Calling all leaf peepers! You won't want to miss this journey through two of New England's most beloved cities: Boston and Portland. Explore Boston on a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour. Relive history as you follow the Battle Train through Historic Lexington, Concord, and Cambridge. See New England's magnificent fall colors on a Gray Line Fall Foliage Tour. Discover Portland, "New England's Best Kept Secret," on a Land and Sea Discovery expedition. This fall foliage excursion through New England's Boston and Portland is the perfect way to spend 6 days during this colorful season.
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Welcome to Boston! This historic coastal city is full of sights you won't want to miss. Begin to explore "Beantown" today on your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of the city. Visit historic sites, like Paul Revere's House, the Boston Common, and the Old State House. Take a leisurely stroll through the gorgeous Public Garden and enjoy a swan boat ride. You'll also have the chance to see Boston's modern marvels, including Copley Square and the Boston Christian Science Center's magnificent reflecting pool. (Overnight in Boston)
Today is yours to explore Boston! Stroll the charming Public Gardens with their well-known Swan Boats. Take in some shopping on Newbury Street or maybe wander the food stalls at Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall. Continue using your trolley pass to follow the Freedom Trail, and why not enjoy a true Italian dinner in the famous North End? (Overnight in Boston)
Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel in Downtown Boston
Today, your Fall Foliage Tour awaits! Board a motorcoach for a ride through a region awash in stunning seasonal colors. Sit back and relax as you travel past quiet ponds, ancient farms, weathered roadside taverns, and sturdy colonial churches, all of which are surrounded by glorious red, orange, and yellow hues. Your pleasant afternoon of leaf peeping will be capped off with a stop at a native orchard for apples and cider (Overnight in Boston)
Wake up this morning and travel on your own to Boston's North Station, where you will board Amtrak for a ride on the Downeaster® to Portland. Say goodbye to "Beantown" as you travel north to Maine! The pubs, shops, and restaurants of downtown Portland are always buzzing with tourists, locals, and fishermen alike, creating a convivial atmosphere where everyone is welcomed. Portland's vibrant performing arts scene, amazing cuisine, and eclectic group of shops are all part of why locals call this city "New England's Best Kept Secret." There's so much to do here—from food and wine festivals to trolley tours to art gallery exhibits—that you can easily spend an entire vacation in Portland. (Overnight in Portland)
Explore Portland today on your Land and Sea Discovery Tour. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a 105-minute, fully-narrated excursion as your engaging and informative guides treat you to Portland's diverse history and hidden gems. The childhood home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the Victoria Mansion, and the bustling Old Port are just a few of the landmarks you'll see as you travel from Portland's city streets to its stunning rocky coast. Don't forget your camera, as you'll have some great photo ops at Portland Head Light, Maine's oldest lighthouse. (Overnight in Portland)
Your journey ends in Portland
2024 Tour Dates
Pricing is per person,
land and rail only, based on September 24, 2024 travel date.
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