Senior travel opportunities

Senior residents of Lexington have the opportunity to visit great places in Kentucky. There are also opportunities for national and international travel. 

These trips are organized by groups at the Lexington Senior Center.

Travel physical exertion rating
Watch for the sneaker rating for each trip! This rating is intended to be a general estimate of the physical exertion for the trip. Please speak with a staff member if you have specific mobility concerns.

  • ONE sneaker: Minimal walking, lots of sitting, may include stairs.
  • TWO sneakers: Moderate walking, may include stairs, walking between buildings, etc.
  • THREE sneakers: Lots of walking, may include uneven surfaces such as gravel or grass and/or multiple stairs.

Sign-ups

You may sign up for day and overnight trips at any time after the advertised sign-up date. Register for trips at the 2nd floor travel table at the Senior Center.

Slots are on a first come, first served basis and ongoing until full.

Itineraries are available upon request. Itinerary times are approximate and subject to change as needed.

Staff is available to answer any questions and take sign-ups. Payment is due at time of sign-up to guarantee your slot. No spaces are held without payment. We are only able to accept checks or money orders; no cash accepted. Please make checks payable to LSC Travel. 

Parking

Park your vehicle at the Lexington Senior Center in the lower lot to the left of the entrance. All trip times are approximate and subject to change as needed.

Upcoming day trips

    Watch for more information in upcoming newsletters and remember registration for these trips begins when the trip information is listed in the newsletter.

    Woodford Theatre Matinee Performance (1 sneaker rating)
    The Drowsy Chaperone
    Sunday, October 20, 2019
    SIGN UP BEGAN ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

    Cost is $25 that includes van transportation and matinee admission
    1 p.m. – Depart the Lexington Senior Center
    2 p.m. – Matinee performance begins
    4:45 p.m. – Depart Woodford Theatre
    5:15 p.m. – Arrive at the Lexington Senior Center

    Shaker Village Luncheon & Boat Cruise on Kentucky River (3 sneaker rating)
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    SIGN UP BEGINS MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019

    Cost is $15 that includes van transportation
    9 a.m. – Depart the Lexington Senior Center
    1:15 p.m. – Depart Outlet Mall for Cracker Barrel (lunch on own)
    2:45 p.m. – Depart Cracker Barrel
    4:15 p.m. – Arrive at Lexington Senior Center

    Looking ahead: We will be taking a trip in December to LaComedia Dinner Theatre to see "Elf the Musical." Details to follow in November newsletter.

    Extended trips

    Shades of Ireland (3 sneaker rating)
    SOLD OUT 
     call to be placed on waiting list
    May 25 – June 6, 2020

    Pick up specific info at the second floor travel table. A travel meeting regarding this trip was held on June 19. Register by November 26, 2019 to receive the following rates.
    $5,864 – single occupancy
    $5,114 – double occupancy
    $5,084 – triple occupancy (prices include cancellation waiver and insurance)

    Contact

    Events

    Friday, Oct. 25, 2019

    1. Fall Festival & Family Fun Celebration

      6 – 8 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019

    1. Canoeing on the Kentucky River program

      9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    2. Little Explorers – Fossils

      10 – 11 a.m.

    3. Weekend Workout

      10 a.m.

    4. Youth Basketball Clinic

      2 – 3 p.m.