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.

    Thursday Hike at Bluff State Park

    Our EARTH DAY hike that was postponed is taking place THURSDAY afternoon at 1 pm instead at Bluff Point State Park ! This is a 3.4 mile hike.

    Interested in joining us? Please call 860-441-6785 we need to know how many are coming.

    May 1st day trip to ENDERS ISLAND lunch and tour

    We still have a few openings for our day trip Wednesday, May 1st to ST EDMUND’S RETREAT—ENDERS ISLAND.

    Guided walking tour of Enders Island Cold lunch includes: 1/2 a sandwich and soup or a salad. Also, drinks and a dessert. We depart GSC at 10:30 am (GSC bus)

    $ 16 per resident includes lunch tour and transportation.  Registration can be done in person at Groton Senior Center or online at www.grotonrec.com  860-441-6785

    **Payment is required to register for any day trip**

     

     

     

    Spring Day Trips

    Spring is actually finally springing for us! And when we say US we mean anyone in Southeastern CT area!  Let’s look forward to some of our upcoming Spring day trips:

    Sunday, April 14th  USCGA Band at Leamy Concert Hall

    Spring is in the air as LCDR Williamson conducts a concert featuring Ingolf Dahl’s masterful Concerto for Alto Saxophone, performed by soloist MUC Greg Case. These concerts are free and open to the public, we provide you the transportation! This is a 2 pm concert. We depart GSC at 1:15 pm. via GSC transportation  $5 per resident

    Wednesday, May 1st  St Edmund’s Retreat

    —Enders Island Guided Walking Tour & Cold Lunch.  Guided walking tour of Enders Island Cold lunch includes: 1/2 a sandwich and soup or a salad. Also, drinks and a dessert.  $ 16 per resident  We depart GSC at 10:30am  (GSC bus)

    Saturday, May 18th New York City – On Your Own

    We provide the ride. You enjoy the day! This trip is open to all – not just seniors!  The cost is $55 per resident /$65 per nonresident.Payment is needed upon registration for this event. Trip cost includes coach transportation and driver gratuity. We depart GSC at 7:30 am with approx return of 8:30 pm

    Thursday, May 23rd  Goodspeed Musical and Lunch

    THE MUSIC MAN An All-American Classic  2 pm show.  The Music Man is one of the most well-known musicals and has all the elements of a great show – a beloved and humorous story, wonderful songs and a big brass band! Lunch includes  salad, entree dessert, coffee, water, tea, taxes and tip. We depart at 10:30 am. via GSC transportation $100 per resident includes lunch, tip, show and transportation.

    Saturday, June 15th  BEST OF BOSTON:New England Aquarium & Boston Duck Tour

    We begin at the  New England Aquarium– a premier Boston attraction. Stand in awe in front of the Giant Ocean Tank with more than 2,000 aquatic animals. Time on our own at Quincy Market.  Then, it’s the ride of your life aboard the Duck, an amphibious vehicle that rides on land and becomes a boat in water. Enjoy a narrated tour of Boston by your conDUCKtor who’s su re to keep you laughing… Then it’s splashdown!! Right into the Charles River for a breathtaking waterside view of Boston. Passengers can actually take turns driving the Duck vehicle. Everyone loves riding The Duck $126.per resident Includes deluxe motor coach, all admissions & gratuities to driver and Tour Director. Depart: 8:30 AM Estimated Return: 7:30 PM

    Sunday, June 23rd  NY Yankees Old Timers Day NY Yankees vs Astros 2:05pm game

    Baseball with a touch of Luxury AUDI YANKEES CLUB VIP PACKAGE A 2-hour luxury dining pregame experience in the Audi Yankees Club at the dining room tables, Section 129 tickets, coach bus transportation, driver gratuity, parking fee & an incredible way to see these baseball teams play live! $230 per person for a magnificent experience!

    Wednesday, June 26th  Boston Red Sox Baseball game 

    Red Sox vs Chicago White Sox.Game time is 1:05 pm. We take a coach bus from Groton Senior Center to Fenway to cheer on our 2018 World Series Champs play the Chicago White Sox from our Right Field Box seats. This is a family friendly afternoon game. We have 40 seats only! Cost is $111 per resident (includes transportation, game ticket and driver gratuity)