Boston, Cape Cod, and Martha's Vineyard with Canadian Maritimes Cruise Vista Stateroom

Start: Boston (MA) Finish: Montreal (QC)

Visiting: Boston, Cambridge (MA), Marthas Vineyard, Edgartown, Vineyard Haven, Sandwich, Hyannis, Forestdale, Woods Hole, Provincetown, Eastham, New Bedford, Newport (RI), Wareham (MA), Newport (OR), Bar Harbor, Halifax, Sydney, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Montreal (QC)


Duration: 15 Nights

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Please contact Trafalgar with any specific dietary requirements

Tour code: DCODVA16

Tour operator: Trafalgar

Tour operated in: English


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Tour Overview

Visit charming seaside towns with tidy whitewashed buildings where patriots once envisioned a nation of liberty for all.

Highlights

  • iconCONNECT WITH LOCALS Meet the owners of a local taphouse to learn about the thriving craft beer scene on the Cape and enjoy a private lunch. (Day 4)
  • iconVISIT Boston, MIT, Plimoth Plantation, Sandwich Museum & Gardens, Provincetown, Martha's Vineyard, Newport
  • iconLOCAL SPECIALIST Including a walk along Boston's Freedom Trail and visits to MIT and the New Bedford Whaling Museum as well as guides on Cape Cod. (Days 2, 3, 5, 6)
  • iconDIVE INTO CULTURE Gain insights into 17th century colonial settlement life at Plimoth Plantation. (Day 8)

Itinerary

icon Day 1: Arrive Boston (2 Nights)

Location: Boston

Accommodation: W Boston

Meals: Welcome Reception

The Cradle of Liberty is your gateway to an Atlantic adventure filled with quiet harbour towns, lighthouses and windswept coastlines. After check-in, enjoy free time to explore Boston, before joining your Travel Director and travel companions for a Welcome Reception this evening.

icon Day 2: Boston Sightseeing

Location: Boston, Cambridge (MA)

Meals: Breakfast

Connect with the living history of Boston this morning, joining a Local Specialist for a leisurely walk along the city's redbrick Freedom Trail. Next, brush shoulders with the intellectuals of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) touring the prestigious campus with a current student to gain insights into college life.

icon Day 3: Boston – Martha's Vineyard

Location: Marthas Vineyard, Edgartown, Vineyard Haven

Accommodation: Edgar Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Regional Dinner

A scenic ferry ride takes us "on island" to the summer retreat of the rich and famous, Martha's Vineyard. Join your Travel Director for a guided sightseeing tour of the island - its brightly painted cottages, colourful farmers' markets and quiet beaches, then indulge in a Regional Dinner at a local restaurant.

icon Day 4: Martha's Vineyard – Cape Cod (2 Nights)

Location: Sandwich, Hyannis, Forestdale, Woods Hole

Accommodation: Doubletree Cape Cod Hyannis

Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest

The bright blooms of lovely gardens beckon as we stroll through the Heritage Museum & Gardens of Sandwich, Cape Cod's oldest town. Later, 'Connect with Locals', joining the owners of a local taphouse for a private 'Be My Guest' lunch. Savour tasty seafood flavours while you gain a deeper understanding of the thriving craft beer scene on Cape Cod.

icon Day 5: Cape Cod Sightseeing

Location: Provincetown, Eastham

Accommodation: Doubletree Cape Cod Hyannis

Meals: Breakfast

Visit the popular fishing port of Provincetown before embarking on a one-hour 4WD tour the sand dunes along the Cape Code National Sea Shore. Your sandy journey will take you past wispy beach grass and dune shacks where famous artists and writers were once inspired to create their art. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Perhaps take an optional whale watching cruise this afternoon or sample the local dishes of clam chowder or Portuguese kale soup for which the Cod area is so renowned.

icon Day 6: Cape Cod – Newport (2 Nights)

Location: New Bedford, Newport (RI), Wareham (MA)

Accommodation: Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina

Meals: Breakfast

Get your fill of cranberries as you explore the largest agricultural cooperative of cranberry growers in the world. Visit area cranberry bogs, some dating back to the 1800's. Explore the region's whaling heritage and its connection to the local community next, joining a Local Specialist for an insightful visit to the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Spend the rest of the evening on your own, admiring the city's beautiful colonial-era architecture and sophisticated style.

icon Day 7: Newport Sightseeing

Location: Newport (RI)

Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

This morning, you'll enjoy your choice sightseeing with a visit to one of Newport's renowned landmarks-The Vanderbilt's Breakers Mansion, a "summer cottage" called The Elms Mansion or the International Tennis Hall of Fame, which pays tribute to the players and contributors to this sport. This afternoon, perhaps join an optional sail around Newport Harbor. Our journey through the gateway of the New World almost at its end, we join our fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner.

icon Day 8: Newport - Boston Free Time

Location: Boston, Newport (OR)

Meals: Breakfast

'Dive into Culture' and tread in the footsteps of pilgrims and patriots, delving into the living history of Plimoth Plantation where you will gain insights into what life was like in the original 17th-century British settlement of Plymouth Colony. Enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure.

icon Day 9: Boston – Maritimes Cruise

Location: Boston

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Board the ship in Boston today to set sail on an unforgettable cruise discovering natural beauty and maritime treasures.

icon Day 10: Bar Harbor, Maine

Location: Bar Harbor

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Continuing north, Bar Harbor is the quintessential New England coastal town.

icon Day 11: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Location: Halifax

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Discover the city's maritime history dominated by the hilltop Citadel, a star-shaped fort completed in the 1850s.

icon Day 12: Sydney, Nova Scotia

Location: Sydney

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cruise on past the Highlands of Nova Scotia to the port of Sydney. Lighthouses stand sentinel on cliffside ledges; tiny villages huddle in rocky inlets and lobsters make it from the ocean to your plate in record time.

icon Day 13: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Location: Charlottetown

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Call in at Charlottetown, the capital of Canada's Prince Edward Island.

icon Day 14: Gulf of Saint Lawrence

Location: Prince Edward Island

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Gulf of Saint Lawrence fringes the shores of half the provinces of Canada. The Gulf is defined by stunning coast line and beautiful islands, including Prince Edward Island and the Magdalen Islands.

icon Day 15: Quebec City

Location: Quebec

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Choose to take the funicular or the "neck-breaking steps" down to the Lower Town where you'll see Notre Dame des Victoires, the Petit Champlain district, the port, and Musée de la Civilisation.

icon Day 16: Montreal, Depart Quebec

Location: Boston, Montreal (QC)

Meals: Breakfast

Disembark in Montreal. Get transfered to the airport or extend your stay in Montreal.

What's Included

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    15 breakfasts

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    An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

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    All porterage and local charges included

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    Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

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    VIP entry to many sights

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    Handcrafted Highlights

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    7 lunches (including Be My Guest)

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    Optional Experiences and free time

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

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    All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

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    Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

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    Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

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    Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

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    Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

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    10 dinners

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    Trafalgar requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

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