New England Traditions
About , New England
Charming New England comes to life on this scenic and historic vacation. Start your trip in New York City, then travel to Newport, Rhode Island, home to magnificent mansions, skilled sailing, and fresh seafood. Continue to Plymouth, Massachusetts for two overnights and plenty of time to sightsee. Visit Plimoth Plantation, where costumed interpreters portray the early 17th-century lifestyle of the Pilgrims, and see Plymouth Rock, the spot where the Pilgrims landed in 1620. A major highlight in Plymouth is a whale-watching expedition for dolphins as well as finback and humpback whales.Travel to historic Boston for a sightseeing tour of the major sites before spending an overnight in the oceanfront village of Ogunquit, Maine. Marvel at New England’s glorious fall foliage as you travel to Lake Winnipesaukee for a scenic cruise and an overnight in North Conway, New Hampshire. In Vermont, taste local maple syrup and sip fresh apple cider before boarding a ferry across Lake Champlain into New York. The foothills of the Adirondack Mountains guide you to Lake Placid, a former Winter Olympic site. Enjoy an orientation tour in Saratoga, known for its Victorian estates, before arriving in the capital of New York, Albany. From Albany, travel back to New York City for the end of your New England vacation. From the historic sites to the scenic beauty, this tour through New England is sure to delight.
Sightseeing:In Boston; orientation tour in Albany; The Breakers mansion, Plimoth Plantation, whale watching with commentary, Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock, Beacon Hill, the Old North Church, Boston Common, cruise on the MS Mount Washington, maple syrup farm, Cold Hollow Cider Mill, and scenic ferry crossing into the state of New York.
NEW YORK CITY Comfort Inn Manhattan (ST)PLYMOUTH Radisson Hotel Plymouth Harbor (F)BOSTON Holiday Inn Boston–Brookline (MF)OGUNQUIT Ogunquit River Inn & Suites (ST)NORTH CONWAY Hampton Inn & Suites (ST)BURLINGTON Best Western Plus Windjammer Inn (F)LAKE PLACID Comfort Inn on Lake Placid (F)ALBANY Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Albany (ST)
5 continental breakfasts (CB)
NOTE:Enjoy the spectacular colors of New York and New England on this vacation (if Mother Nature permits).
Transportation:Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.