The City of Vacaville's Community Services Department offers a variety of trips and tours to places as close as the San Francisco Bay Area and as far away and exotic as Europe, Cuba and beyond. Getaways, golf tours, local sightseeing trips and more are available to all Vacaville residents - and anyone else with a travel bug!
This is the ideal time to start planning that perfect vacation destination! Join us for coffee, snacks, and an informative presentation on several delightful destinations!
We provide complimentary round-trip airport service on all air-inclusive trips, round-trip airfare, meals and much more. Open to the public. No membership required! Deposits are encouraged. For information on any of the trips below or our unpublished trips, call (707) 469-6673.
For more information, check out the Events Guide.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 From 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the McBride Senior Center, 91 Town Square Place
With a world full of fascinating destinations, choosing the perfect place to vacation can present a challenge. That's why our trips and tours are designed by experts to create unforgettable memories with you in mind! Join us for coffee, snacks and an informative presentation on several delightful destinations! Your trip includes complimentary round-trip airport service on all air-inclusive trips, round-trip airfare, meals and much more! Open to the public. No membership required or age restrictions! Deposits are encouraged. Booking discounts may apply.
For information on any of our trips listed or our unpublished trips, call 469-6673.
UPCOMING DAY TRIPS
BOUQUETS TO ART
Sun., Mar. 18, 2018, S.F., $105
Bouquets to Art is the de Young Museum's annual floral takeover; now in its 34th year, florists from San Francisco to Tokyo breathe new life into our collections, creating their own masterpieces inspired by famed artworks. While the galleries are blooming, the museum hosts a series of lectures and demonstrations with guest speakers including renowned floral experts and tastemakers from around the world. It's not just fun and flowers—proceeds from Bouquets to Art help underwrite special exhibitions, conservation projects, and education programs at the de Young and Legion of Honor museums. Tickets are non-refundable. Trip Includes: Transportation and lunch. Deadline to purchase tickets is 2/16.
DAY TRIP: ELEVEN ROSES RANCH
Saturday, April 28, 2018. $105 per person.
Bring your camera on this trip to a historic family ranch settled in 1883. The ranch is nestled in the beautiful Long Valley in Northern Lake County where wildflowers carpet the valley and naturalized iris bloom profusely around an old homestead. Trip Includes: Transportation, refreshments before setting out on a 1 1/2 hour narrated, and mule-drawn wagon ride. Following the wagon ride, feast on an authentic chuck wagon barbeque, complete with Dutch oven cobbler cooked over coals and complimentary beverages and Lake County wine and delightful music. Deadline to purchase tickets is 4/1.
THE COLOR PURPLE
Sun., May 6, 2018, S.F., $105
Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph! Prepare for one of the most thought-provoking, moving, emotional and ultimately uplifting musicals of the season – John Doyle’s startling, stripped-back adaption of The Color Purple. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, this musical gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Empowering and culturally significant, The Color Purple gives new meaning to musical theatre as a performance medium.
DAY TRIP: LOCAL BREWERY TOUR
Saturday, May 19, 2018. $65 per person
Spend some time sippin' suds in nearby Davis! Trip Includes: Visit to Three Mile Brewing Company plus tour and tasting at Sudwerk Brewing Company. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the process of brewing great lagers! Deadline to purchase tickets is 5/4.
Local Brewery Tour: Sat., June 16, 2018, Winters, $60
Spend an afternoon sampling local brews! First stop is Green River Brewery & Taproom where onsite café allows for lunch on your own while enjoying the 13 acre park with horseshoes, volleyball and cornhole. Next stop is Berryessa Brewing Company where the country setting and cold beer sets the stage for relaxation! Trip Includes: Transportation and tastings. Deadline to purchase tickets is 6/2.
Mystery Trip: Sun., June 24, 2018, ???, $75
This surprise day trip is full of laughs and fun. Trip Includes: Transportation and box lunch. Deadline to purchase tickets is 6/10.
Sac Zoo & Vic’s Ice Cream: Sat., July 14, 2018, Sacramento, $60
Talk about a great day for family fun! Start off at the zoo---see the many animal attractions! Enjoy a sweet treat on us at Vic's Ice Cream, an old fashioned-ice cream parlor since 1941. Trip Includes: Transportation and ice cream. Deadline to purchase tickets is 6/30.
Old Sac & Railroad Museum: Sat., July 21, 2018, Sacramento, $55
Deemed one of the most popular destinations in Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum illustrates how railroads shaped people's lives, the economy and the unique culture of the West. Enjoy time to stroll Old Sac and have lunch on your own at popular restaurants like the Delta King or Frank Fat's. Trip Includes: Transportation and gratuities. Deadline to purchase tickets is 7/7.
Mamma Mia: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, Sacramento, $115
You've seen the movie, now see it LIVE! As the story goes---On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise. This feel-good, international sensation features over 20 ABBA songs, including the hits "Dancing Queen" and "Take a Chance on Me". Trip Includes: Transportation and gratuities. Deadline to purchase tickets is 7/29.
On Your Feet!: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, S.F., $105
From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. This record-making, groundbreaking couple, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet. Trip Includes: Transportation and gratuities. Deadline to purchase tickets is 9/2.
| Shades of Ireland
||March 14 – 23, 2018|
| Southern Charm
||April 15 - 21, 2018|
|May 24-June 5, 2018|
|June 21-28, 2018|
|July 1-8, 2018|
|July 15-23, 2018|
|Sept. 2-9, 2018|
|Sept. 13-20, 2018|
|Wonders of China & the Yangtze River||
Sept. 26-Oct. 14, 2018
Munich’s Oktoberfest & Danube River Cruise
|Oct. 2-12, 2018|
Spain’s Classics & Portugal
|Oct. 3-16, 2018|
The Complete South America with optional 3-Night Peruvian Amazon Pre- Tour Extension
|Oct. 4-26, 2018|
|Tuscan & Umbrian Countryside
||Oct. 13-23, 2018|
||Oct. 14-20, 2018|
||Oct. 14-20, 2018|
|Spotlight on San Antonio Holiday
||Nov. 29-Dec. 3, 2018|
|Tropical Costa Rica with Optional 3-Night Jungle Adventure Post Tour Extension
||Jan. 19-27, 2019|
|Exploring South Africa
||Feb. 6-19, 2019|
|Reflections of Italy
||Mar. 13-22, 2019|