Seniority on the Go

To request a detailed reservation form for any of the day or multi-night trips listed on these pages, please call Good Samaritan Seniority at 513 862 3633 or Bethesda North Seniority at 513 865 1700.

Day Trips

Vrroooom! Jet Boats!

  • Tuesday, July 28: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Thursday, July 30: Bethesda North Hospital/
  • Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 10 a.m. Return: 5:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $115 per person

Price includes: High-speed jet boat ride, delicious lunch, special tastings and demos at Galina Garlic, special discount coupons for the town, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

Twelve passengers at a time will get the thrill of a lifetime during a 30-minute high-speed jet boat ride down the Ohio River. Others will get to enjoy samples, tastings and demos at the Galina Garlic shop in Downtown Madison, while yet a third group will have the chance to visit the darling, historic town of Madison, Indiana. We will then switch around so everyone gets to do all events. This trip requires uphill walking, the ability to climb into the boat, and the desire to have fun! Highly limited to 36 persons per day.

Cincinnati Reds, Very Special Seats and Unlimited Hometown Food

Thursday, August 6: Blue Ash Target, Plainfield Road

  • Depart: 11 a.m. Return: after the game
  • Cost: $119 per person

Price includes: Premium seating, buffet lunch of MANY favorites, unlimited soft drinks, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

You’ve never watched a Reds game in such style before! Wide, padded seats in air-conditioned comfort, outdoor bar and seating area, big screen TVs, Montgomery Inn BBQ, LaRosa’s pizza, hot dogs, burgers, paninis, stir fry, carving stations, unlimited soft drinks, the Fox Sports Ohio Champion Club is an incredible place to watch the game. Treat a special friend to a game they’ll never forget!

D-Day! Normandy 1944

  • Tuesday, August 18: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Wednesday, August 19: Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Thursday, August 20: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Depart: 10:30 a.m. Return: 5 p.m.
  • Cost: New lower price–$75 per person
  • Price includes: Motor coach transportation, Washington Platform lunch, OmniMax theatre movie, Treasures of our Military Past exhibit, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

Normandy. D-Day. Events that played vital roles in American history. The incredible Omnimax Theatre story, narrated by Tom Brokaw, will bring this important part of history to life. Also included is the celebrated exhibit, Treasures of our Military Past in the special exhibits hall. There will be artifacts from the Revolutionary War to the first Gulf War. Lunch is includedat the Washington Platform downtown. Entrance ticket is included to the Cincinnati Historical Museum. This trip has hard concrete floor walking in exhibits.

Art Deco Treasures of the Queen City

  • Thursday, September 24: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Friday, September 25: Bethesda North Hospital/Good
  • Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 9:30 a.m. Return: 3 p.m.
  • Cost: $91 per person
  • Price includes: Motor coach transportation, tour guide, spectacular lunch buffet at the Palm Court, behind the scenes at the Netherland and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

Art Deco—the crown of the Queen City. No other city in America has the buildings that we do. Born in France in 1925, Art Deco was a design to captivate the modern era. New materials, new ideas—and Cincinnati was right in the middle. Union Terminal, Carew Tower, Cincinnati Bell, the Netherland Plaza, even the Shillito/Lazarus buildings have wonderful examples of Art Deco architecture. Take a tour with our guide from the Cincinnati Heritage Programs and learn about this interesting part of our history. See things you’ve never seen before. Lunch will be a real treat—an incredible buffet at the Palm Court in the Netherland Hilton!

Multi-Night Trips

Back to the 50s!

  • Thursday, August 13–Friday, August 14, 2015
  • Cost: Double starting at $355 per person (optional insurance at additional cost)
  • Price includes: One night accommodations, breakfast treats, 1 full breakfast, 2 lunches with dessert, 1 dinner with dessert, tour guide entire trip, museum entrances, factory tours, whistle for everyone, Graeters tour and ice cream cone, Big Band entertainment and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

Small-town America will be showcased and remembered at every stop of this tour. See post-war toy trains, dolls, and a miniature circus at the MidOhio Historical Museum. Lunch on hamburgers, fries, cole slaw and pies in a 50s-style diner. Music and 50s memorabilia will set the mood for our tour of “1950—Building the American Dream.” Visit a porcelain and steel Lustron home—sit on the couch, play on the lawn, spin a record, see it all. Dinner at 94th Aero Squadron, a WWI and WWII aviation-themed restaurant, and then enjoy Big Band music with a live, 17-piece band! Your second day includes the Krema Nut Factory with samples and a private tour at the Motts Military Museum which houses everything from early photos of Robert E. Lee to Hitler’s personal note paper and Colin Powell’s uniform. After lunch at the River Club, we head on to the American Whistle Factory where they make whistles for the NFL, the New York Police Department and the U.S. military. Everyone will get an American Whistle! Our last treat: see the Graeters factory, learn how they make their fabulous ice cream and enjoy a cone as we travel home.

The Hatfields and the McCoys!

  • Monday, October 12–Thursday, October 15, 2015
  • Cost: Double starting at $885, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)
  • Price includes: 3 nights accommodations, breakfast treats, 3 full breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, narrated train ride, Blenko Glass tour, Bunker tour at Greenbrier, Heritage farm
    tour, Stolen Pig Dinner, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

Will you be a Hatfield or McCoy? Did you marry outside your clan? Hold your fire! Find out what this famous feud was all about, the history of the land, and even enjoy a Stolen Pig Dinner! See a frontier cabin from 1850, and 16 different buildings that bring you from wild open-range life to the industrial society of today. See handblown glass, and visit the area coalfields. See the site of the Matewan Massacre and learn the origin of the expression “redneck.” Travel by train from Huntington to White Sulfur Springs through the scenic New River Gorge. Visit the Cold War’s Greenbrier Bunker built as a fallout shelter for Congress by the Eisenhower administration. Visit Tamarack, see Adena, home of Thomas Worthington, father of Ohio statehood and enjoy a lunch of smoked ham and apple pie! Join us for this historic and fun tour!

The Real Housewives of Amish Country

  • Wednesday, November 18–Friday, November 20, 2015
  • Cost: Double starting at $555 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)
  • Price includes: Two nights’ accommodations, 1 breakfast treat, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, tour guide, theatre production, various treats, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

Forget about “Reality TV” shows! Come and learn how the Amish housewives run successful home-based businesses without modern conveniences! With no buttons to push, no electricity, just a calm life and dedication, these resourceful women will show us how it’s done. Amish farms, candy making, dinner in an Amish home, Lehman’s Hardware, farm machinery company, bulk food stores, candle making—even see how to make your own Whoopi Pie! This will be such a fun look at the Amish lifestyle and there will be lots of “make and take” items all along the way. There is also a new theatre production at the Dutch Valley—a musical called Josiah for President! Join usright before Thanksgiving and stock up for the holidays!

Partners in Travel

  • Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park
  • Presented by Ohio Travel Treasures
  • Sunday, June 26–Monday, July 4, 2016
  • Cost: $4,375 per person, double occupancy

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, 8 nights lodging in first-class hotels, 17 meals, Maligne Lake cruise, Athabasca Glacier Ice Explorer, Banff Mountain gondola, fully escorted, hometown pick-up, and much, much more! We have heard from so many of you that this trip is on your bucket list, when we saw the price we pounced on it! Start with dinner in the world’s only “Log Opera House.” Stay at the entrance to Glacier National Park in St. Mary’s Lodge, see Head- Smashed-In Buffalo Jump heritage site and Waterton Park with an incredible Biosphere. Riding vintage 1930s restored touring buses, follow Going-to-the-Sun Road and cross the Continental Divide at Logan’s Pass. See Radium Hot Springs, stay in the famed Fairmont Lake Louise overlooking Victoria Glacier and the emerald Lake Louise. Travel along the Icefields Parkway, ride across the glaciers’ surface on an Ice Explorer, and even fill your water bottle with the purest water in the world. See Maligne Canyon, then cruise across Maligne Lake. With three glaciers, the famous color of the water and the mountain peaks, this is one of the most photographed locations in the world. Banff National Park will yield wildlife, waterfalls, and the beauty of the snow-capped Canadian Rockies. Take a gondola ride up the mountain for the best view in Banff, and enjoy dinner served at the very top. Remember, life is not measured by the breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away. And the beauty of the Canadian Rockies will do just that.

Information Slide Shows:

  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    RSVP 513 862 3633
    Tuesday, August 4, 12 p.m.
  • Twin Towers, College Hill
    RSVP 513 862 3633
    Tuesday, August 4, 2 p.m.
  • Bethesda North Hospital
    RSVP 513 865 1700
    Tuesday, August 4, 6 p.m.
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