Active Adult Day Trips

Carbon Valley Active Adults (age 55 and older) are always on the go! Join us for day and extended trips to exciting destinations in Colorado and beyond. Register for your next excursion or getaway online, in person at the Carbon Valley Senior Center, or by calling 303-833-2739.

Trip Exertion

Each trip description 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

Pricing Codes

District Resident = D
Non-District Resident = ND

MARDI GRAS CASINO (4)

Feeling lucky? Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to the Mardi Gras Casino in Blackhawk. The casino package includes $5 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: Two weeks prior
Monday, Sept 30    8 am-5 pm,   $6 D, $10 ND  
Monday, Oct 28      8 am-5 pm    $6 D, $10 ND
Monday, Nov 25,    8 am-5 pm    $6 D, $10 ND  
Monday, Dec 30     8 am-5 pm    $6 D, $10 ND

LONGMONT BINGO ALLEY (2)

Grab your daubers, it’s time for B-I-N-G-O! Join us at Longmont Bingo Alley to have fun, make friends, and maybe even win some money. Fee includes transportation. Cancellation Deadline: One week prior
Friday, Sept 13    10:30 am- 3 pm   $6 D, $10 ND
Friday, Oct 4        10:30 am-3 pm    $6 D, $10 ND
Friday, Nov 15     10:30 am-3 pm    $6 D, $10 ND
Friday, Dec 6       10:30 am-3 pm    $6 D, $10 ND

BOWLING (3)

Have some time to spare? Join us for a few games of bowling at Centennial Lanes in Longmont. Fee includes transportation, escort, two games, lane rental, and shoe rental. Grab food at the snack bar at your own cost.
Cancellation Deadline: One week prior
Friday, Sept 6     9:30 am-noon    $15 D, $19 ND
Friday, Oct 11     9:30 am-noon    $15 D, $19 ND
Friday, Nov 22    9:30 am-noon    $15 D, $19 ND
Friday, Dec 20    9:30 am-noon    $15 D, $19 ND

SUPPER CLUB (2)              

Discover new restaurants, enjoy delicious meals, and converse with friendly dinner companions. Fee includes transportation and escort. Food cost is on your own. Cancellation Deadline: One week prior
Couples Pricing: Buy one, get one half off.

Helga’s German Restaurant & Deli in Aurora
Wednesday, Sept 25   3:30-8 pm   $8 D, $10 ND

Casa Bonita in Denver
Wednesday, Oct 16     4:30-8 pm   $8 D, $10 ND

Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe in Northglenn
Tuesday, Nov 14        4:30-8 pm     $8 D, $10 ND

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano in Loveland
Monday, Dec 9          4:30-8 pm      $8 D, $10 ND

LUNCH CLUB (2)                

Meet fun people, try new restaurants, and taste diverse cuisines. Fee includes transportation and escort. Food cost is on your own.
Cancellation Deadline: One week prior
Couples Pricing: Buy one, get one half off.

Tocabe Indian Eatery in Denver
Monday, Sept 16     10:30 am-1 pm      $8 D, $10 ND

Reelfish Fish & Chips in Lafayette
Wednesday, Oct 23  10:30 am-1 pm     $8 D, $10 ND

Yak & Yeti Bar and Restaurant in Westminster
Monday, Nov 18       10:30 am-1 pm     $8 D, $10 ND

Dazzle Jazz at Baur’s in Denver
Friday, Dec 13          10:30 am-1 pm     $8 D, $10 ND*
*Additional $25 set price for choice between three entrees. One drink, music, tax and tip included. 


ADULT TRIPS

SEPTEMBER          

LAZY B RANCH CHUCKWAGON DINNER AND WESTERN SHOW (3)
Get ready for a rip roarin’ evening of music, humor, and grub served up cowboy style! During dinner we will be entertained with the Lazy B Wranglers. Dinner includes 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. Cancellation Deadline: August 21
Tuesday, Sept 3         3:30-10 pm          $52 D, $65 ND

COLORADO ROCKIES VS. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS (5)
Join us for popcorn and peanuts as we watch the Colorado Rockies take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Coors Field. Seats are located in the shade on either the 1st or 3rd base line. Fee includes transportation, ticket, parking and escort. Lunch at your own cost. Cancellation Deadline: August 29
Thursday, Sept 12      11:30 am-6 pm     $28 D, $35 ND

CRIPPLE CREEK OVERNIGHT TRIP (4)
Spend two nights and three days in Cripple Creek at the Double Eagle Hotel and Casino. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast (up to a $12 value) for each morning of your stay, $5 in casino play, a hot dog one time during your visit, and chips and drink in the Paradise Grill. Fee includes hotel, transportation, and escort.
Cancellation Deadline: August 30
September 18-20
8 am departure 5 pm return
Fee:  $238 D, $298 ND per room    
         $119 D, $149 ND per person

MISS SAIGON AT THE BUELL THEATER (3)
This is the story of a young Vietnamese woman who is orphaned by war and forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I., but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For three years she goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to him, who has no idea he’s fathered a son. Lunch at your own cost. Cancellation Deadline: August 22
Sunday, Sept 22     12-6 pm      $68 D, $85 ND 

ADAMS MYSTERY PLAYHOUSE (2)
The fun starts the minute you walk in to this unique, whimsical, and inviting mansion in Denver. Start with a scavenger hunt and cash bar while meeting some “suspicious” characters. After dinner and a comical show, start looking for clues to determine who done it. Dinner included. Drinks and tip on your own.
Cancellation Deadline: October 1
F       Oct 18        6-11 pm                $69 D, $86 ND

BUTTERFLY PAVILION TEA AND TALK (3)
Get up close and personal with over 5,000 animals, meet Rosie the tarantula, explore the tropical rainforest that 1,600 butterflies call home, and enjoy an educational talk while sipping afternoon tea.Cancellation Deadline: August 30
M     Sept 23      Noon-5 pm           $25 D, $32 ND

OCTOBER           

CELL - COUNTERTERRORISM EDUCATION LEARNING LAB (3)
Dedicated to preventing terrorism through education, empowerment, and engagement, CELL in Denver provides a comprehensive look at the threat of terrorism and how individuals can play a role in preventing it, ultimately enhancing public safety. Food cost on your own.
Cancellation Deadline: October 1
T       Oct 8          9 am-3 pm           $23 D, $29 ND

DENVER MOB TOUR (2)
Explore former social clubs, homes and haunts of some of Denver’s most influential mobsters, while uncovering the truth behind many of these legends. Enjoy an Italian lunch at the formerly mob run Gaetano’s restaurant. Food cost is on your own. Cancellation Deadline: October 7
M     Oct 14        9:45 am-3 pm      $30 D, $38 ND

DISTORTIONS UNLIMITED TOUR (3)
Recently featured on the Travel Channel show, “Making Monsters”, Distortions Unlimited in Greeley has been making Halloween and haunt props, masks, and animatronics since 1978. See the factory where everything is made in this behind the scenes tour. Lunch cost on your own.
Cancellation Deadline: October 7
M     Oct 21        9:30 am-3:30 pm     $15 D, $18 ND

NOVEMBER       

MONET EXHIBIT AT THE DENVER ART MUSEUM (3)
The Denver Art Museum will be home to the most comprehensive U.S. exhibition of Monet paintings in more than two decades. The exhibition will feature more than 125 paintings spanning Monet’s entire career and will focus on the celebrated French impressionist artist’s enduring relationship with nature and his response to the varied and distinct places in which he worked. Food cost on your own.
M     Nov 4         1:15-5 pm                 $45 D, $56 ND

TOP GOLF (3)
Score points by hitting micro-chipped golf balls at giant dartboard-like targets on an outfield at the new Top Golf in Thornton. The closer you get your ball to the center or bullseye and the further the distance, the more points earned. Indulge in delicious food and drinks while you play. Three hours of golfing and food included. Cancellation Deadline: October 29
T       Nov 5         8 am-12 pm              $62 D, $78 ND