Duration
10 Days
Fitness
Moderate
Travel
Multiple dates in 2019
Destination
USA
Glimpse New England at its most beautiful on a 10-Day Fall Foliage tour. Purpose-built to offer a unique, intimate perspective of local life, with this package you’ll save up to $480 per person and enjoy autumnal colours in Boston, Hyannis, the Berkshires, North Conway and more. Your itinerary includes a visit to Boston’s oldest church, Vermont’s deepest glacial gorge, and the highest mountain in New England. You’ll also see quirky spots such as Plymouth Rock, Ben & Jerrys Ice Cream Factory and a Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport. Encounter small, friendly communities, share in local produce and snap spectacular photos with a distinct red-and-yellow hue.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • International return flights included from Australia to Boston
  • Savings of up to $480 per person
  • Unique perspective of New England dressed to impress in autumn reds-and-yellows
  • Top sights such as Boston, Plymouth Rock, Quechee Gorge and Mount Washington

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
Flights Australia-Boston, Boston-Australia
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
Savings of up to $480 per person
9 nights in excellent quality accommodation: 2 nights Boston, 2 nights Hyannis, 1 night Pittsfield, 1 night Stowe, 2 nights North Conway, 1 night Ogunquit
Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
Hotel porterage
11 meals: 9 breakfasts, 2 dinners
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Services of an English-speaking tour manager
Entrance fees per itinerary

TRAVEL DATES
Departures in 2019: 
  • Sep: 22, 24, 26, 29, 30
  • Oct: 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, 09, 10
*These departures are subject to availability and prices may vary. Please call for an up to date price on 1300 404 606
**Advertised price based on departure dates: 04 Nov 2019 from Sydney at time of publishing ***Itineraries vary slightly depending on your chosen day of departure
Already booked your flights? Call us to book your Land Only package at MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606

ITINERARY  Your itinerary will vary depending on which day of the week you depart. As an indication:
  • Day 1: Arrive in Boston
  • Day 2: Boston City Tour / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: Full Day in Hyannis, Cape Cod / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 4: Cranberry Farm, Travel to the Berkshires / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 5: Travel to Stowe / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 6: Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 7: Full Day in North Conway / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 8: Ogunquit / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 9: Boston / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 10: Return Home / Meals: Breakfast
For full Itinerary CLICK HERE
MAP
HOTELS
  • Boston: Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport
  • Hyannis: Holiday Inn Hyannis
  • Pittsfield: Berkshire Plaza Hotel
  • Stowe: Golden Eagle Resort
  • North Conway: North Conway Grand Hotel
  • Ogunquit: The Meadowmere Resort

WHY BOOK WITH MYDISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT
  • Valid for travel: Multiple departure dates in 2019.
  • Advertised price based on a 10 Oct 2019 departure from Sydney at time of publishing.
  • Advertised price may vary and is subject to availability at time of booking.
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only.
  • Airlines are subject to best available at the time of confirmation or may change depending on date of departure.
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: visa, travel insurance, meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature

VISA INFORMATION A visa gives a non-citizen permission to enter and stay in a certain country. MyDiscoveries cannot issue visas for your trip. You will need to research Visa requirements and contact the nearest embassy or consulate. Australian Government’s travel advice service smartraveller.gov.au is a good place to start. Read more Visa information here.
Book your holiday now by purchasing online at www.mydiscoveries.com.au or calling us on 1300 404 606. 
1

Arrive in Boston

Welcome to Boston, a city infused with its own unique culture and remarkable history. Transfer independently to the hotel. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Drink with your fellow travelers during the briefing by your Tour Manager on the journey through New England that lies ahead. The rest of the evening is at leisure to discover Boston’s restaurants and nightlife on your own. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7 PM on the day of arrival. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 5 PM on Day 1 of the itinerary or earlier, if possible. Overnight: Boston
2

Boston City Tour

This morning, begin with a tour of historic Boston. View the Old North Church (Christ Church) built in 1723, the city’s oldest church building and an active Episcopal Church. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow memorialized Old North’s role at the start of the Revolutionary War in his poem, “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere”. The church, a beautiful example of Georgian architecture, houses America’s oldest maiden peal of bells and the first bust of George Washington. Drive by numerous government and historical buildings, including the Massachusetts State House and State Capitol near the top of Beacon Hill. On to Boston Commons, the starting point of the Freedom Trail, and the oldest park in the country. The “Common” has been used for many different purposes throughout its long history – from cattle grazing to public hangings and as a campsite for British troops prior to the Revolution. Free time for lunch in Faneuil Hall, a site that has been used as a marketplace and meeting hall since 1742. Then, drive to Plymouth Rock at Pilgrim Memorial State Park, the traditional site of disembarkation of the Mayflower Pilgrims who founded Plymouth Colony in 1620 – symbolic in American history. Afterward, a scenic drive to Cape Cod and the seaside town of Hyannis for overnight. Tonight, a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers celebrates your arrival to New England. Overnight: Hyannis Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
3

Full Day in Hyannis, Cape Cod

After breakfast, a day at leisure in Hyannis. Considered by New Englanders to be the hub and heart of Cape Cod, Hyannis is known internationally as the all-American town. Here in the Mid Cape area you’ll find the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, delectable fish shacks, award-winning restaurants, world-class beaches, island ferries, countless outdoor activities and Cape Cod’s unique shopping. The Hyannis area is indeed surrounded by beauty and filled with fun! Don’t miss the full day optional tour to Martha’s Vineyard, the picturesque old whaling village steeped in history, now one of the most elegant and charming seaside resorts in the Northeast. Optional: Full Day Martha’s Vineyard Overnight: Hyannis Meals: Breakfast
4

Cranberry Farm, Travel to Berkshires

From Cape Cod travel to the Berkshires, a crossroads of culture, renowned for its beautiful landscapes and the finest recreational attractions in the area. Stop at a working cranberry farm, the number one crop in Massachusetts. Taste the fresh goodness and watch the harvest operation up-close (seasonal). Lunch at leisure before arriving at the Norman Rockwell Museum, home to the world’s largest and most significant collection of Rockwell’s works and where he lived for the last 25 years of his life. Spend some time visiting the museum and his original studio before departing for Pittsfield, designated one of the Cultural Districts in Massachusetts, Pittsfield’s downtown, known as the Upstreet Cultural District, boasts a lively arts theme. The rest of the evening is at leisure to explore the wide choice of restaurants and downtown shops. Overnight: Pittsfield Meals: Breakfast
5

Travel to Stowe

A scenic drive this morning to rural Vermont. On to Rockingham to visit the Vermont Country Store, stocked to the rafters with award-winning Vermont cheeses, rows of penny candy, gadgets and thousands of hard to find items from the past. Stroll through the Kissing Bridge or visit the Grist Mill Museum, if time allows. Then, stop at Quechee Gorge for breathtaking views of Vermont’s deepest gorge, formed by glacial activity over 13,000 years ago. Arrive in Woodstock, one of the prettiest towns in America, famous for the architecture of many of its houses and churches. This is the only town in America with four Paul Revere church bells. See the Middle Covered Bridge built over the Ottauquechee River, which flows through the center of the village. Stroll along the lovely Village Green, with leisure time for lunch. Continue to Stowe, a wonderfully eclectic village, home to a thriving arts community and many cultural events. Reaching a height of 4,395 feet, Mt. Mansfield forms the centerpiece of a region that is world famous for its outdoor activities. Overnight: Stowe Meals: Breakfast
6

Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Ben & Jerry's Factory Tour

Begin the day at the Cold Hollow Cider Mill, one of the top producers of fresh apple cider in all of New England. You’ll see how the cider is made the old-fashioned way, as it was done in the 1920s. Then, on to the Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream factory in Waterbury. What a treat! The guided factory tour offers guests the opportunity to learn about the production process and hear how the company was started by two childhood friends. Go from the Cow over the Moon Theater to a glassed-in mezzanine to see the production room, then on to the FlavoRoom to indulge in the sample flavor of the day. Continue through Montpelier, the nation’s smallest capital city, to Littleton, New Hampshire, a vibrant community located in the White Mountains on the Vermont border. Lunch on your own and leisure time in Littleton before driving on the scenic 34-mile Kancamagus Highway to North Conway. With a backdrop of over 700,000 acres of protected White Mountain National Forest, this area boasts the tallest peak in the East, Mount Washington. Tonight is at leisure to discover the delights of North Conway on your own. Overnight: North Conway Meals: Breakfast
7

Full Day in North Conway

Today is at leisure to enjoy the beautiful scenery that surrounds North Conway. The area is known for its numerous outdoor sights and activities. Perhaps head to the center of town where you’ll find many shops and restaurants to fill the day, or, choose to take part in the optional Mount Washington Cog Railway and Maple Farm visit. Ride the World’s First Mountain Climbing Train to the Top of Mount Washington, the highest peak in New England! Continue to a local estate to learn the history of maple sugaring, from the times of Native Americans to present day. Optional: Mount Washington Cog Railway and Maple Farm Visit with lunch Overnight: North Conway Meals: Breakfast
8

Kennebunkport

Depart the White Mountains for coastal Kennebunkport. Enjoy free time and lunch at leisure upon arrival. After, visit the Seashore Trolley Museum, the world’s oldest and largest museum of mass transit vehicles. See a large collection of trolley trams and trains from different cities in the United States. Enjoy a scenic drive through Kennebunkport before arriving at the hotel in Ogunquit. This evening, a Farewell Dinner New England-style with your newfound friends. Overnight: Ogunquit Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
9

Return to Boston

Depart Ogunquit and return to Boston for a day at leisure. Perhaps, take a stroll along famous Newbury Street, lined with high-end boutiques, cafes, and restaurants or, visit the skywalk observatory, located on the top of the Prudential building, for panoramic views of the city. Explore Boston on your own tonight, maybe head to the North End, Boston’s oldest neighborhood, famous for its Italian food. Overnight: Boston Meals: Breakfast
10

Return Home

Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight.
Meals: Breakfast
DESTINATION The origin story of America unfolds in New England, where the first pilgrims disembarked from the ‘Mayflower.’ You’ll even see Plymouth Rock, where it happened! Friendly locals in quaint towns will delight in sharing their stories and histories with you. Explore quirky cities, scenic villages and picturesque countryside cloaked in red and gold just for autumn. This little pocket of the huge USA will win you over with its lighthouses and beaches, vast lakes and mountain vistas, delicious lobster and homemade blueberry pie and a distinct, old-school brand of charm.

FLIGHT  Flights Australia-Boston, Boston-Australia included in the deal.
TRANSFER MyDiscoveries can arrange transfers for you. Call us on 1300 404 606.
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  • Start your holiday before you’ve even stepped on the plane with MyDiscoveries exclusive VIP package.
  • Arrive at Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane airport in the comfort and style of a privately chauffeured luxury SUV or sedan, complete with complimentary water and WiFi.
  • Relax and unwind away from the usual airport hustle and bustle with premium lounge access complete with an array of amazing facilities at your disposal.
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WEATHER The weather in the United States varies according to the geographical area. The hottest period is from June to August and the coolest from November to February. Bring comfortable walking shoes, clothes you can layer, and an all-weather jacket. Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses are also recommended. You may encounter mosquitoes during warm and hot weather. Travelers are encouraged to bring insect repellent and consider wearing clothing that adequately covers arms and legs.
VISA INFORMATION A visa gives a non-citizen permission to enter and stay in a certain country. MyDiscoveries cannot issue visas for your trip. You will need to research Visa requirements and contact the nearest embassy or consulate. Australian Government’s travel advice service smartraveller.gov.au is a good place to start. Read more Visa information here.
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What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
When will my booking be confirmed? Once your MyDiscoveries holiday voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by a member of the MyDiscoveries Reservations team. MyDiscoveries will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates and will send you an email to confirm your booking information. If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy. When booking in to your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements.
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
When will I receive my tour documentation? This one depends on the tour operator.
What type of clothes should I bring? Bring comfortable walking shoes, a sweater, clothes you can layer, an all-weather jacket, and an umbrella.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
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