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Discover New England's Fall Charm

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This eight day trip highlights fall foliage and the charm of New England. Arrive on day one in Providence, the capital of Rhode Island. Day two travel to the historic city of Boston, Massachusetts. Enjoy a tour that highlights Beacon Hill, the Old South Meeting House, the North End, Old North Church, the USS Constitution and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. During free time stroll along the famed Freedom Trail, a 2.5 mile walking path. Tonight join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner. Day three depart Providence and head west in search of the fall colors of New England. Stop in Stockbridge, Massachusetts home to Norman Rockwell. Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum to see his work and learn about this American icon. Next, set out for Vermont, the “Green Mountain State.” View traditional white steeple churches, quaint villages and charming landscape along the way. Day four begins at Hildene House, the former home of Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. Explore this impressive home, the magnificent gardens, and the estate’s vintage Pullman car. The afternoon you are free to explore the village and shops. Day five travel to Vermont’s Billings Farm and Museum. At this working farm, learn about the variety of livestock they keep and 19th century farming methods. Afterwards, stop in Woodstock, the “quintessential New England village.” Enjoy a nice lunch and walk around the lovely village green lined with historic homes. Later arrive at the quaint village of Bethel, Maine. Day six travel to New Hampshire and visit the Rocks Estate, home to the North Country Conservation & Education Center. Tour the farm and learn about the history and importance of maple sugaring in the region, including a visit to a virtual tap room. Day seven depart Bethel and stop in the seaside resort town of Kennebunkport. Travel along its spectacular Ocean Drive. See Walker’s Point, former President George H.W. Bush’s summer home. Next, enjoy free time to explore the quaint town center. Continue to charming coastal Portsmouth, New Hampshire one of America’s oldest cities and a thriving port city during the revolutionary period. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a true taste of New England during your farewell dinner featuring lobster. Day eight the tour ends and you head home.
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Class Details

8 Sessions
Weekly - Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Location
Yosemite Hall Parking Lot, West Campus

Instructor
Community Education Host 

 

Notice

Please read:  Cancellation waiver insurance, airfare, hotel accommodations, round trip airport transfers from Modesto, hotel transfers, and 11 Meals included. $500 deposit per person due upon registration. Save $100 and book by March 21, 2018.

Tuition: 

$3,249.00

Registration Closes On
Friday, September 28, 2018 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/28/2018 - 10/5/2018 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 4:30 AM - 11:59 PM Modesto, Yosemite Hall Parking Lot, West Campus  Map, Room: Parking Lot 211 Community Education Host 

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