Seniority on the Go

Spring 2014

Day Trips

A Spring Look at Spring Grove

  • Tuesday, April 29: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Thursday, May 1: Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Wednesday, May 7: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Depart: 9:15 a.m.
  • Return: 3 p.m.
  • Cost: $52 per person

Price includes: Motor coach transportation, tour of grounds via tram and historical tour of buildings, deluxe box lunch, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

Spring Grove Cemetery, with 733 acres, dates from 1844. There are 400 beautifully landscaped acres currently in use. As we tour the grounds on the Spring Grove Tram, an expert guide will provide highlights and lowlights, fact and fiction. We will also learn about the wonderful stained glass and other historical aspects of buildings like the Norman Chapel located within Spring Grove Cemetery. Lunch will be a delicious catered box picnic. You don’t want to miss this incredible piece of Cincinnati history. Space is quite limited, only 40 people per day.

  • Call the Bethesda North Seniority Office for a detailed reservation form: 513 865 1700.

Cincinnati Reds, Our Hometown Team

  • Thursday, May 15: Blue Ash Target, Plainfield Road
  • Depart: 11 a.m.
  • Return: after the game
  • Cost: $64 per person

Price includes: Reserved seat ticket, bottled water, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities. Join us for our annual outing to Great American Ballpark to cheer our hometown team on to victory against the San Diego Padres. Nothing says “play ball” more than a day of Cincinnati baseball that also includes no parking hassles and reserved seating with shelter from the sun.

  •  Call the Bethesda North Seniority Office for a detailed reservation form: 513 865 1700. 

Princess Diana — A Celebration

  • Tuesday, June 3: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Wednesday, June 4: Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 10:45 a.m.
  • Return: 4:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $75 per person

Price includes: Proper English tea lunch, museum entrance ticket to final touring exhibit of the life of Princess Diana, handheld audio guide, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities. Diana, Princess of Wales, was truly one of the most remarkable women of our time. This exhibit at the Museum Center captures how the People’s Princess touched the world: her short and complex life, her charm, beauty, grace, and her great humanitarian works. From her royal wedding gown to personal mementos and home movies, see it all before it returns permanently to the Althorp Estate in England. Our lunch will be a proper English tea: scones with jam and cream, tea sandwiches, salad and miniature desserts! Tickets are very limited, only 38 people per day. This trip requires walking.

  • Call the Good Samaritan Seniority Office for a detailed reservation form: 513 862 3633.

Multi-Night Trips

Summer Daze at Buckeye Lake

  • Thursday, July 17–Friday, July 18
  • Cost: Starting at $372 per person, double occupancy

Price includes: One night accommodations, one full breakfast, two lunches, one dinner, two lake cruises, wine tasting, ice cream treat, motor coach transportation and all entrance fees, taxes, tips and gratuities. If your idea of a wonderful summer day is relaxing on a boat cruise, a lakeside cookout, eating ice cream and island hopping, then this trip is for you! Two days/one night at central Ohio’s Buckeye Lake—overnight at Salt Fork Lodge. Of course, Seniority tours always have a unique spin, this time we will tour an entire town dating from 1940 while inside an air-conditioned building! Summer is closer than you think, so sign up now!

  • Call the Good Samaritan Seniority Office for a detailed reservation form: 513 862 3633.

Michigan—The Midwest Riviera!

  • Monday, August 18–Thursday, August 21
  • Cost: Starting at $834 per person, double occupancy

Price includes: Three nights accommodations, three breakfasts, two lunches, three dinners; a cruise, wine tastings, fruit farm tour, market tour, maritime museum, dune buggy
ride, motor coach transportation and all entrance fees, taxes, tips and gratuities. Enjoy walking along Lake Michigan’s beach looking at the bold blue water, take a guided sand dune buggy ride, then enjoy a dinner cruise around beautiful Lake Macatawa. What about a tour of the Silver Beach Carousel and Amusement Park Museum, the sites of Holland’s flowers, and winery samples to taste? Then we add on Papa Vinos’ Italian Kitchen, DeGrandchamps Farmers Market, South Pier lighthouse, the Maritime Museum and Tall Ship. You know you will love this trip.

  • Call the Bethesda North Seniority Office for a detailed reservation form: 513 865 1700.

Partners in Travel

Partners in Travel Trains and Parks of Colorado
Presented by Ohio Travel Treasures

  • Saturday, September 12–Sunday, September 20, 2015
  • Cost: Starting at $2,995 per person, double occupancy (insurance & gratuities not included)

Price will include: Round-trip airfare, eight nights accommodations, 16 meals, hometown pick-up and return from airport, Denver, Georgetown Loop RR, Devil’s Gate Bridge, Durango Narrow Gauge RR, Cumbres & Toltec RR, Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak Cog RR, and much, much more!

A once in a lifetime tour to ride trains and take in the scenery that inspired “America the Beautiful”. This trip includes four different train rides with vistas that awe and horseshoe turns that thrill. Traverse the San Juan Mountains by steam train. There’s a two-night stay at the Cliff House at the base of Pikes Peak where you ride the PP Cog Railway 14,000 feet up to the summit where you can see 100 miles. Experience a sunset dinner on the rim of the Colorado National Monument Canyon. Enjoy dinner at an old-fashioned railroad depot, see the Garden of the Gods where the plains meet the Rockies, and relive the memories with an included photo book of your journey.

Information Slide Shows:

  • Nathanael Greene Lodge, RSVP: 513 862 3633
    Thursday, March 27, 10 a.m.
  • Twin Towers, RSVP: 513 862 3633
    Thursday, March 27th, 1:30p.m.
  • Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP: 513 865 1700
    Thursday, March 27, 6 p.m.

Canadian Rockies by Train
Presented by Collette Vacations

  • Monday, July 28–Tuesday, August 5
  • Cost: Starting at $5,299, per person, double occupancy (insurance & gratuities not included)

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, eight nights accommodations, seven breakfasts, two lunches, four dinners, private train travel, Dome car, Maigne Canyon, Icefields Parkway, Chateau Lake
Louise, Banff, and much more.

If the Canadian Rockies are on your “bucket list,” this is the trip for you. Some by train, some by coach, all of it incredibly beautiful. Explore Kananaskis Valley in search of buffalo. Traveling Via Rail, Vancouver, Lake Louise, Albreda Icefields, Maligne Lake and dramatic Maligne Canyon, Athabasca Falls, Bow Falls, and so much more spectacular scenery you won’t believe your eyes.

Information Slide Show:

  • Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP: 513 865 1700
    Thursday, March 13, 6 p.m.

The Plains of Africa
Presented by Explorations

  • Saturday, September 6–Friday, September 19
  • Cost: Starting at $7,274 per person, double occupancy (insurance & gratuities not included).

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, nine safaris, 12 nights accommodations, 33 meals, hometown pick-up, and a once-ina-lifetime small group adventure to Nairobi, Samburu, Mt. Kenya
Safari Club, Mt. Kilimanjaro, and Lake Nakuru.

14 days in Africa on the most adventurous trip you will ever take. We include nine different safaris in search of the big five game animals—lions, elephants, buffalo, leopards and rhino. But you will also see giraffes, zebras, flamingos, cheetahs, hyenas, and plenty of other wildlife. One day is a full-day game drive complete with picnic lunch. Mt. Kenya, Great Rift Valley, Fairmont Mt. Kenya Safari Club with 100 acres of landscaped gardens and an animal orphanage. Enjoy a traditional breakfast in the bush; visit Amboseli National Park with open plains where elephants and lions live in the shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro. It’s all here and all waiting for you.

Information Slide Show:

  • Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP: 513 865 1700
    TWO FREE TRIAL GUEST PASSES Thursday, March 13, 6:30 p.m.
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