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New England and the Hudson Valley (AE2020)

Code: AE-2020

A 12-Day Globus Tours tour starting from $3,859.00

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All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

Fall Foliage, United States

Cities Visited:

See Description


Sightseeing Highlights

City Highlights
HARTFORD
Visit Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and Mark Twain House & Museum

LEXINGTON
Visit Battle Green and the Buckman Tavern

CONCORD
Visit the Old North Bridge; [LF] lunch at historic Concord Colonial Inn

BOSTON
Walking tour with a Local Guide

SALEM
Sightseeing with a Local Guide

PORTLAND
Orientation tour; [LF] special presentation

FREEPORT
Orientation tour

MONTPELIER
Orientation tour; visit a maple syrup farm and enjoy a local treat

SHELBURNE
Visit Shelburne Heritage Park; wine tasting at Shelburne Vineyard

ESSEX
[LF] Demonstration dinner at Essex Culinary Resort

LAKE CHAMPLAIN
Scenic ferry crossing

LAKE PLACID
Visit and tour Olympic Jumping Complex

BERKSHIRES
Visit Norman Rockwell Museum; visit Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

HUDSON VALLEY
Guided tour of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site; visit West Point Military Academy with a Local Guide

TARRYTOWN
Farewell dinner

Overview

Title
New England and the Hudson Valley

Vacation Overview
Explore the beauty of America 's historic East Coast on your guided tour of New England and New York 's Hudson Valley. Your trip begins in the “Big Apple” of New York City, where you 'll start your adventure with a welcome drink to meet your Tour Director and fellow traveling companions. Visit the Hartford, Connecticut homes of legendary American authors, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain. Continue north to Lexington, Massachusetts, scene of the first battle of the American Revolution. Walk where history was made in Concord and Boston, and see the Old North Church of Paul Revere 's famous midnight ride. See the setting of the infamous Salem witch trials, a legendary lighthouse on Portland 's rocky shore, and New Hampshire 's charming covered bridges. Continue into the picturesque countryside of Vermont and learn the art of making maple syrup. You 'll spend two nights at the Essex Culinary Resort and Spa, and visit a local vineyard and heritage park reminiscent of old New England life.

Take the Lake Champlain ferry for a scenic crossing into New York, and travel through the Adirondack foothills to Lake Placid—host city of two winter Olympic Games. You 'll enjoy exploring the village, and spending the night in this lovely lakeside resort. Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum in the Berkshires, and travel along the Hudson River to the lavish Vanderbilt Mansion, then to West Point to learn about the esteemed military academy. Stay overnight in the mythical locale of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, before returning to New York City to conclude your guided tour of New England and the Hudson Valley. Consider taking your escorted vacation in New England during the stunning fall foliage season, for breathtaking autumn colors.


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New England and the Hudson Valley (AE2020) Day 1:
ARRIVE IN NEW YORK CITY. Welcome to New York City! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.


Day 2:
NEW YORK-HARTFORD. This morning, travel north to Connecticut for Nook Farm, Hartford 's tightly knit historical community of intellectuals, leaders, and reformers. Visit the HARRIET BEECHER STOWE CENTER, the modest home of the author who penned Uncle Tom 's Cabin and became known as “the little lady who started the Civil War.” Then, visit MARK TWAIN 'S HOUSE & MUSEUM, for a guided tour of the writer 's opulent 19-room home. (B)


Day 3:
HARTFORD-LEXINGTON-CONCORD-BOSTON. This morning, continue north into Massachusetts to Lexington, the “birthplace of America” and the location of the first battle of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775. Visit Battle Green and the Minuteman Statue, a life size representation of a colonial farmer with musket, and a tribute to the Lexington militia. Then on to historic BUCKMAN TAVERN, used as the headquarters to the militia during the American Revolution. Continue onto Concord visiting the Old North Bridge, site of the infamous “shot heard round the world” before enjoying lunch at the historic [LF] CONCORD COLONIAL INN. After lunch, continue to Boston for a free evening to explore this vibrant historic city. Perhaps enjoy one of the many popular restaurants in the North End. (B,L)


Day 4:
BOSTON. This morning, your guided sightseeing focuses on the city 's most prominent landmarks of the Freedom Trail. See Boston Common; the Old State House and Old North Church, Freedom Trail and Faneuil Hall. The city has a wealth of museums and galleries. (B)


Day 5:
BOSTON-SALEM-PORTLAND. Today, we travel to Salem, famous for the 1692 witch trials, for a tour with a Local Guide. Next, follow the coast into Maine and stop at Cape Neddick 's Nubble Lighthouse. Admired by painters and photographers, it continues aiding mariners by light and horn. Continue north to the old port town of Portland for an orientation tour followed by a [LF] SPECIAL PRESENTATION to learn about a day in the life of Cape Neddick 's Nubble Lighthouse “keeper.” Your evening is free to enjoy Portland 's thriving culinary scene. (B)


Day 6:
PORTLAND-FREEPORT-JACKSON. This morning, enjoy a morning at leisure before traveling to Freeport for free time to enjoy the Casco Bay Village, home to L.L. Bean for more than a century. Then, travel west into New Hampshire, visiting a picturesque covered bridge before continuing further into the White Mountains for your overnight stay at the historic Eagle Mountain House. (B,D)


Day 7:
JACKSON-MONTPELIER-STOWE-ESSEX. After breakfast, travel to Montpelier, the capital of Vermont, for an orientation tour and free time. Then, visit a MAPLE SYRUP FARM, where you 'll learn the art of making maple syrup and enjoy a local treat. Continue west through the Green Mountains, stopping in beautiful Stowe with time to explore the quintessential New England village. Then, onto Essex where you will spend the next two nights at a countryside resort. (B)

SPECIAL FEATURE: Overnight at the elegant Essex, Vermont 's Culinary Resort & Spa. Nestled in the countryside, the resort offers bold rooms with culinary themed decor highlighted with the textures and colors of food. The Essex is the perfect place for culinary exploration with the seasonally designed menus at the various onsite restaurants.

Day 8:
ESSEX. EXCURSION TO SHELBURNE. This morning, visit the SHELBURNE HERITAGE PARK, a unique experience of American history, art, and design. In addition to the decorative, folk, and fine art, you can explore the museum 's multiple distinct New England structures, each filled with beautiful, fascinating, and whimsical objects. This afternoon, visit a certified sustainable vineyard, the SHELBURNE VINEYARD, for a sampling of Vermont 's finest quality wine while learning of the vineyard 's admirable practices. This afternoon, return to the resort for leisure time before a special [LF] DEMONSTRATION CULINARY EXPERIENCE dinner. (B,D)


Day 9:
ESSEX-LAKE CHAMPLAIN-LAKE PLACID. Today, continue to the shores of Lake Champlain and board a FERRY for the scenic crossing into New York. Travel through the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains to the village of Lake Placid, site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. This afternoon is free to explore the village. Why not visit the Olympic Center or enjoy your lakeside resort? (B)


Day 10:
LAKE PLACID-BERKSHIRES. This morning, visit the OLYMPIC JUMPING COMPLEX to experience the ski jumper 's perspective high above the Adirondack Mountains. Later, travel south into the Berkshires for a visit to the NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM and enjoy the artist 's works including his iconic Saturday Evening Post covers depicting small-town Americana. (B)

Day 11:
BERKSHIRES-WEST POINT-TARRYTOWN. After breakfast, travel along the Hudson River to VANDERBILT MANSION HISTORIC SITE for a private guided tour. The gilded age mansion, known as “Hyde Park” was home to Frederick William Vanderbilt and his family for nearly fifty years. After lunch, travel to WEST POINT MILITARY ACADEMY for a tour with a Local Guide. Learn the story of West Point, its role in the Revolution, stories of the graduates that shaped our nation, and the cadet experience. Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. (B,D)

Day 12:
TARRYTOWN-NEW YORK CITY. After breakfast, time for independent exploration of Tarrytown, home to the fabled Sleepy Hollow Cemetery made famous by Washington Irving 's short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Continue to New Jersey and on to Newark International Airport for guests who have homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 4 pm. For guests with flights out of Kennedy or LaGuardia International Airports, transfers are not included and it is suggested to book flights after 6 pm. The tour ends at the Sheraton New York Times Square in the late afternoon for those guests with extra nights. (B)



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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Meals
Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 4 3 three-course dinners including a special demonstration dinner in Essex and a farewell dinner in Tarrytown



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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