Traveling Feet - August 09, 2008 - Shownotes & Audio Archive

"Travel Feet hotfoot it to Springfield, MA where you'll find the Basketball Hall of Fame and the Smith & Wesson museum, visiting with Naomi's Inn B&B nearby, before going to Boston for a visit at the Jury's Hotel and on to County Galway, Ireland to the brand new Lough Rea Hotel & Spa in Loughrea, Ireland."


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hour2

Hour 1

Topics Include:

An update on the Antique Automobile Club of America and the Connecticut Valley Region's club who visited Pittsfield, MA for an amazing 4 days of events with 110 cars manufactured before 1963

A visit with the historian of the Smith & Wesson Museum in Springfield, MA with input on the museum, historic places of interest in Springfield including the Armory, the Basketball Hall of Fame, the Wesson family's contribution to healthcare in Springfield starting in the mid-1800's and how to get to Springfield and where to stay!

A visit with a local B&B in Springfield in an 1846 house that provides every comfort, Jacuzzi-style tubs, spa services, and is very affordable for visitors while being located across the street from Baystate Hospital.

 

Guests Include:

Roy Jinks, Historian for Smith & Wesson.
www.smith-wesson.com

Marcie Webber, innkeeper, Naomi's Inn B&B, Springfield, MA.
www.naomisinn.net

Hour 2

Topics Include:

The uniqueness of the Jury's Hotel brand.

The features of the Jury's Hotel in Boston in the Back Bay area of Boston, built into an historic police station which now boasts Cuffs Irish Bar!

Visit the brand new Lough Rea Hotel and Spa in Loughrea, County Galway, Ireland and learn about this wonderful hotel perched on a hillside housing 91 room, 2 suites, overlooking lake views and miles of Irish countryside!


Guests Include:

Stephen Johnston, General Manager, Jury's Hotel, Boston.
MA www.jurysdoyle.com/boston


Ken Bergin, General Manager, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa.
www.loughreahotelandspa.com