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Senior Trips

Each month, we offer day trips to places all throughout Middle Tennessee (and possibly beyond!). Trips are based out of the Enrichment Center (Franklin) and Longview Recreation Center (Spring Hill).  Please visit the Senior Policies page for more registration information.

The trips below are based out of the Enrichment Center (Franklin) only. Registration is REQUIRED for all trips.

Lunch Bunch  
Let's do lunch! We might try something new, hit some favorites, or find something off the beaten path. The cost of a lunch bunch outing is $3 for transportation. Lunch will always be Dutch Treat. Registration is REQUIRED.

June 21 (Battered & Fried): 14746
July 19 (Riverview Marina): 14747
August 23 (Puckett's Boat House): 14748

Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm
Seize the opportunity to see nature produce a gorgeous gem. The freshwater pearl, Tennessee's official state gem is grown at the only freshwater pearl-culturing farm on the North American continent, the Freshwater Pearl Farm at Birdsong Resort. The organic gem stone-culturing is found in the pristine embayment know as Birdsong Creek, which runs off of the beautiful Tennessee River's picturesque Kentucky Lake. Join us as we take a trip to Camden in west Tennessee to tour the pearl farm. BBQ lunch will be provided.
Trip Date: July 11
Cost: $65
Time: 10:30-3:00
Online Registration Code: 14743

The trips below are based out of the Enrichment Center (Franklin) only. Registration is REQUIRED for all trips.

Hiking Trips 
"Take a hike" with us! We will hit some local favorites and find some new places to walk and hike. Participants must be able to walk independently on different types of terrain. Some places we go may have easy and more difficult trails for seniors to choose from or we will stay together as a group. You will need to provide your own snacks and water for these outings. This outing is weather dependent and if we need to cancel the outing we will notify everyone as soon as possible. Meet in the lobby of the Williamson County Enrichment Center at 11am. Return times will vary. The cost of the hiking outing is $3 for transportation.  

June 19: Radnor Lake 14521
July 24: Long Hunter State Park 14522
August 21: Bowie Nature Park 14523

Canoe The Harpeth River
Hit the water with us as we paddle down the scenic Harpeth River in Kingston Springs, TN. We will float 1.5 miles of the class 1 river, so you can paddle or just relax and float! Lunch will be picnic style so bring a sack lunch.

Trip Date: August 9
Cost: $25
Time: Depart EC 9am, Return TBD
Online Registration Code: 14724

White Water Rafting
Embark on a new adventure with us as we journey our way to the Ocoee River near Chattanooga, Tennessee and experience the excitement of the White Water Rafting. We will experience the middle Ocoee River rafting trip which includes 5 miles of class III and VI rapids. This is the perfect section for first timers and experienced rafters.. This experience requires very good mobility.

Trip Date: August 29
Cost: $78
Time: Depart EC 6:00am, Return TBD
Online Registration Code 14524

Transportation for the trips below are available to/from two locations: Enrichment Center (Franklin) and Longview Recreation Center (Spring Hill). Registration is REQUIRED for all trips.

Blue Heron Cruise
The nature cruise pioneer of Middle Tennessee, Captain Jim has been offering boat rides on the Cumberland since 2001. In 2018 he moved his location to the Percy Priest Lake. The new scenery is beautiful and wildlife plentiful. Lunch (dutch treat) will be at the Fate Sanders Marina restaurant.
Trip Date: June 27
Cost: $25 (Lunch Dutch Treat)
Time:Enrichment Center (Franklin) Depart 8:45, Return 2:30
        Longview (Spring Hill) Depart 8:15, Return 3:00
Online Registration Code: 14648 (Registration begins 5/20)

General Jackson Showboat
Step aboard the General Jackson showboat in Music City for an afternoon of dynamic live entertainment in the alluring Victoria Theatre. While taking in the show that will sample all of the styles of music that made Tennessee famous, you can indulge yourself in the mouthwatering southern buffet. The General Jackson paddlewheel riverboat is the largest vessel of its kind and can holde over 1,000 passengers. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity.
Trip Date: July 17
Cost: $78 (Lunch Included)
Time: Enrichment Center (Franklin) Depart 10:30 am, Return 2:45
         Longview (Spring Hill) Depart 10:00, Return 3:15
Online Registration Code:  14737 (Registration begins 6/17)

Tropicana Casino
Due to popular demand, we are going gambling! Tropicana Evansville is a $212 million entertainment complex, located on the scenic banks of the Ohio River in southwestern Indaina. The single level 24 hour casino encompasses 45,000 square feet of gaming space featuring 1,175 slot games, over 30 table games, a poker room, and a high limit room. The cost of the trip is $14 and includes $5 in free play at the casino, and a FREE lunch buffet. We will all depart from the Enrichment Center in Franklin.
Trip Date: August 1
Cost: $14
Time: Enrichment Center Departure 7:30, Return 7:30
Online Registration Code: 14745 (Registration begins 6/1)

The trips below are based out of the Longview Recreation Center (Spring Hill) only. Registration is REQUIRED for all trips.

Lunch Bunch 
Let's do lunch! We might try something new, hit some favorites, or find something off the beaten path. The cost of a lunch bunch outing is $3 for transportation. Lunch will always be Dutch

July 12 (Tower Market and Deli): 14730
August 2 (Rae's): 14734 

Tenn South Distillery-Lexington Winery-Soda Pop Junction
A visit to Lynnville, Tennessee! Tenn South offers a true grain to glass production. Join us for a tour to see this process in action and a whiskey tasting. Lunch (dutch treat) will be at soda pop junction. Southern cooking, award winning burgers, fried pies, and old fashioned ice cream. We will finish our trip with a classic wine experience at Lexington Winery.
Trip Date: July 30
Cost: $20
Time: 9:00-3:30
Online Registration Code: 14726 (Registration begins 6/17)

George Dickel Distillery
Often overshadowed by its rival, Jack, George Dickel has stood the test of time with its "Mellow as Moonlight" whiskey. Located off the beaten path of Cascade Hollow, we will enjoy a tour and tasting. Lunch (Dutch treat) will be at Emil's Bistro in Tullahoma, Tennessee.
Trip Date: August 8
Cost: $20
Time: TBD
Online Registration Code: 14727 (Registration begins 7/15)
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