New England offers year round beauty. Autumn, with its trees ablaze with color, provides the perfect backdrop as we travel through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Immerse yourself in the glorious, ever-changing kaleidoscope of colors, crisp, cool air and endless unspoiled scenery.
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Old Sturbridge Village
Lobster bake dinner
Conway Scenic Lunch Train
Kancamagus Highway drive
Rock of Ages Granite Quarries
Norman Rockwell Museum
12 Meals Included
Requires Extended Amounts of Walking
Sit back and enjoy the spectacular foliage as we travel to New England. Today we will have a guided tour of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, a non-traditional historic house museum. Learn about the life and times of the famous novelist, author of the classic Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Hear about her childhood, travels, marriage and family, and perhaps greatest of all, her courage. Our lodging this evening will be in Hartford, CT.
Following a continental breakfast, we depart for Sturbridge, MA to take a trip back to the 1830s at Old Sturbridge Village. Here, we'll walk through original homes, craft shops, meeting houses and a mill; all from the 18th and 19th centuries. Lunch will be included at the Salem Cross Inn. This afternoon we will tour the Concord Museum. This museum has a renowned collection of Americana, including 1775 Revere Lantern, Thoreau's Walden desk and Emerson's study. Lodging this evening will be in Woburn, MA.CB, L
Today we will enjoy a tour of Boston with a local guide showing us all the points of interest in this historic city. You will enjoy free time for lunch and shopping in Quincy Market before we depart for Ogunquit, ME, our lodging this evening. Dinner this evening will be a lobster bake.
The beauty abounds as we travel to North Conway, NH. We will hop on the Conway Scenic Lunch Train to enjoy the beautiful Mt. Washington Valley and surrounding White Mountains. This afternoon we will drive the Kancamagus Highway, a National Forest Scenic Byway that meanders through pristine wilderness. Our lodging this evening will be at the Indian Head Resort. Dinner and entertainment will be provided at the resort.
The views will be spectacular today as we begin by traveling through one of New Hampshire's most scenic mountain passes, Franconia Notch. Marvel as you watch the film of the Flume Gorge in the Gilman Visitor Center. Also, ride the aerial tram to the summit of Cannon Mountain. We will then enjoy a wonderful lunch and tour at the Mt. Washington Hotel. Later we will cross the border into Vermont where we'll spend the night in Montpelier, VT.B, L
Today, following a continental breakfast, we will tour Hope Cemetery, an "outdoor art museum". See the craftsmanship of these granite sculpture headstones, carved by Italian artists who migrated to work the quarries. Our next stop is at Rock of Ages Granite Quarries where we will look down into the World's largest working granite quarries and see master craftsmen create the finest granite products, lunch will be on your own in downtown Barre. This afternoon we will visit the Morse Farm to learn about their 200 year-old maple sugar tradition. Our lodging this evening is in Brattleboro, VT.CB
This morning we will depart for Stockbridge, MA home to the Norman Rockwell Museum. Here we will enjoy the works of America's favorite illustrator's chronicle of the Americas everyone likes to remember. Lunch will be enjoyed before we depart for home. Arrival home will be later this evening.CB, L
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Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.
Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but can not be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with your driver at the time of boarding. Daily seat rotation is practiced on most multi-day tours. Seat rotation will be explained by your driver or tour escort.
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To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.
CB=Continental Breakfast, B=Full Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Allentown - Motorcoach|| Calvary Temple Church |
3436 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
|Easton - Motorcoach|| William Penn Hwy Park & Ride near Pole A-10 |
Route 33, Easton, PA
|Montgomeryville - Shuttle|| Quality Inn |
678 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
|Pennsburg - Motorcoach|| Perkiomen Tours Office |
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
|Reading - Shuttle|| Homewood Suites |
2801 Papermill Rd, Reading, PA 19610
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