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Fall For New England 2022

Fall For New England 2022

Champlain Lunch Cruise, Mount Washington Cruise, Maine Lobster Dinner, Kennebunkport, and More!

Fall For New England

  • Back by Popular Demand!

  • October 8-14, 2022, 7 Days, 11 Meals

 

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 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. Time to have dinner on own at Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market before we head to West Springfield, MA for a good night sleep!

Day 2

SCENIC ROUTE 100: One of America's most scenic routes as voted by American Travel Magazine..."A road cutting through the backbone of Vermont with spectacular mountain vistas around every corner!"

VERMONT COUNTRY STORE: Stop in the 1946 New England Country Store, on the National Historic Register. It's like shopping in a museum with fascinating merchandise and New England antiques.

WILSON CASTLE: Tour through this 1867 authentic manor known for its inticate architectural design, 84 stained glass windows and extensive art collection.

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Day 3

DAKIN FARM: See how time-honored skills and century-old tradition combine with the most modern smokehouse facilities to produce ham, cheddar cheese, pure Vermont maple syrup, and other specialty foods known all over the world.

CHAMPLAIN LUNCH CRUISE: Board the Ethan Allen for a gentle scenic cruise on Lake Champlain. Great views of the majestic Adirondack Mountains of New York and the Green Mountains of Vermont.

VON TRAPP HISTORIC TOUR: Tour the Von Trapp's property and grounds, learning all about the "Sound of Music" family.

MONTPELIER: Home to the US's smallest, gold-domed capital building.

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Day 4

LAKES REGION TOUR: Meet your guide and discover glorious lakes region. See Squam Lake, the location of the "On Golden Pond" film. Hear about the history, geography, wildlife, and enjoy the incredible fall scenery.

M/S MOUNT WASHINGTON CRUISE: A wonderful cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee, its name originating from an Indian term meaning "beautiful water in a high place." Relax and enjoy this 72 square mile lake, the largest in New Hampshire. Fabulous views of the three mountain ranges surround the lake and 365 islands.

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Day 5

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

HOBO RAILROAD: Relax and enjoy an hour and half train ride through Lincoln, New Hampshire!

MOUNT WASHINGTON HOTEL TOUR WITH WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION: Perfectly perched in the White Mountains, this grand New England resort is as historic as it is beautiful. Enjoy a guided hotel tour along with a delicious wine and cheese reception!

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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.

LIGHTHOUSE 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 TOUR: Meet your guide an ddiscover charming Kennebunkport's 300-year history, from the Native Americans, early settlers to the shipbuilding era. Enjoy views of the presidential summer home and hear the history of this scenic Maine coastal community.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

DEPOSIT: $100 per person deposit at time of reservation; final payment is due August 2, 2022. Once final payments have been received, stringent cancellation penalties apply.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS: Hampton Inn, West Springfield, MA (1 night); Comfort Inn, South Burlington, VT (2 nights); Holiday Inn Express, Tilton, NH (1 night); Best Western Merry Manor, South Portland, ME (2 nights).

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS: Professional tour director, roundtrip motorcoach transportation/airport/hotel/airport, roundtrip air, accommodations, luggage handling at hotels, admissions, and 11 meals, including 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 3 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.

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Janesville, WI Van Galder Terminal
3120 N. Pontiac Dr., Janesville WI
Madison, WI Dutch Mill Park & Ride
4545 East 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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