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.

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

Day Trips in 2018!
Keep an eye out for more details on these upcoming trips!

  • Churchill Downs and Derby Museum
  • Horse Farm tour
  • La Comedia dinner theater
  • Woodford County Theater
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass

Extended trips

The Kentucky State Fair (3 sneaker rating)
Thursday, August 21, 2018

Cost: $25 per person includes van transportation, fair admission and driver gratuity 
9 a.m. – Depart LSC
10:30 a.m. – Arrive at the Kentucky State Fair
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Visit the fair on your own
3:30 p.m. – Meet at the motor coach
3:45 p.m. – Depart Louisville
5 p.m. – Arrive at LSC

Holiday Treats and Sweets
Gatlinburg Tennessee & Ashville, North Carolina
November 26 – 30, 2018

This trip will include Gatlinburg shopping, restaurants and shows along with the North Carolina Arboretum and the beautiful Biltmore Estate in Ashville, NC.
$970 for double occupancy
$1,215 for single occupancy

Waterways and National Parks of the Pacific Northwest
July 25 – August 1, 2019
Highlights include Mt. Rainer National Park, San Juan Islands and whale watching cruise, Chihuly Glass Museum, the Space Needle and other Seattle highlights.
Informational meeting October 19 at 2 p.m.
This will be your first opportunity to sign up for this trip!

Contact

Events

Thursday, July 19, 2018

  1. Central Bank Thursday Night Live!

    5 p.m.

Friday, July 20, 2018

  1. LexArts HOP

    5 – 8 p.m.

  2. Summer Nights in Suburbia

    7 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

  1. Junior Naturalist – What's in a wetland?

    10 – 11 a.m.

  2. Scout Skills

    10 – 11 a.m.