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Twickenham Historic District – Unclaimed Baggage Center
Day 1 – Huntsville, Alabama – Twickenham Historic District – Weeden Home – A southern welcome awaits as we travel south to Huntsville, Alabama. Upon arrival, we will meet our local guide, who will share with us the intriguing stories of the early merchants, bankers and attorneys who built the fashionable brick homes in the Twickenham Historic District, Alabama’s largest district of antebellum homes. Many of the homes were seized by the Union Army from 1862-1865. We will also take a short tour of the Weeden Home, the home of 19th century poet and artist Maria Howard Weeden. We spend two nights in Huntsville.
Day 2 – U.S. Space and Rocket Center – Unclaimed Baggage Center – After an included breakfast, we will “blast off” for the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Whether you are exploring the history of space exploration, taking a virtual journey inside a motion-based simulator, or experiencing three times the tug of gravity inside the centrifuge, you are sure to have an out of this world experience. Next, we visit the Unclaimed Baggage Center. This building covers a city block, and their merchandise consists of unclaimed cargo and the contents of unclaimed luggage. Here, you will find lost treasures from around the world and just about anything you can think of that can be packed in baggage or shipped by air. No worries about your new treasures since Unclaimed Baggage will ship your items home for you! Overnight same hotel.
Day 3 – Home – After an included breakfast, we depart our hotel, and make our way back to our own beautiful Bluegrass State, remembering the lovely sights of this great tour. Meals: 2B