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.

Flyers are available at the Senior Center with the Day Trip’s information or 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.

 

Thu, Sep 16th – There is another cool exhibit that is currently running at the New York Botanical Gardens –   Kusama: Cosmic Nature. Come explore the Gardens and marvel at Yayoi Kasama’s out of this world art work sprinkled within the property. Lunch will be on your own on Arthur Avenue with some time to explore the shops. Trip fee is $72pp. A lot of walking. Registration begins July 1st.

 

Tuesday, October 5,2021,  Van Gogh- The Immersive Experience Art Exhibit in Boston, MA     Cost: $112.00

The experience is rich in content. Take an awe-inspiring journey into the incomparable
universe of Van Gogh, one of the greatest artistic geniuses of the 19th century.
Explore his life, his work, and his secrets as never before through cutting-edge 360
degree digital projections, a one-of-a-kind virtual reality experience, and a uniquely
atmospheric light and sound show. This impactful experience has already thrilled
visitors in Italy, Belgium, and the UK. Become completely immersed in the works of
art around you, and feel in reality as you dive deep into the world created by Van
Gogh’s brush stroke. This trip will also include a trip to Quincy Market for shopping
and grabbing a bite to eat at one of the many eateries. Limited seats available.
Tickets already on sale. Please call the senior center for more information

 

Thu, Dec 9th – Come see the World Premiere of this hilarious Christmas Comic Farce –
“A Christmas for Carol” with us at the Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant. A staffserved buffet with a variety of hot entrees, salads, veggies, dessert, fruit and beverages is
included. Trip fee is $110. Minimal walking. Bus capacity is limited Registration has begun



 

 


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 East Lyme Senior Services as a way to ensure enough registrations for a trip to run. Overnight Trips and Cruises are open to adults.

Flyers for the Overnight Trips/Cruises are available at the Senior Center with information about any trip you may be interested in.

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 some of the  flyers with details about some upcoming Overnight Trips 

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If you’re interested we can email you the link to view the details of the trip and even to register on line!

 

Jun 6-14, 2021 – New trip! 9 day adventure in the Painted Canyons of the West. 11meals. Enjoy the beauty of the west. Depart from NYC. $3529 double occupancy, $4429 single occupancy, $3479 triple occupancy. Trip insurance strongly encouraged for an additional $299pp.
Aug 27 – Sep 3, 2021 – 8 day Alaskan Cruise onboard the Celebrity Solstice. Airfare is included. See the wonders of Alaska from the comfort of a cruise ship. Depart from T.F. Green Airport in Providence, RI. Prices start at $2668pp.
Sep 8-17, 2021 –  New dates for this trip! 10 day Shades of Ireland. 13 meals.  Explore Ireland. Depart from NYC. $3629pp double occupancy, $4329pp single occupancy, or $3599pp triple occupancy. Trip insurance strongly encouraged for an additional $399pp.
Oct 6-8, 2021 – 3 days/2 nights in Lancaster, PA to see “Queen Esther” at The Sight and Sound Theatre. Visit the Appalachian Brewing Co., Kitchen Kettle Village, and the Mount Hope Estate and Winery as well as see the fabulous production of “Queen Esther”. $565pp double occupancy, $715pp single occupancy, or $515pp trip occupancy.
Oct 4– 12, 2021 – New dates for this trip! 9 day trip to Tropical Costa Rica. 14 meals. Depart from NYC. $2329 double occupancy, $2529 single occupancy & $2299 triple       occupancy. Trip insurance strongly encouraged for an additional $399pp. 
Mar 27 – Apr 5, 2022 – 10 day tour of the British Landscapes. 12 meals. See Wales, Scotland, and end in London. Depart from NYC. $2998pp double occupancy, $3598pp single occupancy, $2968pp triple occupancy. Trip insurance strongly encouraged for an additional $399

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    Overnight Trips and Tours- 2021 & 2022

    Registration begins on the dates noted. Register as soon as you can.  Payments will be made directly to the Tour Company arranging the trip. Checks can be dropped off to the
    Senior Center office or mailed directly to the Tour Company.  In most circumstances, departure will be from the East Lyme Community Center Parking lot.

    Oct 6 – 8, 2021 – 3 days/2 nights in Lancaster, PA to see “Queen Esther” at The Sight and Sound Theatre. Visit
    the Appalachian Brewing Co., Kitchen Kettle Village, and the Mount Hope Estate and Winery as well as see
    the fabulous production of “Queen Esther”. $565pp double occupancy, $715pp single occupancy, or $515pp
    trip occupancy.

    Mar 27 – Apr 5, 2022 – 10 day tour of the British Landscapes. 12 meals. See Wales, Scotland, and end in
    London. Depart from NYC. $2998pp double occupancy, $3598pp single occupancy, $2968pp triple occupancy.
    Trip insurance strongly encouraged for an additional $399

    Day Trips – 2021

    Trip planning for 2022 is beginning.
    What’s caught your fancy? Send us your suggestions.


    Thu, Sep 16th – If artistic expression is your thing, come see the exhibit that is currently running at the New York
    Botanical Gardens – Kusama: Cosmic Nature. You’ll explore the Gardens and marvel at Yayoi Kasama’s out of this
    world artwork sprinkled within the property. Lunch will be on your own on Arthur Avenue with some time to explore
    the shops. Trip fee is $72pp. A lot of walking. Registration has begun. Bus capacity is limited. Wait List only at this time.

    Tue, Oct 5th – Join us for the coolest Van Gogh art exhibit you will ever see – Van Gogh, The Immersive Experience.
    This exhibit is so cool they have not yet announced where it will be held but it is definitely in the city of Boston. Lunch
    will be on your own at the Quincy Market. Trip fee is $112. A lot of walking. Registration has begun. Bus capacity is
    limited. Wait List only at this time.

    Thu, Dec 9th – Come see the World Premiere of this hilarious Christmas Comic Farce – “A Christmas for Carol” with
    us at the Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant. A staff-served buffet with a variety of hot entrees, salads, veggies,
    dessert, fruit and beverages is included. Trip fee is $110. Minimal walking. Bus capacity is limited Registration begins
    Aug 2nd. NEW!!

    ​​​​​​​Call senior center for more information at 860-434-4127.

    First Day Trip of the Season- Tuesday, October 5th- Van Gogh- The Immersive Experience Art Exhibit in Boston, MA

    Cost: $112.00

    The experience is rich in content. Take an awe-inspiring journey into the incomparable
    universe of Van Gogh, one of the greatest artistic geniuses of the 19th century.
    Explore his life, his work, and his secrets as never before through cutting-edge 360
    degree digital projections, a one-of-a-kind virtual reality experience, and a uniquely
    atmospheric light and sound show. This impactful experience has already thrilled
    visitors in Italy, Belgium, and the UK. Become completely immersed in the works of
    art around you, and feel in reality as you dive deep into the world created by Van
    Gogh’s brush stroke. This trip will also include a trip to Quincy Market for shopping
    and grabbing a bite to eat at one of the many eateries. Limited seats available.
    Tickets already on sale. Please call the senior center for more information

    Senior Center Trips

    All  trips have been cancelled through August.  Any questions call Stephanie Gould at the Senior Center.

    860-434-1605 ext. 240

    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.