Cape Cod & the Islands
Get acquainted with the history, beauty, and coastal traditions of Cape Cod and its neighboring islands on this fascinating vacation. Your trip begins in Boston with guided sightseeing of “Bean Town’s” most famous sites, a harbor cruise, and two overnights. Head southeast to the pilgrim’s Plymouth to see Plymouth Rock and a replica of the Mayflower II; then visit a working cranberry bog and explore Plimoth Plantation. On to the resort town of Hyannis for three overnights and an orientation tour that features the JFK Memorial and St. Francis Xavier Church. An included excursion takes you along the peninsula’s Cape Cod National Seashore to Provincetown for an exciting whale-watching cruise.Next, take a ferry ride to Nantucket for guided sightseeing of the imposing mansions and Quaker influences. Journey to Martha’s Vineyard, where you’ll spend the night and take a morning guided sightseeing tour. A high-speed ferry whisks you to Woods Hole and the cobblestone streets of New Bedford, former whaling port of Moby Dick fame. Continue to elegant Newport, Rhode Island, where you’ll spend two nights and enjoy an orientation tour that shows off Cornelius Vanderbilt’s opulent Breakers mansion. Your incredible Cape Cod & the Islands vacation ends as you return to Boston for your homebound flight.
BOSTON Guided sightseeing; harbor cruisePLYMOUTH See the Mayflower; visit Plimoth Plantation and a [LF] working cranberry bog HYANNIS Orientation tour; see the John F. Kennedy Memorial and St. Francis Xavier Church; [LF] traditional lobster & seafood bakeCAPE COD Cape Cod National SeashorePROVINCETOWN Whale-watching cruiseNANTUCKET SightseeingMARTHA’S VINEYARD Overnight on the island; sightseeingNEW BEDFORD Visit the Whaling MuseumNEWPORT Orientation tour; visit The Breakers mansion; farewell dinner
BOSTON Boston Park Plaza (SF)HYANNIS Red Jacket Beach Resort (F)MARTHA’S VINEYARD Kelley House (MF)NEWPORT Hotel Viking (F)
Breakfast (B) daily, 3 three-course dinners (D) including a lobster & seafood bake in Hyannis and a farewell dinner in Newport
NOTE:Enjoy spectacular fall colors on our Fall Foliage departures: September 19-October 3 (if Mother Nature permits).