Adult / Senior Trips
New and exciting trips have been planned. Join us and explore the Bay Area - and beyond! Become a tourist in your own backyard, visit the man treasures nestled in the greater Bay Area, and meet other adventurers like yourself. Pre-registration is required so please call 925-254-2445 for registration assistance. Meet at the Hacienda de las Flores, 2100 Donald Drive., in Moraga.
Activity Levels for Trips
You must be able to walk four easy steep steps to board the bus or van. Let us know of any physical limitations prior to signing up so staff can try to accommodate your needs ahead of time. If you aren't sure where you fit, call us at 925-253-4216.
Level 1: Easy sitting/little walking. Must be able to stand 10 minutes without assistance or bring your walker or wheelchair.
Level 2: Small amount of walking.
Level 3: Moderate to heavy walking.
Level 4: Heavy amount of walking/standing.
Level 5: Strenuous walking/hiking.
ALL THAT'S NEW IN SAN FRANCISCO TRIP
Thursday, September 27, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Get ready to embrace the newest of San Francisco! Join your tour guide, Craig Smith, on this San Francisco tour to get the “scoop” on the new sights of the city. Craig’s knowledge and
Fee $127, Activity Level 2/3
new Ferry Terminal, new Warriors Center, new Salesforce Tower up close, the Leaning Millennium Tower, new Monumental Sculpture, and much more. A hosted lunch at Delancey Street Restaurant will be included midway through the tour.
USS POTOMAC: SPECIAL WORLD TRIP
Thursday, October 11, 9:15 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Come with us on the USS Potomac to explore the SF Bay, and how it became a very busy hub of WWII. You’ll see shipways where newly constructed boats and ships were built and
Fee $95, Activity Level 2
launched. We’ll cruise past the old Naval Air Station, which was a major facility of aircraft repair, and from where Jimmy Doolittle loaded their B-25s aboard the USS Hornet, for our first bombing run over Tokyo. While we’re cruising about the Bay, learn how FDR used the Potomac in a bit of subterfuge leading up to his meeting with Winston Churchill, to discuss the Atlantic Charter. Tea, coffee, water
CASTELLO DI AMOROSA TOUR AND WINE TASTING TRIP
Wednesday, November 14, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Join us as we travel to the Wine Country! Our first stop will be at the Castello di Amorosa. Enjoy a guided tour through the Castello, the authentically-built, 13th century inspired Tuscan castle and winery in world-famous Napa Valley. Explore multiple levels of the castle which includes the Torture Chamber, Armory, and Grand Barrel Room and more. You will then enjoy a tasting of their Italian-style wines, found exclusively at the Castello. The walking portion of your tour is
Fee $65, Activity Level 3
approximately 60 minutes followed by a 45-minute private tasting of five premium handcrafted Italian-style wines in one of our private tasting bars. Next stop will be to the Oxbow Public Market for shopping and lunch on your own. The 40,000 square foot marketplace, which includes a scenic outdoor deck with seating along the Napa River, features a diverse tenant mixture of local food vendors, artisan cafes and an organic produce outlet. Dress
HOLIDAYS AT FILOLI GARDENS/MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HERITAGE TRIP
Wednesday, December 12, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.Experience honored family traditions at the historic Filoli House, featuring a story of Christmases from 1917 to 1975 with lush and beautiful décor in every room. After a guided
Fee $78, Activity Level 3
house tour, meander through the gardens, adorned with special holiday touches. You will get the opportunity to enjoy the holiday entertainment, do some holiday shopping in a setting
reminiscent of European Christmas markets, and time to enjoy lunch at the Quail’s Nest Café. Next stop will be at the Museum of American Heritage (MOAH) which features exhibits that
present 19th and 20th century electrical and mechanical inventions. You will see how these inventions shaped America displayed in a century-old home and garden! MOAH’s collection of 5,000+ artifacts are displayed in permanent and rotating exhibits which emphasize invention and technology from 1750–1950.
- The senior discount fee is already incorporated into the fees
- Times listed on the trips are approximate.
- Exact meeting times will be provided one week prior to the trip.
- Refunds for trips can only be issued if a waitlist can be utilized.
Premier World Discovery Tours
Premier World Discovery, a group travel leader and one of the most respected companies in the travel industry, will be offering a host of spectacular trips for 2018. These around-the-world trips are for any Orinda residents ages 18 and older that would like to explore the world.
October 10, 2018 Presentation
Come and learn more about our 2019 extend trips on Wednesday, October 10 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 7. Trips for 2019 include Holland Windmills, Waterways & Tulip River Cruise, America Historic East, Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, and a New Orleans Holiday trip. A representative from the tour company will be here to show you the tour highlights of these trips and answer any questions you may have.
Here are the trips coming up in 2018 (click the link to download the flyer):
French Riviera Explorer
October 30, 2018
Trips for 2019
(click the link to download the flyer):
Holland Windmills, Waterways & Tulips River Cruise
April 2, 2019
America's Historic East
April 27, 2019
Alburquerque Balloon Fiesta
October 4, 2019
New Orleans Holiday
December 8, 2019