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 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. 

Fleet Week
Saturday October 8th $180 Res/$195 Non-Res


The Belle is a San Francisco landmark that evokes the city’s turn-of-the-century Barbary Coast energy. The 292 foot sternwheeler features Art Nouveau style on all three enclosed levels, plus a spacious sun deck and three full wrap-around decks. The crown jewel of San Francisco Bay. There is no better vantage point to see the Fleet Week Air Show than from directly under the planes – sailing on the iconic S.F. Belle. 

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 11:15am/Depart by 11:30am/Arrive Home Approx. 6:30pm

Moulin Rouge - Broadway SF w/ Lunch at Swiss Louis
Wednesday October 12th $168 Res/$183 Non-Res


Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Welcome to MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL! Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. 

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

High Hand Nursery & Lunch
Thursday October 20th $103 Res/$118 Non-Res

High Hand Nursery in Loomis is more than just a plant persons oasis, it houses many fun things to do within. We will be visiting for the day to explore everything this nursery has to offer. Discover a marvelous selection of the highest quality trees and shrubs available. They also stock specialty plants like succulents, topiary, unique specimen trees and a variety of Japanese maples, al. PLEASE Bring your own boxes or bags if you plan to make plant purchases for easy storage under the bus. Next, you will stop at the historic High Hand Fruit Shed, to taste locally crafted wines, olive oils & vinegars. Appreciate the beauty and creativity of the Art Gallery. After you have explored, you will enjoy a delicious seasonal lunch at the High-Hand Cafe. With it's bright and casual atmosphere, windows all around to admire the plants.

You will have 1 hour and 30 minutes to shop before lunch and then 30 minutes after lunch before you board the bus for home.

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 8:45am/Depart by 9am/Arrive Home Approx. 5pm

Ain't Too Proud - Broadway SF w/ Lunch at Max's Opera Cafe
Thursday November 10th $153 Res/$168 Non-Res


Enjoy a delicious hosted lunch at Max’s Opera Café before attending the electrifying performance of AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS if the new smash-hit Broadway
musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies, they rose to the
top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. 

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

Redhawk Casino 
Friday, December 9th, 2022  $49 Res/ $61 Non-Res 

Enjoy over 2,300 slot machines, featuring the best in video slots, and reel slots. Redhawk Casino is home to award-winning restaurants. Mouth Water selections at Koto Buffet, experience world class Asian Cuisine at Pearl or tantalize your taste buds at the Burger Spot. There’s something for every taste at Red Hawk Casino. 

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 8:15am/Depart BY 8:30am/Arrive Home Approx. 4:30pm

Livermore Premium Outlets 
Tuesday, December 13th, 2022 $51 Res/ $63 Non-Res

Visit over 180 iconic brands and designer names up to 65% off, in the state’s largest outdoor outlet shopping mall. Guests will love shopping at stores like: Prada, Gucci, Versace, and Coach. Lunch will be on your own. The outlet offers a variety of cafés and restaurants to grab a bite to eat.   

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 10:15am/Depart by 10:30am/Arrive Home Approx. 4:30pm
Motown Holiday-El Campanil Theater w/ Lunch at Smith's Landing 

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 $138 Res/$153 Non-Res

The coolest yuletide show of the year is back at the El Campanil Theater! Before the show, you will head to the Antioch Marina for a hosted lunch at the waterfront restaurant, Smith's Landing. Then arrive to the El Campanil Theater and settle into your rear orchestra seats, before the crooners come out to fill you with holiday cheer. Meal includes: non-alcoholic beverage, clam chowder or house salad and choice of: Clams Linguine, Petite Filet, Grilled Salmon, Pasta Ortolano (Veg Option), followed with fudge brownie for dessert.

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

MysteryTrip                                                                                                                                                                                 Friday, January 20th $100 Res/ $115 Non-Res 

Sign up for the tour and take a magical ride, you will never know what happens next or where you'll end up! Are you prepared for mysterious fun? Cost includes: Luxury Motorcoach, driver gratuity, no- hosted lunch stop at a delicious location, admission to mystery activity, and priceless memories!

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 8:15am/Depart by 8:30am/Arrive Home Approx. 4:30pm

Ramses the Great                                                                                                                                                                             Thursday, January 26th $144 Res/$159 Non-Res

Step back through time to when the almighty pharaoh ruled Egypt! Ramses II, known as Ramses the Great, was the most celebrated and powerful pharaoh of the New Kingdom. This state-of-the-art exhibition features the greatest collection of Ramses II objects and Egyptian jewelry ever to travel to the US. After soaking up all that ancient history you will have a delicious lunch at the Park Chalet with entrée choice of Park Burger, Fried Chicken Sandwich, Oak Grilled Fish (catch of the day) or Vegan Farro Risotto. All entrees include a starter salad, dessert of chocolate truffle cake, soda, juice, coffee, tea, or 1 glass of house wine.

Arrive to 147 Gregory Ln BY 8:30am/Depart by 8:45am/Arrive Home Approx. 4:30pm

Sky River Casino-Elk Grove 

Friday, February 9th $60 Res/$75 Non-Res

At Sky River Casino, you'll experience the height of hospitality! Just off of Hwy 99 in Elk Grove, Skiy River soars with 100,000 square feet of gaming floor space and impeccable dining experience like no other. Featuring 2,000 slot machines, over 80 table games and 17 unique dining options, You'll have 3 hours to game and to have lunch on your own. Cost includes: Luxury Motorcoach and Driver Gratuity.

Sign up for Sky Rewards program on their smart device where you will have to take a picture of your legal ID (CA license or passport) and create an account at

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

Jay Leno Live! Gallo Center - Modesto
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" Tickets are located in the Parterre Section, Rows U,V and W. Before the show, enjoy lunch at Cattleman's, Entrée choice of Top Sirloin Steak, Teriyaki Chicken, Lemon Herb Chicken, Grilled Salmon or Veggie Ravioli. All entrees served with baked potato, all you can eat salad, ranch style beans, sourdough bread, coffee, tea or soda.

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