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Recreation

Trips & Travel

Take an adventure with the Fort Collins Senior Center! The Trips & Travel program is available for ages 50 years & up (unless otherwise noted). Programming ranges from going out to lunch with fellow community members to seeing a musical in Denver, traveling through the Ozarks to flying across the sea to float along the Danube.

See below for some of our upcoming trips, and view the Recreator for a complete listing of upcoming programs. Also below, find trip policy information.

News/Events

Register for Programs Online

To register for the programs below, visit our online database and search for the class to register. You can also call 970-221-6655 to register over the phone. Additional Trips & Travel programs can be found in the Recreator. Pick up a copy of the Recreator at any Recreation Facility or view the online version here

Experience Hawaii

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This fall, Trips & Travel invites you to experience the warm embrace of Hawaii through a variety of programs. Delight in the opportunities to experience the Hawaiian culture and learn history of the island state in the programs below. 

Historical Cafe: Polynesian Culture & Hawaii, November 8

Day Trips

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La Boheme
Date: Tuesday, November 7  l  4:30-11:30 p.m.
Age: 50+ years
Location: Denver
Enjoy the icnoic opera that expresses the love of art and the art of love. Register here

Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls & Toys
Date: Thursday, November 9  l  8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Age: 50+ years
Location: Denver
Visit one of the top three ranked museums in Denver, for a day and take in miniature trains, giant teddy bears, antique dolls, and so much more. Register here.

Mardi Gras Blackhawk
Date: Tuesday, November 28  l  8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Age: 50+ years
Location: Blackhawk
Enjoy a day in the mountains at the Mardi Gras Blackhawk. Register here

Vern's Restaurant
Date: Thursday, November 16  l  7:30-11:30 a.m.
Age: 50+ years
Location: LaPorte
Kick your day off at one of Nothern Colorado's favorite breakfast spots. Register here

Beauty & the Beast
Date: Sunday, November 19  l  noon-6:30 p.m.
Age: 50+ years
Location: Johnstown
Delight in the smash hit Broadway musical of the classic Beauty & the Beast fairytale. Register here

Extended Trips

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California New Year's Getaway
Date: Dec. 29, 2017 - Jan. 2, 2018 (5 days/4 nights)
Cost:
Single Occupancy, per person: $3,230
Double Occupancy, per person: $2,680
Triple Occupancy, per person: $2,650

Now is your chance to kick-off the New Year with an unforgettable experience of one of the biggest events of the year. Get a behind the scenes tour of the Tournament of Roses Parade floats in the final stages of preparation. Attend Bandfest featuring marching bands from all over the country. Explore Los Angeles before ringing in the New Year with a champagne toast. Top the trip off by taking in the wonder that is the Tournament of Roses Parade while in premium reserved seating. It’s the beginning of a bright new year!

Iceland's Magical Northern Lights 
Date: Feb. 20-26, 2018 (7 days/6 nights)
Cost: 
Single Occupancy, per person: $3,500
Double Occupancy, per person: $3,100
Triple Occupancy, per person: $3,070

Discover Iceland, a land and culture forged by fire and ice. Steaming lava fields and massive glaciers sculpt mountains and valleys, leaving thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords. In this land of many natural wonders, enjoy the rare opportunity to see the aurora borealis, one of nature’s most dazzling light displays, also known as the northern lights.


Cuba's Charming Colonial Cities
Date:
 May 6-13, 2018 (8 days/7 nights)
Cost:
Single Occupancy, per person: $6,725
Double Occupancy, per person: $5,525
Trip Preview: Wednesday, November 8 l  5:30 p.m.  l  Senior Center  l  RSVP dHJpcHNAZmNnb3YuY29t

Shrouded in mystery for the past 50 years, the island nation of Cuba is waiting to be rediscovered. Embark on this rare opportunity to experience the colorful history, and lively culture of the captivating country. This special People-to-People program is designed around daily interations with loval residents that deliver insight into the past, present, and future of this fascinating place.

Derby Training Camp
Date: May 16-20, 2018 (5 days/4 nights)
Cost: 
Single Occupancy, per person: $2,075
Double Occupancy, per person: $1,575
Triple Occupancy, per person: $1,475
Trip Preview: Wednesday, August 16  l  6:30 p.m.  l  Senior Center  l  RSVP to dHJpcHNAZmNnb3YuY29t

Explore the history of Louisville, including traditions of the Kentucky Derby. No trip would be complete without horses, bourbon, and Derby Hats. 

Romanitc Rhine
Date: September 28-October 6, 2018 (9 days/8 nights)
Cost:
Single Occupancy, per person: $6,550
Double Occupancy, per person: $4,735
Trip Preview: Wednesday, November 8  l  6:30 p.m.  l  Senior Center  l  RSVP to dHJpcHNAZmNnb3YuY29t

Take an adventure of a life time crusing along the Rhine River from Zurich to Amsterdam, viewing the majestic Alps and Black Forest along the way. 

For more information contact: Cate Eckenrode
Email: dHJpcHNAZmNnb3YuY29t
Phone: 970.224.6136