Lifestyle Tours presents…
Islands of New England
August 16 – 23, 2019
8 Days ● 11 Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners
Book by 2/15/2019 & Save $200 Per Person:
For bookings made after Feb 15, 2019 call for rates.
Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Evansville Regional Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers
Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $275 per person
* All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change, based on air inclusive package from EVV
Alternate gateways available upon request
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'Leisure Stays' are tours in which the itineraries are designed to allow for multiple-night stays in two or more cities. This allows you a more leisurely pace and more time to explore the destinations on your own.
- 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.
- Join a local guide who will introduce you to the charming, once-famous whaling port - “the Vineyard.”
- Travel Newport's breathtaking Ocean Drive past the sprawling mansions of Bellevue Avenue.
- In historic Boston, experience iconic landmarks including the Old North Church.
- Explore the idyllic island of Nantucket, including picturesque beaches and lighthouses.
- 'Eat like a Pilgrim' by sampling recipes from that era and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast.
- Celebrate the taste of Cape Cod with a traditional New England seafood and lobster dinner.
- Learn to cook like a New Englander during a chef-led demonstration.
Highlights: Providence, Newport, Boston, Cranberry Bog, Plimoth Plantation, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Lobster Dinner, Provincetown, Choices on Tour, Hyannis, Nantucket.
Day 1: Friday, August 16, 2019, Providence, Rhode Island - Tour Begins 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.
Day 2: Saturday, August 17, 2019, 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. Then depart for Newport. Return to America's Gilded Age as you traverse breathtaking Ocean Drive en route to Bellevue Avenue. Lined with extraordinary 19th-century summer 'cottages,' this road is home to seven mansions designated National Historic Landmarks. It’s your choice! Explore stunning Marble House, built by Mr and Mrs William K. Vanderbilt and modeled after the Petit Trianon at Versailles -OR- tour Rosecliff, the opulent former residence of silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs, well-known for her lavish parties. (B, D)
Day 3: Sunday, August 18, 2019, Providence - Boston, Massachusetts - Providence Travel north to the historic city of Boston. Come to know Boston’s Yankee charm during a tour that highlights Beacon Hill, the Old South Meeting House, Boston Public Garden, the historic North End and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. You’ll also see the iconic Old North Church* and discover its lovely and historic interior. Enjoy leisure time to stroll along part of the famed Freedom Trail, a walking path showcasing the city's historic sites; or, return to explore the lively marketplace at Faneuil Hall. (B)
Day 4: Monday, August 19, 2019, Providence - Plymouth, Massachusetts - Cape Cod Delve into rural life as you tour a New England cranberry bog where you’ll learn about dry harvesting. Then, step back in time with a stop in the celebrated town of Plymouth where the Pilgrims landed in 1620. See legendary Plymouth Rock and board a true reproduction of the Mayflower, the 102-passenger ship used by the pilgrims on their 65-day journey from England. Experience the days of the Pilgrims with a visit to Plimoth Plantation, an incredible recreation of a 17th-century village. Today’s lunch teaches you how to “eat like a Pilgrim.” Sample recipes from that time, learn some Pilgrim etiquette and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast with your fellow travelers. Later, arrive at your beachfront hotel for a 4- night stay. (B, L)
Day 5: Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 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. A local guide will show you 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 captain’s homes and widow’s walks. Later, depart the island and cruise back to Cape Cod. Tonight, enjoy a traditional New England experience as you indulge in a seafood and lobster feast. (B, D)
Day 6: Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 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. (B)
Day 7: Thursday, August 22, 2019, 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 truly lives up to its reputation. During time at leisure, you may meander the waterfront where sailboats and yachts sway in the harbor or shop for a famous Nantucket basket. Tonight, enjoy a wonderful farewell dinner and chef-led demonstration highlighting a local specialty. (B, D)
Day 8: Friday, August 23, 2019, Cape Cod - Tour Ends Your tour comes to a close, leaving you with many fond memories. (B)
Itinerary at a glance
Days 1 – 3 Hilton Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
Days 4 – 7 Sea Crest Beach Hotel, Falmouth, Massachusetts
On some dates, alternate hotels may be used.
Experience It! Beachfront Accommodations on 'The Cape'
“The Cape.” That’s what a true New Englander calls this beautiful peninsula. From the grand bridges that carry travelers to this vacation destination to the eclectic outpost of Provincetown at the end of Route 6, Cape Cod is a paradise for those seeking fun and sun and even a bit of solitude. Join us as we offer up a bit of the Cape lifestyle. Relax and gaze out over the Atlantic and enjoy access to a private sandy beach on Buzzard’s Bay.
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