Tours and Trips

Reservations are necessary by stopping in-person at The Groton Center, calling 978-448-1170 or online through the MyActiveCenter link

Parkers Maple Barn and Averill House Winery

Monday May 8 $110 per person to be paid to The Groton Center

Van departs The Groton Center at 9:30 a.m. Return at approximately 4:00 p.m.  Final Day for Refunds is May 3  Minimum of 30 people Final Day to Register is May 3

Join Bloom Tours on a delicious day  trip to Parker’s Maple Barn in Mason, NH. We will feast on a fantastic brunch that will include fresh maple syrup, maple ham, pancakes, eggs and more! After brunch, you will have time to shop in their gift store before we depart for Averill Winery in Brookline, NH! Nestled in the scenic New England countryside, this winery is a fabulous destination for a day trip!

Worcester Art Museum with Lunch at 110 Grill in Worcester

Friday June 30 $14 per person to be paid to The Groton Center

Groton Residents Only Van departs The Groton Center at 8:30 a.m. Return at approximately 3:30 p.m.  Final Day for Refunds and Registration is June 22 Maximum 16 people

With museum-trained docents as your guides, discover the delights of the permanent collections and special exhibitions!  Your will get to experience a 1-hour guided tour from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with 45 minutes to walk around independently and take a closer look at some of the art! The Van will depart the Museum at 12:00 noon and go to 110 Grill in Worcester for Lunch at 12:30 p.m. The van will depart 110 Grill at 2:15 p.m. return to The Groton Center at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Tanglewood Concert

Sunday July 23 $87 per person to be paid to The Groton Center

45 Tickets Available Van departs The Groton Center at 11:15 a.m. Return at approximately 7:15 p.m.  Final Day for Registration and Refunds is June 30

Boston Symphony Orchestra with Thomas Wilkins conducting Coleridge-Taylor, Ellington, and Midkiff. The performance begins at 2:30 p.m.  Bring a brown bag lunch for the ride out to Tanglewood with a quick stop halfway for a bathroom break. One the way home there will be a 45 minute stop at a rest stop for quick dinner and a bathroom break at the Charlton Service Plaza. Motorcoach is provided by Bloom Bus Tours.


Funds are available to subsidize or pay for COA classes, activities, day trips or programs for Groton residents. Contact Ashley Shaheen, Director, for further assistance.