SPOTLIGHT ON PITTSBURGH
September 17 - 20, 2018
4 days / 3 nights
Single supplement $249
Join us for 4 days of pleasure in this city of three rivers with delightful things to see and do! As we make our way to Pittsburgh, we’ll stop near Jennerstown for lunch and then continue to Pittsburgh with three nights at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel located in the heart of restaurants and shops. Guided tours of Clayton, Henry Frick’s home, and the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. You’ll have fun on our tour of the city with our personal guide, Marlene, who truly enjoys showing you around. Enroute home a pleasant morning at Kentuck Knob built by Frank Lloyd Wright along a winding mountain road.
Begin the day with a roundtrip ride on the nearby Duquesne Incline that begins atop Mt. Washington for a view of Pittsburgh’s “Golden Triangle”. Then on to the Frick Arts and Historical Center for a guided tour of elegant Clayton, industrialist and art collector Henry Frick’s home which he bequeathed to his daughter and therefore it still contains original furnishings and personal belongings. Visit his carriage house that was enlarged in the 1950’s to create the Car and Carriage Museum. Lunch on your own before our guided tour of Pittsburgh with our local guide, Marlene, who will make it fun and enjoyable for you. Dinner tonight at the Church Brew Works Restaurant. Meals: B,D
SHERATON SQUARE HOTEL
Day 4 - PITTSBURGH/KENTUCK KNOB
After breakfast depart Pittsburgh and drive to Kentuck Knob, a famous Frank Lloyd Wight home built in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, a part of the Allegheny Mountain chain. Kentuck Knob, blending impeccably with its surroundings, is a superb example of Wright’s organic architecture and represents the realization of Wright’s achievement during his 70-year career. Once owned by Lord Palumbo of London, England, the Palumbos’ added a sculpture meadow to the site where 35 sculptures stand including a red British telephone box and a concrete slab from the Berlin Wall. Ice cream cones for all after our tour and before our departure for home, stopping enroute along the Pennsylvania Turnpike for an independent lunch. Arrive home in the late afternoon. Meals:B
Day 3 - CONSERVATORY & BOTANICAL GARDENS/CATHEDRAL OF LEARNING
I T I N E R A R Y
Exotic garden names and plants await you at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanic Gardens listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Docents will join us to walk through beautiful indoor gardens, the Palm Court, Serpentine Room, Fern and Orchid Rooms, Tropical Fruit and Spice Room with four prominent pieces by glass artist Dale Chihuly. There is a rooftop garden which produces fresh produce for the cafeteria in the Welcome Center!
Day 1 - DOVER/NEWARK/WILMINGTON/PITTSBURGH
Depart in the morning, arriving in Jennerstown in time for lunch! Continue to the lively city of Pittsburgh for three nights at the Sheraton Square Hotel. Dinner this evening at the Grand Concourse Restaurant near our hotel. Meals: L,D
SHERATON SQUARE HOTEL
TOUR INCLUSIONS: Roundtrip transportation from Dover, Newark, and Wilmington* accommodations for 3 nights at the Sheraton Square Hotel based on double occupancy * admission to all sightseeing as per itinerary * guided tour of the Frick Art and Historical Center, the city of Pittsburgh, the Phipps Botanical Gardens, the Cathedral of Learning, and Kentuck Knob * meals include 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners * taxes and gratuities for included meals and guides * luggage handling * services of a Tour Director from 4 Seasons Tours *
Conditions: A deposit of $100 is due with each reservation. Final payment is due August 1, 2018. Cancellations: Deposits are refundable until August 1, 2018. After August 1, 2018, there are no refunds.
Responsibility: B & B Travel Inc. d/b/a 4 Seasons Tours and Travel acts only as agent for suppliers in arranging transportation, accommodations and all services included in this tour. 4 Seasons Tours and Travel is not liable for loss, damage, injury or expense caused by delay, failure or accident of any conveyance or service or for any cause whatsoever, whether or not due to or caused by negligence of any company or person. No refunds for any unused portion of the tour.
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This afternoon a special treat as you visit the Cathedral of Learning Nationality Rooms that highlight the good things that immigrants brought to America. These unique classrooms provide a look at the history and tradition of each nation represented and therefore are beautifully decorated. Or for those who prefer some leisure time, the motorcoach will return you to the hotel where you can relax, or perhaps do some shopping in the nearby stores. Meals: B
SHERATON SQUARE HOTEL
Day 2 - THE FRICK ARTS AND HISTORICAL CENTER/CITY TOUR