Travel Program

Welcome to the MARSP Travel Program

We are excited to announce the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel Travel Program! This new benefit is available to anyone with an active MARSP membership. (Not a member yet? That’s ok — Join today!) The MARSP Travel Program is an opportunity for retired public school employees to enjoy the benefits of retirement while staying connected with friends who also served in public education and share similar interests.

Our destinations for 2023 will be announced soon!
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We are working with our travel partner, Collette, to plan our 2023 adventures throughout the state, across the nation, and around the world.  As we solidify details — including timing, locations, and pricing — we will update those interested in the program. Fill out the form below to stay up to date:

2022 Destinations

Lighthouse off coast of Maine

Roaming Coastal Maine

August 19 — August 25, 2022 • 7 Days

This is Maine, where rocky shores, infinite nature, and endless lobster forge a coastal New England classic. Dig in to local delicacies with an oyster shucking demonstration and tasting. Immerse yourself in dramatic nature at Acadia National Park. See how lobster traps are retrieved from the ocean. Admire the picturesque Portland Head Light, Maine’s oldest lighthouse. Take part in a vintage wine tasting at a local winery. Enjoy free time in the vibrant city of Portland. Towering mountains, delectable cuisine, and bustling harbors await you in this maritime treasure.

Highlights include Portland, Oyster Farm, Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Choice on Tour, Lobster Trap Pull Demonstration, Wine Tasting, Camden, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and Boothbay Harbor.

 
 

Looking for a roommate before booking your trip? Click here and we’ll try to match you up with another member.

Questions about this trip? Call our travel partner Collette at 1-800-581-8942 use reference booking number 1089999.

  
Grand Canyon

National Parks of America

September 22 — October 03, 2022 • 12 Days

Experience the grandeur of the American West as you explore five fantastic national parks on this exciting journey. In Arizona, contemplate the vast beauty of the Grand Canyon, and in Yellowstone, relish iconic sights like Old Faithful and Yellowstone Lake. Enjoy a breakfast cruise on Lake Powell. Marvel at the magnitude and color of Zion’s cliffs and the hoodoos and spires at Bryce Canyon. Enjoy 2-night stays in Springdale, Utah (Zion) and Jackson Hole. Drive through the incredible Bighorn Mountains and the great Sioux Nations Territory before seeing Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monument. Meet a local Lakota Native American at dinner and learn about their fascinating way of life, past and present. Gain new appreciation of the great outdoors on this journey that takes you from the Grand Canyon to Mount Rushmore National Memorial and everywhere in between.

Highlights include Scottsdale, Lake Powell, Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Choice on Tour, Zion, Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole, Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks, Old Faithful, Sheridan, Bighorn Mountains, Crazy Horse Memorial, and Mount Rushmore

 
 
 

Looking for a roommate before booking your trip? Click here and we’ll try to match you up with another member.

Questions about this trip? Call our travel partner Collette at 1-800-581-8942 use reference booking number 1089997. 

Cliffs Of Moher, County Clare, Ireland. Panoramic

Shades of Ireland

October 04 — October 13, 2022 • 10 Days

From history-filled Dublin to the rolling green hills and dramatic coast, experience Ireland’s charms on a journey through the Emerald Isle. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. See sheepdogs in action on a working farm. Stand in awe at the top of the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. A vibrant blend of captivating culture and stunning nature, this is the Ireland you’ve always imagined.

Highlights include Dublin, Irish Evening, Choices on Tour, Kilkenny, Waterford, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Jaunting Car Ride, Ring of Kerry, Farm Visit, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, and a Castle Stay.

 
 

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Looking for a roommate before booking your trip? Click here and we’ll try to match you up with another member.

Questions about this trip? Call our travel partner Collette at 1-800-581-8942 use reference booking number 1090005.

 
 
Kicking off our program!