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Alice Neji Sep 25, 2015 at 02:01 PM

I'm enrolled in Oct 11-17 program, flying in to Boston at 11 am. Is anyone else going from Boston to Holiday Inn Express,Middletown, RI?
Sylvia McClain Oct 04, 2015 at 03:18 PM

I too am enrolled in the Oct 11-17 will be coming from B'ham, AL with a stop in Detroit, MI and then on to Providence RI. This is my first RS trip and my first time as far up the coast. Really concerned about how and what to pack.
Alice Neji Oct 05, 2015 at 09:30 AM

Hello Premuim, The weather forecast is cloudy/rainy and in the 50's, so layering is the key. I'm concerned about finding lightweight water proof shoes. But you will love the RS program. I'm taking a train from Boston to Providence Airport. How are you getting to the Hotel from Providence? If you'd like to call me, my number is 305-322-9862. Thanks

Linda Hopkins Sep 13, 2015 at 02:56 PM

Is anyone going on the Sept. 20-26 Lobsters, wineries, and Foods of New England Trip??? Please get back to me if you are...Thanks.. LH.

Sheila Bracken Aug 21, 2015 at 08:48 AM

Hi Mari:
We took this trip last year. There is an airport shuttle that leaves from the airport and takes you to the hotel...The reservation desk is in the airport, tucked in the corner of luggage claim...orange bus...cost $25.00 to take to the hotel. Phone 401-841-0020.
Also, look in program details...travel details for further explanation.
We arrived a couple of days early, used the shuttle, then public busses to do some Newport sightseeing, and then met up with our group. But in any event, you will LOVE this trip. Get ready for food coma!
Sheila Bracken Aug 21, 2015 at 06:02 PM

BTW...look for this trip on U-tube. That's our group! We had a videographer with us the entire time. What fun!!!
Mari Parratt Aug 31, 2015 at 02:11 PM

Thanks Sheila for your info! We have switched & are signed up for the New England Railroads.

Bob Young Aug 20, 2015 at 09:13 PM

Hi Mari, I didn't have the problem with airport transportation since I drove. I suggest you talk to the hotel people. They might provide transportation from the airport, or can offer another suggestion. Bob Young Lancaster, PA
Mari Parratt Aug 21, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Thanks Bob. I did talk to the hotel & they do not have airport shuttle, said to figure $50 for taxi.
Sheila Bracken Aug 21, 2015 at 08:51 AM

Mari...see my post above for an airport shuttle to the hotel. clean, comfortable and half the price of a taxi.

Mari Parratt Aug 20, 2015 at 07:16 PM

We are thinking about doing the Sept. 20-26 trip but am confused about getting from the airport to the hotel? If I read it right RS drops you off at the airport at the end but saw nothing about the start of the trip? Did I miss something? Thanks a lot... Mary Parratt

Geneva Stroughmatt Jul 24, 2015 at 01:24 AM

Is anyone else doing the Oct 4-10 and flying into Providence and then taking transportation to our final destination. I will be flying in there on the 3rd and staying until 4th due to not being able to get there on time on the 4th. If so, have you made these arrangements yet. I am just curious as to which way would be the best after reading some of the comments. Would be happy for suggestions and thank you for your time.

Linda Hopkins Apr 13, 2015 at 12:01 PM

Looking forward to this Program on Spet.20-26,2015. Single widow lady looking for friendships..

Bobbe Dabling Mar 04, 2015 at 10:16 PM

To my fellow travelers of last September: I have not forgotten that you wanted the list of the various names and email addresses. Problem is that I have been in hospitals, operating rooms, and rehabs ever snce I returned. The list is at my one home, and I won't be able to get there for at least another two months because of my leg. I'll make it, eventually. When I do, I'll get the material sent to all of you.

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