Classic Fall Foliage

Price per person
from £2,507

Price based on
London Heathrow
23rd Sep 2019 departure

Key inclusions

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

  • Eastern USA

  • Steady pace

  • Platinum escorted tours

New England is steeped in history and known for its amazing fall foliage, and on this fall foliage tour you’ll have a chance to experience the spectacular beauty and historic places. A sightseeing tour in Boston highlights landmarks that were pivotal to the United States’ history, and a visit to Cornelius Vanderbilt’s mansion, The Breakers, gives you a taste for life in a bygone era.

History is not all you’ll experience on this marvellous fall foliage tour. You’ll also see spectacular beauty and amazing fall foliage. In Maine, visit Acadia National Park, one of America’s most visited national parks, where you’ll take a carriage ride before enjoying a local treat at the historic Jordan Pond Restaurant located inside the park—a special experience offered by Globus. In New Hampshire, travel to the scenic White Mountains, New England’s greatest range and premier outdoor playground, and enjoy the Raven Interpretive Program. Take a beautiful drive through Franconia Notch, a New Hampshire region with breathtaking scenery, and along the Kancamagus Highway, well known as one of the country’s best fall foliage viewing areas. Throughout your tour, marvel at the scenic drives and stunning fall colours full of blazing red, orange, and yellow leaves (if Mother Nature permits).

In addition to the carriage ride in Acadia National Park, Globus has included some other fun experiences on this fall foliage tour. Enjoy a Colonial-style dinner at the historic Salem Cross Inn in Sturbridge and a lobster bake in the seaside town of Bar Harbor. With the gorgeous scenery, interesting historic sights, and fun adventures, it’s a holiday not to be missed!

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.

Read more about our VIP home pick-up service.

Multiple itineraries are available

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Overview

New England is steeped in history and known for its amazing fall foliage, and on this fall foliage tour you’ll have a chance to experience the spectacular beauty and historic places. A sightseeing tour in Boston highlights landmarks that were pivotal to the United States’ history, and a visit to Cornelius Vanderbilt’s mansion, The Breakers, gives you a taste for life in a bygone era.

History is not all you’ll experience on this marvellous fall foliage tour. You’ll also see spectacular beauty and amazing fall foliage. In Maine, visit Acadia National Park, one of America’s most visited national parks, where you’ll take a carriage ride before enjoying a local treat at the historic Jordan Pond Restaurant located inside the park—a special experience offered by Globus. In New Hampshire, travel to the scenic White Mountains, New England’s greatest range and premier outdoor playground, and enjoy the Raven Interpretive Program. Take a beautiful drive through Franconia Notch, a New Hampshire region with breathtaking scenery, and along the Kancamagus Highway, well known as one of the country’s best fall foliage viewing areas. Throughout your tour, marvel at the scenic drives and stunning fall colours full of blazing red, orange, and yellow leaves (if Mother Nature permits).

In addition to the carriage ride in Acadia National Park, Globus has included some other fun experiences on this fall foliage tour. Enjoy a Colonial-style dinner at the historic Salem Cross Inn in Sturbridge and a lobster bake in the seaside town of Bar Harbor. With the gorgeous scenery, interesting historic sights, and fun adventures, it’s a holiday not to be missed!

Total meals included:

  • 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners

UK - Arrive in Boston

Day
1

Fly to Boston where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Welcome to “Beantown!” At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Boston–Portland–Bar Harbor

Day
2

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 its many boutiques, coffee houses, and art galleries. The next two nights are in Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island, Maine’s oldest summer resort. Dinner tonight is a traditional LOBSTER BAKE, featuring Maine lobster, steamed mussels, and delicious corn-on-the-cob.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Bar Harbor. Excursion to Acadia National Park

Day
3

This morning is at leisure to pursue your favourite interests. Perhaps a leisurely stroll around the waterfront with its many galleries and boutiques. Nowhere along the Atlantic seaboard is the coast as picturesque as in ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, one of America’s most visited national parks. During your visit, take the scenic park road for spectacular panoramas from the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the first place in the continental U.S. to see the sunrise. Enjoy a local TREAT, a freshly made popover (pastry) and clam chowder at the historic Jordan Pond House. Return to Bar Harbor for a free evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Bar Harbor–North Conway

Day
4

Back to the mainland and west through Maine for vistas of sparkling lakes and forests. Then, on to New Hampshire and the scenic White Mountains, New England’s greatest range and premier outdoor playground. Later, enjoy the RAVEN INTERPRETIVE PROGRAM, focusing on the unique environs of northern New England and local wildlife.

North Conway–Woodstock–Killington

Day
5

This morning, visit the iconic Albany Covered Bridge for the classic New England fall shot! Then, enjoy a beautiful drive through Franconia Notch and along the renowned Kancamagus Highway. Hugging the Connecticut River, cross into Vermont and visit Woodstock, its village green reminiscent of 19th-century England. Next, visit BILLINGS FARM & MUSEUM, a living museum of Vermont’s rural past and working dairy farm. Enjoy a delicious, locally made ice cream cone during your visit.

Killington–Stockbridge–Sturbridge

Day
6

Journey south to Stockbridge in the Berkshire Mountains for a visit to the NORMAN ROCKWELL STUDIO & MUSEUM, housing a large collection of works by one of America’s favourite artists. This evening, enjoy a Colonial-style dinner at the historic 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. Be sure to save room for the freshly whipped cream—the perfect complement to New England’s best apple pie.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Sturbridge–Mystic Seaport–Newport

Day
7

This morning, visit STURBRIDGE VILLAGE, a 19th-century living history museum filled with farmers, craftsmen, and fascinating characters. Next, explore MYSTIC SEAPORT, a living history museum showcasing the many activities that might have occurred in a New England coastal village in the 1800s. On to Rhode Island, the “Ocean State.”

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Newport

Day
8

Today, enjoy a Newport orientation tour and see the first state house, the nation’s oldest synagogue, and the city’s oldest meeting house and library. Afterward, explore the extravagant lifestyle of a bygone era when visiting THE BREAKERS, shipping magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt’s turn-of-the-century mansion. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a waterfront restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Newport–Boston - UK

Day
9

Depart this morning for Boston. Your guided tour of the city’s landmarks focuses on the city’s most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; Old State House; OLD NORTH CHURCH, from where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride; Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with the chance to browse in Quincy Market.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

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

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

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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