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** Note: Where the schedule presents multiple schools in the same time slot, students will be able to choose which school they want to visit. In the morning the bus will visit each of the universities listed in that time slot. Students/chaperones will be dropped off to do their respective tours and then the bus will circle back to pick everyone up. The group will enjoy lunch together and then divide up again for afternoon tours.

2024 California College Tour

Day 1 Arrive in San Diego:
  • Arrive into San Diego International Airport (SAN). 
  • Greet your fellow travelers and enjoy dinner and Site Seeing in Old Town San Diego. 
Day 2 Orange County and San Diego
  • Enjoy a hot breakfast before venturing out to see Orange County and sunny San Diego.
  • Start your morning by choosing between San Diego's top public or private universities at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD)- OR -University of San Diego (USD).
  • Grab a quick a lunch as we head up the coast to beautiful Orange County
  • Spend the afternoon exploring UC Irvine.
  • Join your fellow travelers for dinner and evening fun at Downtown Disney
Day 3 Los Angeles and The Inland Empire
  • Put away your mouse ears and enjoy breakfast at the hotel before heading out for a day of SoCal College Touring.
  • In the morning, take a tour of your choice of Claremont McKenna - OR -Cal Poly Pomona - OR -La Verne University.
  • Meet back up with the group for lunch before heading out for our afternoon tours.
  • Hop back on the bus and head out to visit your choice of Caltech - OR -Occidental College.
  • Get back together with the group for dinner and some evening site seeing before heading back to the hotel for a good night's rest.
Day 4 Los Angeles
  • Enjoy a quick breakfast before heading out to visit some of LA's top universities.
  • In the morning, take a group tour of your choice of the University of Southern California (USC)- OR -CSU Los Angeles.
  • Gather together for lunch and tell your new friends about your morning tours.
  • Spend the afternoon choose to visit the beautiful campuses of University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - OR - Loyola Marymount University (LMU)
  • Enjoy dinner and shopping on 3rd street promenade and Santa Monica Pier before driving up the coast towards Santa Barbara
Day 5 Santa Barbara and Malibu
  • Enjoy a hearty breakfast and prepare for your visits to these stunning seaside campuses.
  • In the morning, begin your day with a tour of University of California, Santa Barbara located half way between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
  • In the afternoon, enjoy a tour of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (SLO).
  • Take in the beautiful seascape and a refreshing milkshake as we make our way to the heart of Silicon Valley for dinner and site seeing!
Day 6 Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley 
  • Enjoy a quick breakfast before heading out for the day.
  • Start your morning exploring one of the nation's top universities, UC Berkeley (CAL).
  • Enjoy lunch on the motor coach as we travel on the Peninsula
  • Complete your day with an afternoon tour of Stanford University 
  • Don't forget to thank our motor coach driver before departing the motor coach for your flight home out of San Francisco (SFO)


  • Please note: 

    • Schedule Subject to change. 
    • While rare, some universities may limit the number of students who can be on a tour. While we always try to give students their first choice, registrations are on a first come first serve basis.