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Join us for wild and whacky adventures with the 60+ Activity Center...who knows where it might lead...


A complete list of Travel Adventures for 2017 is available here.

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Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Cost $30.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Ready for some spring color? The Oregon Garden is an 80-acre botanical garden, featuring more than 20 specialty gardens showcasing a diverse beauty that can be found in the Willamette Valley.

 

Trip date changed to Saturday, April 29, 2017 due to rain on April 27.

Yaquina Bay Lighthouse
Local Fun Day Excursion, Newport, OR

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Cost $10.00, time 9:50 - 5:00 PM

Ready to see some local sites? The Newport 60+ Adventure Van will be on the road heading to The Olde Telephone Company, Yaquina Head Outstanding Area, and the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse. Lunch will be at Izzy's (on your own).

Crystal Springs Rhody Garden Portland Oregon
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Portland, OR
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Cost $20.00, time 7:00 - 7:00 PM

The Newport 60+ Adventure Van will be heading to Crystal Springs Rhody Garden in Portland. Not only will you be able to explore the unique 9-acre garden, you will also be able to go to the Mother's Day Show & Sale.

Lincoln Big Pops

Gleneden Beach Dance, Gleneden Beach, OR

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Cost $12.00 (cash), time 5:30 - 10:00 PM

Put on your dancing shoes! After a wonderful dinner at Mazatlan (on you) get ready to dance or just enjoy the music of the swing era with the Lincoln Pops Big Band. The Lincoln Pops play all types of dance music, including swing, Latin and jazz tunes.

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Brooks Gardens - Iris & Peonies, Brooks, OR

Friday, May 19, 2017

Cost $15.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Spring is here! Brooks Gardens is a local, family-owned and operated farm. View the 1000 varieties of bearded iris, and 3000 varieties of peonies. Cut peonies, bouquets, potted peony and iris plants are available for purchase.

Florence pin for festival

Rhododendron Festival, Florence, OR

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Cost $20.00, time 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Every spring, a colorful display of Rhododendrons pop up along the Oregon Coast. To celebrate this annual display of beauty, Florence hosts the popular festival. Browse through the many vendors and enjoy the carnival, car and motorcycle shows, parade and 5K run. Walk through the stunning exhibit of hundreds of Rhododendrons inside the Events Center.

Heceta Head Lighthouse

Heceta Head Lighthouse & Darlingtonia Preserve, Florence, OR

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM

The Newport 60+ Adventure Van will be on the road again heading south to the beautiful city of Florence to visit Darlingtonia Preserve and Heceta Head Lighthouse. Darlingtonia is the only State Park dedicated to preserving this carnivorous plant, and everyone agrees Heceta Head is one of the most beautiful lighhouses in the world. Don't forget your camera!

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Devils Lake Boating Trip, Lincoln City, OR

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Cost$10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM

Are you ready for a fun day in the sun and on the water? At Blue Heron Landing you will have your choice of watercraft to rent: kayaks, canoes, family paddleboats, wave runners, motor boats, runabout boat, red racer boat, pontoon boats, boats for pulling tubes and stand-up paddle boards. Life jackets will be provided.

Garibaldi Train

Garibaldi Train Trip, Garibaldi, OR

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Cost $37.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Step back in time and experience a bit of yesteryear. The 90 minute round-trip excursion meanders by Tillamook Bay, the Pacific Ocean, Nehalem Bay and through the Nehalem River Valley, and passes by many lakes and gorgeous panoramic views that can only be seen by rail.

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Festival of Balloons, Tigard, OR

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Cost $22.00 (plus $1.00 cash each for shuttle), time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Enjoy the hot air balloons, live music on the main stage, carnival rides and games, pancake breakfast, food vendors, arts and craft vendors, and many other things to see and do. Something for everyone!

Thyme Garden

Thyme Garden, Alsea, OR

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Cost $44.00, time 10:00 - 5:00 PM

Following the guided tour, enjoy a delicious and relaxing luncheon outdoors under the fir trees, where you can absorb all the ambience this special place has to offer. The menu changes with what is in season, but typically includes mixed local salad greens with edible flowers, herb infused beverages, home made herbal breads, grilled seafood, and dessert.

portland spirit boat

Portland Spirit Lunch Cruise, Portland, OR

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Cost $80.00, time 8:00 - 6:00 PM

A lunch and cruise to remember! Toe-tapping entertainment, delicious Northwest cuisine and amazing views, all of this on a a luxurious 150' yacht with full service bars, vast wine collection, grand piano, singing wait staff, a ship-wide sound system, and a marble dance floor.

garibaldi train

Garibaldi Train Trip, Garibaldi, OR

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Cost $37.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Step back in time and experience a bit of yesteryear. The 90 minute round-trip excursion meanders by Tillamook Bay, the Pacific Ocean, Nehalem Bay and through the Nehalem River Valley, and passes by many lakes and gorgeous panoramic views that can only be seen by rail.

Garibaldi Train

Garibaldi Train Trip, Garibaldi, OR

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Cost $37.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Step back in time and experience a bit of yesteryear. The 90 minute round-trip excursion meanders by Tillamook Bay, the Pacific Ocean, Nehalem Bay and through the Nehalem River Valley, and passes by many lakes and gorgeous panoramic views that can only be seen by rail.