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Senior Trips

Picture of group of Older Adults who went on the Iceland trip.

Steppin' Out travelers explore scenic and unspoiled Iceland. Photo by Boga Kristin Kristinsdattir.

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
No picture available at this time.  The Exploratorium Tuesday,
February 9, 2016
$69R / $86NR  No meal.
Walking.
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Mare Island Mare Island Wednesday, February 17, 2016 $85R / $106NR  Lunch inlcuded.
Walking, some stairs.
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California Academy of Sciences California Academy of Sciences - Behind the Scenes Tour Friday, March 4, 2016  $99R / $124NR  No meal. Discount available for restaurant at Academy.
Walking.
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No picture available at this time.  Fashion and Fine Art  Tuesday, March 15, 2016  $81R / $101NR  No meal.
Walking.  
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Fioli House Photo by Rachel Perry Tea at Fioli Wednesday, March 23, 2016 $98R / $123 NR Light Lunch  and tour of house and garden included.
Walking.
#456800.W6

 

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 
 Picture of Igazu Falls
South American Cruise and Iguazu Falls

Video about Igaazu Falls


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

$7,795 pp double occupancy, price based on choice of shipboard accommodations 

Trip includes most meals.
 
 

Payment due at time of registration.
American Queen Riverboat on Mississippi River

Down the Mississippi 

Trip Brochure

Video about the American Queen


Sunday, April 3 - Monday, April 11, 2016 
 

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

Trip includes most meals.

Payment due at time of registration.

Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island and Tulip Festival 

Trip Brochure

Video about Mackinac Island


Friday, May 6 - Friday, May 13, 2016 


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

Deposit of $455 due upon registration. Balance due March 2, 2016.  
Shakespeare Festival. Photo by Jenny Graham.

Parks
and
 Shakespeare

Trip Brochure
 

Monday, June 6 - Saturday, June 11, 2016


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

Trip includes 10 meals.

Deposit of $300 due upon registration.
 
Balance due April 20, 2016. 
Yellostone Old Faithful Geyser                                         National Park Wonders:
Yellowstone,
Grand Teton,
Mount Rushmore
and more

Trip Brochure

Watch a Video about the Grand Teton National Park

          
Saturday, June 18 - Sunday, June 26, 2016

$3,295 pp double occupancy; 
$4,170 single occupancy 

Trip includes 14 meals.

Space is limited. Sign up early.
Depost of $800 due upon registration. $75 military discount and $125 past passenger discount if traveled on Insight, Brendan Vacations, Uniworld River Cruise, African Travel or Trafalgar Tours.
Balance due Tuesday, March 1, 2016. 
Stonehenge at sunset. Photo courtesy Trifalgar Travel. Best
of
 Britain 

Trip Brochure

Video about London, England

Wednesday, July 6 -Wednesday, July 20, 2016 

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

Trip includes 19 meals.
           

Deposit of $800 due upon registration. 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 

Trip Brochure

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

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

Trip includes 13 meals. 


Deposit of $450 due upon registration.

Balance due June 22, 2016.
 

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