Gadabout Vacations offers day tours originating from the Coachella Valley. See pickup points below.

 

June 2018 

Newport Beach Holiday
Saturday, June 23, $53 per person

Have the day free to enjoy the sea air. You may wish to shop, enjoy lunch on your own or take an optional cruise on the harbor or ride the ferry over to Balboa Island. No-host lunch.

 

Laguna Beach Getaway
Saturday, June 30, $49 per person

Spend a cool day away in Laguna Beach. You are on your own to explore the unique galleries, the Sawdust Festival, specialty stores & restaurants, or enjoy the beach. No-host lunch.

 

July 2018

San Diego Seaport Village
Sunday, July 1, $45 per person

Escape the heat and spend the day at beautiful Seaport Village. Whether strolling along the boardwalk by San Diego Bay, shopping in the charming stores, or riding on the historic 1895 Looff Carousel, you’re sure to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and sea breezes. No-host lunch.

 

Fireworks at the Hollywood Bowl
Wednesday, July 4, $109 per person

Enjoy an evening with the L.A. Philharmonic and the Go-Go's, an all-female band that wrote and played their own songs. They join the orchestra for a night of classic hits and American music plus spectacular fireworks. Bring a picnic basket or enjoy a no-host dinner on site.

 

"Legally Blonde" at the Candlelight
Saturday, July 7, $145 per person

See the musical based on the movie starring Reese Witherspoon! Follow Elle Woods as she takes Harvard Law by storm with her dog, Bruiser. Lunch included.

 
Angels vs. Dodgers!
Sunday, July 8, $109 per person

Take me out to the ballgame! Head to L.A. to see the Angels play the Dodgers in comfortable Clubhouse seating. No-host meal.

 

Fireworks at the Hollywood Bowl
Tuesday, July 3, $109 per person

Enjoy an evening with the L.A. Philharmonic and the Go-Go's, an all-female band that wrote and played their own songs. They join the orchestra for a night of classic hits and American music plus spectacular fireworks. Bring a picnic basket or enjoy a no-host dinner on site.

 

Lake Arrowhead Escape
Tuesday, July 10, $59 per person

Head into the mountains, where you will have plenty of time to stroll and eat a no-host lunch in beautiful Lake Arrowhead village. Then, board the Arrowhead Queen for delightful narrated cruise on Lake Arrowhead itself. No-host lunch.

 

"California Surf" & The Beach Boys
Thursday, July 12, $129 per person

Are you ready for some good vibrations? You’ll travel to Almansor Court to enjoy lunch and the sweet sounds of the Beach Boys - played by musicians who have toured and recorded with them! Lunch included.

 
Reagan Library & Genghis Khan
Saturday, July 14, $78 per person

Travel to Simi Valley’s Reagan Library to see the outstanding exhibition highlighting the amazing life of Genghis Khan. Also see Air Force One, a full scale replica of the Oval Office and more. No-host lunch on site.

 

Laughlin Jackpot
Tuesday, July 17, $20 per person

Try your luck on this exciting day tour! We’ll take you to the Tropicana casino for 8 hoursof gambling and excitement. Price includes $5 in Free Slot Play when you register with the Trop Advantage Player’s Club. No-host lunch. Valid ID required. (No escort.)

 

Catalina Cooler
Wednesday, July 18, $129 per person

Leave the desert for a day by the sea! We’ll head to Long Beach and board The Catalina Express for a one-hour boat ride to charming Avalon. The day is open to explore on your own! Take an optional tour, shop or just relax by the water with an ice cream cone. We’ll leave the Avalon pier at 7:15 PM, return to Long Beach and motorcoach home. No-host meals.

 

Nordstrom & Fashion Valley Shopping
Sunday, July 22, $46 per person

Take advantage of summer sales during this trip to Fashion Valley Mall near San Diego. Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Apple, and Macy’s are just a few of the major name brands located here. Enjoy a no-host lunch at the food court of any of the delicious sit-down restaurants. No escort.

 

Long Beach Holiday
Tuesday, July 24, $50 per person

Head to the cool breezes of Long Beach. The day is free for you. Perhaps you’d like to make a visit to the famous Long Beach Aquarium, stroll and shop at nearby Shoreline Village, or enjoy a no-host lunch.

 

Del Mar Races
Thursday, July 26, $66 per person

Thrill to thoroughbred racing at the Del Mar Racetrack,“Where the Turf Meets the Surf.” The tour price includes clubhouse admission and a daily racing program, and there are several choices for your no-host lunch.

 

Getty Center
Saturday, July 28, $59 per person

Visit the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Special exhibits include “Egypt & the Classical World;”“A Century of Fashion Photography;” “Pathways to Paradise: Medieval India and Europe;” and “A Queen’s Treasure,”Japanese lacquer owned by Marie Antoinette. No-host lunch on site.

August 2018

 
Catalina Cooler
Wednesday, August 1, $129 per person

Head to Long Beach to board The Catalina Express for a one-hour boat ride to charming Avalon. The day is free to explore on your own: Take a tour, shop or just relax by the water.

 

Laguna Beach Getaway
Thursday, August 2, $49 per person

Spend a cool day away in Laguna Beach. You are on your own to explore the unique galleries, the Sawdust Festival, specialty stores & restaurants, or enjoy the beach. No-host lunch.

 

Getty Villa
Saturday, August 4, $59 per person

Explore the newly renovated Getty Villa, in Pacific Palisades, near Malibu. The breathtaking museum is dedicated to the arts and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, and features an exhibit on “Plato in L.A.: Contemporary Artists’ Visions.”No-host lunch on site.

 

Long Beach Gondola Getaway
Tuesday, August 7, $82 per person

Travel to Long Beach, where authentic Venetian gondolas gently cruise the enchanting canals and waterways of Naples Island. Then, head to the harbor area for a no-host lunch by the water.

 

The Wild Goose! Newport Beach Yachting
Thursday, August 9, $97 per person

Tour the Wild Goose, the private yacht owned by John Wayne. Then, re-board your motorcoach and head to the Harborside Restaurant in Newport Beach for lunch.

 

King Tut at the CA Science Center
Saturday, August 11, $84 per person

Travel to Los Angeles to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s famous tomb with this popular exhibit.“King Tut: Treasure of the Golden Pharoah” features more than 50 authentic artifacts uncovered in Egypt. Also view the special IMAX presentation, “Mysteries of Egypt.”No-host lunch on site.

 

Vintage Americana: Cars, Planes & Music
Sunday, August 12, $117 per person

Join Curt on this brand new tour! Visit the Automobile Driving Museum for a docent tour & an opportunity to ride in a vintage auto. Enjoy a no-host lunch at the Proud Bird, near the airport, with views of approaching airplanes. Finally, stop at the Old Town Music Hall, an authentic 1920s music house. No-host lunch.

 

Angels vs. Oakland As!
Sunday, August 12, $109 per person

Take me out to the ballgame! Head to L.A. to see the Angels play the Oakland A's in comfortable Clubhouse seating. No-host meal.

 

Lake Arrowhead
Monday, August 13, $69 per person

Enjoy time to stroll and have a no-host lunch in Lake Arrowhead village. Then, board the Arrowhead Queen for a delightful narrated cruise on the lake, where many movies have been filmed. No-host lunch.

 

Santa Monica Farmer's Market
Wednesday, August 15, $49 per person

Head to Santa Monica's weekly Farmers Market, recognized as one of the largest and most diverse markets in the nation. You may also wish to stroll down to the famous Santa Monica Pier, with various restaurants and the famous "End of Route 66" sign. No-host lunch.

 
Del Mar Races
Thursday, August 16, $66 per person

Thrill to thoroughbred racing at the Del Mar Racetrack, “Where the Turf Meets the Surf.” The tour price includes clubhouse admission and a daily racing program, and there are several choices for your no-host lunch.

 

La Jolla Holiday
Tuesday, August 21, $50 per person

Head to the cool breezes and charming streets of stunning La Jolla. We’ve scheduled plenty of time for you to shop or stroll by the beach. There are many delicious choices for a no-host lunch.

 

Laughlin Jackpot
Tuesday, August 22, $20 per person

Head to the Tropicana in Laughlin for eight hours of gambling fun. Includes $5 in free slot play when you register with the Trop Advantage Players' Club. No-host lunch and no escort. Valid ID required.

 

Pageant of the Masters
Thursday, August 23, $129 per person

Head to Laguna Beach and the Festival of Arts & the Pageant of the Masters. The Pageant’s theme is “Under the Sun,”with a blend of living pictures, live narration & orchestral music. No-host dinner prior to the performance. You may wish to bring binoculars to view the details. (Return after the evening performance).

 

Seaport Village
Sunday, August 26, $45 per person

Spend a cool day away at Seaport Village, a shopping and dining complex. You may wish to enjoy a no-host lunch, stroll along the boardwalk, shop in the stores in Seaport Village, or ride on the historic 1895 Looff Carousel. No-host lunch. (No escort).

 

Big Bear Holiday
Tuesday, August 28, $50 per person

Head to the mountains to explore Big Bear Village.You have the day free to shop, enjoy lunch on your own, or take an optional cruise on the lake. No-host lunch.

 

Ventura Harbor
Thursday, August 30, $50 per person

Enjoy a cool day to explore the beautiful harbor filled with restaurants and shops. You are on your own to stroll, shop or take an optional cruise on the harbor. No host lunch.

 

 

September 2018

 
Griffith Observatory
Thursday, September 6, $57 per person

Explore the wonders of the night sky at the Observatory in Griffith Park. Tour exhibits including The Hall of the Eye and the Hall of the Sky. Also view the Planetarium show “Centered in the Universe,”which will take you on a journey of cosmic exploration and discovery. No-host lunch.

 

Petersen Car Museum
Tuesday, September 11, $77 per person

Head to Los Angeles for a highlights tour of the Peterson Museum, which will provide an overview of all three floors of the wonderful historic automobiles. After your visit, head to the Grove and Farmers Market for a no-host lunch.

 

Nethercutt Collection & Museum
Thursday, September 13, $58 per person

Travel to Sylmar for a guided tour of the Nethercutt Collection’s assortment of antique automobiles, antique furniture, clocks & mechanical musical instruments. Also visit the Nethercutt Museum, featuring cars once owned by the rich & famous. Lunch included.

 

Getty Center
Saturday, September 15, $59 per person

Visit the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, and browse the art, gardens and architecture. Special exhibits include “In Focus: Expressions,” and “Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography.”No host lunch on site.

 

San Diego by Land & Sea
Monday, September 17, $96 per person

Tour San Diego on a“boat with wheels.” The 90-minute narrated journey on the Seal vehicle begins on the streets of San Diego before driving into the San Diego Bay for a leisurely cruise. Have time on your own for a no-host lunch and shopping at Seaport Village.

 

Warner Brothers Tour
Wednesday, September 19, $121 per person

Travel to Burbank to board a cart with your knowledgeable tour guide as you learn where some of the memorable moments in film & television history are created. Visit the new“Stage 48: Script to Screen,”to explore the film and television production process. No-host lunch on site.

 

"Roaring 20's Murder Mystery"
Thursday, September 27, $129 per person

Head to Almansor for lunch. Then enjoy a special Roaring 20’s Murder Mystery with the Colorful Songs cast. Lunch included.

 

Day Tour Pickup Points

Palm Desert

Kohl's on Monterey & Dick Kelley

 

Palm Springs

Dollar Tree Store, at Vista Chino & Sunrise

 

Banning

Sun Lakes Shopping Center Near Carl's Junior

 

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