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Autumn in New England

Discover colonial villages and cosmopolitan cities set amid stunning lakes and mountains. Spend two nights in New York City including a guided city tour, a Sightseeing Liberty Cruise, and tickets to a Broadway musical. In Boston, visit historic sights on a tour of the Freedom Trail with a costumed guide, explore the USS Constitution Museum, and learn more about the Boston Tea Party. We travel through New Hampshire and Vermont with visits to the Canterbury Shaker Village and Trapp Family Lodge. Then cross the border into Canada to marvel at the beauty of Niagara Falls before we return home.

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Day 1 : New England Bound

We begin our delightful adventure to discover all that scenic New England has to offer. Tonight we have accommodations at The Inn at Saint Mary's in South Bend, Indiana.

Day 2 : Indiana, Ohio & Pennsylvania

We travel to Clearfield, Pennsylvania for our lodging this evening.

Our included dinner is served in the Pennsylvania Dutch tradition.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 : New York City

Today we arrive in “The Big Apple” and check-in for our two night stay in NYC, ideally located in Midtown Manhattan at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 : Broadway Musical

New York City is ours to explore today. The country’s most populous city is a centerpiece to American culture, entertainment, the economy, history, and is equally immense in its role in the global community. We see New York from the water during a Liberty Cruise. We pass the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and have spectacular views of the newly risen One World Trade Center.

Discover many Manhattan landmarks on a driving tour with an expert local guide and view Central Park, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, and other iconic venues.

Tonight we revel in the glitz and glamour of New York City’s Theater District at a Broadway musical.

Day 5 : JFK Library

We travel through Connecticut and Rhode Island to Massachusetts.

This afternoon we visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library where exhibits and a documentary film inform us of the political career and family life of one of our country’s most remembered presidents.

Our accommodations for two nights are in Boston.


Day 6 : Boston

This morning we go on a guided tour exploring sites on the Freedom Trail, learning about the crucial roles they played in our colonial history. View Paul Revere's home and Old North Church where signal lanterns ignited the American Revolution.

Our lunch stop is at one of America’s most famous dining complexes, historic Quincy Market.

After lunch we visit the USS Constitution Museum and learn about “Old Ironsides,” a 220-year-old naval frigate still floating in Boston’s harbor today.

Later we visit the Boston Tea Party Museum to learn about the daring actions of the Sons of Liberty which lead to the birth of the nation. We join a historic reenactment of the town meeting held just hours before the Boston Tea Party, storm the wharf to destroy the Crown’s tea aboard an authentic 18th century replica vessel, and attend the award-winning, multi-sensory film Let It Begin Here.


Day 7 : Salem & the Canterbury Shakers

This morning we’ll visit the city of Salem for a guided city tour and a visit to its Maritime Visitor Center. We’ll witness historic architecture, learn about the city’s role in the American Revolution, and acquaint ourselves with its infamous 17th century witchcraft trials.

We then enter New Hampshire, whose hardwood forests present Mother Nature in brilliant autumn colors!

We receive a warm welcome at the Canterbury Shaker Village, a museum and historic site with 25 original Shaker buildings, gardens, and mill ponds dedicated to preserving their 200-year legacy. Our guided tour offers fascinating insight into their passion for community and commitment to historic preservation.

Our accommodations this evening are Meredith's Mill Falls at the Lake.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 : Franconia Notch

Franconia Notch is a spectacular mountain pass traversed by a unique parkway. We stop along the way to learn about the natural wonders of the White Mountain National Forest and Franconia Notch State Park.

Later at Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks we learn about maple sugar and syrup production.

Our next two nights are at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier. We have time for lunch on colorful Main Street and a stroll to the Vermont State House, the Greek Revival-style capitol building.


Day 9 : Vermont

Begin the day visiting the Cold Hollow Cider Mill where we’ll learn how an apple press from the 1920s is still producing delicious ciders, baked goods, and more that have become regional favorites.

Next we arrive at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont. The family from The Sound of Music settled here after fleeing Europe in the 1940s. We'll savor an Austrian-inspired lunch buffet in the dining room, tour the lodge, and watch a documentary film about Maria von Trapp.

Our day continues with a visit to Waterbury, a quaint Vermont town that is also the home to Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream! We’ll visit the Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream factory for a brief tour and taste their delicious flavors.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10 : 1,000 Islands Cruise

We depart Montpelier and travel to Grand Isle, just north of Burlington.

After crossing Lake Champlain by ferry we travel to Alexandria Bay where we hear about the history of the 1,000 Islands as a resort area for the rich and famous during a cruise along the St. Lawrence River.

Tonight, we stay at the Riveredge Resort.


Day 11 : Niagara Falls

Today we travel north of the Finger Lakes towards Niagara Falls. Upon arrival we will stop at the Table Rock Complex to have some lunch, relax, shop for souvenirs, and experience an up-close view of the spectacular falls.

This evening we'll dine at the revolving restaurant atop Skylon Tower and enjoy aerial views of the falls at over 700 feet.

Later we see the nightly illumination of the falls and stay overnight nearby at the DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 : Homeward Bound

Our route takes us through Ontario’s farming region and back into the U.S., arriving in Detroit.

Tonight our Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner and lodging are in Kalamazoo.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13 : Return Home

We arrive home with wonderful memories to cherish.


Additional Tour Information

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  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
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  • Baggage handling at hotels
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All Accommodations Featuring

  • 1 night at The Inn at Saint Mary’s in South Bend, IN
  • 1 night in Clearfield, PA
  • 2 nights at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
  • 2 nights at the Royal Sonesta Boston
  • 1 night at Mill Falls at the Lake in Meredith, NH
  • 2 nights at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier, VT
  • 1 night at the Riveredge Resort in Alexandria Bay, NY
  • 1 night at the DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa in Niagara Falls, Ont.
  • 1 night in Kalamazoo, MI

Attractions & Highlights

  • Sightseeing Liberty Cruise
  • New York City tour
  • Broadway Musical
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
  • Boston Freedom Trail guided tour
  • Quincy Market
  • USS Constitution Museum
  • Boston Tea Party Museum
  • Salem city tour
  • Canterbury Shaker Village
  • Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks
  • Cold Hollow Cider Mill
  • Trapp Family Lodge
  • Ben & Jerry's Factory tour
  • 1,000 Islands Cruise on Alexandria Bay
  • Niagara Falls

17 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner
  • Austrian lunch at Trapp Family Lodge
  • Dinner at Skylon Tower Restaurant
  • Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner

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Final Payment Date: 07/07/2021


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Tour Map for Autumn in New England

Departure Cities

Airport Pickups

Choose a State:

Birmingham - Birmingham Municipal Airport

Fayetteville/Bentonville - Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Little Rock - Little Rock National Airport

Phoenix - Sky Harbor International Airport

Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport

Orange County - John Wayne Airport

San Diego - San Diego International Airport

San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport

Denver - Denver International Airport

Hartford - Bradley International Airport

Washington - Ronald Reagan National Airport

Washington - Washington Dulles International

Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International Airport

Jacksonville - Jacksonville International Airport

Miami - Miami International Airport

Orlando - Orlando International Airport

Tallahassee - Tallahassee Regional Airport

Tampa - Tampa International Airport

West Palm Beach - Palm Beach Gardens

Atlanta - Hartsfield International Airport

Cedar Rapids - Eastern Iowa Airport

Des Moines - Des Moines International Airport

Boise - Boise Airport

Chicago - O'Hare International Airport

Moline - Quad City Airport

Evansville - Evansville Regional Airport

Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne International Airport

Indianapolis - Indianapolis International Airport

South Bend - South Bend International Airport

Wichita - Mid-Continent Airport

Lexington - Blue Grass Field Airport

Louisville - Louisville International Airport

Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Lafayette - Lafayette Regional Airport

New Orleans - New Orleans International Airport

Shreveport - Shreveport Regional Airport

Boston - Logan International Airport

Baltimore - Baltimore Washington International

Detroit - Wayne County Airport

Grand Rapids - Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Kalamazoo - Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Airport

Lansing - Capital Region International Airport

Saginaw - MBS International Airport

Duluth - Duluth International Airport

Minneapolis - Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport

Rochester - Rochester International Airport

Kansas City - Kansas City International Airport

Springfield - Springfield-Branson National Airport

St Louis - Lambert St. Louis International Airport

Gulfport - Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

Jackson - Jackson International Airport

Billings - Billings Logan International Airport

Bozeman - Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport

Missoula - Missoula County Airport

Charlotte - Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Greensboro - Piedmont Triad International Airport

Raleigh - Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Bismarck - Bismarck Airport

Fargo - Hector International Airport

Grand Forks - Grand Forks International Airport

Lincoln - Lincoln Airport

Omaha - Eppley Airfield

Newark - Newark International Airport

Albuquerque - Albuquerque International Airport

Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport

Albany - Albany International Airport

Buffalo - Buffalo-Niagara International Airport

New York - Kennedy International Airport

New York - La Guardia Airport

Rochester - Greater Rochester International Airport

Syracuse - Hancock International Airport

Cincinnati - Cincinnati-NKY International Airport

Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport

Columbus - John Glenn Columbus International Airport

Dayton - Dayton International Airport

Oklahoma City - Will Rogers World Airport

Tulsa - Tulsa International Airport

Portland - Portland International Airport

Allentown - Lehigh Valley International Airport

Harrisburg - Harrisburg International Airport

Philadelphia - Philadelphia International Airport

Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh International Airport

Charleston - Charleston International Airport

Greer - Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Rapid City - Rapid City Regional Airport

Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Knoxville - McGhee-Tyson Airport

Memphis - Memphis International Airport

Nashville - Nashville International Airport

Austin - Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Dallas - Dallas/Ft Worth International

Houston - George Bush Intercontinental

San Antonio - San Antonio International Airport

Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City International Airport

Norfolk - Norfolk International Airport

Richmond - Richmond International Airport

Seattle - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Spokane - Spokane International Airport

Appleton - Appleton International Airport

Baldwin - Groome Transportation

Eau Claire - Groome Transportation

Green Bay - Austin Straubel International Airport

Hudson - Groome Transportation

La Crosse - Groome Transportation

Madison - Dane County Regional Airport

Menomonie - Groome Transportation

Milwaukee - Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport

Mosinee - Central Wisconsin Airport

Charleston - Yeager Airport

Motorcoach Pickups

Motorcoach Pickup Locations:

Albert Lea, MN - HyVee Grocery Store

Appleton, WI - DoubleTree

Austin, MN - Walmart

Baldwin, WI - WisDOT Park & Ride 55-02

Baraboo/Lake Delton, WI - McDonalds

Bayside, WI - McDonalds

Bloomington, MN - Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington

Bloomington, MN - Holiday Inn Airport South

Brookfield, WI - Best Western

Brooklyn Park, MSP - Marriott Hotel

Chippewa Falls, WI - McDonalds

Davenport, IA - Best Western Plus SteepleGate Inn

Dubuque, IA - Walmart Supercenter

Eau Claire, WI - Holiday Vacations Office

Faribault, MN - Regency Inn & Suites

Fond Du Lac, WI - Radisson Inn & Conference Center

Germantown, WI - Country Inn & Suites

Green Bay, WI - AmericInn By Wyndham

Hudson, WI - WisDOT Park & Ride 55-05

Janesville, WI - Festival Foods

Johnson Creek, WI - Pine Cone Café

Kenosha, WI - McDonalds

Madison, WI - Baymont Inn

Madison, WI - Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel

Manitowoc, WI - Holiday Inn

Marshfield, WI - Holiday Inn & Conv. Center

Mauston, WI - McDonalds

Menomonie, WI - AmericInn

Merrill, WI - Walmart

Milwaukee, WI - Radisson Hotel Milwaukee Airport

Minnetonka, MN - Sheraton Minneapolis West

Oconomowoc, WI - Pick N Save

Onalaska, WI - Holiday Inn Express

Oshkosh, WI - Perkins Restaurant

Osseo, WI - McDonalds

Owatonna, MN - Walmart Supercenter

Portage, WI - Petro Portage

Racine, WI - Petro Station

Rochester, MN - McDonalds

Rockford, IL - Holiday Inn

Sheboygan, WI - McDonalds

Shoreview, MN - Best Western

South Beloit, IL - Flying J Travel Plaza

Sparta, WI - Country Inn & Suites

St Paul, MN - Doubletree By Hilton

Stevens Point, WI - Dunham's Sports

Tomah, WI - McDonalds

Waukesha, WI - McDonalds

Wausau, WI - The Plaza Hotel & Suites

Wauwatosa, WI - Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West

West Bend, WI - AmericInn

Wisconsin Rapids, WI - Walmart Supercenter