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Itinerary

Day 1 October 2, 2021 |  Marshall, MN to 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.

Day 2 October 3, 2021 |   Davenport, IA to Sandusky, OH

Your tour director will be sure to keep you entertained and point out all the interesting sites along the way as you continue traveling toward the East Coast.

Day 3 October 4, 2021 |   Sandusky, OH to Geneva, NY

You’ll arrive in New York this afternoon and begin with a guided tour of the Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion, an impressive 40-room estate with themed gardens. This evening, at beautiful Belhurst Castle, overlooking Seneca Lake, experience a local wine tasting followed by a delicious dinner.

Day 4 October 5, 2021 |   Geneva, NY to Malone, NY

Arriving in Alexandria Bay, you’ll depart on an Uncle Sam Boat Tour and cruise the St. Lawrence River and explore the 1000 Islands. Your cruise will also stop at Heart Island for a tour through the impressive Boldt Castle, built and owned by millionaire proprietor of the world-famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

Day 5 October 6, 2021 |   Malone, NY to Gifford, NH 

Today enjoy a bit of Vermont beginning with a cruise on Lake Champlain, Vermont’s Great Lake! While onboard the Ethan Allen, enjoy the stunning views of the majestic Adirondack Mountains of New York and the Green Mountains of Vermont. The Von Trapp Historic Tour follows your cruise. Here learn about the “Sound of Music” family as you tour the property and grounds.

Day 6 October 7, 2021 |   Gifford, NH

Today, travel the Conway Scenic Railway’s Crawford Notch Excursion, the famed Mountain Division Line, was built in the 1870s. Enjoy some of the most dramatic natural scenery in the East. Continue your journey to The Rocks Estate for their Maple Experience. Explore the estate, which includes a giant Christmas tree farm, maple sugar house, gift shop, and more.

Day 7 October 8, 2021 |   Gifford, NH to Dover, NH

Today begins with a New Hampshire Lakes Region Tour, including Squam Lake, where “On Golden Pond” was filmed. Find unique boutiques and eateries at Mill Falls Marketplace, located on the shores of beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. 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.

Day 8 October 9, 2021 |   Dover, NH

You’ll enjoy a full day of sightseeing beginning with a guided Southern Maine Coast Tour. The tour includes York Beach with the Nubble Lighthouse, Ogunquit, Perkins Cove, and much more. Lunch today will include a traditional Maine Lobster Bake complete with entertainment! This afternoon you’ll cruise Maine’s rugged coast with a Lighthouse Lover’s Cruise. Your cruise includes the Calendar Islands, coastal forts, and as many as seven lighthouses.

Day 9 October 10, 2021 |   Dover, NH to Danvers, MA

Massachusetts is your destination today, beginning with a guided Historic Tour of Boston. You’ll follow the Freedom Trail, see historical sites such as the USS Constitution, Boston Common, Bunker Hill, and more. Then meet the colonists, explore the shops, and dump tea overboard during your Boston Tea Party Ships & Reenactment. At the JFK Library and Museum, follow our country’s 35th President from childhood to the White House. You will find Presidential artifacts, video presentations, and interactive exhibits.

Day 10 October 11, 2021 |   Danvers, MA to 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 Pilgrims 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 Americans. Later today, in Cranberry Country, there is a guided tour through the bogs and a chance to see the harvest process.

Day 11 October 12, 2021 |   West Yarmouth, MA

Discover the hub of Cape Cod on a Hyannis Highlight Tour before departing for Martha’s Vineyard. Your Martha’s Vineyard Tour will include the famous Gingerbread Houses, Island Tabernacle, Edgartown, and more. The ferry then will take you to Oak Bluffs, known for “gingerbread cottages.” There will be plenty of time to explore the area at your leisure.

Day 12 October 13, 2021 |   West Yarmouth, MA to Painted Post, NY

Relax aboard your luxury motor coach and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the New England states as you begin your journey home.

Day 13 October 14, 2021 |   Painted Post, NY to Westlake, OH

Today includes the Corning Museum of Glass, filled with historic art glass, and offers opportunities to see demos and learn through hands-on exhibits.

Day 14 October 15, 2021 |   Westlake, OH to Davenport, IA

As you 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.

Day 15 October 16, 2021 |   Davenport, IA to Marshall, MN

Your Grand New England tour comes to a close today as you arrive home this afternoon.
 
 
 
 
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Tour Highlights

Featured Highlights

  • Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion
  • Uncle Sam Boat Tour / 1000 Islands Boldt Castle
  • Champlain Lunch Cruise
  • Von Trapp Historic Tour
  • Conway Scenic Railway Crawford Notch Excursion
  • The Rocks Estate Maple Experience
  • New Hampshire Lakes Region Tour
  • Castle in the Clouds
  • Southern Maine Coast Tour
  • Maine Lobster Bake
  • Lighthouse Lovers Cruise
  • Boston Historic Tour
  • Boston Tea Party Reenactment
  • JFK Library and Museum
  • Plymouth Guided Tour
  • The Pilgrim Experience
  • Cranberry Country
  • Hyannis Highlight Tour
  • Martha’s Vineyard Tour
  • Corning Museum of Glass
  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart
  • 14 Breakfasts / 4 Lunches / 4 Dinners

Pricing Per Person Cash Or Check

Price Per Person

  • Dble-    $ 3,020
  • Triple-  $ 2,715
  • Quad-  $ 2,565
  • Single- $ 4,040

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Pricing Per Person Credit Card

  • Price Per Person

    • Dble-     $3,140
    • Triple-   $2,825
    • Quad-   $2,665
    • Single-  $ 4,200
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Due to circumstances beyond our control, itinerary details are subject to change. We will always strive to maintain the quality and value of the tour when changes occur.

Departure Date

10/2/2021

Return Date

10/16/2021
Activity Level: Very Active –This is a very much an on-the-go tour with a complete itinerary involving a full, normally daily program of travel, sightseeing, or events. This is considered our fastest and most strenuous paced tour and free time at leisure will be limited, in some cases just in evenings.
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