Trips

Spots are going fast on all our trips and some are already filled up.  We do our best to get you the best seats for the best price with a quality trip!  Check our flyers in the Groton Senior Center Newsletter Discover 55+ or on our Facebook page for added information.

We offer day and extended trips around the US and abroad. Great for singles, couples, families – there’s something for everyone and all ages. Trips are open to the public. Check back often to see new trips added!

Questions about a particular trip??  If you just want to know if there is a spot for you you may call 860-441-6785 or if a more specific question call 860-441-6623.  THANK YOU for traveling with us!

Payment must be made upon registering for a day trip. No refunds unless your spot can be filled. To see all our upcoming trips, please visit GrotonRec.com/Trips or call the main desk at (860) 441-6785 for more information.

    Overnight Trip Trapp Family Lodge  Stowe, VT

    Trapp Family Lodge  Stowe, VT

    Tuesday, November 27– Thursday, Nov. 29th

    Trapp Family Lodge History Tour – Guided tour of Stowe- Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour Also, includes: Friendship Tours escort, Deluxe motor coach, 2 nights hotel, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, sightseeing & admissions as per itinerary, Gratuities to Driver & Tour Director, The lodge is a mountain resort in the European tradition by the von Trapp family that inspired “The Sound of Music”. This unique luxury mountain resort features Austrian-inspired architecture, European-style accommodations, superb mountain views and old world comforts. This Austrian theme trip will be a memory to cherish!  Deposit: $250 by 9/4 COST: $601pp double/triple $781 pp single

     

    Wednesday, June 20th- Trip to Sail Away on the Schooner ARGIA, Mystic

    Join us as we sail away with outdoor adventure enthusiasts from the Groton and South Windsor Senior Centers!  We have arranged for a private charter just for our Senior Centers!  The Schooner ARGIA is one of the last sailing ships in New England.  You’ll discover islands, lighthouses and the beauty of sailing aboard a  traditional sailing ship.  The ship will sail in cloudy and light drizzle weather conditions; please dress for the weather by wearing an extra layer and bringing a jacket.  There is a bathroom on board, however you would need to climb a ladder to access it.
    The schooner sails out of downtown Mystic from 9:30 – 11:30 . We meet at the dock at 9 am. We have limited spots so reserve your spot soon!   Cost is $26/resident

    Tuesday, June 12th- Dining Out: Groton Town House

    Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

    DINING OUT
    The community gives to the Groton Senior Center; Dining Out is our way of giving back to the community.  Each month a Restaurant is Featured.  Ride the senior van or meet us there.  Order a full entrée or just appetizers.  An evening outing of dining, socializing and enjoyment!  Please join us Tuesdays for a “socially nutritional” evening.  Registration is required– please be sure to let us know if you want to ride on our GSC bus.

    Groton Town House
    355 Route 12, Groton, CT 06340
    Menu: http://www.grotontownhouse.com
    A family friendly restaurant with an extensive menu.  Appetizers, Main Dishes, Sandwiches, Soup, and Desserts.

     

    Tuesday, May 8th- Dining Out: Panera Bread

    Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

    DINING OUT
    The community gives to the Groton Senior Center; Dining Out is our way of giving back to the community.  Each month a Restaurant is Featured.  Ride the senior van or meet us there.  Order a full entrée or just appetizers.  An evening outing of dining, socializing and enjoyment!  Please join us Tuesdays for a “socially nutritional” evening.  Registration is required– please be sure to let us know if you want to ride on our GSC bus.

    ​Panera Bread
    220 Route 12, Groton, CT 06340
    Menu: http://www.panerabread.com
    We believe that good food, food you can feel good about, can bring out the best in all of us. Food served in a warm, welcoming environment, by people who care. To us, that’s good eating and that’s why we’re here.

    Tuesday, May 8th- Day Trip to Newport playhouse The Edwards Twins

    Departure Time: 9:45am

    Return Time: approximately 6:00pm

    Matinee Show at 11:00am

    The World Famous Edward Twins, is the top Twin and Impersonation act in the world. Their vocals and looks will amaze you.  You will think you are seeing and hearing the real superstars right before your eyes.  From Barbara Streisand, Sonny and Cher, Andrea Boccelli, Bette Midler, Johnny Mathis, Perry Como, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder to Neil Diamond all in one show.
    Cost: $65/resident