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Day 1 | October 5 | Davenport, IA

Sit back and relax aboard our luxury motor coach and enjoy the beautiful autumn scenery as you begin your journey to New England. BW Plus Steeplegate Inn

Day 2 | October 6 | Milan, OH

Your tour director will be sure to keep you entertained as well as point out all the interesting sites along the way as you continue traveling toward the East Coast. Best Western Plus Sandusky * Breakfast Included

Day 3 | October 7 | Geneva, NY

You’ll arrive in New York this afternoon and begin with a guided tour of the Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion. Sonnenberg, meaning “sunny hill” in German sums up perfectly this 40-room estate, greenhouse and themed gardens, once the stunning home of one of New York’s most prominent families. A very special “Flavor of the Lakes” dinner is the perfect completion to your day. Fairfield Inn & Suites * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 4 | October 8 | Malone, NY

The fabulous islands await you on this “Two Nation Cruise” offering historic and natural wonders in both American and Canadian water! A delicious lunch will also be served during your cruise. You’ll then stop on Heart Island for a tour through the impressive Boldt Castle, built and owned by millionaire proprietor of the world-famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel. This castle was built to replicate a full-size Rhineland castle, with the structure rising an impressive six stories. Holiday Inn Express & Suites * Breakfast & Lunch Included

Day 5 | October 9 | White River Junction, VT

Today enjoy a bit of Vermont beginning with a cruise on Lake Champlain, Vermont’s Great Lake! While on board the Ethan Allen, enjoy the stunning views of the majestic Adirondack Mountains of New York and the Green Mountains of Vermont. In addition, a delectable brunch, complete with champagne, will be served. Following your cruise, you’ll take a guided Von Trapp Historic Tour where you will learn about the “Sound of Music” family as you tour the property and grounds. The Green Mountains provide a magnificent backdrop to the property. Holiday Inn Express & Suites * Breakfast & Lunch Included

Day 6 | October 10 | Gifford, NH

This morning you’ll travel the Kancamagus Highway, New Hampshire’s White Mountain’s number one foliage roadway, filled with mountain vistas and charming views of the picturesque mountain valleys scenic mountain passages. All aboard, for famous views as you travel what was once the Maine Central Railroad’s famed Mountain Line. Enjoy some of the most dramatic natural scenery in the East as you travel through spectacular Crawford Notch – past sheer bluffs, steep ravines, cascading brooks and streams, and panoramic mountain vistas across Frankenstein Trestle and Willey Brook Bridge. We visit “The Rocks Estate” perched on pristine mountainous terrain, this multi-functional estate includes a Christmas tree farm, maple sugar house, gift shop and more. You will enjoy an interactive virtual tour of the sap boiling process in the sugarhouse and maple museum. A delicious New England dinner at the Woodstock Inn will round out your day. Fireside Inn & Suites * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 7 | October 11 | Dover, NH

Today begins with a New Hampshire Lakes Region Tour, including Squam Lake, the location of the “On Golden Pond” film. Mill Falls Marketplace, filled with shops, unique boutiques, and eateries, on the shore of beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee is the perfect location for lunch and with time allowed for you to explore on your own. After lunch, you’ll tour Castle in the Clouds, a 16-room mansion built on 5,500 acres overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee and the Ossipee Mountains. This location will give you a great opportunity to capture some wonderful autumn photographs. Comfort Inn & Suites * Breakfast Included

Day 8 | October 12 | Dover, NH

You’ll enjoy a full day of sightseeing beginning with a guided Southern Maine Coast Tour, which will include York Beach with the Nubble Lighthouse, the quaint seaside town of Ogunquit, the fishing village of Perkins Cove and much more. In Kennebunkport, there will be time for lunch and explore the many shops and galleries. This afternoon you’ll cruise main’s rugged, rocky coast with a Lighthouse Lover’s Cruise. Your cruise includes the Calendar Islands, coastal forts, seven lighthouses and of course watch for wildlife often found along the shores. This evening includes a Maine Lobsterbake dinner complete with some authentic east coast entertainment! Comfort Inn & Suites * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 9 | October 13 | Danvers, MA

Massachusetts is your destination today beginning with a guided historic tour of Boston. You’ll follow the Freedom Trail, see historic sites such as the USS Constitution, Boston Common, Bunker Hill, Old Granary Burial Grounds and more. Then take part in one of the most pivotal events of the Revolutionary War that forever changed the course of American history! Meet the colonists, explore the shops and dump tea overboard during your Boston Tea Party Ships & Reenactment. You will then have time to explore on your own and have lunch at Faneuil Hall, the historic center filled with shops, eateries, and carts of hand-crafted gifts. We follow our country’s 35th President from childhood to the White House at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum. History comes alive with interactive exhibits, Presidential artifacts and video presentations. You’ll have time for dinner on your own in the historic district of Boston’s North End, steeped in both Italian-American and Colonial Era history. Best Western Plus * Breakfast & Lunch Included

Day 10 | October 14 | West Yarmouth, MA

You will meet your guide this morning for a tour of Plymouth, “America’s Hometown”. Hear stories of the journey our forefathers took aboard the Mayflower, as you view the Mayflower II afloat in Plymouth Harbor, There will be time to explore and see Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrim’s landing site. During your Pilgrim Experience, your costumed pilgrim guide will share with you stories of survival and the Pilgrim’s relationships with the Native American. Get a glimpse into the simple life with a tour of the oldest remaining house, the 1640 Richard Sparrow House. Later today, in Cranberry Country, in addition to a guided tour through the bogs, learn about the history surrounding this famous fruit and see the harvest process in person! Hampton Inn & Suites * Breakfast Included

Day 11 | October 15 | West Yarmouth, MA

The entire day will be spent touring Martha’s Vineyard. Your tour will include the famous Gingerbread Houses, Island Tabernacle and Antique Carousel of Oak Bluffs as well as Edgartown, filled with quaint shops, eateries, and attractions. Throughout the tour, your guide will entertain you with the history and stories of Martha’s Vineyard. You’ll have free time to shop and dine here as well. Hampton Inn & Suites * Breakfast and Dinner Included

Day 12 | October 16 | Painted Post, NY

Relax aboard your luxury motor coach and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the New England states as we begin our journey home. Holiday Inn Express * Breakfast Included

Day 13 | October 17 | Westlake, OH

Today includes the Corning Museum of Glass where you can explore at your leisure. The museum is filled with historical and art glass and offers opportunities to see demos and learn through hands-on exhibits. Doubletree by Hilton Cleveland-Westgate * Breakfast Included

Day 14 | October 18 | Davenport, IA

As we draw closer to home, you’ll stop for a guided tour of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Located on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, it has over 44 large stained glass windows and murals completed over a 17-year period by the Vatican painter Luigi Gregori. Best Western Plus Steeplegate Inn * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 15 | October 19 | Home

Your Autumn in New England tour comes to a close today as you arrive home this afternoon. Breakfast Included

Mode of Travel

Pricing Per Person Cash Or Check

  • $2,745 – Dble
  • $2,470 – Triple
  • $2,330 – Quad
  • $3,695 – Single

Pricing Per Person Credit Card

  • $2,825 – Dble
  • $2,540 – Triple
  • $2,400 – Quad
  • $3,805 – Single
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Tour Highlights

  • Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion
  • 1000 Islands Lunch Cruise
  • Boldt Castle
  • Champlain Champagne Lunch Cruise
  • Von Trapp Historic Tour
  • Kancamagus Highway
  • Conway Scenic Railway’s Crawford Notch Excursion
  • The Rocks Estate Maple Experience
  • New Hampshire Lakes Region Tour
  • Mill Falls Marketplace
  • Castle in the Clouds
  • Southern Maine Coast Tour
  • Kennebunkport Waterfront
  • Lighthouse Lover’s Cruise
  • Maine Lobsterbake Dinner with Entertainment
  • Boston Historic Tour
  • Boston Tea Party Ships & Reenactment
  • Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market
  • JFK Library and Museum
  • Plymouth Tour
  • The Pilgrim Experience
  • Cranberry Harvest Tour
  • Hyannis Highlight Tour
  • Martha’s Vineyard Cruise and Tour
  • Corning Museum of Glass
  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart Cathedral at Notre Dame
  • 14 Breakfasts / 3 Lunches / 5 Dinners
Hosted by Southwest Tour and Travel Tour Director (Activity Level: Moderate) Guests should be prepared to walk slightly longer distances, climb stairs and tolerate periods of standing, for example on city walks, sightseeing, or ship excursions. The daily pace and timing can fluctuate significantly between longer and shorter travel days, with additional activities possibly occurring in the early morning or evening.