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  With Channel Islands Visitor Center & Ventura Harbor Village The perfect way to discover the natural environment of Channel Islands National Park, without going ashore! As we cross the channel to Anacapa Island, the journey may be highlighted by sightings of dolphins, sea lions and seals. Just 12 miles from the California coast, Anacapa Island is a small volcanic island and the closest of the Channel Islands. Our three-hour narrated wildlife cruise travels along Anacapa’s rugged and scenic north shore (this is a non-landing cruise). Prior to the cruise, enjoy time at leisure to browse the shops and enjoy lunch on your own in the scenic Ventura Harbor Village. We will also visit the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center. We will take the scenic route home along Pacific Coast Highway. A truly relaxing, enjoyable and educational day. Suggested: Rubber-soled walking shoes and a sweater or jacket as it can be cool on the water. The boat has shaded and unshaded areas, and a restroom onboard, for your comfort. Click here for important trip information.  

2442X

Start date: 09/30/17

Weekly - Sat 8:10 AM - 7:30 PM (9/30/2017-9/30/2017)

Course: $89.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A



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  With Optional Dale Chihuly Exhibit Take pleasure in the flavor and the romance of a Mediterranean-style island for the day. The smooth boat ride aboard a high speed catamaran from Long Beach takes only one hour each way. We will arrive in the charming island village of Avalon featuring a myriad of quaint shops and outstanding eateries for lunch on your own. Enjoy almost 5 hours at leisure to explore Avalon or join a variety of optional tours offered by a third-party vendor (additional fees apply). You may decide to join your tour director for an optional excursion to see the limited-time Chihuly exhibit at the Catalina Island Museum. Only the second major museum exhibition of Dale Chihuly’s work to visit southern California, Catalina will be this special exhibition’s only stop. On a self-guided tour you will witness up-close some of Chihuly’s most iconic glass sculptors including a breathtaking 18-foot chandelier installation. The museum’s outdoor atrium, landscaped gardens and views of Catalina’s canyons and clear waters are the ideal setting for Chihuly’s sculptures, many of which reference or are inspired by natural elements. The catamaran going to Catalina has shaded and unshaded areas, and a restroom onboard, for your comfort. The fee for the optional Dale Chihuly exhibit tour is $15 per person, and payable with cash on the day of the tour. Click here for important trip information.  

2441X

Start date: 10/07/17

Weekly - Sat 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM (10/7/2017-10/7/2017)

Course: $119.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A



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  At the Walt Disney Concert Hall Ring in the Christmas season at the Disney Concert Hall with a traditional matinee concert of your favorite carols sung by one of the greatest choirs in the world! The fantastic 115-member Los Angeles Master Chorale will be joined by the Disney Hall’s mighty pipe organ for a festive concert featuring traditional favorites sprinkled with new arrangements as well as a few audience sing-a-longs. Hear first-hand why the Chorale has gained international prominence over the past decade. Designed by architect Frank Gehry to be one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world, being inside the Disney Concert Hall is an experience unto itself providing both visual and aural intimacy for an unparalleled musical experience. Terrace-level seating with great views of both the choir and organ. Prior to the show, enjoy lunch on your own at Olvera Street, or at Philippe The Original, famous as the originator of the French dip. Click here for important trip information.  

2393X

Start date: 12/02/17

Weekly - Sat 10:45 AM - 5:00 PM (12/2/2017-12/2/2017)

Course: $89.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A



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  With Malibu Country Mart Join us on this adventure that provides a great way to experience a completely different side of Los Angeles! Today we explore the 1,000 acre Saddlerock Ranch and Vineyard that is nestled in the scenic hills of Malibu. Board custom-built open-air Safari vehicles with a trusty guide-driver team aboard for a 90-minute animal and wine-tasting safari. We will make stops along our journey to take in the scenery, taste local wines and get up close and personal with animals you never knew were Angelinos too! Many of the exotic animals, who all welcome you with open “hooves,” came to the Ranch to retire after successful careers in Hollywood: zebras, camels, alpacas, bison and more. All the wines that you will be tasting are sourced from local vineyards, featuring the tastes and flavors of the casual wine-making culture alive in the Santa Monica Mountains. You may wander about the grounds enjoying the scenic surroundings as you sip and savor each wine and enjoy tasty accompaniments. For those who do not drink wine, water and lemonade can be provided if notice is given with your reservation. Preceding the safari, enjoy time at leisure for lunch on your own at the Malibu Country Mart – a pleasantly informal, yet trendy, outdoor shopping and dining complex where the celebrities often dine. Suggested: Flat, closed-toe shoes. Click here for important trip information.  

2453X

Start date: 11/12/17

Weekly - Sun 9:30 AM - 5:45 PM (11/12/2017-11/12/2017)

Course: $119.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A



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  Featuring The Blue Angels The largest and best air show in our nation will once again showcase amazing aerial performances by both military and civilian aviators who will amaze you with their unmatched flying skills in the skies over northern San Diego. Scheduled to perform this afternoon are the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels, the Breitling L-39 Jet Team, the F-35B Lightning Joint Strike Fighter, the Golden Knights and U.S. Navy Leap Frogs Parachute Teams, the Marine Corps Air and Ground Task Force demonstration, the Shockwave Jet Truck, heritage flights and much more. We will have special Observation Deck Chalet seating right on the flight line with both covered and uncovered seating areas and unlimited water. Ample time to explore the static display of planes, helicopters and other Marine vehicles and weapons. Bring a sack lunch or purchase from the air show concessions. Note: Must show photo ID to air show security; only one clear (see-thru) bag (Ziploc or commercially purchased) and/or a small clutch is permitted. Suggested: Walking shoes, sunglasses, hat, sunblock, cameras and binoculars. Click here for important trip information.  

2391X

Start date: 09/22/17

Weekly - Fri 8:25 AM - 7:30 PM (9/22/2017-9/22/2017)

Course: $109.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A



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  With a Geographer-Guide Includes Boxed Picnic Lunch Embark on a unique adventure to examine the San Andreas Fault with a professor of geography. There are many myths and legends about the San Andreas Fault and on this exclusive tour your geographer-guide will separate fact from fiction as you follow the fault through the San Bernardino Mountains on a fascinating driving tour. Several stops will be made along the way as your geographer-guide explains how scientists study the fault to help predict earthquakes and discusses what’s really possible when we talk about “The Big One.” Your geologist-guide will present so much about fault activity, local geography and geology that you’ll never look at mountains, rocks and cracks in the cement the same way! A truly unique and educational experience. Enjoy an included boxed picnic lunch in a serene lake setting. Suggested: Walking shoes. Click here for important trip information.  

2438X

Start date: 10/14/17

Weekly - Sat 8:50 AM - 5:00 PM (10/14/2017-10/14/2017)

Course: $69.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A



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  With Roger’s Gardens Includes Harborside Dinner On this popular, festive holiday tour, we visit three spectacular destinations in and around Newport Beach. First, enjoy time at leisure to browse the gallery and gift shop of the gorgeous Roger’s Gardens – "it’s not just a nursery, it’s a destination." Known as “America’s Most Beautiful Home and Garden Center,” this time of year, the gardens are beautifully decorated and feature an amazing display of themed Christmas trees. Next, enjoy an included delicious early dinner with choice of entrée and dessert at the Harborside Restaurant in Newport Beach that provides great views of the Newport Harbor. Then marvel at the beautifully decorated boats, yachts and waterfront homes as we cruise through the harbor during the 110th annual Newport Christmas Boat Parade. The boat has an enclosed area for your comfort. Click here for important trip information.  

2373X

Start date: 12/13/17

Weekly - Wed 12:00 PM - 9:15 PM (12/13/2017-12/13/2017)

Course: $99.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A



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  With Sawdust Art & Craft Festival This popular summer event in Laguna Beach – now in its 85th year – is acclaimed for its awe-inspiring theatrical celebration of tableaux vivants – “living pictures.” Magnificent works of art, both classical and contemporary, will come to life as real people pose to resemble their counterparts in the original pieces of art, along with full orchestra and live narration. Each year the show earns recognition as the best presentation of its kind anywhere. The 2017 Pageant show titled, “The Grand Tour,” will take us on a theatrical journey through the centuries in search of unforgettable artworks from around the world. Your Pageant ticket becomes your passport to experience spectacle, music, stories and grand illusions as masterpieces come to life! Main-tier section seats. Prior to the show, enjoy dinner on your own in downtown Laguna Beach which offers several different eateries. Then enjoy time at leisure at the always-popular Sawdust Art & Craft Festival featuring artists selling ceramics, glasswork, jewelry, paintings, photography, sculpture, woodwork and clothing. Suggested: sweater, seat cushion and binoculars to see details. Click here for important trip information. TRIP UPDATE: Our trip will depart from Pasadena City College this Thursday, August 24th, as scheduled. Your motor coach will meet you at Student Parking Lot 3, the parking lot on the corner of Hill Avenue and Del Mar Avenue. Travelers may park in Student Parking Lot 3 or in the adjacent parking structure (Lot 4); the required $2 daily parking permit can be purchased from the dispenser located within the lot; simply leave the permit on your dashboard. For a map of the campus, go to www.pcclearn.org/maps. Note: It is important that the bus leave on time. Please arrive at least than 30 minutes prior to departure to allow plenty of time to find parking and purchase your permit. The bus is scheduled to depart at 2:25 pm. The approx. return time is 12:30 am. If you have any questions, please contact Good Times Travel at (888) 488-2287. Click here to print this trip update.  

2321X

Start date: 08/24/17

Weekly - Thu 2:25 PM - 11:59 PM (8/24/2017-8/24/2017)

Course: $99.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A

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  Christmas Trees and Titanic Exhibits You are cordially invited to a memorable day at the state-of-the-art, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. This is always an especially wonderful time to visit the museum because of the special Christmas Trees exhibit which features more than 25 exquisitely decorated Christmas trees. Enjoy approximately five hours at leisure to explore the 18 galleries that pay tribute to America’s 40th president. Visit a full-scale replica of his Oval Office, see a piece of the Berlin Wall, explore interactive exhibits, read letters that provide a glimpse into Ronald and Nancy’s devoted marriage, and pay your respects at their final resting place with spectacular views of the Conejo Valley. The Air Force One Pavilion features a presidential limousine and secret service suburban, a Marine One helicopter and the Air Force One airplane that served seven U.S. Presidents. Enjoy time at leisure to explore a special Titanic exhibit providing a fascinating look at the ill-fated ship combining real artifacts with the real stories of the people onboard. Artifacts from passengers are reunited in this exhibit for the first time in over 100 years – in a way no museum has done before. See a deck chair (one of only eight known to exist), the only known complete set of boarding documents and tickets, a pocket watch from a third class victim, wreck wood from the ship, the insurance claim form of the “Unsinkable” Molly Brown and other passengers for loss of life and property, and props and costumes from the 1997 movie, Titanic. Enjoy lunch on your own at the Library’s Country Café or The Pub. Click here for important trip information.  

2315X

Start date: 12/10/17

Weekly - Sun 8:35 AM - 5:00 PM (12/10/2017-12/10/2017)

Course: $79.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A



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  The 81st annual Solvang Danish Days Festival is a treasured celebration of Solvang’s rich Danish heritage, old-world customs and pageantry. Enjoy approximately 4 ½ hours at leisure to attend the free events and browse the “Danish Capital of America” which features wonderful shops offering imported European wares and collectibles along with delicious bakeries and restaurants. See the Danish Days Parade featuring the Solvang Village Band atop the Carlsberg Beer Wagon, floats, equestrians, Village dancers and more. Attend the Living History Festival at the Elverhoj Museum which features docents in period costume demonstrating the art of bobbin lacemaking, Scandinavian holiday crafts, knitting, stone carving, and wood carving. Listen to tales by Denmark’s favorite author, Hans Christian Andersen. See demonstrations of Viking-age weapons like the sword and axe, and their effectiveness and destructive force. Visit the Old World Artisans Marketplace and the outdoor Viking Beer & Wine Garden. Attend free concerts including the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West. Click here for important trip information.  

2348X

Start date: 09/16/17

Weekly - Sat 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM (9/16/2017-9/16/2017)

Course: $59.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A



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  Mission Inn Festival of Lights Includes Old Spaghetti Factory Dinner Join us on this holiday classic as we travel to Riverside to admire the Mission Inn during its nationally-recognized annual Festival of Lights. The Inn is adorned in thousands of beautiful holiday lights and draped in holiday splendor including intricate animated displays. Built in 1903, it has recently been restored to its original splendor. On an extensive docent-guided walking tour you will see the famed Court of Birds, President Lounge, Glenwood Tavern, the Rotunda, St. Frances’ Chapel’s Tiffany glass and more. Next, enjoy an included dinner with choice of entrée and dessert at the Old Spaghetti Factory. Later, we will drive through an extensively-decorated Rancho Cucamonga neighborhood that goes all out during the holiday season, and is recognized as one of the prize locations in southern California to enjoy outdoor holiday decorations! Suggested: Comfortable walking shoes. Click here for important trip information.  

2421X

Start date: 12/07/17

Weekly - Thu 1:40 PM - 11:00 PM (12/7/2017-12/7/2017)

Course: $89.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 3.

Room :  N/A



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  Carlsbad Village Faire & Self-Realization Gardens Includes Lunch at Green Dragon Tavern A truly wonderful way to spend a Sunday! Spend time this morning at leisure in downtown Carlsbad’s charming historic village at the annual Carlsbad Village Faire – the largest single-day street faire in the nation featuring entertainment, an international food court and over 900 vendors selling everything fathomable: clothes, accessories, plants, antiques, art, home décor and so much more! Then, enjoy an included plated lunch at the Green Dragon Tavern & Museum. The stunning brick building is a replica of the original tavern by the same name in Boston, where Sam Adams, Paul Revere and other founding fathers met in secret to plan the Boston Tea Party. Following lunch, we will visit their museum which features Revolutionary War-era documents and artifacts. In the afternoon, visit the Self-Realization Fellowship Meditation Gardens where you may stroll these internationally renowned gardens that offer a diversity of colorful plants, meditation nooks, koi ponds and spectacular ocean vistas – providing a unique and inspirational setting. Perched above the famous Swami’s Beach, the gardens offer one of the most stunning coastal views in California. Suggested: Walking shoes. Click here for important trip information.  

2307X

Start date: 11/05/17

Weekly - Sun 8:20 AM - 6:30 PM (11/5/2017-11/5/2017)

Course: $79.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Good Times Travel 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Location : PCC Campus - Parking Lot 10 Location : 
  PCC Campus - Parking Lot 10.

Room :  N/A

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