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.

    Deadline for deposit for Sept. trip of Maritimes Coastal Wonders

    The last day to make reservations at this rate is FRIDAY, March 9th for our wonderful Collette trip: Maritime Coastal Wonders ! After Friday, rates of this trip are based upon availability. Interested? Come in and see Cindy!

    Maritimes Coastal Wonders featuring the Cabot Trail
    September 10 — September 20, 2018 • 11 Days • 16 Meals

    https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/811991

    Highlights
    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

    Gungywamp Hike April 17th

    Gungywamp Hike 

    with Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

    Tuesday,  April 17    9:30 am-12 pm

    Special rate of $12 pp

    This is moderate hike. Pre-registration is required.

    Gungywamp is an archaeological site of distinct natural and cultural interest. It has rocky ridges, glacial erratics and swamps along with enigmatic stone shelters and structures whose use and origin are open to interpretation. Walk with us through the woods and absorb the mysteries of Gungywamp. This program is suited for adults and families comfortable walking two miles over uneven terrain.

    We will park at the Chapel of the Sea Church and walk over

    Please call 860-441-6785 to register

    102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT  860-441-6785

    Tuesday, April 17th- Dining out at Sneekers Cafe

    Sneekers Cafe
    568 Poquonnock Road ,Groton, CT 06340

    Menu: http://www.sneekerscafe.net

    We meld together the neighborhood bar,with amazing food. Come in, try the Wicked Chicken and let us know what you think!

    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: Call 860-441-6785 to reserve your spot or you can also register online at www.GrotonRec.com/Discover55

    Tuesday, March 27th- Dining Out at Mystic Boathouse

    Time: 5:00pm- 7:00pm

    Mystic Boathouse
    8 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355

    Menu: http://www.themysticboathouse.com

    Features classic American cuisine with an extensive menu that is sure to please everyone in your party. We have daily specials that highlight
    fresh, seasonal, local fare.

    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: Call 860-441-6785 to reserve your spot or you can also register online at www.GrotonRec.com/Discover55

    Thursday, April 26th- Day Trip to Newport Playhouse Show and Cabaret: Exit Laughing

    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.

    We leave at 9:45 am & return approximately 6 pm at GSC
    Cost: $65/resident