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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. The closest pick-up location is in Old Saybrooke. 
  • NO REFUNDS. Cancellation insurance is available through Silver Mill Tours.

All trips 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.

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
October 21 & 28 SOLD OUT
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 21, 28 or 29 2017 Fee: $83 with Salem Witch Museum
$87 with "Cry Innocent"
$98 with BOTH attractions
Deadline: Oct 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

Broadway Your Way

There is nothing more exhilarating than live theatre.
Design your own day—on BROADWAY!

Saturday Matinee
Round trip motorcoach transportation
Lunch Served Family Style at Buca di Beppo in Times Square
Orchestra/Front Mezzanine Seating to the Matinee Performance of
The Show of Your Choice:





(rear mezz seating)

The last time to see CATS before it closes in December.


              Activity #:      550511-12
              Date:              November 4, 2017
              Fee:                $209
              Deadline:      October 18, 2017

9/11 Museum, Memorial and One World Observatory

The 9/11 Memorial Museum honors the memory of those killed in the terrorist attacks

Of September 11, 2001 and the February 26, 1993 World Trade Center bombing. In doing so, it aspires to educate the millions of people expected to visit the World Trade Center each Year in hopes of building a better future.

Honoring the lives of those who were lost is at the heart of the 9/11 Memorial Mission.

The names of every person who died in the terrorist attacks of February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001 are inscribed in bronze around the twin memorial pools.

Experience three levels of innovation and inspiration. On the 100th floor of the Observatory, Guests will experience expansive, 360 degree views in all directions, taking in the iconic sights, surrounding waters and panoramic views of the city and beyond.

            Activity #:     550511-11
            Date:            November 18, 2017
            Fee:              $139
            Deadline:      November 1, 2017

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

For over 80-years, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes, has continued to create lasting memories for generations of families that have made this cherished show a holiday tradition. 

All tours include:  RT motorcoach transportation, Christmas Show ticket, leisure time for shopping, dining, sightseeing & tour director. 
            Activity #:     550511-1
            Date:            December 4, 12 or 15 2017
            Fee:              $121 w/ Ticket to Radio City Music Hall Spectacular
$70 'On Your'Own'
            Deadline:       November 15 (Dec 4), November 24 (Dec 12) and
                                 November 29 (Dec 15)