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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

Inclines and Overlooks of Cincinnati

  • Thursday, September 15: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Wednesday, October 19: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 8:30 a.m. Return: 2 p.m.
  • Cost: $79 per person

Price includes: Motor coach transportation, Heritage Program tour guide of the 5 inclines of Cincinnati, delicious lunch at a Cincinnati icon, all taxes, tips and gratuities.

This is a fabulous look at the long closed, but not forgotten inclines of Cincinnati. From the first view of the Cincinnati valley at Devou Park to stops at each of the incline vicinities, our guide will make these amazing feats of architecture and engineering come alive before your very eyes. Learn why they were so popular for those who lived in the downtown basin and wanted to escape to the greener hills of our Queen City. There will be several stops to get out and view, so bring your walking shoes and mountaineering hats. Lunch has not been confirmed at press time, but you know we love to eat! It will be an adventure in and of itself. Sign up quick! This will be popular!

Ark Encounter! - Noah’s Ark – a full size adventure

  • Tuesday, October 11: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Wednesday, October 12: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 9 a.m. Return: 4 p.m.
  • Cost: $91 per person

Price includes: Admission to the Ark, Ararat Ridge Zoo (with petting zoo inside), lunch, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

Noah’s Ark – the story of the great flood. This is an enduring legend for many cultures and peoples. Numerous histories include a story of a huge deluge wiping out civilizations. Did it happen? Come see what it’s all about! This amazing structure is 510 feet long and over 50 feet high. See where the animals lived, the people worked, learn the length of a cubit and just how it all came together. We will be bringing a delicious picnic lunch and enjoying ourselves immensely. Because of the size of the ship, there will be a lot of walking on this trip.

McCabes Greenhouses – a make and take Thanksgiving special!

  • Wednesday, November 2: Bethesda North
  • Thursday, November 3: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 9 a.m. Return: 4 p.m.
  • Cost: $85 per person (Limited to 40 travelers each day)

Price includes: McCabes make and take project, lunch, tour of orchard and cider presses, 3# bag of apples, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

McCabes Greenhouses is a wonderful place to learn how to do many projects for your home or garden. We will be making a beautiful fall centerpiece basket/box or an outdoor clay pot, filled with lovely fall flowers and plants. Your choice! And if you have been with us to McCabes before, you know you will also get to try a variety of fudge samples. Lunch will be at a local family restaurant, Whisky’s, where you will have your pick of a delicious menu. Then it’s off to Beiersdorfer Orchards. We will tour the orchard presses and learn how they make cider. Everyone will get a sample of cider, and receive at 3# bag of fresh picked apples! There will be fairly limited walking on this trip, but it will be on very uneven ground. Limited number of participants.

A Christmas Carol at LaComedia

  • Thursday, December 15: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 9:15 a.m. Return: 4 p.m.
  • Cost: $90 per person (Limited to 50 travelers only)

Price includes: A Christmas Carol show, delicious buffet with special dessert, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips, and gratuities.

This classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation on Christmas Eve is a tradition dear to everyone’s heart. And what of Tiny Tim? God bless us, every one! Come with us and share this beloved Christmas story. But first, enjoy a wonderful buffet with carved meats, fish, special bread, delicious salad, distinctive dessert and much more.

A Mega Cavern Christmas – Food, Fun, Lights and more!

  • Thursday, December 1: Bethesda North/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 8:30 a.m. Return 9:30 p.m. (Night Game)
  • Cost: $125 per person

Price includes: 2 delicious special Kentucky meals, entrance fees to Kalightoscope, Conrad Mansion, Mega Caverns, a make and take Victorian Ornament, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

An all day Christmas adventure designed to give you a one of a kind incredible Christmas experience you will talk about for years to come. There will be sights, lights, delights and Kentucky dining at its best. We begin with a buffet of the best of Kentucky at The Bristol, including hot browns and Kentucky burgoo, with Derby Pie and Bourbon Pecan Torte. Kalightoscope at the Galt House is one of America’s top 100 Christmas events. Shimmering, lighted sculptures like you have never seen before. And more! Winter Wonder Lane, Mistletoe Market Place, the Victorian decorated Conrad Caldwell mansion, where we will have dinner and make a Victorian ornament for our own trees, and of course, the underground caves of Louisville, decked out with over 850 lighted characters and over 2 million lights. Merry Christmas to all!

Springtime with Vera Bradley – A Bargain Bash!

  • Thursday, April 20: Bethesda North/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 7 a.m. Return 8 p.m. (Night Game)
  • Cost: $136 per person (Limited to 45 travelers only)

Price includes: ticket into the sale, games, prizes, drinks, bargains galore, delicious lunch, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips, and gratuities.

A shopping sale extravaganza unlike any other. For 5 days, this spectacle takes place in the Fort Wayne Indiana coliseum. Literally thousands of Vera Bradley items, marked, slashed and reduced - and you must have a pre-reserved ticket to get in. Other people wait in check-out lines that are hours long. Pre-registered groups like ours have their own check out registers, in a different room, with fun, drinks and air-conditioning! Lunch is included at Cork and Cleaver with a varied menu. Cheryl’s cookies on the ride back, games, prizes, giveaways – it’s shopping at its best! And, most fun. Grab your girlfriends and granddaughters and sign up NOW!

Multi-Night Trips

Christmas Scenes and Senses

  • Monday, November 14 – Wednesday, November 16, 2016
  • Cost: Double starting at $494 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: Two nights’ accommodations, morning treats, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners with desserts, tour guide, and entrance fees for all included attractions, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

Shipshewana is the second largest Amish settlement in the United States. Join Seniority and our local guide as we explore Christmas with our Amish friends. Visit a one room school house to hear the children sing and recite their Christmas program, share meals in 2 different Amish homes, tour a cheese factory, bakery, camel farm, Chime Shop, Enchanted Holiday Village, and much, much more. Call now for your reservation form. At this price, this multi-night trip will sell out fast.

Blue Christmas in Memphis

  • Monday, December 5 - Friday, December 9, 2016
  • Cost: Double starting at $1054 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: Four nights’ accommodations, 4 full breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners including one at a Dinner Theatre, admission to Christmas At Graceland, shows, entrance fees for all included museums and attractions, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

Elvis, King of Rock and Roll, loved Christmastime. Come share that love and excitement as we explore his home after daytime tourists are left. Graceland will be adorned & aglow with all the decorations he collected and treasured. Enjoy a Memphis BBQ buffet dinner there, too! Another night, the New Daisy Theatre cooks us up a true southern dinner followed by an Elvis Holiday tribute show. Other attractions include the Rock and Soul museum, Holidays around the World at the Frazier Museum, fun on Beale Street, the Basilica of St Joseph, Fontanel, KaLightascope at the Galt House, shopping at Opryland’s Treasures of the Holidays, and yes EVEN more. This is a Seniority exclusive, do not delay. Elvis will have a Blue, Blue Christmas without you!

When Amish Eyes are Smiling!

  • Wednesday, March 15 - Friday, March 17, 2017
  • Cost: Double starting at $554 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: Two nights’ accommodations, continental 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 1 musical show, 1 theatre performance, tour guide, fees for all included museums and attractions, wine tasting, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

Join us for the Wearing o’ the Green in Holmes County next spring. New stops and old favorites make this a wonderful trip. Walnut Valley Broom and Gift Shop, the David Warther Museum, Lydia Troyer’s Candy Company, Swiss Heritage Winery, Walnut Creek Flea Market, Wendell August Forge, Heini’s Cheese Chalet, a fabulous Amish/Irish feast followed by the new play, When Amish Eyes are Smiling. Another night, after a sampler meal, there will be plenty of laughs when Bob O’Ford puts on his comedy act with lots of Irish shenanigans and malarkey. No one explores Ohio Amish Country like Seniority – don’t miss out!

Partners in Travel

Seniority partners with several companies that offer wonderful, great value group travel. Some offer informational slide shows to provide tour details and get you even more excited! Make reservations to attend our no-obligation slide presentations and when you arrive at the show, you will be entered for a prize drawing.

Western Frontiers!

Presented by Premier World Discovery

  • Thursday, July 11 – July 19, 2017
  • Cost: $2,995 per person, double occupancy (This price includes $100 per person discount if final payment is made by check)

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, 8 nights lodging in first-class hotels, 12 meals, Yellowstone, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Jackson Hole, cowboy cookout, Fort Hays, Badlands, Devils Tower, Deadwood, Salt Lake City tour, hometown pick-up and much more!

Travel to the well-known Wall Drug Store then it’s a short ride to Badlands National Park. Later enjoy a cowboy cookout and a bit of western entertainment. See the Dances with Wolves movie set, and then it’s off to Mt. Rushmore. After visiting Crazy Horse Memorial the group will return to Mt. Rushmore for dinner and to see the patriotic nighttime show about the monument. Deadwood, made famous by Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane, is another stop in South Dakota. Then it’s on to Wyoming’s Devils Tower National Monument, an area sacred to the Kiowa, Sioux and Blackfeet tribes. While we’re in Wyoming we’ll visit the town of Cody, home of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. A two night stay in magnificent and unique Yellowstone National Park will be awe inspiring – 10,000 hot springs, thundering waterfalls, steaming geysers and endless forest. See Old Faithful, Yellowstone Lake, and Yellowstone Canyon and of course buffalo, elk and possibly even bears. Grand Teton National Park and the quiet cowboy town of Jackson, Wyoming shouldn’t be missed and on this tour, you won’t. The last stop is Salt Lake City, Utah where the tour features Temple Square and the Mormon Tabernacle. You’ll return home with great memories of the wild and wonderful American west.

Information Slide Shows:

  • Tuesday October 25, 2016 11:30 a.m.
    Nathanael Greene Lodge, RSVP 513 862 3633
  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016 6 p.m.
    Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP 513 865 1700

New England Rail and Trails!

Presented by Premier World Discovery

  • Thursday, September 29 - October 6, 2017
  • Cost: $3,025 per person, double occupancy (This price includes $100 per person discount if final payment is made by check)

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, 8 nights lodging in first-class hotels, 11 meals, 2 Rail journeys, Boston City tour, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Woodstock, Ben & Jerry’s factory, Portland Maine, Quechee Gorge, Casco Bay cruise, Maple Sugar Farm, fully guided, hometown pick-up and more!

From Boston Commons and onto Old State House, Old North Church famous for Paul Revere’s ride, and Old Ironsides. We’ll travel through the White Mountains to the Mt. Washington Cog Railway for a three hour ride to the top of the highest peak in the northeast, Mt. Washington. Another rail ride onboard the Conway Scenic Railroad takes us through the valley. On another morning, the most popular New England scenic drive, Kancamagus Highway awaits, with spectacular views of rushing rivers and covered bridges. Continuing on to Quechee Gorge, we will see Woodstock, and the Billings Farm & Museum. Cold Hollow Cider Mill plus a stop at yummy Ben and Jerry’s Factory will ensure the day is full of delicious treats. At other stops we will sample Vermont Maple Sweets and learn about the sugaring process. Traveling up the east coast, we arrive in Portland, Maine for a two night stay. A Casco Bay cruise and the Portland Head Lighthouse and Museum in Cape Elizabeth will fill in the history. On the final evening relive highlights of the tour over a delicious farewell Lobster Dinner.

Information Slide Shows:

  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
    Nathanael Greene Lodge, RSVP 513 862 3633
  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 6 p.m.
    Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP 513 865 1700

Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights!

Presented by Collette Vacations

  • Saturday, October 14 - Friday, October 20, 2017
  • Cost: $3,649 per person, double occupancy (This price includes $100 per person discount if reservation is made before April 15, 2017)

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, 6 nights lodging in first-class hotels, 10 meals, Reykjavik, Northern Lights Cruise, Gullfoss, Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Visitor Center, Vik, Skogar Museum, Skaftafell National Park, tour guide, hometown pick-up and much more!

Iceland – a land forged by fire and ice. Imagine steaming lava fields, massive glacier sculpted mountains, valleys with thundering waterfalls and even plunging fjords. Enjoy the rare opportunity to see the aurora borealis by sailing into the darkness of Faxafloi Bay. The Northern Lights are one of nature’s incredible miracles. Join us on a once in a lifetime tour to see nature’s flickering display of colorful lights. Travel the Golden Circle, including Thingvellir National Park where the tectonic plates of North America and Eurasian meet. Perhaps see some playful seals frolicking in Arctic waters. See a black sand volcanic beach and a glacial lagoon filled with icebergs! Have the chance while on tour to take a dip in the pleasantly warm, mineral rich waters of a geothermal pool, right in the middle of a dramatic lava field. If you want a little adventure with comfortable hotels and someone arranging everything, or if you’ve wanted a chance to see the famed aurora borealis, then this is the tour for you.

Information Slide Shows:

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
    Nathanael Greene Lodge, RSVP 513 862 3633
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 2 p.m.
    Northern Kentucky, RSVP 513 862 3633 or 513 865 1700
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 6 p.m.
    Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP 513 865 1700

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