Senior Getaway Trips
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The City of Lakeland, in partnership with the Town of Collierville, offers overnight Senior Getaway trips. These getaways are open to age 50+.
To see full trip itineraries, check for flyers on this page or at the Lakeland Senior Center. Destinations will continue to be added on an ongoing basis.
All trips are contingent on the number of participants, so please communicate your interest in Lakeland Senior Getaways....and, tell your friends about the program, which is open to all local-area seniors!
For information and/or reservations, please call the Senior Center at 901-746-8195.
New York City & Philadelphia!!! (Flyer, here.)
November 15 - November 22, 2015
New York sights (as time permits):
South Street Seaport, Chinatown, Greenwich Village, Little Italy, Soho, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, The Theater District, Central Park, Lincoln Center, Wall Street, Harlem Drive, Radio City Music Hall, Ground Zero, St. John Divine, and much more!
Plus: Attend a fabulous Broadway Show (to be announced)
Visit the new 9/11 Museum along with the 9/11 Memorial
Ferry to the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
Free Time in NYC for Shopping including a visit to Macy's
Guided Tour of Philadelphia:
Explore the city that forged a nation, including such sights as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, where the Constitution and Declaration of Independence were signed. You'll see Franklin Square, The Philadelphia Museum of Art - whose steps where made famous by the movie "Rocky," the Bourse Building, Carpenter Hall, Elfrath's Alley, Benjamin Franklin Museum and more!
Optional 2nd Show - Radio City Music Hall's 'Christmas Spectacular' for an additional $75
America's Favorite Holiday Show, starring the world-famous Radio City Rockettes in an unparalleled show featuring the beloved favorites: "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers', "New York at Christmas" and the awe-inspiring "Living Nativity."
Price: $1299 Per Person - Double Occupancy. Single rate available.
Out West Tour - August 20 - 29, 2014
This 10 day/9 night getaway included two nights in Yellowstone National Park, one night at a casino resort in Las Vegas, a dinner show and rodeo at The Cody Cattle Company, one Chuckwagon dinner & show at Frontier Movie Town, a visit to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and the Crazy Horse Memorial (the world’s largest mountain carving located in the Black Hills of South Dakota).
Also on this tour: Historic Deadwood, the Tatanka Museum, Jackson Hole, the Grand Tetons (including a boat tour on Jenny Lake), Cody, WY to explore the Buffalo Bill Museum, Salt Lake City, Bryce Canyon National Park, the Grand Canyon, and Zion National Park.
Photos below courtesy of Jean & Gordon Jones: Grand Teton Mountains, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
San Antonio, TX - December 1 – 7, 2013
The "Home of the Alamo!" package included a guided tour of San Antonio, including a cruise through the famous River Walk District, a visit to the Alamo, Mission San Jose, and LBJ Ranch. Also toured: Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin, TX and the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, TX. This was a 7 day/6 night trip.
New York City - October 21 - 26, 2013
This vacation package included a guided tour of New York City with a visit to the new 9/11 Memorial, a Broadway show, trips to the Museum of Modern Art and Madame Toussauds, free time to shop and visit the Empire State Building, as well as a ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
Other Previous Getaways:
Lancaster, Hershey & Gettysburg, PA
Spain’s Costa Del Sol & Portuguese Riviera