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Senior Trips


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


Tulipmania at Pier 39

Friday, February 20, 2015

 $86R / $108NR

Lunch included. Walking.



Monterey Bay Aquarium -- Tentacles

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

$106R / $133NR

Lunch not included. Walking.



High Style and Old Masters

Thursday, March 19, 2015

$79R / $99NR

Lunch on own. Walking.


 Picture of Meryl Davis and Charlie White , Olympic gold medalist in Ice Dance couple

Stars on Ice

Sunday, April 5, 2015
This is Easter Sunday.
$99R / $124NR Dinner included. Bring a warm jacket.
Some stairs.
 train at Western Railrod Museum Western Railway Museum Wednesday, April 8, 2015 $88R / $110NR Lunch included.
Walking and
some stairs.
 Queen of the Night character from The Magic Flute The Magic Flute  Thursday, April 23, 2015 $121R / $151NR No mealtime.
Some stairs.
 Bird flying over Petaluma River Petaluma River Cruise Friday, May 15, 2015  $125R / $156NR  Lunch included. Some stairs.  #556800.S4 
 Gates of Hell at the Cantor Arts Museum Cantor Arts Center  Wednesday, June 10, 2015 $81R / $101NR  Lunch included. 
 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. 


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 
  San Diego, Solvang, Catalina Island and Queen Mary Monday, March 16-Saturday, March 21, 2015  $1,599 pp double occupancy; $1,999  single occupancy. Trip includes 7 meals. Pre-trip meeting is Thursday, March 5, 1-2:30 p.m., Senior Center Apricot Room Full payment is due upon registration.

San Diego Flyer
 Courtesy Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle with Folklife Festival Tuesday, May 19-Saturday, May 23, 2015  $1,899 pp double occupancy; $2,299 single  occupancy Trip includes 5 meals. Pre-trip meeting tbd. Deposit of $200 pp due Feb. 26, 2015. Balance due March 19.  

Seattle Flyer
 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 tbd. Deposit of $455 pp due upon registration. Balance due April 24. Sign up early as space is limited. 

Canadian Rockies Flyer
  Natural Wonders of Iceland Saturday, Aug. 15- Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 $5,795 pp double occupancy; $6,669 single occupancy  Pre-trip meeting tbd.  Deposit of $950 due March 3, 2015. Balance due April 24. Early booking discount for full payment by Jan. 10, $350 pp.

Iceland Flyer

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