Classic Fall Foliage

Offer

Price per person
from £2,744

Price based on
London Heathrow
29th Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book a 2018 departure of this tour by 31 May and enjoy a three-night hotel stay at the end of your tour with our compliments. This offer is only available via our travel specialists on 0800 223 0179.

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  • 10 days

  • Eastern USA

  • Steady pace

  • Platinum escorted tours

With its striking kaleidoscope of colour, a journey through America’s eastern states in the fall is a special experience. Venture across Maine, Connecticut and New Hampshire to explore living-history attractions, early-settler towns and gentle coastal villages.

At a glance


  • Boston sightseeing Visit the historic landmarks of Boston Common and the Old State House.
  • Bar Harbor Lobster Bake Sample some classic local cuisine in Maine's oldest summer resort.
  • Acadia National Park Take a sightseeing carriage ride through this scenic park.
  • Norman Rockwell Studio Tour this impressive tribute to one of America’s most beloved artists.
  • Mystic Seaport Explore this living museum showcasing a 19th century New England village.
  • The Breakers Experience the extravagant lifestyle of a bygone era.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

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Overview

With its striking kaleidoscope of colour, a journey through America’s eastern states in the fall is a special experience. Venture across Maine, Connecticut and New Hampshire to explore living-history attractions, early-settler towns and gentle coastal villages.

Total meals included:

  • 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners

UK - Boston

Day
1

Fly to Boston where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. This evening, join your tour director for a welcome drink.

Boston - Portland - Bar Harbor

Day
2

From Massachusetts, head north via New Hampshire's short shoreline and along Maine's rocky coast to Portland, one of New England's most famous cities. Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Portland's famous Old Port Exchange, lined with boutiques, coffee houses and art galleries. The next two nights are in Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island, Maine's oldest summer resort. Dinner this evening is a typical lobster bake featuring Maine lobster, steamed mussels and delicious corn on the cob.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Bar Harbor - Acadia National Park - Bar Harbor

Day
3

This morning visit picturesque Acadia National Park, where dramatic granite cliffs tumble down steeply forested slopes into the Atlantic Ocean. Take the scenic park road and enjoy the spectacular panorama from the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the first place in the continental United States to see the sunrise. Enjoy a short carriage ride in Acadia National Park at the historic Jordan Pond house located inside the park.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Bar Harbor - North Conway

Day
4

After breakfast journey through Maine, passing sparkling lakes and lush forests to New Hampshire and the scenic White Mountains. Later, enjoy the Raven Wildlife Programme which offers an insight into the birds, animals and ecology of northern New England.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

North Conway - Killington

Day
5

Travel through Franconia Notch. Cross the river into Vermont and visit Woodstock, its village green reminiscent of 19th century England. Next visit Billings Farm & Museum, a living museum about Vermont's rural past as well as a working dairy farm. Enjoy, a locally made ice cream cone during your visit.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Killington - Stockbridge - Southbridge

Day
6

Continue to Stockbridge in the Berkshire Mountains for a visit to the Norman Rockwell Studio & Museum, which houses a large collection of works by one of America's favourite artists. This evening enhoy a colonial style dinner at Salem Cross Inn. See the prime rib roasted to a turn as the only known authentic Roasting Jack still operating in America rotates slowly over a crackling fire, or stir the chowder as it bubbles in the cast-iron cauldron.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Sturbridge - Mystic Seaport - Newport

Day
7

Start your day with a visit to Sturbridge Village, a 19th century living history museum where you can explore early New England in the company of farmers, craftsmen and fascinating characters. Next head south to explore Mystic Seaport, another living museum showcasing the many activities of a New England coastal village in the 1800s. Afterwards travel to Rhode Island, the 'Ocean State'.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Newport

Day
8

The day begins with an orientation tour of Newport, including the first state house, the nation's oldest synagogue, and the city's oldest meeting house and library. Then explore the extravagant lifestyle of a bygone era when you visit The Breakers, Cornelius Vanderbilt's turn of the century mansion. The rest of the day is free for your own exploration before enjoying a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant, hosted by your tour director.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Newport - Boston - UK

Day
9

Depart for Boston this morning and enjoy a tour of the city's most prominent landmarks, including the historic sites near Boston Common, the Old State House, Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall and the Old North Church where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride. You will also have the opportunity to browse through Quincy Market. Afterwards, transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your holiday with two nights in Boston.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
10

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Sheraton Boston

Sheraton Boston Hotel is located in the Back Bay neighbourhood in Boston. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant, outdoor pool and fitness centre.

  • Location

    39 Dalton Street, Back Bay, Boston, MA 02199

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Outdoor swimming pool

Bar Harbor: Bluenose Inn

This Mount Desert Island property, offering panoramic views of Frenchman Bay, is within a 10-minute drive of Acadia National Park. It features a spa, heated indoor and outdoor pools and free Wi-Fi.

  • Location

    90 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609, USA

    The property is within walking distance from the George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History. Downtown Bar Harbor and the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company are just 1 miles away.

  • Facilities

    • Concierge Service
    • Gift Shop
    • Safe
    • Newspapers

North Conway Grand

Located in the White Mountains of North Conway, New Hampshire, this hotel features an indoor pool and a year-round outdoor pool. The hotel offers 2 saunas and the Mountainside Restaurant.

  • Location

    72 Common Court, North Conway, NH 03860, USA

  • Facilities

    • ATM On Site
    • Fitness centre

Killington Grand Resort

Showcasing a barbecue and terrace, Killington Grand Resort Hotel is located in Killington, just 14 miles from Woodstock. The resort has a hot tub and fitness centre, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant.

  • Location

    228 East Mountain Road, Killington, VT 05751, USA

    Killington Peak is 1.2 miles away, Killington Golf Course is 50 yards from the property and the Killington Ski Area is 1.1 miles away. Pico Mountain is 6 miles away.

  • Facilities

    • Safety deposit box
    • Indoor swimming pool
    • Fitness centre

Southbridge Hotel & Conference Centre

This Southbridge, Massachusetts hotel features an indoor swimming pool, on-site dining, and events spaces. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Old Sturbridge Village is 5 miles away.

  • Location

    14 Mechanic St, Southbridge, MA 01550, USA

  • Facilities

    • Gift shop
    • Safety deposit box

Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina

This hotel, located directly on Newport Harbor, boasts waterfront views, on-site dining, and an indoor heated pool. 

  • Location

    49 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USA

    Historic Queen Anne Square is only a 4-minute walk.

  • Facilities

    • Safety deposit box

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