Pre and Post Trips

Conference Pre and Post Trips have the following tentative schedules.

Tuesday, August 23: SeaWorld San Diego Visit. Meet SeaWorld staff for an exciting day. Includes entrance to park, Skyride, Skytower, special Behind-The-Scenes experiences, and transportation. Limited to 50 people. Donation of $70 pp. Transportation to SeaWorld will be provided. A pass for public transportation will be provided for your return back to the hotel so that you can enjoy the entire day at your leisure.
Questions regarding this trip? Contact Linda Henry at for details.

Wednesday, August 24: San Diego Zoo Safari Park Photo Caravan. Ride into the Park’s open field exhibits in a flatbed truck, and get a chance to feed giraffes or rhinos while capturing safari style photos of wildlife in a natural setting. The first 100 people to register will be able to sign up for this 1 hour tour for only $35. Price includes Safari Park admission, tour, and transportation. Limited spaces.
Transportation to and from the Park will be provided. Departure from the hotel will be at 1:30, 2:00, 4:00 and 4:30 pm.
For those interested in driving to the park, take the 163 North freeway to I-15 North and exit Via Rancho Parkway. Follow the signs to the Safari Park.

Monday, August 29: Visit to Alpine and Julian. This trip includes a stop at the local exotic cat rescue facility “Lions Tigers and Bears” with a stop in Julian for wine tasting and lunch at Menghini Winery. Continue on to the CA Wolf Center for afternoon presentation and tour. Transportation included. Cost $60 pp.
Questions regarding this trip? Contact Hali O’Connor at for details.

Tentative schedule:
8:00 Meet in hotel lobby
8:15 Depart
9:00 – 10:30 Visit Lions Tigers & Bears, snacks included
10:30 – 11:30 Travel to Menghini Winery in Julian, stop for scenery along the way
11:30 – 1:00 Lunch & wine tasting at Menghini
1:00 Depart Menghini
1:15 – 2:15 Arrive in Julian and explore town
2:15  Depart to CA Wolf Center (CWC)
2:45 – 5:00 Visit CWC, includes snacks and tour
5:00 Depart CWC
6:00 Arrive at hotel (estimated arrival time, dependent on traffic)

There is just so much to do in San Diego! We are offering information for other activities while you are in town.

Interested in a kayak tour or snorkeling with leopard sharks in La Jolla?

Would you like to visit Disneyland? Disneyland is located in Anaheim, 1 hour and 40 minutes drive from San Diego (w/o traffic).

Let us know what you would like to do and we will help you plan your activity.