We are still in the early stages of developing the Non-Rail activities but have been working on some possibilities.  Note that none of these are definite yet. Please let Roberta Fleishman (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) know what you like to see on this list:


Bowers Museum Santa Ana 60 minutes docent tour

Museum with permanent exhibits showing Orange County history, Native American, Pacific Islander, and African objects. A special lunch at their restaurant on the premises will be available.  Price TBD. A minimum of 15 attendees are required for this tour to take place.

Whale Watching Newport Beach 2 to 2.5 hours boat tour While this is not prime whale watching time, they promise that there will be whales, dolphins, and seals.  Bar with snacks available for purchase.Lunch afterwards to be determined.  Except for about 3 steps, the boat is ADA compliant. Price TBD

Nixon Library Yorba Linda 2.5 hours docent tour Includes Nixon's Childhood home and Presidential helicopter(non-ADA). Lunch will be afterwards at a restaurant not yet determined.  Price TBD. A minimum of 15 attendees are required for this tour to take place.


There are several shopping opportunities not far from the hotel. South Coast Plaza has Nordstrom’s, Macy’s, and Lord & Taylor as anchor stores.  There are many upscale stores and restaurants available.  Old Town Orange maybe be familiar as it is a favorite location for movies and television shows.  There are many antique stores and small restaurants.  Tustin Old Town Historical Area is a smaller version of Old Town Orange. 

We are also looking at some craft and other events at the hotel.  Please check back in a few months we should have some of this finalized then.

There will be special raffle prizes aimed at the Non-Rail participants: