Tours

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Tour with Gardening Friends

The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc. takes several tours each year focused on places and events of interest to gardeners and floral designers. Members are encouraged to join us. They may be accompanied by non-member guests. If the tour is not sold out by a specific date, tours are then open to the general public to join the group. Contact Tours@ctgardenclubs.org  for tour information, suggestions for future tours or to join the Tours Committee.

Travel to Little Rock and Bentonville, Arkansas

May 6 - 11, 2019


 

Tours of Moss Mountain Farm, Little Rock’s home of P. Allen Smith,
and Bentonville’s iconic art museum, Crystal Bridges, will be the highlights of this trip.

Other Highlights:

  • Guided Tours of Little Rock and Bentonville
  • Tour and Lunch at P. Allen Smith’s Moss Mountain Farm
  • Clinton Presidential Library and Museum
  • Capitol Rose Gardens
  • Tour and dinner at the Edgemont House with garden and lifestyle guru, Chris Olsen
  • 21C Museum Hotel in Bentonville
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art with tour and dinner
  • Five & Dime, the Wal-Mart visitor center with exhibits
  • Compton Gardens
  • The Peel Mansion & Heritage Gardens and lunch
    Private Garden Tour

For information including a detailed itinerary, fees and how to register, see the brochure here.


Japan – October 17 to 27, 2019 – Anyone Interested?

Highlights would include Tokyo, Hakone, Kanazawa, Kyoto Okayama, Naoshima (Museum Island) and Osaka and will feature gardens, crafts and cuisine.

Expected costs $5,000 not including air which could be $1,000 economy class.

If interested, contact Tours@ctgardenclubs.org.


Our Most Recent Adventure: Glorious Gardens of Montreal was SOLD OUT

September 13 - 16, 2018

 

Highlights of the tour included:

  • Montreal Botanical Garden (pictured above)
  • Luncheon Cruise on the St. Lawrence
  • City Guided Tour including Old Montreal and Mt. Royal
  • Farmer’s Market (one of the largest in North America)
  • Gardens of St. Joseph Oratory
  • Private Gardens in Montreal and Putney, VT on the way home

For the detailed itinerary,  see the brochure here.

Passport required to join us!