One of the most innovative architects of his time, Frank Furness created bold, imaginative buildings that have left a special mark in Philadelphia during the High Victorian period. While many of his buildings have been destroyed, some remarkable examples remain.
The Seattle artist, Dale Chihuly, frequently dubbed the “Contemporary Louis Comfort Tiffany,” has installed twenty vibrant glass sculptures throughout the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx.
Our day begins with a one hour guided tour that includes an Amish house, farm and school. We will enjoy beautiful farmland vistas throughout the countryside. After our tour, we will be treated to an Amish family-style meal at Good and Plenty.
After last year’s successful trip, we are returning to the beautiful Hudson Valley! Our first stop is the Culinary Institute of America, the premier training school for aspiring chefs. We start with a guided tour of the Institute, which overlooks the Hudson River.
This day promises to be a “Wow moment!” Our bus will take us to the famous High Line, a fabulous elevated landscaped park created on abandoned elevated rail lines above the Gansevoort Meat Packing District.