A Culinary Journey Through New England

2025 Boston > Boston | Price from $3149

7 DAYS • 14 MEALS Join us on a culinary journey across four New England states. Take a Lobster Pulling cruise and enjoy dinner in Maine; feast on fresh-made ice cream and cottage-made cheeses in Vermont and freshly shucked oysters in Rhode Island.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Massachusetts

Arrive in Boston today and transfer to your hotel. Meet your Tour Manager in the lobby at 6:00 p.m. for dining suggestions.

Day 2: The Maine Coast and Lobster Cruise

Enjoy a get-acquainted breakfast at the hotel this morning. Board the waiting motorcoach and depart for coastal Maine. Travel to Portland, Maine’s largest city, where a local guide conducts a tour of the city including the waterfront, the Eastern and Western Promenade, the Longfellow Home and Saco Bay. Then, travel to Perkin’s Cove where you will board the Finestkind Lobster Pulling Cruise to learn about Maine lobster fishing. Make a stop at Stonewall Kitchens who produces delicious Maine Blueberry preserves and many other wonderful jams and jellies followed by a quick photo stop at the Nubble Lighthouse, one of the most photographed lighthouses in Maine. Tonight, a delicious Maine Lobster dinner is served at the famous Foster Lobster Bakes. Meals: B, D

Day 3: Quechee Gorge and Billings Farm

After your included breakfast at the hotel, you will say good-bye to coastal Maine and make your way to the Green Mountains of Vermont. The first stop today is at Quechee Gorge Village where you can visit the Cabot Cheese Annex followed by lunch served at a local restaurant. This afternoon, visit the historic Billings Farm and Museum to learn the history of a Vermont hillside dairy farm. While at the farm you will enjoy a butter or cheese making demonstration. Later, continue to your Rutland hotel where you check in for the next two evenings. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant featuring locally grown and raised products. Meals: B, L, D

Day 4: Vermont Sweets and Treats

Today is spent touring in Vermont. Begin the day in Montpelier, Vermont’s State Capital, where you will visit the Morse Sugar Farm for a talk on maple sugaring and a taste of their traditional sugar-on-snow. Lunch and shopping is on your own in Montpelier. This afternoon, continue to the Cold Hollow Cider Mill to see the production of their delicious cider and sample many of their fine apple products. No visit to Vermont is complete without a stop at Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory for a tasting. Tonight, another wonderful dinner is included at a local restaurant. Meals: B, D

Day 5: Yankee Candle and Sturbridge Village Colonial Cooking Demonstration

Depart Vermont for the small town of Deerfield, Massachusetts. Stop at Yankee Candle Factory for a little shopping and a morning break. Then visit historic Sturbridge Village. Here, you will enjoy a special Colonial Cooking demonstration. Enjoy a lunch in the Bullard Tavern area. Later, continue to the Middletown/Newport, Rhode Island area, and check into your hotel for the next two evenings. Tonight, a dinner of locally raised foods is included at the hotel. Meals: B, L, D

Day 6: Newport’s Oysters and Wines

Enjoy a hearty breakfast before a local guide conducts a narrated tour of Newport including the downtown area, Fort Adams and Narragansett Bay. You will also see the “homes of the Elite 400” along beautiful Bellevue Avenue. Next, travel to the Matunuck Oyster Farm where you will enjoy a program on oyster farming in Rhode Island followed by a delicious lunch featuring local seafood. You will conclude the day with a visit to Greenvale Vineyards where you will enjoy a guided tour and tasting of their wonderful wines. Tonight, your Tour Manager hosts a special farewell dinner. Meals: B, L, D

Day 7: Depart for Home

A hearty farewell breakfast is served before boarding the motorcoach for a group transfer to Boston Logan Airport for flights out after 12:00 p.m. Meal: B

Itinerary is subject to change.

Tour Highlights

  • 14 Meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 5 dinners (including a Maine lobster dinner)
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Narrated tour of Portland including the waterfront and the Eastern and Western Promenade
  • Learn about lobster fishing aboard the Finestkind Lobster Pulling Cruise
  • Visit Stonewall Kitchens a make a photo stop at Nubble Lighthouse
  • Enjoy dinner at Foster Lobster Bakes in York
  • Drive through Vermont’s Green Mountains and visit the Cabot Cheese Annex in Queechee Gorge Village
  • Visit historic Billings Farm and Museum and enjoy a butter or cheese making demonstration
  • Tour Morse Sugar Farm to learn about maple sugaring
  • Taste the local ciders at Cold Hollow Cider Mill and visit Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory
  • Visit Yankee Candle Factory for shopping
  • Enjoy a Colonial Cooking demonstration at historic Sturbridge Village

Hotel Accommodations

Day 1 – Embassy Suites Logan Airport, Revere, Massachusetts
Day 2 – Anchorage Inn, York, Maine
Days 3 and 4 – Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, Vermont
Days 5 and 6 – Wyndham Newport Hotel, Middletown/Newport, Rhode Island

DATES & AVAILABILITY

June 15, 2024 | $2,999

Per Person Twin

$2,999

Single Room Add

+$1,099

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to and from Boston.

Rooms for the night before the tour are available. Cost for a room in Boston is $469, tax and breakfast included.

September 21, 2024 | $2,999

Per Person Twin

$2,999

Single Room Add

+$1,099

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to and from Boston.

Rooms for the night before the tour are available. Cost for a room in Boston is $469, tax and breakfast included.

October 21, 2024 | $2,999

Per Person Twin

$2,999

Single Room Add

+$1,099

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to and from Boston.

Rooms for the night before the tour are available. Cost for a room in Boston is $469, tax and breakfast included.

May 17, 2025 | $3,149

Per Person Twin

$3,149

Single Room Add

+$1,099

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to and from Boston.

Rooms for the night before the tour are available. Cost for a room in Boston is $489, tax and breakfast included.

June 14, 2025 | $3,149

Per Person Twin

$3,149

Single Room Add

+$1,099

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to and from Boston.

Rooms for the night before the tour are available. Cost for a room in Boston is $489, tax and breakfast included.

September 27, 2025 | $3,149

Per Person Twin

$3,149

Single Room Add

+$1,099

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to and from Boston.

Rooms for the night before the tour are available. Cost for a room in Boston is $489, tax and breakfast included.

October 4, 2025 | $3,149

Per Person Twin

$3,149

Single Room Add

+$1,099

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to and from Boston.

Rooms for the night before the tour are available. Cost for a room in Boston is $489, tax and breakfast included.