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Classic New Hampshire Christmas
Mount Washington Resort
December 2 - 3, 2017

Classic New Hampshire Christmas<br/>Mount Washington Resort<br/>December 2 - 3, 2017
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Day 1: Time to depart on our annual holiday getaway! This year we have a wonderful treat..We’ll be staying at The Mount Washington Resort. A favorite New England retreat for presidents, poets and celebrities, the hotel delights every sense with enchanting music,refined dining and luxurious décor. The resort boasts a luxurious signature spa, decadent dining facilities and luxurious guest room accommodations. A grand masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance architecture, the resort was a two-year labor of love for 250 master craftsmen. Conceived by industrialist Joseph Stickney, this National Historic Landmark opened in 1902 and has been attracting generations of families ever since.

Our lunch will be at the Christmas Farm Inn, lunch in the barn all classically decorated for the holidays with the giant tree! Lunch will be...Garden salad, Choice of: Pomegranate glazed salmon OR Braised Beef Tips, dessert - Freshly Baked Apple Crisp with whipped cream, coffee & tea.

Check in for our overnight at The Mount Washington Resort. Let the experience begin! We start with an historic hotel tour before getting ready for our dinner. Dinner will include Tomato Basil Bisque, Entrée choice: Pan seared Chicken Breast with Forest Mushroom Sauce OR Pan seared Red Fish with White Beurre Blanc sauce...dessert of Granny Smith Carmel Cheesecake rounds out this great meal! Enjoy the remainder of the evening relaxing at the resort.

Day 2: We start our day with the wonderful full Sunday Buffet Brunch at the resort. After brunch we will enjoy a wonderful holiday tradition at the Resort, a sleigh ride for all!

Depart the resort for our Annual Tradition of stopping for those last minute holiday swags, garland and more. We will stop at the famous Rocks Estate, known for their holiday Balsam items and New Hampshire original Gifts!

We continue to head south for lunch on own at the Weathervane before our last stop at Hidden Springs Maple Farm for a tour & maple tasting. Another stop for those last minute gifts! Don’t forget our ‘Motorcoach Holiday Party!’and CHS gift for all!

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DEPARTURE LOCATION: Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Dr., West Hartford (Cars may be parked here for the duration of trip) 

$579/member - double
$759/member - single
Non-Members - add $50.00 per person

INCLUDES: Deluxe motorcoach, 1 night hotel accommodations, tax & baggage, 1 lunch, 1 dinner, 1 Sunday brunch, sightseeing per itinerary, driver gratuity, $25 donation to CHS, escorted by Brett Isaacson

CANCELLATION POLICY: If a passenger cancels after deposit and before September 15, 2017, fee of $75 pp; no refunds if cancelled after September 15, 2017 unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association. The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit. Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid.

    Three ways to enroll:
  • Website: Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.
  • Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.
  • Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

Please review the NTA Protection Plan brochure carefully for details of coverage and call them at 1-800-388-1470 if you have any questions.

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I have read the cancellation policy and agree to the terms and I'm aware that trip protection insurance is available

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