Cape Cod, the Islands & Newport

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Summary

This 8 day itinerary gives you the chance to travel back in time in Plymouth, witness the scenic beauty of Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod and Newport, as well as much more. Visit Nantucket Island and Provincetown, absorb all of the charm of the seaside towns, enjoying long walks, sightseeing and not to mention fresh local fare straight from the nearby waters. As well as warm welcoming locals, and the best of New England hospitality, you will also be treated to quaint inns and luxurious accommodation throughout your trip.


Prices fromThe itinerary includes
7 nights / 8 days from £3,150

Prices are per person based on 2 people sharing a room, including return transfers and economy flights from London. Supplements for Small Group Departures and Solo Travellers available on request.
Departures in June, July, August, September and October
Tour starts and ends in Boston
Airport transfers
7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners (B,L,D)
Motorcoach transportation
Services of a Tauck Director, local guides and drivers.

Itinerary

Day 1 - 2

Arrive Boston (D)

You will be collected from Boston Logan International Airport and transferred to The Lenox Hotel, situated in the heart of Boston’s picturesque Back Bay neighbourhood. In the evening enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2 - 3

Plymouth, Falmouth & Martha's Vineyard (B , D)

From Boston, travel to Plymouth to step back in time at Plimoth Plantation, a re-created 17th century village. You will also see Plymouth Rock, which marks the landing site of the Pilgrims in 1620. After some free time in Falmouth, a ferry ride from the mainland takes you to the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Here you will enjoy a 2 night stay at Harbor View Hotel & Resort.

Day 3 - 4

Martha's Vineyard (B)

Spend the day exploring Martha’s Vineyard. Begin your sightseeing by admiring the historic stately homes in Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven. During an afternoon and evening at leisure, take in the salt marshes, long beaches, picturesque yacht harbours and towns of West Tisbury and Aquinnah.

Day 4 - 5

Nantucket Island & Cape Cod (B , D)

Today take a flight from Martha’s Vineyard to Nantucket Island, site of one of the country’s most important historic whaling towns. See the coastal heathlands and long barrier beaches before taking a ferry to Hyannis. From here travel to seaside Chatham on southern Cape Cod for a 2 night stay at Chatham Wayside Inn, ending the day with a traditional lobster and clambake dinner.

Day 5 - 6

Cape Cod & Provincetown (B , D)

Journey along the outer Atlantic side of the Cape to visit Cape Cod National Seashore. Arrive in Provincetown on the tip of the Cape; once a prominent whaling town, it is now a major summer resort. Take a guided whale-watching cruise (weather permitting) before returning to your hotel in Chatham for dinner.

Day 6 - 7

New Bedford & Newport (B , L)

Depart the Cape and head west to New Bedford, where you will visit the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Continue on to Newport, a long-standing hotspot for yachting enthusiasts, former home of the America’s Cup and one of the great playgrounds of the wealthy. Drive past ostentatious mansions and explore the celebrated Ten-Mile Drive before arriving at The Newport Marriott for a 2 night stay.

Day 7 - 8

Newport (B , D)

Begin the day with a guided stroll along Newport’s Cliff Walk. See the opulence of the 19th century’s Gilded Age during a guided tour of The Breakers, a 70 room mansion inspired by the Italian Renaissance. Following an afternoon exploring more of Newport at your leisure, enjoy a cruise through Newport Harbour and Narragansett Bay. Your cruise ends at Forty 1° North Marina Resort, the city’s newest luxury waterfront venue where you will receive a farewell cocktail reception and dinner.

Day 8 -

Depart Boston (B)

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before transferring back to Boston where your tour will end at Boston Logan International Airport.

- This is a guide itinerary and can be modified to suit. It is subject to availability and price at the time of booking. Other conditions may apply -

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