Member Travel Program
Member Day Trip to Huntsville Historic Homes and Gardens
June 27, 2017 | $100 per person
2018 Member Day Trip: Huntsville Historic Homes & Gardens
June 27, 2018
Join us for an exclusive tour through the beautiful Twickenham Historic District in Huntsville, Alabama followed by a visit to the Huntsville Botanical Garden. Our tour through the Twickenham Historic District includes a home tour of the Governor Thomas Bibb House and the Van Valkenburg-Johnston House, as well as a garden tour of the Reiney House. The Governor Thomas Bibb House is a Greek Revival style landmark featured in early twentieth century post cards, while the Van Valkenburg-Johnston House is known for its original Tiffany stained glass windows. The tour of homes & gardens will be followed by a privately guided tour through the Twickenham Historic District. After taking in the historical side of Huntsville, we will enjoy a lunch and guided tour through the Huntsville Botanical Garden. This one-of-a-kind experience is not to be missed! Members may purchase a ticket for one non-member guest. More information including the itinerary is available on our website. Your fee includes roundtrip transportation, lunch, tours through Twickenham Historic District including home & garden visits, as well as admission to Huntsville Historic Gardens.
6:30 a.m. Check-in at the main entrance of Birmingham Botanical Gardens and board bus
7 a.m. Depart for Huntsville (approx. two hour ride) 9 a.m. Arrive at Huntsville Visitor Center (restroom stop), then proceed to Twickenham Historic District to begin home & garden tour
12 p.m. Catered lunch at the Huntsville Botanical Garden
1:30 p.m. Begin guided tour of Huntsville Botanical Garden
5 p.m. Depart Huntsville Botanical Garden to return to Birmingham Botanical Gardens (approx. two hour ride)
7 p.m. Estimated arrival at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
A few notes: Please dress for the weather - this is an outdoor event which will run rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Sunscreen and hats encouraged. All guests must ride the bus for the trip. Guests will not be permitted to follow in their own personal vehicles. Service animals only.
Learn more about Twickenham Historic District: https://www.huntsvilleal.gov/development/building-construction/historic-preservation/history/
Learn more about Huntsville Botanical Garden: http://hsvbg.org/
Register for the Member Day Trip:
Enter your lunch selection for each guest below: Caprese, Turkey Bacon Avocado or Bella Chicken Boxed Lunch.
Please call 205.414.3950 if you prefer to register over the phone.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
Refunds (minus a $15 processing fee) given if notification is made at least 10 business days prior to start date. (You are always welcome to send another person under your registration if you cannot attend.) We reserve the right to cancel the trip due to lack of participation; if we cancel the trip as such, we will issue a full refund. Please be aware that we strive to hold trips regardless of weather, so plan accordingly. In the unlikely event a trip has to be cancelled due to inclement weather, we will attempt to notify you, and a refund (minus a $15 processing fee) will be issued.