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Crane’s Mill Spring Trip – You’re Invited!

Crane’s Mill Spring Trip Opportunity 
Vermont –A Special Place…..
“Here We Go Again” Part III (Southern Vermont) 4 Days, 3 Nights
Monday, June 24th Thursday, June 27th, 2019
(4 days, 3 nights)
$1,285.00 per person (double occupancy) $1,510.00 per person (single occupancy) 

Friends, family and all who are interested are welcome to attend! Please contact Nicole Smith, Director of Community Programming for details at 973-276-3012or click here to send an email.

*Price includes Luxury Motor Coach Transportation – Gratuities for driver –
All Taxes, Baggage Handling and restaurant gratuities*
Motor coach transportation (full-size luxury coach with lavatory) 

3 Nights at the Beautiful New Hampton Inn in Manchester, VT – Reminiscent of a Vermont Country Inn 

7 Meals – *3 Breakfasts at hotel *2 Full dinners – *1 Full-Course Lunch at a Country Inn – *1 Buffet Lunch /Cruise 


Hildene – 24-room Georgian Revival Mansion – Summer home for Robert Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln’s only child to live to maturity. Watch a film orientation, followed by a guided tour. Witness the operation of an Aeolian 1,000-pipe organ, see Lincoln artifacts and stroll through the beautiful formal gardens, viewing 3 states. 

American Precision Museum– In Windsor, VT, Houses in the 1846 Robbins & Lawrence Armory, a National Historic Landmark – Guided Tour – The tools and methods which made mass production possible – The first factory where precision interchangeable parts were made. Celebrates attention to detail, that made America great! Highlights a collection of historic precision tools, guns, working scale models, and special exhibits detailing the story of American Industrial Heritage. 

Windsor, VT – “The Birthplace of Vermont” Where the state constitution was adopted in 1777. See the 1866 Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge, one of the longest wooden bridges in the nation. View the Old Constitution House; Where the constitution of the Free and Independent Republic of Vermont was written and signed. 

Friesians of Majesty Black Stallions Tour and Show– A Unique Vermont Experience!!! An Equestrian Guided Tour and performance creates a magical experience. Hear the history of the farm and the special relationship its’ owner has with his horses. Witness the temperament of these majestic stallions and watch how they interact with their babies. See the versatility in a show, where driving is demonstrated and a beautiful Friesian with her baby run at liberty. Audience questions are encouraged and photo opportunities abound – Share the magic of the Friesian. 

Weston – Experience a quintessential 19th Century Vermont Village. A peaceful place of beauty and tranquility. 

We will take a Guided Tour viewing a hidden gem…. The Old Mill and Waterfall…. Bring your cameras! 

Vermont Country Store – General Store of Yesteryear was created in 1946. Brands from the past. Step back in time. Enjoy a leisurely walk down memory lane. Purveyors of the hard-to-find products that still work as well as they did “back in the day”. From penny candy to clothing, to Vermont’s finest selection of cheeses, meats, maple syrup. 

Weston Playhouse Performance– The Most Beautiful Theatre in New England and Vermont’s Oldest Professional Theatre Company, features “classics”. A living testament to a community’s belief in the arts. A Beautiful setting on The Green. Their first summer stock show starred LLyod Bridges in 1937. 

“The Fantastics” The Longest Running Musical in History – Create a world of moonlight, magic and memory. This charming funny fable tells the story of a boy, a girl, their 2 fathers, and the wall that keeps them apart. Reality collides with romance when the couple falls in love, grows apart, then finds their way back to each other after the September rains. A Timeless, Beautiful Play. Matinee Performance. 

Luncheon/Cruise on Lake George – 2 Hour Cruise – Buffet with soup/salad bar, 3 hot entrees, veggie & starch, carving station, dessert, coffee/tea – Cruise north past Lake George Club to Bolton Landing, viewing beautiful mountain wilderness on the crystal clear waters of beautiful Lake George. View the famous Sagamore Hotel, Islands with private homes, stately mansions, Speaker Heck Island, where Bald Eagles nest . 


Friends, family and all who are interested are welcome to attend! Please contact Nicole Smith, Director of Community Programming for details at 973-276-3012or click here to send an email.