New England coach tour to see the colours of autumn

Boston, Portland, Bar Harbor, White Mountains, Vermont & more

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White Mountains National Forest

Quincy Market, Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

The Inn at Brookline, Boston, Massachusetts

The Inn at Brookline, Boston, Massachusetts

The Inn at Brookline, Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

Kennebunkport, Maine

Bar Harbor, Maine

Best Western Merry Manor Inn, South Portland, Maine

Best Western Merry Manor Inn, South Portland, Maine

Best Western Merry Manor Inn, South Portland, Maine

White Mountains National Forest

Arcadia National Park

Acadia Inn, Bar Habor, Maine

Arcadia National Park

White Mountains National Forest

The Lodge at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

The Lodge at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

The Lodge at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

Stowe, Vermont

Stowe, Vermont

Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington, Vermont

Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington, Vermont

Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington, Vermont

Williamstown, Massachusetts

Holiday Inn Express Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island

Holiday Inn Express Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island

Newport, Rhode Island

Newport, Rhode Island

Heritage House Hotel, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Four Points by Sheraton Boston Logan Airport Revere, Boston, Massachusetts

Four Points by Sheraton Boston Logan Airport Revere, Boston, Massachusetts

Four Points by Sheraton Boston Logan Airport Revere, Boston, Massachusetts

From towns with a turbulent past to spectacular scenery and wildlife, embark on an autumnal tour of New England’s best bits - with all travel and exciting optional excursions

Itinerary

Day 1: Boston

You'll kick off your New England adventure with some time exploring buzzing Boston - Massachusetts’ capital and largest city. One of America's oldest cities, the important role Boston played in the American Revolution is highlighted on the two-and-a-half-mile Freedom Trail walking route which is definitely worth a wander to see some historic sites that tell the story of the nation’s founding.

Day 2: Boston - Salem - Kennebunkport - Portland

Next, you'll head north through Salem, a coastal city famous for its 1692 witch trials, which inspired Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Pass by the charming harbour towns of Gloucester, Rockport and Portsmouth before crossing state borders into Maine, where you'll stay in the quaint seaside resort of Portland for one night.

Day 3: Portland - Bar Harbor

After an enjoyable ride along Route 1, you’ll arrive in Bar Harbor. It's here you can enjoy some time at leisure, spotting native bears and moose within the stunning Arcadia National Park - a 47,000-acre Atlantic coastal area combining woodland, rugged beaches, glacier-carved valleys and granite peaks. Opt for a traditional lobster dinner in the evening (chargeable).

Day 4: Bar Harbor - White Mountains

The spectacular scenery of the White Mountains await today, often called the “rooftop of New England”. The landscape along the way is dotted with enchanting bridges and picturesque towns, then you’ll arrive at the breathtaking mountain vistas, pristine forestry and world-renowned foliage.

Day 5: White Mountains - Stowe - Green Mountains

Traversing through the White Mountains that divide the states of New Hampshire and Vermont, you’ll reach the classic 200-year-old village of Stowe. You’ll journey through Burlington on Lake Champlain, over meadows and through forests, as the colours of summer give way to autumnal shades.

Day 6: Green Mountains - Newport

Continuing south along Route 100, you'll be treated to a final dose of spectacular landscapes as you venture through Vermont's Green Mountains. Combining dense forest and impressive mountains that play home to bears, moose, wild turkey and deer, you'll wind through this stunning region to reach Newport, the coastal crown of New England.

Day 7: Newport - Cape Cod

Spend the morning mesmerised by the stunning natural beauty along Newport's Cliff Walk, or wander down streets lined with opulent mansions that were once the haunts for socialite families such as the Astors and Vanderbilts. You’ll then journey to Cape Cod, where you can marvel at the picturesque beaches and never-evening seas.

Day 8: Cape Cod

With an entire day in Cape Cod at your leisure, why not stroll along miles of untouched shoreline, gazing out at the lighthouses rising out of the sea. Alternatively, opt to join a tour of Martha’s Vineyard, Provencetown or whale watching (chargeable). Each place has its own unique history and charm, and you’ll also have the chance to see the nation’s oldest operating carousel.

Day 9: Cape Cod - Plymouth - Boston

You’ll visit Plymouth today, the town where English colonists first made a home in New England. Try to visit Plymouth Rock, where seafarers first landed, and a replica of the Mayflower - the first boat to land here. You’ll then return to Boston and retrace the steps of the Freedom Trail, with highlights such as King’s Chapel, the Boston Massacre site, and numerous pubs and taverns.

Day 10: Boston - UK

Time allowing, try and visit Boston’s oldest marketplace, Quincy Market, home to many boutiques, cafés and shops, before boarding your flight home.

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