Travel Shoppe

Contact Laura at the Colonial Club, 837-4611 ext 129 or ljennings@colonialclub.org, for more information. Brochures are also available on the Travel Bulletin Board at the Colonial Club.

Day Trip Opportunities

 

 

HoChunk at the DellsTuesday, November 22, 2016. We will leave Colonial Club at 8:45 am and return at approximately 4:15 pm. Cost is $28 per person and $26 for Club 301 premium members. For this price, you will receive transportation and $25 in Reward Play on valid HoChunk player cards. If you need a chairlift for a wheelchair or to board the bus but you can transfer to a regular bus seat, please let us know when you register.

 

Registration deadlines is Friday, November 4. Please provide your name, address, telephone number, date of birth and player card number when you register. Bring your photo ID with you because you might be a big winner!


Spirits of Milwaukee Friday, October 28, 2016

 On the streets of Milwaukee, lurking in the shadows of history, live tales of ghosts and haunted buildings. Start with a narrated tour of downtown and learn about local folklore, legends and macabre tales that lurk on nearly every block of the city. Make a photo stop at the Bronze Fonz and tour city Hall. Lunch is included at Milwaukee's most haunted bar, Shaker's Cigar Bar. After lunch, enjoy time to explore other parts of the establishment and then meet a historian at the Forest Home Cemetery Hall of Fame who will give a tour of this infamous cemetery. The day will end at Central Standard Craft Distillery where you here about "spirit" making and enjoy samples.

The cost is $109 or $104 for Club 301 premium members. Pickup is at 6:10 am at Colonial Club and return at approximately 7:05 pm. If fewer than ten people sign up, the pickup location will be at Shopko on Zeier

 There is significant walking and stairs on this tour.

 Call 608-837-4611 for availability

  

The Gathering Room Holiday Lunch Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

Enjoy the ambiance and tradition of the holiday while visiting the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate. See the 26 foot fully decorated Christmas tree while listening to live music. Dine on their award winning cuisine for lunch as you take a trip back in time to experience a Victorian Holiday. After lunch, visit the Old Central Church on the estate which has been restored to it's original condition from the late 1800's.

The cost is $90 or $95 for Club 301 premium members. Pickup is at 6:30 am at Colonial Club and return at approximately 7:05 pm. If fewer than ten people sign up, the pickup location will be at an alternate location tbd. Registration deadline is Friday, October 21, 2016.



 

Extended Travel

 

Backroads of Sunny Florida March 17 to March 24, 2017. Travel by motor coach first to Clarksville, Tennessee, for dinner and then the next day to Macon, Georgia. On day three, visit author Marjorie Rawlings homestead and then on to the Plantation Resort on Crystal River. Spend the next couple days exploring Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Tarpon Springs, visit the Sponge Factory and then back to the Plantation. Your final days will include traveling to Marietta, Georgia, and enjoying a performance that the Derby Dinner Playhouse. Offered by Mayflower Tours, the cost for this fun filled adventure starts at $1599 per person for double occupancy. This is a level 2 out of 5 activity level.

Cruising the Beautiful Bahamas (featuring Myrtle Beach, Charleston and the Bahamas) April 21 to April 30, 2017 Travel by motor coach to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and stroll the beach and dine at the famous Giant Crab restaurant. Spend the next day in Charleston, touring the city's Old Market and Exchange and then board the Carnival Ecstasy to enjoy dinner and begin your cruise. You will visit Nassau and Half Moon Bay where you can sway to the rhythms of calypso music, play in the warm turquoise seas, sail, swim or sip a fruity rum punch at the open air bar. Arrive back in Charleston, board the bus and travel to Kentucky for dinner at the historic Boone Tavern before heading home. Offered by Mayflower Tours, the cost for this fun filled adventure starts at $1679 per person for double occupancy. This is a level 3 out of 5 activity level. A passport is required.