New England in the Fall

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Price per person
from £2,124

Price based on
London Heathrow
25th Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

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

  • Eastern USA

  • Active pace

  • Classic escorted tour

A feast of contrasts; from bustling New York to the refinement and history of Boston, and then on to the lakes and mountains of New Hampshire and Vermont. Experience the beauty and explosion of Fall colours on this tour of New England.

At a glance


  • The Breakers The Italian palazzo of philanthropist Cornelius Vanderbilt.
  • Plimoth Plantation Meet past residents at the living history museum of 17th century Plymouth.
  • Lake Placid Visit the host town of the 1980 Winter Olympics.
  • Cruise of Lake Winnipesaukee Cruise across this island-studded lake aboard the historic MS Mount Washington.
  • Adirondack Mountains Experience the glory of New England in the fall.
New England in the Fall

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

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.

Customer Reviews

The hotels were out of the centre and it would...

20th October 2017
Trusted Customer

The hotels were out of the centre and it would be better if they were nearer

The scenery throughout the tour was stunning & we were...

19th October 2017
Trusted Customer

The scenery throughout the tour was stunning & we were taken to many places of interest, so the holiday was very good value for money.

As above, a lot of wasted time on this tour....

11th October 2017
Trusted Customer

As above, a lot of wasted time on this tour.

The brochure description did not so this tour justice, it...

10th October 2017
Mrs Elizabeth Clack

The brochure description did not so this tour justice, it far exceeded our expectations, fabulous trip.

fantastic holiday in the main , with very interesting stops...

8th October 2017
Mr Jamie Warner

fantastic holiday in the main , with very interesting stops and locations. the shuttle transportation for the airport either end was awful with rude drivers who driving was fast and uncomfortable .

Overview

A feast of contrasts; from bustling New York to the refinement and history of Boston, and then on to the lakes and mountains of New Hampshire and Vermont. Experience the beauty and explosion of Fall colours on this tour of New England.

Total meals included:

  • 6 breakfasts

UK - New York

Day
1

Fly to New York where you will transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

No meals included

New York City - Newport - Plymouth

Day
2

Take the New England Thruway via New Haven, home of Yale University and New London, then into the tiny state of Rhode Island to Newport, home of the world-famous jazz festival and millionaire mansions. Spend time exploring The Breakers, the magnificent Italian palazzo of business magnate and philanthropist Cornelius Vanderbilt. Head north into Massachusetts to the historic seaside port of Plymouth, where the Pilgrim Fathers landed in the Mayflower in 1620.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Plymouth

Day
3

Begin the day with a visit to Plimoth Plantation, a living history museum of 17th century Plymouth where you'll meet past residents of the colony, engagingly portrayed by costumed interpreters. You can take an optional whale-watching expedition in the afternoon, with commentary by a local marine biologist. Afterwards, visit the historic town of Plymouth and Plymouth Rock, the spot where the Pilgrims landed. Your evening is free.

No meals included

Plymouth - Boston

Day
4

Round off your visit to Plymouth with a morning trip to the Plimoth Grist Mill, a working reconstruction of the original mill built by the Pilgrims in 1636 and located on the original site in Plymouth Colony. Later head for Boston, the 'Cradle of American Liberty', where the rest of your day is free.

No meals included

Boston - Ogunquit

Day
5

Get up close to the interesting and impressive historical landmarks of Boston on a guided sightseeing tour, including Beacon Hill, the Old North Church, Boston Common and the Public Gardens. Then explore Faneuil Hall before travelling to the elegant ocean-front village of Ogunquit, a haven for writers and artists. In the evening, why not sample the delicious local fare on an optional lobster bake excursion?

No meals included

Ogunquit - Lake Winnipesaukee cruise - North Conway

Day
6

Journey through New England’s autumnal embrace as you head through forests and valleys ablaze with orange, red and gold leaves to Lake Winnipesaukee; one of the region's largest and most beautiful stretches of water. Enjoy a cruise across this island-studded lake aboard the historic MS Mount Washington to the resort of Wolfeboro. Overnight is in North Conway, with a backdrop of over 700,000 acres of protected White Mountain National Forest.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

North Conway - Montpelier - Burlington

Day
7

Travel through glorious rolling countryside and continue across New Hampshire into Vermont, where the birch, oak and maple leaves form a brilliant kaleidoscope of colour. After a stop in Montpelier, there is a visit to a nearby maple syrup farm. The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Burlington - Lake Champlain - Lake Placid

Day
8

Arrive at the shores of Lake Champlain for a scenic ferry-crossing into the state of New York. Drive through the pristine and virgin foothills of the Adirondack Mountains to reach the village of Lake Placid. Your day is then free to enjoy a pleasant stroll around Mirror Lake, or visit the Olympic Skating Centre.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Lake Placid - Saratoga Springs

Day
9

This morning is at leisure, so why not indulge in some souvenir shopping on Main Street? An orientation tour shows off Saratoga's charming downtown with its Victorian buildings and one-of-a-kind boutiques.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Saratoga Springs - New York - UK

Day
10

Enjoy a short stop in Albany, the State Capital of New York for an orientation tour. Later, continue to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in New York.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Home landing in the UK

Day
11

No meals included

Things to note

Chosen departure dates are historically the best dates to see the autumn foliage - weather permitting

Accommodation is as stated or similar

 

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • New York: Holiday Inn Express Manhattan West Side
  • Plymouth: Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbour (2017) / John Carver Inn & Spa (2018)
  • Boston: Crowne Plaza Boston - Newton
  • Ogunquit: Ogunquit River Inn & Suites
  • North Conway: Hampton Inn & Suites
  • Burlington: Hampton Inn Vermont Event Centre
  • Lake Placid: Quality Inn on Lake Placid
  • Saratoga Springs: Comfort Inn & Suites

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