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Day Trips

Bus trips leave from and return to the Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center St. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to pick up your parking pass and check in for the trip. Participants must be at least 18 years of age or accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

For more information about these trips call 831-420-6180. Registration is open. To register, visit santacruzparksandrec.com or call 831-420-5270.

Farm to Table Tour Pajaro Valley #459829
Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 9:30am - 3:30pm

AgventureCome enjoy a wonderful day with a guided tour of the local agricultural bounty in Santa Cruz County's Pajaro Valley. We will visit Martinelli's in Watsonville for some local history & apple cider tasting and Gizdich Ranch for a walking tour of the apple orchard with owner, followed by lunch and Gizdich apple pie. We will also make a stop at the Santa Cruz Agricultural History Project where you have free time to visit the museum and check out antique farm equipment. Along the drive through Pajaro Valley, our tour guide will provide information, commentary and history on Santa Cruz County's agriculture, plus share facts and figures on various points of interest. Lunch, drinks, and handouts are all includes in the price of the trip. 

$71 (Senior Resident)/ $95 (Resident)/ $124 (Non Resident)

Union Square San Francisco #459830
Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 8:30am - 5:30pm

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 Enjoy a day in San Francisco's Union Square during the holidays. You can people-watch, do some holiday shopping or explore nearby neighborhoods. The Yerba Buena Gardens and newly renovated Museum of Modern Art are just a few blocks away. Have lunch on your own at one of the many fine restaurants in the area or bring a lunch to enjoy to enjoy in the square. Pricing is listed for transportation only. Museum admissions are not included.

 

$33 (Senior Resident)/ $44 (Resident)/ $56 (Non Resident)

 Overnight Trips with Collette Travel

To learn more about the Discover Croatia, Slovenia & the Adriatic Coast and Discover America's Music Cities trips, 

or for reservations, contact: Amanda Ares, 831-420-6180

Discover Croatia, Slovenia & the Adriatic Coast
12 Days starting 3/23/2020

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Medieval architecture, tranquil lakes, local villages and Croatian charm will delight you on this tour featuring Dubrovnik, Lake Bled, Ljubljana, and the pearls of the stunning Dalmatian coast. Begin your exploration with two nights in Opatija, the “Riviera of Croatia” and an Istrian gem. Explore Plitvice National Park by foot and by boat, a place where waterfalls cascade down sheer cliffs connecting sixteen pristine lakes on this 12-Day Adventure. Price: $3,999 including roundtrip airfare from SJC.

Discover America's Music Cities
8 Days starting 9/4/2020

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Enjoy a finger-snapping, toe-tapping time on this tour of America’s most famed musical cities. Visit New Orleans, Memphis and Nashville as you revel in the sounds of the blues, jazz, country and good old rock ‘n’ roll. Experience the unique city of New Orleans, where jazz, food and fun are always on the menu. Spend two nights in Memphis, "birthplace of the blues," and tour Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Enjoy reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame. Price: $2,999 including roundtrip airfare from SJC.