Explore the Bay Area and beyond! Livermore Area Recreation and Park District offers a variety of day, multi-day and extended trips for people age 50 and older. For our day and multi-day trips, register just for yourself, or for yourself and one other person on a first-come, first-served basis. Most trips are taken in District vans, unless the number of attendees warrants a bus. All trip registrations are accepted in person at the Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Avenue, Livermore, CA. Day trips must be paid for at time of registration, and over-night trips require a $25 nonrefundable deposit at the time of registration. Our Extended trips (five (5) plus days) require a $100 nonrefundable deposit at the time of registration. Non resident rates do apply to all our trips. We accept cancellation request for day trips no less than five (5) prior to the scheduled trip; a $12 cancellation processing fee including incurred costs will be withheld from the cancellation. Cancellations requests will not be accepted after the final payment has been processed and received for all over night and extended trips. For more information, call the Senior Trip office Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at 925-373-5763. Trip dates are subject to change. Office hours may vary based upon trip schedule.
Fall Trip Registration 2019: Saturday, August 24 8:15 a.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 9, 2019, depart 8:45 a.m., return 3:30 p.m.
Trip #: 8351.201
Take the ferry from Jack London Square to San Francisco. Depart at either the Ferry Building and the California Certified Farmer’s Market, or stay on the ferry and enjoy Pier 39 or Fisherman’s Wharf.Lunch is on your own.
Saturday, July 13, 2019, depart 9:45 a.m., return 5:45 p.m.
Trip #: 8332.201
“The Drowsy Chaperone,” a 5-time Tony Award-winning show tells the story of a die-hard theater fan who plays his favorite cast album and the characters come to life in a hilarious musical farce. Lunch is on your own before the matinee at the theater-in-the-round, Wells Fargo Pavilion.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019, depart at 1:30 p.m., returning at 8:30 p.m.
Trip #: 8339.201
Enjoy a scenic drive along East and West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz before an early dinner on your own at the beautiful Shadowbrook Restaurant on the banks of Soquel Creek. Shadowbrook has provided world-class dining since 1947. It specializes in great service, fine food and wine in an atmosphere of Old World charm. Take time to enjoy the gardens as you walk down or take the funicular down to the restaurant. Dinner prices range from $25-$44.
Saturday, August 3, 2019, depart 7:45 a.m., returning 4:15 p.m.
Trip #: 8317.201
Spend the day in Rohnert Park at Northern California’s newest casino. Choose from the many dining options for lunch on your own and try your luck at the slot machines or table games available for you.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019, depart at 9:45 a.m., return at 3:45 p.m.
Trip #: 8318.201
Enjoy a 3-course leisurely lunch in the Job Corps Fine Dining facility on Treasure Island. Enjoy a driving tour of the island with information on its fascinating history. Bring your camera for spectacular views of San Francisco and the new Bay Bridge. Lunch is included.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019, depart 9:30 a.m., returning 3:30 p.m.
Trip #: 8309.201
Join us for a great day of shopping in San Jose’s Santana Row. Lunch is on your own at one of the many restaurants in the area.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019, depart 10:00 a.m., returning 6:30 p.m.
Trip #: 8319.301
Enjoy a comedy that will remind you of television’s The Golden Girls. “Ripcord” tells the story of 2 ladies who are not too pleased to be rooming together at a retirement community. They challenge themselves to see who is “top dog”. Lunch is on your own in Jamestown before the matinee.
Tuesday, September 12, 2019, depart 9:15 a.m., returning 5:30 p.m.
Trip #: 8322.301
Enjoy an afternoon of music and dance numbers performed by exuberant, talented people 50 years and older. Lunch is on your own in Santa Cruz before the 1 pm matinee.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, depart 3:15 p.m., returning 11:30 p.m.
Trip #: 8333.301
See the show that everyone is talking about! Travel by motor coach and enjoy dinner on your own in Union Square San Francisco before we transport you to the 7 pm production at the Orpheum Theater. We had over 95 people go with us to the March 26 show and a good time was had by all. “Hamilton” is definitely worth seeing and ticket prices are now lower than before!
Sunday, October 13, 2019, depart 11:45 a.m., returning 6:15 p.m.
Trip #: 8353.301
What better way to see the ships and the Blue Angels show than sailing on beautiful S.F. Bay? Included in your cruise is a delicious lunch buffet, free-flowing sparkling wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and reserved dining seating aboard Hornblower’s San Francisco Belle. After lunch step onto the outer deck to watch the jaw-dropping precision of the Blue Angel pilots as they fly overhead. Price includes round trip transportation to San Francisco and lunch. Tickets for the cruise will sell out fast; get your name on the interest list and we will notify for payment.
Thursday - Friday, August 22-23, 2019
Cost: $219 (per person, double-occupancy), $299 (per person, single-occupancy)
Trip #: 8377.201
We are shaking up our yearly trip to Sonoma County this year to take advantage of a bakery that is only open Thursday to Monday. Day one we will travel to Bodega Bay for lunch and a look around the area where “The Birds” was filmed. We will stop to enjoy the breath-taking views from Bodega Head before heading to Occidental for the night. Day two will begin with a visit to the Wild Flour Bakery in nearby Freestone. Each day they bake 900 loaves of bread that are sold only at this bakery. They also have scones, biscotti and specialty coffees. You will have time to shop, have a coffee and scone, and take a walk through their garden. Next we head to Santa Rosa for a tour of the Luther Burbank Home and Gardens. Lunch is on your own at Willie Birds Restaurant which is known for their turkey dinners. Then we will head home with lots of memories of the ocean, redwoods, farms, gardens and fresh baked bread.
Tuesday - Sunday, October 1-6, 2019
Cost: $2,875 (per person, double-occupancy), $3,355 (per person, single-occupancy)
Trip #: 8390.301
Pick up a flyer in the trip office or go to the LARPD website to see the itinerary for this 6 day trip. Highlights include a 2 night stay on Mackinac Island where the movie Somewhere in Time was filmed, a 2 night stay in Frankenmuth, Michigan’s Little Bavaria. Fall colors should abound. Price includes all transportation, admissions, 11 meals, and 5 nights lodging. Come to the presentation on May 15 at 1 pm to learn more and sign up.
Saturday - Saturday, April 4-18, 2019
Cost: $6,899(per person, double-occupancy), $8,449 (per person, single-occupancy)
Trip #: 8391.102
Check in the trip office for space availability for this special trip. Flyers are available. Registration has begun for this trip.
Call the Senior Services Trip Office at 925-373-5763 to add your name to the interest lists for future extended trips. You will be notified of presentation dates. Let us know your suggestions for where you want to go.
Possible trips include: Occidental Getaway, New England in Autumn, Spain and Portugal, Japan, Hawaii Cruise, “Hamilton” in San Francisco, Great Lakes with Mackinac Island, Cuba