Join us for the adventure of a lifetime!

Visit exciting new places, learn about different cultures and make new friends through FiftyForward Travel.

FiftyForward Travel coordinates trips with local, regional, national and international destinations. For many travelers, a trip fulfills lifelong dreams to visit specific sites within America or abroad.

Groups have visited beautiful faraway places like Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Hawaii, Alaska,  Ireland, the Bahamas and Canada. Closer to home, destinations have included Tunica, Washington, D.C., Savannah, Metropolis and Atlanta, plus even closer destinations like McMinnville, Grinder’s Switch and Portland, Tennessee for special events and festivals.

Coordinator Janice (Jan-EES) Judd works with two well-respected tour companies that specialize in travel for active older adults.

  • Safe, affordable trips (includes senior discounts and group rates)
  • Comfortable transportation—motor coach, airline or cruise ship
  • No hassle—all reservations, baggage handling, transportation, etc. managed
  • Detailed itinerary and trip details mailed to travelers in advance
  • Discounts for multiple occupancies of rooms
  • Destinations and stops that cater to travelers’ interests

For more information, please contact Janice Judd at 615-231-1235 or jjudd@fiftyforward.org.

Apr. 3-9, 2020: Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington D.C.

Join us for the annual National Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, D.C. This tour will also include a tour of Mount Vernon, Colonial Williamsburg and Arlington National Cemetery. This trip includes a visit to the

Smithsonian National Museum of American History, a visit to Ford’s Theatre, as well as atour of Jamestown Settlement.

Cost: $2,789 pp/dbl includes round trip airfare, nine meals, four nights in the Washington, D.C. area and motor coach transportation.

May 14-16, 2020: Billy Graham Museum

Join FiftyForward Travel for a two-night spiritual getaway to Charlotte, North Carolina to tour the city of Charlotte, visit the Billy Graham Library, and take a guided tour of the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.

Cost: $475 pp/dbl.

June 8-11, 2020: The Ark and the Creation Museum

Tour includes a tour of Cincinnati, an afternoon at the Creation Museum, Stargazer’s Planetarium, and dinner. The next day, we will tour the Ark Encounter before taking a dinner cruise along the beautiful Ohio River.

Cost: A deposit of $100 per person holds your spot, with final balance due May 1, 2020.

June 17-22, 2020: Mackinac Island

Step into the beautiful and quaint lifestyle of Mackinac Island, Michigan, and the surrounding scenic area. Enjoy an island tour from a local guide in Mackinaw City and see the Soo Locks. Experience beautiful northern Michigan.

Cost: $1,099 pp/dbl members. Single rooms are available. A deposit of $100 per person is due by Jan. 15, 2020. Final payment is due April 15, 2020.

July 15-21, 2020: Black Hills, Badlands & Legends of the West (Mt. Rushmore)

Tour Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Fort Hays, Badlands National Park, Wall Drug Store, Custer State Park, Buffalo Jeep Safari, Deadwood, Wild Horse Sanctuary, and enjoy a Chuckwagon Supper and Cowboy Show.

Cost: $2,999 pp/dbl (with $100 discount. Call Janice for details.) The deposit is $300 per person. Final payment is due April 28.

Aug. 12-19, 2020: Nova Scotia

Enjoy the beautiful Nova Scotia region of Canada. From stunning coasts to historical attractions, world-renowned cuisine and charming towns, you’ll enjoy the best this region has to offer. Tours include Old Town Lunenburg, a harbor cruise, Prince Edward Island, Hopewell Rocks, and more!

Cost: $2,987 pp/dbl, includes airfare. A deposit of $200 is due by Jan. 31, 2020. Final payment is due June 3, 2020.

Sept. 14-17, 2020: Everything Elvis

Tour includes lodging, 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners, box lunch in Tupelo, Mississippi, tour of Tupelo, Sun Studios, Elvis Experience at Graceland, Humes High School, Peabody Duck March, Beale St., St. Jude’s, A. Schwab’s Variety Store, Mudd Island, Old Country Store in Jackson, Tennessee, and Lorraine Hotel.

Cost: $689 pp/dbl members. The deposit is $100 per person. Final balance is due July 31. Single rates are also available.

October 14-22, 2020: Northern Italy

Highlights of this tour include Padua, Venice, St. Mark’s Square, Lake Garda, Lake Maggiore, Lake Como, Bellagio, Isola dei Pescatori, and the Basilica of St. Anthony.

Pricing:  Double $3399; Single $3799; Triple     $3369

These prices include airfare from BNA and are valid until April 15.  After that date, each one increases by $200.  Deposit is $500 per person.  Insurance is $329 per person.  Full payment must be made by August 15.

2020 Tropicano Casino Trips, Evansville, IN

Monday, March 16 (payment due March 9)
Wednesday, April 15 (payment due April 7)
Wednesday, May 27 (payment due May 20)

The cost for each trip is $20 members; $25 for nonmembers. This includes motorcoach transportation, $5 in slot play, and lunch.
Must have 40 people on the trip in order to go.

Bus leaves FiftyForward Donelson Station at 8 a.m. and FiftyForward Madison Station at 8:30 a.m. Returns to FiftyForward Madison Station around 6:30 p.m.; to FiftyForward Donelson Station soon after.

To reserve your space, call Janice Judd at 615-231-1235.
No refunds will be issued after the payment due date.

On the Road with FiftyForward

On the Road with FiftyForward, the day trip program of FiftyForward Travel, offers monthly trips aboard a large motor coach. Motor coaches pick up day trippers at one or more designated FiftyForward locations.

During the summer months, we often take a hiatus from day trips, check with your local center to learn about upcoming excursions.

Join us for the adventure of a lifetime or a day soaking up local culture.