Local Tours

Local Tours

Tour #1 “Culinary Tour of Providence” Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm $54 per person

We begin our tour at the Culinary Archives & Museum at Johnson & Wales University. This one-of-a-kind museum has a fascinating collection which includes rare Presidential culinary autographs, culinary tools dating to the third millennium, B.C., original artwork, an exhibit on diners and hotel and restaurant silver. Then re-board the motorcoach and travel to Federal Hill, the Italian section of Providence. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch enjoy a narrated tour of Providence, RI with a ride of “the Hill” stop at Scialo’s Bakery for a light dessert. Started as a family business in 1916, the retail store has original art-deco features and the brick ovens dating to the 1920’s are still in use.

Rate based on 40 passengers $54.00 per person.

Rate includes round trip motorcoach, guide for three hours, admission into the Culinary Archives and Museum, lunch at a local restaurant and entry into Scialo’s Bakery.

(Drinks not included)

Registration forms must be received no later than July 13, 2011.
Tours are on a first come, first served basis - so book early!
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Tour #2 “A Day at Foxwoods Resort and Casino”Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm $18 per person

Foxwoods Resort and Casino features gaming tables, slot machines and many fine restaurants and shops. During the 5-hour stay at Foxwoods, you will have plenty of time to explore and to feast at the popular buffet which is free with your casino bonus package The casino is located on lands occupied continuously for thousands of years by the ancestors of today's Mashantucket Pequot tribal members. You might also choose to take the shuttle on your own over to the Pequot Museum, a museum depicting the history of the Pequot tribe with ancient artifacts and fascinating exhibits.

Rate based on 40 passengers $18.00 per person.

Rate includes round trip motorcoach and Foxwoods Bonus Package. ($15.00 Food Coupon or Full Free Buffet Coupon and a $15.00 Bonus Slot Play)

Registration forms must be received no later than July 13, 2011.
Tours are on a first come, first served basis - so book early!
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Tour #3 “ Providence, The Capital City” Thursday July 28, 2011, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm $24 per person

Rhode Island's capital city is truly an historic gem. Visit Roger Williams National Memorial Park to learn about the founder of Providence. Continue the driving tour to view Brown University, the Rhode Island School of Design, the oldest First Baptist Church in America, WaterPlace Park and the well-preserved colonial homes along historic Benefit Street. Tour the Rhode Island State House, designed by McKim, Mead and White in 1891. The building is constructed of white Georgian Marble and has the fourth largest self-supported marble dome in the world. A portrait of George Washington by Rhode Island native Gilbert Stuart hangs in the building.

Rate based on 40 passengers $24.00 per person

Rate includes round trip motorcoach, guide for three hours and entry into the State House.

Registration forms must be received no later than July 13, 2011.
Tours are on a first come, first served basis - so book early!
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Tour #4· “Newport... Newport in the Gilded Age " Thursday, July 28, 2011 . 9:00 am - 4:30 pm $43

Newport was founded in 1639 and soon became a prosperous and bustling city. On a driving tour, take in the panoramic views and stunning homes along Ocean Drive. On Bellevue Avenue learn about the “Gilded Age” as you view the homes of the rich and famous and then enjoy a tour of one of the mansions. The Breakers is the most opulent of the “summer cottages”. This 70-room estate was built for Cornelius Vanderbilt in 1895 and was modeled after a northern Italian Renaissance palace. There will also be time for lunch and shopping in the charming wharf area downtown. A drive by the Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum will be· made on the way home.

Rate based on 40 passengers $43.00 per person

Rate includes round trip motorcoach, guide for 90 minutes and admission to the Breakers Mansion.

Registration forms must be received no later than July 13, 2011.
Tours are on a first come, first served basis - so book early!
Registration Form