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Boston, Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard

Operated by: Trafalgar

8 Days from $3,080 per person
SEP - OCT 2021
Lighthouse on beach at Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Countries Visited

United States ...more United States

Locations Visited

Boston, Cambridge (MA), Marthas Vineyard, Edgartown, Vineyard Haven, Sandwich, Hyannis, Forestdale, Woods Hole, Provincetown, Eastham, New Bedford, Newport (RI), Wareham (MA), Plymouth (MA) ...more Boston, Cambridge (MA), Marthas Vineyard, Edgartown, Vineyard Haven, Sandwich, Hyannis, Forestdale, Woods Hole, Provincetown, Eastham, New Bedford, Newport (RI), Wareham (MA), Plymouth (MA)
  1. Day 1 Arrive Boston (2 Nights)

    The Cradle of Liberty is your gateway to an Atlantic adventure filled with quiet harbour 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 Boston Sightseeing

    Connect with the living history of Boston this morning, joining a Local Specialist for a leisurely walk along the city's redbrick 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 Boston – 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, colourful 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 Martha's Vineyard – Cape Cod (2 Nights)

    The bright blooms of lovely gardens beckon as we stroll through the Heritage Museum & Gardens of Sandwich, Cape Cod's oldest town. Later, 'Connect with Locals', joining the owners of a local taphouse for a private 'Be My Guest' lunch. Savour tasty seafood flavours while you gain a deeper understanding of the thriving craft beer scene on Cape Cod.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
    hotel Hyannis Harbor Hotel
  5. Day 5 Cape Cod Sightseeing

    Visit the popular fishing port of Provincetown before embarking on a one-hour 4WD tour the sand dunes along the Cape Code 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 take an optional whale watching cruise this afternoon or sample the local dishes of clam chowder or Portuguese kale soup for which the Cod area is so renowned.

    meals Breakfast
  6. Day 6 Cape Cod – Newport (2 Nights)

    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 Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina
  7. Day 7 Newport Sightseeing

    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 travellers for a Farewell Dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
  8. Day 8 Newport – Depart Boston

    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 British settlement of Plymouth Colony. Continue to Boston where your transfer will take you to Boston Logan International Airport or consider extending your stay.

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

Dining Highlights

  • 7 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (including Be My Guest)
  • 3 dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Sightseeing Highlights

  • VISIT Boston, MIT, Plimoth Plantation, Sandwich Museum & Gardens, Provincetown, Martha's Vineyard, Newport
  • CONNECT WITH LOCALS Meet the owners of a local taphouse to learn about the thriving craft beer scene on the Cape and enjoy a private lunch. (Day 4)
  • DIVE INTO CULTURE Gain insights into 17th century colonial settlement life at Plimoth Plantation. (Day 8)
  • LOCAL SPECIALIST Including a walk along Boston's Freedom Trail and visits to MIT and the New Bedford Whaling Museum as well as guides on Cape Cod. (Days 2, 3, 5, 6)

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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September 2021
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Sep 17 Fri
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TODAY'S PRICE - Based on twin share
$3,414 $3,243 Save $171
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Sep 24 Fri
Oct 1 Fri
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$3,354 $3,186 Save $168
October 2021
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Oct 8 Fri
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$3,242 $3,080 Save $162
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 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


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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