2022 Ultimate Road to California

7 DAY TOUR FEATURING THE ROAD TO CALIFORNIA QUILTERS CONFERENCE
January 15 - 21, 2022

Tour Begins in San Diego, California and Ends in Ontario, California

$2,250 Per Person Double Occupancy
+$775 Additional
for Single Accommodations
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This Trip Includes

6 NIGHTS
Hotel accommodations, including porterage

8 MEALS
American breakfast (B) daily; 2 dinners (D)

SIGHTSEEING & ACTIVITIES
Guided sightseeing with your Tour Manager as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary; visits, admissions and special features are shown in bold.

PROFESSIONAL TOUR MANAGER
Full time throughout the trip

Tour Highlights

  • Full-time Tour Manager
  • San Diego Panoramic City Tour
  • Historic Balboa Park
  • Visions Art Museum
  • Quilt-In-A-Day Retail Store
  • Eleanor Burns Presentation
  • The Hive Quilt Shop
  • Temecula Quilt Co.
  • Olde Town Temecula
  • Primitive Gatherings Quilt Shop
  • Road to California Quilter’s Conference & Showcase Admission
  • Sneak Preview Admission
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Souvenir Shopping Bag
  • Baggage Handling
  • Eight Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

Hand Selected Hotels

San Diego
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown

Ontario 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport

Get the VIP treatment you deserve, with private studio tours, dining and shopping events. After a sneak preview, your unlimited admission pass lets you access the conference and showcase as you wish – or relax poolside under palm trees.

Day 1

San Diego – Tour Begins

Explore San Diego’s downtown historic district, or relax after your flight at our luxury, all-suite hotel overlooking the beautiful San Diego Bay. This evening, meet your friendly Tour Manager and traveling companions at our Welcome Meeting.

 

Day 2

San Diego

Discover the historic sights of Old Town, Balboa Park, Downtown and the Coronado on our San Diego Panoramic City Tour. Later, travel through California’s rolling vineyard country, framed by majestic mountains, on our way to The Hive Quilt Shop.  Inside the quaint, Quilt Sampler Featured Shop is more than 4000 thousand bolts of premium cotton quilting fabric from Moda, Marcus Fabrics, Andover Fabrics, and Hoffman. Tonight, relax and unwind at our hotel or venture out with your evening at leisure. B

 

Day 3

San Diego – San Marcos – San Diego

Experience the beauty of contemporary art quilts on a morning visit to Visions Art Museum. Next, travel to beautiful San Marcos for lunch on your own before shopping for luscious fabrics and more at Eleanor Burns’ Quilt in a Day shop and studio. We’ll go behind the scenes to explore the studio where her PBS television series is filmed and perhaps say hello to Eleanor herself. Tonight, enjoy am evening at leisure, perhaps exploring the waterfront and breathtaking views of a California sunset. B

 

 Day 4

San Diego – Temecula – Ontario

Our morning departure brings us through the rolling hills of California’s wine country to the frontier town of Temecula and the lovable Temecula Quilt Co. Browse this Quilt Sampler Top Shop’s abundance of delightful fabrics, patterns and notions while chatting with their friendly staff.  Next, visit Primitive Gatherings for hand-dyed wools, reproduction fabrics, cozy flannels, and beautiful homespuns. Later, we arrive in Ontario and check into our luxurious hacienda-inspired resort and our home for the remainder of the tour. This evening attend the “sneak preview” and marvel at the quilts of the 2022 Road to California Quilter’s Conference & ShowcaseB

 

Day 5

Ontario

Your unlimited admission show pass lets you come and go to the show at your leisure. Spend the day enjoying California’s largest and glitzy-est showcase that attracts more than 42,000 visitors each year. Sharpen your quilting skills at one of their expert classes, shop for supplies in the extensive Merchant Mall, or admire this year’s much anticipated prize-winning quilts. After a full day at the show, you can relax and unwind with a glass of crisp, California wine. B

 

Day 6

Ontario

Today, continue enjoying the show or shopping the Merchant Mall with your unlimited admission show pass. Come and go as you please as our hotel is just steps away from the quilt show. Tonight, exchange addresses and stories with your travel companions at our evening Farewell Dinner. B, D

 

Day 7

Ontario

Personalize your day in Ontario by relaxing at the pool or returning to the show to shop the merchant mall’s wares (far easier now that crowds have dwindled) before taking the hotel’s shuttle to the airport for your journey home. B

 

Show & Class Info

For information regarding classes and events, please visit www.road2ca.com.

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