City Sponsored Excursions

NEW EXCURSIONS:
Effective April 2017, all new excursions will have a Carson Resident Rate as well as a Non-Resident Rate. For further information regarding these rates, please contact our Transportation Services offices at (310) 835-0212 ext. 1495.

Christmas Shopping - Cabazon/Desert Hill Premium Outlets
Saturday, 11/24/2018
Put on your shopping gear and find the perfect present for your your family at the Cabazon/Desert Hills Premium Outlets. From designer clothing to housewares, you will find savings at more than 180 stores such as Armani, Coach, Gap, Le Creuset, Nike, Prada, Zumiez & many more. Ready, set, and shop!! Cost per person includes round-trip bus transportation.
Bus departs at 7:00 am and returns at 6:00 pm
Carson Residents: $35 per person
Non-Carson Residents: $50 per person
L.A. Zoo Christmas Lights
Saturday, 12/1/2018
A holiday “must” destination under the stars will shimmer with LED lights, disco ball forest, a stunning 3-D animated projection, real-life reindeers and more which will be ideal for the whole family. This is a self-guided 60-90 minute walking tour of a portion of the zoo. Cost per person includes round-trip bus transportation and admission.
Departures departs at 5:00 pm and returns at 11:00 pm.
Carson Residents: $40.00 per person
Non –Carson Residents: $55.00 per person
Christmas in Solvang
Saturday, 12/8/2018
VELKOMMEN! Head to Solvang, CA to celebrate the 2018 Julefest Celebration this year, and you might feel like you’ve stumbled half-way across the world. It will be holiday cheer with a decidedly Danish twist. There will be splendid shopping opportunities from clogs to iron art to unique toys for stocking stuffers. Cost includes round-trip bus transportation.
Bus departs at 7:30 am and returns at 6:00 pm
Carson Residents: $35 per person
Non-Carson Residents: $50 per person
Hearst Castle Tour
Thursday, 12/13/2018

Must have a roommate to sign-up for double occupancy**
Thursday, 12/13/18 - Sunday, 12/16/18
Celebrate this Christmas season by joining us in Cambria to tour Hearst Castle while it is decked out in holiday splendor! Your weekend home will be at the Cambria Pines Lodge. Partake in the festivities at the Cambria's Christmas Market, take a day trip to Monterey's famous Cannery Row and top off the weekend with a visit to Solvang. Cost includes round-trip bus transportation, hotel accommodations and tours. Bus departs Thursday at 8:00 am and returns Sunday at 6:00 pm.
Carson Residents: $575.00 per person (double occupancy)
Non-Carson Residents: $600.00
*Call Transportation Office at (310)835-0212 ext. 1495 for payment arrangements and single rate information.

2019 Tournament of Roses Parade
Tuesday, 1/1/2019
The 2019 theme for the Tournament of Roses Parade “The Melody of Life” will celebrate the universal language of music. The parade will feature majestic floral floats, high stepping equestrian units and spirited marching bands from throughout the world. Cost per person includes round-trip bus transportation, coffee and donuts, and reserved, premium, mid route grandstand seating.
Bus departs at 5:00 am and returns 12:00 pm
Carson Residents: $115.00 per person
Non-Carson Residents: $130.00 per person
Wicked Musical, Pantages Theater
Sunday, 1/20/2019
Back by “Popular” demand, this Broadway sensation takes you back to the Land of Oz way before Dorothy got there. Watch the unlikeliest friendship develop between the good and “wicked.” Cost per person includes round-trip bus transportation and show.
Bus departs at 4:00 p.m. and returns at 11:00 p.m.
Carson Resident: $125 per person
Non - Carson Resident: $150 per person
Pala Casino & Resort
Sunday, 2/3/2019
Take a gamble at Pala Casino Spa and Resort and enjoy your favorite slots and table games. However, don’t skip their truly sumptuous buffet and other dining options. Good luck!! Cost per person includes round-trip bus transportation.
Bus departs at 9:00 a.m. and returns at 6:30 p.m.
Carson Resident: $30 per person
Non-Carson Resident: $45 per person
The Wiz, Center Stage Theater
Sunday, 2/17/2019

This Super Soul Musical version of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” is a retelling of a young farm girl from Kansas, Dorothy, as she is transported to the magical land of Oz in a tornado, with an updated urban sensitivity. Original score by Charlie Smalls offers a dazzling mixture of rock, gospel and soul. Cost per person includes round-trip bus transportation and show.
Bus departs at 12:00 p.m. and returns at 7:00 p.m.
Carson Resident: $75 per person
Non-Carson Resident: $90 per person

Las Vegas/Grand Canyon West Tour
Friday, 3/8/2019

***Must have a roommate to sign-up for Double Occupancy rate.***
Friday, 3/8/19 - Sunday, 3/10/19

  • Accommodations at Golden Nugget
  • Tour the Grand Canyon West Rim Experience
  • Meals included: Lunch during the Grand Canyon West Tour

Cost per person includes round-trip bus transportation, hotel accommodations and tour.
Bus departs Friday at 8:00 a.m. and returns Sunday at 6:00 p.m.
Carson Resident: $425 per person
Non-Carson Resident: $450 per person
Single Rate Carson Resident: $540 per person
Single Rate Non-Carson Resident: $565 per person

Call the Transportation Services Office for payment arrangement information at (310) 835-0212 ext. 1495

Old Town Trolley Tour, San Diego
Saturday, 3/23/2019

Discover why San Diego is called “America’s Finest City” as you explore this city’s scenic coastal landscape through Old Town Trolley tour’s ‘transportainment’! The conductor will narrate the tour with fascinating trivia and humorous stories about San Diego. Then the group will stop for a no-host lunch at Coronado Island. Cost per person includes round-trip bus transportation and tour.
Bus departs at 8:00 a.m. and returns at 6:00 p.m.
Carson Resident: $65 per person
Non-Carson Resident: $80 per person

Carlsbad Flower Fields
Saturday, 4/20/2019

Let the bursts of beautiful blooms come forth!! Come and be in awe as the 50 acres hillside is transformed by colorful bursts of the Tecolote Ranunculus flowers during a guided tour and wagon ride. A no-host lunch stop will be at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets. Cost per person includes round-trip bus transportation, guided tour and wagon ride.
Bus departs at 9:00 a.m. and returns at 6:00 p.m.
Carson Resident: $45 per person
Non-Carson Resident: $58 per person

Strawberry Festival, Oxnard, CA
Saturday, 5/18/2019

California Strawberry Festival is proud to be celebrating 35 wonderful years in 2019 offering a variety of food booths, bountiful berries served every imaginable way, arts and crafts, and a carnival atmosphere for the entire family. Cost per person includes round-trip bus transportation and admission.
Bus departs at 9:00 a.m. and returns at 6:00 p.m.
Carson Resident: $45 per person
Non-Carson Resident: $58 per person

 

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Carson, CA 90745
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