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.

Reservation Policy

When we post NEW trips in the newsletter, each will have a “RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED” note on them. It is our hope that by delaying the registration for a week or so that all members will have an equal opportunity to participate in our travel program.

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


NEW! – Mackinac Island & Sault Sainte Marie
RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED | 9:00 a.m., January 29th
LOCATION | Northern Michigan
DATE | Sunday, June 7—Saturday, June 13, 2015
COST | Single—$769 member/$845 non-member
Double—$645 member/$745 non-member
Triple—$549 member /$625 non-member
CANCELLATION DATE | Thursday, May 7, 2015
Excursions/activities include:
-Guided Tour of Mackinaw City
-Visit to Mackinac Island
-Boat ride through Soo Locks
-Visit to Point Iroquois Lighthouse
-Visit to Sault Sainte Marie
-Visit to Mackinaw Crossing
-6 nights lodging/10meals


Seats Available – Thursday, May 28, 2015—Variety Show: Badgett Playhouse Theatre
LOCATION | Grand Rivers, KY
COST | $89 member / $99 non-member
CANCELLATION | Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers is the place to go for quality entertainment. We will
begin with lunch at the Olive Garden in Paducah. Following lunch we will travel to Grand Rivers to enjoy Badgett’s 2015 Variety Show complete with comedy, music and fun. The trip price includes transportation, lunch and theatre admission.


Seats Available – Friday, April 17, 2015—Dogwood and Azalea Festival
LOCATION | Charleston, MO
COST | $70 member / $80 non-member
Activity Level | #3
CANCELLATION | Tuesday, March 17, 2015

It’s springtime at its finest during the Dogwood and Azalea Festival in Charleston, MO. We will begin with a guided, 6 mile tour of the Dogwood and Azalea trail. Then we will take time for lunch on your own and shopping at Boomland. After lunch prepare to be amazed as we stop by the historical Moore Home and two local residences which will be featured on our self-guided home and garden tour. Weather permitting, we will visit Charleston’s annual plant show. Trip includes transportation, step on tour guide, entrance into the Moore home and two local residences/gardens.


Seats Available – Wednesday, February 24, 2014 – Eagle Watching
LOCATION | Grafton, IL
Activity Level | #1
Cost | $79 member / $89 non-member
Cancellation | Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Let’s go Eagle Watching! I cannot guarantee anything, but I have never been to Grafton in the winter without seeing an eagle. A scenic drive north will take us to the Pierre Marquette State Lodge for a family style fried chicken dinner. The afternoon will be reserved for eagle watching. We will most likely see several American eagles in the wild. Dress warm, bring your camera and binoculars. This trip includes transportation and lunch. *Please note if we cancel this trip due to a winter weather advisory, a refund will be issued.*