Travel With Friends: Group Trips

Lexington County Recreation and Aging Commission

San Antonio, TX | Jun 3-11, 2017

Join LCRAC’s Classic summervilledream-ad2017-springTravelers on a summer trip to The Lone Star State! Enjoy a guided tour of San Antonio, scenic cruise on the famous River Walk, visit the ALAMO,  see the IMAX Theater presentation: “ALAMO…The Price of Freedom”, visit to the Institute of Texan Cultures and San Antonio Missions, tour of LBJ Ranch and more on this nine day, eight night adventure. Trip includes motorcoach transportation and 14 meals. Total Cost:  $729 (double occupancy), deposit of $75 due at registration, Final payment due March 27, 2017. Depart from Lexington Senior Center, 108 Park Rd, Lexington, SC @ 8am. To register, call Patrick Sippel at 803.356.5111 or email

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission

North Carolina Natural & Cultural Services Tour Overnight Stay | May 10-11, 2017

Will tour the North Carolina Museum of History, Legislative Building, sctourism-spring2017Executive Mansion, State Capitol and Museum of Natural Science. Dining is Dutch. Will depart at 6am on May 10th and return 6pm on May 11th. Total Cost:  $110 (Single occupancy); $78 (Double); $67 (Triple); $62 (Quad).

To register, call or stop by either one of these parks:
Seven Oaks Park, 200 Leisure Lane
Crooked Creek Park, 1098 Old Lexington Hwy

Or call 803.345.8108 for more information.


City of Columbia Department of Parks & Recreation

Fruit Farms Tours | May 9, June 13, July 11, 2017
Join other seniors this spring and summer for three fruit farm tours in the Columbia area! Each will take place on a Tuesday, from 10 am – 1 pm. May 9: Strawberries, June 13: Blueberries, July 11: Peaches. A $10 registration fee will hold your spot for all three trips.  Limited seating. Trip fee includes transportation and admission fees (cost of fruit purchased is extra). Payment is taken at all City parks, or 1111 Parkside Drive, or by mail. Trip departs the Drew Wellness Center, 2101 Walker Solomon Way, Columbia, SC 29204. Call Joan Sorensen at 803.545.3100 or email

Capitol Tours

Charleston Tea Plantation | June 10, 2017
June 10 is National Ice Tea Day! Celebrate the official state beverage of South Carolina with this one-day excursion to the only tea farm in the U.S., the Charleston Tea Plantation on Wadmalaw Island. Afterwards, enjoy a special mixology class at Firefly Distillery featuring their famous sweet tea vodka and sweet tea whiskey, with lunch included. $94 per person. Departs from 2926 Leaphart Road, West Columbia, SC 29169. Call 803.794.9661 to register.

Secret City, Revealed Oak Ridge, TN | May 11-13, 2017
From 1942-1949, a secret city of over 75,000 people working on the Manhattan Project did not exist on any map. Now, the secrets of the atomic city are being revealed to the public for the first time! Cost of this overnight trip is $496 per person (double occupancy). Departs from 2926 Leaphart Road, West Columbia, SC 29169. Call 803.794.9661 to register and receive a detailed tour itinerary.

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