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.



 

Tue, Oct 15thPolka 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.

November 7, 2019 – Round trip motor coach, Guided Tour of Sturbridge Village, lunch and time to explore the Village. Price is $103 pp. Tickets are on sale now. Please purchase before October 1st.

November 24, 2019 – Newport Playhouse – Enjoy a delicious all-you can-eat buffet before watching A Christmas Cactus, a murder mystery romp around the holidays. After all the laughter you will be treated to a fun-filled cabaret! Price is $80pp. Tickets are on sale now. Please purchase before October 15th.

Thursday, December 5 – Join us for A Rockwell Christmas Trip. This tour will begin at the Red Lions Inn for lunch and a visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum and end with a leisurely drive through Forest Park’s Bright Nights, a 2.5 mile ride through the park while listening to holiday music seeing a variety of designs,
animals and objects that are illuminated. The cost is $110pp.Wait list only.

Thursday, Apr 2nd – Join us for a trip to the Mohegan Sun Casino. Departure from the East Lyme Senior Center but checks made out to the Lymes’ Senior Center. No meal included but you will receive a casino package. Trip fee is TBD. Registration begins 02/03. Moderate walking. CANCELLED

Thu, Apr 16th – Come join us for a guided tour of  Blithewold Mansion in Bristol, RI and experience their Daffodil Days – an explosion of sunny daffodils bursting out of the ground. Lunch at The Lobster Pot in Bristol. Trip fee TBD. Registration begins 02/03. Moderate walking. CANCELLED

Sat, Apr 25th – We’re heading to West Point Academy for their annual U.S. Military Academy Cadet Review. Lunch included at The Thayer Hotel as well as a step-on guide to share their knowledge of the Academy. You need to provide a proper Govt issued photo ID for the trip. Trip fee $130pp. Registration begins 02/03. Lots of walking. CANCELLED

Sat, May 2nd – New York City on your own – Bus leaves East Lyme at 7:45am and leaves NYC at 7pm. Trip fee is TBD. Registration begins 02/03. No meal included in trip price. Lots of walking.

Thu, May 28th – We’re going to tour Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC and discover their Catacombs by Candlelight. Lunch on your own at Urbanspace Food Hall. Trip fee is $95pp. Registration begins 02/03. Lots of walking.


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 Waterford 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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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.

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, 2020Quebec 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 2020Iceland’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.

May 7-8, 2020 –  Chinese Lantern Festival in Philadelphia. Trip includes the Chinese Lantern Festival, a tour of the Eastern State Penitentiary, and a local food tour. $299pp/double or triple and $379pp single. Registration begins January 2nd.

 

August 21-29, 2020 – Join us for a 9 day trip to the Colorado Rockies. Visits to 4 national parks as well as 11 meals, transportation & transfers. $3499pp double, $4499 single & $3499 triple occupancy. Registration begins November 1st.

 

Sep 4-11, 2020 NEW TRIP OFFERING – 8 day trip Alaskan Cruise on the Celebrity Solstice. See the wonders of Alaska from the comfort of a cruise ship. Air fare
included. Depart from TF Green International Airport. Prices start at $2548 pp. Registration begins 2/3.

 

October 3-12, 2020 – 10 day Shades of Ireland trip includes 13 meals. Visit Dublin, Blarney Castle, Kilkenny, Waterford, Ring of Kerry, Cliffs of Moher and more. Transportation & transfers
included. $3649pp dbl, $4249pp single or $3619pp triple occupancy. Registration begins Nov. 1.

 

October 7-9, 2020“Queen Esther” at The Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster,PA. The trip includes a stop at the Appalachian Brewing Company on day 1 and the Mount Hope Estate & Winery on day 3. $565/double, $715/single, $515/triple. Registration has begun.

 

    Boston Museum of Science Trip

    Tue, June 7th – Trip to the Boston Museum of Science in Boston, MA. Ticket price includes admission to the IMAX Theater Show. Lunch is not included. Trip fee is $63pp. Registration has begun. Lots of walking.

    Trans/Atlantic Cruise

    August 27 – September 13, 2016 Trans/Atlantic Cruise with flight and motorcoach included aboard the Royal Caribbean’s “Serenade of the Seas.” 18 days. Starting at $3136pp with port and government taxes included. Registration has begun.

    Caribbean Cruise

    October 30 – November 11, 2016 – Escorted Caribbean Cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean “Serenade of the Seas.” Fly out of Boston and return from Fort Lauderdale.  12 nights. Starting at $2027 with port and government taxes included.  Registration has begun.

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    “Samson” at the Sight and Sound Millennium Theater

    NEW TRIP – October 9-11, 2016 – “Samson” at the Sight & Sound Millennium Theater in  Lancaster, PA.  2 night stay at the Double Tree by Hilton hotel. Free time at Longwoods Garden and Philadelphia included. $467pp double. $429pp triple. $557pp single.  Registration begins January 4, 2016.

    Alaska Land and Cruise Trip

    June 6-19, 2016 – Fully escorted Alaska Land & Cruise – 6 nights Land Tour & 7 night Cruise aboard the Holland American “Zaandam.” Starting at $4434pp with port and government taxes included.
    Registration has begun.