Day One, Saturday, February 29, 2020
In 1906, Pierre S. du Pont purchased the Peirce Arboretum to save its trees from being cut for lumber. Over the next nearly half century, Mr. du Pont developed Longwood Gardens into what it is today, a magnificent horticultural showplace. During your visit to Longwood Gardens, which now encompasses 1,077 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows, you’ll enjoy over 11,000 types of plants and more fountains than any other garden in the US.
Fairfield Inn King of Prussia
The hotel is a smoke-free facility and features complimentary high-speed internet. Guest room types are either king-bed or two queen beds, please advise when making your reservation, the hotel will designate room types based upon availability.
Dinner at Maggiano’s Little Italy
After Dinner, enjoy free time at the mall or relax at the hotel.
Day Two, Sunday, March 1, 2020
Deluxe continental breakfast – features; coffee, tea, juice, fresh fruit, cold cereals, milk, assorted breads, and two hot items.
Depart for the world’s largest indoor flower show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia)
Theme for 2020: Riviera Holiday…….inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show beckons you to enter lush groves of citrus, cypress, and palms; Breathe in fragrant waves of lavender inspired by the terraced gardens of Monaco. Drifts of Purple and white spiked salvia, specimen succulents and, an intoxicating variety of scented geraniums, roses, rosemary and sage create a stunning mosaic that is at once picturesque and charming, the allure and extraordinary plant palette of some of the world’s captivating coastal regions.
Depart for Home