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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.

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 

Philadelphia Flower Show OR 'On Your Own'
Enjoy the Philadelphia Flower Show and with leisure time for lunch ans shopping at the Reading Terminal Market OR explore Philadelphia on your own.

Activity #:    550511-1
Date:    March 3, 2108
Fee:    $129 (Including admissions to the Flower Show)
   $  89 (On Your Own)
Deadline:    February 6th

Maple Sugaring at the Berkshires
Trip includes: A visit to the Ioka Valley Farm's Sugar House where you can experience the process of turning Fresh Maple Sap into Pure Maple Syrup, a pancake lunch at "Calf-A" where you can enjoy all you can eat pancakes, and admission to the Norman Rockwell Museum. 

Menu at Calf-A: Pancakes (blueberry, chocolate chip, M&M, butterscotch, apple cinnamon, pecan, or plain), Bacon OR Sausage, Corn Muffin, and a drink (coffee, tea, orange juice, milk, hot chocolate, or maple milk).

Activity #:   550511-2
Date:   March 11, 2018
Fee: $104 Deadline:   March 5th     

Boston Red Sox vs. Rays
Opening day at Fenway Park; grandstand seating.

Activity #:    550511-3
Date:    April 5, 2018
Fee:    $156
Deadline:    March 26th

Hyde Park
Stroll the grounds of this 300 acre site! Trip includes: A visit to the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Presidential Library, Lunch served at the Eveready Dinner as seen on the Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives - Local Legends" show.

Meal Choices: Baked Virginia Ham, Roast Turkey, Meat Loaf, Crusted Chicken Mista Salad.

Activity #:    550511-4
Date:    April 22, 2018
Fee:    $110
Deadline:    April 16th

New York Food & Markets Tour
Learn about the NY neighborhoods through food! Visit Little Italy and Chinatown with stops at Eatly and Arthur Avenue.

Activity #:    550511-5
Date:    May 5, 2018
Fee:    $78
Deadline:    April 30th

New York Cupcake Tour
Cupcakes served at: Sugar, Magnolia, Sprinkles, Baked by Melissa, Georgetown Cupcake, and The Original Buttercup Bake Shop.

Activity #:    550511-6
Date:    June 9, 2108
Fee:    $104
Deadline:    June 4th