Day and Overnight Trips
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.
These trips are OLLI Special Events and are subject to the Special Events Registration Policy. Click here to get the Special Events Registration Policy.
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024
OLLI Visits the Motion Picture Academy Museum
Visit this magnificent new museum on the Miracle Mile, and celebrate the art and science of movie making, featuring such memorabilia as the set from The Godfather, costumes of magnificent artistry, historic collections of scripts, Oscar winners’ exhibits and huge screens to rekindle movie memories. You can even have your very own OSCAR EXPERIENCE, which is a video with YOU accepting an authentic Oscar statue (Book separately, $15). Visit the fourth floor for information on making cartoons, creating special effects, and editing. Then stroll onto the rooftop plaza for a terrific view of Hollywood to downtown Los Angeles.
After the museum, we will go by bus to Canter’s Deli, the famous and historic hang-out of Hollywood stars, sports stars, rock bands, and other celebrities. You may choose your own meal from their extensive and excellent menu. http://www.cantersdeli.com/restaurant-menu
Saturday, March 9, 2024
Nethercutt Collection & Museum Trip
Join us as we visit the Nethercutt Collection & Museums, which features over 250 classic cars, a collection of mechanical musical instruments, a mighty 5,000 pipe Wurlitzer theater concert organ, a fully restored steam engine, private pullman car and some of the finest crystal objects in the United States. We will have a two-hour docent-led tour of the museum.
Monday Through Tuesday, April 8-9, 2024
Joshua Tree and San Andreas Fault Overnight Trip
Join OLLI friends on a trip to the fascinating Joshua Tree National Park.
Featuring a Geographer Guide explaining all the secrets of Hidden Valley, Key’s View, and the Cholla Cactus Garden. This incredible region is made up of two distinct desert ecosystems that have been sculpted by strong winds and occasional torrents of rain. It features bizarre rock formations and strange plants. Explore the San Andreas Fault line and learn surprising facts in our own California back yard.
We’ll spend the night at the luxurious Fantasy Springs Resort and spend some time in Palm Springs on our own. We’ll stop at Hadley’s Date Farm on the way home.
August 28 - September 10, 2024
Alaska Cruise Tour
The Denali Explorer Cruise Tour, a 13-night cruise and land tour on the Princess Cruise Line’s Grand Princess cruise ship, is now available to OLLI members through Great Western Tours. The trip starts in Vancouver on August 28 and ends in Fairbanks on September 10. Stops include Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Anchorage, Talkeetna, Denali and Fairbanks. See the flyer for trip details and reservation and payment instructions.
Full trip packets with all the forms and information you need are available in the OLLI office.
Past Trip Highlights
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