Travel Clubs, Aug. 7, 2015 |

Travel Clubs, Aug. 7, 2015

Roadrunners of Nevada County

August 12, Roseville Telephone Museum & Recovery Center: This Museum has one of the most extensive collections of antique telephones and memorabilia in the nation. Our trip will also include a stop at the Materials Recovery Facility in Roseville. This is high-tech recycling facility where you can see firsthand what happens to your garbage once it leaves your home. Lunch will be included at Thunder Valley Casino. Closed toe shoes will be required at the recovery facility. Park & Ride 8:30, SPD 9 a.m.

Sept. 4, Red Hawk: Park & Ride 8 a.m., SPD 8:30 a.m. Five hour stay.

September 10-11, Reno Balloon Races and Saltoriya: Overnight at the Eldorado Casino. Includes balloon races and show tickets, cocktail party, deluxe room, dinner voucher and breakfast buffet.

September 19 through 26, Branson Trip: Different from other Branson trips. Itinerary includes sight-seeing excursion of Dogwood Canyon, with a wildlife tram tour, Silver Dollar City, including the National Harvest and Cowboy Festival, Eureka Springs, College of the Ozarks, as well as entertainment shows, including Texas Tenors, Dutton Family Show and Spirit of the Dance.

Trip includes: Round-trip airfare, all meals except four lunches and meals in airports, all gratuities, and all admission tickets.

October 9, Apple Hill: Spend a wonderful day enjoying the colorful apple orchards in Camino. We will visit four or five orchards with plenty of time for shopping. Lunch will be at High Hill Ranch. Trip includes transportation, driver gratuity and lunch and snack. Park & Ride 7:30, SPD 8 a.m.

October 14-15, San Francisco adventure: Trip itinerary: Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco Bay Dinner Cruise, a Gary Holloway, “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous tour,” and a stop at the Academy of Art University Automobile Museum. Trip includes transportation, driver gratuity, hotel accommodation, excursion fees, and dinner cruise. Lunch stop will be on your own.

For information and/or reservations contact Hallie Bubier, president/co-tour director at 530-272-5467 or 916-214-8746, or email

Nevada County Travel Club

Tour Director Brenda Shilling (530-432-5301) can help you reserve local, USA, and international explorations.

Sept. 6: 15-day Celebrity Cruise of New England and Eastern Canada.

October 16: Collette’s Upper New York State in seven nights with optional five night extension in NYC.

December 2: Santa Fe Holiday for four nights/one hotel with tours to Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos.

Oct. 22: Collette’s New York City.

June 15, 2016: Grand Circle Travel’s Romantic Villages of Alpine Europe with no single supplements.

Land tour includes Europe’s most charming villages in Northern Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

Dec. 2: Santa Fe, New Mexico Holiday: Four nights at Inn of the Governors, sightseeing of Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Taos, Indian Pueblo.

Call Brenda at 530-432-5301 for more information and reservations or visit Nevada County Travel Club for lunch and a travel program the second Wednesday of every month. Tour sign-ups are also available at the meetings.

Call Diana at 530-273-8369 (no reservations after Saturday noon prior to the meeting). Also look for Nevada County Travel Club on Facebook.

Golden Empire Sam’s RV Group

Our July outing was held at Woodson Bridge in Corning and our August outing is going to be to Gold Beach, Oregon, to ride the jet boats on the Rogue River and in September our outing will be to Redding, on the Sacramento River. Our outings are usually the week containing the second Wednesday of the month. If interested in finding out more about our RV group, check out our website at or contact Fred Fluke at 530-823-5562.

The Gra-Neva A’s

We have enjoyed the wonderful weather and have had several short tours under our belt. On April 25, we traveled to Timbuctoo and Smartsville Pioneer Days.

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