DAY TRIPS Last Updated - 09/23/2019 at 10:53 AM


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September 24, 2019 – Tuesday “PRESENTATION ON PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA”

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Join us in our office on Tuesday, September 24th, after Travel Class (Travel Class starts at 10:30 am)

For our presentation on Palm Springs, California!

Office: 412 W. Prospect, Jackson, MI  49203  (Across from McDonalds on Prospect)


October 8, 2019 – Tuesday “COME FROM AWAY” At the Fisher Theatre in Detroit

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

On 9/11, the world stopped.

On 9/12, their stories moved us all.

Departs at 5:00 pm & Returns after the Show
Price Per Person $113


October 10, 2019 – Thursday “TRAVEL THE ERIE CANAL” 2nd Date for 2019

Travel the Erie Canal with lunch and shopping.

Step back in time at the canal experience and get a taste of the life on the Miami and Erie Canal in 1876 in a restored section of the canal along with Lock #44 one of the last functioning limestone locks. Ride over a mile in a mule drawn canal boat.

 Providence Metropark is located in what was once the canal town of Providence, Ohio. Today the Metopark has one of the greatest concentrations of canal era features in the country.

Canal boats once carried goods and people 249 miles between Toledo and Cincinnati, linking Lake Erie and the Ohio River. Take a ride on a mule-drawn canal boat on an original sectionof the Miami and Erie Canal. The Providence Dam, just upriver from another attraction, the Isaac Ludwig Mill, was originally constructed to keep the canal filled with water.

Enjoy your included lunch in a restored Victorian Restaurant in the nearby canal town with time to explore the unique shops with gifts, antiques and collectables.

Erie Canal Volunteer  

Departs at 8:30 am – Return 5:30 pm

Per Person $74
Call (517) 784-8908 to book


October 13, 2019 – Sunday “DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA” QUEENS OF SOUL

Featuring a special musical and video tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, celebrate the reigning divas of Soul and R&B. Enjoy the hits from strong and soul women, including Tina Turner, Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Etta James, Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys, and Adele.

Great Main Seating

Departs Jackson at 12:30 pm – Returns at 6:30 pm (Call for Pick-up times and Locations for Chelsea & Ann Arbor)
Price Per Person $97
Call our Day Trip Line (517) 784-8908 to reserve seats!


October 16, 2019 Wednesday “THE DETROIT PARADE COMPANY”

Discover Detroit’s Most Enchanting Hidden Attraction. Venture into the magical ParadeLand and experience a behind the scenes look at America’s Thanksgiving Parade. Marvel at the world’s largest collection of papier-mâché heads, explore the 200,000 square-foot storyland of floats and see how the award-winning artisans bring them to life. Including lunch and a highlights of Detroit tour.
Departs Jackson 8:00 am – Returns at 5:30 pm
Price Per Person $79
Call (517) 784-8908  – Pickup times for Chelsea & Ann Arbor Also


Congratulations to one of our Trippers!

On Sunday, September 22, at the last home game of the Tigers Game
One of our Trippers won the shirt of the back prize during our day trip!
Congratulations & thank you for traveling with the Trippers!


October 23, 2019 – Wednesday “DETROIT PARADE COMPANY” 2nd Tour Date of 2019

Discover Detroit’s Most Enchanting Hidden Attraction. Venture into the magical ParadeLand and experience a behind the scenes look at America’s Thanksgiving Parade. Marvel at the world’s largest collection of papier-mâché heads, explore the 200,000 square-foot storyland of floats and see how the award-winning artisans bring them to life. Including lunch and a highlights of Detroit tour.
Departs Jackson 8:00 am – Returns at 5:30 pm
Price Per Person $79
Call (517) 784-8908  – Pickup times for Chelsea & Ann Arbor Also


November 8, 2019 – Friday “HOLIDAY DECORATING ON A SHOESTRING”

Southern Exposure Herb Farm

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This workshop will demonstrate over one hundred decorating ideas and provide a holiday-inspired dinner prepared by chef the chef.  Create and take home a craft.

Depart at 4:30 pm – Return 10:00 pm

Per Person $93

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November 30, 2019 – Saturday “HELLO DOLLY”

Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, HELLO, DOLLY! is the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!” and the Los Angeles Times says “distills the mood-elevating properties of the American musical at its giddy best.”  Director Jerry Zaks’ “gorgeous” new production (Vogue) is “making people crazy happy!” (The Washington Post). After breaking box office records week after week and receiving unanimous raves on Broadway, this HELLO, DOLLY! is now touring America, paying tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion – hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. Rolling Stone calls it “a must-see event. A musical comedy dream. If you’re lucky enough to score a ticket, you’ll be seeing something historic. Wow, wow, wow, indeed!”

Departs at 11:30 am – Returns after the Show
Price Per Person $120

Call (517) 784-8908


December 12, 2019 – Thursday “CHRISTMAS and HOLIDAY TRADITIONS”

At the Frederik Meijer Gardens

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The INDOOR exhibition brings the glow of 300,000 lights, strolling carolers, and more than 40 international trees and displays. Honoring holiday cultures around the world, focused on the authenticity of holiday traditions. The Railway Garden exhibition is a unique horticultural display that incorporates garden design, miniature buildings made from natural materials, and model trolleys and trains. Enjoy an included lunch.

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Departs at 8:30 am – Returns at 5:00 pm
Price Per Person $82

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(Photo credit to all above photos: William J. Hebert)


December 21, 2019 “MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS”

Join us at the Fox Theatre 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 5:30 pm & Returns after the show
Price Per Person $97


December 22, 2019 – Sunday “MOSCOW BALLET’S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER”

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
Fox Theatre first 18 rows

Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic.  World-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds.  Don’t miss your chance to ring in the holiday with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza.  Celebrate this cherished holiday tradition with Tchaikowsky’s timeless score.

Departs Jackson at 1:00 pm – Returns 9:00 pm (Also pick-ups at Chelsea & Ann Arbor)
Price Per Person $105

Call our Day Trip Line at (517) 784-8908 for more information or to reserve your spot.


December 28, 2019 – “TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA”

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas Eve and Other Stories.  A product of vision and imagination.  A must-see, multi-generational, holiday tradition that kick-started the trend of Yuletide season tours.Good lower level seating with limited stairs at the Little Caesars Arena.

Depart at 12 Noon and Retuen after the show
Price Per Person $119


March 1, 2019 Sunday “MY FAIR LADY” at the Wharton Center

My Fair Lady
Sunday Evening Show

Boasting such classic songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” and “On the Street Where You Live,” My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed?

Departs at 5:00 pm – Returns after
Price Per Person $109


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