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Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Newport, RI, Plymouth, Provincetown, JFK Library, Boston

Tour Dates: June 5 - 11, 2022
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7 Day Package
12 Meals Included

Price:
$2199 Per Person / Double Occupancy
$2699 Per Person / Single Occupancy


Enjoy a 6-night, single-hotel stay on Cape Cod while exploring the best of coastal Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Explore the historic Freedom Trail in Boston, the magnificent Breakers Mansion in Newport, the historic towns of Plymouth, Sandwich and Provincetown and the island lifestyle on Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket on this classic tour that provides a quintessential New England summer experience.


Tour Highlights: 

  • Enjoy a relaxing, 6-night, single-hotel stay on Cape Cod in Hyannis with local sightseeing that includes the JFK Memorial and the ‘Kennedy Church’
     
  • Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard with an included driving tour to see the colorful “gingerbread” cottages in Oak Bluffs and the whaling captains’ mansions in Edgartown
     
  • Ferry to Nantucket Island with an included driving tour of the “faraway island”
  • Travel the length of Cape Cod to tour Provincetown and take an exhilarating dunes tour at Cape Cod National Seashore
     
  • In Newport, Rhode Island join a local guide for a driving tour and a visit inside The Breakers – the grandest of Newport’s mansions
     
  • Visit Plymouth to see Plymouth Rock, the Mayflower II and the National Monument to the Forefathers, and take a lobster boat cruise
  • Visit the JFK Library & Museum, and tour Boston’s Freedom Trail with a local guide

Fine Hotels / Great Locations:

  • Nights 1-6: DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Cod - Hyannis, MA
Day By Day Itinerary:
Day 1
Sunday, 6/5/2022 - Welcome to Cape Cod!
Optional transfers from our departure points this morning will have us at Los Angeles International Airport for our scheduled non-stop flight arriving in Boston in the late afternoon. Those guests making their own flight arrangements can request the group’s flight schedule to coordinate a flight arrival time that would allow them to be included on the complimentary transfer to the hotel. Welcome to the “Bay State” of Massachusetts. We’ll board a deluxe motorcoach and travel south to the sandy shores of Cape Cod. Extending some 70 miles into the sea, the Cape is home to natural beauty, quaint colonial villages and a plethora of arts and culture. We’ll enjoy a single-hotel stay at an upscale, centrally located hotel in Hyannis. Become acquainted with your fellow travelers at an included welcome dinner.

Dinner
Day 2
Monday, 6/6/2022 - Nantucket
Following an included breakfast we’ll be joined by our local guide and board a ferry for Nantucket – the “faraway island.” The island still looks much as it did during its heyday as a prosperous whaling and shipping port of the 1800s, with cedar shingled homes, elegant whaling mansions and cobblestone streets. We’ll enjoy a driving tour of this breathtaking island that features rolling farmland, quiet villages, an historic lighthouse and pounding surf. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure for lunch and browsing in the upscale boutiques and art galleries in the downtown area which is the largest National Historic Landmark District in the country, featuring over 800 original buildings built prior to 1800. The National Park Service cites Nantucket as being the “finest surviving architectural and environmental example of a late 18th and early 19th century New England seaport town.” We return to Hyannis this evening with an included dinner at a locals’ favorite.
Breakfast
Dinner
Day 3
Tuesday, 6/7/2022 - Martha's Vineyard
After an included breakfast we’ll be joined by a local guide and board a ferry for Martha’s Vineyard, the longtime New England summer colony. On a driving tour of this majestic island we’ll learn about the history and lifestyles of the islanders as you pass harbor towns, picturesque farmland and sandy beaches. In Oak Bluffs we’ll stroll through “Cottage City” and admire the brightly painted “gingerbread” cottages with decorative trim. Enjoy time at leisure in Edgartown, where the stately whaling captains’ mansions still line the streets. This quintessential New England hamlet stood in as “Amity” in the movie, Jaws. We return to Hyannis and catch a glimpse of the “Camelot” era when we travel past the Kennedy Compound and St. Francis Xavier, known as the ‘Kennedy Church.’ We’ll pay our respects at the John F. Kennedy Memorial and Korean War Memorial prior to an included dinner at a locals’ favorite.
Breakfast
Dinner
Day 4
Wednesday, 6/8/2022 - Newport, Rhode Island
Following an included breakfast we’ll travel to Newport, Rhode Island – famous not only for its yachting and maritime history, but for the spectacular summer homes built here during America’s “Gilded Age.” We’ll be joined by a local guide and embark on a driving tour that will take us along tree-lined Bellevue Avenue and Ten Mile Drive where we’ll gaze in amazement at the magnificent mansions. Enjoy time at leisure for browsing and lunch on your own in Newport’s bustling downtown. This historic and charming waterfront district with cobblestone streets is filled with antique stores, art galleries, specialty shops and restaurants. This afternoon we’ll tour the Vanderbilt’s famous Breakers Mansion – an 11 acre estate on Ochre Point, built for the grandson of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt. Considered the grandest of Newport’s summer cottages and a symbol of the Vanderbilt’s social and financial preeminence in turn-of-the-century America, the mansion features 70 rooms, a 2 1⁄2 story central Great Hall, and has rare marble, alabaster and gilded wood throughout. Enjoy an included dinner this evening at a locals’ favorite.
Breakfast
Dinner
Day 5
Thursday, 6/9/2022 - Plymouth
Following an included breakfast we’ll be joined by a local guide and travel to Plymouth,“America’s Hometown.” Learn about the Pilgrim landing here in 1620 and visit both Plymouth Rock and the National Monument to the Forefathers. We’ll tour Mayflower II – the full-scale reproduction of the Pilgrim’s famed ship. Following time at leisure for browsing and lunch on your own along Plymouth’s waterfront, we’ll enjoy a narrated lobstering cruise in the calm waters of Plymouth Harbor. See first-hand how lobsters are harvested from their natural environment and closely observe lobsters, crabs and other marine life that is then released back into the sea. We continue to historic Sandwich, Cape Cod’s oldest town, where we’ll see the Hoxie House (the Cape’s oldest home circa 1637) and the Dexter Grist Mill. We’ll visit the Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center to learn about the rich history, fascinating features, and vigilant operation of the Cape Cod Canal. Enjoy an included dinner at the award-winning Daniel Webster Inn, an historic 18th century inn that has been serving patrons for 350 years!
Breakfast
Dinner
Day 6
Friday, 6/10/2022 - Provincetown
After an included breakfast, we’ll be joined by a local guide aboard and travel along historic Route 6A, the “Old King’s Highway” the length of the Cape Cod to “land’s end” – Provincetown, at the tip of the Cape. Enjoy time at leisure for lunch on your own and browsing the galleries and boutiques in this historic fishing port and haven for artists. This afternoon we’ll visit the Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor Center and then board enclosed “dune taxis” for a fun and informative Cape Cod National Seashore dunes tour through, over and around these sand dunes situated along the largest protected coastline in the country. We return to Hyannis with the evening at leisure.
Breakfast
Day 7
Saturday, 6/11/2022 - JFK Library, Boston, Journey Home
Following an included breakfast, we’ll travel north and visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. This dramatic building, designed by world-renowned architect I.M. Pei is located on a ten-acre park overlooking the sea that Kennedy loved and the city that launched him to greatness. Browse the museum’s exhibits focused on the early U.S. Space Program, Kennedy’s presidential campaign, the Kennedy Family and Jackie Kennedy Onassis. We continue to Boston, and enjoy an included lunch at a locals’ favorite. This afternoon we’ll be joined by a local guide for a brief driving tour of Boston – the birthplace of American liberty. We’ll follow in the footsteps of American history as we see sights along the Freedom Trail including Boston Common and the Old State House – site of the Boston Massacre. Our scheduled nonstop early evening flight from Boston will have us back at LAX later tonight. Those guests making their own flight arrangements can request the group’s flight schedule to coordinate a flight departure time that would allow them to be included on the complimentary transfer to the airport. Back in L.A., those with pre-arranged transfers will be returned to their respective destinations. 

While we make every effort to operate our tours as outlined in the itinerary, we ask for your patience, understanding and flexibility and to retain a sense of adventure while traveling with us. Situations may arise that necessitate changes to the itinerary. Should we need to adjust the itinerary either prior to or while on tour, these changes will be communicated to you and only done when absolutely necessary.
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Lunch

Tour Inclusions:  

  • 6 Nights deluxe hotel accommodations
  • 12 Meals: 5 dinners, 1 lunch, 6 breakfasts
  • Services of a professional tour director
  • Comprehensive sightseeing with local guides
  • Admissions per itinerary
  • Transportation aboard a deluxe touring motorcoach
  • Airport-hotel transfers (with purchase of group air)
  • Luggage handling throughout the tour
     

Additional Information:    

  • Roundtrip LAX transfers are available from the following departure points: FV, LBG, LHS, and SBL as an optional add-on price of $89 p.p.; or you may meet the group at LAX, the arrival airport or the hotel
  • Full payment due at time of booking
  • Roundtrip group airfare available - inquire for per person price
  • Travel protection/cancellation insurance is available and highly recommended
  • Tour Pace: Relaxed (visit our common questions page for details on activity levels)
  • Activity Level: Moderate (visit our common questions page for details on activity levels)
  • To ensure a healthy and enjoyable travel experience for our guests, this tour will operate with additional health and safety measures in place and require each guest show proof of vaccination and complete a Wellness Pledge.
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