- Tour Highlights
- Price & Dates
16 September - 16 October 2024
- First Class or Superior accommodation
- Hotel taxes, porterage, tips and service charges
- Daily breakfast and certain dinners
- Transportation (Coach/Train/Ferry)
- Professional Tour Director and guide service
- Daily Must-See-Sightseeings with VIP Access
- Airport transfer services
- Gratuities to Tour Directors/guides
- International air ticket
- Safety net protection
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ARRIVE IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSSETS
Welcome to Beantown! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
BOSTON-PORTLAND, MAINE-BAR HARBOUR
Sea Treasure Head north through New Hampshire and into Maine for Portland, one of New England's most famous cities. Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Portland's famous Old Port Exchange, lined with its many boutiques, coffee houses, and art galleries. Continue to Bar Harbour, on Mount Desert Island, Maine's oldest summer resort. Join us for dinner tonight with a traditional [LF] lobster bake (B,D) LOCAL FAVOURITE LOCAL TASTES Taste the traditions of the Atlantic seaports with a lobster-bake dinner in historic Bar Harbour, featuring Maine lobster, steamed mussels, and fresh corn-on-the-cob. Delicious!
BAR HARBOUR. EXCURSION TO ACADIA NATIONAL PARK
Atlantic Adventures Visit stunning Acadia National Park. During your visit, take the scenic park road for spectacular panoramas from the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the first place in the continental U.S. to see the sunrise each day. Free time this evening. (B)
BAR HARBOUR-NORTH CONWAY, NEW HAMPSHIRE
Naturally Beautiful New England Back to the mainland and west through Maine for vistas of sparkling lakes and forests. Then, on to New Hampshire and the scenic White Mountains, New England's greatest range and premier outdoor playground. Later, enjoy the [LF] Raven Interpretive Program with a Local Naturalist. Free time this evening. (B) LOCAL FAVOURITE WILD & WONDERFUL Travel through New England's great White Mountains including the unique topography and wildlife on your way to New Hampshire's Raven Interpretive Program site. Join a Local Naturalist to hear the fascinating stories about the unique environs of northern New England and the wealth of local wildlife here.
NORTH CONWAY-WOODSTOCK, VERMONT-KILLINGTON
Spectacular Sights & Bites Visit an iconic covered bridge and take photos of the classic New England fall colours. Then, enjoy a beautiful drive through Franconia Notch and along the renowned Kancamagus Highway. Hugging the Connecticut River, cross into Vermont and visit Woodstock, its village green reminiscent of 19th-century England. Visit Billings Farm & Museum. Continue to Killington. (B,L,D) TOUR HIGHLIGHT LOCAL TRADITIONS Visit beautiful Billings Farm & Museum for a glimpse into Vermont's rural traditions of the past. You'll witness life on a working dairy farm and enjoy a locally made treat to make your visit even sweeter!
Classic Americana Journey south to Stockbridge in the Berkshire Mountains for a visit to the Norman Rockwell Studio & Museum, housing a large collection of works by one of America's most iconic artists. Continue to Sturbridge for an overnight and a memorable [LF] Colonial style dinner at the historic Publick House. (B,D) LOCAL FAVOURITE LOCAL TASTES Enjoy a traditional Colonial-style dinner, served New England-style with true Yankee hospitality. Dine in an atmosphere that has maintained its 18th-century ambiance, furnished with oversized wingback chairs and couches by the fireplace, and vintage brass beer taps and rum barrels. TOUR HIGLIGHT CULTURAL GEM Perhaps no other American artist has captured the time in which he lived than Norman Rockwell. HIs paintings of American life bear the strokes of a simpler life that evoke deep emotion by those who view it. Capture the illustrations of Americana with a visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum and experience moments of American life preserved for future generations.
STURBRIDGE-MYSTIC SEAPORT, CONNECTICUT-NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND
Into the Mystic After a leisure morning, visit Mystic Seaport and the Museum of America and the Sea. On to Rhode Island, the "Ocean State" for a free evening. (B) TOUR HIGHLIGHT HISTORY & HERITAGE The Museum of America and the Sea is a living testament to life in the 1800s and the traditions of this New England coastal village on the bracing Mystic Seaport. Learn about whaling life and seafarer tales of old with a fascinating look at life on the New England coast.
American Dreams Today, enjoy a Newport orientation tour and see the first state house, the nation's oldest synagogue, and St. Mary's Church. Afterward, visit the Vanderbilt home at the Breakers. Then, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D) TOUR HIGHLIGHT LEGENDARY LIVES Explore the extravagant lifestyle of a bygone era with a visit to the Breakers, shipping magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt's historic mansion. Marvel at the lavish residence and artistic collection in this example of American industry and wealth at the turn of the century.
Boston's Bold History Depart this morning for Boston and take a guided walking tour of the city's landmarks. After a transfer to the airport for guests with homebound flights, the motorcoach continues downtown to the tour hotel, where the tour ends. Please schedule flights from Boston's Logan International Airport after 3:30 pm. Want to explore more of Boston on your own? Extra nights are available for purchase. (B) TOUR HIGHLIGHT ICONIC FOOTSTEPS Listen, my children, and you shall hear about the midnight ride of Paul Revere! Take a guided walking tour of the legendary landmarks of Boston. Here, in the cradle of liberty, you'll walk in the iconic footsteps of American forefathers along the Boston Common, the Old State House, Old North Church (where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride), Freedom Trail, and Faneuil Hall - with the opportunity to browse in Quincy Market.
~Bar Harbor Lobster Bake
~Norman Rockwell Studio
|Departure Dates||Price PP (From)||-||-||-|
|16 Sep - 24 Sep 2024||RM 18570|
|17 Sep - 25 Sep 2024||RM 18570|
|18 Sep - 26 Sep 2024||RM 21580|
|19 Sep - 27 Sep 2024||RM 18240|
|20 Sep - 28 Sep 2024||RM 18240|
|21 Sep - 29 Sep 2024||RM 18240|
|22 Sep - 30 Sep 2024||RM 18240|
|25 Sep - 3 Oct 2024||RM 19500|
|26 Sep - 4 Oct 2024||RM 21820|
|27 Sep - 13 Oct 2024||RM 18960|
|6 Oct - 14 Oct 2024||RM 19500|
|8 Oct - 16 Oct 2024||RM 19500|