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Spectacular Fall Foliage - 8 day(s), North America, Northeast US


Embark on the quintessential autumn vacation in this most picturesque corner of North America, brimming with Americana and awash with the spectacular colors of Indian Summer.

Your Tour Director Writes: "This tour allows you to fully enjoy New England's unique fall foliage at a moderate pace. Relax with two-night stays in Stowe and North Conway, explore historic attractions, discover quaint towns filled with Americana appeal and sample delectable local specialties. Luxurious hotels located right in city centers, such as the Hilton Boston and Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, combine with wonderful resorts and lodges, including the famous Trapp Family Lodge, owned by the family who inspired the classic musical, The Sound of Music."

What’s Included

  • Escorted by a professional Tour Director
  • 11 meals
  • Luxury motorcoach transportation
  • Complimentary coach and hotel WiFi
  • Hotel and restaurant tips
  • Baggage handling

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Day 1 - Boston - Tour begins
Welcome to Boston! On arrival at Boston Logan International Airport, there is a transfer to your downtown hotel. Maybe take a stroll to Downtown Crossing or historic Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. At 6.00 pm, join your Tour Director for a welcome reception and an opportunity to mingle and get to know each other over drinks and a light meal. Meals: Welcome reception and dinner
Day 2 - Boston - Williamstown
Discover some of Boston's most famous sights as your Tour Director takes you along a portion of the Freedom Trail. Then enjoy the colourful scenery as you travel west to Stockbridge for a visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum, the largest and most significant collection of original Rockwell art. Next, travel through the stunning rolling hills of the Berkshires to your hotel in the beautiful college town of Williamstown. Meals: (B, D)
Day 3 - Stowe
Leave Massachusetts to journey through the legendary fall foliage of Vermont. After a photo stop at Quechee Gorge, visit the Rockefellers' renowned Billings Farm and Museum, a working dairy and farm life museum. Next is the quintessential Vermont village of Woodstock with its picturesque covered bridge. There is time to stroll the quaint streets before heading to Stowe for a two-night stay. It was the breathtaking alpine setting that attracted the Von Trapp family, of ‘The Sound of Music' fame, when they arrived from Austria in the late 40s and built their wonderful hideaway. At tonight's dinner, each of the three inspired courses are perfectly paired with a lager tasting from your resort's on-site microbrewery. Meals: (B, D)
Day 4 - Taste of Vermont
Today, enjoy beautiful scenery ablaze with fall colours and views of Vermont's tallest peak, Mount Mansfield. Visit Cold Hollow Apple Cider Mill and taste fresh cider in the making, then sample flavours of a different kind on a guided tour of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory. Return to the charming town of Stowe where the rest of the day is free to wander the quaint streets, hike in the woods, or enjoy the lodge's amenities. Meals: (B)
Day 5 - North Conway - White Mountains
Near Montpelier, visit Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks and taste a Vermont tradition: “sugar on snow” - maple syrup served with a doughnut and pickle! Then head for New Hampshire's White Mountains and enter Franconia Notch. Get your cameras ready for a ride on the aerial tramway offering superb panoramic views. Later, journey through the dazzling crimson and orange hues of the famed Kancamagus Scenic Byway for two nights in North Conway. Meals: (B, D)
Day 6 - Bretton Woods - Mt. Washington
This morning, enjoy an interpretive presentation by a naturalist on the North Woods' wildlife and ecology. Then, more spectacular fall foliage awaits as you journey through Crawford Notch. Stop for pictures at the Silver Cascade Waterfall and Bretton Woods, offering stunning views of Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the northeast at 6,288 ft. Return to your hotel where your evening is at leisure. Meals: (B)
Day 7 - Maine Coast - Portsmouth
Leaving New Hampshire's glorious fall foliage, enter the deep green pine forests of western Maine. At charming Kennebunkport, travel along Ocean Drive with stunning views of the Maine coastline and the homes of Kennebunkport's rich and famous, including the summer retreat of former President George H.W. Bush. Browse the many galleries and shops, or walk along the waterfront before continuing to charming and historic Portsmouth. Tonight, enjoy a Celebration “lobsta” Dinner served at a harborside restaurant. Meals: (B, D)
Day 8 - Rockport - Boston - Tour ends
Continue south to the charming seaside village of Rockport on Cape Ann. Stroll down flower-filled lanes lined with wooden fishing shacks, quaint stores and art galleries before heading back to Boston. Stops will be made at Boston Logan International Airport and the Boston tour hotel for guests wishing to extend their stay. Please do not schedule flights before 4.00 pm. Meals: (B)

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