Three travel opportunities remain in 2021

The Best Times Digital Edition

Oct. 26, 2021

Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s 50 Plus Travel Program still has space available on the last three tours of the year, including:

  • Social Outing: “Holiday Boutique at the Overland Park Convention Center on Friday, Nov. 19, with lunch before holiday shopping. Lunch cost is not included in the trip fee. Cost is $25 residents/$27 nonresidents. Six-hour outing departs at 11 a.m.
  • Day Trip: “Innovations on Route 66” with travel on Thursday, Nov. 18, to Joplin, Mo. to learn about the city’s mining history and tour the George Washington Carver Museum. Cost is $84 per person, lunch included. Twelve hour outing departs at 6:30 a.m.
  • Day Trip: “Once Upon a Time in Hiawatha” on Tuesday, Nov. 30, with tour the Davis Memorial. After lunch, participants will visit the Brown County Historical Society and Ag Museum. Cost is $73, lunch included. Nine-hour outing departs at 9 a.m.

All trips depart from Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam. Transportation for social outings is a 14-passenger minibus. Transportation for daytrips is either a 30 or 50 passenger motorcoach.

Registration is required by calling 913-831-3359 or online by visiting the Daytrip and Social Outing page at For more information on 2022 spring travel outings, call 913-826-2833 or visit the 50 Plus travel webpage. Registration for next year begins Nov. 22.