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Getty Center: International Art & Gardens

Exterior of the Getty Center

Come visit the fabulous Getty Center situated on 110 acres in the Santa Monica Mountains overlooking Brentwood.

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Journey with us to the magnificent Getty Center, perched on 110 acres in the Santa Monica Mountains, offering a mesmerizing panoramic view of Brentwood. Unlike its smaller counterpart, the Getty Villa in Malibu, this sprawling museum boasts an array of ever-evolving exhibitions. Marvel at a rich assortment of pre-20th-century European masterpieces—from paintings, drawings, and illuminated manuscripts to sculptures and decorative arts. Take in the vivid tapestry of 19th- and 20th-century American and European photography. Traverse lush gardens and terraces unveiling breathtaking vistas, spanning from Downtown Los Angeles to the serene Pacific Ocean, and enjoy a leisurely lunch on your own at one of the center’s charming eateries. Whether you're a first-timer or a returning guest, join us to discover both new exhibits and timeless treasures.

All-day Excursion

All times and routing are approximate and subject to change without notice.

9:45am - 10:15am

Comfort stop

11:30am - 4:30pm

Time at the Getty Center to explore and enjoy lunch on your own at the museum

6:00pm - 6:30pm

Comfort stop

630pm

Depart for local drop-offs

Tour Manager:  5/11 - Marianna Pinto*  10/12 - Susie Vetter*

 

Activity Level: Moderate

Some stairs and or inclines may be present at destination. Moderate walking is required to experience all exhibits at the museum; however, walking is self-paced and there are plenty of places to stop and rest. Persons of limited mobility should consult with a physician as to the suitability of this tour in relation to their physical abilities.

 

What's Included in the Tour Fare

  • Round-trip luxury motor coach transportation from pickup locations throughout San Diego County

  • Professional Tour Manager throughout the trip

  • Complimentary bottled water and snacks on the coach

  • Entrance into the Getty Center

 

What's Not Included in the Tour Fare

  • Meals

  • Cancellation Protection

  • Gratuities for the Tour Manager and driver

 

What's on Display at the Getty Center and Getty Villa

Click the Useful Links tab to plan based on current and future exhibitions. Please let us know if there's a future exhibit you'd like to see. We might add a tour date based on your suggestion!

 

How to Make a Reservation

Making your reservation is easy. Simply click the Book Now button above to select your date and confirm your space online, 24/7. You can also call the DayTripper Tours reservations department at (619) 334-3394 during business hours of M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Smartphones

Although not necessary to fully enjoy your trip, a personal smartphone can greatly enhance your tour experience. Take high-quality photos, share your experience on social media in real time, search for nearby restaurants and topics of interest, set reminders, and more.

 

14-Day Cancellation Deadline:

  • If you purchased the optional Cancellation Protection Plan (CPP) prior to the deadline, you can cancel your booking at any time for any reason and you'll receive a full refund of the tour fare.

  • If you declined the CPP, you may cancel your reservation fourteen (14) or more days prior to the departure date to receive a refund less a $15 per person cancellation fee. Alternatively, when you cancel your booking fourteen (14) or more days prior to the departure date, you can avoid the cancellation fee by transferring the funds to another tour or a non-refundable voucher, which can be applied to any future excursion booked within one year of the original tour date. Bookings canceled within 14 days of the departure date are nonrefundable and nontransferable for any reason. Name changes on daytrips are always permitted at no additional cost.

 

* Tour Manager is subject to change without notice.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Carlsbad La Costa Avenue Park & Ride
East side of I-5, at 710 La Costa Ave, 92024.
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La Mesa Park & Ride #22 lot - 6385 Murray Dr, 91942
Narrow Park & Ride EAST of Red Lobster's lot
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Lake Forest Arby's, 23862 Bridger Rd. 92630
Bus picks up curbside in front of Arby's
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Mission Valley 2005 Camino Del Este
San Diego, CA 92108; Street parking only
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University City 6245 Kantor Street, San Diego, CA 92122
Street parking only. Do not enter parking lot.
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