New England in the Fall

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Price per person
from £1,970

Price based on
London Gatwick
28th Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

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

  • Eastern USA

  • Active pace

  • Classic escorted tours

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.

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
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.

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.

Customer Reviews

A very good tour such good colours & views...

17th October 2017
Mrs Vera Donegan

A very good tour such good colours & views

Excellent tour very varied with informative guide, fantastic scenery, time...

10th October 2017
Trusted Customer

Excellent tour very varied with informative guide, fantastic scenery, time by yourself, great cities

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7th October 2017
Mrs Sarah Levine

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.

Your tour starts today.

New York City - Newport - Plymouth

Day
2

Depart Manhattan this morning and follow the Connecticut shore via New Haven, of Yale University fame. Enter the tiny state of Rhode Island and see the sights in Newport, the Great Gatsby resort of spendthrift tycoons. Visit The Breakers, Cornelius Vanderbilt’s magnificent 70-room Italian palazzo, then head north into Massachusetts. Spend the next two nights in the historic seaside port of Plymouth, where the Pilgrim Fathers landed aboard the Mayflower in 1620.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Plymouth

Day
3

Begin the day with a visit to Plimoth Plantation, a living history museum of 17th-century Plymouth, where costumed interpreters portray residents of the colony. This afternoon, why not join the optional whale-watching expedition? Board a cruise boat and head out to sea for an exciting adventure with commentary by a local marine biologist. Keep your eyes peeled because these Atlantic waters are prime feeding ground for finback and humpback whales, as well as dolphins. Afterward, time to visit the historic town of Plymouth and Plymouth Rock, the spot where the Pilgrims landed. The evening is yours to relax or explore more of Plymouth.

Plymouth - Boston

Day
4

This morning, visit 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. Afterward, head for Boston, the “Cradle of American Liberty,” where your afternoon and evening are open for independent activities. Your Tour Director will have plenty of suggestions for things to do and see.

Boston - Ogunquit

Day
5

This morning, included sightseeing with a local guide shows off many of the major highlights—Beacon Hill, the Old North Church (where Paul Revere was signalled of the departure of British troops to Lexington), the Freedom Trail, Boston Common, and the Public Gardens. Afterward, time to explore Faneuil Hall before traveling for an overnight to the picture-perfect oceanfront village of Ogunquit, a haven for writers and artists. In the evening, sample the delicious local fare on an optional lobster bake excursion that includes steamed clams, Maine lobster, and delicious corn-on-the-cob.

Ogunquit - Lake Winnipesaukee cruise - North Conway

Day
6

Marvel at New England’s autumn splendour as we head northwest to Lake Winnipesaukee, one of the region’s largest and most beautiful stretches of water. Cruise across this island-dotted lake aboard the historic MS Mount Washington to the lake resort of Wolfeboro. Your overnight is in North Conway, with a backdrop of more than 700,000 acres of protected White Mountain National Forest, which boasts the tallest peak in the East—Mount Washington, at 6,288 feet. Your evening is free.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

North Conway - Montpelier - Burlington

Day
7

Travel through colourful autumnal forests and continue across New Hampshire. Next stop: Vermont, where birch, oak, and maple leaves form a kaleidoscope of brilliant yellows, oranges, and reds. After a stop in Montpelier, Vermont’s capital city, we visit a nearby Maple Syrup farm. Next up: Burlington on the shores of Lake Champlain.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Burlington - Lake Champlain - Lake Placid

Day
8

Drive to the shores of Lake Champlain and aboard the ferry for the scenic crossing into the state of New York. Travel through the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains to the village of Lake Placid, site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Lake Placid - Saratoga Springs

Day
9

This morning, continue your exploration of the village to shop for souvenirs on Main Street, enjoy a leisurely stroll along Mirror Lake, or visit the Olympic Skating Centre, where you can watch future Olympic athletes train. A late arrival in historic Saratoga in upstate New York. An orientation tour shows off the beautiful Victorian estates, downtown with its tree-lined streets, one-of-a-kind boutiques, and gorgeous floral plantings. This evening is at your leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Saratoga Springs - Albany - New York - UK

Day
10

A quick visit to Albany, the historic capital of New York, for an orientation tour. The final leg of your journey takes you south into New York City which is where your tour ends.

Later, continue to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in New York.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
11

Hotels

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


  • New York: Holiday Inn Express Manhattan West Side
  • Plymouth: John Carver Inn & Spa
  • 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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