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Islands of New England - 2017

New England’s miles of sandy beaches, majestic coasts, and rolling surf invite relaxation. The Islands of New England tour spends eight days exploring New England’s charms, from the cobblestone streets of Nantucket to a dry harvest cranberry bog. Step back in time at Plimoth Plantation to sample traditional recipes from that period, learn some Pilgrim etiquette and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast where you’ll learn to “eat like a Pilgrim.” In Provincetown, the choice is yours " set out on a whale watch cruise or embark on a scenic adventure through the iconic sand dunes of the Cape. Visit Boston and Providence, the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, the lively artist colony of Provincetown, and the beautiful islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Complete your New England experience as you indulge in a traditional seafood and lobster feast.

Inclusions

7 breakfasts
7 lunches
7 dinners
Step back in time in the town of Plymouth where the Pilgrims landed in 1620.
Visit a working New England cranberry bog, a thriving crop of Cape Cod.
Join a local guide who will introduce you to the charming, once-famous whaling port - “the Vineyard.”
Tour Provider Collette
Number of Days
8
Price From
AUD $2,919
Start Location
Providence, RI, United States
End Location
Cape Cod, MA, United States
Age Range
Avg. 100+
Group Size
1 to 24
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
04 May 201812 May 2018GuaranteedAUD $2,919
10 May 201818 May 2018Call For DetailsAUD $3,059
11 May 201819 May 2018AvailableAUD $3,059
31 May 201808 Jun 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,059
01 Jun 201809 Jun 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,059
07 Jun 201815 Jun 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,119
08 Jun 201816 Jun 2018AvailableAUD $3,119
14 Jun 201822 Jun 2018Sold OutAUD $3,119
15 Jun 201823 Jun 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,119
29 Jun 201807 Jul 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,469
06 Jul 201814 Jul 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,469
19 Jul 201827 Jul 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,469
20 Jul 201828 Jul 2018AvailableAUD $3,469
03 Aug 201811 Aug 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,469
09 Aug 201817 Aug 2018AvailableAUD $3,469
10 Aug 201818 Aug 2018Call For DetailsAUD $3,469
24 Aug 201801 Sep 2018Call For DetailsAUD $3,469
31 Aug 201808 Sep 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,259
03 Sep 201811 Sep 2018Call For DetailsAUD $3,259
06 Sep 201814 Sep 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,259
10 Sep 201818 Sep 2018Call For DetailsAUD $3,259
14 Sep 201822 Sep 2018AvailableAUD $3,259
17 Sep 201825 Sep 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,259
20 Sep 201828 Sep 2018AvailableAUD $3,259
21 Sep 201829 Sep 2018Call For DetailsAUD $3,259
24 Sep 201802 Oct 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,259
27 Sep 201805 Oct 2018AvailableAUD $3,259
28 Sep 201806 Oct 2018AvailableAUD $3,259
04 Oct 201812 Oct 2018AvailableAUD $3,259
05 Oct 201813 Oct 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,259
11 Oct 201819 Oct 2018Sold OutAUD $3,259
12 Oct 201820 Oct 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,259
15 Oct 201823 Oct 2018Call For DetailsAUD $3,259
19 Oct 201827 Oct 2018GuaranteedAUD $3,119
ItineraryExpand
Providence, Rhode Island - Tour Begins
Discover the natural beauty that lies along the shores of New England. Come to know its coastal charm, friendly people and fresh-from-the-sea cuisine. Your tour opens in Providence, the capital of Rhode Island.
Providence - Newport - Providence
Tour Providence, “America’s Renaissance City.” See prestigious Brown University and learn about the city’s vibrant art, cultural, and culinary scenes. Then depart for Newport. Return to America's Gilded Age as you traverse breathtaking Ocean Drive en route to Bellevue Avenue. Lined with extraordinary 19th-century summer "cottages," this road is home to seven mansions designated National Historic Landmarks. It’s your choice! Explore stunning Marble House built by Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt and modeled after the Petit Trianon at Versailles. Or, tour Rosecliff, the opulent former residence of silver heiress Theresa Fair lrichs known for her lavish parties.
Breakfast Included
Dinner Included
Providence - Boston, Massachusetts - Providence
Travel north to the historic city of Boston. Come to know Boston’s Yankee charm during a tour that highlights Beacon Hill, the Old South Meeting House, Boston Public Garden, the historic North End, Old North Church, the USS Constitution and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Enjoy some leisure time to stroll along part of the famed Freedom Trail, a walking path showcasing the city's historic sites; or, perhaps further explore the lively marketplace at Faneuil Hall.
Breakfast Included
Providence - Plymouth, Massachusetts - Cape Cod
Delve into rural life as you tour a New England cranberry bog and learn about dry harvesting. Then, step back in time with a stop in the celebrated town of Plymouth where the Pilgrims landed in 1620. Experience the days of the Pilgrims with a visit to Plimoth Plantation, a re-creation of a 17th-century village. Today’s lunch teaches you how to “eat like a Pilgrim.” Sample recipes from that time, learn some Pilgrim etiquette, and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast with your fellow travelers. Later, arrive at your beachfront hotel for a 4-night stay.
Breakfast Included
Lunch Included
Cape Cod - Martha’s Vineyard - Cape Cod
A ferry ride transports you to the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Known for visits by presidents and royalty, this summer home of many artists, writers and celebrities is full of surprises. A local guide will show you all the highlights of "the Vineyard" "as the locals call it "including quaint gingerbread-styled cottages and a once-famous whaling port resplendent with sea captain’s homes and widow’s walks. Later, cruise back to Cape Cod. Tonight, enjoy a traditional New England experience as you indulge in a seafood and lobster feast.
Breakfast Included
Dinner Included
Cape Cod - Provincetown - Cape Cod
Travel to Provincetown, located on the tip of the Cape. This lively artist colony remains famous for its crafts and bright seagoing flair. Then, the choice is yours! Set out on a whale watch cruise taking you to Cape Cod Bay in search of these magnificent creatures. Or, perhaps you’d prefer a scenic adventure through the iconic sand dunes of the Cape. Tonight, explore downtown Falmouth, a wonderful place to shop and dine.
Breakfast Included
Cape Cod - Hyannis - Nantucket - Cape Cod
Catch a glimpse of the Camelot era in Hyannisport, home of the Kennedy compound, and visit the poignant Kennedy Memorial. Next, set off by high-speed ferry to explore the idyllic island of Nantucket. From its cobblestone Main Street to its beaches and lighthouses, this place truly lives up to its reputation. During time at leisure you may meander the waterfront where sailboats and yachts sway in the harbor or shop for a famous Nantucket basket. Tonight, learn how to cook like a New Englander during a chef-led cooking demonstration before sitting down to your farewell dinner.
Breakfast Included
Dinner Included
Cape Cod - Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close, leaving you with many fond memories.
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