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


Badgett Playhouse—Big Band Christmas Show - Wait List
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 | Monday, November 10, 2014
We don’t have many late night trips but the Missouri Botanical Gardens “Garden Glow” will be worth staying out late. We will begin with dinner at
LaRusso’s Italian Restaurant, then travel to the Gardens to see it glow with thousands of lights that adorn some of the Garden’s most iconic locations. Light drinks and appetizers will be available to purchase at this event. Please
note the tram will not be running. Trip includes transportation, dinner on The Hill and admission to the Garden Glow.


Eagle Watching
LOCATION | Grafton, IL Date | Wednesday, February 24, 2014 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.*