Adult Adventures

Adventures for Adults over age 18: Flyer

Explore St. Louis Sightseeing Tours – contact the Recreation Council to start planning your adult adventure at one of these community providers. 

YMCA Activities
YMCA Trout Lodge Weekend Adventure:
Featuring incredible views of Mark Twain National Forest and sunrises over the water, Trout Lodge’s cabins and recently renovated Lodge guest rooms provide a home base as you explore dozens of activities, from the Alpine Tower, paintball course, and zip line to trail rides, archery and water sports. Plus each fun-filled day includes your cafeteria-style meals in the Lodge dining room with sweeping views of Sunnen Lake. Contact the Recreation Council to plan your Adult Adventure (voucher eligible).


parksMunicipal Park Day Trips: Join your local park department for a day trip to fun locations in our area and around Missouri. TRIPS ARE SEASONAL and not all parks offer trips year round. Check out these Catalog links below to see IF a park near you is hosting a day trip soon:

silver&gold-Baue clubSilver & Gold Senior Club, Over 2,500 members ages 60 and older, all dedicated to having fun. Sponsored by Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory and Memorial Gardens this highly successful group holds several well-attended events each year, with most events averaging more than 200 people. Our programs include themed luncheons, day trips and tours, educational talks, trips to local sports events, an annual senior health fair, and much more. It’s free to join the club; events may have a fee. Information  

SunnyhillOnTheRoadSunnyhill ON-THE-ROAD adult adventures for people with disabilities – Register Here ~ Sunnyhill’s On the Road Adventures weekend travel program provides adults with developmental disabilities the unique opportunity to experience more independence by taking roads trips with the support of our Sunnyhill Adventures staff. Chicago, Branson, Nashville, Louisville, Memphis, and Lake of the Ozarks are just some of the destinations we offer.

Arc EscapesARC ESCAPES, ADVENTURES FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES: Travel with us on these trips designed for adults with disabilities. Online Registration is OPEN NOW. Spaces are limited, participants. Cost: $880; $100 deposit required to hold your seat. Recreation Council voucher eligible for those who qualify. For questions regarding the program call 314-817-2293

more adventures

Muddy CanoesBIG MUDDY CANOE ADVENTURES ~ Whether this is your first time paddling or you’re a bonafide river rat, Big Muddy Adventures has a trip for you. We offer a wide range of options, from hour-long paddles to multi-day expeditions to private island dinners. We supply everything you need, including an experienced guide, double-wide safety canoes, life jackets, and lunch.  Cost: $40-$200 depending on trip selected.

jetskiJet Ski Tours: If you’re looking for something to do on a hot summer day with the family, check us out for guided tours of the Mississippi River from Alton to Winfield and get the thrill of the Yamaha supercharged WaveRunner and see what Supercharged Water Adventures has to offer your family today! Information

Travel with groups outside Missouri:

TtripsIncTrips, Inc Travel Program for Adults with Disabilities: Trips, Inc.™ provides all-inclusive vacation packages for travelers 18 and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities. From theme parks to national parks, Alaska to Hawaii, cruises and international destinations-our excursions take you all over the world. Trips originate in cities outside of Missouri.

Wilderness InquiryWilderness Inquiry, Gateway to Outdoor Adventures for People with DisabilitiesWilderness Inquiry shares the outdoors with everyone, including persons with intellectual and physical disabilities. Designed for adults with developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and other forms of cognitive disability, Gateway to Adventure (Gateway) is a program that helps people develop the skills they need to enjoy inclusive outdoor recreation activities. Trips cost $800-$1,000 depending on venue selected.

road scholar tripsRoad Scholar Trips (not specialized): These learning adventures engage expert instructors, provide extraordinary access, and stimulate discourse and friendship among people for whom learning is the journey of a lifetime. Cost ranges from $2,000-$9,000 depending on the trip location and amenities selected. These are non-specialized trips so travelers need to have adequate community safety skills or travel with a trusted travel partner.