Sunday, March 13, 2011

Travel: Newport, R.I., July 26, 2011

Summer Gardens of Newport, R.I.
* Cruise of Narragansett Bay & Newport Waterfront
* Tour of Newport in Bloom Gardens
 Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Discover the beauty of Narragansett Bay and the Newport waterfront while cruising on the elegant Majestic. The 2 ½-hour tour offers narrated sightseeing whose highlights include the famous homes on the bay, Brenton's Cove and Castle Hill Lighthouse.

We enjoy our buffet lunch in the vessel’s wood-paneled, comfortable dining area set with china and linens. Sample menu: Caesar salad, fish and chicken entrées, pasta, vegetable, potato, dessert pastries, coffee and tea.  

Then we visit the charming private gardens of Newport in Bloom, where each garden offers up its own show of color, structure and plantings.

Departs: 7:15 a.m., Emanuel Synagogue, West Hartford; 7:30 a.m. Sheraton, East Hartford. Returns: 6:30 p.m. East Hartford. Cost: $77 per member, $79 per nonmember, based on 40-52 travelers.
For a trip flier and to register, click here on Friendship Tours.

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