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.

    SATURDAY, JUNE 15th- Day Trip to Best of Boston- New England Aquarium and Boston Duck Tour

    Start the day at the New England Aquarium! One of the premier visitor attractions in Boston! Stand in awe in front of the Giant Ocean Tank with more than 2,000 aquatic animals. The aquarium has all of your favorites – penguins, sea turtles, seals, sea lions, sharks & more! Time on our own at Quincy Market.   Then, it’s the ride of your life aboard the Duck, an amphibious vehicle that rides on land and becomes a boat in water. Enjoy a narrated tour of Boston by your conDUCKtor who’s sure to keep you laughing… Then it’s splashdown!! Right into the Charles River for a breathtaking waterside view of Boston. Passengers can actually take turns driving the Duck vehicle. Everyone loves riding The Duck!

    Cost: $126.pp Includes deluxe motor coach, all admissions & gratuities to driver and Tour Director.

    Depart: 8:30 AM Estimated Return: 7:30 PM

    DAY TRIP FUN FACTS
    * Groton Senior Center is a division of Groton Town Parks & Recreation Dept. hence  most of our trips are not just for Groton seniors – most are open to the public.

    * Payment is required at time of sign up for our trips!  Spots cannot be held without payment.

    * An additional $10 fee is charged per non resident for day trips.

    * One must be independent to attend a GSC trip.

    *We offer day and extended trips around the US and abroad.  Great for singles, couples, families – there’s something for everyone and all ages.

    You can register ONLINE too! www.GrotonRec.com/Discover55

    Day trip photos can be found at Facebook.com/GrotonSC

    SATURDAY, MARCH 23th- METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE AT LINCOLN CENTER NEW YORK CITY

    We are off to the opera to see Samson & Dalila.  Samson the hero of the Israelites, wins the hand of a Philistine woman, Semadar .When she is killed during a conflict on her wedding night, however, Samson becomes a hunted man whom the Philistines, including Semadar’s sister, Delilah , want to punish. This becomes complicated, however, when Samson suddenly acquires God given superpowers, and Delilah’s true feelings for Samson surface. 1:00p Performance – Running time 3 hours – Balcony Seating.  Time following the performance to grab a bite to eat before departing for home.

    COST:  $152pp Includes deluxe motor coach, Balcony Seat to Samson & Dalila, and driver gratuity

    Depart: 7:45 AM Estimated Return: 9 PM

    DAY TRIP FUN FACTS
    * Groton Senior Center is a division of Groton Town Parks & Recreation Dept. hence  most of our trips are not just for Groton seniors – most are open to the public.

    * Payment is required at time of sign up for our trips!  Spots cannot be held without payment.

    * An additional $10 fee is charged per non resident for day trips.

    * One must be independent to attend a GSC trip.

    *We offer day and extended trips around the US and abroad.  Great for singles, couples, families – there’s something for everyone and all ages.

    You can register ONLINE too! www.GrotonRec.com/Discover55

    Day trip photos can be found at Facebook.com/GrotonSC

    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26th- Day Trip to Newport Playhouse and Cabaret “Lone Star Love Potion”

    At Newport’s only Dinner Theater enjoy their  great home-style buffet,  a wonderful play in their intimate theater and a fun-filled cabaret in the dining room.  Buffet 11:30am, Curtain 1:00pm & Cabaret always follows the play
    Lone Star Love Potion

    ​Cost $57 per res.
    Depart at 9:45 AM

    DAY TRIP FUN FACTS
    * Groton Senior Center is a division of Groton Town Parks & Recreation Dept. hence  most of our trips are not just for Groton seniors – most are open to the public.

    * Payment is required at time of sign up for our trips!  Spots cannot be held without payment.

    * An additional $10 fee is charged per non resident for day trips.

    * One must be independent to attend a GSC trip.

    *We offer day and extended trips around the US and abroad.  Great for singles, couples, families – there’s something for everyone and all ages.

    You can register ONLINE too! www.GrotonRec.com/Discover55

    Day trip photos can be found at Facebook.com/GrotonSC

    Wednesday, February 6th- Day Trip to Colchester Mills Fabrics and Quilting

    Please join us as we day trip to Colchester Mill Fabrics is Connecticut’s favorite Fabric Store & Quilt Shop. They are a family owned business serving sewers, quilters, and crafters from our full-service retail fabric store in Colchester, Connecticut since 1975.
    Cost: $8 GSC bus
    Departs: 9 AM

    DAY TRIP FUN FACTS
    * Groton Senior Center is a division of Groton Town Parks & Recreation Dept. hence  most of our trips are not just for Groton seniors – most are open to the public.

    * Payment is required at time of sign up for our trips!  Spots cannot be held without payment.

    * An additional $10 fee is charged per non resident for day trips.

    * One must be independent to attend a GSC trip.

    *We offer day and extended trips around the US and abroad.  Great for singles, couples, families – there’s something for everyone and all ages.

    You can register ONLINE too! www.GrotonRec.com/Discover55

    Day trip photos can be found at Facebook.com/GrotonSC

    Tuesday, January 8th- Dining Out at Par 4

    Time- 5:00pm-7:00pm

    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 Groton Senior Center bus.

     

    Par 4
    93 Plant Street
    Groton, CT 06340