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 SINTO TRAVEL 2016 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 re-quires 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 Cal. (509) 327-2861 



 SPIKE'S PHILLYS AND MORE SPORTS BAR                                                             Friday, April 28, 2017         11:30 am - 2:00 pm                                                                          What a great family friendly sports bar.  Great food, friendly serve and of course great beer and cocktails.  Cost includes transportation & escort.  The meal is not included.           Driver:  Judy B                            Member $8  |  Non-Member $13

Tuesday, May 2, 2017      11:00 am – 2:30 pm                                                                       Rustlers is a great home-style breakfast and lunch venue.  They’re well known for the best biscuits and gravy but you can find BBQ and lots of lunch choices.  Cost includes transportation & escort.  The meal is not included.      $16 Members  |  $21 Non-Member     Driver: TBD

DINNER AT SARGENTS - HAYDEN, IDAHO                                                                                                                                          May 12, 2017                4:00 pm - 7:45 pm                                                                              Sargents has great food and a reasonable price.  Prime rib, pork chops, any kind of steak, salads, you name it.    Cost includes transportation & escort.  The meal is not included.  Driver:  TBD                        Member $16  |  Non-Member $21 

MAC MUSEUM & ELK FOR LUNCH                                                                               Tuesday, May 16, 2017       10:00 am - 2:00 pm                                                                              It's always fun to check out new exhibits at the MAC along with some of the old ones like the carriage house.  This is half off admission day.  Then we'll have a great Reuben sandwich at the Elk Public House or whatever sounds good to you.  Spring exhibits  have not yet been released, watch our monthly publications for updates.  Cost includes transportation, museum admission & escort.  The meal is not included.                          Driver:  TBD                                   Member $12  |  Non-Member $17

LADIES MYSTERY TRIP                                                                                                                                             Thursday, May 18, 2017        Noon - 3:15PM                                                                                Well, we can’t tell you exactly what you’ll be doing or it wouldn’t be called a "mystery trip!" But rest assured you’re going to have a good time. This trip is for ladies only, please dress in nice spring attire and perhaps bring a little bit of spending cash in case something catches your eye. Cost includes transportation, escort, and meal.             Driver: Nancy G.                             $30Member  |  $35 Non-member                   

Monday – Friday,      May 22nd – May 26th      Time TBD
Trip Highlights:
This trip will explore the back roads and beauties of the most scenic interior areas of Oregon.  Small towns, painted hills, rock gardens, lava fields, snow-capped mountains, the covered bridges of Cottage Grove, a night stay at the historic Crater Lake Lodge, ghost towns, Sage Center, and even a drive through a wild life safari.  This trip is thoughtfully planned to include many historical sights and beautiful landscapes.  Evening stays will be in Prineville, Crater lake, Cottage Grove, and Redmond.  Cost includes transportation, event admissions, hotel accommodations & escort.  The meals are not included.  Driver:  Jasone D.  Tour Leader: Wayne McMorris          Members $599 PPDO  |   $930 PPSO (non-member add $500)
*Membership is $20 a year

COEUR D'ALENE CASINO                                                                                                                                                   May 22, 2017                      9:00 am - 4:15 pm                                                                               Every other month we have a shuttle picking us up and taking us to the CDA Casino.  The casino rewards each gamer with $ in meal and gaming incentives for the day.  Pickup and return is from Sinto Center.  Cost includes transportation & escort & incentives.    Member $5  |  Non-Member $10

CRICKETS RESTAURANT & OYSTER BAR  & WINDOW SHOPPING ALONG SHERMAN AVENUE                                                                                                           Wednesday, May 31, 2017      4:00 pm - 8:00 pm                                                                        Crickets is a cool street front restaurant serving oysters, build-your-own pizza, steaks and sandwiches.  It's a great people watching spot right on main street of Coeur d'Alene.  Cost includes transportation & escort, meal not included.  Driver:  Roger D               Member $15  |  Non-Member $20

REARDAN MULE DAYS & RAIL MUSEUM                                                          Saturday, June 3, 2017     9:30 am - 2:30 pm                                                                                Join us for a visit to Reardan to take in their Mule Days parade and festivities. After nosing around the festival and having lunch with the vendors we’ll make our way to the Inland NW Rail Museum located just a couple miles from town. The museum just unveiled their first indoor exhibit building last year and also has lots of historic rolling stock to view. Cost includes transportation, escort and museum.         Meal NOT  included.   Driver:  TBA                $19Member  |  $24Non-member

NORTH IDAHO & CANADA - 2 DAYS AND 1 NIGHT                                      **MUST HAVE ENHANCED ID OR PASSPORT"
Tuesday - Wednesday June 6 & 7, 2017
Here's a unique and fun two day jaunt. Day 1 we travel up to the very top of Idaho. Half the group will stay at the locally owned motel (friends of Wayne) to play pinochle until midnight. The other half of the group will stay at the Kootenai Casino & Spa for "other games."   Day 2 will take you up into Canada. At Crawford Bay, BC. You'll have a ferry ride, ...you'll see points of interest around the Castlegar and Trail BC areas, then return home via Colville. We will stop at the Bottle House and other points of interest. There is plenty to see and do in this affordable two day trip. Cost includes transportation, escort, hotels, and ferry. The meals are not included. Driver: Jasone D
$145 PPDO | $254 PPSO (non-members add $50)

COEUR D'ALENE'S OLD MISSION PARK & SNAKE PIT                                                Friday, June 9, 2017 1:30 - 8:00 pm
Spend an afternoon at Coeur d'Alene's Old Mission State Park to see the oldest building in Idaho and explore the dynamic between historic Jesuit missionaries and tribal people. The visitor center has a great gift shop and an award-winning exhibition called "Sacred Encounter". After the park enjoy dinner at nearby Snake Pit for the prime rib special. Cost includes transportation, escort, park and museum. The meal is not included. Driver: Roger D
Member $34 | Non-Member $3

DINNER AT THE CRACKER BARREL IN COEUR D'ALENE IDAHO             Wed, June 14, 2017           3:00 - 6:30 pm
Most folks know that the Cracker Barrel isn't just great homestyle meals prepared from scratch, it's also a great collection of American artifacts & memorabilia. Cost includes transportation & escort. The meal is not included. Driver: Nancy G
$15 Member | $20 Non-Member

FORT SPOKANE & THE WEATHER STATION                                                            Tue, June 20, 2017          9:15 am - 5:00 pm
We start this day outing by exploring Ft Spokane. It was a gathering place for native tribes for thousands of years who came to fish the rapids of the Spokane River. In 1880 the US Army est. the Fort, which operated for 2 decades. Enjoy the historic grounds, visitor center and museum. Lunch will be at 2 Rivers Casino. Then we'll receive an informational tour from the scientists at the Weather Station just in time for the afternoon weather balloon launch. Cost includes transportation, escort & all tours. meal is not included. Driver: Nancy G
Member $26 | Non-Member $31

BEACH BBQ AT TEMPLIN'S - POST FALLS, IDAHO                                              Thur, June 29, 2017             4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Lion Templin's on the River has a wonderful BBQ on the beach during the summer months every Thursday. Come enjoy a huckleberry barbecue buffet and live music right on the river. Cost includes transportation & escort. The meal is not included. Driver: Nancy G $12 Member | $17 Non-Member

DINNER AT COUNTRY BOY CAFE - ATHOL, IDAHO                                            Wed, July 5, 2017                   4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athol, Idaho, population 692 !!   Enjoy some good country cuisine in this quaint community at the doorstep of the Silverwood Theme Park and Lake Pend Oreille. Cost includes transportation & escort. The meal is not included. Driver: Roger D $18 Member | $23 Non-Member

SAN JUAN ISLAND & WHALES                                                                                                                                         Monday - Friday     July 10th - 13th, 2017 
Trip Highlights: (*Moderate tour rating)
This is a relaxing trip to Friday Harbor on San Juan 4 Days & 3 Nights. You’ll travel to Anacortes on beautiful HWY 20 & stay at Swinomish Casino. Next day you ferry over, get a land tour of the island and stay at Friday Harbor Suites. There’s plenty of time to explore prior to the next day’s whale watching boat tour. Another night at Swinomish Casino and on the way home drive HWY 2 with a stop at Leavenworth and more as time permits. Cost includes transportation, escort, hotels, ferry, whale tour, island tour, 1 meal & $60 casino incentives; other meals NOT included. $620 PPDO / $916 PPSO (Nonmember + $50) Driver: Roger D/Escort: Judy B

GREENBLUFF SEASONAL TRIPS                                   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM         Thursday, July 20, 2017 - Cherry Harvest; stop at Heavenly Teas
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Peach Harvest
Friday, October 8, 2017 - Fall Harvest...
There is nothing like a day lumbering around the Greenbluff farms and orchards. Do you love it but don't like driving around all those congested curves? Let us chauffeur you around to all the best spots. Cost includes transportation & escort. Meals & produce are not included. Driver: Jasone D
$10 Member | $15 Non-Member

BUCK KNIVES & CABELAS-POST FALLS, ID      8:50 am - 3:30 pm                    Tuesday, July 25, 2017                 8:50 AM - 2:00 PM
Get the inside look at how and where the infamous Buck Knife is made right here in your community. This is a personalized tour of the plant to see everything from fabrication to warranty repairs. They have great historical displays and a gift shop. We will then stop at Cabelas for lunch with free time to look around that fun outdoor themed store with lots of taxidermy, live fish tanks & more!!! Cost includes transportation, escort & tour. Meal is not included. Driver: TBD
$12 Member } $17 Non-Member

DOWNRIVER DAYS CELEBRATION-IONE, WA                                                       Sunday, July 30, 2017                           9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Are you ready for a wild and crazy community festival? We'll arrive just in time for the "snowmobile water cross competition". Yes, they actually try to drive snowmobiles across the river. Plus vendors, food & music. Cost includes transportation, escort & craziness. Meals are not included. Driver: Jasone D
$34 Member | $39 Non-Member

CDA CASINO SHUTTLE TRIP                                                                                          July 31, 2017, 2017                      9:00 am - 4:15 pm                                                               Every other month we have a shuttle picking us up and taking us to the CDA Casino.  The casino rewards each gamer with $ in meal and gaming incentives for the day.  Pickup and return is from Sinto Center.  Cost includes transportation & escort & incentives.    Member $5  |  Non-Member $10

Friday & Saturday, August 4th & 5th
Trip Highlights:
For those who love wine and the industry, this will be a wonderful weekend.  For those that want to learn about wine and vineyards, this will be a great way to get started.  We’ll be staying at the best hotel in Walla Walla, the historic Marcus Whitman, which is just steps away from all the Main Street wine tasting venues.  We’ll get a walking tour through a working winery with time in their executive tasting room.  We’ll also visit the historic “Airport Wineries”, tasting rooms set up in old WWII mess halls, hangers, and firehouses.  Another unique feature is a stop at the Monteiller Fromagerie to have a goat cheese and wine tasting experience with the French cheese makers.  Taste all the wine you want in this trip because you have an assigned designated driver!!  Cost includes transportation, tour and admissions, hotel accommodations & escort.  Meals and extra wine tasting is not included.  Driver: Cal Coblentz  Escort: Teri Coblentz      $273 PPDO / $399 PPSO   (Non-Members pay an additional $50

POINTS NORTH TO 49 DEGREES - IONE, WA                                                               Friday, August 11, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Here's a fun day trip to northern Washington. You can start with breakfast at Sinto at 9 am (additional $6) we depart at 10 am. We'll enjoy that large Farmer's Market in Chewelah City Park and lots of scenic driving. We'll look at the new construction site of the 160 acre village at 49 Degrees North, the world's largest privately owned ski village. We'll also wander east to Pend Oreille County with a stop for ice cream. Cost includes transportation & escort. The meals are not included.
Driver: Jasone D. Tour Leader: Wayne McMorris
$32 Member | $37 Non-Member.

GENTLE RAFTING ON THE SPOKANE RIVER                                                             Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Time: TBD (afternoon)
Jump in to this outing with Wiley E. Waters Outfitters. This is a peaceful 2 hour float with gentle rapids on the upper Spokane River. Hosted by experienced certified guides. Those who sign up will receive special instructions prior to the trip. Cost includes transportation & rafting tour. Meals are not included Driver: Roger D.
$54 Member | $59 Non-Member

DINNER AT DOCKSIDE - COEUR D'ALENE IDAHO                                                Monday, August 28, 2017 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Who doesn't love dinner at the exquisite Coeur d'Alene Resort's Dockside Restaurant in the summer. Cost includes transportation & rafting tour. Meals are not included. Driver: Roger D.
$15 Member | $20 Non-Member

OREGON COAST BREEZE - 5 DAYS & 4 NIGHTS                                                  Monday, September 11 to Friday, September 15, 2017                                                                Depart at 8:00 am and return at 7:00 pm  Enjoy life along the beach with the surf, sights & smells of the ocean.  The trip starts by driving across the state to Ocean Shores.  We stay right on the beach.  Next we drive south along the coast to Lincoln city, Oregon with a stop for sightseeing in Astoria.  We spend two nights right on the beach in Lincoln City.  The 4th day we'll depart the beach in the afternoon and drive to Hood River.  Our last day will take us back to Spokane with a stop in Yakima for wine tasting.  This is a relaxing trip with just enough excitement.  Cost includes transportation, some admissions, 3 breakfasts, hotel and escort.  Meals and extra winetasting is not included.  $599 PPDO  |  $930 PPSO  (Non-Members add $50)

Sunday, September 24, 2017 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
We have a wonderful cruise scheduled from Hope, Idaho up the Clark Fork Delta. Serenity, wildlife, awe inspiring cliffs. Learn about the amazing geologic history of how the lake was created and history of the area. Two hours on the lake and one hour in the Delta. Cost includes transportation, escort & lunch on board the boat. Driver: Nancy G
$82 Member | $87 Non-Member

CDA CASINO SHUTTLE TRIP                                                                                          September 25, 2017, 2017                      9:00 am - 4:15 pm                                                   Every other month we have a shuttle picking us up and taking us to the CDA Casino.  The casino rewards each gamer with $ in meal and gaming incentives for the day.  Pickup and return is from Sinto Center.  Cost includes transportation & escort & incentives.    Member $5  |  Non-Member $10

 NATIONAL PARKS AND CANYON COUNTRY                                                                                                                            Another fantastic trip !!!
13 days from Rapid City to Las Vegas
September 30 - October 12, 2017
Per person-double occupancy $1899...
Going to Keystone, Crazy Horse, Mount Rushmore, Deadwood, Cody, Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, Salt Lake City, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Painted Desert, Grand Canyon National Park, Los Vegas   Brochure  is available now at Sinto Senior Activity Center or call to have one mailed if you can't make it in.

CDA CASINO SHUTTLE TRIP                                                                                          November 27, 2017, 2017                      9:00 am - 4:15 pm                                    Every other month we have a shuttle picking us up and taking us to the CDA Casino.  The casino rewards each gamer with $ in meal and gaming incentives for the day.  Pickup and return is from Sinto Center.  Cost includes transportation & escort & incentives.    Member $5  |  Non-Member $10

 LEAVENWORTH CHRISTMAS               2 days & 1 night                                                Monday & Tuesday Dec 4 - 5th, 2017                 *Easy                                                                   It’s a beautiful Leavenworth Christmas! This is an over-night stay at the terrific Bavarian Lodge. Take in the sights and sounds of Christmas with all the lights and none of the weekend crowd. We’ll also have a private horse drawn sleigh ride through the countryside. Plenty of time for shopping and enjoying. Cost includes transportation, escort, hotel, sleigh ride. Meals NOT included.     Driver: Dick D.                                        $223 PPDO  |   $330 PPSO (Nonmember add $50)

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.