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Islands of New England (8 Days, Standard)

Code: CV-61-S-8

A 8-Day Collette Tours tour starting from $1,999.00

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Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

United States

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Sightseeing Highlights

Providence
One of the oldest cities in the U.S., Providence is the capital of Rhode Island. Voted One of America's Favorite cities by a well-known travel magazine, Providence's small size masks a wealth of culture in the form of art galleries, fine dining establishments and esteemed institutes of higher learning. With its well preserved architecture from the 17-19th centuries, to its historic churches, Providence offers visitors glimpses of the past and future.

Newport
A major 18th-century port city, Newport, Rhode Island has the highest concentration of colonial buildings in the United States. However, the town is best known for being the summer resort of the newly rich American millionaires from the mid 19th century to the early 20th century. This Gilded Age was often expressed with sumptuous mansions called "cottages".

Choices on Tour TS# 61 New England
Explore stunning Marble House built by Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt and modeled after the Petit Trianon at Versailles -OR- tour Rosecliff, the opulent former residence of silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs known for her lavish parties. Cruise the Atlantic 's waters on a whale-watching excursion to Cape Cod Bay. From sightings of Fin whales to humpbacks, this exhilarating and educational voyage brings you an up close and personal perspective of these magnificent creatures. You 'll also get the chance to see the North Atlantic right whale in Cape Cod Bay - a vital breeding ground for this extremely rare species -OR- entrench yourself in the Cape 's natural beauty on a tour through one of New England 's most remarkable natural wonders, the sand dunes. Adventure through these sweeping dunes that trail alongside the coast and stretch as far as the eye can see.

Boston
As the site of the famous "tea party," Boston is known for its sense of independence. Founded in the 1630s as a city in one of the original 13 colonies, Boston has a long history from the War of Independence and America's struggle to freedom from British rule. Famed sites include the Old North Church made famous by Paul Revere, Faneuil Hall, the "Make Way for Ducklings" statues and the USS Constitution or Old Ironsides.

Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Visit the “Cradle of Liberty” and learn of Faneuil Hall 's pivotal role in placing Boston on the map as a bastion of revolutionary free thought. After acquainting yourself with the city 's history, see how this meeting hall and three other nearby historic buildings have been transformed into shops, eateries and cafes.

Cranberry Bog
Bogs, or marshes, are beds of low lying vines layered with sand, peat, gravel and clay. Originally formed as a result of glacial deposits, undamaged cranberry vines may survive indefinitely. Cranberries grow in the northern region of the U.S. with some vines being over 100 years old.

Plimoth Plantation
Dedicated to the re-creation of the 17th-century Plymouth Colony settlement, Plimoth Plantation allows visitors to step back in time. In a setting of timber framed houses view this farming/maritime community while speaking to costumed interpreters about the challenges of colonization.

Cape Cod, MA
Just south of the metropolis of Boston lies a island with 300 miles of shoreline characterized with quaint villages, sand dunes and bicycle trails. Cape Cod has become a popular escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Join a tradition of artists and industrialists who revered the Cape for its beautiful sunsets, natural preserves and fresh seafood.

Martha's Vineyard, MA
A small island south of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard was settled by the English in the 1640s. Today the island is marked with 18th-century homes, gingerbread cottages, beaches and lighthouses. Enjoy lobster rolls or homemade ice cream while shopping for souvenirs, such as scrimshaw, in the island's boutiques.

Lobster Dinner
When the first European settlers reached North America, lobsters would reportedly wash up on shore in piles up to two feet high. Routinely fed to prisoners, slaves, apprentices and children during the Colonial era and beyond, lobster became known as the poor man's protein. Considered a delicacy by WW II, American lobsters (or Maine lobsters) can grow up to 40 lbs (18 kg) and be 3 feet long (91 cm).

Provincetown
Before Plymouth, the Pilgrims explored this land on the tip of Cape Cod. Already known when they arrived for its abundance of codfish, Provincetown has developed into summer resort well renowned for its individual artistic expression. A small village holds fine dining, quaint shops and small art galleries.

Hyannis
The commercial and transportation hub of Cape Cod, many refer to Hyannis as the "Capital of the Cape". Due to its large harbor, Hyannis is popular for both recreational boating and commercial fishing. Many Americans associate the town with the nearby Kennedy compound and its political dynasty.

Nantucket, MA
Glacially formed, 30 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, this half-moon-shaped island takes its name from a Native American word meaning "far away place". Nantucket was a whale hunting center during the 1830s-1840s. Somewhat decimated by the decreased whaling industry, Nantucket has emerged as a popular art and summer resort as well as a home for wealthy Northeasterners.

Overview

New England 's miles of sandy beaches, majestic coasts, and rolling surf invite relaxation. The Islands of New England tour spends days exploring New England 's charms, from the cobblestone streets of Nantucket to a dry harvest cranberry bog. Step back in time at Plimoth Plantation to sample traditional recipes from that period, learn some Pilgrim etiquette and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast where you 'll learn to “eat like a Pilgrim.” In Provincetown, the choice is yours - set out on a whale watch cruise -OR- embark on a scenic adventure through the iconic sand dunes of the Cape. Visit Boston and Providence, the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, the lively artist colony of Provincetown, and the beautiful islands of Martha 's Vineyard and Nantucket. Complete your New England experience as you indulge in a traditional seafood and lobster feast.

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Islands of New England (8 Days, Standard)

Day 1: Providence, Rhode Island - Tour Begins
Discover the natural beauty that lies along the shores of New England. Come to know its coastal charm, friendly people and fresh-from-the-sea cuisine. Your tour opens in Providence, the capital of Rhode Island.
(Meals: None)

Day 2: Providence - Newport - Providence
Tour Providence, “America 's Renaissance City.” See prestigious Brown University and learn about the city 's vibrant art, cultural, and culinary scenes. Then depart for Newport. Return to America's Gilded Age as you traverse breathtaking Ocean Drive en route to Bellevue Avenue. Lined with extraordinary 19th-century summer "cottages," this road is home to seven mansions designated National Historic Landmarks. It 's your choice! Explore stunning Marble House, built by Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt and modeled after the Petit Trianon at Versailles -OR- tour Rosecliff, the opulent former residence of silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs, well-known for her lavish parties.
(Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3: Providence - Boston, Massachusetts - Providence
Travel north to the historic city of Boston. Come to know Boston 's Yankee charm during a tour that highlights Beacon Hill, the Old South Meeting House, Boston Public Garden, the historic North End and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Enjoy leisure time to stroll along part of the famed Freedom Trail, a walking path showcasing the city's historic sites; or, return to explore the lively marketplace at Faneuil Hall.
(Meals: Breakfast)

Day 4: Providence - Plymouth, Massachusetts - Cape Cod
Delve into rural life as you tour a New England cranberry bog where you 'll learn about dry harvesting. Then, step back in time with a stop in the celebrated town of Plymouth where the Pilgrims landed in 1620. See legendary Plymouth Rock and board a true reproduction of the Mayflower, the 102-passenger ship used by the Pilgrims on their 65-day journey from England.* Experience the days of the Pilgrims with a visit to Plimoth Plantation, an incredible re-creation of a 17th-century village. Today 's lunch teaches you how to “eat like a Pilgrim.” Sample recipes from that time, learn some Pilgrim etiquette, and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast with your fellow travelers. Later, arrive at your beachfront hotel for a 4-night stay.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 5: Cape Cod - Martha 's Vineyard - Cape Cod
A ferry ride transports you to beautiful Martha 's Vineyard. Known for visits by presidents and royalty, this summer home of many artists, writers and celebrities is full of surprises. You 'll see all the highlights of "the Vineyard" (as the locals call it), including quaint gingerbread-styled cottages and a once-famous whaling port resplendent with sea captain 's homes and widow 's walks. Later, depart the island and cruise back to Cape Cod. Tonight, enjoy a traditional New England experience as you indulge in a seafood and lobster feast.
(Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 6: Cape Cod - Provincetown - Cape Cod
Travel to Provincetown, located on the tip of the Cape. This lively artist colony remains famous for its crafts and bright seagoing flair. Then, it 's your choice! Set out on a whale watch cruise to Cape Cod Bay in search of these magnificent creatures -OR- enjoy a scenic adventure through the iconic sand dunes of the Cape.
(Meals: Breakfast)

Day 7: Cape Cod - Hyannis - Nantucket - Cape Cod
Catch a glimpse of the Camelot era in Hyannisport, home of the Kennedy compound, and visit the poignant Kennedy Memorial. Next, set off via ferry to explore the idyllic island of Nantucket. From its cobblestone Main Street to its beaches and lighthouses, this place truly lives up to its reputation. During time at leisure, you may meander the waterfront where sailboats and yachts sway in the harbor or shop for a famous Nantucket basket. Tonight, enjoy a wonderful farewell dinner and chef-led demonstration highlighting a local specialty.
(Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 8: Cape Cod - Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close, leaving you with many fond memories.
(Meals: Breakfast)



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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· 7 night accommodations.

· Centrally-located hotels provide a home away from home.

· Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling

· A professional tour manager accompanies you throughout your trip.

· Expert local guides provide insightful, personalized tours.

· Unparalleled sightseeing includes all of the "must-sees."

· Enriching cultural experiences bring the destination to life.

· Private climate-controlled motor-coach enhances your tour.

· Free round trip sedan service that takes you from your home to the airport when you purchase an air-inclusive Collette tour (within 50 miles of nearest airport gateway).

· 17 meals. Welcome and farewell dinners feature local specialties.



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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