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Highlights of New England

From £3,299.00
Duration 10 Days
Departures from: Sep 2024 - Oct 2025
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From £3,299.00
Duration 10 Days
Departures from: Sep 2024 - Oct 2025
Tour Overview
Experience what makes New England so special on this 10 day tour. We'll start in the biggest city of New England, Boston, where sightseeing will include the historic Quincy Market. We'll see Cape Cod and visit the JFK Presidential Library for an insight in to his life and times before visiting the quaint towns on Martha's Vineyard and the Newport Mansions in Rhode Island. We'll spend time in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and end in coastal Maine where we'll experience a traditional New England lobster clambake.
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Your Holiday Includes

  • Return flights from London
  • 8 nights in great quality hotels plus 1 night in flight
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 dinner, and welcome drink
  • Travelsphere Holiday Director and Specialist Local Guides
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation

Included Holiday Highlights

 
  • Tour of Boston including the Freedom Trail
  • Cape Cod and Provincetown
  • Martha's Vineyard visit
  • Visit Newport, Rhode Island
  • New Bedford Whaling Museum
  • The White Mountains and Franconia Notch State Park
  • See the iconic lighthouse at Portland
  • Visit the former ship-building town of Kennebunkport
  • Discover Ogunquit and the coast of Maine
  • Enjoy a traditional New England clambake
  • John F Kennedy Library and Museum

                            Itinerary

                            Day 1 UK - Boston

                            Make you own way to the airport for your flight to Boston. On arrival we'll transfer you to your hotel.

                            Day 2 Boston - Falmouth

                            You'll get to know Boston this morning on a sightseeing tour with a local guide. We'll stop at several highlights on the city's Freedom Trail, famous sites and locations that tell the story of the American Revolution and beyond. There will be time for lunch at Quincy Market and later we'll head to Falmouth on Cape Cod.

                            Meals included: B

                            Day 3 Cape Cod

                            Today we will travel along the beautiful Cape Cod National Seashore, and stop at Chatham, one of the Cape's most beautiful towns and home to the Chatham Light. Later, we'll make our way to Provincetown, where you'll find beautiful beaches, charming shops and an eclectic artisan community. Why not have lunch in one of the many tempting cafes here

                            Meals included: B

                            Day 4 Martha's Vineyard

                            You'll take a ferry to Martha's Vineyard this morning. This delightful island is where celebrities and presidents, past and present, choose to take their holidays. We'll take a tour of the island's six small towns, which include elegant Edgartown and Oak Bluffs, with its colourful gingerbread cottages. We'll then continue to Rhode Island for a two night stay.

                            Meals included: B

                            Day 5 Newport

                            On today's tour of Newport, you'll see why this scenic coastal town became the playground of the rich and famous, from the hugely wealthy families of the "Gilded Age" to more recently the Kennedy's. You'll stroll through the narrow streets of the Old Town and tour along Ocean Drive and "Milionaires Row" to see some of the summer homes built by America's wealthiest families in the late 19th century including Rosecliff, where 'The Great Gatsby' and 'High Society' were filmed. If you wish to, you can join a visit to The Breakers, the most opulent mansion of them all. It was built by the Vanderbilt family and is a 70-room Italian Renaissance-style palazzo. Later you'll have some free time to explore Brick Marketplace and the waterfront. Meals included: B

                            Day 6 New Hampshire

                            Leaving Rhode Island today we'll first head to the Atlantic Seaport of New Bedford. The town inspired Herman Melville to write Moby Dick and we'll visit the New Bedford Whaling Museum to learn about this historic New England industry. Later our journey continues to Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. Meals included: B

                            Day 7 White Mountains

                            You'll see glorious New Hampshire countryside today, as we travel through the White Mountains and along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway into Franconia Notch State Park.

                            Meals included: B

                            Day 8 New Hampshire - Maine

                            Before leaving New Hampshire today we'll travel up to the Castle in the Clouds, an Arts and Crafts style mansion on a site with stunning views over the Lakes region and surrounding mountains. Later we'll head east to coastal Maine. At Cape Elizabeth you'll see Portland Head Light – Maine's oldest lighthouse and enjoy some time to explore the waterfront of Portland. First settled in the 1600s, the seaport of Kennebunkport was known for its shipbuilding, and today you'll see some of the town's mansions, built by wealthy captains. Later we'll head to Ogunquit, a charming beach town in southern Maine, where you'll find quaint shops and lively restaurants. Whilst you're here, be sure to take a walk along the Marginal Way footpath for fabulous views of the New England coast.

                            Meals included: B,D

                            Day 9 Ogunquit - UK

                            We leave Maine this morning and travel south to Boston. After free time for lunch in Cambridge and Harvard Square, we'll visit the John F Kennedy Library and Museum which traces the life and times of JFK through film and a vast collection of his belongings. Later we'll transfer you to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

                            Meals included: B

                            Day 10 UK

                            You'll arrive back in the UK today

                            Additional Information

                             

                             

                            Accommodation (as specified or similar)

                            Boston Marriott Copley Place

                            The hotel Boston Marriott Copley Place is located in the heart of downtown, within walking distance of excellent restaurants, and boutique shopping. Guest rooms are well appointed and benefit from en-suite, Wi-Fi and flat screen TV. Facilities at the hotel itself, include a sophisticated lounge, sports bar, fitness centre and indoor swimming pool.

                            Inn on the Square

                            The Inn on the Square is quintessential Cape Cod charm. From the hotel's nautical weathervanes to its rustic stone walls, this boutique property blends into the streetscape of the quaint seaside village. it boasts a downtown location in Falmouth, nestled among cafes, galleries, and boutique shops, minutes from Cape Cod's beaches and three blocks from the ferries to Martha's Vineyard.

                            Sonesta Select Newport Middletown

                            This modern hotel has indoor and seasonal outdoor pool, terrace with firepit and fitness centre. Rooms include coffeemaker and Wifi.

                            Fireside Inn & Suites at Lake Winnipesaukee

                            The Fireside Inn & Suites At Lake Winnipesaukee is located less than 1 mile from Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook. Hotel facilities include an indoor pool and an outdoor pool with waterfall hot tub. Rooms include coffee facilities and free Wi-Fi.

                            Ogunquit River Inn

                            The Ogunquit River Inn has a scenic location overlooking the Ogunquit River and the Atlantic Ocean. Facilities include an outdoor pool (open seasonally). Rooms include coffeemaker and WiFi.

                            Prices shown are based on twin occupancy of a double or twin bedded room with private facilities unless otherwise stated. Single occupancy supplements will apply. Travelsphere have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Accommodation, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.

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