New England’s Spectacular Fall Foliage

Boston • Vermont • White Mountains • Maine Coast • Rockport

Embark on the quintessential autumn holiday in this most picturesque corner of North America, brimming with Americana and awash with the spectacular colours of Indian Summer. This tour allows you to fully enjoy New England’s unique fall foliage at a moderate pace.
Enjoy some of Boston’s most famous sights that takes you along the Freedom Trail. Heading west to Stockbridge you will visit the Normal Rockwell Museum and then drive through the stunning rolling hills of Berkshire to the beautiful college town of Williamstown. Journey through the legendary fall foliage of Vermont on day 3 and spend two nights in Stowe in the famous Trapp Family Lodge, owned by the family who inspired the classical musical ‘The Sound of Music’. Journey to New Hampshire’s White Mountains and ride the aerial tramway offering superb panoramic views. Stops along the way include like a visit to Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory and a visit to Cold Hollow Apple Cider Mill.
Upon leaving New Hampshire’s glorious fall foliage, enter the deep green pine forests of western Maine and enjoy stunning views of the Maine coastline. Stay at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, and enjoy a celebration “lobsta” dinner served at a harbourside restaurant. On the final day continue to the charming seaside village of Rockport on Cape Anne before heading to Boston.
From €2867pp

What's Included

  • Return flights to/from Boston
  • 7 NIGHTS in premium hotels with excellent locations and complimentary Wi-Fi (more details below)
  • Luxury, 40-guest coach with business class legroom and complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers on Day 1 and Day 8
  • Escorted by a professional Tour Director who will act as your personal concierge
  • Includes Breakfast each morning and 5 dinners throughout your tour
  • Quote Ref 1488966

Staff Tips

Boston-Sink your teeth into Boston’s best cannoli, apparently the joke among locals is that Mike’s Pastry is for tourists but locals know that the best Italian cannoli in the North End is at Modern Pastry because they’re fresh and “filled to order”.

Paddy Dunne

Travel Expert

Boston-Check Out the Street Performers at Faneuil Hall Marketplace – you could spend the entire afternoon here.

Tracy Crowley

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Arrival Boston
Beantown to Williamstown
The Legends of the Fall, Stowe and the Tastes of Vermont
Tastes of Vermont
North Conway and the Natural Splendour of the White Mountains
Sightseeing in the White Mountains
The rugged Maine Coast to Portsmouth
Back to Boston via the coastal village of Rockport
  • Day 1 Arrival Boston

    Welcome to Boston! On arrival at Boston Logan International Airport, there is a transfer to your tour downtown hotel. Maybe take a stroll to Downtown Crossing or historic Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. Later, gather with your Tour Director for a Welcome Reception, and an opportunity to mingle and get to know each other over a pleasant evening of dinner and wine.
    Hotel: Hyatt Regency Boston.
    Meals: Welcome Reception / Welcome Dinner.

  • Day 2 Beantown to Williamstown

    Discover some of Boston’s most famous sights as your Tour Director takes you along the Freedom Trail. Then enjoy the colourful scenery as you travel west to Stockbridge for a visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum, the largest and most significant collection of original Rockwell art. Next, travel through the stunning rolling hills of the Berkshires to your hotel in the beautiful college town of Williamstown.
    Hotel: The Orchards Hotel, Williamstown.
    Meals: Full Breakfast / Dinner.

  • Day 3 The Legends of the Fall, Stowe and the Tastes of Vermont

    Leave Massachusetts to journey through the legendary fall foliage of Vermont. Visit The Apple Barn Country Bake Shop and taste fresh cider in the making. After a photo stop at Quechee Gorge, visit the Rockefeller's renowned Billings Farm and Museum, a working dairy and farm life museum. Next is the quintessential Vermont village of Woodstock with its picturesque covered bridge. There is time to stroll the quaint streets before heading to Stowe, Vermont. It was the breathtaking alpine setting that attracted the Von Trapp family of ‘The Sound of Music' fame when they arrived from Austria in the late 1940s and built this wonderful hideaway. At tonight's Highlight Dinner, each of the three inspired courses are perfectly paired with a lager tasting from your resort's on-site microbrewery.
    Hotel: Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe.
    Full Breakfast, Highlight Dinner.

  • Day 4 Tastes of Vermont

    Today, enjoy beautiful scenery ablaze with fall colours and views of Vermont's tallest peak, Mount Mansfield. Then sample flavours of a different kind on a guided tour of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory. Return to the charming town of Stowe where the rest of the day is free to wander the quaint streets, hike in the woods, or enjoy your lodge's amenities.
    Hotel: Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe.
    Full Breakfast.

  • Day 5 North Conway and the Natural Splendour of the White Mountains

    Near Montpelier, visit Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks and taste a Vermont tradition: ‘sugar on snow'–maple syrup served with a doughnut and pickle. Then head for New Hampshire's White Mountains and enter Franconia Notch. Get your cameras ready for a ride on the aerial tramway offering superb panoramic views. Later, journey through the dazzling crimson and orange hues of the famed Kancamagus Scenic Byway to North Conway.
    Hotel: White Mountain Hotel and Resort, North Conway.
    Full Breakfast, Dinner.

  • Day 6 Sightseeing in the White Mountains

    This morning, enjoy an interpretive presentation by a naturalist on the North Woods' wildlife and ecology. Then, more spectacular fall foliage awaits as you journey through Crawford Notch. Stop for pictures at the Silver Cascade Waterfall and Bretton Woods, offering stunning views of Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the northeast at 6,288 feet (1,917 metres). Return to your hotel where the evening is at leisure.
    Hotel: White Mountain Hotel and Resort, North Conway.
    Full Breakfast.

  • Day 7 The rugged Maine Coast to Portsmouth

    Relaxed Start) Leaving New Hampshire's glorious fall foliage, enter the deep green pine forests of western Maine. At charming Kennebunkport, travel along Ocean Drive with stunning views of the Maine coastline and the homes of Kennebunkport's rich and famous, including the summer retreat of former President George H.W. Bush. Browse the many galleries and shops, or walk along the waterfront before continuing to charming and historic Portland. In the evening, enjoy a Celebration Dinner at a local restaurant collaborating with local farms and fisheries to provide a farm-to-table experience.
    Hotel: Westin Portland Harborview.
    Full Breakfast, Celebration Dinner.

  • Day 8 Back to Boston via the coastal village of Rockport

    Continue south to the charming seaside village of Rockport on Cape Ann. Stroll down flower-filled lanes lined with wooden fishing shacks, whimsical stores and art galleries before heading back to Boston. Stops will be made at Boston Logan International Airport and the Boston tour hotel for guests wishing to extend their stay. Airport arrival will be 14:30pm.
    Full Breakfast.

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