Day Trips

Don’t miss out on these great outings! All trips leave and return to the KCC. Remember to register early! If there are insufficient registrations, day trips may be cancelled.

Portsmouth naval shipyard tour

This tour begins at the KCC, where a PNSY bus will pick us up. The base historian will lead the tour, and we will make stops at the Naval Prison, the Peace Treaty room, as well as have extended time at the PNSY museum. Limited to the first 30 people that register by March 23. Security paperwork will need to be filled out and proper ID brought that day. Please give full name of everyone that is attending when registering.

When: Thursday, April 9, 10:00am-12:30pm (Rescheduled to June 11)
Cost: Free – proper ID required

explore rockland & camden, maine

We head to the beautiful mid-coast of Maine to have a day exploring the quaint seaside towns of Rockland and Camden. Start the day in Rockland and shop, walk the waterfront, or visit the wonderful Farnsworth Art Museum. Then we head up the road to Camden, where you can enjoy lunch, shop, and watch the schooners come and go.

When: Wednesday, August 12 | Leave KCC at 7:00am and return at 5:30pm | Register by July 9
Cost: $40/coach bus transportation (Activities & lunch on your own)

bailey island cruise

As the captain narrates the history of Casco Bay, you will cruise past lighthouses, forts and 19th century summer colonies. Arrive at Bailey Island and have time to explore the island, have a picnic on the beach, or have lunch at Cook’s Lobster & Ale House. Return to the Portland waterfront after an afternoon cruising back through the Bay.

When: Tuesday, July 28 | Leave KCC at 8:45am and return at 5pm | Register by June 25
Cost: $65, includes coach bus and narrated cruise. Lunch on your own.

star island excursion

Hop aboard the boat at Isle of Shoals Steamship Company and we’ll cruise to Star Island. Be greeted by a Star Island staff member for some history and a tour of
the island and hotel. Enjoy a nice lunch (included) along the water and then learn about Piracy & Smuggling on the High Seas of New England. Return in the afternoon with a lovely cruise back to Portsmouth.

When: Wednesday, Sept 2 | Meet at Isle of Shoals Steamship Company at 9:00am and return at 4:45pm | Register by August 1
Cost: $65/person includes boat tickets, tours, & lunch