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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

High Steel! A Tour Over the Rainbow of Union Terminal

  • Tuesday, March 8: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 8 a.m. Return: 3 p.m.
  • Cost: $105 per person (Limited to 40 travelers only)

Price includes: Motor coach transportation, AV newsreel, tour guide, delicious lunch at Washington Platform, behind the scenes tour of Union Terminal and, if you’re brave, a walk over the high curve of the museum center; all taxes/tips/gratuities!

You do not have to climb the High Steel portion to go on this tour. This is a customized, private tour behind the scenes at Union Terminal. See it now before so much closes for the renovations starting in June 2016. The tracks, boardroom, Tower A, yardmaster’s office, Presidents Suite, private dining rooms, the catwalk, inner workings of the huge terminal front clock, and the most captivating of all—High Steel! High Steel is the name given to the inner construction of the terminal itself. Only on a private tour can guests go all the way across the top of the terminal. See things you’ve never seen before, from a perspective few people have ever seen. Lunch will be at our downtown favorite, Washington Platform.

Race Around the Speedway!

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 9 a.m. Return: 3 p.m.
  • Cost: $75 per person (Limited to 40 travelers only)

Price includes: A thrilling ride around the track, lunch, historic talk about Gallatin County and Warsaw, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

Have you ever watched a race on the Kentucky Speedway? Wondered what it’s like beyond the masses of people in the stands? Want to see up close how the track looks and runs? Hop on board our racing bus (not really, it’s our normal bus) and join us for a lap around the track. Cheering will be encouraged! Lunch will be at Jewell’s on Main, famous for their home cooking.

National Treasures

  • Thursday, May 26, 2016: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 9 a.m. Return: 1:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $59 per person (Limited to 40 travelers only)

Price includes: Lunch buffet at the Netherland Hilton, Centennial National Parks Omnimax show, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

National Parks Adventure is the last Ominmax show before the renovation of Union Terminal. Narrated by Robert Redford, see some of the nation’s most awe-inspiring untamed wilderness. Spectacular wild and beautiful country such as the Everglades, Redwoods, the Arches, and Yellowstone, all filmed in unbelievable color and majesty. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of our National Park Service and its mission to protect our national treasures. Have a lunch to remember in our own nationally recognized historic hotel. The fabulous buffet at the Netherland Hilton will feature white linens, excellent service and the most delicious food! This tour will have limited walking—motor coach, Omnimax Theater at the Museum Center, and Netherland Hilton.

Soothing Lavender

  • Tuesday June 7, 2016: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 9 a.m. Return: 4 p.m.
  • Cost: $85 per person (Limited to 40 travelers only)

Price includes: Guided tour around the lavender farm, makeand- take item, special lunch, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

Lavender has many unique properties and is used in many healing and calming products including tea, candles, sachets, lotions, essential oils for massages, salad dressing, and even in baking. You can add it to vinegars, soothe bug bites, make lavender vanilla sauce to pour over ice cream, the list goes on and on. This will be a unique opportunity to see how lavender is grown and harvested, as well as to make an item with your own two hands. A lavender lunch will be included on the farm.

The Cincinnati Reds, Our Hometown Team!

  • Thursday, June 23: Blue Ash Target Plainfield Road
  • Depart: 5:15 p.m. Return 11 p.m. (Night Game)
  • Cost: $128 per person (Limited to 40 travelers only)

Price includes: Reds Champion Club ticket, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

Come watch the Reds trounce the San Diego Padres under the lights and from the grand comfort of the Champions Club! All the snacks, treats and food you want from many different stations, unlimited soft drinks, ice cream and peanuts. This is the way to go to watch a game in style. Sit in air-conditioned luxury, or in your reserved seat outside and hear the crack of the bat. Seniority has never done a night game but we know it will be the best one ever!

Multi-Night Trips

Moonshine, Mountains and Music

  • Tuesday, July 26–Thursday, July 28, 2016
  • Cost: Double starting at $499 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: Two nights’ accommodations, breakfast treats, 2 full hot breakfasts, 3 lunches with dessert, 2 dinners with dessert, tour guide, all included attraction entrance fees, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

This trip includes so many wonderfully unique things we should have made it a mystery tour! But we wanted to tell you about the laser light show, tea with Mrs. May, a swinging show with Elvis and Dolly, the coal mining museum, Webb’s Grocery, the pontoon boat ride, Loretta Lynn’s home in Butcher Hollow, learning to brew “White Lightening,” a performance by JB and the Moonshine Band, an outdoor barbeque, visits to Civil War sites, Mountain Home Place with all its out buildings (church, barn, log house, blacksmith shop), and much more we haven’t listed. Call now for your reservation form. At this price, this multi-night trip will sell out fast.

Grown on the Farm

  • Tuesday, September 20–Thursday, September 22, 2016
  • Cost: Double starting at $568 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: Two night’s accommodations, 2 full breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners, tour guide, all included museums and attractions, wine tasting, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

If you love the idea of eating locally grown produce and seeing where your food comes from, this tour is for you. To name a few of our stops: Bottom View Farm, Reese Brothers Mule Farm, Broken Plow Ranch, Sumner Crest Winery, and Crafton Farms. All farms offering fresh, fresh food. But it’s not just the food, there’s Long Hollow Jamboree, Mansker’s Station, living history demonstrations, lots of local color and features. The Days Gone By Museum with its 1919 gas delivery truck and 1943 Douglas DC-3, a wagon ride, old-time country music—we’ll even see the grave sites of June and Johnny Cash. Chuckle over oddities like a historic farmhouse with seven bathrooms, each built with a different color tile. One of our dinners will take place in a newly renovated barn, and we’ll enjoy eating food picked only hours before.

This is a TriHealth Seniority exclusive, do not delay.

Partners in Travel

Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park, Presented by Ohio Travel Treasures

  • Thursday, July 28–Friday, August 5, 2016 (NEW dates!)
  • 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 more!

If this trip is on your bucket list, get off your bucket and do it! (We’ve moved the dates to avoid the Independence Day holiday.) 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 “Castle in the Rockies” Fairmont Banff Springs hotel and have “high tea lunch” at the Chateau Lake Louise overlooking Victoria Glacier and the emerald Lake Louise. Travel along the Icefields Parkway, ride across the glaciers’ surface in 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
  • Tuesday, March 29, 1 p.m.
    Twin Towers in College Hill, RSVP 513 862 3633
  • Tuesday, March 29, 6 p.m.
    Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP 513 865 1700

Spain’s Classics, Presented by Go Collette

  • Wednesday, October 26–Saturday, November 5, 2016
  • Cost: $3,949 per person, double occupancy

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, 9 nights lodging in firstclass hotels, 14 meals, Madrid, Barcelona, Flamenco Show, Cordoba, Granada, Valencia, Santa Cruz Old Town, fully escorted, hometown pick-up and more! Price includes Air Booking Bonus for travelers signing up at slide shows.

Cancel For Any Reason” travel insurance at additional cost

Start in Madrid, Spain’s capital and largest city. See the Royal Palace, Plaza Mayor, the magnificent gothic cathedral and a 13th-century synagogue. Visit the Giralda Bell Tower, the beautiful Maria Luisa Park, enjoy reserved seats at an authentic flamenco show, and see secret gardens with waterfalls and courtyards. Travel through olive groves and citrus groves to the coast and arrive at historic Valencia with its towers. Visit the bustling Central Market, one of the largest in Europe. Enjoy learning about where they handcraft the famous figurines in Lladro—City of Porcelain. Barcelona, one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in Europe is next. Enjoy a paella experience, from shopping in the market to eating this delicious authentic dish. A few afternoons at leisure will ensure that this trip is not rushed and that you have plenty of time to savor the fascinating boulevards, including Las Ramblas, dotted with colorful flower and bird stalls. Join us for a tour of spectacularly beautiful Spain.

Information Slide Shows:

  • Wednesday April 18, 6 p.m.
    Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP 513 865 1700
  • Tuesday, April 26, 11:15 a.m.
    Nathanael Greene Lodge, RSVP 513 862 3633

Discover Panama!, Presented by Go Collette

  • Thursday, January 26–Friday, February 3, 2017
  • Cost: $3,149 per person, double occupancy

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, 8 nights lodging in first-class hotels, 15 meals, Gamboa Rainforest, Panama Canal Cruise, Old Quarter in Antigua, Panama hat workshop, hometown pick-up and more! Price includes Air Booking Bonus for travelers signing up at slide shows.

Cancel For Any Reason” travel insurance at additional cost

The Panama Canal, white sand beaches, a Panama hat workshop, an orchid nursery, El Nispero Zoo, orange groves, see a community nested in a volcano—it’s all here. At the Panama Canal, you will enjoy a partial transit cruise for a oncein- a-lifetime close-up look at this engineering marvel. You’ll pass through two locks, listen to the onboard construction guide—and lunch is included! Spot unique birds and exotic flora and fauna, even ride in a dugout canoe up the Changres River to the Embara, “The Keepers of the Rain Forest.” Enjoy lunch prepared by the natives. See restored churches, the National Theatre and the Presidential Palace. Learn about basket weaving, taugua nut carving, and pre-Columbian art. Panama is a mysterious, colorful place and so close to home!

Information Slide Shows:

  • Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
    Nathanael Greene Lodge, RSVP 513 862 3633
  • Thursday June 16, 2016, 6 p.m.
    Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP 513 865 1700

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