HISTORIC HOTELS OF NEW ENGLAND 8 DAYS • 11 MEALS $ FROM 3499
land only, per person, double occupancy
CULTURAL EXPERIENCES • Visit Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home, in Manchester, Vermont. • Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
MUST-SEE INCLUSIONS • Spend two nights in vibrant Boston, Massachusetts. • Explore the scenic byways of four New England states. • View America’s most photographed lighthouse on the rocky shores of Maine.
Omni Mt. Washington Hotel
IT’S YOUR CHOICE! (Be sure to arrange before trip departure)
Day 2 | Walk the Freedom Trail alongside a local guide or board a coach to see some of Boston’s most iconic landmarks.
Settle in where history wants to stay a while and indulge in a little luxury at four historic New England hotels. START E ARLY
Boston: Start your trip off exploring a major city integral to the American Revolution. CALL FOR DETAILS.
• 7 breakfasts • 4 dinners • Enjoy Diner’s Choice at the Omni Mount Washington Resort. • Enjoy lobster at its freshest at your Maine oceanfront resort.
ACCOMMODATIONS Days 1, 2 Days 3, 4 Days 5, 6 Day 7
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA The Equinox Resort & Spa, Manchester, VT The Omni Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, ME
On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL
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Day 1: Boston, Massachusetts - Tour Begins Welcome to Massachusetts where we begin our journey through the best of New England on a tour that showcases four historic hotels. Your tour opens in historic Boston where you’ll enjoy a 2-night stay. This evening, meet your fellow travelers at a welcome reception. Day 2: Boston Today, it’s your choice! Walk the Freedom Trail with a local guide and follow in the footsteps of those who shaped America during the Revolutionary War -OR- board a coach with your local guide to see Boston’s iconic treasures including the Old South Meeting House, the Public Gardens, Old North Church and Beacon Hill. Either way you will stop at the famed Faneuil Hall Marketplace, bustling with various street performers and colorful kiosks of local handiwork. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a favorite local restaurant. (B, D)
Day 3: Boston - Stockbridge - Manchester, Vermont En route to Vermont, stop in Stockbridge to visit the Norman Rockwell Museum which houses the world’s largest and most significant collection of Rockwell’s work. Continue into the “Green Mountain State” of Vermont, where traditional white steeple churches, quaint villages and unspoiled treecovered mountainsides dot the landscape. In the bucolic town of Manchester, arrive at the tranquil Equinox Resort & Spa. An icon of New England history since it first opened as the Marsh Tavern in 1769, The Equinox has hosted everyone from the Revolutionary “Green Mountain Boys” to presidents. The Equinox is the perfect place to soak in the pristine landscapes of Vermont during a relaxing 2-night stay. (B, D) Day 4: Manchester Today we visit elegant Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home. The former home of Robert Todd Lincoln, the only adult child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln and former Chairman of the Pullman Company, this impressive home - set on 412 acres – offers visitors a wealth of experiences. Explore the impressive 22-room mansion, magnificent gardens, and the vintage Pullman car.
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