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.

    Trip presentation: Southern Charm Holiday Discovery

    Southern Charm Holiday Discovery trip

    December 9-14th 2018

    6 Days • 8 Meals
    Collette trip- Air fare included. Highlights: Historic Charleston, Choice of Boone Hall Plantation or Patriots, Point Naval & Maritime Museum, James Island County Park Holiday Display, Jekyll Island, Christmas  Caroling, Savannah, Andrew Low House. Double $2,449 pp (rates secured until 6/8/2018)

    Trip presentation Wed., April 11th  at 11 am rsvp at 860-441-6785

     

    September 10-20th- Maritimes Coastal Wonders featuring the Cabot Trail

    11 Days • 16 Meals
    Collette trip- Air fare included. Highlights include: Halifax, Peggy’s Cove, Cape Breton Island, Cabot Trail,
    Prince Edward Island, Anne of Green Gables Museum, Choice on Tour, Hopewell Rocks, Fundy Trail,
    Lunenburg Double $3749 pp (rates secured until 3/2/2018)
    Trip presentation Mon. Feb 5th at 11am rsvp at 860-441-6785

    Outdoor Excursions: Friday’s Hike Postponed

    Well, thank goodness that snow storm wasn’t too bad.  Yet, our scheduled  Avery West Trail hike with Avalonia Land Conservancy for tomorrow,  Friday, March 23rd has been postponed with a TBA April date.  We should have the new date within the week.

    Next week, weather is looking good for our  SEAL WATCH  Tuesday, March 27th in the afternoon with Project O that we privately chartered (instead of sharing with a school group)

    Here are the details (just I case you weren’t aware):

    March  27th 1:00-3:30pm  Project Oceanology Seal Watch Cruise

    Please join us for a privately chartered boat excursion to observe the harbor seals in their natural habitat. The program begins with a brief presentation about these marine mammals that visit Fisher’s Island Sound each winter. We are scheduled for 1-3:30pm. After the presentation, participants board the Enviro-lab, binoculars in hand, and travel to popular seal destinations.  Cost is $38 pp

    You can register online at www.grotonrec.com !

    Trip Presentation for our Southern Charm Holiday Discovery trip in December

    Please join us Wednesday April 11th at 11 am for our Free trip presentation for our trip in Dec 2018 –
    Southern Charm Holiday Discover
    December 09 — December 14, 2018 • 6 Days • 8 Meals

    Highlights:

    Historic Charleston, Choice of Boone Hall Plantation or Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, James Island County Park Holiday Display, Jekyll Island, Christmas Caroling, Savannah, Andrew Low House

    Please call 860-441-6785 to save your seat at this free presentation for our SOUTHERN CHARM Trip in Dec 2018

    https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/849296