Check Out the Green Tortoise on a day trip to Santa Cruz!

So a bunch of us meet-up folks are looking for a way to discover if the Green Tortoise style of travel is right for us and this is our chance! 

For only $20 (half off the regular cost!), all meet-up members can hop on the day trip this coming Saturday 4/26 and meet the owner, ask questions about trips, make new friends, enjoy a lunch prepared by the GT, and soak up the sights of America's favorite scenic California coastline drive. 

Here's the full scoop on the itinerary: 

We'll roll away form San Francisco at 9am and head south to the seaside town of Half Moon Bay, where we can get our latte fix on.  Then, we'll take a stroll through the shade of the silent giants at Big Basin Redwoods. Later, relax and enjoy the dramatic backdrop of the Pacific Ocean as we cruise to everyone's favorite beach town, Santa Cruz. 

We expect to return to San Francisco at around 7pm.  This  depends on traffic conditions, etc so it's an estimate.

Things to bring: Walking shoes, clothes you can layer, hat, sunscreen, etc. (Bring a friend or meet one there!)

Please call the office to reserve your spot - these fill up early!  [masked] ext 1

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  • seana

    Great people, wonderful trip, fabulous views, and those fish tacos - wow, Lyle, those were excellent! (Awesome Sauce, btw!)

    1 · April 28

  • Lidia

    My first green tortoise ... Great day trip!! fish tacos fresh and grilled by our guide/driver was an unexpected treat. Will definitely try other GT trips in the future. Well planed itinerary and met many great fellow travelers. Thank you MeetUp for this collaboration with GT!!!

    1 · April 26

  • Sabrina

    I missed it this time, please post another trip soon, I want to go. I have traveled with GT before and plan to go to your Baja trip this year.

    April 26

    • Jimmy

      We missed you, too! No worries - we're planning on another day trip on May 16. We'll go north to the Sonoma coast and the Russian River. http://www.greentorto...­

      1 · April 26

  • Najia T.

    Would it be possible to join y'all on my own?

    April 24

    • Green T.

      Hi Najia, Yes, solo travelers are welcome! Or did you mean to travel separately from our bus? Part of the magic of our trips is traveling together! Plus it takes the hassle out of driving and figuring out where to go. Give us a call if you want to sign up[masked] or[masked] and we can give you more details.Talk to you soon!

      April 25

    • Green T.

      Hi Najia, It's Ryn (we just spoke on the phone) and just wanted to let you know the trip will be discounted for you at $20 total. (The regular price I quoted is $40) Talk to you soon! ~Ryn

      April 25

  • Ark R.

    What about coming back to SF ???

    April 24

    • seana

      It's a Round trip - we should get back around 7pm (ish).

      April 24

  • Starchild

    The phone number listed here seems to be incorrect... it's for some kind of chat line.

    April 20

    • Jimmy

      Hi - Thanks for that! I've corrected it - the area code is 415. Hope to see you soon!

      1 · April 20

    • seana

      Hey Matthew - There is parking in North Beach (where the pick-up location/hostel is) but it's pricey. (San Francisco!)

      April 20

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