Coming in July and August are some new and exciting adventures! Day trips will be planned to play in the outdoors. Kayaking, bike rides, boat trips and hikes await you this summer! Stay tuned!
Cape Cod Canal’s 104th Anniversary Tour
Date: September 12, 2018 (Friday)
Depart from the Bedford Town Hall; near the Police Station, on a luxury Silver Fox Motor Coach and travel today to beautiful Cape Cod, where you will arrive in Sandwich, the oldest town on the Cape. Brimming with history, age-old charm and scenic sights, Sandwich will delight you with its many attractions. You will visit the Sandwich Glass Museum, where you will view real glass blowing artisan creating world renowned pieces of art. At noon you will arrive at the Daniel Webster Inn, for the Grand Buffet. Now follows the special treat of the day, a narrated two hour cruise of the Cape Cod Canal. Learn the history of this important maritime resource and how it has boosted New England commerce since its inception. Delight in the scenery too, with beautiful homes and resorts located along the way.
The Quabbin Foliage Tour
Date: October 10, 2018 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:30 AM
Depart from the Bedford Town Hall; near the Police Station, on a luxury Silver Fox Motor Coach. Enjoy the by-ways and highways as you head to the Quabbin Reservoir area and West Brookfield’s Salem Cross Inn. You will initially enjoy a delicious full course luncheon, featuring Soup du Jour, a Fresh Garden Salad, Salem Cross’s famous flaky Chicken Pot Pie or Maple Salmon entrée and a Scrumptious Dessert. After lunch you will be joined by a native tour guide who will take you throughout the Quabbin Reservoir explaining how local Villages and Towns were flooded so that the reservoir, containing billions of gallons of water, could be constructed. You will then visit Brookfield Orchards, home of one of New England’s largest apple growers. You will later make your way back home, arriving at 5:30 PM.
Many who come to the COA enjoy going on daytrips to historic, cultural, and just plain fun destinations throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Maine. We have been to museums, on cruises, to flower shows, to the symphony and theater, and to the gems of New England's history. Here is a small album of day-trip happy memories.