Day & Extended Trips

The City of Mission Parks and Recreation Department offers several 50 & Beyond Day and Regional Trips throughout the year.

Extended Trips (2018): (Click the title for full trip itinerary)

Costa Rica, February 14, 2018
Nova Scotia and the Canadian Mountains, July 11, 2018
Great Trains & Grand Canyons, September 16, 2018
Best of Australia & New Zealand, October 23, 2018

There's No Place Like Home

9/6, $79/person

Ad astra per aspera, to the stars through difficulty! We’re exploring this great state of ours. First off, aboard small wagons, we’ll tour Plumlee Ranch, a 400 acre buffalo ranch in the Flint Hills. From there, we’ll enjoy a delicious lunch at the Friendship House in Wamego. Before heading back, we’ll follow the yellow brick road to the Oz Museum, while still leaving time to check out the downtown Wamego. Registration Deadline: August 6 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 8:00am

• Return approx. 6:15pm

Downstream Casino

9/15, $37/person

Enjoy the Oklahoma casino while we stay in the great state of Kansas! The Downstream Casino in Quapaw, OK has their building in OK and the parking lot in KS, so we get to enjoy both states at the same time. Come down with us and enjoy a day of play. Bring your government issued photo ID. Fee includes  transportation, $15 Free Play Card and Buffet Lunch. Registration Deadline: August 17 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 8:00am

• Return approx. 7:15pm

Prairie Band Casino

10/4, $22/person

We’re heading towards the state capital to try our luck at the Prairie Band Casino. Grab your lucky shoes and enjoy four hours of gaming! Fee includes  transportation, $10 Free Play Card and $10 Food Voucher. Registration Deadline: September 1 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 8:00am

• Return approx. 4:30pm

Haunted Atchison

10/13, $102/person

Experience the history and mystery that abound in the legendary town of Atchison, KS and discover what makes this charming town become infamous for its hauntings. Hop aboard (if you dare) while we explore some famous haunts, including the Cray Museum where ghost stories flourish. We will also enjoy an enticing lunch at Paolucci’s, followed by our pursuit of haunted spirits on the Atchison Cemetery Tour.

Registration Deadline: September 20 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 8:50am

• Return approx. 5:00pm

All About Ike

11/18, $95/person

Want to brush up on your history and learn all about Ike? Highlights of this trip include “Ike” step-on guide throughout the trip, visit and tour of Dwight D. Eisenhower Museum and Library and family-style, country fried chicken at Abilene’s famous Brookville Hotel. Registration Deadline: October 18 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 7:30am

• Return approx. 5:15pm

Holiday Lights Display

11/29, $20/person

We’re at it again this December, going to visit some of the best light displays around the Kansas City area! We will drive through Longview Lakes’ beautiful Christmas in the Park, the County Club Plaza and the Deanna Rose Farmstead, where the musical panorama of lights makes you want to smile and sing along. Registration Deadline: November 22 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 4:00pm

• Return approx. 9:00pm

Quality Hill Playhouse

12/14, $83/person

Bring in the holiday spirit with some shopping and a show!  We’ll begin the day with some Holiday shopping at Webster House Antiques, followed by a scrumptious, three-course lunch at Webster House. We’ll end the afternoon with “Christmas in Song” showing at the Quality Hill Playhouse. Registration Deadline: November 10 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 9:45am

• Return approx. 3:45pm

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