Author Archives: Polly Bangs

Rollin’ on the River!

Wow! These are the words that came to mind on today’s Urban Excursions EPIC senior outing on our fall Portland Spirit River Cruise up the Columbia! We had scheduled the outing for months and were able to make the trip just as they re-opened 84. Our senior group had such a...

Dog Days of Summer!

Urban Excursions has enjoyed the “dog days” of summer with senior activities full of laughter, fun and friends! It has been our busiest summer yet and the fun just keeps going as we ease into fall! Some of the highlights include Extended Day trips to Red Ridge Olive Oil Farm...

Pedi-Cab Season is HERE!

Urban Excursions is thrilled that the weather has taken a turn and it’s finally Pedi-Cab Season! We want to give a special thanks to Kyle and his crew at PDX Pedicab for being over-the-top accommodating to our fun group on their senior outing! Today we journeyed along the waterfront, across bridges...

Tulip Festival and Forests of FUN!

Urban Excursions is finally surfacing after a loooong winter for some fun senior outings at our local favorite spots! First of all, we enjoyed many visits to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival to really celebrate spring, Oregon style! There is nothing more breathtaking then a sunny day at the tulip...

Moon Brine Pickles and Dim Sum! Who knew!

Spring is in the air at Urban Excursions and boy are our senior outings better than ever with the longer days and sunshine! Special thanks to Stew at Moon Brine Pickles for the fantastic tour and tasting for one of our unique senior activities! Also, back by popular demand, we...

Winter is Here! Sake Tasting and Alpacas!

  Wintery weather doesn’t stop Urban Excursions! These winter troopers warm up with some HOT Sake from Sake One and take some good notes from some fuzzy Alpaca’s! Special thanks to Alpacas of Oregon and Anne for our personalized tour and visit to the gift shop!