Lifestyle Tours presents…
Colors of New England
featuring Boothbay Harbor, Maine
October 5 – 12, 2019
8 Days ● 10 Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
Per Person Rates* :
Double $3,749 Single $5,149; Triple $3,699
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
**Alternate gateways are available upon request. *
All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change
IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees. Once deposited, you have 7 days to send us written consumer consent or withdraw consent and receive a full refund. (See registration form for consent.)
Fall Foliage Tours: During the fall season, these tours offer the perfect opportunity for viewing spectacular fall foliage.
Collette’s Flagship: Collette’s tours open the door to a world of amazing destinations. Marvel at must-see sights, sample regional cuisine, stay in centrally located hotels and connect with new and captivating cultures. These itineraries offer an inspiring and easy way to experience the world, where an expert guide takes care of all the details.
- Watch apple cider made the old-fashioned way.
- Learn the importance of maple sugaring in the region on a farm tour.
- Explore the Rocks Estate, home to the North Country Conservation & Education Center.
- Spend two nights in the quaint New England town of Stowe.
- Embark on a cruise of stunning Lake Winnipesaukee.
- Taste the essence of New England at a dinner featuring succulent fresh lobster.
- Visit Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, learn about their ice cream and sample the sweet treat.
Highlights: Boston, Woodstock, Quechee Gorge, Stowe, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, Rocks Estate, North Conway, Kancamagus Highway, Lake Winnipesaukee Cruise, Boothbay Harbor, Lobster Dinner
Day 1: Saturday, October 5, 2019 Boston, Massachusetts - Tour Begins
Welcome to Massachusetts, where your journey through charming and vibrant New England begins. Relax during a 2-night stay in the heart of Boston.
Day 2: Sunday, October 6, 2019 Boston The choice is yours! Walk the Freedom Trail with a local guide following in the footsteps of those who shaped America during the Revolutionary War -OR- ride with your local guide to see Boston’s iconic treasures, including the Old South Meeting House, Public Gardens, and Beacon Hill. Either way, you’ll make a stop at the famed Faneuil Hall Marketplace, where colorful kiosks of local handiwork mix with bustling crowds and street performers. (B, D)
Day 3: Monday, October 7, 2019 Boston - Woodstock, Vermont - Stowe Set out for Vermont, the “Green Mountain State,” where tree-covered mountainsides dot a charming landscape of quaint villages with traditional, white steeple churches. Arrive in Woodstock, “the quintessential New England village” with its beautifully restored Georgian homes, a covered bridge, and even a town green. Visit the impressive 165- foot deep, mile-long Quechee Gorge before continuing to your resort in Stowe, nestled in the tranquil Green Mountains. (B)
Day 4: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Stowe We’re off to the Cold Hollow Cider Mill. In this historic mill, watch – and learn – how fresh cider is produced the old-fashioned way, via rack and cloth press; a process that’s been passed down for generations. A tour of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory fills you in on the process of making ice cream and ends with a sample of their world-famous scoops. This afternoon, enjoy some leisure time discovering Stowe. Or, take an optional tour of the Trapp Family Lodge, where you'll learn the fascinating history of this local treasure before heading to the von Trapp brewery for a traditional beer flight tasting followed by dinner. (B)
Day 5: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Stowe - North Conway, New Hampshire Today we are New Hampshire bound! Soak in the lovely New England countryside as you journey through the White Mountains of New Hampshire to North Conway. Make a stop to explore the Rocks Estate, home to the North Country Conservation & Education Center. On a tour of the farm, learn about the history and importance of maple sugaring in the region and visit a virtual tap room. Later, return to North Conway via the Kancamagus Highway, a scenic byway offering spectacular views of the White Mountains region. (B, D)
Day 6: Thursday, October 10, 2019 North Conway - Lake Winnipesaukee - Boothbay Harbor, Maine Journey to New Hampshire’s picturesque lakes region, a popular vacation spot for visitors year-round. Board the M/S Mount Washington and spend the next hour cruising stunning Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire's largest lake. Then, visit the charming town of Wolfeboro, the “oldest summer resort in America.” Later, head for Maine, arriving in beautiful Boothbay Harbor, the “boating capital of New England.” Admire Maine’s rugged coastline on a drive along the picturesque Ocean Point Road. (B)
Day 7: Friday, October 11, 2019 Boothbay Harbor This morning, embark on a relaxing cruise through Boothbay Harbor. Take in the spectacular views of the coast, populated with lighthouses and summer homes, and be on the lookout for the harbor seals and other local wildlife. Learn about New England’s lobster industry and watch as a lobster trap is pulled aboard the boat holding the day’s catch. Enjoy some free time this afternoon in beautiful Boothbay. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a very special farewell dinner featuring fresh native lobster, for which coastal Maine is renowned. (B, D)
Day 8: Saturday, October 12, 2019 Boothbay Harbor - Kennebunkport - Boston, Massachusetts - Tour Ends Today, travel along spectacular Ocean Drive through the seaside community of Kennebunkport. See Walker’s Point, the home on a rocky promontory that’s a summer residence to former President George H. W. Bush. Return to the Boston airport with the many wonderful memories of your adventure. (B)
Itinerary at a glance
Days 1, 2 The Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston,Massachusetts
Days 3, 4 Stowe Mountain Lodge, Stowe, VT
Day 5 Red Jacket Resorts - Mountain View, North Conway, New Hampshire
Days 6, 7 Spruce Point Inn Resort & Spa, Boothbay Harbor, Maine
On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
For important reservation information visit https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/879268. You can also find this information on your tour documents.
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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.