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 occupancy of rooms
  • Destinations and stops that cater to travelers’ interests

For details about upcoming trips, click here. For more information, please contact Janice Judd at 615-231-1235 or jjudd@fiftyforward.org.

June 6-11: Oregon Trails & Portland Rose Festival

Visit the Portland Rose Festival, Mt. St. Helens National Monument, Johnston Ridge Observatory, Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Cruise, Bonneville Dam, International Rose Test Garden, Astoria, Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Multnomah Falls and more.
Cost: $2,350 pp/dbl; Single $3,025. Includes airfare, guided tours, eight meals and all admission fees.

June 19-28: Memorials of WWII

Visit London and Paris via Eurostar Train to experience WWII themed city tours, Churchill War Rooms, Juno Beach, Sword Beach, Bayeux Cemetery & Memorial, Caen Memorial Peace Museum, Normandy American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Utah Beach, Airborne Museum, Memorial of Internment and Deportation, Musee de la Reddition, an Eiffel Tower dinner and more. Space is limited. A passport is required.
Cost: $5,099 pp/dbl, $6,099 single.

July 5-17: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick

This 13-day tour includes the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Other stops include Acadia National Park, Halifax, Peggy’s Cove, and Lunenburg with its original colonial buildings. Visit Prince Edward Island, the Boott Cotton Mills Museum and Hershey’s Chocolate World.
Cost: $1,599 pp/dbl includes motor coach, 12 nights’ lodging, 22 meals, guided tours, and all admission fees. A passport is required for this trip.

Aug. 25-31: Mackinac Island

Visit Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and cruise through the Soo Locks. The Fort de Buade Museum is included, as well as free time in Saint Ignace. A ferryboat ride to beautiful Mackinac Island to see the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse is included. Visit “Michigan’s Little Bavaria,” Frankenmuth.
Cost: $689 p/dbl. includes motor coach, six nights’ lodging, ten meals, guided tours and all admission fees.

Sept. 9-12: Hannibal, Missouri

Enjoy a Mark Twain Himself theater performance, Hannibal City tour, Mark Twain boyhood home tour, Museum Gallery, Karlock’s Kars & Pop Culture Museum, Mark Twain Riverboat, Mark Twain cave tour, “Haunted Hannibal” trolley tour and more.
Cost: $793 pp/dbl, $747 pp/triple, $725 pp/quad, $970 single. Prices include motor coach transportation, three nights’ lodging, seven meals, meal gratuities and baggage handling.

Oct. 5-13: Cape Cod

Attractions on this popular trip include Boston, Quincy Market, Plymouth and Plymouth Rock, Sandwich, Hyannis, Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod Canal Visitor’s Center and a Hyannis Harbor cruise with a view of the Kennedy compound.
Cost: $1,149 pp/dbl or $1,448 single. All transportation, eight nights lodging, 11 meals, luggage handling, taxes and meal gratuities are included.

Oct. 7-17: Panama Canal

Travel Princess Cruise Line with ports of call in Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; Cartagena, Columbia; Cristobal, Panama; Limon, Costa Rica; and Falmouth, Jamaica.
Cost: Inside cabin $2,734 pp/dbl, outside cabin $2,984, and balcony cabin $3,334. Includes airfare, cruise, transfers, port charges, taxes and fees.A passport is required.

Oct. 29-31 Mystery Tour

Only Janice knows the destination of this trip! Prepare for rainy weather but hope we won’t have any.
Cost: $539 pp/dbl. or $702 single, which includes transportation, two nights’ lodging, four meals, tours/attractions, tips and baggage handling.

Nov. 3-9: National Parks & Canyons of the Southwest

Highlights include: Grand Canyon West, Grand Canyon Skywalk, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion Park Tram Tour, Las Vegas, St. George, Utah, Valley of Fire State Park. Hoover Dam is an optional tour.
Cost: $2,095 pp/dbl includes roundtrip airfare, tour director, nine meals, motor coach, hotel transfers and baggage handling.

Dec. 30-Jan. 4: Rose Parade New Year

Trip includes a festive New Year’s Eve dinner party, Tournament of Roses Parade, Hollywood and Beverly Hills tour, Rodeo Drive, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Walk of Fame, New Port Beach and Laguna Beach, tour of San Diego, and more.
Cost: $2,950 dpp/db includes all tours, roundtrip airfare, nine meals, and motor coach transportation.

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.