Eastern Canada & New England’s Fall Foliage 2019
Legend:IFM: In Flight Meal B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner
Day 1 & 2: PERTH TO BOSTONIFMD
Your holiday begins when you are picked up from home by a private vehicle and transferred to the airport. Meet your Kings Tour Manager and fellow passengers then fly to Boston. Upon arrival into Boston our transfer will take you to your centrally-located hotel, which is situated next to Boston Common, the city’s largest park. After settling in, perhaps take a stroll to Downtown Crossing or historic Faneuil Hall. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with wine and an opportunity to mingle with fellow guests at your hotel.
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Boston for 1 night
Day 3: BEANTOWN (nickname for Boston!) TO WILLIAMSTOWNB D
Today you’ll discover some of Boston’s most famous sights as you delve into the city’s transformative past. You’ll follow part of the red-brick Freedom Trail that brings the story of the American Revolution to life. Enjoy 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.
Hotel: The Orchards Hotel, Williamstown for 1 night
Day 4: THE LEGENDS OF THE FALL AND STOWEB D
Journey through the bronze fall foliage of Vermont, where you’ll visit The Apple Barn Country Bake Shop for a revitalising stop of baked goods and fresh cider. Explore the Rockefellers’ renowned Billings Farm and Museum, a captivating working dairy and farm life museum, before a stop in the quintessential Vermont village of Woodstock with its picturesque covered bridge. 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. You’ ll stay at the family’s Austrian-style lodge and indulge in a three course Highlight Dinner, paired with a lager tasting from the on-site microbrewery.
Hotel: Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe for 2 nights
Day 5: A TASTE OF VERMONTB
Enjoy beautiful scenery ablaze with fall’s golden red colours as you continue to savour Vermont’s raw appeal. Prepare your taste buds for a guided tour of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, where you’ ll be able to relish the quirky and fun flavours of the brand’s best products, including the Boston Cream Pie. Return to the enchanting town of Stowe where the rest of the day is yours to spend at leisure.
Day 6: NORTH CONWAY AND THE WHITE MOUNTAINSB D
Move on to Vermont’s pretty capital, Montpelier. You’ll travel to Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks and taste a Vermont tradition, the unusually named ‘sugar on snow’, which is maple syrup drizzled over packed snow. This tasty treat is usually served with a doughnut and pickle. Journey to New Hampshire’s White Mountains and enter striking Franconia Notch. Take a scenic ride on the Gondola SkyRide at Loon Mountain Resort (weather permitting). Later, journey through the dazzling crimson and orange hues of the famed Kancamagus Scenic Byway to North Conway. This spectacular section of Route 112 is unspoiled by industry and boasts 34.5 miles of untouched natural beauty.
Hotel: White Mountain Hotel and resort, North Conway for 2 nights
Day 7: THE WHITE MOUNTAINSB
This morning, enjoy an insightful presentation by a naturalist on the North Woods’ wildlife and ecology. Then, more spectacular fall foliage awaits as you journey through Crawford Notch, an arresting pass through the White Mountains. Stop for pictures at the Silver Cascade Waterfall and Bretton Woods, which offers stunning views of Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the northeast at 6,288 feet (1,917 metres). Return to your hotel in the idyllic village of North Conway where you can enjoy an evening at leisure.
Day 8: THE RUGGED MAINE COAST TO PORTLANDB D
Leave behind New Hampshire’s colourful leaves as you enter the deep green pine forests of western Maine. In Kennebunkport, travel along Ocean Drive with stunning views of the Maine coastline. This coastal town houses the rich and famous, even serving as the summer retreat of former President George H.W. Bush. In the evening, enjoy a Celebration Dinner at Tiqa, a Mediterranean restaurant, with your fellow travellers.
Hotel: Westin Portland Harborview for 1 night
Day 9: BACK TO BOSTON / EMBARK CRUISEB D
Continue south to the charming Nubble Lighthouse, situated just metres from Cape Neddick Point, before driving back to Boston. On our arrival into Boston we will transfer to the cruise terminal to Embark Holland Americas MS Veendam for the next 7 nights.
Cruise: MS Veendam for 7 nights
Day 10: CRUISE | BAR HARBOUR, MAINEB L D
Day 11: CRUISE | HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADAB L D
Day 12: CRUISE | SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADAB L D
Day 13: CRUISE | CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDB L D
Day 14: CRUISE | CRUISING GULF OF ST. LAWRENCEB L D
Day 15: CRUISE | QUEBEC CITY, CANADA / ST LAWRENCE RIVERB L D
Day 16: MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA / DISEMBARK CRUISEB
This morning we arrive into Montreal and disembark the cruise. After disembarkation we will be meet by our coach her will take us on a city tour. The rest of the afternoon will be at leisure.
Hotel: Montreal 4* Hotel for 1 night
Day 17 - 19: MONTREAL TO PERTHIFMB
Today we will transfer to Montreal airport for our flight home to Perth. Upon arrival into Perth your driver will be waiting to take you home.
Embark on a colourful autumnal journey through this picturesque corner of North America and cruise the cities of Eastern Canada. Experience an Indian Summer in all its glory. Along the way you’ll delve into Boston’s transformative past as you follow part of the red-brick Freedom Trail. You’ll visit the quintessential Vermont village of Woodstock and capture the Silver Cascade waterfall and Bretton Woods, which offers stunning views of Mount Washington, all while staying at the best addresses, with the best company.
- Home pick-up and return by Hughes
- Fully Escorted by a Kings Tour Manager
- Return economy airfares and taxes
- Luxury Coach with a Professional Driver
- 7 nights’ deluxe accommodation
- 7 nights’ onboard Holland America's MS Veendam
- Breakfast daily, 6 lunches and 12 dinners
- All sightseeing and entry fees as per the itinerary & entertainment onboard the cruise
- HIGHLIGHT - Discover some of Boston’s most famous sights
- HIGHLIGHT - Follow part of the red-brick Freedom Trail in Boston
- HIGHLIGHT - Learn about the wildlife and ecology of the North Woods
- HIGHLIGHT - Visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum
- HIGHLIGHT - Learn the secrets behind Ben and Jerrys ice-cream
- HIGHLIGHT - Taste fresh cider at the Apple Barn and Country Bake Shop
- HIGHLIGHT - Enjoy superb views onboard the aerial tramway in Franconia
- HIGHLIGHT - Enjoy a city tour of Montreal
More cruise categories available. Please ring the office for more details. **Please note the above cruise prices are subject to change at the discretion of the cruise company.
A Kings Tour Manager is based on reaching a minimum number. For this holiday, as a cruise in involved, once you have paid the deposit on the tour, it is forwarded to the cruise company to secure your stateroom. The cruise will proceed regardless of whether minimum numbers are met in order to send a Kings Tour Manager.
Home pick-up and return is included based on a set radius – surcharges will apply outside these areas. Other special conditions may apply to each individual tour, please contact the office for further details. Organised shore excursions are an additional expense. The above price includes $265pp of air taxes which are subject to change. Please note whilst on the cruise B / L / D is included.
MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE: 26