Great Garden Travel with Sally Cunningham

Join Sally Cunningham, Buffalo News Garden Columnist and WIVB Channel 4 TV Garden reporter, to experience Great Garden Travel, a division of AAA/Horizon Club Tours, and share in the wonder of gardens in the U.S., Canada, and abroad—and it all starts with Buffalo! For more about the tours, or private tours for your group, visit or call 1-800-242-4244. Reservations and tickets can be purchased online. Click on the link to find out more about each tour.

  • Paris and the Heart of Normandy
    8 days, 7 nights; June 26,-July 3, 2016; Departs: Paris, France
    Combine the magic of Paris with the beauty of France’s Norman countryside and voilà! Experience history firsthand at the Normandy beaches, site of the famous Allied invasion on D-Day in 1944. Delight in the Gothic architecture of Rouen, and see where Joan of Arc was tried and executed. Lose yourself in the exquisite gardens of Giverny, whose rich palette inspired Impressionist Claude Monet for many years. Walk the cobblestone streets of provincial Vernon and share the splendor of Paris, the world’s most romantic city, with your companion.
    Price: Double Occupancy from... Cat A (Deluxe) $4255.50pp; Cat B (Deluxe) $3955.50pp; Cat C (Deluxe) $3755.50pp; Cat D (Deluxe) $3455.50pp; Cat E (Standard) $2755.50pp
  • Stars of Amherst, Williamsville, and Snyder/Cleve Hill
    Friday, July 15
    See the carefully selected jewels of the North Towns. Motorcoach tour includes fun and education with Sally Cunningham, luncheon, and exclusive visits (and photo ops to outstanding gardens by both sophisticated amateurs and stylish landscapers. Includes many gardens not open on walk or Open Gardens.Time: Approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with luncheon. Price: From $108 per person
  • Nightlights in the Gardens and Bistro Dinner
    Friday night July 22
    Join Sally for garden talk and fine dining at Webster’s French Bistro. Then we’re off by comfortable motorcoach to see the best of the Kenmore and Tonawanda night-lighted gardens! You’ll see and discuss many garden styles—from whimsical to manicured, with water features and unusual plant collections. Ken-Ton, in its 13th Garden Tour season, was rated “one of the Top 10 Great Neighborhoods” by the American Planning Association, and this is a great way to meet great gardeners and friendly neighbors. From $108 per person
  • Sally's Gardens of Hudson Valley
    5 days, 4 nights: August 29-September 2;  Departs: Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse
    One of National Geographic Traveler's Top 20 Must-See Places on its “Best of the World” list, the Hudson Valley is a full of rich history and beautiful scenery. Home to some of America’s most visited sites, this region has everything from sweeping rivers and majestic valleys to quiet farms and little towns. During the 19th-century, the Hudson Valley saw extensive developments in landscape gardening as nowhere else in America. Today, many of the largely unaltered grounds of numerous riverfront properties are preserved as historic sites, open to the public. Visit the wisteria-clad walls of Washington Irving’s cottage Sunnyside as well as many magnificent sites showcasing this area’s romantic landscapes. From Double $1139pp; Single $1449