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Posted on: July 13, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Unforgettable Day Trips for Seniors

outline of a bus in front of a picture of a river paddle boat and a pair of corn dogs

Sail the Mississippi on a Classic Oldies River Cruise or savor the fun (and food!) of the Iowa State Fair! Waukee Parks & Recreation will take care of the logistics. You get to show up and enjoy the fun. Save your spot for one or both of these great trips at

Classic Oldies River Cruise – August 10

Chat with fellow cruisers on the bus to Moline before boarding the Celebration Belle for a cruise down the Mississippi. Enjoy lunch and a show with the oldies coming to life once again. Imagine Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and a whole cast of others—including a little Elvis. The $119 registration fee covers transportation, cruise tickets, lunch and gratuities. Registration closes August 3 at

Older Iowans Day at the Iowa State Fair – August 16

Do you like taste testing food on a stick or seeing the Butter Cow at the Iowa State Fair but hate the hassle of traffic and parking? Board a bus in Waukee with your friends, and we’ll drop you off at gate 15. You get to stroll through the homemade crafts and quilts, check out fun contests and enjoy all the fun of the fair. The $25 fee includes transportation and admission to the fair. Secure your spot by August 7 at

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