Calling all leaf peepers! You won’t want to miss this journey through two of New England’s most beloved cities: Boston and Portland. Explore Boston on a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour. Relive history as you follow the Battle Train through Historic Lexington, Concord, and Cambridge.
See New England’s magnificent fall colors on a Gray Line Fall Foliage Tour. Discover Portland, “New England’s Best Kept Secret,” on a Land and Sea Discovery expedition. This fall foliage excursion through New England’s Boston and Portland is the perfect way to spend 6 days during this colorful season.
Boston > Portland, ME (6 Days / 5 Nights)
Departure dates: September 12 – October 21, 2016
• Explore Boston on a hop-on / hop-off sightseeing tour
• Follow the Battle Trail on a tour through Historic Lexington and Concord with Cambridge
• Discover autumn in New England on a fall foliage tour
• Take a city tour of Portland
Tour Package Also Includes:
• One-way Amtrak from Boston to Portland on the Downeaster in Coach accommodations
• 5 nights’ hotel accommodations
• 1 meal included (1 dinner in Portland)
DAY 1 BOSTON
Welcome to the Boston! Begin to explore Boston on your hop-on / hop-off trolley tour of the city. Visit historic sites such as Paul Revere’s House, the Boston Common and the Old State House, among others. You’ll also have the chance to see Boston’s modern marvels including Copley Square and the Boston Christian Science Center and their reflecting pool. (Overnight in Boston)
DAY 2 BOSTON
Relive history with a journey back in time to Battle Trail with your exciting tour today. Visit Harvard Yard and view Cambridge Common where George Washington took control of the Continental Army. Drive along “Tory Row” past the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Follow the route of Paul Revere as he warned the countryside with his infamous cry of “the British are coming!” Stand on Lexington Green, where Captain Jonathan Parker and 77 Minutemen stood their ground against 700 of England’s finest regulars. In Concord, travel past the homes of Hawthorne, Alcott and Emerson as we make our way to the Old North Bridge where “…the embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world.” (Overnight in Boston)
DAY 3 BOSTON
Today, start your fall foliage tour on a ride through a region awash in seasonal color and change. Travel past quiet ponds and ancient farms, weathered roadside taverns and sturdy colonial churches. Eat a delicious hot Yankee style lunch at a quaint New England tavern nestled in the heart of the mountains. Afterwards, a pleasant afternoon of foliage display is capped off with a stop at a native orchard for apples and cider. (Overnight in Boston)
DAY 4 TRAVEL ABOARD AMTRAK® TO PORTLAND
Wake up this morning and transfer on your own to Amtrak and ride the Downeaster this afternoon to Portland, Maine. Say goodbye to Beantown as you travel north to Portland! The pubs, shops and restaurants of Portland buzz with tourists, locals and fishermen alike, creating an atmosphere where everyone is welcomed. Its vibrant arts scene and world-class theater are part of why locals call the city New England’s best kept secret. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a popular, local restaurant on the water. (Overnight in Portland)
Dinner is Included.
DAY 5 PORTLAND
Explore Portland today on your exciting tour that takes you on land and to the sea! Sit back, relax and enjoy a fully narrated tour as informative guides treat you to Portland’s diverse history and hidden gems. The childhood home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the Victoria Mansion, and the bustling Old Port are just a few of the landmarks you’ll see as we travel from city streets to rocky coast. You’ll even stop for photos at Portland Head Light, Maine’s oldest lighthouse. (Overnight in Portland)
DAY 6 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN PORTLAND
Boston: Boston Park Plaza
Portland: Westin Harborview
PRICE from = £1199 per person (based on two sharing)
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