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Pearl Holmes Mar 28, 2014 at 05:07 PM

I plan to attend Lobsters, Wineries, Food program Sept 7-13 2014. I would appreciate any info on transportation from Providence to Newport. Also getting to see the mansions in Newport before or after the course.
Ellie Perry Mar 30, 2014 at 11:54 AM

Pearl, you're going to have a great time except . . . the airport shuttle was terrible. The elderly man at the desk confused very easily even tho there were only two of us waiting (and waiting, and waiting!). Suggest just hop a taxi. Share if you can. It's worth starting your adventure on a positive note. Don't know how many folks complained about the shuttle at the opening orientation. Hope that helps.


Ellie Perry Oct 14, 2013 at 11:06 AM

I went on the New England trip last week (10-6 to 10-12) and it was super! One problem -- I have a great pic of fellow-traveler, Marlene, at the Vodka Distillery but her email address bounces back. If anyone on the trip has her email addy, pls respond to this trip discussion board.
Mary Schoonover Mar 27, 2014 at 10:36 AM

This is my first Road Scholar trip. Going on the "Lobsters, Wineries and Foods of New England" trip starting on 06-22-14. Anyone else sign up for this trip?
Pearl Holmes Apr 06, 2014 at 06:59 PM

I'm going in Sept and would like some input after you get back. Especially if you flew into Prvidence and


Linda L. Oct 08, 2013 at 02:41 PM

Anyone else heading to the "Lobsters, Wineries and Foods of New England" from October 12-20?
VIRGINIA TIMMINS Oct 08, 2013 at 03:25 PM

Hi, my name is Ginny! I'm heading your way next week, too! Really excited about it, as it will be my first trip with Road Scholar. Just spoke with my room mate last evening, and learned a little about her. I am driving from PA, and hope to be there by 3:30 or 4.
Linda L. Oct 08, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Hi Ginny, This is my first Road Scholar trip too! I'm flying into Providence (from Cleveland) with my parents on Saturday. We should arrive in Newport by mid-afternoon on Saturday. We plan a quick visit with my son (who lives in Providence) Sunday morning and he'll drive us to Newport. Looking forward to this trip, especially the "leaf-peeping!"
Linda L. Oct 08, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Ooops, we arrive in Newport midafternoon on Sunday...


Nancy Reel Sep 14, 2013 at 02:15 PM

This is my first Road Scholar trip. I am coming from Las Vegas so arriving 9/21 and will be at the hotel in RI. Any thing to see around there before tour starts? Hoping to see some fall foliage, first trip to these states!
Gary Haller Sep 17, 2013 at 09:52 AM

It is our first trip to these states as well. When are you arriving in RI. Our plane will arrive at 1:48 so we will be taking the 4:00 Cozy Cab to our hotel. We are excited.
Nancy Reel Sep 17, 2013 at 12:07 PM

I don't arrive till 5pm and will hopefully get on the 6:00 shuttle if not that one the 8pm one!
Nancy Reel Sep 17, 2013 at 12:08 PM

On the 21st.
Gary Haller Sep 18, 2013 at 08:52 AM

Darn, I was hoping we would share and get to know each other. We will meet that evening or the next day then. Looking forward to the trip and meeting you.
Gary Haller Sep 19, 2013 at 04:51 PM

Nancy - just realized my husbands name appears on these messages. Hope it didn't creep you out when I wrote looking forward to meeting you. :}


Ellie Perry Sep 12, 2013 at 09:45 AM

This New England adventure is my first Road Scholar trip (10/6/13 - 10/12/13). Arriving PVD 10/6 at 3:02pm, US Air Flt 3274. Anyone want to share a Cozy Cab?
VIRGINIA TIMMINS Sep 17, 2013 at 10:56 AM

I will be going on the New England adventure the following week. I live in PA and will be driving to RI.
Ellie Perry Sep 17, 2013 at 09:21 PM

Just heard from folks who did the Mt Rushmore trip. Only 5 singles among a bunch of couples. Hope folks will be social.


VIRGINIA TIMMINS Sep 07, 2013 at 11:11 PM

I talked with a representative from Road Scholar and learned that there are 36 people enrolled in this program...would love to hear from anyone and get acquainted! Week of 10/13 to 10/19/13.


VIRGINIA TIMMINS Sep 04, 2013 at 10:50 AM

This is my first trip with Road Scholar, and I am very excited! I would love to hear from anyone else who is enrolled in this particular program. Will be driving from PA.
Gary Haller Sep 17, 2013 at 09:50 AM

What dates?


Gary Haller Sep 03, 2013 at 09:34 AM

Anyone using Cozy Cab out of Providence for the 9/22 program?


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