Vermont in the Autumn
Vermont in the Autumn
Boston, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts
Cobblestone Streets, The Freedom Trail & Concord Bridge, Boston
Cobblestone Streets, The Freedom Trail & Concord Bridge, Boston
Vermont's Fall scenery
Vermont's Fall scenery
Kancamangus, Bar Harbour & Portsmouth, New England
Kancamangus, Bar Harbour & Portsmouth, New England

Autumn Colours

8 nights from €4,149 per person Including Flights


The autumnal colours of New England’s fall foliage are one of the key attractions of this area and a wonderful sight to see first-hand. From the rural scenery to picturesque coastal towns, national parks to iconic attractions, this nine-day escorted tour is an exciting and breath-taking experience that showcases the very best of this area’s natural vistas. From unique dining experiences to fun activities and incredible views, this is a fun-packed and awe-inspiring adventure through some of the USAs most amazing fall destinations. (TT)


  • Begin in the city of Boston where you will join a historic Freedom Trail walk
  • Cruise along Lake Champlain viewing the autumnal colours
  • Explore the famous White Mountains and the Kancamagus Highway
  • Ascend the Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park
  • Relax in Maine with a trip along the coastal Highway 1


Itinerary Overview

Fly into Boston 1 night – Burlington VT 2 nights – North Conway 2 night – Bar Harbour 2 nights – Rockport 1 night - Fly home from Boston

Tour departs between September - October on sale now, subject to availability. Speak to our sales experts today to discuss your tour.

2024 Definite Departure Dates

Sept: 15, 20, 25, 28
Oct: 02, 03, 05, 07, 13, 14

Last day transfer will arrive at the airport at 11:30am, please be aware when booking your flights that the departure flight should be no earlier than 2:30pm

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Day 1


Arrive into Boston and transfer independently to your hotel, settle in for your overnight stay. The remainder of the day can be spent exploring the historic sights of Boston or heading out for a gentle stroll along the waterfront before meeting with your group and tour guide for a welcome reception in the evening.

Overnight: SWS Boston Marriott Copley Place or similar. Dinner included

Day 2

Boston – Burlington

Discover the essence of Boston by traversing segments of the Freedom Trail. Wander through Boston Common, the Massachusetts State House, and the Granary Burying Ground, dating back to 1660. Explore the Old State House and Faneuil Hall, pivotal sites in American history. Follow brick and cobblestone streets to delve into the American Revolution's story. Continue to Lexington and Concord, where the Revolutionary War ignited. Later, journey through Vermont's scenic landscapes and quaint towns, immersing yourself in New England's charm and stay in Burlington for the next two nights.

Overnight: DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Vermont or similar. Breakfast included

Day 3


Embark on a culinary adventure amidst the breathtaking vistas of New England. In Northfield, Vermont, savour the flavours of the East Coast at Green Mountain Girls Farm. Delight in a Be My Guest Experience, tasting local products while discovering the art of sustainable farming. Learn firsthand about regenerative practices and the care of free-range animals and organic vegetables. After a farmhouse lunch, cruise along Lake Champlain aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen, immersing yourself in captivating stories and picturesque panoramas.

Overnight: DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Vermont or similar. Breakfast and lunch included

Day 4

Burlington – Stowe – White Mountains – North Conway

Indulge in local delights at Lake Champlain Chocolates, sampling artisan ice cream and decadent chocolates like sea salt caramels and dark chocolate truffles. Then, venture to Stowe, Vermont, renowned for skiing and fall foliage. Discover the von Trapp family's history and explore the picturesque downtown with your Travel Director. Participate in the Raven Wildlife Program, gaining insights into local ecology and the vibrant hues of autumn foliage.

Overnight: Hampton Inn and Suites or similar. Breakfast and dinner included

Day 5

North Conway - Kancamagus Highway - North Conway

In the morning, take to one of the most beautiful and well-known foliage destinations in New England – the Kancamagus Highway. Known to locals as ‘The Kanc’, this area offers scenic views for miles and this morning will be dedicated to seeking out the best spots for incredible views of the renowned autumn foliage. The afternoon, join a guided hike to Diana's Baths, a collection of small waterfalls amongst the White Mountain National Forest. If the guided hike isn't your thing, enjoy exploring North Conway at leisure with its shops and restaurants.

Overnight: Hampton Inn and Suites or similar. Breakfast included

Day 6

North Conway – Bar Harbour

Depart from the White Mountains and make your way into Maine’s pine forests and onwards to Bar Harbour on Mount Desert Island. In the evening you’ll join your group for a traditional lobster dinner and learn more about the process of lobster fishing from a local fisherman.

Overnight: Bar Harbour Regency or similar. Breakfast and dinner included

Day 7

Bar Harbour - Acadia National Park - Bar Harbour

Experience the majesty of Acadia National Park with its dramatic coastal panoramas. Ascend Cadillac Mountain, the Atlantic Seaboard's highest peak and the country's sunrise pioneer. Marvel at the 360-degree vista encompassing the park and its coastal splendour. Witness the stunning pink granite cliffs and ancient maple forests, ablaze with autumnal hues of crimson, gold, and amber. Return to Bar Harbor for leisure or opt for a nature cruise on Frenchman Bay. Later, delve into Indigenous traditions with a Wabanaki storyteller at the Bar Harbor Historical Society.

Overnight: Bar Harbour Regency or similar. Breakfast included

Day 8

Bar Harbour – Kennebunkport - Rockport

Take a coastal excursion today along Maine’s coast with a journey along Highway 1 past the fisheries of the seaside towns where you will also make a stop at the iconic Nubble Lighthouse. You’ll journey south towards Portsmouth for your overnight stay this evening, a distinctive location which sits on the Piscataqua River. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your group to commemorate your trip.

Overnight: Sheraton Portsmouth Harbourside or similar. Breakfast and dinner included

Day 9

Portsmouth – Boston

Take your transfer back to Boston Logan International Airport for your departing flight home.

Breakfast included

Last day transfer will arrive at the airport at 11:30am, please be aware when booking your flights that the departure flight should be no earlier than 2:30pm

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: luxury air-conditioned coach with on-board restroom and extended leg room
  • Overseas departure airport transfer
  • Hotels as described or similar (8 nights)
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners included.
  • Boston Freedom Trail tour
  • Ethan Allen Foiliage cruise on Lake Champlain
  • Lake Champlain chocolate and ice cream tasting
  • Raven Wildlife Program
  • Guided hike to Diana's Baths in New Hampshire
  • Kanacamagus Highway scenic drive
  • Expert lobster fisherman presentation and dinner
  • Visit to Acadia National Park
  • Bar Harbor Indegenous Wabanaki storyteller
  • Scenic drive along Maine Coast and visit to Nubble Lighthouse
  • Professional Tour Director throughout plus local guides

Optional extras: (please ask your sales agent for further details)

  • Overseas arrival airport transfer available at an additional cost
  • Gratuities may be pre-paid at the time of booking.

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