California Road Trip

California Road Trip

Trip Overview

California, where innovators created Silicon Valley, entrepreneurs made Hollywood and the sun-blessed climate and rich soils produced an agricultural empire beyond compare. Join us on our 8-day California Road Trip exclusively for UC Davis Summer Start students. 

General Itinerary

  • September 15 – Discover Silicon Valley
  • September 16 – Central Coast: Monterey, Carmel and Pismo Beach
  • September 17 – Southern Coast: Santa Barbara, Santa Monica Beach and Venice Canal
  • September 18 - Disneyland or California Adventure
  • September 19 - Los Angeles City Tour
  • September 20 - Warner Brothers Studios
  • September 21 - Yosemite National Park
  • September 22 - Yosemite National Park - 1/2 Day

See Detailed Itinerary


Price per person

  • $1295 Quad Occupancy – Four people per room, two beds per room (4 people must book together)
  • $1495 Triple Occupancy – Three people per room, two beds and a rollaway bed per room
  • $1595 Double Occupancy – Two people per room, two beds per room

**Prices do not include baggage service, beverages or meals, except where noted. **

SAVE $100. Make reservation by June 25.  Use “DSS” code for reservation.

Student Reservation Policy

  • Reservations must be completed with a 50% deposit by June 22, 2018
  • Only Summer Start Students may participate
  • "Quad Occupancy" requires 4 student reservations
  • "Triple Occupancy" and "Double Occupancy" – individual triple and double occupancy reservations are accepted with condition that students will be matched with other students of same gender. 
  • If you need help finding a roommate or if you would like to share a room with a specific person, use the "Ask a Question" tab on this page to make this request.
  • Trip may be canceled due to low enrollment. Payment will be fully refunded in case of cancellation.
Los Angeles

Important Dates

  • June 25: Final deadline to sign up (with a 50% deposit)
  • July 15: Remaining balance due
  • September 14: Summer classes end
  • September 15: Trip begins
  • September 22: Trip ends
  • September 26: Fall quarter classes begin