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FiftyForward Trips for 2017

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2017 Trips

FiftyForward Travel Coordinator Janice Judd is ready and waiting to book your next travel adventure. Call Janice at (615) 883-8375 or email her at



May 15-19, 2017: Chicago
We will begin with a guided tour of Chicago, where we will visit Navy Pier and take a Skyline Cruise on lovely Lake Michigan. See breathtaking views from 360 CHICAGO, enjoy the “Magnificent Mile,” have your picture taken with a million dollars at the Money Museum, and tour the Art Institute of Chicago. We will see “Sue,” the world’s most complete T-Rex at the Field Museum of Natural History. Cost is $529 pp/dbl/member. Insurance is available.

May 29-June 1, 2017: Atlanta—the Gone with the Wind tour
From a tour of and visit to the Road to Tara Museum, we will have an elegant dinner and tour of Stately Oaks Plantation. After dinner we’ll hear stories of the citizens of Jonesboro that inspired Margaret Mitchell to write her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Gone with the Wind. Our trip also includes the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, Stone Mountain Park, Callaway Gardens as well as the Biblical History Center in La Grange. Price is $733 pp/dbl/member with single, triple and quad available. $100 is due at signup.

Welcome-to-Grand-Canyon-National-ParkJune 8-19, 2017: Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam
Besides visiting the Grand Canyon, this tour also includes a 3-night stay in Las Vegas, visits to Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park, Route 66 Museum, Petrified Forest National Park, American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and
Museum in Amarillo, TX. Meals included are 8 breakfasts and 7 dinners. Cost is $1,249 pp/dbl/member. The deposit of $75 pp holds your spot until final payment date of April 1, 2017. You may purchase insurance.

June 25-July 1, 2017: Niagara Falls and Toronto
There will be a guided tour of the Niagara Falls area, with visits to the Welland Shipping Canal and beautiful Queen Victoria Park. In Toronto, Ontario, we will visit the CN Tower. A “Hornblower Niagara Cruise” brings you up close to the Falls. One of the prettiest towns in Canada is Niagara-on-the-Lake, which we will visit. Even if you don’t enjoy gaming, a stop at the Fallsview Casino will give you opportunity for shopping and viewing the Falls at night. On the return trip to the USA we will visit the Erie Maritime Museum. Cost is $682 pp/dbl/
member. Insurance is available.

July 15-23, 2017: Mt. Rushmore, the Badlands and Black Hills of South Dakota
This is the all-time favorite of FiftyForward Travel participants. Included in the trip are: Joslyn Art Museum, Badlands National Park, Wall Drug Store, Borglum Historical Center, Mount Rushmore National Memorial,
and Wildlife Loop Road at Custer State Park, High Plains Western Heritage Center, Deadwood, the Journey Museum, the Crazy Horse Memorial, Corn Palace, and the Pony Express National Museum! Cost is $935 pp/dbl/member. A deposit of $75 pp guarantees your spot. Final payment is May 8, 2017.

July 23-31, 2017: American Queen Steamboat—Mark Twain
Travel by motor coach to St. Louis for an overnight stay. Ports of call are Hannibal, MO; Clinton, IA; Dubuque, IA; La Crosse, WI; Red Wing, MN. Shore excursions are included with luxury coaches provided. A motor coach will
transport you back to Nashville. Prices range from $2,498-$4,148, depending on cabin choice. Deposit is $600 pp. Final payment is March 24, 2017.

September 14-20, 2017: Washington, DC—Our Nation’s Capital 
A full day guided tour includes the U.S. Capitol, the White House, the National Archives, Embassy Row, Georgetown. Visit the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, and several war memorials. The trip includes a visit to the Guided Memorial and Monuments tour, the Arlington National Cemetery, Iwo Jima Memorial and the Smithsonian Institution. Experience great American history at Mount Vernon. On the return trip we will also visit Woodrow Wilson’s birthplace. Cost is $739pp/dbl/member. Your reservation is held with a $75 deposit, final balance being paid by July 7, 2017.

October 8-14, 2017: Virginia Beach, Colonial Williamsburg, and Norfolk
The trip begins at the Virginia Beach Aquarium and Marine Science Center, then relax and enjoy the Boardwalk. In addition, visit Colonial Williamsburg and the Yankee Candle Village store. Experience the famous Nauticus
and Battleship Wisconsin, cruise in style and comfort aboard the Spirit of Norfolk. Also included is the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond. Cost is $819 pp/dbl/member. Final balance is August 1, 2017. Insurance is available.

ireland-06October 25-November 1, 2017: Irish Splendor
This Collette trip includes Dublin, Irish Night, Kilmainham Gaol, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Dingle Peninsula, Farm Visit, Cliffs of Moher, Whiskey Distillery, Cabra Castle.
Until April 26, 2017 cost is $2,749 pp/dbl. Single and triple rates are available. Costs increase by $200
after April 26. The deposit is $250 pp. Insurance is available for $280. You may view this trip at

Harrah’s Trips
Roulette Wheel and Marble SpinningDates:  May 11, July 11, Sept. 7 and Nov. 7. 

Cost is $5 for members, $10 nonmembers.  Pickups are at FiftyForward Martin 7:15, Donelson 8:00 and Madison 8:30.  You receive transportation, lunch and a $5 voucher for slot play.  We leave Harrah’s at 4 p.m. to return first to Madison, then Donelson, then Martin.

 For more information on these trips or to secure your spot, please contact Janice Judd,  at (615) 883-8375 or email her at