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February 20, 2017

Dancing with the Stars – Season 23 Live Tour

Today was a great day. And how could it not be since we were going to see the Dancing with the Stars pros plus Olympic gymnast and winner of the Season 23 trophy ball, Laurie Hernandez. The Live! We Came to …

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February 17, 2017

Discovering Death Valley: A 3-day Tour

Our recent Death Valley tour was a bucket list wish for many on the trip, and DayTripper Tours was delighted to make this wish come true! Death Valley got it’s name when two families traveling as a part of the …

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Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Tribute Show Wows DayTrippers

Our DayTripper Tours coach with Ernesto behind the wheel carried 25 country music fans to Huntington Beach for an afternoon of classic country hits by two artists who were dead ringers for Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. First, it was …

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February 15, 2017

Best of Los Angeles City Tour

Our Best of Los Angeles city tour is usually sold out and it tends to attract quite a few DayTripper newcomers, and today was no exception. Our tour driver for the day was Dave Lisi from Sun Diego Charter, and he did …

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February 9, 2017

Behind-the-Scenes at the L.A. Times Headquarters

Long before electricity, long before cars (and traffic) and long before the movie industry, Los Angeles had a daily newspaper first published in 1881-Los Angeles Daily Times. The paper has since dropped the “daily” from their titled and is just …

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February 8, 2017

Chinese New Year Golden Dragon Parade in L.A.

Patti Foley, DayTripper Tour Director Tour: 2017 Chinese New Year Golden Dragon Parade Date: February 4, 2017 Happy (Chinese) New Year! DayTripper Tours had two buses head up to Los Angeles for the 118th Chinese New Year’s parade.  This parade is …

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February 6, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel & the L.A. Philharmonic at Disney Concert Hall

Just to see the Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles from the outside is impressive, but to actually get to go inside the building and hear one of the world’s greatest orchestras play was indeed a special treat! Prior to …

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January 23, 2017

A Day of Murder & Madness at the Greystone Mansion

– Pat Brown Tour: Murder Mystery at the Greystone Mansion Date: January 21, 2017 The DayTripper “weather angels” blessed us 47 passengers as we journeyed north to Beverly Hills on a day with beautiful sunshine sandwiched between two days of extremely …

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January 6, 2017

Olympians Grace 2017 Rose Parade in Pasadena

What do Greg Louganis, two equestrian groups, a marching band and 400 DayTrippers have in common?  All were representing San Diego at the 128th Rose Parade.  This year’s theme was “Echoes of Success” with three Olympic medalists as Grand Marshalls: …

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December 12, 2016

3-day Vintage Christmas Hearst Castle Tour

  Day 1 What could be a better Christmas getaway than a 3-day Daytripper excursion up the gorgeous California coast to the magnificent Hearst Castle?  Exactly. That’s what 46 passengers, driver Ernesto and I thought too! In the 7 years …

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