10551
New Hampshire

Celebrating the Autumn Tapestry and History of New Hampshire

With autumn’s brilliance as your backdrop, witness the essence of New England in New Hampshire’s Monadnock region, discovering historic towns, Colonial traditions and covered bridges.
Rating (5)
Program No. 10551RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
749
Special Offer
Click on Dates & Prices below to see special offer details.

At a Glance

Explore the incredible beauty of southern New Hampshire as you journey through the breathtaking autumn tapestry of the Monadnock region. Immerse yourself in the history and stories of the people who have made this mountainous region their home during field trips to the historic towns of Harrisville, Nelson and Jaffrey. Ride across historic covered bridges and learn about their importance, and delight in New Hampshire’s music and dance traditions.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile on some uneven surfaces; optional hikes. Choices will always be given to accommodate interests and physical abilities.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Delight in the vibrant reds, ambers and golds of the New Hampshire landscape during a day of autumn leaf peeping.
  • Enjoy traditional NH music and dance presented by a legendary fiddler, storyteller and keeper of the dance.
  • Visit the historic towns of Nelson and Harrisville along with the Cathedral of the Pines, a beautiful outdoor sanctuary that also serves as a memorial to the nation’s fallen soldiers.

General Notes

The Retreat Difference: This unique, often basic and no-frills experience at a Road Scholar Retreat includes opportunities for early morning exercise, interaction with the local community for insight into local life, an authentic farm-to-table or locally sourced meal, a live performance or event, and a single room to yourself for only $100 more (for many programs).
Featured Expert
All Experts
Profile Image
Alan Rumrill
Alan Rumrill is the executive director of the Historical Society of Cheshire County. Born in New Hampshire, Alan has a degree in history and has specialized in the history of the Monadnock region. "Monadnock Moments" will be part of the resources he will use from his weekly radio program to present stories of special people and places in southwest New Hampshire.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

Profile Image
Francelia Clark
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Profile Image
Wayne R Miller
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Profile Image
Dudley Laufman
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Profile Image
Alan Rumrill
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Profile Image
Lee Willette
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Profile Image
Steve Hooper
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Profile Image
Mike Johnson
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Suggested Reading List
View 3 books





Click here to provide website feedback
Website Feedback