Philadelphia Flower Show
The Philadelphia Flower Show and Longwood Gardens
Famous as the birthplace of the American Constitution, Philadelphia offers much more than cobblestone streets and historical landmarks. Cultural, culinary, artistic and ethnic treasures also abound in this city and its surrounding countryside. What makes Philadelphia so memorable is its unique blend of experiences that entices you to discover in person. By day, you will have the chance to explore four centuries of history and architecture, beautiful neighborhoods, remarkable museum collections and endless shopping. After the sun sets, the city heats up with acclaimed performing arts, and delectable dining.
Travac’s mid winter escape to Philadelphia coincides with the premier gardening event of its kind in the world, The Philadelphia Flower Show. This show features full scale landscape and garden designs by some of the most prominent landscape designers in the U.S. It is the largest indoor flower show in the world and is a horticulturalist’s dream.
To compliment your visit to the Philadelphia Flower show you will visit Longwood Gardens. Longwood Gardens is nestled in the heart of the Brandywine Valley. It features dazzling displays that truly elevate the art of horticulture
Your tour will also include a visit to the magnificent Barnes Foundation. The Barnes Foundation houses one of the most important private art collections in the world including 181 Renoirs’, 69 Cezannes’, 46 Picassos’ as well as innumerable Impressionists and Post Impressionist works adorn its walls.
Philadelphia is the mural capital of the world. Our travels through Philadelphia will allow you the opportunity to view many of these super sized creations.
Exceptionally well priced at only $599.00 per person based on double occupancy plus taxes ($80.00) your holiday to Philadelphia includes; round trip transportation aboard a deluxe chartered coach, accommodation in downtown Philadelphia, a hot breakfast daily, admission to the Philadelphia Flower Show and Longwood Gardens and the services of a Travac Tours Directorf. Early booking is your best guarantee of space for this fabulous tour. To book call Travac Tours at the Westgate Mall, 1309 Carling Avenue in Ottawa at (613) 728-1934.
March 6th to March 9th, 2014.
Your journey to Philadelphia will begin early in the morning. Your drive will take you through New York and Pennsylvania to Philadelphia. Expect to arrive at your downtown hotel in the late afternoon.
After breakfast, (included) you will be transferred to the Philadelphia Flower Show. Professional landscapers, florists, horticultural and educational organizations create full scale gardens each year at the show. Exhibitors undertake the art of forcing trees, shrubs and perennials into bloom for the show using temperature and lighting controls to “fool” plants into full bloom for this March event. Choose from an array of informative seminars or simply ask experts your own pertinent questions. Transfers will be available back to the hotel throughout the day.(B)
After your included breakfast, you will be taken to Longwood Gardens. This incredible estate is one of the premier gardens in the United States (B)
This afternoon you will be treated to a visit of the Barnes Foundation Philadelphia. Visually striking, the Barnes Foundation houses one of the world’s most important private collections of Impressionist and Post Impressionist paintings.
After breakfast you will make your way back to Ottawa. Expect to arrive in the early evening.(B)
Upcoming Tour Dates
No upcoming dates are scheduled for this tour. But you should give us a call and we can set up something similar for you!
Double: $599 per person based on double occupancy
Triple: $569 per person based on triple occupancy
Single: $899 based on single occupancy
- Taxes of $80.00 per person are extra.
- Round trip transportation by private chartered deluxe coach
- 3 nights accommodation at the centrally located Doubletree Hotel in downtown Philadelphia
- 3 breakfasts
- Admission to the Philadelphia Flower Show
- Admission to Longwood Gardens
- Admission to the Barnes Foundation
- The services of a professional Travac Tours Director
What's Not Included
- Meals not stated
- Items of a personal nature
- Taxes of $80 per person