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Trips & Travel

The 50+ Just Like Gold program offers a regular array of single-day and multiple-day motor coach trips. All trips are arranged through Frankenmuth Travel of Frankenmuth or Tour Time USA of Essexville. 

 

Holland Tulips

Come join us as we travel to the west side of the state to celebrate spring and Tulip Time! Our day will consist of lunch, a stop at Veldheer Tulip Gardens and then the Civic Center where you can enjoy the 19th century Dutch Marktplaats . This is a much better time to visit the area and see the tulips as the week-end will have large crowds of visitors.

 

Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Holland, MI

Cost: $99, Includes motorcoach trip and lunch.
Must advance register. Call Frankenmuth Travel at 989-652-9977 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Eastern Market

Join us for a fun day at the historic open-air market known for its fresh food...everything from luscious and colorful farm fresh fruits and vegetables, meat products, herbs and spices, nuts, and candies to a variety of condiments spread over a 43 acre area. There are more than 250 independent merchants, You can bring along a cooler for your purchases as we will store it for you on the bus in the luggage area. A great way to welcome spring!

 

Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Detroit, MI

Cost: $49, Includes motorcoach trip only.
Must advance register. Call Frankenmuth Travel at 989-652-9977 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Boogie Woogie Swing Time

This musical comedy is a tribute to our military forces of today and yesterday. Sgt. Ryan Davies is at the military hospital just miles from the front where three nurses tend to his every need and of course they all have stories to tell. They even try to cheer his up with a little USO show. You’ll be standing on your feet and proud to be an American as you experience some of the most famous swing time songs!

 

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Cornwell's Theater, Turkeyville USA (Near Marshall, MI)

Cost: $75, Includes motorcoach trip, turkey dinner, and show.
Must advance register. Call Tour Time USA at 989-892-3161 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Tour Mackinaw Island + Lunch at the Grand Hotel

This very special trip will include an old-fashioned carriage tour of Mackinaw Island during the Lilac Festival. You will also be treated to the legendary grand buffet luncheon at the famous Grand Hotel on the island. Garden-fresh salads, savory cheeses, slow-roasted meats, seafood and more than 20 varieties of fresh-baked pastries are all featured at the buffet which received the 2012 Certificate of Excellence award from Trip Advisor. After lunch you will have time to browse through the shops before departing on the ferry ride back to Mackinaw City.

 

Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Mackinaw Island, MI

Cost: $160 ($50 deposit due 5/15/2014), Includes motorcoach, ferry ride, carriage tour of island, carriage ride both ways to Grand Hotel and their grand buffet luncheon.
Must advance register. Call Tour Time USA at 989-892-3161 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Shipshewana Indiana

This is Amish and Mennonite country and Wednesday is their famous quilt festival. Shopping is varied and extensive at both the Midwest’s largest flea market and at the 150 wonderful specialty shops downtown (very close to the flea market). There will be bus storage room for your purchases!

 

Date: Tuesday & Wednesday, June 24 & 25, 2014

Time: Two Days

Location: Northeast Indiana

Cost: $150, Includes motor coach & overnight lodging (double occupancy)
Must advance register. Call Tour Time USA at 989-892-3161 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Suds (A Rockin ‘60s Musical)

This is the delightful story of a young woman and her guardian angels who come to teach her about finding true love in of all place a Laundromat. Included in the play are over 50 favorite songs from the ‘60s such as “Where the Boys Are”, “These Boots are Made for Walkin”, “Respect”, “I Feel Good”, “Do You Want to Know a Secret”, etc.

 

Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Cornwell's Theater, Turkeyville USA (Near Marshall, MI)

Cost: $75, Includes motorcoach trip, turkey dinner, and show.
Must advance register. Call Tour Time USA at 989-892-3161 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

History and Fame

A perfect day for a girl’s day out! You begin with an included lunch at Clara’s Lansing Station dining in the train car. After lunch it is off to the Turner-Dodge house for a guided tour of this 1858 home and then we stop at the Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame which showcases exhibits that celebrate the achievements and history of women in Michigan.

 

Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Lansing, MI

Cost: $89, Includes motorcoach, lunch, and admission.
Must advance register. Call Frankenmuth Travel at 989-652-9977 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Ann Arbor Art Fair

This is really four art fairs in one! Hundreds of artists will be selling original work in clay, fibers, printmaking, glass, sculpture, photography, oils, pastels, mixed media, jewelry, etc. There will also be street performers, artist demonstrations and food venders. Bus shuttle service also available. Whether you are buying or just looking, you will have a wonderful day.

 

Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Cost: $49, Includes motorcoach trip only.
Must advance register. Call Frankenmuth Travel at 989-652-9977 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

“RIDE the Rails” + Gerald R. Ford Museum

All aboard! This is no ordinary train ride as you need to be prepared for Jesse James and his gang to show up…so hide your valuables but bring your smiles and camera for the Great Train Robbery. Prior to boarding the train you will be given your bindle lunch (just like the hoboes carry on a stick). Sling the stick over your shoulder and climb aboard. On our bus journey back home we will also stop for a visit at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. Think about doing this adventure with your grandchildren or friends as it will be a fun day.

 

Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Coopersville & Grand Rapids, MI

Cost: $109, Includes motorcoach, train ticket, lunch, museum ticket.
Must advance register. Call Frankenmuth Travel at 989-652-9977 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Toledo Zoo

With over 5,300 animals on 62 acres, this will be the perfect one day outing for you and your grandchildren! You might have the chance to feed a giraffe, take one of the many “behind the scenes” tours, view the natural feeding demonstrations or ride on the African Animal Carousel or the Safari Railway. Photo opportunities are plentiful and you are sure to bring back some special memories.

 

Date: Saturday, August 2, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Toledo, OH

Cost: $82.00 Seniors & children ages 2-11, $89.00 all others. Includes motorcoach, admission and box lunch.
Must advance register. Call Frankenmuth Travel at 989-652-9977 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Jiffy Mix & Purple Rose Theatre

Enjoy a tour of the Jiffy Mix plant and then take a seat at the Purple Rose Theatre, founded by actor Jeff Daniels. Your play “Last Romance” is about a widower, Ralph, who decides to take a different route on his routine walk and finds it leads him to an unexpected second change at love.

 

Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Chelsea, MI

Cost: $79, Includes motorcoach and theater ticket.
Must advance register. Call Frankenmuth Travel at 989-652-9977 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Put In Bay

What a fantastic way to spend a wonderful summer day. Put-in-Bay is located 15 miles northwest of Sandusky, Ohio and is a village located on South Bass Island. You will board the Jet Express for a 20 minute ferry boat ride to the island where a tram will await you to take you on a special one hour tour. After the tour you will be free to explore on your own. Most people choose to rent a golf cart or bike to get around the island. A $12 food voucher is also included.

 

Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Port Clinton, OH

Cost: $120, Includes motorcoach, ferry boat to island, tram tour and lunch voucher.
Must advance register. Call Frankenmuth Travel at 989-652-9977 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Ring of Fire – The Johnny Cash Story

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Though he cannot be duplicated, Johnny Cash’s remarkable life story can be told through his music. You will love this play which is really a salute to a uniquely American legend.

 

Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: Cornwell's Theater, Turkeyville USA (Near Marshall, MI)

Cost: $75, Includes motorcoach trip, turkey dinner, and show.
Must advance register. Call Tour Time USA at 989-892-3161 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

Plum Market & English Garden

Today is focused on fresh and natural and the wonderful smells and sights that mother nature provides us at this time of the year in Michigan. Plum Market is a natural, organic and specialty grocer and the English Garden is a family-owned business containing a nursery, garden center, florist, and patio shop. Bring an insulated container just in case you purchase fresh items that should remain cool.

 

Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2014

Time: Day Trip

Location: West Bloomfield, MI

Cost: $49, Includes motorcoach only.
Must advance register. Call Frankenmuth Travel at 989-652-9977 and tell them you were referred by the Delta College 50+ program.

 

 

 

 

 

Questions?

We can help! Call us at (989) 686-9444 or send us an email at lifelonglearning@delta.edu.

 

 

 


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