Colours of New England
BOSTON | PORTLAND | BAR HARBOUR | WHITE MOUNTAINS | GREEN MOUNTAINS | NEWPORT | CAPE COD
New England holds some of America’s most important history and some of the most spectacular scenery in the country; on this tour experience that and more with visits to Boston, quaint Bar Harbor, the affluent town of Newport and the jewel of New England, Martha’s vineyard just to name a few.
- Drive through Kennebunkport, a Summer retreat for American political elites
- Experience that natural wonder of Acadia National Park and traverse to the top of Cadillac Mountain
- Witness the fall foliage change colours as your drive through Vermont’s White Mountains
- Go back to the beginning of the American colonies with a photo opportunity at Plymouth Rock, landing spot of the Mayflower
Colours of New England
Day 1 : Arrive Boston
Welcome to Boston, the Cradle of American Liberty. Upon arrival at Logan International Airport, transfer independently to your hotel where will you will meet your Tour Director.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Brookline
Day 2 : Boston - Portland
Your first stop today is Salem, site of the infamous 17th century witch trials. Continuing along the coast stop to gaze at Cape Neddick “Nubble” Lighthouse, the most photographed lighthouse in America. Passing through Portsmouth, your next stop will be Kennebunkport. It is home to the palatial summer estates of prominent politicians. From Kennebunkport, it’s on to Portland.
Hotel: Best Western Merry Manor Inn
Day 3 : Portland – Bar Harbor
The drive northeast on Route 1 from Portland to Bar Harbor. Bar Harbor has a world-renowned ambiance that blends seashore community Downeast character, and the famous Maine Lobster. This evening, enjoy a traditional lobster dinner (optional).
Hotel: Wonderview Inn/ Acadia Inn
Day 4 : Bar Harbor – White Mountains
Your journey today takes you inland towards the spectacular scenery of the White Mountains, whose landscape is dotted with enchanting covered bridges, picturesque towns and villages, and historic sites.
Hotel: The Lodge at Bretton Woods
Day 5 : White Mountains – Green Mountains
Today, traverse the White Mountains that divide the states of New Hampshire and Vermont to Stowe, a classic 200-year-old village nestled beside Vermont’s highest peak, Mt. Mansfield. Continue through Burlington on Lake Champlain and stunning views of open meadows, farmlands and forests to Vermont’s Green Mountains.
Hotel: Best Western Rutland
Day 6 : Green Mountains – Newport
Leaving Vermont, you’ll enter the smallest state in the Union, Rhode Island. With spectacular coastal scenery and awe-inspiring architecture, Newport is considered a shining gem in the coastal crown of New England. Visit one of its opulent mansions for a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle of the privileged from a bygone era.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Middletown
Day 7 : Newport – Cape Cod
From Newport, you’ll continue to the unspoiled natural beauty of Cape Cod where picturesque beaches with high sand dunes, never-ending sea, lighthouses rising along the coast, and gorgeous sunsets await.
Hotel for 2 nights: Heritage House Hyannis
Day 8 : Martha's Vineyard
A short 45-minute ferry ride from Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard is the jewel of New England. Spread over 100 square miles are six towns, each with its own proud history and unique character, historic sea captains’ homes, charming gingerbread cottages, a quaint fishing village, majestic lighthouses and the nation’s oldest operating carousel.
Day 9 : Cape Cod – Boston
Today visit Plymouth and see Plymouth Rock, where according to tradition the passengers of the Mayflower first set foot in the “New World,” and enjoy views of Plymouth Harbour. In Boston, retrace the steps of the Freedom Trail which may include the Boston Common, King’s Chapel, the Boston Massacre site, and numerous taverns where America’s Founding Fathers toasted freedom.
Hotel:Four Points by Sheraton Boston Airport
Day 10 : Boston Departure
Transfer independently to Logan International Airport for your departure flight.