Trips

DAY TRIPS

Day Trips are planned for the months of April through December. On average, there are 2 Day Trips per month scheduled. These trips are held in conjunction with East Lyme Senior Center and Waterford Senior Services as a way to ensure enough registrations for a trip to run. Day Trips are open to adults.

Please review the flyers below for the Day Trips for information about any trip you are interested in taking.

Registration dates for Day Trips are noted on their specific flyer. It is important to register as soon as you can. If a Day Trip is full, be sure to put your name on the Wait List. If there are enough names on the Wait List, we will look to run a second bus or to schedule the same trip at a later date. If that happens, all names on the Wait List will be called first.



Please click on the blue highlighted text below for a copy of the event flyer:

April 11, 2019 MGM Springfield Casino includes transportation, complimentary soft drinks on property, complimentary beer-wine-cocktails while gaming and casino packet (currently $20 Slot Pay and $10 food credit to use at any restaurant on property). Price: $55. Please sign up as soon as possible. Sign up by March 10th required.

April 27, 2019 West Point Academy Dress Parade includes transportation, viewing of the famous Dress Parade, lunch at West Point Club and guided tour (on bus with stops) of West Point highlights: Cadet Chapel, Trophy Point, Hudson River lookout. Moderate walking. Price: $112.00. Please sign up as soon as possible. Sign up by March 26th required; after that only
wait list will be taken.

May 7, 2019 Wicked Tulips Trip includes lunch at Gregg’s Restaurant and Tavern (make sure to save room for award winning desserts) and a visit to the Wicked Tulips Flower Farm, a vase and 5 tulips that you pick yourself. Moderate walking but can walk longer if desired. Price: $79.00. Please register as soon as possible. Sign up by April 6th required, after that only wait list
will be taken.

May 22, 2019 Culinary Institute of America and Walkway Over the Hudson Trip includes transportation, lunch at Catarina de Medici, Walkway over the Hudson (longest pedestrian-only walk bridge in the world). Also enjoy the brand-new Visitor Center Price: $107.00 Please register as soon as possible. Sign up by April 21st required, after that point, only wait list will be taken.

June 13, 2019 Classic Central Park Trip includes guided tour of Central Park and lunch at Buca di Beppo. Lunch will needed to be decided on when you register. Choices will follow in next newsletter. Price $99.00 Registration begins March 1st.

June 21st, 2019 -Newport Flower Show. Details to follow in next newsletter. Price $49.00 Registration begins March 1st.

August 4, 2019 -New York Yankees vs Red Sox at Yankee Stadium includes transportation, ticket to game, a hot dog and a choice of beer, water, or soda. Price $145.00. Registration begins May 1st.

 


OVERNIGHT TRIPS/CRUISES

There are usually 4 overnight trips scheduled throughout the year. Their duration is anywhere between 2 and 4 nights. In addition, 2 – 4 cruises are planned and/or longer, overnight trips. These trips are also held in conjunction with Lymes’ Senior Center and Waterford Senior Services as a way to ensure enough registrations for a trip to run. Overnight Trips and Cruises are open to adults.

Please review the flyers below for the Overnight Trips/Cruises for information about any trip you are interested in taking.

Registration dates for Overnight Trips/Cruises are noted on their specific flyer. It is important to register as soon as you can.

Click on the blue or pink  highlighted line below to see the  flyers for details about upcoming Overnight Trips 

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Trip Presentation regarding the Sep 2019 America’s Cowboy Country and the Oct 2019 Southern Italy & Sicily Trips on Mon, Feb 4th at 10am at the East Lyme Senior Center – Call to register at 860-739-5859. Sign up for actual trip should be made at the Lymes’ Senior Center for all Lyme and Old Lyme Residents.

 

November 27-29, 2018 – Stowe, VT to the Trapp family Lodge. 3 day, 2 night trip which includes guided tour of Stowe, Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour, and Trapp Family History Tour. $601/double or triple, $781/single. Registration has begun.

April 28-May 4, 2019 Explore Myrtle Beach and Charleston on this 7 day tour. Mixing shows, great meals, free time and a 4-night stay at the Ocean Reef Resort make this tour a perfect balance and glimpse into the South’s Coast. $1,219 double pp, $1085 triple, $1629 single. Come learn more about the trip, a trip presentation will be held here at the Senior Center on Friday, November 30th at 1:00 pm.    Charleston  Charleston 2

May 5-12, 2019Bermuda, 8 day, 7 night cruise on Celebrity Summit, includes roundtrip transportation to pier. Spend 3 days docked in King’s Wharf, 7 nights aboard the Celebrity Summit, all meals on board with Celebrity’s 5-star cuisine, variety of award winning entertainment, ship shop cocktail party on board, island tour of Bermuda, professional ship shop escort.$1249 pp based on double occupancy. Registration has begun. Bermuda 1  Bermuda 2

Aug 22-Sept 1, 2019 – 11 day, 9 night stay, escorted London stay & Trans-Atlantic cruise aboard the Queen Mary 2, includes transfer to airport, 1 way flight, 2 night hotel and transfer, half day guided sightseeing tour, dinner and West End Theater tickets, 2 continental breakfasts, 7 night Trans-Atlantic cruise Southampton to New York, transportation back to Connecticut from NY and a Ship Shop escort. $3779 pp based on double occupancy. Registration has begun. Queen Mary 1  Queen Mary 2

Sep 15-22. 2019 – Guided tour of America’s Cowboy Country to explore the West. 8 days, 7 nights. Transportation & transfers included. Prices start $3599 pp double occupancy. Registration has begun.Cowboy Country

Oct 29-Nov 9, 2019 – Guided tour of Southern Italy & Sicily. 12 days, 11 nights. Transportation & transfers included. Prices start $3799 pp double occupancy. Registration has begun.Sicily

November 9-24, 2019 – 16 days, 15 nights New York to Panama Canal – Escorted cruise from New York to Tampa, includes partial transit of Panama Canal. Motorcoach transportation to NY Pier and home from airport, flight from Tampa to Bradley, 15 night cruise aboard the Norwegian Dawn visiting Curacao, Aruba, Santa Marta Columbia, Cartegena Columbia, Panama Canal, Colon Panama, Puerto Limon Costa Rica, Roatan Bay Islands, Harest Caye (private port), Costa Maya and Tampa. All meals onboard with freestyle dining, entertainment, casino, fitness center and lots of daily activities, professional Ship Shop escort, exclusive Ship Shop parties and events. $1999 pp based on double occupancy. Registration has begunPanama Canal 1   Panama Canal 2

 

 

 

    Newport Playhouse and Cabaret

    Join us for a trip to the Newport Playhouse and Cabaret in Newport, RI.

    Play: Last of the Red Hot Lovers. $76.00 per person. All you can eat buffet.

    Registration begins. Sept. 1st.  Minimal walking.

    Mohegan Sun Trip

    Join us for a trip to Mohegan Sun on Thursday, November 3rd. Departure will be from East Lyme Senior Center.

    Trip fee $20.00 per person. Make checks out to Lymes Senior Center. No meal included, but you will receive a casino package. Registration begins September 1st.  Moderate walking.

    Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

    Thu, October 13th – Join us for the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Zoo in Providence, RI. Trip fee is $46pp. Registration begins August 1st. Meal not included. Lots of walking.

     

    Boston On Your Own

    Sat, October 1st Boston on your own – Bus leaves East Lyme at 8:15am and leaves Boston at 6pm. Trip fee is $44pp. Registration begins August 1st. Meal not included. Lots of walking.

     

    The Big E Trip

    Wed, September 21st –  Trip to The Big E (celebrating its 100th Anniversary) in Springfield, MA. Trip fee is $45pp.  Lunch not included. Registration begins July 1st. Lots of walking.  Big E