Senior Spirit Ride
Join other seniors as we take a cruise around Lake Champlain on a narrated tour aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III. Learn about the history of Lone Rock Point, Colchester Point, as well as Shelburne Bay and Dunder Rock… and if we are lucky, we may spot our famous lake monster, Champ! Coffee and assorted pastries included as well as pick up/drop offs at our Pine Street offices, senior centers and housing.
Walking Tour of the O.N.E.
Explore Burlington’s Old North End as you have never before experienced it. Learn about the history of the neighborhood as well as some of the oldest buildings, markets and stores as you stroll along with local long-time resident, Megan Humphrey. End the tour at a favorite eatery, Nunions, and continue the conversation. Wear your walking shoes and bring your wallet- if you are staying for lunch.
Hope Cemetery Tour
Take a tour of one of the most spectacular cemeteries in Vermont. Marvel at the life-sized “Palmisano”, the hand carved “Bettini” (a favorite chair), the “Corti” the couple being memorialized, and the “Orlandi” Greek Corinthian columns, amoung many others. Bag lunches will be provided and there will be plenty of time to wander and appreciate the work of some of the world’s most artful stone carvers.
Fall Foliage Tour
Join Miss Yvette and other adventurous folks as we travel VT highways and byways enjoying nature’s autumnal beauty and spectacular views. Have lunch at a favorite eatery before making our way back home. Bring your camera! Trivia games and prizes!
Fall Serenity Tour
Join us for a peaceful day of thought and reflection of the natural environment as you walk around an open labyrinth. Enjoy the three stages of the walk and perhaps you will find an answer to a question you have be grappling with or come out with a new view. Wear walking shoes and dress warmly. Also, bring your own lunch or money for lunch and we will stop along the way for a bite to eat.
Winter Light Tour
Tour around the city and beyond, gazing at the beautiful holiday lights. There will be refreshments and light hors d’eouvres as we sing holiday songs and enjoy the hope and light of the season! Pick ups at 645 Pine Street and area centers and housing. This is an annual tradition with our department.
Ethnic Supper Club Trips
Spice up your local dining experience with some of the superior ethnic cuisines that the beautiful City of Burlington has to offer. Transportation and dinner is included with the fee!