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!



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 2 2018 Final payment date for "Christmas in Victoria BC"

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! Call for availability See Flyer
October 9 2018 Final payment date for "Leavenworth Winter Wonderland"

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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January 11 2019—January 15 20195 Days "Fun in Sunny San Diego ~~ Oregon West
With near perfect weather year-round, 70 miles of spectacular coastline, world-class attractions and a thriving urban core, complete with sophisticated art, dining and nightlife, San Diego has earned the name California’s beach city. Enjoy the areas signature Cali Baja cuisine… Happiness is calling from San Diego, it’s time to answer! Highlights: tour of Hotel Del Coronado; free time in historic Gaslamp Quarter; La Jolla ; US Navy’s longest-serving aircraft carrier USS Midway ; The Junípero Serra Museum ; Balboa Park; Cabrillo National Monument; morning harbor cruise. Final Payment Date: Nov 8 2018 See Flyer

February 8 2019—February 14 20197 Days "Orlando & Miami‘s South Beach ~~ Oregon West
Orlando… while its themed attractions may steal the limelight, with a vibrant city center and a climate that averages 75°, there is a surprising number of things to experience here. Epcot… exposes you to vision of world culture and technological discoveries. Kennedy Space Center… our ongoing space journey… get access to historic launch sites and working spaceflight facilities. South Beach… has been called the American Riviera and an Art Deco Playground. Everglades National Park… The largest subtropical wilderness in the United States.... Highlights: Epcot; Sleuths Dinner Show;Kennedy Space complex and take a group photo with an astronaut! ; Miami's Coral Castle Museum ; South Beach ; Miami's Cuban Communitiy ;Miccosukee Island and the heart of the Everglades; historic fishing village of Chokoloskee ; Final Payment Date: December 10, 2018 See Flyer

April 8 2019—April 13 20196 Days "Sedona, Moab & Monument Valley ~~ Oregon West
Sedona Arizona, called the “Red Rock Country”… This is some of the most spectacular scenery in the world! Monument Valley… It’s on the National Register of Historic Places! Moab… Its unique combination of red rock scenery, two national parks, and the cool waters of the Colorado River has made it one of the most sought after destinations in the southwest. Highlights: Pink Jeep Tour up the Mogollon Rim along Bear Wallow Canyon to Merry Go Round Rock; Explore Sedona on your own; Monument Valley… Experience one of the most majestic – and most photographed – points on earth; a wonderful cookout under the stars; Monument Valley Jeep Tour;Navajo rug weaving demonstration, photo stops will be made at The Mittens, John Ford’s Point, Three Sisters, North Window, Totem Pole, Yei Bi Cheis, and Artist’s Point; a local guide joins our tour of Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Parks, and Dead Horse Point State Park;Cowboy style Dutch Oven Dinner and a slow-moving evening boat ride on the Colorado River. Final Payment Date: February 1st 2019 See Flyer
April 23 2019—April 26 20194 Days "The Tri Cities & the Snake River ~~ Oregon West
Tri-Cities – Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco located at the confluence of the Yakima, Snake, and Columbia Rivers in Southeastern Washington. Each city borders at least one other city or one of the area’s rivers. Learn about the Hanford Site, part of the government’s top-secret Manhattan Project during the 40’s. Cruise on the Columbia and Snake River through North America’s deepest gorge. Learn about gravitational waves predicted by Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity at the LIGO lab… get your “geek on” on this fun adventure! More Highlights: Maryhill Museum of Art; four-and-a-half-hour Snake River Valley cruise on the Columbia and Snake River passing through the locks at Ice Harbor Dam. Final Payment Date: March 12th, 2019 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.