Travel

MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR (a Whitewater Senior Center Trip)

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Cost:$64 (checks made out to City of Whitewater)
Sign up at the Whitewater or Fort Senior Centers
Depart: Fort K-Mart lot at 7:15 a.m. or Starin Park in Whitewater at 7:45 a.m.
Return: Starin 6:00 pm and Fort 6:30 pm

This will be a day of something old and something new; where far, far away and nostalgia meets modern fun. You'll experience movie magic, majestic architecture, some history and unique one of a kind. Of course, your taste buds will be tickled with sweet treats! Lunch is included on the trip. There will be some walking but always places to take a break.

 


LA CROSSE TRIP-SOLD OUT (waiting list)

AUGUST 5-7, 2019
COST: DOUBLE-$550 SINGLE-$630

Join Sue on her summer trip to LaCrosse, WI. We will be leaving on Monday, August 5, 2019. The trip will consist of two nights at the GrandStay Hotel and Suites and three days of exploring. Our first stop will be Prairie du Chien where we will eat lunch and enjoy beautiful lake views. Then it's on to LaCrosse on the Great River Road along the beautiful Mississippi River.

Our days will include: wine tasting, a trip on the Mississippi aboard the LaCrosse Queen, touring a Norwegian Settlement, Granddad Bluff, which is a 600 foot high bluff overlooking LaCrosse. There will be several other stops in LaCrosse before we head back to Prairie du Chien and tour the famous Villa Louis historic site.

Many details are still being finalized. More information will be available by the beginning of April. Deadline to sign up will be June 30, 2019.

 

Brewers vs Cubs
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Cost:$75.00

The Gathering Place is partnering with Grinnell Hall in Beloit for a Brewers vs Cubs baseball game. You may pick up a registration form at the front desk. Please make your check out to Grinnell Hall and give to our receptionist. The Van Galder Coach will pick up here at TGP on Sunday, September 8 at 10:30 a.m.

 

Nova Scotia and Canada's Maritime
September 13, 2019-nine day holiday tour

A trip of a lifetime that includes Peggy's Cove, the Alexander Graham Bell Museum, the scenic Cabot Trail through Highlands National Park, travel by ferry to Prince Edward Island and enjoy a narrated tour of Charlottetown. You will also visit the home of Anne of Green Gables and travel the nine mile long Confederation Bridge and there is much more! A complete tour itinerary is available at The Gathering Place.

 

 

New Trip! Brewers vs Cubs
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Cost: $75.00

The Gathering Place is participating with Grinnell Hall in Beloit for a Brewers vs Cubs baseball game. You may pick up a registration form at the front desk. Please make your check out to Grinnell Hall and give to our receptionist. The Van Galder Coach will pick up here at TGP on Sunday, September 8 at 10:30 a.m.

 

 

Majestic Mekong River Cruise
March 17, 2020
15 days, 30 meals
Free airfare if booked by March 31, 2019

You will be aboard the brand new Emerald Harmony. You will be treated to 30 meals (12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners) with complimentary wine, beer or soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinners while on-board the Emerald Harmony. There will be 12 shore excursions, a variety of on-board evening entertainment and first class service from an English speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides.

 

LOOKING AHEAD

New Trip! We are excited to announce that we have booked a Sunny Portugal Tour for Novembe 2020! More information coming soon!

 

 

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Trip Cancellation Policy
(these rules do not apply to the extended travel tours. Those policies are set by the individual tour companies).

Fees for Day Trips are non-refundable within 14 working days of the trip if a replacement can not be found for your seat.

Trips with pre-purchased tickets are non-refundable at anytime unless a replacement is found.

Overnight trips: There are no refunds within 8 weeks of tour date unless you find a replacement or one is available on the wait list.

(These rules do not apply to the extended travel tours. Those policies are set by the individual tour companies.)


Travel Tips for Seniors
1. Get appropriate vaccines
2. Travel with your Meds
3. Request assistance at the airport
4. Enjoy eased security restrictions
5. Request airplane boarding assistance
6. Travel judiciously to prevent injury
7. Inquire about airfare discounts

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