Autumn Colours

Autumn Colours

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Autumn Colours

9 Days Starting and ending in Boston (MA)

Visiting: Boston, Burlington, North Conway, Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Kennebunkport, Rockport

Tour operator:

Trafalgar

Tour code:

DACON19

Trip Styles:

UK tours by Coach

Activities:

Sightseeing, Walking

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$3360 (USD) Operator discount: -$940 The Big ADVENTURE Sale: -$95 -24%
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Tour Overview

As autumn arrives, admire the fiery foliage flames of New England on your fall tour from Beantown to the rocky headlands of Maine. Scenic drives along Kancamagus Highway, ice-cream tastings and insight into the nature of this beautiful corner of the U.S. is the best way to spend this season.

Highlights

  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)

  • 1 Lunch (L)

  • 8 Breakfast (B)

  • 3 Dinner (D)

  • Boston: Boston's colonial past comes to life as you uncover portions of the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile-long path that encompasses locations significant to the history of the United States. Largely marked with brick, it winds from Boston Common in downtown through the North End to the Bunker Hill Monument. Later stops at Lexington and Concord introduce you to the site where the opening shot of the Revolutionary War was fired.

  • North Conway: Join a guided hike to Diana's Baths - a series of small waterfalls located in the southeastern corner of the town of Bartlett, New Hampshire, near the village of North Conway in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, United States. This historic site is within the White Mountain National Forest.

  • Acadia National Park: Visit Acadia National Park, the first National Park established East of the Mississippi.

  • : Explore Boston with a Local Specialist

  • : View The Green Mountains, Mount Washington and White Mountains National Forest

  • : Visit Woodstock, Acadia National Park and Lexington Green and Concord Minute Man National Historical Park North Bridge

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Day 1: Welcome To Boston
Location: Boston
Accommodation: Westin Copley Place
Meals Included: Welcome Reception

Known as the 'Cradle of Liberty', Boston was once home to famous sons such as Samuel Adams, Paul Revere and Benjamin Franklin. Make your way around the city on your terms and immerse yourself in its revolutionary history, or enjoy a stroll along the waterfront. This evening, you'll meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception to kick-start a colour-filled journey through New England landscapes.

Day 2: Take A Historical Drive Through New England Dive Into Culture
Location: Boston, Burlington
Accommodation: DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Vermont
Meals Included: Breakfast

Weaving along parts of the Freedom Trail, Dive Into Culture at some of Boston's historic sites, revealing the rich history of the American Revolution. Stop at Lexington and Concord, the site where "the shot heard round the world" was fired, marking the beginning of the American Revolutionary War. In the afternoon we make our way to Vermont, driving past picturesque farmlands and old-world towns.

Day 3: Uncover The Craftmanship Of Vermont Connect With Locals
Location: Burlington
Accommodation: DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Vermont
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Get a taste of all that Burlington has to offer both in the form of nature and delectable East Coast cuisine. Enjoy a Be My Guest lunch at Green Mountain Girls Farm and learn all about regenerative and sustainable farming. Then, take in the Burlington waterfront with a scenic cruise around Lake Champlain.

Day 4: Discover Charming Stowe And Northern Vermont
Location: Burlington, North Conway
Accommodation: Hampton Inn and Suites
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Today you are in for a treat as we make our first stop at Lake Champlain Chocolates for local artisan ice-cream and chocolate. We then head to Stowe, Vermont, a popular winter ski destination, this charming New England town comes to life with the quintessential red and orange hues during the Fall months. Then we head to the Raven Wildlife Program, where you MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® and get fascinating insight into the local ecology, wildlife, and even the science behind the famous colours of  the fall foliage found here.

Day 5: Embrace Autumn Hues In North Conway
Location: North Conway
Accommodation: Hampton Inn and Suites
Meals Included: Breakfast

Journey along "The Kanc", an American Scenic Byway that cuts through the White Mountain National Forest, admiring the glowing fall colours. Then this afternoon you'll have the option to enjoy free time exploring shops and restaurants of North Conway or join a led hike to Diana's Baths, a series of small waterfalls.

Day 6: Savour The Flavours Of Bar Harbor
Location: North Conway, Bar Harbor
Accommodation: Bar Harbor Regency
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We continue through the lush pine forests, highlands and river valleys that define the rugged Maine landscape. Descending "Downeast", the looming Atlantic swells of Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island are our final destination for the day. Join a Local Specialist for insights into lobster fishing and tonight, we’ll savour a traditional lobster dinner.

Day 7: Trek Through Colourful Acadia National Park Dive Into Culture
Location: Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor
Accommodation: Bar Harbor Regency
Meals Included: Breakfast

Dive Into Culture during your visit to Acadia National Park, the first National Park established East of the Mississippi. Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is the highest point along the Atlantic Seaboard and first spot in the United States where you’ll see the sunrise. Admire the magnificent view over the Schoodic Peninsula, pink granite cliffs and ancient maple forests – their leaves glowing fiery red, burnt orange and mustard yellow in the crisp autumn air. We’ll return to Bar Harbor for an afternoon at leisure or consider joining an optional nature cruise on Frenchman Bay.

Day 8: Take A Panoramic Drive Along The Marine Coast Dive Into Culture
Location: Bar Harbor, Kennebunkport, Rockport
Accommodation: Rockport Inn & Suites
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

The intense hues of New England’s forests and mountains linger as we journey south past the rocky beaches and cliffs of Maine’s rugged coast. Make a stop at the iconic Nubble Lighthouse. We also journey past fisheries and seaside dwellings that have sheltered everyone from local lobstermen to holidaying Presidents. Travel further to historic Rockport - a seaside  town full of charm, where you can try local food, enjoy shopping and admire talented local artists. This evening, we join our fellow travellers for a memorable Farewell Dinner reminiscing over our fall foliage experience.

Day 9: Back To Boston And Beyond
Location: Rockport, Boston
Meals Included: Breakfast

We’ll return to Boston and transfer to Boston Logan International Airport at 11:00 AM or to the hotel in Boston if you'd like to extend your stay.

What's Included

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals

  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

  • All transport and transfers shown

  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

  • Optional Experiences and free time

Check out our Q&As

  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    The beauty of taking a guided holiday with us is that you’ll have the opportunity to meet and travel with people from all over the globe.

  • What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Vaccination against Covid-19 is not mandatory to travel with Trafalgar. However, we strongly recommend that guests are vaccinated before travelling. Please note that airlines and/or other authorities may have different requirements. It is the guest's responsibility to comply with these requirements at all times.

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1947

  • What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Trafalgar is a founding partner of the TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation established in 2008. So far, the charity has donated more than US$2 million to help underprivileged communities and support sustainable tourism around the world.

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

Reviews of this Operator

Renato Arrieta  

Best tour I joined so far

14-Jan-2023

My first time with Trafalgar and I see no reason why I should not join them again.

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King Ng, Lafayette, California  

Very well planned trip with timely breaks during the coach ride..

08-Nov-2021

It was a well organized tour group and we hit lots of interesting and beautiful scenes. Like our previous trips with Trafalgar, tourists were treated with well manner and professional tour guide/director, making our trip very enjoyable and delightful!

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Trusted Customer  

Best of Egypt

14-Jan-2023

We really did see the best of Egypt and beyond. Our tour guide, Mohammad, guided us through the rich history and the urban and rural life of such a unique and delightful country. We felt very safe and pampered.

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Marshal Daguio  

Wonderful Best Of Turkey

06-Nov-2021

It was my first time with Trafalgar Tour and I had a wonderful trip from day 1 till the last day. The Tour Director, Yocel Atik is very knowledgeable and Excellent. The health director and coach driver are helpful and supportive as well. The hotels selected were comfortable especially Rixos Hotel and Movenpick Hotel. The Best of Turkey is better than I expected.

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Barbara, Canada  

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09-Nov-2021

I am single and travel alone. I always feel secure and well-looked after when I travel with Trafalgar

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