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Fun Family Adventures

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Fun Family Adventures
Unique Getaways for the Whole Family

     Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall in Wales!  Jack and Jill climbed a hill in Kilmersdon; and in Wendover, Jack Jumped Over the Candlestick!
     Join It’s About Time Tours on a 10 day journey through England’s fabled and beloved Nursery Rhymes.
     From London, you’ll tour the sites behind Pop Goes the Weasel, London Bridge, Oranges and Lemons, Pussycat, Pussycat (Dick Wittington), The Grand Old Duke of York and more.  Also see the Tower of London.    
     Off to Stonehenge and the Salisbury Cathedral, then Midsomer Norton to see Silbury Hill (predates the Pyramids).  
    In Bath see the famous Roman Baths and Pump room.  Mells Manor is home of the Horner Family --Little Jack Horner.  Jack and Jill’s tragic, yet happy ending is reenacted by the kids of Kilmersdon.
    In Wales you’ll step back in time to the English Civil War--learn about Humpty Dumpty and Goosey Goosey Gander.  See a folk museum, Welsh long house, cock pit, and Elizabethan manor.
    Travel from the rural peace of Cotswolds to Gloucester’s Doctor Foster Went to Glo’ster and Tailor of Gloucester’s House.  Visit the Sudeley Castle and hear the real story behind Sing a Song of Sixpence.
    Explore medieval Warwick Castle that overlooks the River Avon.
    Then to Wendover for Jack Jumped Over the Candlestick. And, find Little Boy Blue and Georgie Porgie in Hampton Court.  Suited for children over 10 years old. (June 26-July 5; Sept. 19-27, 1999  Adult, $1825 pp; under 12, $850)  Early registration advised.

24 Murray St., Norwalk, CT 06851  

     Nestled in the White Mountain National Forest 10 miles from Bethel, Maine, and at the base of  Caribou Mountain is the historic hand-crafted Adirondack-style lodge, Telemark Inn.  The inn offers six spacious rooms.  Along with the solitude and beauty of the area, winter brings many fun activities, especially the twenty kilometers of cross-country trails--groomed for all levels of skiers.  The 15 foot wide trails are tracked for both diagonal and skating-style skiing.  Instruction and rental are provided even for toddlers.  You can also place your child in a backpack or pulk--ski sled that you pull.
    Next, try skijoring... a new sport that combines cross-country skiing and dog sledding!  Bring your own dog or use one of the inn’s huskies.  Outfitted with a few simple harnesses--complete with instruction, you’re off for the thrill of skijoring.
    Make your way through the back-country on snowshoes, seeing waterfalls, beaver dams, and a variety of wildlife.
    Closer to the lodge is a natural pond, ideal for ice skating.  At night, the lighted kerosene lanterns and pondside warming fire transform the pond into an ice skating wonderland.
    The kids will have fun sledding the hills as well as feeding “Old William,” the billygoat, the sled dogs, and the Llamas.
    One’s family vacation wouldn’t be complete without an evening ride under the stars in a vintage horse-drawn sleigh.  The kids will make friends with King, a Belgian draft horse, and Piper and Obie, the two Morgans.
    After a full day of play, warm yourselves in front of the huge stone fireplace, relax tired muscles in the wood-fired sauna, or cleanse the soul in an authentic Indian sweat lodge.  
    Enjoy scrumptious family style meals. Trail lunches prepared. (Dec.-Mar., 2-day ski weekend, $240 per adult, $170 per child)

RFD 2, Box 800, Bethel, ME 04217


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