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1 Old road (c.100 mi/160 km long) in central New York state following the Mohawk River. It was the sole route through the Appalachians by which thousands of settlers emigrated from the Eastern seaboard to the Midwest. It traverses territory once occupied by the Iroquois Confederacy. In the Colonial period it was a series of turnpikes beginning at Schenectady and extending to Rome, with lesser trails stretching westward. The Erie Canal rendered the road less important, and when the railroads were built its value was further diminished. 2 Motor highway extending c.30 mi (50 km) across N Massachusetts from Greenfield to North Adams. It follows a trail blazed originally by the Mohawks. Traversing the scenic Hoosac Mts. and Berkshire Hills, the route is popular with tourists.
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Indian Plaza, 1475 Mohawk Trail, Charlemont, MA 413-367-9776
Since 1997, NTS has measured and monitored the outstanding trees of all native species in Mohawk Trail State Forest in Massachusetts and Cook Forest State Park in Pennsylvania.
Price includes: - Return transatlantic flights to New York from Manchester - Six nights' accommodation at comfortable touring hotels - Visits to New York, Vermont, Boston and Newport, Rhode Island with its ocean-front mansions & a full day visit to Boston - Scenic journeys through the New England countryside, including the historic Mohawk Trail - Comfortable coach travel throughout - The services of a Tour Manager To make a booking Call: 0844 391 2170 quoting code LPE For further information and a FREE brochure Call: 0151 227 5987 BROUGHT TO YOU BY: TRINITY MIRROR NORTH WEST AND NORTH WALES IN CONJUNCTION WITH: NEWMARKET AIR HOLIDAYS LTD.
Scenic drive along the Mohawk Trail and a stop at the Yankee Candle Factory .
Travel north into Vermont to spend two days winding through forested hills, then stop at historic Williamstown before taking the Native American Mohawk Trail to Boston.
Included in the price: n Return flights from London Heathrow n Return transfers from airport to hotel n Six nights room only accommodation, staying in good quality hotels, in twin bedded rooms with private facilities n A full-day tour through Vermont n Scenic drive along the Mohawk trail and a stop at the Yankee Candle Factory n Morning trip to Manhattan n Full day trip to Boston n Rhode Island n Taxes n Services of a tour manager n NEWMARKET AIR HOLIDAYS ABTA NO V7812, ATOL 2325 HOW TO BOOK: To take advantage of these offers, phone the reader travel team on 024 7650 0396 or to receive a brochure phone the 24-hour brochure hotline on 024 7650 0561 stating which one you require.
There's a scenic drive along the Mohawk Trail and a stop at the Yankee Candle Factory, a morning visit to Manhattan, New York city and full day trip to Boston, en-route stop in Newport, Rhode Island, six nights hotel accommodation in a twin room with private facilities on a room-only basis - night one at a three-star hotel in New Jersey, nights two and three at the three-star Inn at Stratton Mountain, Stratton, Vermont, nights four to six at the three-star Clarion Nantasket Beach Resort Hotel & Spa, Hull, services of a tour manager.
You may also contact Bittersweet Herb Farm at 635 Mohawk Trail, Suite A, Shelburne, MA 01370 or via phone at (800) 456-1599.
Highlights are a drive along the Mohawk Trail, crossing some of the finest scenery in New England.
Deihl is also fascinated by roadside kitsch: shingled trailers, pink plastic flamingos, garden Madonnas, "Frosty Joy" ice-cream stands, and giant fiberglass Indians along the Mohawk Trail.

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