Second Act Travel Program

SIH Travel Policies

Payment is due at time of reservation — call 877.480.4040 for reservations. For cancellations after the posted deadline, a refund is not issued unless another member can fill the vacated 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.  Delaying registration affords all members an equal opportunity to participate.

Activity Level Ratings

  • This rating system assists travelers in determining if they physically will be able to participate in a trip.
  • MINIMAL — Trip requires very little walking and standing. An example would include going to see a play and stopping for lunch.
  • MODERATE —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.
  • HIGH — 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.




Memphis, Tennessee & Tunica, Mississippi                              
May 21 – 23, 2018                                          

Activity Level: 2
Cost: Double $244        Single $293          Triple $224
Cancellation Deadline:    March, 20, 2018

Enjoy a two-night stay at the Casino Capital of the South, Tunica, Mississippi!  We’ll also head to Memphis to visit Sun Studios (this tour includes going up about 10 steps) giving you the unique story of rock and roll in the 1950s. Plan for some free time on historic Beale Street, too. Before heading home we’ll tour Graceland, mansion home of the King of rock and roll. This trip includes bus transportation and four meals.

(NOTE: This trip is full, but we are adding names to the waiting list)


Cardinals vs. Marlins
Thursday, June 7, 2018  Game time 12:15 PM

Activity Level:                    Moderate
Cost:                                     Member  $98     Non-member    $108
Cancellation Deadline         Friday, May 25, 2018

Let’s head to The Lou and root on the baseball Cardinals! Lunch on your own at the ballpark. After a Cardinal win, we’ll hit Lotawata Creek for dinner on the way home!


Clydesdales & Historic Hermann, Missouri
June 19 & 20, 2018

Activity Level                     High
Cost:                                      Single  $259   Double  $209   Triple  $189
Cancellation Deadline        Thursday, June 7, 2018

You asked to see the Clydesdales. Let’s hoof it one step further! Warm Springs Ranch is where the foals are born! We’ll explore the ranch and spend an overnight in Columbia, Missouri. As we trek back to Illinois, we’ll stop in Hermann, MO, including a visit to the Living History Farm. Includes lodging, transportation, continental hot/cold breakfast and two meals.


Beautiful Maine
Sept 29 – Oct 7, 2018

Registration Call-In Time: 9:00 AM
Registration Call Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018

Activity Level: High
Cost: Single: $1,415  /  Double: $975  /  Triple: $955
Cancellation Deadline: Monday, July 16, 2018

Enjoy a trip to beautiful Portland and Kennebunk Maine! Highlights include Portland Head Lighthouse, Victoria Mansion, Boothbay Railway Village, Seashore Trolley Museum, LL Bean and so much more! Trip includes 8 nights lodging, 14 meals and transportation. See the full flyer at


Lemp Mansion Mystery Lunch                                                                                                                  
July 17, 2018   

Registration Call-In Time: 9:00 AM
Registration Call Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Activity Level: Moderate

Cost: Members $95  /  Non-Members: $105
Cancellation Deadline: Friday, July 6, 2018

Lemp Mansion is famous for its mysterious history. So we have a mystery lunch in store for you. We’ll enjoy the comedy, A Fistful of Hollers, while we dine and tour the mansion before we head out.


Rolling Up the River
August 29, 2018

Registration Call-In Time: 9:00 AM
Registration Call Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Activity Level: Moderate

Cost: Members $95 / Non-Members $105
Cancellation Deadline:Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Join us for lunch and a cruise on the Illinois River. We will take off from Grafton, IL on a 2 hour cruise. Afterwards peruse downtown Grafton. Includes bus transportation, lunch and river ride.