Trips & Tours

Trips & Tour Information:

  • All trips depart from the west side of Magnolia Park, located at 651 W. 15th Street, Upland.
  • Please arrive no later than 20 minutes prior to departure time.
  • First registered, first boarded.
  • Refunds will only be made available if there is a wait list and your reservation can be resold.
  • To register by phone, please contact Upland Recreation and Community Services at (909) 931-4280.

Apple Days In Julian

Thursday, October 12
8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
$58 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Our first stop today will be at Dudley's Bakery located in Santa Ysabel before arriving into Julian, the historic gold mining town located approximately an hour east of San Diego. It is the premier mountain retreat in the county and is unique in that it has four seasons. Although famous for apples and their superb apple pie, one can enjoy all year round. Specialty shops line the streets with several choices for lunch on your own today. Then, stop in at one of the local wineries, take a horse-drawn carriage through town or just sit and relax. The day is yours...enjoy!  To register, please visit Apple Days In Julian.


Crazy Over Carlsbad

Sunday, November 5
7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
$48 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Spend the day in the City of Carlsbad for one of the largest street fairs in the nation, with over 900 vendors for this bi-annual event!  Enjoy an international food court and some early holiday shopping for clothing, accessories, plants, household items, art & antiques, home decor, food, and much more!  Don't forget your walking shoes!  To register, please visit Crazy Over Carlsbad.

Indio International Tamale Festival

Saturday, December 2
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
$43 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Join us today at the International Tamale Festival - the largest of all Tamale festivals in the world. Ranked as one of the top 10 "All American Food Festivals" in the nation by Food Network TV, more than 125,000 tamale lovers will fill the streets of Old Towne to sample each type of tamale one can possibly imagine! The day is yours with tamale tasting, mariachis, Mexican Folkloric dancing, vendors, contests, arts & crafts, plus much more, all in the name of the mighty tamale! Before our departure is over, we will stop at Hadley's located in Cabazon for some shopping.  To register, please visit Indio International Tamale Festival.

Enchanted Forest Of Lights At Descanso Gardens

Thursday, December 7
3:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
5 Yrs & Up

At 4:00 p.m., arrive at Paseo Colorado for dinner on your own, departing at 6:00 p.m. to Descanso Gardens. What a perfect way to bring in the upcoming holidays! Enjoy an evening spent at Descanso Gardens for an interactive nighttime experience, featuring a one-mile walk through a unique lighting experience in some of the most beloved parts of the garden.  To register, please visit "Enchanted Forest Of Lights" At Descanso Gardens.

Holiday Harbor Cruise In Huntington Beach

Saturday, December 16
2:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
$71 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Enjoy this beloved holiday tradition! Arrive in Huntington Beach at 4:15 p.m. for an early dinner on your own. (Don't forget to make reservations in advance.) After dinner, enjoy a 6:30 p.m. cruise for the 60th Annual Cruise of Lights, fully narrated throughout the waterway of Huntington Beach. The boat will return at approximately 7:15 p.m.  To register, please visit Holiday Harbor Cruise In Huntington Beach.

Win Big At Valley View Casino

Wednesday, January 17
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
$51 Per Person
18 Yrs & Up

Whether you prefer video poker, keno, penny, nickel or higher denomination loose slots, you are sure to have a great day today at Valley View Casino! Join the Players Club and receive free gifts - new members only! New and returning guests will receive five points on slot machines and $15 in Moreplay!  To register, please visit Win Big At Valley View Casino.

Giddy Over Griffith Observatory

Tuesday, February 6
10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
$41 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Start the day with a lunch stop at the Grand Central Market, a 30,000 square-foot historic landmark located in the heart of Los Angeles since 1917, offering a large food emporium and retail marketplace. Next stop will be at the Griffith Observatory & Planetarium, featuring state of the art projection technology in the 300-seat Planetarium, a 200-seat multi-media theater - featuring three different movies throughout the day, gallery, mural, and much more!  To register, please visit Giddy Over Griffith Observatory.


460 N. Euclid Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 931-4100

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.