- 600 Grand River Ave. | Port Huron, MI 48060
- (810) 987-8811
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- The CoA
Traveling with Council on Aging Travel Service is fun and easy – Call today !
Two convenient locations to serve your travel needs:
Port Huron Senior Center Washington Life Center
600 Grand River Avenue 403 North Mary Street
Port Huron MI 48060 Marine City MI 48039
(810) 984-5063 (810) 765-4254
All day trips may be paid in full at sign up, but no later than 30 days prior to departure; checks payable to ‘CoA Travel’. Travelers on the day trips may not park in the Port Huron Senior Center lot, but are encouraged to park across Quay Street in the municipal lot adjacent to the Zebra Bowling Alley. We also pick up passengers at the Marine City K-Mart lot. There are no refunds or credits for day-trips; everyone is invited to enjoy these trips- non-members pay just $4 more than posted price.
THE TRAVEL DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS !
Summer Cruise on the Huron Lady II to the River Crab for a lovely dinner. Dates in August & September. Price $60; call COA Travel office for details.
2, W: It’s back…Rum Runners Tour. Join us for a day of history and mystery telling the secrets of the bootleggers & gangsters of Windsor and Detroit. Step-on guides narrate your tour of Windsor, LaSalle, Walkerville & Sandwich, Ontario through song, dance, music, comedy and stories. Lunch at an original Speak Easy; and an afternoon surprise stop. Price $110.
22-27: Canadian Island Trip presented by Diamond Tours. Includes guided tour of Quebec City, a ferry ride to a 3-night stay on the beautiful Island of Coudres, whale watching, visit St Anne De Beaupre Shrine and much more. Price $694/dbl.
24, Th: Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees, day-game, lower baseline seating in the afternoon shade in Section #114. Trip includes a ballpark hotdog and soda. Price $93.
30, W: Huron Country Playhouse II presents the comedy “One For The Pot”, a story about proving inheritance for the only surviving relative-at least he thought he was ?! Enjoy a beautiful late summer drive, lunch is included in downtown Grand Bend, Ontario. Price soon. Call to sign up.
Summer Cruise on the Huron Lady II to the River Crab for a lovely dinner. Dates in September. Price $60; call COA Travel office for details.
7-18: Travel with Collette Vacations to Newfoundland & Labrador Canada ! You’ll enjoy a nature cruise viewing puffins and wales, explore Beothuk Interpretation Centre, cruise the fjords and watch for the wildlife, stops include L’Anse Au Clair, St. Anthony Gros Morne Nat’l Park, Rocky Harbour, Twillingate, Terra Nova Nat’l Park, Cape Bonavista, St John’s and Corner Brook. 12 days, price $4,799/dbl, includes air.
20, W: Detroit Tigers v Oakland A’s, day-game, lower baseline seating in the afternoon shade in Section #114. Trip includes a ballpark hotdog and soda. Price $74.
24-30: Beautiful Maine with Diamond Tours 7 days 6 nights 10 meals. Guided tours of Portland & Kennebunkport, see historic Victoria Mansion, Pineland Farms, Boothbay Railway Village and Harbor, Seashore Trolley Museum and countryside trolley ride. Price0 $645. Travel insurance available.
3, Tu: Tour the Fr. Solanus Casey Center with a docent guide and learn the details of his holy life. Lunch and facility historic tour at the Detroit Yacht Club. Afternoon visit to Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory on Belle Isle. Price $85.
21: The Fisher Theatre presents Andrew Lloyd Weber’s “Love Never Dies”, the sequil to Phantom of the Opera-Christine Daaé is invited by an anonymous impresario to perform at Phantasma, a new attraction on Coney Island. With her husband Raoul and son Gustave, she journeys to Brooklyn, unaware that it is actually “The Phantom” who has arranged her appearance in the popular beach resort. Expect main floor seats, deluxe motor coach & lunch at The Hill, Gr Pte Farms. Price $142
10, T: Michigan State Capital Tour & Michigan Historical Museum Tour, both tours are docent guided and reveal the historical significance of our State’s heritage. Lunch at Soup Spoon Cafe. Join us for this wonderful day of exploring, price $82.
25, W: Meadowbrook Theatre presents “Shear Madness” Shear Madness a comedy-whodunit that takes place in the Shear Madness hair salon and is chocked full of spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects and solve the mystery. Lunch & tour of Meadowbrook mansion included. Price $105.
First Week Detroit Institute of Arts presents a special exhibition of Claude Monet & Frederic Edwin Church. Not to be missed !! We will enjoy a pre-exhibit lecture, take a self-guided tour of the special exhibit works of these famous masters, enjoy lunch at the DIA Café, and still have time to enjoy the museum’s regular works of art. Price & exact date to follow. Put your name on the list today.
11, Sa: The Fisher Theatre presents “THE COLOR PURPLE”, a block buster hit on Broadway. Put your name on the list to receive details as we know them.
12-17: Diamond Tours presents Christmas at Biltmore Estate – Ashville tour. 5-nights, 8 meals, Biltmore tour of house-gardens-winery, Ashville tour, St Lawrence Basilica, Blue Ridge Parkway, Folk Art Center, and more. Price $489.
??: The Detroit Opera House presents “An American in Paris”, direct from Broadway. Put your name on the list to receive details as we know them.
2-10: Travel with Collette Vacations for Christmas on the Danube. This tour includes Regensburg, Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities; famous Christmas markets along the Danube; Wachau Valley, the 900-year old Benedictine Melk Abbey. Stops include Frankfurt, Wurzburg, Nuremberg, Rothenburg, Passau, Emmersdorf, Durnstein and Vienna & Prague. Price of $3,699 includes air.
??: The Fisher Theatre presents Andrew Lloyd Weber’s “Broadway Christmas Wonderland”, Santa and his merry helpers take you on an unforgettable nostalgic Christmas journey featuring glittering costumes, a dazzling cast and the highest-kicking Chorus Girls this side of the North Pole! This family-oriented holiday show features seasonal favorites “White Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Jingle Bells,” “Deck the Halls” and many more. Put your name on the list to receive details as we know them.
??: The Fisher Theatre presents “The Bodyguard”, a block buster hit on Broadway. Put your name on the list to receive details as we know them.
24, W: Meadowbrook Theatre presents “Nana’s Naughty Knickers” a comedy about senior citizens who mastermind the Saucy Slips, Etc. company and how her law student granddaughter deals with it. Lunch & tour of Meadowbrook mansion included. Price $95.
??: The Fisher Theatre presents “Finding Neverland”, a block buster hit on Broadway. Put your name on the list to receive details as we know them.
10-18: Collette vacations presents Costa Rica. Travel for 9 days and see: San Jose, Doka Coffee Estate Guanacaste, Monteverde, Lake Arenal, Arenal, Cano Negro, Zarcero, Grecia, and National Theatre, San Jose. Premium accomodations, some meals. Call for details.
7, W: Meadowbrook Theatre presents “Tenderly-Rosemary Clooney Musical”, tells the story of Rosemary’s life, successes in film, radio, TV, and musical hits galore. Lunch & tour of Meadowbrook mansion included. Price $95.
??: The Fisher Theatre presents “Les Miserables”, a block buster hit on Broadway. Put your name on the list to receive details as we know them.
3-11: Diamond Tours presents “New Orleans, The Big Easy”. 9 days, 8 nights, with 4 consecutive nights in New Orleans area. 14 meals; guided tour of a Louisiana Plantation; relaxing Mississippi Riverboat cruise; gaming at Harrah’s Casino; visit National World War II museum; guided tour/free time/dinner all in New Orleans. Price $779/double, $1,069/single.
??: The Fisher Theatre presents “School of Rock”, a block buster hit on Broadway. Put your name on the list to receive details as we know them.
Late April Diamond Tours presents “Virginia Beach, Norfolk & Colonial Williamsburg”. 7 days-6 nights, 10 meals, guided tour of Colonial Williamsburg, Spirit of Norfolk dinner cruise & entertainment, Norfolk’s famous Nauticus & Battleship Wisconsin, visit Yankee candle village, visit Virginia Beach Aquarium & Marine Science Center, and much more. Price to be announced soon.
??: The Fisher Theatre presents “On Your Feet-the Emilio & Gloria Estefan Musical”, a block buster hit on Broadway. Put your name on the list to receive details as we know them.
??: Collette presents Pacific Northwest & California. Take an 8 day trip that includes: Seattle, Olympia, Portland, Cascade Mountains, Willamette Valley, Newport, North Bend, Bandon State Natural Area, Redwood National Park, Eureka, San Francisco. Air, some meals, premium accommodations, & sightseeing cruise. Call for details.
13, W: Meadowbrook Theatre presents “Burt & Me” a comedy / romance about rekindled love. Story line in filled with Burt Bacharach/Hal David music. Lunch & tour of Meadowbrook mansion included. Price $105.
Mid-June: Diamond Tours presents “Boston, Salem & Cape Ann”, 7 days, 6 nights, 10 meals, full day guided tour of Boston, Faneuil Hall & Quincy Marketplace, JFK presidential library and museum, full day guided tour of scenic coastal Massachusetts, guided tour of historic Lexington & Concord. Price to be announced soon.
??: Collette presents Canadian Rockies by Train. Adventure for 9 days to: Vancouver, Jasper, Alberta, Icefields Parkway-Glacier, lake Louise, Banff, and Calgary (Calgary Stampede included). Call for details
??: The Detroit Opera House presents “Wicked”, a block buster hit on Broadway. Put your name on the list to receive details as we know them.
28-Sep 9: Collette presents Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise. This 13 day vacation includes: Fairbanks, Denali National Park, Anchorage, Whittier, 13-days, luxury domed rail travel, great lodge accommodations, Princess Cruise, Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Inside Passage, Vancouver B.C., Seattle. Air, premium accommodations, some meals, and more. Prices start at $4,899/pp/dbl, call for details.
??: Collette presents National Parks of America, a wondrous 12 day trip taking in Scottsdale, Sedona, Lake Powell, Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole, Grand Teton/Yellowstone, Cody, Sheridan & Rapid City. Air, some meals. Call for details.
Fall of 2020
Travel with Collette Vacations to Oberammergau, the PassionPlay performance is included, more details will be available soon.
??: Grand Experience is back !! Stay on Mackinaw Island at the Grand Hotel. Travelers ages 50+ are invited to enjoy the best of Mackinac Island at a greatly-reduced, all-inclusive rate! Registration includes accommodations at the luxurious Grand Hotel, five-course meals, carriage tours around the historic island, exciting programming and events, discounts at Mackinac shops, luggage transfers and much, more! Space is limited, put your name on the list for price & details as they become available.