Trip Overview

from $2,995 per person

Inclusions

  • Air From Most Major U.S. Gateways
  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • 6 Nights Quality Accommodations
  • 11 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, & 3 Dinners
  • Admission to All Included Activities/ Attractions in Itinerary

Highlights

  • Boston City Tour
  • Norman Rockwell Museum
  • Coolidge Historic Site
  • Rock of Ages Quarry
  • Morse Farm Sugar Works
  • Franconia Notch State Park
  • Mount Mansfield Gondola
  • Maine Lobster Bake

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Fly to Boston

    Off we go in search of the brilliant autumn foliage that the New England states are famous for. We’ll start our journey with a flight to Boston. After checking into our hotel, we’ll enjoy a get-acquainted dinner and the chance to meet your fellow travelers.

    Meals: Dinner
    Overnight: Holiday Inn Express Cambridge - Boston, MA

  • Day 2

    Boston / Northhampton

    No city reflects our American Heritage as much as Boston, and we begin by touring the “Cradle of Democracy”. See landmarks like the Old State House, the South Meeting House, and Trinity Church. Walk on the Boston Common and visit the Old North Church. Stop at Quincy Market to see Faneuil Hall, do some shopping, and find lunch. This afternoon, our drive takes us to Cambridge. We’ll travel parallel the route Paul Revere took when he made his immortal ride to Lexington and Concord in 1775. Visit the Minuteman Statue and the Old North Bridge. Our day concludes when we arrive in Northampton, MA for a two-night stay.

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Overnight: Northampton Inn - Northampton, MA

  • Day 3

    Historic Deerfield / Norman Rockwell Museum

    Travel north to Historic Deerfield. Surrounded by gentle meadows, this 18th-century colonial village speaks with quiet eloquence of New England’s rural past. Visit the museum or stroll to see the restored dwellings that survived numerous Indian raids. Drink in the beauty of the Massachusetts countryside as we drive the Mohawk Trail through the Berkshire Mountains. Arrive in Williamstown and scatter for some lunch near the campus of Williams College. In the afternoon, we’ll pay a visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum. Many of his paintings appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. Return to Northampton where the balance of the day is set aside for your personal exploration.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Overnight: Northampton Inn - Northampton, MA

  • Day 4

    Calvin Coolidge Site / Rock of Ages

    Following the Connecticut River Valley, we’ll head for the Green Mountain State of Vermont. Visit the Vermont Country Store where
    they take pride in being “purveyors of the practical and hard-to-find” then continue to the Calvin Coolidge Historic Site which celebrates the life of our 30th President. The afternoon drive takes us to Barre, VT, for a look at the mammoth Rock of Ages granite quarry that is famous around the world. Our day concludes when we check into our lodging in the heart of downtown Montpelier, Vermont’s capital city.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Overnight: Capitol Plaza - Montpelier, VT

  • Day 5

    Maple Syrup Farm / Stowe

    Be entertained this morning at historic Morse Farm Sugar Works where maple products have been produced for eight generations. We’ll view a slide show on Vermont’s most traditional occupation and enjoy tasty samples. As we drive further into the Green Mountains, we’ll arrive at the skiing mecca of Stowe. Ride the gondola to the top of Mount Mansfield, the highest peak in Vermont, to enjoy lunch. There are plenty of good views on the menu! Return to Montpelier and enjoy the balance of the day at your leisure.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Overnight: Capitol Plaza - Montpelier, VT

  • Day 6

    Franconia Notch State Park / Portland

    Travel east to cross the Connecticut River and enter the White Mountains of New Hampshire. This morning we’ll visit the town of Bath, where the country’s oldest general store sits next to a historical covered bridge. Travel to Franconia Notch State Park and enjoy a walk in the woods. Following lunch, we embark on one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in New England, the famous Kancamagus Highway. Designated as a National Scenic Byway, this road travels through the heart of the scenic White Mountain National Forest. We’ll celebrate tonight with a traditional Maine Lobster Bake Dinner upon our arrival in Portland.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Overnight: Holiday Inn by the Bay - Portland, ME

  • Day 7

    Coastal Drive / Travel Home

    This morning we’ll drive down the Atlantic coastline. In Portsmouth, enjoy the sight of 18th-century homes built by sea captains. We’ll stop in Gloucester before driving to Rockport, MA on Cape Ann. Here we find the most painted scene in New England, Motif #1. It’s just a short drive down to Boston and your awaiting flight. Return home with great memories and visions of fall colors still in your mind!

    Meals: Breakfast

Accommodations

Dates & Prices

A Landmark Tour is very inclusive.
Please reference the “Overview” section for a list of inclusions.

*all pricing shown is per person

September 27, 2020 — October 3, 2020

Tour Cost Per Person

Double

Single

Tour with air

$2,995
$3,695

Tour without air

$2,595
$3,195

October 4, 2020 — October 10, 2020

Tour Cost Per Person

Double

Single

Tour with Air

$2,995
$3,695

Tour without Air

$2,595
$3,195