By popular demand, Joe will be back to escort us through the “Fourth Largest City in the USA.” Our trip will take us to several old, diverse Brooklyn neighborhoods including Sunset Park with its harbor view and stone houses, Chinatown, Hassidic Borough Park and Italian Bensonhurst.
We’ll spend the day exploring the world of the 18th century medical profession in Philadelphia. We’ll start with a guided tour of the 1804 Pine Building of the Pennsylvania Hospital, visiting its historic library to see the collection of medical and scientific texts.
We will start our very special day in New York with a walk through the heart of Central Park, exploring key features of its inspired design with a docent from the Central Park Conservancy as our guide.
We’ll begin by travelling to Penn’s Landing and boarding a reproduction of a classic 1920’s mini commuter yacht, a U.S. Coast Guard-approved vessel. It features wrap-around seating, a fully equipped bar, restroom and a sheltered yet open stern.
The day begins with a guided tour, in the comfort of a tram, with an overview of the sixty acres of glorious gardens in this famous estate. You can admire the spring blossoms and the new whimsical architectural follies while noting the areas you may wish to revisit on foot in your free time.
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