Second Act Travel Program

SIH Travel Policies

Payment is due at time of reservation — call 1.877.480.4040 for reservations. If the traveler cancels after the deadline date, a refund is not issued unless another member can fill the individual’s seat.

It is the responsibility of the The Second Act member to notify the The Second Act office at least 2 weeks prior to the cancellation deadline when he or she has a special need which will require special accommodations in order to allow them to travel. After appropriate notification, all reasonable efforts will be made by the program manager to accommodate the needs of the traveler.

Activity Level Ratings
  • This rating system assists travelers in determining if they physically will be able to participate in a trip.
  • Level 1 — Trip requires very little walking and standing. An example would include going to see a play and stopping for lunch.
  • Level 2 —Trip requires the ability to walk up to 1 mile, climb up to 10 steps, and stand for up to 1/2 hour. Some seating available, but not guaranteed.
  • Level 3 — Trip requires the ability to walk at least two miles or more, stand for up to 1 hour, and have no trouble climbing steps. Examples of the level include shopping, multi-day trips and craft fairs.

Current Trips

St. Charles, MO & The Butterfly House
LOCATION | St. Charles, MO DATE | Tuesday, September 23, 2014
ACTIVITY LEVEL | #1: Casino / #3: Shopping COST | $62 member / $72 non-member
CANCELLATION DATE | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Spend time in a lush, tropical setting watching thousands of butterflies in free flight. After lunch we will travel to St. Charles, Missouri where you can choose to spend the afternoon downtown or at the casino. Lunch on your own. Trip includes transportation and admission to the Butterfly House.


My Favorite Things
LOCATION | Southern, IN DATE | Thursday, October 30, 2014
ACTIVITY LEVEL | #2 COST | $75 members / $85 non—member
CANCELLATION | Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Southern Indiana has so many hidden treasures, many of which our
members have never heard of. My Favorite Things trip begins with a visit to my newest favorite town, Newburgh, IN. We will begin with lunch at Edgewater Grill which overlooks the Ohio River. After lunch you will have free time to visit one of my favorite Italian markets, Vicchio’s, and to browse the charming shops in downtown Newburgh. Before departing home I will share a couple of surprises in the downtown Evansville’s area. Trip includes bus transportation and lunch.


Badgett Playhouse—Big Band Christmas Show
LOCATION | Grand Rivers, KY DATE | Tuesday, December 2, 2014
ACTIVITY LEVEL | #1 COST | $89 members / $99 non members
CANCELLATION | Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Travel with us to Grand Rivers, KY and browse the shops in this quaint town. After a
pre-paid lunch at Olive Garden, enjoy a live performance of the Big Band Christmas Show at the Badgett Playhouse. Trip includes transportation, lunch, and theatre admission.


Garden Glow at the Missouri Botanical Gardens
LOCATION | St. Louis, MO DATE | Wednesday, December 10, 2014
ACTIVITY LEVEL | #3 COST | $92 members / $102 non-member
CANCELLATION DATE | Monday, November 10, 2014
We don’t have many late night trips but the Missouri Botanical Gardens “Garden Glow” will definitely be worth staying out late for. The evening will begin with dinner at LaRusso’s Italian Restaurant. Then we will travel to the Gardens to see it glow with thousands of lights that adorn some of the Garden’s most iconic locations, including the Climatron, Kaeser Memorial Maze, Central Axis and Tower Grove House. Light drinks and appetizers will be available to purchase at the Garden Glow. Please note the tram will not be running at this even. Trip includes transportation, dinner on The Hill and admission to the Garden Glow.