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Fall Colours of New England 2018 (Costsaver)

Duration 10 days

Destinations visited :
  • Eastern USA
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From historic Boston to quintessential Cape Cod and deep into rural New England explore picture postcard small towns steeped in rich autumn colors with their quaint homes, curiosity shops and towering white church steeples, this great value trip covers essential fall foliage with a few surprises along the way.

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DAY 1

ARRIVE BOSTON
Welcome to Boston, known as “Beantown.” Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon.
Hotel : Holiday Inn Express, Saugus

DAY 2

BOSTON – PLYMOUTH – HYANNIS (2 NIGHTS)
This morning, enjoy a city tour of Boston’s historic sites. Head out along the Freedom Trail to see Old North Church, Quincy Market and the site of the Boston Massacre. Drive by historic buildings including the Massachusetts State House and the impressive State Capitol near the top of Beacon Hill. From Boston, travel to Plymouth and Plymouth Plantation, a recreated 17th century village where costumed reenactors bring to life the history of the Plymouth Colon. Then set out for Cape Cod, an area of both natural beauty and quaint colonial villages. Arrive in Hyannis, made famous by the Kennedys.
Meal(s) ; Continental Breakfast
Hotel ; Riviera Beach Resort

DAY 3

CAPE COD AND PROVINCETOWN EXCURSION
This morning, travel along historic Old King’s Highway, a scenic byway winding through centuries of Cape Cod history. Visit Cape Cod National Seashore, with massive sand dunes and long sandy beaches. Visit Provincetown at the tip of the Cape. Once a whaling town, it has become a popular summer resort. Enjoy some leisure time to browse through the galleries and arts and crafts shops or perhaps take an optional whale watching excursion.
Meal(s) : Buffet Breakfast

DAY 4

HYANNIS – PITTSFIELD
Leave the Cape and head west to the towns and villages of Southeastern Massachusetts-home to over 14,000 acres (5,665 hectares) of working cranberry bogs. Visit a bog and learn all about Massachusetts’ number one agricultural commodity crop. Continue along a portion of the Mohawk Trail, the first scenic road in New England, which officially opened in 1914. Continue through the rolling hills of the Berkshire Mountains.
Meal(s) : Buffet Breakfast
Hotel : Hilton Garden Inn Lenox Pittsfield

DAY 5

PITTSFIELD – BURLINGTON (2 NIGHTS)
Drive on through the rich colours of Vermont and stop at the Apple Barn in Bennington for an Iconic Breakfast including fresh picked apples, apple cider and Vermont cheddar. Then it’s on to Rockingham to visit the family-owned and operated Vermont Country Store, a general store of yesteryear with practical and hard-to-find products from around the block and around the world. Next, stop is in Woodstock, a charming town with quaint houses, churches and a picturesque covered bridge. Then it’s onto Quechee Gorge for breathtaking views of Vermont’s deepest gorge, formed by glacial activity over 13,000 years ago. Drive through the Green Mountain National Forest to Burlington, set on the shores of glittering Lake Champlain.
Meal(s) : Iconic Breakfast
Hotel : Holiday Inn Burlington

DAY 6

BURLINGTON FREE TIME
Enjoy a free day in Burlington, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the prettiest towns in America. The city’s location on Lake Champlain provides a scenic backdrop to a lively and charming downtown, Church Street Marketplace, full of shops, restaurants, bars and culture. As an option, join a luncheon cruise aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen.
Meal(s) : Continental Breakfast

DAY 7

BURLINGTON – NORTH CONWAY (2 NIGHTS)
Travel to Stowe, a wonderfully eclectic New England town tucked away in the Green Mountains. Continue on to Montpelier, the nation’s smallest capital city with its elegant gold-domed state house. Stop at Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks for a sugar house visit and tasting of “sugar on snow,” maple sugar served on ice with a pickle. Cross the state border into New Hampshire and enter the White Mountains, travelling through Franconia Notch State Park. Drive along the Kancamagus Highway, called “The Kanc,” New England’s most scenic byway.
Meal(s) : Continental Breakfast
Hotel : Fox Ridge Resort

DAY 8

NORTH CONWAY SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
This morning, take the quintessential fall colour excursion to the White Mountains past Mount Washington-the tallest peak in the northeast at 6,288 feet (1,917 metres)-through Crawford Notch State Park. Snap a photo at Silver Cascade Waterfall and Bretton Woods, offering stunning views of Mount Washington. Back in North Conway, the rest of the day is yours to do as you please.
Meal(s) : Buffet Breakfast

DAY 9

NORTH CONWAY – PORTSMOUTH
Continue through New Hampshire before crossing the state border into Maine where you will arrive in charming Kennebunkport. After, travel along Ocean Drive with stunning views of the Maine coastline and the homes of the rich and famous, including the summer retreat of former President George H.W. Bush. Take a walk along the waterfront before continuing to charming Portsmouth.
Meal(s) : Buffet Breakfast
Hotel : Holiday Inn Portsmouth

DAY 10

PORTSMOUTH – DEPART BOSTON
Continue south to Boston Logan International Airport or the Boston hotel for guests wishing to extend their stay.
Meal(s) : Continental Breakfast

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Bennington : Iconic Breakfast at the Apple Barn to taste freshly made cider donuts, Vermont cheddar and fresh picked apples
  • Boston : Set out along the Freedom Trail to see the historic sites
  • Burlington : Arrive in this picturesque town set on the shores of Lake Champlain
  • Cape Cod : Visit the seashore with its massive sand dunes and long sandy beaches
  • Montpelier : Stop at Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks for a sugar house visit and tasting of “sugar on snow,” maple sugar served on ice with a pickle
  • North Conway : Discover this quintessential New England town full of historic buildings, quaint antique shops, bookstores and bakeries
  • Portsmouth : See the city sitting near the mouth of the Piscataqua River, a short, wide river that divides New Hampshire and Maine
  • Woodstock : Visit the town considered part of the “Quiet Corner,” known for its “tranquility, history and pastoral good looks”

Dining

  • 9 Breakfasts

Unbeatable Features

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

Prices from £1295
Selected– September/October

  • Land only price – Twin-share option
  • Triple and Single rooms available
  • Flights available
  • Pre and Post extensions available

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Fall Colours of New England 2018 (Costsaver)

From historic Boston to quintessential Cape Cod and deep into rural New England explore picture postcard small towns steeped in rich autumn colors with their quaint homes, curiosity shops and towering white church steeples, this great value trip covers essential fall foliage with a few surprises along the way.

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