Day Trips & Experiences

Explore new places with us! Broaden your horizons and boost your spirits.

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things”-Henry Miller

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The following programs are presented through the OMJCC / National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance.

Still Traveling: Boston’s Freedom Trail (Virtual)
Join our professional tour guide Christian for an overview of Boston’s historic Freedom Trail; a 2.5 mile walking tour of Boston that covers 16 different historic sights all connected with Boston’s fight for freedom. Learn about each of the historic sites with interesting anecdotes and fun facts, while highlighting their historical significance. From the Boston Common to the Bunker Hill Monument, this tour will cover more than 400 years of history in an entertaining and educational way. 
Monday, 1/30, 2-3:15pm (ET), $15

Save! Order before January 28th for “Early Bird” pricing!

Still Traveling Virtually: Picturesque Paris – A NEW SERIES! (Virtual)
Join trip leader James Sokol to zoom away and spend time with our terrific, professional guide – Brad – who returns with a new set of interesting virtual “trips” in the gorgeous and romantic “the City of Lights!”  Our virtual Paris “trips” include:  Paris and the Founding Fathers (Feb 6), The Other Versailles (Feb 13), Jewish Paris (Feb 20), Little-Known Museums of Paris (Feb 27)
4 Mondays, 2/6-2/27, 2-3:15pm (ET), $50

In-Person Cultural Arts Trips 2023

We are delighted to partner with the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance and to offer this array of exciting trips for active adults. 

Magical Morocco 
From seaside to mountain-top to desert, from historical sites to modern wonders, from natural to man-made beauty, with a rich history of Berbers, Arabs, Christians & Jews. Morocco has it all! Travel to this marvelous, magical North African country, so different from most Arab-dominant countries, Morocco has its own unique, fascinating culture. Explore bustling imperial cities (Fes, Meknes & Marrakech). Experience ocean-side towns (Tangier, Essaouira). Stay in a charming hillside retreat (Chefchaouen) and in the mountain region (Dades). Camp (if you like) in among the dunes at the edge of the Sahara Desert (Merzouga). Enjoy “off the tourist track” locals (Taroudant). Even stop in a nomadic home for a cup of tea. For a trip overview, visit
March 11-28, 2023 

Santa Fe: Opera, Art & More! 
Register soon for this annual sell-out trip to a desert oasis for a stunning and delicious mix of activities.  Understand why New Mexico is called “The Land of Enchantment” and Santa Fe is called “The City Different” by experiencing its stunning landscapes, fascinating history, traditional and innovative cuisine, diverse collection of art & art galleries, unique architecture and, of course, the renowned Santa Fe Opera. Two wonderful performances await: Puccini’s thrilling Tosca and Dvorak’s lush and lovely Rusalka (the operatic version of “The Little Mermaid” legend). Get a great overview of Santa Fe on a private guided city tour by open air tram and enjoy an enriching daytrip to Taos & Chimayo and more! For a trip overview, visit:
July 18-23, 2023  

For details & pricing on any of the Cultural Arts Trips, email James at or call Sean at 415-444-8088.

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