Autumn in New England & Cape Cod 2024
Featuring Martha’s Vineyard, Plymouth and Old Sturbridge Village
 8 Days • 12 Meals

Air Holiday

There is nothing like New England and Cape Cod during autumn foliage. Join us to enjoy the best of the cape on a narrated sand dune tour and leisurely schooner cruise. Experience the history of Plymouth Plantation and the excitement of a whale-watching cruise. See the monumental mansions of Rhode Island, the gingerbread cottages of Martha’s Vineyard and the history of Old Sturbridge Village.

  • 12 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • City tour of Boston with a local guide including the Freedom Trail and Boston Common
  • Visit the John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum for a look at JFK’s time in the White House
  • See Plymouth Rock, where our forefathers first landed on American soil
  • Learn about the life and time of the Pilgrims at the 17th-century Plimoth Patuxet
  • Experience an exciting Whale Watching Cruise to the Stellwagen Bank feeding grounds
  • Travel scenic Cape Cod for an exciting SUV tour on the Peaked Hill Bars Historic District Sand Dunes
  • Enjoy a narrated sailing excursion aboard the newly rebuilt Schooner Hindu
  • Enjoy a delicious New England lobster dinner on Cape Cod
  • Take the ferry to the resort island of Martha’s Vineyard with its astounding cliffs at Aquinnah and quaint gingerbread houses of Edgartown
  • Guided tour of Newport, Rhode Island, a fascinating seaport famous for its maritime history
  • Visit the Vanderbilt’s famed Breakers mansion and Marble House, a testament to America’s glamorous “Gilded Age”
  • Tour Old Sturbridge Village, a 200-acre living history museum recreating life in rural New England during the 1790s

Day 1  Arrive in Boston
Arrive in Boston, Massachusetts with an included transfer to your hotel. Meet your Tour Manager in the hotel lobby at 6:00 p.m. for a welcome dinner. Meal: D
Day 2  Boston City Tour and Plymouth Rock
Over 350 years of history await you on a sightseeing tour of Boston’s historic Freedom Trail including Boston Common, America’s oldest park, Park Street Church, founded in 1809 and the Old Corner Bookstore, home to the 19th-century publishers Ticknor and Fields.

Enjoy free time for lunch at Faneuil Hall before heading to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Located on the waterfront overlooking the city that launched him to greatness the JFK Presidential Museum features multimedia exhibits and period settings from the White House offering an exciting “you are there” experience. Later, come to Plymouth. Meals: B, D
Day 3  Plimoth Patuxet & Whale Watching Cruise
DAY 3 Plimoth Patuxet and Whale Watching Cruise: Make a stop at Plymouth Rock, the historic site of the first landing before coming to Plimoth Patuxet. This living history museum interprets the 17th-century Plymouth Colony established by the Pilgrims. Costumed inhabitants will show you colony life during the period through cooking, planting and blacksmithing. In the afternoon climb aboard your seagoing vessel for an exciting whale watching excursion.

Head out to Cape Bay and Stellwagen Bank, a marine sanctuary and primary feeding grounds for humpback, finback and the endangered right whales. Be sure to dress warm to enjoy this exciting adventure on the water. Meal: B
Day 4  Cape Cod Dune Tour & the Schooner Hindu
Today, trade in the motorcoach for a special SUV and roll out into the Peaked Hill Bars Historic District Sand Dunes. Learn the history and ecology of the dunes from your knowledgeable guide. Then climb aboard the newly rebuilt Schooner Hindu for a narrated sailing excursion on Cape Cod Bay. Meals: B, D
Day 5  Martha’s Vineyard
This morning, ferry to the resort island of Martha’s Vineyard, a playground for many rich and famous, including former President Clinton. The island’s coast has astounding cliffs at Aquinnah with spectacular shoreline views. Visit the village of Edgartown with its quaint gingerbread cottages and narrow streets. Meal: B
Day 6  Newport Sightseeing & the Mansions
Entering the smallest New England state, arrive in Newport, Rhode Island. A local guide shows you this fascinating seaport. Famous not only for its maritime history and scenic ten-mile long Ocean Drive, Newport houses some fabulous summer homes built here during America’s glamorous “Gilded Age.”

Visit Vanderbilt’s Breakers Mansion and the impressive Marble House to get a glimpse of how America’s most elite families lived at the turn of the century. Meals: B, L
Day 7  Old Sturbridge Village
In the town Sturbridge, Massachusetts sits Old Sturbridge Village. The day is dedicated to this 200-acre living history museum which recreates life in rural New England during the 1790s through 1830s period. Later continue to your hotel to gather for a farewell dinner hosted by your Tour Manager. Meals: B, D
Day 8  Travel Home
After breakfast, your group transfer brings you to Boston’s Logan Airport for flights out after 12:00 p.m. Meal: B

Days 1  Boston Park Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts
Days 2 & 3  Hampton Inn, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Days 4 & 5  Resort and Conference Center, Hyannis, Massachusetts
Days 6  Fairfield Inn Worcester, Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Days 7  Marriott Boston Quincy, Quincy, Massachusetts


 Dates and Rates
Departure Dates Per Person twin Single Room Availability
September 22, 2024 Request a Quote $3,519 + $1,299 Available
September 27, 2024 Request a Quote $3,519 + $1,299 Available
September 29, 2024 Request a Quote $3,519 + $1,299 Available
October 4, 2024 Request a Quote $3,519 + $1,299 Available
October 6, 2024 Request a Quote $3,519 + $1,299 Available
October 11, 2024 Request a Quote $3,519 + $1,299 Available
October 13, 2024 Request a Quote $3,519 + $1,299 Available
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Rooms for the night before the tour are available.
Cost for a room in Boston is $589, tax and breakfast included.


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