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Classic Fall Foliage Journey

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.

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.

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.

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Trip Highlights

  • 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.
LIghthouse on the coast of Bar Harbor, Maine
Bar Harbor, Maine

Fall Foliage Tour - Boston, MassachusettsItinerary 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. 

Publick House Historic Inn - Sturbridge, MA
Publick House Historic Inn - Sturbridge, MA


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Dates and Pricing

2022 and 2023 Departures | From $2,879 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.

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  • One-of-a-kind Itinerary
  • Globus Tour Director
  • Expert Local Guides
  • Hand-Selected Hotels
  • VIP Sightseeing Access
  • Breakfast Daily, 4 Dinners

About Globus

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.

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