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 or call the main desk at (860) 441-6785 for more information.

    Tripping to Colorado and the Danube River


    Colorado Rockies featuring National Parks & Historic Trains

    Thursday Oct 11th at 10 am


    Discover the Classic Danube featuring a 7-night Danube River Cruise

    Monday, OCT 22nd   1-2 PM


    FREE but Registration is required!  860-441-6785


    November 27th- 29th- Extended Trip: Trapp Family Lodge Stowe, VT

    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, October 10th- Trip to take a River Cruise fine dining lunch & Goodspeed show

    Won’t you please join us for this fabulous day trip – river cruise lunch then off to see this show at the Goodspeed? We are day tripping Wednesday, October 10th.

    We have paired an 11am lunch cruise with the 2 pm performance of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. The popular Goodspeed Cruises are perfect for a group like ours. We will enjoy a delightful luncheon as we cruise down the Connecticut River then we shall enjoy a great and amusing show in our Goodspeed orchestra seats.

    The perfect combination of fine dining, scenic cruising and great theater.

    The ship departs from and returns to the dock at 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

    Cost includes Lady Kate Lunch Cruise, Goodspeed Orchestra seats and GSC bus transportation. $ 115 /resident

    Register online at or call 860-441-6785

    OATS outings for September and October

    Wednesday, September 5th Hike with Groton Utilities at reservoir 10 am
    Wednesday, September 26th Newport Cliff Walk, Newport, RI details TBA
    Thursday, October 4th Harkness State Park, Waterford details TBA
    Monday, October 22nd Pequot Woods hike, Mystic at 9:30 am


    Tuesday, October 23- Thursday, October 25
    Includes: Roundtrip Motor -coach; Historic Philadelphia; 2 Nights, The Cork
    Factory Hotel ; 2 Nights, The Cork Factory Hotel; 4 Meals: 2 Breakfasts /
    Dinners; Wine & Cheese Reception; Guided Historical Tour of Lancaster
    City; Reserved Orchestra Tickets for ‘JESUS’ at Sight & Sound; Winterthur
    Museum, Garden, and Library; Tours of Distinction Tour Director; Gratuities
    for Tour Director, Bus Driver, and Local Guides. Deposit: $50 COST:
    $519pp double, $465pp triple $689pp single Final payment due by 9/17/18