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.

    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

    Tuesday, April 17th- Day Trip to Tribute to the Divine Miss M at the Aqua Turf – Show and Lunch

    Kathy has been singing the hits of Bette Midler for more than 20 years on stages around the world. Bette’s repertoire has something for everyone! Big Band, swing era tunes, hip-hop, country, ballads, blues, dance and “Sophie” jokes for a good belly laugh.
    Please note: Dancing will not be offered at this event.
    MENU: Coffee & Donuts Door Prizes Complimentary Glass of Beer or Wine. Family Style: Salad/ Pasta/ Chicken Marsala/ Baked Meatloaf/ Potato/ Vegetable/ Dessert.
    We depart GSC at 10am
    ​Cost: $55/resident