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

Day trips

Lunken Airport

  • Tuesday, April 18: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Thursday, April 27: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 9 a.m.
  • Return: 3 p.m.
  • Cost: $86 per person

Price includes: Motor coach transportation; Heritage Program tour guide of the airport, murals and the surrounding landscape; lunch at Sky Galley; and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

In 1925 America, who decided to build the largest commercial airport in Cincinnati on a site socked in by fog nine out of 10 days? And yet it was successful! Until 1947, “Sunken Lunken” was Cincinnati’s airport. The control tower remains the oldest standing control tower in the U.S. Charles Lindbergh landed here, as did the Beatles! Lunch will be at the Sky Galley. There are only two tours, so sign up quick! This will be popular!

Springtime With Vera Bradley—A Bargain Bash!

  • Friday, April 21: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 7 a.m.
  • Return: 8 p.m.
  • Cost: $136 per person, limited to 45 travelers only

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

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

The Cincinnati Reds in the Champions Club

  • Tuesday, June 6: Blue Ash Target, 9099 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 Champions Club ticket, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

Come watch the Reds pummel the St. Louis Cardinals under the lights from the grand comfort of the Champions Club! Enjoy all the food, snacks and treats you want from many hometown favorites, including Montgomery Inn and LaRosa’s pizza, 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 from your reserved seat outside, and hear the crack of the bat. This is only our second night game, but we know it will be the best one ever!

The Magnificent Murals of Downtown Cincinnati (No walking tour)

  • Tuesday, June 20: Bethesda North Hospital/Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Wednesday, June 21: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Depart: 9 a.m.
  • Return: 1:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $80 per person, limited to 40 travelers only each day

Price includes: Heritage Program guide to murals, excellent lunch, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

Downtown Cincinnati now has 101 murals, and the count is growing all the time. Neil Armstrong, James Brown, Peanut Jim, Jim Tarbell, Martha the last passenger pigeon, an apple as large as a Volkswagen Beetle—there are so many wonderful works of art to see downtown. And seeing them from an air-conditioned motor coach is the way to go! For two hours, we will ride around downtown Cincinnati, viewing all kinds of art painted directly on the Queen City buildings. After lunch at the Netherland, our classy and sophisticated spin around town will be over. Sit back and relax! You must be able to get on and off the bus to board, walk into lunch, and get back on and off at our parking location.

Multinight Trips

Horsepower? Planes, Trains and Automobiles!

  • Wednesday, June 7–Thursday, June 8
  • Cost: Starting at $399 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: One night’s accommodations, breakfast treats, one breakfast, two lunches with dessert, one dinner with dessert, all included attraction entrance fees, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

Horses/cars? Airplanes? Trains/boats? Let’s see them all! And we will do it all from a motor coach! Whatever your favorite mode of transportation, we will be learning about or experiencing it on this one-night tour. Dixie Belle Riverboat, Toyota plant tour, the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, Old Friends horse park, Bluegrass railroad train excursion—it’s all here. Eat dinner in the former Versailles railroad station, one lunch at Darlin’ Jean’s and one lunch at Shaker Village The Trustee’s Office. Call now for your reservation form. At this price, this short one-night trip will sell out fast!

The Countryside of Vermont (Featuring Grandma Moses and Norman Rockwell)

  • Monday, July 31–Saturday, August 5
  • Cost: Starting at $1,395 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: Five nights’ accommodations, five full breakfasts, one picnic lunch, five dinners, local guide, all included museums and galleries, motor coach transportation, all taxes, tips and gratuities, and SO much more!

As we make our way to Vermont, we will stay overnight in Erie, Penn. While there, we will tour the Maritime Museum and enjoy dinner at the restored Union Station. Traveling eastward, the Vermont landscape will surround us. Once in the Green Mountain area of Vermont, we will be immersed in the history of these rural but artistic communities. Grandma Moses, a tiny, lively woman with mischievous gray eyes, was known for her quick wit. Her paintings reflect the America of the ‘50s. We will see the Bennington Museum, which has the largest collection of her works in the world. She and Norman Rockwell were friends (she appeared in his painting “Christmas Homecoming”), and we will see locations featuring both of these famed artists. We will learn such skills as butter churning (try your hand), jam-making (make some to take home!), see craft beer being brewed and lots of other old-fashioned goodness while we are staying in the Vermont Country Lodge of the Green Mountains. No one will want to miss a chance to shop at the Vermont Country Store! Perhaps you receive their catalog and have been tempted to get some of their oldfashioned candy, clothing or kitchen gadgets. Sample cheeses, dips and sweets while hearing about the history of the store and catalog from the family who founded the store. An exciting inclusion is the Quechee Gorge, Vermont’s 165-foot-deep “Little Grand Canyon.” We will visit Billings Farm and enjoy a picnic lunch, plus explore Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home (Robert Todd) and the beautiful formal gardens. Then on the way back to Ohio, we will again stop in Erie, dining at Demetri’s on the Lake and stopping at the historic Dunkirk Lighthouse (1826). Come along with us and experience this trip—sure to be the envy of all your friends. This is a TriHealth Seniority exclusive, so do not delay.

Innovation, Motivation and Inspiration

  • Wednesday, September 6–Friday, September 8
  • Cost: Cost: Starting at $640 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: Two nights’ accommodations, breakfast treats, two breakfasts, one lunch with dessert, two dinners with dessert, all included attraction entrance fees, motor coach transportation, and all taxes, tips and gratuities.

Creativity and inventiveness at its American best! Be inspired by American ingenuity as it’s off to Michigan we go! Visit the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House—a 60-room mansion! Admire the breathtaking grounds, elegance and history as we see the home of Henry Ford’s only son, Edsel. The Ford Rouge Factory tour shows us innovation in manufacturing that could have come only from America: the world’s largest living roof, the F-150 pickup truck (the best-selling truck in America since 1977)—and see it all in a 90-minute tour. The Henry Ford Museum offers a 12-acre site of transportation, power and ship machinery. Spend an afternoon at Greenfield Village, an outdoor living museum with 80 historic homes, workplaces and community buildings; Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park laboratory; the bicycle shop of the Wright brothers, where they designed and built their first airplane; the house where Noah Webster wrote the first dictionary; and the boyhood home of pioneer Harvey Firestone. For many, Detroit means music. We will visit Hitsville U.S.A., where Motown was founded in 1959. Studio A produced such hits as “Please Mr. Postman,” “My Guy,” “Baby Love” and “I Heard It Through the Grapevine.” So much history just north of Ohio! You probably haven’t been here since your children were young — think how much more you will enjoy it now as an adult!

Partners in Travel

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

New England Rails and Trails

Presented by Premier World Discovery

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

Price includes: Round-trip airfare; seven nights’ lodging in first-class hotels; 11 meals; two 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 pickup; and more!

A Boston City tour will take us from Boston Commons to Old State House to the Old North Church, famous for Paul Revere’s ride, to Old Ironsides. We’ll then travel through the White Mountains to the Mount Washington Cog Railway for a three-hour ride to the top of the highest peak in the northeast, Mount Washington. Another rail ride on board 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 the yummy Ben & 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. A lobster farewell dinner will round out the delights of the historic and quaint New England coast.

Information Slide Shows

  • Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP 513 865 1700
    Thursday, March 30, 6 p.m.
  • Nathanael Greene Lodge, RSVP 513 862 3633
    Thursday, March 30, 11:30 a.m.

Christmas on the Danube

Presented by Collette Vacations

  • Saturday, December 2–Sunday, December 10
  • Cost: Starting from $3,349 per person, double occupancy

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, one night’s lodging in a first-class hotel, six nights on the MS Amadeus, 19 meals including the Captain’s Gala Dinner, Vienna, Passau, Regensburg, Wurzburg, Nuremberg, hometown pickup and more!

Christmas markets, all along the beautiful Danube River, will be yours for shopping, visiting and tasting. See history while you marvel at sparkling European Christmas treasures and visit lavish palaces. Unpack once in your luxury cabin, and the rest of the tour is up to you. Get off in each of the beautiful cities and see the markets, taste the lebkuchen, or watch as you cruise past the charming small and large villages that dot the picturesque landscape. On one included excursion, visit the 900-year-old Benedictine Melk Abbey, one of Europe’s largest Baroque monasteries. Cruise into Passau where the three rivers meet, then explore Vienna with the awe-inspiring St. Stephen’s Cathedral or some of Vienna’s famous pastries. This is an incredibly beautiful and relaxing way to see the Christmas markets, some of which have been around since 1628.

Information Slide Shows

  • Nathanael Greene Lodge, RSVP 513 862 3633
    Tuesday, April 11, 11:30 a.m.
  • Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP 513 865 1700
    Monday, April 10, 6 p.m.

Hawaiian Adventure

Presented by Collette Vacations

  • Sunday, February 4–Tuesday, February 13, 2018
  • Cost: $5,649per person, double occupancy (This price includes a $100 discount per-person if booked before August 4, 2017.)

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, three nights’ lodging on Oahu, three nights in Kauai, three nights in Maui in first-class hotels, 13 meals including a Polynesian luau with unlimited tropical drinks, largest coffee estate in Hawaii, Waimea Canyon, Oahu’s famous north shore, USS Arizona Memorial, cruise on Wailua River, all air travel between islands, hometown pickup and more!

February’s ice and snow in Cincinnati versus the sun-drenched Hawaiian Islands—there’s no comparison! Be welcomed at the airport with a traditional flower lei, then whisked to your hotel to relax—what a way to escape winter! The next day, remember Pearl Harbor as you visit the USS Arizona. Enjoy a journey along Oahu’s north shore where the legendary waves attract the world’s best surfers. Waves range from 2 to 40 feet! A short flight to Kauai, the Garden Island, takes you to the ancient Polynesian and breathtaking Wiamea Canyon. There will be time to stroll the beaches or indulge in the resort’s fun activities. One day, step aboard an open air boat for a cruise along the tranquil Wailua River. See Fern Grotto, hula dancers and more. Travel through sugarcane fields and see the old royal capital of Lahaina, once home to the world’s largest whaling fleets. Another day, you will have time to yourself on Maui, where you can stroll along the beach, shop for souvenirs or enjoy the luxurious resort. A traditional olynesian luau with unlimited tropical drinks and a sumptuous feast is included. Come enjoy the sun, the sand and the surf of this American paradise!

Information Slide Shows

  • Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP 513 865 1700
    Monday, April 10, 2017, 6 p.m.
  • Nathanael Greene Lodge, RSVP 513 862 3633
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

Historic South

Presented by Premier World Discovery

  • Sunday, March 18–Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • Cost: $2,775per person, double occupancy (This price includes a $100 per-person discount if final payment is made by check.)

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, two nights in Historic District Charleston, two nights in Historic District Savannah, two nights in St. Augustine, 10 meals including dinner at The Pirates’ House restaurant founded in 1753 and lunch at the famous Jekyll Island Club, Fort Sumter, Boone Hall Plantation, horse-drawn carriage tour, trolley tours of Jekyll Island and Old Spanish Quarter, hometown pickup and more!

Imagine spring in one of the most beautiful and charming parts of our country, the Old South. Enjoy a city tour of Charleston, founded in 1670. From the marina, board our cruise boat to Fort Sumter, and the next day, visit Boone Hall Plantation with its half-mile entrance lined with camellias and azaleas. See Savannah, whose entire restored center is a registered National Historic Landmark. In Beaufort, enjoy a horse-drawn carriage tour to learn about the Civil War history and see antebellum and Victorian architecture. Stroll the cobblestone streets of Factors Walk and River Street. Travel to Jekyll Island and take a trolley tour to view the “cottages” owned by the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts and J.P. Morgan. Feel very “high society” as you dine at the famous Jekyll Island Club, then travel south to the oldest city in the United States, St. Augustine, which dates back to 1565. With two afternoons at leisure, you can truly relax and enjoy the flowers and enchanting landscapes as you relish this trip to the traditional Old South.

Information Slide Shows

  • Nathanael Greene Lodge, RSVP 513 862 3633
    Thursday, March 30, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
  • Bethesda North Hospital, RSVP 513 865 1700
    Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6 p.m.

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