Bus Trips

The Parks & Recreation Department offers an array of bus trips in the winter, spring and summer to many destinations throughout greater New England and beyond.  For further information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at  (860) 291-7160 or check our website www.easthartfordct.gov. All trips require payment in full at the time of registration. Names of guests must be included with registrations. All bus departs now departs from and returns to the East Hartford Commuter Lot located at Route 5 @ Main Street (Route 15 Exit 30). Just south of the intersection of Silver Lane and Main Street.  Seating on the motorcoach is not assigned, but is first come, first seated.  Registrations may be made online at www.easthartfordct.gov , in person or by mail at the Parks and Recreation office located at the Community Cultural Center, 50 Chapman Place, East Hartford, CT  06108. A complete name is required for all registrants. Checks are to be made payable to THE TOWN OF EAST HARTFORD. The Parks and Recreation Department will issue NO REFUNDS unless a trip is cancelled. Smoking is prohibited on the motorcoaches. No alcoholic beverages are allowed on the motorcoaches. Note: In order for trips to be able to run they may be shared with other groups requiring two or more pick-ups enroute to the destination. 

Times for Bus Trips is TBD.  You will receive a phone call from Parks & Recreation to let you know of the departure and expected return times.  Most trips last all day.

Click here to register online

SARATOGA RACE COURSE
Sunday, August 5, 2018

See the graceful thoroughbreds running at the Saratoga Race Course; the oldest track with the richest tradition in the country.  Includes admission, reserved seating at the races, program, hot dog & soda voucher.  Fee: $99 per person        

BOSTON FREEDOM TRAIL & CONSTITUTION CRUISE
Saturday, October 13, 2018

Enjoy a walking tour of the historical sites like Boston Common and the Old North Church with a local guide followed by a 45 minute Boston Harbor Cruise to visit one of  Boston’s most treasured landmarks, the USS Constitution.  Includes leisure time at Quincy Market and Haymarket Square.   Fee:  $99 per person, $71 kids under 17 years old

MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE
|Thursday, November 22, 2018

Usher in the Holiday Season at the spectacular Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. See famous balloons, floats, marching bands, and Santa Claus. Coach will drop off at FAO Schwartz, 5th Avenue between 58th & 59th streets then the tour walks across Central Park by the Plaza Hotel.  Home in time for Thanksgiving Dinner!
Fee: $78 per person   

CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Come celebrate the holiday season and see the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular.  Relax in the comfort and splendor of Radio City Music Hall... America’s favorite holiday tradition! Also includes time for holiday shopping, sightseeing and dining on your own.  Fee: $132 per person