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Colours of New England Escorted Tour

Boston * Portland * Bar Harbor * White Mountains * Green Mountains * Newport * Cape Cod

10-day escorted tour highlighting the best of New England during September, to view the dramatic coastlines and the spectacular fall foliage.

2018 - 10 days from £2,004 per person twin share + flights


Day 1 - UK – Boston

Your USA holiday starts with a flight from the UK to Boston o­n a scheduled Virgin Atlantic flight. On arrival at Boston Logan airport, transfer independently to your hotel where you will meet your tour director.                                                                                        

Overnight (1): Boston - Midtown Hotel

Day 2 - Boston -Salem - Kennebunkport - Portland

Along the route north of Boston lies almost four centuries of history as well as some of the East Coasts finest beaches and seascapes. Your first stop today is Salem, the site of the infamous 17th century witch trials. Continuing along the coast you'll stop to gaze at Cape Neddick "Nubble" Lighthouse, the most photographed lighthouse in America. Passing through Portsmouth, the oldest community in New Hampshire, known by its thriving fishing community and historic buildings. Your next stop will be Kennebunkport, home to the palatial summer estates of prominent politicians including the 41st president George HW Bush. From Kennebunkport it's on to Portland, Maine's largest city and home to the state’s oldest lighthouse and one of its most beloved.                                                                     

Overnights (1): Portland - Best Western Merry Manor Inn

Day 3 - Portland - Bar Harbor

The drive northeast on Route 1 from Portland to Bar Harbor is nothing short of enjoyable. Out the window you will see the states jagged coastline and rocky beaches.  You will pass through quaint villages where local fisherman mark their grounds with colourful buoys prior to arrving in the small town of Bar Harbor.

Overnights (1): Bar Harbor - Blue Nose Inn

Day 4 - Bar Harbor - White Mountains

Your journey today takes you inland towards the spectacular scenery of the White Mountains, En route experience breath-taking mountain vistas, pristine forestry and work renowned foliage.                     

Overnight (1): White Mountains - The Lodge at Bretton Woods

Day 5 -  White Mountains - Stowe - 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 highest peak, majestic Mount Mansfield. Continue through Burlington on Lake Champlain and stunning views of open meadows, farmlands and forests to Vermont’s Green Mountains.

Overnight (1): Green Mountains - Holiday Inn Rutland

Day 6 - Green Mountains – Newport

Leaving Vermont, you’ll enter the smallest state in the Union, Rhode Island. Home to spectacular coastal scenery and awe-inspiring architecture. Newport is considered by many a shining gem in the coastal crown of New England.                                               

Overnight (1): Newport Beach - Newport Beach Hotel.

Day 7 - Newport - Cape Cod

From the opulence of the mansions of Newport you will 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.                                                   

Overnights (2): Cape Cod - Riviera Beach Resort

Day 8 - Cape Cod - Martha’s Vineyard - Cape Cod

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 captain’s homes and charming gingerbread cottages.

Day 9 - Cape Cod - Plymouth – Boston

Today begins with a visit to Plymouth, the town where English colonists first made home in New England. Returning to Boston you’ll retrace the steps of the Freedom Trail which may include a stroll beside Boston Common, Kings Chapel and numerous pubs and taverns where America's founding fathers toasted freedom.                                   

Overnights (2): Boston - Four Points Sheraton Revere

Day 10 – Boston

Today your time is at leisure in this great city. Enjoy lunch at one of Boston many restaurants where you may wish to try a steaming cup of New England Clam Chowder. Afterwards explore Boston’s first marketplace from 1800s Quincy Market, which is now home to boutiques, cafes and shops.

Day 11 - Boston – UK

Transfer independently to Logan International Airport to check in for your flight home,

Day 12 - Arrive UK


 Departure Dates 



Twin Share 


Single Traveller 

August 30 £2,004 £2,583
September 06, 13, 20, 22, 27, 29  £2,004 £2,583
October 04 £2,004 £2,583
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Tour Price Includes:

  • Schedule flights with Virgin Atlantic from Heathrow
  • Airport taxes, security charges and the Air Passenger Duty
  • 9 nights Accommodation
  • 1 night post tour 
  • Porterage
  • Air Conditioned tour coach
  • Tour Guide from Day 1 - Day 9
  • Walking tour of Boston’s Freedom Trail
  • Full day on Cape Cod
  • Aerial tramway to Cannon Mountain
  • Full day excursion with ferry to Martha’s Vineyard

Not Included:

  • Meals
  • Gratuities

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