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August 8, 2016

California Philharmonic at Disney Concert Hall

No matter how many times you’ve been to the Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles, it is always an amazing time. This time, 44 DayTripper passengers and I (along with our wonderful driver Jose), journeyed from San Diego to …

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A Day of Lobster & Leisure in Puerto Nuevo Mexico

Mexico beckoned a full bus of DayTripper travelers as we ventured south of the border to Puerto Nuevo. The driving force was the lobster lunch and the need for a relaxing Saturday afternoon. This trip hit on the favorite things …

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August 5, 2016

Pageant of the Masters & the Laguna Arts Festival

It’s a summer tradition… traveling with DayTripper Tours to the Festival of Arts and the Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach!  The summer of 2016 did not disappoint. As my 50+ passengers boarded the motor coach at mid-day and …

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July 18, 2016

A Day at L.A.’s Newest Modern Art Museum – The Broad

It’s been called “the hottest ticket in L.A.” and 45 DayTripper travelers and I were lucky enough to HAVE one of those tickets to explore the amazing Broad (pronounced “Brode”) Museum on a recent Thursday in July. But the Broad …

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A Tour of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum

We journeyed up to the Presidential Library of Ronald “Dutch” Reagan in Simi Valley to feast on some wonderful pieces of art and history the Vatican offers along with the permanent exhibit of President Reagan’s extraordinary life. Our morning began …

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July 12, 2016

A Glimpse Into the Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

We may not be rich or famous, but we certainly felt like we were on our recent DayTripper tour to Hollywood and Beverly Hills! The day dawned cool and overcast as motor coach driver Tino and I picked up 42 …

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July 7, 2016

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Sony Pictures Studios

It was a wonderful day of cinematic history and sophisticated culture on our tour to Beverly Hills that featured a behind-the-scenes tour of Sony Pictures Studios. Our first stop was for lunch at L.A’s famous Farmers Market (with plenty of time for shopping). …

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July 5, 2016

Escape to Big Bear Lake

Most of us think of going to the mountains to enjoy the snow and the skiing, but let me tell you, escaping to Big Bear Lake in the summer with DayTripper Tours is just as delightful! With a coach-full of …

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May 31, 2016

Shoppers’ Nirvana: LA Fashion District Tour

It was “Shopping Nirvana” for 52 DayTrippers on Saturday, May 28, 2016 as we descended on L.A.’s Fashion District, empty tote bags in hand. David Lisi drove the motor coach in his usual excellent “fashion” and we arrived right on …

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May 27, 2016

Will Rogers Ranch House

We traveled to Pacific Palisades to visit the wonderful 186 acre Will Roger Ranch, now a State Park. We were delighted with the docent tours of the ranch house as well as the property. It is hard to believe that this …

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