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Colors of New England 2018

8 days with Collette Vacations   Rating: Deluxe

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Boston, Massachusetts - Tour Begins
Welcome to Massachusetts, where your journey through charming and vibrant New England begins. Relax during a 2-night stay in the heart of Boston.

Day 2 Boston
The choice is yours! Walk the Freedom Trail with a local guide and follow in the footsteps of those who shaped America during the Revolutionary War. Or if you prefer, ride with your local guide to see Boston’s iconic treasures including the Old South Meeting House, Public Gardens, Old North Church and Beacon Hill. Either way, make a 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. (B,D)

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. Arrive in Woodstock, known as “the quintessential New England village” complete with a town green, covered bridge and beautifully restored Georgian homes. Visit the impressive 165' deep, mile-long Quechee Gorge before continuing to your resort in Stowe, nestled in the tranquil Green Mountains. (B)

Day 4 Stowe
We’re off to the Cold Hollow Cider Mill. Learn how this historic mill makes their delicious cider. Witness apples being transformed into cider the old-fashioned way – using a rack and cloth press – a process that has been passed down for generations. 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 charming Stowe. (B)

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. Make a stop to explore 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. (B,D)

Day 6 North Conway - Lake Winnipesaukee - North Conway
Journey 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. Then, 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. (B)

Day 7 North Conway - Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Head for Maine, arriving in beautiful Boothbay Harbor, the “boating capital of New England.” Admire the rugged coastline on a drive along picturesque Ocean Point Road. This afternoon, embark on a relaxing cruise through Boothbay Harbor. Take in the spectacular views of the coast dotted with lighthouses and summer homes and watch for local wildlife, such as the harbor seal. Learn about New England’s lobster industry and watch as a lobster trap is pulled aboard the boat with 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. (B,D)

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. (B)
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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 in the heart of the city. 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 at its finest.
  • 10 meals
  • 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.
Accommodations
Boston, MA: Boston Park Plaza
Stowe, VT: Stowe Mountain Lodge
North Conway, NH: Red Jacket Mountain View Resort & Spa
Boothbay Harbor, ME: Spruce Point Inn Resort & Spa
Pre and Post Add-ons
Pre Night Hotel:
  • The Boston Park Plaza Hotel
  • Sheraton Boston Hotel
Notes
  • This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.