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Take a trip with the Fallbrook Senior Center


Last updated 11/26/2017 at Noon

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Senior Center is offering the following tours from December through April.

A visit to the New Year’s Rose Parade will be offered Dec. 29 through Jan. 1. The adventure in Pasadena begins at the Float Barn for an up-close look at the stunning floats to be featured in the parade. Highlights are a visit to Warner Brothers Studio, the Huntington Library, a new year’s eve celebration with dinner and dancing at the Hilton Garden Inn, reserved seating at the 129th Rose Parade, concluding with an escorted tour of the Santa Anita Racetrack. The trip includes three nights stay at the Hilton Garden Inn in Montebello, three breakfasts, one box breakfast and two dinners.

Laughlin, Nevada, is home for the Lake Havasu Balloon Festival. The tour begins, Jan. 18-22, at the historic Route 66 rest stop and spends four nights at Laughlin’s spectacular Aquarius Hotel and Casino with 24-hour entertainment. Day Two finds guests watching the mass ascension of colorful hot air balloons. Stops include the London Bridge on the way to Oatman, Arizona, where donkeys rule the town. Guests will also visit the Route 66 Museum and the Mojave Museum for a docent lead tour located in Kingman, Arizona. A narrated, scenic cruise down the Colorado River with time to explore concludes this tour, which includes one dinner buffet, three breakfast buffets and one box breakfast.

For a view of New Orleans pre-Mardi Gras, fly to the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 6-11, for a trip that includes a walking tour of New Orleans and the French Quarter, a pre-Mardi Gras Parade, and a visit to the National World War II Museum. Take a bayou airboat ride, with time to see the city of Baton Rouge, Tabasco’s Avery Island and Nottoway Plantation. Accommodations at the Four Points Sheraton and Springhill Suites Marriot include a deluxe motor coach with a professional guided tour, luggage handling, five breakfasts and two dinners and gratuities.

Take a tour of Hoover Dam and the city that built it, April 27-30. Day One begins in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a visit to Fremont Street and the infamous Mob Museum. The following day includes a visit to Boulder City, which is considered the city that built Hoover Dam, with time for shopping and sightseeing to explore. Experience the sights and sounds of Hoover Dam by taking the guided tour. Spend an afternoon to enjoy a Mississippi-style, paddle-wheeler ride on the Desert Princess on the narrated 90-minute cruise. A ride on the Nevada Southern Railroad Museum and Train will round out the trip, which includes three nights at Hoover Dam Lodge and three breakfasts.

For more information, contact the Fallbrook Senior Center at (760) 728-4498.


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