Scheduled Departures

Our scheduled departures include day trips and short regional getaways by motorcoach along with longer domestic and international vacations offered by trusted professional tour partners. See below for our current schedule.

In the event a daytrip or tour is sold out, please consider placing your name on the Short List and you will be contacted if space becomes available! Our Short List is also used for day trips and tours not yet available for reservations. Add your name and you will be among the first contacted when we begin to accept bookings.

Our scheduled day trips and tours are for active adults. If you have questions about the physical requirements for any day trip or tour, please contact us prior to registering for our trips. 

For large groups in search of exclusive departures, please contact us directly or consult our Welcome West! Receptive or Unique Tours & Events pages.

Our day trips and tours provide ample time to enjoy activities important to you at your own pace...

Our day trips and tours provide ample time to enjoy activities important to you at your own pace...


Beach Blanket Babylon in San Francisco

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 Sunday, October 6, 2019 

It's the final days of Beach Blanket Babylon! After 45 years the show recently announced it will be closing at the end of the year. BBB is San Francisco’s hilarious political and pop culture musical revue. The show follows Snow White as she takes a fast-paced journey around the world in search of her “Prince Charming.”  Along the way she encounters a star-studded, ever-changing line-up of hilarious pop culture characters, including Donald and Melania Trump, Nancy Pelosi, Kim Jong-un, Vladimir Putin, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Barack and Michelle Obama, Oprah, and the San Francisco Giants. Enjoy motorcoach service to San Francisco and lunch and shopping at your leisure at Pier 39/Fisherman's Wharf. The 2pm matinee features reserved balcony seating. Departures from Rocklin, Carmichael and Sacramento. Limited space available!  $165 

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair

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 Sunday, December 15, 2019 

Visit London - at the historic Cow Palace Exhibition Halls in San Francisco! Enter the winding lanes of Victorian London and immerse yourself in a world of music halls, theaters, pubs, dance parties, and charming shops overflowing with hand-made holiday treasures. Enticing aromas of roasted chestnuts and hearty foods fill the air. Discover holiday revelry in this lamp-lit city brimming with over 800 lively and colorful characters from the imagination of Charles Dickens, the pages of history, and the sometimes saucy world of the Victorian stage. Enjoy lunch at your leisure during your stay from any of the many vendors. The coach will return to its pick up points in Rocklin, Carmichael and Sacramento between 5pm and 6pm. $119

Regional Getaways

The Magic of Mendocino

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    3 Days * October 9 - 11, 2019

· Stay two nights at the Harbor   

  Lite Lodge in Ft. Bragg

· Ride the Skunk Train through 

  the majestic Redwoods

· Explore the boardwalk at 

  MacKerricher State Park & The 

  Mendocino Coast Botanical 


· Discover Pt. Cabrillo Lighthouse

· ALL Meals included! (2 

  breakfasts, 3 

  lunches and 2 dinners)

· Deluxe motorcoach and Tour

  Manager provided

For the complete itinerary and to register for this tour please contact us!

$849 p.p./dbl.occ.,

$999 single

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The Castle on the Coast

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  3 Days * November 6 - 8, 2019

· Stay overnight on the beach at 

  the Cavalier Oceanfront 

  Resort in San Simeon and at 

  the Apple Farm Inn in San Luis 


· Tour Hearst Castle and enjoy 

  “Building the Dream” – a film 

  about the castle’s construction

· Visit the John Steinbeck Center 

  in Salinas and have lunch in 

  Morrow Bay

· Discover Mission San Miguel

· Optional visits to the San Luis 

  Obispo Thursday Night Market 

  or a performance at the Great 

  American Melodrama in 


· 3 lunches included

· Deluxe motorcoach and Tour

  Manager provided

For the complete itinerary and to register for this tour please contact us!

$849 p.p./dbl.occ.,

$999 single

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Spectacular Rose Parade

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  3 Days * Dec. 31 - Jan. 1, 2020 

• Two nights accommodations at 

  the Hotel Irvine
• 6 meals: 2 breakfasts, 3 

  lunches, 1 dinner
• New Year’s Eve “Monte Carlo” 

  style party with entertainment
• Rose Parade reserved 

   grandstand seats

• Official souvenir parade 

   program and pillow or blanket 

  for the parade
• Movie night under the stars, 

   including snacks

• Showcase of floats
• Motorcoach transportation 

   from Sacramento

$1,279 p.p./dbl.occ.,

$1,439 single

The Portland Rose Festival

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       5 Days * June 4 - 8, 2020 

• Two nights accommodations at 

   the Monarch Hotel & Suites in 

   Clackamas near Portland

• Overnight stays in Klamath Falls 

   and Ashland or Medford

• Indoor, reserved seating for the 

   Portland Rose Festival Parade

• Cruise the Willamette River 

   aboard the Portland Spirit on a 

   luncheon cruise.

• Discover the covered bridges of 

   Lane County and have lunch on 


• Visit Crater Lake, Harry & David, 

   and the delightful town of 


• Optional performance at the 

  Oregon Shakespeare Festival 

   (add'l cost)

• Stroll the Sundial Bridge in 


• Motorcoach transportation 

   from Sacramento

Prices available August 1. Call now to place your name on the Short List!

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