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 info is listed in the newsletter!

    Lexington Legends vs. Augusta Green Jackets (2 sneaker rating)
    Tuesday, June 11,  2019
    Cost is $15 that includes van transportation, ticket and parking
    5:30 p.m. – Depart the Lexington Senior Center
    6 p.m. – Arrive at Legends Ballpark
    6:30 p.m. – LSC Prime Time Dancers perform
    7:05 p.m. – First pitch
    10 p.m. – Depart for the Lexington Senior Center

    Senior Float Trip in Morrow, OH (3 sneaker rating)
    Thursday, June 20,  2019

    Cost is $60 that includes motor coach, lunch, rafting boat ride and driver gratuity
    8:30 a.m. – Depart the Lexington Senior Center
    11:30 a.m. – Lunch and instructions for the day
    1:30 p.m. – Rafting
    4 p.m. – Depart Ohio
    6 p.m. – Depart for the Lexington Senior Center

    Jacks Casino in Cincinnati, OH (2 sneaker rating)
    Wednesday, July 17, 2019

    Cost is $30 that includes motor coach, free buffet and driver gratuity
    9:30 a.m. – Depart the Lexington Senior Center
    11:30 a.m. – Arrive at the casino
    4 p.m. – Depart for the Lexington Senior Center
    6 p.m. – Arrive at the Lexington Senior Center

    Extended trips

    Waterways and National Parks of the Pacific Northwest (3 sneaker rating)
    July 25 – August 1, 2019
    $3,395 per person double occupancy
    $4,390 single occupancy
    Highlights include Mt. Rainer National Park, San Juan Islands and whale watching cruise, Chihuly Glass Museum, the Space Needle and other Seattle highlights.

    Shades of Ireland
    May 23 – June 6, 2020

    Interested? Join us for our travel meeting June 19, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at the Lexington Senior Center.
    This will be the FIRST opportunity to find out details, including price, and to register for the trip!
    Details will not be available prior to this meeting. Please remember the first two weeks of trip registration is open to Fayette County residents only.

    Contact

    Events

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

    1. Southland Jamboree

      7 – 9 p.m.

    Friday, June 21, 2019

    1. Intro to Canoeing

      3 – 5 p.m.

    2. Friday Flicks

      7 p.m.

    3. Summer Nights in Suburbia

      7 – 8:30 p.m.

    Saturday, June 22, 2019

    1. Little Explorers – Wildlife

      10 – 11 a.m.