STATE OF MAINE – Monday, September 25 to Thursday, September 29


Day 1:  Leaving the JCSC at 7:00—Destination  –  Ogunquit, Maine.  A rest and meal stop will be made en route as needed.  Upon arrival at approximately 2:30pm, we will be taken to Stonewall Kitchens where all the products are homemade.

Reboarding the motor coach, we will arrive at our hotel (Meadow-Mere Resort ) and will have time to freshen-up before we head out to an included dinner.

Day 2:  After enjoying breakfast at our hotel, we will board the bus for a guided tour of Kennebunkport  – with lunch on your own.  We will reboard the bus for a  return to Ogunquit, to enjoy a cruise on the Perkins Cove lobster boat.  We will return to the hotel for a  included lobster-bake dinner and entertainment.

Day 3:  After breakfast again at our hotel,  we will travel  to Booth Bay Harbor.  Upon arrival, there will be a one hour guided tour of  the Maine botanical gardens.  Free time for exploring and free lunch on your own.  Reboarding the motor coach, we will visit the Seashore Trolley Museum.  We will then head back to our hotel where we will again enjoy an included dinner.

Day 4:  After breakfast, we will leave our home away from home and travel to Wells, Maine.  There we will board the “Downeaster” Amtrak train and enjoy the train ride down the Eastern coast to Boston.  We will then reboard the motor coach, stopping at Quincy Market for free time and lunch on your own until 1:00pm.  Our next destination Is the JFK  Library which is celebrating JFK’s 100th birthday.

What a marvelous mini-vacation as we depart for home at 3:00pm—arriving back at the Center at 9:00pm.


Cost:  $730 dbl         $908 sgl        $688 tpl          $666 quad

                  Final payment due  8/25


THE STRONG NATIONAL MUSEUM OF PLAY, Rochester, NY – Thursday, October 12

On our way to Rochester, there will be a fast food stop.  We will then continue on to visit The Strong National Museum of Play  –  Western New York’s largest cultural attraction.  Explore two floors of playful exhibit spaces spanning more that a city block.  Discover the world’s largest  collection of toys, dolls, and games.  Test your skills on classic arcade video games, leap into the world of American comic book heroes, play in a retro pinball arcade, or walk among hundreds of free-flying  butterflies.

You will be on your own after receiving tokens to play with.  Enjoy their cafeteria for lunch on your own, as you will be at the museum for approximately three hours.

After our enjoyable time at the Strong, we will look forward to a stop at the Casa Largo Vineyards in Fairport, NY.

An included dinner stop will be made on the way home at a Cracker Barrel to end this perfect day  –  a day when our memories from the past return.


Depart from the Center @ 7:30am and return @ 8:00pm.

           Cost:  Members  $111       Non-members   $121

Final payment due   9/8

GETTYSBURG AND LANCASTER, PA – Tuesday and Wednesday, November 14 & 15

Day 1:  Leave the Johnson City Senior Center @8:30am and travel to Gettysburg with a fast food lunch stop en route.

We will have a guide for a driving tour of the Gettysburg battlefield for approximately two hours.  After our tour, we will depart for the (brand new) Best Western, settle in, but then freshen up for a buffet dinner at the historic Dobbin House.  A visit from Abe Lincoln – remembering his holidays – will conclude our historic day, as we head back to our hotel at approximately 9:00pm.

Day 2:  After breakfast at the hotel, we will continue our journey to Lancaster and arrive at Sight & Sound’s “Miracle of Christmas”.

After the show, we will arrive at Millers Smorgasbord for an included meal  –  don’t forget to include their gift shop while you are there.

After a delightful two days, we will depart for home and arrive at the Center approximately at 8:30pm.


Depart from the Center @ 8:30am and return @ 8:30pm.


Cost:   $289 dbl     $329 sgl    $278 tpl     $269 quad

     Final payment due  10/13

HUNTERDON HILLS PLAYHOUSE, Clinton, NJ – Wednesday, December 6

A festive holiday revue

An ensemble cast of multi-talented performers celebrate Christmas in an original holiday song and dance fest featuring traditional carols, classic and contemporary Yuletide compositions, humorous skits and spectacular dance numbers  –  all backed by a live, onstage orchestra.

We will have a rest stop en route; arriving for an included lunch at the playhouse approximately at 11:30am.  The “Playhouse Christmas Show” will begin at 1:15pm.  On departure for home, we will stop at Bingham’s Restaurant in Lenox, Pa. for dinner on your own.

Depart from the Center @ 8:00am and return @ 7:00pm.

           Cost:  Members  $131       Non-members   $141

Final payment due  11/03