See the Sights with Day Trips
Planning on bringing your family to AGD2019? Or maybe you don’t have any CE courses scheduled on a particular day. AGD has partnered with Dattco Tours to provide six different tour options throughout the weekend! Visit the mansions in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island, or enjoy a winery tour at Chamard Vineyard. Whichever tour you choose, you won’t be disappointed.
Tour Options for Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Newport, Rhode Island Mansions
Visit the mansions in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island. Enjoy a self-guided audio tour of two mansions as well as free time to shop and have lunch on your own.
Essex Steam Train and Riverboat
You will be swept away by the hiss of the steam, blast of the whistle, and clickety-clack of the tracks on an Essex Steam Train Ride. You will then disembark at Deep River Station for the Essex Riverboat ride for a relaxing and informative ride up the beautiful Connecticut River. Sit back, take in the fresh air and learn about the history and natural wonder of the Connecticut River. Afterward, shop and dine in quaint Essex Village before departing for Mohegan Sun.
Tour Options for Thursday, July 18, 2019
Boston With Optional Duck Tour
Visit one of America's most historical cities! Take a self-guided tour of the Freedom Trail, stroll the Boston Common, shop and dine in Quincy Market or have a beer in one of Boston's 100's of bars. Boston is a walking friendly city or you can purchase a day pass on the T (public train/subway) at most terminals to enjoy even more. This is for a day on your own. You can also add a guided Duck Tour to your package.
Enjoy a visit to historical Mystic with its quintessential New England Charm. Explore American maritime history at Mystic Seaport, the nation’s leading maritime museum. Climb aboard historic tall ships, stroll through a re-created 19th century coastal village or watch a working preservation shipyard in action. After your visit to Mystic Seaport, enjoy free time in Downtown Mystic for lunch on your own and to meander through the quaint and unique mom and pop shops. Don't forget ice cream for dessert under the historic Bascule Bridge!
Tour Options for Friday, July 19, 2019
New York City with Add-on Options
The City That Never Sleeps, the Big Apple, or just New York City! There's nothing else like it. Enjoy free time to shop and take pictures in Times Square, visit Rockefeller Center or take a yellow cab down to see the Statue of Liberty! Explore the city on your own and make your own plans or take advantage of one of the discounted add-ons.
Clinton, Connecticut: Outlet Shopping and Wine Tour
Shop the Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets with over 70 designer and brand name outlet stores with a VIP coupon book featuring over $100 in savings. After shopping, enjoy a winery tour at Chamard Vineyard with an informative look at their wine-making process and end it with a wine tasting.