PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Fly to Boston, the Cradle of American Liberty. Upon arrival at Logan International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 - Cape Neddick Lighthouse, Kennebunkport & Portland
Along the route north of Boston lies almost four centuries of history as well as some of the East Coast's finest beaches and seascapes.After passing through Portsmouth, the oldest community in New Hampshire knows for its thriving fishing community and historic buildings. You will stop at New England's most iconic light that sits on the summit of Cape Neddick, a small off-shore island. The Cape Neddick Lighthouse (also called 'the Nubble') is considered the most photographed lighthouse in America.
Your next stop will be Kennebunkport. Kennebunkport is a small, charming coastal town and home to the palatial summer estates of prominent politicians, including the 41st U.S. President, George Herbert Walker Bush. From Kennebunkport, it's on to Portland for a one night stay, Maine's largest city and home to the state's oldest and most beloved lighthouse.
Day 3 - Acadia National Park - Bar HarborJourney to the North today to the 'Crown Jewel of the North Atlantic Coast', Acadia National Park. Situated on the coast of Maine and home to the stunning landscape, diverse wildlife, Acadia National Park is beautiful year round and gorgeous in every season. You'll pass through quaint villages where local fishermen mark their grounds with colourful buoys prior to arriving in the small town of Bar Harbor where we will stay overnight.
Known for its stunning coastal beauty, Bar Harbor has a world renowned ambiance that blends seashore community, Downeast character, and the famous Maine Lobster. Your afternoon is free to explore Bar Harbor at your leisure.
Day 4 - Flume Gorge State Park - White Mountains - Bretton WoodsToday, our journey takes us inland towards the breath-taking scenery of the White Mountains. Known as the "rooftop of New England". This journey will take you through the pristine and scenic woodlands along the Kancamagus Highway to Franconia Notch, which is an eight mile pass between the two mountain ranges, both known for their renowned foliage areas and natural landscapes.
Be prepared for a miraculous view which is the natural wonder in Franconia Notch State Park, the Flume Gorge State Park. The Flume Gorge is a natural gorge extending 800ft horizontally at the base of Mount Liberty in Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire. Tonight you will stay for two nights in the Bretton Woods, which is part of the legendary Omni Mount Washington Resort.
Day 5 - Bretton Woods & White MountainsThe White Mountains of New Hampshire are a wonderful place to escape, explore and create unforgettable memories. Experience towering peaks, stunning scenery and spectacular waterfalls unrivalled anywhere in the Northeast.
During the day enjoy a visit to a local Maple farm and watch how the famous 1005 pure Maple Syrup is made. Tradition pairs with the latest advancements in technology to produce the finest maple syrup and product from the healthiest trees.
Day 6 - Newport
Heading south we enter the smallest state in the Union, Rhode Island also known as the 'Ocean State' and onto Newport where we stay overnight.Home to spectacular coastal scenery and awe-inspiring architecture, Newport is considered by many a shining gem in the coastal crown of New England. And, nowhere is Newport's natural beauty more on display than on its Cliff Walk.
Here, between the pounding surf of the Atlantic Ocean and sprawling lawns, sit the famed Gilded Age mansions that once were the summer playgrounds for socialite families such as the Astor's and Vanderbilt's. Visit one of these opulent mansions for a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle of the privileged from a bygone era.
Day 7 - Cape Cod
From the opulence of Newport, we'll continue to the unspoiled natural beauty of Cape Cod where picturesque beaches with high sand dunes, maritime character, and gorgeous sunsets await for our 2-night stay.Sprinkled with picturesque light houses, rising along the coast line, Cape Cod is a popular destination attracting many tourists throughout the summer months due to its stunning location and coastal charm, but autumn certainly brings a special time to the area.
Whilst the warmth of summer still lingers, the stunning foliage offers a wonderful accent to the Cape’s unmistakeable natural beauty.
Day 8 - Free Time or Martha's Vineyard
Join us for an optional excursion to Martha's Vineyard, just 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. Reachable only by air or boat, the high-profile island boasts historic sea captains' homes, charming gingerbread cottages, a quaint fishing village, five majestic lighthouses and the nation's oldest operating carousel. Becoming a household name following the release of Steven Spielberg’s film, “Jaws”, the islands natural beauty, rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene is what makes the isle so magical.
While exploring miles of pristine beaches, dramatic clay cliffs, rural landscapes and picturesque waterways, you'll find Martha's Vineyard is more than just an island.
Day 9 - Plymouth & Boston
Today begins with a visit to Plymouth, the town where English colonists first made a home in New England.See Plymouth Rock, where according to tradition the passengers of the Mayflower first set foot in the "New World," views of Plymouth Harbour and the Mayflower II, a replica of the original Mayflower (on board admission not included). Returning to Boston, where you will stay for one night, you'll retrace the steps of the Freedom Trail which may include a stroll beside Boston Common, King's Chapel, the Boston Massacre site, and numerous pubs and taverns where America's Founding Fathers toasted freedom.
Enjoy an optional lunch at one of Boston's many restaurants where you may wish to try a steaming hot cup of traditional New England clam chowder. Afterwards, explore Quincy Market, Boston's first marketplace from the 1800's, now home to boutiques, cafes and shops.
Transfer to Logan International Airport for your return overnight flight to the U.K.
Arrival in the U.K.
Throughout your holiday, you will stay at the hotels detailed below, or similar.
You will stay for one-night at the Hampton Inn Boston Logan Airport, moving on to overnight stays at the Best Western Merry Manor Inn, Portland, and the Best Western Acadia Park Inn, Bar Harbor. We stay for 2 nights at the Lodge at Bretton Woods in the White Mountains and an overnight stay at the Wyndham Newport Hotel, Newport. You will stay for 2 nights in Cape Cod at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa and complete your tour with a one-night stay at the Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown South.
All hotels are of European minimum 3-star standard and have a restaurant or bar on site or nearby.
Please note: due to local laws at least one person in each room booked must be 21 years of age or over.