The Portage Senior Center offers a variety of one-day and multi-day trips planned to please both those looking for new destinations and those who prefer the comfort of familiarity. From theater trips to cruises, the Senior Center travel program is popular with members. Stop in to pick up your copy now.
Portage Senior Center trips are planned for Kalamazoo County residents over the age of 50 and their spouses. (Exceptions will be made for companions of persons needing assistance.) Members of the Portage Senior Center are given priority when registering for trips. Staff should be made aware of mobility problems, special diets, or other conditions that should be taken into consideration.
For your convenience the trip office is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations should be made in person during those hours at the Center whenever possible. Reservations may also be made via U.S. mail. Payment must accompany the reservation. Please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope to have an itinerary mailed to you. Telephone reservations cannot be accepted.
Checks should be made payable to the City of Portage unless otherwise instructed. If you are signing up for more than one trip at a time, please make out a separate check for each trip. Cash payments should be made in the exact amount.
Call 269-324-9239 (Trip Office) for information, cancellation and refund policies.
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If you would like to travel, but do not want to do a lot of walking, check out the walking level indicator in our travel brochure. Level 1 means not much walking is involved in that trip. Likewise, level 2 indicates some walking and level 3 indicates that there is a lot of walking involved with that trip, and there may be stairs.
Travel Opportunities - Featured Trips:
Call the Trip Office at (269) 324-9239 for information on these adventures, and more!
US 12 East, Odyssey, A Souk Trail
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
From pathways to expressways, this eastern tour of the US-12 includes stops in Coldwater featuring the Historic District, Opera House, Library and railroad station. Also included in this delightful get-away are Jonesville stops at Bauer Manor and Dearborn's Commandant's Headquarters and Historical Museum. Call (269) 324-9239 for details!
Maine - Mountains to the Sea
June 8 - 17, 2013
Only one coach is going and this trip will fill up quickly! Highlights include a Moose Safari in Grafton Notch State Park, Conway Scenic Railroad, a gem and mineral excursion, Timber Tina's Maine Lumberjack show and Arcadia National Park tour with a step-on guide. Don't miss the lobster cruise in Bar Harbor with a lobster bake and a whale watch in Boothbay Harbor! This trip also includes city tours of Portland and Boston, a visit to the Maine Maritime Museum and a tour of Bath Iron Works. Call (269) 324-9239 for more information!