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

 MAY


 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
 Tuesday       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
 Monday  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 or taste the components that go into some of the world’s most popular beers.
 Day Date    Time   Fee
 Thursday  May 31  9-5pm  $10 M, $12 D, $15 ND
                                    
  

June 


 

Supper Club: Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen (2)

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen in Thornton serves made-from-scratch goodness in a welcoming place. Enjoy house smoked baby back ribs, hand-battered country fried chicken, scratch burgers, homemade onion rings and more. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. Cancelation deadline: May 29
 Day Date  Time Fee
Tuesday June 5 4:30-7:30 pm  $5 M, $8 D, $ 10 ND
 
 

Dead Sea Scrolls at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (3)

The exhibit is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see authentic Dead Sea scrolls, ancient manuscripts that include the oldest known biblical documents dating back over 2,000 years. Fee includes admission, transport, and escort. Lunch is at your own cost. Cancellation deadline: June 5
 Day  Date  Time  Fee
 Tuesday  June 12 8:30 am-4 pm  $30 M, $33 D, $35 ND
       
 

Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets (5)

Join us at Coors Field to watch the Colorado Rockies take on the New York Mets. Seats are located in the shade on either the 1st or 3rd bases line. Fee includes transportation, ticket, and escort. Lunch is at your own cost.
Day  Date Time Fee
 Thursday June 21 11:30 am-6 pm  $22 M, $24 D, $26 ND
   
IFLY Denver Indoor Skydiving (2)
Have you ever thought about going skydiving? Now you can experience the sensation without jumping out of a plane. iFLY provides wind suits and instructions to help you learn how to properly "fly" inside the vertical wind tunnels. Fee includes two flights per person, training, photos and video. Weight restriction of 300 lbs. Enjoy lunch with the group before heading back. Food cost on your own. Cancellation deadline: June 5 
Day Date Time Fee
 Tuesday June 19  10 am-4 pm $65 M, $68 D, $70 ND
             
Carbon Valley Wine Festival (4)
Sample some of the best Colorado ciders, meads, and wines in one location. Local artists and food trucks from all over Colorado will be in attendance. Enjoy live bluegrass and folk bands and more. Be prepared for weather, the event takes place rain or shine. Fee includes festival and transportation. Food cost is on your own. Cancellation deadline: June 15
 Day  Date  Time  Fee
 Saturday  June 23  12:30-4:30 pm  $28 M, $30 D, $32 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. Cancellation Deadline: June 11
 Day Date  Time Fee
 Monday June 25    $5 M, $6 D, $10 ND

Supper Club: Papa Mazzotti's Homestyle Italian (2)

Papa Mazzotti's in Thornton is a delightful family owned and operated restaurant serving great Italian cuisine since 1996. All dishes are prepared from recipes handed down through generations using only the highest quality and fresh ingredients. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. 
Cancellation deadline: June 19
Day Date Time Fee
 Thursday  June 28  4:30-7:30 pm  $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

 July


 Balistreri Winery Tour (3)

 Balistreri Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery and vineyard in Denver. Their wines are made completely natural, with a very approachable easy drinking style. Winemaker John Balistreri has been making wine for more than three decades, combining both traditional winemaking methods with modern technology. Enjoy tasting over 15 Balistreri wines and receive 10% discount on wine purchases that day. Fee includes admission, tasting, transportation, and escort. Food cost is on your own at the vineyard.
Cancellation deadline: July 3
 Day Date  Time Fee
 Tuesday July 10  10:15 am-2 pm`  $12 M, $14 D, $16 ND

 

Supper Club: Hu Hot Mongolian Grill (2)

Create your own unlimited stir-fry cuisine, also known as Mongolian Barbecue, at Hu HOt in Westminister. fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. Cancellation deadline: July 10
 Day  Date Time  Fee
 Tuesday July 17 4:30-8:30 pm $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

 

Denver Mob Tour (3)


 Join Mob historian Tom Hackett on this exciting bus tour through North Denver's Little Italy. Explore former social clubs, homes, and haunts of some of Denver's most influential mobsters. Enjoy an Italian lunch at the formerly mob run Gaetano's restaurant. Fee includes tour, transport and escort. Food cost is on your own.
Cancellation deadline: July 12
 Day Date Tie Fee
 Thursday July 19 10 am-4 pm $20 M, $23 D, $25 ND

 

Blake Street Glass Tour (3)

Get a close look at how glass becomes art. They melt, blow and cut glass into unexpected combinations and exhibit the pieces at shows and festivals around the world. Fee includes tour, transportation, and escort. Food cost is on your own. Cancellation deadline: July 17
 Day Date Time Fee
 Tuesday July 24 9 am-3 pm $15 M, $17 D, $19 ND

 

Super Club White Fence Farm (2)

White Fence Farm in Lakewood is known for its great homestyle food, beautiful grounds, and attractions such as the American Barn Gift Shop, Granny's Old Time Fudge Shop, live entertainment, and OK Corral animal petting area. Fee includes dinner, tax, tip, transportation and escort. Cancellation deadline: July 19
 Day Date Time Fee
 Thursday July 26 4:30-8:30 pm $22 M, $24 D, $26 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. Cancellation Deadline: July 16
 Day Date Time Fee
 Monday July 30  8 am-5 pm $5 M, $6 D, $10 ND

August


  Supper Club: Maggiano's Little Italy (2)

Enjoy portions of Italian-American cuisine, reminiscent of a Sunday night visit to grandma's house, or as they say in Italy, nonna's casa. The recipes are simple, authentic classics, many of them coaxed out of Italian grandmothers, mothers, and aunts. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on you own.
Cancellation deadline: July 31 
 Day Date Time Fee
 Tuesday Aug 7  4:30-7:30 pm  $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

 

On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan at the Buell Theatre (3)

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through barriers to become a crossover sensation in the music world. On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter century and is one of the most inspiring stories in music history. Fee includes show, transportation, parking and escort. Cancellation deadline: July 26
Day Date Time Fee
Thursday Aug 9 noon-6 pm  $40 M, $42 D, $45 ND

 Lazy B Ranch Chuckwagon Dinner and Western Show (2) 

 Get ready for a rip roarin' evening of music, humor and grub served up cowboy style! Enjoy a performance by The Lazy B Wranglers and dinner including a slow cooked brisket and pulled pork, boot-stompin' baked beans, tater-baked to perfection, campfire cowboy biscuits, belt bustin' brownies and hold'er by the peach. Fee includes dinner, show, escort and transportation. Cancellation deadline: August 7
 Day  Date Time Fee
 Thursday Aug 14 3:30-9 pm $50 M, $52 D, $55 ND

 

Fort Tours and House Smoked Lunch (4)

Visit Fort Vasquez, an original 1835 fur-trading post now museum in Ft. Lupton. Next visit Lancaster Lupton's Trade Fort, an 1850 trapper cabin, a school house, and more. Enjoy lunch at the House of Smoke Deli. Fee includes admission, transportation, and escort. Lunch cost is on your own. Cancellation deadline: August 9
 Day Date Time Fee
 Thursday Aug 16 9 am-3 pm $15 M, $17 D, $20 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. Cancellation Deadline: July 16
 Day Date Time Fee
 Monday Aug 20  8 am-4:30 pm $5 M, $6 D, $10 ND

Supper Club: Malone's Club House Grill (2)

Malone's Clu House Grill in Arvada features a diverse American menu, full-service bar, live sports, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own.
Cancellation deadline: August 14
 Day  Date Time Fee
 Tuesday Aug 21  4:30-7:30 pm  $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres (5)

Join as the Coors Field to watch the Colorado Rockies take on the San Diego Padres. Seats are located in the shade on either 1st or 3rd baseline. Fee includes transportation, ticket, and escort. Food cost is on your own.
Cancellation deadline: August 9 
 Day Date Time Fee
 Thursday Aug 23 11:30 am-6 pm  $22 M, $24 D, $26 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
 Friday  May 18  8 am- 2 pm  $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
 Friday  June 1  8 am-2 pm  $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
 Tuesday  July 31  8 am-2 pm  $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
 Friday  Aug 3  8 am-2 pm  $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND
                                                                      



 $5 M, $6 D, $10 ND