Boston, Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard

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The windswept New England coastline serves as the picture-perfect backdrop for your encounter with a pilgrimage past, sophisticated summer retreats, and fresh seafood flavors. Visit urban Boston, colorful Martha's Vineyard, and the splendor of Newport—don't miss this New England tour.

Overview

Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Wheelchair Accessible
Trip pace
Full schedule

Highlights

    • Explore Boston's Freedom Trail, MIT, New Bedford Whaling Museum, and Cape Cod with a Local Specialist
    • VisitPlimoth Plantation, Sandwich Museum & Gardens, Provincetown, Martha's Vineyard, Newport, Provincetown, 4WD tour of sand dunes, Cranberry growers, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Newport Vanderbilt Mansions, Tennis Hall of Fame
    • Connect With Locals
    • Dive Into Culture

What's this trip about?

    The windswept New England coastline serves as the picture-perfect backdrop for your encounter with a pilgrimage past, sophisticated summer retreats, and fresh seafood flavors. Visit urban Boston, colorful Martha's Vineyard, and the splendor of Newport—don't miss this New England tour.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIntimate group - 12 max
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportRound trip airfare and all internal transport included
Start CityBoston (MA)
End CityBoston (MA)

Destinations

  • North America
  • United States

Attractions

  • Boston

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Itinerary

Day 1: Begin Your Adventure In Boston

The Cradle of Liberty is your gateway to an Atlantic adventure filled with quiet harbor towns, lighthouses and windswept coastlines. After check-in, enjoy free time to explore Boston, before joining your Travel Director and travel companions for a Welcome Reception this evening.

Day 2: Tour The Red Bricks Of Boston

Connect with the living history of Boston this morning, joining a Local Specialist for a leisurely walk along the city's red brick Freedom Trail. Next, brush shoulders with the intellectuals of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) touring the prestigious campus with a current student to gain insights into college life.

Day 3: Relax In Martha's Vineyard

A scenic ferry ride takes us “on island” to the summer retreat of the rich and famous, Martha's Vineyard. Join your Travel Director for a guided sightseeing tour of the island – its brightly painted cottages, colorful farmers’ markets and quiet beaches, then indulge in a Regional Dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 4: Entice Your Taste Buds In Cape Cod

Begin your tour out on the water, cruising by ferry from Martha’s Vineyard to our next destination, Cape Cod. Next up, the bright blooms of lovely gardens beckon as we stroll through the Hidden Gem Heritage Museum & Gardens of Sandwich, Cape Cod's oldest town. Soa...

Day 5: Roam The Dunes Of Cape Cod

Visit the popular fishing port of Provincetown before embarking on a one-hour 4WD tour of the sand dunes along the Cape Cod National Sea Shore. Your sandy journey will take you past wispy beach grass and dune shacks where famous artists and writers were once inspired ...

Day 6: Wander The Cranberry Bogs

Get your fill of cranberries as you explore the largest agricultural cooperative of cranberry growers in the world. Visit area cranberry bogs, some dating back to the 1800's. Explore the region’s whaling heritage and its connection to the local community next, joining...

Day 7: Newport Your Way

This morning, you'll enjoy Your Choice sightseeing with a visit to one of Newport's renowned landmarks—The Vanderbilt's Breakers Mansion, a “summer cottage” called The Elms Mansion or the International Tennis Hall of Fame, which pays tribute to the players and contrib...

Day 8: Step Into Pilgrim Life In Plimoth Plantation

Dive Into Culture and tread in the footsteps of pilgrims and patriots, delving into the living history of Plimoth Plantation where you will gain insights into what life was like in the original 17th-century English settlement of Plymouth Colony. Continue to Boston whe...

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Price per day$414
Last Updated: 7/19/2023

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At Trafalgar, we passionately believe in the power of travel to broaden the mind and build bridges between people. By sharing with you the hidden places not mentioned in guidebooks, the local people you wouldn’t otherwise meet, and the traditions you may not have experienced by yourself, we ensure that you get the ‘insider’ view, an authentic and enhanced experience you simply could not have had on your own.

It is this dedication to taking our guests beyond the obvious sights that has helped us grow over the past 65 years into one of the most trusted and successful international guided vacation/holiday companies in the world. From Europe to the United States, South America to South Africa, and with the recent addition of Asia, we pride ourselves on uncovering the hidden gems, cultural highlights and not-to-be-missed attractions of the places you visit. We’ll help you delve deep into the heart of each city and capture the true essence of each new destination.

We are committed to establishing lasting relationships with our guests by exceeding their expectations the first time and every time, through consistently outstanding quality of service, experience and value.

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As the world’s most awarded and loved travel company, Trafalgar unlocks the best of the world for every traveller. From the iconic sites to breaking bread with locals at private Be My Guest experiences, guests can be assured of a dream holiday without the stress of 'what ifs'. Committed to Make Travel Matter, Trafalgar aims to make a positive impact on locals, communities and wildlife visited, and the planet we call home. With tried and tested tours, created by local travel experts in destination and enjoyed by more than 5million happy guests, Trafalgar’s proud to be recognised by its Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award.

Trafalgar is part of the family-owned and run The Travel Corporation (TTC), driven by service for over one hundred years.

 

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Meals Included
  • 1 Be My Guest
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
  • 1 Regional Dinner
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 7 Breakfasts
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No age restrictions
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An expert Travel Director and professional Driver Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted All porterage and restaurant gratuities All hotel tips, charges and local taxes Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing All transport and transfers shown Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys) Optional Experiences and free time
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