Travel

The Center offers day group trips to local points of interest and we participate with other travel groups for overnight and long-term trips and cruises. Day trips are by van or bus.

To make a reservation for any of the trips below, call the front desk:
503 390 7441 

The Center has a travel desk in the lobby where you can review the planned trips and see brochures.  The Front Desk can take your reservation and tell you about future listings.

Trips always require advanced reservations and payments.

The Travel Committee urges you to make suggestions for trips you would like to take or sights you would like to see.

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2018: Trips and Tours!



June 1 2018 Final payment date for "Wallace & Spokane"

June 3 2018—June 9 20187 Days "Canyon Lands of the Southwest" ~ Oregon West
Welcome to the Canyon Lands of the Southwest, featuring 3 national parks, stunning vistas, scenic and inspiring landscapes! Grand Canyon Railway, Pink Jeep Tour, Lake Powell cruise, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon guided driving tour, Las Vegas...more...RT air to Las Vegas, motorcoach transfers and all tours, meals, escort, gratuities, etc. Call for availability. See detailed Flyer
June 5 2018 Final payment date for "Hurricane Ridge & San Juan Islands"
June 5 2018—June 7 20183 Days "Two-night Casino trip" ~ Group Active
Your LUCKY trip includes: Deluxe, Moffit motorcoach with restroom ; 2-nights Courtyard lodging at the Wildhorse Resort & Casino ; 1200 slots plus all your favorite table games including Roulette, Poker, Blackjack, Keno, Craps & Bingo ; Six dining locations at Casino: Fine Dining, Buffet & Cafes ; Five screen Cineplex & Sports Bar with18 HD screens ; 18-holes of Golf, Indoor Pool, Spa Treatments ; Free shuttle to Museums & Downtown Pendleton ; Scenic stops along the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway ; Comprehensive Travel Protection for Cancellation due to Illness or Accident Final Payment Date: May 14 2018 See Flyer
June 5 2018—June 7 20183 Days "Wallowa Tour" ~ Group Active
A Spring Tour of Beautiful Northeast Oregon includes : Deluxe, Moffit motorcoach with restroom ; Fully-escorted/ managed by Bob Vinatieri, GroupActive ; • 2-nights lodging: Ponderosa Motel, Enterprise, Easy walking distance to many cafes & restaurants ; Wallowa Lake Tramway - Gazing onto Eagle Cap Wilderness ; Valley Bronze of Oregon Foundry Tour, Joseph ; Plenty of free-time for visiting shops, dining, and more ; Scenic stops along the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway ; Comprehensive Travel Protection for Cancellation due to Illness or Accident Final Payment Date: May 14 2018 See Flyer
June 12 2018 Final payment date for "Trains in Colorado"

June 12 2018—June 24 201813 Days "Newfoundland/Labrador" ~ Oregon West
"The Far East of the Western World" is full of history, culture, and eccentric character…Expect to see incredible sea-birds, whales and immense icebergs. Learn about the history of Vikings and world heritage sites. A few of the many, many highlights of this trip: Halifax, Canso Causeway, Cape Breton, Codroy Valley, The Arches Provincial Park, Red Bay National Historic Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, Port au Choix National Historic Site, Gros Morne National Park, Notre Dame Bay, Bonavista, the intriguing old seaport of St. John’s, a boat tour in Witless Bay... Call for waitlist availability See Flyer
June 15 2018 Final payment date for "Mama Mia!"
June 28 2018 Final payment date for "Yellowstone & the Grand Tetons"


July 6 2018 Final payment date for "Nanaimo & Port Alberni"

July 12 2018 Final payment date for "A Taste of Vermont"

July 12 2018 Final payment date for "Guys & Dolls"
July 13 2018—July 15 20183 Days "Sound of Music Tour" ~ Group Active
Leavenworth Summer Music Festival Tour Features: Roundtrip transportation from Salem: Amtrak plus Moffit coach ; Fully-escorted/ managed by Bob Vinatieri, GroupActive ; 2-nights; Bavarian Lodge; Leavenworth’s best address! ; Hot breakfast daily + Nearby to most restaurants and shops ; Prime seats to evening Sound of Music show ; Maryhill Museum of Art ; Scenery: Columbia Gorge and White Pass ; Optional: Lady Express Cruise on Lake Chelan to Stehekin, WA ;Comprehensive Travel Insurance due to illness or accident Final Payment Date: May 11 2018 See Flyer
July 15 2018 Final payment date for "Scandinavian Fest"

July 15 2018DayTrip "Mama Mia!" ~~ Broadway Rose
Get swept away by the infectious music, uplifting story, and dazzling dance numbers that have made Mamma Mia! a worldwide phenomenon. Price includes transportation, admission and dinner after the show. Final Payment Date: June 15 2018 See Flyer

August 1 2018—August 5 20185 Days "Wallace & Spokane ~~ Oregon West
Wallace has the only downtown in America listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The buildings with pointed roofs, rounded cupolas, and red-brick all look like they were built in the late-1800’s… because many of them were! See the most famous manhole-cover in America, which proudly proclaims Wallace as “The Center of the Universe”. Spokane… it’s Riverfront park is awesome! From the world’s largest Radio Flyer wagon to the amazing views of the river, this park has something for everyone. The World’s Fair Expo was held here in 1974, and a lot of the remnants from this can still be seen around town and throughout the park. Final Payment Date: June 1 2018 See Flyer
August 5 2018—August 10 20186 Days "Hurricane Ridge & San Juan Islands" ~ Oregon West
You'll feel you are on top of the world on Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park. Visit the Puget Sound Navy Museum, Olympic National Park Visitors Center, Hurricane Ridge, narrated cruise the San Juan Channel aboard the Chinook, explore Roche Harbor, search for Orca Whales, Bald Eagles, Harbor Seals, Dall’s Porpoise, Minke Whales, sea birds, and other magnificent wildlife, visit Sucia Island State Park. In Seattle, enjoy a hilarious narrated adventure tour on a distinctly different kind of vessel… the Ducks! Later, tour Chihuly Garden and Glass, head up the Space Needle for spectacular city view. Includes 3–day cruise plus, RT motorcoach transportation, hotel, meals, tours, attractions and more Final Payment Date: June 5 2018 See Flyer
August 9 2018DayTrip "Scandinavian Fest ~~ Group Active
Full day tour to Junction City’s annual Scandinavian Festival. 3 stages for entertainment, booths, tour and more. Price includes transportation, escort and Swedish Meatball Lunch. Final Payment Date: July 15 2018 See Flyer
August 12 2018DayTrip "Guys & Dolls" ~~ Broadway Rose
Jump into a colorful world of underground dice-slinging, glitzy showgirls, and high-stakes romance in one of America’s most enduring musical comedies. In mythical 1950s New York City, career gambler Sky Masterson makes the bet of a lifetime to win the heart of “Save-A-Soul” missionary Sarah Brown while long-suffering nightclub star Adelaide laments foot-dragging beau Nathan Detroit’s 14-year failure to tie the knot. Big, brassy, and timelessly exuberant, Guys and Dolls is rich with beloved show tunes (“Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ The Boat,” “If I Were A Bell,” “Luck Be A Lady”) and old-fashioned Broadway fun. ~~ Final Payment Date: July 12 2018 See Flyer
August 12 2018—August 17 20186 Days "Nanaimo & Port Alberni ~~ Oregon West
Prepare yourself for the adventure of a lifetime on Vancouver Island, British Columbia… an ocean-carved land of extremes ranging from mild to wild, cultured to life-affirmingly raw. Cruise through serene coastal waters. Take in majestic wilderness parks. Marvel at orcas, black bears, and the sheer abundance of furred, feathered, and finned wildlife. Gaze at distant snowcapped mountains. Stroll seawalls and loop trails. Inhale crisp ocean breezes and the mossy fragrance of ancient, old-growth rainforests. Final Payment Date: July 6 2018 See Flyer
August 23 2018 Final payment date for "Ashland Theater and Wine Tour"


September 1 2018—September 2 20182 Days "Volcanoes & Tugboats" ~ Group Active
Mt St Helens plus Olympia’s Vintage Tugboat Races...Includes : Deluxe Moffit motorcoach to Washington: Bob Vinatieri, escort ; Johnston Ridge Visitors Center - Mt St Helens Volcanic Monument ; Overnight, deluxe accommodations at Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel ; Participate in the world’s largest vintage tugboat race onboard the steam-powered, Virginia V - 3-hour Puget Sound harbor cruise ; Visit the food, craft and history booths at Olympia Harbor Days ; Saturday box lunch, all admissions, lodging taxes & gratuities ; Comprehensive travel insurance Final Payment Date: May 15 2018 See Flyer
September 1 2018—September 6 20186 Days "Yellowstone & the Grand Tetons ~~ Oregon West
Yellowstone – the first national park in the world, is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features, especially Old Faithful Geyser. It has many types of ecosystems, but the subalpine forest is dominant! Grand Teton National Park – Unlike most mountain ranges the Tetons lack foothills, which can obscure the view. As such, the Tetons rise sharply from 5,000 to nearly 7,000 feet above the surrounding terrain; the view is especially dramatic from the town of Jackson. The Park is famous throughout America for its spectacular landscape featuring majestic mountains, pristine lakes, and abundant wildlife. Final Payment Date: June 28 2018 See Flyer
September 3 2018 Final payment date for "Danube ~ Magical Christmas Markets"

September 4 2018 Final payment date for "North Oregon Coast Tour"

September 7 2018 Final payment date for "Ordinary Days"
September 15 2018—September 22 20188 Days "Trains in Colorado ~~ Oregon West
Colorado’s historic railroads each have a unique history and charm. Lovingly restored and expertly maintained tracks and trains, and the ever-changing vistas they provide access to, will bring you to the edge of your seat. Marvel at the narrow ledges as they nimbly wind around and the view of the precipitous drops to the deep canyons below. Riding these railroads is akin to eating potato chips — one is never enough. Final Payment Date: June 12 2018 See Flyer
October 2 2018 Final payment date for "Christmas in Victoria BC"


October 1 2018—October 13 201813 Days "Shades of Ireland and Northern Ireland" ~~ Collette Vacations
Highlights Dublin, Kilkenny, Waterford, Ring of Kerry, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Donegal, Derry, Giants Causeway, Belfast and lots more. Call for availability See Flyer
October 3 2018—October 4 20182 Days "North Oregon Coast Tour ~~ Group Active
Fall foliage Coast tour, includes Tillamook Forest Center visit, newly remodeled Tillamook Cheese visitors center, free time on the beach. Overnight Tolovana Resort, r/t transport, insurance and more. Final Payment Date: September 4 2018 See Flyer
October 7 2018DayTrip "Ordinary Days" ~~ Broadway Rose
A romance on the rocks, an artist’s vision stalled, and a graduate thesis in peril lead four young New Yorkers through a series of intersecting vignettes in this captivating new musical. While Claire and Jason struggle to confront the fracture in their relationship, Warren and Deb form a quirky friendship over an unshared love of the Met. Unfolding through an intricate, original score, their individual journeys ultimately overlap in one extraordinary moment that alters the course of their lives and reveals the simple beauty of letting go to truly live. Audience discretion is suggested. ~~ Final Payment Date: September 7 2018 See Flyer
October 7 2018—October 9 20183 Days "Ashland Theater and Wine Tour ~~ Oregon West
This one is for our wine lovers… Good Friends, Good Food, & Great Wine! Southern Oregon’s latitude and prevailing oceanic winds create a 7-month Mediterranean growing season that distinguishes it from all other west coast (and American) growing regions and this uniquely defines, identifies and unifies them as an ideal place to grow wine grapes. Roam from the Rogue Valley, all the way down Interstate 5 to the, Applegate Valley and you’ll find about as many types of good wine as you would in your beloved bottle shop. It’s a tough decision who to feature on this tour. Oh, yea the entertainment is top notch as well! Final Payment Date: August 23 2018 See Flyer
October 9 2018 Final payment date for "Leavenworth Winter Wonderland"

October 14 2018—October 20 20187 Days "A Taste of Vermont ~~ Oregon West
Explore cultural heritage topped with a Taste of Vermont… Scenic roadways lead to local cuisine from artisan chefs, creative food companies and passionate farmers, all thriving alongside artists who are proud to share their arts and crafts. Vermont’s landscape is dotted with farms and points of cultural interest. Discover Vermont’s heritage around every turn, from agriculture and history to a thriving food and arts scene. Final Payment Date: July 12 2018 See Flyer
October 16 2018 Final payment date for "Shore Acres Christmas Holiday"


November 12 2018 Final payment date for "1940s Radio Christmas Carol"
November 28 2018—December 2 20185 Days "Christmas in Victoria BC ~~ Oregon West
Are you ready to make wonderful Christmas memories with your friends? Then mark your calendar for A Victorian Christmas. This tour features two great Pacific Northwest cities. Tacoma, the city of destiny, and Victoria, B.C., twice named Best City in the Americas since 2000. We’ll explore some fun and beautiful sites on this tour including A Victorian Country Christmas at the Puyallup Fairgrounds and The Magic of Christmas at the Butchart Gardens. Final Payment Date: October 2 2018 See Flyer

December 2 2018—December 16 2018Two weeks! "Danube ~ Magical Christmas Markets ~~ Group Active
7 night river cruise through Austria & Germany including 2 nights in Nuremberg, Vienna, 3 in Budapest. Daily Christmas Market visits, many included sightseeing tours, most meals, several hotel nights, escort, travel insurance and more. Final Payment Date: September 1 2018 See Flyer
December 9 2018—December 12 20184 Days "Leavenworth Winter Wonderland ~~ Oregon West
Imagine a Bavarian village twinkling with Christmas lights & snow draped mountains… Imagine sitting by a warm fire sipping hot drinks listening to Christmas carols… Imagine a horse-drawn country sleigh ride through the snow… Imagine quaint shops filled with unique gifts, bakeries, and confectioners… These are just “a few of our favorite things”… Join the fun on one of our best loved tours! Final Payment Date: October 9 2018 See Flyer
December 12 2018DayTrip "1940s Radio Christmas Carol" ~~ Broadway Rose
Step back in time to Christmas Eve, 1943, as the Feddington Players present A Christmas Carol live on-air. After an endless stream of interruptions, technical snafus, and theatrical missteps threaten to tank the broadcast, the company improvises a film noir spin on the classic Dickens tale. Sprinkled with swing arrangements of Christmas standards and original songs in the period style, A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol is the festive comedy to sweeten your holiday season. ~~ Final Payment Date: November 12 2018 See Flyer
December 13 2018—December 15 20183 Days "Shore Acres Christmas Holiday ~~ Oregon West
Experience the beauty of winter landscapes, exciting attractions, and something unique. This is an ABSOLUTE MUST SEE!! It is truly an indescribable experience that will be sure to set the mood for the entire Christmas season. Final Payment Date: October 16 2018 See Flyer

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Cancellation Policy

Once the cutoff date for a trip has passed, we cannot refund your money if you have to cancel as it is already paid to the suppliers. What we might be able to do is sell your ticket to someone on the waiting list. So, if you need to cancel a trip at the last minute, be sure to call 503-390-7441. If we can sell your ticket, you will get a refund.Most multiple–day trips cannot be refunded after the final payment date so we HIGHLY recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. If it is not offered to you at the time of the final payment please ask for details.