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Discovering Vancouver and New Friends!

Urban Excursions senior outings crossed the might Columbia River to discover Officer’s Row, Pearson Air Museum and enjoyed Veteran’s Day at  Fort Vancouver! If you haven’t had the chance to visit Officer’s Row. .it is an absolute must see. .. and we enjoyed lunch in the Historic Grant House, serving up fine food, with fine friends! Having a lot of fun in the Couve!

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Lovely Harvest, Lovely Friends!

Urban Excursions celebrated a wonderful harvest season with friends on our senior outings! Our senior group activity braved the rainy October and made the best of it with visits to Lakeview Farm for some Pumpkins, had burgers at Helvetia Tavern, visited the Fall Home and Garden Show and wrapped it all up with a private concert from cellist Skip VonKuske from the Portland Cello Project . We continue to enjoy new experiences, out in the community with friends!

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Pedi-Cab’s and Bunk Sandwiches-We are so Portland!

Portland isn’t just for hipsters. .it’s for “hip” seniors too! Urban Excursions got it’s “Portland” on with a senior outing via PDX Pedicab! We met our trusty “drivers” at their headquarters in SE Portland near the Eastbank Esplanade   and headed out! We crossed the Steel Bridge then headed south on the downtown waterfront where we crossed back over on the Hawthorne Bridge. After our tour, we stopped at local favorite, Bunk Sandwiches for a truly Portland experience! What a fun, sunny, Portland day with friends!

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Mini Horses-BIG Smiles!

Our Urban Excursions, senior group outing, could barely handle the cuteness on our visit to the VFM Miniature Horse Farm located in Hillsboro! A special thanks goes out to owners, Linda and Gerald who went above and beyond hosting today’s senior activity. These little ponies made our day all that more fun while out and about with friends!

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Timberline Lodge-Extended Day!

Urban Excursions had a GLORIOUS day at Mt. Hood last week with friends! First stop was the iconic Timberline Lodge where we enjoyed a delicious lunch at the Ram’s Head Restaurant located on the second floor. After lunch and taking in the beautiful views, we meandered down the mountain to Government Camp  and stopped for a visit at the Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum. . so quaint and full of Ski Patrol Memorabilia. (Okay, there was some ice cream involved too!) What a fabulous day, celebrating the end of summer with friends!

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Goodbye July-What a Fun Whirlwind!

Wow! Our Urban Excursions flew by this past month, but you know what they say. . .time fly’s when you having fun, and FUN is what our senior outings are all about!  First of all, we need to give a special thanks to the crew at the Hoyt Arboretum for a customized senior tour that was just right for our group who have slowed down just a bit. We also enjoyed yet another Extended Day trip to Astoria where we enjoyed a wonderful lunch at the Wet Dog Brewery followed by a trip to the Columbia River Maritime Museum. If you haven’t been there yet, it is definitely worth the trip! As we say goodbye to July, we welcome August with open... Read More

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Pedicab Tour-The Only way to Travel!

Definitely one of Urban Excursions funnest senior outings to date! Thank you so much Kyle at PDX Pedicab  for arranging for your amazing “Peddlers” to take our group for a tour of historic Ladd’s Addition. After our tour we stopped in for a real Portland treat to Cartopia and enjoyed lunch at one of the cities original Food Cart Pod destination. We had such a great day on this unique senior tour with Urban Excursions, yay!!!  

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Alpacas-Our Favorite!

Urban Excursions was blessed with the perfect summer day and slight breeze as we meandered through the Columbia River Gorge on one of our favorite senior outings to Hood River! On this Extended Day outing, our first stop was for a delicious lunch at the Full Sail Brewery which provides beautiful views of the Columbia River with their craft brews. After lunch we meandered up through White Salmon to the Foothills Yarn and Fiber Alpaca Farm! An Urban Excursions favorite, we always love to visit the friendly Alpacas and Thomas at the unique gift shop. What a wonderful day with friends!  

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Life’s a beach! Introducing our Extended Day Trips!

Urban Excursions is pleased to announce that we have a new senior activity to offer  and have added an Extended Day Trip the last Wednesday of the month! Our maiden voyage was a huge success with our trip to Cannon Beach! We first enjoyed lunch at the world famous Mo’s at Tolovona State Park followed by a lovely stroll through downtown Cannon Beach and a pit stop in the sand for some good ol’ fashioned ocean viewing. We had such a fun day with friends! Can’t wait until June’s Extended Day to Hood River and July’s to Astoria! Having so much fun on our senior outings this summer, woo hoo!

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