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. *No refunds unless your ticket can be re-sold

 

UPCOMING 2023 DAY TRIPS

April 5th– Titanic Exhibit in NYC– Price is $122.00 due when signing up. Flyers
available. This trip includes bus, tour director & exhibit ticket. Lunch will be on your own
at Chelsea Market. This Titanic Exhibit is a unique, limited time narrative experience.
Travel back to 1912 through photographs, handwritten letters, keepsakes, and other personal belongings telling countless stories about the fates & heroic deeds on board. You’ll
walk in their footsteps as you explore life size, detailed recreations of the ship’s interior.
The exhibition boasts over 200 original objects. An audio guide will bring historical accounts to life with music, sound effects, & testimonies from the Titanic passengers & crew.
Sign up starts January 3rd. Refunds will only be given if your seat can be re-sold. Cash and
checks will be accepted. A lot of walking.

 

April 20th– Tea Lunch and Guided tour of the Blithewold Mansion & Gardens
– Price is $130.00 due when signing up. Flyers available. This trip includes bus, tour director & a Tea Lunch & Guided Garden & Mansion Tours at the Blithewold. Overlooking
the Narragansett Bay, Blithewold is one of the finest garden estates in New England. Late
April into Early May, Blithewold opens its gates to welcome visitors just as springtime begins. Their famous display covers the 33-acre seaside estate with over 50,000 daffodils.
Enjoy a lovely Tea Lunch with scones, finger sandwiches, mini quiche, desserts, and of
course tea. Sign up starts January 3rd. Refunds will only be given if your seat can be resold. Cash and checks will be accepted. A lot of walking.

 

May 23rd– Highline Trip & the Edge (Observation Deck)– Price is $132.00 due
when signing up. Flyers available. This trip includes bus, tour director, admission to the
Highline and the Edge Observation Deck. Lunch will be on your own at Hudson Yards.
Sign up starts January 3rd. Refunds will only be given if your seat can be re-sold. Cash and
checks will be accepted. A lot of walkin

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 


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.

 

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June 18-25, 2023– 8 Day/ 7 Night Escorted Bermuda Cruise Prices start at
$1299.00 plus taxes and fees. Flyers available. Included is roundtrip transportation from
Connecticut to New Jersey Pier, 7 Nights onboard the beautiful Summit, all meals
onboard, daily activities, Ship Shop Cocktail Party & Professional Ship Shop Escort
throughout cruise. If you are interested, you should sign up and pay your deposit ASAP as
space is going fast. Call The Ship Shop at 1-800-243-1630. Please let them know that you
are signing up through the Lymes’ Senior Center.

 

August 28– September 4, 2023– Discover California Dreamin’: Monterey Yosemite & Napa with Optional 2– Night San Fransisco Post Tour Extension
Prices are $3,279 per person for double occupancy rooms. Singles and triples and also
available. Flyers available. Price includes round trip air from NY, Air taxes and fees, hotel
transfers, group transportation to/from airport, 12 meals, & hotel accommodation . Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $349.00 per person and any airline baggage fees are not
included. This rate is only good until February 28th, rates may change after that. Call the
Lymes’ Senior Center for more information

 

October 7th– 15th, 2023– Northern Italy and Its Lakes Prices are $3,399 per person double occupancy rooms. Singles and triples and also available. Flyers available. Price
includes round trip air from NY, Air taxes and fees, hotel transfers, group transportation
to/from airport, 11 meals, & hotel accommodations. Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of
$449.00 per person are not included. This rate is only good until April 8th, rates may
change after that. Call the Lymes’ Senior Center for more information.

    Trip: Jack-O-Lantern Spooktacular at Roger Williams Zoo

    Thursday, October 20th

     

    This year’s spectacular takes you through the last 150 years of music. Stroll or dance your way along the 1/4-mile trail, past thousands of intricately carved pumpkins displayed while listen to the soundtracks from 1860’s through today.

    $89.00 per person and you should expect lots of walking at a leisurely pace.

    ​​​​​​​Tickets on sale now.

    Trip: Covered Bridges and Cathedral of Pines

    Wednesday, October 5th 

     

    includes a guided tour of Cathedral of the Pines, Lunch at the rustic Woodbound Inn (Entrée Choice in advance), & a guided driving tour of Covered Bridges.

    $120.00 per person and you should expect some walking on this trip. Don’t forget your cameras.

    Tickets on sale now.

    Day Trip: Big E “Connecticut Day”

    Wednesday, September 21st 

     

    $75 per person. Tickets on sale now.

    Cost includes admission, motor coach transportation, and driver gratuity.

    Tour: 8-Dat Alaskan Cruise

    August 26th to September 2nd 

     

    An 8-day Alaskan cruise on board The Celebrity Solstice. Airfare 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 $2,501pp not including trip insurance.

    If you’re interested, we can email you the link to view the details of the trip and even to register online. This trip is a definite go so if you are interested book now!

    Tour: Providence Italian Style

    Wednesday, August 17th

     

    Enjoy a walking tour of Providence showcasing the Italian connection. A delectable Italian style lunch on Federal Hill followed by a Venetian Gondola ride.

    Trip fee is $130 per person.

    Lots of walking.

    Registration now open.