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November 16, 2017

5-day Scenic Sedona & Verde Canyon Railroad Tour

It was an early start for 52 guests and Ernesto and I as we headed for Arizona. The first day would see San Diego’s coastal climate disappear as we traveled through the San Gorgonio Pass (and past hundreds of wind …

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November 15, 2017

Descanso Gardens & Norton Simon Museum: A Day of Art & Nature

Who doesn’t like being surrounded by beauty?  On this DayTripper tour, my 34 passengers and I reveled in beauty, both natural and man-made. After picking up this appreciative group of travelers at the Daytripper Tour office, Mission Valley, University City …

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November 3, 2017

A Day at Sony Pictures Studios for a Live Taping of Jeopardy!

What is “an entertaining and educational DayTripper Tour to the Sony Pictures Studios in Los Angeles?”  The answer is… “a live taping of America’s #1 TV game show, Jeopardy!” Yes, all 37 DayTripper Tours passengers knew the answer to that …

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October 26, 2017

Marc Chagall Exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

There have been many “first” trips for me with DayTripper Tours over the past 13 years. Although this was not my first time to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, it had been many years since I last lead …

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October 25, 2017

A Day at The Gentle Barn Animal Sanctuary in Santa Clarita

A bus, a ranch, a barn. That can only mean one thing. Yup, another Retirement Practice with DayTripper Tours Tour Director Keri and driver Tony. They picked me up bright and early in Mission Valley and we headed north to the other side of …

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October 17, 2017

DayTrippers Gone Idyll-WILD at Annual Art Walk

There’s just something about going to the mountains in the fall.  Maybe it’s the smell of the pine trees.  Maybe it’s the subtle change in colors from green to gold and orange.  Or maybe it’s the promise of a fun-filled …

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October 10, 2017

Friends, Wine & Good Times in Mexico’s Guadalupe Valley

Good friends, good wine, good times is what DayTripper Tours guests were saying after a wonderful Fall day spent in Guadalupe Valley, Mexico just south of the border.  The weather was perfect as we started our day traveling across the …

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October 5, 2017

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra

If there’s one musical artist who is timeless it’s Frank Sinatra. So, when a trip to see the show, My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra showed up on the DayTripper schedule, it was no surprise that it quickly …

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October 2, 2017

New York City Tour: The Best of the Big Apple

Day 1 Our trip to New York City began predawn for our 51 DayTripper Tours passengers.  And it began in style as we picked everyone up personally at their doorstep courtesy of La Costa Limousine.  Tour Director Pat Brown was …

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September 28, 2017

Sam Maloof Historic Home & Architectural Tour

It’s always fun to take time off work and go on an adventure with DayTripper Tours. Yesterday I joined Tour Director Jennifer and driver Willie as we headed to Rancho Cucamonga. Our first stop was the historic residence and woodworking studio …

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