DAY TRIPS Last Updated - 12/14/2018 at 11:52 AM

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December 16, 2018 “ALADDIN” The Broadway Musical

Join us at the Detroit Opera House for “Disney’s ALADDIN”
An extrodinary new production where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
Main floor seating

Depart at 4:00 pm – Return after show
Price Per Person $105


Join us at the Wharton Center where the spirit of the season comes alive in this joyous holiday show!
Dazzling multimedia effect performed in a intimate setting, this holiday tradition is not to be missed.

Great main floor orchestra seating
Departs at 6:00 pm & Returns after the show
Price Per Person $110

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
International Auto Show – Cobo Hall


Depart 8:00 am – Return 5:00 pm

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Price Per Person $45

January 24, 2019 “SNOWFEST” In Frankenmuth and with a must see new Zehnder’s show, includes lunch.

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Enjoy snow sculptures and beautifully detailed ice carvings.

Modern-Day Crooner J. Cavataio will captivate the audience with vocal impressions of songs by Josh Groban, Michael Buble, Dean Martin, Barry Manilow & Frank Sinatra!

Enjoy a wonderful plated chicken meal.


Departs at 8:00 am – Returns at 6:30 pm

Price per person $80


January 24, 2019 “PHANTOM OF THE OPERA” At the Detroit Opera House

Phantom of the Opera

Since it made its world premiere in 1986, the Phantom of the Opera has entranced audiences around the world with an intriguing tale of passion, desire, and ambition. Aspiring opera singer Christine Daaé finds an unlikely benefactor in the form of the mysterious Phantom, but his obsessive attempts to win her affection begin to escalate to a dangerous level.

Departs at Jackson at 10:30 am (Alternate Pick-Ups at Chelsea & Ann Arbor)
Price Per Person $110

February 8, 2019 “TOUR THE DETROIT OPERA HOUSE & WHITNEY MANSION” Lunch at the Witney

This tour is selling out fast:  (517) 784-8908

Behind the scenes of the Detroit Opera House

Tour the Whitney Mansion with included upscale dining

Following your meal take a guided stroll through the Mansion sipping Champagne.

Please note:  This tour requires a combination of standing, walking, with some stairs (some opportunities to use elevators when available)
*Please note: The Whitney does have a dress code and respectfully will not allow flip flops, sneakers, athletic wear or torn jeans. Gentelman are ask to wear collard shirts and no ball caps will be allowed. Thank you for your cooperation in advance

Departs Jackson at 8:00 am – Returns at 5:00 pm (Pick-Ups in Chelsea & Ann Arbor)
Price Per Person $109

March 7, 2019 “SHEN YUN” At the Detroit Opera House

A Gift from Heaven

IN ANCIENT TIMES, China was known as the Land of the Divine. Everyone, from emperors to the common people, believed that their culture was a gift from heaven. They lived in harmony with the universe and saw a connection among all things. Traditional Chinese culture carried these principles for thousands of years—until this world was lost.

We now invite you to visit this lost civilization. To make this journey possible, we have pushed the boundaries of performing arts. We combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops. We let classical Chinese dance do the storytelling, and share with you beautifully diverse ethnic and folk traditions. Filled with an enchanting orchestral sound, this is a mesmerizing experience you won’t find anywhere else.

A Lost Treasure—You Cannot See in China Today

THE AUTHENTIC CHINESE culture Shen Yun presents can’t be seen in another show or even in China. There, the Communist Party sees traditional culture as a threat to its power and for decades has tried to destroy it. It nearly succeeded.

But in 2006, a group of elite Chinese artists came together in New York with a mission—to revive traditional culture and share it with the world. They created Shen Yun and brought this majestic culture back from the brink of extinction.

Join us in this historical moment. It is an unforgettable journey!

Departs at 11:30 am – Returns after the show.
$149 Per Person

March 16, 2019 “MISS SAIGON” At the Wharton Center


Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. In the last days of the Vietnam War, 17-year-old Kim is forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris, but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. . This new production features stunning spectacle and a sensational cast of 42 performing the soaring score, with Broadway hits including “The Heat is On in Saigon,” “The Movie in My Mind,” and “Last Night of the World.”

Departs at 12:00 pm – Returns after the Show
Price Per Person $105


 It stirs memories of spring after a typically long, cold winter. DIY ideas, 20 Life size gardens to walk thru, a bustling marketplace filled with hands-on experiences. All ages welcome to join the fun.

Depart at 7:30am  –  Return at 10:00pm

$85 Price Per Person


March 22, 2019 “CHICAGO” For the Day

Join us for a day on your own in Chicago.

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Multiple Drop Off Locations, Including: Navy Pier & Museums

Departs at 7:30 am – Returns at 10:00 pm

Price Per Person $75

Palm Springs 2019


Pricing for 2019 Palm Springs is out: CLICK HERE

April 18, 2019 “TYLER PERRY’S MADEA’S FAREWELL PLAY TOUR” At the Fox Theatre


Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Farewell Play Tour” will be Perry’s 21st stage play. In addition to Perry, the play will star Tamela Mann, David Mann and Cassi Davis Patton. Perry made headlines last month when he announced that he would be hanging up Madea’s wig in 2019.

Main Floor Seating in the first 18 Rows

Departs at 5:00 pm out of Jackson – Return after the show
(Departures from Chelsea & Ann Arbor also available)
Price Per Person $135

April 24, 2019 “BUTTERFLIES ARE BLOOMING” at Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park


Over 7000 Tropical Butterflies and over 60 Species of butterflies from Asia, Africa, and Central & South America, will take flight in the warm, lush environment of the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory.

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Lunch and Narrated Tram Ride Included

Cafe Tram

Time on own for exploring and shopping in the gift shop.

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Departs at 8:30 am – Returns at 5:30 pm

Price Per Person $88

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