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.

    Collette Trips Presentations for Groton Senior Center

    Trip presentations for upcoming extended trips with Groton Senor Center

    • ¨ Tropical Costa Rica trip presentation is Tuesday, July 20 at 1 pm  https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1051305
    • ¨ Spotlight on Santa Fe trip presentation is Thursday, August 5th at 1 pm
    • ¨ California Dreamin’ trip presentation is Thursday, August 5th at 2:30 pm
    • https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1051418

    Pre-registration is required for any of these 860-441-6785

     

    EXTENDED TRIPS 2021

    2021 EXTENDED TRIPS

    Ark Encounter            September 25 – October 1, 2021  (BUS)

    Roundtrip Motor-coach, 6 Nights 4-star Accommodations, Tour of Falling Waters & Guided Tour of the Ohio Amish Country, Tour of the Warther Museum, Admission to the Creation Museum & the Ark Encounter—note: moderate walking with up to 3 hours of walking per day.

    EXPLORING SOUTH AFRICA, VICTORIA FALLS & BOTSWANAOctober 08 — 22 (AIR)

    Pilanesberg National Park, Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, 8 Wildlife Safaris, Choice on Tour, Cape Winelands, Cape Town, Table Mountain 15 Days • 29 Meals

    SPOTLIGHT ON THE FRENCH RIVIERA        NOV 20– 28, 2021
    Nice, St. Paul de Vence, St. Tropez, Vineyard Tour & Wine Tasting, Monaco, Monte Carlo Casino, Choice on Tour, Nice Flower Market, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, Cannes,
    Fragonard Perfumerie Workshop 9 Days • 11 Meals

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    SOUTHERN CHARM                    FEBRUARY 27, 2022 (AIR)
    featuring Charleston, Savannah & Jekyll Island : Historic Charleston, Choice on Tour, Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens, Savannah, St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island 7 Days /9 Meals

    COSTA RICA                                  MARCH 19-27, 2022
    San Jose, Coffee Plantation, Guanacaste, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Choice on Tour, Arenal Volcano, Lake Arenal Cruise, Cano Negro Refuge, Zarcero 9 Days • 14 Meals

    SANTA FE                                        MAY 2022
    Walking Tour of Santa Fe Plaza, Open-Air Tram Tour, Loretto Chapel, Santa Fe School of Cooking, Turquoise Trail, Allan Houser Sculpture Garden, Bandelier National Monument, El Santuario de Chimayo 6 Days /8 Meals

    SHADES OF IRELAND                             SEPTEMBER 2 -11, 2022
    Dublin, Irish Evening, Choices on Tour, Kilkenny, Waterford, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Jaunting Car Ride, Ring of Kerry, Farm Visit, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Castle Stay 10 Days / 13 Meals

    CALIFORNIA DREAMING                            OCTOBER 3 -10, 2022
    Monterey, Scenic 17-Mile Drive, Yosemite National Park, Sacramento, Choice on Tour, Lake Tahoe Scenic Cruise, Napa Valley Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting, San Francisco 8 Days / 12 Meals

    Would you like more details on any of these trips?
    Please email colsen@groton-ct.gov or call 860-441-6623 to request a brochure.

    2021 DAY TRIPS

    SUNDAY IN AUGUST -RED SOX BASEBALL GAME AT FENWAY

    Call Senior Center for more information as it gets closer more information should be available.

    Trip presentations with Collette

    One more virtual trip presentation with Collette – TUESDAY, JUNE 08, 2021 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    **TRIP PRESENTATIONS ARE VIRTUAL TRIP MEETINGS TO GIVE AN OVERVIEW OF THE ITINERARY FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN THE SPECIFIED TRIP.

    SOUTHERN CHARM featuring Charleston, Savannah & Jekyll Island

    February 27 — March 05, 2022 • 7 Days • 9 Meals

    https://gateway.gocollette.com/Gateway/Trip/1044773

    Embrace the leisurely pace and charming allure of America’s southeast as you explore cobblestone streets, historic homes and unspoiled coastline. Discover antebellum Charleston and the history of Savannah with 2-night stays in each city. Visit Charleston’s City Market, one of the oldest public markets in America. Enjoy a trolley tour of Savannah’s sprawling Historic District. Spend two nights at the exclusive Jekyll Island Club, once described as “the richest, most exclusive club in the world.” Experience the unique charm and singular hospitality of America’s “Low Country” in South Carolina and Georgia.

    Then Tuesday, July 20th at 1 pm we will have a IN PERSON trip presentation with Collette for our March 2022 COSTA RICA trip.  https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1051305

    California Dreamin’: Monterey, Yosemite & Napa trip

    California Dreamin’: Monterey, Yosemite & Napa trip with Groton Senior Center October 03 — October 10, 2022

    HIGHLIGHTS:  Monterey, Scenic 17-Mile Drive, Yosemite National Park, Sacramento, Choice on Tour, Lake Tahoe Scenic Cruise, Napa Valley Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting, San Francisco.  Eight days / 12 meals included.

    For more information and details, please visit https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1051418