The Center for Lifelong Learning plans two trips each year. The multi-day travel-study trip takes place in the spring and typically includes a major city east of the Mississippi. The fall overnight trip focuses on sites in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.
Savor the Flavor of Small Town Treasures: September 20-21, 2017
This overnight trip to the Warsaw, Indiana, area will feature:
- A visit to the home of evangelist, Billy Sunday
- Hands-on activities at Olive Branch, Sacs and Company, and Spice Merchants
- A stop at Cave on the Square
- A guided tour of the Warsaw Biblical Gardens
- $320 per person, with meals, lodging, transportation and tips all included.
Just off the Beaten Path in Miami Valley: April 24-26, 2018
This trip will include:
- A visit to Sunwatch Indian Village
- A stop at the oldest continually operating stained glass studio in the country
- A live show and meal at LaComedia
- And more!
Some of the CLL’s Past Trips
Behind the Scenes on Ohio’s North Coast
The group took a tour at The Blade and WTOL in Toledo then continued on to Cleveland for a tour of the city, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Playhouse Square District and the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Other highlights included dinner and “Motown the Musical.” On the way home, they were treated to a look at ride maintenance, landscaping and culinary operations at Cedar Point.
Spring in Memphis
The group toured the National Civil Rights Museum, Graceland and Sun Studio. Other highlights included an evening of dinner and entertainment on Beale Street and a visit to Dyess Colony, the boyhood home of Johnny Cash.
This journey took the group to Columbus for tours of Wilson Sporting Goods, Ohio Stadium, American Whistle Factor and Robbins-Hunter Museum. They group also enjoyed a visit to the Ohio History Society’s 1950s exhibit and meals at the Buckeye Hall of Fame, 94th Air Squadron and Nutcracker Family Restaurant.
This trip provided a great perspective of the steel industry and how people’s lives were changed by the rise of the Industrial Revolution. The group also explored the many bridges of Pittsburgh, took a ride on the historic Duquesne Incline, and visited the Flight 93 National Memorial.