Travel Opportunities


Mustangs on the Go!

Here are upcoming travel opportunities. Make your reservations at the front desk, or call (440) 580-3275.

Jaws with Paws, Vineyards and Horsin’ Around-Thursday, May 26th     8:15am – 6:15pm
This Great Day Tours trip is full of intriguing stops
*Jaws with Paws Enforcing Laws – Ever wonder how a seemingly ordinary dog becomes a police dog?  We will visit this nationally known canine training center.  The tour includes demonstrations in techniques used to train hundreds of dogs and numerous handlers as well as an up close and personal   demonstration by one of Lynwood’s own trained dogs.
*Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed (or a local restaurant) – In this beautiful barn setting, you will enjoy a meal prepared by the staff of Zim’s. A local farmer typically brings goods for members to purchase.
*Oak Haven Horse Farm – This location in Fremont proudly breeks and raises quality  Belgian Horses.  Enjoy a tour of the barn and get to see many beautiful horses during the  visit.  The trainer will explain how they raise, train and show these beauties at fairs and festivals.
*Chateau Tebeau Winery – Visit this beautiful countryside winery and enjoy 5 wine samples while listening to the owners tell their personal stories of starting their business and serving customers.
Fees: Members $93   Non-Members/Residents $95  Non-Members/Non-Residents $99   
Summer in Ohio’s Amish Country-     Wednesday, June 1st     7:30am – 6:00pm
Kick off your Summer on this whirlwind tour  starting at The FARM at Walnut Creek.  This is an actual working farm and we’ll have a wagon ride through the farm with a chance to see their many exotic (and regular) animals. Our ride includes a bucket of “FEED” that draws the animals right to us.  We’ll have time after the ride to explore the farm and visit their gift shop hosting many unique farm-style items.  Next, we’ll experience a tantalizing lunch at the Der Dutchman of Walnut Creek. This is one of the   original Amish restaurants with a great reputation and no one leaves hungry. After lunch, we’ll have a Behind the scenes tour with a local step-on-guide who will share the  hidden areas of Amish country, learning about their culture and unique way of life, followed by shopping at an Amish farm market. Moderate walking. This is a JKL tour.
Fees: Members $95 Non-Member/Residents $97  Non-Member/Non-Residents $101      
Blooms & Butterflies in Columbus-      Tuesday, June 21st     7:00am-6:45pm
You’re sure to enjoy this Great Day Tours trip to Columbus -
*Franklin Park Conservatory – View elegant displays plus the vibrant colors of the stunning glass artwork by Dale Chihuly.  This permanent collection, created by the master who began  experimenting with glassblowing and eventually was awarded a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grant for his work.  He later    traveled to Venice to learn the detailed intricacies of blowing glass.  Getting ready for Springtime, the exhibits will include the Blooms & Butterflies Exhibition.  Their Pacific Island Water Garden will have hundreds of tropical butterflies in free flight.
*Lunch at Spaghetti Warehouse (choice of 4 entrees)
*Center of Science & Industry (COSI) Admissions – Explore Science in this dynamic hands-on  science center.  Learn about space, attend a live show, play with gadgets, ride a bike on a high-wire and explore everything else this three-level complex has to offer. Don’t miss the “Cuba!” exhibit which permits guests to explore Cuba’s dynamic culture from the colorful urban streets to its dazzling coral reefs. Another must see is the Progress exhibit where you walk a street of 1898, then turn the corner and walk the same street generations later, in 1962.
*Grandpa’s Cheese Barn – Shop and browse the widest selection of the delicious cheeses, meats, dips and chocolates.
Fees: Members $108 Non-Members/Residents  $110 Non-Members/Non-Residents $114              
Summer Surprise Mystery Trip-      Thursday, July 7th        7:30am-6:00pm
Let’s take a boat to Bermuda, Let’s take a plane to St. Paul. Let’s take a kayak to Quincy or Nyack, Let’s get away from it all! Based on the success of last year’s mystery trip, we have a brand NEW Mystery for you to experience. Here is your chance to enjoy a wonderful Summer day of surprises! With all our Mystery trips, we discover smaller, hidden destinations that offer amazing experiences for a day seeing places you would have never known about! And with all our Mystery trips, Lunch (and surprises) are included. Our previous mystery trips have sold out and we expect it will again. Moderate walking. (JKL Tours)
Fees:                                                   Registration Dates
Members $95                                                    5/3
Non-Member/Residents $97                       5/10
Non-Member/Non-Residents $101           5/17
Canteen, Carriage and Collections-        Wednesday, July 20th        7:15am-6:15pm
History will be the focus of this Great Day Tour
*Dennison Railroad Museum  ~ Recognized as a National Historic Landmark, this depot is the most significant remaining example in the nation of a railroad canteen still reflecting its WWII heritage.  During WWII, 1.3 million service members were served free meals by 4000 working volunteers at the Dennison Depot. These service men and  women traveled by troop train and stopped at the depot as they were off to fight in the war.  The  depot building contains an Orientation Theater, historical railroad exhibits and the Whistle Stop Railway Shop.  Continue your experience by waling through themed railroad cars attached to the depot building . . . each with their own museum displays.  Outside on the grounds, explore steam locomotives, a nickel plate caboose, freights cars and other passenger cars.
Lunch is included.
*Auman's  TV and Radio Museum ~ See TV’s that date back to the first one at the world's fair plus games, lunch boxes, etc. that went with the classic TV shows. There are also numerous classic radios. A special display of Dick Goddard's old meteorological equipment and Alan Freed's DJ booth are also on display.
*J.E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum ~ Step back into the elegance of the late 19th Century as you tour the former home of prominent Dover industrialist, Jeremiah E. Reeves.  This 17-room home, topped by a third-floor ballroom, has been carefully restored to its original splendor and features original furniture and antiques that were the property of the Reeves.  There are no ropes or barriers prohibiting your entrance into the rooms, giving you the feeling that the Reeves family has just stepped out of the home.  Adjacent to the home is the Carriage House Museum which contains an interesting collection of vehicles including a handsome horse-drawn carriage, the Reeves  family sleigh, a rare 1922 Rauch and Lang electric car and a doctor’s buggy.
Fees:                                                         Registration Dates
Members $91                                           5/11
Non-Members/Residents $93            5/18
Non-Members/Non-Residents $97      5/25