Travel with Ocean County College on exciting day trips open to all ages (children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian). Prices include motor coach transportation, trip leader, driver’s gratuity, tours/activities as noted, and lunch or dinner as noted, unless otherwise specified. Seating is limited.
For tickets or more information, call 732-255-0404.
Buses leave promptly from Parking Lot #2, OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time. Return times are approximate and subject to change due to traffic and weather conditions. Trips run rain or shine.
Coastal Maryland & Tangier Island Weekend: Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay has so much to offer from historic islands, wild horses, cool ocean breezes, and more. Your excursion begins with a U.S. Naval Academy tour followed by dinner before you check into the hotel in Salisbury, MD. The following day begins with a scenic cruise to Tangier Island with time allowed to explore the charming, picturesque island dating back to the 17th Century. Dinner will be enjoyed in Crisfield, MD. Your final day begins with a tour of Assatague Island, where the ponies roam free followed by lunch at Phillip’s Seafood Restaurant in Ocean City, MD. Time will be allowed in Rehoboth Beach, DE, to browse the boardwalk and shops before we board the Cape May-Lewes ferry for a relaxing cruise to Cape May, NJ, followed by our bus ride back to Ocean County College. Trip Package: motor coach transportation, two nights hotel accommodations, two breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners, tours, cruise, ferry, trip leader, and driver’s gratuity. Date: Friday, October 26 through Sunday, October 28. Time: Leaves 8:00 a.m. on Friday and Returns 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. Cost: Single Occupancy $819.99 per person; Double Occupancy $699.99 per person; Triple Occupancy $659 per person; Quadruple Occupancy $639 per person.
QVC Tour, Chadds Ford Winery, & Brandywine Lunch: During this one-hour guided walking tour, participants will see and experience how QVC products are sourced, tested, brought to life on air, and delivered to millions of QVC customers. At least one hour of shopping is allowed before we head to lunch followed by wine tasting at Chadds Ford Winery. Lunch: Brandywine Valley area restaurant. Wine Tasting: Chadds Ford Winery. Date: Thursday, November 1. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cost: $135.
Culinary Institute of America Lunch, Tour, & Val-Kill: The day begins at the famous Culinary Institute of America (CIA). You’ll enjoy lunch at one of the CIA’s award-winning restaurants and have time to enjoy the gift shop and bakery café. Afterwards, enjoy a guided tour of the institute to learn about its history, curriculum, kitchens, and cafés before heading to Val-Kill, the only national historic site dedicated to a First Lady. Val-Kill welcomes visitors in the style of Eleanor Roosevelt. Lunch: American Bounty Restaurant. Date: Tuesday, November 13. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Cost: $145.
Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show with Lunch: Start your holiday shopping at one of the largest indoor holiday shows in the country! Thousands come from all over the Northeast to visit The Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show, a festive celebration of the season’s finest decorations, arts and crafts, cuisines, and music/dance groups. Among the unique gifts available are crafts, jewelry, clothing, Christmas decorations, toys, household accents, ceramics, furniture, dolls, flowers, paintings, holiday foods, and much more. All shopping is on one level with free package check. Plus, there’s plenty of room on and under the bus for your packages! Lunch: Maple Shade Smorgasbord. Date: Wednesday, November 28. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost: $135.99.
Nemours Mansion, Winterthur Yuletide, & Lunch: Your morning begins with a visit to Nemours Mansion & Gardens, the 300-acre county estate of the late-industrialist and philanthropist Alfred I. DuPont. This French-style chateau is elegantly decorated for the holiday season. At Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library, experience traditions of the past and dazzling holiday entertaining displays in this special wintertime yuletide tour. Lunch will top off a delightful day full of wonderful holiday memories. Lunch: Brandywine Valley area restaurant. Date: Wednesday, December 5. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost: $159.99.
Noshing through NYC Food Tour: This fun and delicious tour takes place in the heart of the quirky East Village. Your tour will include at least seven different tasting stops. Try some homemade Ukrainian potato pierogis and hearty soup, enjoy a juicy NYC hot dog like a local, sink your teeth into some of the best deli cold cuts and rye bread, savor some locally-made ice cream and cookies, taste a hot slice of NYC-style pizza at an authentic neighborhood pizza joint, and satisfy your sweet tooth with an old-fashioned Egg Cream! Date: Tuesday, December 11. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost: $139.99.
Radio City Christmas Show & Lunch: Get in the holiday spirit with a leisurely ride to New York City aboard a luxury bus to see the famous Radio City Christmas Spectacular and the Radio City Rockettes! You’ll enjoy a magnificent lunch before the 5:00 p.m. show … featuring orchestra seats! Lunch: Forlini’s Restaurant. Date: Thursday, December 13. Time: 12:30 to 9:00 p.m. Cost: $199.99.