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December 8, 2017

The Sounds of Christmas at the Candlelight Pavilion in Claremont

Officially Christmas may be 18 days away, but for my 51 Daytripper Tours passengers and I, Christmas was already here as we journeyed north to hear The Sounds of Christmas at the Candlelight Pavilion in Claremont, CA. With David Lisi …

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December 1, 2017

Getty Center Hosts Special David Hockney Exhibition

The Getty Center in Los Angeles is the kind of place that once you’ve been there, you know you have to go back. Again. And again. And again. And for about half of my 50 Daytripper Tours passengers our recent …

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November 29, 2017

David Hockney 80th Birthday Special Exhibit at the Getty Center

Going to the Getty Center is a mainstay of Daytripper tours, but rarely are guests treated so as beautiful day as 51 Daytripper guests had on October 22. Los Angeles’ skies were clear, and the view from the hill on …

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November 27, 2017

An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving at Wonder Valley Ranch Resort

Passengers ask me about Wonder Valley all the time on other tours. Mostly they want to know where it is and what’s it like. I am more than happy to tell them all about it. It is one of my …

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November 22, 2017

A Fascinating Day at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena

Throughout human history we have been fascinated by what is in the night sky, and what is beyond our planet. There are many places to go to find out, but by far one of the best is the Jet Propulsion …

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November 20, 2017

Warner Bros. Studios Behind-the-Scenes VIP Tour

It was overcast and a bit rainy as 49 DayTrippers, myself plus new Tour Director Robert Santos left San Diego. But by the time we arrived in Burbank at the Warner Brothers Studio Tour, the sun was shining and it …

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A Day at the Mystical Salton Sea & San Andreas Fault

These trips are usually a glimpse into what my future may be but this time my bus ride with DayTripper Tours took me back in time. Tour Director Keri and driver Ernesto pointed the bus north east, back in history, to the Salton Sea. This sea …

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November 16, 2017

5-day Scenic Sedona & Verde Canyon Railroad Tour

It was an early start for 52 guests and Ernesto and I as we headed for Arizona. The first day would see San Diego’s coastal climate disappear as we traveled through the San Gorgonio Pass (and past hundreds of wind …

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November 15, 2017

Descanso Gardens & Norton Simon Museum: A Day of Art & Nature

Who doesn’t like being surrounded by beauty?  On this DayTripper tour, my 34 passengers and I reveled in beauty, both natural and man-made. After picking up this appreciative group of travelers at the Daytripper Tour office, Mission Valley, University City …

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November 3, 2017

A Day at Sony Pictures Studios for a Live Taping of Jeopardy!

What is “an entertaining and educational DayTripper Tour to the Sony Pictures Studios in Los Angeles?”  The answer is… “a live taping of America’s #1 TV game show, Jeopardy!” Yes, all 37 DayTripper Tours passengers knew the answer to that …

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