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Trips & Tours

For over twenty years, the City of Sacramento has offered a highly successful recreation adult travel program.  Trips vary from affordable day trips to 10 day excursions. Whether you set your sights near or far, there’s bound to be a trip on the City of Sacramento’s itinerary that will interest you. Enjoy site-seeing, shopping, dining and entertainment with us. Transportation and accommodation fees are included in the trip cost. Bring friends, family, or just hit the road on your own and make new friends. For more information contact: 916-808-5641

Travel Fair

Linda Bevins of Trips & Tours and Jay Fehan of Collette will discuss our upcoming day and extended trips.

Saturday November 9, 2019
10:30am – 11:30am
South Natomas Community Center Conference Room

Saturday November 9, 2019
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Belle Cooledge Community Center / Crocker Room

Saturday November 9, 2019
2:45pm – 4:45pm
Coloma Community Center / Auditorium

*Pick-up Locations

(Please see trip descriptions below for respective pick-up locations)

  • Black Bear at Arden (Parking Lot near Black Bear Diner)
    1830 Arden Way
  • Belle Cooledge Library
    5600 S Land Park Drive
  • So. Natomas Community Center
    2921 Truxel Road

day Trips

San Francisco Moving Movie Tour with Craig

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Meet our favorite guide - Craig in San Francisco for a fun look at movies that were made in and around San Francisco. The city has always had a love affair with the movies and it began in the days of silent movies. Craig has put together over 80 clips from the movies and plays them as he shows you the actual places in San Francisco that you see in the movie clips.
Begin at the St. Francis Hotel where the Jazz Singer was filmed. Some of the great names in movie history that made movies in the City include: Buster Keaton, The Birds, William Powell, and Fred Astaire. Some of the movies include: Dirty Harry, Maltese Falcon, Return of the Thin Man, Fog over Frisco plus many more. This is mostly a riding tour with lunch included at Pompei’s Grotto.
Lunch: Choice of clam chowder or tossed green salad with fresh sourdough bread. Entree Choices: 1) Roasted Alaskan Cod w/lemon sauce mashed potatoes, fresh vegetables, 2) Baked Shrimp Penne Pasta sauted shrimp/vegetables tossed with penne pasta, & baked in a tomato sauce with cheese 3) Pan Roasted Breast of Chicken served win garlic mashed potatoes and veggies.

Tour will stop mid afternoon at Mels Drive Inn for an included Sundae or Milk Shake.

Sign up early, this most unusual tour is certain to sell out.

Cost: $99      Course: 8355
Deadline: October 14, 2019
*2 Pick-up Locations
Black Bear Diner and Belle Cooledge Library

HOLIDAY Time IN SAN FRANCISCO - SHOPPING or Browsing christmas decorations

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Time for the annual Christmas Shopping Trip to San Francisco. The Christmas trees are up and dressed in Christmas lights and sparkling ornaments! Perhaps you would like to spend your time on Pier 39, enjoying clam chowder and watching the seal lions frolic. Or perhaps all the shopping amid the Christmas finery at Union Square tickles your holiday spirit. And remember to peek inside the Westin at Union Square to see what amazing gingerbread house they may have designed for this year. Gather up your friends for this holiday trip into San Francisco.

Cost: $59      Course: 8356
Deadline: November 15, 2019
*All 3 Pick-up Locations

Ferry to S.F. Ferry Building and Pier 39’s Tulipmania

Friday, Feb. 14, 2020
Ride Ferry from Vallejo to S.F. for free time at the Ferry Building, then board the Coach to Pier 39 for Tulipmania. Lunch on own at Pier 39 or Fisherman's Wharf.
Cost: $69      Course: 11105
Deadline: January 15, 2020
*All 3 Pick-up Locations

Safari West

Saturday, March 21, 2020
(Santa Rosa, CA) Four hundred acre wildlife preserve. Custom safari vehicle excursion with expert guide, safari walk, walk-through aviary with exotic birds. BBQ lunch included.
Course Code: 11107 / Cost: $122
Registration Deadline: 02/06/20
*All 3 Pick-up Locations

54th Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival

Sunday, April 19, 2020
With SF guide, Craig, in San Franciso’s Japantown. Grand Parade, food booths, performances, martial arts demos, and live bands. Lunch at Benihana.
Course Code: 11109 / Cost: $101
Registration Deadline: 04/01/20
*All 3 Pick-up Locations

Grand Mansion Champagne Brunch/Locke District Tour

Sunday, May 2020 (Date TBD)
Champagne brunch at the Grand Island Mansion and visit to Locke Historical District. Learn stories of early Chinese immigrants.
Course Code: TBD/ Cost: TBD
Registration Deadline: 04/01/20
*All 3 Pick-up Locations

Cruise the Lighthouses and Islands of San Francisco Bay on the historic Potomac

Saturday, June 6, 2020
Narrated Cruise on FDR’s “Floating White House,” Alameda, Treasure Island, and lighthouses of SF Bay; Box lunch with Coffee, Tea and Water. 
Course Code: 11110 / Cost: $118
Registration Deadline: 05/01/20
*2 Pick-up Locations
Black Bear Diner and Belle Cooledge Library

Erhman Estate Tour / Squaw valley art, wine, and music Festival

Sunday, July 12, 2020
Tour Hellman-Erhman Mansion, attend the 19th Squaw Valley Art, Wine, and Music festival. 
Course Code: 11111 / Cost: $69
Registration Deadline: 06/09/20
*2 Pick-up Locations
Black Bear Diner and Belle Cooledge Library

Red & White Fleet - sf bay

Saturday, August 15, 2020
Golden Gate to Bay Bridge San Francisco Bay Cruise - and Pier 39!
Course Code: 11112 / Cost: $105
Registration Deadline: 07/02/20
*All 3 Pick-up Locations

Apple Hill

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
BBQ chicken meal and slice of High Hill Ranch Apple Pie topped with ice cream.
Stops at several ranches in the area: arts & crafts booths, wine tasting, homemade candy. 
Course Code: 11113 / Cost: $65
Registration Deadline: TBD
*All 3 Pick-up Locations

Great italian Festival & Silver Legacy

Saturday, October 10, 2020
Grape stomp, farmers market, wine walk, Bocce Ball, and more! Included: $10.00 casino credit from the Silver Legacy and $5.00 Food Coupon.
Course Code: 11114 / Cost: $65
Registration Deadline: 09/08/20
*All 3 Pick-up Locations

Off to the races at golden Gate fields

Saturday, November 14, 2020
Watch the races from the Turf Club Buffet lunch, 12:00 pm - 3:00pm. Complimentary race program included.
Course Code: 11115 / Cost: $89
Registration Deadline: 10/05/20
*All 3 Pick-up Locations

Holiday time in san francisco

Saturday, December 5, 2020
Holiday Shopping/Browsing Pier 39 or Union Square. Visit the Westin at Union Square to see its 2020 gingerbread house.
Course Code: 11116 / Cost: $59
Registration Deadline: TBD
*All 3 Pick-up Locations