TRAVEL BLOG

April 20, 2017

Picture-Perfect Day on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

On Saturday, April 18th I took forty passengers to the Palm Springs Ariel Tramway. It was a beautiful day to ride up the steepest peak in the U.S. and catch a glimpse of the five different ecological life zones along …

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April 19, 2017

Unique Arichetcural Highlights of LA: Watts Towers & Rubel Castle

Art is expressed in every form under the sun and on a recent DayTripper tour, we witnessed two of the most eclectic examples you’ve ever seen. Our first stop was in a neighborhood safe to say very few of our …

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April 14, 2017

Pageant of Our Lord at Rolling Hills Church

If you have traveled with DayTripper Tours for any length of time you have probably heard of, if not attended The Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach. This is a very popular tour with DayTripper Tours, but there is …

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Springtime at the Huntington Museum & Gardens

A more perfect day could not be had!  The weather was delightful and our DayTrippers were enthusiastic and ready for an adventure. Founded in 1919, the Huntington Library is the former estate of railroad and real estate magnate Henry Huntington …

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April 10, 2017

Southwestern Journey: Tucson, Tombstone & Bisbee 5-day Tour

Beautiful scenery, wildflowers, wild-west history and fascinating geology…this tour truly had it all…including the world’s best tour bus driver Ernesto, a.k.a. “Ernesto, the Besto!” Upon arrival in Tucson, we checked into the Desert Diamond Hotel and Casino for a relaxing …

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Springtime Tour to Joshua Tree National Park

Thank heavens for Minerva Hoyt and Franklin D. Roosevelt. If not for these two people, we may never have the gem we know today at Joshua Tree National Park.  Minerva Hoyt, a high society Pasadena resident, was extremely fond of …

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March 30, 2017

Borrego Wildflower Super Bloom Tour

Beautiful scenery, wildflowers, sculptures that are a work of art, and Julian Apple Pie…what’s not to like about this tour?! The drive along highway 78 through the San Pasqual Valley is really beautiful, and is always surprising for guests who …

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March 27, 2017

Gentle Barn Animal Sanctuary & William S. Hart Ranch

I had the pleasure of joining DayTripper Tours, Tour Director, Hilda on a trip to The Gentle Barn Animal Sanctuary & William S. Hart Ranch about 35 miles north of Los Angeles, CA. Our first stop was the William S. …

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Borrego Wildflower Super Bloom Tour

Springtime is literally bursting out all over in the most magnificent super bloom of wildflowers in decades in Borrego Springs and Daytripper Tours offered multiple trips to see them this year.  My tour began in the cool fog of a …

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Downton Abbey Fashion Exhibit

For those of us suffering from “Downton Abbey withdrawal” after the final episode of the most-watched drama in PBS television history, our DayTripper Tour to see the exhibit of fashions worn on the show was the perfect remedy. No surprise …

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