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 SINTO TRAVEL 2018 SCHEDULE  CALL 509-327-2861

  CDL Drivers Needed     Great Incentives! We’re fortunate to have some terrific volunteers who drive our vans for Sinto’s tour program, but right now we could really use more CDL drivers. Our 24 passenger tour van requires a commercial drivers license (CDL). All tour expenses are free for our driver, plus your spouse pays only minimum expenses. Drivers who have a CDL can have their renewals paid by Sinto for as long as they drive for us. We look forward to talking to you about this opportunity. Call us and ask for Beth   (509) 327-2861 




Tuesday January 23, 2018 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hearty sandwiches, house-made soups, a salad bar and dozens of tempting breakfast and lunch options featuring locally sourced ingredients – quick-served in a fun, kid-friendly dynamic atmosphere. Clark's Fork is what today's active folks are looking for – fresher, healthier, and locally owned by folks dedicated to guiding you to a better dining experience.
Members   $8  |  Non-Members $13

THE BEST OF EASTERN CANADA                       Featuring Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, Niagara Falls & Toronto                                                                 October 16th - 23, 2018                                                              YOU ARE INVITED TO A SPECIAL TRAVEL PRESENTATION WITH JOHN SHAW FROM COLLETTE!!  Wednesday, February 7, 2018  at 10:00 am at Sinto Senior Activity Center.  Please RSVP at  (509) 327-2861

March 16-24, 2019
9 Days /  13 Meals
· Enjoy the breathtaking scenery surrounding Arenal Volcano.
· Spot indigenous wildlife while on a Cano Negro riverboat cruise.                                                                                            ·  Learn about Costa Rica's vegetation on a guided walk in the cloud forest. 
Brochures at Sinto!  Book now and save $100 per person!
Double $2999 Single $3649 Triple $2969

June 11-18, 2018
8 Days /  11 Meals
Highlights: Providence, Newport, Boston, Cranberry Bog, Plymouth Plantation, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Lobster Dinner, Provincetown, Whale Watch or Dune Tour, Hyannis, Nantucket and more!
Double $2,939 Single $3,439  Triple $2,909 
The sign up deadline has passed but we can check on availability for this tour!

Friday, January 25, 2018       12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
All Meats are Slow Smoked in House
All BBQ Sauces Made from Scratch
All Sides Made in House Fresh Daily ...
All Desserts Baked from Scratch
Members $8 | Non-Member $13

Tuesday, January 30, 2018       8:30 am - 10:30
The Chalet Restaurant is located on Grand in Spokane serving American food. The Gaiser Conservatory was named for longtime Park Board member Dr. David Gaiser. The Conservatory is open to the public, free of charge, throughout the year. The greenhouses contain tropical, sub-tropical, and temperate plant specimens from around the world. The displays are changed seasonally....Each December, Parks Greenhouse staff decorate the Gaiser Conservatory with a beautiful display of over 30,000 holiday lights that are free and open to the public to view.                 Members $8  |    Non-Members $13

Friday, February 2, 2018        5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This restaurant is a locally owned and operated steak and seafood house, reimagined in 2015. they strive to bring you the best locally sourced, all natural, grass fed beef, and freshest seafood. Whenever possible they use fruits and vegetables as seasons permit. Proud of their customer service and quality fare. Enjoy a cozy, yet casual atmosphere and upscale cuisine at a reasonable price.           Members $8 | Non-Members $18

Tuesday,  February 6, 2018       1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
De Leon Foods offers an array of fresh entrees wrapped in fresh tortillas, made in-house. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are on the menu, which will also include some of De Leon’s most popular tacos, burritos and guisados, or stew meats. On weekends, the family-friendly eatery will serve menudo and pozo.
Members $8.00   |  Non-Members $13.00

Friday, February 16, 2018       12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barlow's was established in 2009 as a family owned independent restaurant and has grown in popularity to the point where the restaurant expanded in 2013 to a new and much larger location.
Liberty Lake Wine Cellars is a boutique winery offering big bold reds. winery includes a larger tasting room, production space, and barrel storage. All wine production takes place on-site from crush, to fermentation, to barrel aging, to bottling and storage
Members $8.00  | Non-Members $13.00

Thursday, February 22,  2018          1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 Come with Sinto for a slightly later lunch at Ambrosia Bistro near historic Millwood. The cuisine is described as inventive and they offer cocktails and Northwest wines. Cost includes transportation and escort. Meal NOT included.
$8 Member  | $13 Nonmember

Friday, March 9, 2018 4:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Crab Feed time is here again and has been a fun outing for our members year after year. We hope you all can join us. Only 12 seats available so call in and make your reservation !!!
Members $11   |     Non-Member $16

Wednesday, March 14, 2018       10:00 am - 2:00 pm
This is a great little Bakery in Cheney. The owners, Brenda and Kevin, strive to make tasty food from scratch. Including fresh breads, biscuits, treats, soups and sandwiches. It was a huge hit when we attended last year...and we sold out the van seats early. So be sure to call in and reserve your seat !!!!
Members $8   |  Non-Members $13

Wednesday, March 28, 2018       3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
For decades now the citizens in this part of the great northwest have been patronizing and singing the praises of the "great old steakhouse" just east of Coeur D'Alene. Sinto takes a van to this great restaurant every year.
Members $20  |  Non-Member $25

Friday, March 30, 2018       11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Established in February of 1982 the Harvester Restaurant has always been known for a relaxed dining experience, with warm gracious service where every guest is made to feel welcome and at home. Don't be surprised the next time you come in for a meal if Millisa remembers your name. With her in charge you can expect great food and fast friendly service.                Members $20   |  Non-Member $25

Sun, April 8, 2018   11:30 AM—3:00 PM    Includes lunch!
An annual pilgrimage that must be made to Sprague. St. John’s Lutheran Church hosts this fundraising event. Menu is smoked sausage, mashed potatoes, green beans, sauerkraut, homemade applesauce and dessert. Cost includes transportation & escort, AND meal.
$30 Member |  $35 Non-member
Driver: TBD

Cataldo, ID                             
Friday, April 20, 2018                 9:30 AM—2:00 PM
A beautiful drive to Cataldo, Idaho for brunch at a highly recommended small restaurant followed by a stop at Old Mission State Park to visit the oldest building in Idaho. Cost includes transportation and escort. Meal NOT included.
$25 Member  |   $30 Nonmember       Driver: TBD

Tuesday, April 24, 2018       9:00 AM – 5:00 PM                           A nice long road trip celebrating the beauty of eastern Washington.  We will set out in the morning and travel to Dayton, WA for lunch and a little site seeing. From there we will cross the Snake river and stop at Lyons Ferry park to see the original ferry that serviced the area until 1968. After that it’s a climb up to the Palouse Falls State Park to see one of the state’s most stunning waterfalls. To continue home we’ll head up the highway to Ritzville then back to Spokane.
$50 Member |  $55 Non-member      Driver: TBD 

SANDPOINT HISTORICAL MUSEUM & TRINITY LUNCH                                                                                               Thursday, May 3, 2018        9:00 am - 4:00 pm                             Let's enjoy a beautiful trip to north Idaho and dine on Pend Oreille Lake.  First a stop at the museum, then lunch at the Beachside Restaurant and before we leave town we'll stop at the  Blue Cheese Factory Shop for a little shopping!!!  Cost includes transportation & museum fee.                                  Members $37  |  Non-Members $42

WALLA WALL WINE TOUR   2 nites and 3 days     PART 2                                                                                Thursday to Saturday,  May 10-12, 8:30 am return 6:30 pm      This time we will spend an extra night and include three different wineries plus revisit a favorite from last year.  We will also see some historical sites, stop at a consignment store, and incljde time for sightseeing downtown on your own.  Cost includes transportation, driver, excort, hotel, one picnic lunch, wine tasting and park fees.  Breakfast is included at the hotel.  Other meals are not included.  Driver : Roger Escort: his wife  Cost:  $429 Double and $616 Single

DINNER AT SARGENTS RESTAURANT & LOUNGE        Tuesday, May 22, 2018      3:45 am - 7:15 pm                                 Classics such as steak, prime rib, or pasta awaits hungry diners!  All dinners include  your choice of soup du jour;  salad bar; baked potato; stuffed-twice baked potato or rice pilaf and garlic toast.                                                                                          Members $20 |  Non-Members $25

MOSCOW & PULLMAN DAY TRIP                                          Thursday, May 31, 2018         9:30 am - 5:00 pm                            This trip heads south to the loose Palouse.  The Appaloosa Horse Museum, lunch at Gambino's which is a Moscow favorite for years and a trip to the "McConnell House" will end the time in Idaho before crossing over to Pullman to end the day with ice cream and a chance to bring home Cougar Gold!  Cost is for transportation and driver.                                                                Members $35  |  Non-Members $40

FALLS PARK SCENIC STOP & GW HUNTERS DINNER  IN POST FALLS                                                      Tuesday, June 5, 2018     3:45 pm - 7:00 pm                               Stopping at beautiful Falls Park to view the waterfall will be first up, just to get your appetite going for wild game or good old comfort food at GW Hunters.  Frog legs, anybody?  Cost is transportation and driver.                                                           Members $12  |  Non-Members $17                                                                                                 

ISLANDS OF NEW ENGLAND  7 days & 6 nights    Monday, June 11, 2018 - Monday, June 18, 2018                     Time will be determined once we receive airline tickets
Discover the natural beauty that lies along the shores of New England.  Come to know its coastal charm, friendly people and fresh-from-the-sea cuisine.  The tour opens in Providence, the capital of Rhode Island; then on to Newport. Boston Massachusetts, Plymouth, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Hyannis.  Tour will include the prestigious Brown University.  See extraordinary 1th-century summer cottages.  Brochure is available at Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W Sinto Ave., Spokane Wa.   (509) 327-2861   We are travelling with Collette Travel. 

June 13-15, 2018 (Wednesday - Friday)
Departs 8:00 AM   Estimated return 5:00 PM
2 nights, 3 days                 *DIFFICULT
Mountains, museums, wildlife and headwaters will fill this trip. The first day will be spent driving and stopping whenever the whim strikes as we go to beautiful Kimberley, BC.  The first night stay is at a historic hotel/casino in a gorgeous rural setting.  A trip to the living museum of Fort Steele is planned for day 2  and after lunch the tour will continue to Fernie, BC for the second night’s stay.
Jasone will drive and Wayne will be tour guide!
 Cost is $290 double/ $418 single 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tony’s is owned by the D’Alessandro family, Paul, Bonnie, and daughter Cheyenne. Paul’s grandparents emigrated from Tuscany in 1909, and passed on their love of cooking to future generations. Cheyenne studied in Florence, and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Paul owned a very successful restaurant, Americo’s Trattoria Italiano, in Sacramento, California from 1976-1986. Architect and old friend Rann Height, saw the potential in Tony’s, and convinced Paul to relocate to Coeur d’Alene. With Rann’s vision, Tony’s on the Lake has been completely remodeled. It is a jewel in of the community.     Members $8  | Non-Members $13

OVER THE MOON DRIVING TOUR - AVERY, IDAHO   Thursday, June 21, 2018    8:30 am - 5:30 pm                            Bring your camera and take in the beautiful scenery of wild North Idaho.  This "bumpy" driving tour will make a loop from Sinto to St Maries, then up the river to Avery where we'll have lunch.  From there the tour will travel over Moon Pass through multiple tunnels and view the Ghost Cedars.  In Wallace the group will stop for some free time then return to Sinto.  Cost includes transportation and lunch (either a picnic or a sandwich at the Fly Fishing Shop in Avery if it can be arranged.                   Members $39  |  Non-Members $44

 4 nights, 5 days *DIFFICULT
June 25-29, 2018 (Monday - Friday)
Departs 8:30 AM    -  Estimated Return 5:00 PM
Monday will be a long drive to the west side of the state for a night in a lodge outside the entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park. Tuesday morning will find the tour entering and driving through the south side of the park with stops at visitor centers and lunch. The second night will be in Kelso, WA at the gate way to Mt. St. Helen’s so that Wednesday can spent exploring that wonder!  After a fill of the volcanic beauty, the tour will continue south to a beautiful garden resort near Silver Creek Falls State Park. A visit to the falls will start day 3 then it’s on to lunch at Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood. It’s not a heavy travel day so there will be plenty of time to stop at scenic overlooks and small towns.   The fourth night will be in Hood River--always a beautiful location and chance to take in some local beer or wines if you are so moved!  Friday will lead the tour back to Sinto through the Tri-Cities and a stop at the Country Mercantile to fill up on some good food and treats!  Cost includes transportation, escort,  and park entry (bring your annual national park pass if you have one!).  Meals not included. (Some hotels MAY include breakfast but it’s not guaranteed).
Cost is $735 double/$1130 single
Dick Dawe will drive and Patrice McLean will be your escorT

Book mark this page and check back often as we add trips each month. Call Sinto for further information.  509-327-2861.  Remember only $50 holds your place on our overnight trips under $349 and $100 for trips over $350, and needs to be paid for 30 days before departure. Unless otherwise noted. Membership $20.  Members received reduced rates.