Sunday, February 7, 2010
QUILT USA TOUR
Hi everyone, I have exciting news, I am off to America in April and I will be going to 3 quilt shows as well as lots of sight seeing of historical sites. I am taking DH as I am not brave enough to go on my own.We land in LA(3 days) do sight seeing then onto the Grand Canyon. Next we head to Las Vegas for gambling and sightseeing staying here for a couple of days. Next we head to Yosemite National Parkand stay at Fresno. Head back west to San Francisco for a 2 day stop and sightsee places like Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman Wharf etc.A flight onto Chicago and stay 3 days. Here I go to THE INTERNATIONAL QUILT SHOWand hope I can join a class to learn something new. Shopping as well and I hope to get some bargains. Sightseeing and Dining out to taste the flavours of the region. Next onto Arthur..Amish country. Here we visit a traditional farm and eat lunch with an Amish family and then lots of craft stores to visit.We also go to the ANNUAL ARTHUR QUILT SHOW and I am looking for ward to that. Next day we visit Paducah, quilt shoppers heaven. More sightseeing to do. April 23rd we visit THE AMERICAN QUILTERS SOCIETY quilt show at least 400 boths to drool over. On to St Louis and then Washington DC. Sightseeing of the Whitehouse, The Pentagon, Lincoln Memorial all those famous sites we see in the movies. Philadelphia is next to see Independence Hall, Liberty Bell etc and then New York. More sightseeing and shopping for 3 days then back on the plane to home. Sorry no pictures but watch out when I get back to Australia.