Day Trips & Vacations

  • Pilgrim Belle

    9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

    Rescheduled for Thursday, August 1st

    Depart at 9:00 A.M. to Plymouth where the Pilgrims landed in 1620.  On arrival, you’ll take a sightseeing tour that includes a visit to Plymouth Rock, a view of Mayflower II, the Pilgrim Monument and Plymouth’s 9/11 Memorial.  Then, you’ll enjoy a full course luncheon at Plymouth’s Hearth & Kettle Restaurant.  Your entrees include a choice of Broiled Cape Scrod, Plymouth’s Best Fish ‘n Chips, or Cranberry Chicken; and Apple Cranberry Crisp with Fresh Whipped Cream for Dessert.  Then, take a narrated 75-minute sightseeing Harbor Cruise on the Pilgrim Belle, a true paddle wheeler with no propeller propulsion.  Your Captain will point out our many sights of interest, including two lighthouses and Plymouth’s spectacular beaches.  Arrive home is expected at 5:30 P.M.   The cost of the trip is $79 per person.

  • Swan Boats

    9:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

    Tuesday, August 27

    Depart at 9:30 A.M. for the Boston Common where you’ll view the State House and the Public Gardens.  Ride on the iconic Boston Swan Boats around the scenic Public Garden lagoon.  After the Swan Boat Ride, visit the Prudential Center and Eataly, a bustling Italian marketplace with 45,000 square feet full of restaurants, groceries, and a seafood market.  You can enjoy lunch (on your own) here and enjoy the array of shopping opportunities, too.  Eataly is both fun and delicious.  At 1:30 P.M., you’ll depart for home, driving along the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the ever expanding Seaport area as your travel back to Quincy.  Arrive home at approximately 3:00 P.M. 

    The cost for this great visit to Boston is only $39 per person.  Tickets will be available on August 7th 

  • Diamond's & Pearls, Cash & Kings

    Time TBA

    Wednesday, August 28

    Experience some of the greatest hits from some of the greatest entertainers.  Diamond & Pearls/Cash& Kings will have you dancing and singing your day away.  These performers have amassed almost 300 million records sold worldwide, over 40 Top 10 songs, dozens of #1 Hits, Grammy Awards, induction into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame and more.  The renowned shipboard duo, JOSE AND PATTI have been wowing audiences worldwide with their vibrant performances.  JOSE AND PATTI’s show is a Neil Diamond Tribute with some Janis Joplin, Carole King, and Johnny Cash mixed in.  Their original spin on these classic tunes is evident from the moment the accomplished guitarist and sultry vocalist hit the stage.  It’s no small wonder that they were voted Musicians of the Year by Norwegian Cruise Line.  This multi-faceted show is big, dynamic, and thoroughly entertaining. 

    Enjoy this great day at Lake Pearl, Wrentham, on Wednesday, August 28th.  The cost of this wonderful day trip is $92 per person and includes transportation, lunch, show, tax & gratuity.  You will have a choice of stuffed breast of chicken or baked scrod and includes salad, potato, vegetables, breads, desserts, and coffee/tea.

  • Newport Playhouse 'Bingo'

    9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

    Sunday, September 15

    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 theatre where you can sit back, relax, and take-in Newport Playhouse’s show, “Bingo.”  David, Professor of English, is giving a tutorial to a pretty co-ed who aspires to the lofty heights of poetical inspiration and romance.  David is fending her off when the department chairman’s wife barges in with plans to make her husband jealous by telling him she is having a torrid affair with David. David, worries about his tenure review is even more shocked when the chairman arrives, and finds his wife in one room and the love-smitten coed in another.  Matters become hilariously complicated in this fast moving comedy. 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 $89 per person. 

    Tickets are available beginning  Wednesday, August 7th. 

  • Shades of Ireland

    Monday, October 7 - Wednesday, October 16

    1000 Southern Artery Senior Center in collaboration with Collette Tours, presents an extraordinary trip to Ireland. The cost is $3,499 which includes airfare, 9 nights hotel, 8 breakfasts, and 5 dinners. Highlights of the trip include: Dublin, Irish Evening, Kilkenny, Waterford, Choices on Tour, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Farm Visit, Jaunting Car Ride, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, and Castle Stay.


  • Turning Stone Resort Casino & Bingo Hall, New York

    Sunday, December 1 - Tuesday, December 3

    Back by popular demand! Depart 1000 Southern Artery at 8:00 AM and visit the beautiful Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York, Sunday, December 1st – Tuesday, December 3rd.  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, including over 80 table games and 2,400 Instant Multi-Game machines.  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: $40 Coin Play or $30 Bingo Dollars & $10 Bingo Match Play and $15 Food Coupon

    *** Day 2: $40 Coin Play or $30 Bingo Dollars & $10 Bingo Match Play and $10 Meal Coupon

    *** Day 3: $25 Coin Play or $20 Bingo Dollars & $10 Meal Coupon (*All Casino Bonuses are subject to change).

     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 person double occupancy.