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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. To register, visit santacruzparksandrec.com or call 831-420-5270.

 Filoli Gardens & Estate #459827

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 8:30am - 5:30pm

Spring at Filoli

Join us for a visit to the beautiful Filoli Estate in Woodside and its sixteen-acre historic garden. June is a wonderful time to see the glorious display of roses, sunflowers, zinnias and lavender. We will have a two-hour docent-led tour of the estate and garden and extra time to explore the various gardens on your own, as well as the Garden Shop with its vast array of items for the home and garden. We will stay for the day, so bring your own lunch for a picnic on the grounds, or visit the Quail's Nest Cafe.

$62 (Senior Resident)/$83 (Resident)/$108 (Non Resident)

San Francisco Waterfront & Optional Ferry Ride #459828
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 8:00am - 6:00pm

Bridge to Bridge Ferry 2Join us as we travel by bus to San Francisco’s Waterfront with the option of a discounted ferry ride. Those interested in the optional ferry ride will embark on one of the Red-and-White Fleet ferries and travel from the Bay Bridge to the Gold Gate Bridge. Enjoy breathtaking views and a 90-minute tour with your own personal headphones. We will disembark the ferry at noon, where you have the afternoon to enjoy other San Francisco attractions on your own.

Cost includes charter bus transportation, and optional ferry tickets for an additional $36. Lunch and other activities are at the discretion of the individual. Wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers.

$36 (Senior Resident)/ $48 (Resident)/ $62 (Non Resident)

 Overnight Trips with Collette Travel

For reservations, contact: Kelly Mercer-Lebov, 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.