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March 19, 2019

Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

Retirement Practice # 68 with DayTripper Tours Tour Manager Jennifer and driver Tino was definitely an eye-opener for me. After collecting the other passengers like Dorothy, Scarecrow and Tin Man, (sorry, couldn’t help myself, lol) we headed northeast for the “Lions, Tigers …

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March 18, 2019

21st Annual Borrego Desert Estate & Gardens Tour

For the second time in the last three years our winter rains have been above average which means…wildflowers are also above average in Borrego Springs!  For those who cultivate the colors of the desert in their home landscapes, their yards …

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March 12, 2019

Exploring Southern California’s Railroad History

Everybody loves a train ride, and when it’s combined with beautiful scenery and mouth-watering chocolate, it’s really hard not to have a good time. Our first stop was for lunch at the newly renovated Viejas Casino, owned by the Viejas …

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March 11, 2019

An Unforgettable Day at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

It’s always a good day at the Reagan Library and Museum with DayTripper Tours. Even though I have lead this tour many times over the last fifteen years, I never grow tired of walking through the permanent exhibitions, taking in …

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Train Ride Back in Time Aboard the Southern Pacific Railway

Just got home from Retirement Practice # 67 “Golden State Train Ride & Pacific Southwest Railway Museum” with DayTripper Tours Tour Manager Mark and driver David F. After gathering all the other passengers, we took off for Viejas Casino & Outlet Mall. …

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Benedict Castle & Jensen Alvarado Ranch

DayTripper Tours takes you on fascinating trips to a great variety of destinations and today’s tour took us to two very different “homes” in the same day. Benedict Castle conjured up visions of noble kings and queens, while Alvarado Ranch …

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March 8, 2019

Blooms in Borrego: 2019 Wildflower Discovery Tour

Yesterday was Retirement Practice # 66. DayTripper Tours Tour Manager Christina and driver Carolyn took us on a trip that had all the elements of an awesome day. After gathering all the passengers, we headed north east. Hoping for blue sky and lots of …

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March 4, 2019

Riding the Rails Through the Heritage Valley

It was a fabulous trip to Fillmore to ride and have lunch aboard the Fillmore & Western Railway! We boarded the train in the town of Fillmore, often referred to as “train town.”  Downtown Fillmore was established when Southern Pacific …

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A Day in the Fascinating World of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

There are so many fabulous places to visit within a day’s drive of San Diego and one of those places is Pasadena and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory! For those who like to keep their eye on the sky, a visit …

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February 26, 2019

The J. Paul Getty Villa Museum in Full Bloom!

We could not have asked for a more beautiful day to visit the awe-inspiring Getty Center!  If you have not been let me tell you that the outdoor landscape and the architecture of the buildings rival the beauty of the …

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