Day Trips & Vacations

  • Beginning Monday, March 16th, due to the concern of COVID-19 virus and its ability to spread quickly & easily through the population, Management has canceled ALL Senior Center activities, classes, & food services until further notice, as we value you & your health.

    Thank you for your patience and cooperation regarding this very difficult decision.

  • Sail America 400 (Mayflower II & Old Ironsides)

    11:00 AM

    Monday, May 18

    Depart from 1000 Southern Artery at 11:00 AM for a full course luncheon at the Venezia Restaurant overlooking Boston Harbor.  Later, you’ll board the Provincetown II Cruise Ship for a 90-minute narrated cruise to the Charlestown Navy Yard where you’ll view both the USS Constitution and the Mayflower II for Sail America 400. 

    The USS Constitution also known as “Old Ironsides” after British cannonballs bounced off her sides during the War of 1812 is still listed as an active war ship on the United States Navy’s register.  The Mayflower II is a replica of the actual vessel used by the Pilgrims when they   landed in Massachusetts in 1620.  Sail America 400 takes place for only a few days – be there!! You’ll return at approximately 5:00 P.M. after a wonderful day at the Sail America 400. 

    The cost of this great day is $109 per person and includes a meal choice of Haddock or Chicken Parmesan. 

    Call the Center Office for booking information. 

  • Tiverton Casino

    9:00 AM

    Wednesday, May 20

    TRY SOMETHING NEW … try your luck and enjoy the atmosphere at the new Tiverton Casino (a Twin River property) on Wednesday, May 20th.  The motorcoach departs at 9:00 A.M. and costs $29 per person.  You’ll receive $20 casino slot play and $10 food credit. Please remember to bring your ID. You must book your ticket by Friday, May 8th.

  • The 2020 Boston Pops

    6:30 PM

    Thursday, June 4

    Depart 1000 Southern Artery at 6:30 P.M. for the Boston Pops and enjoy a dazzling performance by “America’s Orchestra”, and relish the elegance of Symphony Hall.  Join the Boston Pops and renowned Keith Lockhart in 2020 for a singularly sensational day of memorable music, so great that it ‘Pops’!

    Keith Lockhart, will himself be conducting the 8:00 P.M. show, “Twenty Five Years with Keith”, featuring compositions by Keith Lockhart’s favorite composer, George Gershwin, and performed by two of Keith’s favorite vocalists, Broadway stars Megan Hilty and Jason Danieley. 

    This is sure to be a memorable musical experience!

    Tickets will be on sale for Residents & Center Members beginning April 22nd for $50 per person. 

  • Newport Flower Show

    11:00 AM

    Friday, June 19

    Depart 1000 Southern Artery to visit the Newport Flower show on Friday, June 19th at 11:00 A.M. This superb seaside flower show, Voices in the Garden, is unlike any other flower and garden show featuring the fabulous Gilded Age setting of Rosecliff, excellent vendors, live music, sweeping views and ocean breezes.  Every corner of this is event is delightful to the senses.  Return to the Artery at approximately 5:00 P.M.  

    Tickets will be on sale on Friday, May 8th.  The cost is $40 which includes ticket to the show and transportation.  Lunch is on your own at the Flower Show.  Don’t miss out! 

  • Interlakes Summer Theatre


    Thursday, July 16

    This summer don’t miss New Hampshire’s Finest –  Lakes Region Theatre and a delicious Hart’s Turkey Farm Lunch!

    Enjoy Interlakes Summer Theatre, a feel good, Broadway style musical theater, performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I”. This musical features a moving and radiant story of East meets West that you won’t want to miss.

    As an added bonus, indulge in a Hart’s Turkey Farm lunch with your choice of Roast Turkey, Sirloin of Beef or Baked Haddock.

    The cost is $99 per person and will be available after May 21st . 

  • Newport Playhouse

    9:00 AM

    Wednesday, August 12

    Depart at 9:00 A.M. from 1000 Southern Artery North Wing on your luxury motor coach.  After experiencing Newport’s beautiful Ocean Drive, enjoy The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant.  Here you’ll enjoy a delicious full course buffet, a wonderful play, and a fun-filled Cabaret performance.  This hearty buffet does not skimp on quality or size! After lunch, you’ll be whisked off to their intimate theater where you can sit back, relax, and take-in Newport Playhouse’s show, “On Golden Pond.”

    The love story of long married couple Ethel and Norma Thayer, told with plenty of laughs and hard-won wisdom. As Norman nears 80 his memory might be failing, but his sharp-tongued with the torch he carries for his wife Ethel have never dimmed.

    After the show, it’s back to your original table where the dining room is transformed into a captivating Cabaret.  You’ll arrive home at approximately 6:00 P.M. this evening after a wonderful day in Newport, Rhode Island. 

    The cost of this great, entertaining day is $99 per person.  The sell date is Wednesday, June 17th, at 9:00 A.M. in the North Wing Lounge. 

  • Twin River, Lincoln RI

    8:30 AM

    Wednesday, August 19

    Try your luck and enjoy the atmosphere at Twin River on Wednesday, August 19th.  The motor coach departs at 8:30 A.M. and costs $30 per person.  You’ll receive $10 casino slot play and $7 food credit.  Tickets are on sale in the Center Office.  Payment is required at the time of your reservation.  You MUST be a Resident or Center Member of 1000 Southern Artery to attend. Book your ticket by Friday, August  7th.  No phone reservations please!

  • Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees, NYC

    Saturday, July 25 - Sunday, July 26

    Join Best of Times Travel and   1000 Southern Artery as you arrive at Yankee  Stadium in the Bronx in time to see the pre-game warm-ups.  Then enjoy all the action from your Terrace Level Reserved Seats as the Red Sox take on the Yankees at 7:05 P.M.  Our tickets include all-you-can-eat food and beverages through the 5th inning of the game (hot dogs, sausage, pretzels, soda & water).  After the game, we head for Tarrytown NY and our hotel, the Springhill Suites. 

    On Day 2, enjoy breakfast at the hotel (included) as we make our way into downtown New York City.  Enjoy the great sites and take the Ferry to both Liberty and Ellis Islands.  Enjoy time to explore the museum and enjoy some lunch on your own.  Depart in the afternoon. 

    Our Tour Highlights  Include:

    • 1 Night Lodging at Springhill Suites
    • Terrace Level Reserved Seating at Yankee Stadium
    • All You Can Eat & Drink Package at the Ballgame
    • Ferry Ride to Liberty & Ellis Islands
    • Best of Times Travel Professional

    The cost is $419 per Double Occupancy         ($519 Single).  A deposit of $150 is due April 15.

    Payments will be due: $150 due May 15; and   Balance due June 10th


  • Spectacular Saratoga

    Tuesday, August 25 - Thursday, August 27

    Join Best of Times Travel and 1000  Southern Artery as we explore the very best of   Saratoga Springs and Lake George on this    amazing 3-day adventure. Enjoy Saratoga  Raceway, see Lake George, enjoy some fun at Saratoga Casino, step back in time to our Revolutionary days, and experience WWII history up close and personal. 

    Our tour highlights include:

    • 2 Nights Lodging at The Comfort Suites in Lake George featuring a Heated Indoor Pool Complex
    • 2-hour Scenic Evening Dinner Cruise on beautiful Lake George
    • Entry and tour of the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA
    • The National Museum of Racing
    • Reserved Grandstand seating at Saratoga Race Course
    • Guided Tour of the Saratoga Battlefield
    • A Private Guide Tour of the USS Slate – the Last Destroyer Escort Afloat in America
    • Six Meals (2 lunches, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners)

    The cost is $539 per Double Occupancy ($689 Single).  A deposit of $150 is due by March 13.

    Payments are due:

    $150 due April 17; $150 due May 15;  Balance due June 10.   

    Flyers are available in the Center Office!


  • Turning Stone Casino, Verona New York

    Sunday, November 29 - Tuesday, December 1

    Back by popular demand! Visit the beautiful Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York, Sunday, November 30th – Tuesday, December 1st .  No matter what your game, you’ll find round-the-clock excitement at the internationally recognized Turning Stone Resort. Enjoy both classic games of chance and today’s most popular specialty games.  From the spacious Poker Room and comfortable Keno lounge, to New York’s largest Bingo Hall, an action-packed playground awaits. Enjoy deluxe hotel accommodations for 3 days / 2 nights at the Turning Stone Resort.

     This great tour package includes:

    *** Day 1: $30 Casino Free Play or $30 Bingo Bucks & $15 Meal Credit

    *** Day 2: $30 Casino Free Play or $30 Bingo Bucks & $15 Meal Credit

    *** Day 3: $25 Casino Free Play or $20 Bingo Bucks & $15 Meal Credit

     You must decide ahead of the trip if you prefer coin play or Bingo dollars. All Casino bonuses are subject to change.  The cost is $299 per Double Occupancy ($399 Single).  A deposit of $100 is April 30th. Payments are due: $100 on August 1st; and balance due September 15th

  • Nashville, Tennessee - A Country Christmas

    Thursday, December 4 - Monday, December 7

    Join Best of Times Travel and   1000 Southern Artery as we experience the   Country Music Capital of the World – Nashville, Tennessee for a Country Christmas. Our  destination the Gaylord Opryland Hotel is    transformed into a winter wonder wonderland. The Opryland hotel is decorated with more than three million lights inside and out creating a   magical holiday wonderland.

    Enjoy the Opryland Hotel’s Exclusive  holiday dinner & show featuring a major headline Country Music Star, the General Jackson showboat Sunday Brunch, tours of the Ryman Auditorium, the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, Historic Studio B, and don’t miss out on one of the unique highlights of our trip… ICE!

    Nashville at Christmas time is a spectacle to be seen and experienced. Don’t miss out on this amazing holiday program! Price for Standard View Rooms at Opryland: $1949 per person for Double Occupancy, $2349 for Single Occupancy. Price for Atrium View Rooms at Opryland: $2049 per person for Double Occupancy, $2499 for   Single Occupancy.

    Our Exclusive Travel 4 Day 3 Night Package Includes:

    • Roundtrip Airfare from Logan Airport
    • 3 Nights Lodging at the Premier Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville
    • 7 Meals – 3 Dinners, 2 Breakfasts, 1 Sunday Brunch

    Deposit of $100 is due February 28th.