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.

    Day trip to the BIG E Fair Friday, Sept 13th

    Day trip to the BIG E Fair Friday, Sept 13th

    Friday, Sept. 13 is Be A Kid For A Day, Military Appreciation Day.  It is also the FIRST day of the BIG E so all will be freshly presented & clean.

    We are taking our own (so, no other pickups) motor coach bus to the BIG E.

    The Big E, also known as The Eastern States Exposition, is billed as “New England’s Great State fair”. It is the largest agricultural event on the eastern seaboard and the seventh-largest fair in the nation.

    $50 pp includes deluxe coach transportation,driver gratuity and admission to the fair.

    Wear your walking shoes for this one!!

    We leave Groton Senior Center at 8:30AM  We depart The BIG E at 5 pm.

    www.GrotonRec.com  860-441-6785

     

    Day-tripping to the BIG-E this Friday!

    Weather is looking great for day one the BIG E – this Friday- and we still have 5 spots left!! Come on in to claim your spot on this fun filled time at New England’s Biggest Fair!

    $50 per person to go with us Friday, Sept 13th – includes your BIG E admission ticket, privately chartered round trip motor coach transportation and driver tip. This bus leaves 8:30 am and returns to Groton Sr Center approximately at 6 pm. Call 860-441-6785 or www.GrotonRec.com

    Click here for all the details https://www.facebook.com/events/483809629088987/

     

    Saturday, September 28th- Trip to breakfast out at The Shack

    Time: 8:30am

    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, socializing and enjoyment! Please join us Tuesdays for a “socially nutritional” evening .

    Registration is required–860-441-6785 please let us know if you need a GSC bus transportation.

     

    Tuesday, September 10th- Trip to Dining Out at Flanagan’s

    Time: 5:00pm

    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, socializing and enjoyment! Please join us Tuesdays for a “socially nutritional” evening .
    Registration is required–860-441-6785 please let us know if you need a GSC bus transportation.

     

     

    December 30th- Day Trip to NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDENS—HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOW

    NYBG is an iconic living museum, a major educational institution, and a renowned plant research & conservation organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States. Enchanting model trains zip through a display of more than 175 NY  landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Depart: 7:00am GSC Estimated Return: 7:00pm GSC Register by November 28TH!   $106 per resident includes: Deluxe motor coach transportation, Friendship Tours Tour Director, driver gratuity and admissions to NYBG and the Holiday Train Show.   All ages.