The 5 beautiful states of Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode Island are what makes up the New England region of the USA. Flame reds and fiery russets, rich gold’s and deep ochres blend into a breathtaking backdrop on this colourful New England Journey.
Add in the bustle of the historic city of Boston, America’s most walkable city. Get your walking shoes on and discover the Freedom Trail. With quaint and picturesque towns, the mansions of Newport, Acadia National Park, The beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Green Mountains of Vermont, the beaches of Cape Cod along with the stunning Maine coastline you have a kaleidoscope tour in every sense.
- Return flights from Dublin to Boston
- 7 NIGHTS accommodation in selected Fly Drive hotels (more details below)
- Car rental for Compact car size with fully inclusive insurance for 7 days
- Based on 2 adults sharing
- Price based on travelling in June 2017* other dates and durations available
- Quote Ref 1488349
Boston-Check Out the Street Performers at Faneuil Hall Marketplace you could spend the entire afternoon here.
Boston-Catch a free concert or movies at the Hatch Memorial Shell during the highlights of summer in the city.
Boston - Coastal Maine (185 KM)
Coastal Maine - White Mountains (185KM)
White Mountains - Stowe (210 KM)
Stowe - Green Mountains - Connecticut River Valley (285 KM)
Connecticut River Valley - Cape Cod (300 KM)
Cape Cod - Boston Departure (120 KM)
Day 1 Boston Arrival
Arrive at Logan International Airport. Pick up your rental car and proceed to your hotel. Enjoy your evening at leisure
Overnight Boston: Midtown Hotel or similar.
Day 2 Boston
A full day free to explore Boston, the cradle of American liberty. The Revolutionary era comes to life along the Freedom Trail walking route. Visit the haunts of the patriots who stoked the fires of democracy throughout the Colonies.
Overnight Boston: Midtown Hotel or similar.
Day 3 Boston - Coastal Maine (185 KM)
Along the route north of Boston lies almost four centuries of history, as well as some of the coast’s finest beaches and seascapes. First stop is Salem, the location of the infamous witch trials. Then drive along the coast to the charming harbour towns of Gloucester and Rockport. Enjoy the old-time seaport atmosphere of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and its wealth of historic buildings before crossing into Maine. Pass through Kennebunkport, summer home to Presidents, and enjoy exploring Portland, Maine’s largest city.
Overnight Portland: Best Western Merry Manor Inn or similar.
Day 4 Coastal Maine - White Mountains (185KM)
Your drive today takes you inland towards the spectacular scenery of the White Mountains, the “rooftop of New England,” a landscape dotted with historic villages and enchanting covered bridges. En route, experience breathtaking views of mountain ranges and pristine forests.
Overnight: North Conway New Hampshire: Red Jacket Mountain View Resort or similar .
Day 5 White Mountains - Stowe (210 KM)
Today, traverse the White Mountains that divide the New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont. The mountains are home to bears, moose, wild turkey, and deer. This route takes you through some of New England’s most beautiful scenery. Drive by Lyndonville and see Willey’s General Store in Greensboro before continuing through Craftsbury, a Grandma Moses kind of village, to Stowe. See picture-perfect villages and some of Vermont’s famous covered bridges.
Overnight Stowe: Golden Eagle Resort or similar.
Day 6 Stowe - Green Mountains - Connecticut River Valley (285 KM)
Your drive today takes you alongside the Green Mountains of Vermont, part of the Appalachian Mountain range that stretches from Quebec in the north to Alabama in the south, and through the Connecticut River Valley. Step into Old Sturbridge Village and find yourself transported back in time. In historic households and shops, at water-powered mills and on working farms, explore the everyday tasks and seasonal celebrations of early 19th-century New England.
Overnight Mystic: Inn at Mystic or similar.
Day 7 Connecticut River Valley - Cape Cod (300 KM)
Journey south towards the Massachusetts coast. Many of America’s most prominent families - from the Astors to the Vanderbilts - have summered in Newport. Many of their homes are now preserved and open for tours. Continue along the coast on your way to the Cape. Explore magnificent Cape Cod with its high cliffs, rolling dunes, broad beaches, miles of walking trails, picturesque villages and delicious seafood. This peninsula is a beloved vacation spot for visitors and natives alike. Stop in Plymouth, a living panorama of Pilgrim and Colonial times and see the Mayflower II.
Overnight Hyannis Cape Cod: Holiday Inn Cape Cod.
Day 8 Cape Cod - Boston Departure (120 KM)
This morning drive back to Boston and return your car in time for your return departure flight.