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Grand New England Escorted Coach Tour

8 Nights Tour from £2,139 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Discover the beauty, heritage and culture of New England on this escorted tour, spanning nine days. From the historic attractions in Boston and along the Freedom Trails to the beautiful natural scenery of the White Mountains, and charming coastal town and cities, New England plays host to countless diverse landmarks. You’ll visit Newport, Salem, the Kancamagus Highway, Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod, experiencing New England at its very best along the way.

Highlights:

  • Delve into the past and present of Boston’s rich heritage
  • Take a tour of the renowned town of Salem, famous for its 17th century witchcraft trials
  • Travel along the scenic Kancamagus Highway to Cannon Mountain
  • Spend time admiring the breath-taking beauty of the Green Mountains of Vermont
  • Visit Cape Cod and opt to take part in a whale watching tour or a visit to Martha’s Vineyard

Details

Day 1

Boston

Arrive in Boston and transfer to your hotel where you’ll meet with your tour guide and have time to relax.

Overnight: Hilton Boston Back Bay

Day 2

Boston

Take a city tour of Boston this morning and witness the contrast between the past and the present, delving into the rich heritage of this popular destination. In the afternoon, you’ll have some leisure time to explore on your own.

Overnight: Hilton Boston Back Bay

Day 3

Boston – Maine

Travel along the North Shore of Massachusetts and the southern coast of Maine, then travel through the town of Salem – an area made famous for its 17th century witchcraft trails. Further up the coast you’ll find the charming fishing port of Gloucester and the famous Fisherman’s memorial statue, as well as Rockport Massachusetts and Kennebunkport further on.

Overnight: Holiday Inn by the Bay

Day 4

Maine – White Mountains

Begin today with a stop at Portland Head Light before heading inland to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Journey along the picturesque and incredibly scenic Kancamagus Highway, an old Indian Trail which cuts through the National Forest, before embarking on an aerial tram ride to the summit of Cannon Mountain which overlooks breath-taking vistas of the surrounding area (weather permitting).

Overnight: North Conway Grand

Day 5

White Mountains – Green Mountains

Over 1300 lakes adorn the Lakes Region of New Hampshire and this area was also the setting for the popular film ‘On Golden Pond’. Today sees you pass two of these lakes – Winnipesaukee and Squam – before continuing on to Vermont’s Green Mountains. Stop off at Quechee Gorge to admire the vistas and take some photos of the inspiring scenery then continue on to Woodstock for some free time in this charming Vermont town.

Overnight: Holiday Inn Rutland

Day 6

Green Mountains – Connecticut River Valley

Journey south this morning through the scenic beauty of Vermont, stopping off along the way in Manchester Village where you’ll have time for a spot of shopping. Afterwards, continue on to the Berkshire Hills for a visit to Hancock Shaker Village.

Overnight: Sturbridge Host

Day 7-8

Newport , Rhode Island & Cape Cod

Travel to Newport,  Rhode Island this morning, the sailing capital of New England and a popular choice for wealthy American families at the turn of the last century for its elegant ‘cottages’ and stately summer homes. From here, travel to Cape Cod – while you’re here, there’s the option to take part in an unescorted round-trip ferry ride to the island of Martha’s Vineyard with an included sightseeing tour. Alternatively, you may prefer to take a tour of Cape Cod with a whale watching cruise (weather permitting).

Overnight: DoubleTree Hyannis

Day 9

Cape Cod – Boston

On your way to Boston you will take a tour of Sandwich, the Cape’s oldest town, before visiting Plimouth Plantation where you’ll take a step back in time to life as it was in 1627. Return to Boston in the afternoon and make your way to the airport for your departing flight.

 

What’s Included

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: Motorcoach
  • Hotels (8 nights)
  • Visits to Newport Mansion, Hancock Shaker Village, Plimouth Plantation and Portland Head Light; our of White Mountains and an aerial tram ride; Guided tour of Boston, Salem, Gloucester and Rockport; Choice of whale watching tour or Martha’s Vineyard tour
  • Tour guide throughout

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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