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.

    Trip Presentation ARK ENCOUNTER TRIP 

     

    Wednesday, September 4

    Trip Presentation ARK ENCOUNTER TRIP 

    Experience the Bible like never before on this journey that brings you face to face with Genesis and the life-size recreation of Noah’s Ark and the Creation Museum. Cruise through the glorious Allegheny Mountains; experience the charming lifestyle of Amish Country in Ohio and the Mennonite and Amish people of Pennsylvania on this enriching trip of a lifetime.  From Ohio to Lancaster Amish Countries, the Ark Encounter, the Creation Museum, ‘Queen Esther’ at Sight & Sound Theatre and so much more is  packed into this 7-Day | 6-Night tour.  Please join us for the trip presentation to learn more about this great trip that will take place June 20-26, 2020.

    Time:11AM

    Cost: Trip Presentation is Free yet registration is highly suggested 860-441-6785

    www.grotonrec.com/seniors

    Extended Trips with Collette

    We work closely with Collette every work day to plan, arrange, implement and secure your best travel experience. For all of you whom have traveled with us on one of our many extended trips with Collette~ THANK YOU !!

    Coming up we have extended trips with Collette to Danube, Canadian Rockies, Poland, New Orleans and Memphis, Portugal, Ireland, Santa Fe, Nashville and the Smokey Mountains.

    If you’d like to be added to our email list for such trip notifications please email colsen@groton-ct.gov

    Trip presentation on our Countryside of the Emerald Isle 2020 trip

    SEPT 19th at 1 pm we will have a trip presentation on our Countryside of the Emerald Isle 2020 trip. Be sure to sign yourself up for this informative trip presentation going over the details of this amazing trip: Countryside of the Emerald Isle.  You can do so by calling 860-441-6623 or by emailing colsen@groton-ct.gov 

     

    Countryside of the Emerald Isle  August 2- 11, 2020    10 Days 12 Meals

    From remote islands and historic Dublin, to less-traveled roads and charming villages, experience the best of the Emerald Isle. Come to know the culture and welcoming hospitality of the Irish in Dublin, Ireland’s capital city. Step off the beaten path in the seaside village of Kinsale, known as Ireland’s “gourmet capital.” Overnight amongst a labyrinth of stone walls in the Aran Islands. Discover the windswept terrain of the Wild Atlantic Way. Travel amongst the tranquil countryside in the Dingle Peninsula. Give traditional Irish fare a modern twist at a cooking class in Dublin. On this journey, the many sides of Ireland shine through.

    Sunday, August 18th- Trip to Bradley Playhouse- Shrek the Musical

    BRADLEY PLAYHOUSE – SHREK THE MUSICAL
    2 pm show. A benign green ogre and his sidekick Donkey save the land from an evil lord and rescue a lovely princess from a terrible fate. Based on the blockbuster movie. Shrek The Musical is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. Show is 2 hours and 10 mins plus a 15 min intermission. A concession stand with popcorn, water, soda, candy, peanuts etc. is available Max of 20 persons. Bring a child and enjoy a memory you both will cherish! We depart at 12:30 pm. $28 per resident includes show and GSC transportation.

    Wednesday, July 24th- Trip to CT Sun Basketball Game

    Departure Time: TBD

    We are off to see the CT Sun vs NY Liberty in a matinee (11:30 am) basketball game at the Mohegan Sun Arena with Groton Recreation Summer Campers! Enjoy sitting together and watch the best women’s basketball players in the world! $17 pp