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New England's Fall Foliage

8 Days from $2,606 per person

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Embark on a colorful autumnal journey through this picturesque corner of America, pairing historic cities and quaint towns on a quintessential trip across the Northeast.

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Embark on a colorful autumnal journey through this picturesque corner of America, pairing historic cities and quaint towns on a quintessential trip across the Northeast.

  1. On arrival at Boston Logan International Airport, a transfer will take you to your centrally-located hotel, which is situated next to Boston Common, the city's largest park. After settling in, perhaps take a stroll to Downtown Crossing or historic Faneuil Hall. At 6:00, join your Travel Director for a Welcome Dinner with wine and an opportunity to mingle with fellow guests at your hotel.

    meal(s):Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Hyatt Regency Boston.
  2. Today you'll discover some of Boston's most famous sights as you delve into the city's transformative past. You'll follow part of the red-brick Freedom Trail that brings the story of the American Revolution to life. Enjoy the warm, colorful scenery as you travel west to Stockbridge for a visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum, home to the largest and most significant collection of original Rockwell art. Travel on through the rolling hills of the Berkshires to your boutique hotel. Tucked away in the heart of Williamstown, this beautiful property is a prime example of timeless elegance.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:The Orchards Hotel
  3. Journey through the bronze fall foliage of Vermont, where you'll visit The Apple Barn Country Bake Shop for a revitalizing stop of baked goods and fresh cider. Explore the Rockefellers' renowned Billings Farm and Museum, a captivating working dairy and farm life museum, before a stop in the quintessential Vermont village of Woodstock with its picturesque covered bridge. End your day in the northern Vermont town of Stowe, home to the breathtaking alpine setting that attracted the real Von Trapp family of ‘The Sound of Music' fame in the late 1940s. You' ll stay at the family's Austrian-style lodge and indulge in a three-course Highlight Dinner, paired with a lager tasting from the on-site microbrewery.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Trapp Family Lodge
  4. Enjoy beautiful scenery ablaze with fall's golden red colors as you continue to savor Vermont's raw appeal. Prepare your taste buds for a guided tour of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, where you' ll be able to relish the quirky and fun flavors of the brand's best products, including the Boston Cream Pie. Return to the enchanting town of Stowe where the rest of the day is yours to spend at leisure.

    meal(s):Breakfast
  5. Move on to Vermont's pretty capital, Montpelier. You' ll travel to Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks and taste a Vermont tradition, the unusually named ‘sugar on snow,' which is maple syrup drizzled over packed snow. This tasty treat is usually served with a doughnut and pickle. Journey to New Hampshire's White Mountains and enter striking Franconia Notch. Take a scenic ride on the Gondola SkyRide at Loon Mountain Resort (weather permitting). Later, journey through the dazzling crimson and orange hues of the famed Kancamagus Scenic Byway to North Conway. This spectacular section of Route 112 is unspoiled by industry and boasts 34.5 miles of untouched natural beauty.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:White Mountain Hotel and Resort
  6. This morning, enjoy an insightful presentation by a naturalist on the North Woods' wildlife and ecology. Then, more spectacular fall foliage awaits as you journey through Crawford Notch, an arresting pass through the White Mountains. Stop for pictures at the Silver Cascade Waterfall and Bretton Woods, which offers stunning views of Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the northeast at 6,288 feet. Return to your hotel in the idyllic village of North Conway where you can enjoy an evening at leisure.

    meal(s):Breakfast
  7. Leave behind New Hampshire's colorful leaves as you enter the deep green pine forests of western Maine. In Kennebunkport, travel along Ocean Drive with stunning views of the Maine coastline. This coastal town houses the rich and famous, even serving as the summer retreat of former President George H.W. Bush. In the evening, enjoy a Celebration Dinner at Tiqa, a Mediterranean restaurant, with your fellow travelers.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Westin Portland Harborview
  8. Continue south to the charming Nubble Lighthouse, situated just feet from Cape Neddick Point, before driving back to Boston. Guests departing Boston will arrive at Boston Logan International Airport at 2:30 pm. Those extending their stay will return to the Hyatt Regency Boston hotel.

    meal(s):Breakfast
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Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.

Single Room Supplement: $1,375.

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $93 per person.

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  • Professional Travel Director Professional Travel Director
  • Sightseeing with Local Experts Sightseeing with Local Experts
  • VIP Access VIP Access
  • WIFI on Coach and in Hotels WIFI on Coach and in Hotels
  • Cultural Enrichment Cultural Enrichment
  • Expertly Selected Hotels Expertly Selected Hotels
  • Hotel Tips Hotel Tips
  • Most Meals Most Meals

Meal Summary

7 breakfasts, 5 dinners

Included Highlights

Signature Experiences

  • North Conway: With an expert naturalist, learn about the wildlife and ecology of the North Woods.
  • Waterbury: Learn the secrets behind the most famous ice cream in America and sample delicious flavors of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Bennington: Taste fresh cider at the Apple Barn and Country Bake Shop.
  • Boston: Follow part of the red-brick Freedom Trail that brings to life the story of the American Revolution.
  • Franconia Notch: Enjoy superb panoramic views on board the aerial tramway.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Trusted Customer
Service:
Vacation:
Service rating : Lots of interesting places to see despite the lack of color in the hills. Howie was excellent, knowledgable, personable. Hotels were first rate. Coach was top of the line. "Extras" were delicious, & surprising. We'd go again with Insight.
Vacation : Comprehensive look at the NE.
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  • We suggest bringing a variety of lightweight clothing items that can be layered to save space in your suitcase and give you more options for how to dress. For more helpful information please refer to our Packing Tips & Packing List.

  • At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity.  We recommend $4-5 per person/per day for your driver and $6-7 per person/per day for your Travel Director.  Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 dollars per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit.  A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.

  • Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.

  • You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions.  All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers.  In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group. 

    If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.

  • We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 24 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.

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