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Colors of New England

8 days with Collette Vacations   Rating: Deluxe

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Itinerary
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Day 1 Boston, Massachusetts - Tour Begins
Welcome to Massachusetts, where we begin our journey through New England’s charming and vibrant northern states. Relax during a two-night stay in the heart of Boston.
 
Day 2 Boston
Start the day with a sightseeing tour that features the Old South Meeting House, Public Gardens, Old North Church and Beacon Hill. Stop at the famed Faneuil Hall Marketplace, bustling with various street performers and colorful kiosks of local handiwork. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a favorite local restaurant. (Breakfast & Dinner)
 
Day 3 Boston - Woodstock, Vermont - Stowe
Set out for Vermont, the “Green Mountain State.” Traditional white steeple churches, quaint villages and tree-covered mountainsides dot the charming landscape of your journey. In Woodstock, a covered bridge in the town center, along with the beautifully restored Georgian houses that surround the town green, add credence to its reputation as “the quintessential New England village.” Visit the impressive 165' deep, mile-long Quechee Gorge before continuing to Stowe for a two-night stay. (Breakfast)
 
Day 4 Stowe
Watch apples transform into cider the old-fashioned way – using a rack and cloth press – during a trip to the Cold Hollow Cider Mill. A tour of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory teaches you about the ice cream process and ends with a delicious sample of their sweet treats. This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure in Stowe. (Breakfast)
 
Day 5 Stowe - North Conway, New Hampshire
Today we are New Hampshire bound! Soak in the lovely New England countryside as you journey through the White Mountains of New Hampshire to North Conway. En route, visit the Rocks Estate, home to the North Country Conservation & Education Center. Tour the farm and learn about the history and importance of maple sugaring in the region, including a visit to a virtual tap room. (Breakfast & Dinner)
 
Day 6 North Conway - Lake Winnipesaukee - North Conway
We begin the day with a visit to New Hampshire’s picturesque lakes region, a popular vacation spot for visitors year-round. Board the M/S Mount Washington and spend the next hour cruising stunning Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire's largest lake. After your cruise, visit the charming town of Wolfeboro, the “oldest summer resort in America.” Later, return to North Conway via the Kancamagus Highway, a scenic byway offering spectacular views of the White Mountains region. (Breakfast)
 
Day 7 North Conway - Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Depart New Hampshire for Maine, arriving in beautiful Boothbay Harbor, the “boating capital of New England.” View the rugged coastline on a drive along picturesque Ocean Point Road. This afternoon, enjoy a relaxing cruise through Boothbay Harbor for spectacular views of the coast, including lighthouses, summer homes and even local wildlife, such as the harbor seals. Learn about New England’s lobster industry and watch as a lobster trap is pulled aboard the boat to view the day’s catch. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a very special farewell dinner featuring the fresh native lobster for which coastal Maine is renowned. (Breakfast & Dinner)
 
Day 8 Boothbay Harbor - Kennebunkport - Boston, MA - Tour Ends
Today you travel through the seaside community of Kennebunkport, along spectacular Ocean Drive. See Walker’s Point, former President George H. W. Bush’s summer home, which is situated on a rocky promontory. Then, return to the Boston airport. The many wonderful memories of your adventure will last a lifetime. (Breakfast)
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All This Included
Be charmed by the colors of New England on this 8-day tour that brings you from the heart of historic Boston to the farms, coast and mountains of the north. Tour historic Boston during a two-night stay. Explore Woodstock, Vermont, a quintessential New England village. Tour Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory and sample some of its delicious creations. Watch apples transform into cider before your eyes at Cold Hollow Cider Mill. Learn about the maple sugaring industry of New England on a farm tour of the Rocks Estate. Relax as your cruise along Lake Winnipesaukee, admiring the splendid views. Dig in at a traditional New England lobster dinner. Admire Maine’s dramatic coast and discover the seaside communities of Boothbay Harbor and Kennebunkport. This is New England.
  • Centrally-located hotels provide a home away from home.
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling.
  • A professional tour manager accompanies you throughout your trip. 
  • Expert local guides provide insightful, personalized tours.
  • Unparalleled sightseeing includes all of the "must-sees."
  • Enriching cultural experiences bring the destination to life.
  • Private climate-controlled motorcoach enhances your tour.
  • Free round trip sedan service that takes you from your home to the airport when you purchase an air-inclusive Collette tour (within 50 miles of nearest airport gateway).
Highlights
  • Watch apples transform into cider the old-fashioned way.
  • Tour a farm and learn about maple sugaring in the region.
  • Explore the Rocks Estate, home to the North Country Conservation & Education Center.
  • Visit the impressive 165’ deep, mile-long Quechee Gorge.
Accommodations
Boston: The Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Stowe: Stowe Mountain Lodge
North Conway: Red Jacket Resorts Mountain View
Boothbay Harbor: Spruce Point Inn Resort Spa
Notes
  • Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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