Group travel opportunities are offered throughout the year, including trips to museums, sporting events, dinner theatres, casinos, and other popular attractions.
Several overnight trips of two days or longer are offered in partnership with local and national travel agencies.
All prices based on double occupancy, add $50 for non-members, single, triple and quad rates available for most trips. Small deposit holds your spot on trip and is refundable up to date of final payment. Book early to avoid disappointment! Interesting in booking a trip? Call for details and a brochure.
John Deere Adventure July 17-22
Our adventure starts on a luxury motor coach to St. Louis for an overnight stay, Budweiser Tour and Cardinals Baseball game. We will head west to Iowa to visit the John Deere Museums and historical sites. We will visit The Amana Colonies for a full day of exploring this interesting village. All of the John Deere sites and museums are included on this trip including those in Des Moines IA, Dixon and Moline IL. $1375 per person double occupancy includes:5 nights hotel accommodation, 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners all admission to museums and tours, tickets to Cardinals game.
The Canadian Island Trip, Coudre’s – August 8-16
You will need a passport for this Northern Adventure but it is worth the trip to see scenic windmills, stately cathedrals and whale watching! This trip is full of adventure as we take a ferry to the Charlevoix Region of Canada to see the peaceful Islands. This trip also includes guided tours of both Quebec and Montreal! Only $1050 per person double occupancy. Call for Single and nonmember rates. Sign up by May 25.
Tunica, Memphis and Graceland, September 19-23
Wander Beale Street immersing yourself in the history of early Rock and Roll and the Blues. Trip includes admission to Graceland, accommodations at a luxury Casino Resort, tours of Memphis and the Rock and Roll Museum and all dinners and breakfasts! $525 double and $690 single. Non-members welcome for just $50 more.
Christmas Time in the Smokies November 15-18.
Includes 4 Shows, 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners, 3 nights accommodations , admission to popular attractions Christ in the Smokies, Dollywood’s Christmas in the Smokies, Christmas Place and Bell Tower Square, Tanger Outlets, Deluxe motor coach transportation and much more. Sign up by September 1. $629 per person double. $748 Single. Add $50 for non-members.
Chicago, October 11-13
Trip includes luxury motor coach transportation, 2 nights accommodations, 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners, The art Institute, Architectural Cruise on the Chicago River, Navy Pier and Chicago’s Money Museum as well as a visit to Chicago 360 (formerly the John Hancock Observatory). $359 per person double occupancy. $419 single. Add $50 non-members. Sign up by August 1
Savannah, Jekyll Island and Beaufort, November 27- December 3
Holiday time in the South! Includes luxury motor coach transportation, 6 nights lodging, 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners, tours of St. Simons, Jekyll and Parris Islands, tour of Savannah with free time on the waterfront and much more. $690 per person double occ. $890 single. Please add $50 for non-members. Sign up by September 15.
Cruise to the Bahamas, December 12-16
Sail away with Edie and her Mom, Bonnie, on this dream trip to the Caribbean. Includes: Round trip transportation from Columbus to Miami including luggage handling, a 4 night cruise to the Bahamas with ports of Nassau, Freeport and NCL Private Island, Your choice of luxury accommodation with all meals, $300 in spa credit, Specialty dining or beverage package, all tips and gratuities on included services. Deluxe Balcony Stateroom: $1750 per person Ocean view Room: $1550 per person , inside Cabin: $1450 per person*All accommodations are double occupancy. Single can be quoted, Sign up by August 5
Shows and Special Events
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Coffee Series, Friday, September 16
Leave MRC at 9am return at 1:30pm. Enjoy an abbreviated version of the full symphony while enjoying coffee and rolls with fellow music lovers. Limit of 12 people per trip. $70 per person. Non Members add $20.
Derby Dinner Theater, Friday, September 9, Hallelujah Girls!
Hilarity abounds when the feisty females of Eden Falls, Georgia, decide to shake up their lives. The action in this rollicking Southern comedy takes place in SPA-DEE-DAH!, the abandoned church-turned-day-spa where this group of friends gathers every Friday afternoon. After the loss of a dear friend, the women realize time is precious, and if they’re go-ing to change their lives and achieve their dreams, they have to get on it now! By the time the women rally together to overcome multiple obstacles and launch their new, improved lives, you’ve got a side-splitting, joyful comedy that will make you laugh out loud and shout “Hallelujah!” Tickets, Dinner and Transportation only $69! Add $20 for non members. Leave MRC at 4pm return at 11:30pm
New Day Trips to interesting locations offered every month! First 18 to sign up each month get to go! Deadline to register is the Wednesday before each trip. Each Day Tripper adventure priced individually based on cost/admission fees, lunch not included.
Unless noted all trips leave MRC at 9am and return by 5pm. Please note if you need transportation to MRC when making your reservation. Also you must note any food or accessibility concerns at time of reservation as not all venues can accommodate special requests.
Tuesday, July 26 Indianapolis City Market and Monument Circle
$25 per member, $35 non-members 9:00am-4:00pm. Leave from MRC.
Monday, August 29, Indiana State Museum and L.S. Ayres Tea Room
Join us for lunch and touring our State museum. Lunch and admission included. $55 members, $65 nonmembers. 10am-4:30pm
Tuesday, September 27, Mystery Trip!
Moderate activity level, must be able to navigate stairs and walk short distances. $50 members, $60 nonmembers. Lunch on your own at destination. 9:00am-6:00pm from MRC.
Lunch Bunch monthly trips to local joints for food and fellowship. Mondays, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm, $5member/$7non-member, includes transportation only.
Monday, July 11
Ed’s Drive In
Tuesday, August 2
Monday, September 12
Wind Jammer Grill, Bloomington
New for 2016 Lunch and More!
Monthly expeditions to lunch, plus a bit of extra fun. Tuesdays, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm, $10m/$12nm, includes transportation only.
Wednesday, July 6
Huber Winery & Starlight Café. Cheese shop, ice cream parlor, winery orchard & beautiful farm
Thursday, August 18, Indiana State Fair!
Admission and Lunch on your own. Transportation only $10 members, $15 non members,.10am-4pm for this one!
Thursday, September 8, Stream Cliff Farm, Commiskey,
$10 members, $15 non members transportation only,
lunch on your own at tea room. 10:30am-3:30pm
All trips cost $25 per person. Transportation based on number of paid passengers. Trips leave MRC at 9am return at 5pm. Any offers of free play, points, food credit etc. are not guaranteed or offered by MRC. Each casino has special offers for the dates selected if you become or are already a member of their rewards system. You must have a valid identity card to attend these functions.
Tuesday July 12
Rising Star in Southeastern Indiana
Wednesday September 7
Mystery Casino Trip
Overnight Casino Trips*
FOXWOOD Casino in Connecticut, June 26-30
Tunica and Memphis, September 20-23
*See Travel Office for more information and rates