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Senior Trips

Steppin' Out travelers enjoy a 7-night cruise on the Danube. Photo by Patrick Dare.

For many older adults, traveling to interesting and beautiful places, meeting new people and trying new things provides both a great motivation and a great means for active aging. The Sunnyvale Senior Center's popular Steppin' Out Trip program offers adults age 50 and over escorted day trips to fabulous Bay Area destinations and extended adventures in the US. and abroad.  Steppin' Out trip staff handle all the transportation logistics, seek out the best restaurants, line up the most knowledgeable tour guides and more, so you can focus on just having fun. Sunnyvale residents enjoy discounted travel fees, but all trips are open to non-residents as well. All travelers must be adults, age 50+, or traveling with someone who is.

For details on upcoming trips, download the current edition of the Steppin' Out Messenger Newsletter, or request to be added to our  mailing list.

Upcoming Day Trips

All day trips include escort, round-trip transportation from the Sunnyvale Senior Center, free parking and gratuity for the bus driver. Meals, if included, are noted below. Download a day trip registration form. Companions ages 21-49 pay an additional surcharge of $5. On trip day, arrive 30 minutes before departure to check in and board bus. All participants must depart and return with the group. Those who miss the bus may not join the trip in progress.

  Trip   Date/Time Cost  (Resident/Non-resident)  Special Notes  Registration
 Book of Mormon Musical picture of cast member holding a Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon  Tuesday, June 30, 2015 $111R / $139NR  No mealtime. This trip is sold out. To be placed on a wait list, please call (408) 730-7360.
 Fireworks in the sky.

Fourth of July Concert at Shorline Amphitheater

Saturday,
July 4, 2015
$69R / $86NR  Dinner not included.
Walking.
Due to heavy traffic, we will depart early and return late. 
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 Palace of Fine Arts City Rising:
San Francisco and the 1915 World's Fair 
Wednesday,
July 22, 2015 
$105R / $131NR  Lunch included.
Walking. 
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 Cars lined up at Laguna Seca. His and Hers in Monterey or Mazda Laguna Seca  Saturday, August 8, 2015  $53R / $66NR  Lunch not included.
Walking and some stairs.
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 Picture of Doug McConnell San Francisco Waterfront with Doug McConnell  Thursday, August 27, 2015  TBD  Lunch included.
Walking and some stairs. 
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 Phamton and Christine from musical Phantom of the Opera. Photo by Matthew Murphy. The Phantom of the Opera  Wednesday, September 9, 2015 $134R / $168NR  Dinner not included.  #156800.S1
 Picture of glass vases in an art gallery. Fun in Half Moon Bay  Tuesday, September 22, 2015  $53R / $66NR Lunch not included.
Walking.
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Upcoming Extended Trips

Most extended trips include escort, tour guide, round-trip transportation from the Sunnyvale Senior Center, free parking and gratuities for drivers, tour director and baggage handlers when available, trip cancellation insurance for trips outside California and a pre-trip meeting to go over trip details and distribute travel documents. Meals, if included, are noted below. Companions ages 21-49 pay an additional surcharge of $25.

  Trip  Departure/Return Dates  Cost for Sunnyvale Residents
 (Non-residents add $50) 
Special Notes  Registration 
 Courtesy Glacier National Park Service

Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park


Friday, June 26 - Thursday, July 2, 2015


$3,644 pp double occupancy; $4,394 single occupancy


Pre-trip meeting, Thursday, June 11, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

This trip is sold out.

To be placed on the wait list, call (408) 730-7360.
 
           
Natural Wonders of Iceland


Saturday, Aug. 15 - Monday, Aug. 24, 2015


$5,795 pp double occupancy; $6,669 single occupancy 

Pre-trip meeting, Tuesday, August 4, 10 - 11:30 a.m. 

This trip is sold out.

To be placed on the wait list, call (408) 730-7360.


Picture of Igazu Falls


South American Cruise and Iguazu Falls


 Saturday, Mar. 5 - Thursday, Mar. 24, 2016


$7,795 pp double occupancy, price based on choice of shipboard accomodations 
Trip includes most meals.
 
Pre-trip meeting tbd. 

Deposit paid includes non-refundable $560 trip insurance.
Please sign up early for this popular trip.
Deposit of $1,400 (double occupancy) or 1,500 (single occupancy) due upon registration. Balance due December 1, 2015.

American Queen Riverboat on Mississippi River 


Down the Mississippi 


Sunday, April 3 - Monday, April 11, 2016 
 

$5,399 pp
double occupancy, price based on choice of shipboard accomodations
 

Trip includes most meals.

Pre-trip meeting tbd.
A $500 Early Booking Discount is awarded if your $600 deposit is paid by June 30, 2015. Balance due December 28, 2015.

Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island


Mackinac Island and Tulip Festival 


Friday, May 6 - Friday, May 13, 2016 


$ 3,430 pp double occupancy; $4,230 single occupancy
           
Trip includes 10 meals.

Pre-trip meeting tbd.
Deposit of $455 due upon registration. $100 Early booking discount for full payment by December 7, 2015.  

Shakespeare Festival. Photo by Jenny Graham.


Parks
and
 Shakespeare
 

Monday, June 6 - Saturday, June 11, 2016


$1,899 pp double occupancy; $2,399 single occupancy 

Trip includes 10 meals.

Pre-trip meeting tbd. 
Deposit of $300 due upon registration. $30 early booking discount for full payment by August 31, 2015. Balance due April 20, 2016. 
 

Sailboat in Cape Cod


Cape Cod
and the
Islands
 


Friday, June 17 - Friday, June 24, 2016 

$3,298 pp double occupancy; $3,948 single occupancy 

Trip includes 10 meals.

Pre-trip
meeting tbd. 
Deposit of $700 due upon registration. $100 early booking discount for full payment by September 1, 2015. Balance due March 15, 2016. 
 
Stonehenge at sunset. Photo courtesy Trifalgar Travel.


Best
of
 Britain 


Wednesday, July 6 -Wednesday, July 20, 2016 


$5,998 pp double occupancy; $7,248 single occupancy 

Trip includes 19 meals.
           
Pre-trip meeting tbd. 
Deposit of $800 due upon registration. $250 early booking discount for full payment by December 2, 2015. Balance due April 1, 2016.

Train traveling along Royal Gorge in Colorado. Photo by Jeff Shane, Courtesy Royal Gorge Route 


Trains, Trains and More Trains of Colorado 


Sunday, Aug. 21 - Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016


$2,999 pp double occupancy; $3,499 single occupancy 

Trip includes 13 meals.

Pre-trip meeting tbd. 
Deposit of $450 due upon registration. $50 early booking discount if booked by July 31, 2015. Balance due June 22, 2016.
 

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