Fall Foliage in New England

September 28, 2017 to October 6, 2017

fall-foliage-2017Join us to see the glorious colors of New England.  The stunning fall colors are only a small part of your tour… enjoy Boston’s landmarks that were pivotal to the United States’ history. In Maine, you’ll visit Acadia National Park, where you’ll take a carriage ride before enjoying dinner at the historic Jordan Pond Restaurant located inside the park—a special experience offered by Globus. In New Hampshire, travel to the scenic White Mountains, New England’s greatest range and premier outdoor playground, and enjoy the Raven Interpretive Program.

Take a beautiful drive through Franconia Notch, a New Hampshire region with breathtaking scenery, and along the Kancamagus Highway, well known as one of the country’s best fall foliage viewing areas. (If Mother Nature permits).

In addition to the carriage ride in Acadia National Park, also included are some other fun experiences on this fall foliage tour. Enjoy a Colonial-style dinner at the historic Salem Cross Inn in Sturbridge and a lobster bake in the seaside town of Bar Harbor. With the gorgeous scenery, interesting historic sights, and fun adventures, it’s a vacation not to be missed!

 

 

 

Depart Milwaukee Mitchell Field for Boston! Welcome to “Bean Town!” At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
Hotel: Sheraton Boston Hotel (or similar)

Head north via New Hampshire’s short shoreline and along Maine’s rocky coast to Portland, one of New England’s most famous cities. Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Portland’s famous Old Port Exchange, lined with its many boutiques, coffee houses, and art galleries. The next two nights are in Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island, Maine’s oldest summer resort. Dinner tonight is a typical LOBSTER BAKE, featuring Maine lobster, steamed mussels, and delicious corn-on-the-cob.
Hotel: Bluenose Inn (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Morning is at leisure to pursue your favorite interests. Maybe take a stroll around the waterfront with its many galleries and boutiques. Nowhere along the Atlantic seaboard is the coast as picturesque as in ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, one of America’s most visited national parks. This afternoon, take the scenic park road for spectacular panoramas from the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the first place in the continental U.S. to see the sunrise. Afterward, enjoy a short CARRIAGE RIDE along the world-famous carriage roads in Acadia National Park, designed and built by John D. Rockefeller Jr. Dinner is at the historic Jordan Pond House inside the park.
Hotel: Bluenose Inn (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

Back to the mainland and west through Maine for vistas of sparkling lakes and forests. Then, on to New Hampshire and the scenic White Mountains, New England’s greatest range and premier outdoor playground. Later, enjoy the RAVEN INTERPRETIVE PROGRAM, focusing on the unique environs of northern New England and local wildlife.
Hotel: North Conway Grand Hotel (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast

Depart for a beautiful drive through Franconia Notch and along the renowned Kancamagus Highway. Cross the river into Vermont and visit Woodstock, its village green reminiscent of 19th-century England. Next, visit BILLINGS FARM & MUSEUM, a living museum of Vermont’s rural past and working dairy farm. Enjoy a delicious, locally made ice cream cone during your visit.
Hotel: Killington Grand Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Journey south to Stockbridge in the Berkshire Mountains for a visit to the NORMAN ROCKWELL STUDIO & MUSEUM, housing a large collection of works by one of America’s favorite artists. This evening, enjoy a Colonial-style dinner at the historic SALEM CROSS INN. See the prime rib roasted “to a turn,” as the only known authentic Roasting Jack still operating in America rotates slowly over a crackling fire, or stir the chowder as it bubbles in the cast-iron cauldron. Be sure to save room for the freshly whipped cream—the perfect complement to New England’s best apple pie.
Hotel: Southbridge Resort and Conference Center (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning, visit STURBRIDGE VILLAGE, a 19th-century living history museum filled with farmers, craftsmen, and fascinating characters. Next, explore MYSTIC SEAPORT, a living history museum showcasing the many activities that might have occurred in a New England coastal village in the 1800s. On to Rhode Island, the “Ocean State.”
Hotel: Newport Harbor Resort& Marina (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast

Today, enjoy a Newport orientation tour and see the first state house, the nation’s oldest synagogue, and the city’s oldest meeting house and library. Afterward, explore the extravagant lifestyle of a bygone era when visiting THE BREAKERS, shipping magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt’s turn-of-the-century mansion. Your afternoon is free for exploring on your own. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a waterfront restaurant.
Hotel: Newport Harbor Resort& Marina (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Depart this morning for Boston. Your guided tour of the city’s landmarks focuses on the city’s most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; Old State House; Old North Church, from where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride; Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with the chance to browse in Quincy Market. Later this afternoon you’ll return to the airport for your flight to Milwaukee.
Meal: Breakfast


Air-Inclusive Package Transportation Inclusions

  • Round-trip flights from Milwaukee to Boston and return, including current air taxes and fees
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers in Boston and return from Newport, Rhode Island

Sightseeing and Services

  • Escorted by a professional, local Tour Director
  • Professional tour manager from Fox World Travel*
  • Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach with on-board restroom for transportation and sightseeing
  • Customized, informative travel documents containing all trip details and helpful planning information
  • Headset for guided sightseeing visits and walking tours

Premium Experiences

  • Boston sightseeing tour with a Local Guide
  • Bar Harbor Lobster bake
  • Acadia National park sightseeing tour; carriage ride with dinner at the historic Jordan Pond Restaurant
  • Woodstock sightseeing; visit Billings Farm & Museum with ice cream
  • Stockbridge visit Norman Rockwell Studio & Museum; Berkshires leaf peeping
  • Sturbridge dinner at the Colonial Salem Cross Inn; visit Sturbridge Village
  • Mystic Seaport sightseeing
  • Newport orientation tour; visit The Breakers; farewell dinner

 Meals

  • Daily breakfast
  • 4 three-course dinners including a special lobster bake in Bar Harbor and a farewell dinner in Newport

* A minimum number of passengers are required for the Fox World Travel tour manager to accompany this group. If the minimum is not met, the tour will still include a professional local guide in the destination.  Hotels, tour itinerary and tour inclusions are subject to change.

Hotel accommodations for eight nights in 4-star hotels

  • One night in Boston
  • Two nights in Acadia National Park, Maine
  • One night in North Conway, New Hampshire
  • One night in Killington, Vermont
  • One night in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Two nights in Newport, Rhode Island

Similar hotels may be substituted.  All hotel taxes, hotel fees and baggage handling for one bag per person are included.

Tour-Only

Book and deposit by April 22 and receive $132 off per person!
Arrange your own airfare
Based on double occupancy

Air-Inclusive

Book and deposit by April 22 and receive $132 off per person!
Round-trip airfare from Milwaukee
Based on double occupancy

Single Supplement: $790.00
Triple Reduction: $195.00
Initial Deposit: $400.00 per person
Final Payment Due:
 No later than June 23, 2017

*Above base pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All air taxes and fees of $69.04 per person are included and subject to change.

Not Included: The price outlined above does not include: Travel Insurance, gratuities for airport porters, airline baggage fees, tour guides, motorcoach drivers, meals (other than those included in the package), optional excursions that may be offered, trip cancellation insurance, and any items of a personal nature.

Early Booking Discount: Book and deposit by April 22, 2017 and receive a $132.00 discount per person

Journey’s Club Discount: Past Passengers of Globus Family of Brands receive an additional $125.00 discount per person

The flights from Milwaukee included in the Air-Inclusive package are pending and have not yet been announced. The identity of the carrier, which may include the carrier’s code-share partner, will be assigned and disclosed at a later date. Tickets will be non-refundable once issued. Changes will be subject to a fee plus any fare difference. Additional restrictions may apply. Flight schedules are subject to change. Fox World Travel has no control over flight or equipment changes, seat assignments, delays or cancellations. A minimum of 10 passengers is needed for the group air. Checked baggage fees may apply.

Pricing and flight options from other cities available upon request.

Optional Insurance

Cancellation and travel protection is strongly recommended. Fox World Travel offers several plans with Travel Guard Insurance. Details and rates can be obtained from your travel consultant.

Cancellation Penalties

  • From date of deposit to June 23, 2017: Initial deposit of $400.00 per person
  • June 24, 2017 to July 24, 2017:  50% package price cancellation fee plus applicable airline fees
  • July 25, 2017 to August 28, 2017: 75% package price cancellation fee pulus applicable airline fees
  • August 29, 2017 to date of departure: No refund

Air is non-refundable once ticketed.