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Museum Gems of New England: Art in Boston and the Berkshires

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8 Days | 7 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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For the art lover, Massachusetts holds a treasure trove of masterpieces in its world-class museums and institutes. Experience contemporary art, illustration, classics and more as you journey from Boston to North Adams on this creative adventure! Begin in Boston, where the impressive collections of the Museum of Fine Arts and Harvard Art Museums and the beautiful expanse of Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum wait to be explored. Head west to take in the galleries of the Worcester Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, and Norman Rockwell Museum. Get insight on collections during informative lectures, and enjoy free time to explore local landmarks and eateries on your own.


• Learn about the adventures and collections of one of Boston’s most fascinating socialites at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
• Delight in the iconic illustrations of Norman Rockwell during a visit to his museum in Stockbridge.
• Take in fresh perspectives at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).

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Extensive walking, standing in museums; getting on/off coach bus.

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Arrival Boston, Mass. 4 nights, coach to North Adams 3 nights; coach to Boston, departure.

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7 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips


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