Trips and Tours

2021 Trips - Save the Dates! 

Domestic Trip to Virginia Beach/Raleigh: May 17-21 - Members Only
The 2021 Virginia Beach/Raleigh Trip planned for May 17-21 is to remain on the calendar until January. At that time, will see what COVID-19 restrictions, if any, are in place. Click here to go to the VA Beach/Raleigh Domestic Trip information page.
Domestic Trip to New Hampshire: August 9 - 12 - Members Only

The 2021 New Hampshire Trip is still planned for August 9-12. As it is scheduled later in 2021, we are more optimistic that travel will be safer by then. Signups will begin in April.  Click here to go to the New Hampshire Domestic Trip information page.

Registration announcements for both trips will be in upcoming newsletters and E-Blasts.

For questions, email: [email protected]

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International Trip to Devon and Cornwall: July 25 - August 2 

We plan to assemble at Heathrow on July 25, 2021, for a nine-day tour of the west country.

Registration is open. Members Only.

Click here to go to the International Trip information page. 

For questions, email: [email protected]

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Greater Hartford Garden Trip

 

About Our Trips

One of our most popular offerings are guided tours of exceptional gardens in in the US, Canada, Europe and beyond.  In North America we have traveled up and down the East Coast, from Montreal to Charleston, and west to Ohio. Overseas we have traveled often to the UK, and also to Belgium, France, Italy and Morocco.

Click here to see some of our previous destinations.

Tours are planned and led by HPS/MAG tour coordinators, with emphasis on visiting unique private gardens that are not generally accessible to US travelers. The tour package typically includes double accommodations, motor coach and guide, entrance fees, tour gratuities, many meals, and often a wine and cheese reception on the first night. Travelers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the starting point of the tour, some meals, travel insurance and incidentals.

When travelling outside the US, we partner with well known travel agencies who specialize in garden tours, such as Brightwater Tours, and Susan Worner Tours, and we are frequently accompanied by a horticulturalist who is knowledgeable of local plants.

Tours are open exclusively to HPS/MAG members; non-members who would like to travel with us are welcome to join HPS and sign up! Many trips fill quickly; watch the newsletter and website for sign up dates.