Sassy Explorers - A Travel Club For Women

Single, divorced, married, or widowed and want to travel with other women? Become a Sassy Explorer! Our travel club for women offers tours, cruises, and getaways. Whether you're traveling with girlfriends or looking to make new friends, Sassy Explorers offers small group travel opportunities with unique experiences down the road, across the country, and around the world. Book your next adventure with us! Over 2,300 members strong!

Sign up to receive meeting invitations, announcements about new ladies-only trips, our annual brochure, and more.  Don’t miss out on the fun!

Brochure: To obtain a copy of the 2015/2016 Sassy Explorers brochure, please visit your local AAA Travel Office. To download an electronic copy click here. To request a printed copy click here.

Tentative 2015 Meeting Dates:

  • Thursday, October 29th | 6:00 PM | Carmel, IN
  • To ensure you receive an invitation, please join our mailing list (below). 

To register for a trip, visit your local AAA Travel Office or download our registration form (above) to fax, scan/email, or mail in to us.  Questions?  Call Brie at (317) 923-1500 x 205 or email [email protected].

SASSY PROGRESSIVE DINNER | Friday, September 11, 2015

Registration Deadline: August 26th | GUARANTEED EVENT | SOLD OUT

We’re keeping it local this year! Dine around some of Mass Ave’s best restaurants: Mass Ave Wine, Mimi Blue Meatballs, Black Market, and The Best Chocolate in Town while mixing and mingling with fellow Sassy Explorers. Only 23 seats available for this early evening dining experience, so register early!

SHOPPING SAFARI | Saturday, September 19, 2015

Registration Deadline: August 18th | GUARANTEED DEPARTURE

We’re heading to the Cincinnati area for the day to shop at the ever popular IKEA and the incredible Jungle Jim’s International Market. Shop for Scandinavian modern style furniture at IKEA and goodies from all over the globe at Jungle Jim's International Market.

THE DEMISE OF DAME DAISY | Friday, October 16, 2015

Registration Deadline: October 2nd | GUARANTEED EVENT | SOLD OUT

Our third annual murder mystery dinner is back and better than ever! The ladies of the Redbud Garden Club are gathering for their annual event when their speaker is found dead! Help us determine who did it over a 5 course meal while wearing your largest floral hat. Register early as this will sell out! Location: Bona Thompson Memorial Center in Irvington: 5350 E. University Avenue, Indianapolis.

SASSY MYSTERY TRIP | Saturday, November 21, 2015

Registration Deadline: October 30th | GUARANTEED DEPARTURE | SOLD OUT

Join us for our mystery trip as we travel …. somewhere! We’re going to a place that will encourage your artistic side, offer you time to shop for the holidays, great conversations over lunch, and of course some dessert! Great for all ages and mobility levels.

COLUMBUS HOLIDAY SHOPPING TRIP | Saturday, December 5, 2015

Registration Deadline: November 4th

This year, we’re going to Columbus, Ohio to shop, shop, shop at Easton Town Center! With more than 200 stores, restaurants, a 30-screen AMC and IMAX theater, and more, this outdoor mall fits the needs of everyone from bargain hunters to luxury shoppers. Sign up early as our shopping trips fill up quickly!

CHRISTMAS AT THE BILTMORE | Monday, December 14 – Thursday, December 17, 2015

Registration Deadline: October 26th | GUARANTEED DEPARTURE | SOLD OUT

Back by popular demand! Experience the Biltmore Estate, “America’s Largest Home,” at Christmas. This 4 day tour will lead you to Asheville, NC to explore Biltmore, Antler Hill Village, and the surrounding area. See the Vanderbilt’s majestic 40-foot tall Christmas tree in the Banquet Hall, the spread of poinsettias in the Winter Garden, and shop for Christmas-themed wines in the estate’s winery. Dine at local restaurants and learn more about the Blue Ridge Parkway. Deposit: $100 per person.



WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT STAY | Thursday, January 21 – Sunday, January 24, 2016

Registration Deadline: First Come, First Serve

Discover the elegance of Disney’s Beach Club Resort featuring fantastic dining, luxurious rooms, and the enchanting Stormalong Bay. Float down the lazy river and forget all about your winter blues! Explore nearby Epcot for an array of international cuisines to savor.



WINTER IN YELLOWSTONE with AAA Member Choice Vacations | Sunday, January 24 – Saturday, January 30, 2016

Registration Deadline: July 24th | See your local AAA Travel Agent for details on booking into this trip!

Find yourself amid a rare blend of elegance and western charm that sparkles in the wintertime. Get up-close to wildlife on a delightful sleigh ride to the National Elk Refuge and view hundreds of Elk in their natural habitat. In Yellowstone National Park, board a Snow Coach and be transported over the snow covered landscape and by some of the park’s most stunning scenery. Take a brisk walking tour led by a Park Ranger to learn the history of the famous Old Faithful geyser and view the amazing natural phenomenon in action. Travel through picturesque Caribou Targhee National Forest for stunning views of the Grand Tetons. The endless natural beauty of a winter in Yellowstone will astound you.

THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS & MACHU PICCHU with AAA Member Choice Vacations | Tuesday, February 2 – Monday, February 15, 2016

Registration Deadline: July 2nd | See your local AAA Travel Agent for details on booking into this trip!

Travel from the Galapagos Archipelago to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. More than a vacation, this Explorations tour offers a look into man-kind’s collective history. Cruise the Galapagos Islands, made famous by Charles Darwin. Set foot in two hemispheres at the Equatorial Line Monument. Connect with one-of-a-kind wildlife and delve into ancient cultures. Overnight at the base of Machu Picchu and take advantage of the chance to explore this “Lost City” twice in two days. Visit the UNESCO Spanish colonial cities of Lima, Quito and Cuzco.

ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE | Thursday, February 18 – Monday, February 22, 2016

Registration Deadline: November 5th

Join our group and take a break from all of the holiday stress with a blissful 4 night Western Caribbean cruise! Aboard the newly revitalized Brilliance of the Seas, experience over 100 different spa treatments, relax in one of 6 pools, enjoy Broadway-style shows, and dine at a different restaurant each day with more than 10 restaurants.

A TASTE OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC with AAA Member Choice Vacations | Monday, March 7 – Saturday, March 19, 2016

Registration Deadline: September 9th

Set out on an adventure that brings together the epic highlights of Australia with the tropical paradise that is Fiji. Explore the Great Barrier Reef. Visit Hartley’s Croc Farm and see crocodiles in their natural habitat. Delve into another way of life at the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Come to know the exciting city of Sydney during your included city tour, harbour dinner cruise and fascinating guided tour Sydney Opera House. You will also have a full day to explore the city on your own. Finally, complete your trip with three nights in beautiful Fiji.

CELEBRITY WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE | Friday, April 29 – Monday, May 9, 2016

Registration Deadline: November 20th

Aboard the Celebrity Equinox, relax and unwind during your 10 night cruise. Along with the chic accommodations and unrivaled guest services, enjoy ports of call in Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Malta, Sicily, Naples, Rome, Corsica, and Florence/Pisa.

LONDON & PARIS with AAA Member Choice Vacations | Monday, April 25 – Monday, May 2, 2016

Registration Deadline: October 26th | Join 6 ladies already registered!

Enjoy the best of London and Paris on this 8-day leisurely tour. All of the top sights are included, as well as plenty of free time for your own discoveries. See Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Big Ben and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Enjoy a London theatre performance. Cross the channel on the high-speed Eurostar Train, where you will dine at the Eiffel Tower and cruise the River Seine at night. Finish your trip with a thrilling dinner and cabaret show at the Paradis Latin Cabaret.

UNIWORLD BORDEAUX, VINEYARDS & CHATEAUX | Sunday, June 5 – Sunday, June 12, 2016

Registration Deadline: June 29th (for best pricing)

Sail along three rivers in Europe’s Bordeaux region as you relax in your elegant floating hotel. Throughout your journey, you’ll be treated to a sumptuous display of culinary magic. Taste regional delights, savor the world’s most highly-rated wines, and take in the breathtaking scenery aboard the River Royale.



Group Getaways

If you’re in search of additional travel opportunities, don’t miss out on our Group Getaways!  With trips going to wineries, breweries, cities, and farms, there’s something for everyone.  Beware: the guys are allowed on these trips!



Private Group Travel

We can organize your corporate incentive trip, family reunion, non-profit fundraiser getaway, and more.