Classic Fall Foliage Journey through New England
9 days | Roundtrip from Boston
Mother Nature meets our Founding Fathers on Globus’ Classic Fall Foliage Journey through historic and bucolic New England. You’ll be introduced to the country’s early trailblazers and most colorful of characters. Trace the steps of Paul Revere, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin through the storied streets of Boston. Walk the halls of Cornelius Vanderbilt’s opulent Newport mansion.
Witness the blazing reds, oranges, and yellows of autumn’s turning leaves that line the striking Maine coastline, adorn the rocky headlands of Acadia National Park, and shelter the quaint, covered-bridge countryside of Vermont and New Hampshire. This is leaf peeping and sightseeing at its absolute finest.
Globus Tours provides everything you need for the perfect vacation – from hand-selected hotels to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites.
Depending on the size of your group, you can take over an entire date for this tour.
Peace of Mind Travel: All 2021 travel bookings automatically come with Globus Tours 2021 Peace of Mind Travel Plan – free of charge. This plan gives guests the ability to move their booking to another destination, vacation, brand or a different 2021 or 2022 departure date.
Guided walking tour of the Freedom Trail: Boston Common, Old State House, Old North Church, and Faneuil Hall
Visit the world’s largest collection of Rockwell originals at the Norman Rockwell Studio & Museum
Take in the historic sites of Newport, including the nation’s oldest synagogue, the first state house, and the Vanderbilt mansion, The Breakers
Leaf peeping among the oaks, poplars, and maples that line the striking Maine coastline and the rocky headlands of Acadia National Park
- Feast on authentic popover pastry, seafood chowder, and locally made ice cream.
Itinerary at a Glance
DAY 1: Arrive in Boston
Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.
DAY 2: Boston – Bar Harbor
Scenic drive on the coasts of New Hampshire and Maine en route to Portland. Free time this afternoon before scenic drive to Bar Harbor, followed by a traditional lobster bake.
DAY 3: Bar Harbor
Visit the park and the historic Asticou Inn for authentic popover pastry and seafood chowder. Free time this evening.
DAY 4: Bar Harbor – North Conway
Scenic drive through Maine to New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Tour the Private Raven Interpretive Program with a Local Naturalist. Free time this evening.
DAY 5: North Conway – Killington
Scenic drive includes photo stop at a covered bridge, followed by Franconia Notch and Kancamagus Highway. Scenic drive along the Connecticut River en route to Woodstock. Visit to Billings Farm and Museum and taste locally made ice cream.
DAY 6: Killington – Sturbridge
Scenic drive through the Berkshires en route to Stockbridge. Visit the Norman Rockwell Studio and Museum. Colonial-style dinner at the historic Publick House.
DAY 7: Sturbridge – Newport
Travel to Mystic Seaport and visit the Museum of America and the Sea.
DAY 8: Newport
Orientation tour includes the first state house, the nation’s oldest synagogue, and St. Mary’s Church. Visit the Vanderbilt mansion, The Breakers. Farewell dinner this evening at a waterfront restaurant.
DAY 9: Newport – Boston
Guided walking tour includes the Freedom Trail: Boston Common, Old State House, Old North Church, and Faneuil Hall. Your vacation ends with a transfer to the Sheraton Boston Hotel and to Logan International Airport. For those departing today, schedule departing flights after 3:30 p.m.
Boston Park Plaza Hotel | Boston, MA
Historic hotel located on Back Bay, just steps away from Boston Common. Rooms offer a thoughtful contemporary style.
Bluenose Inn | Bar Harbor, ME
Situated on Maine’s Mount Desert Island in the Acadia National Park, this luxury hotel boasts beautiful views and elegant guest accommodations.
Red Jacket Mountain View Resort | North Conway, NH
Sitting atop 25 acres on Sunset Hill with stunning views of the White Mountains, the resort offers well-appointed guestrooms, multiple dining options, and an indoor water park.
Killington Grand Resort Hotel | Killington, VT
Full-service mountainside hotel is a relaxing retreat with modern guestrooms and is situated only 200 yards from the first tee of the Killington Golf Course.
Publick House Historic Inn | Sturbridge, MA
Built in 1771, the Publick House Historic Inn maintains its 18th century ambiance while providing 21st century comforts.
Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina | Newport, RI
Harbor front hotel and marina located in the heart of Newport, within walking distance of shops, beaches and historic buildings.
Dates and Pricing
September – October 2021 | From $2,555 per person
Price does not include airfare to and from Boston. An air-inclusive vacation is available that includes free airport transfers and flights coordinated with vacation dates. Contact us for complete details.
- One-of-a-kind Itinerary
- Globus Tour Director
- Expert Local Guides
- Hand-Selected Hotels
- VIP Sightseeing Access
- Breakfast Daily, 4 Dinners
About Globus Tours
Colorado-based Group Voyagers, Inc. is the privately held company that markets and sells the Globus family of brands within the United States. Globus offers travelers unparalleled tour and small group travel packages. The Globus family of brands is dedicated to enriching the lives of travelers by turning foreign destinations into familiar harbors, where the expense of travel is forgotten and replaced by personal value.
At Globus, with a group of eight or more you can earn discounted or even free travel. Depending on the size of your group, you can take over an entire date for this tour. Contact us to find out more about travel with Globus.