Lifestyle Tours presents…
New England's Fall Charm
September 21 – 28, 2018
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Tracy Wilson or Ken Meyer
8 Days ● 11 Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners
Book by 3/21/2018 & Save $100 Per Person:
For bookings made after Mar 21, 2018 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 $240 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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Fall Foliage Tours During the fall season, these tours offer the perfect opportunity for viewing spectacular fall foliage.
Highlights: Providence, Boston, Stockbridge, Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, Green Mountains, Billings Farm and Museum, Woodstock, White Mountains, Kennebunkport, Portsmouth, Lobster Dinner
Day 1: Friday, September 21, 2018 Providence, Rhode Island - Tour Begins Take a journey highlighting the fall foliage, natural beauty, traditional charm and friendly people of New England. Your tour opens in historic Providence, the capital of Rhode Island.
Day 2: Saturday, September 22, 2018 Providence - Boston, Massachusetts - Providence Today you visit 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, Old North Church, the USS Constitution and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Enjoy some leisure time to stroll along part of the famed Freedom Trail, a 2.5 mile walking path through the streets of Boston that showcases the city's historical sites; or perhaps further explore the lively marketplace at Faneuil Hall. (B, D)
Day 3: Sunday, September 23, 2018 Providence - Stockbridge, MA - Manchester Village, Vermont Depart Providence and head west in search of the fall colors of New England. Make a stop in charming Stockbridge, nestled in the rolling Berkshire Hills. Home to Normal Rockwell, Stockbridge’s
quintessential Main Street was immortalized in many of his paintings and retains its small town charm today. Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum to see his work and learn about this American icon. Set out for Vermont, the “Green Mountain State.” Traditional white steeple churches, quaint villages and tree-covered mountainsides dot the charming landscape of your journey. Arrive at your tranquil mountain resort where you will spend two nights surrounded by nature lit up with fall colors. Tonight, savor a private dinner while overlooking the beautiful mountain ranges. (B, D)
Day 4: Monday, September 24, 2018 Manchester Village Make your way to Hildene House, The Lincoln Family Home, the former home of Robert Todd Lincoln, the son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, and the former Chairman of the Pullman Company. Explore this impressive home, the magnificent gardens, and the estate’s vintage Pullman car. Then, return to town for some free time to get to know this historic village and take advantage of the town’s popular outlet stores and boutique shops. (B)
Day 5: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Manchester Village - Woodstock - Bethel, Maine Traveling through the beautiful Green Mountains, witness the transformation of color while en route to Vermont’s Billings Farm and Museum. At this working dairy farm, learn about the variety of livestock they keep, the state’s agricultural culture, and 19th century farming methods. Stop in Woodstock, the “quintessential New England village,” with its lovely village green lined with historic homes. Continue on through the Green Mountains and arrive at the quaint village of Bethel. Settle in for a 2-night stay before dinner this evening. (B, D)
Day 6: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Bethel - White Mountains, New Hampshire - Bethel Today we are New Hampshire bound. Soak in the lovely New England countryside as you journey through the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Make a stop to explore the Rocks Estate, home to the North Country Conservation & Education Center. Tour the farm and learn about the history and importance of maple
sugaring in the region, including a visit to a virtual tap room. (B)
Day 7: Thursday, September 27, 2018 Bethel - Kennebunkport - Portsmouth, NH The first stop on today’s journey is the seaside resort town of Kennebunkport. Travel along its spectacular Ocean Drive. See Walker’s Point, former President George H. W. Bush’s summer home, situated on a rocky promontory. Next, enjoy some time to explore the quaint town center on your own. We then continue to charming coastal Portsmouth, New Hampshire, one of America’s oldest cities and a thriving port city during the revolutionary period. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a true taste of New England during your farewell dinner featuring the local delicacy – lobster! (B, D)
Day 8: Friday, September 28, 2018 Portsmouth - Tour Ends Your tour comes to a close today. (B)
Itinerary at a glance
Days 1, 2 Omni Hotel Providence, Providence,Rhode Island
Days 3, 4 Equinox Resort & Spa, Manchester,VT
Days 5, 6 Bethel Inn Resort, Bethel, ME
Day 7 Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, Portsmouth,New Hampshire
On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
Experience It! Hildene House
Discover the 412-acre Vermont country estate of Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. The estate was built in 1905 and where Lincoln descendants lived until 1975. It features an impressive Georgian revival mansion and a variety of historic buildings. A highlight of the home is its 1,000-pipe organ which is installed in the entrance hall and is remarkably well preserved. The grounds feature a beautiful formal garden with French and Romanesque influences designed by their daughter, Jessie. But perhaps the biggest highlight of the estate is its 1903 Pullman car. Robert was Chairman of the Pullman Company, and his estate acquired this fine example of machinery in recent years. This Sunbeam car is one of the most incredible wooden Pullman cars on public display and was ridden by former President Theodore Roosevelt in 1912 during his Presidential campaign.
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...looking forward to taking air tours in the futureBy Sheila A
Ken and his staff are extremely professional and organized. I have taken a few day tours and am looking forward to taking air tours in the future.