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Silver Mill Tours sponsored by: The Norwich Recreation Department
This is a shared bus program. All exact times and pick-up locations will be communicated 1 week prior to the trip. 

Please be advised:

  • Bus seats are reserved upon payment; a representative from Silver Mill Tours will contact you to confirm your reservation.
  • NO REFUNDS. Cancellation insurance is available through Silver Mill Yours.

All ptrips posted are open for registration unless otherwise specified. Registration must be done in advance. In order to insure the continuance of our programs, each trip has a specified registration deadline; a $10 late fee will apply to all registrations received after registration deadlines. Registrations can be dropped of at the Rec. Office between the hours of 8am-1pm; there is a drop box located right next to the main door for after hour drop-offs. Registrations can also be faxed to 860-823-3830 or emailed to 

Payment is due with registration for all programs and trips. Advanced payment is required for all programs. CASH PAYMENTS NOT ACCEPTED. All checks or money orders must be made payable to the “NORWICH RECREATION” and can be either mailed to the Recreation Department office or delivered in person. A $20.00 fee will be charged for all returned checks. Debit/ credit is accepted and can be taken over the phone.

Medieval Times & Statue of Liberty
Witness the thrill of a live jousting tournament and marvel at the awe-inspiring horsemanship, while enjoying a delicious 11th century feast fit for a king. From New Jersey board the Statue Cruises for a visit to the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. The entire family if sure to enjoy this experience. 
Activity #: 550511-2
Date: June 24, 2017
Fee: $140 Adults
$130 Children 17&Under
Registration: Deadline to register will be  on June 16th.

Macy's Fireworks & Cruise
Celebrate the 4th of July on board Statue Cruises.. As the sun sets behind Lady Liberty, enjoy your evening under the New York City Skyline as you watch the legendary Macy's Fireworks. Dance the night away and enjoy a "light buffet" on board the ship.
Activity #: 550511-3
Date: July 4, 2017
Fee: $198
Deadline: June 26th.

Broadway Your Way
Have lunch served family style at Buca di Beppo in Times Square and enjoy Orchestra/Front Mezzanine seating to the matinee show (of your choice) at 2pm. Choose between: 'Book of Mormon', 'CATS', and 'Wicked'. *There will be free time in Times Square. 
Date: July 15, 2017
Fee: $209 per person
Deadline: July 3rd

Enjoy an optional narrated historic tour of Nantucket —America’s most Scenic Little Island; see the Old Mill, “Sconset” Village with its rose-covered Cottages, Low Beach, Sankaty Head Lighthouse, Cranberry bogs and Nantucket moors. After your local tour of the Island, there is much to do within walking distance of the ferries.

Or enjoy Nantucket on your own! Walk the wide sandy beaches, take in the boutique shops and explore the art galleries and museums. Restaurants abound! Whether for an informal meal or a gourmet fare in sophisticated surroundings, there is something for everyone. 
Activity #: 550511-4
Date: August 12, 2017
Fee: $188 With Tour
$173 Without Tour
Deadline: July 31st

Broadway Your Way
Have lunch served family style at Buca di Beppo in Times Square and enjoy Orchestra/Front Mezzanine seating to the matinee show (of your choice) at 2pm. Choose between: 'Kinky Boots', 'Miss Saigon', and 'Wicked'. *There will be free time in Times Square. 
Date:  July 15, 2017
Fee: $209 per person
Deadline: July 3rd

New Hampshire Fall Folliage
In the fall, New Hampshire showcases its glorious foliage as billions of leaves change from green to a kaleidoscope of magnificent colors. Cruise Lake Winnipesaukee on board the MS Mount, enjoy a turkey dinner on board the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad, and visit the Kellerhaus!
Activity #: 550511-5
Date: October 7, 2017
Fee: $163
Deadline: September 25th

Boston On Your Own
Boston is a vibrant and thriving city renowned for its culture, world-class educational institutions, champion sports franchises as well as its place at the very forefront of American history.  As the region’s social and commercial “hub”, Boston is looking forward to welcoming you! Spend a day “on your own” doing whatever you enjoy.
Activity #: 550511-6
Date: October 14, 2017
Fee: $70
Deadline: October 2nd

Bronx Zoo
The Bronx Zoo is the largest metropolitan zoo in the world and the largest in North America—with some 6000 animals representing about 650 species from around the world.  The Zoo comprises 265 acres of park land and naturalistic habitats, through which the Bronx River flows. Admission & TEX Package included!

*TEX Package: Total Experience Ticket, experience special attractions and exhibits.
Activity #: 550511-7
Date: October 21, 2017
Fee: $93 Adults
$83 Children (3 - 12)
Deadline: October 9th

Haunted Happenings: Salem, MA
America's exciting Halloween Festival in the bewitching seaport of Salem, MA. Choose between 2 attractions: The Salem Witch Museum and/or and interactive play "Cry Innocent: The People vs. Bridget Bishop"
Activity #: 550511-8
Date: October 28, 2017 Fee: $83 with Salem Witch Museum
$87 with "Cry Innocent"
$98 with BOTH attractions
Deadline: October 16th

Boston Christmas Festival
An annual favorite for all ages, the Boston Christmas festival is a blockbuster event for a special holiday trip. With 350-exhibitors, this award-winning show is the largest arts and crafts festival in New England. Leisure time at Quincy Market is also among the tours highlights!
Activity #: 550511-10
Date: November 4, 2017
Fee: $77 Deadline: October 23rd

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Welcome the Holiday Season at one of the most beloved Holiday Events ever—the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  This spectacular and colorful parade winds through the streets of Manhattan—in one of the Big Apple’s most eagerly anticipated events.
Activity #: 550511-9
Date: November 23, 2017
Fee: $72
Deadline: November 13th

Christmas in New York City
Spend a day 'on your own' in the city and experience the holiday cheer! Marvel at the holiday decorations, take a walk through Times Square, enjoy a Broadway show, visit a museum, or spend the day shopping; the possibilities are endless!
Activity #: 550511-1
Date: December 9, 2017
Fee: $70
Deadline: November 27th