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The last of the blossoms have fallen off the trees to make room for the almonds. Although blossom time has come to an end, you can still take our cruise and expereince the scenic beauty. Take the cruise from the comfort, and warmth, of your car using our map or with the Wayfarer audio tour that gives a narrated tour with turn by turn directions, info about almonds and stories from locals all with incredible orchard views and stops. Make sure you’re signed up for our newsletter to get your Almond Blossom Cruise info first next year!

ABC Extras

Find even more Almond Blossom Cruise content HERE – kids activities, restaurants with ‘almonds on the menu’, and staff recommendations that will help create the perfect cruise!

ABC Package

Click HERE to purchase our all-inclusive Almond Blossom Cruise package! Includes accommodations, the audio tour, an almond gift basket and great swag for your cruise.


From the comfort of your own car, the tour app gives you turn by turn directions through the countryside with fun stops along the way. Click HERE to purchase.

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Preview of the Wayfarer audio tour!

From the comfort of your own car, the Wayfarer ‘Cruise’ app gives you turn by turn directions with narration through the countryside with fun stops along the way. This audio tour starts just off Highway 99 traveling to Rodin Farms, where you can picnic in the orchards, and Knights Ferry where you can take a stroll along the Stanislaus River. Along the way you learn about George Lucas, The E&J Gallo Winery, learn about the Legend of Zorro’s history near Modesto, experience almond butter milkshakes, taste the #1 Gouda cheese in the US, find the best IG photo spots for your feed, and even get to visit the oldest olive oil producer in the U.S., Sciabica California Olive Oil, for a tasting. Plus you get to fill your trunk with locally made and grown goodies to take home! If you have any problems at all, call the Wayfarer team at 747-388-4621.

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Special thanks to the Almond Board of California, the local ranchers who do all the hard work and the entire community for helping to make this an exciting trip for so many who came to visit!

Did you enjoy listening to local Modesto singer/songwriter Téa Noelle during our audio tour? Check out more of her music at her site HERE!

 Need a Charge?

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Running low on juice during your cruise? Click here for a list of nearby charging locations!

Almonds on the Menu

Looking for some specialty almond dishes to enjoy? Check out our “Almonds on the Menu” list of restaurants!


You will find free Maps, Almond Activity Guides, Coloring Books, and more at any of these ‘stops’ along the way:


  • Drive Carefully and find safe places to park for pictures on your cruise.
  • Take lots of photos & share your adventures with us – #visitmodesto & tag us @visitmodesto.
  • Be sure to stop at the local farm stands to pick up fresh local products.
  • Take walks in approved orchards; Rodin Farms & Roberts Ferry Gourmet in Waterford.
  • Walk in orchards or farmland from roadsides.
  • Drive into farmland, dirt roads, or along canal pathways.
  • Forget to clean up after your pet or your group.
  • Pick the blossoms – that’s going to be an almond!
  • Leave without grabbing some almonds. From smoked to cinnamon, to jalapeño to chocolate coated, there’s something for everyone.


Is there a fee? No fee. It’s free.

Where Can We Take Pictures? You can take pictures at the following locations:

-Rodin Farms – The almond orchards come up right to the parking lot area.

-Robert’s Ferry Nut Company – The almond orchards also pull up right to the parking lot area.

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