Board of Directors
President Larry Minor
Vice President Frank Gorman
Secretary Rose Salgado
Member John Bragg
Member Steve Simpson
General Manager Dean Wetter

Trips and Excursions

Want to get away to San Francisco, see one of the fabulous shows we have scheduled or be an audience member of one of your favorite game shows? Sign up for one of the fun excursions sponsored regularly by Valley-Wide Recreation, and enjoy the fun with friends and family. No matter your interest, Valley-Wide has a trip for you! For more information, please contact (951) 929-5607.

 PLEASE NOTE:  Trips will be updated regularly.  We do request a deposit to hold a seat. Seating is not guarnteed until a form of payment is made. Balances on all day trips are to be paid (30) day prior to trip departure.  Overnight trips require balance to paid (50) days prior to trip departure.  All times are subject to change.

Cancellation Policy:

Day Trips: Refunds will be issued in full up to thirty (30) days prior to the trip departure. No refunds will be issued after this date.  There will be a 25% or $25 fee, whichever is less, charged on all refunds.

Overnight Trips: Refunds will be issued in full up to fifty (50) days prior to the trip departure. No refunds will be issued after this date.  There will be a 25% or $25 fee, whichever is less, charged on all refunds.

**Full refunds will be issued to the registered participant if a trip is cancelled due to insufficient participation or cancellation by Agency.**

Trips & Excursions
Dec 08 8:00 AM - Dec 12 8:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa New York City Holiday Tour [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 18 & Older
See Class Description for Fee Info
Coordinator: Amanda Thomson - Ph: (951) 929-5607
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

New York City Holiday Tour
December 8-12-,2014
5 Days, 4 Nights
$1,999 per person (Double Occupancy)
$2,699 per person (Single Occupancy)

Tour Price Includes:
Round Trip Transfers to the airport
Round Trip Airfare to New York
Transportation in New York City
4 Night's accommodations in Time Square
Local New York Tour Escort
Downtown Manhattan Tour
New York Harbor Cruise
Acclaimed Broadway Show
Luggage Handlings
Welcome Dinner & 1 Breakfast

Day 1-New York City is one of the most exciting cities in the United States. We will travel by air to New York and then be transported to our comfortable New York City hotel located in the hear of Time Square. This hotel will be your home away from home for the next four nights.

Day 2-Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. We then board our comfortable Motorcoach for a comprehensive tour of Manhattan; the pulse of New York City. Afterwards, enjoy some free time for holiday shopping and New York City adventures. A delicious welcome dinner will be provided to help you get settled into city life.

Day 3-Today we will embark on an interesting and comprehensive New York Harbor cruise. Later we will experience the pinnacle of live theatre when we attend an upbeat and exciting Broadway show.

Day 4-This entire day is yours to do with as you please! Enjoy a day of holiday shopping, sightseeing and experience all that this magnificent city has to offer.

Day 5-On this final day of our trip, we travel from our hotel to the airport and return home. Along the way, we will reminisce about all the sights and sounds of the "Big Apple", New York's moved beloved city. You will enjoy lasting memories of your time in this city and its holiday displays, world renowned restaurants, extravagant shopping, culture, historic sights and impeccable hospitality.
Dec 10 3:30 - 10:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Mission Inn Festival of Lights with Dinner [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 5 & Older
$75.00 per Person
Coordinator: Amanda - Ph: (951) 929-5607
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

Join us as we visit the historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa as it transforms into a winter wonderland for the 22nd Annual Festival of Lights. The historic hotel evokes the spirit of the Season with a spectacular collection of nearly 4 million lights. Before we set our eyes on the beautiful light display, we will have a delicious dinner at Cask ‘n Cleaver, where they have been committed to their reputation for GREAT STEAKS since 1967.

AGE: 5 & OLDER
DAY/DATE: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
TIME: 3:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
FEE: $75 per person
LOCATION: Valley-Wide Regional Park
INCLUDES: Deluxe Bus, Escort, Raffle Prizes, dinner at Cask ‘n Cleaver and the Mission Inn Lights.
Dec 19 8:30 - 7:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Wheel of Fortune with Lunch at San Antonio Winery [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 18 & Older
$82.00 per Person
Coordinator: Amanda - Ph: (951) 929-5607
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

Be part of the live audience of “Wheel of Fortune,” taped at one of the most famous studios in Southern California. You’ll get a peek inside the Sony Entertainment Studios in Culver City, where the show is taped. This studio was formerly home to the historic MGM Studios, where some of Hollywood’s favorite movies were filmed. The show, starring Pat Sajak and Vanna White, is the second longest running game show in history! We will stay on our Motorcoach until it’s time to enter the studio. No waiting in long lines! You will see two 30-minute tapings, so get ready to cheer on the contestants! Your day will begin at San Antonio Winery before the taping.
AGE: 18 & OLDER
DAY/DATE: Friday, December 19, 2014
TIME: 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.*
FEE: $82 per person
INCLUDES: Deluxe Bus, Escort, Raffle Prizes, lunch at San Antonio Winery, live taping of Wheel of Fortune and Curt Tucker as your guide.
Jan 20 8:00 AM - Jan 22 8:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Arizona Gems Tour [ MORE INFO ]

18 & Older
See Class Description for Fee Info
Coordinator: Amanda Thomson - Ph: (951) 929-5607
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

Valley-Wide is proud to host this wonderful 3 day/2 night Friendly Excursions tour. Tour includes:
Professional Tour Guide
Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
Tyson Wells Sell-A-Rama Show
QIA's POW WOW Show
Rock, Gem & Mineral Shopping in Quartzsite, AZ
Local Tour of Quartzsite, Celia''s Garden & Quartzsite Museum
2 Nights Stay-The Blue Water Resort & Casino
2-Dinners & 2-Breakfasts
Luggage Handling


DATE: January 20-22, 2015
FEE: $299 per person, double occupancy
$399 per person, single occupancy
For a more detailed itinerary, please contact (951) 929-5607.
Feb 4 9:30 - 4:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa American Trilogy [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 21 & Older
$49.00 per Person
Coordinator: Amanda Thomson - Ph: (951) 929-5607
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

Direct from Las Vegas, comes American Trilogy. This amazing show brings together three of the most beloved entertainers in popular music history-Frank Sinatra (Nick D'Egidio), Elvis Presley (Justin Shandor) and Neil Diamond (Rob Garrett). The show will focus on the mutual respect and admiration the men had for one another and the love and gratitude they shared for their country. They pesonified the American Dream, becoming three of the biggest megastars of our time. In addition to performing solo segments, the show includes interaction between each of the performers. We will visit the Spa Casino before the show for lunch (OYO).


AGE: 21 & Older
DAY/DATE: Wednesday, February 4, 2015
TIME: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.*
FEE: $49 per person


*Times are subject to change.
OYO=On your own
Feb 26 8:45 - 5:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Harrah's Rincon Casino [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 21 & Older
$52.00 per Person
Coordinator: Amanda Thomson - Ph: (951) 929-5607
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

Spend the day at the luxurious Harrah''\s Rincon Casino in Valley Center, CA. We'll check in and enjoy a 5-hour stay. Everyone will receive $25 in slot play. Harrah's Rincon Casino offers over 1,600 slot machines, a poker room and gaming tables inside the 55,000 square foot casino. The casino offers 8 different restaurants to dine at on your own.


AGE: 21 & Older
DAY/DATE: Thursday, February 26, 2015
TIME: 8:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m.*
FEE: $52.00 per person


*Times are subject to change.
Mar 3 9:00 - 4:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Titanic-The Experience Exhibit [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 18 & Older
$55.00 per Person
Coordinator: Amanda Thomson - Ph: (951) 929-5607
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

Visit the newest exhibit in Orange County-The Titanic. Become a passenger in this self-guided audio tour and travel back in time to 101 years ago, where authentic artifacts and interactive storystellers in period costume allow you to visit the unforgettable sights, sounds and emotions of the most famous ship ever to set sail, Titanic. This incredible tour back in time includes full scale room recreations where you can visit some of the most famous rooms on board Titanic. In addition, visitors will view over 250 artifacts recovered from the wreck site. These one of a kind objects, once thought to be lost forever, provide a haunting emotional connection to the story of Titanic like nothing else. Next, a quick drive down the street to the Knott's Berry Farm California Marketplace for lunch on your own. You will also have some time for shopping.


AGE: 18 & Older
DAY/DATE: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.*
FEE: $55.00 per person


*Times subject to change.
Mar 22 8:00 AM - Mar 26 8:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Arizona Spring Training-Baseball [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 18 & Older
See Class Description for Fee Info
Coordinator: Amanda Thomson - Ph: (951) 929-5607
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

Valley-Wide is proud to host this wonderful 5 day/4 night Friendly Excursions tour. Tour includes:
Deluxe Motorcoach
Professional Tour Escort
4 Nights accommodation in Phoenix, AZ Sleep Inn North
City Tour of Phoenix area
The Arizona State Capitol
Historic Mining Town, Globe AZ
The Heard Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright-Taliesin West-Guided Tour
Welcome Dinner
4 Extended Continental Breakfasts
2 Ball Games
For a more detailed itinerary, please contact (951) 929-5607.


DATE: March 22-26, 2015
FEE: $999 per person, double occupancy
$1,299 single occupancy
Apr 17 10:00 - 4:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Huell Howser Exhibit [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 18 & Older
$40.00 per Person
Coordinator: Amanda Thomson - Ph: (951) 929-5607
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

We start our day off with a stop into Old Town Orange for lunch (OYO) and antique shopping/browsing. Next, we head over to Chapman University where they have a newly opened Huell Howser exhibit. The joy that the late TV legend Huell Howser shared with generations of Californians infuses a new permanent exhibit, sponsored by the Automobile Club of Southern California. The exhibit includes images, text and artifacts, which outline Howser's career and legacy in California along with an archive of all of the episodes of his California's Gold TV show.


AGE: 18 & Older
DAY/DATE: Friday, April 17, 2015
TIME: 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.*
FEE: $40 per person


*Times subject to change.
OYO=On your own.
May 28 9:00 - 4:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Sherman Library & Gardens & Harbor Cruise w/Lunch [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 18 & Older
$80.00 per Person
Coordinator: Amanda Thomson - Ph: (951) 929-5607
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

This morning we drive into Newport Beach for a tour at the beautiful Sherman Library & Gardens. This 2-2 acre cultural center features a research library specializing in the history of the Pacific, Southwest and botanical gardens displaying tropical & subtropical flora. There is also a touch and feel complex. Next, we have lunch at the Harborside Restaurant & Ballroom located inside the Balboa Pavilion. After lunch enjoy a 45-minute harbor cruise.


AGE: 18 & Older
DAY/DATE: Thursday, May 28, 2015
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.*
FEE: $80 per person


*Times subject to change.
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