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Seniors in the Park hosts numerous trips throughout the year. Trips are open to adults of all ages.

Tropical Costa Rica January 28-February 5, 2023

Lush forests and stunning waterfalls…rumbling volcanoes and endless coastlines…Costa Rica is a paradise teeming with exotic plants and incredible animals. Luxuriate at a resort for two nights at Playa Carrillo, Guanacaste, known for its breathtaking beauty and fine sandy beaches. Spend two nights in Monteverde’s lush cloud forest. Experience the forest canopy on your choice of a hanging bridges nature walk or an exhilarating zip lining tour. Explore part of the 20,000 acre nature preserve of Cano Negro on a riverboat adventure. Enjoy the tranquil views of the Arenal Volcano from your hotel. Explore San Jose’s Plaza de Cultura and view the magnificent National Theatre. You will find a slice of paradise and so much more.

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Southern Harmony February 26- March 3, 2023

Visit New Orleans and the French Quarter. Enjoy New Orleans’ Café du Monde for café au lait and beignets; later take a relaxing river cruise on the Mississippi. View the city on a New Orleans City Tour. Head over to Alabama to visit Bellingrath Gardens & Home, as well as a Biloxi Shrimp Boat Cruise.

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French Riviera & Provence March 21-28, 2023

Stay for  6 nights at a hotel in Nice, France. Travel to Aix-en-Provence ( city of art and light). Enjoy  leisure time to do a little shopping, visit museums or spend a day relaxing by the sea in Nice. Take the opportunity to visit San Remo, Italy. Wander the massive street markets and cobble stone streets. Visit Monte Carlo for a tour of the city along with visiting the famous Casino Monte Carlo. Enjoy the wonderful climate that this part of the region has to offer. Even in the winter months the café terraces are filled with people. 

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Texas Cowboy Country April 16-24, 2023

Visit the heart of Texas Cowboy Country. Travel from Oklahoma City to Kerriville and end in Fort Worth. Visit museum's such as the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, the National Museum of the Pacific War, and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. Tour the Y.O. Ranch, a 40,000 acre ranch featuring exotic wildlife. You will also get the chance to tour Lyndon B. Johnson Ranch State Park and see the “Texas White House”. Visit the historic Fort Worth Stockyards and see the “Drovers” bring in their herd of Texas Longhorns. 

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Discover Scotland July 9-18, 2023

Get a chance to try playing the Bagpipe, watch a Sheep Dog demonstration and experience Scottish cooking. Enjoy the unspoiled landscapes as you journey into the Highlands. View the wonderful castles and scenery. Visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle before enjoying a cruise on Loch Ness. Visit one of Scotland's most remote towns, Thurso, on the North Coast.

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Alaska Cruising Aboard the Noordam July 25-August 6, 2023

Visit Fairbanks, “the Golden Heart City”. Enjoy a narrated cruise aboard the Riverboat Discovery at Old Chena Village and an Alaska Salmon bake. Spend a night at Denali National park with a Natural History Tour. Enjoy tall tales, music and food at Alaska Cabin Nite. As well as touring the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Experience an exciting seven-day Inside Passage cruise aboard Holland America’s Noordam. While traveling the Inside Passage you may spot otters, seals, bears, eagles and deer. Experience the glaciers and animals as well as the small towns along the water. 

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Iceland Land of Fire and Ice August 16-22, 2023

Unpack for 5 nights in Hveragerdi. Enjoy volcanoes, waterfalls, geothermal activity, nature and everything Iceland has to offer.  Journey through small villages and farmlands to view Mt. Hekla. Visit the blue Lagoon and have an opportunity to soak in the pleasantly warm mineral– rich water. Visit the capital, Reykjavik, for a tour and some free time. Experience a full–day tour of the Golden Circle, enjoy scenic drives along with the geological and historic sites of the island. Before heading back to the hotel make a stop at a local farm to see Icelandic horses, as well as learn about the growing of healthy tomatoes using green energy, pure water and organic pest controls.

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Painted Canyons September 24-October 2, 2023

Trek across the Southwest as you tak in the dienna-colored canyons, towering spires and desert landscapes found in Utah’s five antional parks. Visit Dead Horse Point State Park, Utah’s Scenic Byway 24, Zion National  Park, Las Vegas and much more. Hike the National Parks or visit museums. 

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