Tours

Looking Ahead to 2022 and 2023

As we receive our vaccines, travel is opening up again! We can plan ahead and look forward to some fabulous trips with FGCCT. Our groups are small by design for enjoyment and safety. We welcome you back to our upcoming tours! The following tours are in the works and not yet priced. There is no obligation to join a tour by putting yourself on the interest list, but you will receive the brochure first and be given an opportunity to sign up a few days before the general mailing goes out to all club members.

Please register your interest or join our Tours Committee by emailing tours@ctgardenclubs.org

The Lowcountry: Beaufort and Savannah: April 18-24, 2022.

Visit Beaufort and Savannah. The NOGS garden tours in Savannah will be included. Please register your interest by emailing tours@ctgardenclubs.org

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Alaska, Land of the Midnight Sun

June 19-28, 2022

This tour is filled.   Please email tours@ctgardenclubs.org to join the wait list.

Highlights:

  • Museum of the North
  • Riverboat Discovery on the Chena River
  • Trail Breakers Kennels Sled Dogs Tour & Dinner
  • Kantishna Roadhouse Lodge inside Denali Park—2 Nights
  • Jet Boat Ride in Talkeetna
  • Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise
  • Dome Car Gold Train Service Seward to Anchorage

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Finger Lakes, New York: September 7 – 11, 2022

We will tour early fall gardens, experience the lakes, wine, cuisine and beauty of the Finger Lakes. Register your interest by emailing tours@ctgardenclubs.org


Italy – Hidden Treasurers of Le Marche: October 5 – 13, 2022

Tour this relatively undiscovered area of Italy that is known for truffles, caves, archaeology, Italian Renaissance gardens and cuisine. A cooking lesson is included.  Full Brochure


South Africa: 2023 (tentative).  Limited Space

A bucket list tour of South Africa horticultural wonders timed at the peak of the spring season in South Africa. A three night safari will be part of this tour.


Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island: Sept. 7-14, 2023 (tentative)

Highlights:

  • Cabot Trail, Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse
  • Halifax Public Garden
  • Hopewell Rocks
  • Tangled Garden
  • Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens
  • Prince Edward Island.

Email tours@ctgardenclubs.org to be placed on the interest list.

Grand Canyon and Red Rock Country

September 26 - October 5, 2021

We will explore 5 National Parks—Grand Canyon, Arches, Capitol Reef, Bryce & Zion! The time of year will be comfortable for touring and we will see so much! From a jeep tour in Sedona to a private tour of Antelope Slot Canyon, there is a lot packed into this tour. A cowboy dinner will entertain us one night and we will also learn about the WWII.

While this tour is currently filled, you may be placed on the wait list by contacting Kathy Lindroth, the Tours Coordinator at 860-677-4807.

tours@ctgardentours.com

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