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, February 24th- Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra ”Paintings and Pictures” at Garde Arts Center

    Orchestra Center seats to enjoy ECSO, Toshiyuki Shimada, Music Director and Conductor, Hannah Lash’s This Ease, Maurice Ravel’s Pavane for a Dead Princess , Tchaikovsky’s Variations of a Rococco Theme, Op. 33 featuring 2017 Instrumental Competition Winner Yi Qun Xu, Cellist Mussogorsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.  Pre-concert chat 7-7:30 pm/Concert starts at 8 pm.  We take our own Groton Senior Center bus and have a limit of 12 seats. Let us do the driving—we drop off and pick up right at the Garde Arts Center entry. We depart GSC at 6:30 pm  $55/resident.

    Our trips are not just for Groton seniors – they are open to the public.
    An additional $10 fee is charged to non resident for trips unless otherwise noted.

    Payment is REQUIRED to register for any day trips.

    Satursday, January 27th, Trip to Trip to UConn Women basketball at Gampel Pavilion

    Game time is noon.  Via coach bus we travel to Gampel Pavilion at the Storrs UConn Campus to see our home team UConn Women Basketball team play against Tulane. Game time is noon.  Departure time TBA.    $ 79/resident

    Our trips are not just for Groton seniors – they are open to the public.
    An additional $10 fee is charged to non resident for trips unless otherwise noted.

    Payment is REQUIRED to register for any day trips.

    Monday, March 19th to Tuesday, March 20th- Overnight trip to MOUNT SNOW, Vermont

    Overnight Snow get away at Grand Summit Hotel.  Includes Transportation, hotel, sleigh ride, dinner, breakfast. $382 pp Dbl /Tpl occupancy.  Call 860-441-6623 or email cmorrison@groton-ct.gov for details

    Our trips are not just for Groton seniors – they are open to the public.
    An additional $10 fee is charged to non resident for trips unless otherwise noted.

    Thursday, March 22nd to Tuesday, March 27- Trip to Washington, DC

    COLLETTE trip- Air fare included, 6 Days – 8 Meals – 5 Breakfast, 3 Dinners  Highlights:  US Capitol Building Tour, World War II Memorial, White House Visitor Center, Smithsonian Institution, Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Old Town Alexandria, Washington National Cathedral, Ford’s Theatre.   Double  $2,299pp

    Our trips are not just for Groton seniors – they are open to the public.
    An additional $10 fee is charged to non resident for trips unless otherwise noted.

    Sunday, May 6th to Sunday, May 13th- Trip to California Coast

    COLLETTE trip -Air fare included, 8 Days – 10 Meals: 6 Breakfast and 4 Dinners   Highlights: San Francisco, Choice of Cruise on San Francisco Bay or City Tour of San Francisco, Carmel by the Sea, Monterey, 17 Mile Drive, Hearst Castle, Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez Wine Country, Hollywood, and San Diego.  Double  $3,549pp

    ​Our trips are not just for Groton seniors – they are open to the public.
    An additional $10 fee is charged to non resident for trips unless otherwise noted.