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.
If available, please review the flyers below or pick one up at the Senior Center for 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.
April 11, 2019- MGM Springfield Casino includes transportation, complimentary soft drinks on property, complimentary beer-wine-cocktails while gaming and casino packet (currently $20 Slot Pay and $10 food credit to use at any restaurant on property). Price: $55. Please sign up as soon as possible. Sign up by March 10th required.
April 27, 2019 –West Point Academy Dress Parade includes transportation, viewing of the famous Dress Parade, lunch at West Point Club and guided tour (on bus with stops) of West Point highlights: Cadet Chapel, Trophy Point, Hudson River lookout. Moderate walking. Price: $112.00. Please sign up as soon as possible. Sign up by March 26th required; after that only
wait list will be taken.
May 7, 2019 –Wicked Tulips Trip includes lunch at Gregg’s Restaurant and Tavern (make sure to save room for award winning desserts) and a visit to the Wicked Tulips Flower Farm, a vase and 5 tulips that you pick yourself. Moderate walking but can walk longer if desired. Price: $79.00. Please register as soon as possible. Sign up by April 6th required, after that only wait list
will be taken.
May 22, 2019- Culinary Institute of America and Walkway Over the Hudson Trip includes transportation, lunch at Catarina de Medici, Walkway over the Hudson (longest pedestrian-only walk bridge in the world). Also enjoy the brand-new Visitor Center Price: $107.00 Please register as soon as possible. Sign up by April 21st required, after that point, only wait list will be taken.
Jun 11th – Take a professionally guided tour of Central Park in NYC with lunch
included at Buca di Beppo. Trip fee is $100pp. Registration has begun. A lot of walking
June 21st, 2019 –Newport Flower Show. Fri, Jun 21st – Trip to the Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff Mansion in Newport with lunch/shopping on your own at the Wharf. Trip fee is $49pp. Registration has begun. Moderate walking. .
July 9,2019 – Providence Italian Style includes a behind the scenes bakery tour in Providence’s Historic Federal Hill, Venetian Gondola Ride, Providence Tour guide who will strollwith you through the heart of the beautiful Renaissance City exploring sculpture, architecture, and history all with a most interesting twist while showcasing the Italian connection, and an Italian Style Lunch on historic Federal Hill. Cost $105.00. Registration begins April 1st. Sign up has begun. Moderate walking.
July 17th, 2019-Block Island and Wind Mill Farm Tour includes transportation, Lunch at the National Hotel, and tour of the new Wind Farm. Cost $110.00. Registration begins April 1st. Sign up by June 14th required.
August 4, 2019 –New York Yankees vs Red Sox at Yankee Stadium includes transportation, ticket to game, a hot dog and a choice of beer, water, or soda. Price $145.00. WAIT LIST ONLY. Moderate walking
August 22, 2019 – Long Island Wine Trip. Travel to Long Island on
the ferry, enjoy a 30 minute tour and tasting of approximately 3 wines
and 1 cheese at Raphael Winery. Afterwards you are off it Greenport
for lunch on your own & shopping before returning home. Price
TBD – includes bus, ferry & winery tour and tastings. Registration
Sep 4th – Enjoy an afternoon at Theater by the Sea for their production of “Saturday Night Fever”. Lunch on your own in the lovely seaside town of Galilee, RI. Trip fee is $70pp. Moderate walking. Registration begins June 3rd.
Sep 24th – Let’s head to Webster Lake in Webster, MA and enjoy a lovely riverboat cruise. Lunch is included and will be at the Waterfront Dining Room. Menu choice is needed upon registration. After lunch, enjoy free time to shop at Foppema’s Farm – a 75 acre fruit and vegetable farm located in Northbridge. Trip is $89pp. Registration begins June 3rd. Moderate walking.
Tue, Oct 1st– Join us on a Cranberry Bog Tour at A.D Makepeace Company, the world’s largest cranberry grower. Get an up close view of the wet cranberry bogs! Receive a cranberry goodie bag as a souvenir. Lunch at Lindsey’s Family Restaurant in E. Wareham, MA. Entrée choice will be needed in advance. Also enjoy a stop at Dorothy Cox Chocolates Factory and Store and shop for a sweet treat of chocolate or ice cream before heading home. Cost is $92.00. Registration begins July 1st.
Tue, Oct 15th– Polka at the Aqua Turf. Featuring The Polka Family Band. Includes transportation, coffee & Donuts, door prizes, complimentary glass of beer or wine and family style lunch” Salad/ Mac & Cheese/ Kielbasa & Kraut/ Stuffed Cabbage/ Pierogies/ Vegtable/ Dessert. Cost is $72.00. Registration begins July s May 1st. Please register for this trip by July 22, 2019.
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 Waterford Senior Services as a way to ensure enough registrations for a trip to run. Overnight Trips and Cruises are open to adults.
Please review the flyers below for the Overnight Trips/Cruises for information about any trip you are interested in taking.
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 the flyers for details about upcoming Overnight Trips
Trip Presentation regarding the Sep 2019 America’s Cowboy Country and the Oct 2019 Southern Italy & Sicily Trips on Mon, Feb 4th at 10am at the East Lyme Senior Center – Call to register at 860-739-5859. Sign up for actual trip should be made at the Lymes’ Senior Center for all Lyme and Old Lyme Residents.
November 27-29, 2018 – Stowe, VT to the Trapp family Lodge. 3 day, 2 night trip which includes guided tour of Stowe, Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour, and Trapp Family History Tour. $601/double or triple, $781/single. Registration has begun.
April 28-May 4, 2019 Explore Myrtle Beach and Charleston on this 7 day tour. Mixing shows, great meals, free time and a 4-night stay at the Ocean Reef Resort make this tour a perfect balance and glimpse into the South’s Coast. $1,219 double pp, $1085 triple, $1629 single. Come learn more about the trip, a trip presentation will be held here at the Senior Center on Friday, November 30th at 1:00 pm. Charleston Charleston 2
May 5-12, 2019 – Bermuda, 8 day, 7 night cruise on Celebrity Summit, includes roundtrip transportation to pier. Spend 3 days docked in King’s Wharf, 7 nights aboard the Celebrity Summit, all meals on board with Celebrity’s 5-star cuisine, variety of award winning entertainment, ship shop cocktail party on board, island tour of Bermuda, professional ship shop escort.$1249 pp based on double occupancy. Registration has begun. Bermuda 1 Bermuda 2
Aug 22-Sept 1, 2019 – 11 day, 9 night stay, escorted London stay & Trans-Atlantic cruise aboard the Queen Mary 2, includes transfer to airport, 1 way flight, 2 night hotel and transfer, half day guided sightseeing tour, dinner and West End Theater tickets, 2 continental breakfasts, 7 night Trans-Atlantic cruise Southampton to New York, transportation back to Connecticut from NY and a Ship Shop escort. $3779 pp based on double occupancy. Registration has begun. Queen Mary 1 Queen Mary 2
Sept 9-15, 2019- Cruising Maine and Atlantic Canada (TOD) 8 day Package IB $1559, OA, $1779 and BA $1949 Registration has begun
Sep 15-22. 2019 – Guided tour of America’s Cowboy Country to explore the West. 8 days, 7 nights. Transportation & transfers included. Prices start $3599 pp double occupancy. Registration has begun.Cowboy Country
October 7-9, 2019 – Philadelphia Museum of American Revolution (FT) Trip to Philadelphia with stops at the Museum of American Revolution, National Constitution Center and One Liberty Deck. Prices start at $497pp double occupancy. Registration has begun.
Oct 29-Nov 9, 2019 – Guided tour of Southern Italy & Sicily. 12 days, 11 nights. Transportation & transfers included. Prices start $3799 pp double occupancy. Registration has begun.Sicily
November 9-24, 2019 – 16 days, 15 nights New York to Panama Canal – Escorted cruise from New York to Tampa, includes partial transit of Panama Canal. Motorcoach transportation to NY Pier and home from airport, flight from Tampa to Bradley, 15 night cruise aboard the Norwegian Dawn visiting Curacao, Aruba, Santa Marta Columbia, Cartegena Columbia, Panama Canal, Colon Panama, Puerto Limon Costa Rica, Roatan Bay Islands, Harest Caye (private port), Costa Maya and Tampa. All meals onboard with freestyle dining, entertainment, casino, fitness center and lots of daily activities, professional Ship Shop escort, exclusive Ship Shop parties and events. $1999 pp based on double occupancy. Registration has begunPanama Canal 1 Panama Canal 2
December 29, 2019 – January 2, 2020 (Collette) – California New Year’s Get-away featuring the Tournament of Roses parade. Slide Show Presentation for Dec 29, 2020 California New Years Trip will be held on Monday, April 1st at 10:00 am at the East Lyme Senior Center. Call (860)739-5859 to register for Presentation. Although presentation will be held at East Lyme Senior Center, please signify that you are signing up under “Lymes’ Senior Center” if you decide to take the trip.
• February 6-9, 2020 – Quebec Winter Carnival – with a travel guide. 4 days, 3 nights. Old Quebec City, Winter Carnival and Carnival’s Night Parade. Prices start $930pp double
• March 2020– Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights – and tour of the country. Enjoy the natural beauty of Iceland. Transportation & transfers included. Prices start at $3699pp double occupancy. Registration has begun.