HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Though we are stuck in the midst of winter’s chill, the Wallace State Community College Alumni Association is looking forward to spring. The organization is planning to tour Cape Cod and the Islands, arriving in Boston on June 7, and featuring tours there and Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Newport. This trip is open to anyone, not just members of the Alumni Association.
The itinerary for the seven-day adventure includes tours of Hyannisport, Plymouth and Sandwich. You will see the Kennedy Memorial and St. Francis Church in Hyannisport, the Plimoth Plantation, the Aquinnah Lighthouse, the Breakers mansion, the Mayflower II and Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, and the Heritage Plantation in Sandwich, the oldest town in Cape Cod. Tours of Boston, Nantucket Island, Martha’s Vineyard and Newport are also on the agenda. In Boston, tours of Boston Commons, Old State House, Old North Church, Old South Meeting House, Beacon Hill and Old Ironsides are on the agenda.
The cost of the tour includes roundtrip airfare from Birmingham to Boston, transportation to and from the airport, six nights at a first class hotel in Hyannis, Mass., nine meals, including a traditional New England lobster dinner, daily sightseeing tours with a professional tour director, admission to the locations on the itinerary, a deluxe motorcoach, baggage handling and hotel transfer fees.
Rates start at $1,999 per person, double occupancy, for WSCC Alumni Association members and $2,099 for non-members. A deposit of $300 per person is due at the time of your reservation, with final payment due 75 days prior to departure. The deadline to ensure placement on the trip is March 24, after which inclusion is based on space availability.
A representative from Premier World Discovery Travel, who is organizing the trip, will be on campus on Monday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 6:30 p.m., on the 12th floor of the James C. Bailey Building. Anyone interested in learning more about the trip is welcome to attend the meeting, call the WSCC Alumni Foundation office at 256.352.8071 or visit www.wsccalumni.org/capecod2015.