New England's Spectacular Fall Foliage Holiday

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Insight Vacations

This guided adventure showcases the beauty of New England in all its glory during the colourful autumnal season. Soak up the sights of Boston’s past as you follow through the red-brick Freedom Trail, see the hall that housed the country’s first-ever town meeting and many more historic sites. Sit back and have your cameras ready, as you admire the beauty of the bronzing leaves of Vermont’s lush trees as you travel in comfort to Stowe. This is where the real Von Trapp family of ‘The Sound of Music’ chose to live, and where you will stay too. Dive into the variety of Insight Experiences included, from a visit to a maple syrup farm where you can taste the sweet golden liquid tapped straight from the trees in Montpelier, to a gondola ride at Loon Mountain Resort into New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Be sure to experience great food at the heart of every journey, in amazing locations, you’ll sip, savour, and sense the local flair at every meal.

What's included

•International Flights from the UK based on Economy
•7 nights' accommodation in the best locations
•7 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners with Wine
•A Travel Director & Driver throughout
•Welcome Dinner Boston
•Follow part of red brick Freedom Trail in Boston
•Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum
•Visit to the Vermont Country Store in Weston
•Billings Farm and Museum visit in Woodstock
•Highlight Dinner at Bierhall Restaurant, followed by a tour of the on-site microbrewery
•Guided tour of the Ben and Jerry's Factory
•Visit to Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks
•Gondola SkyRide at Loon Mountain Resort (weather permitting).
•Naturalist talk on the North Woods' wildlife and ecology
•Guided scenic hike to Diana’s Baths
•Visit Portland Head Light Lighthouse
•Celebration Dinner featuring Maine lobster – Portland
•Arrival and departure transfers

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Itinerary

Day 1 -Welcome to Boston

On arrival at Boston Logan International Airport, a transfer will take you to your centrally located hotel. After settling in, take a stroll to explore the neighbourhoods of this city. For those looking to shop, Quincy Market offers big brands and local products, set indoors and surrounding the columns of a regal 19th century building. At 18:00, join your Travel Director for a Welcome Dinner with wine and an opportunity to mingle with fellow guests at your hotel. Overnight Boston

Day 2 - Boston to Williamstown

Delve in and discover some of Boston’s most famous sights as you explore the city’s transformative past. You’ll follow part of the incredible red-brick Freedom Trail that brings the story of the American Revolution to life. Sights include Beacon Hill, Newbury Street, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and the Old South Meeting House. Later take in the warm, colourful scenery as you travel west to Stockbridge for a visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum, home to the largest and most significant collection of original Rockwell art. Travel on through the rolling hills of the Berkshires to your boutique hotel. Tucked away in the heart of Williamstown, this beautiful property is a prime example of timeless elegance. Overnight Williamstown

Day 3 – Williamstown to Stowe

Today wave goodbye to Massachusetts and journey through the beautiful bronze fall foliage of Vermont. Step back in time for a unique shopping experience of nostalgic assortment of products at the Vermont Country Store. The next stop is the Rockefellers' renowned Billings Farm and Museum, a captivating working dairy and farm life museum, followed by a stop in the quintessential Vermont village of Woodstock. End your day in the northern Vermont town of Stowe, home to the breathtaking alpine setting that attracted the real Von Trapp family of "The Sound of Music" fame in the late 1940s.Enjoy Austrian-style lagers during your Highlight Dinner at Bierhall Restaurant, followed by a tour of the on-site microbrewery. Overnight Stowe

Day 4 - A Taste of Vermont

Soak in those fall’s golden red colours as you look ahead at Vermont’s beautiful scenery. Today you will be taken on guided tour of the Ben and Jerry's Factory, as you get behind the scenes of their iconic flavours. Return to the enchanting town of Stowe where the rest of the day is yours. From wandering its quaint streets to hiking in the woods or relaxing back at your lodge, make the most of your last evening at this mountain resort. Overnight Stowe

Day 5 – Stowe to North Conway & The White Mountains

Today we move on to Vermont’s pretty capital, Montpelier. With a stop to Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks, where maple syrup is "tapped" from the trees. Here you will have the opportunity to taste a Vermont tradition, the unusually named ‘sugar on snow’, maple syrup drizzled over packed snow. This tasty treat is traditionally served with a doughnut and pickle. After journey to New Hampshire’s White Mountains and enter striking Franconia Notch. Be ready to take a scenic ride on the Gondola Sky ride at Loon Mountain Resort (weather permitting). On a clear day, you'll have superb panoramic views of New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, New York and Canada. Later, journey through the dazzling crimson and orange hues of the famed Kancamagus Scenic Byway to North Conway. Overnight North Conway

Day 6 - Sightseeing in The White Mountains

With a relaxed start this morning, enjoy an insightful talk by a naturalist on the North Woods' wildlife and ecology. Expert Chris Lewey is the Executive Director and Founder of Raven Interpretive Programs. Holding a master’s degree in Environmental Studies, he will be on hand to answer any questions you might have. Then, more spectacular fall foliage awaits as you journey through Crawford Notch, an arresting pass through the White Mountains. Have your cameras at the ready for pictures at the Silver Cascade Waterfall and Bretton Woods, which offers stunning views of Mount Washington. Your Travel Director will guide you on a scenic hike to Diana's Baths & its small cascading waterfalls. Return to your hotel where you can enjoy an evening at leisure. Overnight North Conway

Day 7 – North Conway to Portland

Today cross from New Hampshire into Maine this morning as you visit the jagged coastline and Portland Head Light on the spectacular shores of Fort Williams Park. This landmark is the most visited lighthouses in the country and is the oldest lighthouse in the state. Explore the historic town of Cape Elizabeth, then spend the rest of your afternoon at leisure. In the evening, enjoy a delicious Celebration Dinner featuring Maine lobster with your fellow travellers. Overnight Portland

Day 8 - Fly from Boston to UK

Known for its sandy beaches, Kennebunkport is a year-round coastal destination that houses the rich and famous, even serving as the summer retreat of former President George H.W. Bush. Travel along Ocean Drive with more stunning views of the Maine coastline, before driving back to Boston. Guests departing Boston will arrive at Boston Logan International Airport at 12:30.

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Dates

Selected dates in September - October Please note prices & availability are subject to change

At a glance


7 nights, 8 days

  • International Flights from UK
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • 7 Breakfasts/ 5 dinners with wine
  • Unique Insight Experiences
  • A Travel Director & Driver throughout
  • Luxury touring vehicle with WiFi & extra legroom
  • Available from Regional & Irish airports, prices and durations may vary
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At a glance


7 nights, 8 days

  • International Flights from UK
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • 7 Breakfasts/ 5 dinners with wine
  • Unique Insight Experiences
  • A Travel Director & Driver throughout
  • Luxury touring vehicle with WiFi & extra legroom
  • Available from Regional & Irish airports, prices and durations may vary
  • Sale now on

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2020 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2020

Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


Fully protected - We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA
Fully Protected

ATOL, ABTA and IATA logos

We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA.

Price Match Guarantee
Price Match Guarantee

If you find the same tour cheaper through another operator, we'll match the price.

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