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You’ll begin your adventure at the Mariner’s Village at Dana Point Harbor. Shop for unique gifts and handmade crafts, and enjoy a late lunch/early dinner on your own. Then you’ll see spectacular views as you board the boat for a whale watching tour with Dana Wharf during Blue Whale season. Moderate to extensive walking.
DATE & TIME:             Saturday, August 9, 12-9 pm
FEE:                           $45 (meal not included)


Back by popular demand, a visit to Solvang for a full day of shopping, dining and exploring this wonderful village. Relish in the smell of aebleskiver and Danish sausages while Folk Dancers play and dance to a festive tune. Moderate to extensive walking and prolonged sitting.
DATE & TIME:             Sunday, September 7, 8:30 am-7:30 pm
FEE:                           $22 (lunch not included)


Begin with Champagne Brunch at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant. The brunch features some of your favorite dishes including made to order omelets, Belgium waffles, cinnamon French toast, a carving station and of course Mrs. Knott’s famous chicken along with over 25 desserts from her kitchen and don’t forget the champagne. Afterwards, visit an educational and emotional exhibit, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. The exhibit showcases countless stories of heroism and humanity that are best told through authentic artifacts recovered from the wreck site of Titanic and extensive room re-creations. On this self-guided audio tour you will assume the role of a passenger and follow a chronological journey through life on the Titanic. You’ll even receive a replica boarding pass. Moderate to extensive walking.
DATE & TIME:              Sunday, October 5, 9 am-3 pm
FEE:                            $48 (brunch included)
REFUND DEADLINE:      September 5


Have you been to Huntington lately? See all the changes made in the last seven years with one of the finest research libraries in the world, a splendid art collection, and an array of botanical gardens with plants from geographic ranges spanning the globe. A day spent enjoying the cultural treasures of The Huntington wouldn't be complete without starting your day at the Rose Garden Tea Room. A pot of brewed tea and a basket of freshly baked scones are served at each table. From a central buffet, guests may choose from an array of savory finger sandwiches, imported and domestic cheeses, fresh fruit, chilled seasonal salads, and specialty petite desserts. Best of all, you can return to the buffet as often as you like. Moderate to extensive walking.
DATE & TIME:              Saturday, November 8, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
FEE:                           $57 (tea included)
REFUND DEADLINE:     October 8
Registering for Trips PDF Print E-mail
To register or for more information, please call or come by the Parks & Recreation Department, 1250 N. Hollenbeck Avenue, Covina, (626) 384-5340. Office hours are Monday-Thursday and alternate Fridays, 10 am-5:45 pm. Deluxe motor coaches and professional drivers are used on all trips. Preregistration is required for all trips.

  1. Registration is accepted by phone (with Visa/Mastercard only), by mail and in person on an equal basis. Priority is not given to any one method of registration.
  2. Payment must be made at the time of registration. Spaces will not be held without payment.Cash, checks (made payable to “City of Covina”), and credit cards (Visa/Mastercard) are accepted.
  3. If all seats are sold, a waiting list will be established.
  4. Trips are subject to change without notice.
  5. Trips may be cancelled due to low registration.
  6. Participants must be at least 6 years of age, and if under age 18, must be accompanied by an adult.
  7. All trips leave from and return to 1250 N. Hollenbeck Avenue.
  8. Trips go rain or shine.
  9. No smoking allowed on the bus.
  10. Special services (wheelchair accessibilty) must be requested 30 days before trip.
  11. A $25 service fee will be charged for all returned checks, (NSF, closed account, or stopped payment).

Click here for the registration form.