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Fall For New England 2020

Fall For New England 2020

Champagne on the Champlain, Mount Washington Cruise, Taste of New Hampshire Train Ride, Maine Lobster Dinner, Kennebunkport, and More!

Fall For New England

  • Back by Popular Demand!

  • October 10-16 OR October 17-23

  • 7 Days, 12 Meals

 

This tour was such a hit in 2019, that we had to bring it back for 2020! Hurry and book your seat now … last year we had over 100 people on our waitlist!

 

What's in store for you? Crisp, cool nights. Sunny, kaleidoscope days. Colorful cruises and a nostalgic railroad. The smell of maple in the air. And, most importantly, the charm of fall in New England.

DAY 1

USS CONSTITUTION MUSEUM: New this year! Old Ironsides, as the ship is known, was named by George Washington and is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel still afloat. (She was launched in 1797!) With 3,000 original artifacts and 200 years of history, she will not disappoint.

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DAY 2

GREEN MOUNTAIN RAIL: A vintage locomotive runs along the Connecticut and Williams Rivers for you to see stunning colors, covered bridges, Brockway Mills Gorge, and an incredible waterfall along the way.

LUDLOW, VT: Make a stop in this charming, 150-year-old village with unique shops, galleries, and restaurants. It's the quintessential New England town.

WHISTLE CASTLE: Known for its 84 stained glass windows, European and Far East furnishings, and incredible architecture, this authentic 1867 English Manor is a must-see.

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DAY 3

CHAMPAGNE ON THE CHAMPLAIN: Sip champagne while you cruise along Lake Champlain, enjoying the spectacular views of the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York.

VON TRAPP HISTORIC TOUR: Today, you get the chance to tour the Von Trapp's property and grounds, learning all about the "Sound of Music" family.

COLD HOLLOW CIDER MILL: Vermont cheese, maple syrup and freshly pressed cider -- this mill is what you see when you close your eyes and think of New England.

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DAY 4

NH LAKES REGION: See Squam Lake with the fall colors reflecting off the water, take in the dramatic views, and learn of the history and geography in this area.

MOUNT WASHINGTON CRUISE: Did you know that Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest lake in New Hampshire? Today, embark on a journey to see its 72-square-mile stretch and take in the breathtaking mountain views along the way.

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DAY 5

FADDEN'S GENERAL STORE & MAPLE HOUSE: Named New Hampshire's BEST five times, this place is famous for its delicious maple syrup.

TASTE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TRAIN RIDE: Chug through the White Mountains, with amazing foliage and grand mountain views. Enjoy samples of locally made and grown products along the way.

KANCAMAGUS HIGHWAY: Travel New Hampshire's most scenic roadway. It might be the highlight of your trip. Prepare your eyes to be dazzled!

ZEB'S COUNTRY STORE: Devoted to everything New England, this place houses over 5,000 items … and the largest selection of regional specialty foods in the world.

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DAY 6

BOOTHBAY HARBOR: At the "Soul of the Maine Coast," tour the quiet coves, country roads, beautiful lighthouses, and rocky shores with a local guide. Afterward, spend time in the Harbor Center's fun shops and eateries.

LIGHHOUSE LOVER'S CRUISE: Cruise from Portland's scenic harbor and see the Calendar Islands, Maine lobster boats, seals, seabirds, and coastal forts. Look for the seven beautiful lighthouses dotted along the way.

MAINE LOBSTER DINNER: Truly experience Maine with a quintessential lobster dinner. Pass the drawn butter!

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DAY 7

KENNEBUNKPORT: Enjoy a bit of time in this quaint area, before heading to the airport. Maybe you'll pick up that last minute souvenir or snap that last perfect photo.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

DEPOSIT: $100 per person deposit at time of reservation; final payment is due July 2, 2020. Once final payments have been received, stringent cancellation penalties apply.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS: La Quinta Inn & Suites, Springfield, MA (1 night); Killington Mountain Lodge, Killington, VT (2 nights); Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Plymouth, NH (1 night); and Hampton Inn, Saco, ME (2 nights).

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS: Professional tour director, roundtrip motorcoach transportation/airport/hotel/airport, roundtrip air, accommodations, luggage handling at hotels, admissions, and 12 meals, including 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 4 dinners.

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Optional, but highly recommended.

 

ACTIVITY LEVEL 3 / HEAVY WALKING: Physical stamina required. Stair climbing, longer periods of walking and/or standing may be involved, along with higher elevations and longer days. Participants must be able to keep up with group.

 

ADDITIONAL FEES: Airline luggage fees and fuel surcharges, if applicable, are additional and vary by airline.

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Janesville, WI Van Galder Terminal
3120 N. Pontiac Dr., Janesville WI
Madison, WI Dutch Mill Park & Ride
46 Collins Ct, Hwy 51 & Broadway, Madison WI
Rockford, IL Van Galder Terminal
7559 Walton St., Rockford IL
South Beloit, IL Fas Mart/McDonald's ($3 per day)
Hwy 75 and I90, South Beloit IL
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