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!

  • Irish Acres and The Glitz in Nonesuch, KY
  • Derby Dinner Theater
  • The Kentucky Castle tour and lunch
  • Churchill Downs and Derby Museum
  • Horse Farm tour
  • La Comedia dinner theater
  • Woodford County Theater
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass

Extended trips

Irish Acres Gallery & The Glitz
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Cost: $30 per person includes van transportation, luncheon, server gratuity and gallery visit.
10:15 a.m. – Depart LSC
11 a.m. – Arrive at Irish Acres Gallery
11:30 a.m. – Luncheon at The Glitz
1 p.m. – Visit Gallery & Shopping
2:15 p.m. – Depart Irish Acres Gallery
3 p.m. – Arrive at LSC

Derby Dinner Playhouse "Over the River & Through the Woods"
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Cost: $55 per person includes motor coach transportation, admission, buffet luncheon, driver & server gratuity.
9:45 a.m. – Depart LSC
11:45 a.m. – Arrive at Derby Dinner Playhouse
Noon – Luncheon buffet 
3:30 p.m. – Depart the Derby Dinner Playhouse
5:30 p.m. – Arrive at LSC

2018 European River Cruise Danube with two nights in Germany
October 2 – 12, 2018

Pricing starts at $4,795 per person and goes up based on deck selection and occupancy.
Price does not include group insurance.

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

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Events

Sunday, May 20

  1. Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trials (day 5)

    7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  2. Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival (day 2)

    10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday, May 22

  1. Big Band & Jazz

    7 – 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 24

  1. Thursday Night Live

    5 p.m.

Friday, May 25

  1. Overnight camping

    6 p.m. – 11 a.m.