New England in the Fall
- Experience the highlights of New England during beautiful Autumn season on this 9-night guided holiday.
- Discover Boston with a half day guided city tour & time at leisure to explore on your own.
- Learn more about the legacy of JFK at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum.
- Step back in time to Plimouth Plantation’s 1627 village.
- Embark on a Cape Experience Tour & visit the seaside town of Provincetown.
- Take a full day excursion to the glorious White Mountain area.
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Your Guided Group Holiday To New England
New England is truly one of the most picturesque and stunning places in the world to visit in the autumn months. This holiday will take us on a journey along some of the most incredible coastal roads, through breath taking mountains and into picturesque towns and villages. We’ll explore the bustling metropolis of Boston; enjoy the kaleidoscope of stunning colours in the White Mountains and soak in the stunning coastal scenery of Rhode Island and Cape Cod. Staying in centrally located, hand-picked hotels, we will be accompanied throughout this 9-night holiday by your guide who will share their local knowledge and show you the best places to eat, shop, sight-see and relax, all set against the backdrop of falling Autumn leaves and stunning colonial architecture.
Please Note: Visas are required for travel on this tour. Please visit our visa information page for more information.
Activity Level: Busy
Travel to the USA
Arrive in Boston
Upon arrival in Boston, you will be met by our local representative at the airport for the transfer to your hotel. You will have the remainder of the day to explore Boston at your leisure.
Free Time at Leisure
With so many attractions on your doorstep, you will have the remainder of the day to explore Boston at your leisure.
Boston City Tour
Fuel up on an American breakfast at your hotel, before meeting your local guide and embarking on a full day tour of Boston. Visit the architecturally significant Back Bay neighbourhood, the historic Freedom Trail and Cambridge Universities. Then follow the ‘Battle Trail’ to Lexington, the site of the first battle of the Revolutionary War, and in Concord, visit the North Bridge and listen to the historic echo of “the shot heard round the world.”
Boston to Plymouth
Visit to John F. Kennedy Library & Museum
After breakfast check out of your hotel and start your day with a visit to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum which portrays the life, leadership and legacy of President Kennedy.
Travel to Plymouth
This afternoon travel to Plymouth, “America’s Hometown”, where you will check into your hotel for a three night stay. (Approximate distance covered: 64km)
This morning, following breakfast, enjoy a visit to Plimoth Plantation’s 1627 village and the Wampanoag Indian Campsite, a living history museum.
Enjoy a Harbour Cruise
This afternoon, cross over the Cape Cod Canal to Hyannis and enjoy a leisurely one-hour cruise around Hyannis Harbour and Lewis Bay to view Port Gammon Light and the Kennedy compound.
Chatham & Provincetown
Cape Experience Tour
Today you will embark on a Cape Experience Tour as you travel along the Cape Cod National Seashore. Today’s excursion will include visits to the charming village of Chatham and the artistic seaside town of Provincetown.
Newport & Pittsfield
Explore Rhode Island
Today, you will travel to Newport, Rhode Island, a legendary, nautical town filled with the opulence and grandeur of an earlier colonial period. Firstly you will tour along Ocean Drive, a national historic landmark, where you can admire sights such as Fort Adams, King Park and Gooseberry Beach. Continue on along ‘Millionaire's Row,’ where you can see the opulent ‘summer cottages’ of the Gilded Age. Visit the Breakers Mansion, a famous Renaissance house that once belonged to the renowned Vanderbilt family. There’ll be free time for lunch and shopping along Newport’s waterfront and the historic Brick marketplace.
Travel to Pittsfield
After lunch, tour the historic centre and visit sites such as the Old Grist Mill, believed to be built by the Vikings; and St. Mary’s Church, where JFK and Jacqueline Bouvier were married. This afternoon travel onwards to Pittsfield for an overnight stay. (Approximate distance covered: 271km)
Pittsfield to Meredith
Tour of Williamstown & Meredith
After breakfast, check out of your hotel for your journey to Meredith where you will spend the next two nights. Along the way, stop in Manchester for coffee and a visit to a traditional country store, and travel through Williamstown, a quintessential New England village, home to ivy-league Williams College. (Approximate distance covered: 291km)
Guided Excursion to the White Mountains
Following breakfast, meet your local guide for a full day excursion to the glorious White Mountain area. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the trees displaying their kaleidoscope of autumnal colour. Don’t forget your camera to photograph the pretty foliage, locally known as ‘leaf peeping’.
Kancamagus Scenic Byway & Flume Gorge
Travel along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway and through Franconia Notch, a major mountain pass. Visit the Flume Gorge, a natural granite gorge extending 800 feet. You’ll walk among towering granite walls, cascading waterfalls, historic covered bridges, glacial boulders and much more.
Meredith & Return Home
Trip to Ogunquit
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and travel to Ogunquit, translated as ‘beautiful place by the sea’. Take time to walk the Marginal Way, a mile-long paved footpath that winds along the rocky shore, for some of the most scenic views along the New England coast. Then spend time at Perkins Cove, a tiny hamlet with lobster shacks, art galleries, and souvenir shops.
In the afternoon you will be transferred, with guide assistance, to the airport for your flight home. (Approximate distance covered: 173km)
Land in Dublin after a beautiful trip in New England.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.
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