Welcome to Nantucket

One need not be a millionaire to visit Nantucket, but it couldn't hurt. This compact island, 30 miles south of Cape Cod, grew rich from whaling in the 19th century. In recent decades it's seen a rebirth as a summer getaway for CEOs, society types and other well-heeled visitors from Boston and New York.It's easy to see why. Nantucket is New England at its most rose-covered, cobble-stoned, picture-postcard perfect,... Read More

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$2039 Holiday & Seasonal Tours

10-Day New England Fall Foliage Tour including Cape Cod

Day1Start your adventure Merrimack, New Hampshire. The Merrimack Premium Outlets will be open and we will offer complimentary transportation to the Outlets or to the Anheuser Busch Brewery for a tour and a tasting. This evening, we will welcome you to New England with a welcome drink and dinner.  Dinner includedDay 2Travel to coastal Maine and explore the Light House Trail. The first stop will be at Nubble Light, one of the most photographed points in Maine. This will be followed by a New England Lobster Lunch. In the afternoon, you'll visit Portland and the famous Portland Head Light as well as other lighthouses in the area. Breakfast & Lunch includedDay 3Enjoy a cruise of Squam Lake, used as the setting in the movie "On Golden Pond". Enjoy a gourmet box lunch or lunch at Walter's Basin restaurant before having an interactive experience at the Squam Lake at the Squam Lake Science Center staring New Hampshire Wildlife. Breakfast & Dinner includedDay 4Have a "Taste of Vermont". Your first stop is at the Cabot Creamery Annex for a sampling of some of Vermont's finest Cheeses.We will continue on to Cold Holler where you can enjoy a taste of Apple Cider and lunch on your own at the Apple Core Dinner. We will stop to see how maple syrupp is made and a tasting on the way back. Breakfast includedDay 5Travel to the top of Cannon Mountain by Aerial Tram. In the afternoon, cross the Kancamagus Highway, which offers some of the most dramatic fall colors and scenic covered bridges. Breakfast & Dinner includedDay 6Visit Newport, Rhode Island and enjoy a sail aboard a schooner around Newport Harbor followed by a tour on one of the historic Mansions.  Breakfast & Dinner includedDay 7Enjoy a tour of historic Boston. The first stop is the USS Constitution. Next see the Old North Church and Paul Revere's home. Visit Quincy Market for shopping and lunch. In the afternoon, see the State House, Boston Common, Trinity Church and other Boston Highlights. Breakfast includedDay 8Enjoy a full narrated historic tour of Nantucket, famous as the world's foremost whaling port in the 18th century. The tour covers The Old Mill, "Sconset" Village with its rose-covered cottages, Low Beach, Sankaty Head Lighthouse, Cranberry bogs and Nantucket moors. That evening, you'll enjoy a New England Lobster dinner.Day 9Tour Cape Cod National Sea Shore on the way to Provincetown. In the afternoon, enjoy a whale-watching cruise or a Cape Cod Dune Tour. Breakfast & Dinner includedDay 10On the last day, tour Hyannis with stops at the Kennedy Memorial before continuing onto the JFK Presidential Library.

$779 Holiday & Seasonal Tours

Cape Cod and Boston 4-Day Fall Tour

Day 1: Boston. Begin the day with a pick up at your Boston and New Hampshire hotels. Your first stop will be the USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned ship in the US Navy. Next, visit the North End of Boston where you will see the Old North Church and Paul Revere’s Home. Then it is on to the famed Quincy Market for a bit of shopping and lunch. After lunch, continue with viewing the State House, Boston Common, Trinity Church and other Boston highlights. In the afternoon head to Cape Cod where you overnight at the Hyannis Harbor Hotel. Dinner.  Day 2: NantucketEnjoy a fully narrated, historic tour of Nantucket. This tour offers a truly interesting riding tour of America's most scenic little island. In just over an hour, become acquainted with the Little Grey Lady, famous as the world's foremost whaling port in the 18th century. The narrated tour covers close to 65% of the island including: The Old Mill, Sconset Village, Low Beach, Sankaty Head Lighthouse, Cranberry bogs, and Nantucket moors. You will return to the mainland late in the early evening and check into the Heritage hotel. Tonight will feature a New England Lobster Dinner. Breakfast and dinner.Day 3: Cape Cod  National Sea Shore & Whale WatchingTravel from Hyannis along the Cape Cod National Sea Shore to Provincetown. Along the way, stop at the Salt Marsh Visitor Center where you can see the whaling exhibit and a movie that explains the geology of Cape Cod. On arrival in Provincetown, enjoy an afternoon whale-watching cruise. Seeing the gentle giants off the shores of Cape Cod is always a thrill. In October you are likely to see hump back whales. Before returning to Hyannis, have dinner at a local restaurant. Breakfast and Dinner. Day 4: HyannisThis morning, tour Hyannis with stops at the Kennedy Memorial before continuing on to the JFK Presidential Library. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Boston Logan or Manchester airport for return flights home. Your flights should depart after 2pm.

$909 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

5-Day Boston Tour: Cape Cod with Nantucket and Whale Watch

Day 1: Arrival in BostonStay overnight in Boston area hotel.Day 2: Cape CodBoston City Tour featuring, the financial district, seaport, Boston Common, Beacon Hill, Quincy Market Place. In the afternoon, head to Cape Cod where you'll spend the next three nights. Enjoy dinner and entertainment at the Irish Village. Day 3: NantucketEnjoy a fully narrated delightful historic tour of Nantucket. This tour offers a truly interesting riding tour of America's most scenic little island. In just over an hour, become acquainted with the "Little Grey Lady," famous as the world's foremost whaling port in the 18th century. Your narrated tour covers close to 65% of the island including: The Old Mill, "Sconset" Village with its rose-covered cottages, Low Beach, Sankaty Head Lighthouse, Cranberry bogs and Nantucket moors. You'll return to the Mainland late in the early evening and check into the Heritage hotel. Dinner features a New England Lobster Dinner. Day 4: Cape Cod National Sea Shore & Whale WatchingTravel from Hyannis along the Cape Cod National Sea Shore to Provincetown. Along the way, stop at the Salt Marsh Visitor Center where you can see the whaling exhibit and the movie that explains the geology of Cape Cod. Upon arrival in Provincetown, enjoy an afternoon whale-watching cruise. Seeing the gentle giants off the shores of Cape Cod is always a thrill. In October, you are likely to see hump back whales. Before returning to Hyannis, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Breakfast and Dinner.Day 5: Hyannis and JFK LibraryBefore leaving Hyannis, stop at Kennedy Park for a photo opportunity. Cross the Cape Cod Canal and head north towards Boston. As you continue on to Boston, your first stop is the JFK library, where you can follow the story of JFK’s life and the events of his presidency. Arrive at airport at 2pm. Breakfast included.