The Council on Aging provides monthly trips or outings to local points of interest as well as vacation packages to places in other countries. These extended escorted travel trips are offered throughout the year. Any revenue made by these trips, help fund other programs and services. Please call (231) 873-4461-105 for more information or contact us online.
Nagara Falls & Toronto
September 21 — September 25, 2020 (5 Days)
Motorcoach transportation, 4 nights lodging, 8 meals, guided tours of Niagara Falls & Toronto, "Hornblower Niagara Cruise", Gaming at Fallsview Casino, Niagara-on-the-Lake & QueenVictoria Park, Casa Loma (Canada's most magnificent castle)
Sep 21, 2020: The tour starts
Depart your group’s location in a spacious, video and restroom equipped motorcoach as you head for your destination: captivating, awe-inspiring Niagara Falls! This evening, you will have Dinner and check into your Niagara Falls area hotel for a four night stay.
Sep 22, 2020: Niagara Falls & Queen Victoria Park
Start the day with a Continental Breakfast before you begin a Guided Tour of the Niagara Falls area. Visit an engineering marvel, the Welland Shipping Canal and beautiful Queen Victoria Park – home of one of the world’s largest Floral Clocks. You’ll have Dinner this evening at a local restaurant.
Sep 23, 2020: Toronto
Enjoy a Continental Breakfast before departing for a Guided Tour of the beautiful cosmopolitan city of Toronto, Ontario. You will also visit Toronto’s majestic castle estate – Casa Loma! Later, you will dine at a local restaurant.
Sep 24, 2020: Boat ride into Niagara Falls
Start the day with a Continental Breakfast before enjoying one of Niagara’s most popular and breath-taking attractions, a boat ride on a “Hornblower Niagara Cruise.” Sail near the base of the Horseshoe Falls and enjoy a truly awe-inspiring view of the mighty Niagara. Then, you’ll take a tour of historical Niagara-on-the-Lake, one of the prettiest towns in Canada and full of 19th century charm. Later, enjoy Dinner and a visit to exciting Fallsview Casino and get in some gaming action before returning to your hotel.
Sep 25, 2020: Heading home
Enjoy a Continental Breakfast before departing for home… a perfect time to chat with your friends about all the fun things you’ve done, the great sights you’ve seen and where your next group trip will take you!
October 09 — October 16, 2020 (8 Days)
Scottsdale, Oak Creek Canyon, Kaibab National Forest, Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Choices on Tour, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Las Vegas
Oct 09, 2020: Scottsdale, Arizona - Tour Begins
Explore the most famous canyons of the American West on a journey featuring three national parks. Begin in colorful Scottsdale where you will join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.
Oct 10, 2020: Scottsdale - Sedona - Grand Canyon
Stunning Sedona awaits. Soak in the imaginative atmosphere and colorful vistas while browsing the arts and crafts shops of the marketplace. Admire Oak Creek Canyon, where the rock formations seem to change hue with every turn in the road. Later, travel through the spectacular Kaibab National Forest before reaching the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Oct 11, 2020: Grand Canyon - Lake Powell
"Grand” is not a strong enough word for today. This morning, take the time to explore the Grand Canyon. Theodore Roosevelt once said, “This is one of the great sights which every American, if he can travel at all, must see.” Behold those same breathtaking views as we travel along East Rim Drive. Later, a short ride brings you to Cameron Trading Post. For nearly a century, the post has acted as a haven for travelers, traders and explorers. Continue north through mesa-studded desert before arriving at your home for the next two evenings – a lovely hotel overlooking the stunning blue waters of Lake Powell. Later we will enjoy dinner at Lake Powell and some time at leisure.
Oct 12, 2020: Lake Powell - Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park or Canyon Cruise
Begin your day with an invigorating breakfast cruise along lovely Lake Powell. Then, it’s your choice! Travel through the territory of the Navajo nation and arrive in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, a sacred Navajo land featuring iconic sandstone spires; enjoy a fascinating tour, narrated by a Navajo tribe member and a stop at a Hogan, a traditional Navajo hut -OR- you may take a canyon adventure cruise through the wondrous geologic formations of the Navajo and Antelope canyons.
Oct 13, 2020: Lake Powell - Bryce Canyon National Park - Springdale, UT (Zion)
Hoodoos! Today, travel to spectacular Bryce Canyon National Park, famous for its hoodoos. These rock formations, created over thousands of years by wind and water, carry natural orange and red hues, the product of iron oxidizing within the rock. Enjoy a walk along the Sunset Point to Sunrise Point Rim Trail.
Oct 14, 2020: Zion National Park
In sheer magnitude and color, few places on earth match the beauty of Zion National Park’s red and white sandstone cliffs. Take a full day to explore Utah’s first national park. Climb aboard Zion’s open-air tram and wind your way alongside the Virgin River and through the 2,400 foot deep, one-half-mile wide Zion Canyon. This afternoon, it’s your choice! Visit the Zion Human History Museum to learn more about the park -OR- continue to enjoy time in the great outdoors exploring the park independently.
Oct 15, 2020: Springdale - Las Vegas, Nevada
Today, trade nature’s beauty for the lights of the Vegas strip. This four-mile stretch of road features neon lit resorts and round-the-clock action.
Oct 16, 2020: Las Vegas - Tour Ends
Depart for home with amazing memories of your journey.