See the world-famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, the traditional start of the holiday season.
When: July 22 – 24
Length: 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS
Departs: Lanc 7:30 A.M., Hbg E 6:45 A.M., Hbg W 6:30 A.M., York 6:00 A.M.
Day 1: Travel to the scenic Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts and attend a summer performance of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Enroute, we stop to visit the Mark Twain House. We tour the elaborate 1874 mansion with interiors by Tiffany. This national historic landmark boasts 19 rooms with many of Twain’s possessions. We spend the next two nights in Springfield. Dinner at a popular restaurant is included tonight. (D)
Day 2: We meet our local guide this morning and tour the quaint Berkshire region. We will see wonderful mountain vistas and charming New England villages. We will learn the history of this region and hear about the gilded age of this resort area. We will have an included lunch following our tour. Today is the highlight of our tour, a magical afternoon of musical wonder. Welcome to Tanglewood, the famed summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and widely known as one of the world’s most beloved music festivals. You will immerse yourself in the melodious sounds and dynamic scores of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, all set in the picturesque Berkshire Mountains. The music continues into the evening and includes a dinner voucher that allows you to relax on the lawn or eat in one of the cafes between performances of Tanglewood on Parade. We cap the night off with the spectacular 1812 Overture and a sky filled with fireworks. (B, L, D)
Day 3: We depart Springfield this morning enroute to Stockbridge, where we tour the Norman Rockwell Museum. You can browse through the galleries and experience the largest collection of original art by America’s most beloved illustrator. You will also be given free time for lunch on your own and time to explore this charming New England village. We return home early evening. (B)
Per Person Rates:
Tour Miles: 900
Caper Coupon: $9.00
Price includes: 2 nights accommodations, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, Mark Twain House, Berkshire Mansion tour, Norman Rockwell Museum and deluxe motorcoach transportation.