Tag: travel

TRIPS plans a day at Mirror Lab and Flandrau Planetarium

  TRIPS will lead a group of Quail Creek residents to the University of Arizona on Tuesday, November 13 for an all-day experience visiting the Caris Mirror Lab and the Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium. Participants will visit and observe how a team of engineers and scientists use a revolutionary new method to manufacture and…

Join us to discover colonial Mexico

Joyce M. Shumate On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, a small group of 22 Quail Creek residents will have the opportunity to travel on this unique 10-day private tour designed just for Quail Creek residents. You are invited to learn more about this tour at an informative session on Tuesday, September 18 at 2:00 p.m. in…

TRIPS explores U of A campus

Bonnie Hyra Intrepid TRIPS participants ventured on foot and streetcar from west of I-10 to UA Old Main building discovering Tucson on this all-day tour lead by a TRIPS committee member. The group is assembled in front of the BEAR DOWN bear on University Blvd. before entering campus. Tour concluded back at San Augustin del…

TRIPS at Flandrau Planetarium

  Joyce Clark One of the most exciting and educational day trips to the University of Arizona campus is a visit to the Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium. On January 24, 32 Quail Creek (TRIPS) participants experienced a double full dome viewing program. During “Tucson and The Sky Beyond” everyone learned how to find the…

Pathfinders to tour Talesin West and Museum of the West

  Join Arizona Pathfinders on a tour to Phoenix, AZ to visit Taliesin West and the Museum of the West on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Here, on the outskirts of Scottsdale, Frank Lloyd Wright built his winter compound, Taliesin West, which today ranks among the region’s most fascinating attractions. He designed the buildings with an…

Is an Antarctic cruise right for you?

Antarctic travel is an experience unlike any other, because it is a place unlike any other. Individual characteristics of the continent can be found elsewhere, sure, but the undeveloped, untouched landscape combined with the sheer remoteness of the area make visiting Antarctica like traveling to another world. It’s a special place and it calls for…

Quail Creekers Set Sail

Cyndy Gierada Four couples from Quail Creek have just returned from two weeks in New England and Canada, experiencing a fall foliage cruise. After three days in New York City, complete with Katz’s deli sandwiches, Junior’s Cheesecake and fabulous theater, they boarded Oceania’s Insignia for a 10-night cruise from New York to Montreal. Bustling cities…