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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.

"Trip was magic, scenery stunning"

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Autumn Colours

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    • "From the charming colonial city of Boston to the iridescent foliage and quaint towns nestled between the Berkshire, Green, and White Mountains, your New England journey will take you through unforgettable changing landscapes that are unlike any other place in the world."Franky Campos, Product Coordinator
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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: Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.
      • "From the charming colonial city of Boston to the iridescent foliage and quaint towns nestled between the Berkshire, Green, and White Mountains, your New England journey will take you through unforgettable changing landscapes that are unlike any other place in the world."Franky Campos, Product Coordinator
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: DACO

      8 Nights

      accommodation

      14 Meals
      • 8 full breakfasts

      • 1 lunch

      • 5 dinners

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

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        • City Tour in Boston

        • Scenic Drive along the Mohawk Trail, Kancamagus Highway

        • View Lexington and Concord where the first shots of the American Revolution were fired

        • Visit Woodstock, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, Acadia National Park


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 full breakfasts

        • 1 lunch

        • 5 dinners


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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

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • 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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      Arrive Boston

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      Boston – Lexington and Concord – Pittsfield

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      Pittsfield – Quechee – Woodstock – Burlington

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

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      Kancamagus Excursion

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      North Conway – Bar Harbor (2 Nights)

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      Acadia National Park Excursion

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      Bar Harbor – Maine Coast – Portsmouth

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      Portsmouth – Depart Boston

      Day 1

      Arrive Boston Day 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.

      Hotel

      Boston Marriott Copley Place

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Boston Marriott Copley Place

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Boston – Lexington and Concord – Pittsfield Day 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.

      Hotel

      Hilton Garden Inn Lenox/Pittsfield

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Hilton Garden Inn Lenox/Pittsfield

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Day 3

      Pittsfield – Quechee – Woodstock – Burlington Day 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 Regional Meal 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.

      Hotel

      The Essex - Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Regional Meal
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      The Essex - Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Regional Meal
      • Dinner

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      Day 4

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

      Chunky Monkey, Cherry Garcia and Chocolate Therapy - if the very thought of these tickles your sweet tooth, you'll delight in a visit to Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory today, where you'll have an opportunity to sample some of their uniquely named flavours. Venture into New Hampshire, the Presidential Range of the White Mountains and Bretton Woods for a stunning glimpse of Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the northeast. We'll continue to North Conway on the edge of White Mountain National Forest, renowned as a popular adventure holiday hub. Later, get acquainted with the local flora and fauna during an engaging talk by a Local Specialist, followed by dinner at your hotel.

      Hotel

      Red Jacket Mountain View Resort

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Red Jacket Mountain View Resort

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Kancamagus Excursion Day 5 - Kancamagus Excursion

      Journey along "The Kanc", an American Scenic Byway that cuts through the White Mountain National Forest and provides exquisite views of the White Mountains, Rocky Gorge and several waterfalls. But the star of the show is undoubtedly the glowing fall display that dots scenic New England. Spend your afternoon at leisure, immersing yourself in the blazing natural beauty of the area.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Day 6

      North Conway – Bar Harbor (2 Nights) Day 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. This evening, we'll join our travel companions for a traditional lobster dinner. Enjoy the juicy flavours of local seafood with a fisherman and Local Specialist who will share insights into lobster fishing.

      Hotel

      Bar Harbor Regency

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Bar Harbor Regency

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Acadia National Park Excursion Day 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.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      *Bar Harbor Nature Cruise (Seasonal)

      Bar Harbor was once the playground of the industrial moguls of the 19th century. This cruise highlights the history and ecology of this enchanting old harbor. Keep your eyes peeled for seals, porpoises, whales and eagles along with the picturesque mansions and lighthouses that dot the phenomenally scenic coastline of ‘Down East’ Maine! Adults must show ID to board. Approx. duration: 2.5 hours. (Minimum: 15 passengers). Subject to weather conditions.

      Adult Price: US$35.00
      (Price is subject to change)

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      Day 8

      Bar Harbor – Maine Coast – Portsmouth Day 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.

      Hotel

      Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Hotel

      Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Portsmouth – Depart Boston Day 9 - Portsmouth – Depart Boston

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

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 9

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      The Trafalgar Difference

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City Tour in Boston

        • Scenic Drive along the Mohawk Trail, Kancamagus Highway

        • View Lexington and Concord where the first shots of the American Revolution were fired

        • Visit Woodstock, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, Acadia National Park


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 full breakfasts

        • 1 lunch

        • 5 dinners


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      What's Included

      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

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • 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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