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Autumn Colours

9 Days 1 Country 8 Cities

Discover Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts and New Hampshire on this picturesque tour, be sure to have your camera ready.

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Autumn Colours

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    • "There are few things more special than seeing the blaze of fall foliage in New England when summer begins to wane. A personal favorite is our journey along "The Kanc", an American Scenic Byway, which slices through the White Mountain National Forest. You'll have plenty of time to savor all that colorful beauty around you." Dave Sienkiewicz, Travel Director
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      • Check out our similar 'Fall Colours' trip. With fewer inclusions on our Costsaver itineraries, you decide what you want to experience. Visit costsavertour.com
      • Crossovers: All 2019 departure dates will operate as per the 2019 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.
      • "There are few things more special than seeing the blaze of fall foliage in New England when summer begins to wane. A personal favorite is our journey along "The Kanc", an American Scenic Byway, which slices through the White Mountain National Forest. You'll have plenty of time to savor all that colorful beauty around you." Dave Sienkiewicz, Travel Director
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      As autumn arrives, admire the fiery red, orange and yellow flames of fall foliage on your scenic road trip from Beantown Boston to the rocky Atlantic headlands of Maine.


      Trip type: Regional Explorer i

      Trip code: DACO

      8 Nights

      accommodation

      13 Meals
      • 8 breakfasts

      • 1 lunch

      • 4 dinners

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in Boston

        • VISIT Woodstock, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, Acadia National Park and Lexington Green and the the Concord Minute Man National Historical Park North Bridge

        • VIEW Mount Washington

        • SCENIC DRIVE along the Mohawk Trail, Kancamagus Highway


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 breakfasts

        • 1 lunch

        • 4 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

        • Handcrafted Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and local charges included

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      1. Arrive Boston

      Welcome to Boston, the Cradle of Liberty and once home to such famous sons as Samuel Adams, Paul Revere and Benjamin Franklin. Amble up and down the City on the Hill on your terms and immerse yourself in its revolutionary history or enjoy a stroll along the waterfront. This evening, we'll meet our Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception to kick-start our colour-filled journey through New England landscapes.

      Meal(s)
      Welcome Reception
      Hotel
      Boston Park Plaza

      2. Boston – Lexington and Concord – Pittsfield

      March to independence, exploring Boston's historic sites. We'll spend the morning weaving along the Freedom Trail which reveals the rich history of the American revolution. Stop at Lexington and Concord, the site where "the shot heard round the world" was fired. We'll embark on an afternoon drive along the Mohawk Trail, an early Native American and colonial trade route, and the first designated scenic drive in New England.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Hotel
      Hilton Garden Inn Lenox/Pittsfield

      3. Pittsfield – Quechee – Woodstock – Burlington

      Drive past picture-perfect farmlands and old-world towns en route to the historic wool mill in Quechee. Watch craftsmen create the delicate glassware that has made Simon Pearce glassblowing workshop famous, delving into the art and science of glassblowing. Then, savour a lunch featuring local ingredients arranged on Simon Pearce's beautiful stem and flatware. After a stop in the historic farming community of Woodstock, we'll continue to our hotel located at a nearby mountain resort.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Lunch
      Hotel
      Hilton Garden Inn Burlington Downtown

      4. Burlington – Stowe – White Mountains – North Conway (2 Nights)

      Visit Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, where you'll have an opportunity to sample some of their uniquely named flavours. Venture into New Hampshire for views of Mount Washington. Continue to North Conway, where you'll learn about the local flora and fauna with a Local Specialist for an ecological look at Autumn in the North Woods. Begin the adventure at the summit of Mt. Washington where man has been able to adapt in order to survive some of the most severe weather ever recorded. Then descend into the forest and valley below to take a closer look at some of the wildlife that calls New Hampshire home as well as an overview of the spectacular fall colors. What strategies are adopted to survive the drastic changes in New England's seasons and how birds, mammals, and plants are shaped by this northern environment will be some of the questions answered. The Mt Washington Valley provides the scenic backdrop as we take this fascinating closer look at Autumn.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Red Jacket Mountain View Resort

      5. Kancamagus Excursion

      Journey along "The Kanc", an American Scenic Byway that cuts through the White Mountain National Forest, admiring the glowing fall colours. Enjoy an easy hike to Diana's Baths, a series of small waterfalls and the site of a sawmill powered by turbines from the 1930s, (no longer there) built by George Lucy.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast

      6. North Conway – Bar Harbor (2 Nights)

      We continue through the lush pine forests, highlands and river valleys that define the rugged Maine landscape. Descending "Downeast", the looming Atlantic swells of Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island are our final destination for the day. Join a lobster fisherman and Local Specialist for insights into lobster fishing and tonight, we'll savour a traditional lobster dinner. 

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Regional Dinner
      Hotel
      Bar Harbor Regency

      7. Acadia National Park Excursion

      Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is the highest point along the Atlantic Seaboard and first spot in the United States where you'll see the sunrise. Admire the magnificent view over the Schoodic Peninsula, pink granite cliffs and ancient maple forests - their leaves glowing fiery red, burnt orange and mustard yellow in the crisp autumn air. We'll return to Bar Harbor for an afternoon at leisure or consider joining an optional nature cruise on Frenchman Bay.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast

      8. Bar Harbor – Maine Coast – Portsmouth

      The intense hues of New England's forests and mountains linger as we journey south past the rocky beaches and cliffs of Maine's rugged coast. We journey past lighthouses, fisheries and seaside dwellings that have sheltered everyone from local lobstermen to holidaying presidents. Travel south to the mouth of the Piscataqua River and the historic seaport city of Portsmouth, one of the oldest cities in the United States. This evening, we join our fellow travellers for a memorable Farewell Dinner reminiscing over our fall foliage experience.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Farewell Dinner
      Hotel
      Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside

      9. Portsmouth – Depart Boston

      We'll return to Boston and bid farewell to new friends. Transfer to Boston Logan International Airport at 11am or to the hotel in Boston if you'd like to extend your stay.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast

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      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/en-au/tours/autumn-colours?season=summer%202020&tripcode=daco for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • LOCAL SPECIALIST
        Learn about North Conway flora and fauna and spend time with a lobster fisherman in Bar Harbor (Days 4, 6)

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in Boston

        • VISIT Woodstock, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, Acadia National Park and Lexington Green and the the Concord Minute Man National Historical Park North Bridge

        • VIEW Mount Washington

        • SCENIC DRIVE along the Mohawk Trail, Kancamagus Highway


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 breakfasts

        • 1 lunch

        • 4 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

        • Handcrafted Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and local charges included

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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