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Friday, May 25, 2018 to Tuesday, May 29, 2018

SOLD OUT... Discover California 1849 Gold Chain Highway 49 May 25-28 2018 / with PCA Santa Barbara Reigon

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Discover California 1849

Gold Chain Highway 49 May 25-28/29, 2018 



This will be a three-night, four-day tour hosted by Porsche Club of America, Santa Barbara Region. 

With an optional forth night in Paso Robles, Ca

Along the way see the city of Hanford’s Superior Dairy, California Central Valley, Preston Castle California first refourm school. Coloma Gold Discovery museum, Black Hawk Museum Danville, Ca, Paso Robles Wine Country 

Confirm your reservation with $285.00 Per Person Covers the  cost of 3 dinners and one group lunch. Hotel information and pricing listed below.

Fine Dining and Great driving, reserve your place now. 


Porsche Club of America Santa Barbara,

Discover California

Gold Chain Hwy 49

May 25-28/29

Trip Miles 990

$285.00 per person plus hotels

three dinners and one lunches included

Excludes Alcohol

Friday 8:30 am check in Drivers meeting

Depart 9:00 am sharp

SUBWAY Parking lot

28788 The Old Road

Valencia, Ca 91355

Leg one

2 hr. 22 min.

160 Miles

Lunch Stop


325 N Douty Street

 Hanford, CA 93230

Ice cream & sandwich shop

Depart Hanford for Oakhurst and the start of the Gold Chain Hwy (49)

Regroup and Fuel Stop

40044 California 49

 Oakhurst, CA 93644

1 hr. 26 mins

78 miles

Depart Oakhurst as a group for the last leg of the day

 31 min 26 miles

Hotel is on your left parking behind the hotel. Lobby is on the third Floor.

Leave bags in cars until after you register for you rooms.

The Monarch Hotel

5059 Highway 140

 Mariposa, Ca 95388

 (209) 966-4288

$199 plus tax Per Night (Room Block confirmations code PCASB)

Call the hotel directly for booking

Dinner Friday Night

Dinner will be served at the

Best Western Plus Yosemite Way Station Motel

A short drive down the road

4999 CA-140

Mariposa, CA 95338

Four Courses

Seating at 6:30 p.m.

Starter Soup/Salad Main Dessert

Please make you Main selection and email it to me ASAP

Beer, wine, liquor extra

$15.00 corkage Fee Per Bottle.


Day 2



opens at 7 am

Please do not all show up at the same time.

Sugar Pine Cafe

5038 Highway 140

Mariposa, CA 95338

best place in town

Not included in tour price

Check out of the hotel and be at the Drivers meeting at 10:15 a.m. ready to drive at 10:30 a.m. sharp! In the parking lot behind the hotel

Hwy 140 east left 120 west

Washed out road Bypass

2 hrs.  26 mins 101 miles

Each car will receive $8.00 National Park Entry fee

Lunch Included in Tour

on the patio 1:00 pm

Jamestown Hotel

18153 Main Street

Jamestown, Ca 95327

2:30 Depart

8.8 miles up the road a quick stop on the right to see

Robinson Ferry and New Melones Lake Bridge

(Photo opt.)

58 min (41.3 mi)

Saturday / Sunday Night

2 Nights

Holiday Inn Express

101 Clinton Road,

Jackson, CA 95642


$145.00 ++ per /night

Breakfast included with room Booking code PCASB Must be book with hotel directly

Dinner Saturday Night

3 min walk

Walking distance from our hotel

6:30 p.m.

Included in tour

Jose's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

609 South Highway 49

Jackson, California 95642


Day 3

Sunday May 27th

We will meet in the hotel parking lot at 10 am Quick drivers meeting and were off

19 min (12.3 mi)

The Preston School of Industry,

900 Palm Dr

 Ione, CA 95640

Price of admission is included in your tour.


  You will be guided by a trained docent, you will have access to the first floor, second floor and basement and learn about the history of the Preston School of Industry. These tours involve stairs. Cameras are allowed but please, No tripods. 


Depart for

Coloma, Ca

58 min (42.1 mi)


Coloma California Gold Discovery site

Coloma Club

7171 Hwy 49

Coloma, California

Lunch Stop Full menu

Meal is not included in tour

1:30 pm

We have reserved their Patio for lunch

Sit outside on the patio and watch the river flow by.


Gold Discovery Museum and Visitor Center

Ism a short walk across the street follow the map below.

3 min (1.2 mi)

310 Back St,

 Coloma, CA 95613


Parking $8.00 pre-car Admission is free

Return to via Placerville Ca, Hwy 49

1 hr. 1 min (42 miles)

Holiday Inn Express

101 Clinton Road,

Jackson, CA 95642


Dinner Sunday Night

We will meet in the hotel parking lot ay 6 pm for a short drive across town.

Teresa’s Place

Italian Dinning

Full Dinner serviced family style

1235 Jackson Gate Road.

Jackson, Ca 95642

Bread & Butter, Minestrone Soup

Garden Salad, Pasta Dish, Chicken Breast Marsala, Sliced Prime Rib

Hot Beverage or Iced Tea

Ice Cream

You will find parking in the rear of the restaurant.

You are on your own the rest of the evening.

Day 4

Monday May 28,2018

We will meet in the hotel parking lot at 8 am for a quick Drivers meeting

Black Hawk Museum

3700 Blackhawk Plaza Cir,

Danville, Ca 94506

1 hr. 51 mins 101 miles

Admission included in your tour

Tour Blackhawk Car Museum

When we arrive at the Museum we will be parking in the rotunda in front of the Museum (Great photo opportunity)

Stay as long as you like


Optional 4th night group begins here.

Paso Robles

Beat the holiday traffic stay one more night


Follow us to Paso Robles for an afternoon of wine tasting at

Hosted by

Tobin James Winery

8950 Union Rd

 Paso Robles, CA 93446

Dutch Dinner 

Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

 Fish Gaucho

1244 Park St

Paso Robles, CA 93446

(805) 239-3333

We have reserved a table

Dutch Dinner


The Paso Robles Inn

1103 Spring St

Paso Robles, CA 93446

(805) 238-2660 

Call for reservations

No room block so make your best deal

Monday May 28,2018

Tuesday Morning sleep in if you wish.

Best Breakfast in town is

Touch of Paso

1414 Pine St,

 Paso Robles, CA 93446

Plenty of parking and coffee

Now this is the official end of your PCA Gold Chain Tour.

This will be close to a 1000 mile journey
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