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Local One-Day Trips and Adventures for Seniors Who Want to Get Out There and Explore

Recreation makes it easy for Montgomery County Seniors to take advantage of so many historical, cultural and entertainment points of interest within the DC area. It’s time to get out and experience all that this area has to offer! These day trips are designed for active adults age 55 and older. Each trip involves walking with travel by motor coach.

 Sailing Trip on a Swedish Tall Ship Reproduction and Tour of New Sweden Colony (Wilmington, DE)
#353323 June 20, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join us for a day of sailing on a full-scale reproduction of a 17th century tall ship that carried the Swedes to Wilmington, DE in 1628. Experience life onboard as it was and tour the Swedish colony that was the first permanent European settlement in the Delaware Valley. After the sailing trip you will tour historic sites on land including the Old Swedes Church, the Burial Grounds, and historic Hendrickson House Museum. Lunch is included at a local restaurant. Fee: $95
Marine Corps Evening Parade and Precision Marching Concert (Washington, DC)
#353325 June 21, 6:15 pm – 11:15 pm
#353326 June 28, 6:16 pm – 11:15 pm

The present day “evening parades” at the United States Marine Corps Barracks on Eighth and I Streets in downtown Washington, DC have been performed every Friday during the summer months since 1957. This is the perfect opportunity to witness and appreciate the professionalism and precision of the Marine Band, Drum and Bugle Corps, Color Guard, Silent Drill Platoon, and Ceremonial Marchers.
Guided Tour of Dumbarton Oaks Mansion, Museum, Gardens and More (Washington, DC)
#353327 June 26, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
#353328 June 27, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided tour of the elaborate 19th Century Dumbarton Oaks property located in the Georgetown neighborhood area of Washington, DC. Our group will have a docent that will lead us through the mansion to explore the Federal Period architecture, furniture and textiles and take us through the museum to explore a well-known artwork and sculpture. Relax in the formal gardens and enjoy lunch on your own at one of the many nearby Georgetown restaurants.