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July 10, 2018

California Philharmonic Pays Homage to Puccini & The Phantom

As the summer heat wave lingered on in San Diego, 32 DayTripper passengers and I decided the best way to beat the July heat was to travel to Los Angeles on a beautiful air-conditioned motor coach, dine in the delightfully …

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July 6, 2018

July 4th Fireworks Dinner Cruise on San Diego Bay

Happy 242nd birthday, United States of America!  It’s arguably the most celebrated holiday of the year and 51 Daytripper Tour passengers joined me and driver Carolyn to celebrate in style in 2018.  While tens of thousands of San Diegans scrambled …

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June 28, 2018

A Day at the J. Paul Getty Villa Museum

As a Tour Manager for DayTripper Tours what I enjoy most about my tours are the fabulous places I get to visit with our guests. Recently I escorted a group of DayTripper guests to the Getty Villa located in Pacific …

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June 18, 2018

Annual Lavender Festival at Highland Springs Resort

It was the most aromatic Daytripper Tour ever—a sold-out trip to the lovely Lavender Festival in Cherry Valley, CA.  Driver Mark and I picked up 52 passengers on our way to Riverside County.  Thankfully, the weather had cooled down considerably …

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Tribute to the Rat Pack at Lewis Family Playhouse

What is not to like?  The early 60’s Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin goofing around, singing on stage at the Sands Hotel in Vegas. Back in the day that was the hottest ticket in town. As the Tour …

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June 11, 2018

Scenic Yosemite & the Sugar Pine Railroad

DAY 1 You could almost feel the excitement in the air as I met the first of my 39 passengers on our Daytripper Tour to Yosemite National Park! We would be traveling for a total of five days and four …

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May 31, 2018

In the Footsteps of Political Royalty at the Annenberg Estate

Early on the morning of May 30, 2018, DayTripper Tours Tour Manager Robert and driver Carolyn picked me up in Mission Valley for the “Annenberg Estate Exclusive Tour: Final Opportunity!” Soooo glad I opted to take this trip. I really didn’t know much about the place …

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May 30, 2018

Musical Murder Mystery Luncheon at Lawry’s Prime Rib

I’m convinced that all you have to do is say “Prime Rib” and DayTripper Tours will have a sold-out trip! Combine those magic words with Lawry’s and Beverly Hills, and you know it’s going to be a hit! Such was …

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May 21, 2018

Final Tour of the Los Angeles Times Headquarters Before Move

Yes, it was a historic tour as this was DayTripper’s final visit to the L.A. Times headquarters while in its current location. The venerable L.A.Times is moving out of its iconic Art Deco downtown Los Angeles building and taking the …

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May 17, 2018

Fillmore & Western Luncheon Train Ride to Santa Paula

So happy to take a group of DayTrippers from San Diego north through the Santa Clara Valley to Fillmore CA. We were all eagerly looking forward to our train ride on the Fillmore Western Railroad. The car we would be …

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