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Depart: Apr 2, 2020
Return : Apr 8, 2020
Book By : Jan 20, 2020

311.20We are taking our WWE fans south to WrestleMania 36 in Tampa! WWE fans will fill the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Baythe event will be streamed live around the world on WWE Network! WrestleMania is more than just a one-day event; it is a week-long celebration! In addition to WrestleMania, other events include WrestleMania Axxess, WWE's interactive fan festival at the Tampa Convention Center along with spectacular live events taking place at Amalie Arena! Some of the events the group may attend are the 2020 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Friday Night SmackDown, and Monday Night Raw. Space will be limited. Flight/Hotel **NOTE: This trip may not work for someone who has a fear of heights! Low-level seats may not be attainable. The events on this trip go later into the evenings!

 Considerable Walking

Trip #311-20          April 2-8          7 days

$3,400
Depart: Apr 3, 2020
Return : Apr 7, 2020
Book By : Jan 23, 2020

312.20

Enjoy the beauty of our nation's capital awash in their famous pink cherry blossoms! You will see and smell spring during your cruise down the Potomac River where you will get spectacular views of the cherry blossoms along with a historic tour of our capital. While on your trolley tour of the town, you will want to get off and spend time exploring the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam and World War II Memorials, the Washington Monument, and the Capitol Building. Tour the popular Air & Space Museum at the Smithsonian. Flight/Hotel

 Heavy Walking

 Public Transportation

Trip #312-20          April 3-7          5 days

$2,850
Depart: Apr 16, 2020
Return : Apr 20, 2020
Book By : Feb 17, 2020

313.20

Join us in the beautiful Smokey Mountains for a visit to Dollywood home of country music shows, crafts, thrill rides, and, of course, Dolly Parton! Dollywood will be celebrating their Festival of Nations—this special event displays the most captivating entertainment from around the world through the celebration of music, dance, food, and art. The music doesn't stop herecheer on the "Yankees" or the "Rebs" at the Dixie Stampede Musical Extravaganza. We'll also visit the picturesque mountain village of Gatlinburg for a taste of early pioneer life. Flight/Hotel

 Heavy Walking

Trip #313-20          April 16-20          5 days

$2,500
Depart: Apr 20, 2020
Return : Apr 24, 2020
Book By : Feb 24, 2020

314.20

This adventure takes you to Orlando where you will spend a day at Discovery Cove and swim with the dolphins! This experience also includes time at their Grand Reef where you can snorkel with thousands of tropical fish and sting rays, have a playful encounter with an otter at their Freshwater Oasis, hand feed an exotic bird in their aviary, or grab a tube and float along the scenic Wind-Away River. As if that wasn't enough, you will also spend a day or two at SeaWorld learning about other marine life and time at their Aquatic Waterpark! *Space is limited on this trip. Flight/Vacation Home

 Considerable Walking

Trip #314-20          April 20-24          5 days

$2,400
Depart: Apr 27, 2020
Return : May 1, 2020
Book By : Feb 28, 2020

315.20

This vacation is all theme parks! Spend the week in a timeless world of fantasy and adventure at Disneyland, home to classics like "It's a Small World" and Mickey and Minnie Mouse! Hop over to California Adventure and find fun around every corner! Explore 7 exciting lands that bring to life Disney and Pixar stories and characters through amazing attractions, entertainment, and dining! The two most recent additionsBuena Vista Street and the awe-inspiring Cars Landjoin the themed lands of Grizzly Peak, Paradise Pier, Pacific Wharf, "A Bug's Land," and Hollywood Land. This is a busy week with LOTS of walking! Flight/Hotel

 Heavy Walking

 Public Transportation

Trip #315-20          April 27-May 1          5 days

$2,650
Depart: Apr 30, 2020
Return : May 4, 2020
Book By : Feb 19, 2020

316.20Take a cruiseDisney style. Take a trip on the high seas and enjoy a Disney Cruise! Your first night will be spent in Orlando, so you can get to the cruise ship on the departure date well-rested and ready for fun! You'll get to soak up the sunshine in the beautiful Caribbean, visiting Nassau, Bahamas and Disney's private islandCastaway Cay. While cruising the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean, enjoy the wonderful and delicious food onboard that makes a Disney Cruise one of the best! Flight/Hotel/Cruise SPACE IS LIMITED!

 Moderate Walking

 Passport or Passport Card Required

Trip #316-20          April 30-May 4          5 days

$3,500
Depart: May 8, 2020
Return : May 11, 2020
Book By : Mar 23, 2020

317G.20

Come cheer your Minnesota Twins on to VICTORY! You will see two games and take a tour of Target Field. While on vacation, you will check out other local attractions in the Twin Cities and have a meal at a local sports bar. Let's Go Twins!! Van/Cabin *This is a Gift of Adventure trip! Fill out this form, and you may be elligible for the Gift of Adventure price of $600. **NOTE: This trip may not work for someone who has a fear of heights! Low-level seats may not be attainable.

 Moderate Walking

Trip #317G-20          May 8-11          4 days

$950
Depart: May 14, 2020
Return : May 20, 2020
Book By : Mar 6, 2020

318.20

This vacation is dedicated to the true Disney fanatic! The group will visit Magic Kingdom and then choose between Animal Kingdom, Epcot, or Disney's Hollywood Studios. You will also have the opportunity to attend a Disney dining event which will give you the chance to enjoy an excellent meal while also getting to meet and get autographs from some of your favorite Disney characters! Flight/Vacation Home

 Heavy Walking

Trip #318-20          May 14-20          7 days

$2,850
Depart: May 28, 2020
Return : Jun 1, 2020
Book By : Mar 27, 2020

319.20Let's get away to meet the Elvis acts at the Annual Elvis Festival in beautiful Lake George, New York. Some of the best "King of Rock and Roll" impersonators will have you up dancing and singing with many competitions, a parade, memorabilia, and shows. This vacation will get you ALL SHOOK UP! You will also take some time to tour this beautiful region. Flight/Hotel

 Considerable Walking

Trip #319-20          May 28-June 1          5 days

$2,800
Depart: May 29, 2020
Return : Jun 1, 2020
Book By : Apr 17, 2020

320.20The Twin Cities is home to one of the largest malls in America! This weekend you will spend time enjoying all that the mall has to offer! Experience fantastic entertainment, good food, and thrilling rides at Nickelodeon! Get up close to thousands of sea creatures at Sea Life Aquarium and, of course, you will take time to shop at the multitude of stores at the Mall of America! Van/Cabin

 Considerable Walking

Trip #320G-20          May 29-June 1          4 days

$950

Price : $2,300
Depart: Jun 3, 2020
Return : Jun 9, 2020
Book By : Apr 20, 2020

321.20Come experience the best of all the amazing talent packed into this town! Rock to some country music, tap your toes to the music of the 60s and 70s, and watch an amazing theatrical productionBranson has something for everyone! Take a paddlewheel ride on the Branson Belle where you will enjoy a river cruise while having a delicious meal and enjoying a terrific show. See The Haygoods and other popular Branson shows! Van/Vacation Home or Hotel

 Moderate Walking

Trip #321-20          June 3-9          7 days

$2,300
Depart: Jun 12, 2020
Return : Jun 14, 2020
Book By : Apr 20, 2020

322.20Come enjoy a weekend of inspirational and uplifting music and fun! Spend the weekend at this outdoor event listening to local and national artists. The artists have not been revealed yet, but last year's lineup was amazing! The group got to hear Crowder, Plumb, Newsboys, and Matthew West to name a few! Your group will spread out a blanket or set up some lawn chairs while enjoying this music-filled weekend! Van/Hotel

Moderate Walking

Trip #322-20          June 12-14          3 days

$999
Depart: Jun 15, 2020
Return : Jun 19, 2020
Book By : Apr 30, 2020

323.20Twins fans won't want to miss this opportunity for some serious baseball action at Target Field! Pack your glove and hat and be ready to attend three games during your week of baseball mania! The Twins "Pre-Game Experience" tour of Target Field will take you behind the scenes before the game. You will also spend time enjoying a meal at a local sports bar! Van/Hotel **NOTE: This trip may not work for someone who has a fear of heights! Low-level seats may not be attainable.

 Moderate Walking

Trip #323-20          June 15-19          5 days

$1,600
Depart: Jun 18, 2020
Return : Jun 23, 2020
Book By : Apr 30, 2020

324.20When you drive into Medora you feel like you have stepped back in time and returned to the Old West! Your days will be spent enjoying buggy rides, attending a salute to Theodore Roosevelt where Teddy himself will take you back in time, and taking a scenic drive through Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Hopefully you will see wild horses, buffalo, and lots of prairie dogs! You will tap your toes while eating a delicious meal during the Medora Gospel brunch. After brunch, you will be treated to an amazing Gospel show with a full band, four gospel singers, and the amazing voice of host, "Queen of the West," Emily Walter. The highlight of the trip will be the night you attend the yummy Pitchfork Steak Fondue and outdoor Medora Musical. The show is really something special; it is truly the greatest show in the West! There will also be time to explore their quaint shops! An option for those who are interested includes a western horseback trail ride. *220 lb. weight limit for horseback riding. Van/Hotel

 Moderate Walking

Trip #324-20          June 18-23          6 days

$2,000

Price : $1,700
Depart: Jun 22, 2020
Return : Jun 26, 2020
Book By : May 4, 2020

325.20This trip is the perfect way to begin summer fun! Ride the Ducks, visit the Lost Canyon, play mini golf, and splash and swim at your resort's water park or relax in one of their hot tubs. Experience thrills while you watch the famous Tommy Bartlett Sky, Ski, and Stage Show and spend a day visiting Circus World! You will also enjoy the magic of Rick Wilcox. Van/Resort

 Considerable Walking

Trip #325-20          June 22-26          5 days

$1,700
Depart: Jun 24, 2020
Return : Jul 1, 2020
Book By : Apr 13, 2020

326.20Aloha Hawaii Lovers! The Big Island is not only the youngest of all the Hawaiian Islands, it's the biggest! There is so much to see and do on the Big Island. The geography spans from beautiful beaches to the mystery and awe of volcanoes! The group will visit the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park along with the unique Punaluu Black Sand beach. You will also take part in a traditional Hawaiian luau where you will enjoy traditional Hawaiian foods and a colorful Polynesian dance show will top off this tropical vacation! There will also be time to spend enjoying the pool and relaxing on the beach! Flight/Hotel

 Considerable Walking

NO Passport Needed!

Trip #326-20           June 24-July 1          8 days

$3,995

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True Friends Programs and Services: COVID-19 Update

True Friends has been receiving a variety of questions regarding the impact COVID-19 (Coronavirus) may have on our programs and services.

Following the MN state mandate, all True Friends locations are closed and services have been suspended until the “Stay At Home” order comes to a tentative close on April 10, 2020.

Unless noted below, all programs and services will be suspended through April 10, 2020. True Friends may tentatively resume onsite operations on Monday, April 13:

  • • The retreat program, Conference and Retreat, has suspended all services until May 17.
  • • The team building program, Team Quest, has suspended all services until May 17.
  • • The travel program, Ventures Travel, has suspended trips until April 30.
  • • Volunteer services is suspending volunteer opportunities until June 1.

True Friends will continue to follow the directions and protocols set by the CDC and WHO, as well as state and local agencies. If you have program specific questions or needs, please reach out to our staff who are working remotely to prepare for when program and services are back up and running again.

If you have any general questions or concerns please call 952.852.0101, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ,or reach out to us via email at info@truefriends.org.

Thank you. We look forward to seeing you soon!

John LeBlanc, President and CEO