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Fall Colors of New England

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10 Days from $2,250 per person
SEP - OCT 2024
Usa Fall Colors Of New England

Countries Visited

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Locations Visited

Boston, Plymouth, Hyannis, Cape Cod, Provincetown, Newport, Providence, Killington, Stowe, Montpelier (VT), North Conway, Kennebunkport, Portsmouth ...more Boston, Plymouth, Hyannis, Cape Cod, Provincetown, Newport, Providence, Killington, Stowe, Montpelier (VT), North Conway, Kennebunkport, Portsmouth
  1. Day 1 Arrive Boston (1 Night)

    Welcome to the affectionately named ‘Beantown’, America’s oldest city. A key player in America’s battle for independence and the abolition movement, Boston’s historical significance can only be matched with its enthusiasm for sport; baseballs legends the Red Sox hail from here, as do the Celtics basketball team. After settling in to your hotel, you might want to head on down to the Seaport District to discover just how seriously Boston takes its reputation as a seafood capital. Local specialities include ‘sacred cod’, fresh lobster and creamy chowder, each cooked fresh, steaming and delicious.

    hotel Doubletree by Hilton Boston Bayside
  2. Day 2 Boston – Plymouth – Hyannis (2 Nights)

    This morning’s city tour will follow the Freedom Trail, that winds its way through the city connecting several historically significant sites including Quincy Market, State Capitol and Boston Harbour. Leaving Boston behind you’ll then travel to ‘America’s Home Town’ of Plymouth, where you’ll Make Travel Matter and visit the fascinating Plimoth Patuxet Museum. A meticulously recreated version of the original 17th century Plymouth Colony, the plantation tells the story of the first Pilgrim settlers who arrived in Plymouth in 1620, brought to life through costumed interpreters, original recipes and olde worlde language. From here head on to the pretty fishing villages and wealthy towns of Cape Cod, where you’ll arrive in Hyannis to spend the evening.

    hotel Riviera Beach Resort
  3. Day 3 Cape Cod and Provincetown Excursion

    Start your day with an Iconic Breakfast at Persy's Place. Then wind your way through some of the oldest villages in America via Old King’s Highway, you’ll make your way to the 40 glorious miles that make up the Cape Cod National Seashore, a pristine collection of beaches, sand dunes, salt marshes and nature trails. At the very tip of the Cape sits lively, artsy Provincetown, a place of pilgrimage for writers and artists who have been visiting here for the past century. Boasting a plethora of galleries, craft shops and charming cafes, you can happily wander away an afternoon here.

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    hotel Riviera Beach Resort
  4. Day 4 Hyannis - Providence (1 Night)

    This morning, crossing the Cape Cod Canal, travel “off Cape” as we head to Rhode Island. Visit Newport, where you can spend time on the historic waterfront or in the Antiques District. Perhaps visit Newport Casino, the birthplace of tennis in the US. Highlight your visit with our Optional Experience, The Breakers, a summer “cottage” of the Vanderbilt’s. Continue this afternoon to Providence, home of Brown University.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Graduate Providence
  5. Day 5 Providence - Killington (2 Nights)

    First, drive along the Historic Mohawk Trail on the way to Bridge of Flowers. The Bridge of Flowers Committee was initiated by the Shelburne Falls Area Women's Club in 1929. It is nonprofit and its gardeners and volunteer members work hard to keep the Bridge's many flowers, plants, trees, shrubs and vines growing beautifully throughout the season. Next on your journey, you will visit Saxton's Distillery. Saxton's produces Sapling Vermont Maple Rye, Maple Bourbon and Maple Liqueur, Perc Coffee Liqueur and Snowdrop Gin. The multiple-award winning Sapling line uses locally-produced maple, and their Snowdrop Gin is a uniquely complex gin that is the highest rated in New England.

    hotel Killington Mountain Lodge
  6. Day 6 Vermont's Green Mountains

    This morning we travel past the appropriately named Green Mountains to Vermont's capital city of Montpelier. See the state’s impressive capital building before visiting the Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks for a tasting of the unique “sugar on snow." Then make a stop in Stowe before heading to Killington to visit the state's capital building to round out the day.

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    hotel Killington Mountain Lodge
  7. Day 7 Killington – North Conway (2 Nights)

    This morning, cross from the Green Mountains to the White Mountains as we leave Vermont for New Hampshire. Travel along the dramatic Franconia Notch mountain pass before entering the scenic byway known locally as “The Kanc”, a historic National Scenic Byway. Emerging from the Kancamagus Highway, North Conway will be your home for the next 2 evenings.

    hotel Fox Ridge Resort, North Conway
  8. Day 8 North Conway Sightseeing and Free Time

    Blazing red, burnt orange and vibrant yellow fall foliage will stretch out in every direction as you head into the White Mountains this morning. Few places in the world offer such a stunning display of autumn colours, with people travelling from all over to enjoy and photograph this sublime landscape. You’ll pass by the tallest peak in the Northeast, Mount Washington, as you journey through Crawford Notch State Park and stop off at Silver Cascade Falls, which twists, turns and cascades 4000 feet (1219 metres) down the side of Mount Jackson. Once back in North Conway later today, take a stroll around the restored buildings, antique shops and treasure trove bookshops that make up the historic downtown.

    meals Iconic Breakfast
    hotel Fox Ridge Resort, North Conway
  9. Day 9 North Conway - Boston

    Cross the state border into Maine today, taking in the vast forests, pretty seaside villages and cliff lined shores of this affluent adventure playground. Stopping in chic, preppy Kennebunkport, enjoy a glimpse of a coastal town as you explore the upscale boutiques and flashy art galleries. Next, stop in Portsmouth and take in the beautiful 18th century buildings and historical centre. End your day back in Boston.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Doubletree by Hilton Boston Bayside
  10. Day 10 Depart Boston

    Today, your trip will come to an end at Boston Logan International Airport at your leisure. If Boston still has more you’d like to discover, you’ve also got the option of extending your stay a few more days.

    meals Breakfast
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Price Includes

Whats Included

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Many meals included
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries
  • City orientation tours
  • Variety of Optional Experiences

Choice Highlights

Essentials

  • : Learn Boston's rich history while touring the city and a part of the Red-Brick Freedom Trail, highlighting the city's historical and cultural landmarks
  • : Visit the Plimoth Patuxet Museum where a 17th century colony comes to life
  • : Iconic Breakfast at Persy's Place for a taste of classic American dishes in a homey setting
  • : Visit the pristine sandy beaches of the Cape Cod National Seashore
  • : See the capitol building, the Vermont Sate House
  • : Visit the Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks and enjoy their 100% pure maple syrup
  • : Visit the 18th century buildings and historical centre and enjoy a true New England experience

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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.

Provincetown

Available on Day 3

Art's Sand Dune Tours

Art’s Dune Tours provides an off-road tour experience to our family of visitors through the heart of the National Historic District of the Cape Cod National Seashore Park. The dune tours run from March through mid-November. Our knowledgeable tour guides will share the history and ecology of these beautiful and unique dunes that have inspired so many fine artists and writers.
Adult Price: $37

Hyannis

Available on Day 3

Hyannis Harbor Cruise

Learn about the history of Hyannis and local area landmarks including Great Island, the Kennedy Memorial, St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, Squaw Island, Point Gammon Light, and the historic Kennedy Compound in Hyannisport. Live commentary.
Adult Price: $18

Newport

Available on Day 4

Newport Mansions - The Gilded Age

No visit to Newport is complete without seeing the city’s magnificent collection of mansions, built on Bellevue Avenue by the wealthiest New York families with names like Astor and Vanderbilt, who in the late 19th century chose Newport as their summer resort. These “cottages,” as they were called, were built with no expense spared, commissioning designers to create innovative architectural showcases with lavish interiors filled with imported gold and marble and appointed with hand-painted murals. The grounds themselves are equally impressive in their design and execution, with beautiful terraces and stunning gardens. Visit The Breakers, the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages" and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America.
Adult Price: $26

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Marcia Leibson
Friday, October 15, 2021
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We had no idea it was a Cost Saver trip until we checked in with our tour guide. Weren’t happy with all the hotels & lack of meals.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are sorry to hear that you were not aware this trip was operated by CostSaver. We do try to clearly mark the operating company on on our website, brochures, payment invoices and tour documents. We apologize if this was not communicated to you at the time of your booking.
Friday, October 15, 2021
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Didn’t know it was a Cost Saver trip until we checked in with our guide. Some of the accommodations were less than desirable & the lack of meals was not acceptable. The tour guide & driver were fine but for most of the trip we had no WiFi on the bus & the mic didn’t work well at all. Happy with Covid protocols! Will not do another Cost Saver trip. This isn’t the trip we originally signed up for but we understand things had to change due to Covid. Our othe trips with Trafalgar were A plus.
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