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Senior Day Trips

Explore Cincinnati and beyond with our exciting day trips. Enjoy lunches, behind-the-scenes tours and exciting journeys.


Ohio Statehouse Tour: Our Government in Action

January 24, 9am – 4pm
RSVP required by January 17
Cost: $10 for transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Considerable amount

Travel to Columbus for a tour of the Ohio Statehouse, which houses working government offices and is a magnificent monument to the people and period during which Ohio’s democracy was founded and formed. Before the tour we’ll dine at the Plaza Restaurant, which serves classic comfort cuisine in a welcoming atmosphere.

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Rookwood Pottery: A Cincinnati Treasure

February 8, 10am – 3pm
RSVP required by February 1
Cost: $5 for transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Considerable amount

Explore Rookwood Pottery Company and witness the handcrafted quality processes that make Rookwood the premier brand of American-made architectural tile and art pottery. After our guided tour, we’ll enjoy a little taste of Paris with lunch at Jean-Robert de Cavel’s French Crust Café and Bistro.

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Music Hall: Our National Treasure

February 14, 10am – 3pm
RSVP required by February 7
Cost: $20 for transportation and tour; lunch is on your own
Walking: Considerable amount

Cincinnati Music Hall has been a National Historic Landmark and our cultural center for 138 years. We’ll learn about its unique history and tour the spectacular, newly renovated architectural design. Gain new insight into why Music Hall truly merits its designation as one of the best and most beautiful venues in the world.

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Treasures from the Tiffany Collection

February 21, 10:30am – 3pm
RSVP required by February 14.
Walking: Moderate amount
Cost: $21 for transportation and guided tour; lunch is on your own

Opulently colored stained glass and intricately patterned surfaces characterize the brilliant creations of Louis Comfort Tiffany. This exhibition at the historic Taft Museum of Art presents more than 60 stunning examples of Tiffany’s decorative genius. After our tour we’ll enjoy lunch at Arnold’s, a legendary downtown destination.

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum – Start Your Engines!

March 7,9am – 4:30pm
RSVP required by February 28
Cost: $28 for transportation, and museum and track tour; lunch is on your own
Walking: Considerable amount

Travel to Indianapolis to tour the museum of the “Greatest Race Course in the World!” We’ll also experience “The Qualifying Lap,” one narrated lap on the 2.5 mile oval track in a Motor Speedway bus! Before our museum visit we’ll have lunch at Dawson’s on Main, an upscale yet casual restaurant that serves a twist on classic dishes.

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Belterra Park

March 14,10:30am – 3pm
RSVP required by March 7
Cost: $5 for transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Moderate amount

Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center, an entertainment destination located in a park-like setting on the banks of the Ohio River, features live racing during the summer, video lottery games, and a great buffet. Don’t forget to bring a federal ID and your Belterra card if you have one. If you do not have a Belterra card, we will get you one when you arrive.

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Krohn Conservatory 

March 21,10am – 3pm
RSVP required by March 14
Cost: $10 for transportation and admission; brunch is on your own
Walking: Moderate amount

Welcome spring with a visit to the renowned Krohn Conservatory! Built in 1933 at the height of the Art Deco era, Krohn Conservatory showcases more than 3,500 plant species from around the world. Highlights include the rainforest waterfall and exotic plants in the Palm, Tropical, Desert, and Orchid Houses. We’ll begin with brunch at the Maplewood Kitchen, which offers West Coast-style cuisine emphasizing local and seasonal ingredients.


Lunch at the Historic Hotel Covington 

March 28,12pm – 3pm
RSVP required by March 21
Cost: $5 for transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Low amount

The Hotel Covington began with a winning long shot and became Kentucky’s first modern skyscraper and high-end department store! Housed in the original Coppin’s Department Store building, the hotel stands as a testament to high stakes, high fashion, and high ambition. With vintage touches and modern style, Coppin’s Restaurant offers a unique menu driven by local collaborations from the surrounding region.


Dayton Art Institute – Above the Fold: Contemporary Expressions in Origami 

April 11,10am – 4pm
RSVP required by April 4
Cost: $25 for transportation and admission; lunch is on your own
Walking: Considerable amount

Atop a hill beside the river and overlooking downtown, the Dayton Art Institute is one of the region’s premier fine arts museums. In addition to housing impressive collections and exhibitions, the architecturally renowned building was modeled after 16th century Italian villas. We’ll enjoy a guided tour of the museum’s special exhibition, Above the Fold: Contemporary Expressions in Origami, which demonstrates the extraordinary power of contemporary origami. On the way, we’ll stop for a fun lunch at Austin Landing, a premier dining, shopping, and entertainment center.


Celebrate Israel at 70: A History in Art and Artifacts 

April 18,10:30am – 3pm
RSVP required by April 11
Cost: $5 for transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Moderate amount

We’re celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday at the Skirball Museum at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion by touring their exhibition of art and artifacts! The exhibition will explore Israeli art and modern masters, and will include paintings, sculptures, silversmith work, and photography. On the way, we’ll enjoy lunch at Cafe Mediterranean, a family owned restaurant with a passion for delicious meals using only the freshest ingredients.


Great Art on a Grand Scale – Cincinnati Mural Tour

April 25,10am – 3:30pm
RSVP required by April 18
Cost: $30 for transportation and tour; Brunch is on your own
Walking: Low amount

Our city is a gallery – and we’re going to take a guided tour! We will enjoy a bus tour of Cincinnati’s impressive collection of larger-than-life murals in historic downtown neighborhoods, led by a knowledgeable guide from ArtWorks. Before the tour, we’ll stop for brunch at the Sleepy Bee Cafe, whose menu strikes a balance between traditional comfort foods, healthy options, and bright flavors.


Defying Gravity at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum Wapakoneta

May 2, 9am – 5pm
RSVP required by April 25
Cost: $17 for transportation and tour; lunch is on your own
Walking: Considerable amount

The greatest journey in human history, the 1969 Apollo mission that put men on the moon, inspired the creation of this amazing museum. Located in Wapakoneta, Ohio (Neil Armstrong’s hometown), this museum is designed to resemble a futuristic moon base, and our guided tour will include many one-of-a-kind artifacts and interactive exhibits, audio/visual elements, and simulators. On the way, we’ll stop for lunch at the J.


Lunch at the Grille at the Palm Court and a Tour of the Contemporary Arts Center 

May 16,10:30am – 3pm
RSVP required by May 9
Cost: $10 for transportation and tour; lunch is on your own
Walking: Considerable amount

The Contemporary Arts Center impacts the regional and global communities by providing changing arts experiences that challenge, entertain, and educate. Using thought-provoking questions, CAC docents will provide a well-informed, thoughtful, and often playful introduction to contemporary art! Before our tour we’ll have an elegant lunch at The Grille at Palm Court in the spectacular Hilton Netherland Hotel.


Belterra – The Horses are Running! 

May 24,11am – 3:30pm
RSVP required by May 16
Cost: $5 for transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Moderate amount

It’s time for another fun visit to Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center, an entertainment destination located in a park-like setting on the banks of the Ohio River – and the horses will be running! Belterra features live racing during the summer, video lottery games, and a great buffet. Don’t forget to bring a federal ID and your Belterra card if you have one. if you do not have a Belterra card, we will get you one when you arrive.


Cincinnati Reds Game – Take Me Our to the Ball Game!

March 20,11am – 4pm
RSVP required by June 13
Cost: $35 for transportation and ticket; lunch is on your own
Walking: Considerable amount

Enjoy the competition between the Reds and the Detroit Tigers! We will be seated under cover in Section 130. You can buy lunch at the concessions or bring your own good and water. Just remember, bottles of water must be unopened and the seal unbroken. Tickets are limited, so reserve your seat soon!