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Travel

Experience the ultimate in educational travel as we take our learning programs on the road. Come and explore some great adventures around Southern California, across the U.S. and abroad. OLLI is the perfect partner to combine your love of learning with your love of travel.

You must be a current OLLI member to register for trips. If you are not a member, you can create a new account to get started. If you need assistance, view or print the Registration Guide or contact the OLLI office at (909) 537-8270.

Registration process varies by trip. Please check each trip for details.


Walt Disney Concert Hall: Mehta's Brahms, Symphony No. 2

Disney Hall photo

Sunday, 12/16/2018
$149 per person

Join us for this very special concert of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the beautiful Walt Disney Concert Hall. In this program of Brahms contrasts, the epic, many-layered four-movement Second Piano Concerto is paired with the delightful and lyrical Second Symphony. Conducted by Zubin Mehta with pianist Yefim Bronfman. Includes a lunch stop at the famous Farmer’s Market, along with a pre-concert lecture at Disney Concert Hall.


Walt Disney Concert Hall: Mehta's Brahms, Symphony No. 2
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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL sign photo

Wednesday, 1/9/2019
$65 per person

We’re off to visit this unique national research facility that carries out robotic space and Earth science missions. JPL helped open the Space Age by developing America's first Earth-orbiting science satellite, creating the first successful interplanetary spacecraft, and sending robotic missions to study all the planets in the solar system as well as asteroids, comets and Earth's moon. JPL is a federally funded research and development center managed for NASA by Caltech. Your 2.5 hour tour includes a multimedia presentation, a visit to the Space Flight Operations Facility, and the Spacecraft Assembly Facility.


Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

Ronald Reagan photo

Tuesday, 2/12/2019
$125 per person

Travel with us to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, where the legacy of our fortieth president lives on. The museum integrates dozens of state-of-the-art interactive displays and thousands of artifacts. Highlights include a full-scale replica of the Oval Office and the presidential jet used by Reagan and several other presidents. Your experience is enhanced with a private, docent-led tour. Enjoy a catered luncheon buffet beneath the wings of Air Force One.


Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
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Scripps Institute of Oceanography

SCOPE pier

Friday, 3/8/2019
$69 per person

This fascinating educational tour will include a behind-the-scenes look at the research at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Our tours will be led by graduate students and will include a walk along the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier to learn about the history of Scripps. Depending on the expertise of the tour guide, the focus might be biology, geology, chemistry, or physics of the oceans.


Scripps Institute of Oceanography
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

Mandir photo

Friday, 4/5/2019
$75 per person

Come and explore the incredible beauty of this amazing Hindu place of worship, the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. We’ll begin by participating in a short service in the temple, followed by a private guided tour. Learn about the origin, beliefs, and values of Hinduism, and how this ancient religion is thriving today throughout the world. Then we’ll stop for a vegetarian lunch buffet (included) before ending the day in the Visitor Center to further explore the interactive exhibition on the history, culture, and wisdom of Hinduism.


BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
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Phoenix Art & Architecture

Taliesin West photo

Monday, 4/29/2019
$995 per person (includes RT motorcoach transportation)

You won’t want to miss this fun, educational trip to explore the beautiful art and architecture of this thriving Southwestern city. Our tour includes round trip motorcoach transportation from Palm Desert, three nights at the newly renovated Embassy Suites by Hilton in downtown Phoenix, a full day tour to gorgeous Sedona, and admission and tours of the famous Heard Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West, and the Wrigley Mansion.


Phoenix Art & Architecture
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Washington, D.C.

Washington photo

Saturday, 9/14/2019
$2,495 per person (includes air from PSP)

This tour highlights all the best of our nation’s beautiful capital city. Includes air from Palm Springs and six nights at the historic, elegant Mayflower Hotel. We’ll visit Mount Vernon, marvel at the monuments by moonlight, enjoy a guided city tour, visit historic Gettysburg, and pay our respects at Arlington National Cemetery. There will be plenty of time to enjoy the many museums and sites on your own; then share your highlights at our farewell dinner at the famous Old Ebbitt Grill.


Washington, D.C.
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Cruising the Adriatic: Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bosnia photo

Tuesday, 11/12/2019
from $3995 per person (includes air from LAX)

Join your fellow OLLI members to discover the lush islands and magnificent walled cities on this Adriatic cruise. Explore the walled beauty of Zadar … discover Roman Emperor Diocletian’s summer palace … and cruise to the Croatian islands of Hvar and Korcula, on a private small ship designed for just 50 people. It’s a journey that will linger in your memory like a gentle Adriatic breeze.


Cruising the Adriatic: Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina
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Inside Vietnam

Vietnam map

Sunday, 11/1/2020
$3695* per person (includes air from LAX)

Discover the beauty of reborn Vietnam on this intimate small group adventure. You’ll travel the entire country from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, stopping en route to discover Halong Bay, Hue, the seaside retreat of Nha Trang, French-flavored Dalat, and much more. Enjoy many personal interactions, from a home-hosted family dinner to A Day in the Life of a local village. From the cities to the seaside to the highlands, let Vietnam’s warmth and beauty amaze you.


Inside Vietnam
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Romantic Blue Danube: Budapest to Prague

Blue Danube photo

Thursday, 4/1/2021
from $4945* per person (includes air from LAX)

Join us for this unique river cruise with OLLI members from across the country to discover the storied capital cities of Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, and the Czech Republic. Witness the architecture of Budapest, Bratislava’s quirky art scene, the local flavors of Vienna’s Naschmarkt, and the fairytale streets of Old World Prague. You’ll cruise the stunning Wachau Valley and visit one of Austria’s longest-running Benedictine monasteries. Experience the legendary Danube River aboard Grand Circle’s award-winning river ship.


Romantic Blue Danube: Budapest to Prague
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