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September 18, 2018

3-day Escape from Reality on Catalina Island

How can a place that is only 20 miles off the mainland of the US, feel a world away? That place is Santa Catalina island and it’s true. DayTripper Tours made that escape from reality a reality for 47 passengers …

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September 14, 2018

Exploring the Historic Bembridge House & Casa Romantica Estates

I am a history buff and anytime I can travel back in time, I take it.  The DayTripper Tour on September 13th offered such an opportunity.  I led the tour up to the Bembridge House in Long Beach and to …

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September 10, 2018

Catalina Island Daycation Getaway: Good Ol’ Dose of Vitamin Sea

A “Dose of Vitamin ‘Sea’” was administered to 51 DayTripper guests as we set sail for Catalina Island. Summer didn’t end on Labor Day for DayTripper guests as we enjoyed the waning days of summer on Catalina Island.  A heavy …

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September 5, 2018

A Night of Movie Music Magic with John Williams & Steven Spielberg

When it comes to the biggest names in the movie world, John Williams and Steven Spielberg are two of the biggest. John Williams, of course, is the composer of the film soundtracks to blockbusters like E.T., Star Wars, Indiana Jones, …

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August 27, 2018

Waitress the Musical at Pantages Theatre

Hooray for Hollywood and the Pantages Theater and the Broadway musical Waitress!  There was a lot to anticipate on this DayTripper Tour. Forty-seven theater-loving passengers climbed on our luxury motor coach driven by fan-favorite, Ernesto and headed for La La …

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August 13, 2018

It’s Just Not Summer Without a Trip to The Pageant of the Masters

On a steamy August afternoon 52 DayTripper Tours passengers and I made the pilgrimage up the coast to Laguna Beach for the 85th year of the “living pictures” known as the Pageant of the Masters. For many of us, it …

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August 3, 2018

Genghis Khan Exhibit at Reagan Library Nothing Short of Fascinating

I was very excited to be leading guests from Daytripper to the Reagan Presidential Library. Not only was it the first time many of the guests were going to see Presidential Library but they were also going to be able …

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July 31, 2018

Backstage at Three Iconic Hollywood Theatres

Retirement Practice # 57, “The Iconic Hollywood Theatres Tour!” DayTripper Tours Tour Manager, Keri and driver Shawn picked me up in Mission Valley and we drove north into the storied past of three very famous Hollywood Theatres – The Egyptian Theatre, Grauman’s …

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Annual Ho’olaule’a Hawaiian Festival in Lawndale

Retirement Practice #56 and I came home with sand between my toes. I’ll explain. Yesterday DayTripper Tours Tour Manager Christina “ALOHA” and driver Ernesto took us on a fun filled day trip up to a little place called Lawndale for the HO’OLAULE’A …

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July 30, 2018

3-day Hearst Castle & the Gold Coast

Day 1: Santa Barbara Day one of our 3-day journey to “La Cuesta Encantada” better known as Hearst Castle started with our first stop of the day in the picturesque city of Santa Barbara. I had many passengers on board …

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