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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!

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Trips and Tours Presentation
Wed., 2/5, 5/6, 8/5 & 11/4, 2020 from 10:30am-12pm
at the McBride Senior Center
91 Town Square Place

Open to all ages and no membership needed! Choosing to travel with us comes with benefits that take your guided travel experience to another level. Our inclusive tours provide you with more value for your money and more of what makes travel special. All guided trips include: Roundtrip air, roundtrip airport service and transfers, welcome and farewell dinner with your fellow travelers, hotel accommodations, meals and much more. Book early for additional savings! For information on any of our trips listed or our unpublished trips, call 469-6673. 


Day trips eligible for Active Aging Member discount. Inquire for more details, 469-6660.

Old Sugar Mill: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020, $55 per person

Join us on a trip to Clarksburg, at the Old Sugar Mill, home to 15 independently-owned and operated wineries offering varietals from all over Northern California. Enjoy tour and tasting with the Clarksburg Wine Company. Lunch is on your own via onsite food truck.Trip Includes: Transportation, tour and tasting. Deadline to register is 1/17.


Cliff House: Sun., May 3, 2020, $155 per person

Imagine live harp music and a delicious brunch buffet while taking in stunning views of the Pacific Ocean—sound like a dream? It’s a day trip to the Cliff House in San Francisco. Enjoy free-flowing champagne as you choose from a wide selection of seasonal fresh brunch items. Trip Includes: Transportation, brunch, and browsing at Pier 39. Deadline to purchase tickets is 4/17.


Ironstone Vineyards: Sat., May 23, 2020, $115 per person

Ironstone Vineyards blazes with yellow and gold color in the spring! Step inside the Winery for a sampling of Ironstone Vineyards wines accompanied by canapés to complement each varietal. In addition to the tour and wine tasting/food pairing, enjoy a buffet lunch prepared especially for you. Finish the day browsing the museum or jewelry shop. Trip Includes: Transportation, tour of the gardens, wine and canapé tasting, souvenir shopping & special gourmet lunch at Ironstone. Deadline to purchase tickets is 4/24.


Floating Homes & The Spinnaker Restaurant in Sausalito: Sat., Aug. 1, 2020, $285 per person

Gather your friends and join us on a visit to one of largest communities of “house boats” in the world, no two are the same. Designed to suit the individual homeowner, each has its own unique style, plan, and interior design. Trip includes: Three-course luncheon at The Spinnaker Restaurant with its scenic location and stunning views of San Francisco, bridges and bay. Enjoy free time to browse, shop or relax in the charm of this picturesque village. Wear comfortable and appropriate shoes. Deadline to purchase tickets is 6/1.


Culinary Institute of America at Copia: Sat., Sept. 12, 2020, $160 per person

Don't miss this exciting day trip to The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia, the ultimate Napa Valley destination for experiencing the world of food, wine, art and community. Enjoy cooking demonstration plus tasting, tour and time to enjoy lunch on your own. Trip Includes: Transportation, cooking demo plus one tasting and tour. Deadline to purchase tickets is 7/1.


Autumn in Yosemite: Sun.-Mon., Oct. 25-26, 2020, $485 double occupancy/$535 single occupancy

Visit Yosemite in the fall when the weather is cool and the trees glow in red and yellow hues. Enjoy lunch at Hilmar Cheese Factory before arriving at our destination for the night, Chuckchansi Resort & Casino. Breakfast is on us in the banquet room followed by bus tour of Yosemite Valley. Trip Includes: Transportation, accommodations, $10 slot play eCASH, $10 food offer, breakfast, lunch and bus tour of Yosemite Valley. Deadline to purchase tickets is 8/7.


 Destination  Dates
Spotlight on New Orleans Apr. 5-9, 2020 
Paris in the Spring Burgundy Provence River Cruise Apr. 13-23, 2020
Spotlight on Chicago  May 21-26, 2020 
Great Canadian Cities  June 17-29, 2020 
Discover Mackinac Island  June 26-July 3, 2020 
Washington DC & Williamsburg  Sept. 17-23, 2020 
Colors of Morocco  Sept. 20-30, 2020
Colors of New England Oct. 9-16, 2020 
Discover Thailand  Oct. 13-20, 2020
Normandy, Paris & the Seine River Cruise  Oct. 20-28, 2020 
National Parks & Canyons of the Southwest  Nov. 8-13, 2020 
Sedona Holiday  Dec. 2-6, 2020 
Nashville and Smoky Mountains Holiday Dec. 10-17, 2020 
Treasures of Egypt  Jan. 27-Feb. 8, 2021 
Explore Tuscany Mar. 10-18, 2021 
Discover America's Music Cities Apr. 11-18, 2021