Day and Overnight Tripsluggage

The OLLI Trips Committee plans and coordinates trips of educational interest to OLLI members to locations off the CSUF campus. These trips are OLLI special events and are subject to the Special Events Registration Policy (see link below). Trips are of two types: day trips and overnight trips. Some recent or planned day trips include the Hollywood Bowl, JPL and LAX. Some recent or planned overnight trips include Death Valley, Monterey, and Costa Rica. Members are notified of upcoming trips via the ChroniCLE, the OLLI email newsletters and the OLLI bulletin board. If members have ideas for future trips, bring them to the Trips Committee meetings .

Chair : Ken Luke


Events also require a signed copy of the Waiver/Release of Liability form.  Click Here to get the Waiver/Release of Liability form.  PDF File

These trips are OLLI Special Events and are subject to the Special Events Registration Policy. Click here to get the Special Events Registration Policy. 

Current trips:  

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Harbor and Ports TourLocal harbor and ports

This is a 2 hour narrated boat tour of Long Beach Harbor and the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. After the tour time will be available to have lunch at any of the local restaurants.

Note: This trip is past.

Click here for the Harbor and Ports Tour flyer with more details and payment coupon.  PDF File

October 10 - 23, 2019

OLLI China Culture Trip
Great Wall of China, Terracotta Warriors, Pandas, Shanghai
14 Day Land & Cruise Tour by Great Western Tours (Pasadena)

Beijing (Tiananmen Square, Forbidden city, Great Wall), Xian (Terracotta Warriors), Chengdu (Panda Research Center), Chongqing (3 Gorges Dam, Yangtze River Cruise), Suzhou (Silk Factory), and Shanghai

Note: The registration for this trip is now closed.

Click here for the flyer for the OLLI China Culture Trip with more details. PDF File

 Wednesday, Oct. 16

LAX Airfield Tour & Flight Path Museum VisitLAX at night

Join us as we visit the fourth-busiest airport in the world - Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), for a behind-the-scenes airfield tour. See LAX Historic Hangar 1, ongoing construction projects, various aircraft like the A380 and Dreamliner, cargo and corporate jet operations. We will also visit the Flight Path Learning Center & Museum, the only aviation museum in Southern California located on airport property.

This trip is sold out.

Note: Due to the assisted/stack parking situation in lot "A", the pickup and drop off point for the LAX airport trip has been changed to the EV Free  parking lot at Brea Blvd and Bastanchury Road

Please be sure to park in the CSUF  parking spaces on levels 2 & 3 of the parking structure, and also display your CSUF parking pass on your vehicle mirror

Any questions, please contact Bill Sampson @ (714) 300-5487

Click here for the LAX Airfield Tour flyer with more details and payment coupon. PDF File

Friday, November 8, 2019

CSI: Orange County, Tours of OC Crime Lab and Coroner’s FacilityOC Crime Lab Logos

First, we’ll have a 2+ hour tour of the Orange County Crime Lab.The OC Crime Lab is a nationally recognized leader in the forensic science community. 

After lunch, we’ll take a 2 hour tour of the Coroner’s Facility, led by an experienced Coroner official, who will explain Coroner’s cases and techniques. The Coroner Facility is the Statewide Coroners’ Training Facility. The Coroner conducts medicolegal investigations of all homicides, suicides, and accidental, suspicious and unexplained deaths in the County.

This trip is sold out and they are taking a waiting list.

Click here for the CSI Orange County Tour flyer with more details and payment coupon.   PDF File

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Festival of Lights & Tour of Historic Mission InnFestival of Lights

We will ride a bus to Riverside, then take a 75 minute walking tour of the historic Mission Inn, led by a docent from the Mission Inn Foundation.  Shortly after our tours end, the Inn will be illuminated with 5 million dazzling lights and 200 animated characters, in a Winter Wonderland theme. This is the Festival of Light’s 27th year. The display features one of the largest light collections of its kind.

Click here for the Festival of Lights / Mission Inn Tour flyer with more details and payment coupon.  PDF File

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Rose Parade Floats
Join us as we travel to Pasadena to view the magnificent 2020 Rose Parade floats in Victory
Park. This is an opportunity to see the beautiful floral displays featured on the floats up-close, and appreciate the workmanship involved to create these incredible rolling works of art.

Click here for the 2020 Rose Parade Floats flyer with more details and payment coupon. PDF File

August 26 - September 8, 2020

Alaska Denali Explorer CruiseTourAlask Tour Promo

This trip consists of a cruise up the Inside Passage from Vancouver to Anchorage, then travel by train and bus from Anchorage to Fairbanks, with 4 days spent in the Denali Natl. Park region. The cruise portion includes stops at Juneau, Skagway and a native Tlingit village at Icy Strait Point, as well as a day spent cruising in Glacier Bay Natl. Park with a Natl. Park ranger providing commentary, and another day cruising the College Fjord, also with spectacular glaciers and wildlife.  On the land portion, we will be able to travel by bus deep into Denali Natl Park, viewing lots of wildlife as well as the amazing mountain.  In Fairbanks, we will learn about dog sledding and raising caribou, among other things, and will be able to visit the excellent Museum of the North at the Univ. of Alaska. 

Click here for the 2020 Alaska Cruise Tour flyer with more details.  PDF File