Diego*
Typically 7 Days & 6 Nights
Includes 10 to 12 campus visits
Originates at SFO or LAX
Concludes at SFO or LAX
Reserve your seat: $400 deposit
Tour starts at $2,495
Join us for just one or two segments of the tour by booking a Regional Tour to San Francisco or Los Angeles (3-4 days | Regional tours start at $995)
* San Diego may be added for an additional fee.
Featured Campus Visits
And many more
Personalized Itinerary -- Select other campuses
Your personal itinerary may include a campus visit to ANY college in the Greater San Francisco and Los Angeles areas. You may substitute one or more school(s) for the featured campuses. A member of our staff will accompany you (and probably other students) during your alternate visit.
A map of San Francisco and LA area schools is provided on this page. Unless you are taking the optional excursion to San Diego, those universities are unavailable.
Among the outstanding schools you may select are several public and private universities. One California college has the designation of CTCL: St. Mary's College of California. (CTCL = Colleges That Change Lives).
Don't forget the fun!
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Beach & Pier
Sightseeing Tours of LA & San Francisco
Silicon Valley Tour
We would love to send you a sample itinerary via email.
Personalized campus visits of featured schools
Opportunity to visit (without additional fees) any campus in the Counties of: Alameda, Los Angeles, Orange, Santa Clara and San Francisco
Accommodations -- San Francisco (4 nights), LA (4 nights)
All breakfasts, one lunch, and one dinner (Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood)
Flight between San Francisco and LA
All ground transportation including airport transfers
Special events: Universal Studios; Sightseeing tours of LA, SF, and Silicon Valley; Cable cars; and Griffith Observatory
College experts to answer questions during and after our visit
Our signature "Mastering the College Selection Process" sessions throughout the tour
Commemorative Tour T-Shirts
Tour Staff (including night security) -- Certified teachers, college counselors, and retired university professors/staff
Plan your campus visits
Click here to open an interactive map of California colleges. Use our map to research colleges for the tour by clicking the colored icon for direct link to the university.
Our tour offers campus visits to colleges in the countiies of: Alameda, Los Angeles, Orange, Santa Clara, and San Francisco.
Additional travel fees are required for visits to: UC Davis ($100), UC Santa Barbara and Pepperdine ($100 for one or both), and UC Santa Cruz (contact us).
You may also add an extra day to tour San Diego universities. Contact us for more information.
Be ready to meet new friends!
By the end of our tours, everyone has made new friends! It just happens!