Two Exciting Travel Destinations Planned with OPC Leisure Travel

The Older Persons’ Commission is excited to announce two unique travel opportunities, Louisville, KY “Horses, Bourbon, & Museums” trip June 6-9 and Mackinac Island a “Grand Experience” October 8-11.

Discover Louisville Horses, Bourbon, & Museums June 6-9

The Kentucky Derby Museum has two levels of exhibits for all ages - photo by Michael Dwyer

The Kentucky Derby Museum has two levels of exhibits for all ages – photo by Michael Dwyer

Louisville was selected by Trip Advisor and USA Today as one of the 2018 “Destinations on the Rise” with top notch museums, restaurants, and attractions.

This trip includes guided tours of the Louisville Slugger, Frazier Historical, and Kentucky Derby Museums.

In addition, travelers will enjoy a bourbon tour and tasting and live racing at Churchill Downs. This is your chance to experience Louisville so sign up before May 4.

Grand Experience Trip to Mackinac Island October 8-11

Horse drawn wagon (two horses) for touring Mackinac Island

Take a Carriage Ride on Mackinac Island – photo by Michael Dwyer

This trip is an opportunity to enjoy the best of Mackinac Island at a greatly reduced rate. In partnership with the Michigan Parks and Recreation Association and the Grand Hotel the Grand Experience is a long-standing travel program for Michigan residents 50+.

This Mackinac trip includes accommodations at the renowned Grand Hotel, 3 full breakfasts, nightly 5 course gourmet dinners, roundtrip motor coach transportation, ferry ride, hotel transfers, all gratuities, taxes, baggage handling, and more. Once on the island, Grand Experience staff members provide programs such as bocce and golf tournaments, behind the scenes tours, and educational opportunities. The deadline to sign up for this trip is June 8.

All OPC Leisure Travel trips are open to anyone 50 years and older. For more details on Louisville, Mackinac Island or the many other opportunities to travel with the OPC contact Linda at the Travel Department 248-659-1030, email or visit

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