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MMC Trips and Tours Program

The Modern Maturity Center offers both day trips and extended tours and great discounted prices for members. Our trip program is open to the public as well.

To sign up for any of our trips, visit the Modern Maturity Center's Trips and Tours desk between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Bus seating is based on order of sign-up.

Refunds will not be given for day trip cancellation unless seat/ticket can be resold. Day trips may be cancelled if a minimum of 25 participants has not been reached by the time deposits are due.

Travel protection is available for all extended tours and is strongly recommended. Those who choose not to purchase Travel Protection will be asked to sign a waiver. Refunds are not given for extended tours that are cancelled for any reason if Travel Insurance is not purchased.

Upcoming Trips

  • "Nunsense"
    Candlelight Dinner Theater, Arden, DE

    Sunday, July 19, 2015
    Hostess: Christine Bates
    Cost: $75 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, driver's tip, show and dinner. Winner of 4 Outer Circle Awards, including Best Off Broadway Musical, NUNSENSE tells the story of Five Little Sisters of Hoboken who discover their cool, Sister Julia, Child of GOd, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the Sisters with her vichyssoise. With four deceased still to be buried, and no money left, the Sisters are in dire need of funds and decide to put on a variety show to raise the needed money. Leave MMC 10:30 a.m., show at 1 p.m., return to MMC approximately 4:30 p.m.

  • Delaware State Fair
    Harrington, DE

    Thursday, June 30, 2015
    Hostess: Theresa Mulvey
    Cost: $7 per person, transportation only. It's Senior Day, so admission is free for seniors. Leave MMC 3:30 p.m., leave the Fair to return to MMC at 8 p.m. Leave the driving to us and enjoy this annual event.


  • Bowers Beach Sunset Cruise
    Bowers Beach, DE

    Friday, August 21, 2015
    Hostess: Theresa Mulvey
    Cost: $30 per person, if you go in your own vehicle; $37 if you go on MMC bus. 7 to 10 p.m.

  • Phillies vs. Chicago
    Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

    Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015
    Hostess: Theresa Mulvey
    Cost: $50 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, driver's tip, and ticket to the game. Seats are in section 208. Leave MMC 4 p.m., game 7:05, return to MMC approx. 11:30 p.m.

  • "Joseph"
    Sight and Sound, Lancaster, PA

    Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015
    Hostess: Janet Fisher
    Cost: $96 per person, nonmembers add $25. Cost includes transportation, bus driver's tip, show and dinner at Hershey Farms in Lancaster. Experience a cast of 45 professional adult and child actors and dozens of live animals on the stage and in the aisles. Witness several amazing dream sequences, including Joseph in his colorful coat "flying" above the audience. Sight & Sound's larger-than-life staging features scenes like the spectacular Egyptian palace, which spans 300 feet and wraps around three sides of the audience.

  • Shady Maple & Landis Museum
    Lancaster, PA

    Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015Hostess: Theresa Mulvey Cost: $55 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, driver's tip, museum tour and lunch at Shady Maple. Tour the Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum, dedicated to telling the history of the Pennsylvania Germans. Leave MMC 9:30 a.m., arrive for lunch at 11:30 a.m.; tour museum at 1:30 p.m.; return to MMC approx. 5:30 p.m.

  • Smithsonian Museum
    Washington, D.C.

    Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 Host: Franklin Brinkley Cost: $30 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach and driver's tip. Explore the many museums of the Smithsonian on your own. Leave MMC 8:30 a.m., arrive Washington 10:30 a.m., leave Washington 3:30 p.m., return to MMC approx. 6 p.m.


    "Church Basement Ladies - A Mighty Fortress"
    Lancaster, PA

    Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2015 Host: Eleanor Ballard Cost: $75 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, driver's tip, show and lunch. The Church Basement Ladies are back in an ALL NEW musical comedy. It's now 1960 and the reformation is underway. Leave MMC 9:30 a.m., sail at noon, return to MMC approximately 4:30 p.m.


    "It's A Wonderful Life"
    Columbia, MD

    Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015 Host: Eleanor Ballard Cost: $75 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, driver's tip, show and brunch. Based on the beloved 1946 film, this musical faithfully follows George Bailey's life from his childhood dreams to his midlife disappointments and beyond, as we take a journey to discover whether his life has mattered at all. Leave MMC 8:30 a.m., return to MMC approximately 4:15 p.m.

Extended Tours

  • Chicago, IL

    6 Days/5 Nights, Sept. 13-18, 2015; $779 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for $92 per person and strongly recommended.
    Hostess: TBA
    Price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, 5 nights hotel accommodations, 5 breakfasts at your hotel, 3 dinners, 2 evening receptions at your hotel, 1 dinner at Tommy Guns Garage Dinner Theater. Also included: Chicago highlights tour; sightseeing boat cruise on Lake Michigan; visit to the Willis Tower Sky Deck; admission to Shedd Aquarium; explore the Museum of Science and Industry; explore Navy Pier; plus standard taxes, meal gratuities and baggage handling.

  • Vermont

    4 Days/3 Nights, Oct. 5-8, 2015; $699 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for $79 per person and strongly recommended.
    Hostess: TBA
    Price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, 3 nights hotel accommodations, 3 breakfasts at your hotel, 3 dinners. Also included: luncheon cruise on Lake Champlain, visit and have lunch at the Von Trapp Family Inn, followed by a tour, admission to the New England Maple Museum, tour of the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory, tour Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream factory, enjoy wine tasting at

  • The Outer Banks, NC

    3 Days/2 Nights, Oct. 13-15, 2015; $399 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for $51 per person and strongly recommended.
    Hostess: TBA
    Price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, two nights hotel accommodation, 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners, including 1 seafood dinner. Highlights: explore Currituck Heritage Park - home to three of the Outer Banks' biggest attractions, the Whalehead Club, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse and the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife; visit Bodie Island Lighthouse; explore Elizabeth II - 16th century representational ship; Roanoke Island Festival Park, admission to the Roanoke Aquarium; explore the Elizabethan Gardens; visit the Wright Brother National Monument and Visitor Center. Also included are standard taxes, meal gratuities and baggage handling.

  • Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg

    4 days/3 nights, Nov. 10-13, 2015 starting at $499 per person double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available $79 per person and strongly recommended. Host: Franklin Brinkley. Price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, three nights hotel accommodations, three breakfasts and two dinners. Also included: Christmas at Smokey Mountain Opry holiday show; The Hatfield and McCoy Christmas Dinner Show; The Blackwoods Morning Holiday Show; Christmas at the Dixie Stampede dinner show; admission to Dollywood's "Smokey Mountain Christams Festival;" Moonshine & Mountain tour; visit to Apple Barn Village, plus the Winterfest light displays in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg. Standard taxes, meal gratuities and baggage handling also included.


  • Holiday Festival of Lights in Historic Charelston & Myrtle Beach with Show

    5 days/4 nights, Dec. 7-11, 2015 starting at $599 per person double occupancy. Travel Protection is available for $79 per person and strongly recommended. Host: Theresa Mulvey. Price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, four nights hotel accommodations (including one night at a beautiful oceanfront property in Myrtle Beach); four breakfasts and three dinners to include one dinner at Charleston Crab House on James Island and one dinner with entertainment in the Spirit of Carolina HOliday DInner Cruise. Also included: James Island Festival of Lights tour; guided tour of Historic Charleston decorated for the holidays; a visit to Old City Market; Jersey Nights Christmas Spectacular a the Palace Theater in Myrtle Beach. Standard taxes, meal gratuities and baggage handling also included.

  • Trains of Colorado

    9 Days/8 Nights, Sept. 2-10, 2015; $2467 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available and strongly recommended.
    Hostess: TBA
    Price includes roundtrip transportation to Philadelphia airport, roundtrip airfare, 8 nights hotel accommodations, admission to trains and sightseeing as per itinerary, breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 6 dinners, luggage handling, taxes and gratuities for included meals, hotel and guides, services of 4-Seasons tour guide. Trains include: Pike's Peak Clog Railway, Royal Gorge Scenic Railway, Cumbres & Toltec, Durango/Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad plus tours of Denver, Garden of the Gods, and Mesa Verde National Park plus more! Talk to an MMC trip coordinator for full details. $150 deposit due with reservation.

  • Hawaiian Islands

    17 Days/16 Nights, Feb. 13-29, 2016; starting at $3399 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available and strongly recommended.
    Hostess: Christine Bates
    Price includes round trip airfare, 1 night hotel accommodation including breakfast, cruise on the "Ruby Princess," cabin, shipboard meals, port charges, taxes and transfers in Los Angeles, motorcoach transporation to and from airport. $250 deposit per person with names is required to hold your reservation. Final payment due by Nov. 15, 2015. Port calls in Hilo, Honolulu, Kauai, Maui and Ensenada, Mexico.

  • Charleston, SC

    5 days/4 nights, March 13-17, 2016 starting at $599 per person double occupancy. Travel Protection is available for $79 per person and strongly recommended. Host: Bill Skibicki Price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, four nights hotel accommodations, four breakfasts at your hotel, two dinners including one dinner at Charleston Crab House on James Island. Also included: admission to Magnolia Plantation & Gardens; Tea, Tour & Trolley at the Charleston Tea Plantation; Charleston horse-drawn carriage tour; boat cruise to Fort Sumter; explore Charleston's historic City Market.

  • Panama Canal & Caribbean Cruise

    12 Days/11 Nights, April 3-15, 2016; starting at $2599 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for $318 per person and strongly recommended.
    Host: Bill Skibicki
    Price includes round trip airfare, 1 night hotel accommodation, cruise on the Celebrity "Equinox," shipboard meals, port charges, taxes and transfers in FOrt Lauderdale, motorcoach transportation to and from airport. Port calls in George Town, Grand Cayman; Cartegena, Columbia; Colon, Panama; Puerto Limon, Costa Rica; Belize City, Belize; and Cozumel, Mexico.

  • Ottawa & 1000 Islands, Ontario

    5 days/4 nights, July 10-14, 2016 starting at $699 per person double occupancy. Travel Protection is available for $79 per person and strongly recommended. Host: Janet Fisher. Price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, four nights' hotel accommodations, 4 full breakfasts and three dinners. Also included: guided tour of Ottawa City; CHanging of the Guards on Parliament Hill; visit to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Training Group; admission to the Canadian Museum of History; guided tour of Rideau Hall; 10000 Islands Boat Cruise; visit to Byward Market; visit to Lac-Leamy Casino. Passport is required!

  • Bermuda Cruise aboard the Celebraity "Summit"

    8 Day/7 Night, Aug. 28 - Sept. 4, 2016, starting at $1199 per person double occupancy. Travel Protection is available and strongly recommended. Host: Franklin Brinkley Price includes cruise, cabin, shipboard meals, port charges and taxes, and motorcoach transportation to and from Cape Liberty pier in New Jersey. Port call in Kings Wharf, Bermuda.

  • Boston, MA

    4 days/3 nights, Nov. 1-4, 2016 starting at $499 per person double occupancy. Travel Protection is available for $51 per person and strongly recommended. Host: Theresa Mulvey. Price includes motorcoach transportation, three nights hotel accommodations, three breakfasts, three dinners. Also: explore Boston, Lexington, Concord; tour Rockport & Gloucester waterfronts; admission to JFK Presidential Library & Museum; visit to Salem, MA; explore Faneuil Hall/Quincy Marketplace; tour Adams National Historic Park in Quincy, MA.

  • Coming in 2016:

    California Train and Wine Tour - June
    Ireland, Oct. 12-20, 2016