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Organized touring in California began in the late 19th century as several companies started escorting groups of wealthy visitors, primarily from the east and midwest, around the state. Touring was no longer an activity limited to the rich. With the advent of the automobile and motor coach, touring took on a new flavor. More and more vacationing Californians began taking advantage of narrated bus trips, and published itineraries allowed travelers to visit attractions at their leisure from the comfort of their own car. In the state's major ports, harbor excursions also became popular vacation outings.


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Motor Transit Company Ticket Center in Lankershim Motel Photo

 

Motor Transit Company Ticket Center in Lankershim Motel Photo

"Motor Transit Company Ticket Center in Lankershim Motel Photo," n.d.
F3725:7274
California State Archives
Sacramento, California


Seeing San Francisco - The Gray Line

 

Seeing San Francisco - The Gray Line

"Seeing San Francisco - The Gray Line," 1928
96-02-18
California State Archives
Sacramento, California


On Sunset Highway  Book

 

On Sunset Highway Book

"On Sunset Highway Book," 1921
California State Archives
Sacramento, California


Peck-Judah Travel Tips Brochure, Inside Cover

Peck-Judah Travel Tips Brochure, and Pages 51-54

 

Peck-Judah Travel Tips Brochure, Inside Cover and Pages 51-54

"Peck-Judah Travel Tips Brochure," 1940
96-02-18
California State Archives
Sacramento, California


Death Valley, Circle Tours, Riddle Motor Tours

 

Death Valley, Circle Tours, Riddle Motor Tours

"Death Valley, Circle Tours, Riddle Motor Tours," 1931
96-02-18
California State Archives
Sacramento, California


Los Angeles - Palm Springs Tour

 

Los Angeles - Palm Springs Tour

"Los Angeles - Palm Springs Tour," n.d.
96-02-18
California State Archives
Sacramento, California


San Francisco by Water Tour

 

San Francisco by Water Tour

"San Francisco by Water Tour," 1939
2002-118(66)
California State Archives
Sacramento, California




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