Pleasant Getaway Day Trips

Seniors enjoying an outdoor presentation at Hog Island

Pleasant Hill Senior Center is pleased to be offering day trips again. 

Please contact mmanalastas@pleasanthillrec.com or call at 925-798-8747 if you have any questions.

Explore Locally!
Travel and explore through Northern California in the company of fellow travel enthusiasts. Pleasant Getaways and excursions are generally 1-day trips to exciting local destinations. 

Travel Meetings| Chateau Room |1:00pm

  • February 7
  • May 16
  • August 15
  • November 14
The 49 Mile Drive 

Tuesday, February28th $123 Res/$148 Non-Res 

San Francisco's 49 miles scenic tour opened September 14, 1938. Names because of the city's 49 square miles footprint. Your group will pick up your very knowledgeable tour guide, Craig Smith, at City Hall where he will share a brief history. Once you are back on the Motorcoach, you will begin "Following that seagull" to view union square, Chinatown, Ghirardelli Square, Fisherman's Wharf through Fort Point including a brief stop at Land's End. Mid-day you will stop for a delicious hosted lunch at Park Chalet Restaurant. After lunch you will find that "Seagull" along the great highway, John Muir drive and Golden Gate Park prior to a visit at Twin Peaks. Your turn will conclude with the history of the Ferry Building. You are sure to walk away from this tour with an insight to the "City by the Bay's history and beauty.

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 8:30am/Depart BY 8:45am/Arrive Home Approx. 5:00pm

Jay Leno Live! Gallo Center - Modesto (SOLD OUT)
Saturday February 25th $165 Res/$180 Non-Res 

Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children's book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist. Jay Leno is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in show business." His late night television ratings domination included two decades as the host of the #1-rated “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 11:45am/Depart by 12pm/Arrive Home Approx. 7:30pm

Six the Musical  Orpheum Theater San Francisco, CA                                                                                                              Wednesday, March 1st, 2023 $145 Res/ $160 Non-Res

From Tudor queens to pop icons, the six wives of Henry VIII take the microphone to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a euphoric celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over!Cost includes : Ticket for Matinee Performance of Six at the Orpheum Theatre SF, Personal Charcuterie box, 1 drink voucher, round trip transportation in deluxe motorcoach and driver gratuity. Seat Location: Rear Orchestra Seats.

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 10:30am/Depart by 10:45am/Arrive Home Approx. 5:00pm 

George Gerswhin "Alone" Hershey Felder-Mountain View, CA                                                                                                 Sunday, March 5, 2023 $160 Res/$175 Non-Resident

George Gershwin Alone tells the story of America’s great composer, who with the groundbreaking Rhapsody in Blue, made a “Lady out of Jazz.” The show incorporates the composer's best-known songs from "The Man I Love" and "Someone to Watch Over Me," through the hits of An American In Paris and Porgy and Bess, to a complete performance of Rhapsody in Blue. Mr. Felder brings to life the spirit and talent of the legendary composer and pianist for the first time in history, leading the audience through the fascinating rhythms of Gershwin’s legendary songbook and his tragically short life. Prior to the show. You will enjoy a group brunch at Scratch Restaurant minutes away from the Mountain View Center of Performing Arts. The lunch will consist of Crab Cake Brioche, Traditional Eggs Benedict, and Almond Crusted French Toast, served with fresh seasonal fruit, hash brown potatoes, and freshly baked biscuits. "Stunning, Dazzling, Shear Genius!" - New York Daily News "Glorious! Poignant, moving and fascinating.” - USA Today This performance is 1 hour and 45 minutes long with no intermission and is appropriate for ages 5+ and above due to length.                Seat location: Balcony 

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 10:15am/Depart by 10:30am/Arrive Home Approx. 5:00pm

Almanac Beer Co. Tasting & Tour, Alameda, CA                                                                                                               Thursday, March 16th $106 Res/$121 Non-Res 

Enjoy a guided tasting and tour at the 30,000 square-foot production & aging facility located on a historic naval airbase on Alameda Island. The brewery is a former Naval hangar originally constructed in 1942 that boasts 37-foot ceilings, exposed original redwood beams, and hundreds of oak barrels and foudres. Portfolio of beers spans the gamut from delicate oak-aged lagers, to nuanced barrel-aged sours, decadent stouts, and of course, hazy IPAs. The tour includes 4 tasting pours, guided by an Almanac team member and a 10oz Kolsch for the tour. Travelers will need to wear closed toe shoes, wear protective eyewear (Almanac provides), and wear a mask. Lunch will be on your own upon arrival. Rotating food trucks will be on site. You are also welcome to bring your own eats to enjoy. Ages 21+

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 10:15pm/Depart by 10:30am/Arrive Home Approx. 3:30pm

Castle Air Museum & Hilmar Cheese Factory  Lunch                                                                                                                 Wednesday, March 22nd $116 Res/$131 Non-Res 

The Air Castle Museum affords visitors from the region and throughout the world. The opportunity to learn the costly sacrifices of the men and women who designed, built, maintained and flew these aircraft into hostile skies to defend freedom and liberty with many making the ultimate sacrifice. Castle Air Museum is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley where the largest aviation museums in the west coast. With over seventy restored aircrafts, F/A-18 Hornet, and so much more! After your visit, you will enjoy a delicious lunch at the Hilmar Cheese Factory with time to browse their in house made cheese and other dairy products. 

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 7:45am/Depart by 8:00am/Arrive Home Approx. 5pm

San Jose Sharks vs Edmonton Oilers Game                                                                                                                              Saturday, April 8, 2023 $162 Residents/ $177 Non-Residents

Take a trip down to SAP Center in San Jose and see the Sharks take on the Edmonton Oilers. Experience one of the most electrifying fan experiences in sports. The San Jose Sharks have won six division titles as a member of the Pacific Division since 1993. They advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals once in 2016. Cost includes ticket to game and bus ride. Please bring debit/credit card to purchase merchandise, food, snacks, and or beverages.Ages 5+ |Seat Location: Lower level Section 121 row 22 & 23

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 10:15pm/Depart by 10:30am/Arrive Home Approx. 5:00pm

Yountville Art Walk                                                                                                                                                                         Thursday, April 13, 2023 $93 Residents/ $108 Non-Residents

The Yountville Art Walk program is designed to promote the Town's pedestrian-friendly atmosphere with a collection of outdoor public art that includes approximately 35 sculptures. Enjoy a tour of these unique art pieces with a docent on hand to tell you about the pieces, the artists and the inspirations as well as the history of this quaint town in the "wine country." Enjoy some free time as well in Yountville, about 90 minutes for lunch and shopping on your own. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 9:30am/Depart by 9:45am/Arrive Home Approx. 4:30pm

  Sunday Funday                                                                                                                                                                     Sunday, April 23, 2023 $179 Residents/ $194 Non-Residents             

Grab your friends who love brunch and get ready to savor this Spring day! First, you will board your luxury motorcoach and depart from Pleasant Hill to Old Town Sacrament, where you will enjoy a delicious brunch from the Rio City Café. Then you head to the River Fox Train for a 2 hour round-trip ride on the Weekender Train, where you will have your own private car. You will receive 4 drink tickets for enjoying a beer, wine, or mimosa. What could be better than enjoying a meal and mimosa with your friends on a wonderful Sunday Funday?Brunch Options: Eggs Benedict, Huevos Rancheros, Mixed Berry French Toast, Country Fried Steak, Veggie Fritatta

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 8:45am/Depart by 9:00am/Arrive Home Approx. 6:00pm

Pretty Women the Musical w/Lunch                                                                                                                                  Thursday, May 4th, 2023 $172 Res/$187 Non-Res

Pretty women is a modern retelling of the Cinderella story. Vivian, a Hollywood prostitute is picked up on the street by Edward Lewis, a tough but lonely business mogul. Employed as his companion, Vivian is immersed into the elite Beverly society, but she soon realizes that she is a fish out of water. During a week of romance, both Vivian and Edward embark on a journey of self-discovery and discover true love along the way. Prior to the show, enjoy a lunch at Rio City Café. Entrée Options: Crab Melt, Grilled Salmon BLT, Rio French Dip, Fish & Chips. All entrees include coffee, tea, or soft drink and a dessert of chocolate caramel cheesecake. Safe Credit Union Performing Arts Center in Sacramento Seat Location:  Upper balcony, there is elevator access to the seats. 

 Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 9:15am/Depart by 9:30am/Arrive Home Approx. 6:00pm

Sacramento River City Queen Cruise w/Lunch                                                                                                                          Thursday, May 11, 2023 $157 Res/ $172 Non-Res

More than a half million passengers have boarded the River City Queen in Historic Old Sacramento, treating passengers to the scenic natural beauty of the Sacramento River. The Sacramento River is a jewel in the crown of a beautiful city. Rich in history and quietly beautiful, the Sacramento River covers 382 miles, from Mount Shasta to San Francisco Bay. As the River dances through Sacramento, the lights of the city reflect on her waters, the birds fly overhead, and hundreds of species of fish swim within. Experience a 3 hourscenic cruise on the intimate USCG Certified vessel where you will enjoy a BBQ picnic style luncheon buffet and social event, accompanied by exceptional and professional staff. BBQ Picnic Luncheon Buffet includes: Carved smoked beef brisket with house bbq sauce, citrus achiote marinated grilled chicken w/ house bbq sauce, classic ceaser salad, fresh season fruit salad, freshly baked cookies, complimentary soda, lemonade, ice tea, and juice. *Varietal Wine, Draft Beer, Cocktails, Specialty Drinks are available for additional purchase

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 9:45am/Depart by 10:00am/Arrive Home Approx. 5:30pm