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Captivating Cape Cod
National Monument to the Forefathers
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Discover Cape Cod on a charming tour with stops in bustling Boston, colonial Plymouth, Martha’s Vineyard, quaint Nantucket Island, Newport, and Providence. Travel down from Boston to explore the cape, stopping at historic landmarks and museums and appreciating the rich history of this small geographic region off the Atlantic coast where the Pilgrims landed 400 years ago. Enjoy ferry rides to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Island, taking full days to experience these distinct places and appreciate their natural beauty and legacies. During our visit to Newport, we tour the magnificent Breakers Mansion known for its Renaissance-style opulence.
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Day 1 : Fly to Boston
Upon arrival, we check-in to our hotel in Boston.
Day 2 : The Puritan City
We start the morning with a tour of Fenway Park. You’ll get to learn about the Boston Red Sox, the ballpark, and player history.
A local guide joins us for a comprehensive Boston city tour as we witness some of the city’s oldest buildings and neighborhoods as well as its most iconic contemporary features.
Our city tour concludes at the historic Faneuil Hall Marketplace where we’ll stop for lunch.
We depart The Puritan City and make our way to Plymouth where we follow in the footsteps of the first settlers. To begin, we explore a reproduction of the Mayflower and see Plymouth Rock.
Enjoy an included dinner overlooking the waterfront and check-in for a two-night stay in Plymouth.
Day 3 : Plymouth
This morning we kick off our day with a visit to the Plimoth Plantation where we encounter the Wampanoag People and Colonial communities of the 1600s, providing us with engaging in-and-outdoor learning experiences to educate and tell surprising stories of the intersection between English and Indigenous cultures in the 17th century.
Immerse yourself in "The Museum of Thanksgiving" as we all commemorate the famous 1621 feast with an included "Eat like a Pilgrim" lunch featuring turkey, sweet Indian corn pudding, pompion (squash), fruit, cheese, and apple cider.
After lunch, spend time exploring the Pilgrim Hall Museum, the oldest continuously operating public museum in the country. This museum houses an extraordinary collection of 17th century artifacts, some from the actual Mayflower.
Before dinner, we stop at the Plimoth Grist Mill where the milling process for various grains is a public spectacle.
Day 4 : Martha’s Vineyard
Today, we travel to Cape Cod to catch the ferry to Martha’s Vineyard and tour the affluent summer colony with its colorful gingerbread houses, coastal communities, and breathtaking Aquinnah cliffs.
After a lovely day on the island, we’ll return to Cape Cod where we’ll check-in to our accommodations for the next three nights.
Day 5 : Provincetown
After breakfast, we head to the northern tip of the cape for an exciting day in Provincetown. For departures before October, go on a whale watching cruise for glimpses of humpbacks and other whales as well as birds, dolphins, and sharks. The whales travel south by October which is also the height of the cranberry harvest, so for this tour's last departure in 2021, we will instead visit a bog to learn all about cranberries.
After lunch, we visit the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum which honors the Pilgrims’ first landing in Provincetown. At this site in the 17th century, Pilgrims explored the tip of Cape Cod for five weeks and established rules for the "new" land in the Mayflower Compact.
This evening has us rolling through the Peaked Hill Bars Historic District Sand Dunes where artists famously find inspiration. Catch sights of Pilgrim Lake nestled among wavy, oceanfront dunes. Watch for charming historic dune shacks where American writers and artists have made homes since the 1920s. Our tour guide shares historical and ecological facts to enrich our experience as we ride in a roomy SUV to our dinner destination on the beach. Enjoy a beach BBQ or, conditions permitting, we get a real treat with a classic New England Clambake. Combining the beauty of our sunset dune tour with dinner prepared by local Provincetown restaurants makes this a truly memorable adventure!
Day 6 : Nantucket
Board the ferry this morning to explore the quaint, timeless island of Nantucket.
This tiny coastal town preserves its aesthetic down to its signature New England cottages and manicured beaches. We’ll visit the Nantucket Whaling Museum that showcases nine galleries filled with artifacts telling stories of the island’s past four centuries.
Following, we’ll go on an island tour and get the full Nantucket experience.
You will have time to explore on your own and grab lunch before we ferry back to the cape.
Enjoy an included dinner tonight as we gather at the Sea Dog Brew Pub.
Day 7 : Providence
Our last full day takes us across the border into Rhode Island where we begin the day with a visit to the Breakers Mansion, the original Newport summer house of Cornelius Vanderbilt II. Take time to venture through the 70-room 125,000+ square foot “cottage” that perfectly embodies the iconic Vanderbilt family’s massive social and financial influence and status at the turn of the last century.
Enjoy lunch on your own in Newport before we travel to Providence and embark on a leisurely, educational, and fun exploration of the city’s waterways.
Tonight, we come together for a Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner.
Day 8 : Fly Home
Fly home with lovely memories from Boston, Cape Cod, and Rhode Island.
May 22, 2021 - May 29, 2021
Price Per Person
Final Payment Date: 03/08/2021
June 5, 2021 - June 12, 2021
Final Payment Date: 03/22/2021
June 12, 2021 - June 19, 2021
Final Payment Date: 03/29/2021
August 28, 2021 - September 4, 2021
Final Payment Date: 06/14/2021
September 11, 2021 - September 18, 2021
Final Payment Date: 06/28/2021
October 9, 2021 - October 16, 2021
Final Payment Date: 07/26/2021
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