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Philadelphia Flower Show
March 4-5, 2018

Philadelphia Flower Show<br />March 4-5, 2018
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The Connecticut Horticultural Society presents the Philadelphia Flower Show - Sunday and Monday, March 4 - 5, 2018! It promises to be a memorable tour featuring:
  • Museum of the American Revolution
  • Philadelphia Flower Show - "Wonders of Water"

Day 1:Depart aboard our deluxe motorcoach for the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia. We begin our trip with a visit to the BRAND NEW MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. The Museum explores the dynamic story of the American Revolution using their expansive collection of Revolutionary-era weapons, personal items, documents, and works of art. Immersive galleries, theater experiences, and recreated historical moments bring to life the events, people, and ideals of our nation’s founding and engaging people in history and continuing relevance of the American Revolution.

Check into our hotel located in the heart of downtown, the HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS MIDTOWN.

WELCOME DINNER tonight at a local favorite, Spasso Italian Grill. Start with salad and then Entrée choice of: Penne Spasso - Sauteed with peas, bacon, mushrooms, fresh tomatoes in a pink cream sauce; Grilled Norwegian Salmon topped with lemon, caper white wine sauce & grilled veggies OR Chicken Misto - Chicken breast topped with asparagus and mozzarella. Chef Choice of dessert. Great way to end a day..

Day 2: Following a hot, deluxe continental breakfast we’re off to the fabulous PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW - ’WONDERS OF WATER’. Explore a sea of color as America’s premier flower show explores the extraordinary, essential and life-giving beauty of water in the world. The Philadelphia Flower Show is America’s largest horticultural event, which attracts 250,000 guests each year. The garden and floral designers will show that horticultural design is itself a form of art. Enjoy acres of gardens, thousands of displays, more than 180 shops in the Marketplace, interactive exhibits and more. This show is sure to be amazing!

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

$349/member - double
$429/member - single
Non-Members - add $50.00 per person

INCLUDES: Deluxe motorcoach, 1 night hotel accommodations, tax & baggage, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, Flower Show Admission, sightseeing per itinerary, driver gratuity, $25 donation to CHS, escorted by Brett Isaacson

CANCELLATION POLICY: If a passenger cancels before January 9, 2018, fee of $75 pp; no refunds if cancelled after January 10, 2018 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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