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Boston, Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard

Operated by: Trafalgar

8 Days from $3,308 per person
MAY - OCT 2022
Lighthouse on beach at Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Countries Visited

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Locations Visited

Boston (MA), Cambridge (MA), Edgartown, Woods Hole, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, Forestdale, Sandwich, Hyannis, Eastham, Provincetown, Newport (RI), Wareham (MA), New Bedford, Plymouth (MA) ...more Boston (MA), Cambridge (MA), Edgartown, Woods Hole, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, Forestdale, Sandwich, Hyannis, Eastham, Provincetown, Newport (RI), Wareham (MA), New Bedford, Plymouth (MA)
  1. Day 1 Begin Your Adventure In Boston

    The Cradle of Liberty is your gateway to an Atlantic adventure filled with quiet harbor towns, lighthouses and windswept coastlines. After check-in, enjoy free time to explore Boston, before joining your Travel Director and travel companions for a Welcome Reception this evening.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel W Boston
  2. Day 2 Tour The Red Bricks Of Boston

    Connect with the living history of Boston this morning, joining a Local Specialist for a leisurely walk along the city's red brick Freedom Trail. Next, brush shoulders with the intellectuals of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) touring the prestigious campus with a current student to gain insights into college life.

    meals Breakfast
  3. Day 3 Relax In Martha's Vineyard

    A scenic ferry ride takes us “on island” to the summer retreat of the rich and famous, Martha's Vineyard. Join your Travel Director for a guided sightseeing tour of the island – its brightly painted cottages, colorful farmers’ markets and quiet beaches, then indulge in a Regional Dinner at a local restaurant.

    meals Breakfast, Regional Dinner
    hotel Edgar Hotel
  4. Day 4 Entice Your Taste Buds In Cape Cod

    Begin your tour out on the water, cruising by ferry from Martha’s Vineyard to our next destination, Cape Cod. Next up, the bright blooms of lovely gardens beckon as we stroll through the Hidden Gem Heritage Museum & Gardens of Sandwich, Cape Cod's oldest town. Soak up the 100 acres of expansive gardens of trees and shrubs, designed gardens, exquisite flowers and sweeping lawns. From fall’s blazing foliage to summer’s brilliant hydrangeas and daylilies, the gardens are a delight any time of year and one of the prettiest ways to experience Cape Cod. In the galleries you’ll find a collection of American Folk Art, a vintage carousel you can ride, important American automobiles from the brass age to the present, and more traveling exhibits. Later, Connect With Locals and get an insider experience of what life is like in Cape Cod with a private meal with the owners of a local restaurant. Savor tasty seafood while you gain a deeper understanding of the thriving dining scene on Cape Cod in this Be My Guest lunch.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
    hotel Doubletree Cape Cod Hyannis
  5. Day 5 Roam The Dunes Of Cape Cod

    Visit the popular fishing port of Provincetown before embarking on a one-hour 4WD tour of the sand dunes along the Cape Cod National Sea Shore. Your sandy journey will take you past wispy beach grass and dune shacks where famous artists and writers were once inspired to create their art. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Perhaps sample the local dishes of clam chowder or Portuguese kale soup for which the Cape Cod area is so renowned.

    meals Breakfast
  6. Day 6 Wander The Cranberry Bogs

    Get your fill of cranberries as you explore the largest agricultural cooperative of cranberry growers in the world. Visit area cranberry bogs, some dating back to the 1800's. Explore the region’s whaling heritage and its connection to the local community next, joining a Local Specialist for an insightful visit to the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Spend the rest of the evening on your own, admiring the city’s beautiful colonial-era architecture and sophisticated style.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel The Wayfinder
  7. Day 7 Newport Your Way

    This morning, you'll enjoy Your Choice sightseeing with a visit to one of Newport's renowned landmarks—The Vanderbilt's Breakers Mansion, a “summer cottage” called The Elms Mansion or the International Tennis Hall of Fame, which pays tribute to the players and contributors to this sport. This afternoon, perhaps join an optional sail around Newport Harbor. Our journey through the gateway of the New World almost at its end, we join our fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
  8. Day 8 Step Into Pilgrim Life In Plimoth Plantation

    Dive Into Culture and tread in the footsteps of pilgrims and patriots, delving into the living history of Plimoth Plantation where you will gain insights into what life was like in the original 17th-century English settlement of Plymouth Colony. Continue to Boston where your transfer will take you to Boston Logan International Airport or consider extending your stay. Guests who booked the Maritimes Cruise extension will stay overnight in Boston before setting sail the following day.

    meals Breakfast
Boston, Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard
Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 1 Be My Guest
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
  • 1 Regional Dinner
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 7 Breakfasts

First class travel Highlights

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Explore Boston's Freedom Trail, MIT, New Bedford Whaling Museum, and Cape Cod with a Local Specialist
  • Visit Plimoth Plantation, Sandwich Museum & Gardens, Provincetown, Martha's Vineyard, Newport, Provincetown, 4WD tour of sand dunes, Cranberry growers, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Newport Vanderbilt Mansions, Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Connect With Locals Enjoy a BMG lunch experience at a local restaurant.
  • Dive Into Culture Gain insights into 17th century colonial settlement life at Plimoth Plantation.

Dates & Prices

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. To request a personalized travel quote, click "Request Quote" and a Travel Specialist will send your custom quote including airfare if requested.

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May 2022
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Optional Add-Ons

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Boston

Boston Harbor Cruise

We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Approx. duration: 1.5 hours
Adult Price: $35

Newport

The Sloop Eleanor

Meet the newest member of our fleet, Eleanor. Just launched in Albany in May 2016, she’s a custom-designed Scarano 48’ sloop that can accommodate up to 24 guests in her roomy cockpit with wrap-around seating. Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful coastal scenery while our experienced captain and knowledgeable crew fill you with the lore of yesteryear while sailing on the bay. Approx. duration 1.5 hours
Adult Price: $35

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