Trips & Tours

Group of seniors on a bus going to Lake Arrowhead.

How to Register...

Winter Registration Begins Monday, December 19
By Phone: 626.308.2875
In Person: 250 S. Mission Dr.
                  Monday-Friday • 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Effective July 1, 2021, all credit card transactions are subject to a 2.9% credit card processing fee. The fees shown online include the 2.9% fee. Should you wish to avoid this fee please visit our office between 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to register by using cash or check. 

Upcoming Trips

Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter to stay up to date with our programs and trips. To register for an upcoming trip, visit or call 626.308.2875.

Getty Villa - Pacific Palisades, CA.
Thursday, January 26 • 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Fee: $20 #5000.100 

Spend the day at the beautiful Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades. The Getty Villa houses the J. Paul Getty Museum's collection of approximately 44,000 Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities. Over 1,200 works to view in 23 galleries devoted to the permanent collection, with five additional galleries for changing exhibitions. The collection and changing exhibitions at the Getty offer 7,000 years of ancient art from the end of the Stone Age to the fall of the Roman Empire. Lunch will be on your own and the museum has a cafe with a large menu to choose from with outdoor and indoor seating or the coffee kiosk where you can find fresh sandwiches, soup, baked goods and more or you can bring your own sack lunch to enjoy. 

Morongo Casino/ Cabazon Premium Outlet Mall - Cabazon, CA.
Wednesday, February 15 • 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Fee: $14 | #5000.101

The bus will make round-trip transfers to and from Morongo Casino and Cabazon Premium Outlet Mall so participants can enjoy both locations! Lunch will be on your own.

Spend the day at the Mission San Juan Capistrano 
Tuesday, March 21 • 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Fee: $33 #5000.102 

Explore Mission San Juan Capistrano on a 1-hr guided tour. Enjoy time on their own in town for lunch and shopping. There are a variety of restaurants to choose from in a short block walking distance along with small shops and novelty stores. Translation audio for tour may be available at an additional cost upon arrival.

Whale Watching in Dana Point, CA 
Tuesday, April 25 • 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Fee: $50 #5000.103 

Arrive at the Dana Point Wharf by 11:30 a.m. with time for lunch and shopping on own before your 1:30 p.m. check-in time at the Dana Wharf Sport fishing dock. You'll be taken on a 2-hour whale watching cruise (included). The incredible Gray Whale migration has begun, the longest migration of any living creature on earth. Your tour will be narrated by expert captains who will educate you on the abundant ocean life. Refreshments can be purchased on the boat.

Getty Center - Los Angeles, CA. 
Tuesday, May 16 • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Fee: $20 #5000.104 

Spend the day at the Getty Center. Admission is free and tours are self-guided. The Center presents the Getty's collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views. Lunch is on your own today and you can enjoy a variety of dining options, including a restaurant, two cafes, a picnic area, and several coffee carts providing drinks and snacks. The Museum Store offers a broad selection of books, posters, and gifts.

Travel News

The City of San Gabriel provides great trips and tours all year long. Hundreds go on our trips each year due to our reasonable prices which often include lunch, venue admission, special senior extras, and fine accommodations on extended trips.


Registration is taken on a first registered, first seated basis at the Community Services Department Office. Full payment for trips and tours are due on or before the date indicated on each individual trip. For mail-in registration please enclose a check, money order, VISA, or MasterCard Information. Make checks payable to "CITY OF SAN GABRIEL." For walk-in registration, exact payment amount is required. 

250 S. Mission Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91776
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Responsibility Clause

San Gabriel Community Services Department acts only as an agent in putting together day and extended trip packages. We do not assume any liability for illness, injury, damages, loss, accident, or delay due to any act or default of any company or person involved in the trip, nor can we be held responsible for changes made by the tour operator or hotel. 

Trips & Tours Refund Policy 

Requests for refunds for day trips will not be issued. 

Refunds for extended tours will be processed if cancellation is received 4 weeks prior to overnight trip, except where otherwise noted.

Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended on any overnight tour costing $100 or more.