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A wide variety of trips, tours and adventures coordinated by Recreation Without Borders (RWB) await you! 
 
We offer trips directly through our own website, emails and announcements as well as through Marysville Parks and Recreation (MPR),  Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation (MVPR), Bothell Parks and Recreation (BoPR) and San Juan Island Park and Recreation District (SJI). We also coordinate trips for the Skagit County Senior Centers (SCSC) and the Whatcom County Council on Aging (WCCOA). In 2014, throughout the month of April we will be offering a wide variety of Tulip trips in conjunction with the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.
 
Typically, new trips are posted every three to four months in conjunction with each departments quarterly Recreation and Activity Guides. However RWB trips and tours will be updated on a more frequent basis.
 
We also contract trips through many private organizations and individuals. We love offering private trips and helping you plan a special outing for friends, family or co-workers. Ideas include: wine tours, Canadian adventures, birthday parties for youth, teens or adults, hiking or snowshoe excursions, theater productions, bachelorette parties, sporting events including private suite rentals, etc. The possibilities are endless!
 
To see a complete listing of current trips offered through each department or RWB, please click on a sub-category located to the left. Registrations are handled through the respective parks and recreation offices, the Anacortes Senior Center or RWB directly.
 
You may also view all trips and dates on our events calendar.
 
Please pay close attention to registration deadlines since they vary quite a bit due to ticket, hotel, travel and other reservations specific and narrow timelines.
 
You may always call or email RWB for further information on all the trips as well as inquiring about your own private outing.
 
We take pride in our planning and implementation of each trip.  Remember...
WE ARE THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE DESTINATION!
 
Lastly, we co-sponsor and help coordinate the ever-popular All Comers Track Meets with Burlington Parks and Recreation (BPR) throughout the month of June. All meets are held at the BEHS track.  Events are available for all ages and abilities! The meets are great family fun!  Call BPR at 360-755-9649 for more information about these wonderful events.
 
We look forward to meeting you and/or seeing you again very soon!
 
Here is an overall list of current offerings as of April 23, 2014: 

Through Recreation Without Borders (RWB)....
Thursdays, April 24-May 22         Thursdays in the Parks-Weekly Walking Adventures-Spring Series #2
Friday, May 9                               17th Annual Camano Island Studio Tour                            
Sunday, May 25                           NFNF Hike: Paradise Valley                          
Thursday, May 29                        West Seattle Walking Exploration
Friday, May 30                             EAT! Vancouver Food and Cooking Festival
Thursdays, June 5-July 3            Thursdays in the Parks-Weekly Walking Adventures-Summer Series #1
Sunday, June 22                          Howe Sound Fjords and Squamish Village                          
Sunday, June 29                          Bard on the Beach - A Midsummer Night's Dream  
Thursdays, July 10-August 7       Thursdays in the Parks-Weekly Walking Adventures-Summer Series #2
Sunday, July 13                           Ballard or Bust: 40th Annual Seafood Fest, Locks and More!  
Saturday, July 19                         Point Defiance Zoo
Wednesday, July 23                    The Book of Mormon at the Paramount Theater                           
Saturday, July 26                         Heronswood Botanical Garden and Suquamish Cultural Center
Sunday, July 27                           Lake Union Cruise and UW Horticultural Center 
Sunday, August 3                        Seattle City Light Skagit Power House Tour                        
Saturday, August 9                      Salute to Lou Piniella Night-Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox
Thursdays, August 14-Sept. 11   Thursdays in the Parks-Weekly Walking Adventures-Summer Series #3 
Saturday, August 16                    Lopez Island Village and Hike                             
Sunday, August 31                      Bard on the Beach-Equivocation                             
Wed-Mon, Sept 10-22 (Tent.)     Northern England and Scotland Walking Tour                         
Friday-Sunday, Sept 26-28         10th Annual Okanagan Valley BC Wine Tour                                
Sat-Sat, October 4-11                 Hot Air Balloons to Great Sand Dunes and So Much More!  
 
Through Skagit County Senior Centers (SCSC)...
Wednesday, May 7                     Pilchuck Glass School and Quiet Light Candles                                  
Wednesday, May 21                   I SPY at the Pacific Science Center 
Wednesday, June 11                  Deeley Motorcycle Museum and Burnaby Village     
Friday, June 27                           Porgy and Bess at the 5th Avenue                           
Wednesday, July 16                    San Juan Island-Something for Everyone                            
Friday, July 25                             Bellevue Festival of the Arts                           
Wednesday, August 6                 Vancouver Police Museum and Sins of the City Tour
Friday, August 29 (Tent.)             Rafting Along the Skagit River
Friday, September 5                    Spectacular Seniors at the Museum of Glass
Wednesday, September 24         Flavors of Whatcom Culinary Tour
 
Through Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation (MVPR)…
Sunday, May 4                            Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour                                   
Saturday, May 10                        Backyard Bonanza...Birds, Bees, Begonias and More                          
Saturday, June 14                       Wallabies and Waterfalls                         
Saturday, June 28                       San Juan Island Hiking, History and Whales                                  
Saturday, August 23 (Tent.)        Century Link Field Tour and Seattle Waterfront                      
Saturday, August 30                    Emerald Downs...A Day at the Races                                  
 
Through Marysville Parks and Recreation (MPR)…
Sunday, May 18                          46th Annual Viking Fest in Historic Poulsbo                           
Saturday, June 7                         Pybus Public Market, Ohme Gardens and Picturesque Leavenworth  
Thursday, July 17                        Woodinville Warehouse Wineries Walk and More                              
Sunday, August 10                      Mount Rainier Gondola at Crystal Mountain 
 
Through Bothell Parks and Recreation (BoPR)…
Saturday, May 17                        Rhody Garden, WW Seymour Conservatory and Wright Park Arboretum
                           
Through Burlington Parks and Recreation (BPR)...
Wednesdays, June 4-July 2                    All Comers Track and Field Meets at B-E High School 
 
Through Skagit Valley Tulip Festival (SVTF)...
A wide variety of 4, 6 and 8-hour tours will be offered throughout the month of April
 
Through San Juan Island Parks and Recreation (SJI)...
Trips will return next Winter.