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Globus Classic Fall Foliage(AB)

9 Day Tour from Boston to Boston 
New England is steeped in history and known for its amazing fall foliage, and on this fall foliage tour you’ll have a chance to experience the spectacular beauty and historic places. A sightseeing tour in Boston highlights landmarks that were pivotal to the United States’ history, and a visit to Cornelius Vanderbilt’s mansion, The Breakers, gives you a taste for life in a bygone era.

History is not all you’ll experience on this marvelous fall foliage tour. You’ll also see spectacular beauty and amazing fall foliage. In Maine, visit Acadia National Park, one of America’s most visited national parks and the first place in the United States to see the sunrise, where you’ll enjoy a local culinary delight at the historic waterfront Asticou Inn—a special experience offered by Globus. In New Hampshire, travel to the scenic White Mountains, New England’s greatest range and premier outdoor playground, and enjoy the Raven Interpretive Program. Take a beautiful drive through Franconia Notch, a New Hampshire region with breathtaking scenery, and along the Kancamagus Highway, well known as one of the country’s best fall foliage viewing areas. Throughout your tour, marvel at the scenic drives and stunning fall colors full of blazing red, orange, and yellow leaves (if Mother Nature permits).

In addition to the Raven Interpretive Program and the Asticou Inn culinary delight near Acadia National Park, Globus has included some other fun experiences on this fall foliage tour. Enjoy a Colonial-style dinner at the historic Salem Cross Inn near Sturbridge and a lobster bake in the seaside town of Bar Harbor. With the gorgeous scenery, interesting historic sights, and fun adventures, it’s a vacation not to be missed!

Globus Highlights & Sightseeing

[LF] Lobster bake

Sightseeing; [LF] local treat at the historic Asticou Inn

Raven Interpretive Program

Sightseeing; visit Billings Farm & Museum with ice cream

Visit Norman Rockwell Studio & Museum

[LF] Colonial-style dinner at the Salem Cross Inn

Visit the Museum of America and the Sea; cruise on a historic steamboat

Orientation tour; visit The Breakers mansion; farewell dinner

Sightseeing with a Local Guide

Itinerary (2020)

 Welcome to “Beantown!” At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
 Head north via New Hampshire’s short shoreline and along Maine’s rocky coast to Portland, one of New England’s most famous cities. Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Portland’s famous Old Port Exchange, lined with its many boutiques, coffee houses, and art galleries. The next two nights are in Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island, Maine’s oldest summer resort. Dinner tonight is a traditional [LF] LOBSTER BAKE, featuring Maine lobster, steamed mussels, and delicious corn-on-the-cob. (B,D)
 This morning visit stunning ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, one of America’s most visited national parks. During your visit, take the scenic park road for spectacular panoramas from the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the first place in the continental U.S. to see the sunrise each day. Then, travel to the historic Asticou Inn, overlooking the picturesque waters of Northeast Harbor for a local [LF] TREAT, a freshly made popover (pastry) and seafood chowder. Later, return to Bar Harbor for a free evening. Perhaps a leisurely stroll around the waterfront with its many galleries and boutiques. (B)
 Back to the mainland and west through Maine for vistas of sparkling lakes and forests. Then, on to New Hampshire and the scenic White Mountains, New England’s greatest range and premier outdoor playground. Later, enjoy the RAVEN INTERPRETIVE PROGRAM, a National Audubon Society expert presents the unique environs of northern New England and local wildlife. (B)
 This morning, visit an iconic covered bridge and take photos of the classic New England fall colors. Then, enjoy a beautiful drive through Franconia Notch and along the renowned Kancamagus Highway. Hugging the Connecticut River, cross into Vermont and visit Woodstock, its village green reminiscent of 19th-century England. Next, visit BILLINGS FARM & MUSEUM, a living museum of Vermont’s rural past and working dairy farm. Enjoy a delicious, locally-made ice cream cone during your visit. (B,D)
 Journey south to Stockbridge in the Berkshire Mountains for a visit to the NORMAN ROCKWELL STUDIO & MUSEUM, housing a large collection of works by one of America’s favorite artists. This evening, enjoy a [LF] Colonial-style dinner at the historic SALEM CROSS INN, circa 1740. Be sure to save room for the freshly whipped cream—the perfect complement to New England’s best apple pie. (B,D)
 This morning, visit MYSTIC SEAPORT, a living history museum showcasing the many activities that might have occurred in a New England coastal village in the 1800s. Enjoy a CRUISE of the historic Mystic River aboard the Sabino Steamboat, the oldest wooden, coal-fired steamboat operating since 1908. On to Rhode Island, the “Ocean State.” (B)
 Today, enjoy a Newport orientation tour and see the first state house, the nation’s oldest synagogue, and the St. Mary’s Church, Afterward, explore the extravagant lifestyle of a bygone era when visiting THE BREAKERS, shipping magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt’s turn-of-the-century mansion. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a waterfront restaurant. (B,D)
 Depart this morning for Boston. Your guided walking tour of the city’s landmarks focuses on the city’s most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; Old State House; Old North Church, from where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride; Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with the chance to browse in Quincy Market. After a transfer to the airport for guests with homebound flights, the motorcoach continues downtown to the Sheraton Boston Hotel, where the tour ends. Please schedule flights from Boston’s Logan International Airport after 3:30 pm. (B)

Included Globus Meals

Breakfast daily, 4 three-course dinners including a special lobster bake in Bar Harbor and a farewell dinner in Newport

Globus Pricing Details

Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single Room Supplement:
$865 to $895

Triple Room Reduction per person:
$205 to $210

Extra Nights per person in Boston:
Departure September 22: in single room $504; in twin room $276; in triple room $204
All departures except September 22: in single room $382; in twin room $214; in triple room $168

Globus Notes

  • Enjoy spectacular fall colors on this vacation (if Mother Nature permits).

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*Tour Land StartGlobus RetailRequest Quote
09/20/2021 $2,769.00
09/21/2021 $3,099.00
09/22/2021 $2,799.00
09/23/2021 $2,799.00
09/24/2021 $2,799.00
09/25/2021 $2,799.00
09/26/2021 $2,799.00
09/28/2021 $2,799.00
09/29/2021 $3,119.00
09/30/2021 $2,799.00
10/01/2021 $2,799.00
10/02/2021 $2,799.00
10/03/2021 $2,799.00
10/04/2021 $2,819.00
10/05/2021 $3,139.00
10/07/2021 $2,819.00
10/10/2021 $3,039.00
10/11/2021 $2,769.00
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