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Thanksgiving in California’s Iconic Mission Inn

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9 Days | 8 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
From its humble days as an adobe guest house in 1876 to its modern standing as one of the most iconic resorts and the largest Mission Revival Style building in America, Riverside’s Mission Inn is as steeped in history as it is rich in opulence. Bask in the luxurious décor of this National Historic Landmark as you enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving feast with new friends! Round out your adventure by exploring the surrounding area with local experts, including field trips to the world-famous Huntington Library and the scenic Temecula wineries.


• Get to know the hidden treasures, legendary stories and world-class comforts of the Mission Inn.
• With a local expert, discover the renowned Huntington Library and Gardens for an exclusive exploration of the estate including a tea-lunch afterwards.
• Explore the award-winning wineries of the historic Temecula Valley as you stroll through its rolling hills and beautiful vineyards.

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Walking up to 2 miles on city streets and some uneven terrain.

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8 nights of accommodations
21 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
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