Departing from Smithfield, RI and Sharon, MA mid-morning, we will journey to Spencer, MA stopping at the Oakwood Farm Christmas Barn located in a 165-year old barn. Family run for 50 years this old-fashioned Christmas shop is sure to put you in the spirit of the season. Featuring many made on the farm creations plus vintage items on display for everyone to enjoy and bring back memories of Christmas past.
Next, we will enjoy lunch in the historic Publick House in Sturbridge, MA built in 1771. Step back in time while enjoying old fashioned Yankee hospitality. The historic inn is nestled on acres of beautiful countryside in the heart of New England. The Publick House is one of the oldest inns in the country which has never closed its door in over 230 years.
After lunch we will travel to Boylston, MA and Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Tower Hill is the headquarters of the Worcester Horticultural Society established in 1842 and is the third oldest in the country. Tower Hill Botanic Garden opened in 1986 and now attracts over 150,000 people a year. Our visit will coincide with their biggest event of the year, “Night Lights”. “Night Lights" is an annual celebration that showcases the gardens in a whole new light. Celebrate the season with enchanting landscapes, fun experiences, spectacular light displays of thousands of lights. This year promises to be their biggest year ever with many new displays. “Night Lights” is an inclusive, non-secular event where visitors of all backgrounds can celebrate winter, light and nature together.
Already over 70% of seats have been reserved.
This Sunday on Jim Zoppo's American Landscape radio program at 9:15 am the special guest will be the Connie Pion from the Publick House historic inn, a featured destination on our December 5th tour.
If you have any questions about this tour or would like to reserve a spot you can contact me below.
Looking forward to seeing you All Aboard!
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