Cape Cod with Coastal Massachusetts

September 26 – October 7, 2018

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Special Features

  • Luxury Motorcoach Transportation
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Home and Library
  • Vanderbilt Mansion
  • Mark Twain House and Museum
  • Fireplace Feast and Homemade Apple Pie
  • Lexington, MA -  Scene of the American Revolutionary War in 1775
  • Boston – One of the oldest cities in the US
  • Tour the historic town of Salem and the Witch Museum
  • Plymouth
  • Martha’s Vineyard
  • Lobster Dinner
  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Flight 93 Memorial and Museum

The beauty of red, yellow, and orange leaves adorning every majestic mountainside is reason enough to head east this fall. Nostalgic Hyde Park,  Franklin D. Roosevelt home and library, and the Vanderbilt Mansion begins our historical journey.   Three nights in Cape Cod,  along with Plymouth, Salem, Lexington and Boston will round out our Massachusetts experience. Lady Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Flight 93 Memorial and Museum, make this a truly spectacular fall trip for all to see!  Make sure to book your seats early and come and enjoy all this fantastic tour has to offer!Cape-Cod-montage-2018[1]

Prices

Double: $2,395/pp
Single: $3,350/pp
Triple: $2,295/pp

Trip Protection:  $217.50/pp – Double & Triple, $291/pp – Single

Early Booking

$100/pp if booked by April 30, 2018

 

Deposit:  $50/pp due at time of booking
Final Payment Due:  Monday, August 13, 2018


Day 1, Wednesday, September 26

Today we start our journey, from Springfield to Dayton OH, where we will have a light dinner and good nights rest. (D)

Day 2, Thursday,  September 27

Today our scenic drive takes us through the Allegheny Mountains to Allentown, PA.  Along the way, we will pass through some beautiful country. (B)

Day 3, Friday, September 28

Today, we will start our sightseeing adventure!  We will visit the home and Library of our 32nd President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  We will also explore the beautiful Vanderbilt Mansion and see some of the finest architecture and décor from the gilded age. (B,L)

Day 4, Saturday, September 29

We are on our way to Connecticut to visit the stately Mark Twain House and Museum, which served as his home from 1874 to 1891. Then it is on to Massachusetts, where we will enjoy a Fireplace Feast with New England Apple Pie for dessert. (B, D)

Day 5, Sunday, September 30

After breakfast, we travel to the historic town of Lexington, MA, the scene of the first battle of the American Revolutionary War in 1775.  It is considered the birthplace of the nation, where the “shot heard ‘round the world”  was fired.  Then on to the City of Boston, where we have free time for lunch at Faneuil Hall and Quincey Market. We then meet a local guide for a tour highlighting the Freedom Trail, Boston Common, Back Bay, Beacon Hill and more. Tonight we are treated to dinner in one of the oldest operating restaurants in the U.S. – Ye Olde Oyster House.
(B, D)

Day 6, Monday, October 1

Today we enjoy a driving tour of Salem. The city is inextricably linked to the Witchcraft Hysteria of the 1690’s, which we will explore at the Salem Witch Museum.  This coastal city also has a glorious maritime history and splendid architecture.  We then travel south and tour America’s Hometown – Plymouth. Home of our Pilgrim Fathers and one of the country’s first settlements, it is well known in the United States for its historical value. We will then check in to our Cape Cod hotel for our first of three nights. (B,D)

Day 7, Tuesday, October 2

Our local guide will meet us at our hotel and will conduct a tour of Hyannis, including the John F. Kennedy Memorial, the Korean War Memorial and a view of St. Francis Xavier Church, the summer parish of the Kennedy Family.  We will then travel historic Route 6A, the Old King’s Highway, a scenic byway winding through centuries of Cape Cod history. It winds past hundreds of historic structures which characterize its early development. View the Eastham Windmill, a Cape Cod Lighthouse and visit the Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor’s Center.  Sand dunes and the ocean surround you as you approach “Land’s End” – Provincetown, MA. (B, D)

Day 8, Wednesday, October 3

An amazing day is in store for us as we head to Woods Hole, where we board our ferry for Martha’s Vineyard.   This picturesque Island is most well known for being a summer colony for the rich and famous. We continue to live the good life with an included Lobster Dinner the evening. (B, D)

Day 9, Thursday, October 4

Today we will start toward home, but there is still a lot to see and do! This afternoon, we will visit Lady Liberty and Ellis Island on our way to Berkeley Heights, NJ to spend the night! (B)

Day 10, Friday, October 5

We have a full day through amazing countryside. After lunch we stop to honor the brave men and women of 9-11 at the Flight 93 Memorial and Museum. Then on to Wheeling, WV for the night. (B)

Day 11, Saturday, October 6

This will be a full day of travel to reflect on all the sights that we have seen and enjoy the awesome connections with new friends that we have made on this exciting adventure.(B)

Day 12, Sunday,  October 7

Shorter day to travel! We will have a farewell lunch and continue to tell the stories of our trip and know that we have had a wonderful time exploring Historic Massachusetts.(B, L)

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