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Reviews, photos and videos for program: On the Road: The Best Fall Foliage in New England
Thomas from Lake Oswego, OR Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 10/06/14 - 10/16/14
Great program. However, a couple of things come into play. We had a GREAT LEADER, it would not have been, I believe, with all instructors. Greater effort should be made to integrate class in mutual activities. Most of us had no idea what others did in their previous "life". Leader said we shouldn't ask!! It did not used to be this way. Privacy,,blah, blah! Tell Betsy Bates I'm still not happy to have not seen a "stinkin'" moose!!

Gilbert from Bellingham, WA Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 10/13/14 - 10/23/14
A wonderful trip! If you've longed to see New England in it's autumnal dress, as I have, take this trip. No guarantees you'll see a 'peak' of colors - that's all timing - but you will see colors and learn a lot. We explored Portland through food, visited interesting farms, and learned about lobsters all the while eating our way through the country. If it eventually includes a stop at Ben and Jerry's it'll be the perfect tour but it's darn nice now.

Sue from Denton, TX Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/06/14 - 10/16/14
FABULOUS!! If you have not seen New England, do so with Road Scholars and BETSY BATES Fabulous trip. Organization was the finest. Accmomadations and food were

Jan from Sacramento, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 10/06/14 - 10/16/14
I really enjoyed this trip! The leaves were beautiful, and the other experiences were varied and interesting. Our leader, Betsy, could not have been better, and the bus driver Pierre also enhanced the experience. We were so lucky with the weather, too. This program met and exceeded all my hopes for it.

Judith from Maplewood, MN Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 10/13/14 - 10/23/14
Outstanding! The bus rides from place to place were full of fall color punctuated with stops featuring local history, folklore, specialties, crafts. I was completely surprised by the number of fascinating specialty farms whose owners and operators exuded enthusiasm for their expertise. In addition, I got a new perspectve on the meaning of sustainability and environmental stewardship. Gail was an excellent guide and Peggy, our driver, was delightful. I want to go back and revisit many of those places!

Diane from El Dorado Hills, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/06/14 - 10/16/14
This long awaited trip greatly exceeded our expectations. We found it to be delightful in every way possible, from our wonderfully talented group leader, Betsy, to the delectable food, to the lovely & comfortable historic hotels, to the awe-inspiring sights of the ocean and the remarkable, colorful beauty of the New England fall leaves. We learned a great deal about the people and places of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. It was a great value, with interesting, good -hearted people...truly a trip not to be missed!

Adell from Cedar Falls, IA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/06/14 - 10/16/14
This is an amazing program. It includes a wide variety of activities that make it worthwhile, even if the fall foliage is not at it's best. Our tour leader was wonderful and we made a lot of new friends.

Howard from Mesa, AZ Number of programs attended: 25
Date attended: 09/22/14 - 10/02/14
You take your chance on having the fall colors. Otherwise you eat your way through Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Boston.

Alfred from Talleyville, DE Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/22/14 - 10/02/14
Excellent fall foliage with a variety of very interesting and enjoyable activities.

Al from Campbell, TX Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 10/05/13 - 10/15/13
Your last Road Scholar trip is always your favorite, but this fill my bucket list, everything I wanted and more,for anyone who wants to see the best fall foliage.

Sharon from Franklin, IL Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 10/05/13 - 10/15/13
It is a beautiful part of the U.S. The people appreciate their heritage and strive to maintain it for future generations.

Sheila from Sugar Land, TX Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/05/13 - 10/15/13
This was a well planned and delightful trip. The destinations and the presenters were all great. Who knew there was so much to building a dry wall! Our leader, Nancy, was outstanding and knew so many people we couldn't believe it. The final night dinner was at a great country inn with delicious food.

Valerie from Barnegat, NJ Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 10/05/13 - 10/15/13
I just finished my first Road Scholar trip -- On the Road: The Best Fall Foliage in New England -- and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was a great combination of great views, history of the areas, educational programs, food and new friends. Our leader was wonderful and had personal knowledge of the areas we traveled to and shared some personal anecdotes as well.

Carole from Willowbrook, IL Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 09/21/13 - 10/01/13
this is a great trip and certainly expanded my understanding of new england.


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