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September 21, 2017

Cruising to Catalina: A Day in Paradise

Our DayTripper Tour to the island of Catalina last Saturday, September 16th, was a series of postcard scenes all day long. On the ride north, we talked about the 7000-year history of Santa Catalina Island, from the original indigenous people …

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September 1, 2017

An Afternoon in Motor City: Motown Tribute Show

If you are on vacation and you take a daycation with DayTripper Tours is it still called “Retirement Practice?” YES IT IS! And did we ever have fun. I was so ready for this trip that I was at my …

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August 28, 2017

‘The Grand Tour’ of the 2017 Pageant of the Masters

DayTripper guests embarked on the Grand Tour of Europe and didn’t have to worry about carrying a passport or taking off our shoes. The wonder arts of Europe were brought to us in Laguna Beach for the 85th Festival of …

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August 21, 2017

Catalina Island Adventure with DayTripper Tours

Saturday comes and you think you can sleep in but you hop out of bed at your usual time of 0400 and get ready and fly out the door at 0510… and it is still dark out… as usual. But …

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August 9, 2017

Art Comes to Life at the Laguna Beach Pageant of the Masters

No matter how many times one has been to the Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach, it never gets old!  About half of the DayTripper Tours passengers traveling with me and driver Ernesto to experience this unique production were …

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August 2, 2017

85th Annual Pageant of the Masters & Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

Well, it’s summertime and you know what that means? An annual trip to one of our most popular tours with DayTripper. The Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach. Every summer we all look forward to leading this tour with …

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July 31, 2017

A Day at the Nethercutt Vintage Automobile Museum

I’ve been leading DayTripper Tours since 2009 and been to many wonderful places, but I think our trip to see the Nethercutt Collection was the biggest surprise of them all.  Now I know why Jay Leno who’s a huge car …

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July 25, 2017

Rails to Redwoods 2017

DayTripper Tours and 50 guests proved the famous Mark Twain quote wrong: “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Sunny days and warm days were the norm for the four-day trip to Monterey and San …

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July 20, 2017

Getty Center

There is probably is no such thing as the perfect day, but we came very close on our DayTripper Tour to the Getty Center in Brentwood last Saturday, the 15th.  I believe all 50 of us had a great experience at one of …

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Lake Arrowhead Village with Narrated Cruise

On a very warm July day, 44 Daytripper Tours passengers and I, with driver Tony Roman behind the wheel headed up to the San Bernardino Mountains. To lovely Lake Arrowhead, to be exact. On the way, we passed by Riverside, …

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