Colors of the Fall

october 20-25, 2019

October 20-25, 2019

When the green turns shades of red, orange and yellow, you know autumn has arrived. Explore the beauty and tastes of the season on this exciting tour through New England.

From $1224.99/pp

Day 1:

  • Travel to the Salem Cross Inn in MA
  • Enjoy lunch (included)
  • Head over to the Yankee Candle shop
  • Check into the Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort & Spa in VT
  • Dinner at The Sweet Briar is included

Day 2:

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel (included)
  • Meet your Guide and head to Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory for a tour of the facilities including a tasting in their famous Flavor Room
  • Travel to Stowe, VT
  • Lunch on your own
  • Visit and tour the Trapp Family Lodge
  • Depart for Shelburne Vineyards for a tour a tasting
  • Live entertainment: Tonight features a cooking demonstration and dinner (included) – recipe cards will be provided following the meal
  • Return to your hotel for the evening

Day 3:

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel (included)
  • Check out and depart for the Vermont Country Store
  • Head to the Norman Rockwell Exhibit which houses the world’s largest collection of Rockwell art
  • Lunch on your own
  • Visit Hildene – the home of Robert Todd Lincoln, where Lincoln’s descendants lived until 1975
  • Free time and dinner on your own
  • Check into your hotel in Lincoln, NH

Day 4:

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel (included)
  • Depart for Franconia Notch State Park where you will enjoy a guided tour and ride along the Hobo Railroad – cue magical foliage sightings
  • Travel to North Woodstock, NH
  • Lunch on your own
  • Treat yourself to a narrated pontoon boat ride at the Science Center. Binoculars are available for wildlife viewing
  • Dinner on your own
  • Check into your hotel in Lake George, NY

Day 5:

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel (included)
  • Visit Hicks Orchard for a self-guided tour of the grounds, sample apple cider at the Slyboro Ciderhouse tasting room and enjoy Hick’s famous cider donuts
  • Depart for Lake George
  • Board the Island of the Narrows Saint Luncheon Cruise, touring the islands and lake
  • Lunch included aboard the cruise
  • Explore the Village of Lake George on your own
  • Dinner included at TR’s Restaurant located at your hotel
  • Return to your rooms for the evening

Day 6:

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel (included)
  • Travel home

Yankee Candle

Welcome to one of the largest candle stores in the world! At the Candle Emporium, you will find 200,000 candles and over 200 fragrances, the General Store features old-time favorites, at Christmas Year ‘Round you will enter a Bavarian Xmas Village filled with over 40,000 ornaments and the Toy Shop is the perfect spot to get some early holiday shopping done. This emporium also hosts a gift boutique and home and garden shop.

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory

I scream, You scream, We all scream for Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream! As you will learn on your tour, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were two best friends who both loved ice cream and after splitting the cost of a $5 correspondence course on ice0cream making from Penn State, opened their first “scoop shop” in an old gas station in Burlington, VT in 1978. Fast forward to today and that small scoop shop has seen a major upgrade. At the factory you will see the Cow Over the Moon “moo-vee,” the Production Room, Flavor Room, and gift/scoop shop.

Trapp Family Lodge

Tour the lodge where the Von Trapp family made their home after escaping Austria during World War II.

Hildene

This is the home of Robert Todd Lincoln, where Lincoln’s descendants lived until 1975. During your self-guided tour, you will take in all the details of this 24-room Georgian Revival mansion including; a 1,000 pipe Aeolian organ, the Rowlands “Green” Agricultural Center where Hildene’s goat cheese is produced, the formal gardens and a Pullman car on display (the best example of a restored Pullman Palace car to be found, coming off the production line in 1903 while Lincoln was President of the company).

Franconia Notch State Park

Franconia Notch State Park is located in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest and was home to the famous Old Man of the Mountain, the same “Great Stone Face” immortalized by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Daniel Webster. Here you will board the Hobo Railroad where you will surely see some of the most beautiful fall foliage in the country.

Lake George Cruise

Hop aboard the Island of the Narrows Saint Luncheon Cruise for a tour of Lake George. Taking in the sights of the islands on the lake, you will hear the captain’s narration of the places along the route, learn about Lake George’s ecology and history as well as enjoy a delightful lunch.

$1349.99/pp/double occupancy

$1649.99/pp/single occupancy

$1274.99/pp/triple occupancy

$1224.99/pp/quad occupancy

This trip will feature a lot of walking, please prepare yourself with comfortable shoes.

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