Active Adult Trips

Our 55+ crowd likes to see sights both locally and abroad so we organize day trips and extended travel trips throughout the year. Stop by the Carbon Valley Senior Center (6615 Frederick Way) or call us at 303-833-2739 today to register for your next getaway!

Each trip description below includes an exertion level number. This is a generalization of the exertion levels that participants can expect on a trip.

Trip Exertion Chart:
  1. Easy, mostly sitting
  2. Easy, mostly sitting with some walking
  3. Moderate, some walking, possible stairs
  4. Moderate to high, lots of walking, outside, some elevation
  5. High, long day, lots of walking, stairs, elevation
SeniorsJuly4th

APRIL


Movie and Lunch (1)


Join us for a relaxing day going for lunch and a movie at various theaters near us. Fee includes: movie ticket and transportation. Food cost is on your own. Cancellation deadline:  Apr 13
Day      Date                Time                      Fee
T          Apr 17             11 am-3 pm         $10 M, $12 D, $15 ND

History Colorado Center (3)


Designed to ignite imaginations of all ages bout Colorado’s history, this museum creates a rich experience for visitors through exhibits and programs that blend technology, media, environments and artifacts. The museum features hands-on interactive high-tech interactive media, authentic Colorado artifacts, and evocative stories of Colorado’s diverse people. Lunch will be at our own cost before returning home. Fee includes transportation, admission, and escort. Cancellation deadline: Apr 17
Day      Date                Time                Fee
T          Apr 24             9am-4 pm       $20 M, $22 D, $25 ND

Supper Club- Rocky Mountain Oyster Bar (2)


A warm atmosphere to enjoy food made from scratch. The meats are free of antibiotics. Their hand ground burgers are world renowned. Vegetarian and GF choices. New menu specials every week. 13 taps offer the best selection of beer in Nederland, with at least two brews available only here. Fee includes transportation.  Dinner, drinks and tip on your own. Cancellation deadline: Apr 19
Day      Date                Time                          Fee
Th        Apr 26             4:30-8:30 pm         $10 M, $12 D, $15 ND

Mardi Gras Casino (3)


Feeling lucky? Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to the Mardi Gras Casino in Blackhawk. The casino package includes $10 food credit, $5 free play on card, and free drinks while gambling. A player’s card must be used to earn and receive the package. You must be 21 or older to go on the trip. Meals are on your own. Fee includes transportation. Cancellation Deadline: Apr 16
Day      Date                Time                        Fee
M         Apr 30             8am-4:30pm        $5 M, $6 D, $10 ND

MAY

Supper Club- Pete’s Greek Town Café (2)

A Denver Tradition for over 50 years, they now have 6 locations specializing in authentic Greek food. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. Cancellation Deadline: April 26
Day      Date                Time                Fee
Th        May 3              4:30-8 pm        $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

Longmont & the Great War WWI (4)

As the United States commemorates the centennial anniversary of the American military entering World War I, the Longmont Museum unveils a new exhibition illustrating Longmont’s role in the Great War. WWI: Longmont & the Great War tells the personal stories of World War I through the experiences of people from Longmont – soldiers, doctors, and nurses in training and overseas, as well as citizens on the homefront. View full infantry uniforms, artifacts relating to medical care during the War, an airplane propeller, propaganda posters, photographs, letters and diaries, and many other personal objects. The exhibition also features a 2/3 scale bi-plane—a locally-made Curtiss JN-4 “Jenny” replica of the planes used by U.S. Army pilots in training during the War. Fee includes admission, transportation and escort. Lunch cost on your own. Cancellation Deadline: May 1
Day      Date                Time                Fee
         May 8              9am-4pm        $8 M, $10 D, $12 ND


Meandering Estes Park (4)

Come spend the day in Estes Park with us wandering around town. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, shops and much more! Lunch will be at your own cost. Trip includes transportation and escort. Cancellation deadline: May 3
Day      Date                Time                Fee
Th        May 10            9-5pm              $10 M, $12 D, $15 ND


Supper Club- Mini India (2)

Choose from a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian items. Whether mild, medium, or spicy each dish is individually prepared to your personal satisfaction by the Master Chef Mr. Jarnail Singh. If you are in the mood for delicious food, a beautiful ambiance and friendly service you must give this place a try! Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. Cancellation deadline: May 8
Day      Date                Time                Fee
T          May 15           4:30-8 pm        $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

Mardi Gras Casino (3)


Feeling lucky? Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to the Mardi Gras Casino in Blackhawk. The casino package includes $10 food credit, $5 free play on card, and free drinks while gambling. A player’s card must be used to earn and receive the package. You must be 21 or older to go on the trip. Fee includes transportation. Meals are on your own. Registration Deadline: May 7
Day      Date                Time                Fee
M         May 21            8 am-4:30 pm             $5 M, $6 D, $10 ND

Budweiser Clydesdale Hitch Visit and Brewery Tour (3)

You don't want to miss the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales when they land in town at The Fort Collins Brewery. Get up-close and personal with these majestic beauties. Also enjoy a tour of the brewery. The brewery tour is an immersive experience where you can hear, smell, touch and taste the components that go into some of the world’s most popular beers.
Day      Date                Time                Fee
Th        May 31            9-5pm              $10 M, $12 D, $15 ND

STROLLS


Strolls are designed to give you an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, take a leisurely walk, and take in some sights. Strolls vary in length, so wear sturdy walking shoes and dress in layers. Don’t forget water. 

Difficulty Level

Description

Easy

  • Suitable for Children and Seniors
  • Someone in fair hiking condition
  • Trails are generally in good condition
  • Very little elevation gain

Moderate

  • Someone in good hiking condition
  • Trails are generally in good condition
  • Increased mileage
  • Moderate elevation gain



Red Rocks Trail (Easy)
This trail is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near boulder that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking and trail running.
Day      Date                Time                Fee
F          May 18            8am- 2pm       $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

Lily Ridge Trail (Easy)
This trail is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Beaver point that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips and birding.
Day      Date                Time                Fee
F          June 1              8am-2pm        $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

Enchanted Mesa and McLintock Nature Trail (Easy)
This trail is a 2 mile loop trail located near Boulder that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running and nature trips
Day      Date                Time                Fee
T          July 31             8am-2pm        $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

Bierstadt Lake Loop Trail (Moderate)
This trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Estes Park that features a lake.
Day      Date                Time                Fee
F          Aug 3               8am-2pm        $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND