Autumn Colours

8 night tour - Starting in Boston, Massachusetts - ending in Boston, Massachusetts.

Escorted Tour with Trafalgar.

Trafalgar has been creating exceptional Escorted journeys for nearly 70 years, enjoy VIP return private UK airport transfers, first class hotels, complimentary WiFi on-board comfortable motorcoaches with restrooms and panoramic windows.

The sights of the east coast are set to its dazzling fall foliage on this trip around New England, featuring classics from Acadia National Park to North Conway and Woodstock.

BOOK EARLY FOR 2019 (THIS TOUR SELLS OUT EVERY YEAR, TO SECURE YOUR PLACE IN 2019 PLEASE CALL US TO BOOK)

2019 Guaranteed departure dates:
September 21st - Available
September 24th - Available

September 27th - Available
September 28th - Available
September 29th - Available
September 30th - Available
October 01st - Available
October 02nd - Available
October 03rd - Available
October 05th - Available
October 06th - Available
October 08th - Available
October 12th - Available
 
The above tours are guaranteed to depart.
 
TO BOOK THIS TOUR: CALL US ON FREEPHONE 0800 0336 335 OR EMAIL US RESERVATIONS@PURELYTRAVELGROUP.CO.UK
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Day 1: ARRIVE BOSTON

Enjoy your complimentary private V.I.P. door-to-door transfer to your UK departure airport. 

Welcome to Boston, the Cradle of Liberty and once home to such famous sons as Samuel Adams, Paul Revere and Benjamin Franklin. Amble up and down the City on the Hill on your terms and immerse yourself in its revolutionary history or enjoy a stroll along the waterfront. This evening, we'll meet our Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception to kick-start our colour-filled journey through New England landscapes.

Meal(s): Welcome Reception

Hotel: Boston Marriott Copley Place

Day 2: BOSTON ­ - LEXINGTON & CONCORD - PITTSFIELD

March to independence, exploring Boston's historic sites. We'll spend the morning weaving along the Freedom Trail which reveals the rich history of the American revolution. Stop at Lexington and Concord, the site where "the shot heard round the world" was fired. We'll embark on an afternoon drive along the Mohawk Trail, an early Native American and colonial trade route, and the first designated scenic drive in New England.

Meal(s): Full Breakfast

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn, Lenox/Piuttsfield

Day 3PITTSFIELD – QUECHEE – WOODSTOCK – BURLINGTON

Drive past picture-perfect farmlands and old-world towns en route to the historic wool mill in Quechee. Watch craftsmen create the delicate glassware that has made Simon Pearce glassblowing workshop famous, delving into the art and science of glassblowing. Then, savour a Regional Meal lunch featuring local ingredients arranged on Simon Pearce's beautiful stem and flatware. After a stop in the historic farming community of Woodstock, we'll continue to our hotel located at a nearby mountain resort.

Meal(s) Full Breakfast, Regional Meal -Dinner

Hotel The Essex, Vermonts Culinary Resort & Spa

Day 4BURLINGTON – STOWE – WHITE MOUNTAINS – NORTH CONWAY (2 NIGHTS)

Chunky Monkey, Cherry Garcia and Chocolate Therapy - if the very thought of these tickles your sweet tooth, you'll delight in a visit to Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory today, where you'll have an opportunity to sample some of their uniquely named flavours. Venture into New Hampshire, the Presidential Range of the White Mountains and Bretton Woods for a stunning glimpse of Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the northeast. We'll continue to North Conway on the edge of White Mountain National Forest, renowned as a popular adventure holiday hub. Later, get acquainted with the local flora and fauna during an engaging talk by a Local Specialist, followed by dinner at your hotel.

Meal(s): Full Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Red Jacket Mountain View Resort

Day 5KANCAMAGUS EXCURSION

Journey along "The Kanc", an American Scenic Byway that cuts through the White Mountain National Forest and provides exquisite views of the White Mountains, Rocky Gorge and several waterfalls. But the star of the show is undoubtedly the glowing fall display that dots scenic New England. Spend your afternoon at leisure, immersing yourself in the blazing natural beauty of the area.

Meal(s): Full Breakfast

Hotel: Red Jacket Mountain View Resort

Day 6NORTH CONWAY - BAR HARBOR (2 NIGHTS)

We continue through the lush pine forests, highlands and river valleys that define the rugged Maine landscape. Descending "Downeast", the looming Atlantic swells of Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island are our final destination for the day. This evening, we'll join our travel companions for a traditional lobster dinner. Enjoy the juicy flavours of local seafood with a fisherman and Local Specialist who will share insights into lobster fishing.

Meal(s): Full Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Bar Harbor Regency

Day 7ACADIA NATIONAL PARK AND BAR HARBOR FREE TIME

Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is the highest point along the Atlantic Seaboard and first spot in the United States where you'll see the sunrise. Admire the magnificent view over the Schoodic Peninsula, pink granite cliffs and ancient maple forests - their leaves glowing fiery red, burnt orange and mustard yellow in the crisp autumn air. We'll return to Bar Harbor for an afternoon at leisure or consider joining an optional nature cruise on Frenchman Bay.

Meal(s): Full Breakfast

Hotel: Bar Harbor Regency

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE: Bar Harbor Nature Cruise (Seasonal) = Adult Price: US$35.00 - Bar Harbor was once the playground of the industrial moguls of the 19th century. This cruise highlights the history and ecology of this enchanting old harbor. Keep your eyes peeled for seals, porpoises, whales and eagles along with the picturesque mansions and lighthouses that dot the phenomenally scenic coastline of ‘Down East’ Maine! Adults must show ID to board. Approx. duration: 2.5 hours. (Minimum: 15 passengers). Subject to weather conditions.

Day 8: BAR HARBOR - PORTSMOUTH

The intense hues of New England's forests and mountains linger as we journey south past the rocky beaches and cliffs of Maine's rugged coast. We journey past lighthouses, fisheries and seaside dwellings that have sheltered everyone from local lobstermen to holidaying presidents. Travel south to the mouth of the Piscataqua River and the historic seaport city of Portsmouth, one of the oldest cities in the United States. This evening, we join our fellow travellers for a memorable Farewell Dinner reminiscing over our fall foliage experience.

Meal(s) Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Hotel Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside

Day 9: PORTSMOUTH - BOSTON, ­ DEPART BOSTON OR EXTEND YOUR STAY

We'll return to Boston and bid farewell to new friends. Transfer to Boston Logan International Airport or to the hotel in Boston if you'd like to extend your stay.

Meal(s) Full Breakfast

On arrival at your UK airport, your driver will greet you and escort you to your waiting car for your return private V.I.P. door-to-door transfer home.

Your Trafalgar Tour Highlights

 

Sightseeing Highlights:-

City Tour in Boston

Scenic Drive along the Mohawk Trail, Kancamagus Highway

View Lexington and Concord where the first shots of the American Revolution were fired

Visit Woodstock, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, Acadia National Park

Dining:-

8 full breakfasts,1 lunch, 5 dinners.

Travel Highlights:-

Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

Hand-picked Insider Experiences

Optional Experiences and free time

All porterage and local charges included

Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

VIP entry to many sights

VIP DOOR TO DOOR RETURN UK AIRPORT TRANSFERS:-

Your holiday begins in true style from the moment we collect you from your front door for a relaxed journey to your choice of departure airport. Your chauffer-driven car is reserved exclusively for your use, ensuring an uninterrupted, hassle-free journey to your departure airport.

Each and every Trafalgar tour begins and ends with our unique and truly unrivalled private car door to door transfer service. You will be met at your front door by your driver who will assist with your bags before whisking you to your choice of departure airport in a private car, all in plenty of time to make your way to your check-in desk. With Trafalgar you really will experience an exclusive service, enjoying your journey in a standard of car that you would expect to associate with Trafalgar standards. All of our cars are up-to-date models and maintained to the highest standards. We will arrange a convenient pick-up time from your home that suits you, not us or other passengers. Each car is equipped with the latest satellite navigation intelligence to ensure your continued peace of mind and a speedy journey.

At the end of your tour, on arrival at your chosen UK airport, you will be greeted by your waiting driver in the arrivals hall and escorted to your car for the smooth and comfortable journey directly back home.

Should you wish to make your own way to the airport, all you need do is advise us at the time of making your reservation and a discount will be offered.

Terms and conditions apply.

Tour Only Cost: All prices quoted below are per adult person, per tour in British Pounds (GBP)

Departure Dates

Single Twin/Double Triple Quad
21st September 2019 £2,825 £2,043 £1,790 Please call
24th September 2019 £2,849 £2,069 £1,815 Please call
All other departures in 2019 £2,870 £2,089 £1,839 Please call
 
Repeat Client Discount - Have you travelled with Trafalgar Tours before, within the last 5 years ! - if so you qualify for a 5% discount - Ask us at time of booking.
 
Children aged 5-17 may qualify for a discount off up to 10% when sharing a room with 2 adults - Please call us for details. 
 
Not included in your tour cost:
Flights – we can package your tour with flights at very competitive airfares using our airline partners. Please call us to discuss the best airline for your itinerary.
Pre or post accommodation - If you want to extend your stay at the start or the end of your escorted tour or add another destination to your booking please call us and we will be happy to provide a quote.
Meals, other than those listed in the itinerary.
The customary gratuities for the Tour Director and local drivers are not included and are paid locally, if you prefer these can be pre-paid to us in advance for £78.00 per person.
 
FAQs:
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TO BOOK YOUR TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS:

Please call us on FREEPHONE 0800 0336 335 or EMAIL us reservations@purelytravelgroup.co.uk we are open 7 days a week.

We will be happy to answer any questions, check the availability of your tour, offer a quote for flights and any pre or post nights you would like to add.

When you are ready to go ahead with the booking, a non-refundable deposit of 10% will be due at time of booking or the full balance if you are due to travel within 8 weeks.