Travel

  • 21Aug
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    National Senior Day at Independence Oaks

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 8:30am

    Come celebrate National Senior Day at Independence Oaks County Park. Experience a climbing tower, fishing, archery, nature education program, paddle boats and pontoon boat rides. There will be plenty of helpful staff on hand to offer assistance if any activities are new for you. Listen to live music while enjoying a barbeque lunch. This trip is brought to you by Oakland County Parks.

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  • 30Aug
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    Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak

    Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:00pm

    This trip is at capacity.  Please register to be added to the wait list.

    Bus leaves Next at 11:00 am, returns about 2:00 pm


    Leave the driving and the parking to us on the opening day of this premier destination for Labor Day weekend. Arts, Beats & Eats was founded to celebrate the quality of life in Oakland County by offering a culturally unique presentation of artists, musicians and food exhibits from the Metro Detroit
    area and throughout the United States. Get dropped off right in the heart of things and spend a couple of hours perusing the “arts”, sampling the “eats”, and dancing to the “beats” at the city’s favorite summer festival. See you then! For more details visit www.artsbeatseats.com.

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  • 5Sep
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    Shinola Headquarters Tour

    Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 9:00am

    This trip is at capacity - we are looking into adding a second bus. Please add you name to the wait list. 

    A luxury design company committed to crafting products built to last — from watches to leather goods, jewelry to audio. Tour the factory in the historic Argonaut Building, where teams of artisans hand assemble premium timepieces and leather straps. Through skilled training, Shinola creates opportunities and supports the local workforce, while preserving the craft and beauty of the industry. Active 90-minute walking tour.

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  • 11Sep
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    Capitol Park Strolling Brunch Tour

    Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 9:30am

    This trip is at capacity. Please register to add your name to the wait list.

    (Limited to 10 people)
    Bus leaves Next at 9:30 am, returns about 1:45 pm

    Delish Detroit invites you to explore Capitol Park with us on foot while enjoying a progressive brunch. This historic part of downtown was the site of Michigan’s first Capitol and a stop on the Underground Railroad. The area has become a hotbed of revitalization — with preserved architectural gems, new housing, restaurants, shops, and street art murals. Your guide will give you the whole inside scoop! Along the way, we will pop into some unique places, and visit eateries to enjoy a variety of great brunch foods. Tours run rain or shine. Please dress appropriately.

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  • 19Sep
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    Lunch at the American Harvest Restaurant: Schoolcraft Culinary School

    Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:15am

    This trip is at capacity. Please register to be added to the wait list.

    Wednesday, Sept. 19th - Registration required
    Bus departs Next at 11:15 am, returns about 1:30 pm


    Savor a gourmet lunch skillfully prepared and served by Schoolcraft’s Culinary Art students. The menu, which changes daily, includes freshly baked breads, soup, salad, a choice of entrée and a selection from the tempting dessert table. All items are a la carte (soup, salad, dessert and entrée are all separate prices). Lunch is not included in trip cost.

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  • 25Sep
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    St. John Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 9:15am

    St. John’s Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church —“The Church with the Golden Dome”— has invited us to experience their traditions, learn more about their community, and this ancient culture. First enjoy a tour of the sanctuary, accompanied by music, and the Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum. After the tour, enjoy an Armenian inspired buffet lunch. Armenian baked goods will be available for sale. This trip was very popular last year so we have decided to run it again in celebration of the church’s 85 anniversary.

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  • 11Oct
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    Wright on: Pittsburgh Style

    October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019

    Presenting an exciting weekend in Pittsburgh to explore a city revitalized! Stay at the elegant and charming William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh. Enjoy a guided tour of the different neighborhoods of this city. Spend the day with docent led tours of Fallingwater, (a famous Frank Lloyd Wright home built for one of Pittsburgh’s well known families) and Kentuck Knob. Dinner following at Nemacolin Resort. The final day includes tours of the Heinz History Museum, and the Andy Warhol Museum. Contact Zelma for the details, and to register!

    Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 13 (2 nights / 3 days)
    Cost per person: single $850 / double $750
    Registration deadline: Sept. 1 - $200 deposit to reserve space
    Register by calling Zelma travels at (810) 287-0066