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!


August 23 2018 Final payment date for "Ashland Theater and Wine Tour"


September 1 2018 Final payment date for "Danube ~ Magical Christmas Markets"

September 1, 2018 Final payment date for "Shore Acres Christmas Holiday"

September 1 2018—September 2 20182 Days "Volcanoes & Tugboats" ~ Group Active
Mt St Helens plus Olympia’s Vintage Tugboat Races...Includes : Deluxe Mercedes Sprinter Van 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 ; A few seats still available! Book soon! New lower price! ~ 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. CALL FOR AVAILABILITY See Flyer
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. CALL FOR AVAILABILITY 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 2018 "A Taste of Vermont ~~ CANCELLED ~~

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: September 1 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.