Islands of New England

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Start:Eastern & Midwestern USA
Finish:Eastern & Midwestern USA
Duration:0 Nights
Group size:10 - 44
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Medium, Activity Level 2
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English

Overview

The Atlantic coast is calling. Explore New England’s majestic seaboards, from Rhode Island to Cape Cod. Visit Providence and the Gilded Age mansions of Newport. Spend time in the lively artist colony of Provincetown. Experience the beautiful islands of Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island, and Nantucket. Complete your local experience as you indulge in a traditional seafood and lobster feast. Explore the local charms, walk along historic cobblestone streets, and feel like a true New Englander in a traditional cranberry bog. .......read more
Highlights
  • Travel Newport's breathtaking Ocean Drive past the sprawling mansions of Bellevue Avenue.
  • Explore the idyllic island of Nantucket, including picturesque beaches and lighthouses.
  • Spend time on quaint and picturesque Block Island.
  • Learn to cook like a New Englander during a chef-led demonstration.
  • See Plymouth Rock and step back in time in the town where the Pilgrims landed in 1620.
  • Visit a working New England cranberry bog, a thriving crop of Cape Cod.
  • Experience the charming, once-famous whaling port - “the Vineyard.”
Experiences
  • See Plymouth Rock and step back in time in the town where the Pilgrims landed in 1620.
  • Visit a working New England cranberry bog, a thriving crop of Cape Cod.
  • Experience the charming, once-famous whaling port - “the Vineyard.”

Itinerary

Location: Providence

Discover the natural beauty that lies along the shores of New England. Come to know its coastal charm, friendly people and fresh-from-the-sea cuisine. Your tour opens in Providence, the capital of Rhode Island.

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Location: Providence, New Shoreham, Providence

Start your day with a ferry ride to Block Island, a quaint isle smaller than 10-square miles. Get a taste of the local flavors at a restaurant before touring the island. Visit a micro-yarn mill, learning about the process before you meet the animals. Ferry back to the mainland and enjoy an evening at leisure in Providence.

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Location: Providence, Newport, Providence

Tour Providence, “America’s Renaissance City.” See prestigious Brown University and learn about the city’s vibrant art, cultural, and culinary scenes. Head to Newport and travel along Bellevue Avenue. Lined with extraordinary 19th-century summer "cottages," this road is home to 7 mansions designated National Historic Landmarks. It’s your choice! Explore Marble House, built by the Vanderbilts and modeled after the Petit Trianon at Versailles -OR- tour Rosecliff, the opulent former residence of silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs, known for her lavish parties.

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Location: Providence, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Cape Cod

Delve into rural life as you tour a New England cranberry bog and learn about dry harvesting. Step back in time with a stop in the celebrated town of Plymouth where the Pilgrims landed in 1620, and see legendary Plymouth. Later, arrive at your beachfront hotel for a 4-night stay.

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Location: Cape Cod, Hyannis, Nantucket, Cape Cod

Catch a glimpse of the Camelot era in Hyannisport, home of the Kennedy compound, and visit the poignant Kennedy Memorial. Next, set off via ferry to explore the idyllic island of Nantucket. From its cobblestone Main Street to its beaches and lighthouses, this place lives up to its reputation. During time at leisure, meander the waterfront where sailboats and yachts sway in the harbor or shop for a famous Nantucket basket. Tonight, enjoy dinner and a chef-led demonstration highlighting a local specialty.

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Location: Cape Cod, Provincetown, Cape Cod

Travel to Provincetown, located on the tip of the Cape. This lively artist colony remains famous for its crafts and bright seagoing flair. Then, it’s your choice! Set out on a whale watch cruise to Cape Cod Bay in search of these magnificent creatures -OR- enjoy a scenic adventure through the iconic sand dunes of the Cape.

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Location: Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod

A ferry ride transports you to beautiful Martha’s Vineyard. Known for visits by presidents and royalty, this summer home of many artists, writers and celebrities is full of surprises. You’ll see all the highlights of "the Vineyard" (as the locals call it), including quaint gingerbread-styled cottages and a once-famous whaling port resplendent with sea captains’ homes and widows’ walks. Later, depart the island and cruise back to Cape Cod. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner and traditional New England experience as you indulge in a seafood and lobster feast.

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Location: Cape Cod

Your tour comes to a close, leaving you with many fond memories.

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What's Included

Included
  • Accommodation
  • Drinks with Meals
    (non-alcoholic)
  • Train Tickets
    (if train occurs once tour starts and before tour ends – i.e. not airport transfers)
  • Meals – Half Board
  • Fully Guided

Not Included
  • Airport Transfers at Destination
  • Country Entry Visas
  • Tipping and Gratuities

FAQ

No, unless you purchase and land and air package from Collette.
No, the fees associated with required Visa’s are an additional expense.
We can accommodate children as young as 5 years old, provided they are traveling / rooming with a parent or legal guardian.
Effective immediately and until further notice, all guests will be required to bring one of the following: proof of vaccination (official vaccination certificate in paper or electronic form), proof of recovery from COVID-19 or a negative test result (FDA Approved diagnostic) for a test performed 72-hours or less from the start date of the tour with you on tour to verify information you will be pro
Yes, our Customer Care center would be happy to help.
That will vary by country of residence and country destination.
Primarily, yes. All of the coaches used must meet rigourous safety and cleanliness standards.
Yes. Baggage is limited to 1 checked bag and 1 carry per person.
Absolutley. Out tours are crafted with that in mind – striking a balance between included experiences and time to explore on your own.
Varies by tour, but typically thjey are 4* / 4*+, and an occaissional 5*
Igratuities for included meals and accommodation housekeeping are included. It is customary to tip you Tour Manager and driver at the end of the tour.
Yes, you will receive full information within the weeks leading up to your departure.
Yes, most likely. Our tours draw travelers from the United States, Canada and Australia, predominatly.
Yes, an experienced Tour Manager, with the passion for travel, discovery and the destination - will guide you through your journey from start to finish,

Dates

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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Start:Eastern & Midwestern USA
Finish:Eastern & Midwestern USA
Duration:0 Nights
Group size:10 - 44
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Medium, Activity Level 2
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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