Fall Colors in Franconia Notch State Park

New England Fall Foliage

Journey into rich colonial history, vibrant cities, and the breathtaking beauty of autumn. Kick off the adventure with a tour of Boston, including visits to the JFK Library, Quincy Market, and explore historic sites with a costumed guide on the Freedom Trail. Travel through the New Hampshire’s White Mountains and the Crawford & Franconia Notch and browse a large collection of Norman Rockwell paintings in his hometown of Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Spend two nights in New York City and relax on a Lower Manhattan Bay Cruise, a behind-the-scenes tour of Radio City Music Hall, and an incredible Broadway musical.

Tour Highlights
  • All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Holiday Tour Director & local guides
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 travel voucher for a future tour
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Day 1 : Fly to Boston

Upon our arrival on the East Coast, we check in for a two-night stay at the luxurious Royal Sonesta in Boston.

Day 2 : JFK Library & Boston Sights

We begin our discoveries of Boston at the John F. Kennedy Library. Here, a documentary film and exhibits provide insight into the Kennedy Era with personal and historic artifacts shedding light on the life of JFK and his family. Then we head into Boston, where we pause for lunch in the dining halls of Quincy Market, a National Historic Landmark where the pushcart was invented. After lunch we join an 18th-century costumed guide on a tour exploring the historic sites on the Freedom Trail and the crucial role they played in the American Revolution. Visit the Granary Burying Ground, where some of America’s most notable citizens rest including Paul Revere and Samuel Adams; and enter the Old North Church, where signal lanterns ignited the American Revolution. Enjoy a special Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner with your Tour Director this evening. B,D

Day 3 : White Mountain Splendor

Some of New England’s most beloved vistas unfold before us today amidst the lush foliage and towering White Mountains of New Hampshire. Here, pristine brooks babble under covered bridges that harken to simpler times. In the Mt. Washington Valley, we stop for lunch in the delightful town of North Conway, where a Victorian train depot adds to the charm. This afternoon, we traverse the rugged scenery of Crawford and Franconia Notch, stopping along the way to admire scenic overlooks. In North Woodstock, we stop by Fadden’s General Store to see how some of the best maple syrup in the state is produced. D

Day 4 : Castle in the Clouds

This morning we take in the beauty and tranquility of Lake Winnipesaukee on a scenic cruise. Enjoy insightful commentary about the lake’s unique history and wildlife. Dotted by 258 islands, our cruise finishes in Wolfeboro, the oldest summer resort town in the United States. Later, we ascend to the Castle in the Clouds, a stunning stone house built by millionaire shoemaker Thomas Plant in 1914. Browse the tasteful interiors and admire stunning gardens and autumn vistas from its hillside setting in the Ossippee Mountains. We return to our hotel in Lincoln following one of New England’s scenic byways, traversing a picturesque wonderland of untouched wilderness. B,L

Day 5 : Woodstock, Vermont

Enjoy time at leisure in the quintessential New England town of Woodstock, nestled on the edge of the Green Mountains. Often called The Prettiest Little Town in America, it was settled in 1768 and still exudes the charms of yesteryear. Browse the shops, admire the stately homes and perhaps stroll across its beloved covered bridge. Later, we visit the Bennington Pottery to learn about their "hands-on" approach to the pottery-making process. We spend the next two nights amidst the comfort and luxury of the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, the heart of the Berkshires. B,D

Day 6 : Berkshire Jewels

Today we see Stockbridge, where Norman Rockwell captured an American generation on canvas. Then, we visit the artist’s former home and studio, now housing a fascinating museum of his life, art and legacy. We continue to the Hancock Shaker Village, where we admire the famous Roundstone Barn and enjoy a typical Shaker lunch. A guided tour sheds light on the pacifist, communal Shaker lifestyle and some of their fine furniture. B,L

Day 7 : New York City

Today we trade nature's grand panorama for the exciting cityscape of The Big Apple. Join a narrated tour with a local guide, passing such landmarks as Times Square, Greenwich Village, Chinatown and Fifth Avenue. We stay in the heart of Times Square for the next two nights at the Sheraton New York Times Square or the Novotel Hotel. B

Day 8 : Broadway Musical

Today we see New York from the water during a one-hour Lower Manhattan Bay cruise. We pass the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and have spectacular views of the newly risen One World Trade Center. Then, go behind the scenes at Radio City Music Hall. Our insider's view raises the curtain on the city’s most iconic theater. After a free afternoon, share a Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers and join us for a performance of a Broadway musical. D

Day 9 : Fly Home

We return home with memories of our scenic New England vacation.

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Holiday Tour Director & local guides
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 travel voucher for a future tour

Tour Dates & Pricing

September 23rd, 2018 - October 1st, 2018

Category - Occupancy

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Final Payment Date: 07/10/2018

Departure Cities

WPT TV Pickup Locations:

Appleton, WI - Appleton Airport

Green Bay WI - Austin Straubel International Airport

Land Only

Madison, WI - Dane County Regional Airport

Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport

Minneapolis/St Paul, MN - MSP International Airport

Mosinee, WI - Central Wisconsin Airport

Motorcoach Eau Claire, WI - Chippewa Valley Airport Service

Preferred Departure Approved