Wednesday, April 23

Parks & Recreation

Trips & Tours for the Family


Sights Of Santa Barbara/Street Painting Festival
Brought back by popular demand…’I Madonnari’ Italian Street Painting Festival. Our first stop today in beautiful Santa Barbara will be at the plaza of the Old Mission where fascinating sidewalk chalk masterpieces come alive by artists near and far. Enjoy over 200 brilliantly colorful large-scale works of art that are created along the sidewalks by over 400 artists. The festival also features live music and local food vendors. Before returning home, we will also visit the Stearn’s Wharf area. Meals will be on your own today.

Date: Sunday, May 25, 2014
Depart: 8:30 a.m.      Return: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $34 Per Person
Age: 5 yrs +


San Diego Overnighter
The City of Upland Recreation Division and Inland Empire Tours present a 3-day and 2-night multi-sponsored trip to beautiful San Diego! Enjoy all of the excitement that San Diego has to offer as we head south for our 2-night stay at the lovely Handlery Hotel. We’ll visit the breathtaking views from the Cabrillo National Monument, tour the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, take a guided tour of Hotel Del Coronado and take an evening cruise along the harbor with dinner and dancing. Other points of interest will include Old Towne San Diego, Seaport Village, the Gas Lamp District, and Coronado Island. Package price includes: Motorcoach transportation for 3-days, room accommodations for 2-nights, room tax, luggage service, two continental breakfasts, dinner dance cruise, Cabrillo National Monument, U.S. Olympic Training Center tour, Hotel Del Coronado tour and other local sights and touring.

Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Depart: Tuesday, June 17: TBA      Return: Thursday, June 19: TBA
Cost: $395/pp/Double Occ. & $560/pp/Single Occ.
Age: 7 yrs +


Sawdust Art Festival Summer Show
Discover the artist in you, spending the day at the 48th annual Sawdust Festival in Laguna Beach, admission included. Designed to both entertain and educate, the Sawdust Art Festival draws more than 200,000 visitors world-wide each year. The festival features the fine art and craft of over 200 Laguna Beach artists and is sure to be the highlight of summer adventures. Media includes hand blown and fused glass, painting, jewelry, surf art, ceramics, clothing, wood and metal sculpture and much more. Lunch will be on your own today.

Date: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Depart: 10:00 a.m.      Return: 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $38 Per Person
Age: 7 yrs +


Salsa Festival
Spicy food, hot music, and Oxnard’s cool ocean breezes are on the menu for the 21st annual Oxnard Salsa Festival. Sizzling entertainment will take the stage with the areas hottest salsa and Latin jazz bands, where the dancing never stops from the first note to the last. The Vendor Marketplace features gourmet salsas and sauces, boutique clothing, hand-crafted jewelry, garden art, home décor, and much more. Don’t forget to tempt your taste buds with carne asada, fish tacos, tamales, empanadas, fresh roasted corn, and squeezed lemonade to cool the burning taste buds. Spend the day on your own or with friends and family.

Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
Depart: 9:00 a.m.      Return: 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $29 Per Person
Age: 5 yrs +


San Diego Seal Tour
Spend the day in sunny Diego! First, spend time on your own for lunch and shopping in Seaport Village. At 1:30 p.m., enjoy a 90-minute fully narrated tour departing from Seaport Village. Wind your way through picturesque San Diego streets before splashing down for a cruise through the waters of San Diego Bay. Experience the history and ecological wonders of San Diego in the comfort and security of the virtually unsinkable Hydra Terras.

Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Depart: 8:30 a.m.      Return: 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $66 Per Person
Age: 5 yrs +


Danish Days In Solvang
Spend your day just north of Santa Barbara, at the Dutch Capital of America. This quaint town of Solvang blends Old World Architectural styles with both Old and New World tastes, along flower-lined streets, which create a walk-able village. Enjoy the showcase of unusual quality imports and collectibles from over 200 merchants, Danish folk dancing, parades, the aroma of chocolate, coffee and beer gardens, a bakeries-a-plenty, as you travel the streets of Solvang. Spend time on your own or with friends where the good life and simple pleasures are remembered.

Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Depart: 7:30 a.m.      Return: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $40
Age: 7 yrs +


Apple Days In Julian
Julian is a historic gold mining town located approximately an hour east of San Diego. It is the premier mountain retreat in the county and is unique in that it has four seasons. Although famous for apples and their superb apple pie, one can enjoy all year round. Specialty shops line the streets with several choices for lunch on your own today. Then, stop in at one of the local wineries, take a horse-drawn carriage through town or just sit and relax. We will also stop in at the famous Dudley’s Bakery in Santa Isabel before arriving into Julian. The day is yours…enjoy!            

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Depart: 8:00 a.m.      Return: 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $32
Age: 7 yrs +