Trips & Tours

Explore… Dream… Discover!

Montgomery County trips and tours are a fun way to stay active, make new acquaintances, and delight in new discoveries just a day-trip from home. Perfect for solo travelers, couples and friends alike. On MCR excursions, you’ll travel in safety and comfort, enjoy fulfilling experiences that are both entertaining as well as educational, and still be home in time to sleep in your own bed.

Fountain and Garden

Discover New and Exciting Destinations!

Take a day to explore the Dupont estate and gardens, tour the Chesapeake Bay on a sloop-rigged skipjack; cheer on the Nationals or Orioles baseball team; discover the unspoiled fishing village of Tangier Island; marvel at historic battlefields; enjoy Kennedy Center Performances, and view the splendor of the White House at Christmas. Day Trippers and SOAR does it all.

Baseball Park

Whatever your age, We have a Day Trip for you!

Day Trippers offers trips for all ages with a variety of destinations – a “Daycation” planned with your interests in mind! Join us for cultural crafts and authentic food, guided tours, spectacular theater shows and breathtaking gardens each season. Leave the driving to us! All ages can enjoy awesome opportunities together. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

River Boat

Live Life to the Fullest… SOAR… into Life!

Recreation and leisure activities offer opportunities for meeting others, engaging in social interactions and to develop friendships. It is often these relationships that make recreation programs most meaningful. It is our goal to help all participants have a successful leisure experience. The Therapeutic Recreation team works with our customers to match their need with Recreation Department programs.



Mary F.

“I enjoy SOAR adventures for their unique opportunities on the water (I especially love the sailing trips) and the guided tours thru Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland. Historical cities and their guided tours of history have been exciting to see, and the unique opportunities for authentic food is mouthwatering!”

Mary Ann H.

“Each new SOAR/Day Trippers brochure is met with anticipation and excitement! No matter what your interest, there’s something for everyone: history (Civil War, historic cities); boating around the Chesapeake Bay; cultural (plays, music); beautiful botanical gardens (Chanticleer); or simply enjoying the many unique crafts made by the many talented juried artists.”

Pauline L.

“Without a doubt, these Day Trippers adventures are exciting and entertaining. I love being spontaneous and escaping for a day; challenging myself to have fun and memorable experiences in my life. The staff is skilled and passionate about my comfort and safety. It was just so relaxing to sit back and not have to worry about anything. The food has been delicious!”