Daytripping Destinations


We are so pleased to announce the day we have been waiting for is here! It has been a long time coming but on August 29 the Daytripping bus will be back on the road for our first post-pandemic trip. The office is not yet staffed – to reserve a tour please leave a message and we will return your call as quickly as possible. Can’t wait to see you onboard!

Oakland A’s vs NY Yankees

August 29, 2021

Oakland A’s will play host to the NY Yankees at the Oakland Coliseum. The A’s vs Yankees games are always a hard-fought affair. Watch them go at it live! Seats in Section 123 – 3rd baseline Rows 32 -34.

Van Gogh Immersive Experience

August 30, 2021

Have you ever dreamed of stepping into a painting? Encounter the brilliance of one of histories greatest artists in 360-degrees. Walk alongside Van Gogh in this peaceful, visually rich journey to discover the inspiration behind some of his iconic works including; Starry Night Over the Rhone, Iris and Vincent’s Bedroom at Aries. Exhibit at the Fillmore SF. Lunch on your own at Pier 39. Exhilarating!

Laguna Pageant of the Masters

Aug 31 – Sept 3, 2021
$1478 Single/$1198 Dbl

Art comes to life right before your eyes in a star-lit amphitheater during the Festival of Arts’ crowning jewel, the Pageant of the Masters. One of the most unique productions in the world, the Pageant of the Masters re-creates famous works of art. Experience “Made in America: Trailblazing Artists and Their Stories” – meet the artists – revolutionaries, innovators, dreamers – who not only made this country their home, but let their creativity be inspired by the freedoms upon which this nation was founded. Through their lives, artworks and voices, a compelling portrait of the artists will come to life with all the theatrical magic that makes the Pageant a one-of-a-kind, must-see summer tradition

Golden Gate Park Sky Wheel & Picnic

Sept 8, 2021

Ride the new sky wheel at San Francisco Golden Gate Park! As your gondola nears the peak of the 150-foot-tall Observation Wheel’s cycle, the massive scope of Golden Gate Park begins to come into view. The living roof of the Academy of Sciences mirrors the sprawling groves of Monterey pine, redwood, Monterey cypress and Blue Gum eucalyptus trees stretching from the tip of the Panhandle to the breakers at Ocean Beach. Fifteen stories up, catch a glimpse of the vast diversity of life present in the park’s 1,017 acres. Picnic lunch and Carousel followed by a driving tour of Golden Gate Park.

SF Giants vs Padres

Sept 16, 2021

Enjoy a great day at the SF Giants Oracle Park, with its breathtaking views and classic designer and cheer on your team as the Giants and Padres go head to head in the afternoon game. Our seats are in Section 126 Rows 25 – 30.

California Missions & Light at Sensorio

Sept 22 – 24, 2021
$889 Single / $729 Dbl

Treasured for their stark beauty, the mission that comprise California’s historic mission trail are all located on the El Camino Real – the Rocky Road. Missionaries, colonists and soldiers traveled its dusty stretches. It served as the north/south stagecoach route after California became a state. Today, the missions are among the state’s oldest structures and most visited historic sites. Visit Sensorio Light Towers – a stunning new exhibit at Sensorio, Created by internationally acclaimed artist Bruce Munro includes the original Field of Lights and new Light Towers – colorful 6-foot-tall towers composed of wine bottles, illuminated with glowing optic fibers whose colors morph to a moving musical score.

Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

September 30, 2021

Take a life-size, up-close, never before seen perspective of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, with out traveling to Rome. See every detail of every brushstroke and every color of the artist’s 34 frescos. Those who have already visited the Sistine Chapel see the art in an entirely new way – those who have never seen the originals will be inspired to visit Rome in the future. At St Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco. Lunch at Max’s Opera Cafe.

Fleet Week San Francisco

October 10, 2021

Experience the roar of the Blue Angels over the city from the deck of the historic ear ship SS Jeremiah O’Brien – one of the few remaining liberty ships used to transport troops in WWII. Cruise around the SF Bay, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the Bay Bridge and enjoy great views of the air show featuring the US Navy Blue Angels. Chowder, hot dogs and burger lunch on board.

Catalina Island Escape

Oct 31 – Nov 5, 2021
$2399 Single / $1798 Dbl

Discover the Charm & Enchantment of this Magical Island…
“Twenty-six miles across the sea, Santa Catalina is a-waitin’ for me, Santa Catalina, the island of romance…” So goes the 1957 song that immortalized this small island less than 30 miles off the California coast. Travel to the island by Catalina Island Express Ferry and stay at the Pavilion Hotel in the heart of Avalon to Catalina Island. Relive the Golden Days of the Big Band era on a behind the scenes tour the world famous Catalina Casino, Journey to the Sky on a narrated journey that travels 31 miles to Catalina’s Airport in the Sky, through the heart of Catalina’s rugged interior, following the stagecoach route from the 1800’s. . Unspoiled natural beauty and island charm combine to make Catalina truly a Pacific island paradise.

Thanksgiving at Grand Island Mansion

Nov 25, 2021

Thanksgiving Champagne Brunch at the historic Grand Island Mansion is a Feast for the Senses and a much-loved destination for a Thanksgiving gathering. Holding court since 1917 the unique 58-room Italian Renaissance villa was built by European craftsmen for Louis Meyers and his wife Audrey, daughter of Lubin of the Weinstocks Lubin department stores. Enjoy a bountiful meal and a lovely afternoon in the Delta.

Sierra Theater Weekend

Nov 27 – 28, 2021
$659 Single/$579 Dbl

Theater lovers’ weekend in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills with the Sierra Repertory Theater. Attend a matinee performance of ‘Meet Me in St Louis’ at the historic Fallon House Theatre, Columbia and an evening performance of Murder on the ‘Orient Express’ at the East Sierra Theatre in Sonora. Plus, Christmas favorite Elf at Woodland Opera House on Sunday. Overnight at the Best Western Sonora Oaks hotel.