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"Most people have dreams they never realize; your Creative Genius tours actually make them happen.

The U.S. TOURS: Philly and NH will start up again Spring 2021!


New England  ~ A Romantic Vision for Everyone!

A symphony of colors in Autumn. Old mills reflected in crystal clear water. The aroma of artisan breads baking. And… the attraction to this woody, hilly land of independent characters of stellar talent!
   Thus, was the inspiration for "Creative Genius at Home" day tours. We have combined beautiful settings, private visits with these remarkable people, as well as the finest regional cuisine prepared by world-renown, international and local chefs. The experience is, indeed, memorable!


New England Day Tours


The Celebration of Wood
Day tour of New Hampshire
With wood sculptor, Jonathan Brooks

This stunning adventure going back 200 years culminates in the incredible Jonathan Brooks home, Art/Soul- a house made of wood by this renown wood sculptor with not a single right angle in its construction! Breathtaking and Life Changing!!

This tour has astounded friends as they explored the woods, sculpture park, house of curves, and studio of Jon Brooks and Jami Boyle!  Three hills in NH culminating in a leisurely and delicious visit  forms our perfect day in the country! Fairyland? Utopia? Art and Soul at this home in the woods? Meet Jami at home and Jonathan in the studio for stories beyond belief! See works in progress for the latest museum or patron piece!

Dates: Tour dates to be determined
Reserve Today or call to arrange an
unscheduled private tour.

$150.00 per person, 5 hour tour, 12 person maximum
Year Round Private Tours Available by Appointment
Creative Genius at Home is the only authorized
tour of the Jon Brooks Property.

For further information about tours
please call 207.747.5286.
For more on Jon Brooks,
read about Jon in the
October 2005
New Hampshire Magazine's Article:
"the non-linear world of artist jon brooks"
Web Quality PDF 900kb
High Resolution Print Quality PDF 5.5meg

REQUEST YOUR DREAM and Traveling with Carol will take you there!!





The Art of Freedom... The Freedom of Art Tour
April, 2020 - Now Taking Reservations

Five awe- inspiring days in Philadelphia as we encounter FIVE Creative Geniuses who have and still are changing the world! Be thrilled by a day in the Treehouse, a secret village for young people to thrive in Peace and Beauty, an Oasis in the Park where ALL children play together in harmony in an idyllic setting, the magnificent celebrated Magic Garden, and the very place where Art and Freedom were born in the form of Glass!!!

This Creative Genius Tour is endless with extra-ordinary events! Besides experiencing one of the world's greatest contempory glass collections, you will meet the founder of the museum, Irv Borowsky, who works non-stop to bring Peace into the world!  (He helped to rewrite the Bible with the Vatican to eliminate all bigoted expressions and that version is already circulating!)

We will also have the honor of a private tour of The Wharton Esherick House, a treehouse located on a hilltop above Valley Forge! The handsculpted home is breathtaking and the engineering skill of this 20th century art icon is remarkable!

No doubt you have heard of the Philadelphia Renaissance? We will meander through the neighborhood of glass and ceramic mosaics created by Isaiah Zagar! A visit in his garden is a must!!

And, of course, lovely lodgings overlooking the park and one of our dinners is enjoyed aboard an exquisite sailboat, The Mosholu!

April, 2020
Reserve Now for this All-inclusive Tour!

Four nights at the luxurious OMNI Hotel on Independence Park. All tours, limos, breakfasts and dinners.
$1800.00 / per person






The Italian North End ~ with Michele Topor!
Now Taking Reservations

I am taking reservations now for a wonderful day tour in Boston with Michele Topor.  As you know, Michele is one of New England's outstanding Italian Chefs as well as One of the top 10 Tour Guides in the says Travel and Leisure magazine! During her enthusiastic 3 1/2 hour walking tour, we will meet authentic shopkeepers whose tale she relates as we enjoy our SIX tastings!

Two weeks ago, one of my friends exclaimed that "The 3 1/2 hour tour goes so quickly!" This is a great birthday or holiday present!


Tour dates to be determined


Includes the private tour, transport to Boston, a fabuloso meal at Michele's favorite restaurant, a return to places to pick up specialty items!



Call to Reserve ~ 207.747.5286



Interested in a European Creative
Genius at Home Tour?
Now Taking Reservations

I am taking reservations now for several unique European Creative Genius Tours. Please call for more information and details about how you can meet internationally renown Susan Hermann Loomis on rue Tatin! Or sail the Venice lagoon on an 18th century vessel with Captain/Chef Mauro Stoppa!  Or, perhaps spending time in an 11th century village cooking in the kitchen with the town/castle owner, Giovanella Stianti!!

For further information about tours
please call 207.747.5286

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