The Cheshire Senior Travel Club office, located at the Cheshire Senior Center, 240 Maple Ave., is open on Thursdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m. For information, call (203) 272-8286.
Registration Policy for
Senior Travel Club Trips
Present your Cheshire Senior Center Photo ID Card to register for a trip. Payment is by check or money order only, payable to: Cheshire Senior Travel Club. (Cash is not accepted.) Please include name, address, phone number and trip requested. Sign-ups are final, unless cancellation insurance is purchased, if applicable.
Note: No Mini-Bus transportation is available for trips returning after 3:30 p.m.
“Christmas with Father” at The Carriage House on the Big “E” Grounds in West Springfield, Massachusetts – Wednesday, Dec. 4. Join Father Patrick Aloysius Misgivings for this divine presentation of stories and one-liners about growing up Catholic. From miracles and marriage counseling to bazaars and birth control, nothing escapes the good father’s razor-sharp Irish wit. This hilarious, interactive comedy includes a collection, a raffle, and even an actual Bingo game. Package includes round-trip transportation,a delicious holiday luncheon at The Carriage House (Storrowton Tavern), show, meal taxes and server gratuities. Cost: $80 per person. For more information, call Sandy Chase at (203) 641-4817 or Rachel Chiginsky at (203) 439-7501. Departure will be from the Commuter Lot on Route 10 near the Interstate 691 interchange.
Atlantic City Getaway: Three Days/Two Nights at CAESARS in Atlantic City, New Jersey – Feb. 18-20. Package includes round-trip deluxe motor coach transportation, two nights accommodations at the CAESARS World Class Casino Resort Hotel, $50 slots bonus, $50 in meal vouchers, three shows, cancellation protection ($29 value), occupancy taxes, hotel baggage handling, and driver’s gratuities. Prices per person: $245 double, $235 triple, $345 single. Deposit of $75 is due by Nov. 15; balance due by Jan. 11. For more information, call Jennie Hannon at (203) 272-6035 or Pat Hartmann at (203) 272-9804. Point of departure to be determined.
Look for these upcoming trips in 2020: Atlantic City, Aqua Turf, Log Cabin, Indian Head Resort & Turkey Train in New Hampshire, and more! Get all the details at the Travel Trip Presentation on Monday, Jan. 13, at 1 p.m.
Senior Center Transportation Department Day Trips
Contact Eileen at (203) 272-0047 for information about upcoming Transportation Department day trips, including:
“Christmas in Connecticut” Holiday Cabaret at Woodwinds Banquet Hall in Branford – Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy a cabaret show and full buffet lunch with unlimited wine. Cost: $69 per person, gratuity, taxes, and service charges included. Bus fare: $2 per person.
Cheshire Senior Center Travel Opportunities
Contact Stephanie Ferrall, coordinator of Senior Services, at (203) 272-3165 for more information on the following Senior Center Day Trips and Overnight Fly Trips:
Tropical Costa Rica with Optional Three-Night Jungle Adventure Post-Tour Extension – Feb. 29–March 8. Nine days, 14 meals (eight breakfasts, six dinners). Explore lush forests, exotic wildlife and endless coastlines. Highlights include San Jose, coffee plantation, Guanacaste, Monteverde Cloud Forest, choice of tour, Arenal volcano, Lake Arenal cruise, Cano Negro Refuge, Zarcero. Included in price: roundtrip air from JFK, roundtrip transportation Cheshire to/from JFK, air taxes and fees/surcharges, hotel transfers. Not included in price: cancellation waiver and insurance of $315 per person.
Springtime Tulip River Cruise featuring Dutch and Belgian Waterways – March 31–April 8. Nine days, 20 meals (seven breakfasts, six lunches, seven dinners). Highlights include Amsterdam, seven-night River Cruise, Volendam, Arnhem, Middelburg, Ghent, Bruges, Antwerp, Kinderdijk Windmills, Keukenhof Gardens. Included in price: roundtrip air from JFK, roundtrip transportation Cheshire to/from JFK, air taxes and fees/surcharges, hotel transfers. Not included in price: cancellation waiver and insurance of $385 per person.
Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise featuring Seven-Night Princess Cruise – June 20–July 1. Twelve days, 25 meals (11 breakfasts, six lunches, eight dinners). Enjoy an unforgettable rail journey from Denali to Talkeetna in a luxury domed railcar, a guided Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali National Park, plus Fairbanks, Sternwheeler Discovery, Fannie Q’s Saloon, Anchorage, Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Inside Passage. Included in price: port charges, roundtrip air from New York, air taxes and fees/surcharges, hotel transfers. Not included in price: cancellation waiver and insurance of $399 per person, airline baggage fees.