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

Looking ahead to upcoming trips!

  • The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass

          November 14, 2018

  • La Comedia Dinner Theatre "White Christmas"

         December 5, 2018

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

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 Derby Museum & Churchill Downs (2 sneaker rating)
Friday, September 21, 2018
Cost: $65 per person includes motor coach transportation, admission to Derby Museum & Churchill Downs, reserved Millionaires Row seating, Chef's Table buffet, race day program and driver gratuity
9 a.m. – Depart LSC
10:30 a.m. – Arrive at the Derby Museum
12:30 p.m. – Churchill Chef's Table buffet
1:45 p.m. – First race
6:15 p.m. – Depart Churchill
7:45 p.m. – Arrive at LSC

Jack Casino Cincinnati (2 sneaker rating)
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Cost: $30 per person includes motor coach transportation, $5 casino card, free buffet and driver gratuity
9:30 a.m. – Depart LSC
11:30 a.m. – Arrive at Jack Casino
12:30 p.m. – Churchill Chef's Table buffet
2:00 p.m. – Depart casino
4 p.m. – Arrive at LSC

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

Highlights include: holiday and craft shows, Smoky Mountain National Park tour, National Gingerbread House display, Biltmore Estate
$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, Sept. 27, 2018

  1. Central Bank Thursday Night Live!

    5 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 28, 2018

  1. Freaky Friday Flicks

    6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

  1. Central Bank Thursday Night Live!

    5 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

  1. Freaky Friday Flicks

    6 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

  1. History to Chew On – Kentucky in the Great War

    6 p.m.