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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

  • "My Fair Lady"
    Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, Lancaster, PA

    Thursday, May 4, 2017
    Hostess: TBA
    Cost: $80 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, driver's tip, show and dinner. Leave MMC 9:30 a.m., buffet 11:45 a.m., show 1:15 p.m., return to MMC approx. 6 p.m.

  • "Second Chances"
    Dutch Apple Dinner Theater

    Thursday, June 8, 2017
    Hostess: TBA
    Cost: $80 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, driver's tip, and show and dinner. Seats are in section 200. Leave MMC 9:30 a.m., buffet 11:45 a.m., show 1:15 p.m., return to MMC approx. 6 p.m.

  • Alexandria Cruise
    Alexandria, VA

    Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    Hostess: TBA
    Cost: $86 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, driver's tip, cruise and hot meal. Enjoy a day on the Potomac river with a delicious lunch of your choosin, plus enjoy some of the sights of Washington, D.C. Leave MMC 9 a.m., Return to MMC approx. 4:30 p.m.

  • All-U-Can-Eat Cruise & Crab Fest
    Hooper's Island and Smith Island

    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    Hostess: TBA
    Cost: $86 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, driver's tip, guided tour, 1-hour cruise and all-you-can-eat fest. Enjoy a cruise on the scenic Honga River and observe ospreys, great blue herons, white egrets, and bald eagles as Capt. Dave entertains you with facts and legends of the Chesapeake Bay and its watermen. Next enjoy an all-you-can-eat crab feast wth steamed shrimp, chicken and side items including iced tea.. Leave MMC 8 a.m. Return to MMC approx. 4:30 p.m.

  • "Jonah"
    Sight & Sound, Lancaster, PA

    Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
    Hostess: TBA
    Cost: $110 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, bus driver's tip, show and dinner. Enjoy the spectacle of the Bible story about Jonah and the whale followed by dinner at Hershey's Buffet. Leave MMC 12:30 p.m. Return to MMC approx. 9:30 p.m.

  • New York & the 9-11 Museum
    New York City, NY

    Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017
    Hostess: TBA
    Cost: $65 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, bus driver's tip, and entrance to the museum. Dinner is pay as you go on the return trip. "Never orget" was the heartfelt refrain after the World Trade Center attacks Sept. 11, 2001. !5 years later, the National September 11 Memorial Museum has opened to memorialize those who lost their lives - and to ensure, once again, that the world will "Never Forget." Leave MMC 8 a.m., Return to MMC approx. 8:30 p.m.

  • Smithsonian Institute African-American History Museum
    Washington, DC

    Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
    Hostess: TBA
    Cost: $30 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach and bus driver's tip. Enjoy a day at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. including the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. The museum tells a story that's still being written, with artifacts ranging from a cabin occupied by South Carolina slaves to Harriet Tubman's hymnal. Leave MMC 8:30 a.m. Return to MMC approx. 7:30 p.m.

  • Shady Maple Smorgasbord
    Lancaster, PA

    Tuesday, Oct. 10
    Hostess: TBA
    Cost: $60 per person, nonmembers add $25. Price includes motor coach, bus driver's tip, buffet and Turkey Hill Experience. Enjoy a delicious buffet at Shady Maple, then travel to Turkey HIll ice cream factory for a tour and ice cream sampling. Leave MMC 9:30 a.m., Return to MMC approx. 6 p.m.

Extended Tours

  • Savannah, GA & The Golden Isles

    6 Days/5 Nights, March 12-17, 2017; $699 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for $79 per person and strongly recommended.
    Host: Franklin Brinkley
    Price includes deluxe motor coach transportation, standard taxes, meal gratuities, baggage handling, 5 nights hotel accommodations, 5 breakfasts at your hotel and 3 dinners including a restaurant on the Savannah riverfront, Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room. Also included: Hilton Head sightseeing & dolphin cruise; guided tour of Beaufort; guided tour of Savannah; performance at the Savannah Historic Theater; guided tour of Jekyll Island; tour of St. Simon Islands; and a visit to the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. PML Tours

  • Myrtle Beach Show Trip

    4 Days/3 Nights, April 4-7, 2017; starting at $589 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for $79 per person and strongly recommended.
    Hostess: Janet Fisher
    Price includes deluxe motor coach transportation, standard taxes, meal gratuities, baggage handling, 3 nights ocean front hotel accommodations, 3 breakfasts at your hotel, and 3 dinners. Highlights: Dinner Cruise with entertainment; one show at the Alabama Theater; Le Grand Cirque; a visit to Brookgreen Gardens, visit to Broadway at the Beach. PML Tours

  • Sunny Portugal

    10 Days/9 Nights, May 12-21, 2017; starting at $3499 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for and strongly recommended.
    Hostess: TBA
    Price includes round trip transportation to Philadelphia airport, roundtrip airfare, airline taxes & government fees (subject to change until ticketed), accommodations for 8 nights in first class hotels, admission to all sightseeing as per itinerary, meals include breakfast daily and six dinners, roundtrip transfers between airport and hotels, taxes and gratuities for included meals and luggage handling at hotels, services of a Collette Tour Manager. Highlights include: Cascais, Lisbon, Sintra, Obidos, Fatima, Evora, the Algarve, 2 winery tours, a Fado Dinner Show and 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Collette/4 Seasons Tours

  • Alaska Cruise - Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas"

    8 Days/7 Nights, May 25 - June 2, 2017; starting at $1999 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for and strongly recommended.
    Hosts: Bill Skibicki & Theresa Mulvey
    Price includes round trip airfare, 1 night hotel accommodations in Seattle with breakfast, guided tour of Seattle, cruise, cabin, shipboard meals, port charges, taxes and transfers in Seattle, motor coach transportation to and from airport. Port calls: Juneau, Skagway, Tracy Arm Fjord, and Victoria, British Columbia. PML Tours

  • Grand Out West

    10 Days/9 Nights, Aug. 24 - Sept. 2, 2017; starting at $2999 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for and strongly recommended.
    Hostess: Janet Fisher
    Price includes round trip airfare with transportation, 9 nights hotel accommodations (includes 2 nights in Yellowstone National Park Area and 2 nights in Las Vegas at a resort), 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 6 dinners (one is a dinner show and live rodeo at the Cody Cattle Company). Highlights include two full days of guided touring of Yellowstone National Park, guided tour of Jackson Hole, boat tour on Jenny Lake, visit to Cody, Wyoming, guided tour of Grand Teton National Park, guided tour of Salt Lake City, visit to Bryce Canyon National Park, visit to Zion National Park and visit to the Grand Canyon. Standard taxes, meal gratuities, hotel baggage handling and motor coach transportation also included. PML Tours

  • Canada & New England - Royal Caribbean's "Grandeur of the Seas"

    10 Days/9 Nights, Sept. 21-30, 2017; starting at $1299 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for and strongly recommended.
    Hosts: Franklin Brinkley
    Price includes cruise, cabin, shipboard meals, port charges, taxes and motor coach transportation to and from Baltimore Pier. Port calls: Boston, MA; Portland, ME; Bar Harbor, ME; Saint John, NB (Bay of Fundy); Halifax, Nova Scotia. PML Tours

  • Albequerque Balloon Festival

    6 Days/5 Nights, Oct. 5-10, 2017; starting at $2899 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for and strongly recommended.
    Hostess: Eleanor Ballard
    Price includes round trip transportation to and from airport, round trip airfare, 5 nights hotel accommodations , 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners, guided tour of Santa Fe and Albuquerque, taxes and gratuities for hotels and included meals, luggage handling at hotels, services of a Collette Tour Manager.

  • Nashville TN

    6 Days/5 Nights, Nov. 12-17, 2017; starting at $899 per person, double occupancy.
    Travel Protection is available for and strongly recommended.
    Host: Bill Skibicki
    Price includes 5 nights hotel accommodations, 5 breakfasts at your hotel, 3 evening receptions at hotel with hot food and spirits, 2 dinners (including dinner show at Nashville Nightlife Theater), 1 lunch with entertainment onboard the General Stonewall Jackson Showboat, Performance of "Tribute to the King: thru the years 53-77," and evening at the Grand Ol' Opry, guided tour of Nashville, visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame, visit to Opryland Resort, standard taxes, meal gratuities, baggage handling and deluxe motor coach transportation.